Thanksgiving Festivities

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 2-Mile Run

Thursday November 27 | 7:30 am to 9:30 am

Before you pass the afternoon piling on those yummy holiday calories, why not spend a little time working a few calories off? Join us at the Executive Meeting Center for the First Inaugural Grand Cypress Turkey Trot and run, jog, walk, or, yes, "trot" a 2 mile course through the verdant grounds of Grand Cypress. (NOTE: Race event is for humans only. Turkeys and other fowl need not apply.)

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday November 27 | 11:00 am to 10:00 pm

Join us from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm in the Club and 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm in Nine18 for our gourmet Thanksgiving feast, featuring traditional favorites like roasted turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, and unconventional surprises like a sweet potato gnocchi made with butter poached oysters, Andouille sausage lardons, a charred corn emulsion, and crispy salsify. Just make sure you save room for pie! Thanksgiving dinner is priced at $55 per adult and $25 per child.

Click here to see our holiday menu.

Black Friday "Drop and Shop" Junior Golf Clinic

Friday November 28 | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Join us this holiday season and learn from some of the best instructors in the business! The Academy of Golf offers half day and full day sessions this holiday for juniors ages 7 to 17. Take advantage of an outstanding student to teacher ratio, offering personalized attention that will help your kids improve their game. Black Friday Drop & Shop School: Includes instruction on full swing, short game, and 3 holes of golf, lunch, and a Premium Outlet coupon book for holiday shopping.

  •  Half Day $99 - 8:00 am to 12:00 noon 
  •  Half Day $99 - 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm  
  •  Full Day $179 - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

How to Make A Pumpkin Pie

Friday November 28 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Thanksgiving ain't Thanksgiving without some homemade pumpkin pie! Let a true professional and expert in heartwarming, gooey goodness teach you how to craft the perfect pie to feed your whole family! Bring a pie back for the family with you as a special holiday treat.

Thanksgiving Leftovers 101

Friday November 28 | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Get recipes, ideas and tips for preparing Thanksgiving leftovers from our chef and restaurant team in this oh-so-necessary cooking class for guests 13 years and beyond. Learn about herbs in the chef's herb garden and take some fresh herb clippings home for use in your own holiday meal!

Tree Lighting

Friday November 28 | 6:00 pm

Help us make the season bright at our annual Christmas tree lighting. Bring the family and count down to the start of the Christmas season!


Saturday November 29 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Calling all potential elves! Santa is extra busy this year and he needs your help. The Villas of Grand Cypress Elves-In-Training Program will teach you all you need to know to make it on the North Pole.

Holiday Programming: 
Weekends November 29 – December 20 
Daily December 21 – January 3