11 Magical Family Reunion Ideas in Orlando

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What city might very well be the best city to have a family reunion? Orlando, FL of course! Florida is a tourist state, and being so, must have many tourist attractions, some great for a family reunion! Orlando is the home of Disney World and many other theme parks and attractions, so lets explore exactly what there is to do there!

Have a Fun Florida Family Reunion!

If you are planning on having a family reunion in Orlando, then you better get working on that family reunion itinerary! With all of the things to do in Orlando, you’ll need some kind of schedule to keep the family on task without getting divided.

Here are some things to do in Orlando that are sure to be a blast during your reunion:

Theme Parks

Disney World

We already touched on Disney World, but it is worth a mention again because it is hands down Orlando’s #1 attraction! People come from all over the world just to visit Disney, and seemingly grow a pair of Mickey Mouse ears while leaving with smiles on their faces. From the many different kingdoms to choose from, Magic Kingdom is probably the most popular and well-known park in Disney. There is certainly something to do there for every age and stage!

Universal Studios

Also in Orlando is Universal Studios, packed full of activities and many simulator rides. Make sure you swing by Diagon Alley for some rides and shopping with Harry Potter and his friends! Don’t miss the Simpsons ride; it’s a real crowd pleaser! Then there’s the  Oh, and how can I forget The Mummy ride? It’s a blast!

Islands of Adventure

Islands of Adventure is the neighbor park to Universal Studios, and you can even buy “park hopper” passes to go to both parks during your stay. One of the biggest attractions at Islands of Adventure is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Sip on some birch beer while you are captivated by your surroundings, something every young wizard or witch should experience for themselves.


Love aquariums and amusement parks? SeaWorld is the place to go and is great for a family reunion! Don’t miss the famous Shamu performing tricks for an entire audience, and all of the great water animal exhibits throughout!

Universal Studios Volcano Bay

There are quite a few big water parks to choose from when planning your family reunion. Orlando has nice water parks such as Volcano Bay, Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach, and Aquatica! Check the websites for each park to see which one would suit you the most.

Dinner Shows

Medieval Times

Medieval Times is the nation’s #1 and longest running dinner attraction, putting you right in the middle of the Medieval era, complete heroic knights on horseback, live jousting, falconry, and a hearty four-course supper fit for a king!

Sleuths Mystery Dinner

It’s a real life game of Clue where you and your family are the detectives, working to solve these hilariously outrageous mystery crimes! But of course, what sly sleuth can solve a mystery on an empty stomach? Dine on a tasty three-course dinner and unlimited refreshments to help you keep your crime-solving energy up!

The Outta Control Dinner Show

Get ready to laugh at this hilarious comedy dinner show! You and the entire family, kids included, will have a great time laughing and participating in this high-energy, interactive show, while dining on unlimited hand-tossed pizza, salad, and popcorn! Oh, and there’s also unlimited beer, wine, and soda, if you like that sort of thing…

More Fun Stuff

Blue Man Group

Anyone going to Orlando should see the Blue Man Group perform! Watch these guys bang their drums of many different colors as they please the audience with their talent! They put a whole new meaning behind flying colors!

Disney Springs

If you love Disney, but your family isn’t ready to buy park passes for the weekend, check out the eclectic boutiques, unique eateries, and family friendly entertainment in Disney Springs! Want to know the best part? No cost of admission!

Old Town

Take a break from the busy tourist-packed theme parks and enjoy a relaxing stroll through this fun district full of unique shopping, dining options, and family amusements, like classic car cruises, arcade games, and magic shows!

It is no doubt that Orlando is the perfect destination for a family reunion. Orlando is the kind of city where you cannot possibly have the words “I’m bored” escape your lips. It truly is a magical city with lots to see and do, so see about having a family reunion there! You know you want to…

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Laura is the force behind Gathered Again, transforming family gatherings into unforgettable memories with expert tips and a heart full of passion. Join her mission to celebrate the magic of family connections, one event at a time.

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