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ICE! at the Gaylord Palms 2018 featuring ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

ICE! at the Gaylord Palms is an annual walk-through attraction during the Christmas holidays at the Gaylord Palms Resort that is made completely of ice. Imagine taking a simple ice sculpture that you might see at a wedding or special … Continue reading

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Best Halloween Events for Kids in Orlando for 2018 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 Halloween Events for Adults in Orlando for 2018 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 2018, those nights are Friday, October 26th … Continue reading

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Best Halloween Events for Teenagers in Orlando for 2018 featuring Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios and Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens

Halloween Horror Nights stands alone as the biggest Halloween event for the older kids. Universal doesn’t recommend the event for kids under the age of 13 but 16 and older may be a more appropriate age. The event can be … Continue reading

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2018 Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival at Turkey Lake in Bill Frederick Park

Each year, as many as 70 teams of competitive and recreational row teams compete together in the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival. Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival The Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival attracts recreational and competitive row teams from … Continue reading

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2018 Maitland Art Festival at Lake Lily on November 17th & 18th

In its 42nd year, The Maitland Rotary Art Festival brings music, food, and of course, art to the centerpiece of Maitland’s Cultural Corridor, Lake Lily. For the 2018 festival, 135 artists will display their artwork competing for top prizes from the … Continue reading

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2018 Winter Park Autumn Art Festival Scheduled for October 13th & 14th

The 45th Winter Park Autumn Art Festival will once again fill Park Avenue with beautiful paintings, ceramics, crafts, drawings & graphics, fiber creations, sculptures, jewelry and photographs, all created exclusively by Florida artists. The event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 13th and 14th, … Continue reading

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2018 St. Margaret Mary Fall Festival in Winter Park on October 19th

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, situated on the north end of Winter Park’s famous Park Avenue, hosts its annual Fall Festival on Friday, October 19th, 2018.  St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church Fall Festival  After shopping and dining along Park Avenue, enjoy … Continue reading

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2018 Maitland Fright Night Halloween Event on October 27th

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 “The Haunt ” Haunted House at Old Town in Orlando

Old Town is hosting its own haunted house, at The HAUNT at Old Town, on select nights September 28th – November 3rd. Old Town has partnered with the area’s only year-round haunted house, Mortem Manor, to create a frightening celebration for … Continue reading

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2018 SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular Trick-or-Treating every weekend in the months of September and October

SeaWorld is the only major theme park in Orlando (not including Legoland) that has a trick-or-treating event for children as part of their general admission price during daytime hours on the weekends in the month of October. With Halloween character greetings, … Continue reading

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2018 Global Peace Film Festival September 17th-23rd in Orlando

The 2018 Global Peace Film Festival will take place around several venues in Orlando, Winter Park, and Maitland on September 17th through September 23rd, 2018 to utilize film and media to help promote world peace. Global Peace Film Festival The Global Peace … Continue reading

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2018 SeaWorld Praise Wave Concerts featuring Michael W. Smith and Newsboys in September in Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando will be featuring two of the biggest names in Christian Music with their Praise Wave concerts of Michael W. Smith on September 15th, 2018 and Newsboys on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018. SeaWorld Praise Wave Concerts SeaWorld Praise Wave … Continue reading

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2018 Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios is the Scariest Halloween Event in Orlando in September and October

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando has taken the traditional haunted house celebrated during Halloween and ran with it. For more than 25 years, Universal has served up screams and scares with several haunted houses, scream zones, and shows. Halloween Horror Nights … Continue reading

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2018 Mall at Millenia Fashion Week September 17th – 23rd

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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2018 Taste! Central Florida at Orlando World Center Marriott on September 8th

Joining forces to support hunger relief and housing needs, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, host one of Central Florida’s largest annual fundraisers, Taste! Central Florida. Event Details Taste! Central Florida is held at Orlando … 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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Labor Day Weekend Events in Orlando 2018 Featuring the NKF Surf Festival in Cocoa Beach

Labor Day Weekend in Orlando consists of three big events to enjoy that includes a surfing competition, Disney on Ice, and family reunions. Also, September is Magical Dining Month in Orlando. NKF Pro Am Surf Festival About a 45 minute drive … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Intellectual Speaker Series at Rollins College featuring Maggie Doyne, Martha C. Nussbaum, Sean Baker, and Others

Since 2008, the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College has brought in well-known and intellectual speakers to the campus to engage students, alumni, and the community through public lectures, readings, symposiums, seminars, master classes, interviews, and special-interest sessions that are … Continue reading

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2018 Rock The Universe at Universal Studios Florida in Orlando featuring Casting Crowns, Jesus Culture, TobyMac, and For King & Country on September 7th and 8th

Rock The Universe is the annual Christian rock and roll festival that is Universal Studios’ answer to Disney’s Night of Joy. Most recently, Universal has added a new theater to host all of their concerts. Some of the artists to … Continue reading

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Theatre UCF 2018/2019 Season featuring Of Mice and Men, Titanic the Musical, and More

When it comes to attending and experiencing theater shows in Orlando, visitors to the area will most likely think of Disney World and it’s large-scale production stage shows like Finding Nemo at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Beauty and the Beast … Continue reading

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2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Concert Lineup

Boyz II Men, Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Billy Ocean, Tiffany, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy highlight the Eat to the Beat Concert Series for the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Concert Lineup The … Continue reading

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Best Restaurant Choices for Orlando Magical Dining Month in September 2018

September is Orlando’s Magical Dining Month where the best restaurants around the city are showcased with a featured three-course, prix fixe dinner menu for just $35 that includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Orlando Magical Dining Month Taking a look at … Continue reading

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