It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas events, outdoor markets with beautiful weather, and it’s all happening this weekend here in Orlando!
So what are you waiting for? Grab your tacky sweater and Santa hat and follow along with our Orlando Weekend Guide. You’ll discover so many festive and fun things to do in Orlando this weekend!
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Events This Weekend
Thanksgiving at the Alfond Inn
Don’t feel like cooking this Thanksgiving or unable to travel from Orlando to see friends and family? Don’t worry, you’re invited to a Thanksgiving lunch at the Alfond Inn at Rollins College, where everyone is family!
Enjoy a chef-inspired, family-style Thanksgiving feast with all your seasonal favorites including roasted turkey, braised short rib, potatoes, stuffing, and course pumpkin pie. When you’re done, take a walk around the beautiful boutique Alfond Inn to explore their gorgeous grounds and interesting art. Check out the details below for pricing and available times.
NOV 26 | 12PM–1:30PM & 2PM-3:30PM
The Alfond Inn at Rollins College
Thanksgiving Turkey Paddle
What better way to start your Thanksgiving morning than by burning a few extra calories as you paddleboard with Lake Life Paddle here in Orlando! Even if you’ve never been on a paddleboard before, Lake Life Paddle will have plenty of guides here to make your experience as fun and as easy as possible.
This event starts bright and early at the Lake Ivanhoe boat dock near downtown Orlando and provides everything that you need to get out on the water. For more advanced paddlers, feel free to bring your own paddleboard and you can even sign up to race! Don’t be a turkey, register for this awesome event!
NOV 26 | 8AM–10AM
Lake Ivanhoe Boat Dock
Cocktails with Santa at Festival of Trees
Santa will be in Orlando this weekend, and you can join him for craft cocktails, charming charcuterie, and more at the Orlando Museum of Art’s Festival of Trees!
Also included in your tickets is live entertainment, and this weekend will be The Caroling Company. Enjoy spectacular music as you stroll through the Orlando Museum of Art looking at the beautifully decorated trees, vignettes, and gingerbread houses. You’re sure to be in the holiday spirit after this dazzling event in Orlando this weekend.
NOV 27 | 5:30PM–7:30PM
Orlando Museum of Art
Artisan Pizza Class
Have you always wanted to impress your friends with your pizza making skills? Well now’s your chance to learn the art of pizza making straight out of Italy with Chef Michael’s Artisan Pizza Making Class at Orlando Brewing this weekend!
Learn the sophisticated art of making pizza dough from scratch, as you stretch and shape your pizza dough and top it with delicious meats and fresh vegetables. This event will take place outside so there will be plenty of room to build your pizza, and your ticket will even get you $2 off a beer at Orlando Brewing!
NOV 28 | 4PM–6PM
More Things to Do in Orlando
A funky bbq beach bar with a laid-back vibe, Neon Beach is the hottest new place in Orlando to spend your weekend!
Enjoy specialty drinks like the frozen boozy Dole Whip and Ginger Pear, and relax at their tropical oasis on a beautiful day in Orlando! We know where we’ll be spending our weekends from now on!