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Experience the Holidays at the Theme Parks

Kissimmee adds extra sparkle to your holidays by offering a wide variety of things to see and do throughout the destination. Our central location, just minutes from the area's world-famous theme parks, means getting into the holiday spirit is easier than ever. We've compiled a list of seasonal activities you can experience now through to the end of the year.

WALT DISNEY WORLD® RESORT

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party On select nights, Disney's Magic Kingdom® Park transforms into a celebration like no other. Joyful music fills the air, Cinderella Castle's is illuminated by more than 200,000 lights, and your favorite characters are dressed in their most festive attire. This special party comes complete with cookies, hot cocoa and snow flurries.

(c)Disney Candlelight Processional

Epcot's Candlelight Processional

A cherished tradition that captures the spirit of the season by telling the Christmas story. The event features a variety of celebrity narrators, interweaving the story with the rich sounds of a 50-piece orchestra and choir.

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! The all-new nighttime spectacular transforms beloved characters animated in a spirited yuletide adventure to get Santa back to the North Pole in time for Christmas Eve. The show combines state-of-the-art projections that display heartwarming moments from some of your favorite Disney films, fireworks, special effects and Christmas music to create a dazzling, one-of-a-kind holiday experience.

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORTTM

Grinchmas See the Grinch and characters come to life at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Seuss Landing transforms into the whimsical world of Who-ville and Whos stroll through Seuss Landing, ready to say hello and spread good cheer. Get the Grinch's autograph, shake his hand and have a photo taken with the mean, green one for a one-of-a-kind holiday memento.

Macy's Holiday Parade The streets come alive at Universal Studios with balloons and floats beyond your imagination! There are plenty of delicious treats to eat and drink plus festive music everyone will enjoy! Adding to the celebration is the return of a holiday favorite, Mannheim Steamroller.

SEAWORLD ORLANDO®

Christmas at SeaWorld Waves of holiday spirit splash over the park during SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration, creating a wintery, watery wonderland. Meet Rudolph, Clarice, Bumble and Yukon Cornelius from the classic family Christmas television special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Park favorites transform for the holidays and see everything from Santa to Shamu, presents to penguins, and elves to Elmo.

LEGOLAND FLORIDA

(c)LEGOLAND Florida Resort's Christmas Bricktacular Celebration

Christmas Bricktacular

Bring in the holiday season at LEGOLAND Florida. You won't want to miss a 30-foot tall LEGO Christmas tree made of 270,000 LEGO bricks, festive decorations, plus a life-sized LEGO Santa, reindeer and sleigh.

Ready to start planning your visit? Visit our Holiday landing page to take advantage of our special holiday offers. To see a full list of our holiday events, click here.

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