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2016 Taste of College Park Food and Wine Festival on April 21st

The Taste of College Park Food and Wine Festival will be held on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 from 6PM – 9PM and will feature some of the best restaurants in the city of Orlando including James Beard Award nominee Kevin … Continue reading

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Top 10 Romantic Restaurants around UCF for Valentine’s Day 2016 including Oviedo and Waterford Lakes

The University of Central Florida, or UCF, has grown to be the second largest University in the Country and the communities in east Orlando around UCF having grown up around it with the city of Oviedo to the North, the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Orlando for Valentine’s Day 2016 including College Park and Baldwin Park

Fresh Italian at Millenia and Lake Ivanhoe, American in College Park, and Sushi in Baldwin Park are some of the best places to have a meal to celebrate Valentine’s Day in 2016. You will also find the best steaks in all of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Downtown Orlando for Valentine’s Day 2016 including Lake Eola and Thornton Park

When it comes to a romantic evening out on the town for Valentine’s Day, there is no better place to be than in Downtown Orlando. From the modern and upscale restaurants, to the swanky clubs and wine bars, to finally … Continue reading

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2016 Orlando Chili Cookoff at Festival Park on February 6th

Orlando’s largest chili festival will take place at a new location at Festival Park for the Orlando Chili Cookoff on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 12 pm – 6:00 pm. Orlando Chili Cookoff The Orlando Chili Cookoff is a very well organized … Continue reading

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Where is the best place to watch the Super Bowl in Orlando including around Disney World in 2016?

Wall Street Plaza in Downtown Orlando will be having their annual Super Bowl Block Party for the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 7th, 2016 and is the best place in Orlando to watch the Super Bowl. Admission is free and … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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2015 New Years Eve Events in Downtown Orlando to ring in 2016 plus Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando

After the Halloween Parties in October, New Years Eve is the best time to check out Downtown Orlando. The city already comes alive each weekend as it is, but throw together the event of New Years Eve, and college students … Continue reading

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

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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Florida Citrus Parade in Downtown Orlando on December 30th, 2015 at 11 AM

The Florida Citrus Parade will be held on New Years Eve in Downtown Orlando on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 11 AM. The parade is televised nationally and celebrates Orlando’s two bowl games, the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus … Continue reading

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

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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2015 Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands in Winter Park on December 29th

One of the better free events to do around Orlando between Christmas Day and New Years Eve is the Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands in Winter Park along Park Avenue. Winter Park Parade of Bands The Russell Athletic Bowl … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Services at First Presbyterian Church of Orlando 2015 in Downtown Orlando

First Presbyterian Church of Orlando will be celebrating Christmas with five Christmas Eve services on Thursday, December 24th, 2015, to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. 3:00pm | Lessons & Carols Worship with Candle lighting – in the Sanctuary, led by … Continue reading

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Russell Athletic Bowl 2015 featuring North Carolina and Baylor at the Citrus Bowl on December 29th

Baylor will face off against North Carolina in the Russell Athletic Bowl at the Citrus Bowl on December 29th, 2015 at 5:30 pm. Russell Athletic Bowl 2015 The Russell Athletic Bowl is the second of Orlando’s three bowl games that traditionally features a team from the … Continue reading

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Waterford Lakes Santa’s Winter Wonderland Village Carnival 2015

For residents of east Orlando, there are two options when it comes to a midway carnival Christmas celebration. The first carnival is Light Up UCF at the University of Central Florida. A short drive down Alafaya Trail brings you to … Continue reading

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Orlando Ballet Presents The Nutcracker 2015 at the Dr. Phillips Center during the Christmas Season in December

The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet from Russia, adapted from E.T.A. Hoffmann’s story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” that is celebrated across the United States during the Christmas season. The story takes place on Christmas Eve and includes interactions … Continue reading

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Light Up UCF 2015 Christmas Event at the University of Central Florida Features Ice Skating, Light Show, Outdoor Movies, and a Ferris Wheel

Light Up UCF is the University of Cental Florida’s annual holiday event that features a free Christmas light show, outdoor ice skating, an ice slide, free outdoor movies, carolers, carnival rides, and Santa Claus. Other nights may feature a concert, … Continue reading

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2015 Baldwin Park Winter Spark Christmas Parade at Night on December 12th

Baldwin Park is hosting it’s annual evening Christmas parade on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at 6 PM.  Line the streets of the community’s downtown for the parade and stay for Santa’s arrival with musical performances. Baldwin Park Winter Spark Parade … Continue reading

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Free Nutcracker Performance by the Russian Ballet of Orlando at Lake Eola on December 19th, 2015

The Russian Ballet of Orlando will be returning to Lake Eola in 2015 to present their free performance of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, at the Lake Eola Disney Amphitheater in Downtown Orlando. Russian Ballet Nutcracker The two hour performance will begin at … Continue reading

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