At Enchantment Resort, we are grateful for all of our guests and visitors who make our resort their special home. Please join us for a weekend of gratitude with great family friendly holiday events.
Bring your family to Camp Coyote and pause outside the door on what you are thankful for this year. Guests of all ages are invited to add a handwritten note on a leaf to our resort Thankful Tree. The Thankful Tree will be available Sunday, November 24 through Friday, November 29.
Clay Pinch Pot Making
Learn about the rich history of Native American pinch pots as you create a clay pinch pot to take home. This fun activity is available to guests of all ages, we just ask that children under 12 be accompanied by an adult. Event takes place in the Western Room on Wednesday, November 27 from 11am – 12 noon. $5 per person
Holiday Cupcake Decorating Extravaganza
Start feasting a day early during our cupcake decorating extravaganza. Join our resort Activities team and decorate a cupcake with the many different toppings that we offer. This family-friendly event is on Wednesday, November 27 from 1 – 2pm in the Western Room.
Native American Flute Experience
Immerse yourself in the incredible sounds of Navajo or Northern Ute/ Dine flute songs. Our resident artist, an award-winning flutist entertains while teaching you the history of this timeless instrument. Join us at View 180 at 5pm each evening, Sunday, November 24 through Friday, November 29.
Life-Size Gingerbread House & Christmas Village
Home to awe-inspiring Boynton Canyon views, a life-sized gingerbread house and Christmas Village, View 180 provides guests with a holiday experience beyond compare. The village is available for viewings Wednesday, November 27 through Monday, January 6.
Thanksgiving Morning Family Hike
Begin your Thanksgiving morning with a hike just outside of Boynton Canyon. Join one of our knowledgeable hiking guides for this special hike focusing on the beauty of Mother Nature. Guests will meet at the Activities Center on Thursday, November 28 for the 9am hike. Hike is 2.5 hours and $75 per person (ages 12+).
Signature Thanksgiving Buffet
Enjoy a traditional holiday buffet on Thursday, November 28 to give thanks and celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. Our expansive Thanksgiving buffet features a raw bar, imported cheeses and charcuterie display, carving station, traditional Thanksgiving entrées and sides, a variety of dessert stations prepared exclusively by our pastry chef, kids buffet and more. Advance reservations are required, please call (928) 282-2900 to make a reservation. Seating will be every half hour from 2pm – 6:30pm in the Anasazi Ballroom. Adults $78 per person, Children are $39 per person.
Native American Crafts for Kids
Join us at the Meeting Village to create festive Thanksgiving crafts to take home. Parents and children alike are invited to attend this wonderful event, located in the Juniper House from 2pm – 5:30pm on Thursday, November 28.
Native American Dance Performance
Tony Duncan (Apache/Arikara), a five-time World Champion Hoop Dancer and renowned Apache cane flutist invites you to celebrate Native American Heritage Day through music, song and dance. This fun event takes place on Thursday, November 28 at 2pm & 4pm on the Village Terrace.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Che Ah Chi
Indulge in a three-course prix fixe menu at Che Ah Chi complete with an intentional wine pairing and live entertainment. Reserve your table for Thanksgiving dinner by calling (928) 282-2900. $75 per person.
S’mores & Storytelling
Gather around the fire for a family fun activity under the starry Sedona night sky. Guests are invited to join us for a night of s’mores and storytelling at the Village Terrace Fireplace from 6pm – 7pm on Thursday, November 28.
Native American Dance Performance
The Polequaptewa Family from the Hopi Mesas in Northern Arizona invites you to celebrate Native American Heritage Day through music, song and dance. This fun event takes place on Friday, November 29 from 10am – 10:30am on the Croquet Lawn, located next to the pool area.
Explore Southwestern decorative techniques and create a unique Sedona memento to take home. Children ages 7 and up are invited to join us in the Western Room, located by the main pool from 11am – 1pm on Friday, November 29. Fee is $30 per person.
Arizona Raptor Experience
Paul and Anne Schnell of the Arizona Raptor Experience will be displaying live predatory birds on the Croquet Lawn for all guests to enjoy. Join us on Friday, November 29 from 10am – 12pm. They will educate you about the bird’s background, natural history and conservation. Bring your camera for great photo ops while the birds perform flying demonstrations.
Friday Night Flick
Kick off the holiday season with our Camp Coyote counselors and a showing of the festive, “The Polar Express” at Camp Coyote. Popcorn and beverages will be served. Children not registered in Camp Coyote must be accompanied by an adult. Movie night takes place on Friday, November 29 from 7pm – 9pm.
Tree Lighting Ceremony with the Dickens Carolers
The season is in full swing on Saturday, November 30 as we light our Christmas tree. Join us for the annual tree lighting ceremony from 6pm – 8pm. Sing traditional carols with the Dickens Carolers while enjoying a delicious cup of hot chocolate or cider and homemade holiday cookies. Event takes place in the Activities Center Plaza.