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STATEWIDE – Salvation Army Christmas Angel program


To help make the holidays brighter for the less fortunate, the Salvation Army has partnered with Arizona’s Family to provide Christmas gifts to families in need throughout the Valley and […]

PHOENIX – Camp Hubbard Winter Camp

Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory 11875 N. 24th St., Phoenix

Camp Hubbard will offer an exciting, action-packed Winter Camp for children ages 4 to 14 at Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory School in Phoenix. Children will play basketball, volleyball, soccer, baseball, […]

$45 – $60

PEORIA – Character Breakfast and a Movie at Arizona Broadway Theatre

Arizona Broadway Theatre 7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria

Meet your favorite holiday characters at Arizona Broadway Theatre. Enjoy live entertainment, a meet-and-greet with familiar faces from your favorite seasonal films, Buddy’s Breakfast Buffet, and a showing of blockbuster […]


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 […]


SAN TAN VILLAGE – Visit with Santa Claus

San Tan Village 2218 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert

Santa Claus visits San Tan Village 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday (always with a break from 3-4 p.m.) through Dec. 24. Christmas […]

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 […]

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 […]


GILBERT – A Christmas Carol

Hale Centre Theatre 50 W. Page Ave., Gilbert

The Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale of miser Ebenezer Scrooge and his journeys with ghosts of Christmases past, present and future who lead him to discover the spirit of the holiday season.

$36 – $50

MESA – Merry Main Street Winter Wonderland Ice Rink

City Plaza 20 E. Main St., Mesa

Grab your skates and head over to the Winter Wonderland Ice Rink at City Plaza at the City of Mesa's Merry Main Street celebration. All skaters are welcome. $10, including skates and an hour of skate time.


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.


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.


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 […]


PEORIA – Old Town Holiday Lights

Johnny E. Osuna Memorial Park 10510 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria

For Old Town Holiday Lights, the City of Peoria will adorn Johnny E. Osuna Park in lights, oversized decorations, and a large Christmas tree with lights synced to a music […]


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.


PHOENIX – Las Noches de las Luminarias

Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix

During Noches de las Luminarias, the Desert Botanical Garden comes to life with more than 8,000 luminarias and thousands of twinkling lights.

Prices vary

PHOENIX – Cruise ZooLights

Phoenix Zoo 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix

For the first time in the history of the Phoenix Zoo, Cruise ZooLights from the comfort of your own car. See millions of twinkling holiday lights and dazzling animal sculptures. […]


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 […]

$31 – $51

SCOTTSDALE – Holiday-theme Moonlight Movie Night

Sonora Village Best Buy 15449 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale

Halloween-theme Moonlight Movie Nights are a social distancing drive-in movie experience where you watch favorite flicks from the comfort of your car.


PHOENIX – Childsplay’s “A Christmas Carol”

Herberger Theater Center 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix

Childsplay stages a one-woman production of “A Christmas Carol” at the Herberger Theater Center’s new outdoor stage. Actress Katie McFadzen presents the Charles Dickens classic using vivid narration and in-character […]


PHOENIX – Unwrapped: An Original Christmas Revue

Phoenix Theatre 1825 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

The Phoenix Theatre Company brings rock 'n' roll muscle to “Unwrapped: An Original Christmas Revue,” featuring songs from Pentatonix, NSYNC, Hanson and more. 7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 3 and 7 p.m. […]


GILBERT – A Christmas Carol

Hale Centre Theatre 50 W. Page Ave., Gilbert

The Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale of miser Ebenezer Scrooge and his journeys with ghosts of Christmases past, present and future who lead him to discover the spirit of the holiday season.

$36 – $50