Thanksgiving at National Harbor

Thanksgiving at National Harbor


Move over Summer body it is time to gobble ‘til you wobble. Whether you are hosting family and friends at your house or looking for a weekend escape, National Harbor has everything you need! Thanksgiving truly kicks off the Holiday Season, and National Harbor does it with more cheer than Buddy the Elf featuring a 60ft Christmas tree with snow, a light show, fireworks, holiday movies, Gaylord’s ICE and MORE.

Thanksgiving Out

For the people that like to keep their sanity and still gather together for the holiday National Harbor has multiple restaurants serving traditional and nontraditional Thanksgiving meals! Plus, the Capital Wheel will be open Thanksgiving Day!


If you are looking for an eat and stay option, The Westin Washington National Harbor has you covered.

Skip the stress of cooking. For Thanksgiving, Sauciety at the Westin is offering a noon day dinner, complete with all the traditional offerings and more.

Stay the night and power up with breakfast before heading to National Harbor’s Tanger Outlets for Black Friday deals. Sauciety, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week, and also offers a Brunch Menu on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-3pm.


Call 240-766-3640 for reservations or

 For parties over 10 people, contact

Joie DeLima at / 240-766-3634

For parties over 40 people or private event space, contact

Ashley Peterson at / 240-766-3627


SUCCOTASH is serving up a progressive perspective of classic Southern favorites from their James Beard Award winner, Chef Edward Lee.

SUCCOTASH is named after the classic dish that has been a longstanding staple of the Southern table. While many know “Succotash” when they see it, the dish has been interpreted, modified and passed from generation to generation for centuries. While Succotash between families will share similarities, each family’s recipe is deeply personal and reminiscent of those special suppers that brings kin together. Our “Succotash” is special to us and we invite you to experience the South from our point of view.

It doesn’t get any more traditional Thanksgiving than that.

SUCCOTASH is serving their Thanksgiving meal all day. It is $55 per adult and $27.50 for children 12 and under.

Call 301-567-8900 for reservations or


BOND45 a New York Italian Kitchen & Bar travels from the city that never sleeps to the spectacular National Harbor! Bond 45 brings the feeling of old New York to the shores of the Potomac. BOND 45 is known for having an elegant three course dinner pre fix for Thanksgiving that always sells out. Their Thanksgiving Menu will be released on November 16th so make sure to book your reservation quickly!

For questions or to book a private event please go here.

McCormick & Schmick’s Harborside at National Harbor is OPEN for Thanksgiving!



Thanksgiving In

If you are having a gathering at your home National Harbor stores can provide you with a unique way to spice up your table settings, appetizers, and desserts.


Table Settings

Danorth Pewter has a workshop in Middlebury, Vermont, we they make American pewter inspired by ancient craft and modern day design. Their items are rooted in simplicity and functionality. They are designed to be used and passed down to future generations. Dress up your dining room table with beautiful, hand crafted serving dishes, one of a kind vases, and cocktail ornaments that are sure to keep your company entertained.




Need to bring a dish to your gathering? Bring something new that will be the talk of the evening with Maryland’s favorite cooking staples: Old Bay Seasoning and Crab.

Pepper Palace Sweet Onion Crab Dip


1 Jar of Pepper Palace Sweet Onion Relish

1 8oz block of cream cheese

Old Bay Seasoning

As much cooked crab as you can afford!



Allow cream cheese to soften to room temperature

Mix Pepper Palace Sweet Onion Relish with crab

Fold in cream cheese

Old Bay Seasoning to taste

Serve Cold





Let’s be honest, dessert is always the star of the show and no matter how, “full” you claim to be you are always going to have something sweet at the end of the meal.

Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is the original place to purchase fresh, made in house, daily pecan pralines.



If you are going for a more traditional approach with pie, Savannah’s has a traditional Southern Pecan Pie. Get ready to turn up your taste buds because this Pecan Pie starts with a homemade flaky buttery piecrust filled with a combination of fresh Georgia Pecan halves, eggs and pure cane syrup and baked to perfection. Serve it warm or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream to complement this Southern desert.

If you want to be more traditional and show up with something Apple or Pumpkin.  Bellagio Patisserie at MGM National Harbor has pre-order pies that can be picked up ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday through Nov 21. Options: Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Cheesecake, Cheesecake.

Whatever you do for the holiday we hope that you get to spend it with the ones you love most and reflecting on everything you have to be thankful for this year!