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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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2013 St Joseph’s Carnival at Waterford Lakes on October 11th, 12th, and 13th

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, in the Waterford Lakes area in east Orlando, will be having their annual carnival on Friday through Sunday, October 11th, 2012 through October 13th, 2013. Over 30 carnival rides and midway games are available to ride and … 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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2013 Ripley’s Believe It or Not Oddtoberfest Free Event on October 12th

Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium on International Drive will help celebrate Halloween a little bit early in the month of October with a free event on October 12th, 2013 called Oddtoberfest from 12 pm until 5 pm. The Oddtoberfest event … Continue reading

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2013 Taste of Thornton Park on October 17th Showcases Best of Downtown Orlando Restaurants

The 12th annual Taste of Thornton Park will take place on Thursday, October 17th, 2013, from 6pm to 9pm on Washington Street, in Thornton Park. Taste of Thornton Park Tickets for the 2013 event are $30 in advance and $40 at the … Continue reading

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SerbFest brings the Culture, Food, and Dancing of the Country of Serbia to the City of Orlando in October 2013

Geographically connecting Europe to the Mediterranean and the Middle East, the Country of Serbia is a modern, democratic European country that will soon be a member of the European Union. Between Friday, October 11th through Sunday, October 13th, 2013, Orlando’s … Continue reading

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2013 Orlando Home Show at the Orange County Convention Center features the Best of Home Decorating and Remodeling on October 4th-6th

Back in the go-go days of new home construction in the Orlando area, there were many standalone places to shop at for home decorating and renovation products. Home construction store Expo Design Center was a permanent home show of specialized … Continue reading

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Lake Mary-Heathrow Festival of the Arts on November 2nd and 3rd, 2013

The cities of Lake Mary and Heathrow will be holding their annual art festival on November 2nd and 3rd, 2013 at Oval Park in Heathrow for the Lake Mary-Heathrow Festival of the Arts. Lake Mary-Heathrow Art Festival Over 200 artists will compete … Continue reading

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2013 Winter Springs “ARToberFest” Art Festival in October at the Winter Springs Town Center

The 6th annual Winter Springs Festival of the Arts Art Festival will take place on Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at the Winter Springs Town Center from 10 AM to 5 PM. Winter Springs Festival of the Arts The festival … Continue reading

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2013 Maitland Art Festival Under the Stars Featuring the Maitland Stage Band at Lake Lily Park in October

The Maitland Symphony Orchestra highlights 3 days and 2 nights full of fun, food, and art as the Rotary Club of Maitland presents the Art Under the Stars Maitland Art Festival on Friday, October 4th, 2013 through Sunday, October 6th, 2013. … Continue reading

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2013 Winter Park Fashion Week October 13th-19th on Park Avenue

Since 2007, the city of Winter Park has held the Park Avenue Fashion Week to show off the latest trends and styles in fashion. Park Avenue Fashion Week Winter Park, Florida is about 6 miles northeast of downtown Orlando and … Continue reading

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2013 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Orlando at UCF on October 6th

In 1982, Susan G. Komen started Susan G. Komen for the cure (Komen), a nationwide organization that focuses on breast cancer awareness and investment after losing her sister to breast cancer. Since its inception, Komen has invested over $1.5 billion … Continue reading

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2013 Orlando Latin Food and Wine Festival at Crane’s Roost Park Uptown Altamonte in Altamonte Springs on October 19th

The 2013 Orlando Latin Food and Wine Festival Grand Tasting event will be held at Crane’s Roost Park Uptown Altamonte in Altamonte Springs, FL on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 from 4 PM – 10 PM. Orlando Latin Food and Wine Festival The Orlando Latin Food and … Continue reading

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2013 Winter Park Autumn Art Festival Scheduled for October 12th & 13th

The 40th Winter Park Autumn Art Festival will once again fill Park Avenue with beautiful paintings, ceramics, crafts, drawings & graphics, fiber creations, sculptures, jewelry and photographs, all created exclusively by Florida artists. The event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 12th and 13th, … Continue reading

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2013 Dragon Boat Challenge at Downtown Disney in October at Disney World

Each year, as many as 70 teams of competitive and recreational row teams compete together in the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival at Downtown Disney in Disney World. Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival The Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival attracts … Continue reading

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2013 Orlando Film Festival Brings The Movies and Events to Downtown Orlando

The Orlando Film Festival will take place on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 through Sunday, October 20th, 2013. Over 300 filmmakers attended the 2010 event and many of the films participating are followed by a question and answer period with the filmmakers. … Continue reading

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SeaWorld Orlando Sesame Street Countdown to Halloween Show with Elmo and Count Von Count is the Highlight of the Halloween Spooktacular Weekends

Waiting in line to watch the Sesame Street Countdown to Halloween show at SeaWorld Orlando this year, I caught a glimpse that there is a big demand for the Sesame Street characters in Orlando with the show we first attempted to … 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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Casselberry Movies in the Park Family Movie Night at Lake Concord on the First Friday of Each Month

Casselberry is starting up a new family movie night at Lake Concord on the first Friday of every month (with the exception of December) starting out with Disney’s Spooky Buddies on October 5th, 2012 with most movies starting at 7pm … Continue reading

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Orlando Guide to attending an Orlando City Soccer Club Game at the Citrus Bowl

I was able to recently attend an Orlando City Soccer Club game at the Citrus Bowl that is the city of Orlando’s professional Soccer Team that plays in the United Soccer Leagues (USL). After attending the game, I am ready … Continue reading

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Trick-or-Treat Idea at Publix for When it Rains In Orlando on Halloween

If the weather forecast for Halloween night calls for rain, Publix can save the day (or night) with free trick-or-treating for kids in select stores. Halloween Trick or Treat at Publix In Halloween nights past, select Publix stores has had trick … Continue reading

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Disney Villain Halloween Show at the Magic Kingdom with Meet and Greets with Villians

As part of the Mickey’s Halloween Party that Disney World celebrates each year during Halloween at the Magic Kingdom, a Disney Villains show featuring some of Disney’s most popular characters that visitors love to hate, is shown four times a … Continue reading

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Magic Kingdom Halloween Parade at Disney World Features Disney Friends and Villians

To help celebrate Halloween at Disney World, the Magic Kingdom hosts a Halloween Parade during it’s Mickey’s Halloween Party called Mickey’s Boo-To-You Halloween Parade. Mickey’s Boo-To-You Halloween Parade The parade, part of the Halloween Party separate-ticket event, starts off with the … Continue reading

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Disney World Halloween Fireworks Show at the Magic Kingdom Featuring Hallowishes at Cinderella Castle

Each year on special-event nights during the months of September and October, Disney World hosts a separate ticket event to celebrate Halloween at the Magic Kingdom called Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. One of the major highlights of the Halloween event … Continue reading

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