Event Schedule


5p | Centerpoint Plaza

6p | Parade Begins

7p | Centerpoint Plaza

  • Tree Lighting Ceremony – Join Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital, Santa Claus and Tempe City Council as they open the holiday season with the lighting of Downtown Tempe’s 40-foot holiday tree!
  • Santa Claus – Bring your cameras and snap your holiday pics in Santa’s tent!
  • Entertainment – Enjoy more live music from local artists, El West and the Breakup Shoes!
  • Holiday Shopping – Continue to eat, drink and shop local handmade goods from various 6th Street Market vendors!
  • Give Back – Here's your last chance to donate to the United Food Bank’s Peanut Butter Drive – just drop your jar off at 1 of 3 donation receptacles at 5th, 6th and 7th & Mill!

9p | Event Concludes