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The New Orlando StarFlyer

Shine Bright

Fall/Winter 18-19

Orlando always shines bright but it shines a little bit brighter this time of year.

At 400 feet tall, ICON Orlando™ is the largest observation wheel on the East Coast of the United States. Towering on the horizon and visible from miles away, it offers guests the ability to see downtown, the theme parks and the Central Florida landscape like never before. ICON OrlandoTM is a new ride every time, from day to night, its colors always changing and it always makes for a moment to remember. It is the perfect way to elevate an amazing moment. Toast to the good life with a glass of bubbly in your own private capsule, whether on a romantic ride for two or with up to 14 friends, as part of our Champagne Experience. Find your Iconic Moment.

The new Orlando StarFlyer is the world’s tallest swing ride, standing at 450 feet high. This unique attraction appeals to both young and old, the adventurous and not so adventurous. Moving up and down and rotating around the giant tower at speeds of up to 60 mph, no other attraction combines safety and thrills.

Holiday traditions, twinkling lights and joyful celebrations transform the International Drive Resort area into a holly jolly destination guaranteed to have your family singing carols all the way home.

The nostalgic I-Ride Trolleys, decked out in wreaths and garland while playing holiday music, travel the International Drive area and are a yearly Central Florida tradition. Visitors will enjoy parking their car and using the popular trolleys to travel.

This holiday season shines bigger and brighter than ever at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort’s. Enjoy dazzling lights and festive holiday cheer at Christmas Bricktacular and Kids’ New Year’s Party. Don’t miss the dazzling, 30-foot tall LEGO® Christmas tree that comes alight several times each evening with a beautiful combination of synchronized lights and favorite holiday music, plus an occasional snow flurry! Kick off the New Year with nightly LEGO® inspired fireworks over the beautiful Lake Eloise with a special giant LEGO® brick drop on December 31st.

Celebrate the season with SeaWorld® Parks & Resorts™ Orlando with bright lights and festive decoration! SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is where holiday traditions are made with delicious food, stunning live shows, delightful holiday shopping, joyous entertainment and a chance to meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends. SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration brings together family fun and holiday traditions on select nights and is included with park admission.

Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration™, is a brand-new nighttime lagoon show at Universal Studios Florida™. You’re going to see thrilling and fun moments inspired by characters from some of your favorite Universal Orlando Resort™ attractions and blockbuster films come to life.

The show features full panoramic water screens, including multi-layer water screens, pyrotechnics, projection mapping and more than 120 dancing fountains. Get ready for an epic cinema under the stars now showing select nights at Universal Studios Florida™.

At Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, get swept up in a Flurry of Fun as you enjoy Sunset Seasons Greetings featuring colorful projections on The Hollywood Tower Hotel. Boasting new laser effects and “snow,” the experience also includes stories, songs and holiday cheer brought to you by friends like Mickey, Minnie and Olaf. And don’t miss Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!, a nighttime spectacular with twinkling fireworks, merry music and more. Plus, enjoy all the holiday touches and décor throughout the Park, including special seasonal fun in the new Toy Story Land.

Putting Edge provides an unordinary entertainment experience. From the moment, you enter the black lit facility you have left the “real world” to be immersed in a dazzling universe full of fun, imagination and illuminated activity. Putting Edge offers a challenging multi-level mini-golf course like no other with a state-of-the-art arcade, snacks and event rooms.