For information, call 480-488-2051

Welcome to the 2015 Carefree Christmas Festival in downtown Carefree, Arizona

At the Carefree Desert Gardens

and the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion

101 Easy Street
Downtown Carefree Arizona

Friday, December 11 

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday, December 12 

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Sunday, December 13

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Take a look at these

exciting event highlights!


All the festivities plus pet adoptions and pet parade

All activities are FREE for the entire family thoughout the three day and two night holiday event


electric light parade and holiday fireworks extravaganza


all day and late night shopping, horse & carriage rides, and a holiday party

Three days and two nights

of FREE holiday festivities and live entertainment for the entire family.

Electric Light Parade 
Saturday, December 12, 6 p.m.
with special guest emcees including ABC15's Iris Hermosillo, CBS5's Paul Horton, and AZFamily3's Rich Dahlquist.

Holiday Fireworks Extravaganza
Saturday, December 12,
following the Electric Light Parade. 

35 Tons of Real Snow

​with Snow Slide throughout the Weekend

​Kid’s Play Zone, North Pole Train and Pictures with Santa
For kids of all ages throughout the Weekend

Holiday Gift and Food Market

Lighted Christmas Village

with gifts, seasonal foods with all day and late night shopping !

Live Holiday Music and Dance Performances

on the Sanderson Lincoln Pavillion

Holiday Pet Parade

Sunday, December 13, 10 a.m.

Registration begins at 9 a.m.

with Pet Adoptions from the Foothills Animal Rescue (FAR)


Free Entertainment

Live music and dance, carolers,

nativity scenes and more!