VOL. 18  ISSUE NO. 49   |    DECEMBER 5 – 11, 2012

DECEMBER 5, 2012

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Carefree forecast calls for a weekend full of fun in the snow!
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carefree christmas festival girls in snowCAREFREE – The 5th Annual Carefree Christmas Festival December 7 – 9 offers free holiday fun and snow all weekend. Real snow, a real treat for most Arizonans, and Santa are the highlights of the Kid’s Zone at the festival. More than 25 tons of snow, a snow slide, bounce house and other activities are available for children of all ages. Santa will be available for photos throughout the event.

The Electric Light Parade will take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday and feature more than sixty lighted entries. Immediately following the parade, those in attendance will be treated to the holiday fireworks extravaganza at 8 p.m. Parade attendees are encouraged to arrive early and bring lawn chairs to get a prime viewing spot.

Sunday is pet day with a Pet Parade that takes place from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., and animal adoptions, a doggie market and free pet photos with Santa. Attendees are encouraged to bring their pets dressed up in their holiday finest.

Hours for the Carefree Christmas Festival are 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The fun-filled weekend will take place along Easy Street in downtown Carefree.

For more information and a full schedule of all the festival events, visit www.carefreechristmasfestival.com.

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