Category Archives: Events

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

2016 Bach Festival in Winter Park in February

Now in it’s 81st year, the 2016 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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2016 Zora Festival in the Historic Town of Eatonville January 23rd – 31st

The annual Zora Festival returns to the historic town of Eatonville in 2016 beginning on Saturday, January 23rd and continuing through Sunday, January 31st with the main festival days beginning on Friday, January 29th that continues through Sunday. Zora Festival The Zora … Continue reading

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2016 Second Harvest Food Bank Chef’s Night in January featuring the Four Seasons Resort

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida will be hosting their first Chef’s Night‘s of 2016 with two nights in January. Chef Paula Kendrick of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will host Chef’s Night on Friday, January 8th, 2016 … Continue reading

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2016 Monster Jam Monster Trucks at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on January 23rd

The Monster Jam Monster Trucks Motorsport Event will be coming to the Citrus Bowl in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at 7 PM. Monster Jam The Monster Jam is an event where big trucks with even larger wheels compete … Continue reading

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2016 Otronicon Video Game and Simulation Conference at the Orlando Science Center on January 15th-18th

Otronicon is Orlando’s biggest interactive technology and video gaming conference and event that takes place each January at the Orlando Science Center. With Orlando having one of the largest simulation industries in the world and being home to one of … Continue reading

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2016 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl featuring the Florida Gators versus the Michigan Wolverines on January 1st

Some of the best teams from the SEC and the Big Ten outside of the College Football Playoff six bowl games meet each year at the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando. 2016 Matchup The match up for 2016 bowl game to be … Continue reading

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2015 New Years Eve Events in Downtown Orlando to ring in 2016 plus Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando

After the Halloween Parties in October, New Years Eve is the best time to check out Downtown Orlando. The city already comes alive each weekend as it is, but throw together the event of New Years Eve, and college students … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Events in Downtown Orlando and Lake Eola in 2015 including New Years

With the great weather and holiday season beginning in November and continuing through the months of December and January, the city of Orlando comes alive with great Christmas and holiday events in Downtown Orlando and Lake Eola each year. This is Orlando Local … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Magic Home Games Around Christmas and New Years featuring Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat

One of the best ways to celebrate the Christmas and the New Years holiday is to see the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center. On the day after Christmas, Friday, December 26th, 2015, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat will be playing in Orlando … Continue reading

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Russell Athletic Bowl 2015 featuring North Carolina and Baylor at the Citrus Bowl on December 29th

Baylor will face off against North Carolina in the Russell Athletic Bowl at the Citrus Bowl on December 29th, 2015 at 5:30 pm. Russell Athletic Bowl 2015 The Russell Athletic Bowl is the second of Orlando’s three bowl games that traditionally features a team from the … Continue reading

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Orlando Ballet Presents The Nutcracker 2015 at the Dr. Phillips Center during the Christmas Season in December

The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet from Russia, adapted from E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” that is celebrated across the United States during the Christmas season. The story takes place on Christmas Eve and includes interactions … Continue reading

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The Singing Christmas Trees 2015 at First Baptist Church of Orlando is the Best Christmas Event in Orlando

There are many wonderful events that you can attend in Orlando to celebrate Christmas, from the candlelight processional at Disney’s Epcot and the Osborne Display at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to the Winter Park Christmas Parade and Light Up UCF. However, … Continue reading

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2015 Christmas Concert in Downtown Orlando

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra roars into town with it’s over-the-top Christmas production at the Amway Center on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 for two shows at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Trans-Siberian Orchestra The Trans-Siberian Orchestra got their start in 1993 and have sold over 9 million concert tickets and … Continue reading

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2015 Handel’s Messiah Free Christmas Concert at the Bob Carr on November 29th

The Messiah Choral Society will be presenting their free annual performance of Handel’s Messiah at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 3 pm. Doors open at 2:15 pm and admission is free. Considered the … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Concert 2015 in Downtown Orlando

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will hold their annual Christmas concert at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 2 PM and 8 PM. Home for the Holidays Home for the Holidays celebrates the Christmas season with traditonal … Continue reading

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2015 Osceola Art Festival in Kissimmee on November 14th and 15th

The Osceola Fall Art Festival will be held Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, February 15th in Downtown Kissimmee from 10 AM until 5 PM that features the mediums of painting, wood and metal sculpture, mixed media, jewelry, fiber, clay and ceramics, graphics and … Continue reading

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2015 and 2016 Broadway Shows in Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

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 the season with The … Continue reading

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2015 Fern Creek Bulldog Benefit in Mills Park on November 5th

The 2015 Fern Creek Bulldog Benefit will be held in the Mills 50 district of Orlando on Thursday, November 6th at Quantum Leap Winery from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm to benefit the Fern Creek Elementary School Foundation. Fern Creek Bulldog Benefit The … Continue reading

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Best Halloween Events for Adults in Orlando for 2015 featuring Downtown Orlando at Church Street and Wall Street Plaza

If there was ever a time that you wanted to do something different in Orlando and check out Downtown Orlando, the weekend parties in downtown Orlando that feature costume contests is it. For 2015, that night is Halloween night, October … Continue reading

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Halloween in Orlando for 2015

Halloween is almost a two month celebration in Orlando and is a week-long celebration as Halloween Night approaches on October 31st. Disney World and Universal Studios kick off their Halloween events during the month of September and SeaWorld begins it’s … Continue reading

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2015 Casselberry Food and Wine Festival on November 2nd

The Casselberry Food and Wine Festival will take place at Secret Lake Park in Casselberry on Monday, November 2nd, 2015 from 6 pm-9 pm featuring courses from area restaurants and a diverse selection of wines being poured from Barefoot Wine and Bubbly … Continue reading

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2015 Winter Park Wine & Dine Food Event on October 14th

The 4th annual Winter Park “Wine & Dine” event will take place on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 from 6 pm until 9 pm inside the Winter Park Farmer’s Market with some of the best restaurants around the city participating (see video below). … Continue reading

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UCF Homecoming Spirit Splash 2015 on October 23rd

UCF’s Spirit Splash is the ultimate college football pep-rally finishing off the University of Central Florida’s homecoming week the day before the homecoming parade and football game. It is a tradition dating back to the mid-1990’s when a few students … Continue reading

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2015 Mall at Millenia Fashion Week September 17th – 24th

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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