Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

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November 20, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Inside The District

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

Monday, November 20
6PM – 8PM
Activities throughout The District at Desert Ridge Marketplace


The all-new holiday tree lights up for the first time this season on Monday, November 20! Experience the ultimate holiday celebration as Desert Ridge Marketplace unveils NEW holiday decor for the 2023 season. Enjoy free and festive activities, live entertainment at The District Stage, holiday performances, the first snowfall of the season and more.


  • Lighting of the NEW holiday tree at 6:15PM near Jin Jia Chinese Cuisine and Barnes & Noble
  • Live Entertainment by Funergy at The District Stage
  • LED Drum Line Performance
  • Holiday Shows by Arizona Theatre Company and Scottsdale Conservatory
  • First Snowfall of The Season at The District Stage at 7PM and 8PM
  • Free Professional Santa Photos near AMC Theatres and Sid’s Garage from 6PM – 8PM
  • Strolling Holiday Characters including The Grinch, Max and
  • Free Festive Craft
  • & More


*Event is free and open to the public
*Holiday tree will light right at 6:15PM
*Activities available on a first come, first serve basis and while supplies last.
*Snap a free digital holiday photo with Santa from 6pm-8pm near AMC Theatres. Funergy will be managing digital photo distirbution through phone or email.  You are welcome to snap your own photo. No printing on site.


Guests are encouraged to enter and exit the property from Deer Valley Rd to avoid any congestion on Tatum Blvd. Event activities are positioned all throughout The District so park near where you plan to end your evening.