Central Florida Top November Family Events

Central Florida Top November Family Events 2023

Central Florida Top November Family Events 2023- Beginning the month before, we look for fun family events that happen seasonally. Below are some of the events we could find for you to look forward to. As we enter November, be sure to check the Daily Calendar of Events as last minute events pop up after we’ve produced this look ahead! If you think we’ve missed something, email us at Newsletter@MyCentralFloridaFamily.com or click here.

November Event Guide

November is a great month to live in Central Florida. The weather outside is no longer hot…it’s pretty pleasant and events are popping up all over! Here are some events we thought you might want to check out!

The Great Turkey Trot

Southern Hill Farms
November 19, 2023
More Info:  Start a new Thanksgiving tradition for you and your family at The Great Turkey Trot 5K at Southern Hill Farms.

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Great Scott Farms – Fall Into Fun

Mount Dora
September 30 – November 26, 2023
More Info: Get lost in our Corn Maze, challenge gravity on the Jumping Pillow, and feel the rush on our Super Slide! But the excitement doesn’t stop there – bring out the little knights and princesses to conquer our Castle Playground or hop aboard our charming Hay Rides. And of course, no visit is complete without a trip to our Pumpkin Patch, where autumn magic comes to life! At Great Scott Farms, we’ve got something for everyone, so gather your friends and family and let the adventure begin!


Unicorn World

Orange County Convention Center
November 18-19, 2023
More Info:  Life-sized unicorns, a magical forest, and a fun-filled day of unicorn activities + rides for the whole family! Dates and times: Saturday, November 18 – 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. […]

Orange County Library Events

Orange County Library Events

Orange County Libraries
November 2023
More Info:  Check out the events coming to Orange County Library in November 2023. These are free events for your family to enjoy.

Orlando Science Center $12 day

$12 Admission Day

Orlando Science Center
November 12, 2023
More Info: Join Orlando Science Center for a special opportunity to engage in science learning and fun for a discounted price on Sunday, November 12, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.!
Visitors can enjoy all four floors of exhibits, movies, and live programming for just $12 per person, regardless of your age. For many, this event presents the opportunity to experience the Science Center for the first time and experience an amazing day of quality time for the whole family.

Community Events

Maker Faire Orlando

Central Florida Fairgrounds
November 4-5, 2023
More Info:  Experience the world-renowned CELEBRATION OF INVENTION, CREATIVITY & CURIOSITY Immerse yourself in Maker culture with endless exhibits, big art and spectacle, competitions, hands-on making and learning— all showcasing the creative […]

Volusia County Fair & Youth Show

Volusia County Fair Grounds
November 2-12, 2023
More Info:  Mark your calendars! The 77th Annual Volusia County Fair and Youth Show is right around the corner!  November 2-12, 2023 Advanced Ticket/Ride Sales now available at www.volusiacountyfair.com • […]

Art Under the Stars

Maitland Civic Center | Venue on the Lake
November 10-12, 2023
More Info:  Join us for the 47th Annual Maitland Rotary Art Festival! Nestled around beautiful Lake Lily in Maitland, its a wonderful opportunity to see, and purchase, a large variety of fine […]

Asian Lantern Festival

Central Florida Zoo
November 17, 2023 through January 14, 2023
More Info:  Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild, one of the most popular holiday events of the past few years. The event, a Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens tradition, will run […]

Single Day Events

31st Pioneer Day

November 4, 2023
More Info: The annual Pioneer Day celebrates Osceola County’s first residents and the pioneering spirit of the late 19th century. Step back in time at this annual festival hosted at the Pioneer […]

National Parks Free Entrance Day

November 11, 2023
More Info: Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2023, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for […]

Oviedo Movie in the Park

Center Lake Park
November 17, 2023
More Info: Free outdoor movie nights in the park, at The Oviedo Amphitheatre in Center Lake Park. Movie Night in The Park, at The Oviedo Amphitheatre in Center Lake Park! The movie […]

Movies Under the Stars in Avalon Park

Avalon Park Town Park
November 17, 2023
More Info: Join us for a family-friendly movie under the stars. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to the park downtown and enjoy a different movie. Please Note: Movie Under the Stars […]

License Free Fishing Day

Throughout Central Florida
November 18, 2023
More Info: License-free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for those who don’t yet have a fishing license to experience fishing, take youth fishing, or for avid anglers to introduce a friend […]

Steam Fair

Osceola Heritage Park’s Events Center 
November 18, 2023
More Info: Join us for an exciting day of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) exploration at the Osceola Heritage Park in sunny Kissimmee, FL, USA. Get ready to dive into a world of innovation, […]

Dining 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.

Holiday Events

The St. Luke’s 42nd Annual Holiday Marketplace

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
November 11-12, 2023
More Info: The St. Luke’s United Women in Faith and the Blessed Treasures Gift Shop present: their 42nd Annual Holiday Marketplace Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. […]

Breakfast with Santa

Orlando Museum of Art
November 11, 12 and 19, 2023
More Info:  A morning of making memories with Santa Claus with exclusive access to the 37th Annual Festival of Trees before it opens to the public during the day. Breakfast with Santa […]

The St. Luke’s 42nd Annual Holiday Marketplace

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
November 11-12, 2023
More Info: The St. Luke’s United Women in Faith and the Blessed Treasures Gift Shop present: their 42nd Annual Holiday Marketplace Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. […]

Downtown Clermont Hometown Days

Historic Downtown Clermont
November 11, 2023
More Info:  Get ready for the holidays at Downtown Clermont’s Hometown Holidays event on Saturday, November 11, 2023 from 2 pm – 7 pm. Shop our seasonal vendors, grab a holiday drink […]

Festival of Trees

Orlando Museum of Art
November 11-19, 2023
More Info:  One of Central Florida’s most beloved traditions, Festival of Trees, signals the arrival of the holiday season and returns to spread joy and cheer from November 11-19, 2023.

Orlando Museum of Art Breakfast with Santa

Orlando Museum of Art
November 11, 12, 19, 2023
More Info: A morning of making memories with Santa Claus with exclusive access to the 37th Annual Festival of Trees before it opens to the public during the day. Breakfast with Santa […]

ICE at Gaylord Palms

Gaylord Palms Resort
November 17, 2023 through January 3, 2024
More Info:  Experience So. Much. Christmas and the magical world of ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas™ at Gaylord Palms! From November 17, 2023 through January 3, 2024, feel the holiday magic at your fingertips as you witness the story of the Peanuts gang, depicted in two million pounds of hand-carved magnificent, colorful ice sculptures in our walk-through holiday attraction. Use code ELVES for 20% off on ICE! tickets on select dates.  

Jingle Eve

Gaston Edwards Park, Orlando
November 18, 2023
More Info: It’s the most wonderful time of the year… it’s Jingle Eve! Get ready for the BEST party of the year for more than 20 years running. Jingle Eve is the […]

St. Augustine Nights of Lights

St. Augustine
Begins November 18, 2023
More Info:  The 30th Annual Nights of Lights dazzles with more than 3 million lights adorning every corner of the historic district for two months.

Holiday Nights at Island H20 Water Park

Island H2O Water Park
November 8, 2023 through December 31, 2023
More Info:  Each evening, Island H2O Water Park will transform into a holiday wonderland, adorned with twinkling island-themed lights that’ll rival the brightest North Star. Check out island-festive immersive light displays and […]

Dazzling Nights

Leu Gardens
November 17, 2023 through January 6, 2024
More Info:
  Tickets must be purchased for a specific time and date, and are not available at the door. $25 per adult, $22 for children. Children 2 and under enter free.

Jingle Eve

Gaston Edwards Park – Ivanhoe Village
November 18, 2023
More Info:  It’s the most wonderful time of the year… it’s Jingle Eve! Get ready for the BEST party of the year for more than 20 years running. Jingle Eve is the […]

Holiday Light Displays

Cranes Roost Park
Beginning November 24, 2023
More Info:  Cranes Roost Park comes alive with the holiday spirit and thousands of dazzling colorful lights powered by Duke Energy. It is a tradition you won’t want to miss. *Light Up […]

Oviedo Tree Lighting Celebration

November 30, 2023
More Info: A Frosty themed Tree Lighting Experience at Center Lake Park in Oviedo!

Christmas in the Park

Winter Park
November 30, 2023
More Info: Each year, on the first Thursday of December, the Morse Museum helps launch the holiday season in Winter Park when it lights up Tiffany windows in Central Park and presents the Bach Festival Choir and Brass Ensemble in concert. This December is the 44th annual celebration of Christmas in the Park. Christmas in the Park was started by Hugh and Jeannette McKean, the Morse Museum’s benefactors, in 1979 as a way to share a part of their rare Tiffany collection with the public in an informal setting. Today, the Morse and the City of Winter Park co-sponsor the event.

Longwood Holiday Jazz Performance and Tree Lighting

November 30, 2023
More Info


8th Annual Southern Hill Farms Festival

Thursdays through Sundays – September 23-November 12, 2023
More Info: Join us for the 8th Annual Southern Hill Farms Fall Festival happening each Thursday-Sunday beginning September 23 through November 12! Tickets are required for this event. Admission tickets must be purchased online in advance for all guests ages 3 and older. Payments are not accepted at the farm. 

Orlando Greek Fest

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
November 3-5, 2023
More Info:  Join us for this year’s annual Orlando Greek Fest featuring authentic Greek cuisine and entertainment for all ages!

Orlando Beer Festival

Festival Park Orlando
November 4, 2023
More Info: FOR THE LOVE OF BEER & ORLANDO! Join your fellow beer lovers to sample craft and premium beers from local breweries and around the country. Plus, interactive games, tasty eats […]

Bark & Brew

Center Lake Park in Oviedo
November 4, 2023
More Info: Oviedo’s Bark & Brew is a free, family-friendly craft beer and canine festival. Bark & Brew is a massive craft beer and canine festival at Center Lake Park, featuring close […]

Fall Fiesta in the Park

Lake Eola
November 4-5, 2023
More Info:  Celebrate the beauty of the season as hundreds of amazing artist and crafter booths will surround the park, plus enjoy a variety of food vendors, live entertainment, and a kid’s zone. 

Taste of Altamonte

Cranes Roost Park
November 6, 2023
More Info: Stroll around the Plaza sampling “tastes” from local restaurants including BBQ, seafood, pasta and other cuisines. Wine and beer are also available for sampling. This is a ticketed event.

Casselberry Food and Wine Festival

Lake Concord Park
November 6, 2023
More Info: Join us at our 13th annual 2023 Casselberry Chamber Food & Wine Festival for a fun night of food, drinks, and entertainment! Your ticket includes samples from over 20 + […]

Chili Cook Off

Apopka Amphitheater
November 9, 2023

Maitland’s Art Under the Stars

Lake Lily Park | Maitland
November 10-12, 2023
More Info: The Maitland Rotary Art Festival has been entertaining Central Florida residents and visitors since 1976. Hosted annually by the Rotary Club of Maitland, Florida, the event has evolved into a community celebration of the arts. The many public and private partnerships make it possible for Maitland Rotarians to give back to our community.

Mead Garden’s GROWvember

Mead Gardens
November 10-12, 2023
More Info: GROWvember, Mead Botanical Garden’s annual plant sale, features a fabulous array of high quality plant vendors and exhibitors, kid’s activities, live music, food trucks, beer garden and more! Shoppers will find a wide selection of beautiful plants including annuals, perennials, house plants, native plants that attract hummingbirds and pollinators, bromeliads, herbs, succulents, ferns, orchids, medicinal plants and many other specialty plants. Tree give-away by Winter Park’s Urban Forestry department. Held on Friday from 2-6pm and Saturday 8-4pm.

Great Day in the Country

CrossLife Church
November 11, 2023
More Info:  Join us for a family-friendly arts and crafts festival! Live entertainment, food, local vendors. All proceeds go to scholarships and grants for students and teachers! This year, along with the […]

Orlando Japan Festival

Kissimmee Lakefront Park
November 12, 2023
More Info:  Get ready for this year’s Orlando Japan Festival in Kissimmee on Sunday, November 12th! Immerse yourself in the Japanese culture, packed with fun filled activities, mouth watering foods, awe inspiring […]

Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival

Historic Downtown Longwood
November 18-19, 2023
More Info:  We are proud to announce that the Longwood Arts and Crafts Festivals not only ranked for the very first time in Sunshine Artists annual Top 200 Classic/Contemporary Craft Festivals in […]

Uptown Altamonte Art, Craft and Wine Festival

Uptown Altamonte
November 18-19, 2023
More Info:  Annual festival featuring talented artists, a wine stroll, live music, food, kids’ activities and more.


Seneff Arts Plaza – Downtown Orlando
November 25-26, 2023
More Info:  FusionFest, Central Florida’s leading cultural diversity festival with year-round programming, has set the stage for its fifth annual celebration of the people and the many cultures that make the region […]

30th Annual Fall Festival of the Arts DeLand

Downtown DeLand Historic District
November 18-19, 2023
More Info:  Saturday, November 18 (10AM-5PM) Sunday, November 19 (10AM-4PM) Step into a world of vibrant colors and imaginative creations as Downtown DeLand’s Woodland Boulevard transforms into an artist’s paradise this November. […]

Apopka Holiday Craft and Food Fest

Kit Land Nelson Park Apopka
November 18, 2023
More Info:  Join us on Saturday November 18th for our Holiday Craft & Food Fest at Kit Land Nelson Park in Apopka. Enjoy Amazing Food with over a Dozen Food Trucks Shop […]

Central Winds Musical Festival

Central Winds Park
November 19, 2023
More Info:  Presented by AdventHealth, this is a brand new music festival coming to our community this fall at beautiful Central Winds Park. This family-friendly event will feature a variety of musical […]

Fall Harvest Festival

The Veranda at Thornton Park
November 19, 2023
More Info:  20+ Vendors, Raffles, Food Trucks, Live Music, Kid Zone *Pet Friendly*

Music and Theater

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs!

Orlando Shakes
October through November 18-25, 2023
More Info:  There are two sides to every story and when the Big, Bad Wolf takes the stand in the Trial of the Century, he finally gets his say. But whether he’ll […]

Jazzoo Event: Parent’s Night Out

Brevard Zoo
November 4, 2023
More Info:  Don’t miss the wildest, all-inclusive event of the year! Our annual music festival is Saturday, November 4 featuring music from different genres playing across multiple stages; food from dozens of restaurants, caterers and […]

Into the Wild

CFCArts Black Box Theatre
November 11, 2023
More Info:  This season, UpBeat! is proud to present Into the Wild, a show about stories and songs about Animals from all over the world, both real and fictional, throughout history. This […]

Encanto: The Sing-Along Film Concert

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
November 12, 2023
More Info:  Produced by AMP Worldwide, “Encanto: The Sing-Along Film Concert” includes all the music of the Academy Award®-winning film, including iconic hits like “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” and “Surface Pressure” […]

Syphonic Disney

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
November 17-18, 2023
More Info:  The CFCArts Symphony Orchestra will continue our celebration of Disney’s 100th Anniversary with this very special concert. After the recent success of Classic(al) Rock, our orchestra will take the stage […]

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Orlando Family Stage
Select Dates November 18-December 2, 2023
More Info:  Junie B. Jones, first-grader, is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-Along and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad tattletale May keeps ruining all of Junie B.’s fun. […]

CoCo in Concert on Tour

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
November 26, 2023
More Info:  Disney Pixar’s Coco in Concert on Tour features a screening of the complete film with Oscar® and Grammy®-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s musical score performed by a 20-member Latin ensemble. In […]

Theme Park Events

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Magic Kingdom
Select Dates November 9 through December 22, 2023
More Info:  Yuletide Joy Very Merry Entertainment Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Show Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration Club Tinsel A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas Disney Junior Jingle Jam […]

EPCOT Food and Wine Festival

Through November 18, 2023
More Info:  Stroll across 6 continents—and beyond—as you sample mouthwatering delicacies at EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival. Discover a cornucopia of cultures, cuisines and innovative cooking techniques from chefs worldwide. This food […]

EPCOT Festival of the Holidays

Select Dates November 24 through December 30, 2023
More Info:  Holiday Cookie Stroll Enjoy an array of sweet treats during the Holiday Cookie Stroll! Purchase 5 cookies from any of the official cookie stroll locations featured in your Festival Passport—and be […]

Disney Jollywood Nights

Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Select Dates through December 18, 2023
More Info:
  Disney Jollywood Nights debuts at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on Nov. 11 at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Guests will head down Commissary Lane and discover a […]

Holidays at LEGOLAND

November 24 – December 31, 2023
More Info:  Reindeer, prep for landing! HOLIDAYS at LEGOLAND® presented by Hallmark Channel is flying into LEGOLAND® Florida Resort select dates Nov. 24 – Dec. 31, carrying a sleigh-load of festive fun. […]

SeaWorld Christmas Celebration

Nov. 10, 2023 – Jan. 2, 2024
More Info: Gather your family and join all your festive friends at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, select dates, Nov. 10, 2023 – Jan. 2, 2024. See the park transformed into a winter wonderland sparkling with millions of beautiful lights. With plenty of holiday cheer, this event is sure to create unforgettable memories at a wondrous Christmas celebration you’ll only find at SeaWorld.

Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Busch Gardens Tampa
Nov. 11,2023 through Jan. 7, 2024
More Info: Celebrating its tenth anniversary, Busch Gardens Christmas Town returns as the longest holiday celebration in the Tampa Bay area offering brand new experiences to celebrate the holidays and create memories to cherish for a lifetime. Christmas Town joyfully bundles millions of twinkling lights, uplifting shows, iconic holiday light displays, culinary delights and award-winning attractions such Iron Gwazi every day from Nov. 11 through Jan. 7. The beloved event is included with park admission.


Autism Speak Walks

Cranes Roost Park
November 11, 2023
More Info:  Walk to support people on the autism spectrum, their families and friends, service providers, schools and local volunteers.

TrustCo Bank Veteran & Active Duty Run for Freedom 5K

Lake Concord Park Casselberry
November 12, 2023
More Info:  THE TRUSTCO BANK VETERAN & ACTIVE DUTY RUN FOR FREEDOM 5K Come together with your friends and family to honor our active and retired Military Veterans on Veteran’s Day weekend […]

Family Walk in the Park

Kissimmee Lakefront Park
November 25, 2023
More Info:  Family engagement is important to us. Walking in the park is a fun way to get exercise while having engaging conversations with other families. Join us for a walk around […]

Corn Mazes

Harvest Holler Corn Maze

Polk City
Beginning September 15 – November 12, 2023
More Info: We offer families the ability to see and experience a real working family farm with animals, activities and of course, the Corn Maze! Harvest Holler is a place where you can explore nature, have adventures outside and unplugged. Relax and enjoy the slow-paced farm life: Sit on a hay bale, drink some true southern sweet tea or lemonade and relish the time with your family. Maw-Maw’s Country store has some of the most amazing cobblers you have ever tasted and Paw-Paw’s Vittles features true country eats that will remind you of time at the County Fair. Fun for all ages. Come see us and have an a-MAZE-ing time!

Painted Oaks Academy

East Orlando – October 14-November 30, 2023
More Info: Join Painted Oaks for some pumpkins and farm fun this Fall! We will be open daily and have live music and food on the weekends! Painted Oaks also hosts the only corn maze in Orlando! This new Corn Maze Adventure attraction is not like the Corn Mazes’ of Old. We use a special seed to Grown Tall and Green Corn for the 90 day life span of the Corn. Our Maze was developed by nationally know Maze Master and Author Dave Phillips, and was cut with our new GPS satellite technology. The Maze will also have Maze-o-Vision, and a new Mobile Cell Phone app to help get you out, just in case! We will Have Bouncy Pumpkin Pad Fun Park, Corn Maze Live Music Acts, Dancing, Zoo, Ducky Races, Playground Slides & Swings. We also have the new “Painted Oaks Express” train for the little ones to ride in.

Fox Squirrel Corn Maze

Plant City
Weekends Through November 5th
More Info: Fox Squirrel Corn Maze offers Corn maze, pumpkins for sale, hayrides, games, arts and craft vendors and good food. Fun Duck races, Gigantic slingshot, can you hit the scarecrow?, Badminton, Cornhole Game-challenge your friends to a game, Dummy Steer Ropin’, can you rope a steer? Lots of cows to see, Butterfly Garden, Horse and Pony rides, & “Live” music by the Duck Wallow Lane Bluegrass Band on select dates, food, sweet treats, pumpkin patch, and more!

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