Thanksgiving at Walt Disney World 2024

Thanksgiving at Walt Disney World 2024

If your Thanksgiving holiday brings you to Walt Disney World, never fear! There are loads of restaurants that include traditional Thanksgiving foods. From turkey and stuffing to cranberry sauce and pecan pie. Here are all the restaurants, snacks, and seasonal flavors to try for the Thanksgiving season. 

Spending Thanksgiving at Walt Disney World

 If you’re headed to the most magical place on earth this Thanksgiving, you’re in for a treat, lots of them! Since Christmas has already started at Disney World with loads of amazing Christmas Food at Disney to try, there is plenty to sample. Plus, with a slew of Christmas Decorations at Walt Disney World all over the parks, and resorts, you can get into the Holiday spirit early this year. Plus, most all of the Gingerbread Displays at Disney World Resorts are up by Thanksgiving, so be sure to check them out before you head home. Since visiting the resorts is free, it’s one of our favorite Free Things to Do at Disney for the Holidays

Is Disney World Open on Thanksgiving Day?

Yes, Disney World is open every day of the year, including Thanksgiving and all holidays. If you’re visiting on Thanksgiving Day, know that the Disney World Crowds are sometimes tough, since it’s a holiday. While there is not any special Thanksgiving Day Parade at Disney World, there are amazing snacks and great places to grab Thanksgiving Dinner, which we share below. 

Liberty Tree Tavern Thanksgiving Menu

Restaurants at Disney World for Thanksgiving Dinner 2024

If you’re heading to the parks or Disney Springs for the Thanksgiving holiday, then you can find specialty menus at select restaurants offering foods of the season to help you celebrate. Pumpkin, Turkey, and apple pie are all on the menu. Take a look at where to eat Thanksgiving Dinner at Disney World. 

Ooey Gooey Cake at Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom

Liberty Tree Tavern | Magic Kingdom Park

Liberty Tree Tavern serves an all-you-care to enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner year round you can grab a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Disney World any time of year! Serving a variety of turkey, pork, and ribs, you can also grab a vegetarian option here. Sides include mac and cheese, green beans, mashed potatoes, salad and rolls. And of course, no meal would be complete without the Ooey Gooey Toffee Cake to top it all off. By far one of our favorite restaurants at Disney World. 

Diamond Horseshoe | Magic Kingdom Park

Honoring the American West, and our favorite holiday, you can find Diamond Horseshoe Restaurant. just next door to Liberty Tree Tavern. Here you can find the Frontier Feast! While the menu is nearly identical, the decor is different and offers you a surefire chance of getting Thanksgiving Dinner in Magic Kingdom, with two restaurants serving up the same menu. 

Garden Grill | EPCOT Park

One of our favorite restaurants for Thanksgiving Dinner at Walt Disney World is Garden Grill. While this restaurant doesn’t offer the traditional Thanksgiving dinner, you can grab classic comfort foods to enjoy for the holiday. As a Disney Character Meal, you’ll also get to chat with Chip and Dale, Mickey, and Pluto, all in their best farming attire. The family-style feast here includes barbecue roasted chicken, grilled beef, mac and cheese, veggies, mashed potatoes, and berry shortcake! Yum!

Minnie’s Holiday Dine at Hollywood and Vine |Hollywood Studios

While this Disney Christmas Character Dinner features the fab five in their holiday attire, the menu is decidedly traditional American. And simply perfect for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Serving carved roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, sauteed green beans, turkey gravy, and cranberry orange relish, it will feel just like home! 

Raglan Road Disney Springs Thanskgiving Dinner
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Thanksgiving Dinner at Disney Springs 2024

If you’re not going to the parks for the Thanksgiving holiday but still need somewhere to eat, you can grab a slew of Thanksgiving Dinner options at Disney Springs Restaurants. With some offering To-Go and Order Ahead options, there are plenty of ways to get an amazing holiday meal on the table! 

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ at Disney Springs

One of our favorite Disney Restaurants for Brunch, offers up a sensational Thanksgiving Dinner for 4, To-Go! This Thanksgiving Dinner To Go includes Smoked Turkey with Gravy, Andouille Sausage Cornbread Stuffing, Homemade Cranberry Sauce, Whipped Mashed Potatoes, Southern Green Beans, Cheddar Drop Biscuits with Fig Jam, and four slices of Hummingbird Cake. $200 Cost, Serves 4 adults.  Pre-order your Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Thanksgiving Dinner on this form. 

Homecomin’ Holiday Turkey Sandwich: Smoked turkey on toasted artisanal bread, dressed with signature cornbread stuffing and a sweet and sour cranberry aioli served with house-made potato chips. (Available Nov. 24 through Jan. 1).

Raglan Road Thanksgiving Dinner | Disney Springs

Only available on Thanksgiving Day, the Raglan Road Thanksgiving Menu offers seating by reservation and a takeout Thanksgiving Dinner option. Raglan Road’s Thanksgiving Menu includes Herb Roast turkey, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Duck Fat roasties, Honey Glazed Carrots, Bacon Braised Brussels, Sausage Meeat and Walnut Stuffing, and Red Wine Jus with Cranberry Sauce. Available from 11 am- 10 pm, Thanksgiving Day includes live music in the restaurant at 4:30 and music on the patio starting at 6 pm, weather permitting. Call 407/938-0300 for reservations or book online at www.raglanroad.com. $39.99 per adult, and $19.99 per child. 

Maria and Enzo’s | Disney Springs 

This year you can find specialty Thanksgiving dishes at  Maria and Enzo’s and Enzo’s Hideaway at Disney Springs. Open 11:30 am- 11pm.  This Turkey Day, visit Maria & Enzo’s and Enzo’s Hideaway for delicious Thanksgiving specials with an Italian twist. These signature offerings are available on Thanksgiving Day. Reservations are strongly recommended.
  • Arancini di Zucca: Pumpkin risotto fritters, fresh mozzarella, parmigiano crema, pumpkin seed pesto, toasted pumpkin seeds. $19
  • Porchetta di Tacchino: Herbed heritage turkey, crispy pancetta, Brussels sprouts, polenta “dressing”, butternut squash, cranberry agrodolce. $39
  • Crostata di mele: Rustic warm apple pie, olive oil caramel, vanilla gelato. $16

Earl of Sandwich Christmas Food Holiday Ham

Earl of Sandwich at Disney Springs

One of our favorite places to have Thanksgiving food at Disney World is Earl of Sandwich at Disney Springs. Open 9 am- 11 pm.
Earl of Sandwich provides its fan-favorite seasonal offerings this year, including its Holiday Ham and Holiday Turkey.
  • Holiday Ham: Ham, cinnamon sweet potato ok mash, cranberry sauce & cheddar
  • Holiday Turkey: Turkey, cornbread stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce & mayonnaise

Jaleo at Disney Springs 

On Thursday, Nov. 23, Jaleo at Disney Springs is open from 11:30 am- 11 pm. and offering a variety of Thanksgiving specials, made with Spanish flare. Be sure to make your reservations here.
  • “Thanksgiving” Croquetas: Creamy Bechamel with Turkey, Traditional Stuffing, and Cranberry Garnish. $12
  • Paella de Costilla Iberica y Butifarra: Paella with Iberico Pork Ribs, Mini Butifarra Sausage, Lagrima sofrito, mushrooms and artichokes. $190
  • Sopa de Calabaza: Warm Butternut Squash Soup. $8
  • Datiles con Tocino: Bacon wrapped Dates with Apple Mustard Aioli. $14
  • Salpicón de Mariscos: Salpicon of Shrimp, Octopus and Lobster. $18
  • Tarta de Queso con Calabaza: Basque style cheesecake with Pumpkin. $15

The Polite Pig at Disney Springs

You can grab the Open Face Turkey Smash sandwich on the menu. Made with Texas toast, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, turkey gravy, and cranberry chutney.

Walt Disney World Thanksgiving Food 2024

Spending the Thanksgiving Holiday at Walt Disney World means loads of new seasonal snacks! And many are only available on Thanksgiving Day itself! Note: some menus and snacks are only available on Thanksgiving Day! Check out where to find all the new treats for Thanksgiving at Walt Disney World. 

Turkey Cupcake at Sunshine Seasons at EPCOT

A bundt cake covered in icing and cream, topped with a little Thanksgiving turkey! 

Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart at The Mara at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

This treat is a tart, covered with nuts, and topped with a pumpkin mousse. 

Here We Come A-Croquetting at Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar at Disney Springs

These croquettes are turkey and stuffing blended up and fried, then sat atop a bed of mashed sweet potatoes. Like thanksgiving in a small delicious package. 

Pumpkin Pie-spice Beignets at Scat Cat’s Club – Café at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

Thanksgiving Snacks at Disney World wouldn’t be complete without Pumpkin Pie Spice Beignets at Disney’s Port Orleans Resorts.  These Mickey shaped balls of puffed up dough are flavored with spice and covered in powder sugar. 

Maple Pot de Crème at Art of Animation and Pop Century Resort 

This little Creme Brulee- like treat is filled with maple and topped with a chantilly creme and sugar cookies shaped like maple leaves. 

Pumpkin Cheesecake at Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

This pumpkin cheesecake comes with a graham cracker crust, chantilly cream, and pumpkin seed border. 

Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse at Satu’li Canteen at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

This pumpkin cheesecake mousse is pumpkin-cream cheese mousse nestled over chocolate cookie crumbles and pumpkin sauce, with cranberry boba balls.

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Thanksgiving Dinner at Disney Resorts

If you’re traveling on the holiday of Thanksgiving and looking for a way to make things special and feel a little more like home, here are all the Restaurants at Walt Disney World hosting Thanksgiving Dinner. 

Where can I find a Thanksgiving Dinner at Walt Disney World?

Apart from Liberty Tree Tavern, where you can get Thanksgiving Dinner year-round, several other Walt Disney World Restaurants bring special Thanksgiving Menus at Walt Disney World to the forefront for the season. With specialty turkeys, stuffing, and luscious fall desserts, here are a few restaurants you can visit for a limited time. In addition to these festive options here, remember that Thanksgiving Dinner can also be found at select resort food courts!

Thanksgiving Dinner | Select Resorts

Roasted turkey dinner, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes with turkey gravy, seasonal vegetables, and cranberry relish (Available Nov. 23 only; mobile order available) Available at the following: 

  • Intermission Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort 
  • World Premiere Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort 
  • End Zone Food Court at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
  • Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort 
  • Centertown Market at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
  • Contempo Café at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  • Capt. Cook’s at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort 
  • Everything POP Shopping & Dining at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
  • Riverside Mill and Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside and French Quarter 
  • The Artist’s Palette at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
  • Roaring Fork at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge 

Celebrate a Disney Thanksgiving

So, if you’re heading to Walt Disney World for the Thanksgiving holiday you are in for a treat! Literally. But if you’re staying home and just getting a glimpse of new November snacks at the parks, then check out our Disney Thanksgiving Get-Together post for ideas on how to make the week special. And be sure to take a look at our Disney Gratitude Quotes for Thanksgiving to help get you in the spirit of the thankful season. 

Thanksgiving at Walt Disney World

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Rochelle Mariah is a writer, designer and photographer with an MLIS in Information Science and a B.S. in Arch and Design. Determined to make Planning a DIY Disney Vacation easier she makes lots of lists and drinks lots of coffee. When not designing apparel at Polka Dot Pixie Shop, she's watching old movies and planning the holidays. She has been traveling to Disney destinations since 2010.