“Dancing in the Moonlight” the Verde Valley Sanctuary’s largest fundraiser of the year. The event takes place on Saturday, April 20 at 5:00 pm at Sky Ranch Lodge on Airport Mesa. Tickets are $100 and includes drinks, dinner, a live auction and dancing to the Latin rhythms of Mercy B’s C.A.B. Call (928) 634-2511 or visit verdevalleysanctuary.org.
Verde Valley Birding Festival – Artwork by Margo Mitchell
The Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival is April 25 – 28 and offers an exceptional recreational experience to families, individuals, anyone interested in the natural world. It encourages awareness of the significance of this habitat for the enrichment of all life here in the Verde Valley.
The festival [...]
Sedona Bluegrass Festival 2013 & the David Grisman FolkJazz Trio
Imagine some of the world’s best Bluegrass in an incredible setting along the beautiful Oak Creek, nestled among tall cottonwoods at Los Abrigadso – an idyllic setting for Magical Music in the Red Rocks.
The 7th Annual Sedona Bluegrass Festival is June 3-9, and tickets are on sale [...]
Sedona, Arizona offers mountain biking enthusiasts a range of beginner to advanced trails featuring spectacular red rock views and tough terrain. Nowhere else can you find trails that offer Sedona’s unique blend of scenic vistas, slick rock, technical climbs and challenging switchbacks.
There are now new rules for mountain bikers implemented by the Red Rock Ranger [...]
That’s right because Fodor’s says so!
With outdoor activities galore, amazing scenery, cultural events, energy vortexes and more – it’s no wonder Sedona is on Fodor’s list, not to mention these well deserved accolades 10 Best Cities for a Girlfriend Getaway by Smarter Travel Magazine, 10 Great Places to Indulge your Senses by USA Today, and Top 10 [...]
Tucked away in the heart of Sedona is El Portal Sedona Hotel. As you walked through the vine covered entrance you enter into another time…a time of haciendas and eras gone by, where you can enjoy the serene, ageless spirit of Sedona in historic, yet luxurious surroundings.
The great room has a welcoming river rock fireplace, and [...]
The weekend of April 6 and 7 has two terrific events in Sedona for pet and animal lovers!
El Portal Sedona Hotel – Pet-A-Walkie
On Saturday, April 6 join the fun at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village for the Second Annual Pet-A-Walkie Pet Parade and Festival. People dress up in costumes with their pets to raise [...]
Join Chamber Music Sedona for a high definition concert on the big screen of the renowned Philadelphia Orchestra Sunday, March 24 at 2:30 pm in the Mary D Fisher
A magical afternoon with the Philadelphia Orchestra!
Theatre. This performance is a result of a partnership between Chamber Music Sedona and Sedona International Film Festival.
The Philadelphia Orchestra, under the direction of Yannick [...]
Planning the perfect family reunion? A special anniversary celebration? A university graduation? El Portal is the place for every occasion! We can help you with all the arrangements for that special event – decorations, caterer, things to do and more. We have had numerous reunions and special occasions celebrated at our boutique hotel. One guest [...]
Yes it’s that time of year again – Spring Break, or for our Northern Neighbors – Easter Holidays! The kids are ready! You are ready! For fun and freedom! Freedom from school and homework; chomping at the bit to run, play, hike, bike, ready for FUN!
Take a family trip to Sedona and stay at El [...]