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Check Out Things to Do This Weekend in Lake County, Florida!

Welcome to today's post about things to do this weekend in Lake County, Florida. Let's take a look at the options:

Weekend things to do in Lake County Florida December 6 December 7 December 8 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019:

  • Tonight is the Christmas Walk in Downtown Mount Dora from 5:00 - 9:00 pm. Several of the roads will close for this family friendly free event with a holiday street party, live music, Santa, and shopping. There's even snow sledding in Donnelly Park!

  • Eustis First Friday is tonight from 5:00 - 9:30 pm, a family friendly street party with food, vendors, and live music.

  • Light Up Clermont from 5:30 - 9:00 pm. There will be the tree lighting, live music, Santa photos, food trucks, and a kids zone.

  • Light Up Astatula from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Astatula's tree will be lit along with free food, a gift basket drawing, a Christmas story, carols, Santa photos, and a cake walk.

  • Come out to the Night of Lights for Tykes at the Mount Dora Boating Center from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and bring a new, unwrapped toy to benefit a child in need. You'll get to enjoy the largest private display of Christmas lights and decorations in Central Florida. You can enjoy this by car, foot, or boat - over two acres of lights and displays. All it takes to get in is an unwrapped toy that will go to the Toys for Tots program.

Christmas parades in Lake County Florida this weekend

Saturday, December 7, 2019:

  • Clermont Hometown Holiday Parade from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Enjoy a holiday parade, entertainment, lessons, carols, crafts, and food.

  • Lady Lake Christmas Parade from 10:00 - 11:00 am. The parade theme this year is "Christmas Rocks."

  • Mount Dora Christmas Parade from 10:00 - 11:00 am presented by the Lions Club. There will be bands, local organizations, law enforcement, firefighters, council members, and Santa & Mrs. Claus.

  • Tavares is having it's Christmas Day Parade beginning at 5:00 pm. Afterwards until 9:00 pm, there will be live entertainment and festivities in Wooten Park.

  • Light Up Montverde from 6:00 - 8:30 pm. There will be the tree lighting, a bonfire, free snacks, carols, Santa photos, and the movie "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."

  • Leesburg is having it's Annual Main Street Christmas Parade from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. You'll enjoy marching bands, floats, golf carts, and more.

Christmas boat parade in Leesburg Lake County Florida

Sunday, December 8, 2019:

  • Tonight is Light Up Venetian Gardens in Leesburg beginning at 5:00 pm. There will be a holiday season display that you can walk through, food trucks, hay rides, and bounce houses. Entertainment begins at 5:30 pm and the light up ceremony begins at 6:00 pm. The lighted boat parade begins at 6:15 pm.

Now through Sunday, January 5, 2020:

  • Here's something you don't expect in Florida - it's Eustis on Ice! General admission is $10 per person and includes unlimited skating for the day and skate rental. They have a Sip n' Skate Pass option for $90 that includes 10 skate passes with skate rentals plus 10 drinks. You can use any number of your skate passes each day (meaning you can use them for a large group in one day or spread them out). Hours are usually 3-9 pm on Monday-Thursday, 3-10 pm on Friday, 10 am - 10 pm on Saturday, and 1-7 pm on Sunday. Guests will enjoy skating on real ice! Coin operated small lockers are available for $0.50 while skating.

Fun things to do in Lake County Florida

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Our blog is updated each Monday through Friday at Posts on Mondays and Wednesdays give ideas for things to do in Lake County Florida. Posts on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays are items of interest for renters and landlords alike.

I hope you found something your family will enjoy in this post! If you know of a holiday event that I missed, please let me know so I can add it. If you think others may like this post, I'd really appreciate you sharing it with them.

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