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2015 Handel’s Messiah Free Christmas Concert at the Bob Carr on November 29th

The Messiah Choral Society will be presenting their free annual performance of Handel’s Messiah at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at 3 pm. Doors open at 2:15 pm and admission is free. Considered the … 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 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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2015 Orlando Veterans Day Parade on November 14th Honors the Nations Veterans

Veterans Day is on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. The city of Orlando will salute our nations veterans on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 with a patriotic parade at 11 AM in Downtown Orlando. Veterans Day Parade Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans … Continue reading

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Best Halloween Events for Adults in Orlando for 2015 featuring Downtown Orlando at Church Street and Wall Street Plaza

If there was ever a time that you wanted to do something different in Orlando and check out Downtown Orlando, the weekend parties in downtown Orlando that feature costume contests is it. For 2015, that night is Halloween night, October … Continue reading

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2015 Downtown Concert Series in Orlando Featuring Pat Benatar on May 23rd

  Pat Benatar will be putting on a free outdoor concert in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 along with her husband Neil Giraldo with festivities kicking off around 4 PM for WMMO’s Downtown Concert Series with Pat Benatar taking the … Continue reading

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2015 Mother’s Day Ideas in Orlando for Dinner and Things to Do in Winter Park, Disney World, and Orlando featuring Harry P Leu Gardens

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th, 2015 and Orlando Local Guide has you covered for dinner ideas and things to do. From movies, to restaurants, and brunch, there are all sorts of ways to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day in … Continue reading

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Free Mother’s Day Activities in Orlando 2015 for Mom where Moms Eat for Free at Restaurants and Admission is Free for Medieval Times

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th, 2015 and there are a few restaurants and places where Mom can eat for free and play for free with her admission. This is Orlando Local Guide’s Guide for free things for Mom to do … Continue reading

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Best Cinco de Mayo Orlando Events 2015 including Disney World, International Drive, Downtown Orlando, and Winter Park

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated all around Orlando and the biggest parties can be found in Downtown Orlando at Church Street and Wall Street all weekend long heading into Cinco de Mayo 2015 on Tuesday, May 5th. Cinco de Mayo … Continue reading

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2015 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 2nd, 2015, there are a couple of great options in Downtown Orlando and Winter Park to … Continue reading

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2015 Central Florida Earth Day Festival at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando on April 25th

Downtown Orlando goes green on Saturday, April 25th, 2015 to celebrate Earth Day from 10 AM – 6 PM for Central Florida Earth Day 2015. Central Florida Earth Day Every April, 200-300 environmentally friendly vendors specializing in organic and recycled materials … 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 Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando

A Thanksgiving tradition celebrates it’s 25th year in downtown Orlando at Lake Eola with the Seniors First Turkey Trot 5k. Runners will convene at Lake Eola on the morning of Thanksgiving to run 3.1 miles around the city. Orlando Turkey … 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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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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Barktoberfest Dog Adoption Event at Lake Eola on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 in Downtown Orlando

One of the best parts of living in Orlando is the ability to take your dog down to Lake Eola in downtown Orlando when the fall weather starts to get a little cooler and you can comfortably take a walk around … Continue reading

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2014 Downtown Orlando Blues B-Q BBQ Festival on Saturday, March 1st

Downtown Orlando will be hosting their free annual jazz, blues, and barbecue event called Orlando Blues B-Q on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 from 4 pm-10 pm at the intersection of Garland and Central. Orlando Blues B-Q Performers at the 2014 Orlando Blues … Continue reading

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IDignity Assist Homeless with Getting Necessary Identification, Driver Licenses, and Social Security Cards

IDignity is a non-profit group formed by several downtown Orlando churches to help the homeless obtain Florida ID Cards, Birth Certificates and Social Security Cards with assistance from legal counsel (see video below). Having a driver license and social security … Continue reading

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Orlando Art Festivals

Orlando features a large number of art festivals throughout the year. Many are based on visual arts, including painting and ceramics. Some of them include performing and culinary arts. Nearly all of them include art displays, live music, food, and … Continue reading

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2013 Taste of Thornton Park on October 17th Showcases Best of Downtown Orlando Restaurants

The 12th annual Taste of Thornton Park will take place on Thursday, October 17th, 2013, from 6pm to 9pm on Washington Street, in Thornton Park. Taste of Thornton Park Tickets for the 2013 event are $30 in advance and $40 at the … Continue reading

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2013 Orlando Film Festival Brings The Movies and Events to Downtown Orlando

The Orlando Film Festival will take place on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 through Sunday, October 20th, 2013. Over 300 filmmakers attended the 2010 event and many of the films participating are followed by a question and answer period with the filmmakers. … Continue reading

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2013 Downtown Orlando Food and Wine Festival on February 23rd and 24th

The tradition continues as more than 20,000 foodies and wine lovers experience unique local cuisine paired with wines from around the globe while listening to live concerts at the Downtown Food and Wine Fest in downtown Orlando on Saturday, February 23rd and Sunday, February 24th, … Continue reading

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Orlando Guide to Spending the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend in the City of Orlando

As Thanksgiving day approaches in Orlando each year, the holidays are in full gear. From getting your table ready for Thanksgiving Dinner to planning out your Black Friday shopping, this is our guide to spending Thanksgiving weekend in Orlando. Thanksgiving Dinner … Continue reading

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Orlando Guide to attending an Orlando City Soccer Club Game at the Citrus Bowl

I was able to recently attend an Orlando City Soccer Club game at the Citrus Bowl that is the city of Orlando’s professional Soccer Team that plays in the United Soccer Leagues (USL). After attending the game, I am ready … Continue reading

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