Holiday Events in Florida

One of the best things about celebrations in Florida is that they’re massive events with food, festivals, and more. Because of the gorgeous weather year-round, Florida has year-round events especially at holiday celebration times. 

November 1, 2021 - January 22, 2022

Location: Deland, Florida

Step into a historical Christmas wonderland when you visit the Stetson Mansion during the holidays. The mansion puts together elegant designer decorated Christmas displays every year.

November - January 

Location: Gaylord Palms, Kissimmee, Florida

Christmas at Gaylord Palms is an experience in itself, and the ICE! Experience is an unforgettable experience that is worth visiting with the whole family. You’ll Journey through more than 2 million pounds of hand carved ice sculptures for a true walk in a winter wonderland. Each year features a different theme, so you can have a new experience every winter! 

 

November 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Busch Gardens, Florida

Celebrate the holiday season at Tampa's biggest holiday event! Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™ will get you in the holiday spirit with park-wide festivities. Get your holiday shopping done, enjoy holiday shows and entertainment, visits with Santa And Rudolph, and millions of holiday lights. 

 

November 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Seaworld, Orlando, Florida

Seaworld's Christmas celebration lets you enjoy beautiful decorations and music along with all kinds of holiday shows inspired by the natural world.

November 13, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida

Both Universal parks feature fun ways to celebrate the holidays during your visit. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is transformed to bring the excitement of the holidays into the world of Harry Potter. Grinchmas™ Who-liday Spectacular is always a fun part of the Universal celebrations and the Macy's parade is a holiday favorite. 

 

Select Dates in December

Location: Legoland, Florida

Visit Legoland during the weekends in December for special Christmas events and Holiday shows for kids of all ages to celebrate the season!

November 13, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida

Both Universal parks feature fun ways to celebrate the holidays during your visit. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is transformed to bring the excitement of the holidays into the world of Harry Potter. Grinchmas™ Who-liday Spectacular is always a fun part of the Universal celebrations and the Macy's parade is a holiday favorite. 

 

November 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Seaworld, Orlando, Florida

Seaworld's Christmas celebration lets you enjoy beautiful decorations and music along with all kinds of holiday shows inspired by the natural world.

November 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Busch Gardens, Florida

Celebrate the holiday season at Tampa's biggest holiday event! Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™ will get you in the holiday spirit with park-wide festivities. Get your holiday shopping done, enjoy holiday shows and entertainment, visits with Santa And Rudolph, and millions of holiday lights. 

 

Select Dates in December

Location: Legoland, Florida

Visit Legoland during the weekends in December for special Christmas events and Holiday shows for kids of all ages to celebrate the season!

November 4, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Miami, Florida

Here you'll enjoy holiday fun for people of all ages. The tallest Christmas tree in south florida, tons of rides, games, animal shows, and so much more make this the place to be for holiday cheer!

November 17, 2021

Location: Ybor City, Tampa, Florida

Kick off the holiday season at the Ybor City tree lighting ceremony. In addition to the lighting there will also be a holiday shopping market, Christmas caroling, and holiday treats.

November - December

Location: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, Florida

Come to the Speedway for over a mile of top-of-the-line drive through lighting displays that you can enjoy from the comfort of your car. Multiple themes come to life with lights and animations you have to see to believe.

November 19, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Wickham Park, Melbourne, Florida

Come to this drive through event every night during the season including holiday nights for a spirited experience like no other. Over 3 million lights turn the park into a winter wonderland. In addition to the main event you can also book a private hay ride.

November 20, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Beginning the Saturday before Thanksgiving, St. Augustine lights up for the holidays. Head downtown at night to experience Christmas spirit all through December!

November - December 

Location: Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo, Florida

Head to the botanical gardens nightly for one of the Tampa Bay area's best Christmas light attractions. You will also find refreshments, holiday themed gifts, entertainment, and visits from Santa.

November 26, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Tropicana Field, St Petersburg

Spend a magical evening filled with lights, santa, ice skating, exploring and more holiday fun. 

November 26, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Tropicana Field, St Petersburg

Spend a magical evening filled with lights, santa, ice skating, exploring and more holiday fun. 

December

Location: Brevard Zoo, Melbourne, Florida

Celebrate your holidays with the animals at the Brevard Zoo for a fun experience for the whole family. Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy educational programs to learn while you have fun!

November - December 

Location: Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo, Florida

Head to the botanical gardens nightly for one of the Tampa Bay area's best Christmas light attractions. You will also find refreshments, holiday themed gifts, entertainment, and visits from Santa.

November - December

Location: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, Florida

Come to the Speedway for over a mile of top-of-the-line drive through lighting displays that you can enjoy from the comfort of your car. Multiple themes come to life with lights and animations you have to see to believe.

November 4, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Miami, Florida

Here you'll enjoy holiday fun for people of all ages. The tallest Christmas tree in south florida, tons of rides, games, animal shows, and so much more make this the place to be for holiday cheer!

November 19, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Location: Wickham Park, Melbourne, Florida

Come to this drive through event every night during the season including holiday nights for a spirited experience like no other. Over 3 million lights turn the park into a winter wonderland. In addition to the main event you can also book a private hay ride.

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