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Returning productions are the figure-skating show "Winter Wonderland on Ice," the killer-whale show "Shamu Christmas — Miracles," the comedic "Clyde and Seamore's Countdown to Christmas," and "A Sesame Street Christmas."
Guests again can ride the Polar Express Experience, the seasonal overlay of the Wild Arctic attraction, and take in the Sea of Trees presentation around the park's lake. The evenings are capped with "Holiday Reflections," a show featuring prancing fountains and fireworks.
SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights through Dec. 11, then nightly from Dec. 16 to Dec. 31. The holiday activities are included in regular admission.
The new theme park in Winter Haven will mark its first holiday season with its Christmas Bricktacular. Look for a 30-foot tree made out of thousands of green Lego blocks and other décor at the entrance and in the Fun Town area. From Dec. 5 to Dec. 31, a family will be chosen to help light the tree each night the park is open.
On Dec. 31, Legoland Florida will mark Kids' New Year's Eve, which will feature Lego fireworks at 7 p.m.
These holiday events are included in regular Legoland admission.
Epcot's Candlelight Processional begins Friday, Nov. 25 with its mass choir, live orchestra and celebrity narrator Mira Sorvino, who will read Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Christmas story will be told (and sung) three times daily — 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. — through Dec. 30.
Already in full swing at Disney's Hollywood Studios are the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights. The display covers wide sections of the Streets of America section of the park, and the lights are choreographed to holiday tunes. It continues nightly thorough Jan. 7 (with the exception of Dec. 8).
Mickey's Jingle Jungle Parade, a variation of its year-round parade, winds through Disney's Animal Kingdom daily at 4 p.m. through Jan. 3.
At Magic Kingdom, Cinderella Castle receives an icy makeover nightly through Jan. 3. The park's iconic building drips with 200,000 white lights. Plus "The Magic, the Memories and You" castle's projection show has included new holiday segments with candy stripes, gift wrapping and gingerbread, among other effects.
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is held on select nights after hours at Magic Kingdom, and it includes a holiday parade, fireworks and stage show plus stations for sugar cookies and hot chocolate. Disney characters are decked out in holiday wear for meet and greets.
Remaining party dates are Nov. 27, 29, 30, Dec. 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16 and 18, starting at 7 p.m. Very Merry is an extra-charge event: Admission is $62.95 general, $57.95 for ages 3 to 9. (Trim $6 per ticket if purchased in advance.)
Celebrations kick in at both Universal theme parks on Dec. 3. At Universal Studios park, holiday-music powerhouse Mannheim Steamroller will be in concert on six nights: Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18.
For the 10th year, the Macy's Holiday Parade —balloons from the New York event — will work its way through the street of the Studios nightly through Jan. 1.
Next door at Islands of Adventure, the name of the Grinch show has been changed to "Christmas Wholiday Spectacular." But the show's the same, a musical retelling of the Dr. Seuss book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." For the second year, the show will be produced indoors, in a soundstage behind Seuss Landing.
Universal holiday activities are included in regular park admission.
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