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Biggest, brightest light displays this holiday season | Arts & Entertainment

The Valley isn’t exactly a frosty, winter wonderland, but there are a few places that go so above and beyond in their holiday decorations that it truly does feel like being in the North Pole when visiting.While this certainly isn’t a comprehensive list, these are a few of the largest, most decorative and award-winning locations in the Valley to go walkin’ in a winter wonderland.Christmas at the PrincessThis year marks the 13th consecutive year the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has transformed its 65 acres into the spectacular winter wonderland that is Christmas at the Princess. With 6.5 million lights, a 6,000-square-foot desert ice skating rink, fire pits for ...
17 Traditional Christmas Symbols and Their Meanings
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17 Traditional Christmas Symbols and Their Meanings

When it comes to decorating for the holidays, there are certain Christmas symbols that pop up over and over again, like stars, bells, mistletoe, Christmas trees and more. And while Christmas is an event with religious origins, celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, there is also the secular celebration of Christmas, where we hang wreaths on our doors, decorate a Christmas tree with our family’s heirloom ornaments while singing Christmas carols, eat candy canes while baking gingerbread cookies, place poinsettias on the fireplace hearth and hang stockings from the mantel. Even if we decorate without much thought every December, the decor that fills our home has deep roots. Believe it or not, there is a special meaning behind each one of those traditional Christmas decorations and rituals—and...