| Events |

Volunteer or Dine at the Salvation Army's Christmas Dinner in Phoenix

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

Even though every season is the season of giving for the Salvation Army, the longstanding charity group really ramps it up during the holiday season. This year will be no different.

On Christmas Day, the Salvation Army will once again host its annual Christmas Dinner at the Phoenix Convention Center South Building, where a free dinner will be served to the public. The event is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with dinner served at 11:30 a.m.

The event will include a variety of activities and giveaways, such as live entertainment, arts and crafts, and games, along with haircuts, free long distance phone calls, and more. Plus, Santa will be stopping by for some family photos, and every child is guaranteed to leave with a toy.

The Salvation Army anticipates over 5,000 dinner guests, and estimates that an additional 2,200 meals will be distributed Valley-wide this Christmas.

Volunteers are welcome — there will be several days of prep leading up to the dinner on December 22, 23, 24, and 25.

For more information about the event or to volunteer, visit the Salvation Army website.

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.