12k’s of Christmas
Recognized by Runners World as one of the “Top 10 Races for the Whole Family” and “Top 11 Races to Run with Your Doggie,” the 12k’s of Christmas is the perfect event for those looking to get active this holiday season. Runners and walkers are encouraged to dress up – let it be in a Santa suit, as an elf or even reindeer attire for your furry friends. For more information on this event, click here.
Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade
The Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade is an event like no other. Magical and jaw-dropping floats that are decked out in holiday décor quite literally float along Tempe Town Lake. With over 50 festively-decorated boats expected to make an appearance at the parade, this is truly a can’t-miss, free event. For more information on this event, click here.
World Bazaar PHX
World Bazaar PHX celebrates the diversity of the Valley in this unique and festive community event. The festival highlights the cuisines and practices of more than a dozen different cultures. Attendees can enjoy vendors that will be selling everything from delicacy dishes to handcrafted jewelry pieces, along with live music and dance performances that are from Africa, Asia and Latin America. For more information on this free event, click here.
Peaks and Pints Beer Hike
What better way to bring people together than through hiking and beer? Embark on an adventurous hike throughout the barren, Arizona landscapes in the morning and then join your new friends for a well-deserved drink at the Twisted Lizard Tavern & Grille in the afternoon. Admission prices for this all-day excursion are $55. For more information on this event, click here.