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Phoenix events: 16 things to do around Phoenix this week (Dec. 19 - 25)

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Posted at 11:39 AM, Dec 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-19 12:42:37-05

From food festivals to theater to concerts and comedians, there is a lot that happens in the Valley each week.

Scroll down to check out this week's top events. Did I miss one? Send me an email and let me know!

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David Archuleta, Nathan Pacheco (Dec. 19)
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $51 - $125

Arizona Coyotes vs Calgary Flames (Dec. 19)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $16.50+

Waka Flocka Flame (Dec. 19) (21+ only event)
Where: LiveWire Arizona
Time: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Admission: $27 (includes fees)

Free movie night at The Farm at South Mountain - The Grinch (Dec. 20)
Where: The Farm at South Mountain, 6106 S. 32nd Street, Phoenix AZ 85042
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Movie starts at 6 p.m.
Admission: Free
** Outside food and drink is not allowed.

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Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets (Dec. 21)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $14+

Irish Cultural Center's Winter Solstice Celebration (Dec. 21)
Where: 1106 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85004
Time: 4 p.m. - event ends
Admission: $5. Food available on site for purchase
** Parade, bonfire, Druidic rituals, music, poetry and crafts

Arizona Coyotes vs Edmonton Oilers (Dec. 21)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $17.50+

Tony Roberts (Dec. 21-23)
Where: Stand Up Live
Time: performance varies by night
Admission: $20

Owen Benjamin's Christmas Spectacular (Dec. 21-23)
Where: Tempe Improv
Time: performance varies by night
Admission: $20

Free movie in the park - Elf (Dec. 22)
Where: Downtown Chandler's A.J. Chandler Park
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Movie starts at 6:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
** Santa will be there for free photos. Free hot chocolate. Popcorn available for purchase.
** Blankets and snacks OK. No chairs, please.

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker (Dec. 22)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $20 - $85

Phoenix Suns vs Philadelphia 76ers (Dec. 23)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $19+

Arizona Coyotes vs Toronto Maple Leafs (Dec. 23)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $29.50+

Phoenix ZooLights (Nov. 23 - Jan. 8)
Where: 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix AZ 85008
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Admission: $12.95 - $19.95

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Lights of the World (Nov. 18 - Jan. 29, 2017)
Where: Rawhide Western Town, 5700 W. North Loop Road, Chandler AZ 85226
Time: Monday - Thursday, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Friday, 5 p.m. - 11 p.m., Saturday - Sunday, 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $14.99 - $24.99. Parking: $10 (cash only).

Las Noches de las Luminarias (Nov. 25 - Dec. 31)
Where: Desert Botanical Garden
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Admission: Adults: $25 - $30, children: $10 - $12.50