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2016 Apopka Fair Brings Carnival Rides, Classic Car Shows, and Midway Games to Orlando on March 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th

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With the Florida Strawberry Festival going on in Plant City and the Central Florida Fair taking place in Orlando this week, the Apopka Fair completes the hat trick of having three carnivals and fairs taking place in Central Florida at … Continue reading

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2016 Orlando Chili Cookoff at Festival Park on February 6th

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Orlando’s largest chili festival will take place at a new location at Festival Park for the Orlando Chili Cookoff on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 12 pm – 6:00 pm. Orlando Chili Cookoff The Orlando Chili Cookoff is a very well organized … Continue reading

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2016 Daytona 500 Race on February 21st at the Daytona International Speedway

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The Great American Race, the Daytona 500, will take place at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on Sunday, February 21st, 2016 at 1PM. Daytona 500 About an hours drive from the city of Orlando, the Daytona 500 is the … Continue reading

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2016 Disney Princess Half Marathon at Walt Disney World on February 19th

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While many men will be in Daytona Beach for the annual Daytona 500 NASCAR race, a half marathon for women-only will be taking place at Walt Disney World that happens every February each year. The Disney Princess Half Marathon is the … Continue reading

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2016 Mount Dora Antiques, Collectibles, and Crafts Show on March 19th and 20th

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The Mount Dora Spring Antiques, Collectibles & Crafts Show will take place in downtown Mount Dora on Saturday, March 19th and Sunday, March 20th, 2016 from 9 AM to 5 PM. Mount Dora Spring Antiques, Collectibles & Crafts Show 2016 The Mount … Continue reading

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2016 Spring Training Orlando Guide featuring the Atlanta Braves at Disney World and the Houston Astros in Kissimmee

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The month of February signals the season of Spring and the return of Major League Baseball for Orlando and Kissimmee when the Atlanta Braves head over to Disney World at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the Houston Astros … Continue reading

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2016 Florida Strawberry Festival and Parade features Concerts, Rides, and Strawberries in March

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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 Winter Park 10k and 2 Mile Road Race on March 12th

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The Winter Park Road Race 10k (6.2 miles) is the final event of the Track Shack Running Series that takes place in Winter Park each spring and will be held on Saturday, March 12th, 2016 at 7:30 AM with a … Continue reading

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2016 SeaWorld Wild Days in January featuring Jack Hanna on January 16th and 17th

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The most famous zookeeper in the United States will be visiting SeaWorld on Saturday, January 16th and 17th, 2016 when Jack Hanna brings with him a host of exotic animals to the park to help educate children and families as part of … Continue reading

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2016 SeaWorld Praise Wave Music Festival in March

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SeaWorld Orlando will be bringing back their Christian Music Festival during three weekends in March 2016 called the Praise Wave Music Festival. The annual festival was first held in 2015 andwill feature popular Christian artists similar to Rock the Universe at … Continue reading

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2016 Universal Studios Mardi Gras Brings the Big Easy of New Orleans to the city of Orlando

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In New Orleans, the celebration of Mardi Gras is defined by the final three days prior to Ash Wednesday, when the lenten season begins leading up to Easter, but at Universal Studios Orlando, Mardi Gras is extended out beginning on every … Continue reading

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2016 Mount Dora Arts Festival to be held During the First Weekend of February on February 6th and 7th

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About a 50 minute drive Northwest of Downtown Orlando sits a bedroom community by the name of Mount Dora that has one of the state of Florida’s largest art festivals during the first weekend of February each year. Mount Dora … Continue reading

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2016 Bach Festival in Winter Park in February

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Now in it’s 81st year, the 2016 Annual Bach Festival in Winter Park will feature world class musical artists and scholars to celebrate the life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Many of the concert performances will take place at the beautiful … Continue reading

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2016 Zora Festival in the Historic Town of Eatonville January 23rd – 31st

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The annual Zora Festival returns to the historic town of Eatonville in 2016 beginning on Saturday, January 23rd and continuing through Sunday, January 31st with the main festival days beginning on Friday, January 29th that continues through Sunday. Zora Festival The Zora … Continue reading

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2016 Celebration Marathon and Half Marathon on January 31st

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The town of Celebration, Florida will be having their 3rd annual marathon and half marathon on Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 7 am that is now sold out. Prior to this new annual event, the Walt Disney World Marathon was … Continue reading

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2015 Lady Track Shack 5k at Loch Haven Park on January 30th

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The Lady Track Shack 5k is an annual 5k race that celebrates women’s health and fitness and takes runners around Loch Haven Park (previously held at Mead Garden). The race takes place on Saturday, January 30th, 2016, at 7:30 am. Lady … Continue reading

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2016 Monster Jam Monster Trucks at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on January 23rd

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The Monster Jam Monster Trucks Motorsport Event will be coming to the Citrus Bowl in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at 7 PM. Monster Jam The Monster Jam is an event where big trucks with even larger wheels compete … Continue reading

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2016 Seasons 52 5.2k Race in Winter Park on Park Avenue on Saturday, January 23rd

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On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016, the Seasons 52 Park Avenue 5.2k Race will be held in Winter Park, Florida along the shops, restaurants, and neighborhoods of Park Avenue. Presented by Florida Hospital and being an official Track Shack Event, the … Continue reading

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