Toggle Menu
Arizona’s Most Memorable Experiences

Glendale Glitters

Glendale Glitters is one of the top five holiday light displays in the country, according to CBSnews.com. The event, now in its 25th year, is Arizona’s largest free holiday light display and attracts tens of thousands of people each year!

Glendale Glitters

Don’t miss the glittering magic of Glendale Glitters. You won’t believe your eyes as you take in the stunning display of 1.6 million lights illuminating twelve blocks of Historic Downtown!

Glendale Glitters is not only one of the best holiday events in the Valley, but one of the best holiday events in all of Arizona! Bring your family and friends and come enjoy the largest free holiday light display in Arizona!

Kick-Off Spectacular Weekend — November 23 & 24

This year the Glendale Glitters celebration kicks off on Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24. It’s proud to be celebrating 25 years of lights in downtown Glendale.

The Countdown to Glendale Glitters Show starts at 5:30 pm on Friday, Nov. 23rd and at 6 pm. Glendale’s Mayor and Councilmembers light up the downtown for the first time this season.

Glendale Glitters is Lit Nightly — 5-11 pm, November 23 to January 12

The glittering magic display remains lit nightly from 5-11 pm, November 23rd, 2018 through January 12, 2019. Historic Downtown Glendale is located at 58th and Glendale Avenues.

The beauty and joy of 1.6 million lights, covering 16 blocks among mature trees and historic buildings in Downtown Glendale, is worth the trip alone!

There’s also more to do…..Take your family holiday photo! What could be a better spot than Glendale Glitters? There’s sure to be many perfect photo opportunities. A 30-foot Christmas tree, plus blocks and blocks of lights all around, and no sitting fee or appointment required!

Take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the quaint Catlin Court Historic District. Take in the lights and the crisp night air. Rides are available on various dates during the season, check the calendar. Cost: $25 (typically 4-6 people per carriage.

Additionally, while in downtown, you can lift your holiday spirits even further by eating. shopping, and enjoying holiday decor.

Glendale Glitters

Glendale Glitters Holiday Weekend — December 14 & 15

With the holiday lighting season underway, the festivities will continue for one festival weekend in December, Friday and Saturday evenings (Dec. 14-15) between 6 and 10 p.m., offering free admission and family-friendly activities and entertainment, food and beverages, shopping in and around downtown Glendale and much more.

More information about the HOLIDAY WEEKEND FESTIVITIES.

Parking — What to Know

PARKING: For Glendale Glitters Spectacular and the Holiday weekends is available throughout the downtown area. Event attendees will have the option and convenience of paying for preferred parking in the two downtown garages. They are at City Hall, at 59th and Glenn Drive, and the Bank of America Building, at 58th and Glenn Drives.

For Glendale Glitters kick-off Spectacular Weekend only (November 23-24, 2018), a FREE shuttle service is offered from Glendale Community College.

ALSO, PLEASE NOTE: Handicapped parking is available at no charge in the two parking garages, with either handicapped placard or license plate.

.

 

 

Map & Directions

No Records Found

Sorry, no records were found. Please adjust your search criteria and try again.

Google Map Not Loaded

Sorry, unable to load Google Maps API.