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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!

Multiple Dates

Light up Clermont

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)

Mennello Museum of American Art Museums on Us Weekend

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 CFArts

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 Tree Lighting Event

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.

City of Orlando Tree lighting Ceremony

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 Food Truck Bazaar.

Junior Nature Explorers

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.

Kids Night Out- Florida Film Academy

Students Make Movies, Enjoy Pizza and have a blast during their “night out”!   November 30th – “A Christmas Story”

Kids Nights at Plaster Cottage of Clermont

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.

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!

Pint-Size Science Drop-off Program at Orlando Science Center

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!

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art Holiday Friday Nights

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

Breakfast with Santa

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

Cracker Christmas

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.

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 with one adult/$7 for an individual.

Longwood Movies in the Park

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.

Oakland Nature Preserve: Insect Safari

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.

The Art Room- Countdown to Christmas

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

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.

Legoland Christmas Bricktacular Event

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

My Enchanted Christmas Party

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!

Sensory Sensitive Sunday: Chuck E Cheese

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.

The Art Room: Mommy & Me Workshop

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!

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