This is an archive of past events and event highlights


Carefree Christmas 2015

Three days and two nights of FREE holiday festivities and live entertainment for the entire family at the Carefree Desert Gardens and Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 100 Easy Street, in downtown Carefree, Arizona right next to Cave Creek.

Carefree Christmas

Friday, December 11, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, December 12, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, December 13, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

- Electric Light Parade Saturday, December 12, 6 p.m. with special guest emcees including ABC15's Iris Hermosillo, CBS5's Paul Horton, and AZFamily3's Rich Dahlquist.

- Holiday Fireworks Extravaganza Saturday, December 12, following the Electric Light Parade.

- 35 Tons of Real Snow with Snow Slide throughout the Weekend

- Kid’s Play Zone, North Pole Train and Pictures with Santa for kids of all ages throughout the Weekend.  Holiday Gift and Food Market, lighted Christmas Village with gifts, seasonal foods with all day and late night shopping !

- Live Holiday Music and Dance Performances on the Sanderson Lincoln Pavillion

- Holiday Pet Parade Sunday, December 13, 10 a.m.  Registration begins at 9 a.m. with Pet Adoptions from the Foothills Animal Rescue (FAR)