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Nov. 30th - Dec. 1st

Surprise Recreation Campus
15850 N. Bullard Ave.

* Free Admission * with canned food or toy donation to Sanderson Ford Operation Santa!

Events & Times

Friday, November 30
5 - 9 p.m.

Enjoy a holiday tree lighting ceremony, live music, strolling street performances, a hot air balloon glow, Santa’s Workshop, sky divers and an amazing display of fireworks!

  • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Musical performance by "The Chadwicks"
  • 7:00 - 7:15 p.m. - Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. - Musical performance by "Smashed"
    Festive Balloon Glow
  • 8:45 - 8:55 p.m. - Night time Skydivers
  • 8:55 - 9:00 p.m. - "Party in the Sky" Fireworks

Saturday, December 1
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Enjoy a carnival, petting zoo, classic car show, camel rides, delicious food, and dance performances by our City of Surprise Special Interest Class dance troupes!

  • ll:00 - ll:15 a.m. - The 17th Annual Surprise Party kickoff
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. - City of Surprise, Special Interest Class Performance Groups
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - "Rock Lobster" musical performance
  • 3:15 - 5:00 p.m. - "Georgia Chrome" musical performance

Santa’s Workshop - Nov. 30th - Dec. 1st

Come visit Santa’s Workshop! Your little ones will have the have opportunity to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Milk & Cookies included!

Santa’s Workshop now has extended hours. Santa's Workshop will now be open the Wednesday-Friday after Surprise Party from 5-8 p.m. at the Surprise Stadium Team Shop, 15930 N Bullard Ave.

View the Santa's Workshop Flyer

cars lined up at show
cars lined up at show

Surprise Party Car show - December 1st

Got a sweet ride? Enter your car in our annual Surprise Party Car Show. All makes and models are welcome. Registration includes: T-Shirt, Dash Plaque & Goody Bag. $20 Per Vehicle if registered before November 30st. ($25 on or after November 30st)

Download the Entry Form for Details

Gingerbread House Contest - December 1st

Skilled in the fine craft of gringer bread home construction? Your in luck! Surprise Party host an annual Gingerbread House Contest. Entry is free, so show off your grand creations!

Download the Content Details and Entry Form

cars lined up at show