13 Holiday Events in and Around Marana

Special Holiday Season Events in and around Marana

Meet Saint Nick at Tucson Premium Outlets at Marana Center

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 29–December 22


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.

Pet Photos with Santa at Tucson Premium Outlets at Marana Center
Sundays from December 1–22, 4:00 pm-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!


Christmas on the Farm at Post Farms
Friday-Saturday-Sunday, December 6–23, 5:00 pm-9:30 pm

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!


Marana Holiday Festival & Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 7, 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kick off the holiday season and deck Downtown Marana with live performances, Santa, activities for the kids, and a show-stopping Christmas Tree light show! 


The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Holiday Tree Lighting
Sunday, December 8, 5:00 pm

Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies on the Ignite Patio while being serenaded by the Tucson Boys Chorus. $5 per person for non-guests.


Fourth Avenue Holiday Street Fair
Friday-Sunday, December 13–15

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.


2nd Sunday Vintage Market at Crossroads Park
Sunday, December 8

Experience the 2nd Sunday 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.


Holiday Nights at Tohono Chul
Every Friday and Saturday, December 6–December 21

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!

Holiday Bazaar at Mercado San Agustin
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, December 20 –December 22

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 in the heart of Tucson. 

Christmas Lunch and Dinner at CORE Kitchen at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
Wednesday, December 25, seatings begin at 12:30 pm

Partake in one of two sumptuous multicourse menus for lunch or dinner and experience The Ritz's legendary cuisine and impeccable service.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Marana! See The Ritz Event Calendar for Details

New Year’s Eve Dinner at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar
December 31, 5:00 pm-9:30 pm 

The last night of the year will feature a special four-course dining menu. 

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.

New Year’s Day Breakfast at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar
January 1, 2020, 7:00 am-12:00 pm 

Buffet breakfast and à la carte selections will be served.


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