Christmas is just the best, isn’t it? All those amazing presents, the scrumptious food, the festive tunes…everything! You’ve just finished work for 2 weeks, you surfing the net looking for the perfect way to cook a turkey and the presents are well hidden at the back of the wardrobe away from the little ones…Christmas is sorted. It’s the year coming to a close. Good or bad it’s worth celebrating, the family is coming together and everything just feels right.

Some of us like to travel abroad for Christmas, to see family and friends or to enjoy a relaxing break from home. Heading to the Sunshine State for the festive holidays? We’ve got you covered. Below is (we like to think) a formidable list of the top 10 things to do in Florida at Christmas. Florida’s big, you can’t possibly see and do everything in such a short trip, can you? This is where our expertise comes into play, only the best make our lists. Don’t forget to bring it on holiday with you to ensure you have the best Christmas holiday yet!

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens


Capturing the true essence of Christmas, Christmas Town™ encompasses everything you’d expect in a festive adventure. Enjoy dazzling shows, thrilling rides and meet Santa at Welcome to Santa’s House presented by Coca-Cola®

ICE! At Gaylord Palms

Packing over 20,000 square feet of hand-carved ice sculptures and an amazing two-story tall ice slide, ICE! is a winter wonderland like no other. With different themes each year, no two times at ICE! are the same. Temperatures can reach a chilly 9-degrees but hats and gloves are provided to warm you up. This is a fantastic spectacle and a must-see if you are ever in Lake Buena Vista

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

Take a trip to Tropical Park in South Florida and take part in the biggest holiday event of the year! Featuring over 100 different rides, shows, and attractions there are things for everyone including the tallest Christmas tree and light show for children, a free carnival for teens, and bars and restaurants for adults.

Holidays at Space at Kennedy Space Center


Who would have thought the Kennedy Space Centre could transform itself into a place of festive spirit? Journey here to see a holiday laser light show and amazing decorations covering the whole attraction.

Holidays Around the World at Epcot

Holidays Around the World at Epcot lets you experience the magic and joy of the holidays in a special way. Capture Christmas through exciting celebrations, costumes, and characters of different countries and diverse cultures from around the world

So there you have it, our rundown of the top things to do in Florida during the festive period. That’s not to say these are the only things to do, quite the opposite, the Sunshine State always has a few surprises up its sleeve, and everywhere you turn Christmas joy is in full swing.