Holiday Events in Phoenix

You don’t need frigid winter weather to get in the spirit of the season. Enjoy holiday events in Phoenix, including concerts and performances, outdoor ice-skating rinks, open air shopping markets and festivals, twinkling light displays and even a few places to watch it snow in the desert.


A Christmas Carol

This spectacular Broadway musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel, A Christmas Carol, follows Ebenezer Scrooge (played by Charles Shaughnessy of TV’s “Days of Our Lives” and “The Nanny”) as he takes a ghost-guided, eye-opening journey through his past, present and future to learn the importance of family & friendship.

Tempe Center for the Arts

700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy Tempe, AZ

December 13, 2018 to December 23, 2018

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Time: 7:30 PM


Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks

Talking Stick Resort Arena

201 E. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ

December 13, 2018

Time: 8:30 PM


Elf: The Musical

Raised by Christmas elves, Buddy always felt a little…different. When Santa reveals to him that he’s actually a human being, Buddy goes on an adventure to the magical realm of New York City to find his father and learn what it means to be a human.

Phoenix Theater

100 E McDowell Rd Phoenix, AZ

Dates: December 13 – 16, Dec 18 – 24, Dec 26 – 30, 2018