Celebrate the holiday season in Orlando at the world-famous theme parks. From feel-good parades, thousands of lights, and festive shows, the holidays are more magical in Central Florida. Check out these things to do during the holidays at the Orlando theme parks.
Holidays Around the World at Epcot
Celebrate the unique traditions of the season from around the globe as Epcot hosts another year of Holidays Around the World from Nov. 28 to Dec. 30, 2014.
Taking place three times each day, the Candlelight Processional features a stirring retelling of the story of Christmas by a celebrity narrator, set against the inspirational backdrop of a 50-piece orchestra and mass choir.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park plays host to a holiday party like no other with Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, held select nights from Nov. 7 to Dec. 19, 2014.
Enjoy live entertainment, spectacular fireworks and a jolly holiday parade with Mickey, Santa and other familiar Disney friends. See Cinderella’s Castle sparkle white lights, as well as a magical snowfall on Main Street, U.S.A.
The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights
Marvel at millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music at The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios from Nov. 7, 2014 to Jan. 4, 2015. Enjoy dazzling displays, delightful music and sheer magical magnitude at this extravaganza included with standard admission.
Grinchmas at Universal’s Islands of Adventure
This holiday season, Universal’s Islands of Adventure transforms Seuss Landing into the world of Grinchmas, from Dec. 6, 2014 to Jan. 3, 2015.
Included with park admission, Grinchmas will be sure to delight Dr. Seuss fans of all ages with festive storybook décor, a heartwarming live show featuring recorded music by Mannheim Steamroller, and meet-and-greet- opportunities with the Grinch himself!
Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal Studios Florida
Watch the streets of Universal Studios Florida come alive as they fill with floats and balloons straight from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City in Universal’s very own Macy’s Holiday Parade, from Dec. 6, 2014 to Jan. 3, 2015. Event admission is included with regular park admission.
SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration
On select nights Nov. 22 to Dec. 31, 2014, family and friends can create yuletide memories as SeaWorld Orlando celebrates the holidays with SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration.
Included with regular park admission, guests can experience the fun-filled holidays with special shows and attractions, including Shamu Christmas Miracles, Winter Wonderland on Ice and The Polar Express Experience.
Christmas Bricktacular at LEGOLAND Florida
LEGOLAND Florida welcomes the holidays with their Christmas Bricktacular event, held weekends in December.
Kids will enjoy a 270,000 brick Christmas tree and festive decorations, as well as daily appearances by Santa Claus. Event admission is included with regular park admission.