Revisiting the Super Bowl Budweiser Hometown Hero’s Parade in Winter Park

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On January 8th, 2014, the city of Winter Park, along with Budweiser, held a special surprise ticker tape parade to welcome home Winter Park resident Lt. Chuck Nadd for a hero’s welcome from his most recent tour of duty in the … Continue reading

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2015 Bach Festival in Winter Park in February and March

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Now in it’s 80th year, the 2015 Annual Bach Festival in Winter Park will feature world class musical artists and scholars to celebrate the life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Many of the concert performances will take place at the beautiful … Continue reading

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2015 UCF Symphony Under the Stars on April 16th Featuring the UCF Orchestra

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One of UCF’s best kept secrets is also one of the city of Orlando’s best kept secrets. The UCF Orchestra presents Symphony Under the Stars at the heart of the UCF campus at the Reflection Pond on Thursday, April 16th, … Continue reading

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2015 Taste of Windermere on March 7th featuring Restaurants from Dr Phillips and Restaurant Row

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The annual Taste of Windermere showcases the best restaurants of the cities of Windermere and Dr Phillips from Restaurant Row in West Orlando as well as participating restaurants from International Drive and will take place on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Spring Break at Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, and Citywalk

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Not traditionally thought of as a spring break spot, Orlando has been making major inroads as a major spring break destination over the last few years with new attractions like the Wizard World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of … Continue reading

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2015 Easter Bunny Arrives at Mall at Millenia for Bunny Brunch on March 14th

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Spring officially arrives at the Mall at Millenia on Saturday, March 14th, 2015 with the first spotting of the Easter Bunny.  From 9:00 am until 11:00 am in the Orangerie Cafés (located on the second floor of the mall between Panera and … Continue reading

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Tom Joyner Family Reunion 2015

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For the last several years, radio host Tom Joyner has had a family convention and expo called the Tom Joyner Family Reunion that is full of entertainment for his radio listeners and fans during Labor Day weekend in Orlando. The … Continue reading

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2014 and 2015 Broadway Shows in Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

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Broadway Shows in Orlando 2014 was a banner year for the city of Orlando with grand opening of the new state-of-the-art Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. For it’s original season, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts started off … Continue reading

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Where is the best place to watch the Super Bowl in Orlando including around Disney World in 2015?

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Wall Street Plaza in Downtown Orlando will be having their annual Super Bowl Block Party for the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 1st, 2015 and is the best place in Orlando to watch the Super Bowl. Admission is free and … Continue reading

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2015 Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee brings Rides and Entertainment February 13th through 22nd

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The Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee will take place Friday, February 13th through Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at Osceola Heritage Park. Osceola County Fair The Osceola County Fair is the county’s largest annual event with over 99,000 people attending the fair each … Continue reading

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2015 Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr in the month of January in Orlando with Parades and Festivals

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Martin Luther King, Jr had a dream of an integrated and unified America in 1963 where over 200,000 civil rights supporters watched and listened to King’s 17-minute public speech in Washington D.C. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. At … Continue reading

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2015 Zora Festival in the Historic Town of Eatonville January 24th – February 1st

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The annual Zora Festival returns to the historic town of Eatonville in 2015 beginning on Saturday, January 24th, 2015 and continuing through Sunday, February 1st, 2015 with the main festival days beginning on Friday, January 30th, 2015 that continues through … Continue reading

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2015 Spending Spring Break in Orlando at Cocoa Beach

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Orbitz.com listed Orlando as the #1 destination in 2012 for Spring Break. Whereas a lot of visitors will be visiting Orlando this year to visit Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios to drink butter beer and to experience the original … Continue reading

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2015 Celebration Marathon and Half Marathon on January 25th

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The town of Celebration, Florida will be having their 2nd annual marathon and half marathon on Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 7 am that is now sold out. Prior to this new annual event, the Walt Disney World Marathon was … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center January 23rd-25th

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The Orlando Home & Garden Show takes place at the Orange County Convention Center twice a year, once in January and again in September. The Winter Show will take place on Friday, January 23rd through Sunday, January 25th, 2015. Orlando Home … Continue reading

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2015 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Featuring Top PGA Golfers on March 16th-22nd

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The best golfers in the world come to Bay Hill in Orlando each March to participate in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, formerly known as the Bay Hill Invitational. The 2015 Arnold Palmer Invitational will take place Monday, March 16th, 2015 through … Continue reading

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2015 Central Florida Fair Celebrates 103 Years in March with Rides and Entertainment in Orlando

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The Central Florida Fair will celebrate 101 years starting on Thursday, February 26th through Monday, March 9th, 2015. The fair will feature many rides, creative arts, horticulture, livestock, and entertainment. Central Florida Fair The Central Florida Fairgrounds is spread out over … Continue reading

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2015 Universal Studios Mardi Gras Brings the Big Easy of New Orleans to the city of Orlando

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In New Orleans, the celebration of Mardi Gras is defined by the final three days prior to Ash Wednesday, when the  lenten season begins leading up to Easter, but at Universal Studios Orlando, Mardi Gras is extended out beginning on … Continue reading

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