The Best Places in Dallas to Hide From Family This Thanksgiving

Look, we get it. Going home for Thanksgiving is nice and everything. However, there is only so much of your family that you can take away. I mean, who would want to listen to Uncle Cletus praise Trump for hours? And believe me, there isn’t enough alcohol in the world to keep off Aunt Cheryl’s ranting about how Aunt Susan couldn’t keep a man worth visiting. Fortunately, many events take place in DFW on Thanksgiving. If you need to take a quick break, don’t worry, we have you.

Deck Hall Street
Thursday, November 28th, 6:30 a.m.
Fictional coffee
Free

Buy a Christmas themed pop-up at your favorite coffee shop. Enjoy custom holiday coffees, comfort and joy, elf quotes and all kinds of Christmas magic.

YMCA Turkey Trot
Thursday, November 28th, 9 a.m.
Downtown Dallas – Starts at Dallas City Hall
$ 41

OK, you are probably dreading the idea of ​​doing a 5k run on Thanksgiving morning. But it surely feeds on the instinct of wanting to walk three miles from your family. Register here.

Vegan Thursday
Thursday, November 28th, 11 a.m.
Leaf beer table
Free

If you’re just not feeling the turkey and fixings, Blatt Beer Table has plenty of herbal options for you. Enjoy $ 1 off the Root Burger and Vegan Currywurst Dog. Plus, a fine selection of beers on tap.

Trappin ‘Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 28th, 11:30 a.m.
Black Swan Yoga lover
Free of charge (donation recommended)

Who doesn’t love trap music? It is surely better to be “trapped” with your family, right? OK, that was a bad father joke, but just imagine how much more you would have to go through if you didn’t plan your escape now. Align your chakras with Gucci Mane, Cardi B, and more. Register here.

Thanksgiving Cowboys Watch Party
Thursday, November 28th, 3 p.m.
Flying Saucer Addison
Free

Wash off the Thanksgiving turkey with ice cold beer. Celebrate Thanksgiving in the Sierra Nevada with some $ 8 DFW crowlers and celebrate Boulevard’s 30th Anniversary.

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The GretchYo Show / Whippersnapper Open Mic
Thursday, November 28th, 7pm
The whippersnapper
Free

We all need a laugh after sitting through Thanksgiving dinner with our families. Come to Whippersnapper for an open microphone night. Also, vent your family frustrations in a 5 to 7 minute sentence. Places are limited so arrive early and sign up.

Geeks drinking in the City Tavern
Thursday, November 28th, 8 p.m.
City tavern
Free

Test your knowledge of history, science, culture and more. After arguing with your bland uncle who supports Trump, it will be nice to remember that you still have some brain cells left. Plus, enjoy $ 4.

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Alex Gonzalez joined the Dallas Observer in 2018. He is from Dallas and has published his work in Local Profile, MTV News and the Austin American-Statesman. He has a diverse taste in music and enjoys writing about art, food and culture.

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