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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: "Cinderella"

Jan 23 - Jan 31, Saturday at 10am, Sunday at 2pm.
Drive-In: "Cinderella"

This beautiful show has become a GAPT classic. Come see the magic of the girl, the prince, and the glass slipper! Lots of laughs, gorgeous puppets, and a little bit of magic make Cinderella an audience favorite. This show was awarded the UNIMA-USA Citation for Excellence in Puppetry. Download the Study 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 Frog Prince"

Feb 6 - Feb 13, Saturday at 10am, Sunday at 2pm.
Drive-In: "The Frog Prince"

New to our drive-in theater just in time for Valentine's Day! Come enjoy this classic fairy tale musical about a spoiled princess who learns important lessons about friendship and keeping her promises. Please note, no show on Sunday, February 14. Download the study 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: "Valentine Puppet Slam"

Feb 13, Saturday evening at 8pm.
Drive-In: "Valentine Puppet Slam"

It's time to snuggle up in your car and watch short puppet pieces about romace, heartbreak, and all aspects of love!

Tickets are $40 per car and must be purchased in advance. Buy tickets here or call 602-262-2050 x 0 to reserve now. Slams are for adults 18 and over only. Sign up on our mailing list and like our Adult Slam Facebook page to stay up to date on all the wonderful Slam Stuff!

Drive-In: "The Three Little Kittens"

Feb 20 - Feb 21, Saturday at 10am, Sunday at 2pm.
Drive-In: "The Three Little Kittens"

The Three Little Kittens who lost their mittens are on the trail of a mischevious thief, a rat! Everyone will love this musical about the three clever kittens who find their mittens and are rewarded for their hard work. 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 Three Billy Goats Gruff"

Feb 27 - Feb 28, Saturday at 10am, Sunday at 2pm.
Drive-In: "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"

Before the Three Goats Gruff can cross the bridge, they must outwit a hungry troll! Download the study guide here to make puppets at home.

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.

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