It’s no secret that celebrating the holiday season can get expensive, and quickly. From gift buying to traveling for family visits, it’s easy to get burnt out without ever actually getting to enjoy the festivities yourself. But fear not, broke college kids, penny-pinching millennials and everyone in between can celebrate the holidays in Orlando for cheap with the most affordable holiday tradition. This year be sure to celebrate the holidays in Orlando with the ultimate Winter Wonderland at Light Up UCF.
When we say ultimate, we mean it.
For starters, Light Up UCF features Orlando’s largest ice-skating rink. For just $12, you can rent a pair of skates and glide around to your heart’s content.
If you want to upgrade to the $20 ticket, that includes the ice-skating, and a multitude of rides: the ice slide, the Ferris Wheel, the Light Up Express, the Carousel and the Winter Whirl.
Parking is free! As well as the Holiday Film Festival, featuring “The Polar Express,” “Elf,” and many others.
There is a free Holiday Light Show, and all the palms and firs will be strung with shimmering lights for added effect.
There will even be falling snow to really enhance that wintery feel.
So, save your money for gifts and travel, and enjoy a festival of wintery wonders without breaking the bank!
Light Up UCF
Price: Free admission
When: November 17 through December 31
Address: 12777 Gemini Blvd N Orlando, FL 32816
Why You Need To Go: This ultimate holiday festival will give you all the cheer without spending a ton!