The Boat Parade, The Nutcracker And Shopping! Melissa's Picks


Are you feeling Christmassy? Me too! And I want it to last! It's so fun to either get dressed up for Ballet Arizona's beautiful performances of the Nutcracker, or to bundle up (I'm a wimp) and go to the Tempe Fantasy Of Lights Boat Parade! Plus, if you need to do some shopping, there's just the right gift to be found at the Phoenix Festival Of The Arts! Enjoy the weekend, and thanks for letting 99.9 KEZ be your holiday soundtrack!

Phoenix Festival Of The Arts is Friday through Sunday (12/13-12/15) at Margaret T Hance Park (over the I-10). Admission is free, and dog-friendly. There are over 150 talented artists selling their unique arts and crafts. There will be live music and entertainment, and lots of yummy food! Check HERE for hours each day.

Ballet Arizona Presents The Nutcracker Friday through Christmas Eve Day (12/13-12/24) at Symphony Hall. This is a beautiful performs with the Valley's most talented dancers, Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, thousand of glittering Swarowski crystals, dancing mice and falling snow on stage! Multiple performances and packages, including a ballet class for kids. Get the info HERE!

Nick Offerman at Celebrity Theatre Friday night (12/13). The Parks And Recreation star brings his quirky talk and a little dance for one show. Tickets HERE!

20th Annual Tempe Fantasy Of Lights Boat Parade is Saturday (12/14) at Tempe Town Lake. The lake itself, which is celebrating its 20thanniversary this year, transforms into the perfect place to showcase the dozens of decorated nautical craft bobbing along the lakeside in festive fashion. Live entertainment begins at 4pm, and you can grab a bite from on-site food vendors, purchase beer or wine, get some holiday shopping done at the Holiday Market, take a selfie with Santa Claus. Admission is free. Directions HERE!

Cards and Browns Sunday (12/15) at State Farm Stadium. Game time is 2:05 pm. Schedule HERE!

ZooLights: Glow Wild

Through January 19, 2020

5:30 – 10:30 p.m. nightly

Millions of Sparkling Lights | Hundreds of Dazzling Displays | Live Reindeer

Polar Slide™ | Festive Food and Drink | And More!

Enter to win a family four-pack of tickets HERE!

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