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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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Community Based Care of Central Florida celebrates National Adoption Day

On November 21st, 2014, 35 children were officially adopted in Central Florida homes includes fifteen children in Orange County as part of National Adoption Day were 4,500 children were adopted nationally National Adoption Day Each November, the Community Based Care … 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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2014-2015 UCF Opera Season Kickoff Event on November 15th and 16th, 2014

The University of Central Florida Opera is kicking off the 2014-2015 season with its 10th-annual gala concert entitled “It’s a Grand Knight of Singing” on November 15th and 16th, 2014 in the Visual Arts Building on the main campus of … 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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2014 Winter Park Harvest Festival Supplies Orlando with Locally Grown Vegetables for Thanksgiving Dinner

The fourth annual Winter Park Harvest Festival will takes place on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 in Central Park in the West Meadow green area that is close to the post office in Winter Park and is free for everyone to attend. The festival takes … 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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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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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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Festival of Trees 2014 in November Kicks off the Christmas Season in Orlando

Sometime between 672-754 AD,  Christian lore states that St Boniface of Germany cut down a tree of Thor in order to disprove the legitimacy of the Norse gods to the local German tribe of the time. Spotting a fir tree … 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 Winter Park Classic Car Show Concours d’Elegance on November 16th is the Best Car Show in Orlando

The Concours d’Elegance Classic Car Show, held in November of each year in the city of Winter Park is Orlando’s best overall car show. The 2014 event will be held on Sunday, November 16th, 2014 from 10 AM – 5 PM with the awards … Continue reading

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2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Concert Lineup

Boyz II Men, Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, the Pointer Sisters, Billy Ocean, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy highlight the Eat to the Beat Concert Series for the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Concert … Continue reading

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2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival is Orlando’s Best Annual Food Event

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is Disney World’s annual culinary event that provides sample size portions of cuisines, wine, and beer from close to 30 different countries around the World Showcase Lagoon in Epcot and is the city of … 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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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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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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Holiday Wishes Fireworks Show at the Magic Kingdom

Disney World has two great fireworks shows to celebrate the season with a holiday tag to it’s Illuminations show at Epcot and Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season at the Magic Kingdom. Whereas the Illuminations edition is a … Continue reading

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Gaylord Palms Christmas Caroling and Stage Shows featuring Luminescence, Christmas Wonders, and Family Traditions

The Gaylord Palms resort has several shows and activities to celebrate the Christmas season in the months of November and December and a highlight of those events is Christmas Caroling in the main atrium of the resort. The highlight of … Continue reading

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Gaylord Palms Christmas Tree Lighting and Light Show During the Holiday Season

The Gaylord Palms Resort is known for their holiday ICE! attraction during the Christmas season but another hidden gem not publicized as much is their Christmas Tree Lighting and Light Show that is held on select nights at the resort. … Continue reading

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2012 Maitland Movies in the Park Outdoor Movies at Quinn Strong Park

The city of Maitland will be showing family-friendly movies on the second Saturday in the months of October and November with the Lorax and Mirror Mirror at Quinn Strong Park. Maitland Movies in the Park The Maitland Movie in the … Continue reading

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