December 9, 2017 | Tempe Beach Park,  Tempe Town Lake

Free Admission for Spectators-Entertainment and Market opens at 4pm

Illuminate the night and be charmed by the Valley’s most unique event in the desert – the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade Presented by SRP at Tempe Town Lake. The tradition started in 1999, since then we’ve supplied the community with boat loads of holiday cheer. The Fantasy of Lights Boat parade will feature as many as 50 festively lighted boats of all sizes. 

Get your holiday shopping done 6th Street Market vendors will fill up Tempe Beach Park. Browse through hundreds of hand-crafted items including; jewelry, paintings, cosmetics and more! Whether you’re looking for something special, a personalized gift or Holiday necessities we’ve got you covered. A complete list of vendors is coming soon. 

Fireworks Fireworks will illuminate the night, too. The Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade fireworks finale will conclude the light-filled night following the boat parade.

Selfies with Santa Special guest, Santa Claus, will listen to children’s gift requests in Tempe Beach Park. Bring your camera! Families are encouraged to bring their own camera for free "Selfies with Santa."

Event Amenities Enjoy festive live music, food and beverages concessions. Grab a hot cocoa and be merry at the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade!

Public restrooms and ATMs will be on site for spectator convenience.

More information will be available in the 3rd quarter of 2017!

A very special thank you to our 2016 Sponsors:


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