Orlando Holiday Music and Concerts

Christmas Music in Orlando

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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.

Have you attended any of the following concerts? What is your favorite? Is there one that you know of that is not included in the list below? Post your comments in the Reader's Respond section at the end of the list.

  • November 23 - December 30, 2012
    Epcot's Candlelight Processional

    The moving Candlelight Processional, a favorite of all ages, includes celebrity guest narrators, accompanied by a massed choir and orchestra for a retelling of the Christmas story.
    Location: Epcot
    Time: Nightly at 5:00 pm, 6:45 pm and 8:15 pm
    Cost:  Included with Park admission
  • November 25, 2012
    Holiday Pops in Central Park

    A special Holiday Pops concert performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Bring a blanket and a picnic for a concert program of holiday favorites that will be sure to put everyone in the spirit of the season.
    Location: Central Park, Winter Park
    More Info: 407-896-6700
    Time:  4 pm
    Cost:  Free admission
  • November 30, December 01, 2012
    Brass Band of Central Florida

    Location: Luke's Lutheran Church in Oviedo
    More Info:  website info
    Time:  7pm (also a 2pm show on 11/30)
    Cost:  Free admission
  • December 01, 2012
    Celebration of voices

    Location: Celebration Town Center
    More Info:  website info
    Time:  TBA
    Cost: Free admission
  • December 02, 2012
    Sanford Jazz Ensemble Christmas Show
    Location: Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center
    Time: 3:00 pm
    Cost: $10
  • December 06, 2012
    Annual Christmas in the Park Celebration
    Central Park creates the beautiful backdrop for the lighting of eight turn-of-the-century Tiffany windows as the Bach Festival Choir performs in concert from the main stage for the 2-hour performance.
    Location:  Central Park, Winter Park
    More Info: 407-645-5311
    Time:  Beginning at 6:15pm
    Cost:  Free admission
  • December 06, 2012
    Christmas at the Casa

    Holiday open house, Victorian caroling quartet, decorated house, hot chocolate and cookies.  Santa will be on hand for photos.
    Location: Casa Feliz Historic Home, Winter Park
    More Info: 407-628-8200
    Time:  6:30 - 8:30 pm
    Cost: $3 donation per person or $10 per family
  • December 06, 2012
    Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra Presents: Glorious Sound of Christmas

    Location: St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Mount Dora
    More Info: 352-589-1500, website info
    Time:  7:30 pm
    Cost:  Admission charge
  • December 07, 2012
    Sights and Sounds of the Season
    Location: Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Cost: Donations accepted
  • December 07 - 16, 2012
    The Singing Christmas Trees

    A long standing Central Florida tradition, the Singing Christmas Trees present a full orchestra and includes worship and dance in this powerful drama. Visit the website for select dates and times.
    Location:  First Baptist Orlando
    Cost:  Visit the site for time, dates and prices
  • December 09, 2012
    I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day - Christmas Concert

    Location: Sanctuary at First United Methodist church, Mount Dora
    More Info: website info
    Time:  9:00 am and 10:30 am
    Cost:  Free admission
  • December 15, 2012
    Merry Tuba Christmas

    A Winter Park tradition for holiday things to do.  Registration for musicians begins at 9:30 a.m., with rehearsal running from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
    Location: Central Park, Winter Park
    More Info: 407-599-3463
    Time: 1:00 pm
    Cost:  Free admission
  • December 15 - 16, 2012
    Reasons for the Season
    Orlando Gay Chorus presents a holiday concert.
    Location: Plaza Live!
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