Photos courtesy of West Valley Wonderland

Get ready to dive into the holiday spirit as the West Valley Wonderland brings its magical celebration to State Farm Stadium on December 9 and 10. This event promises a weekend filled with unique shopping experiences, thrilling activities, delicious food, and captivating performances, making it an ideal destination for family and friends.

Highlights include:
• Human Claw Machine: Experience being a giant claw in an arcade-style game, where you’re lifted into the air above a pit full of tempting prizes.
• Bumper Cars on Ice: A unique twist combining the fun of bumper cars with the excitement of ice skating.
• Mechanical Reindeer: Test your skills and try to calm a topsy-turvy Rudolph in this holiday-themed challenge.
• Balloon Rides: Courtesy of Rainbow Ryders, take to the skies in a tethered hot air balloon ride, offering a breathtaking view of the festivities.
• Vendor Village: Explore a myriad of stalls featuring everything from home decor and apparel to handmade accessories and pet goodies.
• Sweets & Treats: Savor a variety of mouth-watering holiday treats from some of the best restaurants and vendors in Arizona.

Entertainment for Everyone
The event is packed with engaging activities for all ages, including bounce houses, carnival games, and interactive workshops. The highlight of the West Valley Wonderland is its lineup of live performances, featuring local artists, dancers, and musicians.

Saturday’s Line-Up
• Golden Grannies (10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.): Kicking off the event, the Golden Grannies will showcase their energetic and inspiring dance routines, proving that age is just a number when it comes to passion and talent.
• ABCD School of Bollywood Dance Co. (10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.): Experience the vibrant and colorful world of Bollywood dance, as this troupe brings the lively beats and expressive storytelling of Indian cinema to life.
• The Studance Lab (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.): Watch as young talents from The Studance Lab captivate the audience with their contemporary and innovative dance styles.
• Dance Fusion AZ (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.): This group will infuse the afternoon with a mix of genres, showcasing the diverse range of dance styles that Arizona has to offer.
• On Stage Dance Academy (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.): Expect a dynamic performance from this academy, known for its blend of classic and modern dance techniques.
• Spisak Dance Academy (3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.): Renowned for their precision and grace, Spisak Dance Academy will present a performance that’s both elegant and exhilarating.
• iDance Studio (4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.): Closing the day’s performances, iDance Studio will bring their signature energy and creativity, ensuring the day ends on a high note.

Sunday’s Performances
• Gotta Dance Company (10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.): Starting Sunday with a burst of energy, this company is known for their lively performances that are sure to get everyone in the festive mood.
• Heart & Sole Performing Arts (11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.): Blending heart and soul into their art, this group promises a performance that is as emotionally resonant as it is visually stunning.
• Steppin’ Out Performing Arts (12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.): Watch as this group steps out of the conventional bounds to deliver a performance filled with creativity and flair.
• Ariel Miranda Music (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.): Shifting gears to music, Ariel Miranda’s performance is set to soothe and uplift the spirits of the audience with melodious tunes.
• Creative Edge Dance (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.): True to their name, expect a performance that is edgy, modern, and bound to leave the audience in awe.
• Encore Dance Center (3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.): This center’s performance is anticipated to be a harmonious blend of classical and contemporary dance forms.
• Bravo Dance Family (4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.): The Bravo Dance Family will conclude the weekend’s performances, promising a family-friendly act that’s as heartwarming as it is entertaining.

West Valley Wonderland is set to take place at State Farm Stadium, located at 1 Cardinals Dr., in Glendale. Tickets are available for purchase at the State Farm Stadium Box Office or visit