Andretti Indoor Karting & Games
Featuring the best electric karts in the industry, the SODI RTX. They are powerful, ergonomic, safe and environmentally friendly plus pack enough torque to take you all the way to victory lane. Also enjoy a restaurant, bowling alley, arcade & more. 9299 Universal Blvd. (407) 374-0085
Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Diagon Alley™, London and Hogsmeade™ are transformed with festive decorations, treats and special entertainment. And as the stars begin to shine, a stunning projection wraps Hogwarts™ castle in sparkling holiday spirit. Throughout December at Universal Orlando.
Light Up UCF
Various dates throughout December at the CFE Arena. Orlando’s most affordable holiday tradition, offering a free holiday light show, free outdoor Holiday Film Festival, and Orlando’s largest outdoor skating rink! Other attractions include photos with Santa, rides such as the Ferris Wheel, the Light Up Express, the Arctic Glide Ice Slide, the Winter Whirl, and falling snow!
Sweet & Savory
Dec. 6 from 6-10pm at The Veranda at Thornton Park. Enjoy samples from the city’s finest restaurants, bakeries, and specialty food shops along with inventive cocktails. Live entertainment in the open air courtyard, under the stars!
Dec. 7-9 & 13-16 at The Walt Disney Theater. Presented by the Orlando Ballet, this is a must see during the holidays.
Winter Park Christmas Parade
Dec. 8 from 9 - 10:30 am. 66th annual Winter Park “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade is the oldest continuous holiday parade in Central Florida. The parade travels down Park Avenue, starting at Cole Avenue and proceeding south, ending at Lyman Avenue. More than 80 organizations participate.
Wild Art & Wine
Dec. 11 from 6:30-9pm at the Central Florida Zoo. Have wine & hors-d’oeuvres while the instructors guide you through your own animal painting. Food, wine, and art supplies are included in your ticket. Space is limited, register online, 21+. (407) 323-4450
A festively themed Anime, Gaming, & Cosplay Convention at the World Center Marriott, Dec. 14-16. Karaoke, dance contests, cosplay runway and so much more.
Winter Park Boat Parade & Ski Show
Dec. 15, 3:30-7:30pm at Rollins College Lake Virginia. A benefit for the Food Pantries at Winter Park High School and Killarney Elementary School.
NOUVEAU: A Glamorous New Year’s Eve
Dec. 31 beginning at 9:30pm at the Orlando Museum of Art. A luxurious evening with full museum access, special guest Jorge Estevez (WFTV),complimentary valet, open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, live music, photo booth, a DJ in the galleries, and a champagne toast as you watch a spectacular firework display at midnight. Purchase tickets in advance at