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Holiday Festival of the Arts & Oro Valley Tree Lighting

Photo of festival tents and attendees with mountains in background

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.

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 4:00pm (ended)

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. Festivities culminate in the lighting of the Oro Valley holiday tree on Saturday, December 1, at about 6 p.m. SAACA, in partnership with the Town of Oro Valley and the Vestar Oro Valley Marketplace, produce the event, which is also sponsored by local businesses and organizations.

Art Festival
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tree Lighting Activities
Saturday, 4 – 6 p.m.

Join us for:
• More than 150 artisans
• Live dance and music performances
• Holiday chalk art murals
• Family innovation station
• Food vendors
• Tree lighting

For performance schedules and more information, visit:

12155 N. Oracle Road
Oro Valley, AZ 85737