Thanksgiving Events in Atlanta

Besides the delicious Thanksgiving feast, football, and time with family and friends – not to mention the strategy for holiday shopping days – there are other events in Atlanta for Thanksgiving that can become a part of your Thanksgiving tradition. Check out these Thanksgiving events in Atlanta that you can enjoy with your family and friends: The 2016 Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K is organized by the Atlanta Track Club and has been a Thanksgiving Day tradition for years. There are thousands of runners and volunteers that take part each year and this year is expected to top all others. This is a great way to burn off all those calories you plan to consume later in the day plus do something to support those in need from your local community in and around Atlanta. It’s a family event so everyone is welcome to run or walk in this Thanksgiving event. The 69th Macy’s Great Tree Lighting is another very special event here in Atlanta that creates magical memories for you and your kids. There will be music and other fun activities that are sure to please the entire family! Don’t forget to also pick up some gorgeous [...]

Fun and Festive Events in Atlanta on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is more than appreciation for what we have, a food feast, football and Black Friday strategies. There are other great fun-filled and festive things that you can do in Atlanta on Thanksgiving Day that brings loved ones together and creates great memories. Here is information on two of our favorite Thanksgiving Day Events. 2014 Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K Organized by the Atlanta Track Club, the Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K run/walk is an Atlanta tradition. Thousands of participants and volunteers take part in this event that also includes the Mashed Potato Mile Kids’ Fun Run and the Gravy Gallop. This encourages the whole family to be and stay active not to mention work up a great appetite for a scrumptious meal later on in the day. Each year, the Atlanta Track Club donates to a charity to help those in need in the local Atlanta area. This year, they are asking for clothing donations that they will then give to the Atlanta Mission, which serves men, women, and children. Even if you come as a volunteer or a spectator, this is a fun event to get involved with and a great way to spend [...]

Thanksgiving Events in Atlanta

Thanksgiving is more than just a time to eat too much, hang out with family, and wrap up the great Christmas or Hanukkah specials at the mall. There are some great festivities sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit that are great for families and individuals alike. Across Atlanta, there are many special events that are a great way to celebrate as well as participate in your community. Here are some of our personal favorites to enjoy in Atlanta at Thanksgiving. 2013 Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K The Atlanta Half Marathon, organized by the Atlanta Track Club, is a Thanksgiving Day tradition for thousands of runners and volunteers alike. Along with the Thanksgiving Day 5K run/walk, the Mashed Potato Mile Kids' Fun Run and the Gravy Gallop, the Atlanta Half Marathon on Thanksgiving Day offers up something for the whole family. Registration ends on November 24th for this event that begins on Thanksgiving Day, November 28th, at 8:00am at Turner Field in Downtown Atlanta. The address is 755 Hank Aaron Drive. The event is for ages 8 and up. The Gravy Gallop, which is a 50-meter dash is open to ages 6 and under and it starts [...]