TUCSON, Ariz. (November 22, 2023) — The 11th Annual Renegade Classics – Desert Diamond Casino Santa Claus Toy Run returns Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023. Hundreds of bikers are expected and the hundreds of toys collected will benefit underprivileged children in Southern Arizona through The Salvation Army. The party at Desert Diamond Casino Sahuarita will be open to the public, with live music, a $20 buffet meal, and a special appearance by Mike Bibby.
Pre-registration for the Toy Run is underway now through Saturday, Nov. 25 at Renegade Classics on 4745 E. Speedway. Tickets are $22 plus a new, unwrapped toy for pre-registration and $25 plus toy on the day of event. Additional information is available at www.TucsonBikerEvents.com.
The largest biker event in Tucson kicks off with a parking lot breakfast and registration at Renegade Classics in Tucson from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Toy Run participants will then embark on a 42-mile ride through the Tucson Mountains, down Mission Road driving by the San Xavier Mission, then on to Desert Diamond Casino Sahuarita. Participants will also receive a commemorative run T-shirt and run pin while supplies last. A Grand Prize drawing will give away a $500 Renegade Classics gift card and other valuable prizes to participants, including two pairs of tickets to The Clairvoyants Holiday Spectacular at the Diamond Center on Dec. 23.
The celebration at Desert Diamond Casino Sahuarita is open to the public and will feature vendors, a $20 buffet, and live music in the Diamond Center by Sunset Red. After the band’s performance, former Arizona Wildcat basketball star Mike Bibby will make a special appearance in the Sportsbook to meet with fans and sign autographs.
Treena Parvello, Director of Government and Public Relations for the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, said, “We are always excited to welcome back the Renegade Classics Desert Diamond Casino Santa Claus Toy Run to our Sahuarita. It’s hard to believe it’s been 11 years! Every time, we are blown away by the generosity of all the amazing bikers in spreading holiday cheer to children across Southern Arizona.”
Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, with three locations in Southern Arizona (Tucson, Sahuarita, and Why) and one in the West Valley in Glendale, AZ, is owned and operated by the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation. Additional information can be found at www.ddcaz.com or by calling 866-DDC-WINS. Follow Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment on Twitter (@DiamondCasinos), Facebook (@DDCAZ), and Instagram (@DiamondCasinos).