Celebrate Thanksgiving in Paradise

Spend your 2020 Thanksgiving in paradise at Margaritaville Resort Orlando! We’ll help you enjoy all your favorite traditions and start some new ones. All you have to do is relax, soak up that warm Florida sun, and leave your cares behind for a while. You won’t want to miss our new Thanksgiving Festival with food and fun for everyone.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Savor your Thanksgiving Day with loved ones. Let our chefs cook your turkey and all the trimmings, including delicious desserts! We’ll be serving all your favorite traditional dishes at Euphoria’s Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet.

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We also can deliver your family style Thanksgiving dinner to your cottage home. Our Thanksgiving dinner to go serves five to seven and features:

  • Roasted Turkey
  • Choice of Pumpkin or Apple Pie
  • Choice of four sides:
    • Butternut Squash Soup
    • Creamed Corn Cornbread
    • Roasted Root Vegetable Salad
    • Farmer Green Salad
    • Sweet Potato Casserole
    • Creamy Mashed Potatoes
    • Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
    • Green Bean Almondine
    • Roasted Baby Carrots
    • Turkey Gravy
    • Cranberry Sauce

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Family gathered in the kitchen of a Margaritaville Resort Orlando cottage.

Seniors First Turkey Trot 5K

Now in its 31st year, Orlando’s Seniors First Turkey Trot 5K is a Thanksgiving morning tradition. This year, however, you’re invited to gobble up your miles virtually before you feast. Participate at the time and place of your choosing — what a great way to see Margaritaville Resort Orlando’s tropical grounds! — to raise money for Meals on Wheels and other programs that support seniors in our community. With your entry fee, you’ll receive a T-shirt, finisher medal and finisher certificate.

Group of people running a marathon-style race.

College Hoops

Just minutes away from Encore Resort at Reunion, ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World hosts the Orlando invitational from November 26 to 29. Celebrate Thanksgiving with some of the best teams in college basketball! Eight teams will play a total of 12 games to see who takes home the title. Three teams in the 2020 field finished this past season ranked in the AP Top 25 – #2 Gonzaga, #9 Michigan State, and #20 Auburn. Gonzaga and Michigan State also appear in the latest ESPN Way-Too-Early Top 25.

Shopping at Sunset Walk

If your sport is shopping, you are in luck! The Promenade at Sunset Walk offers just the retail therapy you need. From beloved big-name stores to specialty boutiques, there truly is something for everyone — and everyone on your gift list! Looking for Disney- or Florida-branded souvenirs? We’ve got you covered. If you’re a dog lover, a bag of homemade treats will be a hit with your furry friend. Need a bottle of wine for the evening? Promenade at Sunset Walk is just steps from Margaritaville Resort Orlando. Visit us and find your new favorite!

The Promenade at Sunset Walk shops and restaurants.

Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s

Want the excitement of the traditional parade without the cold weather of New York City? Orlando has its own version of the popular Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade at Universal Orlando Resort. Giant balloons and floats based on characters from Universal rides travel through the streets of Universal Studios daily beginning November 14. Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s is included in regular admission.

Holiday parade with large balloon floats at Universal Orlando Resort.

Kickoff to Christmas

For many, Thanksgiving weekend marks the start of their Christmas celebrations. And Orlando’s world-class theme parks are prepared for visitors who are ready to kick off the holidays! Put these dates on your calendar:

  • Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios — November 6, 2020
  • Universal Orlando Resort — November 14, 2020
  • SeaWorld Orlando — November 21, 2020
  • Epcot International Festival of the Holidays — November 27, 2020

From our family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!