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Holiday Festival of the Arts & Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

People browsing the festival stalls

Festival of the Arts

Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday, December 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tree Lighting Activities

Saturday, December 7, 3-6 p.m.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:00am to Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 4:00pm 

The Oro Valley Festival of the Arts & Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration is the true essence of creative placemaking, cultivating the arts as an essential part of Oro Valley's identity. The two-day festival is one of Southern Arizona's largest community arts celebrations, with over 150 artisans, over 30 performances by student and local musicians, family arts activities, food trucks, and the TUBACHRISTMAS holiday play-along. Festivites culiminate in the lighting of the Oro Valley holiday tree. The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA), in partnership with the Town of Oro Valley and Vestar Oro Valley Marketplace, produce the event, which is also sponsored by local businesses and organizations.

  • More than 150 artisans
  • Live dance and music performances
  • Holiday murals
  • Pima Federal Credit Union family innovation & activities station
  • Food vendors
  • Free pictures with Santa
  • Glass blowing with Sonoran Glass Academy
  • Tree lighting

For performance schedules and more information, visit:

12155 N. Oracle Road
Oro Valley, AZ 85737