Deliciously Fun Dinner Shows in Orlando for Kids

Orlando dinner shows, like Pirate's Dinner Adventure, satisfy kids' appetites and need for entertainment. Photo courtesy of show
Orlando dinner shows, like Pirate's Dinner Adventure, satisfy kids' appetites and need for entertainment. Photo courtesy of show

Looking for a memorable dinner experience, especially where your little one can let loose and just be a kid? Enjoy a meal and entertainment at these family-friendly Orlando dinner shows. From jousting knights to magic tricks, there are a variety of restaurants offering dinner and a show in Orlando that will keep kids (and adults) smiling throughout the meal.

For more fun restaurants to try out with your kiddos, check out our Orlando Restaurant Guide for resources on local restaurants with play spaces, delicious ice cream shops, character meals, and more.

Orlando Dinner Shows

Capone’s Dinner & Show – Kissimmee

This Orlando dinner show begins in a 1930s-era ice cream parlor, where guests have a secret passcode to enter the show, set in mysterious Gangland Chicago. The show is appropriate for all ages and is filled with dancing, singing, stand-up comedy, audience participation, and a gangster giveaway. Mama Capone’s four-course menu offers a selection of Italian and American foods including appetizers, salad, entrée with sides, and dessert. Kids 3 and under get free admission, and guests can purchase tickets online for 50 percent off, or print a half-price coupon.

Enzian Theater Peanut Butter Matinee Family Films – Maitland

Hungry for Orlando dinner shows? The Enzian Theater offers a family-friendly movie in its cinema café, usually occurring on the fourth Sunday of each month. Matinee admission is just $10 for adults, and FREE for kids 12 and under. There is an expansive theater menu, and a special kids menu is also offered during these family films.

Cheer for your knight during the jousting matches. Photo courtesy of Medieval Times

Medieval Times – Orlando

We can't discuss dinner shows in Orlando without including Medieval Times. Cross the moat into the Medieval Times castle, and guests are transported back in time to cheer on one of six knights as they compete in a battle of jousting, sword fights, falconry, and horsemanship. The audience is served a four-course feast featuring garlic bread, soup, roasted chicken, corn, potatoes, and dessert. In true medieval fashion, there are no utensils offered for this feast. The castle also houses a Hall of Arms displaying artifacts, as well as a Museum of Torture.

Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show – Orlando

Enjoy laughs and magic at this one-of-a-kind dinner experience located in the famous upside-down building—aka Wonder Works Orlando. This family-friendly Orlando show features a combination of magic, impersonations, and improv comedy with audience participation. Dinner includes pizza, salad, and drinks. Arrive early to experience all the fun that Wonder Works offers, such as laser tag, glow-in-the-dark ropes course, and 4D motion theater.

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Pirate’s Dinner Adventure – Orlando

Ahoy mates! This swashbuckling Orlando dinner show features a pirate battle with music, pyrotechnics, and aerial stunts, taking place on an 18th century authentically replicated pirate ship anchored in an indoor lagoon. Be sure to keep an eye on the water for an appearance by a mermaid or sea serpent! Plus, guests of all ages have a chance to participate in some of the action. The three-course dinner meal includes soup or salad, main course options of chicken, pork, pasta, and chicken nuggets, as well as dessert. Upgrades such as turkey legs or salmon are available. Guests are welcome to come dressed in pirate attire. After the show, stick around for a Pirates Bash Dance Party.

Raglan Road – Lake Buena Vista

Located at Disney Springs, this Irish pub and restaurant features Irish dancing and live music every day. A cross between Orlando dinner shows and Irish jigging, Raglan Road serves traditional Irish fare including fish and chips and gourmet Irish burger, as well as a special kids menu with kids meals and desserts. Fun fact: The pub was fully built in Ireland and shipped right here to Orlando!

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Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show – Orlando

Sleuths offers a mystery comedy dinner experience that the whole family will enjoy. During the Orlando dinner show, the audience is presented with clues and encouraged to participate in live interrogation to help solve the crime. After dessert, prizes are awarded to successful sleuths. Shows are 45 minutes long and rotate throughout the month. The menu features entrees such as lasagna, prime rib, and Cornish game hen, as well salad, dinner rolls, dessert, and drinks. Kids meals include chicken tenders, macaroni and cheese, and green beans.

Titanic Dinner Gala – Orlando

Board the Ship of Dreams for a dinner party with Captain Smith and Molly Brown. This family-friendly Orlando dinner show includes a Captain’s cocktail party, a tour of the Titanic artifact exhibition, and a dinner with reenactments of the infamous night in 1912. The four-course dinner menu includes salad, rolls, soup, main course (sirloin or chicken Versailles) with sides, and a dessert. Main course for children is chicken fingers with mac & cheese.

The below Orlando dinner shows are temporarily closed due to Covid precautions, but are absolutely worth the visit once they reopen! Visit their websites for updates on openings.

Disney's Spirt of Aloha Dinner Show - Walt Disney World Resort

Currently closed
Located at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, the Spirit of Aloha dinner show features hula dancing, fire-knife performances, and drummers. While enjoying the show, guests can fill their stomachs with an all-you-can-eat tropical feast including pulled pork, Polynesian ribs, roasted chicken, salad, and dessert. Kid favorites like chicken nuggets and pizza and also available.

Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue – Walt Disney World Resort

Currently closed
This frontier-style dinner show takes place at the Pioneer Hall at Disney’s Fort Wilderness. In true Disney style, this is a high-spirited interactive show full of family fun, featuring dancing, singing, and lots of laughs. Menu includes all-you-can-eat fried chicken, smoked BBQ port ribs, salad, cornbread, baked beans, and strawberry shortcake for dessert.

Wantilan Luau – Universal Orlando 

Currently closed
Experience a Hawaiian luau right here in Orlando at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Hula and fire dancers will amaze the audience as they enjoy an authentic Polynesian all-you-can-eat buffet complete with a roasted pig.

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