Town of Sunnyvale NewsFlash

Nov. 21, 2020

Town office closures

All Town offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27.


  • Water emergencies - (972) 251-0567
  • Animal Control (emergency only) - (214) 862-4525
  • For all other emergencies, please utilize 9-1-1


The Town of Sunnyvale wishes you and your family a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

Turkey Trot

There is less than a week until the Town of Sunnyvale's 2nd Annual Fast and Furriest Turkey Trot!!! This event is a free 5K and/or 1-mile fun run and will be held on Thanksgiving Day - Nov. 26 from 7 a.m. - 9 a.m.


The race will kick off in the Raider Stadium Parking Lot - 222 N. Collins Rd. Sunnyvale, TX 75182 at 7:30 a.m. Participants may begin arriving at 7 a.m. Routes for the two races are posted below.


Registration for the 5K and the 1-mile fun run will remain open up until the day before the event. Please visit townofsunnyvale.org/turkeytrot to register. There will be no on-site registration available, due to COVID-19. A liability waiver will be emailed to you upon receipt of registration. Every participant must complete and return the waiver.


If you are one of the first 150 participants, you will receive a runners bib and medal. Please pick these items up from Town Hall on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday prior to the race. There will be no distribution at the race due to COVID. Also, you must have your waiver turned in to pick these items up. Please email the waiver to Erica Madden prior to picking up your bibs and medals. Copies of the waiver will also be available at Town Hall. All participants (or their parent/guardian if under 18) must complete a waiver.


To comply with social distancing requirements, we are asking families to stay in "pods" of no more than five people. With COVID-19 cases on the rise again, social distancing is imperative!


If you have any questions, please email Public Relations and Event Coordinator Erica Madden.

1-Mile Fun Run Route

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5K Route

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Hope Coffee opens drive-thru

Hope Coffee, located at Sunnyvale Park Square - 129 N. Collins Rd. Ste. 1103 Sunnyvale, TX 75182 has opened their drive-thru for business!


Hope Coffee's business hours are:

Sunday; Closed

Monday - Thursday; 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday and Saturday; 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Drive-Thru Christmas Event details

Town Staff is planning for you and your family to have a fun-filled evening at this year's Christmas event. Due to COVID-19, the event will be a drive-thru held in the Town Hall parking lot on Friday, Dec. 4 from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Please enter from southbound Collins Road.


Here's a look at what we have planned:

  • "Amped" up Christmas lights and decorations;
  • Play "Guess the Christmas Movie" - There will be clues to popular Christmas movies throughout the light display. Write down as many as you can and be entered to win one of several great prizes (like a basket and gift card from Hope Coffee)!
  • Hot cocoa kits to-go;
  • Arts and crafts kits to-go for the kiddos; and
  • Santa will be socially distanced on our antique fire engine. Be sure to wave at him!


While we wish we could gather together as we have in the years past, it is of utmost importance that we keep all families and Town staff members SAFE!

COVID-19 cases grow in Dallas County

On Nov. 21 there were 2,183 new cases of COVID-19 in Dallas County. This was the first time the County reported more than 2,000 new cases in a single day. There were nine new COVID deaths reported. Case numbers for Friday were 1,974 new cases and 24 deaths.


Cases in the Town of Sunnyvale continue to grow as well. There have been 243 total cases, with an additional 44 probable. Of these, 37 have occurred in the last 14 days.


It is critical that we wear masks and social distance to stop the spread. It is not uncommon that those who are infected are not aware they are contagious for several days prior to symptoms appearing. Everyone wearing masks and social distancing can minimize the chances of infection. With the holidays approaching, please exercise caution and limit gathering with those outside your immediate family.

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