Uptown Altamonte's Holiday Fountain Show features dancing water and dazzling lights choreographed to classic holiday songs. Photo courtesy of Uptown Altamonte
Uptown Altamonte's Holiday Fountain Show features dancing water and dazzling lights choreographed to classic holiday songs. Photo courtesy of Uptown Altamonte

Thanksgiving Weekend Things to Do in Orlando with Kids: Turkey Trots, Holiday Fountains, Now Snowing

Orlando is bursting with things to do with kids this Thanksgiving weekend, with Turkey Trots aplenty on Thursday, and Christmas and holiday events all weekend. Sanford's Turkey Day fun run on Thursday features a Thanksgiving costume contest in addition to the race. Oviedo Mall's event has a 100-meter kiddie run in addition to the 5k Turkey Trot.

From Friday through Sunday, get into the Christmas spirit with Santa's Christmas Tree Forest in Eustis - complete with zip line and elf maze adventure - or check out Wekiva Island's Winter Wonderland. Celebration Town kicks off its "Now Snowing" activities with a tree lighting on Saturday night.

Read on for the full list of things to do with kids in Orlando for Thanksgiving Weekend. And don't miss our new post on the 23 Must-Do Orlando Christmas and Holiday Events for Kids.


Turkey Day 5K
600 E 1st Street
Sanford, FL

Oviedo Mall
1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd.
Oviedo, FL 32765

Nona Blue
9685 Lake Nona Village Place Parking Lot
Orlando, FL

Harry P. Leu Gardens
1920 North Forest Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803

Avalon Town Park
3680 Avalon Park E Blvd
Orlando, FL

Wheatley Elementary School - OCPS
2 W 18th St
Apopka, FL

Cranes Roost Park
274 Cranes Roost Boulevard
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Wekiva Island
1014 Miami Springs Drive
Longwood, FL

Disney Springs
1486 Buena Vista Dr
Lake Buena Vista, FL

Santa's Farm
35317 Huff Road
Eustis, FL

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
1101 Audubon Way
Maitland, FL

Home Depot
1670 W Orange Blossom Tr
Apopka, FL

Herndon Branch Library
4324 E. Colonial Dr.
Orlando , FL 32803

Wekiva Island
1014 Miami Springs Dr
Longwood, FL

Celebration Town Center
610 Sycamore St
Celebration, FL

Celebration Town Center
610 Sycamore St
Celebration, FL

SoDo Shopping Plaza
South Orange Ave and Grant St
Orlando, FL

Mead Botanical Garden
1300 S Denning Dr
Winter Park, FL

Wekiwa Springs State Park
1800 Wekiwa Cir
Apopka, FL

Altitude Trampoline Park
1810 Rinehart Road
Sanford, FL

Orlando Public Library-Melrose Center
101 E. Central Blvd., 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32801