Phoenix Festival of the Arts, Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade, and the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary Indian Market highlight our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend.

 

Phoenix Festival of the Arts

Friday-Sunday

 

Catch live local music and food, paired with more than 150 art vendors all weekend long at Hance Park in downtown Phoenix. 

Margaret T. Hance Park
1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix

 

The Nutcracker at Symphony Hall

Friday-Sunday


Join Ballet Arizona as they dance to Tchaikovsky's famous score at Symphony Hall. Let this magical, authentic production transport you back in time. Complete with dancing mice, a snowfall on stage and the beauty of the Sugar Plum Fairy, it's a sight to cherish.

Symphony Hall
75 N 2nd St, Phoenix

 

Topgolf Live at Chase Field

Friday-Sunday 

 

The Topgolf experience comes to Chase Field this weekend, where you can play with giant targets, Topracer Range technology, and spacious hitting bays on the Diamondbacks field. 

Chase Field
401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix

 

Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade

Saturday

 

Tempe Town Lake lights up with over 50 boats decked out in lights for the 20th year in a row, complimented by food trucks, a holiday market, and live music. 

Tempe Town Lake
80 W Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe

 

Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary Indian Market

Saturday-Sunday

 

This annual Indian market features live performances from hoop dancers, handmade jewelry and pottery from several different indigenous nations, as well as special native treats like fry bread and cactus chili. 

Pueblo Grande Museum
4619 E Washington, Phoenix

 

'Tis the Season: Holidays at MIM

Saturday


Sing along to Jingle Bells (and play them too) this weekend at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM). This weekend, the acclaimed museum transforms into a musical “Winter Wonderland” with songs and musical traditions that spread tidings of good cheer around the world throughout this season. 

Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix

 

Snow Much Fun Day!

Saturday

 

The Children's Museum of Phoenix is bringing in 40 tons of snow for kids to enjoy, as well as visit with Santa and three floors of playful exhibits. 

Children's Museum of Phoenix
215 N 7th St, Phoenix

 

Arizona Coyotes vs. New Jersey Devils

Saturday

 

Cheer on the Coyotes as they face off against the New Jersey Devils at Gila River Arena. 

Gila River Arena
9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale

 

Arizona Fried Chicken and Beer: Chimac Festival

Sunday

 

This inaugural festival celebrates the Korean tradition of pairing fried chicken with beer, featuring over 12 local fried chicken businesses. 

The Pressroom
441 W. Madison St., Phoenix

 

Arizona Cardinals vs. Cleveland Browns

Sunday

 

The last home game of the Cardinals season takes place Sunday. Root them on as they play the Browns. 

State Farm Stadium
1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale

 

Holiday Events

It's officially holiday season. See how you can celebrate in true Phoenix fashion with lights, ice skating, and more. 

 

Concerts

Blind Boys of Alabama at Chandler Center for the Arts, Friday

CHON at The Van Buren, Friday

Thievery Corporation at The Van Buren, Saturday

Alice Cooper at Celebrity Theatre, Saturday

Emo Nite at Crescent Ballroom, Saturday