Thanksgiving is approaching, and it’s time to plan a memorable celebration that’s as stress-free as it is stylish. This blog post takes you through Downtown Waco’s local treasures, from fresh produce at the Farmers Market to handcrafted table settings at Gather and unique Thanksgiving decor options at Spice Village. With these suggestions, you can make this Thanksgiving memorable by connecting with local artisans and creating a feast for the senses that celebrates the community and the season!
Revival Eastside Eatery is a beloved local restaurant on historic Elm Avenue. Their menu features delectable, locally sourced, house-made salads, sandwiches and burgers, complemented by a fine beer and wine selection. They are dedicated to serving and connecting the community through great food, drinks and camaraderie, and Thanksgiving is no exception.
This Thanksgiving, allow Revival to simplify your celebrations with their convenient to-go meals. They offer classic Thanksgiving dishes available for purchase, ensuring a memorable and stress-free holiday feast.
If you want to make your Thanksgiving Day meal extra special this year, consider stopping by Downtown Waco’s Farmers Market to support local farmers and vendors. The Farmers Market is open to the public every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Downtown Waco and on Wednesday evenings from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Bridge Street Plaza in East Waco. Both locations hold over 40 of the finest local vendors, all within a 150-mile radius of Waco! These dedicated farmers and artisans pour their passion into their craft, ensuring that each product is a testament to the rich tapestry of our region’s culinary heritage.
The market will continue to have a vast freshness even in the cooler months. From collard greens, lettuce, and salad mixes to the richness of sweet potatoes, squash, and beets, the market has options that will help you craft a Thanksgiving feast that satisfies your taste buds and lets you support local Waco farmers!
Thanksgiving isn’t just about the food; it’s also about the art of setting the table. Gather is a local establishment that weaves together Southern hospitality and modern aesthetics that is bound to impress your dinner guests. At Gather, you’ll discover an exquisite array of handcrafted pottery, ready-made and customizable, designed to infuse your table setting with character and charm. Each piece is a testament to the artistry and dedication of local artisans who pour their heart and soul into their craft. But that’s not all – Gather also offers a delightful collection of handmade napkins, each a testament to the meticulous craftsmanship that defines their products. These napkins are practical additions to your table and artistic expressions that add a touch of elegance to your Thanksgiving gathering.
Looking to elevate your Thanksgiving celebration beyond the meal? Look no further than Spice Village, boasting over 60 unique vendors within its expansive 30,000-square-foot space; a treasure trove of diverse home decor options awaits!
South River Street offers a curated selection of home decor that aligns with your specific desires and requirements. Their offerings encompass a broad spectrum of styles and decorations to cater to the individuality of their clientele. Moreover, Tradinghouse Design Co. takes customization to the next level, crafting bespoke home and table decor pieces. From metal signs to tabletop decorations, Tradinghouse Design Co. is the ideal choice to enhance your Thanksgiving decor!
Connect with Downtown Waco’s local businesses to help make your Thanksgiving unforgettable!