Plan Your Thanksgiving Weekend: November 25 to 29, 2015

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Find the perfect things to do in Houston this Thanksgiving weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Wednesday, November 25 to Sunday, November 29, 2015.

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Wednesday, November 25

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Friday, November 27

Saturday, November 28

Sunday, November 29

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Run in the annual Turkey Trot, see a concert, attend the Thanksgiving Day Parade, raise money for The Orange Show, go to the Texans game and more this Thanksgiving weekend.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this Thanksgiving weekend, from Wednesday, November 25 through Sunday, November 29, 2015.

Things to Do All Weekend

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015

  • Turkey Trot near the Galleria – Start Thanksgiving Day off on the right foot by running in the annual Turkey Trot 10k or 5k. $40 10k, 10k wheelchair, 5k and 5k wheelchair timed; $35 10k and 5k untimed and sleep-in registration; $20 seniors 70 and older; $20 kids 1k for 12 and under. 7:20am.
  • Thanksgiving Day Parade in Downtown | FREE – Head Downtown for the 66th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade celebrating Houston families, food, sports, arts and entertainment for 20 blocks. See Mayor Parker, marching bands, Santa Claus, balloons, sports figures, celebrities and more during this annual Thanksgiving Day tradition. 9am to 11am.
  • Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting | FREE – After you’ve had your fill of Thanksgiving turkey, load up the family and head to Post Oak Boulevard for holiday music, kettle corn, hot chocolate, live musical and dance performances. Watch as Santa and his reindeer light the 80 trees lining the boulevard and take in a fireworks display set to holiday tunes. 4pm to 7pm.
  • Jive Turkey Comedy Explosion at Arena Theatre – Roll on the floor laughing during this Thanksgiving Day comedy show featuring comedians Ali Siddiq, Marcus D. Wiley and Juan Villareal at Arena Theatre. Tickets start at $29. 8pm.
  • Poison Pen Reading Series at Poison Girl | FREE to Attend – Hear a reading from three locally and nationally recognized writers during this series at Poison Girl.  8:30pm.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Things to do on Saturday, November 28 and Sunday, November 29, 2015.

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