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Thanksgiving Weekend in Jackson Hole 2018

Here are suggestions for spending 4 days celebrating the holiday weekend in Jackson Hole.

With early season deals like our $200 per person air credit savings, why not spend this Thanksgiving weekend in Jackson Hole?  We've combed the local events calendars and come up with this suggested itinerary for a Thanksgiving getaway to Jackson Hole.

Thursday

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot in Jackson Hole

The 26th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Race is a way to "earn" your Thanksgiving dinner calories. The race starts and finishes in downtown Jackson, and will also be a collection site for non-perishable food items benefitting Jackson Cupboard. For more information and registration, visit the race website

Just because you are visiting Jackson Hole, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner. Many restaurants will be offering special Thanksgiving menus. The Silver Dollar Bar & Grill at The Wort Hotel will have a delicious Thanksgiving Buffet complete with carving station, seafood, traditional sides, desserts and more. 

Over in Teton Village, The Four Seasons Jackson Hole will offer a Thanksgiving Menu at the West Bank Grill featuring a carving station, oysters and seafood, a dessert station and more!  

Visit The Granary at Spring Creek Ranch for a delicious Thanksgiving buffet dinner and some of the best views of the Tetons. The menu features plenty of local treats including trout, cheese, and charcuterie, plus turkey, ham, and all your favorite holiday side dishes.

Teton Pines is featuring their Bountiful Buffet on Thanksgiving Day, with seatings at 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm in the resort's clubhouse. Tickets are $57 for adults and $27 for children ages 6 through 11. Kids younger than 6 eat for free. The buffet includes holiday favorites like organic free range turkey with brioche stuffing, carved prime rib of beef au jus with horseradish sauce, maple glazed yams and baby turnips, autumn harvest bisque with sage croutons, house made pumpkin bread, and red and gold quinoa with arugula, kale, spinach, walnuts and cranberry, in a balsamic vinaigrette. Reservations are suggested, book now at (307)733-1005.

Friday

downtown Jackson Hole antler arches

After a day enjoying the outdoors in Jackson Hole, don't miss the tree lighting. On Friday, the annual Town Square Lighting will take place in downtown Jackson on Town Square. The tree will be lit and Santa will arrive, pulled by a team of local sledding dogs. Snack on cookies and sip on hot cocoa and coffee to stay warm! The Jackson Hole tram will open for sightseeing on Friday, the 23rd.

Saturday

Get ready to hit the slopes because Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is also scheduled to open for the season on Saturday, November 24th. For the latest information, visit the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort website. 

Small Business Day logo

You may also spend the day off the slopes on a guided wildlife tour in Jackson Hole. An expert guide will teach you about the local environment and help you to spot moose, deer, elk, wolves, and more. Saturday is also "Small Business Saturday," a perfect opportunity to get some holiday shopping done while supporting local small business owners.

That Saturday also finds Teton Village Sports hosting two screenings, at 6:00 and again at 9:00, of The Blizzard of Aahhh's, in celebration of the movie's 30th anniversary. The screenings will take place at the Pink Garter Theatre, with the $10 admission going to benefit the Jackson Hole Babe Force which supports women of all ages across the world of skiing.

Sunday

Granary at Spring Creek Ranch in Wyoming

Wrap up the weekend with brunch at The Granary Restaurant.  Perched high on East Gros Ventre Butte, adjacent to Spring Creek Ranch, The Granary offers a hearty breakfast and the best view of the Tetons you can find.

With fewer crowds, fresh snow and vacation promotions that won't last long, the early season is the best time to be in Jackson Hole.  Call the local travel experts at Jackson Hole Central Reservations 888-838-6606 and ask about our exclusive lodging specials and travel deals!

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