Christmas at the Theme Parks is a big deal and the likes of Disney, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld go all out to provide a visual spectacular.
Here is a brief summary of what’s happening at the Theme Park’s over Christmas.
Walt Disney World: Disney offer an amazing array of theme’s and show from Christmas Around the World and the Candlelight Processional at Epcot to the Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom, Disney World is generally the king of Christmas shows.
Universal/Islands of Adventure: Islands of Adventure, home to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has it’s own unique Christmas tale, told in the form of a live presentation of the classic Dr. Seuss tale “The Grinch“.
Next door at Universal Studios, there’s the Macy’s Holiday Parade, complete with authentic balloons, and live performances by Mannheim Steamroller on select nights. The festivities start on December 3.
SeaWorld: If you like your Christmas displays on water then SeaWorld’s Sea of Trees is for you, other popular Christmas shows include Shamu’s Christmas Miracles and the brand-new O Wondrous Night are all provided to get you and your family into the Christmas spirit. You can even ride the Polar Express Experience, which puts you in the classic Tom Hanks movie.
Each night of the Christmas celebration is capped off with a stunning fireworks show. The event runs weekends through December 11, then shifts to every night starting December 17.
Busch Gardens: Outside of Florida, Busch Gardens in Tampa celebrates the holiday season with a special musical and Christmas ice show. You can even book breakfast with Santa, which includes a family photo as a momento.
Leogland Florida: As we have already reported Legoland Florida which opened in October, will be celebrating the holiday season with its first ever Christmas Bricktacular. One of the highlights is, of course, a giant Lego tree made from green and red bricks. The event starts on December 8.
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