Winter at the Princess

Winter at the Princess

Beach by day, ice skating by night. Nonstop activities help make winter in Scottsdale a lasting memory. Escape the winter blues and spend your winter vacation soaking up the sunshine in Scottsdale, offering more than 330 days of this incredible natural phenomenon each year. Immerse yourself in an outstanding array of outdoor adventures, as well as world-class sporting and cultural events.

Christmas at the Princess

November 16, 2021 - January 2, 2022

A very warm welcome to Christmas at the Princess—A holiday tradition for Scottsdale families for the past 12 years! This year, we are celebrating the magic of Christmas at the Princess. The magic of Christmas is how everyone cares a little more, hugs a little longer and loves a little harder. The world is transformed at Christmas. It is electrified by the light that shines within each and every one of us!

Rediscover the magic of Christmas this winter as our resort transforms into an enchanting holiday wonderland with festive decorations and over 6 million sparkling LED lights. Savor the splendor of the season and discover the place where Christmas cheer lives all season long. Go ice skating and watch colorful light shows in the Enchanted Plaza. Roast marshmallows and make s'mores together. Get your picture taken with Santa Claus and meet our cute holiday characters. With kid-friendly activities and entertainment all season long, it's the perfect destination to make magical memories before the year comes to a close. We are forever grateful to have earned a place in your hearts and your family's traditions.

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Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction

January 22-30, 2022

We are proud to be the official resort of the Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, located just 2.5 miles from WestWorld where some of the most sought-after automobiles arrive in Scottsdale. Whether you want to bid on the car of your dreams or amble through and see the cars on display, this is a a week to remember. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Barrett-Jackson website here.

Waste Management Phoenix Open

February 7-13, 2022

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has served as the host hotel for this Scottsdale golf tournament for more than 30 years. Stay just steps from the famed TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course at the official resort of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Overnight guests have special access to the Greatest and Greenest Show on Grass through our private gate located at the 5th hole.

67th Annual Arabian Horse Show

February 17-27, 2022

The world's largest Arabian Horse Show makes its home in Scottsdale for 10 days each February. More than 2,400 Arabian horses, their trainers and breeders compete at WestWorld. Witness these magnificent creatures during your winter in Scottsdale. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show website.

New Year's Eve at the Princess

Ring in the New Year at The Plaza Bar with drinks, entertainment and specialty cocktails.

Bourbon Steak
Bourbon Steak
Bourbon Steak features the finest cuts of beef and poultry slow-poached in butter, grilled and finished over seasoned wood-fueled flames. Or choose from the freshest seafood combined with local, seasonal ingredients. Complement your dish with a glass of wine or one of our handcrafted cocktails.

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