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5 Sumptuous Places to Enjoy Your Holiday Evenings

BY Holly Miller | December 11, 2017 | Feature Features

The holiday season brings all sorts of lights and delights to the Valley. Revel in lavish affairs and merry celebrations with everything from fine dining to holiday enchantments at these Scottsdale premiere events. Whether you are seeking something for the family or elegant plans to ring in the New Year, these five festivities are sure to please.
Illumination: Symphony of Light

1. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Celebrate the splendor of the season at the Eighth Annual Christmas at the Princess festival through Dec. 31. The AAA Five Diamond award-winning Fairmont Scottsdale Princess transforms each year into a winter wonderland filled with wonderful attractions guaranteed to bring joy to all those who enter. The festival is decked with 4.5 million holiday lights and features Princess Express Trains, a Copper Canyon Village light show, nativity garden, Christmas carousel, ice skating rink and other attractions. Experience everything the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has to offer by enjoying a getaway holiday room package, which includes complimentary general admission to Christmas at the Princess festival for two adults and three children, VIP lane access to select attractions and one-hour early access to designated festival amenities.

2. Illumination: Symphony of Light
The holiday season is shining bright at the fully decked out Illumination: Symphony of Light, Arizona’s largest holiday drive-thru light show in the North Valley. Listen to the carefully synchronized holiday music while driving through attraction filled with beloved holiday icons, festive decorations and a display using the most advanced hardware and software lighting in the world. The holiday exhibit is sure to impress with the unique 30-foot spiral tree light sculpture, walk-thru ornament, giant snowman, Santa’s village, kid’s jumper land, food trucks, selfie stations and other merry memory-making experiences. The Illumination celebration starts each night at 6PM and goes until Jan. 14. A portion of ticket sales will benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Tickets $30 in advance, $32 at the gate, 27701 N. Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix

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