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2018 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom Features Trick or Treating, a Parade, and Fireworks

The best way to celebrate Halloween in Orlando with your family is by trick-or-treating and attending Mickey’s Not-so-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom. On the opposite end of the spectrum of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, Mickey’s Halloween … Continue reading

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2018 Orlando Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center August 10th – August 12th

The Orlando Home & Garden Show takes place at the Orange County Convention Center twice a year, once in March and again in August. The Fall Show will take place on Friday, August 10th through Sunday, August 12th, 2018. Orlando Home & Garden Show … Continue reading

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Tom Joyner Family Reunion 2018

For the last several years, radio host Tom Joyner has had a family convention and expo called the Tom Joyner Family Reunion that is full of entertainment for his radio listeners and fans during Labor Day weekend in Orlando. The … 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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2018 Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at Amway Center in Orlando on August 18th

The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series will be coming to the Amway Center in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 for two shows – 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Monster Jam Monster Jam’s newest show, Triple Threat Series, brings … Continue reading

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2018 Winter Park 4th of July Celebration in Central Park featuring the Bach Festival Brass Band and Choir and Carriage Rides

For spending the day together during the 4th of July in Orlando, there is no better place to be than in Winter Park. From horse-drawn wagon rides and classical string arrangements and choirs to free Tiffany Glass showings at the … Continue reading

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2018 Sanford 4th of July Fireworks Celebrates America with Star Spangled Sanford

Outside of the theme parks, the two biggest firework shows in Orlando are in Downtown Orlando and the historic city of Sanford, Florida. On July 4, 2018, the city of Sanford will light the sky up with fireworks from just … Continue reading

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2018 4th of July at Walt Disney World Featuring Epcot and the Magic Kingdom

Orlando is a Top 10 destination for the 4th of July in the United States and a majority of the visitors vacationing in the area will be at Disney World to celebrate the 4th of July. The Magic Kingdom will be … Continue reading

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2018 Red Hot and Boom xl 106.7 4th of July Orlando Firework Show in Altamonte Springs on July 3rd

Red Hot and Boom is Orlando’s Best Firework Show outside of the theme parks that is held in the city of Altamonte Springs each year on July 3rd, the day just before the 4th of July. The 2018 Red Hot … 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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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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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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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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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 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 St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Downtown Orlando featuring the Celt, Wall Street Plaza, Church Street, and Lizzy McCormack’s

Celebrations and drink specials begin early for the true Irishman on St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Orlando, on March 17, 2016. Church Street and Wall Street Two of the biggest venues in Downtown Orlando, Church Street Entertainment and Wall Street Plaza (see … 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 A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando on January 29th-31st

A Celebration of Harry Potter returns to Universal Orlando on Friday, January 28th, 2016 through January 31st, 2016 that celebrates all things Harry Potter with the movie stars of the films making appearances. A Celebration of Harry Potter The 2016 … Continue reading

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2016 SeaWorld Bands Brew and BBQ Event Brings Great Food and Music to Orlando in February and March

With a majority of Orlando’s food and wine events happening in the fall, SeaWorld goes in the opposite direction and holds it’s Bands, Brew, and BBQ each spring in the months of February and March that puts the focus on good music and … 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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