Your ultimate guide to Thanksgiving break in Auburn

Auburn Samford Hall
Sunrise view of Samford Hall. Photo via Maggie Dazzio for The Bama Buzz

As students flood back to their hometowns for Thanksgiving break, we’re highlighting food, events and more to celebrate turkey day in Auburn. Are you ready? Dive in!

1. Grab a bite

Acre Restaurant
Acre’s on-site garden has us loving the fall weather. Photo via Acre Facebook

Looking to skip the post-dinner clean-up? Here are a few downtown restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day:

Want a home-cooked meal without putting in the work? Pre-order to bring home a feast from these Auburn favorites:

  • Acre I Pick-up between 11AM-2PM on Wednesday, November 24.
  • The Hound I Deadline to order is Wednesday, November 16. Pickup times vary.
  • Lucy’s I Deadline to order is Thursday, November 18. Pick-up on Wednesday, November 24 between 11AM-3PM.
  • The Depot I Deadline to order is Wednesday, November 17. Pick-up on Wednesday, November 24.

2. Events

Southeastern Raptor Center
Football Fans and Feathers—a unique show celebrating Auburn traditions. Photo via Southeastern Raptor Center

Start out Thanksgiving Day with a fun outing. From local farmers market to a family 5K, here’s what’s happening around Thursday, November 25.

Rising Garden Community Market

Begin your break with live music, fresh produce and artisan goods. The Rising Garden Community Market is a great way stock up for a week full of cooking and community.

Moore’s Mill Turkey Trot

The Moore’s Mill Turkey Trot has been a family tradition for years. Enjoy hot chocolate, coffee and a mimosa and Bloody Mary bar.

Football, Fans and Feathers

If you’re not still recovering from a food coma, gear up for Auburn’s final football weekend at Football, Fans and Feathers. Experience hawks, falcons, eagles and other birds of prey swooping over your head at The Southeastern Raptor Center.

3. Get Outside

Downtown Auburn
Downtown Auburn gearing up for the holidays. Photo via Maggie Dazzio for The Bama Buzz

We love a good Thanksgiving Day family hike and Auburn has a wide variety of outdoor settings to get the most out of the beautiful weather. We’ve rounded up a few honorable mentions to get you outside during that must-needed break:

However you choose to spend your break, Auburn’s got it all.

What are your Thanksgiving break plans, Bama? Let us know on social @TheBamaBuzz.

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