If you are wondering where you could spend Christmas and the holiday season and what you could do some of these activities will help you choose. These activities, which are in Orlando locals and natives, are great for the holidays and I bet they will help add to your overall holiday fun.
The first one is Harry P. Leu Gardens Holiday House, which takes place from now to January 4th. This place will make you feel like you are in a traditional Christmas setting. You will be able to tour Leu Gardens with Orlando’s terrific Winter weather, and also to check out the Leu Garden house, which is all decked out in full Christmas attire. There you can see just how folks celebrated Christmas decades ago!
The second – Light Up UCF – until January 1st is the way how University of Central Florida is recreating the Winter Holidays in Florida southern style. They say Orlando is the city of magic, so if there isn’t enough snow for ice skating… ice skating rinks are build anyways! You will be able to enjoy outdoor ice skating at UCF, and besides there will be light shows every night along with rides and many more attractions near the Knight Plaza. An arctic slide will be waiting for you to ride 100 feet down!
The third icily event is ICE at Gaylord Palms Resort Orlando right through January 2nd. There you will find almost 2 million pounds of ICE, which produces a Christmas and Icy Wonderland. There are cozy igloos, a slide, and many, many ice-shaped sculptors to check out.
The Festival of the Seasons at Downtown Disney takes place until January 8th. This is one of the best places to stay during the December holiday season. No matter if you are a local Orlando resident or a visitor from out of town there is no way for you to be disappointed. Christmas and holiday décor will be all over the place and carolers, music performances, dances parties and more…
If Christmas makes you want to help someone in need you should visit the 12 bars of Christmas Pub Crawl in Downtown Orlando. This is a holiday party downtown like no other. You can bring a toy worth $20 at the door to donate or you can bring $20 and a portion will be donated The Hope Foundation. Enjoy free drinks with your ticket price along with additional drink specials at some of the best bars downtown.