Thanksgiving Events in Austin for the Fit and Fun
Wednesday, Nov. 22
W Austin’s annual Friendsgiving includes a pie sale fundraiser and All Day Happy Hour. You’ll also find other local favorites including Uchiko, Soursop, LeRoy and Lewis, Holy Roller, Sour Duck, and more. Pies are $15 (cash preferred), and all sales benefit Keep Austin Fed. The pie sale kicks off at 5 p.m. and every pie purchased earns the opportunity to win prizes. Gather your friends friends to enjoy music by Buck Rodgers and specialty cocktails by Wild Turkey.
Thursday, Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
South Congress Hotel
Join Austin’s Shanti Kelley for her renowned for a dynamic gratitude flow. A portion of proceeds with be donated to FrontSteps Austin–an organization that helps the local homeless population. Reserve your spot for $25, or $23 with a food donation.
Thursday, Nov. 23 at 8:45– 11 a.m.
The Long Center
Bring the whole family for a one-mile or five-mile walk/run, and work up your appetite in the morning for the Thanksgiving feast to come. The five-miler starts at 9:30 a.m.–see you there!
Friday, Nov. 24 at 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thanksgiving might be over, but the holiday frenzy is just getting started. Whether you’re recovering from Black Friday madness or skipping it altogether, TRACE is revamping their brunch favorites and will also have $1 mimosas and $5 carafes available. For more information go to
Saturday, Nov. 25 at 12 – 6 p.m.
The Paper + Craft Pantry
Join the Paper + Craft Panrty for their Small Business Saturday Pop-up Party. Show up early to support local this holiday season–first 25 guests receive a goodie bag! You’ll find discounts throughout the day, a D.I.Y. station, mimosas, and music.
Saturday, Nov. 25 at 5:30 p.m.
Come enjoy the 51st annual lighting with pre-event music and then a tree lighting at 6 p.m. of the largest man-made holiday tree! The lighting is free, so bring the whole family to continue the holiday festivities.