Thanksgiving 2022 Guide for Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor Families

Celebrate Turkey Day this year with our handy guide, which includes recipes, crafts, events and more.

Thanksgiving is almost here! And there’s no better time of year to reflect on what you have and give thanks for it all. Not to mention, get together with loved ones and enjoy some of the delicious eats and fun activities. 

Here, we offer tips to throwing a celebration from the comfort of your own home, complete with delicious recipes, fun events and crafts. Check it out and get planning your Turkey Day festivities. 

The Activities 

There’s plenty of fun Thanksgiving events that families can enjoy in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor this year.

You can also kick your at-home fun up a notch with these fun turkey craft ideas that go beyond the standard hand turkey. 

The Food

Turkey Day wouldn’t be Turkey Day without the food and while we’re sure you have plenty of family recipes to share this year, why not try some new dishes, too? 

You can find plenty of Thanksgiving recipes on, plus tips from local chefs and some carryout options, too. Here are our favorite ideas … 

When your bellies are full, it’s time to turn an eye toward shopping season. Make sure you’re prepared to shop ’til you drop with this year’s best Black Friday Deals and Small Business Saturday happenings — and don’t forget to give back at these local charities

Happy Thanksgiving! 

This post was originally published in 2020 and is updated regularly.

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