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This balloon is a snowbird, appearing in Macy's Holiday Parade at Universal Orlando after a stint in New York's Thanksgiving Day parade.

Holiday festivities in Florida

Holiday spectaculars abound in Florida at Disney World, Seaworld and other theme parks, with parades, music, fireworks and more.

Evenings at Universal Orlando, Macy's Holiday Parade include
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Evenings at Universal Orlando, Macy's Holiday Parade include balloons seen in the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York.

This balloon is a snowbird, appearing in Macy's
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This balloon is a snowbird, appearing in Macy's Holiday Parade at Universal Orlando after a stint in New York's Thanksgiving Day parade.

The magic of the holiday season comes to
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The magic of the holiday season comes to Gaylord Palms Resort with more than 2 million twinkling lights and a 54-foot-tall Christmas tree.

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Gaylord Palms' famous tree lighting ceremony is complete
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Gaylord Palms' famous tree lighting ceremony is complete with singers, carols, lights and a 54-foot-tall Majestic Christmas Tree.

The Shamu Miracles performance is part of Sea
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The Shamu Miracles performance is part of Sea World's Christmas celebrations in Orlando. (Nov. 21, 2011)

SnowWorld brings snow to Busch Gardens Tampa. (Nov.
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SnowWorld brings snow to Busch Gardens Tampa. (Nov. 26, 2012)

Santa Goofy joins the fun during Disney's Hollywood
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Santa Goofy joins the fun during Disney's Hollywood Studios' Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, which features millions of twinkling lights, animated displays and 3-D effects.

The Candlelight Processional at Epcot combines seasonal music,
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The Candlelight Processional at Epcot combines seasonal music, performed by a choir and a 50-piece live orchestra, with a reading of "The Christmas Story" by a celebrity narrator. (Dec. 20, 2011)

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Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party gives guests the
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Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party gives guests the chance to experience holiday entertainment including a parade. (Dec. 11, 2011)

The Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale attracts
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The Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale attracts about 1 million viewers lining 12 miles of shoreline.

The Winterfest Boat Parade offers viewers a chance
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The Winterfest Boat Parade offers viewers a chance to catch a parade of decorated boats along 12 miles of shoreline on the New River. (December 2012)

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