Orlando Holiday Guide 2017 – Events and Specials Throughout Central Florida

Orlando Holiday Guide 2017


The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner! We may not be looking forward to a white Christmas here in sunny Florida, but these specials at our favorite Orlando restaurants prove there truly is no place like home for the holidays. Deck your halls with our Orlando Holiday Guide 2017! (Be sure to read the full descriptions – many of our favorites have multiple specials going on!)

Orlando Holiday Guide 2017

Pizza Bruno ∙ 3990 Curry Ford Road, Orlando

  • Feast of Seven Fishes: on Tuesday, December 19 from 7PM-10PM, join Bruno Zacchini and the Pizza Bruno crew for a Feast of Seven Fishes under the stars in celebration of Christmas Eve. This spin on the Italian-American tradition will feature five savory seafood courses prepared on the mobile pizza oven and wood-fired grill, plus two dessert courses and optional wine pairings.
  • Tickets are $65 per person with optional wine pairings available for $35. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the event link HERE
  • On Christmas Eve: in addition to a full a la carte menu and November’s Seasonal Pizza, Pizza Bruno will offer traditional a small selection of tradition Italian brunch selections from 11AM-3PM
  • December’s seasonal pizza, “The Three B’s”, features vodka sauce, basil, meatballs, mozzarella, Calabrian chilies, and Pecorino cheese.


Canvas Restaurant & Market ∙ 13615 Sachs Avenue, Orlando

  • Santa Brunch! Santa Claus is coming to Canvas Restaurant & Market on Saturday, December 16 and Saturday, December 23 from 11AM-3PM
  • Enjoy bottomless mimosas, plus delicious brunch selections like Butternut Squash Hashand Ricotta Pancakes while the little ones get an opportunity to take photos with Jolly Old Saint Nick himself!
  • On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Canvas Restaurant will offer their full a la carte menu in addition to a 32-oz. Porterhouse Steak ($80), served family style, with smashed root vegetables and broccolini with garlic and oil.
  • Reservations are strongly recommended for all events and can be made online or via phone

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Dragonfly Robata ∙ 7972 Via Dellagio Way, Orlando

  • Holiday Sushi Class 101: Roll your own sushi with the Dragonfly Sushi Masters on Saturday, December 30 from 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
  • General admission for this event is $60 per person and includes a pre-class aperitif, passed hors d’oeuvres sample Robatayaki grill dishes, along with a comprehensive sushi rolling class. Space is limited. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the event link HERE
  • On New Year’s Eve:
    • In addition to a full a la carte menu, Dragonfly Robata will offer a 4-course prix-fixe menu ($68) with complimentary aperitif and free champagne toast at midnight. All prix-fixe menu items are also available a la carte.
    • New Year’s Eve Prix-Fixe Menu Items Include:
      • Hagatsuo (tsukiji fish) with pickled red onion, ginger scallion ponzu and chili threads; 45-Day Dry Aged Ribeye with baby turnips and brown butter ponzu; Alaskan King Crab Nabemono with bacon asparagus, shemiji and herbs; and Sesame Pate Choux with genmai cream, blueberry sake preserve, walnuts and seasonal berries.

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Paddlefish at Disney Springs ∙ 1670 Buena Vista Drive, Orlando

  • It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Paddlefish at Disney Springs is serving up some wonderful holidays specials for their guests!
  • On Christmas Day, guests can enjoy Prime Rib Eye with king crab mash, baby carrots and red wine demi-glace for $44. And for New Year’s Eve (December 31), Paddlefish will be serving their Surf & Turf with filet, cold water lobster tail, crab hollandaise and herb roasted potatoes for $49


Urbain 40 ∙ 8000 Via Dellagio Way, Orlando

  • On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Urbain 40 will offer their a la cart menu in addition to a 3 course prix fixe menu for $49 per person
  • Holiday Prix Fix Menu Items Include:
    • Choice of: Chestnut, Potato and French Leek Soup, French Onion Soup Gratinee, Seasonal Salad, Smoked Salmon and Blue Crab Boule or Northeast Atlantic Coastal Mussels
    • Choice of: Five-Spice Scented Duck Breast, Lemon-Myrtle-Scented Salmon, Argentinean Wild Red Shrimp Pasta, Slow-Braised Cheshire Pork Shank, Free-Range Organic Chicken Parmigiano Bianco
    • Choice of: Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bouche de Noel or Current and Roasted Anjou Pear Croissant Bread Pudding
  • On New Year’s Eve: Ring in the New Year at Urbain 40 with a 4-course gourmet dinner, bottle of champagne, and party favors. Packages start at $99+ per person and seating begins at 8 p.m.
    • o   Prix-Fixe menu highlights include Mushroom BisqueCrispy Sweet Blue Crab CakesGrilled 8 oz. Angus Beef Filet, and Current and Anjou Pear Croissant Bread Pudding, amongst others.
      • An a la carte menu will also be available for reservations and walk-ins with seatings at 5PM & 6PM only
  • Reservations can be made online or via phone


The Ravenous Pig ∙ 565 West Fairbanks Avenue, Winter Park

  • On Christmas Eve: in addition to a full a la carte menu, The Ravenous Pig will serve a 3-course Holiday Sunday Supper for $50 per person (minimum 2 people)
  • Holiday Sunday Supper will include:
    • Sunchoke Soup with crispy oysters, truffles, and house made sourdough bread with salted goat’s milk butter
    • Smoked Prime Rib with root vegetables and rogue smoked blue gratin with creamed collard greens
    • Chef’s Dessert
  • Reservations can be made online or via phone


F&D Kitchen and Bar ∙ 1541 International Parkway, Lake Mary

  • On Christmas Eve: F&D Kitchen and Bar will offer their full a la carte menu in addition to several holiday specials created by Chef Alex Cornejo.
  • Reservations can be made online or via phone


Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen ∙ 6967 Lake Nona Blvd., Orlando

  • On Christmas Eve: Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen will offer their full a la carte menu in addition to several holiday specials created by Chef Jason Bergeron
  • Reservations can be made online or via phone


1921 by Norman Van Aken ∙ 142 East 4th Street, Mount Dora

  • On Christmas Eve: 1921 by Norman Aken will celebrate with a 4-course Prix-Fixe menu for $79 per person, with additional items available for children 12 and under.
  • Holiday Prix-Fixe menu items include highlights like Cream of Sweet Corn SoupSmoked Brisket Raviolo; Wood Oven Roasted Honeynut SquashBraised Lamb with Turnip and Potato Gratin & Huckleberry Jus, Black Truffle Potato Gnocchi with Wild Mushrooms and Chestnuts; and Chocolate Cake with Peppermint Chocolate, White Chocolate Powder and Chocolate Custard, Vanilla Ice Cream & Flexy Ganache.
  • Reservations are required and can be made by calling; full prix-fixe menu available HERE


Orlando Holiday Guide 2017


Reunion Resort ∙ 7593 Gathering Drive, Kissimmee


Savor a delectable Christmas buffet with holiday favorites including Charred Herb Lamb and Slow-Roasted Striploin carving stations. Complemented with live music and activities for the kids.

  • December 25th: seatings at 2PM & 5PM in the Grande Ballroom
  • $54.95 per guest age 13 and older, $21.95 per guest age 4-12 and Complimentary for guests age 3 and under
  • Reservations required, please call or register online
  • Self & Valet parking provided complimentary


Enjoy more quality time with family this year when you order Reunion’s Christmas Meals To-Go, delivered right to your villa or vacation home! Let us take care of all the preparations and enjoy a traditional holiday dinner with all the fixings.

  • Delivered right to your Vacation Villa or Home
  • Christmas Eve Deliveries between 4PM-7PM
  • Christmas Day Deliveries between 11AM-7PM
  • Menu includes Oven Roasted Turkey or Maple and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham with all the fixings and choice of pie.
  • Price for 6 people is $200 and 8 people is $225
  • Reservations required by Monday, December 19th, please call or register online


Make a weekend out of it and enjoy all that the holiday’s at Reunion have to offer. From a 5-acre waterpark, championship golf, delicious dining, spa escapes and more, your NEW Christmas tradition awaits!

  • With the resort’s “MORE THE MERRIER” package the longer you stay, the merrier the savings. Book you stay between December 10-24 and receive:
    • Up to 30% off villas and 10% off select vacation homes
    • Stay 7+ nights in a vacation home and receive a $200 resort credit and late check-out, plus additional perks
    • Click HERE for more information and to reserve your stay


Ring in the New Year with a Grande celebration including delectable food stations, dancing to the beat of the DJ and a front row view of the Grande Finale fireworks show at midnight! All ages welcome. You bring the family, we’ll bring the FUN, and together we will kiss 2017 goodbye and say hello to 2018!

  • Saturday 12/31/17, 8PM-12:30AM
  • Reunion Resort, Grande Pavilion
  • $79 per guest age 13 and older, $29 per guest age 4-12 and Complimentary for guests age 3 and under
  • Reservations recommended, please call or register online
  • Self & Valet parking provided complimentary


From your friends at HedonistShedonist, everyone have a safe, happy, and HEALTHY holiday season!


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