Save the Date for Friday, November 26, 2021.

Never fret, the holiday cheer returns in 2021. More details will be available soon. Please check back for updates.

 

 

Event Schedule


Below is the schedule from the 2019 parade, for your reference.

4p | Event Begins

  • Holiday Shopping  – Eat, drink and shop local handmade goods from various vendors at the Holiday Market located on 4th Street & Mill Ave!
  • Entertainment  – Enjoy live music from local artists at the main stage near 7th Street & Mill Avenue.
  • Eat + Drink  – Grab a snack from one of our vendors scattered throughout Mill Avenue.
  • Give Back – Bring an unopened jar of peanut butter to donate to Tempe Community Action Agency's Peanut Butter Drive – just drop your jar off at one of the donation receptacles near Centerpoint Plaza!

5p | Centerpoint Plaza

  • Entertainment – Enjoy live music from local artists!
  • Holiday Shopping – Eat, drink and shop local handmade goods from various vendors!
  • Eat + Drink  – Grab a snack from one of our vendors scattered throughout Mill Avenue.

6p | Parade Begins

7p | Centerpoint Plaza

  • Tree Lighting Ceremony – Join 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!
  • Holiday Shopping  – Continue to eat, drink and shop local handmade goods from various vendors!
  • Give Back – Here's your last chance to donate to the Tempe Community Action Agency’s Peanut Butter Drive – just drop your jar off at one of the donation receptacles near Centerpoint Plaza!

9p | Event Concludes

 

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