All Holiday Events

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Holiday Calendar of Events 2019_version 2


Holiday Meals Bootcamp 101 with Chef Ze Carter

Saturday, November 16, 2019

11 a.m.

At the W.T. Bland Public Library - free event

Light Up Mount Dora 

Saturday, November 30, 2019

4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Pre-show starts at 4:30 p.m. with the switch to all the lights being turned on at 6:30 p.m. Live entertainment at Donnelly Park including singing, dancing, and ending with a countdown to turn on all the lights. There will even be a visit from Santa!  Make your way to Sunset Park on 4th for the big tree lighting after the City Lights are turned on.

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Lake County Ladies Chorus Songs of Christmas Concert

Saturday, November 30, 2019

11 a.m.

At the W.T. Bland Public Library - free event

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Santa Tour with Mount Dora Public Safety

December 3-5, 2019

5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Mount Dora Police and Fire tour neighborhoods in the City using golf carts, police vehicles, the Bearcat, and a Firetruck, towing Santa in a Sleigh to meet kids and give out candy, stuffed animals, and dog treats.  The tour starts Downtown the first night with Santa stopping at Donnelly Park for a meet and greet.  It’s a tradition that grew from 1 day to 3! Click here for locations.

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Christmas Tree Lighting at W.T. Bland Public Library

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

4:30 p.m.

Join us for a tree-mendous time singing holiday favorites with the Triangle Elementary children's choir. Enjoy cookies and punch out in the Butterfly Garden, while being serenaded by the Mount Dora Dulcimer Society and our Ukulele Band. Kids can get creative at our ornament making workshop and make Christmas cards with the PAWS Therapy dogs. Watch Santa and Mrs. Claus light the Christmas tree. Meet Margaret and H.A. Rey's storybook character, Curious George.

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Mount Dora Christmas Walk 

Friday, December 6, 2019

5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information, visit the Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce website.

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Christmas Parade 

Saturday, December 7, 2019

10 a.m.

For more information, visit the Mount Dora Lions Club website.

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Mount Dora Lighted Boat Parade

Saturday, December 7, 2019 

7:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the Rusty Anchor Mount Dora website.

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The Nutcracker

December 7-8, 2019

For more information, visit the Mount Dora School of Ballet website.

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Christmas Tour of Homes

December 8-9, 2019

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, visit the Women's Committee of Fine Arts of Mount Dora website.

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Holiday Concert at the Mount Dora Community Building

Thursday, December 12, 2019

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information, visit the Lake Concert Band website.

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Snow in the Park 

Saturday, December 14, 2019

5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

In Donnelly Park, enjoy real snow that is brought in for the kids to enjoy. Enjoy all kinds of events, vendors, bounce houses, and sledding down the hill at the Park. This is a free, family-friendly, community-oriented event for our residents and visitors.

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Phantasmagoria's Christmas Carol

Thursday, December 19, 2019

7:30 p.m.

The Mount Dora Library Association presents Phantasmagoria's A Christmas Carol, benefiting your favorite library. The performance will take place at the Mount Dora Community Building and tickets are available online at www.MountDoraLibraryAssn.com. Learn more about Phantasmagoria here: https://www.phantasmagoriaorlando.com/wordpress/ Proceeds benefit the W.T. Bland Public Library

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MDPD Northeast Community Christmas Party

Saturday, December 21, 2019

10 a.m. to noon

Come Celebrate and have fun at the Mount Dora Police Department Annual Northeast Community Christmas Party at the Martin Luther King Center located on 803 Florida Ave. There will be an obstacle course game, bounce house, music, and food.  Come meet Santa Claus!
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New Year’s Eve Celebration

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

9 p.m.

Say hello to the new year with this free event!  Food, drinks, and live music at Sunset Park and 4th Avenue Docks featuring live entertainment, food, and fireworks at Midnight!