Some of our fondest childhood memories were driving by sparkling Christmas lights displays. By spending a few dollars on gas, you’ll create a family tradition with a night of holiday lights in Orlando. It’s free, easy and oh-so festive!
We’ve made our list and checked it twice. Here’s our round up of where to see Christmas lights in Orlando. There are probably holiday lights we’ve missed, so send those Christmas displays our way: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHERE TO SEE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS IN ORLANDO
- Close to a million lights dance to music in the park every evening in downtown Lake Mary
- Music/lights synchronized shows every half hour, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- More than 100 spectacular holiday displays featuring over 200,000 lights and a 60-foot tree decorated with 8,000 lights, 2,600 ornaments and over one mile of garland
- Holiday Fountain Show 6pm-9pm every hour.
- The entire downtown is perfectly decorated in 2 million sparkling lights for the season
The Lights on Jeater Bend Drive
Jeater Bend Drive, Celebration, Florida 34747
- 11 private homes on Jeater Drive decorate their houses with lights synchronized to music
- Featured on the show, The Great Christmas Light Fight
- Donations accepted and are given to a local charity
November 30 – December 31
- Holiday lights and experiences throughout the month including live performances, “snow” falling nightly every hour, horse drawn carriages, train rides, a synthetic ice rink, and a Santa meet and greet
- The Eola Wonderland 72–foot Christmas tree comes alive at night with a synchronized light and music show
- Lake Eola fountain displays red, green and gold lights to celebrate the holiday season
The Fye’s Crazy Christmas House
407 Eagle Circle, Casselberry, Florida 32707
- Private residence. Follow on Facebook for updates
- Drop off your letters to Santa December 1 – December 17. Letter needs to included child’s first and last name and a return address.
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CHRISTMAS LIGHTS NEAR ORLANDO
Here are a few places that are totally worth the drive from the Orlando area.
Magic Lights of Daytona
Daytona International Speedway
1801 W International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
- Approx. 50 minute drive from Orlando
- Early-bird price is $17 per car or $25 at the gate
- Rev up your engine and drive through a dazzling holiday lights experience
- Approx. a 2-hour drive from Orlando
- The entire historic town of St. Augustine glows with lights
- The Night of Lights is extremely popular, so plan accordingly
- You can take a trolley tour of the lights, but we recommend walking — it’s free!
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