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Orlando Holiday Events


From heart pumping Halloween attractions to cheerful family Christmas experiences, there are a variety of seasonal activities to enjoy this Fall and Winter in Orlando. In preparation for your next holiday vacation at Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive, view the exciting upcoming festivities below:

Orlando Halloween Events

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort (Select Nights From Sept 6 – Nov 2): Push your fears to the limit with 10 spooky haunted houses, 5 scare zones, lively entertainment, and more to explore. Due to the intensity of this separate ticket event, an age of 13+ is suggested for visitors attending. Just minutes from Universal Orlando Resort, our hotel near Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) features spacious accommodations to relax after a night of frights.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World® Resort (Select Nights From Aug 16 – Nov 1): Head over to the Magic Kingdom on select nights this Fall for family friendly fun at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP). In addition to character meet and greet opportunities, candy treat trails, and a special Halloween themed firework show, the Boo To You parade during this separate ticket event is a guest favorite.

Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld® Orlando (Weekends From Sept 21 – Oct 27): Included with SeaWorld® Orlando park admission, guests can enjoy kid friendly activities including trick-or-treating for candy, a Halloween dance party, an all new Sesame Street® Halloween Parade and more.

Gators, Ghosts and Goblins at Gatorland (Select Dates From Oct 19-31): Included with Gatorland park admission, this new daytime event for all ages allows guests to enjoy unique animal meet and greets, a “Monster Movie Madness Show”, plus a variety of special games and giveaways. Visitors can also indulge in Oktoberfest themed food and drink while listening to live music from the “undead” polka band. This is not a trick-or-treat event for candy, but family friendly Halloween costumes are welcome.

Holiday & Christmas Events IN ORLANDO

Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort™ (From Nov 16 – Jan 5): Included with Islands of Adventure park admission, celebrate the season with the Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular at Universal Orlando Resort™. Included with Universal Studios Orlando park admission, the Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s is a seasonal favorite with larger than life balloons and floats. Guests can also experience the joy of Christmas with special decorations and entertainment within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ (including both Diagon Alley™ and Hogsmeade™).

Holidays at Walt Disney World® Resort (From Nov 8 – Jan 5): As a separate ticketed event this Winter, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party brings the holiday cheer to Magic Kingdom on select nights from November 8th to December 22nd. Guests are sure to be wowed by the new Christmastime Fireworks show. Included with Epcot® park admission, visitors can learn about how the world celebrates during the Epcot® International Festival Of The Holidays and listen to the story of Christmas presented by special narrators during Candlelight Processional.

SeaWorld® Orlando’s Christmas Celebration (Daily From Nov 23 – Dec 31): Included with SeaWorld® Orlando park admission, meet Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer, view over 3 million sparkling lights, and plus additional seasonal activities this Winter. All the more reason for holiday cheer, Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive features complimentary shuttle transport to SeaWorld® Orlando daily.

Additional Things To Do In Orlando This Fall & Winter

Craft Beer Festival at SeaWorld® Orlando (Weekends From Sept 7 – Oct 27)

Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival (From Aug 29 – Nov 23)

Praise Wave at SeaWorld® Orlando (Saturdays From Nov 2 – 16)

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