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Thanksgiving Celebration

November 03, 2023

Thanksgiving, a holiday synonymous with gratitude, feasting, and togetherness, offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate in your outdoor space. While the traditional indoor Thanksgiving gatherings are cherished, taking the festivities outside can infuse a sense of adventure and a unique ambiance into the special occasion!

Thanksgiving Celebration

Outdoor Kitchen

Cooking up a Thanksgiving feast in your outdoor kitchen is a wonderful way to embrace the season and create lasting memories with your family and friends. Fire up your outdoor kitchen, enjoy the fresh air, and savor the delight of an al fresco Thanksgiving feast that combines the best of both the indoors and the great outdoors. Tailor your Thanksgiving menu to your outdoor kitchen setup. Consider dishes that can be easily prepared in your grill, pizza oven, smoker, or other outdoor appliances. Classic choices like grilled turkey, smoked ham, and roasted vegetables are perfect for the occasion. Prepare outdoor-friendly sides like roasted vegetables, cornbread stuffing cooked in cast-iron skillets, and sweet potatoes caramelized on the grill. Apple turnovers, grilled peach cobbler, or even a s'mores station can provide sweet endings to your al fresco feast. With careful planning, a well-equipped outdoor kitchen, and some creativity, you can prepare a delicious and memorable Thanksgiving meal that celebrates the flavors of the season!

Thanksgiving Celebration

Bar module

Make your Thanksgiving dinner a little more special with a signature homemade cocktail. The holidays are the perfect time to learn new bartending skills and make unique drinks everyone will love. Complement your thanksgiving feast with fall-inspired cocktails like pecan pie martinis, brown-sugar old-fashioneds or this delicious apple cider spritz!

Apple Cider spritz

This delightful seasonal twist on the traditional aperol spritz combines apple cider, prosecco, and aperol and pairs perfectly with turkey!(Recipe and photo courtesy of

Thanksgiving Celebration

What you'll need:
• 1 ounce Aperol
• 2 ounces apple cider
• 3 ounces Prosecco - or champagne
• 1 splash Club Soda

Cinnamon Sugar Rim:
• 2 tablespoons sugar
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

• Rim glasses with lemon or lime wedge and dip in cinnamon sugar. Fill the glass with ice.

• Add Aperol, apple cider, Prosecco, and splash of club soda. Garnish as desired. Optional Garnishes: apple slices, cinnamon sticks, star anise, thyme, rosemary, etc

Thanksgiving Celebration

Fireplace Module

After your meal gather around an outdoor fireplace to enjoy post-dinner conversations and savor some warmth. Express gratitude with a heartfelt toast while you embrace the coziness of the fire, the beauty of the season and the company of loved ones! Celebrating Thanksgiving in an outdoor space is a wonderful way to cherish the beauty of the season while enjoying the company of loved ones. The al fresco setting provides a unique and memorable backdrop for a day focused on gratitude and abundance. By considering the weather, comfort, and creativity in your planning, you can create an unforgettable Thanksgiving feast that blends the best of the indoors and the great outdoors. So, this year, consider taking your Thanksgiving celebration outside and relish the splendor of nature as you gather, give thanks, and feast with family and friends.