How to Have an Unforgettable Thanksgiving in Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach
Posted by Litchfield Real Estate | Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Thanksgiving is a special time on Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach when close friends and family can gather, reflect and give thanks. Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach can provide a peaceful retreat for this special holiday season. To make the most of the holiday week, browse our dining recommendations and holiday events and activities below for a week filled with gratitude and fun for the family.

Restaurants Open or Offering Take Out on Thanksgiving in Pawleys Island/Litchfield Beach

While all of our Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach vacation rentals are well equipped to handle cooking a Thanksgiving feast, some may prefer to dine at a local restaurant or have their Thanksgiving meal catered. We’ve compiled a list of Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach restaurants offering dine in or take out on Thanksgiving 2020.  

Frank’s Outback 

Frank’s Restaurant is a local and tourist favorite and has been featured in Bon Appetite, Gourmet, Southern Living and National Restaurant magazines. And it’s a Litchfield Real Estate favorite, too! This popular coastal restaurant is known for its fresh seafood and steak items. Reservations recommended.  

Phone: 843-237-3030 

The Fresh Market  

The Fresh Market, centrally located in Pawleys Island, is known for having wholesome gourmet and traditional dishes prepared for take-out. This Thanksgiving, The Fresh Market will serve up turkey and ham meals with all the classic southern Thanksgiving sides like shucked oysters, corn soufflé, whipped potatoes, butternut squash with pecans and cranberries and so much more. Don’t miss out on the wide array of breakfast items and desserts! Orders can be placed by calling The Fresh Market located at 11421-A Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. Order pick up is November 23-26, 2020 from 8 am to 9 pm. Please double check closing time on Thanksgiving.

Phone: 843-235-3467


Local | Eat Drink Celebrate 

Local Eat Drink Celebrate will be celebrating Thanksgiving with an all you can family style lunch. Local will open at 11 am to 5 pm, but the event is organized by seating times. There will be three different seatings times – 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Fill up your plate with brined & smoked turkey, crispy brussel sprouts, candied yams and much more. Prices are $24 for those aged 12 and older, and $12 for ages 3-12. Visit or call 843.314.0474 for reservations. 

Other Pawleys Island/Litchfield Beach Restaurants to Visit During the Thanksgiving Holiday 

Pawleys Island Thanksgiving Events & Activities  

Nights of a Thousand Candles 

Nights of a Thousand Candles officially marks the start of the holiday season. Watch Brookgreen Gardens come to life with over 2,700 hand-lit candles and countless electric lights. Sip on a hot cup of cocoa while meandering through the garden in awe. There will be holiday music and carolers to spread the holiday cheer. The light show starts on November 27 and runs until December 31 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $20/adult and $12/child for members; $25/adult and $15/child for nonmembers.

Small Business Saturday  

There is no better way to show your appreciation for the Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach community than shopping small. Small Business Saturday takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving to show appreciation and to help local businesses thrive. For early-bird holiday shoppers, this is a great time to find unique gifts for your loved ones. Here’s just a short list of some of our favorite Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach shops: 

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