From Our Doubletre By Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld Family To Yours, Happy Thanksgiving!

Everyone at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld hopes you and your family have a very happy Thanksgiving!

HOLIDAY_THANKSGIVING_Dinner SettingThere is no shortage of events planned throughout Orlando as the holiday season gets underway. Whether you are visiting the theme parks, looking to relax or enjoy shopping at Point Orlando Premium Outlets, we hope your trip includes a stay with us. 

SeaWorld Orlando's Christmas Celebration® is already under way, so if you are planning your Thanksgiving weekend getaway, we're located next to the park and our guests can either walk to the park or take our shuttle service.

If holiday shopping is on your list of things to do, then you'll want to head to Orlando Premium Outlets or any of the area stores to get some great deals. The I-Ride Trolley and LYNX Bus systems have stops just outside of our hotel so you don't have to worry about driving.

Wherever you are celebrating Thanksgiving, we wish you a wonderful holiday filled with fun, friends and family!

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld!

Book Your Holiday Getaway to Orlando at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld!

These holiday special offers in Orlando include free breakfast and discounts to SeaWorld Orlando.

Orlando is a wonderful place to spend the holiday season. You can book a family-friendly vacation or plan a last minute holiday getaway in Orlando by taking advantage of these special packages from Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld. We have great deals that include tickets to SeaWorld and a $50 credit on amenities.

Hotel roomOur SeaWorld & Aquatica Package offers your family an unforgettable vacation. For each adult in your party, you'll receive a two-day pass to SeaWorld Orlando and SeaWorld's Aquatica waterpark. You'll never have to worry about transportation because we’ll provide shuttle service to and from the park.

If you and your family are planning to explore other theme parks in Orlando, you can book the Family Fun Package. With this exclusive deal, you'll receive a hearty and healthy breakfast buffet for four people each morning of your stay.

You and your partner can mark a special occasion in Orlando with our Celebration Package, which is perfect for New Year's Eve, a birthday or anniversary. Our friendly staff will greet you with a warm chocolate chip cookie. Then, you'll enjoy the evening in one of our luxurious rooms where you’ll spend a romantic evening with a complimentary bottle of wine. The next morning, you'll wake up to a delicious breakfast in bed.

The Leisure Escapes package is ideal if you're looking for some rest and relaxation during the holidays. Hang out by our pool, or explore our beautiful grounds and take advantage of a $50 credit for dining, shopping and cocktails.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld this holiday season.  Visit our website for more information, and book your holiday getaway to Orlando today.

Light Up UCF Dazzles Your Holiday Season

Orlando holiday shows shine brightly under the Florida stars this November and December!

If you're wondering how to get your family into the holiday spirit this year, the spectacular Light Up UCF is one great solution. This annual extravaganza takes everything traditional about the winter holidays and relocates the holiday cheer to Central Florida. Outdoor ice skating and twinkling light shows are just the start of this magical time with family and friends.

SEASONS_WINTER_ parents-going-ice-skating-with-sonWhether you're a professional or amateur skater, this holiday season is the perfect time to make ice-skating in Orlando a new tradition. If you're interested in spending time in a more relaxed environment, there are nightly light shows at CFE Arena where you can spend time admiring the amazing arrangement of lights overhead while your kids enjoy some time on the ice.

You can visit the Ferris wheel and other carnival rides, which is just one of the family friendly holiday events in Orlando this winter. Your kids can also step in line to chat with Santa Claus, sit on his lap, take a photo and tell him what's on their wish list this holiday season.  To top off the fun, there will be a film festival in the evenings.

You'll definitely want to catch the ending of these late night holiday classics, so book a room at our hotel today. The Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld offers a convenient location and top-notch amenities including three pools, multiple dining options and more to enjoy during your stay for the holidays. Visit our website to learn more about all of our rooms. We look forward to being part of your holiday memories.

Make Plans to Enjoy the Candlelight Processional at Epcot® This Holiday Season!

Special events at Epcot® don't get any better than during the holiday season! 

Orlando, Florida, is known for its amazing theme parks, among which is the distinct Epcot® World Showcase. Beginning November 27, the ENTERTAINMENT_MUSIC_Music-conductor-Man-directing-with-batonever popular Candlelight Processional will start the holiday season with their annual Candlelight Processional.  This well-attended event in Epcot® is a great way to enjoy the holiday season in Orlando. The Epcot® Candlelight Processional begins with a performance from a 50-piece orchestra dressed in their holiday best accompanied by a choir.

Celebrity narrators will visit throughout the month-long event to add to the holiday excitement. These narrators will retell a biblical story that gets everyone into the spirit of the holiday. Some of the celebrities are on-hand for several nights at a time and include Neil Patrick Harris, Amy Grant, Edward James Olmos and other amazing personalities.

During the winter season at Epcot®, Holidays Around The World transforms the park into a celebration filled with holiday traditions from around the world.  You don't want to miss the live music and entertainment planned throughout the celebration.  Holiday lights covering the trees will dazzle, happy carolers will be singing along to your favorite holiday hits.

Hotels in Orlando fill up fast during the holiday season.  Why not plan early and book your holiday getaway at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld.  We are located in the heart of the Orlando entertainment and amusement area, making it easy to enjoy all the area offers.  We look forward to welcoming you this holiday season.

Plan Your Holiday Event at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld

Holidays in Orlando are even better when you take advantage of our event spaces.

As 2015 winds down, the holidays are quickly approaching. Do you have meetings or events that still need to be scheduled?  Look no further! Start your planning now by reserving holiday event space in Orlando. When booking your holiday event at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld, you have a variety of flexible options for almost any affair. From formal to casual business and social gatherings, we're ready to help you plan your holiday event in Orlando.

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Our remaining Hot Dates - Hot Rates special offers are quickly being reserved, so now is the time to schedule your next event. We have a variety of dates still available in November and December.  Contact us today to secure your event space!  Hosting your event at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld, gives you the flexibility to book our indoor and outdoor spaces.  Our professional event and meeting planners will guide you every step of the way. Buffets, formal sit-down events and cocktail parties are all possibilities at our property.

To select the best dates for your event, visit our website. The Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld also offers some amazing rates when you book multiple rooms for your event. We'll double your reward dollars when you book during our hot rate sale too. Apply those dollars during your event for complimentary Wi-Fi, spa treatments and even VIP upgrades.

The Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is perfectly situated near all the major attractions Orlando has to offer.  Your guests will love our amenities and proximity to local attractions.  The 2015 holidays will be here before you know it.  We look forward to assisting you with all of your business and social gathering events. 

AKC/Eukenuba Championship in Orlando Shows Top Dogs

The AKC/Eukenuba Championship remains one of the most popular events at the Orange County Convention Center.

It's that time of year again when all of the best breeds in the world converge on Orlando, Florida, for the AKC/Eukenuba championship. As the top dog show in Orlando, you'll be treated to the sight of toy breeds as well as other favorites. Terriers and sporting groups will delight fans as they prance around the championship floor.

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Orange County Convention Center
December 12 - 13, 2015

Weekend Events
Dog Shows
Trials and Field events
Obedience Training

There is so much to see and do throughout the AKC/Eukenuba Championship weekend in Orlando.  You'll want to plan ahead for this highly attended event at the Orange County Convention Center.  Hotels book fast!

As a host hotel for the AKC/Eukenuba Championship in Orlando, the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is just a short distance from the Orange County Convention Center.  Rooms book fast for this highly attended event, so plan ahead.  When you book your stay through the dog show website you'll receive complimentary buffet breakfast for two, complimentary self-parking and the pet fee is waived.


Don't Miss the 2015 Orlando International Auto Show at the Covention Center!

The Central Florida International Auto Show in Orlando will be held over Thanksgiving weekend this year.

Over 350 of the newest cars, trucks and SUVs are ready to be showcased at the Orange County Convention Center as part of this year's Central Florida International Auto Show. The family-friendly event is coming to town November 26 - 29, 2015, and you can add it to your list of things to do to celebrate the holidays with family and friends.

EVENTS_CARSHOWIn addition to giving you a glimpse of what's to come by displaying pre-production models, this exciting event will keep you busy with its interactive exhibits. There will be mini electric vehicles for the kids to test-drive, a dream car photo contest, zoo animals from The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, and a Hometown Heroes display that will get you up close to emergency service professionals like firemen and their vehicles.

There are so many things happening during the Thanksgiving weekend car show in Orlando and you'll want to visit the Central Florida International Auto Show website for up to date information on events, test drives and more.

If you need overnight accommodations while attending the Central Florida International Car Show, the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is located just a a short distance to the Convention Center, and the I-Ride Trolley stops out front of our hotel if you need transportation. Thanksgiving weekend in Orlando is a busy time and rooms book fast. 

Experience the Excitement of the Florida Classic in Orlando

See the nation's largest HBCU sports & entertainment event in Orlando.

Fans of college football can catch the Florida Blue Florida Classic this November in Orlando. The eagerly awaited game will feature the reigning champions B-CU Wildcats taking on the hungry challengers, the FAMU Rattlers, in a game that will be a genuine O-town Showdown. The Wildcats are in a four-year winning streak, having won the game every year since 2011. The Rattlers are anxious to break this winning streak in a game between two fierce historic rivals, Florida A & M University and Bethune-Cookman University.

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Florida Classic
November 21, 2015

This is the kind of college football Orlando is famous for. These two teams will be meeting on the gridiron for the 36th time since 1979. The nation's most popular black college football game, a million and a half fans have been attending since 1978.

Events leading up to the big game include the Kickoff Luncheon and the Battle of the Bands.  For more details on all of the events surrounding the big game, visit the Florida Classic website

If you're going to be in town for the big game, you should reserve a room at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando SeaWorld. In addition to being close to the Orlando theme parks, our hotel is a short drive to Citrus Bowl Stadium where you can watch the big game. Make your after-party location one of our onsite restaurants like The Crazy Squirrel, Sonoma Lobby Bar or the Barefoot Bar where you can enjoy cocktails with friends and relive some of the most exciting moments of the game.

Experience Halloween Horror Nights® 25 in Florida

Universal Orlando® Halloween events bring terror to the famous park.

Hollywood's scariest films will be making an appearance at this year's Halloween Horror Nights event. Get tickets to become a part of the most heart-thumping moments in scary movie history.

Universal's Halloween Horror Nights® 25
September 18 – November 1
6:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.

HOLIDAYS_HALLOWEEN_zombie-outside-window-spiderwebs-filthWith spooky scenes and characters that transport you into your scariest nightmares, Halloween Horror Nights® is a frightening and memorable event. Buy tickets to walk through nine fearsome haunted houses based on Hollywood's scariest movies, or plan your evening around one of the event's gruesome shows. Steel your nerves to stroll through one of the celebration's scare zones, and don't forget to scream your head off on all of Universal's renowned roller coasters.

This year's haunted houses include scenes that range from The Walking Dead to the cursed summer camp that goes by the name Camp Crystal Lake. During the Halloween Horror Nights® event, the streets at Universal Studios fill with monsters, spooks and scary mutants. The event's scare zones include:  Psychoscareapy Unleashed,  Scary Tales Screampunk, Evil's Roots and All Nite Die-In Double Feature

From satire to gore, Universal's Halloween-themed shows are sure to shock and awe you. Take a break from the park chaos and settle in to watch "Bill & Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure" or "The Carnage Returns."

Once you've experienced the shows of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights®, head to the rides. Buckle up for safety to enjoy rides like:  Transformers: The Ride 3-D, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, Revenge of the Mummy, Men in Black Alien Attack, The Simpsons Ride and more!

Consider making overnight accommodations for HHN25 at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at Seaworld. Our hotel offers a convenient locale to the best attractions and a comfortable place to stay. Located just 5 miles from Universal Orlando®, our hotel is the perfect place to relax after a night of terrors at the theme park.

The Orlando Science Center Celebrates 60 Years!

Experience the wonder of a premier science museum in Orlando

If you're in search of great ideas for things to do with family in Orlando, then take the kids to the Orlando Science Center. This well-established venue is home to an observatory, and the staff hosts many interesting child-friendly exhibits and events annually.

Robot scienceKids Town is one of the most popular ongoing exhibits at the science center, and it offers your children the opportunity to kick-start their imaginations with simulation technology. They'll have the chance to learn about science in a hands-on, interactive way.

Several of the upcoming events on the calendar are sure to catch your eye as visitors and local Floridians alike can all make good use of these Orlando museum events. The Orlando Maker Faire is a celebration of hands-on crafts and do-it-yourself projects. Otronicon is an educational, geek-friendly technology expo held in Orlando. The adult swim is an opportunity for a fun night out with fellow science enthusiasts. Pirate week offers kids the chance to learn about pirates, and they can even meet one in person. They're also able to hear pirate stories, and they can learn how to make their own eye patches as part of one of the sessions. The Neanderthal ball is a cocktail party for adults, which includes a cosmic golf challenge that golfers will surely want to check out.

Science enthusiasts are always welcome at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld. If you're in need of accommodations in the Orlando area, we hope you'll consider booking your stay with us. Visit us online to check out all that we have to offer and book your stay.