It is the last weekend in November and the first weekend in December at the same time! If you’re looking for things to do in Orlando with your kids this weekend, we got you covered. Attend tree lighting festivals, shows, or even have breakfast with Santa!
This annual holiday tradition includes a community tree-lighting ceremony at City Hall Park, an old-fashioned Christmas parade through downtown Clermont and an inspirational Lessons & Carols ceremony at the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center. (Friday and Saturday)
On the first Saturday and Sunday of the month, The Mennello Museum of American Art offers free admission to holders of Bank of America/Merrill Lynch bank cards, as part of the Museums on Us Program. (Saturday and Sunday)
The Music Man by CFCArts. The Central Florida Community Arts Youth Theatre Troupe brings you this wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching family-friendly show. Meredith Willson’s six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957. It is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. (Friday and Saturday)
Friday, November 30th, 2018
Baldwin Park Joint Committee and First Friday Festival present Tree Lighting Event. Come celebrate with Baldwin Park for the FIRST Tree Lighting Ceremony in conjunction with the Baldwin Park First Friday Festival.
Kickoff the holiday season on at the City of Orlando’s annual Tree Lighting Celebration at Lake Eola Park. The highlight of the event is the lighting of the six-story Christmas tree featuring 88,000 animated lights. The event also includes live entertainment, holiday music, and TheDailyCity.com Food Truck Bazaar.
Junior Nature Explorers at Mead Botanical Garden, Winter Park. Children 3 – 6 years old and their grown-up are invited to join in on new fun! Guided by Ms. Linda Jakubisin, Jr. explorers will experience a fun hike through the Garden and a nature activity and/or craft.
Students Make Movies, Enjoy Pizza and have a blast during their “night out”! November 30th – “A Christmas Story”
Bring your kids over any Friday at 6:00 PM for plaster painting, pizza and fun! Each child may choose two plaster pieces to paint. Also included is pizza and juice or water to drink.
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!
Pint-Sized Science is a drop-off program designed for children ages 3-5 to explore science with their friends. During this three-hour program, they will discover and learn about a range of science topics, from bubbles to physics to machines and gears!
Free admission from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on six consecutive holiday Friday nights, November 23 through December 28. Programming will also include gallery tours and an art demonstration on selected dates.
Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Great event to met Santa, have a pancake breakfast, listen to holiday music and do crafts. $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children with all proceeds to go to Kiwanis
Entrance is free, free parking across the road from the park. BBQ pork sandwiches, chicken filets, community groups have baked goods, drinks, hotdogs, gator, sweet pickles, etc. Pioneer demonstrations – broom making, blacksmiths, basket weaving, rope making, spinning, quilting, lace making, wood carving, and many more.
Go to family night at Astro Skate for 3 hours of skating fun for the entire family.$20 for a family of 5 with one adult/$7 for an individual.
Movies in the Park kicks off Friday, November 9th at Reiter Park in Longwood. The event is free. Movies start around 6:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair. Snack and beverages will be available for purchase.
Led by entomologist Christy LeDuc, this is a fun, family suitable program where attendees will learn about different native insects of Florida. A different topic is featured each month.
A fun decoration for your kiddos to countdown to Christmas. We will have fun creating this “Grinchy” MDF painting. It will get your house all set for Santa & the “Who” feast.
Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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.
Celebrate your holidays the LEGOLAND® way! This jolly time of year features a combination of seasonal shows, special treats, twinkling lights and more during Christmas Bricktacular and Kids’ New Year’s Party! These events are included in general admission
Your family is invited to rejoice this holiday season at My Enchanted Christmas Party! Celebrate the magic of Christmas with the Snow Sisters and Santa Claus himself! Enjoy Christmas carols, a warm and fuzzy story time, holiday snacks, and sleigh-fulls of fun!
Chuck E. Cheese’s is proud to support families who have children with autism and special needs. We now offer a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month. Our trained and caring staff is there to make sure each guest has a fun filled visit.
We have another Mommy & Me Painting date! Bring your kiddo for some Santa Claus fun! For ages 3 & 4. Call today to register- 407-909-1869!