Holiday Happenings
Festive Feels With Merry + Bright Art, Snowfall & More

From Nightly Snowfall to Candy Cane Lane and more, holiday cheer is here. Get in the holiday spirit as Tempe Marketplace transforms into a safe and whimsical winter wonderland, where you can see sights and delights, snap shots and catch festive feels—all at a social distance.

Salvation Army Angel Tree

November 19 – December 23

Monday – Saturday, 12PM – 7PM

Sunday – 12PM – 6PM

Near The District Stage

Help fulfill the Christmas wishes of more than 50,000 children in Arizona. Stop by the Christmas Angel Tree located by The District Stage, pick a tag, shop and donate a gift for a child in need.

See a Salvation Army volunteer near The District Stage or visit salvationarmyphoenix.org to learn more.


Nightly Snowfall

November 27 – December 31*

The District Stage, 7pm & 8pm

Experience snowfall every night at 7pm and 8pm near The District Stage! Be safely spaced and watch as snow magically falls from the sky, turning Tempe Marketplace into a living snow globe. Plus, enjoy snowfalls every hour from 11am-8pm on Christmas Eve.

*Excludes Christmas Day


Starry + Bright Star Tunnel

Now – December 31

The District Street Near the Holiday Tree by Dave & Buster’s

Snap starry nights with sparkling lights. Safely stroll through a super-sized, 40-foot-long, star-shaped tunnel to mark the season with dazzling shots and merry moments.


Candy Cane Lane

Now – December 31

The District Street Near The Holiday Tree by H&M + CPK

Step into a safely spaced and delicious holiday dreamland filled with giant gumdrops, larger-than-life lollipops, colossal chocolates, gigantic gingerbread men and a hot cocoa pond, complete with massive marshmallows. Capture sweet holiday moments at this edible-inspired art installation with nearly 100 treats, towering four-feet to eight-feet tall.

Virtual Santa Photos

Now – December 24


Old Saint Nick is still coming to town! Capture and create favorite seasonal memories with a digitally created photo with the big man himself at picturemesanta.com. Simply use the code SantaTMP for $5 off.


It’s Snowing Every Hour!

Thursday, December 24

The District Stage, 11am-8pm

Enjoy the magical snow all throughout the day! On Christmas Eve, it will snow every hour on the hour starting at 11am until 8pm near The District Stage at Tempe Marketplace.


Live Music

Every Friday & Saturday Night

Starting at 7pm

Rock around our holiday tree with free shows every Friday and Saturday night on The District Stage! Visit tempemarketplace.com for the full lineup.