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Holiday “Celebrations” You Won’t Want to Miss Close to the Theme Parks

Whether you are local to Central Florida or are looking for something outside the Theme Parks that won’t cost you more money, here is a great option. Very close to Walt Disney World is the town of Celebration, Florida. This town lights up into a magical wonderland during the holiday season.

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Starting today, November 27th through December 31st, there will be “snow” falling every night. Here’s the information on their website:

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Celebration, Florida’s World Famous Now Snowing Event Celebrates 23 years of Snow

A Celebration tradition! Join Celebration Town Center’s 23rd  Annual Now Snowing event nightly November 27th  through December 31st.*

Now Snowing, Central Florida’s original and premier “Snowing” event, offers one of the area’s only synthetic ice rinks, special community performances by some of the area’s top young talent, and special concert events throughout the season. Now Snowing is a month-long Winter Wonderland Spectacular featuring strolling Charles Dickens style Carolers**, photos with Santa**, horse drawn carriage rides, ice skating, and nightly snowfall at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 and 9:00 PM.  It’s a true throwback to the traditional family style holiday.

In addition to the everyday fun at Now Snowing Nightly, you can catch a A Countdown to Christmas on December 11th – an evening filled with young talent from across the United States and featuring talent seen on national television and radio, and more. These free concerts are in addition to the everyday fun already a part of Now Snowing. Past performances include Justin Bieber, Keke Palmer, Mitchell Musso and many more.

The event is brought to you by Lexin Capital, and sponsored in part by the Celebration Town Tavern, and Experience Kissimmee. Now Snowing Nightly parking and admission are free. Celebration is conveniently located between Highway 192 and interstate 4 near Walt Disney World.

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Another thing that you will not want to miss is The Lights on Jeater Bend11 different homes on that street all work together to have a magical light show synchronized to music. It is so unique, and you will not want to miss it. It is running now through December 31st.

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About Tricia Kennedy

Tricia lives in Orlando and loves having Walt Disney World pretty much in her backyard. She can be found at Disney several times a week. She will often stop by a park for an hour or two, but she also enjoys spending a whole day there with her friends. A lifelong Star Wars fan, Tricia especially enjoys Star Tours and has ridden over 200 times. If Tricia is not at the parks she's out playing drums or with her dog Yoda.