Tijuana Flats to Host “Day of Outrageousness” on October 21, 2017

Tijuana Flats to Host “Day of Outrageousness” on October 21, 2017

Tijuana Flats will be hosting its first-ever “Day of Outrageousness” at all participating locations on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

In addition to rewarding guests who dress in wacky clothing (taco hats, wild patterns, etc.), Tijuana Flats employees will invite guests to perform outrageous tasks, such as playing Twister against a manager or participating in a game of tortilla Frisbee. Guests will also be encouraged to suggest their own zany, outrageous tasks to win a free street taco from the “Flat Outrageous” menu.

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Out and About: On Your Feet! a Dazzling Musical Telling of Gloria and Emilio Estafan’s Rise to Fame

On Your Feet! a Dazzling Musical Telling of Gloria and Emilio Estafan's Rise to Fame
Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan and Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan and Company, ON YOUR FEET! © Matthew Murphy

As a fan of Gloria Estefan’s music, I was excited to catch opening night of On Your Feet! The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Musical at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

The musical tells the story of her and husband Emilio’s rise to fame. While I was somewhat familiar with their lives, I had no idea how many struggles the duo has faced along the way.

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WDW Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Celebrates 8th Year Oct 27-28, 2017

WDW Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will celebrate its eighth year October 27-28, 2017 with new dishes and themed areas.

This event will be the largest event to date featuring more than 60 food and beverage stations and 11 educational seminars taught by members of the resort’s award-winning food and beverage team.

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Spooky Empire Horror Con Returns to Orlando October 27-29, 2017

Spooky Empire Horror Con

Spooky Empire will amp up the Halloween excitement when it returns to Orlando, bringing in celebrities from the worlds of film, tv, and music the weekend of October 27-29, 2017.

Highlights of the weekend festivities will include the reunion of the cast of Sixteen Candles, featuring Molly Ringwald, John & Joan Cusack and Anthony Michael Hall live on stage, along with the cast reunion of The Lost Boys, featuring Billy Wirth, Jamison Newlander and G Tom Mac.

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Coca-Cola Orlando Eye Launches Spooky Nights and Spider Frights for Halloween Fun

Coca-Cola Orlando Eye Launches Spooky Nights and Spider Frights for Halloween Fun

Those driving by the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye this weekend may have noticed a spooky addition to the attraction…a 60-ft spider perched above the entrance to signify the start of Spooky Nights and Spider Frights.

Running now through November 4, guests in the I-Drive 360 courtyard can enjoy an all-new free ten-minute light show synchronized to an iconic Halloween soundtrack. Shows take place Sunday through Thursday at 8pm, and Friday and Saturday at 8pm and 10pm.

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6th Annual Orlando Sentinel Pink Bash Set For Oct 20 in Winter Park

Orlando Sentinel Pink Bash charity event

The Orlando Sentinel Pink Bash returns October 20 to the West Meadow of Central Park in Winter Park to benefit Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation.

Pink Bash is an annual community celebration and fundraiser event designed to bring breast cancer awareness to Central Florida in an interactive, uplifting way.

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Go DIY at Maker Faire Orlando Oct 21-22, 2017

Go DIY at Maker Faire Orlando Oct 21-22, 2017

Florida’s largest Maker event, Maker Faire Orlando, returns to the Central Florida Fairgrounds the weekend of Oct 21-22 with a ton of fun DIY activities.

Maker Faire Orlando is a non-profit, community-organized, family-friendly celebration featuring local do-it-yourself science, art, rockets, robots, crafts, technology, music, hands-on-activities, and more.

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On Your Feet! The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical Comes to Dr Phillips Center Oct 17-22, 2017

On Your Feet! The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical Comes to Dr Phillips Center

Get ready to conga, because On Your Feet! The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical comes to the Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Oct 17-22, 2017.

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything.

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Salty Sweet Women’s Pro/Am Surf Event Returns to Cocoa Beach Pier Oct 14-15

Salty Sweet Women’s Pro/Am Surf Event Returns to Cocoa Beach Pier

Salty Sweet Women’s Pro/Am, one of the largest women’s surf events in the United States, will be held at the Cocoa Beach Pier the weekend of October 14-15, 2017.

Now in its fourth year, the event kicks off Saturday with pro surfers taking to the waves at 9am. On Sunday, starting at 9am,13 amateur divisions will compete.

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Sonny’s BBQ Hosts Pulled Pork Palooza Oct 12 for #NationalPulledPorkDay

Sonny's BBQ is celebrating National Pulled Pork Day on October 12 at all its locations with food specials and a charity donation.

Sonny’s BBQ is celebrating National Pulled Pork Day on October 12 at all its locations with food specials and a charity donation.

Last year, Sonny’s BBQ added extra sauce to National Pork Month (October) with the creation of the National Pulled Pork Day on October 12. The day was honored as Sonny’s set a Guinness World Record™ with the Largest Serving of Pulled Pork.

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Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes to Perform Benefit Show at Hard Rock Live Orlando

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes to Perform Benefit Show at Hard Rock Live Orlando

Hard Rock Live Orlando will host a benefit show featuring the legendary Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes on October 15, 2017.

100% of the ticket sales will go to Feeding South Florida to help the organization’s hurricane relief distribution efforts, ensuring water, meals and other non-food supplies are getting to those most in need of assistance.

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater Announces Titles for PlayFest 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater announces titles for PlayFest 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater, in partnership with UCF, invites audiences to take a risk on new plays at PlayFest 2017, presented by Harriett’s Charitable Trust October 27 – 29, 2017 and November 3 – 5, 2017.

This season’s PlayFest lineup will feature groundbreaking new works from Miranda Rose Hall, Meridith Friedman, Deneen Reynolds-Knott, Eric Pfeffinger, Lauren Gunderson, and Rachel Lynett.

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Win Tickets to The Americas Cake Fair Oct 13-15, 2017!

Win Tickets to The Americas Cake Fair Oct 13-15, 2017

This month, The Americas Cake Fair returns to Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center, the weekend of Oct 13-15, 2017, and we have tickets to give away!

This event is the largest trade and consumer show in North and South America dedicated to cake, chocolate, sugar arts and more.

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Celebrate National Taco Day 2017 With These Orlando Area Restaurants

Celebrate National Taco Day 2017 With These Orlando Area Restaurants

Today, October 4, is National Taco Day, and quite a few restaurants are offering deals and specials to honor the day.

Whether you like traditional tacos, or fast food (hey, we don’t judge), this is where you can score some cheap tacos and other taco fun today:

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Win Tickets to the Southern Women’s Show Oct 12-15, 2017!

Southern Women's Show in Orlando

The popular Southern Women’s Show returns to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando the weekend of October 12-15, and we have FREE tickets to giveaway!

It’s bIlled as THE lifestyle event for women, focusing on fashion, health and fitness, business, travel and leisure, and food and nutrition.

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