There is something amazing about heading up to the mountains to escape our regular routine. If you are looking to make an adventure of your holiday season, consider coming up to Park City. We are the ideal spot for any winter vacation and visiting for the holidays makes it even more special. Thanksgiving in Park City for example is a great way to try something new for this holiday focusing on being thankful. The city offers some incredible events and activities to help you celebrate with friends and family. Take a look at what a Park City Thanksgiving looks like in 2023.
Dining Out on Thanksgiving
When it comes to a vacation there is nothing better than time spent in Park City. If you want to skip out on classic family traditions of preparing a Thanksgiving feast at your home, consider dining out. Park City offers various restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving for you to enjoy. These restaurants range from casual local favorites to high end dining.
If you prefer to keep it casual while enjoying the Thanksgiving football games on the big screen, head over to No Name Saloon & Grill. They offer a laid-back space where you will always feel welcome. Adults ages 21 years and older can enjoy a complimentary Thanksgiving buffet until it is all gone! They also offer their fan favorite soup starting at 2:00 p.m.
Flanagan’s on Main also offers a casual space with a traditional Thanksgiving meal that includes turkey, potatoes, pumpkin bread pudding, and more; kids get to enjoy the meal at a discount rate too! Butcher’s Chop House offers the classic steak house selection along with a class turkey dinner with all the expect trimmings.
Powder at Waldorf Astoria is a more luxurious experience where seasonal comfort foods are prepared with organic protein and handmade fixings. Having a reservation at the more traditional restaurants is encouraged to ensure a spot at a table on Thanksgiving Day.
Prepare a Meal at Your Vacation Rental
Our selection of vacation properties includes some of the finest homes in all of Park City. This allows you to have access to gourmet kitchens that can rival luxury restaurants. If you prefer to make a Thanksgiving meal from “home” you will be set up for success. Our property kitchens include modern and luxury appliances along with extended granite countertops. The kitchens are supplied with the best cookware and cutlery ensuring making a Park City Thanksgiving feast is a breeze. Simply head over to Park Silly Sunday Market or any other grocer in town to find your ingredients.
Park City Turkey Trot
No Thanksgiving is ever complete without a Turkey Trot to help you get through the day. The Park City Turkey Trot takes place on Thanksgiving morning where you can enjoy a 5K at your own pace. Participants are encouraged to walk, jog, or run so they can feel inspired to dig into a delicious feast later in the day. The event is put on by the Christian Center of Park City and takes place at Matt Knoop Memorial Day. The Park City Turkey Trot is free to attend with participants encouraged to provide a canned food item to donate. The race is expected to start at 9:00 a.m. this year.
Enjoy Park City Mountain
Park City is perhaps the biggest winter attraction in all of Utah during the winter for its incredible skiing conditions. Park City Mountain is a top contender for best ski mountain when you visit for Thanksgiving you will be just in time for the season opening. Park City Mountain has announced that the 2023/2024 season will begin on Friday November 17th, the weekend before Thanksgiving.
This year will be Park City Mountain’s 60th anniversary with a variety of special events and activities taking place during the season. The mountain saw record breaking snowfall this past spring that allowed for a longer season than usual. This gives locals hopes that we will be in for another incredible season with plenty of snow already on the mountain by the time Thanksgiving arrives.
Park City Mountain offers introductory lessons to help you become a professional on a snowboard or pair of skis. The onsite rental shop lets you rent out some of the best gear for the day, so you do not have to bring anything from home. Passes for the season are already on sale so make sure to plan ahead before you arrive for Thanksgiving!
Get Ready Before Park City Thanksgiving is Here
There is plenty of fun to be enjoyed here in Park City. Book a stay at one of our vacation rentals today and come see Thanksgiving for yourself. You will enjoy the start of the winter season with loved ones and enjoy holiday and seasonal activities.