Florida Snow | Celebration Is Now Snowing Nightly. Post sponsored by Experience Kissimmee. All family-fun holiday opinions are my own
Florida Snow | Celebration Is Now Snowing Nightly
Snow and Florida. While a highly unusual combination, when they come together, it’s a call for a “Celebration.” The magic of the holidays has hit Celebration, Florida with their annual Now Snowing Nightly event. It’s a Florida tradition, wrapped in winter magic, awe of the holiday season and family memories. Simply, it’s one of the best family holiday events in Central Florida area.
And this year, our family got to experience the magic of the Christmas season at Celebration for the first time. We had no idea what we were missing. What can your family expect at the 2014 Celebration Now Snowing Nightly holiday event weekends? Why does Celebration have over 350,000 folks coming to visit each year? Check out our evening filled with holiday wonder.
Falling Snow Every Hour
It does snow in Florida! The fall of pure white flurries from the Florida sky is definitely the lure of folks from around the world. In the center of town you’ll see the kids playing in Celebration’s version of Florida snow. The mixture of pure white liquid “snoap” is actually non-toxic and biodegradable and NOT soap at all.
Families just love watching the snow swirling in the sky as it falls every hour at 6, 7, 8, and 9 pm nightly. Don’t worry, you’ll get an audio warning before the snow is about to fall. And be sure to have those cameras ready. You just cannot beat those awestruck faces from your children (and adults).
Scenic Horse and Carriage Rides
Jingle bells from the reins of your horse and carriage ride. Doesn’t that get you in the holiday spirit? I definitely recommend a family ride in one of the scenic Horse and Carriage Rides. The horses and driver dressed in holiday style, the stomping of hooves down the pavement, and the smiles of families waving from their carriages. It’s a long loop around Celebration, Florida from your personal buggy. Our family just loved our scenic holiday tour.
A Festive Train Ride
Prefer the love of a holiday train ride? Celebration has that too. Your whole family can fit comfortably inside one of these train cars as you chug around the neighborhood pulled by an fancy electric car.
Outdoor Ice Skating
While certainly not the ice that you remember from childhood, the skates, the hand holding, and the walkers are 100% real. Take a romantic turn around the synthetic “ice rink” or watch your child’s eyes light up with delight at their first ice skating experience. Can you tell how much my son loved his first skate? And when you’re surrounded by this holiday atmosphere, even those sore bums cannot wipe off that smile!
Priceless Pictures with the Clauses
The beard is 100% real. The cheeks are rosy and the smiles are jolly. If you’re looking for those priceless pictures of your kids with Santa and Mrs. Claus this year, Celebration has Santa’s home all ready for you. With packages starting as low as $24.99, you can grab a memory just as awesome as ours 🙂
An Evening of Holiday Cheer
Stroll the streets of one of the most highly praised neighborhoods in the world. See the twinkling lights, hear the laughter, eat at one of the many outdoor bistros lining the Town Center. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and listen to carolers dressed in their winter best. Take endless pictures and of course, create your own family memories.
Celebration, Florida is filled with holiday cheer for 2014. The Annual Now Snowing Nightly event is just a perfect place to take your families for holiday cheer.
FREE parking, FREE admission, and FREE entertainment too. You just can’t beat that price for an evening of family-fun. While the snow experience is free, be ready to pay a small fee for the horse and carriage rides, train ride, ice skating and Santa pictures.
I definitely recommend bringing a change of clothes too. The “snow” can leave your kids clothes and shoes rather damp after play.
Come early to grab a close parking spot. Stay for the evening and grab a reservation at one of the local bistros lining the street for a unique family eating experience too as you overlook the town center. And if you time it just right, you could grab pictures of your family ice skating just as the snow is falling around them. Holiday perfection!
Special Events Throughout the Season
November 29th – Tree Lighting Ceremony (5-10 PM)
December 4th – Fireworks display over the lake
December 6th – Orlando Sentinel’s “A Celebration of Voices” featuring Hollywood Ending, IM5, Robbie Rosen (American Idol), Noah (Radio Disney/Showmobile’s show “Hitstreak”) House on Cliff and more (4-10 PM)
December 13th– Radio Disney Holiday Concert. Each year Radio Disney brings in some of the hottest up and coming stars in for this annual concert. Past performers have included Drew Seeley, Keke Palmer, Mitch Musso and Justin Bieber. (5-10 PM)
December 20th– A Countdown To Christmas featuring American Idol Finalist and Top-10 Christian Artist-Jason Castro and local favorite Jordyn Kane (5-10 PM)
Located at Celebration Town Center at 701 Front St., Celebration, Florida. Between Highway 192 and Interstate 4, Celebration’s Now Snowing Nightly is an event NOT to miss this holiday season. So grab your family and come for an evening of fun starting every weekend at 5 pm. Grab updated information at www.celebrationtowncenter.com
Celebration is Now Snowing Nightly for every weekend through December 31, 2014. Will your family be experiencing this annual Central Florida holiday tradition?
Disclosure ~ I was invited to attend a special media preview event of the Celebration, Florida Now Snowing Nightly with my family. All opinions are 100% my own. Be sure to follow Raising Whasians for more reviews, giveaways and more.
How much is the horse and carriage ride, also are they at a specific spot? Do you just walk up to them or is there a specific place to get a reservation? Thanks in advance 🙂
The horse and carriage rides were in front of the large Christmas tree at the end of Market St. (by all of the snow action). I think the cost was $10-$15 at the time that I went