Thanksgiving at Arizona Biltmore

Thanksgiving Activities at Arizona Biltmore

Holiday Activities

Join us for a fun week of celebration and giving thanks!

  • Annual Tree Lighting
  • Holiday Movie Nights
  • Apple Toss
  • Family Guided Hikes
  • Native American Dancers
  • History Tour
  • And More!

Thanksgiving Dinner

Enjoy a variety of specialty culinary offerings to celebrate Thanksgiving. Wright’s at the Biltmore and Frank & Albert’s will have unique Thanksgiving offerings.

Annual Tree Lighting in Phoenix

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Kickoff the holiday season in an iconic way at the annual Arizona Biltmore Tree Lighting!

Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live music, holiday themed food and drinks, carolers, lawn games, photo opps, and a LED drumline.

  • November 29th
  • 5pm to 8pm
  • Citrus Pavilion

Turkey Burner

Date: November 28th

Registration: 7:30am

Race starts at 8:00am

Cost:  $20.00 adults 18 and over

$10 children under 18

Proceeds to benefit Homeward Bound- Homeward Bound houses 80 single woman with children here in Phoenix and helps give them the tools to get back on their feet.


  • T-Shirt
  • Water, Coffee & Hot Chocolate,
  • Race Bibs.

Award  for 1st place in adult male, female, and children’s category.

Pre-Register starting November 1st.  Call Recreation 602-381-7684 to reserve space.

Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

Visit our letter writing station in the lobby in the Historic Building and tell Santa what you want for Christmas!

November 29 – December 24

History Tours

History Tours
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays 10AM
90-minute tour
Complimentary for guests.
$10 for visitors.

Happy Hour History Tours
Fridays at 6PM
45-minute tour
Adults $25 (includes two cocktails)
Children $12 (includes two refreshments)
Reservations required.

Live Music

At Arizona Biltmore, we welcome you to discover unique performances, cool vibes and soulful styles. Lounge and enjoy live entertainment at The Wright Bar all winter long.

Fridays | 7PM – 10PM
Saturdays | 8PM – 11PM

For more information, call 602-955-6600.

Breakfast Burrito and Coffee Grab & Go

Short on time? Join us for delicious burritos and steaming coffee on the go outside the marketplace at The Café.


Nov 28, 29, 30

Dec 1, 24, 25 and Jan 1