Friday, December 30

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Highlights from the Fiesta Bowl Stadium Club & Fiesta Bowl Fan Fest 

As you start planning your game day, we check out the early festivities and pregame parties going on at the Great Lawn at the University of Phoenix Stadium. The Fiesta Bowl Fan Fest and the APS Fiesta Bowl Stadium Club pregame parties can help you kick off the day. Fiesta Bowl fun begins tomorrow at 10 a.m. with the 46th Annual Fiesta Bowl Parade, which will be televised live on 3TV Saturday Dec 31st. Then, at 5 p.m., The PlayStation Fiesta Bowl will begin at University of Phoenix Stadium featuring Clemson vs Ohio. 

Fiesta Fan Fest Pregame Party

  • Free entry with game ticket. Opens 5½ hours prior to kickoff
  • Located on the Great Lawn, just west of the stadium
  • The ultimate game day tailgate featuring live music, interactive games, sponsor activities, jumbotrons and concessions
  • Food and beverage concessions available for purchase (various food vendors, non-alcoholic beverages, beer and wine)
  • Pep rallies with university band and cheerleading performances and entertainment for all ages

APS Stadium Club Pregame Party

  • $100 Admission. Opens 5½ hours prior to kickoff
  • Located in a private VIP area on the Great Lawn, just west
  • of the stadium
  • All-you-can-eat buffet
  • Seven (7) drink tickets
  • (non-alcoholic beverages, beer, wine and cocktails)
  • A premier tailgate party featuring live music, interactive games, sponsor activities and jumbotrons
  • Easy access to and from Fan Fest
  • Last Call will take place 30 minutes prior to Stadium Club closing and 1 hour before kickoff.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the
Fiesta Bowl Ticket Office at (480) 350-0911 or visit: www.fiestabowl.org

University of Phoenix Stadium ---On the Great Lawn 
1 Cardinals Drive
Glendale, AZ 85305 
Admission: $100

Expect old-world charm with the Zoppe Italian Family circus 

The Zoppé Italian traveling family circus is prepared to warm your heart with music, acrobatics, dance and one-of-a-kind tricks this Holiday Season. The Zoppé family will perform matinée and evening shows from December 27 through January 8 under an intimate, one-ring tent at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15-$40. 

For more information:  http://chandlercenter.org/family/13-zoppe

Zoppé: An Italian Family Circus Since 1842, presented by Steena Murray
December 27, 2016 thru January 8, 2017 *show times vary

Chandler Center for the Arts' West Lawn
Address: 250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler, AZ 85225

Cesar Chavez Drumline featured at Fiesta Bowl Parade

We are gearing up for the 46th Annual Fiesta Bowl Parade, which will be televised live on 3TV Saturday Dec 31st. And, one of the many acts you'll see along the parade route are the kids of the Cesar Chavez Drumline. Headed by Director Allison Brightwell-Balot, this high school drumline is award-winning! And, we get a sneak-peak of a full dress rehearsal before they take to the parade route, which begins at 10 a.m. tomorrow. The PlayStation Fiesta Bowl will begin at 5 p.m. at University of Phoenix Stadium featuring Clemson vs Ohio. 

For more information: www.fiestabowl.org

Champagne and cheese fondue? Yes, please!

December 31st is National Champagne Day and The Melting Pot is showing us how to make their sparkling Gruyere cheese fondue just for New Year's Eve. 

The Melting Pot Restaurants of Arizona
www.meltingpot.com

Meeting the Arizona Milk Producers Half Pint Judges 

We are gearing up for the 46th Annual Fiesta Bowl Parade, which will be televised live on 3TV Saturday Dec 31st. And, some of the many Valley kids you'll see along the parade route include, the Arizona Milk Producers Half Pint Judges. The half-pint judges were selected from video entries submitted on the Arizona Milk Producer's website, www.arizonamilk.org They were asked to share what their favorite dairy product is and why. The parade begins at 10 a.m. tomorrow. The PlayStation Fiesta Bowl will begin at 5 p.m. at University of Phoenix Stadium featuring Clemson vs Ohio. 

For more information:  www.fiestabowl.org

SNL alum Jay Pharoah to perform at Tempe Improv

Jay Pharoah is an actor and stand-up comedian, best known for his wide array of uncanny celebrity impressions, including President Barack Obama and Kanye West. Catch him at Tempe Improv Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 

For more information, visit: www.TempeImprov.com

930 E University Dr
Tempe, AZ 85281
480-921-9877

Last minute quick dishes & appetizers for your New Year's Eve party

If you're hosting your own New Year's Eve party, and want to impress, local Food Competitor and Blogger Heather Walker shows us simple dishes and appetizers that only take minutes to prepare.

For more information: http://www.healthybusymom.com/