Holiday Activities

Holiday Activities

Spend the holidays with us and experience exciting activities, special dinner menus and festive new traditions.

From watching holiday movies poolside to nightly views of Walt Disney World fireworks – your Waldorf Astoria holiday experience awaits…

Please be aware that the hotel does not permit guests to hold parties in guest rooms. Over the New Years’ holiday weekend, the hotel will permit only registered guests to occupy guest rooms and will strictly limit occupancy in guest rooms to the maximum occupancy permitted under the hotel’s building permit.

Please understand that guests who violate these rules will be evicted from the premises and their room rate will not be refunded. 

Events activities are subject to change.

Holiday Decor

We are decking our halls for the holidays. Enjoy festive holiday decorations throughout the resort beginning November 20, 2023. We invite our guests to snap a holiday selfie and tag us on social media @waldorforlando

Poolside Afternoon Delights

The Waldorf recreation team will be spreading holiday cheer by surprising and delighting our guests with afternoon delights.

S'Mores by the Fire Pits

Gather your family around the poolside fire pits, roast marshmallows and make your own delicious s’mores.

Available Daily at Aquamarine | $

Movies Under the Stars

A relaxing evening under the stars awaits as we invite guests to join us for a movie on the lawn. (weather permitting)

Waldorf Cabana Lawns, Thursday Nov 23, Friday Nov 24 and Saturday Nov 25, Sunset

In-Room Christmas Tree

Throughout December, order a pre-decorated Christmas tree to be placed in your guest room during your stay. Comes with one keepsake ornament.

Available December 1 through 24
Please contact our Concierge prior to your arrival. Call 407-597-5450

Letters to Santa

Write a letter to Santa and receive a reply! Every child who drops off a message to Santa at our magical mailbox during the 12 days of Christmas will receive a special message back from the jolly fellow.

Lobby, December 15 – 24

Story Time with Mrs. Claus

Little ones can delight in a reading of a classic holiday story with Mrs. Claus while enjoying cookies and a glass of ice cold milk. There will also be an opportunity for you to take personal photos to capture an unforgettable family moment. Advance reservations required. $20 per child, see Concierge for reservations.

Bar du Chocolat

A decadent selection of champagne and chocolate hand-crafted by Waldorf Astoria Orlando’s world-class pastry team. Highlights include chocolate truffles, a rich selection of cookies, pillows of chocolate mousse and bowls of beautiful bon-bons. Priced per piece. $

December 24 & December 25 and December 31, 2023 | 6:30pm -10:30pm

cookie decorating

Cookie Decorating Kit

Create new holiday memories with the family with our Cookie Decorating in-room amenity. Get creative and spread the glaze and icing on our Chef’s special cookies.

48-hour advance purchase required by calling our concierge at 407-597-5388

Available December 1 – 31, 2023

Holiday Caroling

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing aloud for all to hear! Guests may join our Carolers for a little holiday merriment in the lobby.

December 23, 24 & 25, 5pm – 7pm

Peacock Alley Live Entertainment

Ring in the New Year at Peacock Alley, featuring a live band. Times Square ball drop viewing will be available on lounge TVs.

December 31, 8pm-12:30am

Times Square Ball Drop Viewing & Poolside Celebration

Enjoy outdoor entertainment and countdown to the New Year with a poolside viewing of the Times Square Ball Drop.

December 31, 8pm – 12:30am