Fairy Tales Come True For Kids Of All Ages At The Phoenician Resort, Scottsdale

The Phoenician's New "Up and Away" holiday event will take place at the historic Jokake Inn

The Phoenician’s New “Up and Away” holiday event will take place at the historic Jokake Inn

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If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas and you’re visiting or live in the Valley of Sun, head straight over to The Phoenician! For the first time, this AAA Five Diamond luxury resort hotel has created the “Up and Away Winter Holiday,” featuring real falling snow and rides in a tethered hot air balloon, plus:

  • A falcon show
  • A horse-drawn carriage rides
  • Holiday carolers, and
  • Visits with Frosty the Snowman while sipping homemade hot chocolate

This is the perfect event, set against a charming winter backdrop, to bring your whole family for the holidays, and its complimentary to both registered guests and the general public. In fact, our humans will be taking our house guests, so we will have lots of pictures to share from the event. It promises to be a true fairy tale evening.

Mark your calendar: 4-7 p.m. – Saturday, December 28, at The Phoenician’s Jokake Inn (just to the left as you enter through the main entrance.)

More Holiday Events at The Phoenician

Photo Credit: Mark Boisclair Photography, Inc.

Photo Credit: Mark Boisclair Photography, Inc.

6 p.m. – Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in December
Complimentary to registered guests and the general public (Meet at Grape & Grain retail shop)
A narrated tour through the resort’s two-acre desert retreat – featuring 250 varieties cacti and succulents – adorned with holiday lights. Reservations required through Concierge Desk (480) 423-2572.

11 a.m.-Noon – Monday, December 23, in The Lobby Tea Court
$25 per person
Open to registered guests, as well as the general public
A heart-warming tradition that is sure to delight, featuring a “kid-approved” menu, freshly-baked scones with Devonshire cream and jam; as well as desserts. Reservations required at (480) 423-2530.

Seatings 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Wednesday, December 25, in Il Terrazzo
$95 per adult; children 3-12 years old, half price
Open to registered guests, as well as the general public
Featuring a carving station of prime rib and honey-glazed ham; breakfast classics including brioche French toast and made-to-order omelets; a sushi and raw bar; seasonal fruit; and a pasta and risotto bar – all complemented by a selection of house-made pastries and desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Roy Pell. Unlimited sparkling wine is included. Reservations required at (480) 423-2530.

Seatings 5-10 p.m. — Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25
$54 per adult
Open to registered guests, as well as the general public
Presenting a three-course prix fix menu. Select offerings include roasted butternut squash salad, Skuna Bay salmon, grilled New York strip steak, warm chocolate cake and a red velvet ice cream sundae. Reservations required at (480) 214-8000.

11 a.m. – Friday, December 27
Complimentary to registered guests only
A private tour of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s personal jewelry collection, featuring an extensive assortment of unique pins. Reservations required at (480) 423-2572.

11 a.m.-Midnight – Tuesday, December 3, at Relish Burger Bistro
Open to registered guests, as well as the general public
Sit back, relax and catch the latest sports on flat screen televisions while enjoying a gourmet burger and a variety of sumptuous starters. Partake in a friendly game of darts, foosball or shuffleboard, before watching the ball drop at midnight.

5 p.m.-1 a.m. – Tuesday, December 31, in The Thirsty Camel Lounge
Open to registered guests, as well as the general public
Glam up and ring in the New Year in exquisite style at our inaugural “Classic is Cool Again” New Year’s Eve event. Enjoy time-honored cocktails and appetizers created with a contemporary Phoenician twist, along with party favors, live entertainment, and a celebratory midnight champagne toast – all in a fun, retro setting. Reservations are not required. No cover charge. Tables may be booked at $75 per person.

Pick-up Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, at the Café and Ice Cream Parlor
Starting at $195; Serves 8-10
Available to local residents only
The Phoenician’s award-winning culinary team has created a menu featuring roasted turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, maple-glazed yams, apple-sage stuffing, vegetables, rolls with butter, and pecan and pumpkin pies. Additional enhancements are available, including lobster bisque, jumbo shrimp cocktail, artisan breads, freshly baked cookies, and expertly paired fine wines. Orders must be made by Monday, December 23, by calling (480) 423-2530.

For a complete list of dining options and holiday happenings, please call (480) 941-8200, (800) 888-8234 or visit http://www.thephoenician.com.


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