November Events and Information for Orlando

What to Do in November in Orlando

November is a great month in Orlando. There's lots to do both indoors and out, and the holiday season kicks into high gear near the end of the month.

Note: Dates are not listed for individual events because they change each year. Events are listed chronologically based on when they tend to occur in the month.

  • 01 of 17
    Brrrr. Wintry weather arrives in Orlando in November, but that doesn't mean the sun disappears. Expect alternating cold and warm days, with minimal rain and a drop in overall humidity.
  • 02 of 17

    Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

    The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic is held at the Epcot Resort hotel and features delicious food and wine stations, seminars, live entertainment, and the opportunity to meet some of the greatest names in the culinary world.

  • 03 of 17
    This local BBQ and networking event brings together leaders in the community's business development program. The event takes place in downtown on Central Boulevard.
  • 04 of 17

    Volusia County Fair and Youth Show

    Every November, visitors to the Volusia County Fair & Youth Show experience the best in livestock shows, rides and games, live music, talent show, and animal exhibits. The fair, founded in 1930, offers Volusia County youth a place to showcase their livestock, art, music, photography, horticulture, agriculture, crafts and home projects.
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  • 05 of 17

    Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

    Guests at Epcot's annual Food and Wine fest can sample the best in food and wine, while also enjoying live music, signature dinners, galas and new marketplaces every year.
  • 06 of 17
    Enjoy some of the biggest names in country music at the annual Founder's Day Festival in Ocoee. This free two-day event takes place at Bill Breeze Park and also features activities for kids, tasty food, and a marketplace of vendors selling everything from hand-made jewelry to sculptures and collectibles.
  • 07 of 17
    Pioneer Day is an outdoor festival that celebrates Osceola County's heritage. Attendees enjoy family friendly activities, live music, historic reenactments, and interesting lessons in butter-making, cow-milking and other pioneer chores.
  • 08 of 17
    Taking place at the Winter Park Country Club, the Concours d’Elegance has become one of the most highly-regarded exotic car shows in the country. Old Winter Park closes six blocks of popular Park Avenue to welcome over 160 of the most prestigious automobiles in the world.
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  • 09 of 17
    Celebrate Christmas at OMA! The Festival of Trees kicks off the holiday season at the Orlando Museum of Art. Guests enjoy a wonderland of stunningly decorated trees and wreaths, as well as gingerbread creations, a Toyland Town activity area and drawings for prizes.
  • 10 of 17
    Located in Central Park, the Winter Park Harvest Festival focuses on local, sustainable foods and is quickly becoming one of the most popular events in Central Florida. This food-focused collaboration between some of Florida's most progressive non-profits, farmers, artisans, gardeners and entrepreneurs features DIY workshops, kid-friendly activities, live music, cooking demonstrations, seminars and a farmers market.
  • 11 of 17
    Light Up UCF is one of the most popular and affordable holiday events in Orlando. Attendees can enjoy a spectacular light show, free outdoor movies, visits with Santa, exciting rides and the largest outdoor skating rink in Orlando.
  • 12 of 17

    Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando

    Tired of spending hours in the kitchen on Thanksgiving? Grab the family and enjoy a delicious meal at one of Orlando's top restaurants. Whether you're in the mood for theme park fare, world-class cuisine or a traditional meal with a local twist, you'll find something to please even the pickiest of holiday eaters.
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  • 13 of 17
    Enjoy live entertainment, amazing fireworks and a festive holiday parade at this family-friendly winter celebration at Magic Kingdom.
  • 14 of 17
    Families enjoy stunning holiday displays of more than 2 million holiday lights and acres of decorations at Christmas at Gaylord Palms. Visits with Santa, snow tubing and other exclusive holiday events will delight people of all ages.
  • 15 of 17
    This holiday extravaganza at Disney's Hollywood Studios will delight you with dazzling displays and holiday music. Guests enjoy millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to popular holiday tunes.
  • 16 of 17
    Visit Epcot the end of November to hear the stirring story of Christmas as told by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and mass choir.
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  • 17 of 17
    SeaWorld transforms into an underwater, wintry wonderland where families can enjoy live shows, a Christmas market, visits with Santa, an ice skating extravaganza, impressive fireworks displays and a memorable journey to the North Pole on The Polar Express Experience.