50+ Must-Do Orlando Christmas and Holiday Events for Kids, 2022

Enjoy more than 3 million lights on display, a Christmas parade, live shows, ice skating, and more at SeaWorld Orlando's Christmas Celebration. Photos courtesy SeaWorld
Enjoy more than 3 million lights on display, a Christmas parade, live shows, ice skating, and more at SeaWorld Orlando's Christmas Celebration. Photos courtesy SeaWorld

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and there are dozens of fun Orlando Christmas events for families to enjoy this holiday season, including all-out theme park light displays, holiday parades, tree ceremonies, and more.  At the theme parks, awe at more than 3 million lights on display at SeaWorld Orlando or explore a magical Harry Potter Christmas at Universal Orlando Resort. Families can visit the charming town of Mount Dora for a lighted boat parade, experience ICE! at Gaylord Palms, and enjoy Florida "snowfall" at Celebration Town Center

Read on for all the top holiday and Christmas events near Orlando to help make the season magical. Take a Florida holiday train ride and bring the holiday magic on the road, and browse our events calendar for a complete list of events with more options in our Orlando Christmas Guide. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook for the latest and greatest happenings around Orlando!

Places featured in this article:


Walt Disney World - Magic Kingdom

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Longwood Christmas Parade Route

Mount Dora Christmas Parade

Mount Dora Boating Center & Marina

Oviedo Gym & Aquatics Center

Winter Springs Town Center

Apopka Christmas Parade Route

Association Of Poinciana Villages

Downtown College Park

Lake Conway Chain of Lakes

Orlando Museum of Art

Orlando Museum of Art

Celebration Town Center

Winter Garden City Hall

St. Cloud Civic Center
Baby Babbles at Maitland Public Library
Maitland Public Library - 10:30 AM Pick
Mommy and Me at First Church Orlando
First Church Orlando - 10:30 AM Pick
$5 Family Films at Oviedo Mall
Oviedo Mall - 1:00 PM Pick
Play Your Way Thursdays at GameTime
GameTime Ocoee - 7:00 PM Pick
Garden Bros Nuclear Circus
The Florida Mall - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides