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Popular spots to see Christmas lights in the Valley

Popular spots to see Christmas lights in the Valley


ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo.

ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)


Getting into the holiday spirit has never been easier with all of the Christmas light displays all over the Valley. Many of the light displays last for weeks. Here’s a look at some of the popular ones:

Glendale Glitters
Nov. 25 to Jan. 7
The 25th annual display features 1.5 million LED lights in 16 blocks of Historic Downtown Glendale, making it the largest free holiday light display in the state.
5 to 11 p.m.
http://www.glendaleaz.com/Glitters/index.cfm

Christmas at the Princess
Nov. 22 to Jan. 1
The resort in Scottsdale transforms into a winter wonderland with three million lights, a desert ice skating rink, and Santa’s secret headquarters.
Prices and times vary.
http://www.scottsdaleprincess.com/Seasonal-Events/Christmas-at-the-Princess

christmas lights in the valley

Phoenix ZooLights
Nov. 23 to Jan. 8
The Valley tradition is in its 25th year and shines with millions of lights, a three-story holiday tree, and lakeside music-in-motion shows. There’s also a polar slide and a 4-D Theater.
Ticket prices vary based on anticipated peak attendance nights. ($12.95 to $19.95)
5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
http://phoenixzoo.org/event-items/zoolights/

Holiday Lights at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
Dec. 9 to Jan. 1 (excluding December 24, 25 and 31), 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Visitors take a train ride on the Paradise and Pacific Railroad through holiday lights and displays in Scottsdale. Train rides are $4 and rides on the Charros Carousel are $2. Children two and under ride free with a paying adult.
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
http://www.therailroadpark.com/?post_type=event&p=200

christmas lights in the valley

LDS Temple in Mesa
Nov.25 to Dec. 31
The display features hundreds of thousands of lights, life-size sculptures of the Nativity and illuminated palm trees and flower gardens.
5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Admission is free.
http://www.mesachristmaslights.com/

Las Noches de las Luminarias
Nov. 25 to Dec. 31
8,000 hand-lit luminaria bags and thousands of white lights brighten the Desert Botanical Gardens for 21 nights.
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Adults: $30. Children: $12.50 (3-12). Children under 3 admitted free.
http://www.dbg.org/events/las-noches-de-las-luminarias-2016

Festival of Lights
More than one million lights shine brightly along Chandler Boulevard from 24th Street to Desert Foothills Boulevard.
Nov. 24 to Jan. 1.
Every night until 11 p.m.
Admission is free
http://www.folaz.org



Source: Popular spots to see Christmas lights in the Valley – CBS 5 – KPHO



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