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Holiday Festivals, Parades and Tree Lighting Events in Maricopa County Arizona

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

There are a plethora of great holiday festivals going on throughout Maricopa County Arizona for the 2010 holiday season. So get out and make some memories! Here are some highlights of unique and fun events to experience this holiday season:

Tempe Fantasy of Lights Opening Night Parade
Saturday, November 27th | Mill Avenue District unveils its Winter Wonderland themed season with the glittering lights of the Opening Night Parade; visit Santa Claus, watch the official Tempe Tree Lighting ceremony and enjoy some great holiday shopping.

Gilbert’s Holiday Nights of Lights
Thursday, December 2nd | Experience the lighting of the town’s 28 foot Christmas tree and lights display, a visit from Santa and go skating on the green skating rink made of eco-friendly synthetic hybrid ice.

Queen Creek Hometown Christmas
Friday, December 3rd | Experience the feeling of a small town community, visit with Santa, do crafts with the kids, watch live entertainment on-stage, shop with vendors and eat some great food!

Chandler Parade of Lights and Tumbleweed Tree Lighting
Saturday Dec 4th | Take a picture with Santa at Santa’s House, enjoy the parade and the lighting of the most unique Christmas tree ever made of tumbleweeds!

Phoenix Electric Light Parade
Saturday Dec 4th | This year’s theme for the parade is “Through the Eyes of a Child” and onlookers can come early to see Santa Claus and view the judging of the parade displays, some with over 50,000 lights!

Queen Creek Holiday Festival and Parade
December 4th | Enjoy all the “home-town” festivities along with this year’s “Around the World” themed parade.

Holiday Lights at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in Scottsdale
Friday December 10th – January 1st
Kick off the season with a tree lighting event, visit Santa and take a train ride through this winter wonderland of unique lights displays.

Scottsdale Holiday Harmony Snow and Glow
Saturday December 11th | Enjoy the beautiful tree lighting, live performances, interactive booths, visit Santa, eat, drink and be merry!

Tempe Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade
Saturday Dec 11th | Continuing the theme of Winter Wonderland, Tempe Town Lake hosts a distinctive holiday event with over 50 boats specially lit up for the holiday season. The annual light show will also happen on the METRO Tempe Town Lake Bridge.

Queen Creek Christmas Car Show
Saturday Dec 11th | This is a great event with vintage, classic and collectible car show benefits children that are less fortunate by collecting toys for Christmas.

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Haunted Hoe Down Halloween Bash

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

With the shifting of seasons into fall come leaves changing beautifully from gold to orange, windy afternoons and the sun setting much earlier than we’d like. One of the most enjoyable parts of this season is the anticipation of Halloween being just around the bend. In the spirit of funny pranks and mischief, a little mayhem and noisy children in costumes perusing their neighborhoods for candy, comes an exciting evening out. The 3rd Annual Haunted Hoe Down Halloween Bash is happening on October 30th, 2010 from 10:00pm to closing at Cadillac Ranch Tempe Marketplace. Winners of the costume contests for most original, best group and sexiest costumes will be awarded with one of the thousands in cash and prizes. Tempe real estate owners and visitors alike can experience a piece of the local night life flavor on this special night.

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Walk In Wednesdays Open Mic Night

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Art and culture abound in Tempe Arizona and the surrounding cities. The area is a wealth of recreational activities, museums, sporting events, concerts, gardens, parks, and shopping districts all tied together by a community of people that truly care about one another and the area in which they live. One of the favorite events that local Tempe home owners enjoy is Walk in Wednesdays Open Mic Night Series at Tempe Center for the Arts. Tempe property owners and area visitors alike sit back and enjoy an evening set aside specifically for the enjoyment of performances from local talents. Each Open Mic Night is as unique as its eclectic performers, with young and old performing everything from blue-grass to rock, country to reggae, latin to hip-hop and everything in between. The events are catered and offer local musicians a fantastic venue at which to perform their music, with the opportunity to make it to the Songwriters Showcase and play with a headlining band.

Wednesdays through Nov 17, 2010 from 6:00-10:00pm
Youth (high school and younger) perform from 5:00-6:00pm

Songwriter’s Showcase: Nov 19th at 7:30pm

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Additional details on Walk in Wednesdays Open Mic Night are provided by the City of Tempe.