Electric Light Tour

The City of Casa Grande is excited to kick off the holiday season with the Electric Light Tour! The community is encouraged to download the Light Tour map and enjoy over 60 holiday light displays throughout Casa Grande! Families can cruise at their leisure since the displays will be up from December 5 to 20. The community is going to enjoy creating new memories with their loved ones this holiday season. The City of Casa Grande would like to thank our event sponsors; Kramer Media, APS, and Lowe’s Home Improvement.

Virtual Tree Lighting

The Mayor and City Council kick off the Holiday season with the annual tree lighting. The ceremony will feature remarks from the Mayor and holiday performances from Union High Dance Team and Vista Grande Band. You may view the virtual tree lighting ceremony at the following locations starting at 10:00 am on December 5th.

City YouTube Channel

City Facebook

City Website

Cox Channel 11

Electric Light Tour

December 5 – 20

Snuggle up in your reindeer jammies, pack some cookies and cocoa and create new holiday memories with your friends and family. Download the Light Tour map and enjoy over 60 holiday light displays throughout Casa Grande! Single night displays will only be viewable from 6 – 9 pm on Saturday, December 5. All other displays will be viewable until December 20. Don’t forget to vote on your favorite display! Download the tour map and vote here: www.ELTVote.com

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, December 5  I 1 – 4 pm

Community Recreation Center

Drive-thru pictures with Santa

Here comes Santa Claus! The City of Casa Grande Community Services Department is excited to offer a new take on a family favorite tradition for 2020. “Driving Through a Winter Wonderland” is a drive-thru photo with Santa event where visitors have the opportunity to talk with Santa and get a photo from the comfort and safety of their own car! Visitors will receive a printed photo and goody bag with craft & candy.  Kick off the Electric Light Tour with this fun new tradition, bound to make a quick, effortless, and exciting holiday experience! The event and photo with Santa are free.

Santa’s Community Cruise

Saturday, December 5  I  6 pm – 8 pm

Santa will be making a special appearance around Casa Grande neighborhoods on Saturday, December 5 from 6-8 pm. Be on the lookout for the jolly old man himself – he’ll be getting a ride from your local firefighters!

Special thanks to Casa Grande, Eloy, Coolidge, and Arizona City Fire Departments

Santa’s Scavenger Hunt

Join in on some jolly fun for a chance to win a $100 gift card and other prizes!  There are 21 fun and unique missions, designed to be completed with a group of up to 5 people or as a family. Each mission has a point value assigned to it.  The first team to complete all of the missions will be declared the winner.  If no teams complete all of the missions, the team with the highest point value will be declared the winner.  The Scavenger Hunt begins on Dec 5 at 5:00 pm and ends Dec 20 at 6 pm.

Here’s how to register and play:

  1. Download GooseChase app on your phone
  2. Click on “Play as Guest”
  3. Type in Electric Light Tour at top of the page in the search bar
  4. Click on the game
  5. Click “Select Team & Join Game”

If You’re the Team Organizer:

  1. Click ”Create Team”
  2. Type in the team name and write down the access code (The access code will be needed for others to join your team)
  3. Click “Create Team and Join Game”

If you’re invited to join a team:

  1. Click on the team name
  2. Input the access code provided by the team organizer
  3. Click “Ok” to join the team


$100 gift card – Scavenger Hunt Winner! – team that completes all missions first

$50 gift card raffle – teams with 1,000 or more points will have an opportunity to win

Virtual Ugly Sweater Contest

December 1-17

Tis the season to rock an ugly sweater! Your tacky wardrobe could win you fun prizes! Submit a photo in your ugly sweater from Dec 1 – 17. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on December 17. Photos will be added to an album on December 18. Winners will be announced on Dec 23. Adult (18+) can be individual or couples and Kids (0-17)

Categories Voted on By Panel of Community Judges:

  • Beautifully Tacky
  • Should Never Be Seen in Public
  • Most Festive

People’s Choice – voted on by “likes”

Submit photos here: https://forms.gle/SdbJC6tXfUKnEb4T9

For more information on these Holiday events and activities, follow the Recreation Department on Facebook/CGParksRec or email CommunityServices@CasaGrandeAZ.gov