Thanksgiving Activities - Visit Colorado Springs

Thanksgiving in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs has plenty of activities to keep the whole family occupied this Thanksgiving. It's no wonder we are nominated top 20 cities in the US to spend Thanksgiving in!

Thanksgiving Weekend Activities

Voted top 20 cities in the US to spend Thanksgiving in, Colorado Springs has numerous events and activities during the holiday season. Several of our area attractions are providing something extra to be thankful for this year. Check out the local Thanksgiving events and activities going on in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region.

For a list of Colorado Springs restaurants that will be serving Thanksgiving dinner, check out our Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving blog. Or, you can learn how to make your own stuffing or cranberry sauce from experts!

This Thanksgiving weekend, let the Broadmoor host a grand array of food and fun designed to satisfy even the most discerning tastes. They have an exquisite fare, family events and activities for everyone. 


  • Classic accommodations per night (upgrade options available)
  • Family activities
  • Suites available at 25% off of published rates

Package prices starting at $320 per person based on double occupancy.

When: Thanksgiving 2021 information TBD
Cost: Rates start at $320 based on double occupancy.
Where: Colorado Springs, CO 

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See Seven Falls all light up this year! Please note - the winter canyon lights will not be happening this year.

Date: 2021 information TBD
Cost: General Admission
Where: Colorado Springs, CO 

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Visit Miramont Castle to enjoy an elegant Christmas High Tea in the Queen's Parlour Tearoom.  Traditional Victorian or fancy dress suggested, but not required, Reservations Needed.

Date: 2021 info TBD
Location: Manitou Springs, CO 
Cost: 37.50

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Crisp, cool nights mean that Autumn has arrived and that calls for darker, maltier and more complex beers to help warm you up. Come enjoy a fall-inspired guided walking beer tour of the quaint mountain town of Manitou Springs,

Date: 2021 info TBD
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Manitou Springs
Cost: $39

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The Fall Family Fun Days will feature a reading of “Tractor Mac Harvest Time” by Billy Steers, exploring the history of farming in the Pikes Peak region and creating fall suncatchers!

Date: 2021 info TBD
Location: Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Cost: FREE

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The annual Turkey Skate at the Broadmoor World Arena is back again on Wednesday, November 27! Enjoy a live DJ, local mascots and fun on the rink. 

Date: 2021 info TBD
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Broadmoor World Arena
Cost: $5 entry fee, $3 skate rentals. For State Farm members, admission is only $1 with membership card. 

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Tour five professionally decorated homes for the holidays in northern El Paso County.
All proceeds benefit community nonprofits. For details and tickets, visit

Date: November 19 & 20, 2021
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Monument, Colorado
Cost: Varies

Join Great Outdoors Adventures (GOA) for a family fun Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Trail Ride this November 26-28. Take pictures with the GOA turkey for sweet savings. Tour the stunning Pike National Forest in your own cozy off-road vehicle as a self-guided tour with GPS navigation or a guided tour. We look forward to giving thanks with you and spending time outdoors.

When: November 26 - 28
Where: Trailhead in Westcreek, CO
Cost: Book An Adventure / Starting at $270