Best Spots to See Holiday Lights in Northern Arizona

December 12, 2018

Top 4 Places to See Holiday Lights in Prescott

There’s so much to see during the month of December in Prescott, known as Christmas City. Gather together the entire family and plan some outings to see the fabulous holiday lighting around town. Memories in the making!

Courthouse Square Lights
Yavapai County lights up over 100 trees on the courthouse as well as the surrounding the plaza. Initial ceremony is first Saturday of December and the gorgeous display runs throughout the month.

120 S. Cortez St., Prescott 

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary Wild Lights
Don’t miss the “Wildlights and Animal Sights” event at Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary!

The holiday light display is rated one of the best in the state and is open to the public every Friday and Saturday evening from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., running through December 29. The zoo is filled with festive holiday decorations, music, and spectacular light displays. Light concessions available, including hot cocoa and coffee. Visit the Gift Shop for special holiday gifts!

1403 Heritage Park Road, Prescott
Special event admission is $5 for HPZS Members and $8 for non-members.

Valley of Lights
Here’s a great way to stay toasty warm and view holiday lights in Prescott Valley from the comfort of your car. From November 22 through December 30, check out the one-mile drive of light displays in Fain Park, off 5th St. in Prescott. 6-10 p.m.

Fain Park, off 5th St. in Prescott.
Contact Information: Gloria Grose at gloria@pvchamber.org. Donations requested.

Enchanted Christmas
Create special holiday memories at Depot Marketplace in downtown Prescott. There’s an amazing Indoor Holiday Light Attraction with themed rooms adorned with more than a half a million lights. There is something for everyone to enjoy.

A highlight of Enchanted Christmas is the massive Department 56 Christmas Village including buildings from Dickens Christmas, New England, Christmas in the City, Snow Village and North Pole Series. There’s even a Polar Express train running through the village!

Depot Marketplace, 
Downtown Prescott

Thirty minutes outside of downtown Prescott, Talking Rock is private, guard-gated master-planned community offering a variety of home sites including custom builds, on the golf course, two to 10-acre lots, and read- to-move- in options. Visit Talking Rock here.