Calendar of EventsFall/Winter 2020-2021

Pompeii: The Immortal City A remarkable limited run exhibit

Pompeii: The Immortal City

Artifacts and recreations of mechanical devices let you explore this remarkable Roman town while immersive moments depict the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius and its destructive path. Timed entry limits capacity and offers people ample time, and distance, to examine Pompeii’s magnificence and tragic end.

Christmas at Gaylord Palms Resort®

Marvel at acres of twinkling lights and decorations, plus join for fan-favorite and all-new holiday activities, shows and events, from snow tubing and ice skating to the I Love Christmas Movies™ interactive pop-up experience. Walk-thru 13 immersive scenes with replicas of film props, audio clips & more.

A Night of a Million Lights A Night of a Million Lights

A Night of a Million Lights

For 34 years, Give Kids The World Village has been brightening the lives of critically ill children and their families from around the world; and now, there is the chance to illuminate the Village – literally. For 52 nights, the Village will come alive; a walk-through holiday light spectacular that is sure to warm the hearts of all. More than one million lights will adorn the 84-acre whimsical Village. All ticket sales will benefit Give Kids The World Village.

  • Where: Give Kids The World Village
  • When: Nov. 13 – Jan. 3
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Holiday Season

Holiday Season

Elevate your holiday season at Universal Orlando Resort this winter. Enjoy all kinds of festive photo ops throughout the theme parks, including posing with a giant Christmas tree in Universal Studios. Put a twist on the traditions you’re used to. Come and celebrate the season at Universal Orlando Resort.

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  • Where: Universal Orlando Resort™
Christmas in the Wild

Christmas in the Wild

Tampa's Most Beloved Holiday Tradition returns with more twinkling lights, delectable holiday treats and new jolly adventures. This wild family tradition immerses you in a world of holiday cheer that will create lasting holiday memories. Also experience an expanded Santa's Village for seasonal shopping and magical meetings with Jolly St. Nick and his playful elves.

  • Where: ZooTampa at Lowry Park
  • When: Select Dates, Nov. – Dec. 23
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SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration™ SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration™

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration™

Enjoy holiday shopping, delicious food and joyous entertainment. Where holiday traditions are made, with delicious food, stunning live shows, delightful holiday shopping and joyous entertainment – with enhanced health and safety measures including limited capacity to create plenty of space for social distancing. Bring together family fun and holiday traditions in a safe environment, event is included with park admission.

Colorful Christmas

Colorful Christmas

Help Santa save Christmas as you go on a themed adventure. Dive into a life-sized snowglobe. Complete with falling snow and watch a light show starring Crayola characters. All while crafting unique gifts from the heart! All included in general admission.

Holidays at Old Town USA

There is a spectacular display of festive decorations throughout the brick-paved streets of Old Town every night. The colorful twinkle of lights including the traditional and iconic Christmas Tree.

Holidays at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Holidays at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Holidays at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

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

New Year’s Eve and more during Holidays

at LEGOLAND and Kids’ New Year’s Party!

Drive-In Holiday Movies at Old Town USA Drive-In Holiday Movies at Old Town USA

Drive-In Holiday Movies at Old Town USA

Relive the fun and nostalgic feeling of watching a movie from the comfort of your front seat. This family friendly event is perfect for all ages and a great opportunity to watch hit Holiday movies on the big screen. Stop by your favorite Old Town shop or restaurant to pick up snacks, popcorn and drinks before enjoying the movie from your car.

Dazzling Nights

The Gardens will transform into a magical wonderland featuring a million dazzling lights, shining forests, magical displays and beautiful sculptures during “Dazzling Nights,” a new family-friendly adventure that gives guests the opportunity to embark on a three-quarter-mile interactive holiday experience.

Santa Workshop Experience

Santa Workshop Experience

ICON Park is ready to kick off the holiday season in Central Florida! We’re proud to provide fun, open-air entertainment for our locals to enjoy this year,” said Chris Jaskiewicz, president and CEO of ICON Park. “Our team has been able to build a safe, socially-distanced experience with Santa that will provide unforgettable memories for our community.

New Year’s Eve at SeaWorld

Celebrate the connection to the sea, sea life and the world shared as the New Year is rung in SeaWorld style. A spectacular musical celebration and bold fireworks display will send a wave of welcome to the New Year ahead. Vibrant fireworks will fill the night sky and festive entertainment will take place throughout the park.

Jolly Creek Holiday Festival & Marketplace

Jolly Creek Holiday Festival & Marketplace

Bring the whole family for an outdoor Winter Wonderland!

Enjoy Live Music. Explore a Holiday Village full of Dazzling Lights.

Meet Santa. And see it SNOW!

Violectric Holiday Show

Violectric Holiday Show

Performing LIVE on stage together for the very first time since early this year, renowned “Vinylinist” and Founder of “Violectric” Michelle Jones and the talented musicians of the Central Florida strings super-group announce the exciting return of the Violectric Holiday Show rocking back into the Walt Disney Amphitheatre at Lake Eola Park on Saturday, December 12, 2020 starting at 7pm. Free and open to the public, the 90-minute live concert, presented by the City of Orlando Department of Families, Parks and Recreation, will feature traditional holiday songs like, “O Christmas Tree,” “The First Noel” and “Hanukkah, O Hanukkah” mashed up with classic rock tunes and modern hits like “Born to Run,” “Heroes” and “Sweet Dreams,” delivering a fun-filled, energetic and highly-unique holiday show unlike anything seen and heard before. Seating capacity will be limited to 50% and Covid-19 restrictions in place as per government mandates, and the concert will be simulcast around all of Lake Eola.