Halloween is more than a two month celebration in Orlando beginning in August and is then a week-long celebration as Halloween Night approaches on October 31st. Disney World kicks off their Halloween events in August with Universal Studios and SeaWorld kicking off their Halloween events during the month of September. Halloween in Orlando WithRead More →

If there was ever a time that you wanted to do something different in Orlando and check out Downtown Orlando, the weekend parties in downtown Orlando that feature costume contests is it. For 2018, those nights are Friday, October 26th and  Saturday, October 27th. This is Orlando’s version of Key West’sRead More →

Halloween Horror Nights stands alone as the biggest Halloween event for the older kids. Universal doesn’t recommend the event for kids under the age of 13 but 16 and older may be a more appropriate age. The event can be pretty intense as the entire Universal Orlando theme park isRead More →

The city of Maitland will be showing family-friendly movies monthly this fall beginning with Peter Rabbit in October. Screen on the Green Screen on the Green is held outside at the Maitland Middle School soccer field located in the Dommerich neighborhood of Maitland. On Saturday, October 6th, Peter Rabbit willRead More →

Each year, as many as 70 teams of competitive and recreational row teams compete together in the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival. Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival The Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival attracts recreational and competitive row teams from all over North America. The event recently moved to TurkeyRead More →

In its 42nd year, The Maitland Rotary Art Festival brings music, food, and of course, art to the centerpiece of Maitland’s Cultural Corridor, Lake Lily. For the 2018 festival, 135 artists will display their artwork competing for top prizes from the show. The show also offers art demonstrations, live entertainment, numerousRead More →

The Run Nona 5k kicks-off the block party that happens September 29th, 2018 in the Lake Nona area of Orlando. Run Nona 5k  In its 11th year, this 5k concludes at a Lake Nona block party featuring food trucks and live music from Cnergy. Run Nona 5k offers a special area just for kidsRead More →

Maitland’s Fright Night is a free event for children dressed in their best Halloween costumes! Maitland Fright Night The event is from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 27th, 2018, at Maitland Community Park with games, snacks, inflatables, and a children’s haunted house. At 5:00 p.m. children may enterRead More →

Winter Park celebrates Halloween on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 along Park Avenue, Rollins College, and Shady Park at Hannibal Square with three separate Halloween events throughout the day and night. Winter Park Trick-or-Treating From 10 AM until 2 pm on Saturday, October 27th, 2018, children can dress up in their Halloween costumes andRead More →

SeaWorld is the only major theme park in Orlando (not including Legoland) that has a trick-or-treating event for children as part of their general admission price during daytime hours on the weekends in the month of October. With Halloween character greetings, kid parties, trick-or-treating, and special holiday shows, SeaWorld Halloween SpooktacularRead More →

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando has taken the traditional haunted house celebrated during Halloween and ran with it. For more than 25 years, Universal has served up screams and scares with several haunted houses, scream zones, and shows. Halloween Horror Nights 2018 Haunted Houses Each year, Universal offers an entirely newRead More →

Joining forces to support hunger relief and housing needs, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, host one of Central Florida’s largest annual fundraisers, Taste! Central Florida. Event Details Taste! Central Florida is held at Orlando World Center Marriott on Saturday, September 8th, from 6:45 toRead More →