GLENDALE, Ariz. – Join us for a holly and jolly merry-filled day at the 15th Annual Christmas in July in Historic Downtown Glendale on Saturday, July 10, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Start your holiday journey at the Arizona Information Center located at 5836 W. Palmaire Ave. to pick up the event map.
“Many of the renowned boutique stores, specialty shops and iconic eateries will feature festive treats, holiday gift ideas and merry make-and take-crafts,” said Lorraine Zomok, event co-chairperson and owner of Memory Lane Trinkets and Treasures.
Additional activities include the return of the Recipe Card Collection. Follow the map to pick up delicious Appetizer recipe cards at participating businesses. Pick up the beginning pieces to your recipe collection at the Arizona Information Center. You can also enjoy photos with Santa Claus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., (photos are $5 each.) In addition, a cool and comfortable shuttle will be available to transport event attendees throughout the area. The shuttle is free-of-charge to ride.
The holiday spirit continues with a Back-to-School Supply drive to benefit the Glendale Elementary School District. Needed supplies include rulers, crayons, glue sticks, #2 pencils and pencil sharpeners. For a complete list of requested supplies, visit www.VisitDowntownGlendale.com/events. Drop off your donations at the Arizona Information Center.
Admission is free, some-make-and-take crafts have a nominal fee. There is plenty of free parking throughout the downtown. All activities take place inside the shops and restaurants to offer a cool downtown experience.
Christmas in July is presented by the Historic Downtown Glendale Merchants Association in partnership with the downtown business community. For more information, visit www.VisitDowntownGlendale.com or call 623-299-2060.