Mount Dora Taste of our Town Guided Food Tour
Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday
2pm - 4:30pm Departing from the Chamber of Commerce
A guided food & wine tour of Mount Dora's fabulous restaurants, bistros, wine bars and more and all with a 'dash of history.' Reserve your spot on a tour NOW!
Santa Switchboard Now Accepting Call Requests
Now through December 6th, 2013
Actual calls will be made; Tuesday, December 10, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM & Wednesday, December 11, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Mount Dora Parks and Recreation department has joined in with the elves and reindeers to make special arrangements for Santa to telephone your children. Santa will be calling children, eight years of age and younger. For information contact Parks & Rec. at 352-735-7183.
Mount Dora Fire Department Participates In Toys For Tots Drive
Now through December 12th, 2013
The Mount Dora Fire Department is again this year a Toys for Tots drop off facility. New and unwrapped toys can be donated now through December 12. Donation boxes have been placed at both the fire department and police department lobbies. For more information, please contact the Mount Dora Fire Department at (352) 735-7122.
The Cannonball Christmas Express Steam Train
November 22nd through December 23rd, 2013
Departs the Tavares Train Station Every Friday & Saturday for 3 Trips Per Day
Santa will board the train at the North Pole to visit with kids of all ages and present each child with a gift. Add Santa's elves and you have a special evening filled with fun and inspiration for life long memories of all ages. This 50 minute trip is great family entertainment!
Premier Boat Tours Christmas Boat Tour
Saturday, December 1st - December 31st at sunset every day.
Departs the docks @ Lakeside Inn, Mount Dora
Hot apple cider and cookies while you enjoy natural beauty and seasonal displays along the lakefront. Reservations Required!
Lighting of the Christmas Tree at W.T. Bland Library
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Join us for our annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the library. There will be a performance by the Mount Dora School of Ballet, a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus, Holiday goodies as well as an Ornament Making Workshop.
Golden Triangle Christmas Concert
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 @7pm
Join Mount Dora, Eustis & Tavares Middle School and High School Bands in the Mount Dora Community Building for Christmas Spirit and a fundraiser for the Mount Dora Parks & Recreations Dept. Scholarship Program and the Mount Dora High School Swim Team. Hosted by Mayor Cathy Hoechst. Suggested $3 donation at the door.
A Swingin' Christmas Big Band Concert
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 @6pm
FREE admission to a Christmas concert featuring the popular 15 piece Mount Dora Jazz Orchestra at St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Mount Dora Christmas Walk
December 6th, 2013 - 6pm to 9pm
FREE admission to a family friendly street party in Downtown Mount Dora.
Join the Men of Mount Dora Masonic Lodge at the Donnelly House for the Annual Christmas Walk
December 6th from 6-9pm
Historic Donnelly House across from the park
Tour the historic Donnelly House, hot chocolate & pictures with Santa.
Our food prices are: Homemade Chili $3, Hamburgers $3, Hot Dogs $2 and Drinks $1 Call (352)-483-1233 for more information.
Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert - Christmas Bells
Friday, December 6th, 2013
Sleigh Rides & Skaters bedazzle the wintry countryside - as Music rises from the Hearth! Sacred Carols herold the Celebration of the Birthday of a King! With the participation of the Mount Dora School of Ballet Friday, December 6th for One Show Only. St Patricks Catholic Church, 6803 Old Highway 441 S
Call 352-589-1500 for more info.
54th Annual Mount Dora Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 10:00am in Streets of Downtown Mount Dora
A decades old Mount Dora tradition!
Lighted Boat Parade
Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Lakefront Mount Dora
An annual Mount Dora tradition
Modernism Museum Presents: 'A Concert in the Key of Christmas'
Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 7:30pm
Modernism Musuem Mount Dora
Modernism Museum Mount Dora is decking the halls with a fun-filled night for our members and patrons featuring internationally performing, radio-charting Florida jazz duo Per Danielsson and Tamara Danielsson.
Christmas Tour of Homes
Saturday and Sunday, December 7th and 8th, 2013.
This is a self driving tour to see six homes beautifully decorated for the holidays. Tickets are $15 and All proceeds go to fund scholarships for students persuing careers in the Arts.. For more information please contact Carol at 352-357-3761
'Where are You Christmas' - by Just Us Orlando Productions
Sunday, December 8th @3pm
Join us in the Mount Dora Community Building for a fabulous celebration of Christmas. Tickets available NOW for only $20 incl. tax + fee. For more information please contact Chris Carson at 352-735-7183
2nd Friday Movie in the Park: 'Arthur Christmas'
Friday, December 13th at Dusk
Come join us the 2nd Friday of each month for our FREE Movie In the Park in Donnelly Park. Movies begin at dusk. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show! Concessions are sold to support youth scholarships.
Christmas in the Park with Snow
Saturday, December 14th, 2013 - 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Snow, Sledding, Santa, Food, Games & Fun!
Donnelly Park at 5th Avenue and Donnelly St.
Click to see Christmas in the Park with Snow
In His Name We Dance! - Performed by the Centre For Dance & Performing Arts
Sunday, December 15th, 2013 @3pm in the Mount Dora Community Building Theater
Celebrate the 20-year anniversary of this telling of the Christmas story through dance.
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Authors in the Park 2nd Annual Christmas Spectacular
Saturday, December 21st, 2013 @5pm in the Donnelly Building at Donnelly Park
12 local authors showcasing their talent in an open-house atmosphere. FREE gift wrapping for any books purchased. Raffle prized from local businesses. FREE admission!
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Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Buffet at the Lakeside Inn
Bring the family and enjoy a traditional meal at the Lakeside Inn.