Thanksgiving ideas

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  1. dm1996

    dm1996 Earning My Ears

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    we have camped several times at the Fort, but this will be our first attempt at Tgiving dinner. Going to deep fry a turkey and get a honey baked ham. We will have about 20 people total and 4 sites.
    Any ideas, recommendations from people that have done it in the past? My biggest concern is rain, but I guess you can stall unless it’s that all day drizzle rain.
     
  2. FortForever

    FortForever Disney since Day 1

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    Is deep frying a turkey allowed at the Fort?
     
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  4. PaHunter

    PaHunter Photographer in need of training...

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    I do not believe any open flame is allowed. They do not allow propane fired campfire logs, can't imagine a turkey fryer. OP may want to call and talk to Fort management, or may have 20 really hungry people.
     
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  5. FortForever

    FortForever Disney since Day 1

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    That was my thought as well. Open flames seem to be the one rule they enforce strictly and I would be surprised if they allowed this.

    @dm1996 - I think I would have a back up plan for that turkey. Even calling guarantees nothing, as you can talk to 10 people and get 10 different answers about anything pertaining to the Fort. Perhaps one of those big electric roasters would be a good idea.
     
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  6. dm1996

    dm1996 Earning My Ears

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    We have the waring rotisserie deep fryer, it doesn’t use an open flame and can be used indoors or outdoors. It uses half the oil as the turkey rotates as it cooks.
     
  7. Ds4angels

    Ds4angels DIS Veteran

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    Just in case you can't fry it, we have a portable roaster we've used to cook out Turkey in when camping over Thanksgiving. Sidenote, the campground smelled so good that day
     
  8. team bradfield

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    that sounds so good right now
     
  9. friendofeeyore

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    We have been @ Disney for Thanksgiving. The crowds were light on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Weather was great, but Mother Nature has been a stinker lately & not sure what she has up her sleeve. We arrive in 11/16 for 3 weeks.Hope we can meet.
     

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