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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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