What's Up Tucson? Highlights of this weekend's events

What's happening in Tucson and the surrounding area? A LOT!

Downtown Parade Of Lights
Church and Alameda south to Pennington, east to 6th Ave, north to Toole, east to Stone, then south
Sat Dec 16 from 3-9 p.m.
Festival at Jacome Plaza, food, music from 3-6 p.m., Mayor's tree lighting at 6 p.m., parade at 6:30 p.m.
Free admission
downtowntucsonholidays.org

Winterhaven Festival Of Lights
Neighborhood bordering Ft Lowell to Prince, Tucson Blvd to Country Club
Nightly through Tues Dec 26 from 6-10 p.m. (1 drive thru night on 12/26)
Residents of Winterhaven decorate their homes with spectacular light displays
Free admission, donations to the Community Food Bank encouraged
winterhavenfestival.org

Zoo Lights
Reid Park Zoo
Nightly through Sat Dec 23 from 6-8 p.m.
Twinkling lights, animal themed light sculptures, zoo animals, hot chocolate
Tickets $10
reidparkzoo.org

Friday Food, Fun and Flix
Jacome Plaza / 100 N Stone Ave
Fri Dec 15 from 4-9 p.m.
Food trucks, human size board games, free photos with Santa (bring your own camera), movie: "The Santa Clause"
Free admission
downtowntucson.org

Holiday Nights - A Million Lights
Tohono Chul Park / 7366 N Paseo del Norte
Friday Dec 15 and Sat Dec 16 from 5:30-8:30pm
Paths decorated with over a million lights, music, hot chocolate and tasty treats
$16 admission
tohonochulpark.org

Twas The Night Before Christmas
Roadrunner Theatre Company / 8892 E Tanque Verde Rd
Fri Dec 15 and Sat Dec 16 at 7 p.m., Sun Dec 17 at 2 p.m.
Production of the holiday themed play
$20 admission
tohonochulpark.org

Tucson Boys Chorus Holiday Concert
Crowder Hall / 1017 N Olive Rd
Sat Dec 16 at 3:00 and 7:30 p.m.
Holiday music performed by all of the Boys Chorus choirs
Tickets $20
boyschorus.org

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
Centennial Hall
Sun Dec 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Narration of holiday stories accompanied by your favorite Mannheim Steamroller Christmas music
Tickets $35-$150
centhall.org

Magic Of Christmas
Tucson Convention Center / Music Hall
Sat Dec 16 at 4 p.m. and Sun Dec 17 at 2 p.m.
Tucson Symphony Orchestra performs holiday music with dancers performing The Nutcracker
Tickets $11-$55
tucsonconventioncenter.com

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Lil Flip
Rialto Theatre
Sun Dec 17 at 8 p.m.
Hip hop artists perform
Tickets $40
rialtotheatre.com

Fruit Cake - Tucson's Gayest Holiday Party
Rialto Theatre
Fri Dec 15 at 5 p.m.
Holiday treats, libations, and entertainment
Free admission
rialtotheatre.com

 

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