Orlando, Florida is a great place to visit for exciting and memorable Christmas events. Whether you are a local, or travelling from afar, you’re sure to have an amazing time! Below you’ll find details on some of the best events in the area.
Christmas at SeaWorld: A festive event that is included in your daily admission. Pass-holders will get into this event at no separate charge. The event takes place from November 26, 2010 – January 2, 2011. Activities include The Polar Express Experience, Winter Wonderland on Ice, and a special Shamu Christmas show featuring your favorite orca whale!
ICE! At Gaylord Palms: This is a snow-filled event that takes place from November 20, 2010 – January 2, 2011. Journey through “The Night Before Christmas” in this winter wonderland of fun. There is over 2 million total pounds of ice in this spectacular event. You’ll see amazing carved ice structures that will take your breath away in awe. Be sure to pack a jacket as you venture through this walk through, because this event is very chilly at only 9 degrees! Also included at this event is The Majestic Christmas Tree, 4 Holiday Shows, The Polar Bear Pursuit, visits from Santa, Sunday Brunch with Mrs. Claus, and SNOW! A North Pole Carnival where you can play in a snow playground with games and a snowman building section! Click HERE for more information.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party: This event takes place from November 08, 2010 – December 19, 2010 at Disney World: Magic Kingdom amusement park. The event is NOT included in your regular day admission into the park and annual pass-holders will also have to purchase separate tickets to enter. The fee for this event is $59 per adult and $53 for children ages 3-9. Advance tickets can be bought for a small discount. The event includes many festive activities for the whole family to enjoy, including live stage shows, a parade, character meet-and-greet, and a spectacular holiday fireworks display. Visit www.disneyworld.com for more information.
Universal Orlando Christmas: This event is included with park admission and features the spectacular MACY’S Holiday Parade. Event takes place from early December 2010 – January 2011. Head next door to Islands of Adventure where you can come face-to-face with none other than the Grinch himself! Visit Whoville for wonderful holiday decorations throughout and be sure to stay for the lighting of the massive Christmas tree! Finish your day by taking a stroll down CityWalk where you’ll enjoy live music and decorations.