Christmas in Orlando

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is upon us in Orlando and there are tons of seasonal events to enjoy and things to do. Brighten your winter with caroling, Christmas parties, live nativities, visits to Santa Claus, and holiday light displays. Bake cookies with the kids, or enjoy a walk in Winter Park's winter wonderland with ice skating and acitivities. Visitors can find Christmas events going on at local attractions and theme parks. Young adults can find downtown tacky sweater parties and social gatherings. Celebrate the season with Orlando's many Christmastime options!

St. James Cathedral Christmas Concert

December 8th - 3:00pm
(407) 422-2005

Visit St. James Cathedral for a free Christmas Concert starting at 3 pm featuring Christian hymns and classic Christmas carols.

Winter Garden Christmas Parade

December 7th - 1:00pm
(407) 656-4111

The Christmas Parade in an annual tradition in downtown Winter Garden featuring parade floats, Christmas songs, and Santa Claus!

Winter Park Boat Parade & Festival of Lights

December 14th - 3:30pm
(407) 647-6294

Gaze at a Christmas parade on the water featuring a water ski show, live music, and boats decked out with light displays! This event is free holiday fun for the whole family!

Winter Park Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 6th - 5:15pm
(407) 599-3399

Kick off the season with the tree lighting ceremony in downtown Winter Park, featuring choirs, refreshments, activities, and visits with Santa!

Breakfast with Santa

December 14, 9:00 am & 11:00 am
(407) 323-4450 x123

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry

Dec. 14 at 7:30 pm, Dec. 15 at 4:30 pm
(407) 228-1220

See the Orlando Gay Chorus perform seasonal tunes with dance and song, and bring an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots donation drive!

Home for the Holidays

November 30, 2:00 pm & 8:00 pm
(407) 770-0071

A holiday tradition for classic Christmas songs performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, the Holiday Singers, and the Florida Opera Theatre Youth Chorus!

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Lost Christmas Eve

November 30th: 3:00 pm, 8:00 pm
(800) 745-3000

See a rock theatre concert like no other this Christmas as Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings 2 shows to the Amway Center in Orlando!

North Pole Companion

Dec. 13th - 15th. 8 pm on Fri. & Sat., 2 pm on Sun.
(407) 877-4736

Presented by Encore! Cast Performing Arts, this variety show features lots of fun holiday talent performing live at the Garden Theatre!

The Star of Bethlehem Planetarium Show

Dec. 20 - 21, at 7 pm and 8:30 pm
(407) 708-2360

Examine the lines between faith and science at this seasonal show that takes guests to the night sky at the time of Jesus' birth.

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