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November 23, 2018

Glendale’s award-winning holiday lighting event has become a family tradition across the Valley and Arizona.

The stunning display of 1.6 million LED lights will illuminate sixteen blocks of Historic Downtown Glendale, making it the largest free holiday light display in Arizona.

This year the 25th Anniversary of Glendale Glitters kicks off on Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 24.

The Countdown to Glendale Glitters Show starts at 5:30 on Friday, Nov. 23 at 6:00 p.m. Glendale’s Mayor and Councilmembers light up the downtown for the first time this season…all 16 blocks, and 1.6 million lights.

The glittering magic of Glendale’s holiday light display remains lit nightly through Jan. 12, 2019, from 5 – 11 p.m. each evening. Historic Downtown Glendale is located at 58th and Glendale avenues. For more information on additional holiday festivals, call the Special Event Hotline at 623-930-2299.

PARKING: Event attendees will have the option and convenience of paying for preferred parking in the two downtown garages, located at City Hall, at 59th and Glenn Drive and Bank of America Building, at 58th and Glenn Drives.

For Glendale Glitters Spectacular Weekend only (November 23-24, 2018), a FREE shuttle service is offered from Glendale Community College.  Enter off of 59th Avenue at Vogel (North of Olive) for shuttle service.  Get picked up at the north parking lots.  First shuttle leaves GCC at 4:30 p.m. and the last shuttle leaves Downtown Glendale at 10:15 pm.

PLEASE NOTE: Handicapped parking is available at no charge in the two parking garages, with either handicapped placard or license plate


Read 25 reasons to visit Glendale Glitters this year.


November 23, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm