Check out the holiday events this week happening across Seminole County!
Santa Is Coming to Town
Santa Is Coming to Town
Sanford’s Annual Illuminated Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 10, | 6 p.m.
Join the City of Sanford for a fun-filled family night out in Historic Downtown Sanford! Lights, floats, Santa and lots more! Historic Downtown Sanford. SanfordFl.gov.
World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales Sanford Showing!
Friday, December 9th, | 6-9 p.m.
The World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to Sanford, FL on Friday December 9th for a FREE TO THE PUBLIC showing! See the Full Hitch in all it's glory outside of the Sanford Civic Center from 6-8pm and take a picture with the Clydesdales. This is a family friendly event which will also feature face painters and other kid friendly activities along with the big Bud Light Mudd Truck and more!
Sanford Civic Center: 401 E. Seminole Blvd.
Holiday Light Displays
Sunday-Thursday until 10 p.m. | Friday & Saturday until 11 p.m.
Enjoy over 200,000 lights on more than 100 holiday displays powered by Duke Energy. The highlight in the park is the 60-foot tall Christmas tree with more than 8,000 energy-efficient LED lights, 2,600 ornaments and over one mile of garland. Displays can be viewed nightly until January 1, 2017.
Holiday Fountain Show
Nightly | 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m.
The Plaza fountain comes alive with choreographed holiday music and lights. The holiday show runs nightly through January 1, 2017.
December 4, 11 & 18 | 6-9 p.m.
Carolers perform acapella versions of your favorite holiday songs under the tower at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 p.m.
Holiday Train Rides
December 5, 12 & 19 | 6-8 p.m.
Bring your little ones to the park for a free holiday train ride with the Polar Express conductor.
December 6, 13 & 20 | 6-8 p.m.
Bring your wish list to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus under the tower. Bring your camera for free photos with the Clauses. Food and beverages available for purchase. No pets.
Let It Snow!
December 7, 14 & 21 | 6-9 p.m.
The weather forecast is calling for snow at Cranes Roost Park. Come play with the Lighted Ice Fairy by the giant Christmas tree as snow fills the air. A great photo opportunity!
Holiday Movie Nights
December 8, 15 & 22 | 7-9 p.m.
Florida Hospital Altamonte presents free holiday movies on the Plaza lawn. Food and beverages available for purchase. Featured titles are The Muppet Christmas Carol (12/8), Home Alone (12/15) and A Christmas Story (12/22).
Live Holiday Concerts
December 9, 16 & 23 | 7-9 p.m.
Kick off your weekend and get in the holiday spirit with live music in the park. Featured artists are Beautiful Bobby Blackmon (12/9), Heaven & Earth (12/16) and Holidays Unplugged with Ace (12/23). Food and beverages available for purchase.
December 10 & 17 | 6-8 p.m.
Don’t tell Santa, but his elves have snuck away from the North Pole to visit Cranes Roost Park. Come meet and take a photo with Santa’s helpers.
Clydesdale Meet & Greet
Sunday, December 11 | 4-6 p.m.
The Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to Cranes Roost. Come meet and take photos with the world-famous horse team.
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Santa is Coming to Town
Casselberry’s Holiday Ceremony
Friday, December 9 | 6-9 p.m..
Kick off the holiday season with our annual holiday celebration in Casselberry! It’s part of the special Holiday Art & Music in the Park and The Food Truck Bazaar. And there will be a holiday movie too! This free, family-friendly event will be held on Friday, December 9, at Secret Lake Park, located at 200 N. Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus then will arrive and take photos with children at 6:30 p.m. Then it’s time for the holiday movie, “The Polar Express,” at 7:30 p.m. During the event, you can holiday gift shop at the many artisan booths inside and outside the Recreation Center and try some delicious food from over 15 food trucks from The Food Truck Bazaar. Annual Holiday Ceremony Schedule: Holiday entertainment 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Art & Music in the Park and The Food Truck Bazaar 6:00-9:00 p.m.; Movie in the Park – 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
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