International Plaza transforms into the Ice Palace, a 30-foot dome with snow, a light show and interactive snow globes depicting scenes from Disney's Frozen. Ice Palace entertainment includes an Icy Hand Print experience, size comparisons with Sven and Olaf and photos with Olaf on an ice throne. …
The park is transformed into a nighttime holiday wonderland with miles of lights, special food and treats, entertainment, a bottle Christmas tree, live music and holiday shopping. This year, Christmas Town is included with daily admission.
Price: $95, $90 for ages 3-9
The resort has 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures created by artists brought in from China and 40 tons of snow. It's only 9 degrees inside, but they supply you with heavy parkas. Still, gloves and warm socks are recommended. This year features a Nutcracker theme, ice slides and artis …
Price: $28.99-$29.99, $26.99-$28.99 seniors, $14.99-$16.99 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free. $18 parking fee (validated if dining at resort restaurant).
Skiers ages 6-60 perform theatrical water shows similar to those seen at Cypress Gardens. All performances include barefoot, jump, ballet, adagio and pyramid acts. Come early for a pre-show.
The final show for the winter is a "Holiday" themed show.
Stroll through the gardens with more than 750,000 twinkly lights, lasers, animated figures and entertainers lining the pathways. This year, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus in a decorated gazebo on select nights. Check flbg.org for complete schedule.
Price: $4, 12 and younger free.
Drive your vehicle through a light and sound show including more than 2-miles of lights with 750 larger-than-life lighted scenes, tunnels and dancing lights. Open at dusk daily through Dec. 30.
Price: $15 Mon.-Thur, $20 Fri.-Sun. per car load.
Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner on the grounds while listening to music by Rhonda Vincent, Newtown, Dale Ann Bradley, Darin & Brooke Aldridge and more during this annual festival that features music workshops, youth programs, camping and volunteer jams.
Price: $15-$80; $5 per day for ages 10-16, free for ages 9 and younger.
Runners can wear a holiday themed costume, jingle bells or antlers in this festive 5K run/walk and one mile kids run to benefit Brandon Swim and Aquatic Center (BSAC). Stay after the race for the Breakfast with Santa.
Price: $18 advance, $25 after October 31, 2014.
Local photographers and master naturalists highlight the seasonal features that help participants capture the natural beauty of the preserve. Then, hit the trails and boardwalk looking for shots that reflect the season.
Price: Free (registration required).
More than 100 local vendors including farmers, growers with fresh produce and gourmet foods. Also, crafts, prepared foods, live entertainment, flowers and plants.
Cast members take months to get ready for one special guest to throw the giant switch on the seasonal display. Features millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music that decorate the New York street scene of Disney's Hollywood Studios. Included with daily general admissi …
Price: $94, $88 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free.
SeaWorld's celebration welcomes guests with everything from a sparkling Sea of Trees, classic holiday tunes, an ice skating show, Holiday Reflections fountain and fireworks show, a Christmas market, Elmo's Christmas Wish show and a special Shamu's "Christmas - Miracles" show. Remains o …
Price: $95, $87 ages 3-9.
Take a guided walk along the trails to discover why the preserve has been called "Our Wildest Place''; wear closed toe shoes, hat, bring water. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by adult, and younger than age six may find the hike challenging.
Glass art and sculpture by Susan Gott, cast and blown giftware by studio artists, Black Friday BOGO specials and the chance to create your own blown glass art.
Tour the gallery to find Black Friday specials on glass gifts or try your hand at making your own blown glass art under the instruction of a master glass blower. Includes all materials.
Price: Free, $65 glass blowing.