Downtown Orlando Holiday Events 2017

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Downtown Orlando Holiday Events 2017

Downtown Orlando Holiday Events 2017 – There are some fun holiday events coming to Downtown Orlando. Check out the list of what’s happening for the holidays below.



Downtown Orlando Holiday Events 2017

Experience the sights and sounds of the season when visiting Downtown for the Holidays. Throughout the entire month of December, Downtown Orlando is offering free holiday events for all to enjoy! Stroll around Eola Wonderland. See the beautifully illuminated six-story Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree and watch in wonder as the lights dance to popular holiday music. Grab a blanket and enjoy a holiday movie by the lake. And many more festive events!

Be sure to visit Santa Claus at the Eola House on select nights. Click here for schedule.

Please see below for holiday happening details. We look forward to seeing you Downtown for the Holidays!

Every Night from December 1 through January 6

Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree Show

Lake Eola Park

Every night at 5:45 p.m.; 6:45 p.m.; 7:45 p.m.; 8:45 p.m. and 9:45 p.m., the Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree comes alive with a synchronized light and music show.

December 1

Tree Lighting Celebration

5:00 p.m. Festivities begin
7:00 p.m. Tree lighting ceremony

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park

Kickoff the holiday season on Friday, December 1 at 5 p.m. at the City of Orlando’s annual Tree Lighting Celebration at Lake Eola Park. The highlight of the event is the lighting of the City’s six-story Christmas tree featuring 88,000 animated lights. The event also includes live entertainment and holiday music, and TheDailyCity.com Food Truck Bazaar. If you’re unable to make it to the tree lighting, you can catch the synchronized light and music Christmas Tree Show each night starting at 5:45 p.m. The show will run each hour until 9:45 p.m.

December 2

News 6 Holiday Concert at Lake Eola Park

6:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park

Celebrate the holidays with a performance by the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra at Lake Eola Park. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to support the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program, which helps more than 3,500 underprivileged children receive new toys each holiday season.

December 7

Whats Up Downtown for the Holidays

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park

The Downtown Development Board invites you to attend the annual holiday edition of What’s Up Downtown.  Pack up your lunch and head to the Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park where you’ll experience song and dance performances by:

  • Russian Ballet Orlando
  • Mad Cow Theatre
  • Docs & Dellas, Dr. Phillips Center Premier Performance Ensemble
  • Howard Middle School Jazz Band and Howard Middle School Show Choir.

December 8

Holiday music performance by Edgewater High School.

6:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park.

 

Holiday Movie at Lake Eola Park – Elf

7:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park with partner Mix 105.1.

December 9

5th Annual Violectric Holiday Show

7:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park

Rock in the holidays with the popular strings super-group “Violectric” at the annual Violectric Holiday Show presented by the City of Orlando Department of Families, Parks and Recreation.  Free and open to the public, the LIVE concert features traditional holiday songs mashed up with classic rock tunes and modern hits. Plus, for this year’s pet-friendly show, Violectric has teamed up with Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their pets to the show, and anyone who brings a pet supply or makes a donation for Pet Alliance will receive a pet photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs. Claus making a special visit to the show. View the “Wish List” of needed items for Pet Alliance.

December 10 Downtown Orlando Holiday Events 2017

District 2 Holiday Event

4:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park

Join District 2 as we celebrate the holidays with a live mariachi band and more!

December 15 Downtown Orlando Holiday Events 2017

Holiday music performance by Howard Middle School.

6:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park.

 

Holiday Movie at Lake Eola Park – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

7:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park with partner Mix 105.1.

December 16

The Nutcracker, performed by the Russian Ballet Orlando

7:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park

Celebrate the holiday season with The Nutcracker, featuring unforgettable characters, dazzling costumes, onstage blizzards, timeless choreography and Tchaikovsky’s extraordinary arrangement performed live by the Russian Ballet Orlando.

December 22

Holiday music performance by Lake Nona High School.

6:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park.

 

Holiday Movie at Lake Eola Park – The Nightmare Before Christmas

7:00 p.m.

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park with partner Mix 105.1.

December 30

Florida Citrus Bowl Parade

11:00 a.m.

The Florida Citrus Parade has grown to become one of the largest sports affiliated parades in the nation, and annual tradition that occurs each year!


Disclaimer: This Downtown Orlando Holiday Events 2017 event is subject to last minute cancellations and changes which might not be reflected in this MyCentralFloridaFamily.com post. Please always confirm with this family-friendly business by calling or clicking.