Have some sunshine with your Santa in this season? In Florida, these 25 no-miss things will fill your holidays with festivals, tours, music and more … all in the classic Florida style.
Christmas: A Postmark for Treasury
Yes, there is a city named “Christmas” in Virginia, Florida, and when this small town is not literally on the coast (it is located 25 miles east of Orlando), it wins on the old style and drives Yes, from the beach, to send a letter from your famous post office with the post of “Christmas, Florida”. (Check the “Cracker Christmas” festival of neighboring Fort Christmas on December 1-2, 2018)
Merry Christmas Wishes
- May the melody and spirit of the holidays fill your home with love and peace. I wish you all the best and happy New Year too!
- In this loveliest and happiest of seasons, may you find many reasons to celebrate? Have a wonderful Christmas!
- May your Christmas be decorated with cheer and filled with love. Have a wonderful holiday!
- Let the spirit of Christmas warm your home with love, joy, and peace. Have a blessed Christmas!
- Count your blessings, sing your Christmas carols, open your gifts, and make a wish under the Christmas tree. May you have a Merry Christmas!
- There are many gifts under the Christmas tree, but the best one is you!
- May success be with you and everything you do, Merry Christmas and a happy New Year too!
- Tis the season! Wishing you a wonderful Christmas filled with memories you’ll always treasure. Merry Xmas wishes to you!
- May you give and receive much love, joy, and peace this season. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!
- Wishing you all the best that life can bring, Merry Christmas to you and a year full of blessings.
- May God bless you with a festive, loving and peaceful celebration this Christmas and all throughout the year.
Baytowne Ferries: 12 Nights of Lights
Find out more here: Christmas on the Baytowne Ferries Village
The bright lights like snow skating on the square, the choreographed lights for the tunes of the holidays, and the Tuba players do not burn anything like Christmas in the village. You will find this within the village of Baytowne Ghat in Sandestin, Florida.
Jolly’s old Saint Nick makes Christmas jokes with the light of Christmas tree and a pyrotechnic on the lagoon. The brain occurs through the month of December, in which many holiday celebrations (every Wednesday), a Tuba Christmas concert (December 8), and 12 Nights of Lights (6:00, 7:00, and 8:00 p.m.) Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday reaches Christmas).
Boca Grande: 12 Days of Gasparilla Inn’s Christmas
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The stored hotel declares that depending on it, you could “experience it as a Florida …” and it seems that the inn celebrates holidays because they also meant.
In addition to removing its sunny hall with vibrant pink poincetias, large red bow, and pine rosary and lights, Gasparila celebrates all twelve days of Christmas, spraying holiday festivals throughout the day, ranging from Gingerbread House Lawn with classic holiday flicks to decorate the film at night. Our favorite among many seasonal traditions, however, is a tree lighting ceremony organized on the grand front porch of the tavern, which is filled with fresh roasted and egg.
Captiva Island: Community Carol Singh
Find out more here: Captive Chapel-by-the-Sea Community Carol Singh
We get all the hotfixes thinking about this sweet Christmas tradition. Only a few steps from the beach, the small white clapboard church is known as Chapel-by-the-Sea attraction, which does not make any difference to the weather with its atheist simplicity. But add hundreds of colorful lights to tilt up and host the voices of fun carolers, and you will actually feel it.
Coco Beach: Surfing Surfus
Find out more here: Santa Surfing
As a surfing hotspot, it started in the form of a good nature to enjoy the reputation of Coco Beach, has been transformed into a big heart with thousands of spectators who are going to raise money for two local donations: For Peace, which supports families dealing with a loved one, cancer, and with the Florida Surf Museum.
Paint it: On the eve of Christmas, more than 300 garment surfers will go out to play in waves in Santa-themed costume. Join the crowd and celebrate the real spirit of giving. And the year of the surf is a gift!
Fernandina Beach: Dickens at the Center
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Inspired by Charles Dickens’s beloved A Christmas Carol, this event changes the city’s Fernandina into a classic English village, with the characters wearing, themed entertainment and performances, meet St. Nick and with various vendors.
As part of the celebration, do not miss the Amelia Island Bed and Breakfast Holiday Cookie Tour, in which you have included a free horse carriage that takes you from the inn to the sample dessert at the tavern and the festival takes a holiday decoration.
Fort Lauderdale: Traditional Venezuela Halacas
Find out more here: Fort Lauderdale’s Halaka Factory
For many Americans, it will not feel like a christmas like Gingerbread homes and 24 hour marathon of A Christmas Story on TBS. For the growing Venezuela community of South Florida, however, the holiday season is a hottest part of the holiday season.
Like maize tamalas, Halaka is made by spreading corn flour on a plant’s leaf, then it sprouts stewed pork with a mixture of meat, meat and chicken; Raisins; And green olives. Hollack is then tied with square and boiled string. While preparing them often there is a family program, Fort Lauderdale’s Halata Factory brings a small piece of Venezuela to South Florida, which sells pre-made halak and other special holiday attributes, such as Pan De Jaman (a Sweet Ham Roti) is.
Fort Lauderdale: WinterFest boat parade
Find out more here: Seminol Hard Rock Winterfest
Florida is home to many great holiday boat parades, but it’s the grandfather of all of them. Winter is the largest one-day live audience program in the state, with a million viewers. More than 3,000 boats arrive in the spotlight, a 12-mile parade route with the new river, in intracostal waterway, and north of Santa Barbara Lake in North Pompano Beach. Want to go into self-proclaimed “Great Show on H20”? The parade application fee starts from only $ 35. Yes ho ho!
Fort Myers: Addison and Ford Winter Estates Holiday Nights
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We can not think of a better time for ohs and ahs on those grounds where good friends Thomas Edison and Henry Ford took time off from their busy schedules to get off on vacation with their families compared to the holidays. Step back in the old-fashioned Florida Christmas festival, praising the deck-out of historic buildings, giant banyan trees, tropical and botanical gardens in legendary Edison and Ford family homes.
Jacksonville Beach: Chairs Deck
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This North Florida City lights off its beach in a fun and very coastal way by removing a group of the prestigious Red American Red Cross Life Saving Corps. Lifeguard stands in the lights and decorations for the month of December and keeps the fun on the right show in the city. The Volunteer of the exhibition area, sponsored by local businesses, also raises money for lifeguards.
Key West: Holiday Celebration
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Leave it to go comfortably, leaving the party throwing key west to prepare the holiday festival which is a bit salty compared to the rest. Key West Byte Marina, known as the island’s historic harbor, runs the Jolly Host for many exciting events in the weeks leading up to Christmas, and each of them has a different key touch – Lobster Trap Harbor Walk to the boat parade with a lovely diver and right island establishment, Shunar Wharf Bar and Gallley sponsored by the tree.
And for landlords, the Holiday Historic Inn Tour, which provides revelers in the five-day-out island inn through the trolley for treating the celebration. Sarai tourists run two nights, 7 December and 14; Tickets can be purchased by calling 305/29 6-4959. Other Key West Holiday Festival events are free.
Key West: Holiday Trolley Tour
Find out more here: Holiday Lights and Sights Tour of Old Town Trolley
Before going on a pleasant and bright tour of the island’s best Christmas lights, dip on cider and mosquito on festive cookies in the famous Malory Square of Key West. And the best of the longest hour tour, the most holidays-emotion-driven part? The slug you will ride in: a light-beded, nostalgia-stimulating trolley. Oh, and holiday-light glasses are given to you on boarding. Tourism runs most of the weekend in December starting from 6th. Tickets are required.
Miami: Hanukkah Festival and Lincoln Park on Lincoln Road
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All other dreidels, spin on one side: In the heart of Miami Beach, a 1,600 pound, shell-encrusted dreidel takes potato cake for most festive, coastal dreidel we have ever seen. And the only thing more effective than the four-sided top is the beautiful Menorah, which is located in more than 35,000 shells, standing next to it. Each year, residents of Miami gathered around the Menorah for eight-night candlelight of Hanukkah, with traditional set Jenny donuts and latex for a small set.
Miami: Santa’s Enchanted Forest
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If Ol ‘St. Nick has decided to move the North Pole into hot weather, then it can consider the world’s largest holiday theme park as a suitable place. With over 100 carnival attractions, rollercoasters to a petting zoo, and a lightly decked holiday display, including the highest Christmas tree in South Florida, your favorite childhood fair in Santa’s Enchanted Forest with a top-up diet joined. Christmas spirit
Find out more here: Snowfest
Definitely, to avoid snow, many people go south in the south for winter, but with a Gulf of Mexico, there is a rare treatment of one day spent playing fluffy white stuff – especially when it comes to 80 in December Degree is out! In Snowfest, 1,200 block ice is kept to make 100 tons of powder ice through a slippers, which is also suitable for snowball fights, ice fairy making and even tobogganing. And since the website gradually reminds its hot weather visitors, “the snow is cold. Make sure to bring mittens or gloves, hats and maybe even shoes.”
Opsre: Vacation at Point
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Located on Little Sarsota Bay in Osprey, Florida, this beautiful and bright 30-acre Florida gem symbolizes the true magic of bright “holy days” in short white light. Snug and roast while watching cute Christmas films. Bring your four-footed friend to the parade on the parade, or enjoy live music in the cascade garden and white cottage line.
Find out more here: Pensacola Winterfest
Under the falling snow, think of a cup of hot chocolate, gingerbread cookies, dance reindeer, trolley bell, and bright light. The WinterFest exhibition tour includes 16 exhibitions with a 60-minute trolley theater tour through historic city Penscola. Repeat your favorite holiday memories with the ride, with the presence of Elvis, Grinch, Polar Express, and Living Netwity. Performance tour kicks on December 1 and runs select dates through Christmas Eve.
St. Augustine: Nights of Lights
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Leave it to the oldest city in the country to correct the holidays … and bright! Before Thanksgiving on Saturday, the light-up festival in the historic city’s Plaza de la Constitution includes the light of the city’s tree and closes the light of the whole city in three million white light. The Knights of Lights also includes a Luminari knight in the historic St. Augustine Lighthouse on Wednesday: In December, the Keeper House is decorated in a Victorian-style holiday decoration, and the paths and grounds are lit with thousands of luminaries.
Sanibel and the Captive Islands: Luminaria Holiday Stall
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A trail of shining is done with a tree-light ceremony, to get out of the holiday season for sweet, two-day walks between stores, businesses, and galleries, meets Santa, music and live birthdate. . On the evening of December 7, the light of Sanibel’s stroke, and then on December 8, reached Captiva for the continuation of bright festivities.
Beach: Turn on Town
Find more info here: Beach Christmas Calendar
If you’ve closed your eyes and imagined the most enjoyable Christmas on the beach – with the warm and obscure type of charm, glowing lights and Christmas cheer, emerging with a small town square, the beach will be The picture-perfect image comes in front of you. An event calendar is chalk-full fun – a holiday pops concert, a local farmer’s market, movie nights and concerts – attractive small towns are enjoyable in the form of small towns.
The holiday season turns with Turn on the Town, a parade, amphitheater party, Christmas lights, Carroll, and of course, Santa Claus has a family-fun relationship. At the center of the main square, a 24-foot tree starts its bright, which stands tall and bright and admits everyone who comes in the weather to be splendid.
Tampa: Victorian Christmas Stall in the Henry B. Plant Museum
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Located in the former Tampa Bay Hotel, this ornate museum completely transforms its historic halls into an amazing winter exhibition. The extraordinarily decorated hotel built by Henry B. Plant (famous for bringing the railroad in Tampa in 1890) covers you in the Gilded Edge and takes you back in time to an authentic Victorian-style Christmas experience. The exhibition includes 14 rooms full of punched trees, enjoyable carollers, spicy cider and stockings hung by the chimney with care.
West Palm Beach: Sandy Trees
Find out more here: Sandy and Holidays in Heaven
This way you do Christmas, beach style. The world’s only huge holiday tree, named “Sandy”, is idolized with 600 tons of sand and is located on the West Palm Beach Waterfront. An enjoyable anchor of West Palm Beach’s “Holiday in Paradise” season, 35-foot tree is published with nightly music and light shows, which starts on Holiday Day lighting on December 1. Only in Florida!