PHOENIX - The holiday season is officially underway!
With that comes festive parades, light displays, theater shows and tons and tons of snow to play in! We've gathered a list of the top events, including comedian Jim Gaffigan and two free movie screenings, happening around the Valley in December.
Check out our top picks:
Tempe Festival of the Arts/Downtown Tempe Authority
Free movie screening: Phoenix PJs in the Park (Dec. 2)
Where: Civic Space Park, 424 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85004
Time: Polar Express at 5:30 p.m., National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation at 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Free (bring three canned goods to benefit St. Mary's Food Bank)
King wrote her first number one hit – Will You Love Me Tomorrow – at the age of 17. As the years went on, she and her then-husband wrote more than a dozen hits for various artists, including Bobby Vee, Little Eva, The Drifters and The Chiffons.
Christmas Idea House Tour + Shop (Dec. 2-3)
Where: Gilbert, Arizona
Time: Dec. 2, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., Dec. 3, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $12 online, at the door. Bring a canned food item for $2 discount
** Park at LDS Church, 7361 S. 164th Street, Gilbert AZ. A shuttle will take you to the house.
Take a look through an overly decorated mansion in the Valley where items are available for purchase.
APS Electric Light Parade (Dec. 3)
Where: Central and Montebello in Phoenix
Time: Parade starts at 7 p.m. Get there early to claim your spot. **Can't make it? Watch ABC15 at 4 p.m. on Dec. 4 to see a parade recap.
The APS Electric Light Parade is back! Bring a jacket and watch more than a dozen lighted trucks, trailers and floats make their way down the street. Make sure to look out for Santa!
Snoop Dogg brings his “Puff Puff Pass” tour to Phoenix!
Playstation Fiesta Bowl and Parade (Dec. 31)
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium
Time: Parade starts at 10 a.m. near Central and Montebello avenues. Kickoff: TBD.
Admission: Parade is free. Tickets to game vary by seat, section