mrs-clausHeading to Orlando for the holidays? Rosen Plaza, Rosen Centre and Rosen Shingle Creek Hotels have free holiday entertainment. And you don’t have to be a hotel guest to enjoy it. Locals and people staying in other hotels are welcome to come enjoy.

The Rosen Plaza has free holiday performances and Santa visits on Fridays, November 30 and December 7, 14 and 21, from 6-10 p.m. Sing along with holiday carolers from 6-7 p.m and listen to holiday jazz from 7-10 p.m.

ballet - Courtesy the Rosen Shingle CreekLocal classical harpists and violinists perform Classical Holiday Entertainment Saturdays December 1, 8, 15 and 22, from 6-7 p.m.

And on Saturday, December 15, 2:30-4 p.m., take a photo with Santa, sing Christmas carols and enjoy holiday cookies and punch at Santa’s Cookie Stop

The Rosen Centre has carolers and a visit from Santa on Saturdays, December 1, 8 and 15, 5:30-11 p.m. You can also watch a free holiday movie or listen to live jazz in the Lobby Lounge.

The Rosen Shingle Creek offers selections from The Nutcracker Ballet, performed by the Elizabeth Parsons School of Dance and Windermere Ballet Community Theatre. There will also be caroling, holiday karaoke, and a visit from Santa. Fridays, November 30 and December 7, 14 and 21, 6-9:30 p.m.

There is also holiday dance, with of ballet, tap and contemporary dances, on Saturdays December 1, 8 and 15 and 22, 6-9:30 p.m. A visit from Santa, caroling and holiday karaoke follows the free performances.

And if you are missing snow, take the Shingle Creek Winter Wonderland Stroll Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22, 6:30-9:30 p.m. “Snow” falls at 30, 8:00, and 8:30 p.m.; the tree lighting is at 7 p.m. You can also take pictures with Santa and his elves.