10 Best Thanksgiving Activities and Events in Pennsylvania

Whether you’re hoping for a traditional Thanksgiving or something that’s a bit further off the beaten path, there’s something for everyone this fall. Check out any of these top Thanksgiving activities throughout Pennsylvania.

Thanksgiving Day Parade, Philadelphia, PA

One of the most legendary and essential Thanksgiving traditions in Pennsylvania is Philly’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. You don’t need to head to New York and fight the crowds for a great parade, because this hallowed tradition promises a great time and it delivers every year.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Silver Birches, Hawley, PA

You don’t have to spend all day in the kitchen to have an outstanding Thanksgiving dinner. Instead, head to the Thanksgiving buffet at Silver Birches. You won’t be left wanting for a thing, and you’ll get it all without having to do dishes afterward.

SMT Turkey Trot, New Cumberland, PA

Whether you’re an experienced runner or someone who just wants to get active on Thanksgiving Day and have a good time, sign up for the SMT Turkey Trot. This popular event benefits Vickie’s Angel Foundation to support families battling cancer.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop, Berwyn, PA

No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without a stunning centerpiece. The day before Thanksgiving, you can make your own beautiful creation at the Thanksgiving centerpiece workshop at StudioFlora.

Thanksgiving Day Yoga, Swarthmore, PA

Holidays can be stressful. Release that stress and start your Thanksgiving with some zen by attending a special festive yoga class at the Park Avenue Community Center in Swarthmore.

Thanksgiving Buffet, Ivyland, PA

Bring your family and enjoy a fantastic Thanksgiving meal at the festive buffet at Spring Mill Country Club. Reservations are required, so be sure to plan ahead.

Thanksgiving Day WOD, Dunmore, PA

If you’re a Crossfit fan, start your Thanksgiving right with a special Thanksgiving Day WOD. Keystone Crossfit welcomes you for a festive morning workout.

Thanksgiving Sides Cooking Class, Lansdale, PA

The turkey doesn’t have to be the only star of your Thanksgiving dinner. Learn how to make spectacular sides to complement your turkey at the Thanksgiving Sides Cooking Class at Vituperio Bakery and Studio.

Thanksgiving Cake Decorating Class, Pittsburgh, PA

End your Thanksgiving dinner with dessert that’s decorated to impress with every bit. Find out how to do precisely that with a special festive cake decorating class from Cakes by Christa.

Fowl Run, Lancaster, PA

Celebrate Thanksgiving by kicking off the holiday with Lancaster’s famous Fowl Run. This free fun run is a fantastic way for the entire family to have a great time while getting active before the Thanksgiving feast.

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