7 Places for Festive Photos in the Valley

Angelina AragonDecember 23, 2019
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Swing by these festive spots to snap a holiday selfie!

North Phoenix 

Creative Holiday Chalk Art at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
Check out this huge 3D sleigh chalk art piece, which is located at the resort’s Falls Water Village. This installation was created by local husband and wife team, Rather Be Chalking. The display has been getting a lot of attention from guests and locals alike, and will be available for “sleigh rides” until the end of December. tapatiocliffshilton.com 

Downtown Phoenix 

Every year, CityScape goes all out for Christmas with a giant tree in the middle of CitySkate Ice Rink. If you don’t want to skate, you can still snag a selfie outside of the rink. reddevelopment.com/cityscape/


Fairmont Scottsdale Princess  
During Christmastime, the entire hotel is decked out with holiday cheer. An oversized ornament adorned with lights graces the front entrance while the courtyard features a festive Christmas tree perfect for selfies or a family photo. Don’t miss the menorah lighting from December 22 to December 30 at 5:30 p.m. scottsdaleprincess.com 

Scottsdale Quarter 
Right next to True Food and the splash pad area, there is a large Christmas tree surrounded by palm trees decorated with Christmas lights. The reflection from the water from the splash pad makes the perfect shot. scottsdalequarter.com 

Old Town Scottsdale
Stop by all the selfie stations on the Soleri Bridge and Plaza. Old Town also has a huge ornament at the trolley bridge, right by Stetson Drive. scottsdalepublicart.org/work/soleri-bridge-and-plaza/ 

West Valley 

Glendale Glitters 
This free showcase features more than 1 million LED lights that illuminate 16 blocks of downtown Glendale. Opportunities for the ultimate selfie take place every night from December 23 to January 11 from 5 to 10 p.m. glendaleaz.com

East Valley 

Candy Cane Lane at Tempe Marketplace 
Ready for some snow and holiday selfies? Well, the snow is fake but still just as fun! The setup is right next to H&M at Tempe Marketplace. There are giant gumdrops, chocolates, candy canes and lollipops, adorable gingerbread men, plus a hot cocoa pond with marshmallows. When posting, use #SweetOnTMP. tempemarketplace.com/candy/


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