‘Holiday Central’ Brings Lively Seasonal Celebration to Quaint City of Sedona, Ariz.

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Visitors near and far can revel in yuletide joy with family-friendly events throughout December

Holiday Central Sedona shows off city's charm during season's festivities

Those lucky enough to witness the holidays in Sedona will come back year after year as a new tradition.

Winter in Sedona is an enchanting time to enjoy holiday festivities, especially with all of the event choices the city has to offer. Visitors from all over world visit to enjoy the temperate yet amicable climate, endless opportunities for adventure and romance during the winter months, and will surely be delighted with the lineup of great events they can encounter.

Imagine a backdrop of exquisite red rocks as the setting to your family’s holiday photo album, with a scenic desert landscape providing both a secluded charm and the amiability of the season. Sedona has this to offer and so much more. Just two hours from the metropolis of Phoenix, the peaceful city of Sedona gives visitors the true holiday experience, with snow-kissed buttes and a chill in the air that invites holiday-goers to cozy up in Sedona’s bed and breakfast options or in the luxury of an elegant resort. Guests will surely find not only the joy of the season, but also a distinct culture unique to the charming city of Sedona.

Holiday Central Sedona is the annual series of events in the downtown Sedona area during this festive season that delights visitors with glowing holiday trees, decorated storefronts and a plethora of shopping options for everyone looking to purchase holiday gifts. Whether looking for trinkets native to Sedona artists or high fashion shops at Hillside Sedona, your holiday list will surely thank them for visiting. This winter wonderland experience is offered December 1-31, 2014, with as many as 20 events to be enjoyed.

The whole family will find something to be thrilled about. With children’s options such as ornament making, Santa visits and toy trains, to more mature outings like wine-tastings, Sedona Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker or candle-lit holiday meditations, there are plenty of ways to make Sedona one's holiday-season retreat. The two main roads will be decorated with childhood favorites, bewitching and captivating children young of age and those that may just be young at heart. Sedona compels city-goers to take a trip back in time where the holidays meant candy canes, garland, mistletoe, bright lights, carolers, and homemade apple cider, while getting lost in the merriment of the holiday season. Those lucky enough to witness the holidays in Sedona will come back year after year as a new tradition.

Festival of Trees
Benefitting “Toys for Tots” with the Sedona Marine Corps League, local artists and galleries will be designing holiday-themed trees. The final trees will be on display at the Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village where visitors can bid on them in a silent auction. The event will delight guests during December 3 through 6 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is free to all. For more information on Festival of Trees and Tlaquepaque’s other holiday events, visit http://www.tlaq.com.

Tinsel Town
Weekends in Sedona just got a whole lot brighter. Located at the Posse Grounds Park, this walk-through light display brings together local businesses and organizations to celebrate the festivities throughout the month. The event occurs Thursday through Sunday every week in December from 6 to 9 p.m. and is free to visitors. For more information about Tinsel Town, visit http://www.holidaycentralsedona.com.

Sedona Railroaders Annual Christmas Model Train Show
For 20 years, the annual model train event has graced the Sedona community. The miniature toy trains represent the real operating model railroad layouts, with exhibits featuring small-scale layouts of actual railroads. The train show will run from December 13 through 28, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and is free to visitors. For more information about the Annual Christmas Model Train Show, visit Sedona Railroader’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/sedonarailroaders.

For more events for family and friends to enjoy during the holidays in Sedona, visit http://www.visitsedona.com or call (928) 204-1123.


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