Guide to Holiday Lights in Northern Arizona


Winter is one of the greatest seasons in Northern Arizona, which is why we’ve compiled a list of the best places to view holiday lights in our area. We’re so grateful to our partner Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA) for sponsoring this amazing compilation guide.

At the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy, A 6-12th grade public charter school, we are committed to helping students learn new techniques, develop new skills, and open doors to a new future. Grow your skillset with us and expand your mind all at the same time. A Gold Medal recipient in the 2017 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, the academy has been transforming the hearts, minds and lives of our students since 1996 with its unique approach to education and its nurturing environment.


The Little America Hotel Flagstaff

2515 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

Flagstaff Christmas Light Show 

6376 E Abineau Canyon Dr. Flagstaff, Arizona (Country Club Neighborhood)
5:30-9:00 on weekdays and 9:30 on weekends. 
November 29 – December 31
* Created and Sponsored by Nick Cosper of Realty Executives of Flagstaff. Broadcasting on FM 105.3FM our Christmas light show features 40,000 color changing lights!

Show Low Shines

Show Low City Park – Show Low, AZ

November 29 – January 2

*An extravaganza of holiday lights and decorations that lights up the City and a dancing light display synchronized to holiday music at Show Low City Hall.  

Sedona’s Tree Lighting + Santa Visit

Tlaquepaque – 336 State Route 179 Sedona, AZ 86339

December 6, 2019 5pm – 7pm 

Enjoy traditional tree-lighting, refreshments, local holiday entertainment and Santa visits with children. This free event takes place at Tlaquepaque North and is presented by the Sedona Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Free Admission.

Flagstaff Winter Wonderland & Tree Lighting Event

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 3:00pm – 8:00pm

Beginning at 3pm there will be music, crafts, hot cocoa and more! The Tree Lighting takes place at 5:30pm. Make sure to stick around for pictures with Santa from 6-8pm! Kick-off your holiday season in Downtown Flagstaff – home of Arizona’s Winter Wonderland! ALL FREE!

2019 Vora Financial Holiday Parade of Lights

Downtown Flagstaff, AZ

December 14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

*Join us as 100 entries light up Historic Downtown Flagstaff with the Vora Financial Holiday Parade of Lights with support from APS.

The Annual Lighting of 6,000 Luminaries

Tlaquepaque – 336 State Route 179 Sedona, AZ 86339

December 14, 3:00pm – 8:00pm

The Cherished tradition of the festival of Lights began 45 years ago and is a highly anticipated holiday event in Sedona. A full schedule of lively musical entertainment, a visit from Santa, and free cider awaits, making it the perfect outing for families and friends. The River of Life Tabernacle Choir will be performing. At the tolling of the bell tower at 5:00pm, the lighting of 6,000 luminarias gets underway in Tlaquepaque’s courtyards and walkways. Specially designated luminarias to honor cancer survivors can be purchased in Patio del Norte as well.
Free Admission. Free Trolley Service from UpTown Municipal Parking Lot – 260 Schnebly Rd
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Flagstaff Community Luminaries

 Enter on Bonito in front of Marshall Elementary School

December 15, 5:30pm – 9:00pm

*Coconino Estates Luminaries and Live Nativity

Do you know any Holiday Lights we should include? Let us know!