Orlando Holiday Events Guide 2020

Orlando Holiday Events Guide 2020

Orlando Holiday Events Guide 2020 – We will be looking for general holiday events happening throughout Central Florida for families and kids. We have separate Family Events Guides for specific events, but find an overview of some of our favorite events here.

Orlando Holiday Events Guide 2020

If you’re looking for fun family events for winter, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or any holiday events, we will continue to comb the internet and more to find the best family events for you.

As always, our list of events will be updated throughout the season, so be sure to check back often. And, if you’ve found we missed anything, be sure to send the event our way by emailing Newsletter@MyCentralFloridaFamily.com or click here to submit the event.

For a complete list of events by day or month, head to our Daily Events Calendar page. We will continue to update with more of our favorite events as they become published!

Looking for other holiday opportunities for fun, check out our additional guides below.

We will list any events that we know have been cancelled right here.

  • Light Up UCF
  • Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas
  • Gaylord Palms ICE (replaced with a new event)


Events Happening All Season Long


Various Dates in November and December
Jolly Creek Holiday Festival and Marketplace
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November 6 – December 24, 2020
The Santa Workshop Experience at ICON Park
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November 7, 2020 – January 4, 2021
Disney Springs Christmas Tree Stroll, Snow and More
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November 13, 2020 through January 3, 2021
A Night of a Million Lights at Give Kids the World Village
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November 13, 2020 through January 3, 2021
Gaylord Palms I Love Christmas Movies
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November 13, 2020 through January 2, 2021 | 6 PM – 10 PM
Magic of Lights | Daytona
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November 14, 2020 – January 31, 2021 | 6 PM – 12 AM
Nights of Lights in St. Augustine
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November 14, 2020 – December 31, 2020
SeaWorld Christmas Celebration
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November 14, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Universal Orlando Resort Holiday Celebrations
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November 14, 2020 – January 4, 2021
Crayola Experience Colorful Christmas
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November 16, 2020 – January 4, 2021
Dinos in Lights at Orlando Science Center
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November 21 – December 13, 2020 | 10 AM to 5 PM
Santa’s Christmas Tree Forest & Fun
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November 23, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Space Coast Light Fest
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November 26, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Cranes Roost Park Holiday Lights Displays
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November 26, 2020 – January 3, 2021 | 6, 7, 8, 9 PM
Cranes Roost Holiday Fountain Show
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November 27 – December 19, 2020 | 6 – 10 PM
Santa’s Enchanted Forest and Holiday Scavenger Hunt
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November 28 – December 31, 2020 | nightly
Nightly Snowfall, Santa, Train Rides and more at Celebration
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November 30, 2020 – January 2, 2021 | 1 – 8 PM
Home for the Holidays at FantasyWorld Resort
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December 1, 2020 through January 3, 2021
Leu Gardens Dazzling Nights
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December 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Wekiva Island Christmas Festivities
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December 5, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Clermont Holiday Enchanted Forest
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Through December 2020
Epcot Festival of the Arts
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Multiple Day Events


November 12-22, 2020 | 10 AM to 5 PM
Festival of the Trees at Orlando Museum of Art
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November 20-21, 2020 | 7:30 PM
CFC Arts Holidays in the Courtyard & Other Events
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November 27-28, December 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 | 6-10 PM
Lake Catherine Blueberries Santa’s Enchanted Forest
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November 29, December 6, 20, 2020 | 5-10 PM
Old Town Outdoor Movie Drive In
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December 4-6, 2020
Elf Jr. at Magic Curtain Productions
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December 4-5, 11-12, 2020 | 7 – 9 PM
Winter Wonderland of Lights – Winter Springs
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December 4-5, 2020 | 7:30 PM
CFC Arts Holidays in the Courtyard & Other Events
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December 4, 11, & 18, 2020 | 7 PM
Live Holiday Music at Cranes Roost Park
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December 4, 5, 11, 12, 13,18 & 19, 2020 | 6-9 PM
A Merry Winter Garden Light Show
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December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2020 | 5:30 – 9:30 PM
Holiday Carriage Tours through Downtown Winter Garden
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December 4-5, 2020 | times vary
CFCArts A Christmas Carol
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December 5-6, 2020 | varying times
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Sounds of the Season
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December 5-23, 2020 | varying times
Orlando REP Holiday Family Improv & Photos With Santa
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December 5, 12, 19, 2020 | varying times
The Nutcracker – A Family Show from Orlando Ballet
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December 6, 13, 2020 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Interactive Movie at Garden Theatre (It’s a Wonderful Life. The Muppet Christmas Carol)
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December 6, 13 and 20, 2020 | 7 PM
Wekiva Island Outdoor Holiday Movies
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December 7, 14 and 20, 2020 | 7 PM
Orlando Philharmonic Holidays at the Plaza (outdoor event)
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December 8, 15 & 22, 2020 | 6 -8 PM
Santa Tuesdays at Cranes Roost Park
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December 10 & 19, 2020 | varying times
Dickens Carolers on the Plaza
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December 11-13, 2020 | 6 PM – 9 PM
A Christmas Carol with Orlando Fringe
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December 11-12, 2020 | 7:30 PM
CFCArts Deck the Courtyard
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December 11-13 and 18-20, 2020 | 6:30 PM – 9 PM
TwELF Days of Christmas
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December 11 – 23, 2020 | varying days | 5:30 – 10 PM
The Christmas Trail – Pant City
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December 12, 2020 | 4 PM
Holiday Fantasia from CFC Arts
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December 18-19, 2020 | 7:30 PM
CFCArts We Wish You A Merry Christmas
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December 27-30, 2020
Kids Eat Free at Toojay’s for Black Friday Weekend
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Single Day Events

November 7, 2020
Holiday Makers Market – Dr. Phillips
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November 27, 2020 | 6 – 9 PM
Leesburg Main Street Christmas Stroll
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November 27, 2020 | 5 – 9 PM
City of Eustis Light Up Event
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December 3, 2020 | 6 PM
City of Apopka Tree Lighting
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December 4, 2020 | 6 PM
Virtual Light Up Clermont
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December 4, 2020 | 7 PM
The Polar Express in Winter Park – Popcorn Flicks in the Park
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December 4, 2020 | 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Celebrate the Season Longwood
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December 4, 2020 | 5 – 9 PM
Winter on the Avenue
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December 4, 2020 | 6 PM
Mount Dora XMAS Walk
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December 5, 2020 | 9 AM – 4:30 PM
St. Cloud Holiday Festival
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December 5, 2020 | 8 – 11 PM
Downtown Orlando Virtual Tree Lighting
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December 5, 2020 | 7 to 8 PM
Retro City Cycles 9th Annual Light Ride
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December 5, 2020 | 6 PM
DeLand Holiday Parade
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December 5, 2020 | 7 to 8 PM
Mount Dora Lighted Boat Parade
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December 5, 2020 | 10 AM
Mount Dora Parade
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December 5, 2020 | 3 -7 PM
Deck the Mall – Oviedo Mall
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December 5, 2020 | 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
KidX Club: Holiday Movie Night (ELF)
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December 6, 2020 | 5:30 PM
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Free Holiday Concert – Winter Park
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December 10, 2020 | 7:00 PM
A Charlie Brown Christmas – Cranes Roost Sunset Cinema
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December 11, 2020 | 6-9 PM
Clermont Cookies & Cocoa Stroll
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December 11, 2020 | 6:15 PM
Holiday Party with Princesses and Princes
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December 12, 2020 | 5 – 9 PM
Children’s Snow in the Park
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December 12, 2020 | 7:30 AM
Greg Warmoth Reindeer Run
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December 12, 2020 | 9 AM to 3 PM
Santa Visits Central Florida Zoo
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December 12, 2020 | 6 PM
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Holiday Pops – Apopka
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December 13, 2020 | 10 AM – 4 PM
Country Christmas Celebration at Horsepower Ranch
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December 13, 2020 | 7-9 PM
Elf at Wekiva Island Movie Night
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December 13, 2020 | 9 AM to 12 PM
Breakfast with Santa
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December 14, 2020 | 6-7 PM
Reindeer Feed Box Night
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December 17, 2020 | 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer & Santa Clause is Comin’ to Town
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December 19, 2020 | 8-11 AM
4 Seasons Challenge Winter 5K
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December 19, 2020 | 11 AM to 3 PM
Kids Country Christmas in Eustis
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December 19, 2020 | 7-10 PM
Winter Wonderland VIP Party
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December 19, 2020 | 1-4 PM
Loop West SantaFest
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December 27, 2020 | 4-6:30 PM
Holiday Jazz on the Lawn
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Disclaimer: These events are 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.

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Check out additional Christmas events coming up below:

Wed 02

27th Annual Nights of Lights in St. Augustine

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Wed 02

Cranes Roost Holiday Lights

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu 03

Wekiva Island’s 2020 Winter Wonderland

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 03

Universal Orlando Resort Holiday Celebrations

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 03

Festival of the Holidays at Epcot

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 03

I Love Christmas Movies at Gaylord Palms

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 03

Visit Santa at Bass Pro Shops

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 03

SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 03

Crayola Experience’s Colorful Christmas

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 03

Disney Springs Christmas Tree Stroll

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 03

Santa’s Christmas Tree Forest & Fun

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 03

The Santa Workshop Experience at ICON Park

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 03

Dinos in Lights at Orlando Science Center

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thu 03

Home for the Holidays at FantasyWorld Resort

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm