Where to Ski on Thanksgiving in Aspen Snowmass
The 2018-2019 ski season officially kicked off on Saturday, November 17 at Aspen Mountain with great coverage, top-to-bottom skiing, and some very happy skiers and riders. Overheard on the lifts were claims of the snow being, “mid-January quality”. As of right now, Aspen Mountain has 2 lifts and 212 acres of terrain open, but check back to the Aspen Snowmass Mountain Updates page
for the most up-to-date information and grooming reports.
Snowmass is set to open on Thursday, November 22 with over 475 acres and 8 lifts spinning. Restaurants open at Snowmass for the long holiday weekend include Elk Camp, Up 4 Pizza and Sam's Smokehouse. The Breathtaker Alpine Coaster will also be open, so bring the whole family for some on-mountain fun!
Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Aspen Snowmass
Because you’re sure to work up an appetite enjoying turns on Aspen Mountain or Snowmass, here is a selection of off-mountain restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving. For full details, visit Aspen Chamber’s Thanksgiving Dinners blog post
- Acquolina Trattoria & Pizzeria
- Ajax Tavern
- The Artisan
- Big Wrap
- Element 47
- Home Team BBQ
- Jimmy's, An American Restaurant & Bar
- Jimmy's Bodega
- Jour de Fete
- Mawa's Kitchens
- Prospect @ Hotel Jerome
- The Snowmass Kitchen
- Velvet Buck @ St. Regis Aspen Resort
Before you sit down with family and friends for a Turkey Day feast, ski and ride your favorite runs. Also, start off the new season strong by taking a lesson. Make sure your form is good from day 1. Then, after a fun day on the hill, head indoors, chow down, and feel grateful!
Besides lots of skiing, riding, and eating pie, here’s what else is going on in Aspen Snowmass over the holiday weekend.
Thanksgiving Weekend Events in Aspen Snowmass
- November 22 ― Thanksgiving Day and Snowmass Mountain Opening Day
- November 23 ― Thanksjibbing at Snowmass
- November 23 ― Music Night for Jake: 5th Anniversary ft. Tomorrows Bad Seeds with DJ Naka G at Belly Up Aspen
- November 24 ― Late Night Radio at Belly Up Aspen
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