This Wednesday, Universal Orlando raised its ticket prices for single day tickets to its theme parks.
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.
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 as an official pickup site for their Community Supported Agriculture, where community members can pick up tasty and seasonal produce.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The full Garden Rocks Concerts line-up has just been announced by Walt Disney World for the 2016 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.
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. Read the rest of this page »
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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 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.
Every Saturday and Sunday in the month of February, LEGOLAND Florida will host The LEGO Movie 4D Weekends.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The star of the successful animated trilogy is sure to offer some fun photo ops for the family.