Turkey Fight 2020 and More Stuff to Do in Austin This Weekend

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Hey there, Austin!

It’s another beautiful week here in our city and we’re so grateful for all of you. Thanksgiving 2020 may not be what we’re used to, but it is still a time to be appreciative of all that we have and for all of those we love. We can’t wait to continue to celebrate the holiday season with you and bring you all the festive things to do in Austin for the rest of the year!

Check out what there is to do this week, when you’re not at the dinner table!

This Just In!

Things To Do In Austin Today:

Get your Thanksgiving dinner order in!

Thanksgiving is nearly here and if you haven’t made plans for your Thanksgiving meal, then we are here to save the day! Skip the hassle of cooking and order your meal from a local restaurant. Now more than ever, we need to be supporting our local businesses, and what better way than to enjoy incredible food?

As we know, this year won’t be like the rest. However, we can still make the most of it. Check out these places for you to pick up your Thanksgiving dinner in Austin. Be sure to take note of when you should have your order placed so you can get it in on time!

Austin Events This Weekend:

Battleground Ranch 1 Turkey Fight 2020 And More Stuff To Do In Austin This Weekend 2022

1. BGR Presents: Thanksgiving Turkey Fight 2020

Grab your family for this intense game of turkey turmoil! It’s almost like capture the flag, but even more fun. Head to Battleground Ranch and fight to protect your team’s turkey while you hunt down that of the opposing team. The team with the turkey that has been shot the least, wins! Run around the ranch and work off your food coma while showing your family who the best game player is.

Event Details
🗓 NOV 26–28 | 4PM–9PM
📍 Battleground Ranch

Grab your tickets for the first look Preview Party! Wine, hor d’oeuvres, and photos with Santa will accompany an evening of shopping one-of-a-kind gifts! Your Friday night tickets are good for Saturday and Sunday shopping as well. If you want to skip the party and just come by on Saturday or Sunday, tickets will be available for purchase at the door only.

Event Details
🗓 NOV 27 | 5PM–9PM
🗓 NOV 28 | 10AM–5PM
🗓 NOV 29 | 11AM–4PM
📍 Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa

We’ve seen way too many small businesses in Austin suffer this year. We always encourage you to shop local, but this weekend especially, we hope you choose to support our community! Plenty of shops are running incredible deals and we promise you’ll feel much better supporting Austinites rather than Amazon. If you prefer to shop from home, check out the store websites!

Event Details
🗓  NOV 27–28 |Various Hours
📍 Various Locations

Things to Do in Austin Today: Snag This Special!

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We have an incredible Black Friday Deal to share with our readers:
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📍 1760 State Highway 71 W


If you haven’t joined the 19K people following us on Facebook, you’re missing out on one heck of a party! We post all of our latest guides to Austin so that you never miss out on the best places to eat and things to do. The best part is that we run exclusive giveaways for our followers that you won’t see on any of our other platforms! We’ve given away stuff like:

  • $50 gift card to Olamaie
  • $30 gift card to Lucky Robot + vehicle pass to Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In
  • Banger’s t-shirt and $25 gift card
  • …and more!

There are sure to be many more exciting things coming up on our Facebook page as the holiday season takes off! 

If you want to join in on more of the conversation, connect with other locals, and make your own recommendations… make sure to also join our Facebook Group. *hint: we also run exclusive giveaways in there too!*

Holiday light displays bring us so much joy, and most of them are opening this weekend! Here are some of the best ones happening in and around Austin:

Mozart’s Light Show
📍 Mozart’s Coffee Roasters

Austin Trail of Lights
🗓 NOV 29–JAN 3
📍 Zilker Park

Peppermint Parkway
🗓 NOV 27–JAN 3
📍 Circuit of the Americas

strong>Lakeway Trail of Lights
🗓 NOV 20–JAN 3
📍 Lakeway Park

Johnson City Light Spectacular
🗓 NOV 27–JAN 3
📍 Johnson City Main Street

Luminations at the Wildflower Center
🗓 NOV 28–JAN 3
📍 Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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Stay safe, stay well, and stay six feet apart.

Sarah Dillard

Sarah Dillard

Sarah is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!