Orlando Theme Park Holiday Events 2017
Orlando Theme Park Holiday Events 2017 – If you’re looking to spend time at the theme parks, we have a list of what’s happening for you. These will be updated with dates and links as the information becomes available. Be sure to check back often!
Central Florida is a great place to live during the holidays to enjoy Theme Park Holiday Events. Every theme park from Walt Disney World to Sea World and Legoland are offering holiday events all season long.
Even if you don’t have a season pass or tickets to the main attractions, you can find free entry events and opportunities at surrounding properties, hotels, and more. Just get creative and check out our list of options below.
As always, if you’ve found we’ve missed anything, click here and let us know about it. We’ll be happy to add them to the list! Enjoy your holidays at the parks this season!
Theme Park Holiday Events
November 24 – December 30, 2017
Epcot Candelight Processional | Epcot
This joyous retelling of the biblical story of the origins of Christmas features a celebrity narrator, 50-piece orchestra and several magnificent choirs. The special line-up of narrators this year includes Neil Patrick Harris, Whoopi Goldberg, Trace Adkins and Laurie Hernandez.
November 9 – December 22, 2017
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party | Walt Disney World
A winter fairy tale, as Queen Elsa covers Cinderella’s Castle in glittering ice. Lively stage shows feature Disney characters in their holiday finery and a festive holiday parade sends toy soldiers and snow flurries dancing on Main Street U.S.A. Guests can enjoy complimentary cookies and hot cocoa around the park.
Beginning November 9, 2017
Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! | Hollywood Studios
The event features spectacular fireworks, special effects and holiday music classics every night.
Starting November 18, 2017 through January 6, 2018
Holidays at Universal Studios Resort+
At Universal Studios Florida, the Macy’s Holiday Parade fills the streets every evening with the larger-than-life balloons from Macy’s famous Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Elaborate floats, dancers and live entertainment dazzle and delight guests.
At Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Grinchmas descends on Seuss Landing with a live retelling of Dr. Seuss’s beloved holiday tale during, Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular, featuring the Whos from Who-ville and an original musical score by Mannheim Steamroller.
December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-25, 2017
Legoland’s Bricktacular | Legoland
Families can block time to marvel at the more than 30-foot-tall LEGO Christmas tree – made with 270,000 LEGO and DUPLO bricks – and pose for a perfect holiday picture with a life-size LEGO Santa, reindeer and sleigh.
November 24 – December 31, 2017 (Select Dates)
Sea World Christmas Celebration
SeaWorld Orlando has two new holiday experiences starting Nov. 23. Dine with Rudolph gives guests an opportunity to enjoy the telling of his classic tale during a delicious feast featuring a menu filled with traditional holiday favorites served family-style. Santa Claus at Wild Arctic invites guests to take a ride to the top of the world to meet the Arctic’s most famous resident, Santa Claus, where they can take photos with the jolly old man himself.
Click here to enjoy the 12+ holiday events at Walt Disney Resort.
Click here to enjoy the Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort Hotels
Enjoy the Holidays at Disney Resort Hotels
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
*70-foot-tall Christmas Tree
*Gingerbread Holiday Ice Castle
Disney’s Beach Club Resort
*Life-size, edible carousel
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
*16-foot Victorian gingerbread house at | Gingerbread House Demos from 1 – 2 in the lobby December 1-25
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
*Edible Train Display
Disney’s Boardwalk Inn
*Ginger’s Bread and Cookie Shoppe
Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
*Sleigh rides from late November – late December. Call 407-WDW-PLAY to make reservations.
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
*Nighttime tree lighting in the lobby, carolers, choir performances, cookie decorating, classic movies and hang ours with Santa and Mrs. Claus at a special tiki hut!
We’ll be updating this guide throughout the season. Be sure to check back for more snow opportunities as they’re announced! And, check out our Holiday Guide 2017 with the link/image below for more holiday fun!
Disclaimer: These Orlando Theme Park Holiday Events 2017 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.