Central Florida is one of the best places to spend the holiday season, with its mild weather and a wide range of festive events and celebrations. Here’s some of o0ur must-dos when planning your perfect holiday getaway to Central Florida:


Disney World:

  • Disney World is a must-visit during the holiday season, with dazzling decorations, enchanting holiday-themed shows, and special events like Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
  • Guests can take a stroll down Main Street, U.S.A. and admire the towering Christmas tree and festive wreaths adorning the shops and buildings. TIP: epic photos await once the sun sets for the evening
  • Don’t miss the nightly fireworks spectacular, which features a special holiday-themed finale.




  • Universal Orlando Resort also gets into the holiday spirit, with Grinchmas and other festive events. TIP: be sure to reserve Breakfast with The Grinch
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with snow-covered roofs, holiday decorations, and special holiday-themed food and drinks.
  • Guests can also enjoy the Universal Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s, which features larger-than-life balloons, colorful floats, and characters from popular holiday movies and TV specials.



Gaylord Palms:

  • The Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee hosts a variety of holiday events, including an ICE! exhibit featuring ice sculptures and a Christmas light show.
  • Guests can also enjoy snow tubing, ice skating, and a gingerbread decorating workshop.
  • The resort’s holiday decorations include a stunning 54-foot-tall Christmas tree and a nightly light show in the atrium.




  • SeaWorld Orlando offers a Christmas celebration with holiday shows, festive decorations, and special events like the Sesame Street Christmas Parade.
  • The park’s Christmas Market features a variety of holiday treats, handmade crafts, and seasonal merchandise.
  • Guests can also take a spin on the park’s ice skating rink or take a ride on the Sea of Trees, a wintery wonderland of lighted trees on the water.




  • Legoland Florida Resort offers its own holiday celebration, with a dazzling 30-foot-tall Christmas tree made entirely out of Legos.
  • Guests can take a ride on the Holly Jolly Trolley, visit Santa’s Workshop, and watch a live musical show featuring LEGO characters.
  • The park’s decorations include holiday-themed LEGO models, twinkling lights, and colorful garlands.


No matter where you choose to spend the holidays in Central Florida, there’s sure to be plenty of festive fun and magic to go around!