EESD Christmas drive-thru 12/15/20

The Eloy Elementary School District held a Christmas drive-thru event in 2020 in the Eloy Intermediate parking lot. Families received milk and cookies as well as goody bags and other treats.

Saturday, Nov. 27

Small Business Saturday

CASA GRANDE — The Small Business Saturday market and fashion show is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Casa Grande. A fashion show featuring items from local clothing shops begins at 11 a.m. in the alley behind Second Street.

Friday, Dec. 3

Santa and Mrs. Claus appearance

CASA GRANDE — Santa and Mrs. Claus will welcome visitors from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lorrie Carter State Farm Insurance, 1609 E. Florence Blvd.

Merry Copa Holiday Festival

MARICOPA — Maricopa’s biggest holiday event of the year, the Merry Copa Holiday Festival, is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. at Copper Sky Regional Park, 44345 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

This is a holiday celebration for the entire family with crafts, entertainment, food trucks, snow, vendors/shopping, tree lighting and of course a very special visitor. This year’s theme is “Merry Copa-ville,” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” will be on the big outdoor screen.

Saturday, Dec. 4

Casa Grande Winter Wonderland and Electric Light Parade

CASA GRANDE — The Casa Grande Winter Wonderland event is from 2 to 5 p.m. in Peart Park, which includes ice skating, Christmas carols, photos with Santa, food trucks, inflatables, crafts and other activities.

The annual Electric Light Parade begins at 5:45 p.m. near Colorado Street and proceeds along Florence Boulevard and into downtown.

Christmas Poinsettia Afternoon Tea

CASA GRANDE — The tea begins at 2 p.m. at the Paramount Theater, 420 N. Florence St.

Tickets are $25 each and may be purchased online at or by calling Rickey at 708-657-7485.

Friday, Dec. 10

Coolidge Christmas in the Park

COOLIDGE — The annual Christmas Light Parade in Coolidge begins at 7 p.m. near San Carlos Park, 300 W. Central Ave. The event features first-, second- and third-place prizes for entries.

Saturday, Dec. 11

Toy drive

CASA GRANDE — The 2021 Big Tyme Entertainment toy drive is from noon to 3 p.m. at the Airport Tavern, 1801 N. Pinal Ave.

This year is the 18th annual toy drive organized by Big Tyme Entertainment, which each year distributes toys to thousands of children throughout Pinal County.

Christmas in Eloy

ELOY — The Christmas in Eloy celebration event is from 4 to 9 p.m. in Main Street Park and includes music, games, rides, crafts, food vendors and Santa.

The tree lighting is at 6:45 p.m. and the annual light parade starts at 7:15 p.m.


Melissa St. Aude is the Arts & Entertainment editor at PinalCentral. She can be reached at

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