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This weekend in Orlando, take the family to drive through Cranes Roost Park Holiday Light Displays, attend a Noon Years Eve Party! Or even attend the Orlando citrus parade. Before the end of 2018 make sure to get in as many events as you can, Have a wonderful new year!

Christmas at Gaylord Palms

Gaylord Palms Resort will again transform into a Christmassy wonderland for the holiday season with brand new experiences along with familiar guest favorites, providing “Everything Christmas in One Extraordinary Place” for the 52-day event. (All Weekend)

Cranes Roost Park Holiday Light Displays

Enjoy over 200,000 lights on more than 100 holiday displays at Cranes Roost Park Holiday Light Displays. It’s powered by Duke Energy. The highlight in the park is the 60-foot tall Christmas tree with more than 8,000 energy-efficient LED lights, 2,600 ornaments and over one mile of garland. (All Weekend)

Friday, December 28, 2018

Celebration Now Snowing Event

A Celebration tradition! Join Celebration Town Center 20th   Annual Now Snowing event nightly November 24th through December 31st. Now Snowing, Central Florida’s original and premier “Snowing” event, offers one of the area’s only synthetic ice rinks, special community performances by some of the area’s top young talent, and special concert events throughout the season.

Exploratory Days at Mad Science

Mad Science Exploratory Days For ages 4-12. Come for these fun and unstructured Science activity days. We’ll have free-play activities and stations for the kiddos to enjoy at their own pace with Mad Scientist supervision. Come for 2 hours, or stay for the day!

Family Night Skate

Go to family night at Astro Skate for 3 hours of skating fun for the entire family.$20 for a family of 5/$7 for an individual. Prices do not include skate rental.

Holiday Music at Friday’s on the Plaza

Line up of talented musicians performing favorite holiday tunes: December 28- Paint it Black Quartet (Holiday Music)

Holiday Foundation Show Daily at Cranes Roost Park

Holiday Foundation Show Daily at Cranes Roost Park. Performances are hourly at 6,7,8 and 9pm. Always a crowd favorite, the Plaza fountain features special shows with dancing water and dazzling lights choreographed to classic holiday tunes.

Holiday Doll Hair Salon Spectacular

Come celebrate the season with American Girl! At this festive event, your girl will learn how to create our new and exclusive Candy Cane twist hairstyle.

Mad Science Kids Night Out

Every Friday- Held at the Mad Science Lab inside of the Oviedo Mall. Includes dinner, science class, crafts, games, movie time, and more! $25/child! For kids 4-12 years old. No need to pre-register- just show up at the door at 6pm! Cash or Check preferred. Credit Card with additional fee.

OH WHAT FUN! Lake Nona Holiday Festival

Lake Nona’s inaugural holiday festival will be filled with festive events for the whole family – including a skating rink, live entertainment, occasional snow falls, festive food and drink options, classic holiday movies, jolly appearances from Santa Claus and a mailbox for letters to the North Pole.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Flip Flop Shop

The Flip Flop Shop is a pay by the day drop-in tumbling work shop. The main focus of the workshop is round off back handsprings; however, upper and lower levels are welcome. ​Always be sure to check the calendar to confirm dates and pre-sign up. Drop-ins are welcomed too.

Orlando Citrus Parade

The ORLANDO CITRUS PARADE is coming to downtown Orlando on December 29th. The event will be supporting the Give Kids The World Village Florida Citrus Sports in association with Parades R Us and JM Best Entertainment is proud to announce the All-new Orlando Citrus Parade.

Santa’s Winter Wonderland Village in Waterford Lakes

Santa’s Winter Wonderland Village in Waterford Lakes – it is an annual winter festival celebrating Christmas and the holiday season.  The event includes Santa’s Workshop, holiday foods and unique European amusement rides decorated for the Christmas season provided by James E. Strates Shows®. There are thousands of Christmas lights and holiday displays.

St.Cloud Noon Year’s Eve

Start your celebrating early at our Noon Year’s Eve party! Children ages 2 to 5 years old and their grown-ups are invited to ring in 2019 a little early.

The Art Room: Between the Brushes

Leave your kids with us on Saturday mornings from 10:00am-noon. When you pick them up, they will be excited to show you their new 12 X 16 canvas masterpiece! A fun morning for children 5 years and up.

Yoga in the Garden

Join us for family friendly yoga in the Garden every Saturday morning in the midst of the beautiful Mead Botanical Garden. Take part in the opportunity to truly connect with yourself and nature. Classes will be held on the Grove stage.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Holiday Tea with American Girl

Create an unforgettable experience at American Girl’s 2018 Holiday Tea! We’ll serve a selection of delectable treats and delicious drinks for both kids and adults.

Last Sunday at The Alley Marketplace

The Alley Marketplace A family monthly event Last Sunday Every Month at Historic District Sanford, Celebrate small business owners and local artists. Live Stage, Music, Vendors offering a wide variety of products and services. Food stands & Sweet Treats. Kids area and we are Pet Friendly.

Family Movie Night and Game Night at Old Town

Bring the entire family to watch free movies on a big screen. Old Town will play family-friendly movies and classics every Sunday night. Bring a chair, grab some snacks at your favorite Old Town store, and spend the night watching a movie underneath the stars.

Which of these activities do you plan to do in Orlando this weekend?