The Sons of Orpheus men's chorus runs through a 15-minute rehearsal before performing with the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus during the 14th annual "Christmas Concert at San Xavier" at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

Greg Bryan/Arizona Daily Star 2010

Christmas Concert at San Xavier

The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus and the Sons of Orpheus men's chorus sing to raise money for the care and restoration of Arizona's best building.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Temple

The Mesa temple puts on a huge outdoor display called "The Birth of Christ in Light and Music."


The first territorial capital bills itself as Arizona's Christmas city with events throughout the season, including the lighting ceremony outside the town's lovely courthouse square.

Las Noches de las Luminarias

Musicians perform and thousands of lights line the paths of the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.

The Polar Express

The Grand Canyon Railway in Williams re-creates the story of the popular children's book "The Polar Express."

- Selected by Bobbie Jo Buel