22nd Annual Glendale Glitter & Glow Block Party


There is no other day of the year that packs so many people into downtown Glendale than the Glendale Glitter & Glow Block Party. With glowing hot air balloons, 1.5 million LED lights, bands cranking out music, food, rides and more – it’s easy to see why more than 80,000 people flock to this award-winning event! Mark your calendar now to attend the Glitter & Glow Block Party on Saturday, Jan. 7, 4-10 p.m.

This will be your last opportunity to see the Glitters holiday light display, and the city likes to send out the holiday season with a bang! Take in the stunning 1.5 million LED lights, along with two dozen hot air balloons glowing throughout 16 blocks of Historic Downtown Glendale.  A highlight for visitors will be specially-shaped balloons, as well as mass glows, in which the balloon pilots will fire the balloons all at once to create an illuminating spectacle! The dazzling scene of vibrant glowing colors and twinkling lights, combined with musical performances and delicious food and beverages, will be a feast for the senses!

Admission is free and free shuttles are available from Glendale Community College, at 59th and Olive avenues. Shuttles pick up from the northeast parking lots of the college, accessing from 59th Avenue and Vogel, and the last shuttle will leave downtown Glendale at 10:15.  In addition, event attendees will have the option of paying for preferred parking in the two downtown garages, both of which are accessible from 59th Avenue and Glenn Drive.

Glendale Glitter & Glow is produced by Glendale’s Office of Special Events, and sponsored by 3TV, Cerreta Candy Company, Arizona Republic, KMLE, KOOL, Live 101.5, Raising Arizona Kids, Eternal Water and Valley Buick-GMC Dealers. Free Shuttles sponsored by Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona*   (*An independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association)

For more information, call the Special Events Hotline at 623-930-2299 or visit www.glendaleaz.com/events. 


Jan 7, 2017


Murphy Park
7010 N 58th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301


4-10 pm



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