It's that time of the year! We're out of our summer cocoons, and out into the world for some fun! And the Valley has plenty to offer. Especially at the holidays! Try out some of these fun events.
Phoenix Festival Of The Arts is this Friday through Sunday (12/7-12/9) in Downtown Phoenix at Margaret T Hance Park (over I-10). A family-friendly event, this festival includes handmade arts and crafts for sale, live entertainment, food, beer and wine. Check the hours, and easy park and ride schedules.
Fantasy Of Lights Boat Parade is Saturday (12/8) at Tempe Town Lake and Mill Avenue locations. Live entertainment starts at 4pm, and the boat parade kicks off at 7pm. There will be a Holiday Market, food, beer, wine, selfies with Santa and the spectacular parade!
The Mesa Arts Festival is Saturday and Sunday (12/8-12/9) on Main Street in Mesa features handmade gifts from local, regional and national artists, along with culinary delights and free entertainment on two stages.
Arizona Gift Fair At The Farm At South Mountain is Saturday (12/8) from 8am to 2pm. If you've never been to The Farm, this is a wonderful opportunity to stroll the grounds while shopping for unique and local gifts of jewelry, soaps, lotions, crystals, children's items, scarves, even doggie bowties and accessories.
Here's a look at last year's Hometown Christmas Parade in Glendale:
Win your Billy Joel tickets BEFORE they go on sale this Friday (for general public, also an American Express pre-sale 12-3). Listen while you work at 8am, 10am, 2pm and 4pm. You'll be asked to call in and win instantly! Number to call is 602-260-0999. See Billy Joel's first show at Chase Field on March 9th, 2019 with 99.9 KEZ!