Holiday and NYE Events

Celebrate the very best the holiday season has to offer without having to travel far from our premier private golf course community. The greater Phoenix metro area has plenty of options to celebrate the season. Here are a few events all within 45 minutes of our front gates.

Apache Junction Holiday Program & Light Parade
Less than 15 minutes away from our private gated community, Downtown Apache Junction hosts its annual Holiday Program and Light Parade on Saturday, December 3, beginning at 3 p.m. with the parade starting at 7 p.m. Round up friends and invite the family to AJ for this holiday event. With local talent providing live entertainment, bounce houses, 40 tons of snow, a visit from Santa and more, this event is a tremendous way to celebrate the holiday season. For more details, visit

One of the Valley’s longest running and brightest holiday events returns for 2016. Join the Phoenix Zoo afterhours for ZooLights and walk the grounds to see more than a million lights in a multitude of fun and unique displays, a three story illuminated holiday tree and more. Beginning November 23 through January 8, ZooLights will be open from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

NYE on Mill
For more than a decade, people have been ringing in the new year on Mill Avenue in Tempe. The 2016 edition of this New Year’s Eve staple will boast more than 18 different outdoor bars, food and drink vendors, live music from local bands and DJs, dancing and the inevitable countdown to midnight. The party runs from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. and tickets are $10. For more information, visit

Parade of Lights
Enjoy the holiday season with the Parade of Lights through Downtown Chandler, just 30 minutes away from Superstition Golf and Country Club. The festivities will run from 4:30 to 9 p.m., with the parade beginning at 7 p.m. This annual event has become a local East Valley favorite, bringing people together for an evening of spectacular nighttime fun. Illuminated floats, walking groups, dance ensembles and more will be featured in the parade, leading up to the lighting of the grand Tumbleweed Tree in Downtown Chandler. For more information, visit

Lastly, don’t forget, our staff at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club is ready to host your family or company holiday parties. Our team can help you deliver an unforgettable event to cap off 2016. For more details on hosting an event at SMGCC, contact us at (480) 677-6639.