10 Best Thanksgiving Activities and Events in West Virginia

Celebrating Thanksgiving in West Virginia this year? Get into the spirit and find some new ways to celebrate with these top Thanksgiving activities throughout the state.

Smokehouse Thanksgiving Buffet, Davis, WV

Want to dine on some exquisite Thanksgiving food while also taking in West Virginia’s stunning natural landscape? Head to Smokehouse in Blackwater Falls State Park for an outstanding Thanksgiving buffet.

Morgantown Turkey Trot, Morgantown, WV

Kick off your Thanksgiving festivities with a fun run. The Morgantown Turkey Trot 5K is a fun and festive race for the whole family.

Preston County Inn Thanksgiving Feast, Kingwood, WV

Year-found, the Preston County Inn is one of the most charming inns you’ll find across West Virginia. On Thanksgiving day, it’s also a place where you can get a delectable feast. Reserve your spot in advance for this popular dinner.

Turkey Clay Shoot Competition, Snowshoe, WV

Most people focus their Thanksgiving on cooking their turkey, but Snowshoe Mountain has a tradition that visits an earlier part of the turkey’s journey to your table. This mountain resort is hosting a unique and exciting turkey clay shoot competition.

Small Business Saturday at Tamarack Marketplace, Beckley, WV

Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to shopping at local businesses, has become a treasured tradition of the Thanksgiving weekend. You can celebrate this emerging holiday in an especially fun way at Tamarack Marketplace, which is hosting a variety of small local vendors as well as live music for the occasion.

Thanksgiving Eve Party at Sam’s, Charleston, WV

Who says you have to wait until Thursday morning to celebrate Thanksgiving? Sam’s Uptown Cafe is getting it started early with a Thanksgiving Eve Party featuring live music.

Thanksgiving Community Yoga, Charleston, WV

Looking for a fun and cost-effective way to have a healthier Thanksgiving? The Folded Leaf Wellness hears you. This popular Charleston studio is offering free community yoga on Thanksgiving morning.

Thanksgiving at the Greenbriar, White Sulphur Springs, WV

The Greenbriar takes the Thanksgiving festivities to new heights. This beautiful resort is hosting a full schedule of events including a Thanksgiving Eve dinner, a fun run, a chocolate turkey and pumpkin decorating workshop, and much more.

Huntington Turkey Trot, Huntington, WV

Whether you’re a runner or a walker or you’re somewhere in between, everyone can have a great time at the Huntington Turkey Trot. This low-pressure community event is all about getting active, having fun, and celebrating the holiday.

Thanksgiving Dinner at the Hillbrook Inn, Charles Town, WV

Enjoy all the tastiness of a beautiful Thanksgiving dinner without all the work. Instead of working up a sweat in the kitchen, book your reservations at the Hillbrook Inn for a specially prepared Thanksgiving dinner.

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