Celebrate the Most Wonderful Time of the Year in Sunny Florida

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Discover the magic of the holiday season with sub-tropical temperatures and festive merriment allthroughout the state

Tallahassee, FL – Good cheer awaits inthe Sunshine State with endless beach destinations, holiday festivals and artisanmarkets for those last-minute shoppers. Enjoy the season sans hats, mittens andscarves and enjoy all that is merry and bright under the sun. Visit Santaduring the holiday season or ring in the New Year on a white sandy beach withfireworks overhead.

For an adventure of a lifetime, head to the Adventure Coast for holiday fun —without the snow! The coast is home to historic Brooksville, which feels like a fairytale during the winter season. Find the streets decorated with bright lights and festive music or visit Roger’s Christmas House decked out in its holiday best. While Christmas parades may be commonplace, experience it in a whole new way at the annual Weeki Wachee Christmas Boat Parade on December 15. Join the community down by the river and watch as boats and kayaks show off their festive décor.

To experience authentic old Florida, visit sunny Sebring for an unforgettable vacation. With a vibrant downtown filled with live entertainment, historic hotels and cookie decorating, a charming holiday experience is guaranteed. Celebrate the season from December 1-28 at the Carousel of Lights and watch as the downtown becomes illuminated with holiday cheer. Plus, Santa Clause will be making a special visit to the festival every night to grant wishes. Practise making some sweet treats for Christmas Eve at the Highlands Art League [e1] on December 8 at the annual Cookiefest

If a tranquil holiday is needed, there is no better destination than Navarre Beach. Known as “Florida’s Most Relaxing Place,” everyone is sure to enjoy the pristine beaches and delightful holiday festivities on offer. Families will delight in the Gulf Breeze Zoo Lights, where attendees will enjoy ice sculpting demonstrations, unique glowing balloon creations and of course the glittering light display. Running until December 29, be sure to experience this spectacular exhibit. Visit a winter wonderland at Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights (ends December 26) where little ones will be enchanted by more than 500,000 Christmas lights. Hop on board the North Pole Express train and ride through the forest of lights.

Step back in time to Christmas’ past in Daytona Beach. Live the life of a noble Floridian family at the StetsonMansion Christmas Spectacular. The famed Victorian-styled residence dates back to 1886 andfeatures a magnificent holiday display including designer decorations fromaround the world. For those last-minute shoppers, find something special at the the Ormond Beach Holiday Bazaar with stalls filled with sweets, hand-craftedcreations and unique jewellery. Plus, visitors have a chance to take home someholiday-themed baskets.

The Sunshine State offers visitors access to holiday fun and festive cheer—all while enjoying the sun and warmth. To plan your next holiday getaway or winter travel to Florida, visit www.VISITFLORIDA.com.

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As the Sunshine State’s No.1 industry, tourism was responsible for welcoming 118.5 million visitors in2017 who spent $112 billion, supporting 1.4 million Florida jobs. According tothe Office of Economic and Demographic Research, for every $1 the state investsin VISIT FLORIDA – the official tourism marketing corporation for the State ofFlorida – $2.15 in tax revenue is generated. VISIT FLORIDA promotes tourism toFlorida through sales, advertising, promotions, public relations and visitorservices programs.