Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
Experience the most magical Christmas party of all at Magic Kingdom this holiday season! Enjoy special festive parades, shows and Character Meet and Greets at this specially ticketed and exclusive event.
When: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22 December
Jingle Bell, Jingle Bam! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
This night-time spectacular is not one to be missed if you’re visiting Walt Disney World over the Christmas period. This fireworks show is jam-packed with holiday music, special effects and state-of-the-art projections every night at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
When: Nightly throughout December.
Christmas Celebrations at Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Christmas celebrations at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter are joining Universal’s usual festive line-up for the first time this year, so there’s never been a better time to visit Universal Orlando! This new festive event is included totally free with the price of regular admission.
When: Daily through to January 8th
Grinchmas at Universal Orlando Resort
Who-ville at Universal’s Islands of Adventureis being transformed into a magical Christmas wonderland of joyful music and festive decorations for the arrival of Grinchmas! Don’t miss the classic live retelling of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, as well as “The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular”, both are sure to warm your heart – whether you like it or not!
When: Daily through to January 8th
SeaWorld Christmas Celebration
Exciting shows, spectacular decorations and meet and greets with Christmas celebrities such as Santa Claus himself make SeaWorld Orlando the place to be this holiday season.
When: Select nights through to 31st December
Little ones will love the giant LEGO statues that have popped up all over LEGOLAND in preparation for the start of the Christmas Bricktacular. There are plenty of photo opportunities for everyone to enjoy, including a life-sized LEGO sleigh and reindeer!
When: 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-25, December
Holidays in Space at Kennedy Space Center
Even Kennedy Space Center is getting in the holiday spirit with an exciting new show featuring America’s Got Talent finalists Fighting Gravity. In this jaw-dropping new show, guests will be mesmerised by the stunning visual effects and and choreography employed by the group.
When: 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 December
ICE! Featuring Christmas Around the World
At Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, more than 2 million pounds of ice has landed! Hand-carved ice sculptures decorate the attraction, alongside two-storey ice slides for the kids (and big kids!). Perfect if you’re worried all that sunshine might ‘ruin’ your white Christmas!
When: Daily through to January 7th
Ice Skating in Winter Park
Just 20 minutes from downtown Orlando, you’ll find the stunning Winter Park and its festive ice-skating rink, open select hours through January 7th. General admission (including skates) is $13, so if you’re looking for some traditional Christmas fun, make sure you head down.
NYE at Magic Kingdom
What better way to ring in the new year than with the Fantasy in the Sky fireworks show? This extra special fireworks show can be enjoyed from 11:50 on New Year’s Eve and the day before to give more people a chance to watch this spectacular show.
When: 30 and 31 December
NYE at Universal’s CityWalk
It’s the biggest and best party in Orlando (for over 21s only!) and it’s held every year at Universal’s City Walk shopping and entertainment complex. Tickets are required for this event, which includes unlimited gourmet cuisine, a huge outdoor dance floor, entrance to 6 exciting clubs, a midnight champagne toast and midnight fireworks.
When: December 31st
There is so much going on in December, we couldn't even include everything in one post! Keep an eye on our blog this month for more exciting happenings from the happiest place on earth.
Travelling to Orlando in December? Make sure you have your tickets ready for the most festive party in town!
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