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Everyday Things to Do

We've come up with some general every day ideas of things you can do with your kiddo throughout Central Florida on any given day. We hope it helps! Click here for our article.

Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Workshop

Bass Pro Shops 5156 International Drive, Orlando

Starting Nov. 4th experience the magic of Christmas atSanta’s Wonderland at your local Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s!  Free 4x6 photo with Santa. On November 4th, families are invited to tailgate at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s for a festive parade to kick off the Christmas season, featuring Santa as he returns to open Santa’s Wonderland! […]

Holiday Nights at Island H2O Water Park

Island H2O Water Park 3230 Inspiration Drive, Kissimmee

Each evening, Island H2O Water Park will transform into a holiday wonderland, adorned with twinkling island-themed lights that'll rival the brightest North Star. Check out island-festive immersive light displays and snap some holiday-card worthy photos with friends and family. You can get your holiday shopping done as you surf through the holiday market featuring local […]

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Santa Workshop Experience – ICON Park

ICON Park 8375 International Drive, Orlando

The jingle bells are ringing at ICON Park — Santa is officially back in town! From Nov. 10 through Dec. 24, guests can enjoy The Santa Workshop Experience at the entertainment destination. Once again, ICON Park will be transformed into the magical winter wonderland that has delighted thousands of children over the past few years. […]

SeaWorld Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld Orlando 7007 Sea World Dr, Orlando

Gather your family and join all your festive friends at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, select dates beginning November 10 - January 2. See the park transformed into a winter wonderland sparkling with millions of beautiful lights. With plenty of holiday cheer, this event is sure to create unforgettable memories at a wondrous Christmas celebration you’ll only find at […]

Magic of Lights

Magic of Lights, a unique and dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience, is bigger and brighter than ever with more than a mile of spectacular light displays that bring to life your favorite holiday scenes and characters. Don’t miss the larger-than-life sparkling Holiday Barbie™ display, the supersized Bigfoot® Monster Truck, and life-sized dinosaurs of Prehistoric Christmas! […]

Gaylord Palms ICE! Returns

Gaylord Palms Resort 6000 W Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee

There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than gathering your family for Christmas at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee. ICE! returns this holiday season. Step into a wonderland carved by expert artisans out of two million pounds of colorful ice. You'll see the story of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch […]

EPCOT’s Festival of the Holidays

Epcot - Walt Disney World

Experience the stirring story of Christmas with a celebrity narrator and glorious massed choir—accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra, herald trumpets and the Voices of Liberty. Meet Santa Claus Visit with jolly old St. Nick at the Odyssey Pavilion from November 24 to December 24, 2023. JOYFUL! A Celebration of the Season Witness a joyous tribute […]

Holidays at LEGOLAND


Reindeer, prep for landing! HOLIDAYS at LEGOLAND® presented by Hallmark Channel is flying into LEGOLAND® Florida Resort select dates Nov. 24 - Dec. 31, carrying a sleigh-load of festive fun. Get wrapped up in the holiday spirit with seasonal shows, NEW cheerful characters, festive activities, and more yuletide fun, all included with general park admission […]


Wekiva Island Christmas Fun – Santa, Snow, Movies, and Stories!

Wekiva Island 1014 Miami Springs Dr, Longwood

Santa Claus is coming to Central Florida—and he's bringing his entire workshop with him to Wekiva Island. The Seminole County favorite is bringing back its beloved holiday tradition, Winter Wonderland. The festive event will run from Dec. 1 through Christmas Day, bringing sparkling holiday décor, thousands of twinkling lights, “snow” flurries and a calendar packed […]

Holiday Events in Winter Garden

Holiday Events in Winter Garden

Downtown Winter Garden 104 S. Lakeview Avenue, Winter Garden

Winter Garden Tis the Season 2023 December 1, 2023 – January 7, 2024 Historic Downtown Winter Garden Historic Downtown Winter Garden is transformed into a Holiday Wonderland for making merry memories. In addition, the City of Winter Garden provides free holiday light shows, live entertainment, themed photo stations, colorful light displays and decorations, and so […]


Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Busch Gardens 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, Busch Gardens Christmas Town returns as the longest holiday celebration in the Tampa Bay area offering brand new experiences to celebrate the holidays and create memories to cherish for a lifetime. Christmas Town joyfully bundles millions of twinkling lights, uplifting shows, iconic holiday light displays, culinary delights and award-winning attractions such […]

Featured Dinos In Lights

Dinos In Lights

Orlando Science Center FL

Dinos In Lights Holiday Show is BACK! See the holidays in a whole new light with STAN the T-Rex and his fossil friends in DinoDigs as they show off their twinkling talent in a festive display of music and light. This dazzling light show is included in general admission for a limited time so don't […]


Orlando 2023 Tree Lighting Celebration

Lake Eola FL

Orlando 2023 Tree Lighting Celebration at Lake Eola Park, Friday, December 1, 2023 at 5:00 PM. The Coke Florida Holiday Caravan Tour stop will be there featuring the classic holiday-themed Coca-Cola truck on display, beverage sampling and a special photo zone for complimentary photos with Santa.

Winter on the Avenue

Winter Park Central Park 101 S Park Avenue, Winter Park

Winter On The Avenue is from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Dec. 1. Come out for our annual tree-lighting, strolling carolers, Chanukah menorah lighting ceremony, s'mores, snow slides, the announcement of holiday art contest winners, children's choirs, The Bubble Bus, Popcorn Flicks in the park, and, of course, Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Deck The Mall: Ugly Sweater Party

Oviedo Mall 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo

Get ready to spread holiday cheer and show off your most outrageous, festive, and UGLIEST sweaters at the "Deck the Mall - Ugly Sweater Party"! Join us at Oviedo Mall on December 1st from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM for an unforgettable evening of fun, laughter, and holiday spirit. Event Highlights: Ugly Sweater Contest: Put […]

The DeLand Christmas Light Show

The DeLand Christmas Light Show

Stetson Baptist Church 1025 W. Minnesota Ave, Deland

With almost 10,000 LED lights and over 2,100 individual lighting channels, The DeLand Christmas Light Show is an event you won't want to miss! Event runs December 1st -31th each night starting at 5:30 Event is free but if you would like to support this ministry you can text the keyword give to 386-400-9991 or […]

Apopka Tree Lighting

Kit Land Nelson Park 10 N Forest Ave, Apopka, Apopka

We welcome you to our annual Tree Lighting, as we light up Kit Land Nelson Park for the holidays. Enjoy holiday music, photos with Santa, kids activities and more!  Date & Time: Friday, December 1, 2023 from 6 PM to 8 PM Location: Kit Land Nelson Park Cost: Free Event

Now Snowing Celebration

Now Snowing Celebration

Downtown Celebration 610-Sycamore St., Celebration

Now Snowing, Central Florida’s original and premier “Snowing” event, offers one of the area’s only synthetic ice rinks, special community performances by some of the area’s top young talent, and special concert events throughout the season. Now Snowing is a month-long Winter Wonderland Spectacular featuring strolling Charles Dickens style Carolers, photos with Santa, horse drawn […]

Holiday in the Park Lake Mary

Central Park at Lake Mary City Hall 100 NORTH COUNTRY CLUB ROAD, Lake Mary

The City of Lake Mary's "Holiday in the Park" event is one for the books! Our largest event of the year highlights over 1 MILLION holiday lights in Central Park, a visit from Santa Claus, a synthetic ice rink (admission fee), and lots of food trucks!! Kick off the holiday season with your family and […]

Annual Tree Lighting

St. Cloud City Hall 1300 9th St, St. Cloud

Get into the holiday spirit and join us as we kick off the holiday season with our traditional Tree Lighting Ceremony in beautiful downtown St. Cloud. You'll enjoy musical performances, crafts, games, rides, a snow slide, visits with Santa and much more! 407-957-7243

Lou Gardens Dazzling Nights

Leu Gardens Dazzling Nights

Harry P Leu Gardens 1920 North Forest Avenue, Orlando

You're going to LOVE Dazzling Nights 2023, sponsored by AdventHealth. It's a best-of-the-best experience this year... We're bringing back all the hits from years past. A 70' long light tunnel, Moroccan lanterns hang from the trees overhead, snow falling every night and more. Gather your friends and family for some holiday food, great beverages (an […]

Light Up Sanford – Tree Lighting Ceremony

Magnolia Square Fountain 201 E 1st Street, Sanford

Join us for a magical night at Light Up Sanford, a Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 1st at 6:30 PM. Experience the enchantment of the Magnolia Square Christmas Tree and downtown as we illuminate the night. Get ready for holiday entertainment, a visit from 'Ole Saint Nick and his helpers, and more!

Christmas In The Garden featuring Charles Billingsley

First Baptist Church of Winter Garden 125 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden

Join us on Friday, December 1, on the front steps of the Historic Downtown First Baptist Church immediately following the Light Up Winter Garden ceremony for a Big Band Christmas Concert, "Christmas In the Garden," featuring Charles Billingsley along with the First Baptist Worship Band and Foundation Academy Steel Drums.

Featured A Christmas Carol the Musical

A Christmas Carol the Musical

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando

Central Florida Community Arts Presents A Christmas Carol the Musical featuring the CFCArts Youth Troupe at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, December 1 & 2, 2023. https://www.facebook.com/events/1699551933885674/?event_time_id=1699552363885631


Popcorn Flicks in the Park: THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

Enzian Theater 1300 S. Orlando Avenue, Maitland

This film is a part of our Popcorn Flicks in the Park series, which takes place in Central Park, Winter Park once a month and it’s FREE and open to the public! These films are presented with open captions. THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL The Muppets perform the classic Dickens holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog […]

Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting and Kickoff

Wekiva Island 1014 Miami Springs Dr, Longwood

Kick off the holiday season the Wekiva Island way! The favorite attraction is officially launching its beloved Winter Wonderland event by lighting its 24-foot-tall Christmas tree and Christmas Tree Forest. Santa and Mrs. Claus will do the honors at 7 p.m. There will be snow flurries, live music and holiday cheer, so you don’t want […]


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