Tumbleweed Tree Lighting & Parade

Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, Downtown Chandler
December 2, 2023 4:30 - 9 p.m.

You do not want to miss this Chandler, Arizona holiday tradition. Schedule a visit to see Arizona's most iconic holiday tree, the famed Tumbleweed Tree.  Located in the historic square of Downtown Chandler, the tree has been a hallmark of the holiday season, standing over 50 feet tall, and has been a Chandler tradition since 1957. Chandler's beloved Tumbleweed Tree will be lit the first Saturday evening in December and is a unique southwestern tradition drawing holiday visitors from far and wide.

It all starts with the ‘holiday tree' that begins with 2,000 tumbleweeds, a 35-foot tall wire-framed Christmas tree, 25 gallons of paint, and dusted with 65 pounds of glitter. The tree is later adorned with thousands of holiday lights that give it a spectacular look, day or night. Lively entertainment, savory and sweet food vendors and a charming parade are hallmarks of the lighting festival and are sure to put you in the holiday mood.

While visiting the Tumbleweed Tree, bring the family and visit Santa for a FREE photo.

Santa will be at Santa's house on:

  • Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 4:30 - 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 7, 2023 from 5 - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 16, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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