Its a HOLIDAY GLOW at The Riparian Preserve in Gilbert. If you like nature, you will love the candle-lit trail at Water Ranch lake. Not only are there hundreds of luminaries and festive light displays but also the treat of a variety of school choirs, carolers and other holiday entertainment.
Each night of the event Gilbert partners with a local non-profit agency and collects items for that group to distribute to those in need. Please consider bringing a donated item to the event as your way of supporting those in need during the holiday season.
Yummy refreshments available for purchase.
Gilbert partners with a local non- profit agency each night. They collect and donate to those in need. This event is FREE, so please consider bringing something to donate to those in need this holiday season.
December 6– Youth Sneakers/Shoes-Gilbert Promotional Corporation/Galloping Soles
December 7– Non-Perishable Food-AZcend
December 13- Children’s Toys-Gilbert Fire and Rescue
December 14-Dog Food, Blankets and Supplies-Maricopa Animal Rescues
December 20-Non-Perishable Food-Open Arms Food Bank
December 21- TBD
Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch- 2757 E. Guadalupe Road
Parking is available at the Southeast Regional Library. Entrances to the library are on both Greenfield Road and Guadalupe Road. The event entrance is located on the Guadalupe Road parking lot side. If parking at one of the local businesses, please be courteous of the site, and do not leave trash or block customer parking. There will be no parking available at the Riparian Preserve parking lot after 5 pm on event days.
This event is held on the paved trails around the preserve and is fully accessible by strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers. Please do not allow children to climb on light displays. Violators will be asked to leave the event. Pets on leash are welcome at the event. Please clean up after your pets.