Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Nov. 25-27

Nov 25, 2022, 7:15 AM | Updated: 8:35 am
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(Facebook Photo/City of Mesa, Arizona Government, Pexels Photo)
(Facebook Photo/City of Mesa, Arizona Government, Pexels Photo)

PHOENIX — The holiday season is officially underway and there are plenty of events around the Valley this weekend to get into the festive mood.

Here are some of the biggest events around the Phoenix area.


  • Eslabon Armado
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Venue: Celebrity Theatre (440 N. 32nd St.)
  • Cinderella
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 1:30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Phoenix Theatre Company
  • Whitney Cummings
    • Days: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. on Friday and Saturday
    • Venue: StandUpLive (50 W. Jefferson St.)
  • Rudolph
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, 1 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Desert Botanical Garden (1201 N. Galvin Pkwy)
  • The Immersive Nutcracker
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: Starts at 10:30 a.m. each day
    • Venue: Lighthouse Artspace (4301 N. Scottsdale Rd.)
  • Nightly Snowfall
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Desert Ridge Marketplace (Barnes and Noble Courtyard)
  • ZooLights
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Phoenix Zoo (455 N. Galvin Pkwy.)


  • Holiday Market
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Venue: Bell Bank Park (6321 S. Ellsworth Rd.)
  • Winter Wonderland Ice Rink
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday
    • Venue: Mesa City Center (56 E. Main St.)
  • Arizona Lights in the Night
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday
    • Address: 1901 N. Alma School Rd.
  • Lights at the Farm
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 5:30 to 10 p.m.
    • Venue: Vertuccio Farms (4011 S. Power Rd.)


  • Skate Westgate
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Westgate Entertainment District
  • Glendale Glitters
    • Day: Each night
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Venue: Murphy Park and surrounding areas


  • Ron White
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
    • Venue: Talking Stick Resort
  • Immersive King Tut
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Lighthouse Artspace Phoenix (4301 N. Scottsdale Road)
  • Enchant
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Friday, 4:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick (7555 N. Pima Rd.)


  • Holiday Skating
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Tempe Marketplace


  • Shop Small Saturday
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to noon
    • Venue: Historic Downtown Buckeye (Monroe Ave.)


  • Sugarland Reveal
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Venue: Dr. A.J. Chandler Park (3 S. Arizona Ave.)


Queen Creek

Sun City


  • Desert Farm Lights
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Address: 14629 W. Peoria Ave.

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Nov. 25-27