Many Americans are bracing themselves for a freezing Thanksgiving dinner outdoors. It will be a first for millions this year, so how can you stay warm while eating outside on turkey day? Here are some tips for an outdoor Thanksgiving dinner. There are things you can do to make the big day more comfortable, like a fire table, or an infrared patio heater. Pop-up winter gazebos and other tools for fighting off the cold while visiting with family outside have been flying off the shelves.