If you’re looking to celebrate Christmas in Orlando this year, we’ve got the 6 best spots you’ll want to be at. Whether you’re going to be with family, friends or even if you’re stag, these places will bring on Christmas Cheer and make your holiday worth it. We want you to celebrate Christmas in Orlando surrounded by your favorite characters, sipping eggnog among the carols and even snow fighting in a majestic ice park. These are our top 6 picks to celebrate a magical Christmas in Central Florida.
ICE! at the Gaylord Palms
What’s Christmas without snow and ice? From handcrafted ice sculptures to the award winning ICE! Attraction, this celebration at the grand Gaylord Palms Resort will let you enjoy the holidays in their chilly, icy bloom. There is also a 54-foot Christmas tree and over 2 million twinkling lights at the resort to bring out that kid in you.
Looking for a magically colorful Christmas experience with the whole family? Head over to the SeaWorld Orlando where you can take a trip down a lively forest with puppets, camels, doves and sheep. Enjoy the music and finish the evening with a fireworks and dancing fountains display! This place is truly a winter wonderland around Christmas time. Don’t forget to check out the Shamu Christmas Miracles event and the Polar Express Experience!
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
You’re invited to join Mickey and his his friends at the Magic Kingdom for one of the biggest holiday parties in Orlando, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party! On select nights from November 8th through December 18th the Magic Kingdom opens for a very special, private Christmas party complete with the legendary Christmas parade and a special presentation of Holiday Wishes, a nighttime spectacular in the sky! This is a separate ticketed event at the Magic Kingdom and party goers are welcomed with hot chocolate, warm holiday cookies and of course snow on Main Street U.S.A! This is a must attend event to get you into the holiday spirit!
Epcot Holidays Around the World
Experience and learn how Christmas and the holidays are celebrated all around the world at Epcot’s Holiday’s Around the World. Savor the traditions, hear the Christmas story while on a candlelight processional and meet Santa counterparts from different countries! This is an enriching and educational experience for kids – with a mass choir and orchestra.
Christmas Bricktacular at Legoland Florida
Crazy about those small blocks? Watch them transform into massive, larger than life structures at Legoland where the festivities hit home for Christmas! Pose with a life-size Santa and Christmas tree made entirely out of lego and participate in exciting daily activities and scavenger hunts that will keep both children and adults engaged!
Universal Orlando’s Grinchmas & Macy’s Parade
Universal Orlando comes to life for the holiday season! If you are a Dr. Seuss fan, this wintry wonderland is the best place to spend your holiday. Meet the Grinch, and join the Macy’s Holiday Parade around the park for a Christmas experience just like NYC – complete with floating balloons, entertainers, festive music and activities and much more – minus the sub-zero temperature!
So here you have it; 6 exciting places to spend Christmas this year if you’re in Orlando. Think we missed any other places? Let us know by getting in touch!