Dazzling Nights returns this holiday season with an all new experience at Leu Gardens. Photo courtesy of the gardens
Dazzling Nights returns this holiday season with an all new experience at Leu Gardens. Photo courtesy of the gardens

Thanksgiving Weekend Things to Do in Orlando with Kids: Turkey Trots, Hanukkah Celebrations, Fusion Fest

Looking for the best things to do in Orlando this Thanksgiving weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list.

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 long. Sanford's Turkey Day 5K on Thursday features a Thanksgiving costume contest in addition to the race. Oviedo Mall's event has a free kiddie run in addition to the 5K Turkey Trot. From Friday through Sunday, get into the Christmas spirit at the theme parks with Holidays at Legoland or SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration. The Town of Celebration's famous "Now Snowing" event kicks off this weekend as well. Looking for something not holiday related? Celebrate Central Florida's diverse cultures at Fusion Fest, complete with a street party, parade, kids village, and more.

Read on for more great things to do with kids in Orlando for Thanksgiving Weekend. And don't miss our roundups of local Must-Do Christmas and Holiday Events for Kids and 40+ FREE Christmas Events in Orlando.

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