Hundreds of Santas surf on Florida’s Space Coast on Christmas Eve

Surfing Santa — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: mikeledray In Florida, Santa cast aside his reindeer and sleigh to kick off Christmas festivities with a surfboard. The outstanding event happened at Cocoa Beach on Christmas Eve Friday, when hundreds of surfers threw on their best Santa costumes to celebrate the holiday and benefit local charities.

The quaint Florida town that’s a must-visit holiday destination

Christmas, Florida — Courtesy — Image by: Britt Kennerly FLORIDA TODAY Christmas only comes once a year unless you live in a small town just east of Orlando, Florida. For those who live in the village of Christmas, they get Christmas cheer every day. Christmas is a little town of just over a thousand people.

‘Night of a Million Lights’ returns to Central Florida for its second year in a row

Image by: Night of a Million Lights KISSIMMEE, Fla. — One of Central Florida’s largest holiday displays has returned for its second year this holiday season. Named by USA Today as the “Number One Thing to Do in December in Orlando,” ‘Night of a Million Lights’ is a whimsical wonderland that serves a good cause.

Florida’s first snow park, Snowcat Ridge, is set to reopen this month for winter season

Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park in Dade City — Courtesy: Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park is preparing to open up next week for its 2021 winter season. The park opened up last year and features a wide variety of winter activities, including an arctic igloo and an alpine village that

Daytona International Speedway’s ‘Magic of Lights’ holiday event set to return for 2021

Daytona Magic of Lights – Courtesy: Image by Daytona International Speedway When planning a holiday vacation, many trip-goers happily trade dazzling snow for sparkly sand beaches and warm breezes. Visitors have always been intrigued by the way Floridians mix their well-known beaches and warm weather with the best of the holidays. Commonly known as the

Is Florida the Grinch of Christmas? One Study shows Florida Ranks Last in Christmas Spirit

Courtesy: GetCenturyLink graphic detailing U.S. states’ Christmas Spirit With the holiday season in full effect and Christmas just around the corner, holiday cheer is a certainty. But according to the third annual GetCenturyLink state Christmas Spirit rankings, Florida is the Grinch. According to the study, Florida is so anti-Christmas spirit that the dog from the

Christmas and Celebration Florida: Cities with best Holiday-themed monikers

Welcome to Christmas, Florida Sign. Courtesy: Florida Backroads Travel As we turn into the final stretch of 2020, Christmas is in sight, and holiday carols are being sung. In the spirit of the holiday season, our Florida spotlight is on two small census-designated towns in Central Florida. Christmas and Celebration, Florida. Located in Orange and

How Walt Disney World Goes From Spooky to Winter Wonderland Practically Overnight

Magic Kingdom’s Cinderella Castle decorated for holiday celebration. Courtesy: Image by peridotmaize from Pixabay Ever wondered how long it takes to change the extravagant adornment between the seasonal transitions at Disney World? Just when you’ve begun to imagine the sheer magnitude of the land owned by Disney, you’re probably still missing the nooks and crannies

Amazon opens 100,000 New Seasonal Jobs for holidays— 5,200 to be available for Floridians

Courtesy: Shutterstock- By Sundry Photography In a company release, Amazon announced that it is opening an additional 100,000 seasonal positions in preparation for the 2020 holiday season. The seasonal jobs will be available throughout several U.S. and Canada locations and will complement existing full and part-time positions. The news was coupled with the announcement that over