The holiday season is a different sort of magical in the Southwestern desert, and this year you can light up your Christmas by walking through a garden of cactus and other desert plants lined with glowing luminarias.
You won't find a pine tree here, but you WILL find several towering saguaros wrapped in Christmas lights.
flickering luminarias scattered throughout the desert grounds
You can get lost in the labyrinth of pretty desert plants...but just know that there IS a time limit due to COVID-19 regulations, so, y'know, don't get too lost.
There will also be a special "silent night" event on the winter solstice (December 21), in which it will be completely silent to encourage self-reflection, and no music will be played.
Capacity has been reduced to 50% as per COVID-19 guidelines.
Las Noches de las Luminarias
Price: Adult Tickets start at $29.95
When: Nov. 27 – 28, Dec. 11-13, 17 – 23, 26 – 31
Address: 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ
Why You Need To Go: Because who needs snow and trees for the holidays when you've got cacti lit up in lights and looming over your shoulder?