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Avondale transforms into a winter wonderland on Saturday, December 3, with a visit from Santa, rides, tree lighting ceremony, activities, crafts, food and the start of our Christmas light show. Holidays.

This free, family-friendly holiday event takes place from 5-9 p.m. at the Avondale Civic Center Outdoor Amphitheater, located at 11465 W Civic Center Drive, Avondale, AZ 85323. Start the vacation with friends and family at Avondale. Come enjoy the holiday season festivities and experience the light show. Food and sweets will be available for purchase.

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Photo ops with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will also be available during the event. Stage entertainment includes the West Valley Youth Orchestra, dance performances, a tree lighting ceremony led by Mayor Kenn Weise and City Council, Santa Claus and special guests. Additionally, Manny Murillo and Haylie Mulhausen, Grand Marshal and Junior Grand Marshal of Billy Moore Days 2022, have been invited to lead the important tradition of turning on the holiday lights switch!

The Tree Lighting Musical Light Show at the City Hall Building is a featured spotlight at the event and throughout the season. The Civic Center amphitheater will be illuminated and flashing in sync with festive holiday music. The Synchronized Light Show takes place nightly throughout the season at the City Hall Amphitheater from Saturday, December 3 through Sunday, January 1, 2023. Come celebrate with us!

WinterFest – December 3, 5pm – 9pm

Location: Avondale Civic Center Amphitheater

FREE to attend. Food and sweets will be available for purchase.

Amphitheater Christmas illuminations – every day throughout December, 5:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

Location: Avondale Civic Center Amphitheater

The synchronized musical light display will be in place throughout the festive period, with a light show to be displayed every 30 minutes.

FREE attendance – bring a blanket or chair, your own treats and family and friends and enjoy the show!

WinterFest is hosted by the City of Avondale; The presenting sponsor is Avondale Toyota and is also sponsored in part by West Valley View. For more information, visit or call the Avondale Parks and Recreation Department at (623) 333-2400.

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