Category Archives: Events

The best local events around Orlando including many annual and holiday events.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater 2018 and 2019 Season Schedule and Preview

Celebrating their 30th year, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater officially kicks off their 2018 and 2019 season with their annual Season Opening Gala on Sunday, September 16th, 2018 at 5 pm at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. … Continue reading

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2018 Global Peace Film Festival September 17th-23rd in Orlando

The 2018 Global Peace Film Festival will take place around several venues in Orlando, Winter Park, and Maitland on September 17th through September 23rd, 2018 to utilize film and media to help promote world peace. Global Peace Film Festival The Global Peace … Continue reading

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2018 SeaWorld Praise Wave Concerts featuring Michael W. Smith and Newsboys in September in Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando will be featuring two of the biggest names in Christian Music with their Praise Wave concerts of Michael W. Smith on September 15th, 2018 and Newsboys on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018. SeaWorld Praise Wave Concerts SeaWorld Praise Wave … Continue reading

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2018 Mall at Millenia Fashion Week September 17th – 23rd

Orlando has two big Fashion Weeks, both that occur in the Fall season, with the first being held at the Mall at Millenia and the second being held in Winter Park with the Mall at Millenia’s Fashion Week taking place each … Continue reading

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2018 Taste! Central Florida at Orlando World Center Marriott on September 8th

Joining forces to support hunger relief and housing needs, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, host one of Central Florida’s largest annual fundraisers, Taste! Central Florida. Event Details Taste! Central Florida is held at Orlando … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Events in Orlando 2018 Featuring the NKF Surf Festival in Cocoa Beach

Labor Day Weekend in Orlando consists of three big events to enjoy that includes a surfing competition, Disney on Ice, and family reunions. Also, September is Magical Dining Month in Orlando. NKF Pro Am Surf Festival About a 45 minute drive … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Intellectual Speaker Series at Rollins College featuring Maggie Doyne, Martha C. Nussbaum, Sean Baker, and Others

Since 2008, the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College has brought in well-known and intellectual speakers to the campus to engage students, alumni, and the community through public lectures, readings, symposiums, seminars, master classes, interviews, and special-interest sessions that are … Continue reading

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Enzian Winter Park Popcorn Flicks Makes for a Great Date Night in Central Park

On the second Thursday of every month, the Enzian and Winter Park showcase an outdoor movie at  Popcorn Flicks in the Park  where couples and families can lounge outdoors and share some quality time together. Popcorn Flicks in the Park The movies … Continue reading

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Theatre UCF 2018/2019 Season featuring Of Mice and Men, Titanic the Musical, 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 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 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 Downtown Orlando 4th of July Fireworks at the Fountain

A 2009 lightning strike left the iconic Lake Eola Fountain debilitated, but it was returned to its former glory and better during the 2011 Fireworks at the Fountain celebration as the City of Orlando debuted the renovated fountain for the … 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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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 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 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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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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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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