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Source Your Thanksgiving Needs Locally from These Downtown DSM Places

Thanksgiving Shopping

November 21, 2022

These Downtown Des Moines (DSM) restaurants, grocers and stores provide local sources for your Thanksgiving meal, dessert, ingredients and all the trimmings! 

Thanksgiving Meals

Everything You Need at Fourth + Court Hy-Vee 
Order your Thanksgiving feast perfectly sized for one, a few or even a dozen to enjoy. Several meal plans provide choice of various flavors of ham, prime rib or turkey and all the fixings: sweet corn, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and gravy, rolls and — of course! — pie.   

Thanksgiving Breakfast by Mullets 
This year, Mullets in Downtown DSM is your go-to source for take-and-bake breakfast for Thanksgiving morning. Choose from a breakfast lasagna or cinnamon rolls — or make it a combo! The meals serve 6-8 people. 
Must order by Nov. 22   

Thanksgiving To-Go from Bubba 
Downtown DSM’s Southern comfort restaurant is serving up a Turkey Day meal to-go this year. A la carte options include buttermilk biscuits and cornbread; holiday sides like deviled eggs, pimento mac and cheese, garlic buttermilk mashed potatoes and country gravy; house-made desserts including pumpkin bread pudding and whiskey pecan pie; and Bubba cocktails perfectly sized for two. 
Must order by Nov. 22   

Ingredients + Extras

All the Essentials from Kitchen Collage 
The holidays are a great time to replenish or upgrade your kitchen goods! Kitchen Collage in the Historic East Village is the place to buy bakeware, gadgets, company-ready kitchen towels and even snazzy boards and knives for your picture-perfect charcuterie lineup. 

 AllSpice: It’s the Little Things 
Try the Fall Harvest Box with apple pie, Chai and pumpkin pie spices. Or the Spiced Nuts Kit (cayenne, cinnamon, chili powder and cumin). Grab a pairing of seasonal oil and vinegar to dress up your favorite holiday salad with flavors like fig or cranberry pear. And don’t forget the Brining Mix — perfect for your holiday bird.   

Need Something to Do?

Here’s a little insider tip to get your family or friends out and about in Downtown DSM on Thanksgiving Day! The Turkey Trot takes place in the morning, for both runners and observers, too! And Disney On Ice: Frozen and Encanto is a great evening getaway for families with kiddos.   

Make it one epic autumn in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) by exploring, experiencing and enjoying what Downtown DSM has to offer. Plan your visit to Downtown DSM with these tips for parking and navigation and discover additional restaurants and nightlife, too!

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