Best Thanksgiving 2018 Events in Chicago

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 5:22 pm
runners in a thanksgiving turkey trot

Chicago 2018 Turkey Trot and Thanksgiving Parade details 

Whether you’re looking to burn some calories before dinner, or waiting for the turkey to cook, there are plenty of ways to get out there and enjoy Thanksgiving in Chicago. Locals know that the two best events in Chicago for Thanksgiving are the Turkey Trot and the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade. Learn more about these events here! 

2018 Chicago Turkey Trot Details 

Date: Thursday, November 22 

Time: 5K & 8K races to start at 9 am 

Location: Turkey Trot Trails travel along North Lake Shore Drive 

Details: Enjoy your Thanksgiving dinner without the side of guilt by spending your morning taking part in the Chicago Turkey Trot. Thanksgiving festivities, beverages and snacks will also be available for participants. Visit the event’s website for more details and to register to race. 

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2018 Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade Details 

Date: Thursday, November 22 

Time: 8 am – 11 am 

Location: State Street, beginning on Congress Street, finishing on Randolph Street 

Details: Those not able to make it to the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade, but who would still like to watch it, the event will be on television locally on WGN9 starting at 8am. People outside the area can watch as well on national WGN America channels. Check local listings for more information. 

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What are your plans for Thanksgiving 2018? Let us know in the comments below! 

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