In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

5 things to do Christmas Day

Do you open your presents too fast on Christmas Day then wonder what to do with the rest of the day? Here’s a quick list of Holiday fun!


Christmas Day


Get out to the beautiful trails surrounding Tucson. Just a quick walk on the Sweetwater Trails or Sabino Canyon is a great way to walk off those sweet treats.



AZ WEEKEND OUTDOORS: Take a hike on Wasson Peak

2) Go to the movies.

Natalie Portman, Jennifer Lopez, Jude Law, Christian Bale and many many more stars are releasing movies this December.

  • Mary Poppins Returns                           December 19, 2018.
  • Aquaman                                                   December 21, 2018.
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse     December 14, 2018.
  • Bumblebee                                                December 21, 2018.
  • Second Act                                                December 21, 2018.
  • Mortal Engines                                        December 14, 2018.
  • Vice                                                            December 25, 2018.
  • Zero                                                            December 21, 2018.
  • Vox Lux                                                     December 7, 2018
  • On the Basis of Sex                                 December 25, 2018
  • Capernaum                                              December 14, 2018
  • Backtrace                                                  December 14, 2018
  • Avicii: True Stories                                 December 14, 2018
  • Between Worlds                                      December 21, 2018
  • Bernie the Dolphin                                 December 7, 2018
  • Destroyer                                                  December 25, 2018
  • Stan & Ollie                                              December 28, 2018
  • All the Devil’s Men                                 December 7, 2018

Christmas Day


The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is open every day of the year. it’s a great day to enjoy on of the true gems of Tucson. And, while you’re there…

courtesy Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

4) EAT! (some more…)

There are lots of options around town for a special Christmas Day meal


The spectacular Lights of the World – Tucson only has a few more days until they turn off more than 6 million lights

And of course Tucson’s own Winterhaven Festival of Lights continues.

Whatever you do, be sure to enjoy the holiday with family and friends, and be safe!

From all of us at AZ Weekend, Happy Holidays!