Holiday Events in Orlando

Over 100 Ways to Celebrate the Season

Holiday traditons and new fun events, there is something for everyone this year.  With over 100 ways to celebrate the Christmas Season in Orlando you are sure to find something to fit into your busy schedule.  Some events do have admission charges, but most are free to low-cost family-friendly events in and arount the Orlando area during the months of November and December.

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    ••• Father Christmas and the Christ Child. Photo © Morse Museum of American Art

    A busy collection of events going on in the Orlando area this holiday season. Most cities will have both a parade and tree lighting ceremony.  See what is going on in your city or someplace close to you.  These are fun, free events for the entire family.

    More:  City and Parks Celebrations

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    ••• Theatrical Production of A Christmas Carol.

    From Broadway to local High School performances - check for some of your all time favorite Holiday Shows. Many shows tend to sell out, so be sure to get your tickets in advance.

    More: Holiday Shows in Orlando

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    ••• Candlelight Processional at Epcot. Photo © WDW

    My favorite way to get into the holiday spirit is by listening to some of my favorite Christmas Carols.  Here a a varied list of locations where you can find Holiday Music this year.  Some performances require an admission charge, but most are free concerts.

    More:  Holiday Music in Orlando

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    ••• Leu Garden's Holiday House. Photo © TJohnston

    Decorated for the Holidays.  Historic Orlando area homes that are on display during the Christmas Holiday Season.  Other than Leu's Holiday House all other decorated homes are part of a tour.  All require an admission fee.  Also note, Leu Gardens has free admission on the first Monday of the month and on December 6, 2010 you will also be able to visit the decorated home free of charge.

    More:  Decorated Holiday Homes in Orlando

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    Even more family friendly Holiday events in the Orlando area.  See what is going on at local hotels, shopping areas and Museums this December.

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    ••• A visit with Santa. Photo © Mall at Millenia

    From Malls to City Libraries.  Here is a list of places to take your child to visit Santa this year.  Most offer photo opportunities, a few even offer times when you can bring your pet to visit Santa.

    More:  Visiting Santa in Orlando