December 12, 2018 / Events
Tis the holiday season which means the city is bustling with markets, activities and events. Here are some events worth checking out this holiday season.
TCA Presents “A Christmas Carol”
Tempe | Tempe Center for the Arts
The Tempe Center for the Arts presents a Broadway musical adaption of the classic Charles Dickens’ novel, “A Christmas Carol”. Follow Ebenezer Scrooge as he takes ghost-guided journeys through is past, present and future to learn the importance of family and friendship. You don’t want to miss this holiday classic of hope, love and redemption. See showtimes and purchase tickets here.
6th Street Market
Tempe | 6th Street Park
The 6th Street Market is a weekly market that celebrates local art, music and food highlighting the best in Arizona-made goods. This event is in it’s 50th year this year and a great way to enjoy the holiday season and local community. The market runs every Saturday from 10am to 3pm.
Phoenix | Phoenix Zoo
Ever wanted to check out the zoo at night? Well now you can. The Phoenix Zoo Lights run through the new year, exciting visitors with millions of holiday lights strewn about the zoo. You’ll also see large Lego structures, a three-story-high holiday tree, live music and more!
Polar Express Train Ride
Williams | Williams Depot
Take a ride on the Polar Express this season! Based on the loved holiday movie, the train has all the best – lively elves, chefs, Santa Claus and other characters providing constant entertainment. You’ll sing and dance, and fill up on tasty treats, as you travel through the beautiful landscapes of Arizona to the Grand Canyon. Reserve your tickets here.
Las Noches de Las Luminarias
Phoenix | Desert Botanical Garden
Translated to The Nights of Luminaries, this yearly tradition features over 8,000 luminaria bags, thousands of white twinkle lights and the pulse of Electric Desert. As you walk through the Botanical Gardens you are guided by thousands of lights and music showcasing the elegance and beauty of the gardens. Purchase your tickets today.
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