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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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Gingerbread Christmas Tree at Contemporary Resort at Disney World

Disney World puts out a lot of holiday decorations during the month of December each year. From the Gingerbread House at the Grand Floridian to the Christmas Trees that line the theme parks, there is definitely a lot of sights … Continue reading

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2015 Baldwin Park Winter Spark Christmas Parade at Night on December 12th

Baldwin Park is hosting it’s annual evening Christmas parade on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at 6 PM.  Line the streets of the community’s downtown for the parade and stay for Santa’s arrival with musical performances. Baldwin Park Winter Spark Parade … Continue reading

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Free Nutcracker Performance by the Russian Ballet of Orlando at Lake Eola on December 19th, 2015

The Russian Ballet of Orlando will be returning to Lake Eola in 2015 to present their free performance of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, at the Lake Eola Disney Amphitheater in Downtown Orlando. Russian Ballet Nutcracker The two hour performance will begin at … 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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2015 Holiday at Heritage Square Christmas Event at the Orange County History Center on December 12th

This year’s Holiday at Heritage Square Christmas Event is slated for Saturday, December 12th, 2015, to light Heritage Square at the Orange County History Center, the historic park in the heart of downtown Orlando. Holiday at Heritage Square Entertainment begins at 2 … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights Orlando 2015 Featuring the Gift Christmas Festival and Show

The City of Orlando’s Christmas Tree will officially be lit on Friday, December 4th, 2015 at the Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando during a Christmas event that begins at 5 PM. Holiday Lights Orlando and The Gift The lighting of the Christmas … 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 Orlando Veterans Day Parade on November 14th Honors the Nations Veterans

Veterans Day is on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. The city of Orlando will salute our nations veterans on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 with a patriotic parade at 11 AM in Downtown Orlando. Veterans Day Parade Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans … Continue reading

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Best Halloween Events for Kids in Orlando for 2015 featuring Uptown Altamonte in Altamonte Springs, Disney World, and SeaWorld

Halloween officially kicks off the holiday season in Orlando when the fall season finally comes around and we great a break in the weather from the high 90’s during the summer down to the mid 70’s and 80’s that makes … Continue reading

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Best Ideas for Things to Do on Fathers Day in Waterford Lakes including Bowling, Miniature Golf, and Restaurant Recommendations

While Mother’s Day is traditionally a day to pamper mom and take her out for a nice meal with no cleanup afterwards, Father’s Day is about doing activities that men like to do that involves family time, activities, and maybe … Continue reading

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Free Mother’s Day Activities in Orlando 2015 for Mom where Moms Eat for Free at Restaurants and Admission is Free for Medieval Times

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th, 2015 and there are a few restaurants and places where Mom can eat for free and play for free with her admission. This is Orlando Local Guide’s Guide for free things for Mom to do … Continue reading

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2015 Celebration Exotic Car Festival on April 11th is the Ultimate Car Show of Luxury Automobiles

The Celebration Exotic Car Festival will take place beginning on Thursday, April 9th, 2015 and continue through Sunday, April 12th, 2015 with the main showcase event of the automobiles taking place on the Saturday of the event, April 11th, 2015. The car … Continue reading

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2015 Seminole County Fair in Sanford and Lake Mary Brings the Carnival on March 27th through April 5th

The Seminole County Fair is Seminole County’s premier carnival that comes to the Seminole Towne Center Mall area each spring towards the end of March.  In years past, the Seminole County Fair was held in the parking lot of the mall … Continue reading

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2015 Easter Bunny Arrives at Mall at Millenia for Bunny Brunch on March 14th

Spring officially arrives at the Mall at Millenia on Saturday, March 14th, 2015 with the first spotting of the Easter Bunny.  From 9:00 am until 11:00 am in the Orangerie Cafés (located on the second floor of the mall between Panera and … Continue reading

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Voices of Liberty Christmas Caroling at Epcot in Disney World

One of Disney World’s hidden gems during the Christmas Season is the Voices of Liberty Christmas Caroling that takes place from the day after Thanksgiving through the end of December. A Capella Christmas Caroling Before there were popular television A … Continue reading

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Winter Park Christmas Tree Lighting in Central Park 2014 with Holiday Movies

Each year, the city of Winter Park commemorates the Christmas season by holding an event to turn on the lights of a large Christmas Tree in Central Park. The lighting ceremony features a children’s choir and Santa Claus. The Holiday Tree Lighting took place this … Continue reading

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2014 Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando

A Thanksgiving tradition celebrates it’s 25th year in downtown Orlando at Lake Eola with the Seniors First Turkey Trot 5k. Runners will convene at Lake Eola on the morning of Thanksgiving to run 3.1 miles around the city. Orlando Turkey … Continue reading

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Festival of Trees 2014 in November Kicks off the Christmas Season in Orlando

Sometime between 672-754 AD,  Christian lore states that St Boniface of Germany cut down a tree of Thor in order to disprove the legitimacy of the Norse gods to the local German tribe of the time. Spotting a fir tree … Continue reading

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Morse Museum Free Admission on Friday Nights and Christmas Eve in Winter Park during Christmas Holiday 2014

Park Avenue is Winter Park’s main street with shops and restaurants that cater to the affluent citizens of Orlando and beyond. What Palo Alto is to California, Winter Park is to Florida. While Palo Alto’s main street starts with Stanford … Continue reading

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