Don’t Miss These December Events!

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Exciting Events for the Whole Family

With the holidays right around the corner, it is the perfect time to find fun, family friendly holiday events in your local community. Make sure to check out all of these exciting December events in the greater Phoenix area that people of all ages will enjoy.

3-D PaintScaping at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is an extravagant lightshow that is unlike anything else in the area. The resort transforms into a winter wonderland as the walls come to life with themed 3-D PaintScaping animations and images that move to festive holiday music. This year’s show has brand new characters and music that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit throughout December 31st.

Christmas at the Princess is going on now until January 4th at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. The event features a musical tree that stands four stories tall, an ice-skating rink, fire pits, carolers, and more. Hop on the Princess express train and enjoy 2 million lights on the lagoon, which features swans floating on the water, a pirate ship, fishing Santa, and more.

If you loved the Polar Express movie or book, you will not want to miss out on the real thing! The Polar Express leaves out of Depot in Williams, Arizona and departs on a magical journey to the North Pole. Everyone can enjoy hot cocoa and cookies while listening to the story being read aloud. Once at the North Pole, everyone is encouraged to look out the window and watch Santa tend to his reindeer from the warmth of the train. At the end of the journey, each child will leave with a special gift.

The Phoenix Zoo is putting on the annual Zoolights event through January 11th for everyone to enjoy. Along with some of the favorite displays like the stingray touch tank and Jengo the talking giraffe, there are many new additions, including Tortuga the talking Galapagos tortoise and the new 4-D theater playing Polar Express.

Prutting Insurance Group in Scottsdale, Arizona would like to invite you and your family out to enjoy all of these exciting events!