Author Archives: Scott Baker

Theatre UCF 2017/2018 Season featuring Seminar, Of Thee I Sing, An Octoroon and more

When it comes to attending and experiencing theater shows in Orlando, visitors to the area will most likely think of Disney World and it’s large-scale production stage shows like Finding Nemo at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Beauty and the Beast … Continue reading

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2018 Celebration of Running 5k at the Orlando Cultural Park on August 18th

Track Shack’s 2018 Running Series kicks off on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 with the Celebration of Running 5k at Orlando Cultural Park that is adjacent to the Orlando Science Center. Celebration of Running 5k The Celebration of Running is sponsored by Florida … Continue reading

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2018 UCF Football Home Schedule Featuring Pitt, Navy, Cincinnati, FAU, and more

After an undefeated season, bringing home the Peach Bowl title, and a National Championship, the UCF Knights Football team kicks-off its 2018 season at home on September 8th, 2018 against the South Carolina Bulldogs after opening their season with an … Continue reading

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2018 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom Features Trick or Treating, a Parade, and Fireworks

The best way to celebrate Halloween in Orlando with your family is by trick-or-treating and attending Mickey’s Not-so-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom. On the opposite end of the spectrum of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, Mickey’s Halloween … Continue reading

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2018 Orlando Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center August 10th – August 12th

The Orlando Home & Garden Show takes place at the Orange County Convention Center twice a year, once in March and again in August. The Fall Show will take place on Friday, August 10th through Sunday, August 12th, 2018. Orlando Home & Garden Show … Continue reading

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Tom Joyner Family Reunion 2018

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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2018 Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at Amway Center in Orlando on August 18th

The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series will be coming to the Amway Center in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 for two shows – 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Monster Jam Monster Jam’s newest show, Triple Threat Series, brings … Continue reading

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Best Orlando 4th of July Fireworks Shows and Events Guide 2018

The Orlando area has at least 17 Independence Day 4th of July Fireworks Shows taking place in 2018 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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2018 Winter Park 4th of July Celebration in Central Park featuring the Bach Festival Brass Band and Choir and Carriage Rides

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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2018 Sanford 4th of July Fireworks Celebrates America with Star Spangled Sanford

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, 2018, the city of Sanford will light the sky up with fireworks from just … Continue reading

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2018 4th of July at Walt Disney World Featuring Epcot and the Magic Kingdom

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, 2018

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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2018 Red Hot and Boom xl 106.7 4th of July Orlando Firework Show in Altamonte Springs on July 3rd

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 2018 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 2018

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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2018 CFAMily Days at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College in Winter Park in July and August

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum on the Campus of Rollins College in Winter Park will be hosting their free family event called CFAMily Day at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College on several Saturdays in the summer with a different … Continue reading

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2018 Kentucky Derby Parties in Orlando featuring Winter Park and Downtown Orlando

If you are looking for a couple of great places to celebrate and watch the Kentucky Derby in Orlando for a good cause on May 5th, 2018, there are a couple of great options in Downtown Orlando and Winter Park to … Continue reading

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2018 Easter Services in Downtown Orlando at the Dr Phillips Center on April 1st

First Presbyterian Church of Orlando will be celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, with 2 Easter Services on Sunday, April 1st, 2018 in the Walt Disney Theater at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts … Continue reading

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2018 Marvel Universe LIVE! at the Amway Center on January 12th-15th

In 2012, the first Avengers movie became one of the all-time blockbuster movies of all time reaching the third spot on the all-time USA box office charts. Included in this same chart of the top 50 grossing movies of all … Continue reading

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Best Restaurant Choices for Orlando Magical Dining Month in September 2017

September is Orlando’s Magical Dining Month where the best restaurants around the city are showcased with a featured three-course, prix fixe dinner menu for just $35 that includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Orlando Magical Dining Month Taking a look at … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

Fiesta in the Park

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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