Holiday Light Shows in Phoenix

Looking for a fun family outing this Christmas? Holiday light shows are plentiful in Phoenix this season! There are events all over the Valley, with extra activities or simple views that will delight all ages. Here is a list of holiday light shows in Phoenix for 2018. (Remember to check Groupon for discounted admission, or buy online ahead of time from the business.)

West Valley

Christmas in Color
Goodyear Ballpark
1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear, AZ 85338
November 23-December 31, 2018
Varying times, usually 6-10pm, closed Sunday
$25-$30/vehicle, depending on weekday or weekend

Glendale Glitters
Downtown Glendale
November 23, 2018 – January 12, 2019
Various activities, some free, at different times. See their calendar for details!

Zoomtown Lights
ISM Raceway
7602 S. Avondale Blvd, Avondale, AZ 85323
December 1-31, 2018
Sun-Thurs 6-9pm, Fri & Sat 6-10pm

East Valley

Merry Main Street
Downtown Mesa
November 23 2018 – January 4, 2019
Varying activities, some free, at different times. See their calendar for details!

Light Celebration
Vertuccio Farms
4011 S Power Rd Mesa, AZ 85212
November 23, 2018 – January 11, 2019
$15/person Sun-Thurs, $18/person Fri-Sat, ice skating additional; $13/person any day

Diablo Stadium
2200 W. Alemeda Drive, Tempe, AZ  85282
November 16 – December 31, 2018
6pm-10pm Mon-Fri, 6pm-11pm Sat & Sun
$29/vehicle online, $35/vehicle drive up


Phoenix Zoo
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008
November 21, 2018 – January 13, 2019
5:30 – 10:30 pm
$19.95/person, discounts online
includes live reindeer, Stingray Bay & 4-D theatre
(Read our review here.)

Lights of the World
Arizona State Fairgrounds
1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85007
December 6, 2018 – February 3, 2019
5-10pm, Tuesday-Sunday
$19.99/person ages 4 and up (4 and under free), also $10 parking fee

Las Noches De Las Luminarias
Desert Botanical Gardens
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008
December 1 – 31, 2018
5:30 – 9:30pm
$34.95/adult, $15.95/child ages 3-12, under 3 free

27701 N. Black Canyon, Phoenix, AZ 85085
November 14, 2018 – January 5, 2019
6pm-10pm Mon-Fri, 6pm-11pm Sat & Sun
$29/vehicle online, $35/vehicle drive up
includes admission to Holiday Boulevard, some activities extra cost


Holiday Lights
McCormick Stillman Railroad Park
7301 E Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250
November 30, 2018 – January 6, 2019
$5/person train ride, $2/person carousel ride (kids 2 and under free), photos with Santa extra

Christmas at the Princess
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 E Princess Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
November 20 – December 31, 2018
$55/car (up to 6 people in car) with wristbands for all; some activities, like ice skating, are extra

Interested in other kid friendly activities this holiday season? Check out our article listing 7 Fun Christmas Events in Phoenix!

Jana Tingom

Jana is a homeschooling mother of three children, and lives in Scottsdale with her husband, Chris. She enjoys traveling, reading and coffee. Follow @phoenixwithkids on Instagram for daily photos around Phoenix!

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