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Donnelly Park in Mount Dora

Christmas in Mount Dora provides the perfect backdrop for the holidays with must-see seasonal events, sites and shows.

When you visit, you must see Donnelly Park – with more than two million lights which adorn the park. For a truly dazzling display of holiday lights, head south to the Mount Dora Marina where you will be awe-struck at millions of christmas light displays. Discover Christmas in Mount Dora this holiday season.

Mount Dora, Florida is located in the heart of Central Florida just 32 miles northwest of Orlando. The City of Mount Dora truly is ‘Someplace Special,’ a charming, one-hundred plus year old historic village in the heart of Central Florida on the shores of beautiful Lake Dora in the Harris Chain of Lakes. Visit for one of their nationally known annual festivals, go fishing in the “Bass Capital of the World,” or simply relax and escape the hustle and bustle of every day life. Take the entire family and enjoy and old-fashioned, small town celebration.

Situated an easy drive from Orlando, the coasts and so many places tourists, travelers and locals like to go, Mount Dora offers the perfect peaceful retreat, a great small town atmosphere and close proximity to everything there is to do. The next time you’re considering where to stay vs. what to do, consider making Mount Dora your home base in Florida and mix peace with pleasure!