Enchant Christmas Light Maze & Market

Nestled between Westgate Entertainment District and Gila River Arena, Enchant Christmas transforms the ballpark into a magical Christmas village that delights all ages. This light maze adventure features the world’s largest Christmas light maze, ice skating trail, live entertainment, delicious food, Christmas market, and visits with Santa. Walk through millions of twinkling lights as you solve riddles and challenges, then fuel up with tasty treats, shop local artisan vendors, and make merry memories with your crew.

Address: State Farm Stadium – 1 Cardinals Dr, Glendale, AZ 85305

Phone: 480-270-5023

Glendale Glitters Holiday Light Display

Get in the holiday spirit with more than 2 million dancing and sparkling lights illuminating historic downtown Glendale. This dazzling display stretches along 58 city blocks and illuminates 16 themed areas like Bethlehem Village, North Pole Village, and 12 Days of Christmas. Visit theMerry Main Street holiday market, enjoy festive foods and warm drinks, see live music and entertainment, watch choreographed light shows, take photos with Santa, and more during this cherished local tradition. Spread holiday cheer through the streets as you marvel at the magnificent lights. Event Dates: November 25 – January 11

Address: Downtown Glendale Historic District – between 55th & 75th Avenues, and Orangewood Ave & Glendale Ave

Phone: 623-930-4200

Great Arizona Puppet Theater: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Get into the holiday spirit with a charming puppet performance at the Great Arizona Puppet Theater, conveniently located in historic downtown Glendale. Watch as puppeteer Lisa Sturz breathes life into classic holiday stories like “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” This hilarious 25-minute puppet adaptation will delight kids and kids-at-heart with colorful handcrafted puppets, sing-along holiday tunes, and the magic of imagination. Other festive shows playing include A Charlie Brown Christmas, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and more.

Address: 302 W Latham St, Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 262-2050

Schnepf Farms Holiday Festival

Just a short drive from Glendale, Schnepf Farms transforms into a picturesque holiday wonderland perfect for making seasonal memories. Walk under the glow of three million lights in the Enchanted Christmas Light Walk. Race down the Frosty’s Flurry Tubing Hill. Snap pics with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Ride the carousel or train. Stop by the craft vendor village. And don’t miss the evening live nativity with farm animals, hot cocoa, and holiday treats. Gather your crew and delight in old-fashioned holiday cheer at this family-owned farm.

Address: 24610 S Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Phone: (480) 987-3100

Glendale Chocolate Affaire Festival

Calling all chocolate lovers! Indulge your sweet tooth at this mouthwatering festival featuring artisan chocolates, chocolate-infused dishes, desserts, wine pairings, candy-making classes, and more. Shop decadent treats from dozens of local and national chocolatiers. Learn new recipes in hands-on classes. Sip chocolate martinis or cocoa cocktails. With live music and entertainment plus kid-friendly activities too, this sweet event promises chocolate bliss for all. Grab your golden ticket and let the cocoa-filled revelry commence!

Address: Downtown Glendale Historic District

Phone: 623-930-4200

Phoenix Festival of the Arts

One of Arizona’s premier fine arts festivals takes place right in downtown Phoenix, a quick trip from Glendale. Peruse original artwork from over 100 juried artists showcasing photography, jewelry, ceramics, glass, woodwork, and more. Catch live entertainment on multiple stages, with music, dance, theater, and other lively performances. Enjoy tasty festival food and handcrafted beverages too. Find that perfect holiday gift while reveling in creative energy at this treasured local arts gathering.

Address: Margaret T. Hance Park – 1202 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phone: (602) 254-3100

Desert Botanical Garden Holiday Nights

Ring in the season with a magical evening surrounded by thousands of dazzling lights at Desert Botanical Garden. Walk through musically synchronized light displays as you explore the garden grounds. Warm up by crackling fire pits with hot cocoa or spirits in hand. Experience nightly snowfalls. Make s’mores and watch holiday movies outdoors. Shop unique artisan gifts at the holiday market. And visit with Santa in an intimate setting perfect for capturing family photos. With live music and entertainment too, it’s a luminous night of holiday wonder.

Address: Desert Botanical Garden – 1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Phone: (480) 481-8100

ZooLights at Phoenix Zoo

Bundle up for a delightful winter evening strolling through the sparkling Phoenix Zoo during ZooLights. This beloved family tradition illuminates the zoo grounds with millions of dazzling lights, handcrafted animal lantern displays, festive live music, tasty seasonal treats, and old Saint Nick himself. Ride the carousel, explore the attractions, and view your favorite animals against a backdrop of colorful light displays. With discounted pricing after 5 pm, it’s the perfect holiday outing after dinner.

Address: Phoenix Zoo – 455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Phone: (602) 286-3800

Glendale Gladiator Hockey

Cheer on the hometown team with exciting live hockey as the Glendale Desert Dogs take on opponents at nearby Desert Diamond Arena. Enjoy fast-paced, hard-hitting hockey action with the entire family. Grab bites from the full concession stand menu and take in the electrifying atmosphere as players battle for goals across the ice. As part of the American Hockey Association league, the Desert Dogs play dozens of home games from October through March, making it easy to catch a game over the busy holiday season.

Address: Desert Diamond Arena – 9400 W Maryland Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305

Phone: (623) 742-4200

Rent with Glendale Party Bus to Hit Every Attraction

The holidays go by in a flash, so make the most of every merry moment this season in Glendale. With so many festive places to see, shopping to do, sights to enjoy, and memories to make, getting around with a large group can feel like herding reindeer. Avoid the hassle of coordinating multiple vehicles and unfamiliar routes by renting a party bus or charter bus from Glendale Party Bus. Our luxurious fleet of vehicles offers a range of options to fit groups big and small. Leave the driving to our experienced team while you relax, sing carols, and focus on celebrating the season with your loved ones. Give us a call at 602-627-0328 and let us handle your group’s transportation so you can make the holidays memorable. Happy holidays from your friends at Glendale Party Bus!