Family Friendly Events & Things to Do
Elton John Concert Pre-Party on Church Street
at Church Street District
John us as we celebrate Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour with a pre-concert party on Church Street.
Christmas Holiday Buffet at Rosen Plaza
at Rosen Plaza | Orlando
Celebrate the season with the most artfully crafted holiday buffet in Orlando. These dazzling feasts include favorites like traditional roast turkey and prime rib, fresh seafood including shrimp and oysters. And don’t forget the delectable desserts!
Light Up SoDo 2018
at SoDo District
Enjoy a day of FREE holiday fun in Orlando with the family at the Annual Light Up SoDo event on Sunday, December 2nd from 2-6 PM.
at CFE Arena
Thanksgiving week at Light Up UCF! From Monday to Sunday http://lightupucf.com/events/thanksgiving-week
Exit Realty Central's 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Potluck
at EXIT Realty Central
Gobble gobble! We have so much to be thankful for...
Local Varkers Market
at Aardvark Beverages
Join us for our Weekly Tuesday Night Local, Vintage & Handmade Market with 20 Vendors, Craft Beer, Wine, Coffee, and Food!
Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors
Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors Amway Center | Nov. 20 | 7 PM
Holiday Movie at Lake Eola Park – “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”
at Lake Eola Park
Every week during the holiday season, a free movie will be played at the Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park. This week’s free holiday movie is “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” starring Chevy Chase.
Orlando Solar Bears vs. South Carolina Stingrays
Orlando Solar Bears vs. South Carolina Stingrays at Amway Center - Nov. 21st | 7 PM
Thanksgiving Dining at Hard Rock Hotel
at Hard Rock Hotel
Enjoy two options for Thanksgiving dining at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando.
Thanksgiving at Hard Rock Cafe
Grab the whole fam and break bread with us at the world's largest Hard Rock Cafe right here at Universal Citywalk!
Thanksgiving Buffet at Café Osceola Rosen Shingle Creek
Celebrate the holiday with a bountiful Thanksgiving Day buffet at Café Osceola. Enjoy delectable dining and unlimited champagne and mimosas. Complimentary valet parking is included and Florida Residents receive a 25% discount. Reservations required.
Thanksgiving Day at Hilton Orlando
at Hilton Orlando
All three of the I-Drive Hilton's restaurants are open on Thanksgiving Day, each offering a different take on the traditional meal.
Art Smith’s Homecoming Kitchen
at Homecoming Kitchen
GO for a Southern Homecoming Thanksgiving Celebration in Orlando! For more info, visit website. http://homecominkitchen.com/#home
Santa at Disney Springs
at Disney Springs
Experience the ultimate ho-ho-holiday encounter when you meet—and snap pics with—the jolly old elf himself.
Thanksgiving at Canvas Restaurant + Market
at Canvas Restaurant & Market
Canvas Restaurant + Market in Lake Nona will offer a 3-course prix fixe menu for $30 per person, in addition to their a la carte menu.
Thanksgiving Brunch at Grove Resort
at The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando
Join us at Valencia Restaurant at The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando and celebrate the holiday with a bountiful Thanksgiving Day brunch buffet
Thanksgiving Brunch at Hemisphere
Let us take care of your friends & family this Thanksgiving! Enjoy an incredible array of locally sourced & carefully served cuisine at Hemisphere.
Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet at Villas of Grand Cypress
at The Villas of Grand Cypress
Celebrate Thanksgiving at Nine 18 Restaurant with the ultimate feast overflowing with brunch favorites and holiday fixings.
Thanksgiving Buffet at Café Gauguin Rosen Centre
at Rosen Centre Hotel
This year start a new tradition and indulge in a tantalizing Thanksgiving Day buffet at Rosen Centre. Enjoy complimentary champagne. Valet parking is included.
Thanksgiving Day at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
at Eddie V's Prime Seafood
WHERE EVEN THE GRAVY IS SERVED WITH A SIDE OF GLAMOUR. https://www.eddiev.com/events/thanksgiving-dinner-menu
Thanksgiving Day at Fogo De Chao
at Fogo de Chão
Head to Fogo De Chao I Drive for a wonderful Thanksgiving Day in Orlando.
Thanksgiving Day at Tapa Toro
at Tapa Toro
Give thanks without all the cleanup. Join the Tapa Toro family for Thanksgiving dinner this year and let us do the cooking.
Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Trattoria del Porto
at Trattoria Del Porto Orlando
Enjoy a family friendly Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Trattoria del Porto.
Thanksgiving Dinner at The Capital Grille
at The Capital Grille | International Drive
Along with their full dinner menu, Capital Grille will also be offering a Thanksgiving plate that includes: Turkey with brioche stuffing, French green beans, Cranberry pear chutney, and more.
Thanksgiving Feast at Clarion Inn
Enjoy roasted turkey with all the trimmings, prime rib with cherry au jus, Maryland crab cakes, and much more accompanied by your choice of white or red wine.
Thanksgiving at STK Orlando
This Thanksgiving, ring in the holidays with the spirit of vibe-dining. Join STK Steakhouse for your Thanksgiving Dinner, and enjoy Thanksgiving Specials along with our full menu.
Thanksgiving at The Edison
at The Edison
The ‘industrial gothic’ steampunk themed eatery at Disney Springs will be serving a traditional holiday turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day.
Central Florida International Auto Show 2018
New cars, trucks and SUVs will fill the Orange County Convention Center for the 2019-model Central Florida International Auto Show! Thursday, November 22 – Sunday, November 25, 2018.
Special Thanksgiving Day Feast at Bayliner Diner
at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Enjoy a special Thanksgiving Day Feast at Bayliner Diner at Universal Orlando Resort.
Thanksgiving at Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen
at Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen
The shareable plates concept Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen in Lake Nona is serving up seasonally inspired favorites a la carte, from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving. https://www.chromalakenona.com/menu/
Thanksgiving Buffet at Omni Resort
at Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate
Celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends and leave the cooking to us! Treat yourselves this Thanksgiving Day to a lavish buffet at Trevi's Restaurant. At David’s Club enjoy a modern take on traditional Thanksgiving dishes.
Thanksgiving Buffet at Rosen Plaza
Don’t spend your Thanksgiving working in the kitchen—spend it enjoying the company of your friends and family at Rosen Plaza’s Thanksgiving buffet. We’ve come up with a fantastic holiday feast that’s sure to satisfy everyone.
Thanksgiving Buffet at Sheraton Vistana Resort
at Sheraton Vistana Resort Villas
Enjoy a family Thanksgiving Buffet at Vistana Resort. Buffet Seatings are at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm.
Thanksgiving Day at Taverna Opa
at Taverna Opa Orlando
Trade in turkey at home this year for lamb and late night dancing! Taverna Opa will be open from 12P – 11P on Thanksgiving Day and is serving a Greek-style prix fixe feast all day long.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Tony Roma's
at Tony Roma's
Feast on a three-course turkey dinner with your choice of salad or potato soup along with roasted turkey, sides, and cobbler.
Thanksgiving Feast at Highball & Harvest
at Highball & Harvest
Enjoy a festive southern style feast this Thanksgiving in Orlando with traditional items and a variety of farm-fresh southern sides.
Thanksgiving Buffet at Caribe Royale
at Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center
Enjoy a lavish Thanksgiving buffet with traditional favorites such as roasted tom turkey and dressing, plus a fresh-from-scratch dessert display courtesy of our pastry chef. You and your family will dine in style to the tunes of live jazz music.
Thanksgiving Feast At The Alfond Inn
Join us at our table and enjoy a chef inspired Thanksgiving Feast at The Alfond Inn.
Grande Thanksgiving Feast at Reunion Resort
at Reunion Resort
Savor a delectable Thanksgiving buffet with holiday favorites including Butter Basted Roasted Turkey and Ancho Balsamic Striploin carving stations and a bounty of salads, sides and desserts. Complemented with live entertainment and activities for the kids
THANKSGIVING DAY DINNER AT DEL FRISCO’S STEAKHOUSE
at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House | International Drive
This Thanksgiving Day, allow us to do the carving. Indulge in a traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner with the prix fixe menu at Del Frisco’s, one of the best Thanksgiving Day restaurants.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Hemingway's
at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Enjoy Thanksgiving in Orlando at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress. Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Carefully Served.
Thanksgiving at Del Frisco's
at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House | International Drive Find Tickets
This Thanksgiving Day, allow us to do the carving. We’re featuring a prix fixe menu of Thanksgiving classics, as well as our full dinner menu. Reserve your table now for a memorable holiday gathering that only Del Frisco’s can provide.
Thanksgiving Buffet at LakeHouse Hyatt Regency
Enjoy a LakeHouse Thanksgiving Day Dinner Buffet in Orlando with Food that is thoughtfully sourced, and carefully Served.
Lake Nona Lights
at Lake Nona Lights
The Lake Nona Lights are available for viewing starting November 23rd - New Years.
Annual Turkey Trot 5K
at Avalon Town Park Find Tickets
The Avalon Park Foundation hosts their Annual Turkey Trot 5K on Nov. 22nd at Avalon Town Park. Proceeds from this event will help support programs to help protect and aid the community.
Sofrito Thanksgiving Dinner
Enjoy a traditional thanksgiving dinner on the Lake Buena Vista area (close to the outlets) before the Black Friday Madness! Whether you are visiting Orlando or call this city home, we look forward to hosting you!
Photos with Santa at Florida Mall
It's time for holiday photos with Santa! Bring your kids to see Santa at the Florida Mall in the Center Court Nov. 9 through Dec. 24.
Orlando Solar Bears vs. Newfoundland Growlers
Orlando Solar Bears vs. Newfoundland Growlers at Amway Center - Nov. 23rd | 7 PM
Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa
at Bass Pro Shops
Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Orlando-area families are invited to enjoy this enchanting Christmas village.
at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
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 illustrate the diverse origins and heritages of our community.
Pictures with Santa at Santa's Workshop Altamonte Mall
Taking photos with Santa is the perfect way to create lasting memories for the holidays. Get into the festive spirit by making a trip to visit the big guy at Altamonte Mall!
A Christmas Story at Garden Theatre
A fun holiday treat for the entire family. A theatrical adaption of A Christmas Story performed at Garden Theatre in Winter Garden. This show is appropriate for all audiences. Select dates Nov. 24th - Dec. 23rd.