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Holiday magic awaits at Lake Nona's Oh, What Fun! Holiday Festival

With nightly snowfalls, live entertainment, photo ops and memorable encounters that will amaze and enchant, Oh, What Fun! at Lake Nona makes the holidays magical for everyone.


Lake Nona's Oh, What Fun! Holiday Festival

Holiday magic awaits the whole family at Central Florida’s favorite holiday event Oh, What Fun! Holiday Festival at Lake Nona Town Center from December 7 - 24, 2023.


Watch as Lake Nona Town Center transforms into a winter wonderland, known as Peppermint Square, with a calendar full of celebrations and events for the 6th annual Oh, What Fun! Holiday Festival.


Enjoy classic Christmas tales with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Santa’s Cottage. Stroll through Lake Nona’s very own Holiday Market for some Christmas shopping or explore the Evergreen Christmas Tree Trail.


Snap memories in front of the picture-perfect photo walls and Peppermint Square’s 24-foot Christmas tree centerpiece with family and friends. Enjoy all your favorite chilly-weather foods as sweet-treats stations and pop-up stands offer specialty snacks and beverages made especially for the season.

Dazzling performances, festive decor, snowfall and more are all on the calendar during Oh, What Fun! Enjoy live shows throughout the festival including showcases from local schools, a modern cirque performance, professional singers and dancers and the return of Peppermint Square’s cutest character, Peppermint the Penguin.


Bring the whole family out for fun-filled Snow Days or the all new Christmas Carnival. The seasonal magic continues throughout Town Center extending to the Lake Nona Wave Hotel where guests can enjoy seasonal beverages at the Fa La La La Bar, accompanied by holiday décor throughout the grounds.


Also, join Lake Nona on the first night of Hanukkah to kickoff the festival of lights with a menorah blessing and lighting, music, and fun for all.


Lastly, enjoy “Lake Snow-na” nightly snowfall for a Florida Christmas like no other!


Lake Nona's Oh, What Fun! Holiday Festival

Enjoy different entertainment the whole family will love, each night of Oh, What Fun!


Fridays: Santa’s Toy Box Live Acrobatics Show

Be transported to the North Pole during a live, 20-minute experience with modern circus performers including aerialists, gymnasts, dancers, balancing acts and more.

Fridays, December 8, 15, and 22.


Saturdays: Peppermint Square Snow Days

Join us in “Lake Snow-na” as Town Center transforms into a winter wonderland. Tube down the snow slide, enjoy snow themed entertainment and indulge in a delicious iced treat.

Saturdays, December 9, 16 and 23.


Sundays: Family Fun Days

Every Sunday, create cherished memories with the whole family at Oh, What Fun! Sundays throughout the event will feature family friendly activities and entertainment. Close the evening by enjoying performances from our talented local school groups.

Sunday, December 10 and 17.


Lake Nona's Oh, What Fun! Holiday Festival

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