Author Archives: Scott Baker

2017 Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Orlando at the Amway Center on January 12th-16th

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The circus is coming to Orlando at the Amway Center on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 and staying until Monday, January 16th, 2017. The Greatest Show on Earth brings wonder and fun with amazing animal acts that will astound the family. Ringling … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Arrival at the Mall at Millenia for Christmas on November 4th, 2016

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Santa Claus will be arriving at the Mall at Millenia in grand style to kick of the Christmas season on Friday, November 4th, 2016 starting at 6:00 PM. The holiday event features a family friendly dj dance party, with food and drinks available for … Continue reading

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2016 Orlando Greek Fest celebrates Greek Culture, Food, and Music on November 4th, 5th, and 6th in Maitland

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Growing up on the west coast of Florida throughout most of my childhood before I moved to Orlando to attend UCF in 1994, the neighborhood that I lived in was zoned for Tarpon Springs High School in which I spent … Continue reading

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2016 Fall Fiesta in the Park Arts and Crafts Festival at Lake Eola on November 5th and 6th in Downtown Orlando

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The Fall Fiesta in the Park will bring over 400 arts and crafts vendors to Downtown Orlando on Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 6th, 2016 from 10 AM-5 PM at Lake Eola. New for 2016, the festival has a 10am … Continue reading

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Best Orlando 4th of July Fireworks Shows and Events Guide 2016

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The Orlando area has at least 17 Independence Day 4th of July Fireworks Shows taking place in 2016 between the cities that make up Metro-Orlando and the fireworks shows happening at the theme parks. This is our guide to Orlando’s Best 4th … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park 4th of July Celebration in Central Park featuring the Bach Festival Brass Band and Choir and Carriage Rides

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For spending the day together during the 4th of July in Orlando, there is no better place to be than in Winter Park. From horse-drawn wagon rides and classical string arrangements and choirs to free Tiffany Glass showings at the … Continue reading

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2016 Sanford 4th of July Fireworks Celebrates America with Star Spangled Sanford

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Outside of the theme parks, the two biggest firework shows in Orlando are in Downtown Orlando and the historic city of Sanford, Florida. On July 4, 2016, the city of Sanford will light the sky up with fireworks from just … Continue reading

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2016 4th of July at Walt Disney World Featuring Epcot, Magic Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios

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Orlando is a Top 10 destination for the 4th of July in the United States and a majority of the visitors vacationing in the area will be at Disney World to celebrate the 4th of July. The Magic Kingdom will be … Continue reading

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Independence Day Fireworks and Events in Orlando on July 3rd, 2016

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Who says that you have to celebrate America’s Independence Day on July 4th in Orlando when there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate Independence Day the day before on July 3rd? Maybe one day of celebration is not enough and … Continue reading

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2016 Red Hot and Boom xl 106.7 4th of July Orlando Firework Show in Altamonte Springs on July 3rd

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Red Hot and Boom is Orlando’s Best Firework Show outside of the theme parks that is held in the city of Altamonte Springs each year on July 3rd, the day just before the 4th of July. The 2016 Red Hot … Continue reading

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Free 4th of July Fireworks Shows in Orlando Outside of the Theme Parks Featuring Celebration, Kissimmee, St Cloud, and Haines City in 2016

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If you are staying in the Disney World or International Drive area of Orlando on the 4th of July but are looking for a free fireworks show to attend outside of the theme parks, your best options are going to … Continue reading

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2016 Spring Fiesta in the Park Art Festival at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando on April 2nd and 3rd

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Downtown Orlando’s premier bi-annual arts and crafts festival will take place along the streets surrounding Orlando’s Lake Eola Park on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 from 10 AM-5 PM and on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 from 10 PM-5 PM. Spring Fiesta … Continue reading

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2016 Easter Services in Downtown Orlando at the Dr Phillips Center on March 27th

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First Presbyterian Church of Orlando will be celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, with 2 Easter Services on Sunday, March 27th, 2016 in the Walt Disney Theater at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing … Continue reading

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2016 Taste of Winter Park on April 20th features the Best of Winter Park Restaurants

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Some of the best restaurants in the Orlando area will be showcasing their best dishes during the 31st Annual Taste of Winter Park on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 from 5 PM – 8 PM. Taste of Winter Park 2016 The … Continue reading

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2016 St Patrick’s Day in Winter Garden at Hagan O’Reillys Irish Pub & Restaurant with Live Music, Dancing, and Free Babysitting in Orlando

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A great place to hear bagpipes on Saint Patrick’s Day, Hagan O’Reillys Irish Pub & Restaurant in Winter Garden, will be celebrating the Saint Patrick’s Day holiday on Thursday, March 17th, 2016. St Patrick’s Day in Winter Garden Beginning in the late … Continue reading

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2016 Magic 107.7 Easter Egg Hunt in Longwood on Saturday, March 26th features over 20,000 eggs

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The Magic 107.7 Easter Egg Hunt features over 20,000 Easter eggs for children of all ages to hunt during staggered times along with other games and activities. The event takes place on Saturday, March 26th, 2016 beginning at 9:30 AM … Continue reading

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2016 St Patrick’s Day Events at Raglan Road in Downtown Disney at Disney World and Pat O’Briens at Universal Studios Citywalk in Orlando

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Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant at Downtown Disney in Disney World is the missing Ireland pavilion that Epcot never had, with live Irish music and dancing placed in the old Pleasure Island area of Downtown Disney. On St Patrick’s … Continue reading

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2016 Taste of College Park Food and Wine Festival on April 21st

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The Taste of College Park Food and Wine Festival will be held on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 from 6PM – 9PM and will feature some of the best restaurants in the city of Orlando including James Beard Award nominee Kevin … Continue reading

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