Sunshine State Celebrations Christmas Food And Travel Highlights In Florida

Experience the historic district illuminated with three million lights during Nights of Lights, running from mid-November to January, offering festive strolls, seasonal tours, boutique shopping, and outdoor dining amidst impressive illuminations.

Nights of Lights in St. Augustine:

Immerse yourself in the holiday magic at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom with exclusive attractions, festive parades, and themed food and merchandise during Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, held on select nights from early November to Christmas.

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party:

Explore Christmas events at Universal Orlando Resort, including Grinchmas and themed experiences in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, or visit Busch Gardens' Christmas Town in Tampa for seasonal offerings like train rides and Santa's North Pole Experience.

Holiday Festivities at Florida Theme Parks:

Witness the unique Sandi Tree, a 35-foot sand sculpture illuminated with nightly light displays and live entertainment during West Palm Beach's Holiday in Paradise celebrations throughout December.

Sandi Tree in West Palm Beach:

Visit the town of Christmas to mail holiday cards from its post office with a special Christmas postmark, adding a festive touch to your season's greetings.

Christmas in Christmas, Florida:

Experience the world's largest holiday theme park with rides, shows, and attractions at Santa's Enchanted Forest, along with other festive activities like light shows and Christmas karaoke in Miami.

Santa's Enchanted Forest in Miami:

Enjoy the spectacle of holiday boat parades along Florida's coasts, including the Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale, the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade in Jupiter, and the Jacksonville Light Boat Parade on the St. Johns River.

Holiday Boat Parades:

Witness the whimsical sight of Surfing Santas hitting the waves on Christmas Eve in Cocoa Beach, a uniquely Floridian holiday tradition filled with festive fun.

Surfing Santas in Cocoa Beach: