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Central Florida Zoo now have Pokémon guests !

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens has been overrun by mysterious creatures… Pokémon! So they have iissued some tips for guests visiting: 1. Running low on Pokeballs? There are over a dozen Pokestops throughout the Zoo. 2. Need somewhere to train and battle your Pokemon? There is one gym towards ...

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The Crayola Experience

The Crayola Experience is due to open July 1st  in The Florida Mall and will feature 25 hands-on attractions that offer hours of creative fun. At Crayola Experience, every child’s creation is wonderfully unique – just like them! Although best known for its iconic crayons and markers, the 111-year-old company ...

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CIRCUS XTREME

CIRCUS XTREME plays the Amway Center in Orlando January 8-11, 2015 for seven shows. Prepare to be astonished and amazed by some of the coolest acts that can only be seen at The Greatest Show On Earth. Children Of All Ages can let their imagination go wild in an exhilarating ...

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Scare-Capital of the US

Orlando celebrates Halloween from every end of the spectrum with nationally recognized events at some of the world’s most popular theme parks. Whether it involves horrifying haunted houses or costume parties with friendly characters, Orlando’s theme parks bring Halloween to a whole new level with more than 80 individual events ...

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Magical Dining Month

Next week  kicks off a month-long program where participating restaurants feature an amazing three-course dining experience all at the exceptional price of only $33 per person. This is the 9th year of the Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month , running from August 25th to September 30th, more than 70 Orlando area ...

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Winter Springs Festival of the Arts

The 7th Annual Winter Springs Festival of the Arts will take place in the Winter Springs Town Center October 18th & 19th, 2014, and is produced by the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the City of Winter Springs. Established as a signature event in an affluent ...

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Space Coast Summer hots up….

Warm sunshine and glittering waves are the hallmarks of a summer beach vacation.  But there’s a whole different world to explore after the sun goes down and the stars come out on Florida’s Space Coast. Check out these May-August after-dark adventures: Bioluminescent Night Kayaking — an otherworldly experience in which ...

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Downtown Food & Wine Fest

The Sixth Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest is set for Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23, 2014 for more than 20,000 foodies and wine lovers to experience unique local cuisine paired with wines from around the globe. New for this year inclides:       The Ultimate Fest Experience The ...

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End of another era…

Arabian Nights will be permanently closed as of tonights show. For over  25 years they have been entertaining us with the amazing horses, performers , perfectly choreographed pieces , good food and great hospitality From Arabian Nights’ Owner, Mark Miller: “It has been an honor sharing my passion for the ...

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Orlando Named No. 1 Destination to Ring in 2014

With fireworks bursting over Orlando’s famous theme park icons, New Year’s Eve revelers visiting the area will be doing so in the most popular destination to welcome 2014, according to Hotwire.com, a leading discount travel site. After a record-setting year of more than 57 million annual visitors in 2012, Orlando ...

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Christmas Day Buffets at Rosen Resorts

The Christmas Day Buffets at Rosen Plaza, Rosen Centre and Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando will pull out all the stops for guests, offering an unforgettable meal featuring holiday favorites served with a dash of merriment. They’ll also give one more reason to celebrate. Guests who dine will receive a ...

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Celebrate the holidays on Florida’s Space Coast

From roaming carolers to Christmas concerts to charming boat parades, Florida’s Space Coast is filled with holiday events for the whole family. Celebrate the holidays on Florida’s Space Coast with:  Holiday Nights & Candlelight Shopping (Downtown Melbourne) – A holiday shoppers’ dream, merchants light window candles, put out savory treats ...

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The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons

The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons from an exhibition created by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y. January 25- March 23, 2014 Discover the secrets of how America’s favorite cartoons pioneered a new kind of animated humor in The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons exhibition created by the ...

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Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month Raises Record $74,467

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month Raises Record $74,467 To Benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida With more than 60 of Orlando’s most popular restaurants participating, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month raised a record $74,467 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida. Since 2009, the program has raised ...

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Waves of Glory Submissions by Dec 5th

Wet ‘n Wild  announced that the 6th Annual Waves of Glory event will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Wet ‘n Wild will once again showcase the best in regional Christian music talent with the Battle of the Bands portion of the event, as well as a headlining act ...

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Live ice-carving at Gaylord Palms

How does a 9-degree ice attraction come to life in sunny Florida? Beginning November 23, catch a glimpse of the calculated craftsmanship that goes into creating ICE! featuring Frosty the Snowman™ at Gaylord Palms Resort. For the first time, guests are invited to enter the Frostbite Factory – a live ...

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Buena Vista Suites spends $825,000 on updating

The Buena Vista Suites hotel, recently completed an $825,000 mini-renovation. A number of refurbishment projects were completed throughout the property including new floor tile , area rugs and window treatments in the hotel lobby, new carpet, wall treatments, tile, and LED lighting in the guestroom corridors, and n ew pavers ...

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ZooBoo at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

October 4-5, 11-13, 18-20 & 24-27 Opens Nightly at 7 p.m. Come creep around ZooBoo at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo; the zoo have announced details for the 15th year of the family-friendly attraction, including a new walk-through “haunt” titled French Quarter Phantoms 3D. The New Orleans-themed attraction promises to explore ...

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I-Drive pedestrian bridge

Mango’s Tropical Cafe which is going to be located on  International Drive are looking at ways to ensure tourists can get to where they want to be without the hassle of getting in the car and travelling from one side to another and shifting their toursit dollars with them Josh ...

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Who’s in Orlando !

When and Where :November 1st through 3rd, 2013 in the Lakes Conference Center Hurricane Who is a fan-run group who organizes Doctor Who Events in the Orlando, Florida area. This is their fourth full-weekend convention. Hurricane Who: Category Four, is taking place November 1st through 3rd, 2013 in the Lakes ...

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Universal Orlando Resort Stunt Demonstration

Universal Orlando Resort Stunt Demonstration with Manager of Entertainment Environmental Health and Safety Mike Mergenthaler and Creative Manager Rick Spencer comes to the History Center Saturday, July 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. How does a stunt person jump out of a building, roll from a burning car, or perform a fight ...

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Orlando Fringe Festival Has Begun!

WHAT IS THE FRINGE? A 14-day-festival that is founded on the concept of offering 100% unjuried, 100% uncensored, 100% accessible theatre, music, dance, and art to all types and ages where 100% of the box office ticket sales go directly back to the artists within The Fringe. The Orlando Fringe ...

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SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: The Great Jelly Rescue

SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: The Great Jelly Rescue premiered last week at Nickelodeon Suites Resort!. Dive into a thrilling, multi-dimensional adventure through Bikini Bottom with SpongeBob SquarePants and friends! A spectacular 4-D experience with in-theater and in-seat 4-D effects including bubbles, scents and a few special surprises that give a deep ...

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Blue Skies & Silver Spurs Balloon Festival

May 31st – June 2nd 4 events rolled into one amazing festival Silver Spurs Rodeo – Rope in the excitement of real cowboys, bulls, broncos, and horses as they compete for top prizes. The rodeo is the largest sanctioned rodeo east of the Mississippi and has been a Kissimmee favorite ...

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Quidditch Association’s World Cup VI

The Kissimmee destination welcomes more than 2,000 quidditch athletes and 20,000 fans during International Quidditch Association’s  World Cup VI,  April 13-14, 2013. Atheletes from around the country and abroad are expected to descend on the six quidditch fields that will be arranged at Kissimmee’s Austin Tindall Park.  The three day ...

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Pre-Summer Orlando Getaway Saves Visitors Time and Money

Shorter wait times at area attractions isn’t the only reason to visit Orlando this May and June. From new additions to Orlando’s topnotch theme parks to special events the whole family can enjoy, an Orlando getaway prior to peak summer travel offers visitors more of what they love about the ...

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Waves of Glory lineup

Wet ‘n Wild Orlando announces that this year’s Waves of Glory lineup will feature a live concert performance by two-time GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award-winning artists, Sanctus Real. Headlining their very own “Promises Tour” this spring, Sanctus Real will wrap up Waves of Glory on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Wet ‘n ...

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Special Space Savings for Florida Residents

Just for Florida residents, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering special savings with a $99 Four-Pack admission coupon good through March 24, 2013.  Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex out-of-this-world experiences include: Standing below the colossal Saturn V rocket Experiencing incredible space films in 3-D IMAX® on twin five-story screens ...

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The History Center presents discussion on making smart investments

The Orange County Regional History Center’s Corporate Networking Series Continues with a Discussion on Making Smart Investments The History Center at 65 East Central Blvd., at the corner of Magnolia Ave., downtown Orlando. Event on 3rd floor in our historic 1927 courtroom. Parking is available in the Public Library parking ...

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Eye on Orlando – Feb 24th Podcast

Juz,Nick and Adam make up the team today and first up for discussion is Nick and the Limited Magic at Disney following on from his post on Orlandoskyradio.com and somehow we end up talking about Golf ! Slow News-week Roundup Francine Segan to attend 2013 Florida Film Festival 19th Annual ...

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19th Annual Taste of Oviedo

March 9, 2013 from 11am-7pm (Fireworks at 7pm!) Save the date for the 19th Annual Taste of Oviedo, a celebration of Oviedo, Winter Springs and east Orlando businesses, talented locals and city traditions. Enjoy delectable food from the city’s best vendors while mingling with local businesses. Support local agriculture by ...

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5th Annual Waves of Glory

Wet ‘n Wild has added a new concert performance to the 5th Annual Waves of Glory on Saturday, April 27, 2013. The concert will feature a two-time Grammy nominated, Billboard Top 20 recording artist. 2013 will mark the first year the event has featured a concert from a national recording ...

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Rifle from Historic Feud to be Donated

Rifle from Historic Feud to be Donated to the Orange County Regional History Center Susan Arline Williams and her family, descendants of pioneer Mose Barber, bring a late-17th century violent feud to a symbolic end with a donation to the Orange County Regional History Center. Orange County Sheriff David Mizell ...

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Wicked arrives this week

Wicked will be visiting to the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre in Orlando, Florida from February 20 – March 10, 2013. This will be one of two stops the Wicked touring company make in the sunshine state in 2013 (Fort Lauderdale). Consistently soldout on Broadway for months on end, Wicked ...

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Gatorland 2013 Photographer Pass

From February through June 16th, photographers and birding enthusiasts can enter the park at 7:30 am Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and stay until dusk on every Saturday. The famous Gatorland Bird Rookery was created in 1991 as an alligator breeding marsh. This unique habitat has grown into one of the ...

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Annual I-Drive 5K in May

The 11th Annual I-Drive 5K Run will take place on Saturday, May 112, 20132, to benefit the YMCA Aquatic Center Learn to Swim Scholarship program. The I-Drive community gets involved in this 3.1 mile run through the heart of I-Drive every year by rallying their employees together to participate in ...

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Taste of Pointe Orlando 2013

Sunday, April 28, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM On Sunday, April 28, Pointe Orlando invites you to enjoy samplings of food from our award-winning restaurants amidst equally delectable ambiance. Come relax and savor an afternoon full of delights at the Taste of Pointe Orlando. Participating restaurants include: Cuba ...

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MegaCon 2013 Tickets Available Now

MegaCon 2013 is back for another year in Orlando. This year’s convention takes place at the Orange County Convention Center from March 15-17, 2013. A One-Day online ticket is $24.49 or Three-Days for $58.04. At the door a One-Day ticket will run you $30, with a Three-Day at $60. Children ...

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