Visitors to the area during the holidays have the opportunity to attend a variety of theater productions. Lakeland Community Theater is putting on The Sanders Family Christmas by members of the surrounding Lakeland community. The show features the family from the hit musical Smoke on the Mountain on Christmas Eve, 1941. With more than two dozen Christmas carols and a hilarious script, everyone – especially those familiar with the characters – will be greatly entertained.
Another highlight of a Central Florida vacation during the holidays, The Lakeland Center is putting on Jingle Bell Rock, a fun-filled, energetic show. This production features a live band, talented singers, and Santa Claus! Classic songs like “Here Comes Santa Claus” and “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” will put everyone in the family in a cheerful, merry mood for the holidays.
If you’re looking for more of a classic to see on your Central Florida vacation during the holidays, you can’t miss the Great Russian Nutcracker put on performed by the Moscow Ballet. For one afternoon only, be enamored by the exquisite dancing and spectacular costumes and sets that leave critics raving. The production has been called “flawless,” “breathtaking,” and “dazzling,” and stars a gold medalist ballerina from a prestigious international ballet competition. With such beautiful dancers and a classic holiday story, this is one of the Central Florida attractions you can’t afford to miss. shows you will want to see.
There are many more Central Florida attractions to attend during the holidays. The Wholesale Whristmas Costumes at Pinewood Holiday Home Tour lets you see the Pinewood Estate at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales transformed into a glittering, beautiful holiday paradise. The 20-room, Mediterranean-style mansion from the 1930s will leave you breathless. If mansions aren’t your style, bring a can of food and a new toy and tour Flywheelers Village in Ft. Meade. At the 19th century village decorated for the holidays, you can ride a tram, see the Christmas lights, and tell Santa what’s on your list.