+ The Macy's Holiday Parade returns to Universal Studios for the 10th year, beginning Saturday. (Step-0ff is 5:30 p.m. this weekend.) The park also will be the site of Mannheim Steamroller in concert on Saturday and Sunday. Show time is 7 p.m. both nights. The holiday-music supergroup will be back at the park the following two weekends as well. Next door at Islands of Adventure, Mr. Grinch is back in the stage show now called "Grinchmas Wholiday Spectacular," (formerly known as "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"). The production runs multiple times daily through Jan. 1.
+ At Magic Kingdom, Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party dates for the week are Nov. 29, 30 plus Dec. 2 and 4.
+ SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration picks back up with special programming -- including the new stage show "O Wondrous Night, the Greatest Story Never Told" -- on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
+ Saturday morning is the Polar Bear Plunge, the annual gathering of the Orlando Polar Bear Club within the confines of ICE!, the ice-sculpture attraction at Gaylord Palms. A portion of the proceeds go to Children's Miracle network. Click here for more details about the Polar Bear Plunge at Gaylord Palms.
+ At Florida EcoSafaris in Osceola County, the Holiday Lights Zipline Safari has returned for four Saturdays in December, beginning Dec. 3 and including Dec. 24.
+ Continuing at the attractions:
... The Orange County Regional History Center presents "The Serious Art of Make-Believe,"featuring the work of the art and design team of Universal Orlando
... Holiday-themed laser-light shows at Orlando Science Center
... "Holidays in Space" at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex