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2015 and 2016 Orlando Repertory Childrens Theatre Season Schedule and Preview

The Orlando Repertory Theatre is the main children’s theater in the city of Orlando that partners with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to put on professional theatrical performances to popular children’s stories. As would be expected in a city … Continue reading

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Universal Studios Citywalk New Years Eve 2015

Universal Studios has several events to send out 2014 and bring in 2015 with DJ M-Squared spinning throughout the night for the second consecutive year. Universal Studios Citywalk New Years Eve Each year, Universal Studios throws a giant party in it’s entertainment … Continue reading

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Magic Kingdom New Years Eve Fireworks From Different Locations on Video

New Years Eve at the Magic Kingdom includes two different fireworks shows, an electric parade, and a new years eve countdown to make a lasting memory with party hats and noisemakers. We present three different videos showcasing the New Years … Continue reading

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2015 Hollywood Studios New Years Eve Features Fireworks Choreographed to Live Rock and Roll Music

Hollywood Studios at Disney World features a different kind of New Years Eve show in Orlando with live rock-and-roll music choreographed to fireworks. Heavy beats and riffs on electric guitars blast popular songs from the 1960’s, 1970’s, and 1980’s while … Continue reading

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Downtown Disney New Years Eve Celebration Featuring DisneyQuest for NYE 2015

If you’d rather bring in the new year with confetti at Disney World instead of fireworks, DisneyQuest at Downtown Disney offers a family-friendly New Years Eve Party for an affordable price. Downtown Disney New Years Eve Downtown Disney used to celebrate … Continue reading

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Holiday Heroes Orange County Toy Drive 2014 Collects 4,655 Toys

Update: The Orange County Holiday Heroes Toy Drive exceeded it’s goal expectations for 2014 collecting 4,655 toys after collecting 3,850 toys in 2013 and more than 2,600 toys in 2012. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs states, “My heart is so touched by those … Continue reading

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2014 OUC Half Marathon and 5k on December 6th in Downtown Orlando

The best local foot race of the year in Orlando is the OUC Half Marathon and 5k that will take place in downtown Orlando on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 with the half marathon starting at 7:30 am and the 5k … Continue reading

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2014 Light Up Viera Christmas Event and Parade

In the Orlando area we have several fun things to do during the Christmas season. One of the unique experiences in the larger central Florida area that we can typically do during the month of November and December is take … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Events around Orlando in 2015

Santa Claus is a very busy man around Orlando beginning in early November and continuing through Christmas Eve. From special events at shopping malls, breakfast celebrations, and parades, Santa Claus is out in full force around Orlando throughout the Holiday … Continue reading

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Attending the Disney World Christmas Day Parade Taping with 2014 Dates

When it comes to holiday parades, Thanksgiving Day may belong to Macy’s in New York City but Christmas day belongs to Disney World in Orlando and Disneyland in Anaheim. While the Thanksgiving Day Parade is filmed live on Thanksgiving day, … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom Celebrates the Holidays with Characters, Parades, and Fireworks in 2015

Beginning on select nights in the early part of November and continuing through December 18th, 2015, Disney World offers a separate-ticketed Christmas party at the Magic Kingdom called Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. With fireworks, stage shows, parades, holiday character … 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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Winter Park Christmas Tree Lighting in Central Park 2014 with Holiday Movies

Each year, the city of Winter Park commemorates the Christmas season by holding an event to turn on the lights of a large Christmas Tree in Central Park. The lighting ceremony features a children’s choir and Santa Claus. The Holiday Tree Lighting took place this … Continue reading

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A Guide to Spending the Christmas Holidays at the Gaylord Palms Resort in 2015

During the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve, and the weeks in-between, the Gaylord Palms Resort resembles an Orlando attraction more than it does a fancy resort (which it is). With breakfast experiences with Shrek, Cirque performances, Dreamworks Animation … Continue reading

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2014 Hollywood Studios Christmas Lights Featuring the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

Disney World meets Clark Griswold with their Osborne Spectacle of Lights at Hollywood Studios. The Osborne Spectacle of Lights is the ultimate dancing lights Christmas Show that is themed to music that may very well be the best light show … 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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Top 10 Orlando Magic Home Games for the 2014 / 2015 Season

The biggest home game for the Orlando Magic for the 2014/2015 season has to be the day after Christmas when Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Amway Center in Orlando. Cleveland also returns to Orlando in March 2015 … 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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Winter Park Christmas Parade 2014 with Santa Claus, Ice Skating, and Pancake Breakfast

The 2014 Winter Park Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 9 am along the streets of Park Avenue in Downtown Winter Park. The parade features over 100 parade units including marching bands, police and fire departments, and … Continue reading

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Rosen Shingle Creek Thanksgiving and Christmas Day Holiday Buffet and Brunch at Café Osceola

On Thanksgiving and Christmas Day at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel on Universal Boulevard, just off International Drive, a grande holiday buffet and brunch is prepared for guests and visitors to the hotel from 11:30 am until 7 pm at … Continue reading

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Rosen Shingle Creek Winter Wonderland Event Brings a Great Family Christmas Event to the International Drive Area

Living on the east-side of Orlando for the last few years, my family has enjoyed visiting UCF during the Christmas season to attend their Light Up UCF event that features Christmas Caroling, outdoor movies, and an ice skating rink. In … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Christmas Season at the Rosen Centre Hotel on International Drive featuring Caroling and Santa Claus

There are three signature hotels owned by hotelier Harris Rosen around the Orange County Convention Center around International Drive that celebrate the Christmas Season with holiday carolers and Santa Claus on Friday and Saturday nights on select weekends in the … Continue reading

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A Guide to Spending the Christmas Holidays at Disney World Including the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom

Visiting Disney World during the Christmas Holiday each year is one of the best times to visit the parks as special holiday shows, lights, and fireworks are on display each year as Disney celebrates the season and rings in the … Continue reading

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“Celebrate the Season” Christmas Stage Show at the Magic Kingdom

Part of the main allure of any Disney vacation for children at Disney World is watching the classic Disney Characters perform on stage in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom. During the Christmas Season, the characters put on … Continue reading

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