Things to do in December in Prescott, 2021

Things to do Throughout December in Prescott, 2021

 Arizona’s Largest Gingerbread Village

The Prescott Resort and Conference Center joins the holiday fun with this stunning display of gingerbread houses and structures. Open 7 days a week at the Prescott Resort at 1500 E State Route 69, Prescott, Arizona’s largest Gingerbread display is housed in the lobby. This attraction  is made up of handcrafted gingerbread and candy-laden forms displayed in a whimsical village. Visitors of all ages are sure to have a blast marveling at all the gingerbread houses. Free! On  display now through December 31, 2021.



Valley of Lights

Enjoy a one-mile drive through the beautiful lighted and animated displays set along Fain Park located at 2200 N 5th Street in Prescott Valley. Look for the lighted, animated soldier to lead you to the park. Donations appreciated. Sunday through Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 pm and Friday,       Saturday, and Holidays 6:00 -10:00 pm. On display now through December 30, 2021.




Mortimer Farms Christmas Festival

This event has something for everyone! Enjoy the pick-your-own Christmas tree experience, farm-inspired rides, games, and activities, carolers, a live nativity scene, a huge Christmas Village, and thousands of Christmas decorations. On now through December 24th, 2021. For additional information and to buy tickets, visit Christmas at Mortimer Farms.


Things to do  on December 3rd in Prescott, 2021

Prescott Valley Festival of Lights

The annual Prescott Valley Festival of Lights is an evening filled with performances by local school choirs, the spectacular Civic Center campus lighting, the Night Light Parade, and Santa’s North Pole Workshop at the Prescott Valley Public Library. Starting at 5:00 pm at 7501 E Skoog Blvd, Prescott Valley at the Theater on the Green is the program, 6:00 pm is the lighting of Civic Center and Night Light Parade, at 6:30 pm are pictures with Santa. Free!





Things to do  on December 3rd -4th in Prescott, 2021


Christmas Indian Art Market 

Meet Native artists from many different cultures and have the opportunity to buy directly from them. All sorts of authentic treasures will be found including pottery, jewelry, baskets,          sculptures, glasswork, beadwork, and more. At the Museum for Indigenous     People located at 147 N Arizona Ave, Prescott. Friday and Saturday, December 3-4 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.


Things to do  on December 4th in Prescott, 2021

 39th Annual Prescott Christmas Parade

Enjoy the Holiday Season with Arizona’s Christmas City’s 39th Annual Christmas Parade with Holiday Music, Floats, and lots of Prescott’s Holiday Cheer! The parade takes place downtown Prescott and winds itself around the Courthouse Plaza. Parade starts at 1:00 pm. Free.



Annual Courthouse Lighting

Downtown Prescott hosts the Annual Courthouse Lighting Event that will be held following Christmas parade. Arizona’s Christmas City presents Prescott’s 67th Annual Courthouse Lighting on Historic Prescott’s Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza. Enjoy Music and Ceremony starting at 5:30 pm before switching on all the lights! Free.



Frontier Christmas at Sharlot Hall Museum

Frontier Christmas is an evening of classic holiday merrymaking at the Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott immediately following the Courthouse Lighting Ceremony. Stop by 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm for cookies, cider, carols, and fun. Luminarias line the Museum walkways as visitors meander from building to building, visiting with Living History interpreters, listening to live music, or trying their hand at Victorian-inspired crafts. $5 adults, free for Museum members and youth 17-under.


Things to do  on December 4th – 5th in Prescott, 2021

Handel’s Messiah

Presented by Yavapai College’s combine choirs – go and see one of Prescott’s most glorious   holiday traditions. Featuring a full orchestra and four professional soloists, this concert is a
must-have” for your holiday season. Come hear joyous selections such as the “Hallelujah       Chorus” and other favorites as the moving and powerful Christmas story it told through music. Saturday, December 4th at 7:00 pm and Sunday, December 5th at 3:00 pm. Yavapai College     Performing Arts Center Events



Things to do  on December 6th in Prescott, 2021

 Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas

Go and see the Yavapai College Trailblazer and Roughrider Jazz Big Bands as they kick off the holiday season with an evening of memorable jazz music. Tried and true jazz standards will be presented, along with our swinging twists on your holiday favorites. Push the hustle and bustle of your seasonal preparations aside for the night and let the sounds of a not long forgotten era remind you of simpler times. Monday, December 6th at 7:00 pm. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center Events


Things to do  on December 9th in Prescott, 2021

 A Frontier Christmas Carol

On December 9, a hilarious reader’s theater night is taking place at Sharlot Hall Museum.       Featuring a familiar Christmas tale with a Prescott twist, performed like an old-time radio show with an unlikely cast of local characters, the show includes audience participation. A Frontier Christmas Carol will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Education Center. Tickets are $25 each ($20 for Museum members). Call  (928) 277-2000 for more information.



Things to do  on December 10th in Prescott, 2021

 Acker Night

The Acker Musical Community Showcase is one of the highlights of “Arizona’s Christmas City” events. Enjoy over 100 music performances all around downtown Prescott area shops and     restaurants. The event starts at 5:30 pm. Free. Acker Night


Things to do  on December 16th – 19th in Prescott, 2021

It’s a Wonderful Life

Frank Capra’s classic holiday movie of a man redeemed, a town restored, and an angel getting his wings returns to the Prescott stage in captivating story and song, presented by YC’s Performing Arts Department. Join us this Christmas in Bedford Falls. It’s a Wonderful Life, the Musical


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