Best of January: 18 Cool Things to Do in Orlando with Kids

Celebrate the creation of art and cuisine at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. Photo courtesy of Disney
Celebrate the creation of art and cuisine at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. Photo courtesy of Disney

Central Florida is starting the New Year with lots of fun things to do with your family in January. Don’t miss our favorite kid-friendly events and activities in Orlando this January.

Grab tickets to take your little dinosaur fan to the Jurassic World Live Tour, coming to the Amway Center this month. At the theme parks in January, celebrate Elmo's Birthday and Sesame Street Kids' Weekend at SeaWorld and stroll the Festival of the Arts at Epcot. Join Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations in Kissimmee, Oviedo, Winter Garden, and a parade in downtown Orlando. Plus, enjoy the Scottish Highland Games in Winter Springs, a chili cook-off in Orlando, and so much more. Read on for all the details!

Find more top winter fun in our Winter Activities Guide, including where to pick strawberries, things to do beyond the theme parks, and more.

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$5 Family Films at Oviedo Mall
Oviedo Mall - 1:00 PM Pick
Rock the Universe Christian Music Festival
Universal Studios Florida - 4:00 PM Pick
Movie Night at Amber Brooke Farms Eustis
Amber Brooke Farms Eustis - 5:00 PM Pick
Avalon Park Movie Under the Stars
Avalon Park - 7:00 PM Pick
Garden Bros Nuclear Circus
The Florida Mall - various times Pick
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