by Builder Trade In Program Dec 06, 2017

Welcome to your Weekend!


Phoenix Festival of the Arts

Phoenix Festival of the Arts is back and better than ever at Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. Phoenix Center for the Arts is proud to present the sixth annual event, featuring more than 150 art and food vendors.

Margaret T. Hance Park

1202 N. 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ

December 8, 2017 to December 10, 2017

Time: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday



CitySkate Holiday Ice Rink

Get into the spirit of winter by skating on a real ice rink in the heart of downtown Phoenix. CityScape will be transformed into an ice skater’s dream with a massive 36-foot holiday tree dramatically placed in the center of the real ice rink along with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights.

CityScape Phoenix

1 E. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ

December 6, 2017 to January 7, 2018

Time: See website for hours


The Nutcracker

The magic of the holidays comes alive with Ballet Arizona’s classic The Nutcracker. Surrender to the grand sweep of Tchaikovsky’s score and the wonders of childhood.

Phoenix Symphony Hall

75 N 2nd St Phoenix, AZ

Dates: December 8 - 10, Dec 15 - 17, Dec 21 - 24, 2017

Time: Show times vary. See website for info.


A Christmas Carol

One of the most cherished and anticipated holiday traditions returns to downtown Phoenix for another season as the Herberger Theater Center, Arizona’s premier arts venue and Arizona Broadway Theatre presents A Christmas Carol: The Musical!

Herberger Theater Center

222 E. Monroe St. Phoenix, AZ

Dates: December 9 - 10, Dec 14 - 17, Dec 19 - 24, Dec 26 - 28, 2017

Time: See website for all show times


Breakfast with Santa at The Farm

Enjoy breakfast at Morning Glory Cafe and receive a ticket to visit Santa at Botanica. There will be a special kid’s menu just for this day! Bring your camera to take a photo with Santa and then head to the Christmas Craft Zone to create a card to take home and set with your cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve.

The Farm at South Mountain

Morning Glory Cafe 6106 S. 32nd St. Phoenix, AZ

December 9, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade


The Fantasy of Lights Boat parade will feature as many as 50 festively lighted boats of all sizes. 

Get your holiday shopping done as 6th Street Market vendors will fill up Tempe Beach Park. Browse through hundreds of hand-crafted items including; jewelry, paintings, cosmetics and more! Whether you’re looking for something special, a personalized gift or Holiday necessities we’ve got you covered.

Tempe Beach Park

80 W. Rio Salado Parkway Tempe, AZ

December 9, 2017

Time: 4:00 PM


Phoenix Suns vs. San Antonio Spurs

Talking Stick Resort Arena

201 E. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ

December 9, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM


Cardinals vs Titans

University of Phoenix Stadium

Sunday December 10th



Tamale Festival

Arizona’s best tamale-makers will help celebrate the holidays during Food City’s annual Tamale Festival in downtown Phoenix. Attendees will be able to taste and buy a wide selection of savory and sweet homemade tamales, as well as enjoy jewelry, arts and crafts and much more.

Downtown Phoenix

1st Ave to 4th Ave on Washington Phoenix, AZ

December 9, 2017 to December 10, 2017

Time: Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m; Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.



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