Nothing says the holidays like a parade! Kick-off your holiday season right and join us in #DowntownTempe for the 26th Annual Fantasy of Lights Opening Night Parade presented by Wells Fargo on Friday, November 27th, 2020.
Enjoy live entertainment, get a head start on your holiday shopping by sifting through hundreds of handcrafted goods at the Holiday Market and be dazzled as the streets of Downtown Tempe light up with festive décor. The event will start with live entertainment at Centerpoint Plaza at 4pm, and the parade will step-off at Mill Avenue and 3rd Street at 6pm with our Parade Grand Marshal.
But the festivities don't stop there... stick around after the parade for our Tree Lighting Ceremony, take a selfie with Santa Claus and meet our Grand Marshal.
Make Downtown Tempe your Home for the Holidays!
The event will start with live entertainment at Centerpoint Plaza at 4pm. Then at 6pm, the parade will step off near Mill Avenue at 3rd Street, the U-shaped parade route travels south to 7th Street, west on 7th through Centerpoint Plaza and north on Maple back to 5th Street. To get to the parade on time, know where to park and explore public transit options.