Out and About: ICE! at Gaylord Palms features A Charlie Brown Christmas for 2016

ICE! at Gaylord Palms features A Charlie Brown Christmas for 2016

Christmas at Gaylord Palms is in full swing for the 2016 holiday season, and the centerpiece of the celebration is ICE!, which this year tells the story of A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Carved out of more than 2 million pounds of ice by artisans flown in from China, the classic Christmas tale is told in life-sized full-color ice creations.

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Macy’s Holiday Parade and Grinchmas Return to Universal Orlando Starting Dec 3

Macy's Holiday Parade and Grinchmas Return to Universal Orlando

Joyous holiday traditions return to Universal Orlando December 3 to January 1 with Grinchmas, the 15th Anniversary of Macy’s Holiday Parade, and holiday concerts by Mannheim Steamroller.

At Universal Studios Florida, the larger-than-life balloons seen in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City will fill the streets during the 15th anniversary Macy’s Holiday Parade.

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Full List of 2016 Epcot Candlelight Processional Narrators at Walt Disney World

Candlelight Processional at Epcot - Neil Patrick Harris

The Candlelight Processional at Epcot is a highlight of the holidays in Orlando, and this is the full list of the narrators for the 2016 shows, which start November 25 and run through December 30.

A part of Disney’s Holidays Around the World celebration, the Candlelight Processional is a nightly dramatic re-telling of the Christmas story with celebrity narrators, and a mass choir singing traditional and contemporary Christmas songs with the symphonic strains of the Walt Disney World orchestra.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving 2016 in Orlando

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving in Orlando

Thanksgiving is a holiday of food, family, and fun, but sometimes it’s nice to let someone else take care of the cooking…and the dishes. If this sounds like you, there are plenty of places to celebrate the holiday in Orlando.

If you don’t already have reservations, here are some of our picks for places to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal in the Orlando area:

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Light Up UCF Returns For 2016 Holiday Season Nov 18 – Jan 7

Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s best annual holiday traditions, takes place at the CFE Arena at UCF

Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s best annual holiday traditions, starts up this Friday, November 18, 2016, and runs through January 7, 2017.

During the event, the area in and around the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida is transformed into a winter wonderland with lights, holiday music and rides.

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Out and About: Festival of the Trees 2016 at Orlando Museum of Art

Out and About: Festival of the Trees 2016 at Orlando Museum of Art

Earlier this week I got a sneak preview of this year’s Festival of the Trees, now in its thirtieth year, at the Orlando Museum of Art, and I was amazed at the creativity and beauty of the trees, each decorated by different individuals or groups.

I was also invited to be one of three judges who would decide which decorated trees would get “Most Original,” “Most Whimsical,” and “Best of Show.” And let me tell you, it was a really hard decision.

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Get in the Holiday Spirit with Festival of the Trees at Orlando Museum of Art

Festival of the Trees, now in its thirtieth year, returns to the Orlando Museum of Art from November 12-20, 2016.

Festival of the Trees, now in its thirtieth year, returns to the Orlando Museum of Art from November 12-20, 2016.

During this annual event, the museum is transformed into a glittering wonderland filled with sparkling trees, vignettes and stunning holiday décor, suitable for visitors of all ages.

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Disney Springs Celebrates Its First Holiday Season With Fun Events

Disney Springs Celebrates Its First Holiday Season

Disney Springs is wrapped and ready for its first full season of holiday cheer, with festive décor, entertainment and holiday shopping .

Starting November 11 through January 8, 2017, all four neighborhoods – West Side, Town Center, The Landing, and the Marketplace – will be filled with holiday delight.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Celebrating Halloween 2016 In Central Florida

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebration Halloween in Central Florida

Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in Central Florida, so if you still haven’t made your plans for the upcoming Halloween weekend, there’s definitely no shortage of things to do.

From family-orientated scares to adults-only thrills, here are our picks for celebrating Halloween in Central Florida:

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SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular Brings Family Fun to Orlando Weekends in October

SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular brings waves of family fun to SeaWorld Orlando every weekend in October.

This family-friendly event immerses guests in an underwater “fantasea” with trick-or-treating, whimsical pumpkin fish, sea-themed arts and crafts, and up-close animal encounters.

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Brick or Treat Returns to LEGOLAND Florida for Halloween Fun for Families #BuiltForKids

Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Florida

Brick or Treat returns to scare up family friendly Halloween fun at LEGOLAND Florida, weekends in October.

Offered every Saturday and Sunday in October, plus Monday, Oct. 31, the popular annual event includes a special Halloween-themed fireworks spectacular on 10 of the 11 event dates (not Oct 31, since it’s a school night). Pick up a complimentary pair of viewing glasses to add a brick-tastic LEGO twist to the colorful spectacle.

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The Repository to Open During Halloween Horror Nights 26 at Universal Orlando #HHN26

The Repository to Open During Halloween Horror Nights 26 at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando is unveiling a new limited-time attraction, “The Repository,” that will operate during Halloween Horror Nights 26.

According to the press release, it will be a cutting-edge interactive experience that will blend custom virtual reality technology with real-life characters and environments to create a whole new generation of psychological horror.

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Original Content Revealed for Halloween Horror Nights 26 at Universal Orlando #HHN26

Chance to Rule Halloween Horror Nights 26 at Universal Orlando

The twisted minds behind Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 26 have unleashed new details about the terrifying original content coming to the event.

The original content includes three houses/mazes, five scare zones, and two live shows. Want to know more?

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Krampus Comes to Halloween Horror Nights 26 at Universal Orlando #HHN26

Krampus Comes to Halloween Horror Nights 26 at Universal Orlando #HHN26

Universal Orlando announced another of its horror mazes for Halloween Horror Nights 26, and it centers around the terrifying dark Christmas legend known as Krampus.

The creative minds at HHN 26 have partnered with writer/director Michael Dougherty to bring his film to life in a sinister maze.

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It’s Going to Be A Charlie Brown Christmas at Gaylord Palms

It's Going to Be A Charlie Brown Christmas at Gaylord Palms

It may be July, but Gaylord Palms is already planning for their annual Christmas festivities, including ICE!, which this year will feature A Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles Schulz.

Watch Charlie Brown rediscover the true meaning of Christmas as the beloved classic story unfolds through interactive ice sculptures and displays. All hand-carved from 2 million pounds of actual ice by Chinese artisans.

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