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Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade at the Magic Kingdom in 2015

During Mickey’s Christmas Party special event in the months of November and December at the Magic Kingdom, a special Christmas parade is held twice a night during the event called Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade that combines a mix … Continue reading

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2015 Epcot Candlelight Christmas Show at Disney World Featuring the Walt Disney Orchestra, Voices of Liberty, Choirs, and Celebrity Narrators

The Candlelight Processional Christmas Concert at Epcot in Disney World is the best Christmas event to be experienced in any of the theme parks in Orlando and also has the most history of any other event, beginning with Walt Disney … 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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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 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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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom Celebrates the Holidays with Characters, Parades, and Fireworks in 2015

Beginning on select nights in the early part of November and continuing through December 18th, 2015, Disney World offers a separate-ticketed Christmas party at the Magic Kingdom called Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. With fireworks, stage shows, parades, holiday character … Continue reading

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2014 Winter Park Harvest Festival Supplies Orlando with Locally Grown Vegetables for Thanksgiving Dinner

The fourth annual Winter Park Harvest Festival will takes place on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 in Central Park in the West Meadow green area that is close to the post office in Winter Park and is free for everyone to attend. The festival takes … Continue reading

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A Guide to Spending the Christmas Holidays at the Gaylord Palms Resort in 2015

During the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve, and the weeks in-between, the Gaylord Palms Resort resembles an Orlando attraction more than it does a fancy resort (which it is). With breakfast experiences with Shrek, Cirque performances, Dreamworks Animation … 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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Rosen Shingle Creek Thanksgiving and Christmas Day Holiday Buffet and Brunch at Café Osceola

On Thanksgiving and Christmas Day at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel on Universal Boulevard, just off International Drive, a grande holiday buffet and brunch is prepared for guests and visitors to the hotel from 11:30 am until 7 pm at … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Christmas Season at the Rosen Centre Hotel on International Drive featuring Caroling and Santa Claus

There are three signature hotels owned by hotelier Harris Rosen around the Orange County Convention Center around International Drive that celebrate the Christmas Season with holiday carolers and Santa Claus on Friday and Saturday nights on select weekends in the … Continue reading

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A Guide to Spending the Christmas Holidays at Disney World Including the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom

Visiting Disney World during the Christmas Holiday each year is one of the best times to visit the parks as special holiday shows, lights, and fireworks are on display each year as Disney celebrates the season and rings in the … Continue reading

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“Celebrate the Season” Christmas Stage Show at the Magic Kingdom

Part of the main allure of any Disney vacation for children at Disney World is watching the classic Disney Characters perform on stage in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom. During the Christmas Season, the characters put on … Continue reading

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Holiday Wishes Fireworks Show at the Magic Kingdom

Disney World has two great fireworks shows to celebrate the season with a holiday tag to it’s Illuminations show at Epcot and Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season at the Magic Kingdom. Whereas the Illuminations edition is a … Continue reading

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Gaylord Palms Christmas Caroling and Stage Shows featuring Luminescence, Christmas Wonders, and Family Traditions

The Gaylord Palms resort has several shows and activities to celebrate the Christmas season in the months of November and December and a highlight of those events is Christmas Caroling in the main atrium of the resort. The highlight of … Continue reading

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Gaylord Palms Christmas Tree Lighting and Light Show During the Holiday Season

The Gaylord Palms Resort is known for their holiday ICE! attraction during the Christmas season but another hidden gem not publicized as much is their Christmas Tree Lighting and Light Show that is held on select nights at the resort. … Continue reading

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Orlando Guide to Spending the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend in the City of Orlando

As Thanksgiving day approaches in Orlando each year, the holidays are in full gear. From getting your table ready for Thanksgiving Dinner to planning out your Black Friday shopping, this is our guide to spending Thanksgiving weekend in Orlando. Thanksgiving Dinner … Continue reading

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Orlando Guide to Shopping During Black Friday at Waterford Lakes

I attended the Waterford Lakes Black Friday event for the 12 AM Midnight openings of Target, Best Buy, and other stores. The stores where very crowded with long lines but I was able to get the deal-buster for the XBox … Continue reading

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