Glendale Glitters - 2022

The excitement of Glendale Glitters includes the Murphy Park lights and displays, performances in the amphitheater, the Hometown Christmas Parade, Movies by Moonlight, and additional events held by the downtown merchants.

FREE Parking all season long is available at the City Hall Parking Garage and the Bank of America Parking Garage. 


Holiday Light Display

Murphy Park and surrounding areas
November 22, 2022 - January 7, 2023
5:00 - 10:00 p.m. each evening


Light the World Giving Machines
Murphy Park
November 22, 2022 - January 7, 2023
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. every day

Coming to the West Valley for the first time are the Light the World Giving Machines.  This innovative and fun international initiative uses vending machines to provide people an opportunity to donate to carefully selected local and global charities.  

Velma Teague Library and Murphy Park
December 3
1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

The Glendale Public Library is proud to present its sixth annual comic convention in the heart of downtown Glendale at the Velma Teague Library and the surrounding Murphy Park. Dress as your favorite character or come as you are to this free, all-ages celebration of everything pop culture.

LIBCON West features comic book creators, cosplay groups, dozens of vendors, live performances, games, prizes, and crafts for kids.  

For more information, click HERE.


Hometown Christmas Parade
Downtown Glendale
December 10
11:00 a.m.

Glendale's Hometown Christmas parade is an opportunity to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas by gathering together as a community of families, businesses, churches, organizations, including schools to encourage each other with a great parade experience. The parade not only shares the reason for the season but also facilitates a canned food drive supporting Hope for Hunger.  Visit HERE for more information on the parade. 


Movies by Moonlight 
Murphy Park
December 16
Pre-Movie activities begin at 5:00 p.m.
The Grinch will begin at 6:30 p.m.
The Harkins Popcorn Truck and Elote Man food trucks will be on site.
For the season line up of Movies by Moonlight, click HERE.


Community & Arts Performances
E. Lowell Rogers Amphitheatre

November 22: 7:00pm
Arizona Girls Choir

December 2: 7:00pm
On Stage Performing 

December 4: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Red Rock Crossing Band - CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

December 5: 7 p.m.
Lori Ford's Vocal Studio

December 6: 6 to 7 p.m.
Ridgeline Academy   

December 7: 7 p.m.

December 8: 7 p.m.

December 9: 7 p.m.
Kaimikahu Hale O Hula

December 10: 7 p.m.
The Dance Shoppe Performing Group

December 11: 1 to 5 p.m.
Books and Blues

December 12: 7:00pm
Dave Higgins 

December 14: 7:30
Michaela's Dance Magic

December 15: 7 p.m.
Cole Family Band

December 17: 2 to 5 p.m.
Bravo Dance Family

December 20: 7 p.m.
Kellis High School Choir

December 21: 7:00pm
Dave Higgins 

December 22: 7 p.m.
Later Dayz