Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, it’s time to concentrate on the bright lights and festivities of the December holiday season. Here are a few suggestions of activities to enjoy with the whole family. No matter what holiday you celebrate this season, we wish you much joy and happiness now and throughout the new year!

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular

The world-famous Rockettes kick up their heals at Arena on December 1 & 2, 2010. Click here for times and prices.

Moo-ey Christmas

Head to Superstition Farm and enjoy a nighttime hay ride, s’mores, a gift shop filled with goods from local vendors and artisans, and much, much more. It’s the first three Friday and Saturday nights in December. Admission is $5 per person for ages 1 and up. For all of the details, click here.

Fiesta of Light Electric Light Parade

Join in on this FREE Phoenix tradition, now in its 24th year. The parade takes place on December 4, 2010 at 7pm, and begins at North Phoenix Baptist Church on Central Avenue. Click here for more information.


When the sun goes down and the animals go to sleep, the Phoenix Zoo magically transforms into one of the largest holiday lighting events in the Southwest with 3.5 million lights and more than 600 animal light sculptures. For prices and times, click here.

Las Noches de las Luminarias

In its 33rd year, this holiday tradition comes to life at the Desert Botanical Garden with the soft glow of more than 8,000 handlit luminaria bags. Click here for all of the details.

Glendale Glitters

The stunning display of 1.5 million lights will illuminate sixteen blocks of Historic Downtown Glendale, making it the largest FREE holiday light display in Arizona. For more information, click here.