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Destination: Family Adventure

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Family-friendly day trips that offer something for everyone. Read More  Read More

Home Front March 2017

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News and information from throughout Greater Orlando Read More  Read More

Out & About in Greater Orlando March 2017

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Fun things for the whole family to do throughout Greater Orlando in March Read More  Read More

March 2017 Featured Event: Orlando Jazz Festival

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Our pick for Greater Orlando’s top event in March Read More  Read More

Sun-Kissed Adventures

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Visitors and residents alike find much to love about life in Kissimmee. Read More  Read More

Out & About in Greater Orlando February 2017

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Fun things for the whole family to do throughout Greater Orlando in February Read More  Read More

February 2017 Featured Event: Mount Dora Arts Festival

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Our pick for the top Greater Orlando event happening in February Read More  Read More

Celebrating the Good Life

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The Celebration area offers a unique slice of Florida living for residents and visitors alike. Read More  Read More

Auld Lang Syne

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30 can’t-miss New Year’s parties around Greater Orlando Read More  Read More

Out & About in Orlando

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October events you won’t want to miss. Read More  Read More

Celebrating the Arts

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Your guide to the best arts & culture-related events and exhibitions taking place throughout Greater Orlando this fall. Read More  Read More

Best of the Beach: 6 Outstanding Central Florida Beaches

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Pity Orlando—the largest city in Florida without immediate access to a beach. If you ask us, though, our geographic reality is as much a benefit as it is an inconvenience. After all, if we didn’t need to leave town to visit the shore, chances are we’d be less likely to travel to the many amazing beaches that are just a relatively short drive from our hometown. And when we... Read More

Out & About in Orlando

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SYMPHONIC CINEMA Calvary Assembly, Winter Park Jun 10-11 The Central Florida Community Arts Symphony Orchestra invites you to sit back, relax and be swept away by beautiful and powerful film scores. Featuring iconic music from unforgettable motion pictures such as Back to the Future, The Magnificent Seven, UP, Titanic and many more, this concert event is designed to entertain the... Read More

Park It and Ride

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One of the most unique benefits of Greater Orlando living is year-round access to the world’s best theme and amusement parks. Of course, being able to visit Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom or Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter any time we like could easily lead to a sense of jadedness—if the parks weren’t always cooking up something fresh. SeaWorld Orlando’s... Read More

Four-Legged Adventures

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Family fun and summertime go hand in hand. All too often, though, our four-legged family members get left behind when everyone else heads out. Sure, your cat probably prefers it that way, but if you’ve seen one too many hangdog expressions from your canine companions when you depart for a day of adventure, maybe it’s time you do something about it. “Dogs aren’t any different... Read More

Time Out for Fun: 6 Easy Family Road Trips From Orlando

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When it comes to family fun in Greater Orlando, do you feel like you’ve been there, done that? Well, maybe you just need to drive a little further. From historical forts and beaches to marine discovery centers and museums, Orlandoans have access to adventure from coast to coast. Ready to start exploring some fantastic spots? Consider these cool day-trip destinations, most of which... Read More

May 2016 Featured Event: 4th Annual Central Florida’s BBQ Blowout

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Central Florida’s 4th Annual BBQ Blowout will take place this Memorial Day weekend on May 27-28. The Florida Barbecue Association (FBA)-sanctioned competition doesn’t just serve great food; it also serves a great cause by benefiting Helpful Hands, a local community nonprofit. Presented by Sonny’s BBQ and sponsored by the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce,... Read More

Out and About in Orlando: May 2016 Events

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JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL Orlando Repertory Theatre, through May 15 It’s Junie B.’s first day in first grade, and a lot of things have changed for her: Her friend Lucille doesn’t want to be her best pal anymore, and on the bus, Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. Also, Junie B. has trouble reading the blackboard, and her teacher Mr. Scary thinks she... Read More

A New Spring in Disney’s Step

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In September 2015, something happened to the local attraction formerly known as Downtown Disney: It transformed into Disney Springs, ushering in a new era for the shopping, dining and entertainment destination. While much remains familiar, Disney Springs will more than double the size of its predecessor by the time it’s complete, and the existing additions and improvements are... Read More

The Real Scoop: Orlando’s Ice Cream Hot Spots

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One of the best things about living in Greater Orlando is that our perpetually sunny climate offers us the excuse to indulge in ice cream all year long—which is particularly appreciated, given that taking the family out for a few scoops is a great way to spend time together without breaking the bank. Ready for some quality time in a cool way? From old-fashioned scoops to trendy... Read More

2016 Easter Happenings

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Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Stanley Pond Adventure Farm Join us this March for an “egg-tastic” Easter celebration featuring a hayride and story-reading film in our theater with Spookley the Square Pumpkin’s friend, Jelly Bean, in The Legend of Jelly Bean and the Unbreakable Egg from author Joe Troiano. It was just before Easter on Holiday Hill Farm when five little... Read More