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If you’re vacationing in the Orlando area one of the fun things you can do is attend a dinner theater. Dinner theater is a great way to cool off, have a meal and catch a show all at once.
Orlando has a number of dinner theaters so there’s something for everyone. To help you narrow down your choices when vacation planning, here’s seven of the most popular dinner theaters and what you might expect to find there. No matter which one you choose you can be sure you’ll leave with some great memories.
Arabian Nights is a must see for visitors to the Orlando area. The theme of the show changes from time to time but you can always count on finding great riders, acrobats and horses providing great entertainment including things like dancing on horseback, chariot racing, and other thrills on horseback!
There is a complimentary appetizer buffet during the pre-show. Each meal comes with a dinner roll, the choice of 6 entrée options, and 2 dessert options. This selection includes a vegetarian and children’s option. Once you are seated you are presented with a menu and you place your order with your server. The main course is served during the first 15 to 30 minutes of the show.
Arabian Nights has a 56,000 square foot indoor climate-controlled equestrian arena with seating for up to 1,200 guests. This wheelchair accessible venue is located at 3081 Arabian Nights Boulevard, Kissimmee, Florida 34747. For more information go to www.arabian-nights.com.
Capone’s Dinner & Show
Capone’s guarantees lots of laughs, stand-up comedy, colorful period costumes, music, and audience interaction. The entire audience finds themselves in 1930s Chicago, when gangs ran the city. One never knows what is coming next because at Capone’s, there is always a twist.
Dinner consists of a buffet with numerous Italian/American favorites, a fresh salad bar, hot meat carving station with steak, turkey and pork tenderloin, dessert and unlimited beverages.
Capone’s is located at 4740 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, Florida 34746. For more information, go to www.alcapones.com.
Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue
The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is a musical show and dinner that is located at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort. This family-friendly show has a country and weatern theme and is filled with singing, dancing and comedy.
The meal is a family-style BBQ feast consisting of items such as BBQ chicken, ribs, baked beans and salad, followed by dessert.
The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is located at 4510 North Fort Wilderness Trail, Orlando, FL 32830. For more info, go to https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/cabins-at-fort-wilderness-resort/hoop-dee-doo-musical-revue/.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament takes families back in time to a medieval village in the Middle Ages. There’s not a bad seat in castle complete with drawbridge, moat, and detailed doors. Glory, chivalry and valor all come to life in thrilling authentic tournament action featuring great swordsmanship and horsemanship while guests cheer on their favorites while enjoy their meal..
Medieval Times is located at 4510 W. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee, Florida 34746. For more information, go to https://www.medievaltimes.com.
Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show
The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show is a successful mixture of tricks, illusions, and misdirection with cards, ropes, water, and moving objects spiced up with 80’s music, humor, magic, audience participation, and some ventriloquism–nothing profane.
The meal is a buffet menu including salad, pizza, dessert and beverages, as well as unlimited popcorn.
The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show is a part of WonderWorks, which contains about 100 interactive exhibits that will perplex your mind. WonderWorks is located at 9067 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819. For more information, go to www.wonderworksonline.com.
Pirates Dinner Adventure
Pirates Dinner Adventure is an adventure that will entertain the young and the young at heart. The stage, a 46 foot replica of a 18th Century Spanish galleon in its own 300,000 indoor lagoon, is the scene of acrobatics, action, romance, and comedy. Sebastian the Black travels the seas pillaging, plundering, and robbing. The lagoon is surrounded by a six-sided showroom that houses the audience, with each side representing its own ship.
Pirates Dinner Adventure is located at 6400 Carrier Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819. For more info, go to https://piratesdinneradventure.com.
Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show
Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show is a comedy mystery show where you and the rest of the audience get to play detective and solve a crime. The show is packed with lots of laughs, improvisation and audience participation. While guests eat their dinner the table becomes the setting for live interrogations.
Dinner includes salad, cold hors d’oeuvres, choice of entree, dessert and beverages.
Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show is located at 8267 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, beside The Orlando Eye. For more info, go to http://www.sleuths.com/.
These seven dinner theater shows are all a great way to beat the heat and relax with laughter and friends over a good meal. Visit Pat. at Here And There to read her experiences at these dinner shows along with other travel related content.
Which of these dinner shows would you most like to see?