Arizona Festivals For The Weekend Of 12/09 - 11
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Riparian After Dark - December 9 & 10, Gilbert, AZ
Here's a rare opportunity to appreciate nature while experiencing nighttime at the Riparian Preserve! Join hundreds of luminaries in a stroll around a candle-lit trail with numerous festive light displays at Water Ranch lake. A variety of school choirs, carolers and other live holiday entertainment will also be featured. This event will also benefit a different local non-profit agency for each night of the event, with the Open Arms Care Center collecting non-perishable goods and toiletries on Friday while the Maricopa Animal Rescue group will collect dog food and supplies on Saturday.
Phoenix Festival of the Arts - December 9-11, Phoenix, AZ
On its fifth year, the Phoenix Festival of the Arts returns to Margaret T. Hance Park for a three-day event featuring more than one hundred art vendors and cultural organizations. Connect with the community and shop for holiday gifts while enjoying delicious local food truck cuisine and top-notch music performances. Paint and create alongside professional local artists with the Phoenix Mural Project, a hands-on community art project organized by acclaimed local muralist, Hugo Medina.
2nd Saturdays Downtown Tucson - December 10, Tucson, AZ
It's the second Saturday of the month and when you're in Tucson, that means heading downtown for shopping and food galore with a host of great galleries, shops and street vendors; live musical acts on multiple stages; outdoor entertainment and activities for the whole family!
Pueblo Grande Indian Market - December 10 & 11, Phoenix, AZ
Celebrate Native American culture and heritage in the 40th Annual Indian Market taking place at the Pueblo Grande Museum & Archaeological Park. There will be museum tours, a variety of foods and food trucks on-site, film viewings featuring works by American Indian Artists and live entertainment. Shop at over 100 booths including pottery, jewelry, beadwork, rock art, traditional carvings, basketry and more.
Mesa Arts Festival - December 10 & 11, Mesa, AZ
The premier destination to find unique gifts for the holidays, this fun and exciting community event at the Mesa Arts Center features original works of art for sale in various mediums from local, regional and national artists; two stages showcasing live entertainment by local and national talent; live artist demonstrations; Family Activity Area and an array of culinary delights. Event Admission and Parking are FREE!
Repticon - December 10 & 11, Phoenix, AZ
The national leader in producing reptile and exotic pet shows makes its stop at Phoenix, AZ this weekend, bringing thousands of reptiles, amphibians and exotic pet for two days of Live Animal Encounters and Seminars plus quality advice directly from top breeders and experts. Get to bring home a new pet too from top quality breeders at prices unmatched anywhere!
Friendly House Tamale Dinner & Festival - December 10 & 11, Phoenix, AZ
The longest, continuous fundraiser in Arizona partners with Food City this year for a weekend-long event featuring the best tamales in Arizona, live bands & dance performances, artisan vendors even a Kids Zone! Entrance to the festival is free while a canned food donation would be much appreciated, helping the Friendly House’s food pantry feed those who need it most.
Gilbert Art Walk - December 10 & 17, Gilbert, AZ
Come join this family friendly, pet friendly, art show featuring amazing works in painting, jewelry, ceramic, woodworking, photography, plus live music! And with the Gilbert Farmers Market just across the street to this event, you have not one but two Gilbert attractions to check out!
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