See also the Events Calendar.
Residents of North Phoenix are typically 30 to 50 minutes from the main sports and entertainment complexes in Central Phoenix, Glendale and Scottsdale, including several theaters and music venues, University of Phoenix Stadium (Cardinals football), Talking Stick Arena (Suns, Mercury, Rattlers) and Gila River Arena (Coyotes hockey).
Here are a few of the nearby entertainment venues:
See In&Out Magazine for a complete list of NoPho events. It’s mailed to 21,000 homes each week and available as a PDF download here.
More than 200 SXSs, UTVs and Jeeps are expected to light up and otherwise decorate their vehicles for this informal, 3rd annual event celebrating the holidays.
The 3-day event guides dozens of Jeep owners on technical climbs in the backcountry north of Phoenix. Experienced 4x4 enthusiasts are challenged by difficult trail sections were the "likelihood of getting stuck is high." But newcomers are welcome, too. Registration opens Dec. 3.
The annual lighting of Arizona’s tallest fresh-cut Christmas tree will feature a free concert and, of course, a special appearance by Santa.
The Madrigal Singers, part of Boulder Creek's choir program, head to DC later this month. You can catch them in a local performance, too.