Christmas in Tempe, AZ
The consecutive lighting of many beautiful light displays in old downtown Tempe on Mill Avenue is only the beginning of all this location has to offer. This Fantasy of Lights also includes a parade and the traditional lighting of a Christmas tree. Santa Clause always stops by to hear the requests from little ones' Christmas lists, too! Other Yuletide festivties in Tempe are the Tempe Town Lake Boat Parade and the Fall Festival of The Arts. Visitors to the boat parade will take part in an unforgettable experience as boats covered in strings of Christmas lights sail past. At the end of the boat parade there is a fireworks display. The Fall Festival of The Arts is a quality Art Fair with opportunities to buy gifts and support local artists.
Tempe is an excellent destination for Holiday travels for reasons other than its events. Typical Arizona weather during the Autumn months is still comfortable and just cold enough to feel like Christmas. Arizona State University and the city of Phoenix are nearby for sightseeing. Admission is free for the events listed and tourists are encouraged to attend all the events Tempe, Arizona during the holiday season.