2.7 min readBy Published On: November 14th, 2023Categories: Features0 Comments on Guide to Thanksgiving in Dorchester

Get your stretchy pants ready. It’s almost Thanksgiving! We’ve rounded up some fun ways to celebrate the holiday right here in Dorchester. So whether you’re traveling or hunkering down – there’s something festive for everyone. 

The Daily

Don’t feel like cooking? No worries! The Daily is offering all the Thanksgiving dishes pre-made to order! From mashed potatoes to Brussels sprouts, turkey and desserts, they’ve got you covered. Stop by the store or place your order online by Sunday, November 19th. 

The Boston Winery

Ever wonder what wine pairs best with a sweet potato casserole? Head over to The Boston Winery for an early Thanksgiving dinner celebration on Thursday, November 16th. They’ll be pairing their wines with popular holiday dishes. Book your tickets ONLINE HERE. 

American Provisions

There’s still time to order a homemade pie from the talented pastry team at American Provisions. Choose from apple crumb, classic pumpkin, and salted oatmeal. All other orders may be placed by 6pm on Friday, 11/17. Don’t forget you can order cheese and charcuterie, and sides from AP too!  Might as well, pick up some wine too! 

Green Hills Bakery

Can’t get enough pie? Green Hills Bakery has even more options: pecan, apple, blueberry, lemon Meringue, chocolate cream, and more! Stop in to check out their selection. 


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Thanksgiving Flow at Open Doors

Open Doors is hosting an hour-long heated Thanksgiving Day Flow with Ashley Powers at 8:30am! Register here! 

Franklin Park Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 23, 2023 from 9-10am. Come for a fun 5K, chip-timed, run or walk to start your holiday. Bring family and friends. Starts at the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse, One Circuit Drive, Dorchester, MA 02121. $35 for adults, $18 for under 18, and free for 5 and under. Funds support great programs in Franklin Park all year long. Strollers and race-friendly, leashed dogs welcome. Prizes for best costumes and male/female/non-binary age group winners. Register now – last year bibs sold out! www.fpc5k.com

Chez Vous Roller Skating Rink

Burn off some of those Thanksgiving day calories by lacing up your skates! Chez Vous Roller Skating Rink is offering a 2 for the price of 1 deal all day on Friday, November 24th!

The Ice Cream Smith

Don’t forget the ice cream for that apple pie! Shop for the classics or indulge in Eggnog or Pumpkin ice cream for an extra special seasonal dessert. Place your orders ONLINE HERE.

Reign Drink Lab

Keep an eye out for Thanksgiving and Holiday specials the week of Thanksgiving!

Tavolo DOT Ave

Tis’ the season to be thankful! What better way to show your friends that you’re thankful for them, then brunch! Grab your besties for a Friendship brunch on November 19th at Tavolo! Details coming soon!

El Barrio

Ate too much turkey on Thanksgiving? Treat yourself to tacos instead of leftovers on Black Friday! El Barrio is having a Black Friday special: buy any 3 tacos – get a free non-alcoholic drink!

Thanksgiving Table Decor

Market Studio and Cedar Grove Garden can help you make your table look extra special!

Closed for Thanksgiving 2023

Dorchester’s Homestead Bakery & Cafe
Yellow Door Taqueria 

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