Holiday Events

This page lists Holiday events for families in the Lake County and Sumter County, Florida area.
Kids Lake County and Sumter County: Holiday Events - Fun 4 Lake Kids
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10/02 - 11/09  Holiday Mail for Heroes at Eustis Memorial Library

Get in the holiday spirit of giving by creating festive cards to send to soldiers overseas! When you're finished, we'll mail your creations in time fo ...

October 2nd - November 9th, 2017
Free
Area: North Lake County
120 N Center Street, Eustis, FL, 32726
10/28 - 12/09 Leesburg Christmas House

Time again for the annual Christmas Crafters to show their talents as the Leesburg Partnership presents the 22nd Annual Leesburg Christmas House. It ...

October 28th - December 9th, 2017
Area: North Lake County
10401 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, FL, 34788
11/16 Holiday Craft Class: Natural Ornaments at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Holiday craft class using pine needles, cereal rye, pine cones and other natural plant materials to make holiday ornaments. All materials will be pro ...

November 16th, 2017
Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost is $3/car or Annual Florida Park Pass plus $5/pers...
Area: Sumter County
7200 County Road 603, Bushnell, FL, 33513
11/17 - 12/30 POLAR Express Train Ride, The

Enjoy a magical journey based on the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg.

November 17th - December 30th, 2017
Hours: 5:15pm
Varies
Area: North Lake County
305 E Ruby Street, Tavares, FL, 32778
11/18 - 12/23 Santa's Christmas Tree Forest

General Admission includes entry to the farm, the Christmas tree field and lot, photo ops, unlimited hayrides, and the farm animal petting zoo. Jolly ...

November 18th - December 23rd, 2017
Hours: Varies
Area: North Lake County
35317 Huff Road, Eustis, FL, 32736
11/24 - 12/30 Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express - Williston

This event is north of us in Williston, near Gainesville and Ocala, but it's worth the drive! Experience the #1 Christmas Train in Florida! You’ll g ...

November 24th - December 30th, 2017
Hours: 6:pm - 10pm
$10 per person in advance, ages 3 and up / $15 at the g...
19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, FL, 32696
11/24 - 12/31 Citrus Tower Christmas Light Show

The Citrus Tower Spectacular Christmas Light Show: Join us for the Light Up Ceremony at 6:00 p.m. on November 24th! Don’t miss this free event! Join ...

November 24th - December 31st, 2017
Hours: 9am - 9pm
Varies
Area: South Lake County
141 N. Hwy 27, Clermont, FL, 34711
11/24 - 12/31 Cottom Farm's Christmas Village

Our Christmas light display is open from Thanksgiving thru New Year's Eve from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. * Hayrides start on Dec. 4 and are included in your ...

November 24th - December 31st, 2017
Hours: 6pm - 9pm
Area: North Lake County
Marion County Road, Weirsdale, FL, 32195
11/24 Leesburg Main Street Christmas Stroll

Kick off the holiday season with an enchanted evening of holiday lights and performances as downtown Leesburg is transformed into a magical Christmas ...

November 24th, 2017
Hours: 5pm - 9pm
Free Admission
Area: North Lake County
510 W. Main Street, Leesburg, FL, 34748
11/24 Light Up Eustis

The City of Eustis will host its Annual Light Up Eustis Celebration in Downtown from 5 – 9 p.m. with the ceremony beginning at 6 p.m. The event will i ...

November 24th, 2017
Hours: 5pm - 9pm
Free
Area: North Lake County
Historic Downtown Eustis, Eustis, FL
11/25 Annual Light Up Mount Dora

Join us for the lighting in Donnelly Park and downtown Mount Dora with over to 2 million sparkling lights! Don’t miss this spectacular show with tradi ...

November 25th, 2017
Hours: Pre-Show: 4:30pm / Live Show: 5:30pm / Light Up: 6:30 p...
Free
Area: North Lake County
Donnelley Park, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
11/27 - 12/02 Festival of Trees: A Holiday Charity Event at The Grand Oaks Resort

We’re excited to announce our 3rd Annual Festival of Trees! Plus, this year we are adding Wreaths to our festival’s program. This annual event gives ...

November 27th - December 2nd, 2017
Hours: 4pm - 8pm
Area: North Lake County
3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale, FL, 32195
12/01  - 12/02 Light Up Clermont

This annual holiday tradition includes an annual community tree-lighting ceremony, old-fashioned Christmas parade through downtown Clermont and an ins ...

December 1st - 2nd, 2017
Hours: Varies
Free Admission
Area: South Lake County
12/01 - 12/29 Dewey the Library Elf at Eustis Memorial Library

Arriving: December 1st Home to the North Pole: December 29th Dewey the Libra ...

December 1st - 29th, 2017
Free
Area: North Lake County
120 North Center Street, Eustis, FL, 32726
12/02 Christmas on the Florida Frontier at Dade Battlefield State Park

Christmas on the Florida Frontier includes period crafts of the 1800's, live music, wreath making, living history demonstrators, candle making, pionee ...

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
$5/car up to 8 people
Area: Sumter County
7200 County Road 603, Bushnell, FL, 33513
12/02 Leesburg Christmas Parade & Festivities

It’s our 50th year! Join us for a this Leesburg Holiday Tradition. This year’s theme is “A Home Town Christmas”. It’s a great family friendly event ...

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: 6pm - 9pm
Free
Area: North Lake County
12/02 Mount Dora Christmas Parade

This is small town America at its best! This annual holiday celebration is held on the streets of downtown Mount Dora.

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: Starts at 10am
Free
Area: North Lake County
12/02 Mount Dora Christmas Walk

FREE admission to a family friendly street party in Downtown Mount Dora featuring live music, dancing, shopping and Santa.

December 1st, 2017
Hours: 6pm - 9pm
Free
Area: North Lake County
12/02 Mount Dora Lighted Boat Parade

Come enjoy the lighted Christmas Boat Parade on Lake Dora beginning at the Lighthouse across from Gilbert Park on Tremain Street and Liberty Street. L ...

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: Starts at 7:30pm
Free
Area: North Lake County
12/03 - 12/31 Rusty Anchor Christmas Lights on the Lake Tours

Departs dock twice nightly. Hot cider and cookies. Reservations are required.

December 3rd - 31st, 2017
Hours: 6pm and 7:30pm
$25 for the 1 hour tour and $35 for the 1.5 hour tour p...
Area: North Lake County
400 W. 4th Avenue, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
12/03 Leesburg Christmas on the Water

See Light up Venetian Gardens ceremony followed by the lighted Boat Parade. A dazzling holiday display of lights awaits you at Venetian Gardens. P ...

December 3rd, 2017
Hours: 6pm - 8pm
Free
Area: North Lake County
201 E Dixie Avenue, Leesburg, FL, 34748
12/06 Carol of The King, The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular at Mount Dora Community Center

Winter has fallen across the land. King Solomon and his kingdom prepare for the Christmas season celebration. While cold winds caress the landscape, o ...

December 6th, 2017
Hours: 7:30pm - 9pm
$15 - $35
Area: North Lake County
520 N Baker Street, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
12/09 Cookies with Santa at Eustis Historical Museum

Have your picture taken with Santa and enjoy some old fashion cookies.

Santa: Appearances
December 9th, 2017
Hours: 10am - 12pm
Free
Area: North Lake County
536 N Bay Street, Eustis, FL, 32726
12/09 Mount Dora Christmas in the Park with Snow

Mount Dora Christmas in the Park with Snow will feature ice skating, sledding, Santa and more.

December 9th, 2017
Hours: 5pm - 9pm
Free
Area: North Lake County
Donnelly Park, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
12/09 Mount Dora PD -  Northeast Community Christmas Party

Mount Dora Police Department Northeast Community Christmas Party will feature obstacle course game, bounce house, music, and food. Come meet Santa Cla ...

December 9th, 2017
Hours: 9am - 12pm
Free
Area: North Lake County
803 Florida Avenue, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
12/16 Breakfast with Santa at First Presbyterian Church of Eustis

Join us for our annual breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 16th. The event will include a pancake breakfast, pictures with Santa, raffle items, ...

December 16th, 2017
Hours: 8:00am - 11:00am
$5 children (ages 1-10 - under 1 FREE) / $5 adult
Area: North Lake County
117 S. Center Street, Eustis, FL, 32726
12/25 Christmas Day Buffet at Lakeside Inn

Lakeside Inn is the perfect spot to celebrate and enjoy the holidays with family and friends. This historic Inn feels like a large and comfortable hom ...

December 25th, 20117
Adults: $59.95 / Children(6yrs - 12yrs): $21.95
Area: North Lake County
100 North Alexander Street, Mount Dora, FL, 32757