Avoid the holiday chaos and support your local community while paying it forward. Our philanthropic valley offers many great events that give back; making the shopping experience even more jolly and bright. Check out a few events that will get you in the holiday spirit and help your fellow man.
Dress for Success – Holiday Clothing Sale
November 30th -December 2nd
2406 S. 24th St Unites 105 & 109 Phoenix AZ
This event fully support the mission of Dress for Success Arizona. The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
12th Annual CRAFETERIA
Friday, December 1st
Medlock Plaza parking lot outside of Frances/Stinkweeds/Golden Rule Tattoo
Crafeteria has been consistently voted the Best Indie Craft Festival in Phoenix. Hosted by Frances for over a decade, it brings together neighbors, unique local businesses, and 40 of Arizona's top creators of handmade goods. Stop by on the first
Be a part of Phoenix New Times’ “Best Craft Fair,” have the eyes of Frances’ loyal clientele on your work, and make some money.
6th Annual Ladies Christmas Holiday Boutique
Saturday, December 2nd | 11 AM - 1 PM
7025 E Via Soleri Dr, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
The hustle of the Holiday Season is upon us. Let's take some time to take care of ourselves. Come shop your favorite small businesses , share yummy snacks and hear beautiful Christmas. Shop and support small businesses!
LABELHORDE FASHION SHOW
Saturday, December 2nd
5 PM - 7 PM
Tempe City Hall (Outside Deck on West Side)
31 E. 5th St,, Tempe, Arizona 85281
60+ Arizona fashion designers/brands, 60+ models, and the best AZ hair stylists and makeup artists come together in one show to highlight the emerging, diverse, fashion community in AZ. Join us under the stars during the Tempe Festival of the Arts on the west deck of the Tempe City Hall building just west of the F.A.B.R.I.C. to celebrate the AZ fashion industry. A portion of the proceeds will go to the non-profit Arizona Apparel Foundation to help with their mission to #growazfashion.
Find more event information HERE
LoveUp Foundation – Snapshots with Santa
Sunday, December 3rd @11am
& Monday, December 4th @4pm
The Art House Gilbert
36 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, Arizona 85234
Avoid the chaos of the mall, get your Santa photos & donate to an amazing charity all in one stop! Come by the Art House on either Sunday 12/3 from 11AM to 4PM or Monday 12/4 from 4 to 7PM (please advance purchase ticket(s) for a specific date & come anytime during the available time frame on that date). LoveUp is a movement created by Johnjay and Rich to spread love and kindness throughout the community to support our most vulnerable children living within the foster care system.
Free treats & a Christmas movie will be provided by The Art House Gilbert, with merchandise & refreshments available for purchase. 50% of all proceeds will be donated to the LoveUp Foundation in support of foster children in Arizona. We will also be accepting additional cash donations for the LoveUp Foundation at the event.
Tickets Available - www.modernwestphoto.com
LoveUp Foundation – Spiritual Gangster Warehouse
December 9th -10th 8am-6pm
The “Q” @ the Quad
Sale 50% - 90% off everything! For every item sold $1 will be donated to the LoveUp foundation. LoveUp is a movement created by Johnjay and Rich to spread love and kindness throughout the community to support our most vulnerable.
Toys Ahoy and Pearce Family Foundation to spread light this holiday season
Sunday, December 10th @9am-10:30am
The Courtyard at OdySea In The Desert | 9500 E. Via De Ventura | Scottsdale, AZ 85256
Bring your entire family for a FREE barre3 class, taught by owner Karie and instructors Kerri & Katie, to come together and give generously to those in need this holiday season. Join us after class at High Bar for mingling, mimosas, breakfast bites, raffles, and more! Tickets are $20 which will get you VIP access to High Bar to enjoy one complimentary mimosa, an assortment of breakfast bites, 3 free raffle tickets, and a discounted rate at the OdySea Aquarium. Kiddos attend High Bar FREE with purchase of adult ticket. This event will benefit terminally ill children and their families through Toys Ahoy and PFF. Pick a family or child from our Christmas tree at our NS or PV barre3 locations and drop your child’s toy off at the event. Stay and make it a family day as there are plenty of fun things to see and do!