Category Archives: Family

Events and experiences around Orlando that are best shared by the entire family.

2018 Maitland Fright Night Halloween Event

Maitland’s Fright Night is a free event for children dressed in their best Halloween costumes! Maitland Fright Night The event is from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 27th, 2018, at Maitland Community Park with games, snacks, inflatables, and … Continue reading

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2018 Winter Park Halloween Events including Trick-or-Treating on Park Avenue and Rollins College

Winter Park celebrates Halloween on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 along Park Avenue, Rollins College, and Shady Park at Hannibal Square with three separate Halloween events throughout the day and night. Winter Park Trick-or-Treating From 10 AM until 2 pm on Saturday, October 27th, … Continue reading

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Trick or Treating at Orlando Malls for Halloween in 2018 for a Safe Halloween

Halloween is one of children’s favorite holidays to dress up and get candy with trick or treating and one of the most popular places to go trick or treating is at the mall. Fortunately, Orlando has several indoor and outdoor … Continue reading

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2018 Ocoee Haunted House and Haunted Walk with Hayrides and Halloween Games

If you are looking for a great traditional haunted house featuring scary clowns and other haunted actors to walk through during the Halloween season, take a ride over to Ocoee for their 11th annual haunted house (see videos below). Ocoee Haunted … Continue reading

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2018 St Joseph’s Carnival at Waterford Lakes on November 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, in the Waterford Lakes area in east Orlando, will be having their annual carnival on Thursday through Sunday, November 15th, 2018 through November 18th, 2018. Over 30 carnival rides and midway games are available to ride and … Continue reading

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2018 and 2019 Orlando Repertory Children’s Theatre Season Schedule and Preview

The Orlando Repertory Theatre is the main children’s theater in the city of Orlando to put on professional theatrical performances to popular children’s stories.   Orlando Repertory Theatre 2018 – 2019 Season The Orlando Repertory Theatre has weekend shows from September 8th, … Continue reading

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2018 Tax Free Holiday in Orlando for Back to School Shopping August 3rd-5th

Back-to-School shopping kicks into full gear at the beginning of August with the annual tax free holiday across Florida (click here for a complete list of tax-free items).  The tax exemption period that runs from Friday, August 3rd, 2018 to Sunday, … Continue reading

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2018 Disney on Ice in Orlando on September 7th through September 9th

Disney on Ice is returning to Orlando at the Amway Center on Friday, September 7th through Sunday, September 9th, 2018 with Disney’s newest show “Mickey’s Search Party”. Disney on Ice Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party brings the magic closer to fans than ever before … Continue reading

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$1 Movie Deals in Orlando at Regal Cinemas June 5th – August 1st, 2018

Regal Entertainment Group is offering $1 tickets for all ages to select G or PG-rated movies during the summer. The 9-week promotion is valid on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10am at six Central Florida theaters starting on June 5th, 2018 … Continue reading

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2018 Celebrity Mascot Games June 22nd and 23rd at the Amway Center

The annual Celebrity Mascot Games hits Orlando on Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 12:30 pm and Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando. Celebrity Mascot Games More than 30 mascots will compete in physical duels, strength competitions and … 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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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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Fun Fair offers Family Activities in Downtown Orlando on November 5th, 2016

The Weekday School of Orlando is hosting its annual Fun Fair on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM in downtown Orlando. Downtown Orlando Fun Fair Designed to appeal to preschool-aged children, the fair features a bounce house, clowns, a … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park Easter Egg Hunt features over 10,000 Easter Eggs and the Easter Bunny on March 26th

The 62nd annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the city of Winter Park is set for Saturday, March 26th. Children up to 10-years-old are invited to line-up at 9:30 am at Central Park. Promptly at 10:00 am the Easter Bunny … Continue reading

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

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 Florida Strawberry Festival and Parade features Concerts, Rides, and Strawberries in March

There has been a lot of talk in recent years about sustainable farming and eating locally-grown produce of fruits and vegetables.  Since 1930, there hasn’t been a place where that has been so true than in Plant City and their … Continue reading

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2016 Orlando Touch a Truck Introduces Construction Equipment and Vehicles to Kids on January 23rd

It is not hard to see that kids love everything about big trucks and construction equipment. You only need to look as far as some of the most popular children’s characters like Handy Manny, Bob the Builder, Thomas the Train, … Continue reading

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2016 Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr in the month of January in Orlando with Parades and Festivals

Martin Luther King, Jr had a dream of an integrated and unified America in 1963 where over 200,000 civil rights supporters watched and listened to King’s 17-minute public speech in Washington D.C. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. At … Continue reading

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Free Santa Photo and Crafts at Bass Pro Shops in Orlando This Christmas in 2015

A trip to Bass Pro Shops gets you a free 4″ x 6″ photo with Santa and a holiday craft. Bass Pro Santa Claus Free photos with Santa Claus are available 7 days a week at different times throughout the … Continue reading

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Florida Citrus Parade in Downtown Orlando on December 30th, 2015 at 11 AM

The Florida Citrus Parade will be held on New Years Eve in Downtown Orlando on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 11 AM. The parade is televised nationally and celebrates Orlando’s two bowl games, the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus … Continue reading

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2015 Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands in Winter Park on December 29th

One of the better free events to do around Orlando between Christmas Day and New Years Eve is the Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands in Winter Park along Park Avenue. Winter Park Parade of Bands The Russell Athletic Bowl … Continue reading

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Winter Park Outdoor Ice Skating during the Holidays in Central Park 2015

The city of Winter Park introduced an outdoor ice skating rink in 2009 entitled “Winter in the Park” during the Christmas Season and has now made it an annual event. The ice skating rink will open on Friday, November 20th, … Continue reading

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Waterford Lakes Santa’s Winter Wonderland Village Carnival 2015

For residents of east Orlando, there are two options when it comes to a midway carnival Christmas celebration. The first carnival is Light Up UCF at the University of Central Florida. A short drive down Alafaya Trail brings you to … Continue reading

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Light Up UCF 2015 Christmas Event at the University of Central Florida Features Ice Skating, Light Show, Outdoor Movies, and a Ferris Wheel

Light Up UCF is the University of Cental Florida’s annual holiday event that features a free Christmas light show, outdoor ice skating, an ice slide, free outdoor movies, carolers, carnival rides, and Santa Claus. Other nights may feature a concert, … Continue reading

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