November in Orlando brings in plenty of festive cheer and other fun. Orlando theme parks start ramping up their holiday celebrations this month and end some other popular festivals. If you’re looking for some holiday cheer in November, here’s what’s happening in Orlando:
Walt Disney World
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – There is still plenty of time to indulge in the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. The spectacular celebration includes foods and drink from around the world paired with music during the Eat to the Beat Concerts. Don’t miss November’s artists including Taylor Dayne, Boyz II Men, The Hooters and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.
Flurry of Fun - Beginning November 8, Disney’s Hollywood Studios guests can enjoy a holly, jolly celebration with festive shows, enchanting “snow,” holiday decor, Toy Story Land and much more. Sunset Boulevard will become a winter wonderland as the Hollywood Tower Hotel is transformed with laser effects and projections depicting holiday stories of Disney characters during Sunset Seasons Greetings. Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! will stun with holiday music, fireworks, special effects, state-of-the-art projections and more. You can even enjoy some holiday touches at the new Toy Story Land.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party – Celebrate an oh-so-jolly holiday celebration at Disney’s Magic Kingdom during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. On select nights Nov. 8 - December 21, guests can get into the spirit of the season with Disney characters in festive attire, special holiday shows, enchanting surprises and plenty of holiday treats for all.
2018 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays - Celebrate the holidays and learn more about holiday traditions around the world during the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays. Come experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of the season as celebrated by different cultures. The celebration also includes the always popular Candlelight Processional with a celebrity narrator, 50-piece orchestra and a full choir as they recreate the Christmas Story. The international festival also includes JOYFUL! A Celebration of the Season where you can experience the joy of Christmas and Kwanzaa in the Gospel, R&B and holiday songs of the Joyful! vocal ensemble. Round out the International holiday fun with IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth fireworks show.
Craft Beer Festival - From November 30-11, SeaWorld Orlando guests can sip their way through over 100 craft beers from breweries across Florida at the Craft Beer Festival. The festival also includes unique food items at culinary marketplaces throughout the park.
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration - Step inside a winter wonderland at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration this November. Beginning November 17, the festive fun includes carolers, a sea of lighted trees, world-famous ice skaters, live shows, and of course some flavors of the holiday season.
Busch Gardens Tampa
Conservation Connections - The next speaker in Busch Gardens Tampa’s Conservation Connections will be Arnuad Desbeiz, Founder & Director of the Pantanai Giant Armadillo Project, Brazil.
Christmas Town – Celebrate the holidays with Santa, Rudolph and more during Busch Gardens Tampa’s Christmas Town. Every night from Nov. 17- Dec. 31, guests can enjoy millions of twinkling lights, a visit to Santa’s house, beloved characters and festive fun.
Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort - Just as Halloween Horror Nights wraps up, Universal Orlando brings in the holiday cheer with their annual Holidays event. Beginning Nov. 17 unwrap a resort-wide celebration with The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s, the Grinchmas, Who-liday Spectacular and more.