Holiday Street Parade + Tree Lighting Event

SAVE THE DATE for 2022!

Friday, November 25, 2022  |  4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Holiday traditions are made downtown! Join us for a holiday tradition enjoyed by generations- the Fantasy of Lights Parade & Holiday Market. Bring your family and friends to an event that kicks off the magic of the season with a street parade, tree lighting ceremony, holiday market, live entertainment, Santa photos, and so much more! 

Let's keep this tradition GROWing...

Be a part of the traditions that create lasting memories and make Downtown Tempe a thriving and inclusive community. Opportunities are available below. 


Join the Parade

Applications are open for parade units. Parade units come in all shapes and sizes. Wrap your vehicle in lights or festive flair, create a float, or grab your troop or group, and help make our parade better than ever.  Applications open July 1, with early bird pricing from July 1 - October 14. The price increases on October 15, and applications close on November 7 at 5:00 p.m.

Parade Application


Food Vendor Application is Open

Apply to be a food and beverage vendor at the 2022 Fantasy of Lights Street Parade

Apply Online    |   View Food Vendor Guidelines

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