Pecan pie at ZuZu’s Thanksgiving Dinner. (Photo credit: Hotel Valley Ho)
Thanksgiving in Phoenix
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by Visit Phoenix
Celebrate Thanksgiving in Phoenix on November 24 by working up an appetite at a 5K race—or just diving into these delicious brunch and dinner offerings.
Fountain Hills Thanksgiving Day Parade
Each year, Fountain Hills hosts the only Thanksgiving Day Parade in Arizona. Grab the family and enjoy floats, horses, marching bands and a Grand Marshall.
Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5K
Ready to burn off some extra Thanksgiving Day calories? Run or walk at The Phoenician’s annual non-competitive race around their scenic golf course before enjoying a delicious dinner at the resort.
Turkey Day 5K/10K
Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with a healthy start to the day. Adults can take on the 5K/10K race, or a 1-mile and 50-yard dash for younger participants. Little ones who have completed the race or simply want somewhere to hang while their parents complete the 5K/10K can stop by the Kids Zone for face painting, balloon artists, turkey hats and arts & crafts.
ZooLights is open on Thanksgiving evening at the Phoenix Zoo. Grab the fam and see the zoo lit up with millions of lights and hundreds of sparkling displays from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Thanksgiving at Wright’s at the Biltmore
Celebrate Thanksgiving in the historic setting of the Arizona Biltmore with a four-course menu that reflects an innovative culinary style. From pan seared diver scallops to Loch Duart salmon, exceptional selections await.
Price: $95 for adults, $45 for children 12 and under. Tax and gratuity additional.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Westin Kierland Resort and Spa
Enjoy a delicious buffet-style dinner and live entertainment while surrounded by sweeping floor-to-ceiling views of the Kierland Golf Course and McDowell Mountains.
Price: $75 for adults and $25 for children aged 5-12. Children 4 and under dine at no charge, excluding tax and gratuity.
Thanksgiving Buffet at the Arizona Biltmore
A bountiful cornucopia of holiday and favorite dishes will be served in the gracious setting of the Gold Room.
Price: $85 for adults; $40 for children 10 and under; 5 and under free. Includes tax and gratuity.
Thanksgiving Buffet at SWB, a Southwest Bistro
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch invites you to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with a special buffet in SWB, a southwest bistro, featuring a variety of festive favorites and a special buffet for kids.
Price: $87 for adults; $43.50 for children 6-12; free for children 5 and under. Price excludes tax and gratuity.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Frank and Albert’s
The Thanksgiving feast at Frank & Albert’s includes a selection of soups and salads followed by slow roasted turkey breast or herb crusted prime rib, a variety of sides and an extravagant dessert buffet.
Price: $65 per adult. $35 per child ages 5-12. Tax and gratuity additional.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Hotel Valley Ho
The retro-chic Hotel Valley Ho is celebrating Thanksgiving with two delicious dining options. Enjoy an à la carte dinner in ZuZu or a full buffet in the ballroom.
Price: Buffet is $59 per person and $19 for children 12 and under
Thanksgiving Feast at J&G Steakhouse
Take the stress out of Thanksgiving and treat yourself to a 3-course Thanksgiving Feast at J&G Steakhouse, featuring treats like roasted turkey and pumpkin cheesecake.
Price: $65 per person
Thanksgiving Feast at Fogo de Chão
At this Brazilian Steakhouse, experience the art of churrasco, the centuries-old gaucho chefs’ tradition of Southern Brazil, with Thanksgiving menu items.
Price: $49.95. Children 7 to 12 are half price and children under 7 are complimentary.
Thanksgiving Dinner at the Capital Grille
Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner with a twist, featuring slow-roasted turkey, brioche stuffing, cranberry pear chutney and mashed potatoes to share.
Price: $38 adults; $15 children
Thanksgiving Brunch at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Four dynamic restaurants and five talented chefs come together to present a luxurious Thanksgiving feast.
Price: Adults $95; children $40; children 5 and under are free
Thanksgiving at Il Terrazzo at the Phoenician
Gather with friends and family to enjoy a brunch with bountiful carving stations and an elegant three-course prix-fixe dinner.
Price: Brunch $115 adults; $57.50 children (ages 3-12). Dinner $60 adults; $30 kids (children 3-12)
Thanksgiving Dinner at Relish Burger Bistro at the Phoenician
For a more casual setting, a traditional dinner will be offered along with spiced pumpkin pie.
Price: $36 per person
Thanksgiving Dinner at T. Cook’s
This three course pre-fixe dinner menu offers a variety of starters such as roasted pumpkin soup, entrees including roasted free range turkey, and desserts such as T. Cook’s own pumpkin pie.
Price: $95 adults; $29 children 6-12 (children 5 and under eat free)
Thanksgiving Dinner at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar
This traditional Thanksgiving dinner will feature selection such as pumpkin bisque, autumn cider roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, toasted marshmallow yams and more. Top it off with a white chocolate pumpkin mousse dome for dessert.
Price: $37 adults (10% discount for seniors); $18.50 kids 12 and under
Thanksgiving Family Feast at The Hole-in-the-Wall
Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with the family at The-Hole-in-the-Wall. The Feast menu includes rancher salad with cornbread muffins, cider-brined turkey breast with gravy and cranberry relish, smoked prime rib of beef along with a variety of sides and desserts.
Price: $39 adults; $35 seniors; $19 children 10 and under (children ages 3 and under eat free)
Thanksgiving Dinner at Different Pointe of View
Carving stations featuring a variety of meats to choose from stand alongside bisque and salad stations, a seafood display, and an assortment of breads, sides and desserts.
Price: $64.95 adult; $34.95 children (age 10 and under)
Thanksgiving at Compass Arizona Grill
The buffet at Compass, a revolving restaurant with views of downtown, features a menu of prime rib, turkey, cherry glazed salmon, short ribs pot pie, crab claws, steak and eggs benedict, a crepe station, desserts and much more for brunch. Music is provided by a classical guitarist.
Price: $74 adults; $25 children ages 5-12
Thanksgiving Buffet at Rico’s American Grill
Rico’s American Grill Thanksgiving menu features a variety of salads, meats and cheeses, carving stations, hot sides and desserts.
Price: $49 adults; $42 seniors; $24 children 10 and under (children 3 and under eat free)
Thanksgiving Buffet at Pointe in Tyme
Enjoy herb-crusted prime rib or brined and roasted turkey from the carving board alongside beef short ribs, pork loin and a variety of sides.
Price: $51.95 adults; $46.95 seniors; $24.95 children 10 and under
Thanksgiving Celebration at El Chorro
El Chorro’s Thanksgiving Dinner menu includes a three-course dinner with a selection of favorites, including granny smith apple bisque, organic turkey with corn bread stuffing, and a choice of desserts like pumpkin pie and apple cobbler.
Price: $68 adult; $24 children under 12
Thanksgiving Buffet at Rawhide Western Town
The chefs at Rawhide Western Town & Event Center will be cooking up a storm this Thanksgiving holiday in true western style. Guests will enjoy an authentic western buffet of traditional holiday favorites.
Note: Rawhide Thanksgiving is completely booked for 2016, but walk-ins may be accepted on a first come, first served basis from 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Price: $19.95 for adults; $9.95 for children 12 and under.
Thanksgiving Buffet at The Wigwam
Enjoy the splendor of Thanksgiving with a lavish buffet dinner in our ballroom featuring carved meat stations, scrumptious side dishes crisp salads an amazing array of fresh holiday desserts plus live piano entertainment.
Price: $48 adults; $20 children ages 3-12; ages 2 and under free
Thanksgiving Dinner at Litchfield’s
Gather around the table with family and friends for a delicious 3-course menu of traditional Thanksgiving favorites and live piano entertainment. Reservations required.
Price: $54 adults; $20 children ages 3-12
Thanksgiving at Ko’sin Restaurant
Celebrate this holiday season in the idyllic atmosphere of Ko’Sin restaurant while enjoying stunning views of the nearby Sierra Estrella Mountain Range. Ko’Sin will offer a traditional four-course prix fixe menu for both lunch and dinner with entrees such as roasted turkey, braised short rib and buttered root vegetable.
Price: $69 adults, $60 seniors, $20 junior version for kids age 12 and younger, 4 and under free.