Things to do on Thanksgiving in Atlanta

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Start a new Thanksgiving tradition with your family this year with Thanksgiving and holiday events. Don’t feel like cooking? Check out restaurants that serve delicious Thanksgiving dinner. After the turkey has been tackled and the food coma averted, it’s time to get out and enjoy all that Atlanta has to offer this holiday weekend. From iconic holiday events to music and more, the possibilities for fun are endless in Atlanta. 

Things to do on Thanksgiving in Atlanta

Stay in Comfort 

Instead of having 20 members of your family sleeping in your guest rooms, book an Atlanta hotel where everyone can sleep in comfort and convenience. No matter what part of town or budget, there is an Atlanta hotel ready to celebrate Thanksgiving and welcome your family.

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon

Lace up your running shoes or simply watch from the sidelines at this annual, festive half marathon and 5k. Check out these five reasons to attend Atlanta’s biggest Thanksgiving Pre-game event.

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