Christmas at Florida’s theme parks
Universal Orlando Resort
Put a little mischief in your merry when Universal Orlando unwraps a resort-wide celebration that will elevate your season Nov. 16 – Jan. 5. Experience Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley are transformed with wondrous spirit. Treat yourself to Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s. And watch the live retelling of Dr. Seuss’s classic holiday tale starring The Grinch in the Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular.
Celebrate Christmas Town every night from Nov. 16 – Jan. 6. It’s Christmas every day at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, with millions of twinkling lights, the Sing-Along Train, holiday shows and of course, visits with Santa and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Christmas Town features extended hours on weekends and additional select dates with even more festive experiences, including indulgent culinary treats at the Christmas Town Village, nighttime experiences on Florida’s best thrill rides and more. Christmas Town is included with daily admission, Fun Cards and Annual Passes.
The holiday fun continues Nov. 29 through Dec. 31 with Holidays Presented by Hallmark Channel featuring a combination of seasonal shows, treats and twinkling lights. Guests visiting can dance, sing-along and deck the halls with two interactive shows. Go on a journey inside Santa’s workshop with his elves in a family-friendly grooving musical during Holly Jolly Jubilee and enjoy interactive lights, music, and snow at Rockin’ Around, a 30-foot-tall LEGO Christmas tree spectacular. Adding to the merriment, meet LEGO Santa and Toy Soldier while creating memories with giant holiday-themed LEGO builds.
This Christmas season, get ready for a magical holiday gathering with your loved ones—and some familiar Disney faces. When Mickey celebrates the season, Magic Kingdom park lights up with excitement for Guests of all ages. Cinderella Castle shimmers. Joyful music fills the air. Disney Characters don their most festive attire. Favorite attractions take on a holiday theme. And enchanting surprises lie around almost every turn! Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party takes place from 7 p.m. to midnight on the following dates in 2019: Nov. 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22 and 24; Dec. 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20 and 22.
It’s Christmas every day at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration. Enjoy festive shopping, delicious food, and stunning live shows. SeaWorld Orlando transforms into a holiday wonderland with over 3 million twinkling lights. Meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends and share Rudolph’s family fun and holiday traditions while making spirits bright. SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is where holiday memories are made. The season meets the sea daily, from Nov. 23 through Dec. 31 and is included with park admission.