Thanksgiving Events

As family arrives and friends gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, be sure to get out of the house and enjoy what Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County has to offer!


Thanksgiving Dinner at The Patton Room, The Georges Inn
Thursday, November 28 from 11 a.m - 2 p.m.
Please call (540) 463-2508 for reservations.

Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go at The Georges Inn
Please call (540) 463-2508 for orders.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center
Thursday, November 28 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Please call (540) 291-2100 for reservations.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Robert E. Lee Hotel
Thursday, November 28 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Please call (540) 461-8484 to secure your space.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Sheridan Livery Inn Restaurants (SOLD OUT!)
Thursday, November 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please call 540-464-1887 for a reservation.

The Colonial Dining Room at Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center
The Colonial Dining Room at Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center


Visit the Lexington Farmers Market at the McCrum’s parking lot on Wednesday, November 27 from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to pick up last minute items for your home cooked meal.

Locally-raised meats, cheeses, and eggs are available at Cattlemen's Market. You'll likely have an option of delicious salads and desserts as well.

For a nice selection of local wine, visit Rockbridge Vineyard or go worldly with your palate at Washington Street Purveyors. Or try a locally-made cider from Halcyon Days Cider Co.


Annual Gobble Wobble 5K & Fun Run
November 28 at 7:30 a.m. | Brewbaker Field at 198 Wallace Street
The annual Lexington Gobble Wobble 5k & Fun Run will again take place on Thanksgiving Day in Downtown Lexington, Virginia. Open to runners/walkers of all abilities. Strollers welcome. Pets welcome.

Thanksgiving at Sugar Tree Inn
November 27-30 | Sugar Tree Inn, Vesuvius
Splurge with a Thanksgiving getaway that's all inclusive. You can explore Rockbridge County's beautiful hikes and scenic drives, not to mention the great shopping in downtown Lexington, and never have to think about a meal. Or simply hang out and do nothing but rest. Whatever you choose, the hosts at Sugar Tree Inn will keep you well fed.


Shopping is considered a sport by some, but why not also make a game of it? Pick up a Love Lex Lotto card at participating retailers in downtown Lexington. Collect stamps to fill your card as you peruse and shop our independently owned gift shops. When your card is full, return it for a chance to win some pretty awesome prizes.


Books & Co.
Books & Co.
Be sure to visit our downtown merchants as you search for that perfect gift in one of our many unique storefronts. EXTENDED SHOPPING HOURS for the Thanksgiving weekend! Remember, it's Small Business Saturday!


Visit our calendar to view additional events such as holiday events and concerts, live music, tastings, and art and museum exhibits.

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