Places Where You Can Celebrate Thanksgiving Without Having to Clean the House

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends, remember what we are thankful for, and enjoy a delicious meal. Who said that you have to make the meal though? Below are a few of the places where you can celebrate the holiday without any of the cooking and cleaning that comes along with hosting!

Thanksgiving Eve Party | Baker House | Wednesday, November 27th | 5 – 11 pm

Celebrate the official start to the holiday season in style. Enjoy cocktails and a new full appetizer menu available from 5-9 in the lounge and parlors. A live, two man acoustic show in the Music Parlor starts at 8 pm, featuring 8-ball Scratch.

Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner | 240 West – The Abbey Resort | Thursday, November 28th | 10 am – 5 pm


Share a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends at 240° West. Savor all of your favorite dishes, from Herb Roasted Turkey and Cranberry Relish to Candied Sweet Potatoes and Pumpkin Pie, along with other seasonal selections that even the pickiest eaters will enjoy.

Thanksgiving Day Brunch |Geneva ChopHouse – Grand Geneva | Thursday, November 28th | 10 am – 3 pm

Join Grand Geneva Resort & Spa this Thanksgiving for a traditional buffet created by Chef Nelly Buleje and the culinary team in the Grand Ballroom or Geneva ChopHouse, plus other dining options in Ristorante Brissago and Grand Cafe. Feast your eyes on seasonal salads, fresh seafood, Wisconsin cheeses, maple-glazed ham and honey and lavender roasted Amish turkey. Save room for a selection of housemade pastries including warm bread pudding and apple cranberry crumble tarts.

Thanksgiving Day Feast | Frontier Restaurant – Lake Lawn Resort | Thursday, November 28th | 11 am – 7 pm


Celebrate the holiday with family and friends while enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Frontier Restaurant’s abundant Thanksgiving Feast Buffet. Chef John Billings has prepared a magnificent new menu with traditional favorites, along with new items that will wow you!

Community Thanksgiving Dinner | Community Building at Town Park – Delavan | Thursday, November 28th | 11 am – 3 pm

The Friends of the Parks is providing a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings so no one has to do without! If you know of a person or family who can’t afford to celebrate Thanksgiving, or has no family to celebrate the holiday with, they are most certainly invited! All food is being donated, cooked, and served by volunteers. Food deliveries can also be schedules for the elderly or homebound!

Thanksgiving Buffet | Crafted Americana – The Ridge Hotel | Thursday, November 28th | 11 am – 5 pm


Feast on Crafted Americana’s fuss-free Thanksgiving buffet featuring a delicious mix of traditional holiday fare plus a few trendy interpretations from Chef James. Start with Crafted’s salad and shrimp cocktail station followed by bourbon-sugar-glazed ham, herb-rubbed turkey, and braised pot roast accompanied by Yukon mashed potatoes, sweet potato or green bean casserole, chicken & dumplings, giblet stuffing and warm cranberries. Finish with a decadent sweets table for the dreamiest of food comas.

Thanksgiving Feast @ The Grandview Restaurant at The Geneva Inn | Thursday, November 28th | 10 am – 6 pm

This Thanksgiving, spend time with family & friends and leave the cooking to The Grandview Restaurant! Join them for a delicious family-style meal. $40 for adults, $15 for children (5-12), 4 and under eat free.

Thanksgiving at The Hunt Club Steakhouse | Hunt Club Steakhouse – Geneva National Resort | Thursday, November 28th | 12 – 8 pm


Gather all ye pilgrims for a special three-course fixed-price menu with roasted turkey and fixings among the festive fare. To make reservations, call 262.245.7200 or reserve seats online at


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