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2014 Old Town Halloween Event Brings Free Halloween Fun with Carnival Rides and a Haunted House

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Old Town is hosting their free Halloween event for the fourth year in a row on the Friday and Saturday nights leading up to Halloween with costume contests, roaming characters, and entertainment. Old Town Halloween 2014 Old Town will be modeling … Continue reading

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2014 Seminole County Fair in Sanford and Lake Mary Brings the Carnival on March 28th through April 6th

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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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2014 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 … Continue reading

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2014 Central Florida Fair Celebrates 102 Years in March with Rides and Entertainment in Orlando

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The Central Florida Fair will celebrate 101 years starting on Thursday, February 27th through Sunday, March 9th, 2014. The fair will feature many rides, creative arts, horticulture, livestock, and entertainment. Central Florida Fair The Central Florida Fairgrounds is spread out over … Continue reading

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2014 Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee brings Rides and Entertainment February 14th through 23rd

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The Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee will take place Friday, February 14th through Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 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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2014 Apopka Fair Brings Carnival Rides, Classic Car Shows, and Midway Games to Orlando on March 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th

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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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2014 Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Orlando at the Amway Center on January 9th-12th

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The circus is coming to Orlando at the Amway Center on Thursday, January 9th, 2014 and staying until Sunday, January 12th, 2014. The Greatest Show on Earth brings wonder and fun with amazing animal acts that will astound the family. Ringling … Continue reading

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2014 Florida Strawberry Festival and Parade features Concerts, Rides, and Strawberries in February and 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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Light Up UCF 2013 Christmas Event at the University of Central Florida Features Ice Skating, Light Show, Outdoor Movies, and a Ferris Wheel

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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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Waterford Lakes Santa’s Winter Wonderland Village Carnival 2013

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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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2013 St Joseph’s Carnival at Waterford Lakes on October 11th, 12th, and 13th

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St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, in the Waterford Lakes area in east Orlando, will be having their annual carnival on Friday through Sunday, October 11th, 2012 through October 13th, 2013. Over 30 carnival rides and midway games are available to ride and … Continue reading

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Orlando Carnivals and Fairs

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With Orlando’s favorable climate throughout much of the year, there are many carnivals to attend in Orlando and the surrounding area. Most carnivals have a particular theme, although abundance of rides, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, and all out fun await the … Continue reading

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Cancelled – 2013 Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival on May 24th-26th

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The Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival is cancelled for 2013. See the article below for information regarding previous festivals: Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival Since 1973, the city of Zellwood has been celebrating corn. Like Plant City’s celebration of the strawberry in March, … Continue reading

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Fun Spot Carnival and Go-Kart Attraction on International Drive in Orlando Guide and Review

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Fun Spot Action Park is the little theme park that could. Owned by UCF Alumni John Arie, Fun Spot has grown from a series of go-kart tracks to a small entertainment complex that has led the company to recently open … Continue reading

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