Spending Christmas at Disney World is one of the most magical experiences that you can spend with your family and loved ones. The parks and resort are filled with Christmas spirit and decorations everywhere. There are spectacular fireworks and lights shows that can only be seen during this time of year and the Disney characters are dressed in their winter clothes and garments.
SeaWorld celebrates Christmas like no other theme park in Orlando with the number of holiday shows and decorations seen throughout the park with it’s Christmas Celebration taking place on special nights in November and December leading up to Christmas Day and through New Years Eve that is included with general park admission.
Everyone’s favorite Dr Seuss holiday character, The Grinch, is at the center of the Christmas celebrations at the Universal Studios theme parks in Orlando. Universal Studios celebrates Christmas with the Grinch, Macy’s Holiday Parade, and Mannheim Steamroller concerts.
There are many local Christmas events that happen around the local communities and cities in the metro-Orlando area with some of the bigger events offering a great experience at a great value. There are also many things to do to celebrate Christmas in Orlando that are free.
We will break out our list into the categories of best overall Christmas Events that cost money in Orlando and Christmas Events in Orlando that are free to attend.
During the Christmas Season, many of the major Orlando Resorts and Hotels get into the holiday spirit by putting on special events and attractions. Read about the celebrations at the Gaylord Palms Resort and the Rosen hotels on International Drive.