3D light show to come alive this week on red rocks of Sedona

Dec 11, 2018, 4:15 AM | Updated: 5:29 pm

PHOENIX – Plan on heading to Sedona this week if you want to enjoy the largest 3D holiday light show ever presented on a natural canvas in the United States.

The northern Arizona city that calls itself “The Most Beautiful Place on Earth” will host the Sedona Northern Lights nightly from Thursday through Sunday, when the area’s famous red rocks will come alive with glowing artwork.

The free shows run about six minutes and will start at the top of the hour from 6-9 p.m. each night.

Holiday imagery created through 3D mapping will be projected onto Camelhead Rock, next to Snoopy Rock, and be visible from multiple viewing areas throughout Uptown and Gallery Row.

Some area hotels, bars and restaurants will have special packages and viewing areas, too.

Music to accompany the shows will be broadcast on 780 AM and be played at designated viewing areas.

Los Angeles-based PaintScaping is producing the show again after debuting it in 2017.

“When I did the show last year I had never mapped a mountain before,” PaintScaping CEO Philippe Bergeron told Lighting & Sound America. “This is the biggest holiday mapping show in the U.S., and I can’t wait to return for year two.”

PaintScaping also does the annual 3D show projected onto the side of the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale.

Lifetime Windows & Doors

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs com...
Associated Press

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema defends bipartisanship at McConnell Center

Members of Congress face "intense pressure" to play to the extreme elements of their own party, Kyrsten Sinema argued in a speech.
16 hours ago
(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)...

Ron Wolfley breaks down Cardinals’ perplexing offensive performance in loss to Rams

Radio analyst and host Ron Wolfley joined KTAR News 92.3 FM’s The Mike Broomhead Show on Monday to break down the Cardinals' loss to the Rams.
16 hours ago
Thousands of protesters march around the Arizona Capitol after the Supreme Court decision to overtu...
Associated Press

Planned Parenthood seeks stay of ruling that bans most abortions in Arizona

Planned Parenthood asked an Arizona judge Monday to put on hold a ruling that allowed prosecutors to enforce a law banning abortion in nearly all cases.
16 hours ago
(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...

Pedestrian asking for help in Phoenix killed when car gets knocked into her

A pedestrian was killed in Phoenix early Monday when a vehicle hit the car she’d flagged down to ask for help, authorities said.
16 hours ago
(Flickr Photo/ADOT)...

Work to begin Monday night on I-17 improvement project north of Phoenix

Work is scheduled to begin Monday night on a long-planned freeway improvement project north of Phoenix, transportation officials said.
16 hours ago
(Public Domain Image)...

2 people in helicopter survive ‘hard landing’ in desert north of Mesa

Two people aboard a small helicopter survived a "hard landing" Monday morning in a desert area of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
16 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Here are 4 signs the HVAC unit needs to be replaced

Pool renovations and kitchen upgrades may seem enticing, but at the forefront of these investments arguably should be what residents use the most. In a state where summertime is sweltering, access to a functioning HVAC unit can be critical.
Sanderson Ford

Don’t let rising fuel prices stop you from traveling Arizona this summer

There's no better time to get out on the open road and see what the beautiful state of Arizona has to offer. But if the cost of gas is putting a cloud over your summer vacation plans, let Sanderson Ford help with their wide-range selection of electric vehicles.
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Most plumbing problems can be fixed with regular maintenance

Instead of waiting for a problem to happen, experts suggest getting a head start on your plumbing maintenance.
3D light show to come alive this week on red rocks of Sedona