Happy Christmas Weekend! I’m sharing a few of my favorite holiday traditions you still have time to partake in over the next week!
Celebrate New Years with the kids from 4-7pm at Dave and Busters!
Join Dave and Busters at Desert Ridge for their 4TH ANNUAL FAMILY NYE CELEBRATION!
Sunday, December 31st 4pm – 7pm
Packages start at $29 per person and include face painting, food, drinks, and power cards for games!
Lights of the World
The largest light and lantern festival in North America brightens the Downtown Phoenix skies November 16 through January 2 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. Combining the age-old Chinese tradition of lanterns with cutting-edge technology and lights. The Lights of the World lantern displays extend from 18 to 60 feet, showcasing features of different cultures and civilizations around the globe. With over 11 exhibits and 75 stunning displays, Lights of the World promises an unforgettable exploration of global cultures and cuisine. Lights of the World also possesses a litany of other entertainment features, carnival rides and games, a daily performance showcasing acrobatics, dance, and music concerts.
For tickets and details click HERE
This year, the Garden will be aglow for 21 magical evenings and will feature more than 8,000 hand lit luminaria bags, thousands of white twinkle lights and the sights and sounds of 10 unique entertainment ensembles, including local favorite, Simply Three. Experience the bold, monumental sculptures of Japanese American artist Jun Kaneko throughout Garden trails. Enjoy dinner at the Garden with family and friends, and stroll each path with a warm cup of cider or cocoa. The southwest elegance and beauty of the Garden at night, will remind you of what the season is all about.
Fiesta Bowl Parade
If you love parades, there’s no better way to celebrate the Fiesta Bowl than attending the annual National Bank of Arizona Fiesta Bowl Parade, now in its 47th year.
Take in the pageantry of brilliantly colored floats, giant balloons, equestrian units, specialty and charitable groups, local celebrities and marching bands as they make their way along the two-mile parade route through Central Phoenix. See last year’s lineup.
The parade is free to the public with reserved seating available for $25. If you can’t make it out, you can watch 3TV’s Scott Pasmore, Olivia Fierro, April Warnecke and Javier Soto live on 3TV, on azfamily.com or on the 3TV News mobile app!
For more info and a parade route map click HERE
Christmas at The Princess
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate the splendor of the season at the AAA Five Diamond award-winning Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Witness the resort transform into an enchanting winter wonderland during our Eighth Annual Christmas at the Princess festival November 22, 2017 through December 31, 2017. The Princess is the perfect destination to create holiday traditions and make holiday memories your family will cherish for years to come. Christmas at the Princess is open nightly