Universal Orlando Raises Single Day Ticket Prices for 2016

This Wednesday, Universal Orlando raised its ticket prices for single day tickets to its theme parks.

Universal Orlando park globe

A one-day single park ticket is now $105, up from $102. A park-to-park single day ticket is now $155, up from $147. Park-to-Park is needed for those wishing to ride the Howarts Express between the two Harry Potter lands.

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Orlando Dining Round-Up February 12, 2016: Swine & Sons, Frog Song Organics, Fulton’s Crab House, Tijuana Flats

In this week’s dining news round-up, a chef’s dinner, a remodel, new menu offerings, and new openings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Swine & Sons has teamed up with Frog Song Organics

Swine & Sons has teamed up with Frog Song Organics as an official pickup site for their Community Supported Agriculture, where community members can pick up tasty and seasonal produce.

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Pentatonix to Bring World Tour to CFE Arena in Orlando on April 14, 2016

Grammy award winners Pentatonix have announced the first tour dates for their 2016 World Tour, and it includes one Central Florida stop at the CFE Arena in Orlando on April 14.

Pentatonix

Since bursting on the scene via the reality competition show “The Sing-Off,” Pentatonix have sold more than 2.7 million albums in the U.S. alone, and have amassed over 10 million subscribers to their YouTube channel. They were also featured in the movie, Pitch Perfect 2.

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Bands, Brews & BBQ Kicks Off with Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight at SeaWorld Orlando

Bands, Brews & BBQ, SeaWorld Orlando‘s annual BBQ, beer and music festival, kicks off February 12 and 13, with headliners Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight.

Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando with Smash Mouth and Gladys Knight

Grammy-nominated pop rock band Smash Mouth takes the stage on Saturday, with R&B legend Gladys Knight gracing the fest on Sunday. Both concerts begin at 4pm, and are included with park admission.

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Velvet Sessions at Hard Rock Hotel Presents Richard Marx February 25

Every month, except November and December, the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando hosts a live concert called Velvet Sessions. It’s a 21 and over event that features classic rock and pop artists performing in an intimate club-like atmosphere.

Richard Marx

This month, Richard Marx will be performing on Thursday, February 25. Marx has had over three-decades of hits, including “Don’t Mean Nothing,” “Hold On to the Nights,” and “Right Here Waiting.”

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Orlando Shakespeare Presents The Adventures of Pericles Feb 24 – March 6, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents The Adventures of Pericles select dates from February 24 – March 26, 2016, at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents The Adventures of Pericles

Pirates and shipwrecks, combat tournaments, and murder plots set the stage for Shakespeare’s romantic adventure, The Adventures of Pericles, which opens with Pericles, Prince of Tyre, finding himself in mortal danger after solving the puzzle of a murderous king.

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Join Great Orlando Chefs at Beard in Baldwin on April 9 to Benefit The James Beard Foundation

On April 9, join a bevy of the best Orlando chefs in a celebration of the Orlando culinary scene at Beard in Baldwin, hosted by the Osprey Tavern.

Beard in Baldwin Culinary Benefit in Orlando

The evening will feature a food-and-wine walk around on the lake with a VIP cocktail event taking place simultaneously inside the Osprey Tavern.

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Orlando’s Moonstone Music Festival Announces Complete Line-Up @Moonstonefest

As we told you in December, Moonstone Music Festival is coming to Orlando April 30 – May 1, 2016, and this week, they announced the complete line-up.

Moonstone Music Festival feat KISS and Def Leppard

This inaugural event will feature multiple performance areas on the grounds of the Central Florida Fairgrounds, with headliners KISS on Saturday, and Def Leppard on Sunday.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Valentine’s Day 2016 in Orlando

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and love is in the air, but what are you doing to celebrate? If you need some ideas, we’ve got them.

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Valentine's Day in Orlando

Since the love holiday falls on a Sunday, there are a bevy of events happening around Orlando the whole weekend that are perfect for sharing with someone you love.

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Garden Rocks Concerts Line-Up Announced for 2016 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The full Garden Rocks Concerts line-up has just been announced by Walt Disney World for the 2016 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.

Jack Blades of Night Ranger - photo by M.Snow

The expanded fest, now 90 days, runs from March 2 through May 30, and every weekend will feature free concerts by music legends from the 1960s through 1990s.

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Orlando Dining Round-Up February 5, 2016: Nine Dragons, Rosen College, Orlando Brewing, Pharmacy

In this week’s dining news round-up, a closing, chef’s dinners, and new openings. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

Nine Dragons at Epcot's China Pavilion - General Tso Chicken

Nine Dragons at Epcot‘s China Pavilion has a new prix fixe lunch menu in honor of the Year of the Monkey. The menu offers three courses for $17.98: Appetizer of spring rolls or pot stickers; a choice of three entrées – Happily Family (with sliced chicken breast, beef and shrimp stir fry), Moo Goo Gai Pan (with stir-fried chicken breast, mushrooms and snow peas), OR General Tso’s Chicken Buns Lunch Box (with three steamed buns and hot-and-sour soup); dessert is strawberry-red bean ice cream or ginger-caramel ice cream.

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LEGOLAND Florida Hosting LEGO Movie 4D Weekends in February 2016

Every Saturday and Sunday in the month of February, LEGOLAND Florida will host The LEGO Movie 4D Weekends.

The LEGO® Movie 4D

To celebrate the new attraction, LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure, the park will feature extended hours, LEGO building opportunities, and hands-on activities built just for kids.

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Swine & Sons in Winter Park Launches Online Ordering February 5, 2016

Swine & Sons in Winter Park is about to make picking up your favorite sandwich or quick meal a lot easier when it launches online ordering this Friday, February 5.

Swine & Sons sandwich

The eatery recently redid their website, and not only does it have a nice clean layout, if you look in the upper right corner, you’ll find the link to “Order Online.”

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Win 2 Tickets to 34th Annual Antiques Vintage and Garden Show at Orlando Museum of Art Feb 19-21

Council of 101 is proud to present the 34th annual Antiques Vintage and Garden Show at the Orlando Museum of Art, from February 19 through 21, 2016, and we’re giving away two tickets to attend.

34th annual Antiques Vintage and Garden Show at the Orlando Museum of Art

This show will feature collectibles, original art, fine jewelry, silver, porcelains, ceramics, textiles, florals, and furniture, as well as a wide variety of unique home and garden décor.

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Kung Fu Panda Arrives at Madame Tussauds Orlando

Timed with the release of Kung Fu Panda 3, Po the Panda Dragon Warrior has been immortalized in wax and is now on display at Madame Tussauds Orlando.

Kung Fu Panda Arrives at Madame Tussauds Orlando

The star of the successful animated trilogy is sure to offer some fun photo ops for the family.

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