Thanksgiving in Dallas, TX
The Dallas YMCA every year hosts a Turkey Trot — a variety of small races for adults and kids — at the Dallas City Hall.
You can count on a number of the larger, higher star hotels in the area to put on a special buffet brunch, lunch or dinner for Thanksgiving for travelers and those who do not like to cook. Some of the hotels will even offer late afternoon or evening music entertainment. You may also find special wine dinners at local upscale restaurants and even pubs.
Nothing could be more fitting than touring Thanks-giving Square on Thanksgiving in Dallas, TX. This venue offers exhibits depicting the history of this holiday as well as a Chapel, Bell Tower and other programs. The Highland Park Village area has a tree light ceremony every year, usually on the Friday of Thanksgiving weekend. You can find a variety of kids' activities, refreshments and free carriage rides around the park area.
North Park Mall has a Santa Parade complete with a band and angel tree that is quite popular while the Galleria Mall has a popular skating rink that is often open the afternoon and evening of Thanksgiving and the weekend. Most activities for Thanksgiving in Dallas, TX are going to take place the day after as well as the weekend but there are always a few exceptions such as the more upscale hotels that offer a variety of activities and dining options.