Summer season in Orlando is still in full swing and with that comes some of the busiest times we see all year! With school out of session and an abundance of local events happening, it’s easy to see why people flock here during this time of year. But what about the off season? While many travelers forgo vacations during this time of year and hunker down at home during the winter and holiday season, Orlando is still boasting with plenty of spectacular things to see and do! For those that are interested in the off season magic, we’re going to be sharing some of our favorite events below.
We are starting off with a few you may have heard of before.
SeaWorld Christmas Celebration. A celebration perfect for the entire family! Beginning November 13th and running through January 2nd, SeaWorld transforms into a festive winter wonderland for their annual Christmas Celebration. Enjoy holiday cheer with over three million glowing lights, an ice skating extravaganza, and even visit with Rudolph and Santa himself.
Epcot International Festival of Holidays. A festival like no other, the Epcot International Festival of Holidays features joyous and unique traditions from eleven nations. Running from November 26th through December 30th, surround yourself in the wonderous sights, sounds, and tastes of the season as you celebrate around the world. Enjoy traditional holiday cuisine, a holiday cookie stroll and experience the story of Christmas with a full choir!
Disney Springs Christmas Tree Stroll. Returning this year is a fan favorite, the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Stroll! Featuring a gorgeous display of trees and decorations all showcasing your favorite Disney characters. Stroll, shop and dine – we can’t wait to hear which tree is your favorite!
And now we’re sharing some of our local favorites!
Night of a Million Lights. Beginning Friday, November 12th and running through Sunday, January 2nd, Night of a Million Lights is a show stopping event, all taking place for a good cause. Join them as they transform Give Kids the World’s village into a whimsical and dazzling wonderland! Surround yourself in a stunningly decorated neighborhood that brings serious fairytale vibes! The display features a 360-degree sparkling light show, a Christmas tree trail, larger than life holiday displays, and unique holiday back drops and frame - perfect for a family photo op! Don’t miss the holiday marketplace, visits from Santa, and much more!
Festival of Trees at Orlando Museum of Art. Celebrating its thirty fifth year, The Festival of Trees is an annual even that transforms the Orlando Museum of Art into a sparkling wonder. Featuring a holiday scape filled with decorative trees and stunning décor, the Museum’s event is perfect for visitors of all ages! This event starts in November 2021.
As more off season events get added, we will continue to update you. Take advantage of the smaller crowds and cooler temperatures and experience the uniqueness of Orlando in the off season. At Festiva Orlando Resort, we’ve got the off season discounts to help get you there. We can’t wait enjoy this time of year with you. Stay tuned for more!