December Happenings on I-Drive

Monday, December 5, 2022
International Drive is a place of many exciting events, especially during the holidays. Will you and your loved ones be joining us during the next few weeks to eat, drink, and be merry in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood? 

Main Holiday Events at our Theme Parks

SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration

Immerse yourself in a sea of lights, holiday entertainment, and much more! Gather your friends and family to experience SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration™, select dates until Dec. 31. The park transforms into a winter wonderland sparkling with holiday shows, delicious food and beverages, and over 3 million beautiful lights! Be sure to make reservations for an incredible night you won’t want to miss.
When: Select Dates Now - January 3rd
Prices Vary
Event Details: New this year, SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration™ is offering Ice Skating at Bayside Stadium, a Hanukkah Celebration, Kwanza Festivities, Photos with Santa Claus, three new Holiday Shows and much more! View the entirety of event details here.

Christmas in the Wizardly World of Harry Potter

Join the celebration as Hogwarts™ castle lights up for the holidays and festive decor brightens up the streets of Hogsmeade™ in Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Diagon Alley™ in Universal Studios Florida!
When: Now - January 1st
Price: Included with Park Admission
Event Details: Included with your Park Admission, gather your closest Harry Potter fans and experience Hogwarts™ and the streets of Hogsmeade™ like never before. View event details here.


When: Now - January 1st
Price: Included with Park Admission
Event Details: Join us at Seuss Landing™ in Universal’s Islands of Adventure and enjoy the holiday charm and cheer that lines the streets. You will even get the chance to meet Mr. Grinch himself! View more event details here.

Holidays at Universal Orlando

When: Now - January 1st
Price: Included in Your Theme Park Ticket
Event Details: Gather your minions and catch larger-than-life balloons floating through the streets of Universal Studios Florida, along with appearances by the Minions from Despicable Me and some of your favorite characters from DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek and Madagascar films! View the event details here.

Dezerland Christmas Nights in Lights

Gather your furry friends and family and squeeze into your biggest car and enjoy Central Florida’s largest immersive holiday drive-thru light show!
When: Now - January 1st
Price: $45-$65
Event Details: Christmas Nights In Lights is an immersive light show attraction, steeped in holiday-themed entertainment, designed to be enjoyed by the whole family! Learn more about this event here.

Live Entertainment

In need of a head-banger? Rock out at the “Coliseum of Rock 'n Roll” with unbelievable live performances from top talent rocking out at Hard Rock Orlando this month:
December 31st: The Beatles Abbey Road
Head on over to Orlando Improv during your December visit to I-Drive and release the stress of the holiday season. Check out the lineup of comedians taking the stage this month and reserve a spot for your group to enjoy a night out with drinks, delicious dining, and a whole lot of laughter!
December 9-10th: Brad Williams
December 11th: Kerwin Claiborn
December is here and will be gone before you know it! Take advantage of the beautiful weather this month and enjoy all things festive in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood. We look forward to seeing you and your family enjoy the most magical time of the year with us. Cheers to an amazing trip!