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ICE! at the Gaylord Palms 2018 featuring ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

ICE! at the Gaylord Palms is an annual walk-through attraction during the Christmas holidays at the Gaylord Palms Resort that is made completely of ice. Imagine taking a simple ice sculpture that you might see at a wedding or special … Continue reading

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Best Halloween Events for Kids in Orlando for 2018 featuring Uptown Altamonte in Altamonte Springs, Disney World, and SeaWorld

Halloween officially kicks off the holiday season in Orlando when the fall season finally comes around and we great a break in the weather from the high 90’s during the summer down to the mid 70’s and 80’s that makes … Continue reading

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Best Halloween Events for Adults in Orlando for 2018 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 2018, those nights are Friday, October 26th … Continue reading

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Best Halloween Events for Teenagers in Orlando for 2018 featuring Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios and Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens

Halloween Horror Nights stands alone as the biggest Halloween event for the older kids. Universal doesn’t recommend the event for kids under the age of 13 but 16 and older may be a more appropriate age. The event can be … Continue reading

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2018 SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular Trick-or-Treating every weekend in the months of September and October

SeaWorld is the only major theme park in Orlando (not including Legoland) that has a trick-or-treating event for children as part of their general admission price during daytime hours on the weekends in the month of October. With Halloween character greetings, … Continue reading

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2018 Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios is the Scariest Halloween Event in Orlando in September and October

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando has taken the traditional haunted house celebrated during Halloween and ran with it. For more than 25 years, Universal has served up screams and scares with several haunted houses, scream zones, and shows. Halloween Horror Nights … Continue reading

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2018 Ocoee Haunted House and Haunted Walk with Hayrides and Halloween Games

If you are looking for a great traditional haunted house featuring scary clowns and other haunted actors to walk through during the Halloween season, take a ride over to Ocoee for their 11th annual haunted house (see videos below). Ocoee Haunted … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Events in Orlando 2018 Featuring the NKF Surf Festival in Cocoa Beach

Labor Day Weekend in Orlando consists of three big events to enjoy that includes a surfing competition, Disney on Ice, and family reunions. Also, September is Magical Dining Month in Orlando. NKF Pro Am Surf Festival About a 45 minute drive … Continue reading

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2018 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom Features Trick or Treating, a Parade, and Fireworks

The best way to celebrate Halloween in Orlando with your family is by trick-or-treating and attending Mickey’s Not-so-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom. On the opposite end of the spectrum of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, Mickey’s Halloween … Continue reading

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Tom Joyner Family Reunion 2018

For the last several years, radio host Tom Joyner has had a family convention and expo called the Tom Joyner Family Reunion that is full of entertainment for his radio listeners and fans during Labor Day weekend in Orlando. The … Continue reading

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Best Orlando 4th of July Fireworks Shows and Events Guide 2018

The Orlando area has at least 17 Independence Day 4th of July Fireworks Shows taking place in 2018 between the cities that make up Metro-Orlando and the fireworks shows happening at the theme parks. This is our guide to Orlando’s Best 4th … Continue reading

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2018 Downtown Orlando 4th of July Fireworks at the Fountain

A 2009 lightning strike left the iconic Lake Eola Fountain debilitated, but it was returned to its former glory and better during the 2011 Fireworks at the Fountain celebration as the City of Orlando debuted the renovated fountain for the … Continue reading

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2018 Winter Park 4th of July Celebration in Central Park featuring the Bach Festival Brass Band and Choir and Carriage Rides

For spending the day together during the 4th of July in Orlando, there is no better place to be than in Winter Park. From horse-drawn wagon rides and classical string arrangements and choirs to free Tiffany Glass showings at the … Continue reading

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2018 Sanford 4th of July Fireworks Celebrates America with Star Spangled Sanford

Outside of the theme parks, the two biggest firework shows in Orlando are in Downtown Orlando and the historic city of Sanford, Florida. On July 4, 2018, the city of Sanford will light the sky up with fireworks from just … Continue reading

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2018 4th of July at Walt Disney World Featuring Epcot and the Magic Kingdom

Orlando is a Top 10 destination for the 4th of July in the United States and a majority of the visitors vacationing in the area will be at Disney World to celebrate the 4th of July. The Magic Kingdom will be … Continue reading

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Independence Day Fireworks and Events in Orlando on July 3rd, 2018

Who says that you have to celebrate America’s Independence Day on July 4th in Orlando when there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate Independence Day the day before on July 3rd? Maybe one day of celebration is not enough and … Continue reading

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2018 Red Hot and Boom xl 106.7 4th of July Orlando Firework Show in Altamonte Springs on July 3rd

Red Hot and Boom is Orlando’s Best Firework Show outside of the theme parks that is held in the city of Altamonte Springs each year on July 3rd, the day just before the 4th of July. The 2018 Red Hot … Continue reading

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2018 Watermelon 4th of July 5k at Park Avenue in Winter Park on July 4th

Track Shack, one of the largest race and retail running operations in Central Florida, is hosting the 2017 Watermelon 5k. The patriotic event is held each year early on the morning of July 4th on Park Avenue in Winter Park. Watermelon 5k on … Continue reading

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2018 Easter Services in Downtown Orlando at the Dr Phillips Center on April 1st

First Presbyterian Church of Orlando will be celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, with 2 Easter Services on Sunday, April 1st, 2018 in the Walt Disney Theater at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Arrival at the Mall at Millenia for Christmas on November 4th, 2016

Santa Claus will be arriving at the Mall at Millenia in grand style to kick of the Christmas season on Friday, November 4th, 2016 starting at 6:00 PM. The holiday event features a family friendly dj dance party, with food and drinks available for … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park Easter Egg Hunt features over 10,000 Easter Eggs and the Easter Bunny on March 26th

The 62nd annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the city of Winter Park is set for Saturday, March 26th. Children up to 10-years-old are invited to line-up at 9:30 am at Central Park. Promptly at 10:00 am the Easter Bunny … Continue reading

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2016 St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Downtown Orlando featuring the Celt, Wall Street Plaza, Church Street, and Lizzy McCormack’s

Celebrations and drink specials begin early for the true Irishman on St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Orlando, on March 17, 2016. Church Street and Wall Street Two of the biggest venues in Downtown Orlando, Church Street Entertainment and Wall Street Plaza (see … Continue reading

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2016 St Patrick’s Day in Winter Garden at Hagan O’Reillys Irish Pub & Restaurant with Live Music, Dancing, and Free Babysitting in Orlando

A great place to hear bagpipes on Saint Patrick’s Day, Hagan O’Reillys Irish Pub & Restaurant in Winter Garden, will be celebrating the Saint Patrick’s Day holiday on Thursday, March 17th, 2016. St Patrick’s Day in Winter Garden Beginning in the late … Continue reading

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2016 Magic 107.7 Easter Egg Hunt in Longwood on Saturday, March 26th features over 20,000 eggs

The Magic 107.7 Easter Egg Hunt features over 20,000 Easter eggs for children of all ages to hunt during staggered times along with other games and activities. The event takes place on Saturday, March 26th, 2016 beginning at 9:30 AM … Continue reading

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