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4 Steps to Navigating Spring Break in Orlando
It’s time to trade in those textbooks for sunglasses and celebrate the hard work you’ve put in to the first quarter of the year.
With spring break approaching fast, and Florida leading once again as the top destination in the US for spring breakers, here are some tips and tricks to surviving your spring-vacay here in sunny Orlando.
How to Have the Perfect Date Night at the Central Florida Fair
If your date nights have been a little stale or even non-existent recently, try taking your sweetheart to the Central Florida Fair.
Orlando Outside: Top 4 Outdoor Activities
February is undoubtedly one of the best months for Orlando in terms of weather. With rain clouds basically in hibernation and the air at an average temp of a crisp 70 degrees, it’s safe to say we’ll be planning our weekend to-do’s around being outside. Here are four affordable and fun ways to enjoy the great outdoors here in central Florida.
10 Black-Owned Businesses to Support
February is Black History Month, which serves to recognize the history of African Americans, celebrate their achievements, and honor their critical contributions to society. As a way to support Orlando’s Black community, we want to highlight 10 of the many Black-owned businesses you can support during your stay in the City Beautiful.
What’s on the Playbill this February at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center
The performing arts have captured the heart of Orlando. This February at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, fall in love with the talent gracing this wonderful city.
A Half-Century of Heart and Hospitality: Harris Rosen
In the heart of sunny Orlando, a tale of ambition, resilience, and bravery began to unfold half a century ago.
In 1974, a visionary named Harris Rosen set out on a journey that would not only transform the hospitality industry but also make a profound impact on the Orlando community.
Shows to Watch This November at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center
Live theater and performing arts are one of the oldest means of entertainment, and it still thrives to this day. The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts keeps theater alive and well in the Orlando community and hosts a variety of events throughout the year.
Empowering Orlando: 4 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season
It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the Holiday season. Between gift shopping, dinner hosting, and everything in the middle, many tend to forget what Christmas time is truly about.
This year, we want to make prioritizing philanthropy and serving your community both easy and accessible.
5 Must-Try Restaurants on I-Drive for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is typically all about tradition, but who says you can’t switch it up every now and then and create new ones?
Moonlit Tour of Orlando’s Historic Greenwood Cemetery
If the glossy magic and fairy-tale stories of the Orlando theme parks don’t speak to your soul, it’s time to venture beyond those carefully curated worlds. Orlando’s rich history extends way beyond the theme parks and tourist attractions; in fa...
Haunted or Hoax: Seven Spooky Places in Orlando
It’s the season of tricks and treats, and Orlando serves up healthy helpings of both. Long before Halloween Horror Nights™ began thrilling visitors, these Orlando ghost stories kept the Halloween spirit alive year round. But as the stories get pa...
The Enzian Presents 13 Films of Halloween
Starting in October, the Enzian Theater will be getting into the Halloween spirit by featuring 13 classic films in addition to different events, including games and costume contests. The lineup includes a variety of movies from family friendly to sca...
An Orlando Plant-Based Dining Guide: 10 Must-Try Dishes
Did you know that October is Vegetarian Awareness Month?
If you’ll be in Orlando this October and want to join in, you’ll find plenty of plant-based options. During your next Orlando vacation, try one (or all) of these 10 plant-based meals and snacks.
Steinmetz Hall is an Architectural Marvel
When discussing cities that house world-renowned music halls, perhaps Orlando wouldn’t be the first one that comes to your mind. However, in early 2022, Orlando’s credibility started to crescendo with the opening of Steinmetz Hall, the third installment at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
Terrifying Details of Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 32
Returning again to celebrate its 32nd year of chills and thrills, Halloween Horror Nights is lurking just around the corner. Given the impressive houses we’ve seen in previous years, we’re expecting Orlando’s premier Halloween event to be nothing short of terrifying.
Orlando’s Magical Dining Month
Magical Dining Month is almost here! Make reservations now to secure a spot in Orlando’s most anticipated dining event of the year. Every night, from August 25th to October 1st, you can visit onemagical dining of the 80 participating restaurants around Orlando f...
Orlando Made: 6 Tasty Ways to Eat Local at Exploria Stadium
According to WalletHub, Orlando is the fourth-best city in the U.S. for soccer fans. We’re also the second-best city for foodies. At Exploria Stadium you can celebrate both accolades at once. The stadium is home to Orlando City SC (our men’s team) and Orlando Pride (our women’s team). Here’s a glimpse at the restaurants opening new locations at Exploria Stadium as part of Orlando Made.
9 Fascinating & Free Things to Do in Orlando with Kids
It’s no secret that Central Florida is a magical place. But with so many things to do in Orlando, it’s common for visitors’ vacation budgets to perform a disappearing act — especially when they’re traveling with the whole family.
Luckily, there are free, kid-approved things to do all around the city. Here are nine ways to keep the family entertained without breaking the bank.
3 Points for Packing for Florida’s Summer Weather
The notoriously extreme heat and regular afternoon thunderstorms of Florida summers make it tricky to plan and pack for a trip to the Sunshine State. While there are many things to consider when packing for a trip to Florida, the most important thing...
Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast Opening in 2023
Minions, assemble! In summer 2023, Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast will open at Universal Orlando Resort.
7 Picture Perfect Photo Spots in Orlando for Any Shutterbug
Orlando is known as the “City Beautiful” and with good reason.
Central Florida boasts countless backdrops for the perfect photo op, from the fireworks and light shows that dazzle parkgoers to the majestic Spanish moss that shades the region’...
5 Easy Ways to Find Cheap Flights to Orlando
As any seasoned traveler knows, plane tickets can quickly eat into even the most carefully planned vacation budgets. And, unfortunately, airfares are expected to rise throughout spring 2023. But don’t change your plans just yet!
With a little re...
Florida Strawberry Festival
Each March, Plant City, Florida, celebrates its strawberry harvest for 11 straight days and nights. This year, they’re starting the festivities a day early when the Florida Strawberry Festival kicks off on Thursday, February 29 and runs until Sunday, March 10, 2024.
Best and Worst Times to Visit the Theme Parks
Orlando is home to some of the most popular theme parks in the world, including Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando. If you’re planning a trip to these parks, you’ll want to make the most of your visit, so...
Discover Family-Friendly Fun at The Central Florida Kids & Family Expo
Beat summer boredom with a family trip to the Central Florida Kids & Family Expo.
Held at the spacious Orange County Convention Center, the expo takes place Saturday, November 13 – Sunday, November 14 and connects families in Central Florida...
Sad Summer Festival at Orlando Amphitheater
The fun never stops in Orlando, and this summer The City Beautiful will play host to an especially high-energy musical event that features the best of rock music and all its subgenres. If you are looking for new and lively music and entertainment exp...