FREE Family Movies & More ...

Relax and enjoy a FREE holiday classic at TCA.

Winter treats for the whole family along with hot chocolate, hot cider and mulled wine
available for purchase in the lounge.


A Christmas Story
4:00 pm
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In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.


The Muppet Christmas Carol
4:00 pm
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Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and the entire cast of the Muppet universe come together to re-tell Charles Dicken's immortal classic A Christmas Carol.


Double feature - Rudolph and ELF
4:00 pm
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The classic 1964 animated tale about a shunned reindeer. Burl Ives narrates this beloved holiday film which includes songs such as "We're a Couple of Misfits" and "Holly Jolly Christmas."

Elf:  After discovering he is a human, Buddy raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.


Mythology Ornament Making

December 14 & 21 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm | Free

Stop by the gallery before the movie and create your own mythology themed ornament. What comes to mind when you think of mythology? Dragons? Unicorns? Use your imagination and make an ornament to take home.


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Holiday Art Boutique

December 14 & 21 | 3:00 - 9 :00 pm

Shop the Tempe Center for the Arts Holiday Art Boutique, Saturday, Dec 14 and Saturday Dec 21 from 3 – 9 pm. Discover made by hand holiday ornaments and cards, stocking stuffers, fine and craft jewelry, glass and metal work, scarves, mosaics all created by local artists. The holiday boutique is a collaboration with TCArt Shop Artists.

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Tempe Symphony Orchestra
Dec 2 | 7:30 pm | FREE
Holiday Concert

Performance with a View
Dec 3 | 10:00 am | FREE
ASU Saxophone Studio

Arizona Wind Symphony
Dec 5 | 7:00 pm | $12 & $15
'Tis the Season

EDGE: Driftwood Quintet
Dec 7 | 6:00 - 7:30 | FREE
Holiday Jazz


Mike Massé in Concert
Dec 7 | 7:30 pm | $30
Epic Acoustic Classic Rock

Phoenix Amplified Jazz
Dec 7 | 8:00 pm | $40
Violinist Ken Ford the "King of Strings"

Hayden's Ferry Chamber Music
Dec 8 | 2:30 pm | $30 adult / $10 student
The Jasper Quartet

Tempe Comedy Series
Dec 13 | 7:30 pm | $12 - $25
Jonathon Gregory & Guests

EDGE: Nazim Rashid & New Renaissance
Dec 14 | 6:00 - 7:30 | FREE
Acoustic Holiday Jazz

EDGE: When I Fell in Love with Black Women
Dec 20 | 6:00 - 7:30 pm | FREE

Tempe Comedy Series
Dec 20 | 7:30 pm | $12 - $25
Class Clowns

EDGE: Juniper Djinn
Dec 21 | 6:00 - 7:30 pm | FREE
Traditional Jazz, Swing, Blues

Lakeshore Music
Dec 21 | 7:30 pm | $35
Beth Lederman & Jazz Con Alma 

TCA Presents
Rhythmic Circus: Holiday Shuffle
7:30 pm | $25, $35, $45 Adults / $20 child (12 & under)
Rhythmic Circus: Holiday Shuffle

This season, don’t miss out on a wildly-imaginative, “not-so-silent night” the whole family can celebrate together. As seen on America’s Got Talent, four world-renowned hoofers and a swingin’ seven-piece band inject the signature Rhythmic Circus style of rapid-fire tap into upbeat holiday classics in 
Holiday Shuffle.

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TCA Presents
VoicePlay: Warm-Up
7:30 pm | $25, $35, $45 Adults / $20 Child (12 & under)
6:00 pm | free pre-show reception with ticket

VoicePlay: Warm Up





The enormously entertaining five-piece a cappella group, VoicePlay, brings magic to the season with their unique sound. With creative twists on holiday classics, inventive renditions of modern hits, and imaginative, hilarious theatrics using nothing but the human voice, VoicePlay is set to rock the house with an explosion of holiday fun. For an evening filled with harmony, humor, and heart, don’t miss VoicePlay’s Warm Up.

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