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Winter Events

Greater Phoenix enjoys blue skies and highs in the 60s and 70s during the winter months. Winter nights in the desert can get chilly, though the temperature rarely dips below freezing.

Explore our seasonal highlights below, or view our full event calendar here.


2017 dates TBD
Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix

CitySkate Holiday Ice Rink
2017 dates TBD
CityScape Phoenix, Downtown Phoenix

Glendale Glitters
November 24-January 1
Historic Downtown Glendale

Las Noches de las Luminarias
2017 dates TBD
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix

Tempe Fall Festival of the Arts
December 1-3
Mill Avenue, Tempe

Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market
2017 dates TBD
Pueblo Grand Museum, Phoenix

Polar Express
Select dates November 10-January 6
Grand Canyon Railway, Williams

Motel 6 Cactus Bowl
2017 date TBD
Chase Field, Downtown Phoenix

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl 
2017 date TBD
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale


Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction
2018 dates TBD
WestWorld, Scottsdale

Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon
January 13-14
Throughout Phoenix and Tempe


Waste Management Phoenix Open
January 29-February 4
Tournament Players Club, Scottsdale

Glendale Chocolate Affaire
2018 dates TBD
Historic Downtown Glendale

Arizona Renaissance Festival
Saturdays and Sundays, February 11-April 2, 2017
Apache Junction

Chinese Week Culture & Cuisine Festival
2018 dates TBD
Chinese Cultural Center, Phoenix

Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest
February 10-11
Heard Museum, Phoenix

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival
2018 dates TBD
Throughout Greater Phoenix

Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show
February 15-25
WestWorld, Scottsdale