Holiday Day Trips

This page lists popular holiday themed events within 100 miles from Gainesville, Florida.
Kids Gainesville: Holiday Day Trips - Fun 4 Gator Kids
Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Celebrate the year with holiday cheer & gather with family and friends to create merry memories. Exp ...

November 14th - January 9th, 2022
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10165 N. McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL
Central Florida Zoo Asian Lantern Festival

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will transform at night into the Asian Lantern Festival: ...

Select nights November 18, 2022 through January 15, 202
Hours: 6-10pm
$21.99 for ages 3 and up
3755 West Seminole Blvd, Sanford, FL, 32747
Crayola Experience Colorful Christmas

Our Colorful Christmas Crew is back with a challenge! Can you help Santa and his friends save the ho ...

November 19th, 2022 - January 3rd, 2023
included with admission. $27.99/person
8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL
Daytona International Speedway Magic of Lights

Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday sc ...

November 18th, 2022 - January 1, 2023
Hours: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Nov 24th-27th & Dec 3rd: 7:00 - 10...
1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL, 32114
Gaylord Palms ICE

ICE! is back at Gaylord Palms. Don our signature, blue parka and step into a wonderland carved by ex ...

November 18th, 2022 - January 1st, 2023
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6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL, 34746
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Zoo Lights

ZOOLights is the winter wonderland for this holiday season. The artistry of interactive lights and s ...

December 9-11,15-18 ,22-24 2022
Hours: 6-9pm
$25-$30 | Discounts for buying online and memberships d...
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
Jax Illuminations Drive Thru Holiday Light Show

Jax Illuminations has created a wonderful opportunity for families to create a new holiday tradition ...

December 1st-31st, 2022
Hours: Hours: Sun – Thur 6:00 – 9:30pm, Fri & Sat 6:00 -10:30p...
Tickets start at $25/vehicle
Regency Square Mall 9501 Arlington Expy, Jacksonville, FL, 32225
LEGOLAND Florida Holidays

There is no better time to add a little LEGO® magic to your family vacation and build memories + tra ...

Nov 25-27, Dec 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 22-31 2022
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1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, FL, 33884
Light Up Ocala in Downtown Ocala

Light Up Ocala is a longstanding community tradition to kick off the holidays that attracts thousand ...

Saturday, November 19, 2022
Hours: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Ocala: 100 SE 1st Ave., Ocala, Florida, 34470
Live Oak Christmas on the Square

Every year, the first weekend of December, The Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce hosts Christmas o ...

December 1st-3rd, 2022
Hours: Thursday 5pm - 10pm | Friday 4pm - 10pm | Saturday 8am ...
418 Howard Street W., Live Oak, FL, 32064
Nights of Lights in St. Augustine

The holidays are popular for enjoying time-honored traditions like gift-giving, bonding with family, ...

November 19, 2022 through January 31, 2023
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Ocala Christmas Light Spectacular

Bundle up in the car and tune into K Country 93.7 to enjoy Christmas Music as you travel through the ...

Nightly November 25 through December 30, 2022 (closed D...
Hours: 6:00 pm- 10:00 pm (last car in at 9:30 pm)
tickets start at $20/car
11851 Southwest 16th Avenue, Ocala, FL
SeaWorld Christmas Celebration

Gather your family and join all your festive friends at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, select dat ...

November 11. 2022 - January 3nd, 2023
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7007 Sea World Drive, Orlando, FL
Snowcat Ridge

Snowcat Ridge is an alpine snow park featuring a 60-foot-tall and 400-foot-long real snow-covered tu ...

November 21st, 2021 - March 27th, 2022
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27839 Saint Joe Rd, Dade City, FL, 33525
Suwannee Lights at Suwannee Music Park

Join us for a magical wonder under millions and millions of lights at the Spirit of the Suwannee Mus ...

November 22, 2022 – December 31, 2022
Hours: Open Nightly from 6 pm - 10p m
3076 95th Drive, Live Oak, FL, 32060
Universal Orlando Holidays

Anyone can “Ho-ho-ho” and “Fa-la-la” for the holidays. But if you want to scream, laugh and shout yo ...

November 12th, 2022- January 1, 2023
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6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL, 32819
Walt Disney World Resort Holidays

Celebrate the Spirit of the Season – Beginning November 12, 2021. Visit website for details on holid ...

November 11th - December 31st, 2022
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Walt Disney World, Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 32830
Wild Adventures Christmas

The spirit of the season will come alive during Wild Adventures Christmas, select dates from Novembe ...

Select dates from November 25, 2022 through January 1, ...
Hours: 5 pm-9 pm
Wild Adventures Theme Park 3766 Old Clyattville Road, Valdosta, GA, 31601
Wonderland of Lights and Santa's Village

Make your plans for the holiday season to visit THE WONDERLAND OF LIGHTS & SANTA’S VILLAGE. Don’t mi ...

November 25th - December 25th, 2022
1052 US-92, Auburndale, FL
World Equestrian Center Ocala Winter Wonderland

With over a million twinkling lights, World Equestrian Center – Ocala Winter Wonderland promises to ...

Thursday through Sunday from Friday, November 25 – Satu...
Hours: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1750 NW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL, 34482