Thanksgiving Guide to Breckenridge

November 18, 2022 / in Activities in Breckenridge / by Laurel Coffman

Things to Do on Thanksgiving Day 

The winter season is just beginning in Breckenridge so spend your morning enjoying the great outdoors before your big feast. Snag a few early bird laps at Breckenridge Ski Resort (their opening day was November 9!) or hit groomed snowshoe trails at Breckenridge Nordic Center and try to spot some local wildlife.  

The Frisco Adventure Park Tubing Hill and Nordic center are tentatively set to open on November 24, (perfect timing!) and the Turkey Day 5K is taking place in the town of Frisco. If a mellow morning is more your style, grab a cup of coffee and enjoy a stroll on Main Street while you get some early holiday shopping done.  

Where to Eat for Thanksgiving 

If you’re craving a traditional Thanksgiving meal, many restaurants in town offer family-style meals for dine-in and take-out. A few of our favorites include Blue Stag Saloon, Blue River Bistro, Hearthstone and Sevens. Check each restaurant’s website for Thanksgiving-specific menus and be sure to plan ahead and make your reservations in advance! 

And hey, if traditional Thanksgiving isn’t for you, grab a slice of pizza or tacos and margaritas—nobody’s judging!  

Free Thanksgiving Community Dinners 

It’s the season of giving and the Breckenridge community knows how to do it well. The Rotary Club of Summit County in partnership with Keystone Resort is offering free dinner at Silverthorne Pavilion on Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Father Dyer Church is also offering free meals in Breckenridge from 4 to 7 p.m.  

Where to Stay for Thanksgiving 

If you’d like to maintain tradition and cook your Thanksgiving meal the Grand Colorado on Peak 8, the Grand Lodge on Peak 7 and Grand Timber Lodge all offer unmatched amenities and residences that will make you feel right at home. There are units that are one-bedroom and larger that offer fully equipped gourmet kitchens so you can make everything from turkey to pumpkin pie.