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Holiday

KICK-OFF PARTY

DATE: Saturday, November 19, 2022, 11AM-10PM
LOCATION: Desert Foothills Park

Ahwatukee’s biggest family fun festival features community entertainment all day long the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Enjoy live music, community performances, Santa’s Village, Candy Cane Lane Inflatables, Food Truck Trail, Tavern/Beer Garden and Vendor Marketplace provides family fun for everyone.

The Festival of Lights Kick Off Party will keep you and your family busy all day! 

Would you like to be part of this year’s Festival of Lights Kick-Off Party?

SPONSORSHIPS
The Festival of Lights is looking for local business sponsors to support the 25th Holiday Lights Kick Off Party on November 19th. Apply here. 

VOLUNTEERS
The event is not possible without 200+ Ahwatukee community members! Volunteer here.

FOOD TRUCK TRAIL
We are still seeking a few local food vendors for Food Truck Trail. (Asian, BBQ, Italian and Dessert) Apply here. 

MARKETPLACE VENDORS
We welcome a variety of local businesses as vendors to showcase their holiday- or gift-themed products and services at the Marketplace Street Fair. Apply here. 

COMMUNITY
We are now accepting applications for bands, choral groups and performance groups who would like to entertain our crowd from 11am-1pm on the festival stage.   Apply here

 

10 reasons you should attend this year’s Kick Off Party! 

  1.  Admission is FREE!
  2. Candy Cane Lane will have more than 30 inflatables to entertain the kids (All-day wristbands available or or you can buy individual attraction tickets)
  3. WCKD Tavern Beer and Wine Garden TV screens show the college games for your viewing pleasure.
  4. Live entertainment on main stage will present live music and performances headlined by local favorites from 1:30-10PM!
  5. Over 50+ vendors showcase their goods in our Marketplace Street Fair. Perfect for holiday shopping!
  6. Visit Santa at Santa’s Village from 12-5PM!
  7. Food Truck Trail with all your favorite food trucks.
  8. Get everyone out of the house and enjoying the fresh air.
  9. Support for local charities
  10. Support the million white lights on Chandler Boulevard during the holiday season.

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Spring

WINE, BEER & CULINARY FESTIVAL

DATE: TBD
LOCATION: TBD

Our spring wine and beer tasting festival is as fun for the grown-ups as the Kick-Off Party is for families! Every spring, you are invited to join 500 of your fellow neighbors for a fun night out at Foothills Golf Club.

This event features food, music, and fun while raising funds to support the Festival of Lights and the local charities who benefit. You can donate or participate in our auctions, raffles, and giveaways. It’s a perfect opportunity to do good while having fun! 

Here’s everything you need to know!

 

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4435 E CHANDLER BLVD STE 200
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