Fall at the Princess

Fall at the Princess

The summer may have come to a close, but the fun never ends at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Fall activities kick off a season of festivities at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, where warm, sunny days offer great outdoor experiences. As the sun sets and the starry skies appear overhead, there is always something unforgettable at the resort. Enjoy a full range of exciting fall activities with us in sunny Arizona:

Pumpkin Nights #AtThePrincess

September 17 - October 31
Weekdays 5 - 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday Nights 4 - 10 pm

Just In! Due To Popular Demand, We Are Expanding Pumpkin Nights Dates This October:

  • October 7 - 11 | Wednesday - Sunday Nights
  • October 14 - 31 | Nightly!

Carve out some fun this Fall season and join us with friends and family as the resort transforms for its first annual Pumpkin Nights #AtThePrincess! Scottsdale's most anticipated new fall festival, Pumpkin Nights #AtThePrincess is set to surprise and spook with all-new featured experiences. Visit here for admission information and our complete activity guide.

This fall, it's all treats and no tricks! Fairmont Scottsdale has a variety of special overnight packages, including:

To view all of our current special offers, click here.

Patches Pumpkin Farm

Treat yourself with seasonal favorites including homemade pie and hot cider, as you relax in socially distanced seating areas. Watch talented artists carve pumpkins into masterful displays. Let the fall spirit continue, and pick a pumpkin to bring home. Pumpkins available for purchase in various sizes. Make sure to say hello to Patches, the friendliest scarecrow you'll ever meet. And last but not least, don't forget to take a family photo at the Great Pumpkin farm truck!

Introducing Patches Seasonal Shop featuring an array of seasonal "must-haves" including PJs, stuffed animals, fall treats, gifts, LED light up toys and more!

Jack-O-Lantern Lawn

Navigate through a labyrinth hay maze, as thrill seekers ride on a Yo-Yo swing chair, Super Slide, Spidermania ride and The Sizzler. Warm up at a fire pit and toast a gooey marshmallow for your little one's first s'more.

Lanterns of Hope

As the sun begins to set on the evening sky, the resort's Sunset Beach begins to shine with the the launch of water lanterns. Each Pumpkin Nights #AtThePrincess guest receives their own complimentary lantern to decorate with messages of hope, healing, love and peace. Guests will launch their lanterns with others in a ceremony as we light the water with hope and connection for the community. Ceremony every 15 minutes.

Pumpkin Plaza

Pumpkin Plaza is home of the Great Pumpkin—the perfect spot for family photo ops! Enjoy the sweet scents of fall wafting through the air from the Pie House, offering chef-made skillet-fried apples, peaches and classic pumpkin pie.

The Haunted Plaza

Visitors will be welcomed in the Haunted Plaza by Bernard the Butler and our resident musician, Elwood Bones—Both beckon guests to check-in for a long, long while...perhaps even becoming a permanent resident of the hotel. 

Spooktacular Fireworks

Light up the night every Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 8 pm, with a spectacular fireworks display.

Fall Food Festival

Celebrate fall's harvest at all the resort's award winning restaurants with plenty of pumpkin spice, fresh picked fruits, root vegetables and game. Pick up new tips for fall entertaining at the festival's series of culinary classes, offered by our executive chef's. Don't miss Brewfest, at The Plaza Bar with a bounty of German beers and Oktoberfest foods.

Fall Culinary Class Series

Saturdays in October | 1 pm 

Isn't it about time you found a new passion for cooking? Savor the flavor of fall during our new Culinary Cooking Series—3 courses taught by the talented foodie gurus of Fairmont Scottsdale.

October 3: Toro's Fall Feast

October 10: Birds & Brews at Ironwood American Kitchen

October 17: Mastering Mexican Cuisine at La Hacienda

October 24: Bourbon Steak's Autumn Favorites

$99 per person, per class. Price includes complimentary valet parking, welcome cocktail, 90 minutes of expert instruction and a recipe card takeaway.

For Reservations, Call 480.585.2694. Click here to learn more.

Harvest Your Health at the Spa

It's sugar, spice and everything nice during Pumpkin Nights at Well & Being Spa! Fall into the spa and treat yourself in seasonal style with our featured specialty treatments. Elevate the traditional pumpkin pampering to a Toasty Marshallow Me-Mosa Manis and Pedis, or try an Aromatherapy Wrap with healing essential oils for an immunity boost as we head into colder months.

View Well & Being Spa's Fall Special Offers here.

Spa'rty Nights Aglow - Every Thursday this Fall

Thursday Nights are Spa'rty Nights This fall at Well & Being Spa! Join us for the perfect girls night out, featuring:

Glow Yoga: Get in the mood with a socially distanced Glow Yoga class! Turn up the fun as you flow in the dark under neon and black lights.

Bubbles & Bites: What's a spa night without bubbles? Join us at our rooftop pool. Open cash bar available.

Beauty & Wellness Experiences: Enjoy the 44,000 sq. ft. spa and join us at expert-led demonstration stations, including: auriculotherapy, aromatherapy blending bar, Lift Lounge by NuFace, and more. 

Enjoy Spa'rty Nights Aglow for the special rate of $30 if added on to your spa service! Or, grab the gals and reserve your spot to spa'rty nights online here.


Thanksgiving Dinner

Bring together family and friends for a bountiful Thanksgiving at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, where award-winning chefs and an expert staff attend to every detail of a memorable meal or a relaxing fall getaway. Five dynamic restaurants and four talented chefs come together to present one spectacular Thanksgiving feast in the Palomino Ballroom. Chefs from BOURBON STEAK, La Hacienda, Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar and Ironwood American Kitchen will each bring their own special culinary talents and themed menus to the table.

Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar
Experience the cultures of South and Central America with a Japanese and Chinese cuisine fusion.

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