Wake up from your Thanksgiving comas. Zoolights, Las Noches de las Luminarias, and Phoenix Flea highlight our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend. 

 

Fantasy of Lights Opening Night Parade

Friday

 

The holiday season officially kicks off in Tempe with their 25th Annual Fantasy of Lights Parade. See the downtown area flooded with floats of all shapes and sizes, decked out from head to toe in festive lights. 

Downtown Tempe
310 S. Mill Ave., Tempe

 

CitySkate Holiday Ice Rink Grand Opening

Friday Through January 5

 

One of downtown Phoenix's most popular thoroughfares closes down for the holiday season and becomes an ice rink, complete with a massive tree in the middle.

CityScape Phoenix
1 E. Washington St. Phoenix

 

Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks

Friday

 

The Suns are one of the best NBA teams this season. Watch them take on the Mavericks on Black Friday. 

Talking Stick Resort Arena
201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix

 

Zoolights

Through January 19

 

When the animals go to sleep, the rest of the Phoenix Zoo lights up. See millions of lights strewn throughout the zoo, including the classic dancing trees, as well as the new Wildlife Lantern Safari, which features more than 60 creatures aglow. 

Phoenix Zoo
455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix

 

Las Noches de las Luminarias

Select Dates Through December 31

 

The Desert Botanical Gardens get the Southwestern holiday look with 8,000 flickering luminaria bags lining the pathways, accompanied this year by the massive animals sculpted from plastic by Cracking Art. 

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix

 

Arizona International Auto Show

November 28 - December 1

 

See hundreds of new cars, trucks, crossovers, SUVs and more at this annual auto show. You can even try out a drive with more than 75 new vehicles. 

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd St, Phoenix

 

Phoenix Flea: Fall Flea 2019

Saturday

 

Celebrate Small Business Saturday and get all of your holiday shopping done in one trip at Phoenix Flea, where more than 150 local vendors will have their creative goods for sale. 

Heritage Square
113 N. Sixth St., Phoenix

 

Arizona Coyotes vs. San Jose Sharks

Saturday

 

The Coyotes face off against San Jose for the first time this season, before another round in January. 

Gila River Arena
9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale

 

Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams

Sunday

 

The Cardinals have only two games left after this one. Make sure you throw them your support as they play the Rams. 

State Farm Stadium
1 Cardinals Dr., Glendale

 

Holiday Events

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

 

Concerts

A$AP Ferg at The Van Buren, Friday

Meat Puppets at Crescent Ballroom, Friday

The Maine at The Van Buren, Saturday

Las Calakas at Crescent Ballroom, Saturday

New Politics, The Mowgli's & The Plain White T's at The Van Buren, Sunday

Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Sunday