Now Snowing brings free holiday family fun to Celebration, FL

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Last weekend we were invited to a special preview evening of Celebration Florida’s fantastic family friendly holiday event – Now Snowing. It’s Central Florida’s original and longest-running “snow” event and, it’s free to attend (including free parking). So it’s very affordable.

November 29th marks the first snowfall of the year with a special tree lighting ceremony and then after that every night will feature great family entertainment, and, of course, snow fall through December 31st.

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Here’s what to expect on your visit:

  • Snow Falls Every Night at 6, 7, 8 and 9 PM (weather permitting)
  • Each year Now Snowing hosts a variety of free Family-friendly concerts on Saturday nights
  • On December 4th, guests visiting Now Snowing will witness an unforgettable 5-minute long fireworks display over the lake (8:30 PM).

In addition to the snowfall, guests can go “ice” skating, ride a horse draw cart or take a carriage ride through town, travel on board the Christmas Train, listen to carolers, dine at any of Celebration’s great restaurants, of meet Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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Fun Facts:

  • Despite its nickname of “snoap”, Celebration snow is not a soap at all. In fact, it is the same special effects snow you see in movies and is non-toxic, biodegradable and yes, with enough of it, you could even make a snow angel!
  • The snow on the ground takes 3 employees and almost 3 hours each night to prepare.
  • Each December, Now Snowing uses over 660 gallons of liquid snow to create the special effects snow that comes from the machines above.

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Celebration, of course, was the town Mickey built. It’s no longer owned by Disney, but is still very close to the resort and home to many employees and Disney fans.

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