It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. From Thanksgiving to Christmas, the luxury Scottsdale resort has some fantastic events lined up that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
What: Thanksgiving Eve Party
A portion of the proceeds collected this evening will go to benefit C-CAP (Careers through Culinary Arts Program) which helps to prepare students for a successful career in the culinary industry.
When: Wednesday, November 22 from 7 PM – Midnight
Where: Kasbah Patio
Details: Tickets are $15 per guest and can be purchased here. VIP tickets and reserved seating are available by calling (480) 627-3111.
What: Celebración Navideña (Tree Lighting Ceremony)
Celebrate the annual tradition of the lighting of the 20-foot Christmas tree. Enjoy Spanish tapas, cookie decorating for the kids and complimentary photos with Santa. Bring your furry loved ones for specialty boutique shopping in support of the Arizona Animal Welfare, along with on-site pet adoptions.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 5-8 p.m.
Where: Cortijo Plaza
Details: This signature holiday event is free and open to the public.
What: Fireside Cocktails
Enjoy an evening sitting beside the fire and sip on signature cocktails designed for the season, including the Brandy Ferdinand, a brandy Alexander with a Spanish twist made with Torres brandy, saffron-infused cream and white creme de cacao; Rioja Toddy, featuring Makers Mark bourbon, lemon, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg simple syrup; Spanish Coffee, featuring fresh pressed coffee blended with Tia Maria, Grand Marnier and garnished with coco powder, and The Mbar, featuring Templeton rye, Antica vermouth and Angostura bitters.
When: Nighty from 5 to 10 p.m.
Details: Cocktails are $15 each.
What: Breakfast With Santa
Photos with Santa, cookie decorating and creating La Posada ornaments add to this memorable family breakfast event. Enjoy delicious fruits, breakfast breads, scrambled eggs, French toast, smoked bacon and crispy hash browns. For reservations, call (480) 627-3111.
When: Saturdays in December (2, 9, 16 and 23), 8 to 11 a.m.
Where: Valencia Lawn
Details: $45 per adult and $30 per child (ages 5 and under are free)
The Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is located at 4949 E Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85253.