Central Florida Thanksgiving Family Events Guide

Central Florida Thanksgiving Family Events Guide 2023

Central Florida Thanksgiving Family Events Guide 2023 – Looking for fun family activities for Thanksgiving or throughout November? They’re coming and we will continue to add them to this guide through Thanksgiving!

Central Florida Thanksgiving Family Events Guide 2023

Featured Events

Rosen Plaza Thanksgiving Dinner

Rosen Plaza Hotel
November 23, 2023 | 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM
More Info: We welcome you into our home for our popular Thanksgiving Day dining experience at Rosen Plaza on International Drive. Gather family and friends and enjoy a cornucopia of delicious delights expertly prepared by our talented chefs. We bring happiness to hungry bellies with this year’s menu that includes classic roast turkey and so many new, unexpected favorites.

Turkey Trot 5K

Southern Hill Farms
November 19, 2023
More Info: All 5K participants receive a chip timed race, race shirt and finisher medal PLUS a world-famous Apple Cider Donut from Southern Hill Farms. Kids Race participants will receive a race medal, donut and bib. 

Virtual Cuisine Corner Junior: Turkey Themed Cupcakes

Virtual Orange County Library
November 16, 2023
More Info: Get into the Thanksgiving spirit and learn how to decorate turkey themed cupcakes. Follow along as we spread icing and add fun toppings. Recommended for families with children ages 6–8.

Single Day Events

Turkey and Canned Food Giveaway

Barnett Park, Orlando
November 21, 2023
More Info: Come join us for a special event where we’ll be giving away turkeys and canned food to those in need, and holding a community kickball game! It’s happening at Barnett Park Pavilion 3 & 4. We’re excited to spread some holiday cheer and help our community. Whether you’re looking for a turkey to roast or some canned goods to stock up your pantry, this event is for you! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make your Thanksgiving extra special. See you there!

Thanksgiving Roundup

South Creek Library
November 22, 2023
More Info: Read stories of thankfulness and family, then create holiday-themed crafts to delight someone special. Recommended for ages 3-5. Space is limited for this program. Customers will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.

Free Thanksgiving Groceries

Faith Assembly – Orlando
November 18, 2023
More Info: Join Faith Assembly for their annual Reach Thanksgiving event. Families in need are invited to come out on Saturday, November 18, from 10am to 1pm for free groceries (while supplies lasts), haircuts, family portraits, and fun activities for kids. This community outreach is taking place at Faith’s three locations across Central, FL. Register in advance online at faithassembly.org/reachthanksgiving.

Dining Options

Café Tu Tu Tango 

Café Tu Tu Tango on International Drive is doing a Thanksgiving Bottomless Brunch with Holiday Carving Station for $39.22 ++ per person. Served from 11 a.m. – 4p.m., brunch highlights include Herb Butter Rubbed & Banana Leaf Wrapped Turkey Breast, Caribbean Jerk Spiced Pork Loin, Cornbread Stuffing, Smashed Creamy Baby Red Potatoes, and Pumpkin Pie, to name a few. The regular dinner menu is served 4 – 10 p.m.

Menu: HERE

Reservations: HERE

Address: 8625 International Drive, Orlando

Cafe Tu Tu Tango
Cafe Tu Tu Tango

Mia’s Italian Kitchen

Located on I-Drive, Mia’s Italian Kitchen is offering a special Thanksgiving menu. Priced at $49 per adult, and a $29 menu for kids, the three-course prix fixe menu includes a starter, main course, and dessert. Adult menu offerings include Turkey Breast Porchetta wrapped in prosciutto, fontina mashed potatoes, focaccia stuffing, maple roasted carrots, tomato–turkey gravy; Smoked Prime Rib; and Pumpkin Pie Cannoli, among other dishes. Kids can enjoy pasta, pizza, and Brick Oven Roasted Turkey

Menu: HERE

Reservations: HERE

Address: 8717 International Drive, Orlando


Terralina Crafted Italian

Indulge in the spirit of Thanksgiving with Terralina’s deliciously crafted holiday meal and drink. Terralina will be offering a Rosemary roasted turkey with Applewood smoked bacon and Granny Smith apple dressing, Yukon Gold mash, roasted asparagus with a sage and thyme gravy and homemade cranberry relish ($29.00 and $16 for kids) To drink, diner’s can order a Thirsty Turkey made of Wild Turkey bourbon, ginger beer, and cranberry juice ($14)

Address: 1650 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

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Feast your way through a delicious Traditional Turkey Dinner at Paddlefish which consists of Herb roasted turkey breast, Andouille cornbread stuffing, whipped potatoes, green beans, cranberry relish, and pan gravy. Adult offering – $29.00 per person, $Children’s offering – 12.00 per child

Address: 1670 Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830


Dining To Go


Sit back and relax this Thanksgiving and let 4 Rivers Smokehouse do the cooking. Indulge in a variety of proteins and sides for parties as large as 20. Wow your family and friends with main course selections of Smoked Turkey, Boneless Ham, Signature Angus Brisket, Smoked Salmon or Prime Rib ranging from $39.99 – $199. In addition to the main selections, fill your plate with the Fixins Package for $65.99, which includes a quart of Mashed Potatoes, Classic Gravy, Sweet Potato Casserole, Cornbread Stuffing (contains pork), Southern Green Beans (contains pork) and Cranberry Chutney (pint) or A la carte items starting at $10.99 per quart, which includes Mashed Potatoes, Classic Gravy, Cornbread Stuffing (contains pork), Southern Green Beans (contains pork), Collard Greens (contains pork), Southern Coleslaw, Mac & Cheese, BBQ Baked Beans (contains pork), Cranberry Chutney, Sweet Potato Casserole (+$3) and Smokehouse Corn(+$3). End your meal with a sweet treat from the 4R bakery for $29.99. Choose from a Caramel Apple Pie, a Texas Bourbon Pecan Pie, or a Traditional Pumpkin Pie. Thanksgiving orders should be placed no later than Saturday, November 18th at 5 p.m. with pick up available on Wednesday, November 22nd. All orders will be cold at the time of pick up with reheating instructions provided. For more information please visit 4RSmokehouse.com or call 1-844-4RIVERS. 

Address: All Locations Linked Here

Images/Menu: Here

Brother Jimmy’s

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and Brother Jimmy’s is offering an affordable, Thanksgiving catering menu to feed the whole family. Order deadline is Nov. 15. Click here for our Family Video Review. More Information…

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