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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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Top Stroller Friendly Trails in Phoenix

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Coming from a mom who had three kids three and under, finding time to exercise can be hard. I loved to get my double bob stroller out with my kids and go for a walk, but going around my neighborhood could seem drab, especially when there are so many different scenic places to go in…

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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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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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Grand Canyon South Rim

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The Grand Canyon-South Rim We had wanted to go to the Grand Canyon since we had come to Arizona, but the thought of a HUGE hole with three little kids sort of made us nervous. Actually, it made us incredibly nervous. After many people had told us their stories of going to the “BIG HOLE”…

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Amazing Parks West Valley

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I often have people ask me “Where is a good park for…?” I have to say, in the Phoenix area we are SO lucky to have so many amazing parks in each of our cities! And, there are parks in our neighborhoods as well, which makes this area so fun for kids. I picked Four…

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Fall Festivals and Halloween Events 2018

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Check out our 2020 post here The Fall in Arizona brings cooler weather, thank goodness!  We have your Fall Festivals and Halloween Events valley wide and beyond. October Events All October Long Spooktacular Golf at Golfland Sunsplash-155 W Hampton Ave, Mesa Friday and Saturday nights starting September 30th, Fall break and Sunday Oct. 30th and…

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Indoor Places to Play

Indoor Play

Are you looking for an Indoor Place for your kids to Play during the hot weather? We have them all lined up for you according to age and location in the Phoenix Valley! Indoor Places West Valley Indoor Places for the Younger Crowd (under 12) Teentytown Playland is perfect for your kids 6 and under!…

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Favorite Splashpads!

It is hard to name a few top splashpads in the Phoenix Area! There are so many, but these are our family’s favorite ones for cooling off! Our family’s Top Splashpads- Pioneer Community Park, 83rd and Olive-Peoria. Easily located right off of 83rd Ave and close to the 101 and Westgate, Pioneer Park has a…

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Summer Camps

Looking for our 2019 Camp list? click here! Arts and Crafts Camps WHAM Art -16560 N Dysart Rd in Surprise-Starting June 6th- Classes include Drawing, Clay, paper mache, jewelry, painting,. Ages 6+/ Most camps are 2 days. Starting at $25. She’s Crafty Boutique-8279 W Lake Pleasant Parkway Suite 106, Peoria AZ 4 sessions available June 12,…

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April Events

April 1st Peoria Arts and cultural Festival-Old Town Peoria Peoria and Grand Avenues, Osuna Park, Peoria’s Center for Performing Arts, Peoria Historical Museums and Community Center artwork, performances, pottery, family bike rides, wagon rides and kids fun zone Spring Venture-5800 W Glenn Dr (Old Town Glendale) 9am-12noon kids events, crafts and vendors free admission Family Movie…

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Disney on Ice at Talking Stick Resort Arena

We received complimentary passes for our show. All opinions are 100% my own. I had never been to a Disney on Ice show before, and neither had my littles. We decided to only bring Giggles and Munchie (almost four and 6 1/2) but not Dimples (almost 3) since he doesn’t sit very well! Talking Stick Resort Arena…

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Loma Linda Park Goodyear

Loma Linda Park

This park has to be a hidden gem-mostly because of all the huge Pine trees around the green grass that just kind of remind me of summers in my childhood. Pine or fir trees (sorry, Biology was not one of my best subjects) are tall, majestic and provide such good shade. I was amazed to…

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Easter Events 2016

Looking for 2020 Easter events? Click here! Mesa Easter Pageant-525 East Main Street Mesa. In English, March 16-18, 22-26. In Spanish March 19th. The Pageeant begins at 8pm and lasts for 1 hour and 5 minutes. Admission is free. No Ticket is required and no reservation is necessary. Easter Bunny Photos Arrowhead Towne Center Monday-Saturday…

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Kiwanis Park Peoria

  It took us a while to get here because of Munchie’s broken arm-but it was totally worth the wait! Kiwanis Park in Peoria is right next to Oasis Elementary School on 78th Drive (Near Columbine Dr). Parking is on the  street, and it’s a bit strange. There are no lines to park parallel, but…

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