As the weather cools and Christmas looms, Thanksgiving ushers in the holiday season with a big dinner, great sales and football. It's best to plan ahead to navigate the weekend right with the 2013 Detroit Thanksgiving Guide.
Still here after all these years, America's Thanksgiving Parade has several unique features. It also has several partner activities and satellite events, including the Turkey Trot, Hob Nobble Gobble and A Day in Paradeland.History
If you think about football on Thanksgiving Day, the Detroit Lions naturally come to mind. They've hosted a game on Thanksgiving Day since 1934 -- with varying levels of success. On Thanksgiving Day in 2013, Ford Field in downtown Detroit hosts the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers at 12:30 PM
Several restaurants in the Metro Detroit area are open for Thanksgiving. While most offer a Thanksgiving buffet, many have a special menu for the holiday.
Turkey to go is easier than ever. There are several options throughout the Metro-Detroit area for a take-out Thanksgiving dinner, from prepared feasts to a la carte turkeys or hams.
The day after Thanksgiving is a paid holiday for many, so where better to "spend" it than a Detroit store or mall offering exceptional deals. Information and tips help prepare you for the biggest shopping day of the year.
In addition to hosting one of the biggest, most-respected Thanksgiving parades in the nation, Detroit is remembered for special holiday displays at the Hudson's Department Store and the Ford Rotunda.
Taking in a holiday block buster is a great way to entertain your out-of-town guests over the Thanksgiving weekend.