Florida’s attractions have once again upped the eye-popping spectacle of parades, fireworks and Christmas decorations. Being surrounded by thousands of lights and falling “snow” makes for a great family photo.
But here’s the real trick: Don’t go anywhere near these places the week of Christmas or the week after. It is by far the busiest time of the year. Disney has even closed the gates and declared itself “at capacity” many times during Christmas week, not letting anyone in until people start to leave.
That’s why Floridians have the perk of proximity to check out the holiday foods, concerts, parades and lights when crowds are more scarce in early December. Here’s our guide to what you will find.