Best Things to Do in Orlando in December with Kids

So much holiday fun awaits at Gaylord Palms, from tubing down snowy hills to helping Buddy the Elf save Christmas. Photo courtesy of Gaylord Palms
So much holiday fun awaits at Gaylord Palms, from tubing down snowy hills to helping Buddy the Elf save Christmas. Photo courtesy of Gaylord Palms

As the calendar inches toward Christmas, Central Florida is shining with seasonal celebrations to enjoy with your family this December. Don’t miss our favorite kid-friendly events and activities in Orlando in December.

The theme parks are in full force with lights and festive decor, from SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration to Epcot's International Festival of the Holidays this December in Orlando. Christmas parades are taking place in cities all around Central Florida, including ApopkaSt. Cloud, and Winter Park, just to name a few. Perhaps enjoy an outdoor holiday movie in Longwood or Altamonte. Lastly, celebrate the new year with fun, theme park events or enjoy holiday lights one last time for the season.

Find more top December fun with FREE Christmas events around Orlando, festive holiday shows for Orlando families, and the best places to see Christmas lights.

We’re adding more events to our family activity calendar every day, so don’t forget to check it frequently.  

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Fairy Doors Exhibit at Leu Gardens
Harry P. Leu Gardens - 9:00 AM Pick
Toddler Time at Launch Orlando
Launch Entertainment Park - Orlando - 11:00 AM Pick
Munchkin & Me at Reounderz Orlando
Rebounderz Wekiva Springs - 12:00 PM Pick
Preschool Open Gym at Reflex Gymnastics
Reflex Gymnastics - 12:00 PM
Winter Park Neighborhood Music Jam
Ruby Ball Amphitheater - 6:30 PM
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