Thanksgiving Events

As family arrives and friends gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, be sure to get out of the house and enjoy what our area has to offer!


Visit the Lexington Farmers Market at the McCrum’s parking lot on Wednesday, November 23 from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to pick up last minute items for your home cooked meal.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center
Thursday, November 23 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Please call (540) 291-2121 for reservations.

Thanksgiving at Robert E. Lee Hotel
Thursday, November 23 from 11:30 a.m. –3 p.m.
lease call (540) 461-8484 to secure your space.


Annual Gobble Wobble 5K & Fun Run
November 23 at 8:30 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.


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!


Be sure to visit the animal parks before they close for the season!
Virginia Safari Park is open through Sunday, November 26. Closed Thanksgiving Day.
Natural Bridge Zoo is open through Saturday, December 2.

Visit the Virginia Military Institute Museum (sorry, no post tours available Nov. 17-27), Stonewall Jackson House (closed Thanksgiving Day), and Lee Chapel (closed Nov. 23 at noon through Nov. 26.).


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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