In Your Neighborhood: December

In Your Neighborhood: December

Posted 11/27/2017

Tis the season! With the Arizona winter chill in the air, it’s time to embrace family time with some old traditions and maybe some new ones. End the year with holiday fun by enjoying this sampling of events going on throughout December near your Maracay home.

CitySkate Holiday Ice Rink
November 25-January 2
Ice skating and the holidays go together hand in hand. Every year, CityScape transforms into a winter wonderland with a real ice rink, complete with a massive 36-foot holiday tree and hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights. Make sure you grab a cup of hot cocoa and say hi to Santa!

Old Town Holiday Festival
December 1
Take your family on a stroll through Old Town Peoria and enjoy live entertainment, snow, crafters market, a kid’s zone, and more at the Old Town Holiday Festival.

Home Plate for the Holidays
December 2
Don’t miss Home Plate for the Holidays at the Goodyear Ballpark. See Santa Claus, play reindeer games in the snow and participate in an ugly sweater contest.

Gilbert Riparian After Dark 2017
December 8-9
Stroll around a candle-lit trail at Water Ranch lake with hundreds of luminaries, festive light displays and a variety of live holiday entertainment.

Glendale Glitters
November 23- January 6
Celebrate Glendale’s award-winning holiday lighting event with delectable food, hand-crafted holiday gifts, a children’s snow field, petting zoo, shopping and visits with Santa.

14th Annual Glow on Monroe Electric Light Parade
December 9
Don’t miss the Electric Light Parade set in historic downtown Buckeye. Historic fire trucks, school marching bands, horse drawn carriages and trucks of all sizes will dazzle you with lights!

23rd Annual Downtown Parade of Lights & Festival
December 16
Join thousands of spectators enjoying the local restaurants, retail shops and museums of downtown Tucson on the night of the annual Downtown Parade of Lights and Festival. End the day with the mayor’s tree lighting ceremony, festival and parade of lights.