50+ Free Holiday and Christmas Events in Orlando for Kids

The holidays have arrived at Disney Springs! Stroll through nightly snow flurries for free. Photo courtesy of Disney
The holidays have arrived at Disney Springs! Stroll through nightly snow flurries for free. Photo courtesy of Disney

The holidays in Orlando are absolutely magical, with nice weather and festive decor all over town —take a break from holiday spending with FREE Christmas events in Orlando! From tree lightings and holiday parades to Christmas movies and Hanukkah events, get in the spirit with these free holiday events suitable for all ages. Read on for all the details about these awesome free holiday and Christmas events in Orlando!

For more festive activities, visit our Orlando Christmas Activities and Holiday Guide for countless ideas to spend quality time with your family this holiday season. We've got everything from Holiday Lights Drive-Thrus and Christmas Light Shows in Orlando to The Nutcracker and Holiday Performances.

Places featured in this article:


Celebration Town Center

Fort Christmas Historical Park

St. Cloud Civic Center

Apopka Christmas Parade Route

Association Of Poinciana Villages

Downtown College Park

Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park

Waterford Lakes Town Center

Lake Conway Chain of Lakes

Historic Downtown Sanford

Central Park - Winter Park

Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company

Waterford Lakes Town Center

Winter Park Central Park

Winter Garden City Hall

Longwood Christmas Parade Route

Mount Dora Christmas Parade

Mount Dora Boating Center & Marina

Oviedo Gym & Aquatics Center

Winter Springs Town Center
Preschool Palooza at Maitland Public Library
Maitland Public Library - 10:30 AM Pick
Orlando Gymnastics Toddler Time
Orlando Gymnastics - 11:30 AM Pick
Orlando Gymnastics Preschool Play
Orlando Gymnastics - 1:00 PM Pick
$5 Family Films at Oviedo Mall
Oviedo Mall - 1:00 PM Pick
Autism Open Gym at Jim Beech Recreation Center
Jim Beech Recreation Center - 6:15 PM Pick
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