The Arizona Celebration of Lights includes more than 7,000,000 lights and 300 animated and still displays. In order to see it, you actually stay in your car and drive through it! The organizers boast that it is Arizona's largest display of holiday lights. They anticipate that during this holiday season, about 140,000 people will pass through the display.
Where is the Arizona Celebration of Lights?At 99th Avenue and Loop 101 (at Thomas). Here is a map and directions to the event.
When can I see it?Every night, including Thanksgiving and Christmas, from Friday, November 16, 2012 through Sunday, January 6, 2013.
Sunday, Monday through Thursday: 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, Saturday and Holidays: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
What happens?You'll be driving for about a mile through five tunnels to see the holiday light show. You stay in your own car. On Friday through Sunday nights you can park at the end and visit Santa's Village featuring activities (extra charge may apply, cash only), food and vendors. I have written up some things you should know before you go, and they are on the next page.
How much will it cost to get in?Passenger vehicles: $15 per vehicle Monday through Thursday; $20 per vehicle Friday, Saturday, Sundays and holidays
Are there any discount coupons?I don't know yet.Not that I know of.
What if I have more questions?Visit the Arizona Celebration of Lights online.
Do you have any pictures?Picture Gallery: Arizona Celebration of Lights
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All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.