November 17, 2020

Thanksgiving in Mesa

Spend Thanksgiving in Mesa this year! We have plenty of celebrations, attractions and things to do this holiday season - although it might look a little different! Make sure you check out the safety precautions taking place at each event to ensure you stay healthy and happy this year.

Mesa Turkey Trot: November 26

Lace up your sneakers for one of Arizona’s oldest running events! The Mesa Turkey Trot is a 10k, 5k and 1 mile run/walk on Thanksgiving Day! Proceeds from the race benefit Sertoma, which provides funding for Sequoia School for the Deaf, Mountain View Wrestling Club, Boy Scout Troop 451, United States Food Bank, Merry Main Street, Mesa Polar Express, Love your Friend, Arizona Celebration of Freedom, and various other local organizations! Register now for a worthy cause!
Register NOW, Limited to 2,000 participants this year. All advance registration online only, No race day registration available.

Adventure Seekers, this one’s for you! Spend your holiday exploring the beautiful southwestern landscape. Open on Thanksgiving day, Arizona Outdoor Fun Adventure and Tours is perfect for those looking to escape the city. Thanksgiving Day Tours/Rentals will be available at 8am & 11am and reservations are required!

Friendsgiving at Handlebar Diner: November 21 - 5:30pm

Start off the holiday season with a delicious 4-course meal! Chef Adam will be preparing a wine-pairing dinner in the gorgeous beer garden at Handlebar Diner. With the help from Steadfast Farm, it’s going to be a farm to table dinner. Grab your friends and purchase your tickets now!

Fill up on the Turkey and Stuffing and let EVIT handle the desserts! The baking and pastry students have prepared a variety of delicious sweets and baked goods available for purchase online! Order now and pick up your goodies later!

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the Silver Star Dinner Show: November 26

Add some entertainment into your life this season! Enjoy a (turkey) dinner and a show at the Silver Star Theater on Thanksgiving Day! Get your tickets now because seating is limited!

Deals and Discounts!

Worth Takeaway - House-made Chicken Pot Pie Special...Yum!
Pot pies include chicken, peas, carrots, potatoes, gravy and a delicious flakey crust.

Los Sombreros - Don't Miss out on Family Style Meals this Thanksgiving!
"Welcome to my Enchilada Night", Taco Fiesta, "Carnitas Made Me Do It" and the Pie Of The Month is Pecan Pie.
Don't forget to order your Holiday Tamales!

Organ Stop Pizza organ pipe dining room

SPECIAL HOLIDAY HOURS: Bring the family out for tasty pizza before or after the BIG dinner! Organ Stop Pizza has been a Valley favorite for almost 50 years. Home to the nation's largest Wurlitzer pipe organ, the unique pizza restaurant is a favorite entertainment destination for all ages. Along with pizza, they offer pasta, appetizers, a salad bar, ice cream and beer/wine and soft drinks. Everything from Bach to rock is played by their professional organists.
Wednesday 11/25 3:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday 11/26 closed
Friday 11/27 3:00pm-10:00pm (we will be decorated for Christmas)
Sat 11/28 3:00pm-10:00pm
Sun 11/29 3:00pm-9:00pm

DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Mesa - Traveling to Mesa for Thanksgiving? Check out the Black Friday / Cyber Monday deal for rooms!
Stay at our hotel in December and January and receive a special discounted card for 50% off your room rates for June, July and August 2021.


Il Vinaio Micro Thanksgiving Dinner For Two: November 26

We hope you all have a safe, micro-Thanksgiving planned this year. Let us do the cooking for you, for only $29. You can also pick up a bottle of your favorite vino for 50% off!
Curbside or Takeout, 24 hours advance ordering required (480) 649-6476
• Cesar Salad • Roast Turkey (your choice: light and/or dark meat) • Apricot Sage Stuffing • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy • Roast Sweet Potato w/spided creme fraiche • Fresh Cranberry Relish • Green Chile Cornbread • 6" Pumkin Pie w/bourbon gingerbread crust


Looking for a place to stay this holiday season? Check out some of our relaxing hotels:

We hope you get the chance to check out some of these activities, but more importantly we hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Make sure you share your story with us this holiday season. Tag us on Facebook or Instagram @Visitmesa

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