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Skip the mall craziness, and head to The Farm at South Mountain, where you can meet the Jolly Old Elf while nibbling on complimentary cookies and hot cocoa. You can also purchase lunch from The Farm Kitchen. Guests are welcome to snap their own Santa photos.
Finding a faux snow- and candy cane-filled homage to Santa Claus is easy; just look at your local mall for the line snaking around the giant Christmas tree. Honing in on an experience that makes as much of the Christmas story — the story of the birth of Jesus — is another matter.
Spend a day at Bass Pro Shops in Mesa where Mom, Dad and the munchkins can work on crafts, play in the laser arcade, race slot cars, write letters to and get pictures with Santa, goof off with remote control trucks, ride a wildlife carousel, and have a snow fight (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) without ever leaving the store.
Ride the rails at the at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, where you can enjoy Christmas light displays, cups of hot chocolate and a visit with Santa.
Gov. Jan Brewer wants children to know that, yes, there is a Santa Claus.
Thorobred Chevrolet in Chandler is providing free photos with Santa up through Christmas Eve while collecting items for area charities.
Santa got lost one Christmas day
The kids can play in more than 20 tons of snow at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, where the Phoenix Coyotes will also have an ice rink, hockey activities and special guests. Kids can get pictures with Santa or make Christmas ornaments, paper snowflakes or glitter tattoos with Make Meaning.
The quest for the perfect stocking stuffer ends now — if you’ve got a movie lover on your list.
It’s easy to let Christmastime slip by without ever taking time to pause and enjoy purposeful activities with our closest friends and family. Here are several ways to make special memories this holiday season, whether you’re catering to kids, out of towners or a tight budget.
You got trouble at home? Kids not interested in family stuff? Spouse or friends not around much? Family is one of the hardest parts of life and with all the competition against bonding and parental influence, it’s a wonder families ever work.
SanTan Village in Gilbert will have its third annual Holiday Balloon Glow this Saturday beginning at 5 p.m.
Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule that the Arizona Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law.
Do some Christmas shopping while helping Ishikawa Elementary School raise money. The event includes more than 30 vendors, Dutch Bros. coffee, Krispie Kreme donuts, a hot dog cart, a firetruck, free pictures with Santa, and raffle giveaways.
Mesa Old West Days haven’t gone extinct, they’ve adapted. The annual affair is now called Mesa Old West Fest, and it’s set for Dec. 7.
More than one thousand luminarias brighten up the stone walls and dwellings of these ruins, a maze-like 800-year-old Salado village. The evening includes holiday music, Native American storytellers and dancers, a visit from Santa Claus and a bonfire. Vendors, like Navajo jewelry maker Maryann Yazzie of Mesa, will sell gifts, and you’ll get hot chocolate, hot apple cider, hot tea, coffee and cookies on the house.
DETAILS >> 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22. Besh-Ba-Gowah Archeological Park, 1324 S. Jesse Hayes Road, Globe. Free admission. (928) 425-0320 or GlobeAZ.gov/visitors/besh-ba-gowah. [More on next slide >>]
Tickets are still out there for families who want to dine with Santa Claus at the Mesa Convention Center on Dec. 14.
LOS ANGELES — In a world of on-demand video and movies shrunken to the size of smartphone screens, home-entertainment releases need something special to stand out. The following box sets offer more than movies for every cinephile on your holiday list.
Trains and holiday traditions go together for several in the East Valley and across the Phoenix metro area.
Thanksgiving hadn’t even come! But still, nearly a week ago, I could already say that I had lost my membership in the Holiday Kindness to Others Club.
Thousands gathered Nov. 29 amid the glittering lights of Tempe’s Mill Avenue District for the 19th annual Fantasy of Lights Parade, presented by Wells Fargo. Floats, balloons, clowns and marching bands proceeded down Mill Avenue to Centerpoint Plaza, where the holiday tree was lit and Santa Claus visited with children. [Photos by Tim Hacker/Tribune]
Mr. Kris Kringle, also known as Santa Claus, will make his yearly appearance at Falcon Field in Mesa at 11 a.m. on Nov. 30
Leftovers are the best part of Thanksgiving. The next best thing are the Christmas light displays that pop up as soon as the last piece of pie is gobbled down. Here are seven local light displays worth a look.
PHOENIX — State officials are trying to delay a federal appellate court hearing on the question of whether the Tohono O'odham Nation can build a casino on the edge of Glendale.
Mesa residents will have an opportunity to share a special breakfast with Santa Claus at the Mesa Convention Center on Dec. 14.