For many, Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season. Wondering what to do and where to get a family feast for Thanksgiving in Austin? We've got you covered with ideas for some activities, places where you can order dinner, and charities to give back to.
Toddler Thanksgiving Party
November 16, 2022
Bridges to Growth | Georgetown, TX
Join the Georgetown Project Bridges to Growth for a Toddler Thanksgiving Party! Take your toddlers for unstructured play, sensory play, storytime, songs, and Thanksgiving themes fun!
Family Thanksgiving Craft
November 19, 2022
Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen | Georgetown, TX
Join the Sanctuary Holistic Kitchen for a whole day your family can enjoy! Craft some thanksgiving themed goodies with your loved ones including Dried Orange Garland, Mulling Spice Blend, Gratitude Salt, and Herb Infied Bread and Dipping Oil. Be sure to allot yourself some hours to make one of everything!
Thanksgiving Desserts Camp
November 22, 2022
Foodie Kids | Austin, TX
If you don’t have the treats for Thanksgiving yet, we’re inviting kids to have an amazing time making Thanksgiving desserts! Bring your kids for a sweet Thanksgiving event in Austin!
Thanksgiving Day Paddle on Lake Travis
November 24, 2022
Austin Pedal Kayaks | Lakeway, TX
Take your loved ones for a morning paddle on Lake Travis! Austin Pedal Kayaks invites everyone to kick back and relax for a Thanksgiving Day Paddle on November 24th from 10am to 12pm.
2022 Travisso Turkey Tror
November 24, 2022
Travisso | Leander, TX
Stroll Travisso is proud to host the 5th Annual Travisso Turkey Trot! Get ready to trot with your neighbors and win prizes! All ages can participate in the fun trot or in the 5k run.
Annual Turkey Burn: A Fitness Martial Arts Workout
November 25, 2022
Premiere Martial Arts | Austin, TX
A fitness kickboxing workout to burn off that yummy food from Turkey Day with a martial arts fitness workout! This free event is open for ages 5 and up! This event will take place outdoors, no experience required!
Sunday Soul with Live R&B
November 27-28, 2022
Speakeasy | Downtown Austin
Experience Soulful Vibes and Live R&B in an Upscale Atmosphere and Rooftop Afterparty on Thanksgiving weekend! Catch your favorite local bands and artists from Austin and Houston, TX. This is the perfect date night or ladies night you’re looking for!
Where to Get Thanksgiving Dinner/Takeout?
Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille
114 W 7th St, Austin, TX 78701
Dine in on Thanksgiving Day for Perry’s Thanksgiving feast! Enjoy your $49 Thanksgiving menu or pre-order the choice of your Thanksgiving order for to-go. The menu includes a smoked turkey breast meal, soup, sides, and pumpkin cheesecake.
The Carillon Thanksgiving Feast at Home
1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705
Over the past years, this has been a hit in The Carillon Restaurant. They’re excited to make Thanksgiving easier for you with their Thanksgiving Feast To-Go 2022. The dinner if good for four and includes smoked turkey breast, sides, dinner rolls, and pies.
Texan-Style Thanksgiving at the Austin Proper Hotel
600 W 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
Savor classic Thanksgiving courses, festive desserts, and hand-crafted cocktails at The Peacock’s well-appointed gathering place. We’ll be gracing the table with traditional dishes intermixed with Texas flavors as you celebrate from day to night.
Enjoy Austin Proper Hotel’s Texan-Style Thanksgiving! Savor the classic Thanksgiving courses, desserts, and cocktails. The Thanksgiving special menu includes a natural roasted turkey and pumpkin spiced date pudding.
Interstellar BBQ is accepting preorders for your Thanksgiving meals! The menu includes a prime brisket, scalloped potatoes, mac and gouda, and more. Pickup date for all Thanksgiving orders is Tuesday, November 22 from 11am to 5pm.
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Give Back this Holiday Season
Walk for Alzheimer's
This 12th of November 2022, join the walk to end Alzheimer's. This event is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide. Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, support, and research. The ceremony will be held at LOT N - Circuit of The Americas in Austin, TX.
SAFE Alliance Holiday Program
SAFE serves hundreds of youth, adults, and families during the Holiday season. The non-profit is seeking community members to sponsor holiday wishlists providing holiday gifts to children at SAFE Children's center as well as adults who are in need. Know more about SAFE from their website.
Central Texas Food Bank
The Central Texas Food Bank needs the help of the community to help those that have been impacted by the pandemic. There are different ways for others to give back such as giving a donation in honor of a friend or family member or donating a check to the local store such as Target and Sprouts.
Coats for Kids
The Junior League of Austin will hold the 36th annual Coats for Kids Distribution. They are currently collecting new and gently used coats through the first week of December. If you would like to donate a coat, please drop it off at any Jack Brown Cleaners location. You can also make an online donation in which every $20 buys a new coat. View more details here or donate a coat.
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