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Things To Do for Thanksgiving 2021 in the Phoenix Area

2021 Thanksgiving Events and Activities Phoenix AZ 

Thanksgiving is almost here and we cannot wait to spend time with friends and family and enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. Are you and your family looking for fun things to do this Thanksgiving that will amp up the holiday fun? We have got you covered at Earnhardt Lexus with a quick list of our favorite 2021 Thanksgiving events and activities in Phoenix, AZ.



Holiday Drive-In Movie at Earnhardt Lexus 

WHEN: Saturday, November 13 at 5:30 p.m. 

WHERE: Earnhardt Lexus – 800 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85014 

Do you love classic drive-in movies? Do you love fun and festive holiday films? The Holiday Drive-In Movie at Earnhardt Lexus will check all the boxes this season. Grab your family and friends, hop in your 2022 Lexus RX and visit the dealership to watch Elf with Will Ferrell on the big screen. FREE pizza, snacks and drinks will be available for the movie and the first 10 vehicles to arrive will receive a fleece holiday blanket.  

2021 Thanksgiving Day Parade 

Cartoon Turkey Waving on a White Background

WHEN: Thursday, November 25 at 9:30 a.m. 

WHERE: Saguaro Boulevard and Palisades Boulevard in Fountain Hills AZ 

Did you know that the annual Fountain Hills Thanksgiving Day Parade is the ONLY Thanksgiving parade West of the Mississippi River? Highlights of this festive Thanksgiving parade will include local marching bands playing your holiday favorites, local dance groups, local businesses, VFW color guards, festive holiday floats, classic car clubs and the traditional Santa Claus float to complete the holiday experience. 

Phoenix Turkey Trot 

WHEN: Thursday, November 25 at 6:30 a.m. 

WHERE: Downtown Phoenix 

Lace up your running shoes, put on your best Turkey-themed costume and sign up for the annual Phoenix Turkey Trot this holiday season. Runners will have three races to choose from – a 5K run/walk, a 10K run and a 1-mile Gobbler Dash and Tot Trot. Finishers will receive a long-sleeve Phoenix Turkey Trot t-shirt, a Phoenix Turkey Trot medal and a commemorative race bib. Kids will receive a short-sleeve Phoenix Turkey Trot t-shirt.  

FREE Drive-Up Photos with Santa at Earnhardt Lexus 

WHEN: Sunday, December 5 at 10 a.m. 

WHERE: Earnhardt Lexus – 800 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85014 

Do you and your family love to get your picture taken with Santa Claus each year? Visit Earnhardt Lexus this holiday season for the 2nd Annual Drive-Up Photos with Santa event. Drive up to the Earnhardt Lexus Service Department in your 2022 Lexus ES and have your photo taken with Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick outside in the service drop-off area. Photos will be available in a high-resolution download after the event.  


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Kickstart your holiday season this year with a list of favorite 2021 Thanksgiving events and activities in Phoenix, AZ created by Earnhardt Lexus. Contact the dealership team today to schedule a test drive in a brand-new Lexus luxury car or crossover!