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2017 Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Orlando at the Amway Center on January 12th-16th

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The circus is coming to Orlando at the Amway Center on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 and staying until Monday, January 16th, 2017. 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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2016 A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando on January 29th-31st

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A Celebration of Harry Potter returns to Universal Orlando on Friday, January 28th, 2016 through January 31st, 2016 that celebrates all things Harry Potter with the movie stars of the films making appearances. A Celebration of Harry Potter The 2016 … Continue reading

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2016 SeaWorld Wild Days in January featuring Jack Hanna on January 16th and 17th

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The most famous zookeeper in the United States will be visiting SeaWorld on Saturday, January 16th and 17th, 2016 when Jack Hanna brings with him a host of exotic animals to the park to help educate children and families as part of … Continue reading

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2016 Zora Festival in the Historic Town of Eatonville January 23rd – 31st

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The annual Zora Festival returns to the historic town of Eatonville in 2016 beginning on Saturday, January 23rd and continuing through Sunday, January 31st with the main festival days beginning on Friday, January 29th that continues through Sunday. Zora Festival The Zora … Continue reading

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2016 Second Harvest Food Bank Chef’s Night in January featuring the Four Seasons Resort

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida will be hosting their first Chef’s Night‘s of 2016 with two nights in January. Chef Paula Kendrick of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will host Chef’s Night on Friday, January 8th, 2016 … Continue reading

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2016 Celebration Marathon and Half Marathon on January 31st

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The town of Celebration, Florida will be having their 3rd annual marathon and half marathon on Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 7 am that is now sold out. Prior to this new annual event, the Walt Disney World Marathon was … Continue reading

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2015 Lady Track Shack 5k at Loch Haven Park on January 30th

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The Lady Track Shack 5k is an annual 5k race that celebrates women’s health and fitness and takes runners around Loch Haven Park (previously held at Mead Garden). The race takes place on Saturday, January 30th, 2016, at 7:30 am. Lady … Continue reading

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2016 Monster Jam Monster Trucks at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on January 23rd

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The Monster Jam Monster Trucks Motorsport Event will be coming to the Citrus Bowl in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at 7 PM. Monster Jam The Monster Jam is an event where big trucks with even larger wheels compete … Continue reading

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2016 Seasons 52 5.2k Race in Winter Park on Park Avenue on Saturday, January 23rd

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On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016, the Seasons 52 Park Avenue 5.2k Race will be held in Winter Park, Florida along the shops, restaurants, and neighborhoods of Park Avenue. Presented by Florida Hospital and being an official Track Shack Event, the … Continue reading

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2016 Orlando Touch a Truck Introduces Construction Equipment and Vehicles to Kids on January 23rd

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It is not hard to see that kids love everything about big trucks and construction equipment. You only need to look as far as some of the most popular children’s characters like Handy Manny, Bob the Builder, Thomas the Train, … Continue reading

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2016 The Color Run 5k Orlando on January 16th at the Central Florida Fairgrounds

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So what do you get when you combine a 5k running race with a lot of colored powder flying at you along the route? You get a messy fun event to share with family and friends called The Color Run … Continue reading

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2016 Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr in the month of January in Orlando with Parades and Festivals

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Martin Luther King, Jr had a dream of an integrated and unified America in 1963 where over 200,000 civil rights supporters watched and listened to King’s 17-minute public speech in Washington D.C. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. At … Continue reading

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2016 Otronicon Video Game and Simulation Conference at the Orlando Science Center on January 15th-18th

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Otronicon is Orlando’s biggest interactive technology and video gaming conference and event that takes place each January at the Orlando Science Center. With Orlando having one of the largest simulation industries in the world and being home to one of … Continue reading

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2016 Walt Disney World Marathon and Half Marathon Weekend on January 6th-10th

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The Walt Disney World Marathon and Half Marathon are the premier running events in Orlando that take place around the first week of January each year at the Walt Disney World Resort and are always fully registered several months in … Continue reading

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2016 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl featuring the Florida Gators versus the Michigan Wolverines on January 1st

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Some of the best teams from the SEC and the Big Ten outside of the College Football Playoff six bowl games meet each year at the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando. 2016 Matchup The match up for 2016 bowl game to be … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Events in Downtown Orlando and Lake Eola in 2015 including New Years

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With the great weather and holiday season beginning in November and continuing through the months of December and January, the city of Orlando comes alive with great Christmas and holiday events in Downtown Orlando and Lake Eola each year. This is Orlando Local … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Magic Home Games Around Christmas and New Years featuring Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat

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One of the best ways to celebrate the Christmas and the New Years holiday is to see the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center. On the day after Christmas, Friday, December 26th, 2015, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat will be playing in Orlando … Continue reading

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

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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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