Tempe events: Las Noches de las Luminarias

Author: Nancy

Posted on: November 21, 2017
Last updated on: August 24th, 2018 at 11:34 am


Tempe events include Las Noches de las Luminarias at Desert Botanical Garden, November 24-December 30. Throughout the holidays, the Garden’s lovely paths will be aglow with more than 8,000 lit luminaire bags and the trees will sparkle with thousands of tiny white lights. You can’t help but catch the holiday spirit while strolling along the garden’s glowing trails with a cup of hot chocolate or cider in hand on a crisp, clear night.

Music will fill the air nightly with performances by groups including Mariachi Pasión & Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli, Run Boy Run, Traveler featuring Scott Jeffers, Simply Three, The Sugar Thieves, hand bell ensembles and more.

You’ll also find the bold, monumental sculptures of Japanese American artist Jun Kaneko throughout Garden trails.

Make the evening even more special and include dinner at Gertrude’s, the Garden’s on site restaurant featuring seasonally inspired food, or dine al fresco at the Patio Cafe. You can also feast upon a sumptuous holiday buffet served in Dorrance Hall. Reservations are recommended for Gertrude’s and required for the holiday buffet.

Las Noches de las Luminarias takes place November 24 and  25, December 8-10, 15-17, 19-23, 26-30 from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets visit the Desert Botanical Garden website or call 480-941-1225.

Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events this week. See what’s happening below and view a complete listing of Tempe events, or call (480) 894-8158 for more information.

November 21: Periphery / Animals as Leaders
The Marquee

November 22: Authority Zero
The Marquee

November 22: Pablo Francisco
Tempe Improv

November 22-January 14: ZooLights
Phoenix Zoo

November 23: Gwar
The Marquee

November 24: Fantasy of Lights Parade
Downtown Tempe

November 24-26: Jeff Dye
Tempe Improv

November 24-December 9: Stray Cat Theatre presents: Mercury
Tempe Center for the Arts

November 24-December 30: Las Noches de las Luminarias
Desert Botanical Garden 

November 25: Sunday at Noon
Tempe Marketplace

November 25: ASU Football: ASU vs. Arizona
Sun Devil Stadium

November 25-December 23: Childsplay presents Go, Dog. Go!
Tempe Center for the Arts

November 26: Molotov
The Marquee

November 26-April 22: 6th Street Market
24 E. 6th St.



Las Noches de Las Luminarias

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