Cuddle up and watch holiday movies in Orlando

What’s your favourite? the grinch? Alone at home? With so many things to do this holiday season in Orlando, it’s good to slow down a bit and enjoy some Christmas movies. Plan a relaxing vacation date together and snuggle up to watching beloved classics.

Our guide to where to watch Christmas movies in Orlando covers all the best movie showings from November to December 2022.

Orlando Vacation Movies 2022

Enzian Theater 12 Days of Christmas Film Series

Select dates from December 2 to December 28, 2022
Enzien Theater
Snuggling up and watching one of these feel-good movies is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. And don’t forget to stop by the Eden Bar to try specialties Holiday cocktails.
Prices vary by movie

  • It’s a Wonderful Life – December 2
  • The Polar Express – December 4
  • Home Alone – December 7
  • White Christmas – December 10
  • National Lampoon Christmas Holiday – December 14
  • Rare Exports – December 17
  • Wizard of Oz, December 18
  • A Christmas Story – December 21
  • Elf – December 28

Prepare and view holiday movies at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company

Friday evenings from November 18 to December 23, 7 p.m.
Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co.
Enjoy free outdoor screenings of Christmas classics and on-site vendors.

  • Santa Claus – November 18
  • Jingle all the way – November 25
  • Home Alone – December 2
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas – December 9
  • The Grinch (Live Action) – December 16
  • Elf – December 23

Popcorn movies in the park

December 2, 2022, 7 p.m.
It’s a wonderful life, preceded by Mickey’s Christmas carol
central park, winter park
Bring a blanket or chairs to enjoy this outdoor vacation movie. This film is preceded by Frosty’s Winter Wonderland: An all-star cast lends its talents to this Christmas special shot in “animagic” (stop-motion animated puppets).

Christmas on the Farm – Movies at Southern Hills Farm

Arrive early to enjoy the Christmas village, children’s activities, stepping stones, carousel, garden games, indoor playground and fire pits with s’mores!

Southern Hill Farms Eatery and Bakery will offer themed food and drinks, as well as popcorn, candies and hot chocolate. The Southern Hill Market will be open selling our artisan candles, lip balm, sugar scrub, local raw honey, and more.

Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. and the film will start at 7:30 p.m.
$20 per car

  • The Polar Express – December 2
  • The Grinch – December 3
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Holiday – December 9
  • Elf – December 10
  • A Christmas Story – December 16
  • It’s a Wonderful Life – December 17

Polar Express at HolidayFest

Friday, December 2, 2022, 6 p.m.
631 Sycamore Street, Celebration

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Garden Theater Interactive Film: A Muppet Christmas Carol

Sunday, December 5, 7 p.m. (2022 to be determined)
Garden Theater – Downtown Winter Garden
Bah smoker! This Dickensian classic comes to life on the big screen as Kermit, Gonzo, Fozzie and the rest of the Muppets try to change the fate of grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge.

Holiday Movie Nights at Cranes Roost Park

December 8, 15 and 22, 2022, 7 p.m.
Bring your chair and blankets to watch holiday movies at Cranes Roost Park Plaza. Free entry. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
December 8 – “Santa Claus”
December 15 – “Yogi’s First Christmas”
December 22 – “The Polar Express”

Photo credit: City of Altamonte

Vacation Film at Lake Eola Park – The Nightmare Before Christmas

December 09, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
Lake Eola, Downtown Orlando
Join the Downtown Development Council as they introduce Elf to Lake Eola Park. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs and snacks for the whole family to enjoy.

December Movie Under the Stars – “The Grinch”

Friday, December 16, 2022 8 p.m.
Avalon Park
Bring your chairs and blankets to Avalon Park Town Park for a screening of The Grinch!

Enjoy classic holiday movies on select Wednesday nights at Ribbon and Crescent Park, located in the Laureate Park neighborhood of Lake Nona. Bring your own food or buy it from the night food truck!
BYOS – bring your own seat.

The event starts at 5:00 p.m. and the film will start at 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 14 – “The Polar Express” at Ribbon Park

Wednesday, December 21 – “Dr. Seuss: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)” at Crescent Park

More Orlando vacation movies will be added soon, including A La Cart Orlando’s Movie Monday.

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