Scottsdale, Arizona, is one of the best places to head all year round if you are interested in great weather, sunny days, and things to do in the beautiful surrounding areas. Of course, you have the downtown shopping area that is great for heading to boutique stores, getting a cup of coffee in the morning, and getting a drink at night. And, you have the pristine outdoor natural areas that offer miles and miles of hiking trails, biking paths, green spaces, and incredible peaks that look out to the surrounding desert landscape.  

But what if you are headed to Arizona for a once-in-a-year event? There are dozens of annual events in Scottsdale that will make the vacation one that you will never forget. Come to Scottsdale during the summer months to check out some live music and sunny-weather outdoor things to do, or in the wintertime for some Christmas-themed holiday parties.  

Havana Nights – Classic Movies 

Havana Nights is a recurring event every Friday all year round! Yes, you read that right — that means that even if you are only in Scottsdale for a few days or weeks out of the year, you can still come here to check out classic movies before modern flicks became part of our daily life. We love these classic films, strong cocktails, and delicious snacks that make it the perfect idea for a date night or family evening out on the town.  

Head to The Scott Resort and Spa on North Scottsdale Road every Friday evening at 6 pm to enjoy a new classic movie to enjoy with your friends or family!  

Hot Friday Nights 

And again, we have another Friday event that is simply unbeatable during the summer months! If you are in Scottsdale during August, you can rest assured that this fun-filled Friday is going to be the highlight of your vacation. Come to Hot Friday between August 5th and 26th to enjoy themed nights, mouth-watering food, strong beverages, and cool activities for people of all ages. This event is held at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch, a picturesque and luxurious area located on Doubletree Ranch Road.  

Grape Train Escapes 

Last but not least, we have the Grape Train Escapes. This monthly event occurs every Saturday between the end of May and the beginning of September at Verde Canyon Railroad. We love the creativity and uniqueness of this event, focusing on the history of train travel, the different types of trains, and the way that life used to be in the early 20th century. 

Accommodation in Scottsdale 

Head to Scottsdale during any time of the year to attend one of these three exciting events in Scottsdale! Check out Arrived to find a luxurious, spacious, and modern home that is perfect for your upcoming holiday.  

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