10 Best Thanksgiving Activities and Events in Colorado

The Thanksgiving season is upon us! Embrace it in the best way by checking out any of these top Thanksgiving activities in Colorado.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs, CO

Hotel Colorado is a well-known fixture of Glenwood Springs, but it’s also a staple of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Thanksgiving buffet at this hotel is legendary among visitors and locals alike.

Alpine Boulder Thanksgiving Day Fun Run, Boulder, CO

5Ks and fun runs are a popular tradition on Thanksgiving, and Boulder does it right with the Alpine Boulder Thanksgiving Day Fun Run. Reserve your spot now for this race at Flatiron Park to benefit Harvest of Hope Food Pantry.

Thanksgiving Dinner Sleigh Ride, Keystone, CO

Throughout the year, Keystone Resort is a fabulous place for a quick getaway. It gets even better around the holidays, though, with special events like its popular Thanksgiving Dinner Sleigh Ride from the Keystone Stables.

Home for the Holidays Comedy Show, Denver, CO

Infuse some comedy into your Thanksgiving festivities by heading to Denver’s Home for the Holidays comedy show. With 12 performances over the Thanksgiving weekend from Wednesday through Sunday, you’re sure to find a spot that fits into your schedule.

Catch the Glow Parade, Estes Park, CO

Macy’s isn’t the only one that can do a great parade around Thanksgiving. The Catch the Glow Parade is famous in the Estes Park area, serving as a spectacular kick-off for the holiday season.

Turkey Day 5K, Highlands Ranch, CO

Head to Highlands Ranch for a 5K with the most beautiful of backdrops. This popular event has been a Thanksgiving tradition for 18 years and counting.

Visit a National Park, Multiple Locations, CO

Thanksgiving is all about gratitude, and in Colorado, we have abundant natural resources to be thankful for. The Thanksgiving season is the perfect opportunity to celebrate those natural gifts by visiting any of the fantastic national parks in Colorado.

Pueblo Parade of Lights, Pueblo, CO

Pueblo’s Parade of Lights is a beloved tradition of the Thanksgiving weekend. It’s the perfect way to launch the holiday season and get into the spirit with a family-friendly parade of glitter and glamor.

Thanksgiving Buffet at the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO

The Broadmoor is one of Colorado Springs' most esteemed resorts, and it’s prepared to give you the Thanksgiving dinner of your dreams. The resort’s fine dining restaurants host a famously delicious Thanksgiving buffet that anyone will love.

Potluck and Watch Party for NYG at DAL, Boulder, CO

Football is an undeniable part of the Thanksgiving traditions, and if you’re looking for a place to watch the game, check out the potluck and watch party at DV8 Distillery. If you’re a New York Giants fan, it’s the perfect place to spend the holiday.

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