2022 Christmas Events in Orlando

December 2nd, 2022 by

The holiday season is finally here! It’s officially December, which means it’s time to start celebrating. Toyota of Orlando is here with a list of our top holiday celebrations in the city beautiful for you to check out – enjoy the season and make the most of it!

2022 Christmas events in Orlando

Tree Lighting Ceremony at Lake Eola: Head to downtown Orlando to see the annual lighting of the giant Christmas tree! Mayor Buddy Dyer will be there to count it down, and there will be food trucks, a holiday market, and holiday performances in the Walt Disney Amphitheater. The official lighting ceremony starts at 5pm on Friday, 12/2 and entry is free.

Christmas Nights in Lights: This all-new seasonal attraction is happening at Dezerland Park through January 1, 2023. Tickets are $45 a vehicle for this immersive drive-through light show that’s synchronized to popular holiday classic songs. There’s a showcase of holiday displays and over 1.5 million lights – reserve your spot ahead of time!

Dasher’s Lightshow: A Christmas Drive-Thru: Another holiday drive-through light show is taking place at the Florida Mall through December 31! Entry is $29.95 per vehicle and the drive is approximately 30 minutes. You and your family will be able to enjoy beautiful Christmas lights synchronized with holiday music favorites as well as Santa and all of his reindeer!

Dazzling Nights 2022: Harry P. Leu Gardens has been transformed into an incredible interactive light show for the holiday season – the event is taking place through January 1, 2023. This winter wonderland features more than a million lights, sculptures, holiday displays, music, character meet and greets, an inflatable yeti playground, a 40′ snow globe, and even a VIP experience! Ticket prices vary.

Holidays at Universal Orlando: Head over to Universal Orlando to ring in the holiday season – not only can you enjoy the parks, but also a holiday parade and light show on Hogwarts Castle! The event is recurring through January 1, 2023.

Santa Workshop Experience at Icon Park: Icon Park Orlando is the incredible Santa Workshop Experience once again! You’ll be able to take a photo and visit with Santa, then take a themed ride on the Orlando Eye to see the sights.

The Nutcracker: The Nutcracker ballet is being performed at the Dr. Phillips Center by the Orlando Ballet on select nights in December through the 18th. Tickets are available online!

Santa Photos at the Mall at Millenia: Need a fun place to get a photo with Santa? Head over to the Millenia Mall (conveniently located right by Toyota of Orlando) through December 24! Be sure to reserve your spot online beforehand and your kiddos can also bring their letters to Santa to drop off.

From our Orlando Toyota family to yours, happy holidays!