Tag Archives: october

2018 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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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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2015 Dance, Dream, and Inspire Local Celebrity Dance Competition on September 19th

The fourth annual Dance, Dream & Inspire will be held at the Hard Rock Live on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 6:30pm with a VIP party and silent auction. At 8pm, the ballroom dancing competition begins with several local leaders and … 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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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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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 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 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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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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