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12 Holiday Events in and Around Marana

Some ideas for the Holiday Season in Marana.

Santa Claus at Tucson Premium Outlets at Marana Center
Every Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1- Monday, Dec. 24

The whole family is invited to meet Saint Nick to share their Christmas wishes and take a photo. Parents are encouraged to bring their own cameras.

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/you-are-invited-to-meet-saint-nick/

Pet Photos with Santa at Tucson Premium Outlets at Marana Center
Sundays from December 2-23, 4:00-5:00 pm

Bring your furriest friends and come snap a pic with Santa Claus! This is your chance to get your pet what they really want for Christmas!

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/pet-photos-with-santa/

Christmas on the Farm at Post Farms
Fridays-Sundays, December 7-23

Featuring a state-of-the-art holiday light show seen from a miniature train that takes a journey through the farm, jumping pillows, food vendors, hot cocoa, and farm animals, this is the perfect chance to make memories that will last a lifetime!

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/christmas-on-the-farm/

Life-Sized Candy Cactus Garden at The Ritz-Carlton
Dove Mountain Lobby– throughout December 

Be enchanted by life-sized, sugary sweet, giant edible cactus garden, to be crafted in The Ritz lobby for the holidays and remain in place until just after Christmas. The colorful spectacle is created with vibrant and flavorful fondant and candies and will be built by a team of ten Ritz-Carlton culinarians, collaborating in sweet tribute to the inspiring flora and fauna of the Dove Mountain region.

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/cactus-candy-garden/

Fourth Avenue Holiday Street Fair
Friday-Sunday, December 7 – 9

Some of the finest art and most beautiful crafts in Tucson. With more than 500,000 visitors per year and 300+ international artisans and vendors, this is the perfect event to enjoy with loved ones and experience the essence of Tucson firsthand.

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/fourth-avenue-winter-street-fair/
 

Marana 2nd Sunday Vintage Market at Crossroads Park
Sunday, December 9

Come experience the 2ndSunday Vintage Market! Featuring a multitude of unique vintage and antique items perfect for your home! Also find some of the best gourmet coffee, old-fashioned ice cream, and award winning food!

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/2nd-sunday-vintage-market/

Holiday Nights at Tohono Chul
Every Friday and Saturday in December until Dec. 15

Stroll along paths garlanded with over a million twinkling lights while musicians and artists perform throughout the Gardens. Who can resist a sing-along or viewing the stars through a telescope? You’re sure to enjoy the many distinct performances located throughout the Gardens while you sip hot chocolate and enjoy tasty treats!

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/holiday-nights-at-tohono-chul-park/
 

Mercado Holiday Bazaar at Mercado San Agustin
Friday, Dec. 14-Sunday, Dec. 16

Come to the Mercado District to check out more than 60 makers, artists, crafters and collectors at this family friendly holiday shopping event. Find the perfect gift for your friends and loved ones right here in the heart of Tucson. 

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/mercado-holiday-bazaar/

BBH + CBC Beer Fun Run Saturday, December 22, 12:00 p.m. 

Rise and shine and get a run in. Well not an official race but a fun run. Start at Button Brew House ... run to Catalina Brewing Company have a 5oz beer ... run back to BBH have a 5 oz beer ... run back to CBC have a 5oz ... finish at BBH and have your last 5oz beer. *WHEW*

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/beer-fun-run/

Celebrate New Year’s in Marana!

New Year’s Eve Dinner at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar
December 31, 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

The last night of the year will feature a special four-course dining menu priced at $125.00 USD plus tax and gratuity. 

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/new-years-eve-dinner/

New Year’s Eve Merrymaking
December 31 – Evening – Call ahead, as space is limited

Celebrants are invited to ring in 2019 with a magnificent outdoor fireworks display, live entertainment and dancing in Ignite Lobby Lounge.

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/new-years-eve-fireworks-hike/

New Year’s Day Breakfast at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar
January 1, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Buffet breakfast and à la carte selections will be served.

https://www.discovermarana.org/events/new-years-day-breakfast-at-core-kitchen-wine-bar/

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