Lanterns, Christmas, and Light up UCF-the icFlorida ‘Fun 3’

Orlando, FLA. — Only on Orlando’s Morning News with Joe Kelley

You don’t usually have to look too far to find fun things to do around Central Florida, and we’ve got you covered by selecting the best of the best each week.

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icFlorida Fun 3:

From November 20, 2019 to January 12, 2020, The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will be transformed into a dazzling evening experience featuring more than 30 larger-than-life illuminated sculptures depicting animals, plants, and traditional Chinese elements. In addition to the hand-made LED lit lanterns, festival attendees will get to enjoy local food and beverage options, live music, and authentic artisan crafts nightly. This is a separately ticketed event and is not included with regular Zoo admission, and tickets are available for purchase online only and will not be available in-person.

General admission tickets are $18.50 per person, and a special four pack of tickets is being offered for $50.00. Zoo Annual Pass Holders receive a discounted price of $15.50 per person.

The Gaylord Palms will be bursting with the magic of Christmas during the resort's signature holiday experience from November 25 - January 5, 2019! Christmas at the Gaylord Palms signature ICE! experience is themed to the beloved The Polar Express, but the holiday fun doesn’t stop there as you can enjoy the Cirque Dreams show, snow-tubing, and a sing-a-long with Mrs. Claus just to name a few!

Get swept up in holiday cheer at Addition Financial Arena (formerly CFE Arena) and the University of Central Florida with the annual holiday festival, Light Up UCF. The event begins this Friday, November 22nd, and runs through Sunday, January 5th. This year’s festival offers 45 nights of ice skating, a world-class choreographed light show with NEW music, free holiday movies, live entertainment, rides like the Ferris Wheel and Light Up Express kids train, and NEW this year, a Carousel!

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