Sedona Main Street Program

Event Descriptions



The following is a brief narrative on each of the free community events we coordinate:


  • March: The Annual Sedona St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival is held along Jordan Road in Uptown Sedona. The festivities are presented by Sedona Main Street Program, NAU Parks and Recreation Management Program and the Sedona Green Team. The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. from Jordan Historical Park and proceeds south on Jordan Road to Mesquite Avenue. Parade entrants include dignitaries and civic, social, cultural and religious organizations with area businesses. The Festival begins immediately following the parade, featuring live entertainment, free children’s and family activities until 3 p.m.


  • July : Sedona’s Annual National Day of the Cowboy Celebration in Uptown and the Main Street District of Sedona. Come enjoy “a whole lot of cowboy goin’s on”! See live performances of gunfights, roping, bullwhip cracking, storytelling and historical re-enactments. This free event is presented by Sedona Main Street Program with the “Red Rock Posse” and area businesses.


  • October: The Sedona Main Street Paint Out is the kick-off event for Sedona Arts Center’s Annual Plein Air Festival, a week long festival. It’s a great opportunity to see all the participating and nationally recognized Plein Air Artists in one place at one time; they are challenged to create a painting from start to finish in 2 ˝ hours, using a subject in their surroundings in the open air along the sidewalks and plazas in Uptown and the Main Street District of Sedona. The event is sponsored by Sedona Main Street Program and is free to enjoy.


  • October: Safe & Fun Trick or Treat in Uptown Sedona will be on Halloween October 31 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. This annual event when Sedona Main Street Uptown Merchants welcome all good ghouls and ghosts to visit their storefronts along Main Street (State Route 89A) in Uptown for great treats! These merchants have a longstanding tradition of good will, providing this safe and fun Halloween celebration. This free community event is coordinated by Sedona Main Street Program for a howling good time.


  • December: Sedona’s Tree Lighting & Santa Visit kicks off the holiday season. Live entertainment, activities and refreshments will be available from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the plaza on State Route 89A in Uptown with the 20' holiday tree on December 4th, 2015. Come hear holiday favorites from musical and performing groups and let your youngsters tell Santa all their hopes and dreams.

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