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Carefree Christmas Festival Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM to Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 9:00 PM
Carefree, Arizona 6th Annual Christmas Festival.

CAREFREE, Ariz. - Right next to Cave Creek....Real snow in the desert, giant cacti glowing and twinkling in the night, and an electric light parade that weaves its way around one of the world’s largest sundials are just part of the fun at the weekend-long Annual Carefree Christmas Festival.  This annual event, which draws thousands, will be held in the picturesque Sonoran Desert community of Carefree, Arizona, on Fri., Dec. 13th through Sun., Dec. 15th.

A full slate of holiday activities, striking desert mountain scenery, plus sunny day-time weather that typically tops 70 degrees make the Carefree Christmas Festival a must-see event for visitors from around the country as well as the nearby Phoenix metro area.