SeaWorld Orlando seamlessly blends adventure and education into a treasured experience with exciting tours connecting guests to amazing animals. SeaWorld’s exclusive tours offer reserved seating at exciting shows, front-of-the-line access to thrill rides and up-close encounters with incredible marine life. Available year-round, these exclusive tours offer a one-of-a-kind gift that creates a lifetime of memories.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a special event held each winter on select nights at Magic Kingdom Theme Park. This festive celebration is filled with live entertainment, spectacular fireworks and holiday parades.
Featured events include:
The enchanted Castle Dream Lights on Cinderella Castle
Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade, complete with a special appearance by Santa Claus
An exclusive holiday fireworks extravaganza – Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season
Live entertainment featuring Disney Characters
Meet and greet opportunities throughout Magic Kingdom theme park with some of your favorite
Complimentary cookies and hot cocoa
A magical snow fall on Main Street, U.S.A.
Location: Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom
Time:Select nights from 7:00 pm to midnight
Admission: $62.95 adults; $57.95 ages 3 to 9
This holiday season visit the Leu House Museum decked out in all the trimmings. Each of 11 rooms in the home has its own theme fused with amazing dioramas. Thirty-minute tours are given on the hour and half-hour.
Address: 1920 North Forest Ave., Orlando, FL 32803
Time:10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Admission: $7 for adults, $2 for children K-12
SeaWorld’s annual Christmas celebration includes an all-new holiday show this year: “O Wondrous Night – The Greatest Story Never Told” based on the “Christmas Story” and told through the eyes of live animals.
Holiday favorites will also return this year: Winter Wonderland on Ice is an ice skating extravaganza featuring towering water fountains and magnificent fireworks. The popular nighttime holiday show, “Shamu Christmas…. Miracles”, is also back this year.
Other events include: A Sesame Street Christmas, Holiday Reflections: Fireworks and Fountains Finale, Clyde and Seamore’s Countdown to Christmas and Makahiki Christmas Luau.
December 03, 2011 – January 01, 2012
Location: Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure
Address: 1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819
Admission: Various ticket prices and packages are available
Grinchmas is Universal Orlando’s premiere holiday event. Universal’s Islands of Adventure is transformed into a wintry wonderland filled with live shows, the Wonky Tree Lot, strolling Whos, and a chance to get your picture taken with the Grinch himself.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament suspends guests between past and present with a heart-pounding show that tells a tale of devotion, courage and love. North America?s most popular dinner attraction invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey! Travel through the mist of time where bold Knights on spirited horses display the incredible athleticism and thrilling swordfights that are the hallmark of this truly unique family entertainment. A sweeping musical score and sparking lights provide the backdrop for a magical experience that presses the boundaries between fairy tale and spectacle.
Location: Kissimmee/Osceola County
4510 West Vine Street (U.S. Highway 192)
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Toll Free: 888-WE-JOUST (935-6878)
Discover an evening like no other: La Nouba? by Cirque du Soleil, exclusively at the Walt Disney World Resort. Each mesmerizing performance re-imagines reality with breathtaking acrobatics, moving live music, daring and extraordinary feats of imagination ? all perfectly choreographed to create an unforgettable theatrical experience that makes the impossible… possible.
From printed page to silver screen, you’ve shared his every adventure. Now, you can experience the excitement for yourself at the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Here you can pass through the towering Hogwarts? castle gates and explore the familiar passageways, classrooms and corridors. Visit the shops of Hogsmeade? and sample fare from the wizarding world?s best-known establishments, including the Three Broomsticks? and the Hog?s Head. Plus experience pulse-pounding rides including Dragon Challenge?, Flight of the Hippogriff?, and Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey?, a state-of-the-art attraction that brings the magic, characters, and stories of Harry Potter to life in ways never before imagined.
Medieval Times is more than the nation’s #1 and longest running dinner attraction – it’s a living link to the past where the glory, chivalry and valor of old burst to life in authentic pageantry and thrilling tournament action.
While guests enjoy a hearty four-course medieval-style banquet (without silverware), six brave knights compete in games of skill astride magnificent Andalusian stallions. Lances splinter against shields of steel, broad swords spark and a champion emerges, to the cheers of the enthusiastic crowd. The spectacle unfolds nightly inside a fully enclosed European-style castle.