It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas in Orlando, Florida. As the sleigh bells ring and Santa says “Ho, ho, ho!” let’s celebrate the holidays with some jolly fun. With all the events and holiday happenings this season, you won’t know where to start. Luckily, we’ve got here a list of holiday events in Orlando. Read on!
Oh, What Fun! A Holiday Festival | Lake Nona Town Center
Thursdays – Sundays, now through December 30, 2018
Lake Nona welcomes the yuletide season with various activities for you and your family. Lake Nona Town Center will be the venue for the Oh What Fun! A Holiday Festival event. It will feature the only outdoor, open-air skating rink in Central Florida. Complete with live entertainment, snowfall, holiday treats, Christmas movies, and visits from Santa Claus.
Winter Wonderland Events | Wekiva Island in Longwood
Now through December 30, 2018
Wekiva Island in Longwood is kicking off the holidays with a month-long celebration. Activities like movies on the river and holiday parties bring a whole lot of excitement to this event. You’ll even get to meet Kriss Kringle, The Grinch and more characters that you know and love. For the adults, Christmas will surely be merry because the bar will be fully stocked. Talk about spirits to raise the Christmas spirit eh?
Now Snowing | Celebration Town Center
Now through December 31, 2018
Snow in Orlando? Not as impossible as you think, especially during the holiday season. It certainly is a wonderful time to celebrate because Celebration Town Center will have snow falling nightly every hour. They will also feature horse-drawn carriages and trains you can ride on. A synthetic ice rink is available for skating. It’s an event even Santa won’t miss.
Light Up the Holidays | Cranes Roost Park
Now through January 1, 2019
To make Christmas extra bright and merry, Cranes Roost Park will sparkle with over 200,00 lights from 5:00-9:00 PM. The skies will light up as well with a fireworks display and in the middle of all this brightness sits a 60-foot tree decorated with 8,000 lights, 2,600 ornaments and over one mile of garland. Activities are also available to enjoy.
Holidays at Walt Disney World Resort
Now through the month of January 2019
Walt Disney World Resort is all decked out for the holidays turning it into one of the merriest and jolliest places on earth. Holidays in Orlando won’t be complete without a visit to this famed amusement park. Holiday-themed attractions, shows and performances await at this magical place. Book your tickets now.