‘Tis the season to be jolly! December has
arrived, and if you’ve been around International Drive lately, you’ve noticed
that it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
Although things are a little different this
holiday season, many establishments and attractions along International Drive
have worked hard to bring you your favorite annual holiday celebrations, as
well as new holiday traditions that you and your family will enjoy; with
enhanced safety protocols and social distancing being a top priority.
Check out these upcoming events, and join us
on International Drive to get in on the merriment of the holiday season, all
SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebrations
Immerse yourself in a sea of lights, holiday
entertainment, and much more! Through December 31st, SeaWorld Orlando
will be transformed into a winter wonderland, sparkling with holiday shows,
delicious food and beverages, and over 3 million beautiful lights!
If you’ve been to SeaWorld for the holidays in
the past, they’ll be offering their beloved live shows from years passed,
including Rudolph’s Movie Experience, Sea of Trees, and Winter Wonderland on
Ice. But, this year they are also introducing 5 new experiences that will
surely leave the whole family dazzled. The five new attractions include: It’s a
Wonderful Night: A New Story to Tell, Ice Skating at Bayside Stadium, a
Hanukkah celebration, Kwanzaa festivities, a Happy Holidays show at Sesame
Street Land, and photos with the big man himself!
This year there will also be special events
like Rudolph’s Christmas Town - an immersive experience that lets you live
Rudolph’s story, as well as their famous Christmas Market that is boasting
delicious holiday treats, and libations prepared by expert mixologists!
Get all the details and get ready to enjoy the
spirit of the season like never before at SeaWorld Orlando
Holidays at Universal Orlando
Get in the spirit with holiday shows and
decorations in both lands of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter- full of
one-of-a-kind experiences for you to enjoy through January 3rd!
Famous from years passed, Universal
has brought the holidays back to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with decor
and brilliant lighting that will send your spirit soaring in both Diagon Alley
in Universal Studios Florida and Hogsmeade in Universal’s Islands of Adventure;
complete with hot butter-beer to set the mood.
They’ve also brought back The Grinch & The
Whos, because let’s be honest; is it even Christmas without an appearance from
the Grinch? Embrace the mean, green Grinch, along with the residents of
Who-ville who appear in Seuss Landing!
But this year, Universal Orlando has also
brought you two new experiences that will leave you in amazement!
They’ve introduced a brand new walk-through
experience at Universal studios that lets you get closer than ever to the
larger-than-life Macy’s balloons and colorful Christmas floats. Santa will also
be making an appearance so you can get the perfect holiday picture to look back
on for years to come!
Another new experience to look forward to this
year is their Holiday Character Celebration. Watch as merry and mayhem come
together at Universal Studios as mischievous Minions and some of your favorite
characters from Shrek and Madagascar come out to have some fun and spread
Nobody wraps up the Holidays into a
mind-blowing, mischief-making, action-packed adventure like Universal Orlando
Resort - but don’t take our word for it. Get the details and embrace the
holidays at Universal
ICONic celebrations & Orlando’s Best Santa
ICON Park has been completely Santa-tized and
working along The Santa Workshop Experience
has brought a new and exciting holiday tradition for your family to enjoy!
The Wheelhouse has been transformed into a
winter wonderland, where Santa awaits your arrival so you can get your best
annual Santa photo yet! Also in the Wheelhouse, Shack Sweets is offering
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating Kits that you can pick up to bring home, or
reserve a spot for your little one to enjoy story time with Mrs. Claus and
decorate cookies as you enjoy a traditional Christmas tale.
Hop aboard the Pearl Express Train as you
explore the beautifully decorated park, in which many of the restaurants and
attractions are offering holiday treats and specials. Finally, don’t leave
without taking your holiday celebrations higher by hopping aboard The Wheel,
where you’ll find special holiday themed capsules for your enjoyment!
Learn all about having an ICONic holiday
season with ICON Park
Orlando Winterfest and Holiday Market
Whether you’ve been procrastinating your
holiday shopping, want to browse products from a variety of local Central
Florida businesses all in one stop, or you’re just looking for a family fun
event that has something for everyone; the Orlando Winterfest and Holiday
has it all.
From December 3rd to the 6th head to the
Orange County Convention Center to enjoy a magical winter wonderland of festive
tradition, attractions, live entertainment, shopping and more!
The festivities will kick off on December 3rd
at 4pm with a community tree lighting, and from there it's all about shopping,
eating, and embracing the merriment of the holiday season! Oh, and did we
mention Santa will be making an appearance?
There will be hundreds of vendors offering
everything from apparel, accessories, health and beauty products, home and
garden items, and of course drool-worthy food and libations to enjoy while you
shop the day away!
Check out a full list of vendors, attractions,
and live entertainment that will be waiting for you at the first gift show of
the year in Orlando and purchase your tickets
to get in on the festivities ahead of time!
The holiday season is in full swing here on I-Drive -
and these are just a few of the events going down this month, so be sure to
check out a full line up of holiday events, feasts and specials at
and start making plans for an unforgettable holiday spent in
Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood: International Drive