Don't Miss These Fall & Winter Events in Arizona

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The temperatures are starting to drop, but Arizona is becoming livelier. As the year comes to a close, Arizonans can look forward to different events, festivals and trade fairs that showcase the best of what the state has to offer. There are countless activities for you and your family, but we’ve listed a couple to help you choose! Here are five events you can’t miss this fall and winter.

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*Metro Phoenix – Mesa, Tempe, Glendale, Gilbert, Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Peoria, Avondale, Chandler, Fountain Hills, Arcadia, Uptown, Downtown, Ahwatukee
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Zoo Lights

Phoenix Zoo’s annual holiday tradition, ZooLights, is an event for the whole family. Watch the zoo come to life with millions of lights. There will be entertainment, animal viewing exhibits and a 200-foot long Polar Slide! The event starts November 21, 2018 until January 13, 2019, 5:30 – 10:30 pm nightly. Visit their website for more information. 

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

Looking for something something to do this Thanksgiving weekend? On November 24-25, Tucson’s Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair will take place in Gene C. Reid Park, featuring over 140 vendors. For 3 decades, this annual fair has been a holiday shopping tradition for many locals. Get your hands on colorful, handcrafted goods from all over the Southwest. Check out their website for details.

Phoenix Flea

If you haven’t decided where to go holiday shopping yet, don’t fret! Phoenix Flea showcases the best handcrafted goods, fine art, artisan food and more. The market features carefully curated products, from vintage to modern fashion and design. There will be over 150 vendors and food trucks to choose from. The event is on November 24, from 10 am to 5pm, located at the Heritage Square and Science Park in downtown Phoenix. Visit their website for details.

Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair

The Fourth Avenue Street Fair, Tucson’s much awaited community event, will be back on December 7-9. This 48-year old tradition attracts thousands of guests each year. There will be several entertainment stages, food concessionaires and arts and crafts vendors. There will activities for children to enjoy as well. The fair is open to the whole community, so there’s no reason for you to miss out! For details, visit their website. Free Shuttle Service is provided from the Pennington Street Garage and the Tyndal Avenue Garage by VIP Taxi.

Phoenix Festival of the Arts

Head to Hance Park in downtown Phoenix on December 7-9 for a weekend-long arts and music experience. There are over 150 featured artists and vendors, and live entertainment on 3 different stages. Don’t miss the chance to see local bands, dancers and other performers in action. The admission is free, and you can even bring your dog! The parking space is limited but you can always book a ride with VIP Taxi to get there without worry. Visit the Phoenix Festival of the Arts website for more information.

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