Christmas at Florida’s theme parks
Walt Disney World
A reimagined holiday celebration will begin Nov. 6 at Walt Disney World Resort, with the four theme parks, Disney Springs and Disney resort hotels decked for the season. Through Dec. 30, guests will discover seasonal food and drinks at The Most Magical Place on Earth, as well as special merchandise and enchanting new entertainment experiences. When night falls at Magic Kingdom Park, projection effects will transform Cinderella Castle with a kaleidoscope of designs, including a whimsical Christmas sweater and a regal overlay of red, green and gold ornamentation. The iconic castle will provide the perfect colorful background for guests seeking a magical holiday portrait.
Celebrate the holidays the Legoland way! This jolly time of year features a combination of seasonal shows and treats, special Lego characters, twinkling lights, fireworks on select nights and more during Holidays at Legoland and Kids’ New Year’s Party!
Nov. 27 – 29, Dec. 5 – 6, 12 – 13, 19 – 20 and 24 – 31.
Enjoy holiday shopping, delicious food, and joyous entertainment, during SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, on select dates. SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is where holiday traditions are made, with delicious food, stunning live shows, delightful holiday shopping and joyous entertainment – all designed with enhanced health and safety measures in mind including limited capacity to create plenty of space for social distancing. SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration brings together family fun and holiday traditions in a safe environment on select dates, Nov. 21 through Dec. 31, and is included with park admission.
Wrap up the year with holiday cheer earlier than ever at Busch Gardens Christmas Town, the park’s award-winning holiday event. New this year, the event kicks off with a preview weekend with light displays and select entertainment elements on Nov. 14 and 15. Christmas Town runs daily with park-wide festive fun from Nov. 20 through Jan. 3. To bring the merriment to life, Busch Gardens’ creative team has consulted with medical experts to offer a modified event with required reservations and limited capacity that celebrates the spirit of the season safely. This seasonal event features open-air entertainment and experiences as well as enhanced health, safety and sanitation measures, including temperature checks, face covering requirements and physical distancing. Included in park admission, park guests can enjoy holiday traditions with a twist, from millions of twinkling lights throughout the park’s 335 acres to physically distant holiday shows, breathtaking animal encounters and contact-free visits with Santa and Rudolph® the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Universal Orlando Resort
Experience The Magic of The Holidays in The Wizarding World Nov. 14 – Jan. 3. In Universal Studios Florida, Diagon Alley and London are transformed with festive décor and brilliant lighting. There are special holiday treats and drinks, the atmosphere is brimming with excitement and Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees have a special show prepared just for the occasion. In Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Hogsmeade embraces the holiday spirit as the shops are festively decorated with garland and lights. The Frog Choir sings seasonal melodies and there are special treats and drinks to share. As the stars begin to shine, revel in a dazzling projection of holiday spirit at The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle unfolds.