Holiday events around Central Florida

How you can participate with your family

Published On: Nov 14 2013 01:54:37 PM EST

Marion County

Annual Holiday Helpers Drive

Marion County Fire Rescue is asking for help to bring joy to needy families! You can help by donating new and unwrapped clothing, toys and non-perishable goods to under-privileged children through December 13, 2013. You can also "adopt" families to provide gifts for. Contact Merrie Smith at 352-291-8000 for more information

These are the locations accepting donations:

Orange County

Light Up UCF

The snow will fall, in Orlando this winter. Light Up UCF, an affordable family winter wonderland featuring ice skating, rides, and holiday attractions makes its annual imprint at the newly renamed CFE Arena (formerly UCF Arena), beginning tomorrow, Friday, November 15 and running through Sunday, January 5.

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Festival Of Trees

The Orlando Museum of Art's Council of 101 will present Central Florida's favorite holiday event, the 27th Annual Festival of Trees, "All That Glitters," opening November 16-24, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

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Brevard County

Festival Of Trees

The Junior League of South Brevard Inc. is excited to announce the 29th annual Festival of Trees.  This family-friendly event is an annual community fundraiser to continue improving Brevard County through financial and volunteer commitments.  Attend a silent auction for themed trees, buy gifts, win a raffle and even see Santa!

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