Things To Do for Thanksgiving 2018 in the Austin Area

By Product Expert | Posted in Austin, TX Events, Just for Fun on Monday, November 5th, 2018 at 2:08 pm

2018 Thanksgiving Events, Parades and Turkey Trots Austin TX

Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away and many Austin-area families are gearing up for the holiday season. Are you and your family looking for new and fun ways to enjoy the holidays this year? Look no further than this list of 2018 Thanksgiving events, parades and turkey trots in Austin, TX. With everything from festive, turkey-themed 5K races and pub crawls to the annual holiday parade, you will find no shortage of family fun in Austin this year. Make this Thanksgiving even more exciting and get behind the wheel of a 2019 Honda Civic at Howdy Honda!


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Cartoon Turkey on a White Background Waving

Thanksgiving Brunch Overlooking Downtown Austin

WHEN: Thursday, November 22 at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Austin – 208 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, TX 78704

Sit down to a gourmet Thanksgiving meal this year with reservations to the Thanksgiving Brunch at the Hyatt Regency Austin. An incredible Thanksgiving brunch buffet in the Foothills Ballroom promises all of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes – herb-roasted turkey with cranberry, cornbread stuffing, candied sweet potatoes, buttermilk mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and many more culinary delights – in a picturesque setting that overlooks Downtown Austin. Live music and a special toast will add to the excitement at this elegant Thanksgiving brunch.

4th Annual Tipsy Turkey Trot

WHEN: Saturday, November 17 at Noon

WHERE: The Rustic Tap – 613 W. 6th St. Austin, TX 78701

Raise money for a good cause and enjoy a few adult beverages along the way this Thanksgiving at the 4th Annual Tipsy Turkey Trot. Tie your running shoes tight and hit the streets for this 5-mile pub run that starts at The Rustic Tap and will include stops at six local bars. All proceeds from this Thanksgiving-themed event will go to Operation Turkey to provide a Thanksgiving Dinner to less fortunate families.

Chuy’s Children Giving to Children Parade

WHEN: Saturday, November 24 at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Congress Ave. to Cesar Chavez St. in Austin

Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday season and in the Austin area, the annual Chuy’s Children Giving to Children Holiday Parade is a family favorite. Arrive early to get a great seat for the parade where you will enjoy festive holiday floats, giant inflatable balloons, many of your favorite children’s and cartoon characters, local marching bands, classic cars and Santa Claus himself. This holiday event benefits Operation Blue Santa.


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What are your plans for the holiday season? Find the perfect way to enjoy the holidays this year with this list of 2018 Thanksgiving events, parades and turkey trots in Austin, TX. Visit the Howdy Honda inventory today to get behind the wheel of a Honda car, truck or crossover that will fit your lifestyle and budget!

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