Orlando is the perfect place to celebrate the Holidays. It offers attractions for everyone in the family, from thrilling rides to educational museums, and plenty of fun holiday events and activities for you to enjoy when you’re visiting Orlando. At Casiola vacation homes we provide a variety of family vacation rentals that allow guests to enjoy the comfort of their own homes and are an excellent alternative to hotels. To help you plan your next vacation to Orlando with your family or friends, we’ve put together our list of the best ways to celebrate the holidays in Orlando here:
SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration (Select Dates, Nov. 11, 2022 – Jan. 3, 2023)
SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration is a holiday event that runs from November 11, 2022, to January 3, 2023. It includes a parade, shows, and other special events. It is a great way to celebrate the holidays with your family.
SeaWorld Orlando transforms into a winter wonderland with more than 3 million sparkling lights on display in five different areas of the park: SeaWorld’s iconic Sea of Trees; Festival of the Senses; Penguin Encounter; Wild Arctic® and Key West at SeaWorld.
Included with theme park admission, guests are invited to enjoy live entertainment including carolers at The Polar Express™ Train Ride, ice skating demonstrations at SeaWorld’s Celebration Plaza Ice Rink®, meet Santa Claus during Santa’s Seaside Village™ Holiday Welcome Celebration, and participate in our family-friendly festive activities like gingerbread cookie decorating or creating their own stocking stuffer ornament!
Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort (Nov. 12, 2022 – Jan. 1, 2023)
Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s® is an annual event that brings together the best of the season. If you’re visiting during Christmas week, don’t miss out on experiencing The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ as Hogwarts™ castle lights up for the holidays. Festive decor brightens up the streets of Hogsmeade™ and Diagon Alley™ while you enjoy warm Butterbeer™.
Dazzling Nights 2022 (Select Nights, Nov. 25, 2022 – Jan. 1, 2023)
Dazzling Nights is a holiday light show produced by Creative City Project. The all-ages event transforms the 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens into a stunning winter wonderland, with millions of lights and decorated trees displayed throughout the park. Dazzling Nights runs from November 25, 2022, to January 1, 2023.
This year’s theme is “A Snowstorm in a 40-Foot Snow Globe” with over 40 foot tall snow globes that open up to reveal interactive electronic displays inside them! The experience will be even more magical as you explore the wonders of Winter Wonderland at night while sipping hot cocoa or cider while listening to local musicians perform classic Christmas tunes!
70th Annual Winter Park Christmas Parade (Dec. 3, 2022)
The 70th Annual Winter Park Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2022. The parade begins at 9 am and lasts until 10.30 am, starting at Eastway Drive between Fairbanks Avenue and Morse Boulevard in Winter Park, Florida. Admission is free!
The Central Florida’s oldest continuous holiday parade is expected to feature large balloons, marching bands and Santa Claus himself stopping by for photos with the kids before heading out on his annual trip around the world delivering presents to children everywhere.
Night of a Million Lights at Island H2O Live! (Nov. 11, 2022 – Jan. 1, 2023)
The Night of a Million Lights event at Island H2O Live! is a holiday celebration that features more than 1 million lights and a variety of holiday entertainment. The event takes place on select dates in November and December 2022.
Originally hosted by and still benefiting Give Kids the World Village since its inception in 2016, this year the event is moving to Island H2O Live! at Margaritaville Resort Orlando for the first time in 2022.
Lights on Jeater Bend (Nov. 24, 2022 – Dec. 31, 2022)
The all-singing-and-dancing street-wide Christmas light display runs every night throughout the 2022 Holiday Season. Visit Celebration Town Center and enjoy the holiday cheer, excitement and fun! Lights on Jeater Bend is a great place to visit with family, friends, or co-workers during your Orlando vacation from November through December 2022. The lights run nightly from 6 pm through 9.30 pm. The last night will be December 31st 2022. Come early as traffic gets very busy.
The address for this event is 1027 -1036 Jeater Bend Drive in Celebration Florida 34747 Park on Celebration Avenue
Casiola Orlando vacation homes you’ll love
We hope you’re able to make the most of your trip to Orlando, whether it’s for the Holidays or just a short break. All of these activities are perfectly suited to families and couples alike, so no matter who you go with there will be something fun for everyone! Don’t forget that there are plenty of other things to do with kids in Orlando too! Make memories this holiday season in Orlando when you stay at one of our incredible Casiola vacation rentals!
Top floor condo w/view of lake, pool and fireworks! - Next to conv. center
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoThis amazing 2BD/2BA top floor condo (no noisy upstairs neighbors!) has been completely renovated and provides the ultimate luxury experience for up to 6 guests! Enjoy your morning coffee on the balcony, overlooking beautiful Lake Cay and the Vista Cay resort pool, or relax under a gorgeous sunset and watch the SeaWorld fireworks (*select nights only*) with a glass of wine! The Florida sun shines beautifully through the living room's floor-to-ceiling windows, creating a peaceful atmosphere for you to kick back and relax on the comfortable sofa. This space features a large smart TV with premium cable and free HBO. The fully equipped kitchen offers stainless steel appliances and everything you need to cook up delicious meals to share at the dining table or breakfast bar! Need to get some work done during your stay? We've got you covered with a full size desk, comfortable chair and super high speed internet (up to 400 Mbps). Dream away in our master suite with comfortable king size bed, a large smart TV and a spacious en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower, toilet and sink. The second suite provides 2 queen size beds, a large Smart TV and a roomy en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower, toilet and double sink. You will be staying at THE best location inside Vista Cay: building (#9) is closest to the main resort pool, clubhouse, fitness and game room. A large Publix grocery store, Walgreens convenience store, 7-Eleven gas station and many restaurants like Dunkin', Subway, Chick-fil-A, NY Pizza to name a few, are just steps away. Vista Cay Resort is right next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 15 minutes away from all major Orlando theme parks and attractions, including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, I-Drive and the Orlando International Airport (MCO).
Chic 3BD/2B Villa W/private pool near Disney World
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoSimple but chic, this gorgeous apartment sleeps 6 guests comfortably. Located in the stunning Vista Cay Resort and conveniently just15 minutes from Mickey’s doorstep, this property is truly the perfect vacation spot. With stunning granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and plenty of counter space, this kitchen includes everything you need during your stay away from your home. Enjoy your morning coffee or late night dinner with your family. Gather in the stylish dining room to enjoy your home-cooked meal. If you are more into take out, don't worry, we won't judge. Boasting with style and comfort, the stylish living room is completed with a flat-screen tv and luxurious couches, making it easy to kick your feet up and relax after a long day. Wander out the sliding glass door to your private balcony. Admire the scenic view as you awe at the palm trees that surround the property. Down the hall, you will find the master suite completed with a queen-size bed, flat-screen tv, and an en-suite bathroom. This room will welcome you with crisp white sheets and fluffy white pillows. In this room, you will find comfort and the relaxation that you have been longing for. Calling all royalty! Enter room two and you will find a luxurious and chic stay. With a plush purple chair and an en-suite bathroom. This luxurious room is perfect for any queen needing her beauty rest. This property also includes another room all-inclusive with a flat-screen tv and queen size bed. This home comes with a full-size washer and dryer. Do we know what you might be thinking, laundry on vacation? The answer is yes, but hear us out. The fewer clothes you have to pack, the more room there will be to bring home souvenirs, and that is a wonderful trade-off. The home is part of the popular Vista Cay resort next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 5-10 minutes away from SeaWorld, Universal Studios and I-Drive. Disney is only 15 minutes away.
Experience Pure Relaxation and Luxury in this Vista Cay Condo
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoRelax in peaceful luxury in this 3-bedroom, 2-bath condo. Its 3rd-floor location ensures you won’t hear any neighbors, and with easy elevator access, you’ll be home in no time with no flights of stairs to climb after a long day at the beach. A fully-furnished kitchen, complete with all appliances and utensils, allows your party to enjoy meals and snacks together in peace, and everyone will have their own bedroom, complete with a TV and DVD player in each. The master suite boasts a king bed, while the other rooms include a queen bedroom and the perfect kids’ room with two double beds. All luxury towels and linens are provided, and you can even bring Fido with you to this great vacation space! The clubhouse is just steps away and you can spend a morning working out in the world-class gym facility or enjoy a dip in the resort’s sparkling pool. If you’ve spent the day at the beach, or a day of shopping has you beat, relax in the jacuzzi tub. The condo is just moments away from the grocery store, movie theater, and more. It’s also right next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 10 minutes away from all major theme parks, including SeaWorld, Universal Studios, and Walt Disney World. Your Florida vacation home is waiting for you, and Ana’s Joy is the perfect condo for your retreat!
2BR/2BA Condo *very close to Vista Cay clubhouse and pool*
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoWhether your stay is for business or pleasure you will love this 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condo. Located right near Vista Cay’s luxurious club house you are just a short walk away from the pool, gym, and Lake Cay. With a king bed in the master bedroom and another in the second bedroom everyone will sleep in comfort. Both bedrooms are equipped with a ceiling fan. There is also a sleeper sofa for additional guests as well. The sofas are plush and the immaculate kitchen boasts updated appliances! High speed internet connectivity is also available and each room is equipped with a flat screen TV. Vista Cay Resort is located next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and is less than 15 minutes from all the major theme parks, including Seaworld, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World.
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