Who's Celebrating Thanksgiving In Big Sky, Montana In 2016?

Happy Thanksgiving | Pixabay Graphic
Happy Thanksgiving | Pixabay Graphic

Happy Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for? Friends and family? Mountains? Freedom? Health? Fresh Montana air? Skiing? There are millions of things that we can be thankful this Thanksgiving. One thing we're thankful for is our mountain town, Big Sky, Montana. Will you be celebrating Thanksgiving in Big Sky, Montana this year?

It's always nice to take a few minutes during Thanksgiving and think about the things that make you smile in life. This is the time of year where you can be thankful for all the big and the little things that the world has given you.

Besides being thankful, there are quite a few other fun things to do during Thanksgiving in Big Sky, including:

  • 7th Annual Turkey Trot - Thursday, November 24, 2016 marks the 7th annual Turkey Trot, which is a 5K run around Big Sky that benefits the Big Sky Ski Education Foundation. Come and run in the race. It starts at 9 AM. Get the details about the Turkey Trot here.


  • Big Sky Resort Opening Day - Ever since last April, this is the day we've all been waiting for… At 9AM on Thanksgiving Day Big Sky Resort will spin the chairlifts to open the 2016/2017 winter season. Whether you camp out to get first chair or you head up a bit later to enjoy your first turns of the season, Opening Day is an event that you do not want to miss.

Lone Mountain at Big Sky Resort | Photo by D. Lennon
Lone Mountain at Big Sky Resort | Photo by D. Lennon

  • Thanksgiving Dinner! - This probably tops everyone's list of classic things to do at Thanksgiving. Hopefully everyone has someplace to go and enjoy a proper Thanksgiving meal of turkey, stuffing, gravy, and all the fixings. If you're hosting be sure to invite your friends over to enjoy a home cooked meal. If you need some last minute ingredients, stop by Hungry Moose or Roxy's to get what you need. If you're looking for a place to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, Rainbow Ranch, The Corral, Buck's T-4, and several other restaurants in Big Sky are planning Thanksgiving specials. Enjoy!

Thanksgiving in Big Sky is an all around good time. Spend time with your friends, family, and community on Thursday. Make a point to celebrate everything that's great in your world and in Big Sky.

Run fast. Make turns. Eat Turkey. Happy Thanksgiving!

See Also: Shop Local At Big Sky's Small Business Saturday 2016

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