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Christmas Lights

Do you want to see some great Christmas lights in neighborhoods around the valley? These are some of our favorite places to go and some of the places people around the valley recommend as well! It is possible that some of these homes will not be participating because of everything going on, however, there are…

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Christmas Events and Santa Guide for Phoenix 2020

Check out our list specifically for Santa! Cruise Zoolights Presented by SRP- starting Thursday November 12th The Valley’s most cherished holiday tradition, ZooLights presented by SRP, is back with millions of twinkling lights, dazzling animal sculptures and our Wildlife Lantern Safari, featuring 66 creatures — polar bears, mammoths, peacocks and more, all aglow.And this year,…

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Pictures with Santa 2020

Are you looking for Pictures with Santa? Many of the places are offering Contactless experiences this year. Also, check out all of the other Christmas Events and Light shows we have this year! If there is a * next to the location, they are having the contactless experience. What to Expect During Your Visit with…

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Halloween Events and Drive Thru

Make sure you check out our Fall Events where you can find out where all the farms and festivals and our Halloween history, Worksheets and more! Here we have the Halloween Events and Drive Thrus Westgate Pumpkin Pop-6571 N Sunset Blvd Glendale From day to night, you’re in for a pumpkin-packed sight! Take a spooky…

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Fall Events 2020

fall events

This fall, things may be a little different than normal, but I am hoping that we will have some fun anyhow. I am listing the events that have been posted as going on, but please check before you attend. I will be updating events on this post as I hear more being posted! And, I’d…

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Bubble Maniacs

Bubble Maniacs

Dimples is a Bubble fiend! For his preschool graduation, he was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, and he wrote “Bubble Maker”. So, when Bubble Maniacs asked if they could throw a bubble party for us, I said “absolutely!” Bubble Maniacs are professionals at throwing great events and know how to…

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Fourth of July Fireworks Shows

If anyone needed to celebrate America right now, it is us! Here is a list of Cities and whether or not they are celebrating with fireworks this year. Make sure you check back to see updates too! Anthem- For the health and safety of our community, the following special events have been canceled: Music in…

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Are Pools and Splashpads Open? 2020

Basic Information- Updated September 8th, 2020 The Who’s Who of Splashpads being open Anthem, Avondale, Chandler, El Mirage, Glendale, Mesa, Queen Creek and Surprise still have their splashpads open. Tempe has opened Esquer, Hudsen and Jaycee on September 4th. Westgate has opened in Glendale. Desert Ridge and Tempe Marketplace are reopened! Please visit our Splashpad…

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Virtual VBS and Summer Camps at Home

2020 is a little different, and summer camps and Vacation Bible Schools are stepping up to the challenge by offering their programming remotely! While you will still have to watch your child, there are online options and even packet pick ups that are available at different places around the valley to help parents and kids…

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Valentine’s Day in The Valley

valentine's Day

Whether Valentine’s Day means spending it with your spouse, your friends or your kids, we have lots of great ideas for you! Sometimes Valentine’s Day means preparing for the day with crafts and fun, or having a great romantic dinner. Check out this post full of ideas of where to go for everything Valentine’s Day…

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52 Things to do in 2020

It’s a whole new year! Are you ready? But, is it a beginning of a decade? Well, it is the beginning of the roaring 20s! 🙂 We are putting together 52 places (one a week) for you to check out with your family this year! Start your year off with exercise at Great Skate in…

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Nutcracker-Symphony Hall, Phoenix

nutcracker symphony hall

There are many places to see the Nutcracker during the holiday season in Phoenix. We were lovingly taken to Ballet Arizona’s Nutcracker by our family this holiday season. Our daughter, Giggles, has been dancing for a few years and is obsessed with everything dance. Symphony Hall is tucked into the Convention Center area in Phoenix.…

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New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Fun for Families

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For many families, the idea of staying up late for New Year’s Eve might not be a great idea! Luckily there are plenty of activities to celebrate ringing in the new year (and decade) at a family friendly time! Happy Noon Year Celebration-Children’s Museum of Phoenix 215 N 7th ST Phoenix Ring in the New…

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Skate Westgate

skate westgate

My husband and I love to ice skate, and I will admit-he is a much better skater than I. I never officially learned to ice skate-I just learned to rollerblade and then went to ice skating. We had taken Munchie to ice skating lessons when he was three. And, when we moved here and had…

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Neighborhood Christmas Light Displays!

Neighborhood Christmas light displays

Check out our latest list for 2020 So many of our readers have been asking for us to put together some fabulous light displays. Where can you find Christmas light shows in neighborhoods that are great? Over the years, we have driven around and have seen some great displays too, but we are always checking…

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