Epcot’s 11 nations will showcase their holiday traditions that include festive sights, flavors, and culture. The holiday celebrations run between November 26 through December 30, 2021. This year the festival includes creative entertainment, a candlelight processional, holiday kitchens, festive merchandise, and holiday-themed videos.
Nothing puts you in the holly jolly mood for Christmas better than Disney’s Candlelight Processional. This year at the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, believe in the magic of Christmas as you hear the timeless tale of Jesus Christ. Expect many live song performances by talented orchestras and harmonious choirs. This year’s celebrity guests include Jodi Benson, Lisa Ling, Blair Underwood, and many more.
Disney Very Merriest After Hours takes place on select nights from November 8 through December 21, 2021, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. This event is packed with holiday spirit from the festive fireworks, special holiday attractions, Disney character sightings, unique festive treats, and decorative projections on Cinderella Castle. Experience the magic of Disney.
Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s is returning to the streets of Universal Studios Florida bringing uplifting holiday spirit. Get caught up in decorated floats, jolly performers, an 80-foot Christmas tree, and a visit from Santa Clause. Also, the little minions and characters from Shrek and Madagascar make surprise appearances. Join in on the holiday cheer from November 13 to January 2, 2022.
Celebrate the holidays with the Whos of Who-ville. At Universal Orlando, experience the mischief of Grinchmas with the Grinch himself. Suess Landing transforms into a winter wonderland filled with holiday décor, Christmas trees, and candy canes. Beware: the holiday love will make your heart grow three sizes from November 13 to January 2, 2022.
Imagine your footsteps in freshly fallen snow on the streets of Hogsmeade, Diagon Alley, and London. Listening to the Frog Choir croaking to the beat of Christmas carols while you gulp down warm butterbeer. Enjoy this holiday magic only at Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. Experience this dreamy magic anytime from November 13 to January 2, 2022.
SeaWorld is celebrating the arrival of the Three Wise Men on January 6, 2022. During the celebration—popular in Latin cultures, guests will learn about the tale of the three kings and get to know their traditions. Also, park-goers can enjoy live music and festive food and drink with a sprinkle of Latin spice.
SeaWorld Orlando once again will celebrate Kwanzaa – a holiday of unity. Experience the African roots of this holiday as the kinara is lit every night in Sesame Street Land. Kwanzaa celebrations run from December 26 through January 1, 2022.
SeaWorld is celebrating the festival of lights from November 28 through December 6, 2021. During the holidays, the theme park will take part in the tradition of lighting a menorah, which takes place in Sesame Street Land. So, grab your loved ones and take in the lights of Hanukkah.
SeaWorld is showcasing a fireworks display for the holidays on select dates from November 12 to January 2, 2022. Watch as the fireworks soar and burst into the night sky as they dance to the beat of jolly music over SeaWorld’s large central lake.