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FREE family fun from Arizona Parenting Magazine

Posted at 7:42 AM, Jan 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-03 12:45:16-05

Here's a look at some fun weekend activities for the whole family. For a more complete list of holiday events visit,!

Friday, January 3
Free First Friday Night: Come out and play at the museum! Tonight the museum will be open late and FREE of charge for everyone! Generously supported by Gila River Indian Community. 5-9pm. Children's Museum of Phoenix, 215 N. 7th St., Phoenix. 602-253-0501.

Saturday, January 4
Winterfest at OdySea in the Desert: 3rd Annual Family Fun Winterfest: Enjoy a live band in the center stage while the kids play in the REAL SNOW!! There will also be contests for prizes, bounce houses, rides, games, snowflake crafts for kids, face painting, and MORE! The parents can enjoy shopping from our various local vendors, eating yummy food from a variety of restaurants and taking in the cooler weather! Special character guests will appear, and fun will be had by all! Free. 12-4pm. Odysea in the Desert, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale.

Saturday, January 4
Noche de Reyes Magos: Celebrate the Night of the Three Kings at the Phoenix Zoo. This Latino holiday commemorates the day three wise men who followed the star to Bethlehem arrived bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh for the Baby Jesus. Features live mariachi music, Mexican food, games, activities and a chance to meet The Three Kings, who arrive at 6 p.m. on camels. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Included with ZooLights admission; $19.95; free for children 2 and younger. Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix. 602-273-1341