Category Archives: Events

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

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

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

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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2016 Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee brings Rides and Entertainment February 12th through 21st

The Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee will take place Friday, February 12th through Sunday, February 21st, 2016 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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2016 Silver Spurs Rodeo in Kissimmee on February 19th, 20th, and 21st

The Silver Spurs Rodeo has been a tradition in Kissimmee since 1944. The rodeo takes place Friday through Sunday, February 19th, 20th, and 21st, 2016. Silver Spurs Rodeo The rodeo takes place at the Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park Art Festival on March 18th, 19th, and 20th in the Spring is the Best Annual Art Festival in Orlando

Orlando is very fortunate to have several premium art festivals throughout the year to attend and browse great art with the Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney and the Fiesta in the Park Festival at Lake Eola in Downtown … Continue reading

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2016 Apopka Fair Brings Carnival Rides, Classic Car Shows, and Midway Games to Orlando on March 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th

With the Florida Strawberry Festival going on in Plant City and the Central Florida Fair taking place in Orlando this week, the Apopka Fair completes the hat trick of having three carnivals and fairs taking place in Central Florida at … Continue reading

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2016 Orlando Chili Cookoff at Festival Park on February 6th

Orlando’s largest chili festival will take place at a new location at Festival Park for the Orlando Chili Cookoff on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 12 pm – 6:00 pm. Orlando Chili Cookoff The Orlando Chili Cookoff is a very well organized … Continue reading

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2016 Daytona 500 Race on February 21st at the Daytona International Speedway

The Great American Race, the Daytona 500, will take place at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 1PM. Daytona 500 About an hours drive from the city of Orlando, the Daytona 500 is the … Continue reading

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2016 Mount Dora Antiques, Collectibles, and Crafts Show on March 19th and 20th

The Mount Dora Spring Antiques, Collectibles & Crafts Show will take place in downtown Mount Dora on Saturday, March 19th and Sunday, March 20th, 2016 from 9 AM to 5 PM. Mount Dora Spring Antiques, Collectibles & Crafts Show 2016 The Mount … Continue reading

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2016 Spring Training Orlando Guide featuring the Atlanta Braves at Disney World and the Houston Astros in Kissimmee

The month of February signals the season of Spring and the return of Major League Baseball for Orlando and Kissimmee when the Atlanta Braves head over to Disney World at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the Houston Astros … Continue reading

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2016 Mount Dora Arts Festival to be held During the First Weekend of February on February 6th and 7th

About a 50 minute drive Northwest of Downtown Orlando sits a bedroom community by the name of Mount Dora that has one of the state of Florida’s largest art festivals during the first weekend of February each year. Mount Dora … Continue reading

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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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