If you are planning to visit the Arizona, US this Christmas with your loved ones, you must explore these places to make your Christmas the best Christmas party ever.
ZooLights at The Phoenix Zoo
According to many travelers, the Christmas season is the best time to visit the Phoenix Zoo. And we couldn’t agree more. After all, this is the time when the zoo decorates the whole park with numerous lights that it will be impossible for you to count them all— 3.7 million total lights. This event is hugely popular among locals and tourists. Even they consider it as one of the top Christmas events in Phoenix.
Apart from the light display, you will enjoy here 3D displays, and a talking giraffe named Jengo. He narrates funny jokes and sings songs. Even you can meet Santa Clause on many evenings. However, photo opportunity will cost additional money.
The event starts from Nov 21, 2018, to Jan 13, 2019. Entry times would be around 5:30pm-10: 30 pm. To avoid much crowd, you must visit here on Monday-Wednesday, after 7:30 pm, or after Christmas. Carry hot chocolate and candy canes (including warm clothing) with you and celebrate this wonderful time of the year with your people.
The Santa Train
This holiday season, come with family and friends and take this enchanting night ride to meet Santa Claus. The train will leave from the brightly lit train station and drop travelers off at the North Pole. Kids can share their list of things to get with Santa and have their photograph taken with him as well. You may take pictures with your own camera or you may buy a photograph taken by event organizers.
In the wake of chatting with Santa, jump back on board the train and appreciate the bright Christmas lights and improvements, and in addition the enchanted “Passage of Lights”, on the ride back to Santa’s Village.
Mesa Arizona Temple
The yearly Mesa Temple Garden Christmas Lights show convey harmony and altruism of the season by lightning thousands of lights. The Mesa Arizona Temple Gardens Christmas Lights and Concert Series includes free half-hour shows, highlighting an assortment of gatherings and musical styles, displayed at 7 p.m. each night through December 25.
The Visitors’ Center, found nearby the Temple, offers free visits from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day amid the Christmas lights show. Try not to miss the worldwide nativity show including nativities from over the United States and everywhere throughout the world.
Merry Main Street
Merry Main Street starts on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Here you will enjoy an ice show at the Winter Wonderland Ice Rink with AZ Ice around 4 p.m.; music lovers will enjoy here with the Mesa City Band at the Mesa Christmas Tree at 5 p.m. and a tree illumination ceremony and the appearance of Santa Claus during a momentary program at 5:45 p.m. at Main Street and Macdonald. Many more surprises are waiting here for you including an evening of music, food, and fun throughout downtown Mesa, and much more from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Amid the Christmas season, Prescott is most popular for their excessive lighting function at the Yavapai County Courthouse, an occasion in which in excess of a 100 trees are shining with about a million bright holiday lights. This year the Christmas lighting celebration will start on December fifth with a parade, a perusing of the Christmas Story, and occasion hymns. Regardless of whether you can’t make it to the opening ceremony, you should plan your schedule this Christmas season to walk around the happy grounds of the plaza. The lights remain up until mid-January, so you have a lot of time to plan a visit.