Burn your Thanksgiving calories before you even start consuming your coma-inducing carb feast! Come kick off a great Thanksgiving with an invigorating fun run or walk at the PARK–before the parades, football games, and feasting commence. The San Francisco Turkey Trot menu includes your choice of the following: Turkey Trail Trot (RUN) 5 Miles, or the Kids Gobbler Chase 100 Meters. Be sure to register today!
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am at Golden Gate Park – Polo Fields, San Francisco.
Phone: (415) 750-5105
Save the Redwoods League and CA State Parks invite you to spend the day after Thanksgiving outdoors with them. Enjoy stunning scenery, exercise, fresh air, and the opportunity for connecting with family and friends. Experience California’s spectacular redwood state parks for the first time or rekindle your love for them. They are offering a limited number of free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 participating redwood state parks. Sign up today to download your free pass before they are all gone! This event is free to attend.
Friday, November 24th, 2017 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at California Redwood State Parks.
Phone: (888) 836-0005
Downtown San Rafael will once again host its annual Holiday Parade & Winter Wonderland. In its 38th year, the event features a Holiday Marketplace with arts and crafts, live entertainment, children’s activities, free snow sledding, and one of the largest Holiday Parades in the Bay Area. The event is attended by people from all over the Bay Area. It also enjoys a very “local” feel and is known as a great destination for people of all ages. The event starts at noon with free snow sledding and kids’ activities and a Holiday Marketplace. The Parade begins at 5:30 PM. Following the Parade, Santa, Ms. Claus and other costumed characters arrive with the Mayor of San Rafael to the center of town in the City Plaza to light the official Holiday Tree. Following the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Santa and friends are available for a meet and greet with the kids. The entire event is free to the public and takes place the day after Thanksgiving, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Don’t miss this great opportunity to take advantage of the Holiday shopping season!
Friday, November 24th, 2017 – All Day at Downtown San Rafael, Fourth Street, San Rafael.
Phone: (800) 310-6563