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Upcoming Shows & Events

While the inside of our historic building is currently closed due to COVID-19 and we consider how to safely re-open our doors, The Great Arizona Puppet Theater is offering drive-in entertainment!

Our drive-in shows are presented on a limited basis, showtimes are regularly added when a performance sells out and as the weather allows. See below for all details and upcoming showtimes. Reserve here for shows coming soon or call 602-262-2050 x 0 today to book your spot!

Drive-in show schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions and the health and safety of our puppeteers. Reservations and pre-payment are required.

If you're interested in booking a Private Mini Drive-In show at the theater for up to 6 vehicles, give visit our parties page or call 602-262-2050 x 0.

Drive-In: "The Dinosaur Picnic"

Mar 6, 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: "Jack Rabbit & the Desert Tortoise"

Mar 13 - Mar 14, Saturday at 10am, Sunday at 2pm.
Drive-In: "Jack Rabbit & the Desert Tortoise"

The classic Aesop tale of the Tortoise and the Hare with a twist! This version is set in old time Arizona and features desert animals, beautiful table-top puppets, and lots of audience interaction. Download the Activity Guide here.

You can order breakfast 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 Little Red Hen"

Mar 20 - Mar 21, Saturday at 10am, Sunday at 2pm.
Drive-In: "The Little Red Hen"

Sing-along with The Little Red Hen and Yellow Button during this cute, classic story about the Hen who worked hard to make a delicious loaf of bread.

You can order breakfast 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 Tale of Peter Rabbit"

Mar 27 - Apr 3, Saturday at 10am, Sunday at 2pm.
Drive-In: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"

Based on Beatrix Potter's classic story about a little rabbit that gets into Mr. McGregor's garden. Lively hand puppet Rabbits and a large rod puppet Farmer tell this tale entirely to music with no dialogue. Download the activity guide here. Please note: there is no show on Sunday, April 4

You can order breakfast 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.

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