Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend, including streaming events that you can take advantage of in the safety of your home. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” on our main menu.

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December FAVO Art Show

5-9 p.m.
Various prices

Free Family-friendly Perfect date night Food vendors (depending on weather) Live music (depending on weather) Come out, bring friends, meet new friends, see local talent and have an awesome time,
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Popcorn Flicks in the Park: The Santa Clause

7 p.m.
Enzian Theater, 1300 S Orlando Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States + Google Map

Presented by OrlandoCares by Hylant This film is a part of our Popcorn Flicks series, which takes place in Central Park, Winter Park once a month and it’s FREE and open to the public! These films are presented with open captions. Divorced dad Scott (Tim Allen) has custody of his son (Eric Lloyd) on Christmas Eve. Find out more »


Ye Olde Hometown Christmas Parade presented by Balfour Beatty

9-10:30 a.m.
Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, 151 W Lyman Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States + Google Map

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 69th annual Winter Park Ye Olde Hometown Christmas Parade. The event has been held each December for more than 65 years, making it the oldest continuous holiday parade in Central Florida. We are delighted to announce that Scott Maxwell, Orlando Sentinel columnist, will once again be the emcee for this year’s parade.
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City District Presents Brunch with Santa at The Monroe

10 a.m.
The Monroe, 448 North Terry Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

Bring your kids to have brunch with Santa at The Monroe! Pack up the kids or rally your friends, tis’ the season to Brunch with Santa at The Monroe! It’s never too early to make your brunch plans AND find out if you have been naughty or nice this year. Say what?! What about checking off your holiday family photo or creating that Instaworthy photoshoot with the jolly fella himself?
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Science on Screen®: Akira

11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Enzian Theater, 1300 S Orlando Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Before the film, enjoy a brief presentation with John G. Kruth of the Rhine Research Center as he discusses the potential existence of mind-matter interaction, how such abilities can be studied and explored, and more! In 1988 the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry. In 2019, 31 years after the nuking of the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project.
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32nd Annual Sanford Holiday Tour of Homes

Noon-9 p.m.
601 S Elm Ave, 601 South Elm Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771 United States

Experience historic living firsthand as residents showcase their beautiful interiors, which are sure to inspire your own holiday décor.Celebrate the warmth and spirit of the season at the 32nd Annual Holiday Tour of Homes on December 4th, 12 to 9 pm. On this self-guided walking tour, step into the past as you are welcomed into some of the Sanford Historic District’s most charming private residences.
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2nd Annual – Picture Perfect Holidays

2-5 p.m.
Curry Ford West Orlando, FL 32806 United States + Google Map

Curry Ford West will be partnering once again with Justin Bauknight’s State Farm office as well as other local business sponsors and vendors to host an engaging outdoor Holiday Festival. Guests will be able to enjoy holiday treats, a free Santa photo experience, and more! In the weeks following this event, the beautifully-designed holiday photo-op sets will remain up for the community to use until early January 2022.
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Jingle Jam Community Holiday Party in Beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford

4-10 p.m.
Downtown Sanford, Florida Sanford, FL 32771 United States + Google Map

Join us in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford for the 4th Annual Jingle Jam Community Holiday Party! Jingle Jam in Sanford has become one of the largest family events in downtown and draws thousands from all over Central Florida! Featuring four stages of live music, food trucks, carnival games, holiday artisanal vendors, live wrestling a kids zone, and more! See Santa himself and take some pictures with him and enjoy storytime!
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Holiday Movie at Lake Eola Park – Elf

7-10 p.m.
Lake Eola Park, 512 E Washington St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map

Join the Downtown Development Board as they present Elf at Lake Eola Park. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs, and snacks for the whole family to enjoy. This free, family-friendly event is a fun way to enjoy the holidays.
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10th Annual Christmas Light Ride!

7-8 p.m.
Retro City Cycles, 1806 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804 United States + Google Map

Please join us for our 10th Annual Christmas Light Ride! Saturday, December 5, at 7 pm! We will take a ride through Ivanhoe Village and College Park to take in the great light displays. The ride starts/finishes at Retro City Cycles and will be about 6 miles at a casual pace, all bikes welcome! Don’t forget to decorate your bike!
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Light Up SoDo 2021

2-6 p.m.
SoDo District Orlando, FL 32806 United States + Google Map

It’s that time of year! Sleighbells are ringing are you listening?! Light Up SoDo! 2021 is coming back to SoDo District and we can’t wait to light up the plaza with you!  This event is Family-Friendly AND Pet-friendly so grab the kids and your furry friends and head on down to the SoDo Shopping Center for a night full of Holiday Fun!
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Breakfast with Santa

9-11 a.m.
The Alfond Inn at Rollins College, 300 East New England Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Breakfast with Santa.
Find out more » Presents: Fun Spot Party 2021

1-6 p.m.
Fun Spot, 5700 Fun Spot Way
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

To celebrate the end of 2021, we are inviting all of you to join us on December 5, 2021, at Fun Spot America (Orlando location). Everyone that attends will be given a wristband for the rides at Fun Spot. Attendees will also receive some exclusive Moe Merch.
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2-10 p.m.
The Plaza Live, 425 N Bumby Ave
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

Santa Claus isn’t the only one coming to town. Santa Claus isn’t the only one coming to town. In the Alpine regions of Europe, St. Nicholas Day is always preceded by an evening for Krampus the Christmas Demon to pass judgment upon the naughty list in an evening of revelry. This holiday season, Krampus is headed to Orlando.
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Moshi Moshi Productions presents Twisted Krampus 4

8 p.m.
Icebar Orlando, 8967 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 United States + Google Map

In ancient European folklore, bad children didn’t have to settle for lumps of coal on Christmas. They would have to answer to Krampus, a horned, stick-wielding demon who terrorized Santa’s “naughty” list back when St. Nick knew how to delegate.
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