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Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando at the Convention Center in August 2012

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The annual Star Wars convention, Star Wars Celebration VI, is being held in Orlando this year at the Orange County Convention Center from Thursday, August 23rd through Sunday, August 26th, 2012. The Star Wars Celebration event is the franchise’s biggest … Continue reading

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Stuff UCF Fans Say

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I was passed along this video that I wanted to share on Orlando Local Guide entitled: “Stuff UCF Fans Say” by Scooter Magruder. I would like to disclose that I am a proud UCF Alumni and Season Ticket Holder and … Continue reading

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Dr Phillips Performing Arts Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

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The groundbreaking ceremony for the Dr Phillips Performing Arts Center was held on Friday, June 23, 2011 at the site where the performing arts center is going to be built. Dr Phillips Performing Arts Center Groundbreaking Ceremony The Dr Phillips … Continue reading

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Free Admission to Orange County Regional History Center during Summer 2012 for Children and Active Military

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Each Monday all summer long, children 12 and under receive free admission to the Orange County Regional History Center with one paid adult entrance (up to four free children admissions). The deal runs through August 6th, 2012 (click here for … Continue reading

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Orlando Local Guide launches new website dedicated to celebrating the Fourth of July in Orlando

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Orlando Local Guide is announcing the launch of a new website today that is dedicated to celebrating the 4th of July in Orlando, Florida that can be accessed at 4thofJulyOrlando.com. 4thofJulyOrlando.com The 4thofJulyOrlando.com website was created to be a one-stop-shop … Continue reading

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Orlando Local Guide Launches New Orlando Concert Guide Website and Blog

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Orlando Local Guide launches Orlando Concert Guide today providing the residents and visitors to the city of Orlando a new way to find their favorite concerts and comedy acts. Orlando Concert Guide Website Address: http://OrlandoConcert.com Orlando Concert Guide is unlike … Continue reading

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2012 Easter Egg Hunt in Orlando at Cypress Grove Park on Good Friday, April 6th

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The Early Childhood Ministry of First Presbyterian Church Orlando hosts its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 6th, 2012 for children through age five. Easter Egg Hunt Festivities begin at 10 AM at Cypress Grove Park in Orlando with a … Continue reading

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President Obama to Visit Orlando and Disney World on January 19th, 2012

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President Barack Obama is going to Disney World on Thursday, January 19th, 2012 in an effort to unveil plans to help tourism to the United States as reported by the Orlando Sentinel. President Obama will present his proposed strategy standing … Continue reading

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ArtsFest 2012 Showcases the Best of Orlando’s Art, Theatre, and Cultural Offerings for Free

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ArtsFest showcases all of the cultural offerings that metro Orlando has to offer as over 100 venues (see Google Map Below) across Orange County, Seminole County, Osceola County, and Lake County showcase more than 220 different events all for free. From … Continue reading

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2011 Fantasy of Flight Roar n’ Soar Family Event Brings Together the Best in Land, Air and Sea

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Each year, Fantasy of Flight host a great family event that highlights the best in classic and vintage aircraft, cars, and boats in addition to their aviation-themed attraction that is open year-round. Fantasy of Flight Roar n’ Soar Fantasy of … Continue reading

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New Movie Theater and Super Target Coming to Orlando International Airport Lee Vista in 2013

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A new movie theater is being planned to open along with a new Super Target just outside the Orlando International Airport property in the Lee Vista section of Orlando. According to this Orlando Business Journal story, the developer will break … Continue reading

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2011 Shaquille O’Neal’s Mama Golf Tournament Will Knock You Out for a Great Cause

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Update: August 17th, 2012 – According to the Odessa Chambliss Quality of Life Fund website, the 2012 golf tournament has been cancelled. 2011 Event Information Each year Shaquille O’Neals mother, Lucille O’Neal, puts on a charity golf tournament and banquet to support the Odessa … Continue reading

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Happy Haunting Halloween Event at Downtown Disney 2011 Cancelled

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Up until 2011, Downtown Disney hosted a free Halloween Event called Happy Haunting that has now been cancelled. You can still celebrate halloween at Disney with their seperate ticketed event Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom. For free … Continue reading

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Orlando Calling Music Festival 2011 featuring Bob Seger, Kid Rock, Gavin Degraw, The Killers, and More November 12th and 13th

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In 2004, Kid Rock inducted rock legend Bob Seger into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In November of 2011, the two of them will share the same stage in the inaugural Orlando Calling Music Festival. Orlando Calling 2011 … Continue reading

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Enjoy Free Queso at Moe’s Southwest Grill on July 20th

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Stop by Moes today, Wednesday, July 20th, to get a free six ounce cup of cheesy queso. Yum! Click on the link below to find the Moe’s location nearest you. http://moes.findlocation.com/

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BOGO Deals at Chick-fil-a During June 2011

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A visit to the Orange Avenue Chick-fil-a in the SODO area of Orlando on any Tuesday in June means a great deal.  The restaurant is launching, “Terrific 2’s-day” for the the start of the summer with Buy-One-Get-One Deals every Tuesday … Continue reading

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Mills Stock 2011 in Orlando on May 12-15, 2011 featuring over 50 local Artists, Musicians, and More

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Wally’s Mills Avenue Liquors has been serving Orlando it’s liquor and spirits in the same location since 1954 and is an Orlando institution. Will’s Pub recently relocated to it’s new location across the street from Wally’s after it had already … Continue reading

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ESPN The Weekend 2011 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Disney World featuring Tim Tebow, Urban Meyer, Karl Malone, Cal Ripken, Julius Erving, Dick Vitale, Derrick Brooks, and More

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Update 9/26/2011: According to this blog post from the official Disney Blog, the 2011 ESPN The Weekend event will be the final ESPN Weekend event to be held at Disney World. The event began in 2004. Original Story Former Florida … Continue reading

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