Thanksgiving Day events in Missoula are fun for the whole family to enjoy while you wait on that turkey to finish cooking, or skip the cooking all together with some local restaurants that are serving up their regular menu and a traditional turkey dinner.

TURKEY DAY 8K & 3K FAMILY RUN

A Missoula Thanksgiving tradition, coordinated by Run Wild Missoula and begins at McCormick Park.  Join the fun, or cheer on everyone else.

TURKEY TROT

The Women’s Club of Missoula is opening its doors again this year, to the public from 9-11am, gym and 3 morning classes will get you moving on Thanksgiving Day.

MOVIES AT CARMIKE CINEMAS

Missoula’s independent theaters will be closed on Thursday but Carmike Cinemas will be open with movies for every age group. Open from Noon-11pm.

RESTAURANTS OPEN FOR THANKSGIVING

MONTANA CLUB

Open 8am-7pm for their full menu, Turkey Dinner being served from 11am-7pm.

CRACKER BARREL 

Open 6am-10pm with a Turkey Dinner being served after 11am.

BLUE CANYON KITCHEN

Open 11am-5pm with a traditional Thanksgiving Buffet featuring locally sourced ingredients and huckleberry cheesecake

PARADISE FALLS

Opening at 11am-8pm and serving a traditional Turkey Dinner all afternoon.  Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome.

If you know of other events taking place this Thanksgiving, leave us a comment below or for a full list of events and details for Thanksgiving Day or the weekend, visit our Missoula Events Page.