Thanksgiving is one of the most underrated American holidays. After all, there’s no Thanksgiving tree, buying presents for loved ones, or dressing up in silly costumes for this holiday. However, Thanksgiving is the very best for spending time with friends and family, and also eating some yummy food! In Massachusetts, there are so many exciting celebrations happening, as well. Here are six ideas on how you can celebrate your Thanksgiving in Massachusetts!
- Check out the Thanksgiving parade in Plymouth, MA
To get the most out of your Massachusetts Thanksgiving festivities, head to Plymouth the Saturday before the big day. America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade kicks off at Benny’s Plaza. This parade includes military bands, a fife, drum and bugle corps, beautiful handmade floats, and more.
- Sign up for the Turkey Trot in Norwood, MA
To get in shape for that big Thanksgiving feast, consider signing up for the Norwood Turkey Trot and run. There’s a fun run for the kids, too! Get out and enjoy your community at this wonderful annual event.
- Donate to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank in Lowell, MA
You may donate canned or boxed food or may make a monetary donation instead. Help make Thanksgiving a day of feasting and celebrating for those who might not be able to afford it otherwise.
- Detour to Duxbury, MA to visit Bongi’s Turkey Roost
Bongi’s Turkey Roost will sell you a farm fresh raw turkey or you can buy it already roasted and ready to warm up on Thanksgiving Day.
- Help others with Boston Cares in Boston, MA
Head into Boston for countless volunteer opportunities in the days before Thanksgiving or even on Thanksgiving Day. Help fill bags and boxes at soup kitchens, deliver groceries to needy families or serve our veterans Thanksgiving Dinner. Boston Cares will help match you with the appropriate volunteer opportunity that meets your schedule.
- Do some Black Friday shopping at Kingston Collection in Kingston, MA
This sprawling mall is guaranteed to have a store where you can find a holiday gift for every member of the family!
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