Where to watch holiday movies around Central Florida

Edward Asner (voice) in The Story of Santa Claus and in person in Elf.

Nothing gets you in the Christmas spirit faster than holiday movies.

Luckily the weather in Florida is optimal for outdoor movie events.

Grab a blanket or lawn chairs, and cuddle up with your family and friends while enjoying the most popular holiday movies.

Cranes Roost, Plaza Tower, Altamonte Springs

All movies start at 7 p.m.

Dec. 14: “Elf”

Dec. 21: “The Grinch”

Dec. 28: “Norm of the North”

Lake Eola Park, Walt Disney Amphitheater, Downtown Orlando

All movies at 7 p.m.

Dec. 13: “Elf”

Dec. 20: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

Dec. 27: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

Light Up UCP, Addition Financial Arena, Orlando

Nov. 26, 7 p.m.: “A Christmas Carol”

Nov. 26, 9:30 p.m.: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

Dec. 6, 7 p.m.: “Home Alone”

Dec. 6, 9:30 p.m.: “The Santa Claus”

Dec. 23, 7 p.m.: “The Polar Express”

Dec. 23, 9:30 p.m.: “Elf”

Wekiva Island Winter Wonderland, Longwood

All movies start at 7 p.m.

Nov. 30: “The Polar Express”

Dec. 7: “The Grinch”

Dec. 14: “Elf”

A La Cart, 609 Irvington Ave., Orlando

All movies at 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 2: “Die Hard”

Dec. 9: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

Dec. 23: “Elf”

Waterford Lake Town Center, The Porch, Orlando

Movie starts at 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 7: “The Polar Express”

Oviedo Holiday Movie in the Park Double Feature, Center Lake Park, Oviedo

First movie starts at 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 20: “The Year Without a Santa Claus” & “Santa Clause 2”

Old Town, Kissimmee

Movies begin at dusk

Dec. 1: “The Grinch”

Dec. 8: “Christmas Vacation”

Dec. 15: “Elf”

Dec. 22: “A Christmas Story”

Dec. 29: “The Polar Express”

Movie at the Lakefront St. Cloud

Movie starts at 6 p.m.

Dec. 13, “The Grinch”

Orange City Movie in the Park, Veterans Memorial Park

Movie starts at dusk

Dec. 6: “The Grinch”

Movies on the Halifax, The Casements, Ormond Beach

Movie starts at 6 p.m.

Dec. 6: “The Grinch”

Movies in the Park, Sand Point, Titusville

Movie begins at 6 p.m.

Dec. 20: “The Grinch”

Leesburg Food Truck & Flick Night, Towne Square

Movie starts at 7:15 p.m.

Dec. 14: “The Polar Express”

After Dark in the Park, Let’s Skate, Ocala

Movie starts at 7 p.m.

Dec. 13: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

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