A Guide To This Year’s Best Christmas Events In Orlando

Orlando is America’s favorite vacation destination. And during the holidays, the world famous theme parks and attraction go all out to make the season brighter. Have a holly, jolly good time at these Orlando Christmas events.

Holidays Around the World at Epcot
This joyous time of the year is celebrated around the globe. Experience a wide variety of different traditions when you take part in Holidays Around the World at Epcot. This attraction features a Candlelight Processional three times every day along with a wondrous narration retelling the first Christmas. A 50-piece orchestra and mass choir provide the backdrop to the festivities.

November 27 through December 30, 2015.

mickey-christmas-party Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
Orlando’s most famous mouse is throwing a party and you’re invited. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party will be held inside Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park and there promises to be something for everyone. Enjoy live entertainment and a holiday parade with jolly appearances from Mickey Mouse and Santa. Cinderella’s castle will be aglow with countless bright white lights and it promises to snow on Main Street, U.S.A.

November 8 through December 18, 2015 (Select nights)

Grinchmas at Universal’s Islands of Adventure
Explore a storybook world brought to life with festive decorations, music recorded by Mannheim Steamroller and a live show sure make your heart grow two sizes. The Grinch will even descend down Mount Crumpit to make a personal appearance during Grinchmas at Universal’s Island of Adventure.

December 4, 2015 through January 6, 2016

osborne-spectacleThe Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights
The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights features millions of glittering lights sparking in synch with famous Christmas songs. This holiday event is a visual extravaganza combined with a delightful musical experience.

November 6, 2015 through January 3, 2016

SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebrations

Fun-filled yuletide memories are waiting to be made during SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebrations. Special holiday shows and attractions include Shamu Christmas Miracles, Winter Wonderland on Ice and The Polar Express Experience.

November 21 through December 31, 2015 (Select nights)

macys-parade Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal Studios Florida
When it comes to parades, nobody has been doing it better, or for more years, than Macy’s. If you like floats, balloons and plenty of excitement, grab a spot and watch the Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal Studios Florida. This one has all the same flair as Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade—with much warmer weather.

Christmas Bricktacular at LEGOLAND Florida

The best Christmas trees are big, spectacular and built with plastic bricks—270,000 to be exact. Every weekend in December the Christmas Bricktacular at LEGOLAND Florida invites kids of all ages to make new holiday traditions that last lifetime. Celebrate with seasonal decorations and visits from Santa Claus.

Weekends in December


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