Tucson Christmas Events 2015
Christmas is just around the corner and there’s no shortage of 2015 holiday events in Tucson, that’s for sure. Check out some of the most popular holiday events scheduled for this year.
21ST ANNUAL DOWNTOWN PARADE OF LIGHTS
December 19, 2015
Event Location: 17th Street /Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
Venue: Downtown Tucson
Time: From: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
According to VisitTucson.org, “The Downtown Tucson Partnership presents the 21st Annual Downtown Parade of Lights, featuring holiday-themed floats, vehicles, and entertainers. Enjoy the day downtown by visiting Santa Claus at the Historic Train Depot, shopping at new downtown retailers, or enjoying a treat from a downtown restaurant. Stay for the Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:45 PM and celebrate the holidays with the parade at 6:30 PM. The 2015 Parade of Lights will take place in historic Armory Park neighborhood. Entry staging takes place along the north and south sides of 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th Streets from 6th Avenue to 5th Avenue.”
4TH AVENUE WINTER STREET FAIR
December 11, 2015 – December 13, 2015
Event Location: 316 N. Fourth Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705
Time: 10 a.m. to dusk.
Admission: Free to the public.
With 400+ arts and crafts booths, 35+ food vendors, two stages, street musicians, jugglers, carnival food, a kids’ art area, face painting, balloons, and more, the 4th Avenue Winter Street Fair has fun for the whole family.
ZOOLIGHTS AT REID PARK ZOO
December 04, 2015 – December 23, 2015
Event Location: 3400 E. Zoo Court, Tucson, AZ 85716
Venue: Reid Park Zoo
Time: From: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
ZOOlights at Reid Park Zoo is a 3 week-long event that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit with jingle bells, twinkling lights, lighted animal sculptures, visits with Santa, and live entertainment nightly through December 23. Cookies, hot cocoa, and camel rides ensure the kids have a grand old time. There will be two bonus nights on December 26 and 27 (but no entertainment or Santa).
So there you have it! Now get out there and enjoy some of these Tucson holiday events.
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