In this guide, we have gathered 8 unique holiday activities you can do with your loved ones to help carry on the holiday spirit! These holiday experiences are located throughout Arizona in Glendale, Tempe, Lake Havasu City, Mesa, Phoenix, Prescott, Scottsdale, and Williams.

Glendale / Tempe

World of Illumination

Address: Rockin' Christmas Park - 6797 N. 93rd Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305
Address: Arctic Adventure Park - 2200 W Alameda Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282

Enjoy the world's largest drive-thru light show with your friends and family! Choose from two different holiday themed parks, the Rockin' Christmas Park in Glendale or the Arctic Adventure Park in Tempe. This unqiue event runs through January 3rd.

Lake Havasu City

Festival of Lights at London Bridge Resorts

Address: 1451 N McCulloch Blvd, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

This free event is perfect for the whole family! Park at the London Bridge Resort & Convention Center and then stroll through the shops and lights. If you have a boat, you can enjoy this experience on the water!


Holiday Snow Globe Hunt

Address: 100 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201

Explore Downtown Mesa as you search for snow globes hidden throughout the store fronts! Each globe enters you into a raffle. Winners will be selected on January 4th. Happy Hunting!

Holiday Snow Globe Hunt in Mesa, Arizona
Christmas themed snow globe!


Zoo Lights at the Phoenix Zoo

Address: 455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Experience the Phoenix Zoo like never before! Walk or drive through this festive light show to enjoy their millions of lights and over 66 different animals. Reserve your tickets ahead of time to guarantee admission! Tickets starts at $20 for walk through and $75 for drive through.


Sleigh Rides in Downtown Prescott

Address: Historic Downtown, 135 S Granite St, Prescott, AZ 86303

Cozy up with some hot coco and blankets on a sleigh ride through Historical Downtown Prescott with Santa Joe and rein-dog Charlee!  This experience costs $69 for up to four people and lasts 45 minutes.

World's Largest Gingerbread Village

Address: 1500 AZ-69, Prescott, AZ 86301

Enjoy the world's largest gingerbread village in Arizona's very own Christmas city! This activity is perfect for friends, families & coworkers! This event is completely free and runs November 29 - January 1st.


Holiday Lights at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

Address: 7301 E. Indian Bend Rd.Scottsdale, AZ 85250

All aboard this festive train that will take you through over 1 million lights! Tickets cost $15 and the ride lasts about 10 minutes. P.S. - Head to a coffee shop for some hot coco afterwards!


Grand Canyon Railway’s Polar Express

Address: 233 N. Grand Canyon Blvd.Williams, AZ 86046

Experience The Polar Express in real life on this magical train ride! This magical experience is perfect for the whole family. Packages start at $47 per person.

We hope you enjoyed this magical guide for the holidays! Remember to stay safe and practice social distancing :)

xx - The Wildjoy Team