Holiday Guide: The Quintessential Thanksgiving in Oklahoma

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest food celebrations of the year, but in Oklahoma, it certainly means a whole lot more than that. Thanksgiving is about holiday theater performances, paying tribute to Native American history, and enjoying good company. Here’s how to have the quintessential Thanksgiving in Oklahoma this 2022 holiday season. 

Paseo Grill, Oklahoma City, OK

Paseo Grill has great service and half-price appetizers from 4 to 7 p.m. Try one of their unique cocktails, such as, As Thyme Goes By, Persephone, and Blueberry Press, that will put you in the holiday spirit. Pair it with a light appetizer, like the tuna tartare or PG Cherrywood smoked salmon. This is a great place to hang out with friends before the big holiday.  

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Bill Kamp’s Meat Market, Oklahoma City, OK

Bill Kamp’s has been providing fresh holiday turkeys for Oklahomans for over 100 years. They have fresh, free-range, never-frozen turkeys from 10 to 24 pounds. They will even roast your turkey and provide all the sides you need for a great turkey dinner. 

Pie Junkie, Oklahoma, City, OK

Pie Junkie is one of the best places in Oklahoma to get pie. With online ordering, it’s low-stress. Pick up a “frozen take & bake” to say you baked it yourself! 

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Chickasaw Cultural Center, Sulphur, OK

On Saturday and Sunday after Thanksgiving, this museum hosts a slew of family-friendly activities revolving around Native American culture. Learn more about the Cherokee tribe and how it influenced today’s Oklahomans. 

Edmond Turkey Trot, Edmond, OK

The turkey trot may have once been a ballroom dance, but today, it’s a run that happens on Thanksgiving. The Edmond Turkey Trot supports Turning Points, a non-profit that helps low-income families find affordable housing. The best turkey costume gets a special prize. Friendly dogs are welcome to run, too. 

City Rescue Mission, Oklahoma City, OK

The City Rescue Mission feeds the homeless on Thanksgiving and always needs extra volunteers to help serve and clean-up so that staff can get home to their own family and make Thanksgiving memories. 

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Utica Square, Tulsa, OK

On Thanksgiving evening, Christmas lights get turned on at 6:30 p.m. at Utica Square. Get there early and plan your Black Friday route. Return the next morning and find some great deals.  

Ti Amo Restaurant, Tulsa, OK

This Italian favorite in Tulsa turns its restaurant into a Thanksgiving buffet, complete with prime rib, turkey, ham and salmon. It has American and Italian sides for a unique dinner that will let you relax and have the day off. 

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