Seminole County Christmas Events Calendar 2023

2023 Christmas Events in Seminole County, FL: Your Ultimate Holiday Guide

Welcome to the Festive Season in Seminole County!

As the holiday season approaches, Seminole County, FL, transforms into a winter wonderland filled with joyous celebrations, sparkling lights, and heartwarming events. From the enchanting light displays in Altamonte Springs to the festive parades of Oviedo, there's something magical for everyone. Join us as we explore the best Christmas events of 2023 in Seminole County, promising unforgettable memories for you and your loved ones.

Seminole County Christmas Events Calendar 2023

Featured Events in Seminole County

Featured Events in Seminole County

Date Event Location Time Details
November 30 Frosty's Winter Wonderland Center Lake Park, Oviedo 5 - 9 p.m. Food trucks, tree lighting, live reindeer, carolers, and photos with Santa.
December 1 Holiday in the Park Central Park, Lake Mary All day Over 1 million holiday lights, Santa Claus, ice rink, and food trucks.
December 2 Light Up the Holidays Uptown Altamonte Springs 5 - 9 p.m. 200,000 lights, 60-foot tree, live music, fireworks, and Santa visits.
December 2 Winter Wonderland Parade Winter Springs Town Center 4pm - 8pm 41st annual Holiday Parade, Christmas tree Lighting, visit from Santa Claus.
December 2 Christmas Parade Oviedo 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Festive parade with local talent, vendors, food, and drinks.
December 4 - 8 Santa’s City Run Winter Springs 5pm-8pm Santa visits Winter Springs, escorted by the Winter Springs Police Department.
December 6, 13, 20 Holiday Characters Altamonte Springs Various Times Meet and take photos with holiday characters like Frost Fairies, Santa's Elves, and Snow Angels.
December 8 Celebrate the Season Event Longwood 6 pm to 9 pm Holiday street party with Santa, music, inflatable snow maze, petting zoo, and food trucks.
December 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 Light Central Winds Central Winds Park, Winter Springs 7pm - 9pm Drive through Central Winds Park to view holiday lights for free.
December 9 WinterFest Center Lake Park, Oviedo 12pm to 6pm Range of activities with pre-sale tickets available on
December 9 Parade of Lights Sanford 6 PM Annual Parade of Lights, immersing visitors in the holiday spirit with festive lights and sounds.

Featured Events in Seminole County

Altamonte Springs: Light Up the Holidays

Experience the dazzling lights and festive cheer at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs. This year's event features over 200,000 lights, a 60-foot Christmas tree, live music, fireworks, and much more. Don't miss the chance to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus!

  • Date: December 2
  • Time: 5 - 9 p.m.
  • Cost: Free admission

Altamonte Springs: Holiday Characters

Special guests are visiting the park. Meet and take photos with holiday characters.

  • Date: December 6, 13, 20
  • Time: 7pm - 9pm

Altamonte Springs: Full Calendar Of Holiday Events

View the calendar of all the Uptown Altamonte Holiday Events.

Oviedo: Frosty's Winter Wonderland

Join the fun at Center Lake Park with Frosty's Winter Wonderland. Enjoy delicious food from local trucks, live entertainment, and the annual tree lighting ceremony. Santa will be there for photos too!

  • Date: November 30
  • Time: 5 - 9 p.m.

Oviedo WinterFest

Oviedo: Winterfest at Center Lake Park

Winterfest activities to be announced soon.

  • Date: December 9
  • Time: 12pm - 6pm

Oviedo: Christmas Parade

Come join us for an unforgettable Christmas Parade with the City of Oviedo. Attendees can line up along Center Lake Lane and Oviedo Blvd. Vendors, food, drinks, and alcohol will be available for purchase.

  • Date: December 2
  • Time: 6pm - 9pm

Winter Springs: Winter Wonderland Parade

Don't miss the Winter Wonderland Parade at the Winter Springs Town Center. This event features local talent, businesses, and the annual Christmas tree lighting. A visit from Santa Claus is sure to delight everyone!

  • Date: December 2
  • Time: 4pm - 8pm

Winter Springs Winter Wonderland

Winter Springs: Light Up Central Winds

Drive through Central Winds Park and view holiday lights for free by the City and local businesses and organizations.

  • Date: December 8,9,10,15,16 and 17th
  • Time: 7pm - 9pm

Winter Springs: Santa's City Run

Each year Santa visits Winter Springs for one week and is escorted each night around the city by the Winter Springs Police Department to spread candy and joy to the children and families who come outside to wave to him. On the big night, be sure to listen for police sirens!

  • Date: December 4,5,6,7 and 8th 5pm - 8pm

Longwood Christmas Parade

Longwood: Christmas Parade

Join the Longwood Christmas Parade for a day of family fun. Enjoy floats, antique vehicles, performances, and more. A perfect event to celebrate the holiday spirit with the community.

  • Date: First Saturday of December
  • Time: 12pm - 6pm

Longwood: Celebrate the Season Event

Join the Longwood Christmas Parade for a day of family fun. Enjoy floats, antique vehicles, performances, and more. A perfect event to celebrate the holiday spirit with the community.

  • Date: First Saturday in December

Longwood: Wekiva Island Winter Wonderland

In addition to our well-loved activities like daily “snow” flurries, the Christmas tree forest and our 24-ft tall tree, and visits from your favorite Christmas characters, Santa is inviting all the good boys and girls for the first time ever to his Workshop, right here at Wekiva Island!

  • Date: All of December
  • Time: Check Website

Lake Mary: Holiday in the Park

Kick off the holiday season with Lake Mary's "Holiday in the Park" event. Featuring over 1 million holiday lights, a synthetic ice rink, and a visit from Santa Claus, this event is not to be missed.

  • Date: December 1

Sanford Parade of Lights

Sanford: Parade of Lights

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season at the City of Sanford’s Annual Parade of Lights. A festive event filled with lights, music, and holiday cheer.

  • Date: December 6
  • Time: 6pm - 9pm



Sanford: Christmas In The Square

Sanford Christmas in the Square Tree Lighting kicks off the holiday season with the annual lighting of the giant tree in Magnolia Square! Live holiday entertainment, face painters and balloon artists, a giant snow globe and Santa Claus make this the perfect family holiday event.

  • Date: All of December
  • Time: Check Website

Sanford: Holiday Tour of Homes 2023

The Sanford Historic Trust presents the 34th Annual Holiday Tour of Homes! See the beautiful homes decked out for the holidays.

  • Date: December 2 and 12
  • Time: 9PM

Winter Park: Winter on the Avenue

Join the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce for Winter on the Avenue. Enjoy the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Santa Claus, live music, and more.

  • Date: December 1
  • Time: 5 to 9 p.m.

Winter Park: Full Calendar of Events

View the calendar of all the Winter Park Holiday Events.

Plan Your Holiday Adventure

With so many events happening across Seminole County, planning your holiday adventures is more exciting than ever. Whether you're looking for family fun, romantic evenings, or festive gatherings with friends, our guide has you covered. Check out our detailed event calendar and make this holiday season the most memorable one yet!

Share your favorite Seminole County Christmas experiences in the comments, and stay tuned for updates on these events as the season progresses. Merry Christmas!