These American theme parks pull out all the stops as they deck their halls – and attractions – for the holidays. Winter visitors enjoy parades, seasonal live entertainment, visits with Santa, and plenty of holiday cheer.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Theme Park Holiday Event are as follows:
- An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City - Branson, Mo.
- WinterFest at Kings Island - Mason, Ohio
- Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood - Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
- SeaWorld Orlando's Christmas Celebration - Orlando
- Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg - Williamsburg, Va.
- Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay - Tampa
- Holiday Lights at Kennywood - West Mifflin, Penn.
- Hersheypark Christmas Candylane - Hershey, Penn.
- Christmastime at Santa's Village - Jefferson, N.H.
- Dutch Winter Wonderland at Dutch Wonderland - Lancaster, Penn.
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
Congratulations to all these winning theme park events!