Happy Thanksgiving: 4-day Weekend Happenings in Dallas

by | Nov 23, 2023

As a real estate agent in Prosper, TX, I’m always excited to share the vibrant events and happenings in our neighboring city of Dallas, especially during the festive Thanksgiving period. This year, the 4-day Thanksgiving weekend is packed with a variety of activities that cater to all ages and interests. From traditional Thanksgiving events to unique artistic experiences, Dallas has something for everyone. Let’s dive into what the city has in store for us!

Kickstart with the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot

Start your Thanksgiving morning with a burst of energy at the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot. This event, a tradition for over 55 years, is a fantastic way to give back to the community while participating in a fun-filled day of racing. Whether you choose the 5K, the 8-mile race, or the fun run, it’s an excellent opportunity for families, friends, and athletes to come together. You can even join virtually if you prefer!

When: Thu, Nov 23, 2023, at 08:30 am
Where: Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St, Dallas, TX

Thanksgiving Buffet and Football at A Very Merry Village

Following the morning run, you can indulge in a Thanksgiving Buffet at “A Very Merry Village”. This event offers an all-you-can-eat buffet with Thanksgiving favorites and bottomless mimosas. It’s a perfect combination of festive dining and entertainment, as you can catch the football game on their TVs. Don’t forget, festive or Cowboys attire is encouraged!

When: Thu, Nov 23, 2023, 11:00 am – 04:00 pm
Where: The Village Country Club, 5670 Village Glen Drive, Dallas

Fairmont Dallas Turkeys To Go

For those who prefer a stress-free Thanksgiving dinner at home, the Fairmont Dallas offers a gourmet solution. Their complete gourmet Thanksgiving dinners, prepared by Executive Chef James Phillips, allow you to enjoy the holiday without the hassle of cooking.

When: Thu, Nov 23, 2023, 11:00 am – 04:00 pm
Where: Fairmont Dallas, North Akard Street, Dallas, TX

Experience the Rainbow Vomit Art Exhibition

In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the colorful and vibrant world of the Rainbow Vomit Art Exhibition. This unique experience features over 10,000 LEDs, 2,000 balloons, a life-sized unicorn, and more, creating a fantastic backdrop for Instagram-worthy photos.

When: Thu, Nov 23, 2023, 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Where: Rainbow Vomit, 3609 Parry Avenue, Dallas

Dallas by Chocolate Tour

On Friday, treat yourself to the Dallas by Chocolate Tour. Explore the city’s top chocolate destinations, savoring everything from bonbons to pastries. It’s a journey of sweet indulgence, complete with chocolate trivia and great drinks.

When: Fri, Nov 24, 2023, 01:00 pm – 04:30 pm
Where: Dallas by Chocolate Food Tours and Dallas Bites Food Tours, 7700 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas

Make & Take: Decorate a Gingerbread House

Get creative on Friday afternoon at Central Market Dallas Lovers Lane. Here, you can decorate an authentic Swiss Lebkuchen (gingerbread) house. It’s a delightful activity for all ages, offering a perfect blend of holiday spirit and creativity.

When: Fri, Nov 24, 2023, 03:30 pm – 05:00 pm
Where: Central Market Dallas Lovers Lane, 5750 East Lovers Lane, Dallas

Social Saturdays Day Party at Uptown Social

On Saturday, the Uptown Social hosts its Social Saturdays Day Party. This event is a hub of entertainment with Food Trucks, a spacious main room, an inviting outside patio, and a variety of music genres to keep you dancing.

When: Sat, Nov 25, 2023, 03:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Where: Uptown Social, 2714 McKinney Avenue, Dallas

Dallas Food Tasting Event

Conclude your weekend with a culinary adventure at the Dallas Food Tasting Event. Sample foods from around the world, enjoy live music, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

When: Sun, Nov 26, 2023, 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Where: 816 Montgomery St, Dallas, TX 75215-2500

This Thanksgiving weekend in Dallas is shaping up to be an unforgettable experience filled with joy, food, and festivities. Whether you’re a Dallas local or visiting for the holiday, these events are sure to add an extra layer of excitement to your Thanksgiving celebrations. Enjoy, and Happy Thanksgiving!


If you are looking to buy or sell a home in Grand Prairie, Mansfield, Texas, or anywhere in the Dallas Metroplex, give Adrianne Hooker a call or text at (214) 250-6319 or visit her website at https://www.liveindallastexas.com

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