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If you are On the Go in the Parks December 17-19, 2021, holiday fun and treats can be found around EVERY corner!
This week’s holiday highlight comes from Universal CityWalk where you can explore Mistletoe Pines Village!
Keep in mind that starting this weekend you will find that the parks are going to be busier as kids will be starting their Christmas breaks, so be sure to pack your holiday cheer and patience when you are On the Go in the Parks!!!
On the Go in the Parks: December 17-19, 2021
EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays
You can celebrate holidays from around the world without leaving EPCOT daily until December 30, 2021, during the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays!
The event, included with theme park admission, is a yuletide wonderland that will immerse you in the wondrous sights, sounds, and flavors celebrated by cultures near and far.
The highlight of each night is the Candlelight Processional where a celebrity narrator tells the story of Christmas, recounting the biblical tale of a savior born in Bethlehem.
Woven into the production are stirring songs of hope and joy performed by the orchestra and massed choir. I promise you it will give you goosebumps!!!
This weekend the celebrity narrator is:
- Ana Gasteyer: December 17 through December 19
Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida
The Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida presented by Hallmark Channel is the jolliest event of the year!
This year’s celebration features new seasonal entertainment, exclusive character meet-and-greets, a spectacular 30-foot-tall LEGO tree, and more!
There is no better time to add a little LEGO magic to your family vacation and build memories to last a lifetime — plus, it’s all included in general admission.
Holidays at the Universal Orlando Resort
The holidays are epic at the Universal Orlando Resort as they fill 51 days and nights with bigger and louder holiday traditions and characters daily through January 2, 2022.
Guests can once again experience nonstop holiday cheer as they join the celebration of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, meet the maven of mischief himself, The Grinch, during Grinchmas, and experience the larger-than-life return of Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s.
Don’t forget that you can now meet Earl the Squirrel at Universal Studios Florida!
The best holiday gift of all? It’s all included with theme park admission.
SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration
The SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration festivities on select days until January 2, 2021!
For 2021 SeaWorld Orlando has been transformed into a winter wonderland with more than 3 million sparkling lights to welcome a new holiday entertainment and fireworks finale while returning favorites will bring a smile to your heart!
New to this year’s celebration:
- Each Christmas Celebration night, SeaWorld Orlando celebrates the season during Holiday Reflections: Fireworks and Fountains Finale, featuring soaring fountains, dazzling lights, and festive fireworks, choreographed to joyous holiday musical favorites.
- Join Cookie Monster, Rosita, Grover, and Zoe as they help Elmo find his Christmas wish!
- See a variety of talented acts take to the Nautilus Theater stage to bring the spirit of the season to life during the Sounds of the Season Concert Series on through January 2, 2022.
Most SeaWorld Christmas Celebration activities are included with your theme park admission.
Christmas at the Gaylord Palms
This year during Christmas at Gaylord Palms, guests can explore acres of twinkling lights and decorations and more than 12 hours of exciting holiday activities, shows, and events until January 2, 2022.
‘Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf’ is the marquee attraction, and if you are a fan of the films you are going to want to experience this interactive wonderland and help Santa power up the Kringle 3000!
Also new this year are the ‘Cirque: Spirit of Christmas’ and ‘Shine’ shows in the resort’s iconic atrium.
The resort is packed with #SoMuchChristmas!!!!
Disney Very Merriest After Hours
This holiday season Disney Very Merriest After Hours event will fill the Magic Kingdom with special characters, entertainment, fireworks, and more on select nights until December 21, 2021
This weekend’s event dates are:
- December 2021: 19
Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is ringing in the holiday season with Christmas Town daily until January 2, 2022.
This year’s celebration is the biggest and brightest yet with millions of twinkling holiday lights throughout the park’s 335 acres, spectacular fireworks, and a brand-new experience with Santa that will create merry memories for guests of all ages.
Included in park admission, the award-winning holiday event features all-new activities for the whole family as well as returning favorites!
Night of a Million Lights
Give Kids the World Village, located in Kissimmee, is a truly magical place, and during the Night of a Million Lights Holiday Light Spectacular, the 89-acre nonprofit resort is an enchanting and joyful winter wonderland from Friday, November 12, 2021, through Sunday, January 2, 2022!
Guests can explore a sparkling tree trail; view larger-than-life holiday displays; take photos at one-of-a-kind step-in frames and backdrops; and enjoy a guided storytelling tour of 100 magnificently lit villas from the comfort of a tram, included in the price of the ticket.
Tickets are on sale now at www.gktw.org/lights, enabling guests to immerse themselves in an exquisitely decorated fairytale neighborhood that wish families call home during their stays.