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The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Celebrates Summer With 4th of July Freedom Fest And Fireworks Every Saturday

June 26, 2013 Destination North America No Comments Email Email

Summer at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess includes cool rides down waterslides, zooming across a zip line and fireworks lighting up the night. Celebrating its 25th anniversary in star-spangled style, the AAA Five Diamond resort is unfurling its “Fourth of July Freedom Fest,” with concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside activities, with vacation packages benefitting military families, July 4 – 7, 2013. 

FAIRMONT SCOTTSDALE PRINCESS SUMMERFollowing that, the summer of fun continues at this luxury getaway with five pools, a world-class spa, tennis, golf, award-winning cuisine and activities galore, all splashed with sensational savings and room rates starting at $125 per night.

Poolside, 200-foot waterslides are lined by shady cabanas with all the amenities, with Dive In movies and the  Techno Glo Pool Party taking center stage weekend nights. During the day, the resort’s new zip line offers a  240-foot, 25-MPH thrill ride across the lagoons. For more adventure, kids of any age cast a reel for bluegill, shoot hoops on the sport court, meet Cecil the desert tortoise or roast s’mores at the camp fire. Meanwhile, grown-ups can sample any of 240 tequilas at La Hacienda, escape for a day to Well & Being at Willow Stream Spa or savor an exquisite dish at Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak.

As the sun sets at the Princess, fireworks light up the sky every Saturday night through Labor Day, September 2, 2013. The summer celebration crescendos during the Fourth of July Freedom Fest, July 4-7, with all-American picnics, concerts, Uncle Sam and ends over Labor Day saying bon voyage to summer with a “Dreamcation” a cruise ship themed weekend.

Every week in between, the resort has added activities for the whole family to enjoy such as the Techno Glo Pool Party after dark. Black lights, lasers, fog, LED hula hooping, glow-in-the-dark bubbles and a DJ pulsating techno music rock the pool 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights.  Or, families can just chill and swim at the Dive In movie, weekends at 8 p.m., with an intermission for fireworks at 9 p.m. on Saturdays.

The Silver Summer Celebration Package starts at $125 per night, including a surprise anniversary gift valued at $25 or more, for arrivals Sunday – Wednesday. The Sip, Savor & Splash Package starts at $169 per room, per night with a $50 daily credit for dining, spa, tennis or kids club, based on space availability. Holiday weekends start at $189 with the $50 credit. For reservations or more information at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, please dial (800) 908-9370 or  The resort is located at 7575 East Princess Drive in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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