Thanksgiving is right around the corner with plenty of new snow to enjoy! Storms have left Truckee and Tahoe with several FEET of snow to kick off an early winter. Hopefully all the fresh powder will help create Thanksgiving magic for you and your family!
There are plenty of outdoor activities to occupy your days over Thanksgiving weekend. Skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and snowshoeing. Don't forget dining, holiday shopping plus Warren Miller ski movies and more.
We've also included information below on where to dine on Thanksgiving. Remember to book your reservations ASAP, and contact our Guest Services if you'd like any local tips/information on Thanksgiving dining in the area.
Truckee Downtown Holiday Festival
Friday, November 18, 2022
Santa and hot cocoa will be there! The night culminates in the lighting of the traditional Tree Lighting Ceremony Downtown Holiday Festival.
Warren Miller "Winter Starts Now" Premiere at Palisades Tahoe
November 20, 2022
Kick off the season with Warren Miller featuring the best skiing and some happening in our own backyard. The road trip goes through the Rocky Mountains, New England, Alaska and includes some of our local favorites (Amie Engerbretson, JT Holmes and Jonny Moseley) plus other great skiers.
Light Up the Night Tahoe Donner
November 26, 2022
There's no better way to welcome in winter than with a little magic and merriment. Bundle up in your warmest coat and bring your friends to Tahoe Donner's annual tree lighting ceremony. The evening's festivities include musical performances from a local choir, hot cocoa and cider to warm the body and soul, wine and beer for added cheer, and a very special visit from the man himself, Santa Claus!
Truckee Ice Rink opens November 19, 2022
The Truckee Ice Rink features public skating, rentals and lots of fun!
Free Live Music Friday-Saturday at Moody's Bistro Bar
November 25-26, 2022
Enjoy free world-class, eclectic music at Moody's Bistro Bar. Moody's is a place for craft-cocktails, farm-to-table eats, and great music.
Snowshoe: it's a great way to get out and enjoy the new snow! It's the perfect winter activity for a family that wants to get outside. Snowshoe rentals are available in Truckee, Olympic Valley and Tahoe City.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Palisades Tahoe
Leave the cooking to Palisades Tahoe this Thanksgiving! Enjoy a delicious grand buffet with carving stations, charcuterie, seafood, holiday side dishes, and desserts. Guests will receive a complimentary glass of champagne upon arrival, and afterwards a full bar will be available for purchase. There will be two separate seating's: 2:30pm or 5:30pm. Please make your reservations by November 21st.
Trokay to Go
Trokay does all the work! Pick your pre-made Thanksgiving dinner so you can have more time to focus on friends and family. They will prepare the bird and all the fixings for you so all you will need to do is reheat when you are ready! Place an order for pick up available Wednesday, November. 23rd between 3 am - 6 pm.
Thanksgiving Three-Course Plated Dinner at The Tahoe Donner Lodge
Relax this Thanksgiving and let The Lodge take care of dinner. Featuring a three-course menu inspired by all your holiday favorites.
Granlibakken Dine-in or Take-out
Granlibakken's award-winning culinary team is preparing a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to enjoy at the resort, or to take with you. Either way, leave the cooking to Granlibakken so you can focus on gathering with family and friends.