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Island Resort Thanksgiving Dinner

WHO: The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach

WHAT:  Thanksgiving Dinner at Coastal Kitchen

WHEN: November 23, 2023

WHERE: Coastal Kitchen at The Island Resort, 1500 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

DESCRIPTION: The Island is kicking off the holiday season with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at their signature restaurant, Coastal Kitchen, as this event is an honored tradition of the property. The menu features Golden Ginger and Carrot Soup and a refreshing Autumn Salad with baby kale, pomegranate, pears, brie cheese, and candied pecans in Champagne vinaigrette as appetizers. The centerpiece of the dinner is the carving station, offering succulent turkey, maple-glazed ham, and prime rib, complemented by sides like Sriracha Honey Glazed Heirloom Carrots and Chef’s Recipe Mac and Cheese. Round off your dinner with the classic Thanksgiving desserts - Pumpkin Pie, Apple Cobbler, and more, promising a delightful end to the festivities. 

Two seating times are available for the Thanksgiving dinner at Coastal Kitchen - 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Adults are $66 per person, children under 11 are $35, and children ages four and under eat free. The Thanksgiving dinner at Coastal Kitchen is open to locals.  Patrons can park on the premises and access Coastal Kitchen by entering through the front entrance of the resort in the lobby. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling 850-243-9163. 

Be on the lookout for more details coming soon for the holiday happenings at The Island Resort this year, such as Light Up The Island, Beachy Little Christmas, and more.


About The Island Resort: Renowned for its location on 600-ft. of private sugar sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico, The Island is a 10-acre, 333-room resort with two pools and the iconic Grotto swim-up bar set amid lush tropical landscaping, five dining options, The Island Green beachfront wedding venue, new glass-walled Tavern on the Island, and 24,000-sq. ft. of renovated event space. For reservations, please visit, call toll-free 800-874-8962, or contact a travel agent. Join us at The Island on Facebook and Instagram.

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