Things to do this weekend in Orlando: December 31- January 2

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Happy New Year! As we enter the new year be sure to stay safe & check what there is to do in Orlando below this weekend.

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Things To Do This Weekend in Orlando

Here are some fun activities to take the kids to this weekend.

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Cranes Roost Park Holiday Light Displays

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.

Fun Spot’s Huge Christmas

You better watch out — Fun Spot’s HUGE Christmas is coming to town! Now through January 9th, we’re bringing some festive fun to our Orlando and Kissimmee parks — some of which are at no extra cost to you.

Friday, December 31, 2021

Avalon Park’s New Years Eve

New Year’s Eve Fireworks over Avalon Lake! Fireworks at Midnight. Contact the Local Restaurants for their individual specials.

Boxi Park’s Family New Years Eve

Celebrate the new year and all that glitters at Boxi Park with two events FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT (4-8 PM) DJ Cierra | Face Painter | Balloon & Caricature Artists | Surprise Party Bag | “Midnight” Ball Drop $10 (2 and under free)

Drive-Thru Animated Light Show at Island H20 Water Park

Drive through millions of lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music you’ll hear right through your radio. Drive by giant candy canes, snowmen, arched pathways and more. Take your time enjoying this lighting extravaganza – we won’t judge you if you join the kids with your face pressed against the window!

Fun Spot New Year’ Eve Fireworks

Goodbye 2021, hello 2022! Ring in the new year at Fun Spot America Orlando with a fireworks show at midnight!

Holidays in Space

Holidays in Space at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is turning 10! This December 17 – 31 (closed December 25), step into the Pepsi® Zero Sugar Holiday Village full of galactic celebrations.

Kids & Toddlers NYE Daytime Party

Looking for somewhere to celebrate with the kiddos during the day before you celebrate New Year’s Eve night?  Well, look no further that the Kids and Toddlers NYE Daytime Party at SpinNations Skating Center in Port Richey.

Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf

Journey into Buddy the Elf’s world to help save the holiday, in this all-new Gaylord Hotels original experience inspired by the hit Christmas film, Elf™. Complete fun-filled activities to muster enough Christmas cheer to power the Kringle 3000 and Santa’s sleigh.

Mount Dora New Year’s Eve Block Party

Ring in the New Year in beautiful Downtown Mount Dora! Enjoy live music from the multi-genre cover band Blender, delicious food, cash bar, and games as we kiss this year goodbye and welcome the year 2022.

New Years Eve at Boardwalk Bowl

Ring in 2022 with us at Boardwalk Bowl! From 9-1am enjoy fun prizes, live music, and a free champagne toast on us! Party favors, balloon ball drop with prizes, live music, toast, fun photo backdrops, bowling, and more!

New Year’s Eve at Drive Shack

Ring in the New Year at Drive Shack! Festive Attire Encouraged. Make Reservations for up to 6 people with our 1st Floor Package you get unlimited BayPlay, New Year’s Eve party favors, Unlimited soda, tea/coffee, water.

New Year’s Eve Party on the Piazza

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel presents New Year’s Eve Party on the Piazza, a family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration on the hotel’s picturesque outdoor Harbor Piazza. Enjoy gourmet foods (served until 11pm), desserts, beer* and wine*, live DJ and dancing.

New Year’s Sleepover at the Orlando Metro Gymnastics

Tumbling, pizza, and a bounce house – oh my!  If you are looking for something a little different for your five to seventeen year old, then try the New Year’s Sleepover at the Orlando Metro Gymnastics.

Noon Year’s Eve at Monkey Joe’s

This one has everything you are looking for – your kiddos will have fun, burn off some energy, and meet some new friends to help them ring in the new year!

Oh What Fun Lake Nona Holiday Festival

Lake Nona’s holiday festival is back featuring fun activities for the whole family, including nightly snowfalls, live entertainment, dance parties, kids craft village, and classic holiday movies.

Orlando World Center’s New Years Eve Buffet

Come celebrate New Years Eve with Latitude & Longitude Restaurant Buffet At The Orlando World Center Marriot. Adults: $60 | Children Ages 4 – 12: $30 | Children 3 And Under Eat Free

Rockin’ The Cloud

Find your place in the Cloud this New Year’s Eve. The City of St. Cloud and OUC The Reliable One hosts 5th Annual Rockin’ The Cloud event on December 31, 2021 in downtown St. Cloud from 7 P.M. to 2 A.M. Rockin’ The Cloud is an annual celebration to ring in the New Year.

Virtual Balloon Drop New Year Celebration

Celebrate strokes of midnight around the world during our Virtual Balloon Drop New Year Celebration! We are ready to start fresh with a new year. We hope you’ll join us in looking forward to a poppin’ 2021 with hope and optimism!

Saturday, January 1, 2022

New Year’s Day Brunch

Celebrate New Year’s Day like it’s 2022 with another Red Truck Brunch Buffet! This buffet is post-holiday binge-worthy, made up of free-range scrambled eggs, applewood smoked bacon, apple cider brined pork loin, buttermilk pancakes, fresh berry parfaits, honey butter rolls and croissants, and an assortment of fresh pastries, danishes, and fruit.

Painting with a Twist’s New Years Day Classes

Join us for some New Years Day painting classes.- Drop the phone. Ditch the tablet. Step away from the TV! It’s time to reclaim your free time, free from on-screen distractions!

Sunday, January 2, 2022

Pokemon Open Play at Coliseum of Comics

Join us for Pokemon Open Play! Test out new decks and meet other Pokemon players. Interested in learning how to play Pokemon? We have a dedicated advocate on hand to help teach new players during open play.

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