Season’s Greetings from Your Holiday Headquarters!

We’re blowing warm, winter wishes your way! How so? Our twinkle town is leveling up with traditional & festive fun.


Tree Lighting

Fountain Park
Tuesday, November 22 | 6:30-10pm

Have you been good? This event is for you! The Westgate Tree Lighting is a holiday tradition that brings many community members to the bright & brilliant nexus of the West Valley. This year, enjoy onstage entertainment (think: traditional carolers, an LED drumline & mariachi band), plus warm up with FREE photo ops with Santa Claus & the Grinch, make & take crafts*, ice skating** & more.

The tree will be lit promptly at 7pm.
Santa & the Grinch will be available for photos from 7pm – 9pm.
Skate Westgate will be open from 4pm – 10:45pm.

*While supplies last. **Ice skating prices vary.


Skate Westgate

Fountain Park
Open Daily, Now – January 16
Times Vary

Kids & adults are invited to partake in a timeless holiday tradition – outdoor ice skating on our real ice rink! Make magical memories with your loved ones as you glide through an unforgettable winter wonderland. All skill levels are welcome, whether you’re performing pirouettes or strapping on skates for the first time.

Visit westgateaz.com/skate for details.


S’more Station

Fountain Park
Open Daily from 5-9pm

Grab a warm seat & enjoy sticky-sweet, campfire classics at our s’more station next to the ice rink!
S’MORE KIT: $15 (makes 8 s’mores)


Menorah Lighting

Fountain Park
Wednesday, December 21 | 6-7pm

Join us & Chabad West Valley to celebrate Hanukkah with a Grand Menorah lighting, complete with activities, raffle prizes, games for children & live entertainment!


Get Candid With The Claus

Fountain Park, Select Days & Times

Mr. Kringle is making his rounds in our town! Pose for a free pic at our designated Santa stop in front of a luminous backdrop.*

*Photos to be taken on your own personal device. Photos are on a first come, first served basis. No reservations allowed.

Visit westgateaz.com/santa for details.


Santa Hustle is Coming to Town!

WaterDance Plaza
Sunday, December 18 at 8am

Jingle all the way through this festive course with candy & cookies, holiday music, creative Christmas décor & more. Use promo code WGXMAS & save $5 off registration!

Visit santahustle.com to register.


Jingle & Mingle

Take note, holiday party planners… Hosting an affair requires advance preparation, date designation & making a reservation! We’ve got your all-inclusive answer to holiday party entertainment.

Pro Tip: book now!

Visit westgateaz.com/food-fun for a list of dining + entertainment options & contact info.


Live Music

Fountain Park
Fridays & Saturdays, 7-10pm
Sundays, 2-5pm

Experience a sonically-charged slate of FREE concerts every weekend! Genre spotlight includes: pop, rock, soul, jazz, contemporary & R&B with a holiday twist.

Visit westgateaz.com/events for the full line-up.