with a "snowball's chance" of experiecing a real white
Christmas in Florida, the Sunshine State remains a top destination
what's happening throughout the state during the holidays with
information on annual events in Miami, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale
and more - just in time for a Christmas getaway ...
DID YOU KNOW? Florida Christmas fun facts
Happy holidays from Christmas, Florida!
• The first Christmas observance in what is now the United States was celebrated by Hernando de Soto and his army, who set up a winter camp in the present day city of Tallahassee, Florida in 1539.
• Near Orlando, the holidays are busy time of year at the post office in Christmas, Florida, which sends a large amount of mail from Floridians who mail letters from the town so they can have the "Christmas" postmark on their holiday greeting cards.
• 150 semi-trailer truckloads of Christmas decorations arrive at Disney World in Orlando every year. That includes 15 miles of garland, 1,314 wreaths, and 300,000 yards of ribbon and bows. Walt Disney World Resort alone accounts for 8.5 million lights to keep the holidays extra bright.
More information about Christmas in Florida around the Web:
in Orlando - Browse for what's happening in
Disney World, Universal Orlando, Seaworld and Cypress Gardens with
complete event listings, contact info, photos, courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel.
Santa's Enchanted Forest - The annual celebration in Miami's Tropical Park for kids of all ages featuring 100 rides, millions of sparkling lights, shows, games and attractions including ticket information, dates, hours and directions.
A holiday fountain show, Hawaiian luau and other special holiday
treats are in store including a Frosty Friends sleepover in the
Antarctic. With online ticket purchase and group tour information.
Boat Parade - The annual grand parade on Fort Lauderdale's
Intercoastal Waterway with boats festooned with lights. Includes
entry form, ticket info, photos & videos.
on Las Olas - What's happening on the main Fort Lauderdale
shopping boulevard as the association pulls out all the stops
for holiday caroling, entertainment events and light shows.
Augustine Nights of Lights - Palm trees and historic buildings covered in millions of tiny
white lights provides an awesome spectacle just in time for Christmas,
with the complete schedule and information on special getaway