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EVENT CATEGORY: Kid Friendly
Enjoy the beauty of the holiday season amid the glittering lights of the Mill Avenue District's winter wonderland with more than 45,000 spectators joining in the fun! The Fantasy of Lights kicks off with an Opening Night Parade. Festivities include the a street parade, the official Tempe tree lighting, and arrival of Santa Claus to hear children's special gift requests.
Families, neighborhoods, and groups are invited to enter the parade with floats, bands, marching units, equestrian units, and other novelty marching units. Or, if you're a spectator, come help support your Mill Avenue District businesses this holiday season while shopping in the most festive atmosphere in the Valley.
Open free to the public, the event is produced by the Downtown Tempe Community, Inc., managers of the Mill Avenue District.