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City Hall kicks off holiday season with Winterfest, Dec 7

Santa, snow, rides, holiday light show, activities and crafts, community entertainment, food and more.
Post Date:11/13/2019

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For immediate release: November 13, 2019

City Hall kicks off holiday season with Winterfest, Dec 7

Avondale turns into a Winterfest on Saturday, December 7, with Santa, snow, rides, holiday light show, activities and crafts, community entertainment, food and more.

This free, family-fun holiday event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Avondale Civic Center’s outdoor amphitheater (11465 W Civic Center Drive, Avondale 85323).  Come enjoy the holiday festivities, see the lights, and kicks off the holidays with your friends and family in Avondale.  Food and sweet treats will be available for purchase. 

Come for rides and holiday theme activities, including kids crafts coordinated by WHAM -- all at no cost.  The Arizona Coyotes’ Street Team will be at the event -- take your best shot on Coyotes outdoor street hockey rink. Individualized photo opportunities with Santa will also be available at the event. Stage entertainment includes a tree lighting ceremony lead by Mayor Weise and the City Council, Santa and special guests, followed by performances from community groups such as Studio 21 Dance, Luke Air Force Choir, and Bravo Dance Family.

A musical light show at City Hall is a featured spotlight at the event and all season long.  The Civic Center Amphitheatre will be lit up, and will blink in sync to festive holiday music. The synchronized lights will be up throughout the season, available to view at the City Hall Amphitheater.  

Following Winterfest, another free family event takes place at the Civic Center campus on Friday, December 13 -- Movie Night featuring the movie ‘Elf’.

winterfest2018 adAvondale Winterfest - December 7, 5 – 8 p.m.

Location: Avondale Civic Center Amphitheater

A winter wonderland is brought to city hall, including snow, rides, tree lighting ceremony, entertainment and Santa.

FREE to attend

 


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Movie Night - December 13, 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Location: Avondale Civic Center - City Hall Council Chambers (indoors)

Featuring ‘Elf’

FREE to attend

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amphitheatre Holiday lights - throughout the month of December, 6-9 p.m., every day of the week. 

Location: Avondale Civic Center Amphitheater

The synchronized musical light display will be up throughout the holiday season, with a light show to display every 30 minutes.  

FREE to attend

These events are hosted by the City of Avondale.  Winterfest is sponsored in part by Brookfield/Alamar, T-Mobile, Sam's Club, APS, West Valley View, and the Avondale Arts Commission.  For more information, visit www.avondaleaz.gov/events or call Avondale Parks & Recreation Department at (623)333-2400.

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