Holiday Happenings in Central Florida is our annual blog post listing local Christmas events and activities happening in Central Florida. This year’s events are highlighted by Christmas themed events at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort in Winter Haven, Bok Tower Gardens, and Polk County History Center.
Holiday Happenings in Central Florida
Wonder House Christmas Tours
Wonder House in Bartow will be hosting Christmas tours from November 14 – January 9. Tours are available Friday – Sunday and must be scheduled in advance, and typically last an hour and a half.
Holidays at LEGOLAND
Celebrate the holidays the LEGOLAND way! This jolly time of year features a combination of seasonal shows and treats, special LEGO characters, twinkling lights, fireworks on select nights and more during Holidays at LEGOLAND and Kids’ New Year’s Party!
Select dates: November 27-29, December 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 & 24-31. General Admission tickets include all themed events and shows.
Holidays at Bok Tower Gardens
A favorite with visitors and locals alike, Holidays at Bok Tower Gardens features many events from November 27 thorough January 3. This year’s theme, Peace on Earth, is a holiday celebration that connects us to nature, our families, and the world. Special events include holiday concerts, beer and wine tastings, and a holiday gourmet feast in the Gardens’ beautiful Outdoor Kitchen.
Polk County History Center Festival of Wreaths
Polk County History Center is proud to host their annual 10th Annual Festival of Wreaths, November 12 – December 16. The History Center is selling wreaths via silent auction and all proceeds benefit the historic landmark. Visit the museum Tuesday – Saturday between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Outstanding Holiday Entertainment & Family Fun
We have many more wonderful events and activities taking place all across Polk County, as well as the best places to stay in Central Florida, and tips for making your time here merry and bright. Happy Holidays!