There are so many things to be thankful for this year, especially all of the holiday events in Orlando that are happening this weekend. There is no better way to celebrate the season than checking out all the city has to offer this Thanksgiving weekend in Orlando. For those of you who want to spend the night before Thanksgiving partying it up, then check out the Wall Street Thanksgiving Block Party. And for anyone looking to score some awesome deals while shopping at some of the best local stores in the area, you can head to the Winter Garden Shop Small Saturday! This list of things to do in Orlando is the perfect guide to an amazing holiday weekend with the family! 

Orlando Nightlife 

The Night Before Thanksgiving Block Party

When: Wednesday, November 27th at 7:00 PM

Where: Wall Street Plaza

It's that time of year again where we all gather 'round to give thanks for... partying! The Night Before Thanksgiving Block Party is back and we want you to give thanks with us this Wednesday! Start the holidays off the right way with $3 Yuengling, $5 Three Olives Vodka, and the annual Turkey Bowling competition where the best bowlers win free beer! 

3rd Thanksgiving Eve Bash

When: Wednesday, November 27th at 8:00 PM

Where: Liam Fitzpatrick's Irish Restaurant and Pub

Kick off the long holiday weekend with a fun night at Liam Fitzpatrick's Restaurant and Irish Pub! Come out and party with a live DJ starting at 8:00, $4 Dollar White Claws, and much more! 

7th Annual Beats the Turkey Bash

When: Wednesday, November 27th at 7:00 PM

Where: SHOTS Orlando

It's Turkey Turn Up Time! The best way to prep for Thanksgiving with the family is by joining SHOTS in a Pre Thanksgiving turn up. You finally made it back to town, now come visit your favorite place to kick back. 

Family-Friendly Events in Daytona Beach

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Rosen Shingle Creek

When: Thursday, November 28th at 11:00 AM

Where: Rosen Shingle Creek

Savor a Thanksgiving Day buffet that is a step above traditional holiday fare in an atmosphere that evokes fall in all its splendor. This delicious feast will include apple cider spiced pork loin, paella Valencia, sushi, dim sum, and more. The lavish sweets station includes favorite holiday pies, triple chocolate cake, and a cupcake tower!

FusionFest 2019

When: Saturday, November 30th at 11:00 AM

Where:  Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

FusionFest is a free, two-day celebration in Downtown Orlando that features a kaleidoscopic fusion of aromas, sights, sounds, tastes, textures and fascinating stories captured on film that illustrates the diverse origins and heritages of our community. 

Winter Garden Shop Small Saturday

When: Saturday, November 30th at 11:00 AM

Where: Historic Winter Garden, Florida

The annual Shop Small Saturday Event in Winter Garden is back this weekend! Come spend the day in Downtown Winter Garden shopping and supporting local businesses. There will be special sales, live music, raffle giveaways, and more! 

Concerts in Orlando 

Incubus: 20 Years of Make Yourself & Beyond

When: Friday, November 29th at 8:00 PM

Where: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Incubus is an American rock band from the '90s and they will be performing a live concert in Downtown Orlando this weekend for the 20 year anniversary of their hit album "Make Yourself". The concert will be at the Dr. Phillips Center and tickets are on sale now! 

Sigala at Gilt Nightclub

When: Saturday, November 30th at 10:00 PM

Where: Gilt Nightclub

In 2015, songwriter Bruce Fielder went from bedroom producer to dominating the UK music scene with his trademark blend of house-inspired dance-pop. Now with 6 platinum singles, 8 gold singles, and million os sales worldwide, Sigala has had an impressive few years. You can catch his live set this Saturday night at Gilt Nightclub!

Duke Dumont at Celine Orlando

When: Saturday, November 30th at 9:00 PM

Where: Celine Orlando

Duke Dumont is a British musician, songwriter, DJ, and record producer who is best known for his singles "I Got U" and "Ocean Drive" and he will be performing live this weekend at Celine Orlando! Tickets are on sale now!

More Events in Orlando 

Sweet Potato Mash 5K

When: Thursday, November 28th at 7:00 AM

Where: Historic Winter Garden, Florida

Enjoy a 5K (3.1 miles) walk or run before Thanksgiving dinner on the down-and-back course along West Orange Trail. You will start and finish at Chapin Station Park and the trail will be paved with some tree cover overhead. Each participant will receive a finisher medal and will get to enjoy refreshments after the race! 

Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet at Gaylord Palms Orlando

When: Thursday, November 28th at 10:30 AM

Where: Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Thanksgiving Dining at Gaylord Palms is a feast for the senses! Let them serve you this holiday season as you experience the splendor of a home-cooked meal at Villa de Flora! Take a culinary journey across the Mediterranean at their modern buffet featuring fresh and seasonal food stations inspired by cuisine from Spain, Italy, France, and more. 

Taste of the Bahamas

When: Saturday, November 30th at 11:00 AM

Where: Eagle Nest Park

Enjoy great essence of Bahamas with delicious fresh seafood, live music, traditional rake & scrape and more. If you want to experience the Bahamas then this event is for you. Fresh Conch, some of the Islands best beer, and of course musical performances!

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