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Theatre UCF 2017/2018 Season featuring Seminar, Of Thee I Sing, An Octoroon 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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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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2016 Mount Dora Arts Festival to be held During the First Weekend of February on February 6th and 7th

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

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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Best Christmas Events in Downtown Orlando and Lake Eola in 2015 including New Years

With the great weather and holiday season beginning in November and continuing through the months of December and January, the city of Orlando comes alive with great Christmas and holiday events in Downtown Orlando and Lake Eola each year. This is Orlando Local … Continue reading

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2015 Epcot Candlelight Christmas Show at Disney World Featuring the Walt Disney Orchestra, Voices of Liberty, Choirs, and Celebrity Narrators

The Candlelight Processional Christmas Concert at Epcot in Disney World is the best Christmas event to be experienced in any of the theme parks in Orlando and also has the most history of any other event, beginning with Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Orlando Ballet Presents The Nutcracker 2015 at the Dr. Phillips Center during the Christmas Season in December

The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet from Russia, adapted from E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” that is celebrated across the United States during the Christmas season. The story takes place on Christmas Eve and includes interactions … 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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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 Osceola Art Festival in Kissimmee on November 14th and 15th

The Osceola Fall Art Festival will be held Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, February 15th in Downtown Kissimmee from 10 AM until 5 PM that features the mediums of painting, wood and metal sculpture, mixed media, jewelry, fiber, clay and ceramics, graphics and … Continue reading

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2015 and 2016 Broadway Shows in Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

2014 was a banner year for the city of Orlando with grand opening of the new state-of-the-art Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. For it’s original season, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts started off the season with The … Continue reading

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater 2015 and 2016 Season Schedule and Preview

Celebrating their 27th year, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater officially kicks off their 2015 and 2016 season with their annual Season Opening Gala on Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 5 pm at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. … Continue reading

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2015 Florida Film Festival in Orlando April 10th through April 19th

The Florida Film Festival is Orlando’s premier annual Film Festival that happens each year in the month of April. The 2015 event takes place beginning on Friday, April 10th, 2015 and continues to Sunday, April 19th, 2015. 2015 Florida Film Festival … Continue reading

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2015 UCF Symphony Under the Stars on April 16th Featuring the UCF Orchestra

One of UCF’s best kept secrets is also one of the city of Orlando’s best kept secrets. The UCF Orchestra presents Symphony Under the Stars at the heart of the UCF campus at the Reflection Pond on Thursday, April 16th, … Continue reading

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2015 Uptown Art Expo at Uptown Altamonte on March 28th and 29th in Altamonte Springs

Altamonte Springs will be hosting an art festival on Saturday and Sunday, March 28th and 29th, 2015 called the Uptown Art Expo. The event will be held at Uptown Altamonte around Crane’s Roost Park. Uptown Art Expo The free art festival will … Continue reading

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Zora Neale Hurston Life and Literary Works around the Historic Town of Eatonville

Zora Neale Hurston grew up in the historic town of Eatonville, Florida, a small town just six miles north of Downtown Orlando along Interstate 4, that was one of the first all-black towns to be formed after the Emancipation Proclamation … Continue reading

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2014-2015 UCF Opera Season Kickoff Event on November 15th and 16th, 2014

The University of Central Florida Opera is kicking off the 2014-2015 season with its 10th-annual gala concert entitled “It’s a Grand Knight of Singing” on November 15th and 16th, 2014 in the Visual Arts Building on the main campus of … 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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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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The Creative City Project Brings Artists and Theater Performances to the Streets of Downtown Orlando on November 1st, 2014

Cirque du Soleil got its start in 1982 by performing on the streets of the small town of Baie-Saint-Paul in Canada where a band of colorful characters roamed the streets, striding on stilts, juggling, dancing, breathing fire, and playing music. … Continue reading

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2014 Christmas in the Park by Morse Museum in Winter Park’s Central Park

The 36th annual Christmas in the Park celebration in Winter Park, Florida begins at 6:15 pm on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 when the Morse Museum presents nine illuminated Tiffany windows in Central Park. Christmas in the Park To help usher in the … Continue reading

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2013 Winter Springs “ARToberFest” Art Festival in October at the Winter Springs Town Center

The 6th annual Winter Springs Festival of the Arts Art Festival will take place on Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at the Winter Springs Town Center from 10 AM to 5 PM. Winter Springs Festival of the Arts The festival … Continue reading

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2013 Maitland Art Festival Under the Stars Featuring the Maitland Stage Band at Lake Lily Park in October

The Maitland Symphony Orchestra highlights 3 days and 2 nights full of fun, food, and art as the Rotary Club of Maitland presents the Art Under the Stars Maitland Art Festival on Friday, October 4th, 2013 through Sunday, October 6th, 2013. … Continue reading

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