Saturday mornings: 9/14, 10/12, 11/2, 11/30, 12/28
Tours offered at 8:30 – 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – Noon each date.
With experienced Park Rangers and educators as your guide, learn more about the fascinating history that has shaped the South Mountain we know today.
Art on the Wild Side
The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation/Phoenix Zoo continues its successful new art exhibit program; Art on the Wild Side with the work of three new artists!
September 15, 2019 to January 15, 2020, artists Jennifer O’Cualain, Linda Budge and Susan Richey-Schmitz will showcase their unique vision of wildlife and conservation via photography, paint and mixed media. Through this exhibit, guests can engage in the Zoo’s mission to care for the natural world while being inspired by nature and animals.
Art will be available for purchase and Zoo admission is required to visit the Savanna Gallery. The Savanna Gallery is in the Savanna Grill.
ZooLights: Glow Wild
Millions of Sparkling Lights | Hundreds of Dazzling Displays | Live Reindeer
Polar Slide™ | Festive Food and Drink | And More!
NEW THIS YEAR
See animals in a whole new light with our amazing Wildlife Lantern Safari, featuring more than 60 creatures — all AGLOW!
Ahwatukee Car Show & Chili Cookoff
The Goodman Taylor Team is so excited to put on the Ahwatukee Car Show & Chili Cook Off with Precision Auto Body and Pure Luxury Tint & Detailing. A big thank you to our sponsors, PepBoys, Earnhardt Ford, Tempe Dodge, Tempe Kia, Foothills Pool Care and Repair, Pete Levas with VIP Mortgage, Franklin Law, Arizona's Vision, Zzeeks Pizza and Mothers.
The car show will be Saturday, November 30th from 9-1 pm at Mountain Park Church, 16461 S 48th Street, 85048. Proceeds will benefit Hope for the Homeless.
Ribbon Cutting @ The Salon Spot
Wake Up Ahwatukee Morning Mixer @ C2 Tactical
Ribbon Cutting @ Edward Jones
Ribbon Cutting @ Woops ( Chandler Mall )
South Mountain Aglow
We light up the darkest night of the year, the Winter Solstice, with a beautiful one-mile luminaria walk along our Judith Tunell sidewalk trail, featuring artwork from local youth, businesses and artists. As you wander among the luminarias, enjoy local musicians, food trucks, our Make & Take Market and last-minute gift shopping from local artisans.
Noon Year's Eve
Get ready to ring in the new year at the stroke of... NOON! This bash is frosty fun for the whole family!
All activities included with Zoo admission unless otherwise noted.
Night of the Three Kings, Reyes Magos
Celebrate Noche de Reyes Magos! This Latino holiday commemorates the day
Enjoy a night of live mariachi music, specialty Mexican food, games, activities
The Three Kings arrive at 6 p.m. on camels.
Evening Mixer and Ribbon Cutting: Bodiac Sculpting
After 5 Evening Mixer @ LivGenerations