Winter isn’t over yet, and the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is ready to celebrate all that the season has to offer at Winter at the Princess. Guests can enjoy two different ice skating experiences, axe throwing, rides, ice mazes, inventive food and beverage options, and much more. The event runs through March 21 from 5 – 10 p.m. on Sundays, Thursdays and Wednesdays, and 5 – 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Skate like no one is watching at The Rink, with 6,000 square feet of real ice with luxury VIP fire pits available for rent with food and beverage service available for outdoor dining. Shop nearby for the hottest trends at the Chalet, your ski and sun outfitter. Take a break and enjoy food, beverage and games at The Lodge, with plenty of socially distanced seating outdoors. Dine by the fire. Try your hand at ax throwing and other outdoor games in the Lodge yard. Treat yourself to a special dessert waffle at Waffle Co., or warm up with a Flaming Coffee.
Chill to live acoustic music at Campfire Park, where complimentary fire pit seating is available to roast s’mores while enjoying warm winter beverages picked up at The Village Bar and live music. Other rides and experiences at The Village are:
• Alpine Skate Trail: 5,200 square feet of a real ice trail
• Snow Mountain: 120-foot ice slide
• The Chair Lift: 90 foot tall, four person gondola Ferris Wheel
• Ice Maze – more than 300 feet of glacier ice
• Ax Throwing
• Rock Climbing
The Kid’s Village
Young explorers ages 2-8 years old will enjoy a visit to The Kids Village, where they will meet the princess’ newest furry friend, Brrrnee the St. Bernard. Here, your pint-size adventurers will burn off some winter energy riding the Lolli Swing, Alpine Slide, The Flying Dragon, and Dizzy Dragons.
Made with 6,000 square feet of real ice, this outdoor ice rink is surrounded by the beauty of the Scottsdale desert and starry night sky. After a day spent as king of the mountain, snuggle up fireside at the best seat in the house. Your very own private luxury rink side fire pit table awaits. Rink side fire pit rental rates vary by capacity and dates based upon demand. For more information, call 480-513-6014.
Enter the cozy outdoor confines of The Lodge, and you’re in for an incredible evening. Enjoy a comforting craft-inspired menu, including bacon-wrapped meatloaf, loaded waffle fries, cavatelli pasta and more. Sip on scrumptious cold weather-inspired cocktails like The Avalanche and the Cranberry Mule Kick.
Ways to experience Winter at the Princess
Book your staycation and just chill. The Winter Chill Package features a $100 daily resort credit, admission and Black Diamond Ice Passes to Winter at the Princess, and more. Other deals include an Arizona resident discount of 40 percent and/or a second night free, depending on the package.
Dine at Fairmont Scottsdale. Valet parking and admission is 50% off with a $75 minimum spend at any of the resort’s signature restaurants. Advanced reservations required via OpenTable or by calling 480-585-2694.
Purchase advanced ticket packages. Admission/parking tickets are $60 for four people and include: complimentary self- parking and unlimited enjoyment of all rides and attractions, except skating. The Ice Pass can be purchased for $25 per person in addition to admission.
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is located at 7575 E. Princess Drive in Scottsdale. To learn more, visit scottsdaleprincess.com.