23 Must-Do Orlando Christmas and Holiday Events for Kids
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and there is no shortage of fun Christmas events for families in the Orlando area, from all-out theme park displays to tree lightings and markets. Here's our 23 top picks for holiday and Christmas events for kids in Orlando.
At the theme parks, try counting the 3 million lights on display at Seaworld, explore a Harry Potter Christmas at Universal Orlando, and party with Mickey at the Magic Kingdom. Head downtown in early December for the Lake Eola tree lighting, the Holiday on the Drive festival and the Downtown Orlando Christmas Parade. In South Orlando, try snow tubing at Gaylord Palms or experience the snow at Celebration Town Center. In North Orlando, try outdoor ice-skating at Light Up UCF or the free Jingle Jam in Downtown Sanford.
But there's so much more. Read on for the top events to help make your holiday season magical! And browse our Events Calendar for the complete list of holiday parades, tree lighting ceremonies, winter festivals, Christmas events at the theme parks and many more options for seasonal fun.