Fourteen-month-old Jaxton Newbrey didn’t enjoy his visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus during the opening night of the Oro Valley Festival of the Arts at the Oro Valley Marketplace Friday night. See story and more photos on page 4.
Oro Valley’s Christmas tree stands 25 feet tall and is located near the south end of the eastern strip of stores.
During the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Oro Valley Festival of the Arts Friday night, Francisca Juarez and her 2-year-old daughter Sophia, enjoy smores cooked at a campfire.
Mr. and Mrs. Claus made a special appearance when they arrived on a Golder Ranch Fire District ladder truck.
Kali Kieren, 4, carefully colors a paper ornament at one of the craft tables Friday night.
Adrienne Chand takes a closer look at one of the ornaments on the Oro Valley’s 25-foot Christmas tree, located at the Oro Valley Marketplace.