Holiday Guide, Winter, Winter Itineraries

Winter Park Thanksgiving Guide

This year for Thanksgiving, we have a handful of exciting options like skiing, riding, unique activities, holiday events, and lots of food options!

Keep reading for things to do on or off the ski slopes and where you can fill up for Thanksgiving dinner during your mountain getaway.

Events

Holiday Tree Lighting

Join us Saturday, November 27 for our Holiday Tree Lighting. Watch as we light up the tree and Winter Park Village for the holiday season. Plus, enjoy a live performance from the Beverly Belle’s and get free photos with Santa! Learn more about the Holiday Tree Lighting here.

Activities

Scenic Gondola Ride

Hop on the Gondola for a scenic ride up to 10,700 feet over Thanksgiving weekend. Take in the views of Parry Peak and the Fraser Valley as you enjoy food and drinks. There are currently no ski runs open from the Top of the Gondola. You can hitch a ride between 9am – 3pm on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. You can only purchase these tickets by walk up only at either Balcony House or the Lower Ticket Office. Get more details here.

Snowshoeing

Strap on your snowshoes and venture off the beaten path with 2 of our tours. The Nature Snowshoe Tour is an easy walk through the magical snow-covered woods with a knowledgeable local guide. Enjoy the sights of the Continental Divide and the quiet sounds of pure and unspoiled nature as your guide teaches you about the local floral and fauna. This stroll is perfect for the whole family. Spots are limited so claim yours today.

Our Summit Snowshoe Tour is our lesser-traveled experience. This unique tour takes you through the high alpine for unbeatable views of the surrounding peaks. This is a special offer for Thanksgiving weekend so you don’t want to miss out! Book your exclusive tour today.

Hot Air Balloon Rides

An unforgettable experience awaits aboard a spectacular hot air balloon ride right here in the Fraser Valley.

Hot Sulphur Springs

Take in the mountain scenery while you enjoy a hot soak in these outdoor hot springs.

Spa & Massage

Treat yourself to a relaxing day at Alpenglow Massage in the Village.

Thanksgiving Dinner Options

Sure, with a little elbow grease you could cook up a big meal… or you could dine-in or take-out at one of the options below! Choose from a variety of cuisines, as well as traditional Thanksgiving dinners.

Doc’s Roadhouse – Enjoy some BBQ or try their special Thanksgiving menu.

Vertical Bistro – Vertical will be cooking up a traditional feast and trust us, it’ll be delicious.

Stoney’s – Try their sports bar take on Thanksgiving and enjoy a delectable Thanksgiving turkey sandwich.

Wherever your Thanksgiving takes you, we’re wishing you a healthy and happy one! Make sure to check out our 5 Things To Do This Weekend blog for even more recommendations.

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