LITCHFIELD PARK – Breakfast with Santa at The Wigwam

The Wigwam 300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park

Have a merry morning at The Wigwam! Enjoy a holiday breakfast buffet in Litchfield's restaurant, plus crafts for the kids to enjoy at the table or take home. Santa himself will be there for pictures, while practicing safety measures. 9-11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 20. Reservations required. $25 adults, $12 ages 4-12, free […]

$12 – $25

PHOENIX – Congo Masks and Music at the MIM

Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix

The Musical Instrument Museum's exhibition, Congo Masks and Music: Masterpieces from Central Africa, has been extended until September 2021. It offers a glimpse into the dramatic and lively masquerade traditions of Central Africa with an exclusive collection of more than 150 stunning and rare masks, instruments, and costumes from the late 1800s to early 1900s. […]

$10

SCOTTSDALE – Christkindlmarkt

Treffpunkt 14325 N. 79th St., Suite A, Scottsdale

The Arizona Center for Germanic Cultures presents Christkindlmarkt, its 12th annual traditional German Christmas market. Enjoy family activities and entertainment, visit with St. Nikolaus (Saturday only), sample German and Polish cuisine (bratwurst and wieners, sauerkraut, potato pancakes, cabbage and sausage stew, Lebkuchen (gingerbread cookies), German Christmas cookies, hot mulled wine (Gluehwein), hot apple cider, hot […]

FREE

SCOTTSDALE – SeaTREK Santa at OdySea Aquarium

OdySea Aquarium 9500 Via de Ventura, Scottsdale

Jolly old helmet-diving SeaTREK Santa is making a splash at OdySea Aquarium this holiday season. Interact with this fun-loving underwater Santa through the Deep Ocean exhibit, where he will make two daily appearances on select dates from Thanksgiving weekend through Christmas Eve. Every SeaTREK Santa appearance kicks-off with a live reading of OdySea’s original, “T’was […]

TEMPE – Photos with Santa at Arizona Mills

Arizona Mills Mall 5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe

Make your Santa Photo reservation now through Christmas Eve at Arizona Mills mall in Tempe. Hours are 1-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, and 1-4 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Photo packages are $39.99 and up. Arizona Mills, 5000 S Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe. Good to know: For everyone’s safety this will be a […]

$39.99

SCOTTSDALE – A Christmas Story the Play at Desert Stages Theatre

Desert Stages Theatre 4720 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 0586, Scottsdale

Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre presents “A Christmas Story the Play” Nov. 27-Dec. 20 at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker on his adventurous Christmas quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the Christmas tree. Ralphie pleads his case before […]

$25

SCOTTSDALE – Christmas at the Princess

Scottsdale Fairmont Princess 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess transforms into a glistening winter wonderland with a four-story musical tree, ice skating, Lagoon Lights, Princess Express Trains and Santa’s Secret Headquarters.

$60

GLENDALE – Glendale Glitters

Murphy Park - Glendale 58th and Glendale avenues, Glendale

Glendale Glitters Spectacular Weekend celebrates its 26th anniversary season when 16 blocks of downtown Glendale light up with 1.6 million twinkling lights.

FREE

QUEEN CREEK – Christmas at Schnepf Farms

Schnepf Farms 24810 Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek

Schnepf Farms offers 25 acres of family holiday entertainment nightly, including a Santa’s workshop letter-writing station, pine-cone decorating, a Christmas carousel and snow-globe mini golf. Take a hayride to feed the reindeer, ice skate or frolic through a Christmas-themed obstacle course. The Illumination Express train travels through a light tunnel that doubles as Santa’s magic […]

$15

MESA – Lights at the Farm

Vertuccio Farms 4011 S. Power Road, Mesa

Mesa's Vertuccio Farms hosts Lights at the Farm, featuring light displays synchronized to Christmas music, ice skating and more.

$10

PHOENIX – ZooLights Walk-Thru Nights

Phoenix Zoo 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix

Millions of lights shine throughout the Phoenix Zoo during the annual Zoolights. Plus: a holiday tree, carousel and camel rides, lakeside music-in-motion shows, and photos with Santa Claus.

$20

SCOTTSDALE – Holiday Lights at Salt River Fields

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick 7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale

The Spring Training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks hosts Holiday Lights at Salt River Fields, a 1.2 mile drive-through holiday light show. Enjoy more than 5 million lights while holiday songs are simulcast into your vehicle on an FM radio signal. Enjoy it all from your car ($31-$51 per carload) or an electric carriage ($300 […]

$31 – $51

VIRTUAL – The Bethlehem Star

AZ

North Scottsdale United Methodist Church is hosting a stargazing opportunity to learn about “The Bethlehem Star.” The interactive presentation, by Stargazing for Everyone, will be held from 7-8 p.m. via the NSUMC Zoom Classroom. Families that RSVP through the NSUMC Facebook or email will receive a list of stargazing apps, Christmas cookie recipes and the […]

FREE

SCOTTSDALE – A Christmas Story the Play at Desert Stages Theatre

Desert Stages Theatre 4720 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 0586, Scottsdale

Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre presents “A Christmas Story the Play” Nov. 27-Dec. 20 at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker on his adventurous Christmas quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the Christmas tree. Ralphie pleads his case before […]

$25