10 Best Thanksgiving Activities and Events in Washington

There’s much to be thankful for in Washington: the refreshing coastline, the abundant vegetation of the Pacific Northwest, and plenty of Thanksgiving activities to choose from. Check out these top Thanksgiving festivities across the state.

Thanksgiving Flower Arranging, Seattle, WA

Wow your Thanksgiving guests with a beautiful centerpiece to put on your dinner table. Learn how and create your expertly guided arrangement at the artisan shop Monster.

Native American Heritage Day, Multiple Locations

A core part of the history of Thanksgiving is the generosity of Native Americans. To celebrate Native American Heritage Day the day after Thanksgiving, all Washington state parks are free to visit.

English Hill Annual Turkey Trot, Redmond, WA

Don’t just eat this Thanksgiving - EATT too! The English Hill Annual Turkey Trot is a popular event in Redmond. Register early for either the 5K run or the Kiddie Kilo.

Thanksgiving Charcuterie and Cider Pairing Workshop, Seattle, WA

Wine and cheese pairings are great, but Locust Ciders has a more festive version: a Thanksgiving charcuterie and cider pairing workshop. Reserve your spot for this fun event and learn how to put together a Thanksgiving appetizer spread that will impress your guests.

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Class, Port Orchard, WA

Don’t have a fabulous Thanksgiving centerpiece yet? Don’t worry, you can make a custom centerpiece at Yoked Farmhouse and Brewery with a specialized Thanksgiving centerpiece class.

Thanksgiving Trivia, Tacoma, WA

Branch out for your Thanksgiving festivities and get into the Thanksgiving spirit in a unique new way with Thanksgiving trivia at the Tacoma Comedy Club. Grab some friends and have a great time while strutting your stuff(ing) and showing off your Thanksgiving knowledge.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Jetty Bar and Grille, Everett, WA

Thanksgiving dinner is even better when it comes with spectacular views…especially if you don’t have to cook it or clean up after it. Get all of that in one with the Thanksgiving buffet at the Jetty Bar and Grill in Everett’s Hotel Indigo.

Woodinville Turkey Trot, Woodinville, WA

Get your running legs ready to have a fantastic time at the Woodinville Turkey Trot. This fun community event features four competitions: a 5K, a Kids’ Dash, a virtual 5K, and a month-long 3000-calorie challenge to burn 3000 calories.

Friendsgiving Potluck and Mocktail Class, Seattle, WA

Bring a dish, your best buds, and your festive spirit and head to the Friendsgiving potluck and mocktail class at The Works. It’s a chance to have a great time while also learning some fantastic mocktails to serve at your Thanksgiving dinner.

Turkey Burner, Puyallup, WA

Want to get active on Thanksgiving day but not interested in a 5K? Check out the Turkey Burner, a workout hosted by two certified personal trainers in Puyallup.

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