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This Thanksgiving, Pensacola Beach, Florida, is certain to become your new favorite island beach vacation destination. With fantastic weather year-round and miles of sandy white shores, our lovely island city has so much to offer locals and tourists alike. You and yours undoubtedly have a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, so why not add a beautiful holiday getaway to Portofino Island Resort to that list! 


Our family-friendly resort offers incredible year-round activities and amenities for all our valued guests, but the Thanksgiving season always comes with a bit of extra holiday cheer. When you stay with Portofino, you’ll be able to enjoy a variety of special Thanksgiving activities that will set this Pensacola Beach vacation apart from the rest! Keep reading our quick Thanksgiving guide to learn more—

Thanksgiving in Pensacola Beach

As you may have already noticed in our Thanksgiving flyers posted around the resort, Portofino Island will have daily events leading up to Thanksgiving, including a special holiday meal. Let’s dive into each day’s offerings: 


Movie Showing- 6 p.m.

Free Bird 


Turkey Trot 5K*- 8:30 a.m.

Thanksgiving Feast*- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Breakfast with Santa*- 8:45 a.m. & 10 a.m.

$19.99 per person includes buffet breakfast, storytime with Santa, and a craft

Tie-Dye- 12 to 1 p.m.

Pictures with Santa- 2 to 3 p.m.

$20/sitting fee; $15 per 5x7 picture

Movie Showing- 5 p.m.



Pancakes with Santa*- 8:45 a.m. & 10 a.m.

$19.99 per person includes buffet breakfast, storytime with Santa, and a craft

Holiday Kids Korner*- 12 p.m.

$10/child || Come join us for fun activities, including decorating Santa’s sleigh, glitter tattoos, and crafts, all ending with a sleigh ride around Portofino.

*Reservations are required for marked events/days- call the concierge desk at 850-916-5355. Available to owners, club members, and guests of Portofino Island Resort.

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Portofino Island Resort

We are more than grateful for all our guests this year and cannot wait to celebrate with you. If you haven’t already, book your stay at Portofino Island Resort online today & celebrate Thanksgiving in Pensacola Beach!