Thanksgiving First, Then Favorite Christmas Festivities
Thanksgiving is a family-centered holiday for most people and many businesses will be closed Thursday. Many of our ski resorts will be open, along with hotels, restaurants, service stations and convenience stores, but most people will have the day off.
There will be some special activities including groups providing Thanksgiving dinners to homeless and low-income people. Such groups often need volunteer help. The article below gives details and some of the dinners:
On Black Friday, shoppers will be out in full force:
Friday evening, Christmas lights will be turned on at Temple Square and many other spots around Utah:
Our national parks and many state parks are open year-round. Visitor Centers will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day, but parks are open and offer a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and outdoor recreation during this special time of year.
– Dave Webb