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!
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!
Bountiful Bags Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
Sept. 30-Oct. 31, 2022
The Promenade Shops at Briargate is once again partnering with Silver Key Senior Services to serve as a host site for the Bountiful Bags Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. The food drive provides an opportunity for the community to give back, with a goal of donating 1,300 memorable Thanksgiving meals to seniors in need this holiday season.
Join Great Outdoors Adventures (GOA) for a family fun Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Trail Ride this November. Enjoy off-roading in the latest Polaris UTVs (heated vehicles available) or renting a Jeep Gladiator in the Pikes Peak region. Take pictures with the GOA turkeys for an extra sweet time. We look forward to giving thanks with you!
Note: GOA Closed 11/23 and 11/24. Reservations required. Self-Guided or Guided tours available in Polaris UTVs & Jeeps
Thanksgiving Package at The Broadmoor
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
When: November 22-26, 2022
Cost: Rates start at $279 based on double occupancy.
Where: Colorado Springs, CO
Winter Lights at Seven Falls
See Seven Falls all lit up this year! Santa will flip the switch on the annual display, illuminating the falls in millions of twinkling holiday lights.
Date: November 26, 2022
Cost: General Admission
Where: Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center Turkey Toss
Be a part of feeding the wolf, coyote and fox families at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center's Annual Turkey Toss! Limited space, reservations are required by calling 719.687.9742.
When: November 24, 2022 from 9-11 a.m.
Where: Divide, CO
Cost: 12 and older - $40, 6-11 years old - $20
Visit Miramont Castle to enjoy an elegant Christmas High Tea in the Queen's Parlour Tearoom Thanksgiving weekend. Traditional Victorian or fancy dress suggested, but not required, Reservations Needed.
Date: November 25-27, 2022
Location: Manitou Springs, CO
Cost: Adults: $50 | Children (11 & Under):$35 (tax and gratuity included)
Pikes Peak — Closed on Thanksgiving
Please note - Pikes Peak will be closed on Thanksgiving.
Date: November 24, 2022
Location: Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
The annual Turkey Skate at the Broadmoor World Arena is back again this November! Enjoy a live DJ, local mascots and fun on the rink.
Date: 2022 info TBD
Location: Broadmoor World Arena
Joys of the Season Holiday Home Tour
Tour five professionally decorated homes for the holidays in northern El Paso County.
All proceeds benefit community nonprofits. For details and tickets, visit JoysoftheSeasonHT.org
Date: November 18 & 19, 2022
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Monument, Colorado
Cost: 1 ticket for $25 or 2 tickets for $45
More to Explore
If this Thanksgiving you or one of your family members decides to pull a Tim Allen…Learn More
Support small and local establishments this holiday season during Small Business Saturday.Learn More
Mr. Claus and his merry entourage are easily spotted in the Pikes Peak Region.Learn More