Weekly events: Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade, Dec. 9

Author: Nancy

Posted on: December 5, 2017
Last updated on: September 14th, 2018 at 10:19 am


Weekly events include the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade Boat Parade Presented by SRP at Tempe Town Lake on December 9. The parade is one of the most anticipated holiday events in Tempe and one of the most unique in metro Phoenix.

The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with live music by local artists Cesar Chavez Choir, Trevor Browne Dance Team, Joey Unami, and 76th Street.  Various 6th Street Market vendors will sell handmade goods and goodies to eat and drink.

The lake will be all aglow when the parade begins at 7 p.m. with approximately 50 boats, each decorated with twinkling lights and holiday decorations, sailing past crowds lined on the shore of Tempe Town Lake.

At 8 p.m. you’ll be treated fireworks, more music and Santa Claus. Be sure to bring your cameras and snap your holiday pics in Santa’s tent.

Admission to the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade is free. Everyone is invited to donate to the United Food Bank’s Peanut Butter Drive, You can drop your jar off at one of the donation receptacles in Tempe Beach Park.

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.

December 5-January 14: ZooLights
Phoenix Zoo

December 6-9: Stray Cat Theatre presents: Mercury
Tempe Center for the Arts

December 8, 15, 22-24: Childsplay presents A Christmas Carol with Katie McFadzen
Tempe Center for the Arts

December 8: Desert Frostover III Day 1
The Marquee

December 8: Divided Minds
Tempe Marketplace

December 8-10: Marlon Wayans
Tempe Improv Comedy Theater

December 8-10, 15-17, 19-23, 26-30: Las Noches de las Luminarias
Desert Botanical Garden

December 9: Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade presented by SRPTempe Town Lake 

December 9: 3Nations
Tempe Marketplace

December 9: Hollywood Undead
The Marquee

December 9-23: Childsplay presents Go, Dog. Go!
Tempe Center for the Arts

December 10: Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series: Trio Combray
Tempe Center for the Arts

December 10-April 22: 6th Street Market
24 E. 6th St.




Tempe Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade

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