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Phoenix Things To Do: 20 events not to miss this week around the Valley, Dec. 16-22, 2019

Arizona Broadway Theatre - Elf The Musical
Posted at 4:27 PM, Dec 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 13:25:12-05

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Arizona Broadway Theatre's Elf The Musical (through Dec. 29)
Where: Arizona Broadway Theater, 7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria AZ 85382
Time: Performances vary by date, some matinee performances available
Admission: Varies by show. View website for specifics
** Arizona Broadway Theatre is a paid sponsor of ABC15

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Phoenix Suns (Dec. 16)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $12+

Minnesota Wild vs. Arizona Coyotes (Dec. 19)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $19+

Matchroom Boxing: Daniel Jacobs vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (Dec. 20)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 3 p.m.
Admission: $20+

Cirque Dreams Holidaze (Dec. 20 - 22)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 21, 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Dec. 22, 2 p.m.
Admission: $42+

Houston Rockets vs. Phoenix Suns (Dec. 21)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $35+

Free Snow Ball Family Festival (Dec. 21)
Where: Odysea in the Desert
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: Free

ONGOING

Las Noches De Las Luminarias (Nov. 29 - 30; other dates in December)
Where: Desert Botanical Garden
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Admission: $19.95 - $34.95

Sippin' Santa pop-up bar at Bitter and Twisted (through Dec. 29, 2019)
Where: Bitter and Twisted Cocktail Bar, downtown Phoenix
Time: Tuesday - Saturday, 4 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Admission: Food and drinks available for purchase

Miracle at Blue Hound, Christmas pop-up bar (through Dec. 25, 2019)
Where: Blue Hound, downtown Phoenix
Time: 11 a.m. - midnight
Admission: Food and drink available for purchase

Ice skating at Merry Main Street (through Jan. 4, 2020)
Where: 20 E. main Street
Time: Monday - Friday, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, noon to 10 p.m.
Admission: Free to walk around; skating is $10

Ice skating at CitySkape Phoenix (through Jan. 5, 2020)
Where: CityScape in downtown Phoenix
Time: Session times vary throughout the year. View calendar.
Admission: $15

World of Illumination - drive-thru light show (through Jan. 5, 2020)
Where: Near Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale and at Diablo Stadium in Tempe
Time: Weekdays, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m; weekends, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $23-$33 per vehicle

Lights at the Farm (through Jan. 10, 2020)
Where: Vertuccio Farms, Mesa
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sunday - Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday
Admission: $10

Lights of the World (through Jan. 12, 2010)
Where: Arizona State Fairgrounds
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: $15-$18; $10 to park; food, drink, rides are additional costs

Phoenix Zoo Lights: Glow Wild (through Jan. 19, 2020)
Where: Phoenix Zoo
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Admission: $13-$20; food, drink, some rides are additional costs

Zoomtown Lights (through Jan. 31, 2020)
Where: ISM Raceway, Avondale
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., Sunday - Thursday; 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., Friday - Saturday
Admission: $25-$30

Legends of Speed (Now, through March 15, 2020)
Where: Phoenix Art Museum
Admission: $14-$23 (The Phoenix Art Museum offers free admission on Wednesday, 3 p.m. - 9 p.m., on First Fridays from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., and noon to 5 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month. Legends of Speed is $5-$8 on those days and times.)

Wild Rising by Cracking Art (Now, through May 10, 2020)
Where: Desert Botanical Garden
Time: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: Included with regular garden admission, $13-$30

Victoria the T. Rex (Now, through May 25, 2020)
Where: Arizona Science center
Time: Daily, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Normal center admission, $13-$18, plus $10-$12 to see Victoria exhibition

Congo Masks and Music: Masterpieces from Central Africa(Now, through Sept. 13, 2020)
Where: Musical Instrument Museum
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $4-$10 for Congo exhibit only; $14-$27 for museum and Congo exhibit; $10-$20 for MIM only