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Best Restaurant Choices for Orlando Magical Dining Month in September 2017

September is Orlando’s Magical Dining Month where the best restaurants around the city are showcased with a featured three-course, prix fixe dinner menu for just $35 that includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Orlando Magical Dining Month Taking a look at … Continue reading

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Theatre UCF 2017/2018 Season featuring Seminar, Of Thee I Sing, An Octoroon and more

When it comes to attending and experiencing theater shows in Orlando, visitors to the area will most likely think of Disney World and it’s large-scale production stage shows like Finding Nemo at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Beauty and the Beast … Continue reading

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2015 Winter Park Halloween Events including Trick-or-Treating on Park Avenue and Rollins College

Winter Park celebrates Halloween on Saturday, October 31st, 2015 along Park Avenue, Rollins College, and Shady Park at Hannibal Square with three separate Halloween events throughout the day and night. Winter Park Trick-or-Treating From 10 AM until 2 pm on Saturday, October 31st, … 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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Trick or Treating at Orlando Malls for Halloween in 2015 for a Safe Halloween

Halloween is one of children’s favorite holidays to dress up and get candy with trick or treating and one of the most popular places to go trick or treating is at the mall. Fortunately, Orlando has several indoor and outdoor … Continue reading

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2015 Old Town Halloween Event Brings Free Halloween Fun with Carnival Rides and a Haunted House

Old Town is hosting their free Halloween event for the fourth year in a row on the Friday and Saturday nights leading up to Halloween with costume contests, roaming characters, and entertainment. Old Town Halloween 2015 Old Town will be modeling … 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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Halloween in Orlando for 2015

Halloween is almost a two month celebration in Orlando and is a week-long celebration as Halloween Night approaches on October 31st. Disney World and Universal Studios kick off their Halloween events during the month of September and SeaWorld begins it’s … 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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2015 Winter Park Wine & Dine Food Event on October 14th

The 4th annual Winter Park “Wine & Dine” event will take place on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 from 6 pm until 9 pm inside the Winter Park Farmer’s Market with some of the best restaurants around the city participating (see video below). … Continue reading

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2015 U Can Finish 5 Miler and 2 Mile Race at UCF on October 18th

So the running joke when I attended the University of Central Florida in the late 1990’s was that UCF stood for both “Under Construction Forever” or “U Can’t Finish”. Under Construction Forever The first slight of “Under Construction Forever” was … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Intellectual Speaker Series at Rollins College featuring Leymah Gbowee and Bill Bryson

Leymah Gbowee

Since 2008, the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College has brought in well-known and intellectual speakers to the campus to engage students, alumni, and the community through public lectures, readings, symposiums, seminars, master classes, interviews, and special-interest sessions that are … Continue reading

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater 2015 and 2016 Season Schedule and Preview

Celebrating their 27th year, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater officially kicks off their 2015 and 2016 season with their annual Season Opening Gala on Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at 5 pm at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. … Continue reading

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2015 and 2016 Orlando Repertory Childrens Theatre Season Schedule and Preview

The Orlando Repertory Theatre is the main children’s theater in the city of Orlando that partners with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to put on professional theatrical performances to popular children’s stories. As would be expected in a city … Continue reading

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2015 UCF Football Home Schedule Featuring USF, Houston, East Carolina, UConn, FIU and more

The UCF Knights football team will begin their third year in the American Athletic Conference with home games against FIU, Furman, UConn, Houston, East Carolina, USF . UCF Football September Home Games UCF kicks off their season on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 against FIU … 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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Best Halloween Pumpkin Patch in Orlando is at St John Lutheran Church in Winter Park

When looking to get the best or most unique pumpkin to celebrate Halloween, or more importantly, get the best Halloween photographs to put in your scrapbook, the best spot for pictures and pumpkin selection is the Pumpkin Patch at St … Continue reading

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2014 Taste of Maitland at Lake Lily Park on October 20th

Some of the best restaurants in Maitland will be at Lake Lily Park on the night of Monday, October 20th, 2014 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm for the annual Taste of Maitland event. Taste of Maitland Admission Advanced tickets to … Continue reading

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2014 Wings and Waves Daytona Beach Air Show Event Featuring the Air Force Thunderbirds

The annual Wings and Waves Air Show that features the United States Air Force Thunderbirds will take place at Daytona Beach on Saturday and Sunday, October 11th and 12th, 2014 beginning at 11:30am on both days. Wings and Waves About a 45 … 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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