Friday, November 29, 2019

Free Admission


Nothing says the holidays like a parade! Kick off your holiday season right and join us in #DowntownTempe for the 25th Annual Fantasy of Lights Opening Night Parade presented by Wells Fargo on Friday, November 29th, 2019.

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!

Peanut Butter Drive

During the Opening Night Parade, we will collect unopened jars of peanut butter on behalf of the Tempe Community Action Agency to support their mission of helping hungry individuals and families this holiday season. Donations will be accepted near the main entertainment stage. Help us reach our goal of donating 500 pounds of peanut butter!

Get Here

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.



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