11/17 WINSLOW: 72nd Annual Christmas Parade –

AZ’s largest Christmas parade, featuring arts & crafts, toys, clothing, jewelry, food & Santa all day, parade begins at 1 pm, 928-289-2434 or winslowarizona.org

11/23 LAKE HAVASU CITY: Swim Race Across the Bridgewater Channel –

London Bridge Resort, an evening of entertainment as The Festival of Lights kicks off when the London Bridge Resort hosts a swim race across the Bridgewater Channel with the honor of flipping the switch to turn on the Festival of Lights of the English Village, 928-855-0888 or londonbridgeresort.com

11/23 PAYSON: Swiss Village Lighting –

A Carnival in the northern Swiss Village, rides, vendors, giveaways, meet the Jolly old elf himself – Santa Claus, entertainment, face painters, Christmas Carolers, family holiday fun, Paysonrimcountry.com

11/24 Glendale: 25th Annual Glendale Glitters Spectacular Weekend –

Murphy Park, nighttime sky lights up with 1.6 million twinkling lights, opening nights include holiday entertainment, food, crafts, children’s wonderland and snow, horse-drawn carriage rides, and special lighting ceremony, display remains lit nightly through January 6, 623-930-2299 or glendaleaz.com/events

  • World's Oldest Rodeo® - Since 1888, this traditional event has occurred annually over the 4th of July weekend with eight breath-taking performances.
  • Located near Sedona, Arizona, Out of Africa Wildlife Park is Arizona's best wildlife theme park
  • Experience the immensity of the Grand Canyon from a whole new perspective
  • Glendale is the home to the Arizona Cardinals and the nation's finest multi-sport entertainment complex

Welcome to our beautiful state of Arizona where the weather is amazing no matter what time of year. In the winter, temperatures are mild and the sun is shining in central and southern Arizona. This is a perfect time for festivals, golf, and outdoor fun. Summer may be a bit hot in the Valley, but it's perfect for fun at the lakes and sunbathing by the pool. If you want to escape the heat, travel just an hour or two north or east where the temperatures dip to a beautiful 70-85 degrees and the atmosphere is casual, charming and stunningly beautiful.


Discover your adventurous or cultural side with the many attractions around our beautiful state, including museums, wildlife parks and gardens.



From savory, to delicate, delectable to daring, Arizona provides a variety of fine to casual dining, perfect for any mood or budget.



If you're an outdoor enthusiast, or just simply enjoy the sun, you'll find plenty to keep you satisfied, with miles of hiking, biking, golfing, horseback riding or hot air balloon rides.