Making Thanksgiving Traditions in Connecticut Last Updated 11/19

Photo: Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, Wethersfield

Thanksgiving is about coming together with family or friends. And in Connecticut, we’ve got all kinds of ways to make the holiday even more special, from farm-raised foods to community events, to honoring Native American traditions. Here are a few ideas for celebrating Thanksgiving in Connecticut.

Farm to Your Table

Making the Thanksgiving meal for two or twenty?  Start with local ingredients from one of these great Connecticut farms, including turkeys (be sure to order ahead). Find a farm near you on this list of Connecticut farms and farm stands.

Serving wine? Find perfect pairings along the Connecticut Wine Trail

A Little Less Traditional

These places put a spin on the traditional holiday meal.

Authentic Native American Thanksgiving

For a memorable experience that is a ittle earlier in November, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum hosts a very special Native Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner on November 23, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations recommended.

18th Century Thanksgiving Dinner

On November 10, enjoy an authentic 18th century Thanksgivng dinner in the rustic Webb Barn located at the historic Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield. The dinner is based on old New England recipes designed by a culinary historian.

Work off the Calories

From running a race to getting in an early visit to Santa, here are some other ways you and your family and friends can have a memorable Thanksgiving in Connecticut.