Did you know that 79.75 million people visited Florida in 2020? Many Americans visit Florida in the summer for its beaches, orange groves, and theme parks. While a visit during the summer is fun, a trip in the winter is even better.

Kissimmee is one of the best places you can be this holiday season. From light shows and carriage rides to concerts and musicals, they’ve got it all.

If you’re visiting Kissimmee this season, keep reading to get in on the 5 best holiday activities you can do with your family to have the most magical vacation yet.

Holiday Activities in Kissimmee

So, you’ve recently traveled or settled south for the winter, and are wondering what there is to do over the holidays. Lucky for you, there are tons of attractions in Kissimmee that you, your kids, and your grandkids will love.

1. Night of a Million Lights

The Night of a Million Lights is one of the most impressive light shows the area has to offer. USA Today named it the “Number One Thing to Do in December in Orlando” in 2020.

The event entails a dancing light show through a magical neighborhood, festive music, a holiday marketplace, and so much more. The dazzling lights and holiday spirit make this event something out of a fairytale.

2. “Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf”

If you’re looking for holiday activities for kids, check out Gaylord Palms’ interactive experience “Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf.” This film-inspired event is packed with snowball fights, toy building, and candy! If you’re looking to create memories that last a lifetime, this is the place to do it.

3. Celebration’s Town Center

For a more relaxing time with the family, head over to Celebration’s Town Center for their “Now Snowing” show. This is one of the only events in the area that offers you the opportunity to show your moves on the ice rink. If skating isn’t your thing, they also offer carriage rides, photos with Santa, and enchanting nightly snowfall.

4. Solivita’s Holiday Parade

Solivita’s Holiday Parade is also the perfect place to take the kids for some holiday fun. Watch members of the community dress up in crazy costumes, sing famous carols, and ride around on themed floats.

5. Orlando

Now if you want to get out of Kissimmee for a day, a short trip north to Orlando is a great way to find even more holiday-themed fun. Orlando has a bunch of great attractions like Disney World, Universal Studios, and more.

Many of these parks have their own special holiday-themed shows like “The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular,” and a “Frozen Holiday Wish.” To really make your vacation special, show the kids the magic of Christmas at one of their favorite theme parks.

Ready to retire to Kissimmee?

With so many activities for the whole family to enjoy, Kissimmee is a fantastic place to spend the holiday season! The charm of the town and the spirit of the holidays makes it the perfect place to celebrate and that much harder to leave.

But your time in Kissimmee doesn’t have to end when the holidays do. Make your dream vacation a daily reality by starting your retirement in Solivita. Solivita is an impressive active adult community in the heart of Kissimmee, offering countless benefits and amenities to bring your dream retirement to life. If you’ve been thinking about your retirement in Kissimmee and want to learn more about the relocation process, visit us today.