It is time to gather your family and friends to experience Thanksgiving, and that wholesome fall celebration can take on many entertaining forms. For example, consider joining the challenging Turkey Trot run, enjoying a delectable brunch at Hotel Crescent Court in Uptown Dallas, or relaxing during a unique Thanksgiving gratitude flow yoga session.
Come right in because this is the only Thanksgiving to do list you'll need.
When: November 18, 2023 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District | 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
On November 18, 2023, head to The Monument Realty PGA District for a delightful family craft session. Hosted by Crafty Party Dallas, this come-and-go event offers children the chance to create Thanksgiving-themed turkey crowns and pumpkin banks. For $20 per child, participants can express their gratitude through art. Sign up early as space is limited, with limited walk-ups available on the morning of the event.
When: November 18 to 26, 2023 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dallas Arboretum | 8525 Garland Road, Dallas
The Children's Adventure Garden at the Dallas Arboretum invites you to the gratitude celebration from November 18 to 26, 2023, between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. This Thanksgiving-themed event in the Children's Adventure Garden encourages gratitude. Participate in daily tastings at A Tasteful Place and bring three non-perishable food items for the Canned Food Drive supporting the North Texas Food Bank.
When: November 19, 2023 | 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Dallas Arboretum | 8525 Garland Road, Dallas
Join the Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving with Cindy Kleckner at the Dallas Arboretum on November 19, 2023. This Thanksgiving cooking class is designed for budding chefs and their favorite adults, offering a fun experience with fall flavors and cool gadgets. Registered dietitian nutritionist, Cindy Kleckner organizes the menu, which includes a turkey sandwich on a stick, pumpkin crunch parfaits, cheesy stuffed biscuits, mini apple pies and pumpkin pie milkshakes.
When: November 20 to 22, 2023 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Jump Into Art Studios | 404 N Church St, McKinney
This three-day Thanksgiving art camp includes various art projects for ages 6-12. Activities range from baking and drinking hot cocoa on the front porch to stitching, weaving, decorating birdhouses, playing with different art mediums, soap making, watercolor, creating Thanksgiving and fall-themed paintings and more. The camp focuses on art expression, creative play and engagement, and groups children into age-appropriate categories.
When: November 20 to 24, 2023 | 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Stemtree of McKinney | 3851 S Stonebridge Dr #300, McKinney
Join the Thanksgiving STEM Camp from November 20 to 24, 2023, at Stemtree of McKinney, 3851 S Stonebridge Dr #300, McKinney. The camp, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., offers hands-on activities covering coding, robotics, science and engineering in four engaging sessions. The daily schedule includes educational activities, snack breaks, lunch breaks, games and arts. There will be no camp on Thanksgiving Day.
When: November 22 | 8:00 to
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
Join the Thanksgiving eve piano party on November 22 at Legacy Hall in Plano. Experience the thrill of a sing-along, dance-along and thump-the-tables-along dueling piano party with J's Dueling Pianos. Arrive early to savor dishes from nearly 20 eateries and craft cocktails from 5+ bars, and level up your experience by reserving a Balcony VIP Lounge [21+], offering a cocktail service, soft seating and the best view of the stage.
When: November 23, 2023 | 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Omni PGA Frisco Resort | 4341 PGA Parkway, Frisco
Celebrate Thanksgiving in grand style at Omni PGA Frisco Resort on November 23, 2023. Indulge in a lavish feast featuring holiday classics such as roasted pumpkin bisque, build-your-own mac & cheese, sage-roasted turkey, bourbon & cherry-glazed ham and delectable desserts like chai cinnamon rolls and chocolate pecan tart. With live music, football games and a kid-friendly menu, this buffet-style meal at Panther Creek Pavilion promises a memorable holiday.
When: November 23, 2023 | 9:00 to 10:15 a.m.
Where: Shala Yoga Loft | 1021 E 15th Street, Plano
Set your calendar to participate with friends and family in the Thanksgiving gratitude flow on November 23, 2023, from 9:00 to 10:15 a.m. at Shala Yoga Loft in Plano. Amanda Dellow will lead the gratitude flow. This unique yoga practice will instill gratitude, and the gentle class is suitable for all levels, making it an inclusive experience for everyone to enjoy.
When: November 23, 2023 | 8:00 a.m.
Where: Red Tail Pavilion | 2801 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano
Participate in the Thanksgiving tradition at the 6th Annual Plano Turkey Trot 2023 on November 23, 2023. The event occurs at Red Tail Pavilion, 2801 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano. Enjoy a 5K run or walk, and don't forget to grab a donut at the finish line! The schedule includes packet pickup, a kids dash at 8:45 a.m and the 5K starting at 9:00 a.m.
When: November 23, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: The Crescent Club | 200 Crescent Ct # 17, Dallas
Experience a hassle-free Thanksgiving with a lavish brunch at Hotel Crescent Court in Uptown Dallas on November 23, 2023, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event occurs at The Crescent Club on the 17th floor and is open to members and non-members. The specially curated menu includes delights such as pumpkin & butternut squash soup, ancho-rubbed prime rib, pistachio-crusted salmon, omelets, French toast stations and more.
Even More Great Things To Do During Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Menu And Cocktail at SER Steak
When: November 23, 2023 | 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: SER Steak + Spirits | 2201 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas
Home For The Holidays… A McKinney Christmas During Thanksgiving Weekend
When: November 24 to 26, 2023 | See the full schedule
Where: Downtown McKinney | 111 N Tennessee St, McKinney
Traditional Thanksgiving Centerpieces
Where: Edwards Floral Design | 1715 W Louisiana St, McKinney
Jerk Turkey At The Island Spot
Where: The Island Spot | 309 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas
Thanksgiving Pickup Menu At Bone Daddy’s House Of Smoke
Where: Daddy’s House Of Smoke | Multiple locations