Prescott Area October 9, 2023

Christmas in Prescott 2023

Here is the ‘Save the Date’ information you need to enjoy Christmas in Prescott. You can see by this impressive list of events why Prescott is the official “Arizona’s Christmas City.”

Festival of Trees

Wednesday, November 15, 6 – 9 PM
Thursday, November 16 – 18 10 AM – 8 PM
Sam Hill Warehouse, 232 N Granite Street, Prescott

The Festival of Trees Prescott is an annual holiday community event where local businesses celebrate Prescott’s heritage as Arizona’s Christmas City, by creating a beautifully decorated forest of Christmas trees and wreaths. You can shop the designer trees and wreaths, vote for your favorites, visit with Santa, and enjoy live entertainment, raffles, and craft ornaments.

Valley of Lights, Drive-Thru Holiday Display

Friday, November 24, 6 PM – Sunday, December 31, 9 PM
Fain Park, 2200 N. 5th Street, Prescott Valley

One mile drive through the beautiful lighted and animated displays.
Suggested Donation of $5.00 per car.

Walk through Valley of Lights on Tuesday, November 28th 6-9 PM. More information at 928-772-8857 or

Holiday Light Parade and Bonfire Festival

Saturday, November 25th, 6 PM

The Holiday Light Parade in downtown Prescott will be led by Santa and feature music from area school marching bands. The parade ends on the field at Mile High Middle School, where there will be a Bonfire 7:00 to 8:30 PM.

Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 2, 1 – 3 PM
The 41st Annual Christmas parade fills downtown Precott with floats, bands, and music.

Courthouse Lighting

Saturday, December 2, 6:00 – 6:30 PM
The 69th Annual Courthouse Lighting begins with live music at 5 PM. Between 6 PM – 6:30 PM more than 80 trees and the Courthouse come to life with brilliant lights.

Acker Night

Friday, December 8, 5 PM
The 35th Annual Acker Night fills downtown Prescott with live music. Over 500 performers fill over 100 businesses with music. A free shuttle service is provided from Frontier Village Shopping Center off of Highway 69.

New Year’s Eve Boot Drop

Sunday, December 31, 7:30 PM – 12:30 AM
13th Annual celebration starts at 7:30 PM with the boot drop at two times, 10 PM and mid-night. The crowd counts down as the 6-foot tall, lighted cowboy boot is lowered from the Palace Building.

If you are in the downtown area, would love to visit with you! Stop by the BloomTree Real Estate office on the northwest corner of Gurley and Cortez – we would love to visit with you!  (928) 443-8800