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Christmas Eve Services at First Presbyterian Church of Orlando 2015 in Downtown Orlando

First Presbyterian Church of Orlando will be celebrating Christmas with five Christmas Eve services on Thursday, December 24th, 2015, to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. 3:00pm | Lessons & Carols Worship with Candle lighting – in the Sanctuary, led by … Continue reading

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Winter Park Outdoor Ice Skating during the Holidays in Central Park 2015

The city of Winter Park introduced an outdoor ice skating rink in 2009 entitled “Winter in the Park” during the Christmas Season and has now made it an annual event. The ice skating rink will open on Friday, November 20th, … Continue reading

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Russell Athletic Bowl 2015 featuring North Carolina and Baylor at the Citrus Bowl on December 29th

Baylor will face off against North Carolina in the Russell Athletic Bowl at the Citrus Bowl on December 29th, 2015 at 5:30 pm. Russell Athletic Bowl 2015 The Russell Athletic Bowl is the second of Orlando’s three bowl games that traditionally features a team from the … Continue reading

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Waterford Lakes Santa’s Winter Wonderland Village Carnival 2015

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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ICE! at the Gaylord Palms 2015 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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Light Up UCF 2015 Christmas Event at the University of Central Florida Features Ice Skating, Light Show, Outdoor Movies, and a Ferris Wheel

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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Gingerbread Christmas Tree at Contemporary Resort at Disney World

Disney World puts out a lot of holiday decorations during the month of December each year. From the Gingerbread House at the Grand Floridian to the Christmas Trees that line the theme parks, there is definitely a lot of sights … Continue reading

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2015 Baldwin Park Winter Spark Christmas Parade at Night on December 12th

Baldwin Park is hosting it’s annual evening Christmas parade on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at 6 PM.  Line the streets of the community’s downtown for the parade and stay for Santa’s arrival with musical performances. Baldwin Park Winter Spark Parade … 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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The Singing Christmas Trees 2015 at First Baptist Church of Orlando is the Best Christmas Event in Orlando

There are many wonderful events that you can attend in Orlando to celebrate Christmas, from the candlelight processional at Disney’s Epcot and the Osborne Display at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to the Winter Park Christmas Parade and Light Up UCF. However, … Continue reading

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2015 Holiday at Heritage Square Christmas Event at the Orange County History Center on December 12th

This year’s Holiday at Heritage Square Christmas Event is slated for Saturday, December 12th, 2015, to light Heritage Square at the Orange County History Center, the historic park in the heart of downtown Orlando. Holiday at Heritage Square Entertainment begins at 2 … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights Orlando 2015 Featuring the Gift Christmas Festival and Show

The City of Orlando’s Christmas Tree will officially be lit on Friday, December 4th, 2015 at the Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando during a Christmas event that begins at 5 PM. Holiday Lights Orlando and The Gift The lighting of the Christmas … Continue reading

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2015 Christmas Concert in Downtown Orlando

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra roars into town with it’s over-the-top Christmas production at the Amway Center on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 for two shows at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Trans-Siberian Orchestra The Trans-Siberian Orchestra got their start in 1993 and have sold over 9 million concert tickets and … Continue reading

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2015 Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios is the Scariest Halloween Event in Orlando in September and October

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios has taken the traditional haunted house celebrated during Halloween and ran with it. Now in it’s 25th year, Universal serves up the screams and the scares with several haunted houses, scream zones, and shows. Halloween … 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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SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular Trick-or-Treating every weekend in the month of 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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2015 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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Best Halloween Events for Teenagers in Orlando for 2015 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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2015 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 weekend, take a ride over to Ocoee for their 8th annual haunted house (see videos below). Ocoee Haunted … Continue reading

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Best Halloween Events for Kids in Orlando for 2015 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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Labor Day Weekend Events in Orlando 2015 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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Walt Disney World and Orlando Theme Park Crowd Calendar

As part of a survey to guest visiting the Walt Disney World Resort, Disney displayed a calendar to get feedback on how the survey participants would feel about a tiered ticketing system that displayed a Gold, Silver, and Bronze level of … Continue reading

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2015 Memorial Day Weekend in Orlando Featuring the Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony in Sanford and Epcot in Disney World on May 25th

Memorial Day is the day of the year that Americans pay their respects for the American soldiers that have paid the ultimate sacrifice of their lives to provide us with the rights and liberties that we so often take for … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Fringe Festival at Loch Haven Park is May 13th through May 25th

The Orlando International Fringe Festival takes place at Loch Haven Park beginning Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 and continues through Memorial Day Weekend until Monday, May 25th, 2015. Orlando International Fringe Festival According to the dictionary, the word Fringe is defined as: unofficial; … Continue reading

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