It's the most wonderful time of the year! Family is coming, Friendsgiving will be bigger than ever, and the whole Valley will be shining! Check out these Merry events for the weekend and beyond!
Zoolights: Glow Wild is Wednesday (11/27) through January 19th at the Phoenix Zoo! Millions of sparkling lights, hundreds of dazzling displays, live reindeer, Polar Slide™, festive food and drink, and more 5:30- 9:30 nightly. Get tickets HERE!
Fantasy Of Lights Opening Night Parade is Friday (11/29) on Mill Avenue in Tempe from 4 to 9 pm. Holiday shopping, Selfies With Santa, live entertainment and the 25th Annual Fantasy of Lights Opening Night Parade!
Cityskate Holiday Ice Rink Grand Opening and Tree Lighting Ceremony is Friday in Downtown Phoenix. At 3 pm Santa will arrive on the Solar Express, at 5:30 they'll have professional figure skaters doing routines, and at 6, the tree lighting ceremony gets underway. Ice skating in between. See sessions and details HERE!
Merry Main Street in Downtown Mesa kicks off Friday (11/29) and runs through January 4th. The celebration includes Mesa's Christmas tree, ice skating, visits with Santa, the Food Truck Forest and more!
Rawhide Snowy Christmas begins Friday (11/29) and runs through December 22nd, Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 5 to 10 pm in Chandler. The Town will be decked out with holiday décor and thousands of lights. Rawhide will feature holiday festivities nightly. Santa will lead the official tree lighting ceremony, and be available for photos.Nightly snowfall down Main Street and all of Rawhide lit up!
Holiday Lights At McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park begin Friday (11/29) and run through January 5th from 6:30 to 9 pm. Opening night festivities will include a live band, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane will host the annual tree lighting ceremony, and Santa will arrive aboard a steam locomotive on the Paradise & Pacific Railroad, and the Scottsdale Live Steamers will offer rides on the park’s 7.5 gauge train! Details and hours HERE!
Las Noches De Las Luminarias at Desert Botanical Garden kicks off Friday night (11/29) and runs weekends through December 31st. 8,000 flickering luminaria bags line the Garden's trails along with Wild Rising, the Garden's newest art installation! Hours and info HERE!
Phoenix Flea: Fall Flea 2019 is Saturday (11/30) at Heritage Square, and is a great way to participate in Small Business Saturday! Loads of unique, crafty items, fine art, fashion, plus food and drink vendors to keep you going!
Festival Of Lights Kickoff Party is Saturday (11/30) in Ahwatukee with inflatables, rides and games for the kids, Marketplace Street Fair, a beer garden, restaurants throughout the park, visits with Santa, and other fun activities. The Festival Of Lights continues through December 29th.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Performs at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Sunday (12/1). Two performances, at 3 pm and 7:30 pm. Get tickets and info HERE!
More holiday events HERE!