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2021-12-07

Shine Bright! 5 Fun and Festive Holiday Light Displays

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For Phelps LaClair staff, nothing says “Happy Holidays” more than enjoying beautiful displays of festive lights. While we may not get a winter wonderland here in the Valley of the Sun, our chilly nights are perfect for walking or driving through beautiful Christmas lights in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and other nearby areas. Here’s a list of the holiday light displays we plan to check out with our families this year! 

Zoolights at the Phoenix Zoo

Enjoy millions of twinkling lights at “Zoolights at the Phoenix Zoo”—a holiday tradition for 30 years. Running now through January 15th, the nighttime walk-thru display includes amazing animal sculptures, two Music-in-Motion light shows at the main lake, musical performances, and much more. 

There’s also a nightly Holiday Safari Animal Presentation, a three-story Christmas tree, pictures with Santa, a traveling art exhibit, and much more! And on certain nights, the Phoenix Zoo opens the displays to cars to cruise through and enjoy Christmas lights in Phoenix. 

Phoenix Zoo, 455 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix
Now through January 15th
Click here for more information and to buy tickets. 

World of Illumination Candy Rush

From now until January 2nd, families can enjoy the “World of Illumination Candy Rush.” This drive-through, mile-long animated light show features millions of holiday lights. Wow the whole family with a display featuring more than 400 candy-themed installations, with colorful lights synchronized to music. From sugar plum fairies to a gigantic gingerbread village, this sweets-inspired light display in Glendale is bound to amaze everyone in your family. 

Desert Diamond Casino, 9431 W. Northern Ave., Glendale
Now through January 2nd
Click here for more information or to purchase tickets. 

Christmas at The Princess

In Scottsdale, the “Christmas at The Princess” light show is running now through January 2nd. Every year, the entire resort gets transformed into a holiday wonderland with over six million twinkling holiday lights, festive decorations, and more! 

Families can go ice skating and watch light shows in the Enchanted Plaza. There’s even a spot to get a quick snack by making your own s’mores. And don’t forget to have your picture taken with Santa and his band of holiday characters.

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 East Princess Drive, Scottsdale
Now through January 2nd
Click here for more information. 

Lights at the Farm

One of the best spots to see a light display in Mesa is “Lights at the Farm” at Vertuccio Farms. This amazing walk-thru holiday display features more than two million LED lights that are completely synchronized to holiday songs. Make sure to bring your ice skates to take a spin on the farm’s 4,000 square-foot holiday skating rink, made from an “NHL grade” synthetic surface. 

Vertuccio Farms, 4011 S. Power Road, Mesa
Now through January 2nd
Click here for more information and to buy tickets. 

Christmas on Comstock

Did you know one of the best places for lights in Gilbert was once a winner of ABC’s The Great Christmas Light Fight? “Christmas on Comstock” is a Gilbert neighborhood display whose holiday lights display received national attention when they were featured on television back in 2015. This holiday light display features 13 houses along Comstock Street decked out with over 110,000 lights synchronized to holiday music. 

Comstock Street in Gilbert
Now through December 30th
Visit their Facebook page for more information. 

Planning Your Estate for 2022

The holiday season is a great time to enjoy Christmas lights in Phoenix and the surrounding areas, but you should also schedule an appointment to plan your estate before the new year begins. Start off in 2022 knowing that your wishes will be honored and your loved ones do not have to worry about additional struggles after you are gone. Contact Phelps LaClair at 480-892-2488 to make your appointment today. 

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