The month of February in Sedona, Arizona is jam packed with events, attractions, and endless entertainment. There are so many things to do in Sedona that you should consider either an extended vacation or some extra weekend getaways. Not only does Sedona offer the Sedona Marathon,the 16th Annual Sedona International FilmFestival , great Valentine’s Day deals and happenings like the Verde Canyon Railroad’s Chocolate Lovers Festival but also the Sedona tour companies are ready to enhance your vacation with thrilling jeep tours, tours of the wineries and even tours of the Universe.
With all that is happening here, we have made a list of some of our favorite things to do in Sedona this month to help assist you in planning your vacation. * For all the events (there are many) visit our events page.
- Sedona Marathon“Cinco de Marathon”
Known for its breathtaking beauty, the red rock country of Sedona is host to one of the most inspiring and rugged marathon races. Fast becoming one of Sedona’s premiere outdoor events, the 5th annual Sedona Marathon will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2010, and will feature three divisions: a full marathon ( 42.195 km) a half marathon, and a 5k race. Run through the red rocks of Sedona and you’ll never be the same again.
- Verde Canyon Railroad’s Chocolate Lover’s Festival
This annual event scheduled to coincide with the Valentine’s Day season. This year it runs from February 10-14 and makes a delicious outing for sweethearts, or anyone with a sweet tooth. Revel in the breath-snatching sights of the Verde Canyon while savoring hot cocoa, flavored coffee, specialty cocktails and a platter of sumptuous chocolate goodies. Enjoy the plush comfort of a first-class rail car and access to open air gondolas with friends, family or your one and only Valentine.
- Pecan & Wine and Antique Festival
Attend the 10th Annual Camp Verde Pecan, Wine and Antiques Festival taking place February 12 – 14 in downtown Camp Verde and taste all those wonderful Northern Arizona wines you keep hearing about. It is definitely worth the trip for the wine itself, add in the wonderful antiques, pecans and vendors and you have a day of fun ahead.
- Sedona Film Festival
The Sedona Film Festival is proud to present their 16th Annual Sedona International Film Festival “Reel Magic” taking place from February 21 – 28. The16th annual Sedona International Film Festival will bring 140 films to eight screens over seven nights. Named the “Fest to Impress” by Movie Maker Magazine, the Festival schedule includes full-length features, shorts, documentaries, animated films, foreign films and student films
There are also plenty of Sedona tours to enjoy while you are here.
- Evening Sky Tours
Every one at Evening Sky Tours has a passion for the night sky, exploration and discovery. You will be able to view planets, galaxies, star clusters, double stars and other beautiful objects every clear night. Evening Sky Tours’ astronomers are the most qualified experts in Arizona. Their guides have decades of experience leading tours and several have worked for NASA, the Lowell Observatory and JPL.
- Sedona Trolley “The best First Thing to do in Sedona”
Make the most of your time here in Sedona! Start your stay with one of our two, fun and informative, fully-narrated 55 minute tours that take you to all of the best places in town. Visit historic spots, take in the breathtaking views, inspirational landmarks, vortex sites, and photo ops. Learn about Sedona’s past and present, with tips on the best places for hiking, picnicking, shopping, dining, and watching red rock sunsets!
- Pink Jeep Tours
Simply put, the best off-road tour in the Southwest! Whether you’re stretching your legs and soaking up the views at Submarine Rock and Chicken Point or holding on tight for the heart pounding descent down the “Road of no Return”, this exhibition of natural beauty will leave you mesmerized.
- Sedona Wine Country Tours
Delight and amaze your senses of taste, smell, sight, and pleasure. Stroll through unique vineyards, sample Northern Arizona wines, and explore Sedona, Arizona’s wine country. Tours include the history of wine making in Sedona, wine trivia and lots of fun. Tours include Romance, Vineyard, Art, Jerome & Sedona Wine.
Almost all of the lodging establishments in the Sedona area are offering specials and deals this month. We have put together a few, but to see more visit our Sedona Vacation Packages page or our Sedona Deals page.
- Best Western Inn of Sedona
” Out of Africa Wildlife Park Package”
- Casa Sedona Bed & Breakfast
“Great Escape” package
- Kokopelli Suites
- Poco Diablo Resort
“Film Festival Package”
*Due to the popularity of Sedona, especially on the weekends we advise that you make your reservations well ahead of time. This month is jam packed with fun for individuals or families and should not be missed. Check back with this site for future news on events, attractions, tours and entertainment in Sedona, Arizona. We strive to make your vacation an experience not to be forgotten.