Christmas in North Central Florida, Florida 2019 is celebrated through family activities and Christmas weekend events. Christmas is not just about shopping for the holidays, but its also about doing things with friends & family. There are many things to do for Christmas in North Central Florida Florida. Check out the events directory to find out whats going on in North Central Florida for the holiday season.

Things to Do for Christmas in North Central Florida 2019

A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family Holiday Exhibition

A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family Holiday Exhibition

on Thursday, 21 Nov, 2019 10:00 AM
at Appleton Museum of Art
4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470

The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will present “A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family Holiday Exhibition,” Nov. 9, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020.

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The Lighter Side of Christmas

The Lighter Side of Christmas

on Sunday, 1 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Savannah Center
The Villages, FL 32162

Come and experience the fun and humorous side of the favorite season of the year! Featuring your favorite costumed characters, fun and light hearted songs, dances and funny sketches that will keep you laughing and tapping your toes. Bring the kids!

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Spanish Springs Classic Christmas Tree Lighting

Spanish Springs Classic Christmas Tree Lighting

on Monday, 2 Dec, 2019 12:00 AM
at The Villages Entertainment
1070 Canal St, The Villages, FL 32162

Enjoy Free Live Entertainment provided by Cool Yule Band, along with festive performances by The Villages resident performer groups:

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Rockin' Christmas Party

Rockin' Christmas Party

on Tuesday, 3 Dec, 2019 4:00 PM
at Stone Creek Golf Club
9676 SW 62nd Loop, Ocala, FL 34481

Rockin' Christmas Party

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Lake Sumter Landing Coastal Christmas Tree Lighting

Lake Sumter Landing Coastal Christmas Tree Lighting

on Thursday, 5 Dec, 2019 4:00 PM
at The Villages Entertainment
1070 Canal St, The Villages, FL 32162

Join us at Lake Sumter Landing featuring Free Live Entertainment provided by Johnny Wild & The Delights, along with festive performances by The Villages resident performer groups:

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Christmas on Main Street: Annual Tree Lighting

Christmas on Main Street: Annual Tree Lighting

on Thursday, 5 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at Brooksville, Florida
Brooksville, Brooksville, FL 34603

? SAVE THE DATE ? Celebrate with us as we welcome the holiday season!

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Ugly Sweater Party

Ugly Sweater Party

on Thursday, 5 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Big Top Brewing Company
201 SE 2nd Ave #101, Gainesville, FL 32601

What better way to celebrate the holiday season than by drinking a few cold ones and rocking your ugliest sweater?

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Country Christmas & Vintage Market

Country Christmas & Vintage Market

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 10:00 AM
at Pioneer Florida Museum and Village
15602 Pioneer Museum Rd, Dade City, FL 33523

Live entertainment with J2 . Santa & Mrs. Claus from 1:00 -3:00 . Cookies & punch while supplies last. Lots of vendors for shopping

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Mount Dora Christmas Parade - Free Event

Mount Dora Christmas Parade - Free Event

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 10:00 AM
at Donnelly Park
530 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, FL 32757

The Mount Dora Christmas Parade is a FREE Family-friendly holiday event. Celebrate Christmas in Orlando with this festive annual tradition.

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Holiday Festival

Holiday Festival

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 11:00 AM
at One Love Cafe
4989 NW 40th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606

Looking for a great way to bring in this Christmas season? Look no further than One Love Cafe's Holiday Festival!!

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Leesburg Christmas Parade

Leesburg Christmas Parade

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Leesburg City Hall/Town Square
600 Market St, Leesburg, FL 34748

A Leesburg Holiday Tradition for over 50 years!

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10th Annual Downtown Gainesville Santa Crawl

10th Annual Downtown Gainesville Santa Crawl

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at V Pizza Gainesville
115 SE 1st, Gainesville, FL 32601

Downtown Gainesville Santa Crawl... is a pub crawl where groups of revelers gather and walk from bar to bar dressed up as Saint Nick, Ms. Claus, a snowman, a reindeer, an elf, you get the idea. Prizes will be awarded for Best Santa, Best Ms. Claus, Best Holiday and Bes

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Nutcracker Christmas Show Spectacle

Nutcracker Christmas Show Spectacle

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 6:30 PM
at Anastassia Ballroom & Dance
32624 Blossom Lane, Leesburg, FL 34788

Enjoy a dance show special! Anastassia Ballroom & Dance studio presents their 4th Annual Nutcracker Christmas Show Special on Saturday, December 9th at Anastassia Ballroom & Dance Studio in Leesburg, Florida.

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

on Saturday, 7 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Mount Dora Community Center,
520 N Baker St, Mount Dora,, FL 34737

This Christmas season, the enchanting world of The Nutcracker can be found tucked into the twinkling lights of downtown Mount Dora as the Mount Dora School of Ballet returns to present Tchaikovsky’s world renowned, full length ballet.

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Gainesville Brew Bus Family Christmas Light Tours

Gainesville Brew Bus Family Christmas Light Tours

on Monday, 9 Dec, 2019 5:30 PM
at Haile Village Venter
Haile Plantation, Gainesville, FL 32608

We will be hosting a Christmas Light tours around the Gainesville community that highlight the best light displays in town!

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DRUNKEN CHRISTMAS CAROL performed by the PLASTERED PLAYERS

DRUNKEN CHRISTMAS CAROL performed by the PLASTERED PLAYERS

on Tuesday, 10 Dec, 2019 9:00 PM
at HIGH DIVE
210 SW 2nd Ave, Ste A, Gainesville, FL 32609

LOCAL ALTERNATIVE THEATER! See the Dickens classic with actors who are less than sober! Audience participation and drinking games!

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Through a Christmas Darkly

Through a Christmas Darkly

on Saturday, 14 Dec, 2019 10:00 PM
at Reilly Arts Center
500 NE 9th St, Ocala, FL 34470

Through a Christmas Darkly” – from the Austrian tales of the mythical Krampus to the haunting (and sometimes humorous) Ghost stories of the Victorian era and beyond.

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Christmas Symphony Singers

Christmas Symphony Singers

on Wednesday, 18 Dec, 2019 7:30 PM
at Mount Dora Plaza Live LLC
2728 W. Old Hwy 441, Mount Dora, FL 32757

Christmas Symphony Singers

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Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop

Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop

on Thursday, 19 Dec, 2019 9:00 AM
at Bass Pro Shops
2650 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608

Bass Pro puts on a lovely holiday display called Santa’s Wonderland. The event is until Dec. 24 and offers free crafts, activities, games, and photos with Santa as long as you have a Bass Pass!

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Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

on Thursday, 19 Dec, 2019 12:00 PM
at Kirby Family Farm
19630 NE 30th St, Williston, FL 32696

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ride! It's a wonderful holiday event that runs on select nights in November and December.

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Brooksville's Christmas on the Hill

Brooksville's Christmas on the Hill

on Thursday, 19 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at The Wired Bird
107 S Saxon Avenue-in the Old Rogers' Christmas House Villag, Brooksville, FL 34601

An evening of shopping and fun. Travel from shop to shop and enjoy a beautiful evening of specials, snacks and prizes. The Shops on the Hill will be open and full of Christmas Spirit.

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3rd Annual Ugly Sweater Contest

3rd Annual Ugly Sweater Contest

on Thursday, 19 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Blackadder Brewing Company
618 NW 60th St Ste A, Gainesville, FL 32607

Things are going to get UGLY! Join us for our 3rd Annual Ugly Sweater Day Contest Thursday Dec 19th. Winners will be announced at 8PM (Must be present to win).

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Phantasmagoria's 'A Christmas Carol' - Mount Dora Community Ctr

Phantasmagoria's 'A Christmas Carol' - Mount Dora Community Ctr

on Thursday, 19 Dec, 2019 7:30 PM
at Mount Dora Community Center
Mount Dora, FL 32757

The third year of Phantasmagoria’s acclaimed adaptation of Dickens immortal classic - Phantasmagoria’s “A Christmas Carol, A Ghost Story of Christmas”

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Cookies For Santa For 2's, 3's, & 4's

Cookies For Santa For 2's, 3's, & 4's

on Friday, 20 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at Step-by-Step Success, LLC
5481 SW 60th Street, Ste 401 & 4p3, Ocala, FL 34474

Come join us this December for our "Cookies for Santa" event where each toddler will have the chance to make their very own cookies for Santa Claus.

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Scooter's Ugly Christmas Sweater Bash

Scooter's Ugly Christmas Sweater Bash

on Friday, 20 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at Sumter Square at The Villages
The Villages, The Villages, FL 32162

Who will shock Santa with some UGLY SWEATERS at Scooter's Ugly Sweater Bash on Friday, Dec. 20th at Lake Sumter Landing from 5-9PM?

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Single Planks & Ugly Sweaters

Single Planks & Ugly Sweaters

on Friday, 20 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Hammer & Stain Ocala
6158 SW State Rd 200 #205, Ocala, FL 34476

Get your ugliest holiday sweaters ready!

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Sounds of Christmas at The Oaks Mall

Sounds of Christmas at The Oaks Mall

on Friday, 20 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at The Pentecostals of Gainesville
8105 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606

Our choir will be bringing the Sounds of Christmas to The Oaks Mall on Saturday, December 20th starting at 6PM.

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A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

on Friday, 20 Dec, 2019 7:30 PM
at Reilly Arts Center
500 NE 9th St, Ocala, FL 34470

Celebrate the 2019 Holiday Season as the Victorian Troupe, Phantasmagoria, returns to the stage with its own uniquely dark adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale “A Christmas Carol, A Ghost Story of Christmas”.

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Maker's Choice

Maker's Choice

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 10:00 AM
at Hammer & Stain Ocala
6158 SW State Rd 200 #205, Ocala, FL 34476

The final stretch before Christmas!

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Holiday Celebration

Holiday Celebration

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 11:00 AM
at War Horse Harley-Davidson
5331 N US Hwy 441, Ocala, FL 34475

Live music, Visit Santa and hit up the Photo Booth!

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Santa Photos Free Sat Dec 21st 11-1

Santa Photos Free Sat Dec 21st 11-1

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 11:00 AM
at Towne Square Mall
3021 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL 34606

Towne Square Mall having Free Santa Photos including photos with your Pet December 21st 11-1

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Christmas pARTy Llama

Christmas pARTy Llama

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 1:00 PM
at Painting with a Twist (Gainesville, FL)
618 NW 60th St Suite B,, Gainesville,, FL 32607

Christmas pARTy Llama

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Santa Visits Splitz

Santa Visits Splitz

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 2:30 PM
at Splitz Bowling
1301 NW 76th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606

Join Santa at Splitz for meet and greet and photo opportunity, bowling, and a Holiday Craft! Don't forget your camera!

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Christmas Cruise In

Christmas Cruise In

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 4:00 PM
at The Villages Entertainment Special Events and The Villages B
1070 Canal St, The Villages, FL 32162

Come on out and stroll around Spanish Springs Town Square for some Fun, Food, and Free Live Entertainment!

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3rd Annual Joy Lan Christmas Festival with Santa

3rd Annual Joy Lan Christmas Festival with Santa

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 5:00 PM
at Joy Lan Drive-In Theatre and Swap Shop
16414 US-301, Dade City, FL 33523

Join us as we celebrate Christmas with Santa at the Joy-Lan.

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3rd Annual Christmas On The Square

3rd Annual Christmas On The Square

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at CountryWay Town Square
1739 SW 248th Dr. Suite 20, Newberry, FL 32669

Come out to our 3rd annual Christmas on the Square immediately following the Newberry Christmas parade! The parade starts at 5:30 pm, we invite you to come to enjoy a magical evening with your family at the square! There will be Santa Claus, Christmas mus

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Florida Cracker Christmas

Florida Cracker Christmas

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at Florida Cracker Kitchen
7154 S E County Rd - 21B, Keystone Heights, FL 32656

FLORIDA CRACKER CHRISTMAS: The Bellamy Brothers w/special guest Lance Carpenter

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A Very Harry Christmas Trivia Night

A Very Harry Christmas Trivia Night

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Blackadder Brewing Company
618 NW 60th St Ste A, Gainesville, FL 32607

What's on your Christmas list? Wizard crackers, an invisibility cloak or a handmade Molly Weasley sweater...

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Johnny Wild’s Christmas Spectaular

Johnny Wild’s Christmas Spectaular

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Savannah Center
The Villages, FL 32162

Celebrated as the finest retro holiday party in the southeast for 5 years running, Johnny Wild brings his acclaimed and revered Christmas Spectacular to the Savannah Center for one wild night of wintertime fun.

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Signature Saturday’s & The Brown Christmas Party

Signature Saturday’s & The Brown Christmas Party

on Saturday, 21 Dec, 2019 9:00 PM
at The Warehouse Restaurant and Lounge
502 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601

Signature Saturday’s & The Browns have came together to give you one of the Biggest Christmas parties Gainesville has ever Seen!!

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Away in a Mango Christmas Play

Away in a Mango Christmas Play

on Sunday, 22 Dec, 2019 10:00 AM
at The Pentecostals of Gainesville
8105 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606

All aboard for a totally fresh, totally fun Christmas adventure for the whole family as they join the intrepid castaways of the SS Mango.

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Christmas Cookie Bake Off!

Christmas Cookie Bake Off!

on Sunday, 22 Dec, 2019 2:00 PM
at Blackadder Brewing Company
618 NW 60th St Ste A, Gainesville, FL 32607

We all have that special cookie recipe that we make every year for the holidays. Well now's your chance to compete to see how your cookies stack up to the competition!

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Christmas Memories starring Mary Jo Vitale & Clark Barrios

Christmas Memories starring Mary Jo Vitale & Clark Barrios

on Sunday, 22 Dec, 2019 7:00 PM
at Laurel Manor Dr, The Villages, FL 32162
Laurel Manor Drive, The Villages, FL 32162

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

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Ultimate Santa Experience

Ultimate Santa Experience

on Monday, 23 Dec, 2019 4:00 PM
at Celebration Pointe
Northwest Corner of I-75 And Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608

Why wait in long lines and spend an arm and a leg at the mall to capture that special moment when you can get your FREE picture with Santa at our event?! We will have all sorts of activities and games at this family-friendly event.

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Christmas Day Service

Christmas Day Service

on Wednesday, 25 Dec, 2019 6:00 PM
at The Pentecostals of Gainesville
8105 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606

We welcome you to attend our Christmas Day Service on Wednesday, December 25th from 6PM to 7PM.

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