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As the song goes, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!” Events are everywhere and all you want to know is which ones you should attend. To help you out, we’ve rounded up our favorite holiday events from around the U.S., all within convenient distance of a Sun RV resort. Sit back, relax, and find the perfect way to celebrate this holiday season!
Epcot International Festival of the Holidays (Orlando)
Epcot’s International Festival of the Holidays celebrates the traditions of 11 World Showcase Nations. The highlight is the Candlelight Processional, a musical telling of the holiday story. Plus, check out IllumiNations, a light, water, and fireworks show that takes place every night.
Edison and Ford Holiday Events (Fort Myers)
The holidays are a cherished time in Fort Myers, where the Edison and Ford Winter Estates are bedecked with thousands of decorations. In addition to tours, special events often take place, including visits from Santa and writing holiday cards for active-duty military personnel.
Holiday Treasures in Texas
Wassailfest (New Braunfels)
Live music? Food vendors? Free wassail samples? Yes, please!
Find all that and more at Wassailfest when you spend the holidays in New Braunfels, Texas!
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration (San Antonio)
Witness Texas’ largest display of Christmas lights at SeaWorld San Antonio! This extraordinary celebration features 9 million twinkling Christmas lights. Plus, the park’s aquatic inhabitants will be presenting holiday shows, including Shamu Christmas.
Enchant Christmas (Arlington)
Enchant Christmas is an annual event hosted at the Globe Life Park in Arlington. Get into the spirit of the season with a stroll through world’s largest Christmas light maze, glide along the ice skating trail, and enjoy seasonal treats available at a variety of food vendors. You can also take the family and visit Santa in his golden palace!
A California Christmas
Christmas at Hearst Castle (Central California Coast)
Celebrate Christmas at California’s most elegant estate at the Hearst Castle in San Simeon. This historical California treasure transforms into a holiday wonderland featuring towering trees decorated with dazzling decorations. Take a tour for a trip back in time to the Roaring ‘20s!
Christmastime in Santa Claus, Indiana
Santa Claus Christmas Celebration
Santa Claus, Indiana has garnered widespread acclaim for its Christmas Celebration, even earning a spot in CNN’s list of the 15 Best Christmas Destinations. Enjoy a feast at Santa’s Lodge or browse through the endless aisles of holiday gifts at the Santa Claus Christmas Store.
Children can write letters to Santa at the Santa Claus Museum and Village. To make the experience magical, parents can volunteer at the Santa Claus Post Office to write responses to children across the country.
Santa Claus Land of Lights
Discover the story of Christmas from the comfort of your car! Our very own Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort hosts its annual Santa Claus Land of Lights, a 1.2-mile long outdoor light show that recounts the Christmas story through LED lights and storyboards.
This experience is available on weekends after Thanksgiving through mid-December. After that, you can experience the Land of Lights any night of the week through the end of December.
Rudolph’s Family Christmas Package
Make your stay in the town of Santa Claus even more magical with a weekend retreat in one of Lake Rudolph’s famous Christmas cabins! When you take advantage of Rudolph’s Family Christmas Package, you receive a two-night stay in one of Rudolph’s Christmas Cabins, two Land of Lights vehicle passes, breakfast with Santa, and $20 worth of Rudy Bucks for resort activities. This special package is only available during the first three weekends of December.
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