Kickoff the Christmas season with an afternoon at the Valley’s coolest outdoor ice rink, which spans Central Avenue between Washington and Jefferson streets. There will be craft tables, face painting, a visit from Santa, a figure skating performance, live music from Phoenix Theatre and Valley Youth Theatre and a tree lighting to top off the day.
DETAILS >> 3 p.m. with the tree lighting at 6 p.m. Nov. 30; ice rink is open daily through Jan. 13, times vary. CityScape, 1 E. Washington St., Phoenix. $12 for adults and kids, $6 for military and kids 2 and younger, $10 for seniors, students and groups of 10 or more; includes all day ice skating privileges and skate rental. (602) 772-3900 or cityskatephx.com.