Thanksgiving Dinner 2023

posted on Monday, November 13, 2023

Dine out Thanksgiving Day (2018)

Need some ideas for a low-key Thanksgiving? Would you like to dine in or pick up? Either way, it's a great way to enjoy your day without doing the dishes! Check out the following list of options and restaurants open Thanksgiving day, 2023.


Fox Ridge Golf Club 
355 Country Club Lane, Dike
11:00 am - 4:00 pm (seating times vary)
Reserve a time to dine between 11:00 am – and 4:00 pm. The traditional menu includes turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes and stuffing. Sides include rolls, creamed corn, green bean casserole, and cranberries. Dessert includes pumpkin, French silk or apple pie. $30/adult and $16/child age 6-12 and 5 & under are FREE. Reservations must be made by Monday, November 20.
To reserve a seating call: 319-989-2213

6301 University Avenue, Cedar Falls
Hy-Vee offers premade holiday dinners to serve 2 to 12 people. Choose from their a la carte menu or from a selection of dinners that include side dishes and desserts. Simply reheat and serve. Order ahead by visiting their website as they are closed Thanksgiving Day.
For more information: 319-266-7535

J’s Homestyle Cooking 
1724 W 31st Street, Cedar Falls
Dinner special, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Enjoy a luncheon special of turkey or ham with mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole, dinner roll and pumpkin pie for dessert for $16.99/adult and $7.99/child (ages 10 and under). J’s opens at 7:00 am for breakfast and closes at 2:00 pm. Dinner is available as a carryout order, too! For more information: 319-266-3199

Village Inn
6301 University Avenue, Cedar Falls
6:00 am – 2:00 pm
Order off the menu or choose their Thanksgiving dinner special for $16.99/adult and $7.99/child (under 10 years of age). Their eat-in dinner special includes hand-carved turkey breast or grilled ham steak, honey-glazed carrots, stuffing, a biscuit, mashed potatoes with gravy. It's also served with a slice of pumpkin pie!  Just need dessert? Click HERE to order pies in advance. 
For more information: 319-277-5551
For more information from Village Inn in Waterloo: 319-291-2010



Turkey Trot
November 23, 2023
"Turkeys" of all ages are welcome to join the fun! There will be a 5K, Kids Dash for those ages 12 and younger. 

52 Hike Challenge Iowa Chapter and REI Opt Outside
Join in a free 3-3.5 mile hike with 52 Hike Challenge Iowa Chapter on paved and dirt trails in George Wyth State Park. 

And, take time to hike and bike our Cedar Valley Trails. We have more than 125 miles of trails in a series of loops for you to enjoy! Pick up a Cedar Valley Trails & Recreation Guide at area hotels or kiosks or pick up a map in the vestibule of the Cedar Falls Visitor Center.

Don't forget Santa arrives in the Cedar Falls Downtown District during Holiday Hoopla the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 24. Learn more by reading our Holiday Hoopla Blog.

Want to find more Things to DoPlaces to Eat & Drink and a Place to Stay? Stop by the Cedar Falls Visitor Center at 6510 Hudson Road or give us a call at 1-319-268-4266. If you'd like to find events and exhibits, visit our online calendar at CedarValley365.com

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dine Out Thanksgiving Day (2019)

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