Explore Vancouver's Thanksgiving offerings! Discover dining spots, unique experiences, and family-friendly activities. From traditional feasts to seasonal celebrations, plan your holiday today. 

Thanksgiving Feasts

13 Coins Restaurant introduces a Thanksgiving dinner featuring garlic-herb roasted turkey, apple sage stuffing, and mashed potatoes. For large group gatherings, consider hotels such as Grays Restaurant at Hilton Vancouver Washington, offering slow-roasted turkey breast, butternut squash risotto with a plant-based kabob, and the choice of pecan or pumpkin pie. On the waterfront, the upscale AC Hotel Marriott will serve a sophisticated Thanksgiving dinner in its chic waterfront lounge.

Thanksgiving To-Go Options

Consider OMW Uptown Market's delectable offerings available for pre-order until November 20th, featuring an array of pastries and a complete turkey dinner package with roasted turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, dinner rolls, and so much more. Meanwhile, Gustav’s, although not hosting its dining room on Thanksgiving, offers a convenient meal package serving six to eight guests. This package encompasses a Thanksgiving feast with turkey, sides, pumpkin pie, and even Glühwein, a hot spiced wine reminiscent of the beloved winter markets in Germany. Drop by La Bottega to discover the ideal wine pairing for your holiday meal. Find an array of products at their store, including fresh bread, balsamic bottles of vinegar, and olive oils, as well as pastas, seasonings, and other treats. They also offer soups, sauces, entrees, and signature Remedy Tea in their retail freezer, along with an extensive wine selection for a memorable Thanksgiving meal.

Alternative Thanksgiving Experiences

Experience a range of activities during Thanksgiving week in Vancouver, starting with DB Cooper Weekend at Victor 23. Delve into the mysterious story through discussions of documentary footage while enjoying excellent beer and Rally Pizza. Get into the holiday spirit at Christmas on Franklin Street, boasting 200,000 twinkling lights adorning ten beautifully decorated properties starting November 26th. For an interactive and memorable experience, try private farm tours with Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas. Interact with llamas and sweet alpacas, feed them carrots, and explore walking through an obstacle course. Additionally, don't miss the upcoming Holiday Makers Market at The Valiant Ballroom, celebrating Vancouver's small businesses and artisans over Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. This event offers a unique shopping experience featuring handmade crafts, artisanal foods, and one-of-a-kind products. 

Family-Friendly Activities

Join the community potluck hosted by Dandelion Teahouse & Apothecary on November 22nd, a free and inclusive Friendsgiving event; however, RSVP in advance to info@dandelionteahouse.com to secure your spot as space is limited. Kick off the Thanksgiving spirit with the invigorating Turkey Trot along Salmon Creek Trail, or opt for the adventurous Polar Bear Plunge at Klineline Pond. Dive into an epic adventure at Jurassic Quest, North America's largest and most realistic dinosaur event, at the Clark County Event Center from November 24th to 26th. Explore the photorealistic dinosaurs and engage in family-friendly activities. Additionally, don't miss the Slocum House Holiday Pop-Up hosted by Vancouver Farmers Market, which offers a peek into the historic Slocum House and a chance to shop for unique holiday treasures while supporting local artisans. Get into the festive spirit with the Community Tree Lighting in Esther Short Park on November 24th from 4 PM to 8 PM, marking the start of the holiday season with joyous celebrations and community gatherings. Stop by the Yard Milkshake Bar all month long for a fun seasonal Peach Cobbler Sundae with vanilla ice cream layered with peach pie filling in a cinnamon sugar jar and topped with glazed doughnut and whipped cream.

Desserts and Treats

Treat Vancouver is offering Chocolate Bourbon Pecan, Pumpkin, and Apple crumb pies available for pre-order until November 19th, along with their delectable homemade ice cream. Bleu Door Bakery presents a Thanksgiving spread featuring traditional pies, pastries, classic butter rolls, and stuffing, all available for pre-order until November 19th. Indulge in cookies and sweet treats by ordering from Chandelier Bakery until November 20th, offering tempting options like Gluten-free cinnamon rolls and perfectly iced cookies. La Provence Vancouver provides a delightful assortment of desserts, including mini macarons, tiramisu, and tarts, available for pick up and perfect for rounding off your Thanksgiving meal. And let's not forget Simply Sweets by Jen, which has five mouth-watering pie flavors in three different sizes. So whether you're looking to share with family or keep all to yourself, they have you covered. To ensure quick and easy pick-up around the holidays, be sure to order yours early. Find an array of treats and baked goods on our Coffee & Bakeries page for an even more comprehensive selection of sweets.


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