Seasonal Events at The Phoenician

Discover a variety of family-friendly seasonal activities happening at The Phoenician, including golf cart safaris, guided Camelback Mountain hikes, bird watching tours, water games at the splash pad, and more. Linger longer and enjoy dining at three of our most popular restaurants, please view our seasonal Culinary Offerings page.

Check out our monthly event flyer and for a complete schedule of our year-round activities please view our Calendar of Events.

Visiting soon? Download our 2018 Phoenician Calendar to get inspired and start planning today!

October Activities

Enjoy from a variety of activities all month long during your stay here at The Phoenician, from potato sack races and ping pong tournaments, to junk food bingo and Halloween crafts!

Kids can also join us for trick-or-treating around the resort on Tuesday, October 30, from 7-8pm. Dress up in your Halloween costumes and get ready for a fun, candy-filled evening.

For more information, see our October Activities flyer below!

November Activities

Turkey Trot

Stretch out those legs before you stretch out your pants this Thanksgiving during our Turkey Trot 5k run and walk! Guests of all ages can participate in our annual 5k around the resort Thursday morning, November 22 at 7:30am; costumes are encouraged, and proceeds benefit the International Rescue Committee.

$15 resort guests, $25 locals
Pre-Registration – for resort guests only
Wednesday, November 21, 4:00-5:00pm at Funicians Club
Registration – all race participants
Day of race, 6:30-7:15am at The Phoenician Athletic Club

Thanksgiving Weekend Activities

Join us Thanksgiving weekend for fun activities such as pass the pumpkin, sports trivia, stuff a buddy, cookie decorating, and more.

Cactus Garden Tours

Enjoy an evening stroll through our Cactus Garden, beautifully illuminated with thousands of Christmas lights during the holiday season, or join us on a tour complete with hot apple cider or hot chocolate from the Marketplace. Tours will be held every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday starting November 28 through the month of December.


Christmas Camp

December 7 – 15

From three-time Emmy award-winning screenwriter, TV producer, author and national TV host, Karen Schaler, comes her latest masterpiece, Christmas Camp – a heartwarming holiday story about a beautiful Grinch who’s determined to get her dream job even if it means spending a week at a Christmas Camp where she discovers an unexpected love.

Join us from December 7-15 as we bring Christmas Camp to life here at The Phoenician. All week long, guests booked under the “Christmas Camp” package will enjoy exclusive activities and offerings, including a reception and book signing with author Karen Schaler.

To book your stay during Christmas Camp click here.

For a full list of fun Christmas Camp activities, see our flyer below.

I.FLY Trapeze Shows

Join us every month for spectacular shows, great for the whole family! Watch as the I.FLY Trapeze pros fly through the air with the greatest of ease and take you on a memorable journey like no other.

Shows are complimentary to resort guests and are held at 7:00pm at The Park at The Phoenician. Be sure to arrive early to claim your seat before they fill up! Themes coming soon, check back in for more details.

October 26 – Happy Halloween
November 23 – Pirate Invasion
December 28 – Winter Wonderland
January 18 – La Soiree Orange
February 15 – Be Our Valentine
March 29 – The Flying Irish
April 26 – Theme TBD

Holidays at the Phoenician

Special events and activities are planned for you and your family during the holidays to help make your stay fun and memorable.

Activities subject to change from information listed below. Please check back for updates and monthly activity flyers to see what we have planned for the upcoming season.



Have a hopping good time with fun activities like face painting, balloon artist, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and of course our Phoe Phoe’s Easter Egg Hunt!

Memorial Day

Join us for our annual Surfs Up Block Party with activities such as sidewalk chalk art contest, sandcastle contest, mechanical shark, face painting, and more!

4th of July

Celebrate America’s Independence in style with our indoor carnival, complete with basketball shootout, obstacle course, photo booth, carnival games, and more! Enjoy a spectacular fireworks show or cool off with our Dive-In Movie and Glo-at-the-Pho pool party!

Labor Day

Take time to relax and enjoy our annual Boardwalk Carnival with activities like balloon sculptures, photo booths, body art, crafts, and more! Play all day and splash all night with a Dive-In Movie and Glo-at-the-Pho pool party.


Enjoy spooooky activities like making ghost pops, decorating your own trick-or-treat bags, trick-or-treating around the resort, races, contests, and more!


Gobble up the fun with activities such as holiday cookie decorating, Funician’s Turkey Bowl, tethered hot air ballon rides, and more.


Make the Phoenician your new Home for the Holidays with magical activities like Mrs. Claus story time, elf magic tricks, or play games and create delicious treats in Santa’s workshop!

New Year’s Eve

Party the night away at our annual kids dinner and dance party, complete with lighted dance floor, laser tag, crafts, games, pizza buffet, and more!