With the holidays just around the corner, there’s no better time than now to begin making your fun and exciting holiday plans with a travel focus on exciting Orlando, Florida! Home to an incredible collection of theme parks for guests to explore, there’s no place quite like it when the holidays roll around and you’re looking for magical fun to infuse into your itinerary. Whether you’re hoping to make the most of holiday parades or you can’t wait for the music and flavor the theme parks in Orlando are packed with opportunities at every turn.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom

If you find that your plans have you focusing your time on Disney World, you’ll want to make sure you find yourself in Magic Kingdom when Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party kicks off in 2023. This beloved and highly anticipated annual event will begin on November 9, 2023, and continue through the end of December. It’s held on select evenings with specialized ticketing in place to ensure that everyone has the best time possible this holiday season. There’s plenty of amazing food, beverages, costumed characters, and performances to enjoy at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. You’ll also be able to take in Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks show which is set to fan-favorite holiday songs and truly designed to inspire the spirit of the season in spectators. Guests who spend time at Magic Kingdom over Christmas this year will also be able to enjoy “Frozen Holiday Surprise” which is new in 2023 and features Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Kristoff. This captivating cast will gather in front of Cinderella’s Castle to put on a memorable performance complete with castle-front illumination and lights as well!

Check Out Disney Jollywood Nights Holiday Party at Hollywood Studios

Another great option for expanding your Christmas fun itinerary at Disney World in 2023 is to add the Jollywood Nights Holiday Party at Hollywood Studios to the list. This is an evening event that will run from November 11, 2023, through December 20, 2023, on select nights. Hollywood Nights Holiday Party will feature a glitzy and glamorous scene to enjoy complete with live music, amazing attire, a variety show, yuletide fun, lights, illuminations, and more!

Universal Studios Holiday Fun to Explore

For travelers looking forward to spending their Christmas getaway at Universal Studios, the magic continues. This year, Hogsmeade Christmas celebrations and Grinchmas are on at Universal, much to the delight of guests from near and far! These well-loved events will be on daily from November 24, 2023, through January 1, 2024, and will include delicious food, amazing holiday decorations, shows, and beloved scenes from movies you can’t wait to come to life. At Grinchmas, you can take a walk through Whoville and enjoy themed Christmas trees, Seuss-ians wandering about, and plenty of places to take one-of-a-kind photos too. Holiday entertainment will be on point at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with magical-themed holiday décor, nighttime show projections on Hogwarts Castle, performances by the Holiday Frog Choir, and a ton of holiday food to try including butterbeer and seasonal dishes. Both Hogsmeade and Grinchmas are great places to do some holiday shopping too.

SeaWorld Orlando Does the Holidays Right

Holiday fun abounds for those who are looking forward to time at SeaWorld Orlando during their Christmas stay. During a stop here, visitors can enjoy O Wondrous Night which returns in 2023. This event gives guests an opportunity to hear the greatest story never told through the use of life-sized puppets, animals, and 30 carols that are sure to entertain and delight! Holiday Reflections: Fireworks Finale is also back this year and provides park guests with an illuminating show to enjoy that’s perfectly paired to holiday musical favorites. Elmo’s Christmas Wish Show is a chance for young visitors to join up with Elmo, Grover, Zoe, Rosia, and Cookie Monster in the name of holiday fun. This performance is one that comes with plenty of dancing, singing, and holiday-themed décor—all of which can be enjoyed at the Seaport Theater. Finally, you won’t want to miss out on the SeaWorld Sesame Street Christmas Parade when you’re here in 2023. Thrilling floats and adrenaline-pumping musical and dance performances define this holiday experience which is designed to please everyone in the family!

Book Your Stay and Have Fun at Theme Parks in Orlando

Make more of every moment in Orlando this Christmas when you book your luxurious holiday stay through Orlando Vacation Homes. Whether you’re looking for a cozy abode for two or a property option fit for the entire family, we have you covered. Reach out to learn more about our options that keep you close to the festive fun you can’t wait to enjoy while infusing the best of comfort and style into every important moment. We’re happy to handle the details of your accommodations while you focus on the well-deserved holiday entertainment ahead. Our team can’t wait to see you in one of these fun theme parks in Orlando this Christmas season!