10 Best Thanksgiving Activities and Events in Wisconsin

Wisconsin celebrates Thanksgiving right With an abundance of delectable turkey, pies hand-crafted with love, and the joy of being surrounded by your friends and family. Plan a reunion with old friends the night before the holiday to make the most of this holiday, volunteer to help those less fortunate, or work off that turkey by running a marathon. Here are the 2024's 10 Best Thanksgiving Activities and Events in Wisconsin.

Hitchin’ Post, Wilton, WI

Visit Hitchin' Post on Thanksgiving for an early evening filled with fun. The celebrations get underway at 4 p.m., providing an excellent start to the holiday. After that, savor delectable meals, entertaining events, and more! Get together with loved ones and friends this Thanksgiving to make enduring memories.

Stockholm Pie and General Store, Stockholm, WI

Everybody loves the homemade pies from Stockholm Pie and General Store. USA Today raves that Stockholm Pie is one of “18 Legendary Pie Shops in America.” Thanksgiving Pies include Pumpkin, pecan, triple berry, double lemon, apple, cherry, and triple chocolate pecan. Hurry and get your order in because these pies go fast.

JRS Country Acres, Lake Mills, WI

JRS specializes in pastured turkeys that are the perfect nutritious addition to your Thanksgiving meal. No matter how many mouths you are trying to feed this holiday, choose a turkey from 12-25 pounds. Their brand can be bought at many local Wisconsin grocery stores.

Jacksonport Thanksgiving Day Parade, Jacksonport, WI

Located in downtown Jacksonport on Highway 57 is the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade starts at 10:30 am. This family event has helped raise funds for families and individuals in the community. Join in on the Thanksgiving cheer by participating this year.

Johnson Creek Outlets, Johnson Creek, WI

Outlets malls are the perfect way to save some money while shopping for everyone on your Christmas list. Furthermore, stepping out on Black Friday at the Johnson Creek Outlet malls allows for even more savings. Specialty hours for the outlet mall open on Thanksgiving Day and run into Black Friday. Shop all the name brands this Thanksgiving to save for Christmas.

University of Wisconsin-Madison women’s basketball

Watch your University of Wisconsin women's basketball team duke it out against Marquette/Boston College on Saturday after Thanksgiving. Purchase tickets for the whole family to visit the Suncoast Credit Union Arena. Otherwise turn on your TV to support your Badger women’s basketball team in their game versus Marquette/Boston College!

Oneida Nation Museum, De Pere, WI

Discover hands-on the Oneida history with their interactive museum. You and your family can view original artwork and walk through nature trails. Stop at the contemporary gift shop and take some trinkets from your educational day. Get the actual Thanksgiving experience by visiting a Native American museum.

Madison Turkey Trot, Madison, WI

The Madison Turkey Trot is a 5K run/walk held downtown Madison. Run for a cause this year as the Madison Turkey Trot supports the United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Dane County (UCP.) Dress up in your excellent turkey trot outfit and hit the streets of Madison. You'll receive a warm cinnamon roll and a medal upon race completion.

Christ the Rock, Menasha, WI

All are welcome to participate in the Thanksgiving Meal this year held at Monarch Gardens. Over 3,000 meals have been produced and delivered with the help of volunteers from all over the state. Join in on the giving by bringing in food donations, financial donations, or by serving guests/delivering meals today.

Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake, WI

Stop by this Thanksgiving for delectable food at the Osthoff Resort. This restaurant has a family-friendly atmosphere and high-quality food to give your pots and pans a break this year! Let Osthoff do the cooking for you this Thanksgiving.

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