The Desert Hills Professional Fire Fighters Association SXS Poker Run

The Desert Hills Professional Fire Fighters Association sxs poker run


Halloween's behind us. Thanksgiving is still three weeks away. While other parts of the country feel the chill of autumn, Lake Havasu temperatures remain in the upper 80's/low 90's. Beautiful weather for doing some offroading, right? Well, if you need an excuse to roam the land around us, sign up for Desert Hills Side x Side Poker Run 2020.


  • What: Desert Hills PFFA Side x Side Poker Run 2020
  • Where: Start at Anderson Toyota (6510 Showplace) - Maps & Directions
  • When: Saturday, November 7th, $100 per vehicle


Lake Havasu plays host to several poker runs on the water throughout the year. But if you don't feel like playing on the water, how about a poker run in the desert instead? The Desert Hills Professional Firefighters Association hosts their second annual Side x Side Poker Run this weekend, November 7th.

Participants need to show up at Anderson Toyota by The Shops of Lake Havasu at 7 am on Saturday, November 7th to begin their adventure. 

Desert Hills Poker Run Lake Havasu City

Once on their way, drivers follow along desert trails all the way up to Topock 66. Once there, everyone gets to enjoy a nice lunch break (provided as part of admission). Then, they make their way back to Lake Havasu City.

Topock 66 Lake Havasu AZ


The Desert Hills PFFA Side x Side Poker Run only allows 150 vehicles to participate. Each vehicle is allowed up to two people. It costs $100 per vehicle to claim your spot in the poker run. Your cost of admission includes a poker hand, two meal tickets, and one commemorative T-shirt. If you want to increase your meal to all-you-can-eat tacos, it costs an additional $5 per person. And, if you want to increase your odds of winning the grand prize for best poker hand, pay just $10 for an extra hand to play.

Purchase tickets online at But you need to hurry. Spots are filling up fast.

SXS Poker Run Lake Havasu

Last year's Desert Hills PFFA Side x Side Poker Run raised money to replace outdated equipment. This year, they want to use all the money raised from the run to provide extra training for our local firefighters. A portion of the money raised also goes back into the community through donations to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation (, the Havasu Side x Side Trail Association (, and Mile Markers (

Come join the fun as either a participant or a spectator this Saturday, November 7th at Anderson Toyota

Desert Whips


Maps & Directions


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