It’s almost Thanksgiving and we’re here with all the deets on what to do to celebrate. Whether you’re looking to run off a few calories before the feast or somewhere to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in Raleigh!
1. Trophy Turkey Trot
What’s the best way to kick off a day of feasting? Getting the blood pumping! Race around the beautiful Dix Park to the finish line where you’ll be greeted with a medal and a beer from Trophy Brewing on Maywood! And if you aren’t comfortable or able to make it to the park, no worries there’s a virtual option so you can race from wherever you are! Proceeds from the trot will benefit Healing Transitions, an organization that offers recovery oriented services to homeless. and underserved individuals with alcoholism and other drug addictions.
🗓 Nov 25 | 8:00am—12:00pm
🎟 Starts at $30
📍 1251 Goode St, Raleigh, NC 27603
2. Family Style Thanksgiving Dinner
Let The Pit handle all the cooking this Thanksgiving. This family-style feast will leave everyone feeling festive and full. Each table will receive fried pimento cheese bites, spinach salad, glazed ham, turkey, whole-hog barbecue, and a whole bunch of traditional sides, PLUS dessert. Like we said, you’ll definitely leave the dinner table full from this feast!
🗓 Nov 25 | 11:00am—4:00pm
🎟 $45 Adults | $20 Kids Under 12
📍 328 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Sip on Thanksgiving themed libations for the liquid courage needed for the chaos of Thanksgiving! Raleigh Beer Garden will be offering four unique specials to help get you in the holiday mood. Try the turkey-tini—it tastes better than it sounds—with Smirnoff vanilla, apple pie liquor, cranberry juice, and a cinnamon sugar rim. Or down a pumpkin pie shot with Smirnoff vanilla, rumchata, fireball, pumpkin syrup, and a cinnamon sugar rim!
🗓 Nov 21 | 11:00am—2:00am
📍 614 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603
Happy Thanksgiving from us at UNATION! WE hope your holiday is full of yummy food and lots of love.
Be sure to tag us in your holiday pics @StuffToDoInRaleigh and use #stufftodoinraleigh to be featured on our page! And if you’re looking for other fun things to do, check the UNATION app and our City Guide.