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The Singing Christmas Trees 2015 at First Baptist Church of Orlando is the Best Christmas Event in Orlando

There are many wonderful events that you can attend in Orlando to celebrate Christmas, from the candlelight processional at Disney’s Epcot and the Osborne Display at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to the Winter Park Christmas Parade and Light Up UCF. However, … Continue reading

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2015 Holiday at Heritage Square Christmas Event at the Orange County History Center on December 12th

This year’s Holiday at Heritage Square Christmas Event is slated for Saturday, December 12th, 2015, to light Heritage Square at the Orange County History Center, the historic park in the heart of downtown Orlando. Holiday at Heritage Square Entertainment begins at 2 … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights Orlando 2015 Featuring the Gift Christmas Festival and Show

The City of Orlando’s Christmas Tree will officially be lit on Friday, December 4th, 2015 at the Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando during a Christmas event that begins at 5 PM. Holiday Lights Orlando and The Gift The lighting of the Christmas … Continue reading

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2015 Christmas Concert in Downtown Orlando

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra roars into town with it’s over-the-top Christmas production at the Amway Center on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 for two shows at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Trans-Siberian Orchestra The Trans-Siberian Orchestra got their start in 1993 and have sold over 9 million concert tickets and … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Concert 2015 in Downtown Orlando

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will hold their annual Christmas concert at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 2 PM and 8 PM. Home for the Holidays Home for the Holidays celebrates the Christmas season with traditonal … Continue reading

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2015 and 2016 Broadway Shows in Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

2014 was a banner year for the city of Orlando with grand opening of the new state-of-the-art Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. For it’s original season, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts started off the season with The … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Veterans Day Parade on November 14th Honors the Nations Veterans

Veterans Day is on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. The city of Orlando will salute our nations veterans on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 with a patriotic parade at 11 AM in Downtown Orlando. Veterans Day Parade Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans … Continue reading

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UCF Homecoming Spirit Splash 2018 on November 9th

UCF’s Spirit Splash is the ultimate college football pep-rally finishing off the University of Central Florida’s homecoming week the day before the homecoming parade and football game. It is a tradition dating back to the mid-1990’s when a few students … 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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2015 Downtown Concert Series in Orlando Featuring Pat Benatar on May 23rd

  Pat Benatar will be putting on a free outdoor concert in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 along with her husband Neil Giraldo with festivities kicking off around 4 PM for WMMO’s Downtown Concert Series with Pat Benatar taking the … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Fringe Festival at Loch Haven Park is May 13th through May 25th

The Orlando International Fringe Festival takes place at Loch Haven Park beginning Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 and continues through Memorial Day Weekend until Monday, May 25th, 2015. Orlando International Fringe Festival According to the dictionary, the word Fringe is defined as: unofficial; … Continue reading

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2015 Mother’s Day Ideas in Orlando for Dinner and Things to Do in Winter Park, Disney World, and Orlando featuring Harry P Leu Gardens

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th, 2015 and Orlando Local Guide has you covered for dinner ideas and things to do. From movies, to restaurants, and brunch, there are all sorts of ways to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day in … Continue reading

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Free Mother’s Day Activities in Orlando 2015 for Mom where Moms Eat for Free at Restaurants and Admission is Free for Medieval Times

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th, 2015 and there are a few restaurants and places where Mom can eat for free and play for free with her admission. This is Orlando Local Guide’s Guide for free things for Mom to do … Continue reading

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Best Cinco de Mayo Orlando Events 2015 including Disney World, International Drive, Downtown Orlando, and Winter Park

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated all around Orlando and the biggest parties can be found in Downtown Orlando at Church Street and Wall Street all weekend long heading into Cinco de Mayo 2015 on Tuesday, May 5th. Cinco de Mayo … Continue reading

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2015 Earthday Birthday Orlando Concert by WJRR is Orlando’s Heavy Metal Concert Festival on April 25th

WJRR hosts the 22nd annual Earthday Birthday concert on Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. Earthday Birthday 2015 Earthday Birthday is Orlando’s biggest rock and roll and heavy metal outdoor event that is held each year around the Earth … Continue reading

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2015 Central Florida Earth Day Festival at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando on April 25th

Downtown Orlando goes green on Saturday, April 25th, 2015 to celebrate Earth Day from 10 AM – 6 PM for Central Florida Earth Day 2015. Central Florida Earth Day Every April, 200-300 environmentally friendly vendors specializing in organic and recycled materials … Continue reading

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2015 UCF Symphony Under the Stars on April 16th Featuring the UCF Orchestra

One of UCF’s best kept secrets is also one of the city of Orlando’s best kept secrets. The UCF Orchestra presents Symphony Under the Stars at the heart of the UCF campus at the Reflection Pond on Thursday, April 16th, … Continue reading

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2015 Best Restaurants and Pubs to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day around Orlando including Winter Park and Conway

On St Patrick’s Day, it’s all about the luck of the Irish, Corn Beef and Cabbage, and Guinness Irish Beer. We’ve already covered the best spots to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Downtown Orlando, Winter Garden, and the theme parks. … Continue reading

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2015 Easter Bunny Arrives at Mall at Millenia for Bunny Brunch on March 14th

Spring officially arrives at the Mall at Millenia on Saturday, March 14th, 2015 with the first spotting of the Easter Bunny.  From 9:00 am until 11:00 am in the Orangerie Cafés (located on the second floor of the mall between Panera and … Continue reading

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2015 Central Florida Fair Celebrates 103 Years in March with Rides and Entertainment in Orlando

The Central Florida Fair will celebrate 101 years starting on Thursday, February 26th through Monday, March 9th, 2015. The fair will feature many rides, creative arts, horticulture, livestock, and entertainment. Central Florida Fair The Central Florida Fairgrounds is spread out over … 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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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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Best Inland Beaches and Natural Springs in Orlando featuring St Cloud, Moss Park, Winter Park, Kelly Park, and Wekiwa Springs

Some may think that you need to go to one of the Florida coasts to experience the beach while visiting Orlando but those people have never been to Saint Cloud, Florida (see picture above) or Moss Park in Orlando. If … Continue reading

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