Holiday Lights in Phoenix
Looking for something to do this weekend with the family? These Phoenix holiday light displays are perfect to bring in the holidays and new year! It wouldn’t be the holidays without sparkling light displays all around town to brighten up Arizona’s dark nights. Choose from the following to get in the spirit.
Lights of the world
Over 10 million lights on display. There is a Christmas zone but it isn’t all Christmas. This festival of light and lantern displays regions and cultures from all around the world. They also have an area for the whole family with carnival like activities.
Arizona State Fairgrounds: 1826 w Mcdowell Rd Phoenix, AZ 85007
Open Daily: 5pm-10pm Closed on December 26th
Zoolights at the Phoenix Zoo
This event showcases hundreds of holiday lights, lakeside music in motion, shows, festive food and drinks, and nightly snowfall at 7:30pm.
Phoenix Zoo: 455 N Galvin Pkwy Phoenix, AZ 85007
Open Daily: 5:30- 10:30pm
Christmas at the Princess
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess gets into the holiday spirit and transforms itself into a winter wonderland. The princess has all sorts of activities all over the resort grounds. Visit the desert ice skating rink, build-a-bear shop, check out the enchanted plaza shows, holiday character visits, lagoon lights and princess express train, as well as smores land.
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess: 7575 E Princess Dr Scottsdale AZ 85255
Open Daily: call for specific activity hours
Historic Downtown Glendale comes to life every holiday season with over a million multi-colored sparkling lights. This covers a 12 acre area including old towne and catlin court districts. You can stay in your car and drive around the area to light watch. You can also walk around to see lights and shows as well as eat, drink, purchase gifts from local vendors.
Address:N 58th ave & W Glendale Ave Glendale AZ 85301
Open Daily: The mayor of Glendale switches lights on 5pm-11pm nightly.