Christmas in Orlando has always been traditionally centered around palm trees, fake snow, and warm weather. It might be a green Christmas in Central Florida but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get in the holiday spirit. It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Central Florida and you can start getting in the Christmas spirit. Look no further than the Winter Park area to check out the shiny, twinkling Christmas lights and displays. Going through the neighborhood to check out Christmas lights is something festive that is affordable and family-friendly.
Park Avenue, Winter Park
Park Avenue in Winter Park is one of the most charming spots during the holiday season. This holiday street party features a flurry of activities, including the annual tree lighting ceremony.
1601 N. Wind Court, Winter Springs
Begins Dec. 1
The Bivona family turns their house into a living, breathing nightmare for their neighbors in December, but for the rest of us, it’s one phenomenal light show.
1806 N. Orange Avenue
This is an active way to see Christmas lights. Join the group bike ride through Ivanhoe Village and College Park to view the lights displays.
274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs
Begins Dec. 1
Spending the holidays at Crane’s Roost is classic in Central Florida. Starting at dusk, walk the trail with friends and family while you’re illuminated by large, colorful Christmas light displays.
Central Boulevard and Court Avenue
Downtown Orlando businesses get “decked-out” with festive lights and window decorations. A map guides residents and guests as they walk the streets of Downtown, enjoying the creativity and holiday spirit of each of the participating business locations.
12777 Gemini Boulevard
Nov. 16-Jan. 1 2019
Light Up UCF consists of many holiday activities. This includes a Winter carnival with ice skating, pictures with Santa, rides, games, movies and more. Prices for activities vary.
413 N. Alafaya Trail
Dec. 7-Jan. 6 2019
What’s more fun for the family than a holiday carnival?. Get into the spirit with all of the holiday food, amusement park rides, and Christmas lights the village has to offer.
Rosalind Avenue and Washington Street
The official lighting of the city’s 72-foot Christmas tree featuring 88,000 animated lights.
4915 New Broad Street
Holiday festival with artists, vendors, food and an opportunity for pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus, followed by a fantastic lighted parade down New Broad Street.
195 N. Rosalind Avenue
Nov. 30-Jan. 5 2019
Enjoy the lake and stay for the lights. The Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree comes alive with a synchronized light and music show every night.