At this party between Christmas and New Year's, the aquarium will have extended hours until 6:30 p.m., light shows and a snow play area for children that opens at noon. Included with daily admission.
Price: $23.95, $20.95 for seniors 60+, $18.95 for kids 3-12. Prices are generally about $2 cheaper if you buy them online at the aquarium's site.
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.-Wed., $20 Thur.-Sun. per car load.
The zoo closes at 5 p.m. and reopens at 6:30 for the annual evening winter festival on select nights with live reindeer, Santa, a million twinkling lights, rides, games, African penguins, animated displays and "Florida snow." Select nights through Dec. 30.
Price: $15, $13 ages 3-11, 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.
MOSI's Idea Zone is transformed into Santa's satellite workshop where kids can create sentimental gifts for their family. Daily through Jan. 4. Included with admission.
Price: $22.95, $20.95 seniors, $18.95 ages 6-12, 5 and younger free. Member discounts available. Separate pricing for IMAX-only admission. It's $15 for the zip line only, or $10 with admission. Ropes course is $10 by itself, or $7 with admission.
Stars of film "Dolphin Tale" will visit the aquarium for a Q&A session and photo opportunities with fans.
The World Showcase comes alive with holiday traditions from around the globe. Meet Pere Noel (France), La Befana (Italy), the Daruma doll (Japan) and many other characters. Each day ends with an extended holiday version of Illuminations: Reflections of Earth. Included with admission.
Price: $94, $88 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free.
Family-friendly holiday attraction featuring one-mile scenic winter wonderland lights trail, and a festive holiday village. Proceeds benefit the Angelus House, Good Samaritan Clinic, Haley House Fund, Metropolitan Ministries and Safety Town. Open weekdays from dusk to 9 p.m.; weekends and holida …
Price: Entry fee is $20 per car; $40 for a 14-passenger van.
Enter a sparkling holiday wonderland as the tropical gardens are transformed into a glowing rainforest with lights depicting giant creatures, enchanted scenes, children's activities, crafts, snacks and appearances by Santa and his elves.
Price: $17, $14 members, 11 and younger free.
The annual Oakdale Christmas display (also known as the Kresge house) includes 10 trailer-truck loads of lights, an 18-train HO scale model railroad, inflatables, games, bubble machines, and a 70-foot tree, all powered by numerous high-capacity electric meters. Open nightly 6-10 p.m. through Jan. 3.
For five days before New Year's Eve, kids ages 2 to 12 can countdown with a fireworks show to be viewed through special effects glasses at 7 p.m. On the final big night of the year (Dec. 31), watch the giant LEGO brick drop at this very kid-friendly midnight (Kid Standard Time) -- otherwise know …
Price: $75, $65 seniors and ages 3-12.