World of Illumination 2023 themes in Arizona

Each World of Illumination location in metro Phoenix has its own theme.

Glendale: Reindeer Road invites visitors to join Ranger Reno on a trek down Reindeer Road. You’ll travel through mountainous terrain, traverse glacial peaks, explore ice caves and make your way through forests to the heart of it all — Santa’s Workshop animated toy shop.

Tempe: Cosmic Sleighride is a supersonic holiday road trip where visitors will join Shiny the Star on a mystical adventure that’s out of this world. Shoot past the sun, race among the stars and pass through Kris Kringle’s celestial portal where toys prepare for launch.

World of Illumination tickets

The ticket system for World of Illumination is simple: One admission ticket per carload. To get the best bang for your buck, fill up your car with all the family and friends you can safely manage.

World of Illumination tickets cost $39.99-$49.99 depending on the date of your visit and are sold at

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