Holly Jolly Christmas and Holiday Events in Orlando

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Every Christmas in Orlando, our world-famous theme parks and resort hotels dazzle with jubilant cheer along with miles of garland and twinkle lights. Holiday traditions and joyful celebrations transform Orlando into a holly jolly destination guaranteed to have your family singing "fa-la-la-la" all the way home.

Celebrate this holiday season in Orlando with our list of events, parades, lights and even places to have Christmas dinner. Nothing's merrier than an Orlando Christmas.


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. 25 to Dec. 30, 2016.

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. 22, 2016.

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.

    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. 3, 2016 to Jan. 1, 2017.

    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. 3, 2016 to Jan. 1, 2017. Event admission is included with regular park admission.

    SeaWorld Orlando's Christmas Celebration

    On select nights Nov. 19 to Dec. 31, 2016, 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 December 17 - 18, 24 - 25, 26 - 30, 2016.

    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.

    Christmas Day Dining

    Planning where to eat on Christmas Day in Orlando? We've gathered the ultimate wish list of scrumptious delights that will bring glad tidings to your family, friends or special someone and fill their bellies with jubilant cheer.

    Attraction Tickets and More Information 

    Visit Orlando is an official seller of Orlando attractions tickets. Find discounted tickets to Orlando theme parks, attractions, sporting events and dinner shows - we have it all!  Save time and money on your visit to Orlando this holiday season.

    For more updates, check out Visit Orlando's Blog and Facebook Page for more ways to enjoy Orlando's holiday season events.