• 24th Annual Glendale Glitters Spectacular Weekend

    [Nov. 24-25] Nighttime sky lights up with 1.5 million twinkling lights, opening nights include holiday entertainment, food, crafts, children's wonderland and snow, horse-drawn carriage rides, and special lighting ceremony.

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  • 38th Annual Arizona Temple Christmas Lighting

    [Nov 24-Dec 31] Hundreds of thousands of lights in the garden and a lighted reflection pool, free, special music performances each evening at 7 pm, lighting from 5:30 pm.

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  • Fantasy of Lights Opening Night Parade

    [Nov 24] Includes a lineup of parade units including floats, marching bands, and novelty units. Mill Avenue’s trees are lit with thousands of lights that remain throughout the holiday season. Following the parade, the annual tree lighting ceremony at Centerpoint plaza then  Santa is available for requests and photos.

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  • 85th Annual Florence Junior Parada

    [Nov. 25] World's oldest continuous junior rodeo, rodeo parade with vendors and entertainment on Main Street, features junior cowboys & cowgirls ages 5-18, in competition from calf roping, bull dogging, barrel & pole racing, saddle bronc, breakaway roping to goat tying, benefits youth programs across Pinal County.

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  • Light up the Mountain Celebration

    [Nov. 25] Christmas in Jerome means a night of luminarias, tree lighting, and holiday music, plus Santa.

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What's Going On

You’re invited to Arizona’s best events. When? Any day, all year long. You’ll always find exciting events and unique experiences throughout the state. Whether you’re jumping aboard the magical Polar Express train to visit Santa, stargazing Arizona's dark skies, enjoying a day in the park at a festival, or strutting your favorite cowboy boots at the world’s oldest continuous rodeo, there’s always something lively and entertaining going on in Arizona.

American Indian Culture

Discover American Indian culture in Arizona at events throughout the state. Celebrate each tribe at events such as artist exhibitions, festivals, rodeos, and more. Read More »

American Indian Culture

Art, Culture & Performances

Find the best events to enjoy Arizona’s arts scene. Go to the ballet, visit a museum, attend the theater and more! Read More »

Art, Culture & Performances

Competitive/Spectator Sports

Explore competitive and spectator sports in Arizona. Cheer on or compete in marathons, rodeos, horse shows, golf events, and more. Read More »

Competitive/Spectator Sports

Cowboy, Rodeo & Western

Discover how Arizona honors its Wild, Wild West heritage and how our pioneering spirit translates to today with cowboy, western, and rodeo events. Read More »

Cowboy, Rodeo & Western

Fairs & Festivals

Searching for a reason to celebrate? Arizona offers fairs and festivals held for cultures, food, arts and crafts, holidays, historical events, and more. Read More »

Fairs & Festivals

Family

Find family fun events in Arizona ranging from plays, music, nature and food festivals, parades, art – the options are endless. Read More »

Family

Food, Wine & Beer

Do you have a taste for adventure? Whether you’re craving Mexican, Japanese, beer, or BBQ, Arizona offers a variety of events sure to take you on a culinary journey! Read More »

Food, Wine & Beer

History & Heritage

From the Wild West to the varied cultural landscape of today, discover Arizona’s historic journey through art exhibitions, neighborhood tours, and museum events. Read More »

History & Heritage

Holiday

Search for special holiday events happening all around Arizona and start a new holiday tradition. Read More »

Holiday

Nature & Science

From the saguaro cactus-dotted Sonoran Desert to the Red Rocks of northern Arizona, discover Arizona’s natural beauty through hikes, tours, and festivals. Read More »

Nature & Science

Professional Sports Events

NFL, NHL, WNBA, NCAA – when it comes to professional sports, Arizona’s in a whole other league. Read More »

Professional Sports Events

Shows and Expos

Curious about what’s going on right now in Arizona? Head to the state’s hosted shows and expos, including artist, wedding, health and fitness, and more events. Read More »

Shows and Expos

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