Glendale Glitter and Glow Block Party rocks Downtown Glendale

Glow, baby, glow! Glendale Glitters holiday light display concludes with a rockin' block party, Glendale Glitter and Glow, on Jan. 12, from 4-10 p.m. with fun for the whole family! This will be the last night to see the lights until next season.

Take in the stunning 1.5 million lights along with more than 20 hot air balloons glowing brightly amidst the trees throughout 16 blocks of Historic Downtown Glendale.  A highlight for visitors will be specially-shaped balloons, as well as mass glows, in which the balloon pilots will fire the balloons all at once to create an illuminating spectacle.

The dazzling scene of vibrant glowing colors and twinkling lights, combined with musical performances and delicious food and beverages, will be a feast for the senses. Thousands of people are expected to stroll along the closed downtown streets and watch tethered balloons, enjoying ten different bands performing rock, blues, reggae, country and jazz music as well as vibrant street performers for a climactic finale to a festive season.

The following bands will be performing between 4-10 p.m.:
· Urban Country (country)
· Peppermint James (rock and blues)
· The Joshua Stone Band (variety : banjo, bass, guitar)
· In2ition (dance, pop/top 40, R&B, soul, funk, disco)
· Trotters Wake Irish Band (pub/traditional Irish)
· Carol Pacey & the Honey Shakers (Americana rock)
· Midnight Mojo (classic rock)
· Muskellunge Bluegrass (bluegrass)

Glendale Glitter & Glow is produced by Glendale's Office of Special Events, and sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, The Arizona Republic, ABC15, Monster Energy Drink, KOOL, KMLE, JAMZ , Buick-GMC, Sedona Pines, Diamond Resorts, Glendale Community College, the Phoenix Coyotes and Camelback-Ranch Glendale.

Those who can't wait for the event can check out a special preview video of the Glitter & Glow Block Party on YouTube:  youtu.be/jMGSOlhphZE
For more information, call the Special Events Hotline at 623-930-2299 or visit www.glendaleaz.com/events .  

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