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Florida in December - Best Times to Visit

Let the celebrations begin and prepare to be dazzled by the winter festivities in Florida!

It may seem strange celebrating Christmas surrounded by palm trees but December is the mildest month in Florida. The lowest average is around 10C with the highest temperature reaching up to 22C daily.

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Snow in the Sunshine State? Witness this rare occurrence and see snow flurries at the Now Snowing event in Central Florida. This month-long extravaganza features Dickensian carol singers, an ice-skating rink and photos with Santa.

For a unique experience visit Ice! at Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, known as “The Florida Fridge”. Wrap up warm for this self-guided walk and experience colourful, detailed ice sculptures. Both kids and adults will have a jolly good time sliding down the ice slides.

Ice skate to some holiday tunes at Light Up UCF Ice Rink in Orlando. There’s no shortage of family-filled entertainment at this event with Ferris wheel rides, a choreographed light show and free showings of festive movies.

Watch the Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale, where 300 boats are decked out in colourful lights as they cruise along the 12-mile parade with music.

Florida theme parks are especially magical around this time of the year with festive fun at every corner. One of Disney World’s highlights includes the Candlelight Processional, bringing the story of Christmas to life with a beautiful backdrop and an angelic choir, accompanied with a 50-piece orchestra. Universal Orlando has transformed the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with a Christmas makeover and you simply cannot miss the spectacular light show projected onto Hogwarts Castle. Legoland will keep the little ones busy with their Christmas Bricktacular, building unforgettable memories with plenty of photo opportunities.

Extend the celebrations and ring in the new year in Florida. Miami’s Bayfront Park will be the biggest New Year’s Eve celebration in the state. Put on your dancing shoes as this televised event goes on through the night with a dazzling fireworks display.

Want to spend a magical Christmas and New Year’s in Florida? Place an enquiry today and one of our knowledgeable team will be in touch to plan the perfect Florida itinerary for you.

Florida in December - Best Times to Visit

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