Estrella December Events

While Estrella hosts a full calendar of activities that are only for community members (residents, please see the events calendar at for the full list), a variety of events are also open to residents, their guests, and non-residents alike. So come explore the wonderful Estrella community.

December 2: Estrella WinterFest (residents and their guests)
Once a year, our desert oasis transforms into a winter wonderland, complete with Santa’s Workshop, a tree-lighting ceremony, ornament making, and more! The event will run from 2pm - 5pm at Starpointe Residents Club. Tickets purchased on or before Dec. 1 are $5, $10 cash at the event and children under the age of three get in free. If you bring a guest, plan on using one of your guest passes or paying the guest fee of $5.


December 9: Yacht Club Sailing Class (residents only)
Once a month, instructors from the Estrella Yacht Club offer residents hands-on sailing lessons on the beautiful Estrella North Lake. The lessons are first-come, first-serve. Sign-up begins around 9:45am. and official lessons start at 10am The age minimum is eight years old and instructors recommend residents bring the following list of items:
• water shoes
• hats that won’t blow off in the wind
• sunscreen
• disposable water bottles (don’t bring a fancy one in case you drop it!)


December 15: December ’63 Concert (open to the public)
Come enjoy this tribute to the original Jersey Boys, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, at Estrella Performing Arts Center from 7:30pm - 8:45pm. Tickets are $30 and $35 and are expected to go fast.

December 16: Estrella Lakeside Farmers Market (open to the public)
Join us for our monthly farmers market from 10am - 1pm. Come out to North Lake to enjoy local fare, good company, and great shopping. Merchants from across the Valley will showcase specialty items, locally grown produce, fresh breads, pastries, local artwork, and more. Here are some of the great vendors that attendees can expect to see this month.

December 19: Holiday Home Decorating Contest (residents only)
If your holiday light show is the best on the block, enter the Estrella Holiday Home Decorating contest by Monday, Dec. 11. Winning categories include:
• Traditional holiday spirit
• Best light and lawn ornament display
• Best in show
Residents can register here.


December 31: New Year’s Gatsby Gala (residents and their guests)
Put on the ritz and join us for our Gatsby-themed gala from 7:30pm - 12:30pm at Presidio. Tickets include a delicious buffet dinner, dessert bar, DJ, party favors and, of course, champagne to toast at midnight. Tickets are on sale through Dec. 17 at Starpointe Residents Club, ranging from $40/resident to $55/guest.

Not a resident? Explore our Arizona master-planned community through our Resident-for-a-Day program. Participants may be eligible to attend one of our resident-only events.