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What's Happening at GAPT

The Great Arizona Puppet Theater is currently offering online and drive-in entertainment! Our drive-in shows are presented every Saturday at 8am (subject to change due to weather and health and safety conditions). Check out the upcoming shows to reserve your spot at our next drive-in!

Due to the changes that COVID-19 has forced upon us all, the Puppet Theater is facing an extremely difficult financial situation. If you are able to give, please consider donating here today any amount will help.



Drive-In: "The Dinosaur Picnic"

Nov 28, Saturday at 10am.
Drive-In: "The Dinosaur Picnic"

Grab your picnic baskets and join us for a big show created just for our Drive-In Theater! Big, funny dinosaurs are here to share jokes, songs, and good times! Play along with a special craft that you can make during the show.

You can order breakfast to be delivered directly to your vehicle from Fair Trade Cafe -- information will be sent to you after you make your reservation.

Admission is $40 per car load for non-members, $30 for members; PAID reservations are REQUIRED and must be received before 5pm the day before the show. Reserve here or call 602-262-2050, ext. 0 to pay. The parking lot will be open 15 minutes before showtime. Restrooms will be available before and after the performance.

Drive-In: "The Elves & The Shoemaker"

Dec 5 - Dec 6, Saturday at 10am, Sunday at 2pm.
Drive-In: "The Elves & The Shoemaker"

Santa's elves come to help a poor shoemaker and his wife in this musical treat. Performed with large rod puppets, this is a holiday experience for the whole family to enjoy! Download the Study Guide here.

You can order breakfast to be delivered directly to your vehicle from Fair Trade Cafe -- information will be sent to you after you make your reservation.

Admission is $40 per car load for non-members, $30 for members; PAID reservations are REQUIRED and must be received before 5pm the day before the show. Reserve here or call 602-262-2050, ext. 0 to pay. The parking lot will be open 15 minutes before showtime. Restrooms will be available before and after the performance.

How to Stay Involved

In addition to our drive-in shows, we have several short videos with easy puppet crafts for you to do at home and fun sing-alongs featuring our favorite characters! Follow along on our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel. We hope you can join in and keep having fun with puppets at home!

You can also support us by purchasing Gift Cards to be used in the future for yourself or loved ones and buy shopping at our online store.

Support Us

We are so proud of the work we do with our small staff of professional puppeteers and theater artists. We are devastated to have had to close our doors and stop our normal programming for the first time in 37 years due to the Coronavirus outbreak. We are doing our best to continue our mission during this time, however we need community support more than ever to keep going and help make up for the loss of income that we are still facing.

Learn more about our mission and history here.

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