It’s that time of year! The time when family and friends reunite to eat way too much food, watch football, enjoy a parade, and most importantly, celebrate everything they have to be grateful for. And with the help of our 2018 Thanksgiving Guide, you’ll be more than prepared to enjoy all the festivities Bucks County has to offer.
Dining Out for Thanksgiving Day Dinner
Bella Tori at the Mansion
This locally owned family restaurant combines an affordable menu with the elegant backdrop of a historical mansion for a beautiful dining experience you won’t soon forget! Make reservations for Thanksgiving if you would like to enjoy their Traditional Thanksgiving Feast complete with a turkey and ham carving station. The Bella Tori will serve between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. and will also prepare delicious favorites like homemade macaroni and cheese, rosemary roasted brisket with root vegetables & colonial gravy, roasted butternut squash soup, and seafood bruschetta appetizers. See the full menu on their website and call the number below to make a reservation. Thanksgiving dinner is $35 per person, $17.50 for children ages 4-7 and free for children under 4.
321 S. Bellevue Ave.
Langhorne, PA, 19047
The Golden Pheasant Inn
This historical 1857 inn is the longest continuously operating restaurant/hotel along the Delaware Canal and has been owned by the same family for over 30 years. While it’s historical heritage has been carefully preserved, it has also recently received a complete restoration with updated features like a new oversized wood burning fireplace that sets the cozy autumn ambiance perfectly! The kitchen proudly supports organic farming, responsible animal husbandry and sustainable fishing and farming practices. This Thanksgiving, The Golden Pheasant Inn is preparing a selection of both traditional and less traditional dishes. Slow roasted turkey, lamb shank, Wild Alaskan halibut and Scottish salmon are just a few of the entree choices. See the full menu here.
Erwinna, PA 18920
(610) 294 9595
Visit the Washington House this Thanksgiving and be treated to a complete 4-course dinner of appetizers, salad, entree, dessert and coffee for only $40 or $46 depending on entree choice and $10 for children 10 and under. Pan seared duck, rosemary porcetta, jumbo sea scallop risotto and Angus prime rib are just a few of the entree choices. Want to be really stuffed? Order the “Thanksgiving Feast” with turkey breast, prime rib and pork loin with all the fixings. Dinner will be served from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Washington House is joined with a boutique hotel and located right next to the Sellersville Theater.
136 North Main Street
Sellersville, PA 18960
The Logan Inn
New Hope founder John Wells originally established the Logan Inn as a tavern in 1722. It is Bucks County’s oldest continuously run Inn and the only in-town hostelry in the National Register of Historic Places. Their Thanksgiving 3-course menu will allow you to choose from delectable soups and salads, a variety of five entrees and incredible desserts. Whether you go with the Honey Ham Dinner with baked sweet potatoes and seasonal vegetables, or the Turkey Dinner with gravy, whipped potatoes, stuffing, cranberry/orange relish, carrots and peas, you are sure to leave the Logan Inn full, happy, and ready to welcome the Christmas season! Be sure to stop by the Tavern (the oldest part of the Inn) for some truly eclectic cocktails and an incredible beer and wine selection! Dinner at the Logan Inn in New Hope will be served from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. for $52 per adult, and $30 per child under the age of 10.
10 West Ferry St,
New Hope, PA 18938
The Yardley Inn
The Yardley Inn has an extensive and interesting history and was once called the White Swan Inn, resurrected in 1832. It has had ups and downs over the centuries, and was eventually harmed by a disastrous flood in 1955, leading to its close a few years later. However, in 1979, it’s present owners brought it back to life as the Yardley Inn. This Thanksgiving, this picturesque inn will be serving up a large variety of traditional favorites and unique dishes. Try their grass fed Filet Mignon, or go with the lamb bourgignon or sweet potato ravioli. Finish it off with a traditional pumpkin or apple pie, or try the maple cheesecake. No matter what you choose, the Yardley Inn will make this Thanksgiving a meal to remember!
East Afton & Delaware Ave
82 East Afton Avenue
Yardley, PA 19067
The Brick Tavern Inn
The Brick Tavern Inn, established in 1818, has a relaxed ambiance, warm and welcoming staff, and historic charm. They will be preparing all of your old-fashioned favorites, plus a few extras like their Brick Tavern Crab Cakes, Broiled Sea Scallops, or Brie & Raspberry appetizer. Each entrée is served with your choice of soup or salad, mashed potatoes, vegetables and cranberry sauce. Dinner will be served from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. They will also be offering a Thanksgiving take-out meal in case you would prefer to eat at home but don’t feel like cooking! Just be sure to call and order by November 16th.
2460 Old Bethlehem Pike
Quakertown, PA 18951
The Buck Hotel
The Buck Hotel has colonial-style décor and will be serving Thanksgiving dinner “family style” from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The price is $49.95 for adults and $26.95 for kids 10 and under. Enjoy oven roasted turkey, buttered green beans, corn, stuffing, mashed potatoes and more!
1200 Buck Rd
Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053
Black Bass Hotel
The Black Bass Hotel was built in the 1740’s and was a haven for river travelers, traders and sportsmen. The hotel once turned away George Washington, was victim to a massive fire, and has since hosted a list of celebrities and famous names. Although the hotel’s history is extensive, one thing has not changed – it’s rich tradition of fine dining and warm hospitality. This Thanksgiving, dinner will be served from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will offer a 7-course prix-fixe menu that includes a main course and dessert buffet for $79.50 per person. You’ll start the night off with appetizers that include the Black Bass Signature Bailey's pate and smoked salmon mousse, beef consomme with roasted vegetables, baked lemon sole and spinach salad. Next you will be served a palate cleanser of cranberry sorbet before the main course buffet! Top the night off with one of the incredibly decadent desserts, and some coffee or tea.
3774 River Road
Lumberville, PA 18933
Thanksgiving Week Events
Thanksgiving Tea Party
Sunday, November 18th
Bring your little ones, ages 3-7, to Newtown’s Township Administration Building for a princess themed Thanksgiving Tea Party! From 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., come dressed up to enjoy a story, singing, dancing, games and snacks! Register through this link, and don’t forget your camera!
100 Municipal Drive
Newtown, PA 18940
Thanksgiving Eve at The Five Four Bar & Grill
Wednesday, November 21st
The night before Thanksgiving is often considered the biggest party night of the year. Celebrate at The Five Four with music from SpareParts. No cover!
8919 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19054
The FRANTIXX’s Thanksgiving Eve Bash
Wednesday, November 21st
The FRANTIXX is a three piece rock and roll group from the Philadelphia suburbs who are determined to bring back Rock ‘n’ Roll! They play sounds reminiscent of the 1950s and 1960s. Hosted by Candlewyk Bar and Grill, which was once a feed mill in the early 1900s! It now has an incredible craft beer selection, serves gastro pub food and hosts live music.
2551 Durham Rd
Buckingham, PA 18902
Santa Arrives at Shady Brook Farm
Friday, November 23rd
Santa will arrive by helicopter at 3 p.m. to kick off the Christmas season. He'll shake hands and hand out candy canes before taking his place in the greenhouse. Free admission to see Santa land. Photo packages are available for purchase.
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA 19067
The Doylestown Jingle Bell Turkey Trot
Saturday, November 24th
This is the Second Annual Doylestown Jingle Bell Turkey Trot, hosted by the festive Market at DelVal! You can take part in the 10k, 5k, or the Kid’s Run & 2 Mile Walk on Saturday November 24th! Not only will the race include a holiday decorated course for all 3 runs, but there will also be fun family activities, hot chocolate and cookies provided to all registered athletes post race as they take place in the awards ceremony and wait for SANTA to fly in on a helicopter!! This event is likely to fill up, so register ASAP at this link.
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA US 18901
Thanksgiving Day Events
Customer’s Bank BCRR Thanksgiving Day 5-mier and One-Mile Fun Run
The largest running club in Bucks County, Pennsylvania will conduct the 29th Annual Customers Bank BCRR Thanksgiving Day Five Mile foot race and one-mile fun run. The five-mile course starts at 9 a.m. and runs from Summit Square Shopping Center through streets of Middletown Township to Core Creek Park and back. The one-mile Fun Run starts at 9:06 a.m. and is out-and-back. The cost is $37.50 per person ($20 for the Fun Run), and a portion of the proceeds will benefit several charities including Advocates for the Homeless and Those in Need, and the Parkinson Alliance. Sign up here.
Summit Square Shopping Center
16 Summit Square Shopping Center
Langhorne, PA 19047
26th Annual Tel Hai Turkey Bowl 5k
This Thanksgiving race is a cross-country style run that will take you around a lake, up and down hills and around the landscapes of Tel Hai Camp and Retreat. The race takes place at 9:40am, with registration and race packet pick-up going from 7:45 a.m. until 9:20 a.m. Fees are $23 until November 8th and $28 after November 8th. A one-mile fun run will also take place for children for only $9. Click here for more information.
31 Lasso Drive
Honey Brook, PA 19844
Thanksgiving Community Meals
Zion Mennonite Church
149 E Cherry Ln
Souderton, PA 18964
215 – 723 – 3592
Thanksgiving at Covenant Church
Covenant Church in Doylestown, PA will host a Thanksgiving meal from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and will even offer transportation to the meal for those who are without a vehicle. This event will include food, crafts, and games for the kids! Call the number below if you need transportation or to RSVP to this event.
4000 route 202
Doylestown, PA 18902
Local Thanksgiving Turkeys
Serve your family a local farm, fresh turkey dinner from one of these local farms:
Bolton’s Farmers Market
These locally raised turkeys are available whole, in sizes from 10-40 lbs. This year, turkeys will not include giblets, but they are available upon request at the meat counter. Bolton’s turkeys are minimally processed and never frozen so you are taking home 100% turkey: no salt, no added water, no fillers, and you are saved the hassle of thawing! Fresh turkeys are packed in ice so they stay fresh until your holiday meal; this makes them cook faster than a traditional frozen turkey. Fresh turkeys are $3.79 per pound and must be picked up Tuesday or Wednesday if being used on Thanksgiving Day. Pickup times are Tuesday from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Wednesday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1005 E. Main Street
Silverdale, PA 18962
Necessity Farms & Dairy
These turkeys are free-range and non-GMO. They also have free-range non-GMO chickens, local fresh dairy products and homemade, added sugar free fruit butters like a pumpkin butter and apple cider sauce! Contact the email below to place your order for this Thanksgiving!
Purely Farm’s Organically Pastured Meats
Purely Farm's Organically Pastured Meats is located in Pipersville and is a small-scale diverse farm. They practice sustainable agriculture and treat their animals humanely. Every animal on the farm lives in an organic environment and the several methods of pasture management are used to guarantee that the animals are raised in a wholesome and humane way. The farm also raises all of it’s animals to be antibiotic and hormone free, and are non-certified organic. Contact Joanna or Marc Michini to order your Thanksgiving turkey!