Christmas Festivals at 10 Theme Parks in America



5. Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas
Six Flags Over Texas
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. was founded in Texas and took its name from its first property, Six Flags Over Texas . The park opened on August 1, 1961. Holiday in The Park is a magically beautiful tradition started in 1985. It starts at the end of November and continues throughout the month of December. The park sparkles with thousands of lights during Christmas holidays. The rides, trees, pathways and shops all get decorated. Festive holiday shows, arts & crafts, and delicious seasonal food are a part of the Christmas celebrations. It also brings themed shows, such as “Honky Tonk Christmas” and “A Jolly Holiday.” Santaland, frosty snow hill, food & entertainment are available at Six Flags over Texas. The park has won the World’s Best Wooden Roller Coaster of 1999 award. For more details follow the Link.


4. SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration – Orlando, Florida

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
SeaWorld Orlando is a theme park, and marine-life based park, near Orlando, Florida. It is owned by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, a subsidiary of The Blackstone Group. As of 2009 it hosts 5.8 million guests on average every year. This makes it the seventh-most visited amusement park in the United States. The park has an amazing animal inventory. Many trained animals give amazing stage performances. It has amazing rides, interesting fireworks and beautifully laid Christmas trees. You will definitely enjoy a walk in the wintry, watery wonderland and immerse yourself in a sea of holiday trees. The glistening forest sparkles to music and lights up the water. Your heart will soar with wonder as the lights literally dance to holiday music and you will be immensely delighted with this Christmas treat. In addition to this there is Waterfront , the newest section of the park. It resembles a seaside Mediterranean village and contains shops and restaurants, as well as the park’s iconic Sky Tower ride . Details are at their Website.


3. Dollywood, Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival – Tennessee

Dining with Santa at Dollywood
Dinning with Santa at Dollywood
Dollywood is a famous family amusement park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States. It hosts a traditional Christmas holiday festival with special Christmas shows, food stalls, camping, bonfire, family events, thrilling rides and other attractions in the month of November and December every year. The park glistens with over 4 million sparking lights. It offers more than 40 amazing rides. Dollywood has restaurants that bring heavenly food to tantalize the taste buds. A special 25 pounds apple pie is also made during the festival in three different flavors. This year the celebrations started on November 6, 2010 and will continue till January 1, 2011. It has a wonderful and amazing toy shop, Visits with Santa , where you can buy the perfect Christmas present for your kids. Carols of The Tree is a marvelous and breathtaking night show which displays thousands of lights and pyrotechnics synchronized with holiday music by the Rivertown lake. And then there is Parade of Lights which is a spectacular display of beautiful and traditional Christmas Floats decorated with lights. This year the festival won the Golden Ticket Award for Best Christmas Event for the third time. For more details, visit the Website.


2. Christmas at Disneyland, Disneyland Resort – California

Christmas at Disneyland- Disneyland Resort
Christmas at Disneyland
The Disneyland Resort transforms into a Christmas wonderland in the month of November and December. This year the festive celebrations started on November 12, 2010 and will continue till January 2, 2011. Disneyland Resort hosts special parades, shows and entertainment that are sure to make this a memorable holiday season for your entire family. Christmas Fantasy Parade , The Candy Palace , fireworks, Santa and Haunted Mansion are few among a lot of the attractions offered by the park. For booking and details, visit the Link.


1. Christmas at Disney World – Orlando

Christmas at Disney World
Christmas at Disney World
The magical Walt Disney World Resort sure will bring a smile on your sweethearts face. Disney World is the world’s largest and most visited recreational resort, located approximately 6 miles southwest of Orlando, Florida, USA. The resort covers an area of 30,080-acre. Guests with a Disney Resort reservation arriving at Orlando International Airport get a special welcome and are transported to their Disney resort from the airport using the complimentary Disney Magical Express service. Disney World celebrates Christmas by creating a fragrant and festive gingerbread house inside the lobby of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. Various Christmas special events include, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party , Candlelight Processional , The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights , Mickey’s Jingle Jungle Parade and Festival of the Seasons . For booking and details, follow the Link.

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