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Christmas in Phoenix 2021: Dinner, Turkey To Go, Brunch, Restaurants

Looking for ways to celebrate Christmas in Phoenix this year? This post covers Christmas Phoenix 2021 including where to go for Christmas dinner in Phoenix, festive dining, where to get turkey to go as well as features for brunch, lunch and takeout by local restaurants and businesses.

Christmas Phoenix 2021: Dinner, Turkey To Go, Brunch, Restaurants

Christmas Eve this year is Friday, December 24, 2021. Christmas Day is Saturday, December 25, 2021.

Christmas celebrations can take on different forms from traditional, fusion to modern.

Please use this list as an inspiration for ideas on how to put together your own Christmas celebration.

This list is updated as information becomes available.

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This list is not exhaustive. If your favorite restaurant is not on the list, contact them to see what they are offering.

Please double check with the restaurant as to what they are offering as plans/menus/hours might change.

Christmas in Phoenix 2021 + Scottsdale

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Bourbon Steak at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is offering a festive a la carte-style three-course dinner featuring classic Michael Mina offerings alongside seasonally influenced dishes.

Menu features include a traditional Christmas 10 oz. Prime Rib Roast, Squid Ink Pappardelle, Roasted Chestnut Soup and German Chocolate Cake.

$105 per person not inclusive of tax and gratuity. Kids menu and kid portions/pricing will be available on these holidays.

December 24, 2021 | 5 pm to 9 pm
December 25, 2021 | 3 pm to 9 pm

They are also offering a Christmas Takeaway Dinner ($240, serves 4 people) for curbside pickup at the resort’s Palomino Ballroom entrance on Friday, December 24 between 10 am – 12 pm. Preorder by December 20.

Noble Rolls…house butter, sea salt 

Local baby lettuces, arugula, shaved fennel, celery, icicle radish, candied pecan, crows dairy goat cheese, house made vinaigrette


Blis Maple Bourbon Glazed Ham
Braised Short Rib…Natural reduction, Confit onions, fine herbs


Roasted garlic and butter whipped yukon gold potatoes
Candied yams, pecans and brown butter crumble
Arizona mesquite honey glazed carrots
Red wine roasted baby mushrooms


Black Forest Yule Log…chocolate blackout cake, vanilla chantilly cream, black cherry jam, kirsch ganache

Rosemary-Bourbon Mulled Wine…dried stone fruit, fresh citrus peel, mulling spices
Serves 4 | $39

Gather loved ones as the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess transforms into a spectacular holiday wonderland for the twelfth annual celebration of Christmas at the Princess.

ENCHANTED PLAZA: Event Entry & Musical Tree: Don’t miss this five-minute, high definition video show featuring animations projected against the resort’s façade. The resorts Christmas tree has 70,000 LED lights that twinkle and dance to 17 classic holiday songs. 6pm-9pm video show on the hour every hour

A CHRISTMAS WISH: Bring your Christmas Wish to life with a little Christmas magic. Donations accepted and will benefit Love Up

WINTERLAND: Winter is coming, and with it brings a magical land of twinkling white lights, take a photo in a life sized snow globe, fire pit seating and a 32-foot long infinity tunnel at the entrance. Enjoy an ice bar stocked with seasonal beverages.

NATIVITY GARDEN: The resort’s Fragrance Garden transforms into a Nativity Garden, featuring a narrated light and music show sharing the story of Christmas.

LAGOON LIGHTS Walking Path: With the addition of 1.5 million LED’s this season, the resort shines with more than 6 million lights! As you stroll through the resort majestic lagoons you’ll see glittery swans floating on the water, a buccaneer pirate ship, mermaid, 14-foot poinsettias, teddy bear, toy soldiers, fishing Santa, leaping arches, Nessie the 30-foot Loch Ness Monster, a 3D whale, skating penguins, candy cane forest and more. 5pm-10pm Monday- Thursday / 4pm-11pm Friday-Saturday.

TWINKLE TOWN: Visit a magical land filled with twinkling lights, the Polar Glide 70ft ice slide, Christmas Carousel, Lolli Swings, delectable bites and beverages as you take in incredible sweeping views of the resort. Don’t forget to say hello to our newest holiday friend Twinkles, Santa’s brightest Christmas Light! Must be 36″ tall for all Twinkle Town Rides (ride & attraction wristband required).

PRINCESS EXPRESS Train Tours: All Aboard! Hitch a ride on one of two trains at the Princess Express Train Depot where your Christmas Conductor will take you on a journey around the resort’s glittering Lagoon Lights with every-changing colors from special RGB LED bulbs, capable of 256 million magical color combinations. 5pm-10pm (ride & attraction wristband required).

THE LODGE Alpine Bar & Kitchen: Introducing craft-style favorites surrounded by warm chimineas in a cozy, outdoor setting. Featuring rye pretzels, loaded tater tots, elk burgers, crispy chicken schnitzel, bison meatloaf, and more. With good tidings, you’ll cheer for hand crafted cocktails and seasonal beer. Located at La Hacienda Plaza.

MRS CLAUS’ Cookie Company: Christmas Cookies aren’t just for Santa. Mrs. Claus offers the season’s most festive flavors featuring sugar n’ spice, chocolate chip, and gingerbread.

THE VILLAGE: Travel through La Hacienda Plaza to an enchanting land where you can roast marshmallows around a campfire in a Christmas Tree Forest, and take a glittering whirl on Frosty’ s Ferris Wheel.  (Must be 48” to ride) Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Snow Mountain Ice Slide- Must be 42” to ride. Alpine Skate Trail 6,000 sq. ft. ice skating trail.  Ice Pass – $40 per person  for unlimited ice skating.

DESERT ICE Skating & Fire Pits: Made with real ice, the resort’s 6,000 sq. ft. Desert Ice Skating Rink provides you the opportunity to experience a classic winter tradition surrounded by the beauty of the desert. Ice Pass – $40 per person  for unlimited ice skating.  Featuring Fire & Ice Rink-Side VIP Fire Pits.

PHOTOS W/SANTA Mailroom & Photos: Santa Experience $40 includes: up to 8 people per reservation, Meet and greet with Santa and his elves, Santa’s elf pledge, one digital photo, personal photos and videos are encouraged. Advanced ticket purchase required. 4pm-10pm Nightly through December 24th.


  • Includes self-parking for one vehicle
  • General Admission wristband for up to 4 people


  • Includes general admission wristband for one person


  • Spend $75 per vehicle at any of the resort’s dining outlets the same evening and receive:
  • Complimentary general admission
  • 50% off valet parking 
  • Includes up to 6 ride & attraction wristbands
  • Note: restaurant reservations are required

Royal Palms Resort and Spa

T. Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort and Spa is offering the following:

The Royal Palms Resort & Spa is also offering a Christmas Day Brunch Buffet. Priced at $150 and reservations from 10:00am – 3:00pm.

Phoenix City Grille

Phoenix City Grille is offering Christmas Eve specials on December 24.

Kona Grill Scottsdale

Kona Grill

Kona Grill is open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Enjoy Filet with Lobster Cream, Honey Glazed Ham, Macadamia Nut Turkey, Prime Rib Dinner for Two, Surf & Turf, Christmas Day Brunch Specials and more. Children’s Special & Takeout Specials also available. Finish off with a Macadamia Nut Pie.

Wrigley Mansion

Wrigley Mansion is offering Holiday Tea featuring two aromatic holiday teas along with a savory course, a scone course, and a festive dessert course for you to enjoy while listening to a Steinway piano in the background.

Priced at $79 per person. Reservations for December 15, 16, and 17.

Tommy V’s Urban Kitchen and Bar Scottsdale

Tommy V’s Urban Kitchen and Bar Scottsdale is offering a Christmas Day Three Course Menu priced at $60 per person. Kids’ menu is available also at $15.

STK – Scottsdale

STK – Scottsdale is taking reservations for December 24 and 25.

Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo is offering Christmas Family Meals. Available for online orders December 23 – 25. All meals are “Buca Large” and serve up to 5 people.

Regular Family Meal

  • Choice of Salad: Mixed Green or Caesar Salad
  • Choice of Pasta: Baked Ziti, Baked Rigatoni, Penne alla Vodka, or Spicy Chicken Rigatoni

Deluxe Family Meal

  • Choice of Salad: Caesar Salad, Chopped Antipasto Salad or Apple Gorgonzola Salad
  • Choice of Pasta: Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Baked Ziti, Baked Rigatoni, Penne alla Vodka, or Spicy Chicken Rigatoni
  • Choice of Entrée: Chicken Parmigiana or Chicken Limone

Fogo de Chao – Scottsdale

Fogo de Chao – Scottsdale is taking reservations for December 24 and 25.

El Chorro

El Chorro (Paradise Valley) is taking reservations for December 25.

Ocean 44

Ocean 44 is taking reservations for December 24.

Steak 44

Steak 44 is taking reservations for December 24.

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel is offering various Holiday Heat n’ Serve Family Dinners available for pickup 12/21-12/28 with 24-hour notice required for orders. Use within 72 hours after pickup. Pre-order and receive a FREE $10 Bonus Card when you schedule pick-up on 12/22 or 12/23.

Holiday Heat n’ Serve (serves 8 – 10): Spiral Sliced Sugar Cured Ham, Cornbread Dressing, Roasted Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Macaroni n’ Cheese, choice of 2 Country Sides, Sweet Yeast Rolls, and Apple Pecan Streusel Pie & Pecan Pie.

Holiday Heat n’ Serve (serves 4 – 6): Spiral Sliced Sugar Cured Ham, Cornbread Dressing, Roasted Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Macaroni n’ Cheese, choice of 1 Country Side, and Sweet Yeast Rolls.

Prime Rib Heat n’ Serve Family Dinner (serves 4 – 6): Prime Rib with Au Jus and Horseradish Sauce, Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Gravy, choice of 2 Country Sides, and Sweet Yeast Rolls

Roy’s (Desert Ridge, Chandler)

Celebrate Christmas and the joy of the season with family and friends at Roy’s. Their elegant three-course holiday menu features classics like our Misoyaki “Butterfish” and Blackened Island Ahi along with our Grilled 8oz. Filet Mignon offered with our Crab Cake Oscar or Teppanyaki Shrimp Skewer. $79 per adult, $19 per child.

Dominick’s Steakhouse

Dominick’s Steakhouse is taking reservations for December 24.


Chantico is taking reservations for December 24.

Harry and David

Harry and David has a variety of main courses, appetizers/sides, desserts and more available to ship to you and prepare at home.

Some highlights include:

Create Your Own Gourmet Turkey Feast ($239): A roasted turkey serves as the mouthwatering main course, and you get to choose one accompanying appetizer assortment, two crowd-pleasing sides, one exceptional dessert, and one garnish of cranberry sauce and gravy. This heat-and-serve meal makes it easy to enjoy more quality time with company and less time in the kitchen. Serves 8 to 10.

Gourmet Ham Dinner ($224.99):

  • Spiral-sliced ham with honey glaze (7 lb 8 oz)
  • Creamy snap peas with bacon (1 lb 13 oz)
  • Three-cheese scalloped potatoes (1 lb 14 oz)
  • Artichoke, mushroom, and bacon frittata (1 lb 14 oz)
  • New York-style original cheesecake (2 lb)

Omaha Steaks

Omaha Steaks is offering a variety of holiday dinners available to ship to you and prepare at home.

Some highlights include:

Build Your Own Holiday Menu:

  • 6 (5 oz.) Butcher’s Cut Filet Mignons or 1 (8 lbs.) Spiral Sliced Ham
  • 1 (32 oz. pkg.) Family-Size Smashed Red Potatoes or 1 (25 oz. pkg.) Harvest Rice Pilaf or 1 (32 oz. pkg.) Family-Size Whipped Sweet Potatoes
  • 4 (11 oz. pkgs.) Creamed Spinach or 2 (12 oz. pkgs.) Green Bean Casserole
  • 6 (4 oz.) Caramel Apple Tartlets or 1 (2 lbs.) Premium New York Cheesecake or 1 (21 oz.) Chocolate Lover’s Cake
  • 8 (3 oz.) Mini Baguettes with Garlic Butter

Prime Rib Feast for 8:

  • 1 (4 lbs.) Boneless Heart of Prime Rib Roast
  • 2 (12 oz. pkgs.) Green Bean Casserole
  • 4 (5.5 oz.) Stuffed Baked Potatoes
  • 4 (3 oz.) Mini Baguettes with Garlic Butter
  • 1 (2 lbs.) Premium New York Cheesecake
  • 1 (3.1 oz. jar) Signature Seasoning

Holiday Surf & Turf + Tour de France:

  • 4 (5 oz.) Butcher’s Cut Filet Mignons
  • 4 Split Lobster Tail Skewers (7 oz. pkg.)
  • 4 (5.5 oz.) Stuffed Baked Potatoes
  • 4 (3 oz.) Mini Baguettes with Garlic Butter
  • 4 (4.2 oz.) Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes
  • 1 (3.1 oz. jar) Signature Seasoning

Williams Sonoma

Williams Sonoma is offering a variety of holiday dinners available to ship to you and prepare at home.

Some highlights include:

Ultimate Christmas Prime Rib Dinner, Serves 8 ($499.95):

  • Prime Rib
  • Sweet Yam Casserole
  • Traditional Green Bean Casserole
  • Creamed Spinach & Kale
  • Bacon Macaroni & Cheese
  • Parker House Rolls (12)
  • Pecan Pie

Complete Free Range Turkey Dinner, Christmas Delivery, Serves 8 ($259.95) or 12 ($379.95)

  • Free-Range Turkey
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Sweet Yam Casserole
  • Pecan Pie

Complete Christmas Dinner, Ham, Serves 8 ($249.95)

  • 6–8 lb. Kurobuta Bone-In Half Ham
  • 3 lb. 8 oz. (two trays) Traditional Green Bean Casserole
  • 3 lb. 13 oz. (two trays) Sweet Yam Casserole
  • 9″ diam. Pecan Pie

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