11/25 APACHE JUNCTION: Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration –

Superstition Mountain Museum, local artists and crafters will be showing their unique handmade jewelry, gift items, and art during this very special holiday show, superstitionmountainmuseum.org

11/24-25 PHOENIX: 39th Annual Las Noches de las Luminarias –

Desert Botanical Gardens, experience the beauty of more than 8,000 hand-lit luminaria bags, thousands of white twinkle lights and unexpected views of familiar spaces, you will be welcomed by the sights and sounds of entertainment ensembles, 480-481-8188 or dbg.org

11/24-25 PAYSON: Swiss Village Lighting –

A full carnival in the northern Swiss Village area with rides, come meet the Jolly old elf himself – Santa Claus, entertainment, Christmas Carolers and more, paysonrimcountry.com

11/24-25 PARKER: 71st Anniversary SCSC Thanksgiving Regatta –

Blue Water Resort, powerboat/speedboat racing on the Parker Strip/Colorado River, endurance, speed & circle racing, bluewaterfun.com

  • 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.