Santa Claus Arrival at the Mall at Millenia for Christmas on November 4th, 2016

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Santa Claus will be arriving at the Mall at Millenia in grand style to kick of the Christmas season on Friday, November 4th, 2016 starting at 6:00 PM. The holiday event features a family friendly dj dance party, with food and drinks available for … Continue reading

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2016 Orlando Greek Fest celebrates Greek Culture, Food, and Music on November 4th, 5th, and 6th in Maitland

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Growing up on the west coast of Florida throughout most of my childhood before I moved to Orlando to attend UCF in 1994, the neighborhood that I lived in was zoned for Tarpon Springs High School in which I spent … Continue reading

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2016 Fall Fiesta in the Park Arts and Crafts Festival at Lake Eola on November 5th and 6th in Downtown Orlando

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The Fall Fiesta in the Park will bring over 400 arts and crafts vendors to Downtown Orlando on Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 6th, 2016 from 10 AM-5 PM at Lake Eola. New for 2016, the festival has a 10am … Continue reading

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Fun Fair offers Family Activities in Downtown Orlando on November 5th, 2016

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The Weekday School of Orlando is hosting its annual Fun Fair on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM in downtown Orlando. Downtown Orlando Fun Fair Designed to appeal to preschool-aged children, the fair features a bounce house, clowns, a … Continue reading

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Best Orlando 4th of July Fireworks Shows and Events Guide 2016

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The Orlando area has at least 17 Independence Day 4th of July Fireworks Shows taking place in 2016 between the cities that make up Metro-Orlando and the fireworks shows happening at the theme parks. This is our guide to Orlando’s Best 4th … Continue reading

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2016 Downtown Orlando 4th of July Fireworks at the Fountain

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A 2009 lightning strike left the iconic Lake Eola Fountain debilitated, but it was returned to its former glory and better during the 2011 Fireworks at the Fountain celebration as the City of Orlando debuted the renovated fountain for the … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park 4th of July Celebration in Central Park featuring the Bach Festival Brass Band and Choir and Carriage Rides

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For spending the day together during the 4th of July in Orlando, there is no better place to be than in Winter Park. From horse-drawn wagon rides and classical string arrangements and choirs to free Tiffany Glass showings at the … Continue reading

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2016 Sanford 4th of July Fireworks Celebrates America with Star Spangled Sanford

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Outside of the theme parks, the two biggest firework shows in Orlando are in Downtown Orlando and the historic city of Sanford, Florida. On July 4, 2016, the city of Sanford will light the sky up with fireworks from just … Continue reading

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2016 4th of July at Walt Disney World Featuring Epcot, Magic Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios

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Orlando is a Top 10 destination for the 4th of July in the United States and a majority of the visitors vacationing in the area will be at Disney World to celebrate the 4th of July. The Magic Kingdom will be … Continue reading

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Independence Day Fireworks and Events in Orlando on July 3rd, 2016

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Who says that you have to celebrate America’s Independence Day on July 4th in Orlando when there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate Independence Day the day before on July 3rd? Maybe one day of celebration is not enough and … Continue reading

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2016 Red Hot and Boom xl 106.7 4th of July Orlando Firework Show in Altamonte Springs on July 3rd

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Red Hot and Boom is Orlando’s Best Firework Show outside of the theme parks that is held in the city of Altamonte Springs each year on July 3rd, the day just before the 4th of July. The 2016 Red Hot … Continue reading

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Free 4th of July Fireworks Shows in Orlando Outside of the Theme Parks Featuring Celebration, Kissimmee, St Cloud, and Haines City in 2016

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If you are staying in the Disney World or International Drive area of Orlando on the 4th of July but are looking for a free fireworks show to attend outside of the theme parks, your best options are going to … Continue reading

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2016 Watermelon 4th of July 5k at Park Avenue in Winter Park on July 4th

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Track Shack, one of the largest race and retail running operations in Central Florida, is hosting the 2016 Watermelon 5k. The patriotic event is held each year early on the morning of July 4th on Park Avenue in Winter Park. Watermelon 5k on … Continue reading

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2016 Spring Fiesta in the Park Art Festival at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando on April 2nd and 3rd

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Downtown Orlando’s premier bi-annual arts and crafts festival will take place along the streets surrounding Orlando’s Lake Eola Park on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 from 10 AM-5 PM and on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 from 10 PM-5 PM. Spring Fiesta … Continue reading

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2016 Winter Park Easter Egg Hunt features over 10,000 Easter Eggs and the Easter Bunny on March 26th

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The 62nd annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the city of Winter Park is set for Saturday, March 26th. Children up to 10-years-old are invited to line-up at 9:30 am at Central Park. Promptly at 10:00 am the Easter Bunny … Continue reading

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2016 Easter Services in Downtown Orlando at the Dr Phillips Center on March 27th

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First Presbyterian Church of Orlando will be celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, with 2 Easter Services on Sunday, March 27th, 2016 in the Walt Disney Theater at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing … Continue reading

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2016 St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Downtown Orlando featuring the Celt, Wall Street Plaza, Church Street, and Lizzy McCormack’s

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Celebrations and drink specials begin early for the true Irishman on St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Orlando, on March 17, 2016. Church Street and Wall Street Two of the biggest venues in Downtown Orlando, Church Street Entertainment and Wall Street Plaza (see … Continue reading

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2016 Taste of Winter Park on April 20th features the Best of Winter Park Restaurants

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Some of the best restaurants in the Orlando area will be showcasing their best dishes during the 31st Annual Taste of Winter Park on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 from 5 PM – 8 PM. Taste of Winter Park 2016 The … Continue reading

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