Events and Programing

The Department of Parks and Recreation is pleased to provide to our community and visitors, special events and programing throughout the year.

Community Camp Out

Camping in a city park

Shady SpotCamp at Sunset Park with all of the enjoyments of the outdoors and none of the draw backs to camping in the wild. Sedona Parks and Recreation is pleased to offer to our community and visitors, the opportunity to go camping with food provided, activities organized, restrooms nearby and all while you are surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Sedona! Tents can be provided too!

This event will be held on June 3 & 4 beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday evening and ending at 10 a.m. Saturday morning. For only $15 per tent (if you provide your own) or $35 per tent (if we provide your tent), participants can join others for a night of camping under the stars, telescope star viewing, and a group yoga class in the morning. This event is great for first time campers as well as seasoned campers that want to enjoy camping close to home.

So much is included in the small $15/$35 registration fee. Set up your tent at 4:00 p.m. and enjoy the new splash park and activities planned. After setting up, get ready to roast hotdogs around the campfire. Children will enjoy running around the park and adults will enjoy sitting outside in the fresh air. Frisbees, balls and games will be provided for participants to use. When the stars come out, Astronomers of the Verde Valley will be on site with telescopes for you to use! Join other campers around the bonfire and enjoy roasting some s’mores provided by Parks and Recreation. Roasting yummy marshmallows Grilling Dogsisn’t all you will be doing. A local musician will be on site with guitars and other instruments leading you along to great campfire songs. Join in or just enjoy the music.

Wake early for a warm breakfast at 7:00 a.m. and a group yoga class at 8:00 a.m.

This might be your only chance to camp in a City park, so don’t miss out. The registration deadline is June 1, 2016. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (928) 282-7098 or 525 Pose Grounds Road in Sedona to register for this event.

See photographs of last years event, Community Campout, 2015 Photo Gallery. 

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