Celebrate Thanksgiving in Santa Fe

November 7, 2018

Thanksgiving always provides an opportunity to take a deep breath and be thankful for the wonders of the past year. Here in Santa Fe, we are grateful for the scenic beauty of our mountains and the many unique experiences that are available for you. From dining in our world class restaurants to the festivities on the Plaza to kick off of the holiday season, Santa Fe is filled with fun. Discover what you can do during  Thanksgiving weekend in the City Different.
You’ll be thankful you did.

Ski The Santa Fe Way

Did you know you’ll find one the best places to ski in the Southwest right here in the Santa Fe? Ski Santa Fe has been rated the #4 best ski resort  in North America by Conde Nast Traveler Readers. The ski basin is located high above the City Different, just 16 miles from the Plaza in the beautiful Santa Fe National Forest.

With recent snowfall and current snowmaking, there’s a tentative open date of Thanksgiving Day!

Find Ski and Stay packages here: https://skisantafe.com/accommodations/

Let Our Santa Fe Chefs Do The Cooking

Take a cue from the locals, and let our world-renowned chefs turn your Thanksgiving into an epicurean feast for the senses. A first-class group of extremely talented and well-known Santa Fe chefs are preparing very special Thanksgiving feasts this year surely to satisfy everyone  in your party! Here are a few of our restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day — SantacafeGeronimoLa Casa Sena, Luminaria at the Inn and Spa at Loretto and The Old House at Eldorado Hotel.

Need more reasons to get out of the kitchen this Thanksgiving? We’ll be conducting interviews of area chefs leading up to the special day. Check out future blogs for more info on menus and seating times.

Shopping For That Special Someone?

If you’re spending Thanksgiving in Santa Fe, don’t forget to bring your holiday shopping list with you. We know that getting through Thanksgiving is a tall order, but you’ll want to begin your search for that elusive holiday “something” to deck your halls or give to someone special.

Kick Off The Holiday Season in Santa Fe Style

The official start of the Christmas holiday season begins in Santa Fe the day after Thanksgiving when by a flick of a switch, holiday lights are turned on at the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Enjoy hot chocolate, stroll and sing carols as you immerse yourself in holiday décor and grandeur. Pay a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. There will also be entertainment throughout the evening. The lighting ceremony takes place November 25 at 6:00 pm.

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