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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Holidays at Orlando Attractions
All Orlando area attractions have special events going on during the holiday season - starting in November with some continuing into January. Most holiday events are included in the park's admission.
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Annual Holiday Events in Orlando
Events that we look forward to every year in Orlando. Popular Winter, Seasonal and Christmas events in the Orlando area. Most of the holiday events listed begin in November.
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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.
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Hanukkah Celebrations in Orlando
Inspirational stories and traditional celebrations to celebrate the seson of Hanukkah.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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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.
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Where to find Snow and Ice
Ready to take a break from the heat. How about a little playtime in the snow? An afternoon spent ice skating might be just what you need to get into the holiday spirit this year. Several locations will be offering ice skating in Orlando this year. Some cities will be having snow delivered for their holiday events.
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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.
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Outdoor Holiday Movies
Movies at home are always fun, but for a family evening out, a thermos of hot cocoa, a warm blanket and a movie under the stars makes for a memorable evening out. With the wonderful weather we are having here in Orlando, an outdoor holiday movie is a festive touch - at a very affordable price. Most movies listed are free of charge.
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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.
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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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Share Your Gifts With Others
There are many Orlando residents that will be struggling this holiday season. Perhaps for you the best way to celebrate this year is by giving to others. Perhaps you have a special talent of volunteering, or a little be extra that can be used to purchase a special gift for a child. Toys for Tots drop off locations and holiday events.
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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.