Family Activities for Winter Break 2019

With winter break right around the corner, it’s time to start planning some fun family activities and games to keep the kids busy! 

Aside from the usual Pictionary or Charades you can play at home, Central Florida has plenty of holiday activities to keep you and your family occupied. Here’s a look at some special events Mr. Clean Cans has gathered for you to enjoy!

Watch a Different Kind of Parade…on Water!

The Town of Windermere is throwing their 14th annual boat parade on December 21st, 2019 starting at 6PM. Led by the Windermere Police and Town Mayor, the parade starts off at Bird Island and circles Wauseon Bay. 

The two main viewing areas are at the Town Boat Ramp and Palmer Park. Bond as a family over this wonderful sight of lighted up boats slowly drifting by. Head over to their Facebook page for more information and to keep up on the latest updates!  

Join Gymnastics USA for a Christmas Spectacular

Gymnastics USA in Winter Garden is hosting a major Christmas event December 21st from 6PM to 9PM. The event is free for the public to enjoy snow, vendors, food trucks and live entertainment. 

You can also purchase an all access pass that allows you to enjoy zip lines, open gym, bungee, Santa’s meet and greet and more! This event features tons of family activities that you can all enjoy!

Head over to their website for more information

Enjoy Real Winter Family Activities – Including Snowfall

Celebration’s Town Center hosts the world famous 21st annual Now Snowing Event, complete with Christmas carolers and pictures with Santa. If sitting still isn’t your thing, hop on a train ride, take a spin around town in a horse drawn carriage or throw on a pair of skates and glide across the ice rink. 

Afterward, bundle up and enjoy the nightly snowfall that happens once an hour between 6PM and 9PM all the way through December. Trust us, you won’t want to miss out on these fun family activities. Best of all, parking and admission are free!

Munch on Pancakes and Snuggle Up on Santa’s Lap

Lake Hills Church in Clermont is hosting a free pancake breakfast and free photos with Santa! This generous event kicks off at 9:30AM until 11AM on December 21st.

Hurry up and RSVP before the spots fill up!

Kick Off the New Year With a Noon Year’s Eve Party

We all know it’s hard for kids to stay up until midnight. Luckily, they don’t have to with Ocoee’s 2nd annual Noon Year’s Eve Party. The party will have favors, hats and noisemakers leading up to a simulated ball drop. 

Dancing, pizza and light refreshments start at 11AM so don’t miss out by sleeping in! Tickets are available for $19.99 per child and $5.99 for adults.


So there you have it, a bunch of fun events with something for everyone to enjoy. What other fun family activities are happening around Central Florida? Let your neighbors know in the comments below!