Boston Thanksgiving Favorites

‘Tis the season to enjoy time with loved ones and practice gratitude. What better way to do that than by exploring the city and experiencing its holiday-themed events? Our team at Boston Direct is excited to take in all that our hometown has to offer this month. Are you ready to add some spice to your family gathering? View our suggestions below!

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.”

-Brian Tracy

Attend the Turkey Trot

On November 20th at Christian A. Herter Park, join the community in their annual Turkey Trot event. Full of raffle prizes and in support of a Youth Initiative, you won’t want to miss this!

Plimoth Plantation on Thanksgiving Day

“Plymouth, MA, just south of Boston, is where you can see the Pilgrim Monument and go onboard a reproduction of the Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to the New World. 

Best of all, you can explore Plimoth Plantation, an amazingly authentic recreation of the Pilgrim’s first settlement where actors play the role of each of the 17th-century settlers and Wampanoag Nation members who helped them survive.”

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Run in the Boston Volvo Thanksgiving 5K 2021

In support of those with MS, on November 25th, join this local put-on 5k run at Precinct Kitchen and Bar that is open to all! It will be nice to get a little exercise before all the turkey and mashed potatoes. Are we right?!

Visit the SOBO Holiday Market

Beginning November 26st – December 19th, head to the former Dressbarn space to get in the holly jolly spirit! While getting your holiday shopping done, don’t forget to try some of the event’s food trucks!

Shop ‘Til You Drop – Black Friday!

There’s no shortage of shopping complexes in the Boston area. Take your pick! From Wrentham Outlets to the Prudential Center and beyond, you’ll be able to score some impressive Black Friday deals!

Enjoy Boston’s Fine Dining

While Thanksgiving is all about gratitude, we can’t forget about the food! Head to a few of our favorite spots to share a delicious meal with your loved ones.

  • BASILE – Fine Italian Kitchen
  • The Capital Grille
  • Parker’s Restaurant
  • 75 Chestnut

“Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.”

-Ralph Marston

Whether you’re local or stopping by for the holidays, we hope this blog sheds some insight on fun activities that Boston has to offer and helps you create memories that will live on. We know we’re excited to enjoy these in just a few weeks! From our team at Boston Direct to you, happy holidays!

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