Discover Orlando’s Top Annual Holiday Events
Oh, the weather outside is delightful and it’s the most wonderful time of year for a trip to Orlando. With sunny days and pleasantly cool nights, your family can experience the magic of the holiday season without the chill of winter’s icy grip.
Here are the top festive events and fun things to do at the theme parks near our Florida vacation homes:
MICKEY’S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS PARTY
Annually – Nov. – Dec. | Magic Kingdom Park
Held on select nights throughout November and December, the annual Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a magical holiday event the whole family can enjoy together. Kids can see their beloved characters face-to-face, all decked out in festive attire. Explore dozens of attractions, enjoy complimentary holiday treats, watch Queen Elsa transform Cinderella’s Castle into a shimmering ice palace, and much more!
Explore the event guide map and start planning your very merry Orlando getaway today!
EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF HOLIDAYS
Annually – Nov. – Dec. | Epcot®
Discover the sights, sounds, and yuletide traditions of Epcot’s 11 World Showcase nations. Featuring live musical performances, a diverse array of international foods, a scavenger hunt with Chip & Dale, a grand firework finale, costumed performers, and holiday-themed activities.
FLURRY OF FUN AT DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIO’S
Annually – Nov. – Jan. | Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Fans of Disney Junior and Toy Story characters will love this holiday event at Hollywood Studios. Enjoy high-energy performances at the Disney Junior Dance Party, see the brand-new Toy Story Land where Woody and Jessie show-off their new holiday suits, and meet Vampirina at Animation Courtyard. Sunset Boulevard becomes a winter wonderland where kids can hear their beloved characters tell seasonal tales. Plus, you can meet Santa and Santa Goofy!
Annually – Nov. – Jan. | Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure
Nothing kindles the holiday spirit like the magic of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Visit Hogsmeade, take a trip down Diagon Alley, drink butterbeer, and see the iconic Hogwarts Castle. Marvel at the merry procession of Minions, Santa, Shrek, and Madagascar characters at Universal’s Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s. Enjoy a live re-telling of Dr. Seuss’ holiday classic at The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular.
Celebrate the Season with a Relaxing Stay at Encore Resort in Orlando
Orlando is a fabulous, all-season destination, but the holidays make it truly magical. At Encore Resort at Reunion, your family can enjoy the comfort and convenience of staying in a luxuriously appointed vacation home, complete with resort-style amenities and in-home services.
Accommodations range from 4 to 13-bedroom and each includes:
- Private Pool and Backyard
- Fully-Equipped Kitchen
- Washer and Dryer
- Access to Community Amenities
Start planning your Orlando getaway today!