What can I do for Thanksgiving in Houston, Texas?
Thanksgiving is a great time of year! Whether you are spending the day with friends or with family, it is a day to celebrate how fortunate we all are. Have you recently been asking, what can I do for Thanksgiving in Houston, Texas? We found a few fun events taking place. Read more about them below!
Events happening on Thanksgiving Day
Do you have a fun family tradition that begins with eating turkey? Add a 5k or 10k run to your tradition to spice things up! Otherwise, there are many other skating and tree lighting ceremonies that are taking place on Thanksgiving. Check out a few of the events below!
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70th annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade
Location: Downtown Houston
Get ready for the upcoming holiday season with this 70th annual parade! The event is free, but general admission seats are available. Click here for more information.
Location: 1500 McKinney Street
Do you enjoy getting a taste of chillier temperatures by going ice skating? Open all day on Thanksgiving, test out your skills! Learn more here.
32nd annual uptown Holiday Lighting
Location: Uptown Houston
Kick-off the holiday season with this fun free family-friendly event. Enjoy seeing over 300 trees lit up! See more details here.
BakerRipley Houston Turkey Trot
Location: Dillard’s Uptown Galleria
Are you a runner? Sleep in a little, and then go for a run for a great cause! Learn more and sign up here!
What places are open on Thanksgiving day?
While this is not an exhaustive list, here are a few places that we know will be open for Thanksgiving! Make sure you check out their hours and see if they have any Thanksgiving specials!
- Brasserie Du Parc
- Main Kitchen
- Bloom and Bee
- Morton’s The Steak House – Downtown
- McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant – Downtown
- Del Frisco’s – Double Eagle Steak House
- Brennan’s House of Houston
- The Classic All Day