Disney to Live Stream Mickey’s Boo To You Parade from Magic Kingdom Sept 22

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

As part of their online series, Disney will live stream the “Mickey’s Boo To You Parade ” show from Magic Kingdom on Friday, September 22, 2017.

The parade is one of the highlights of the annual Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, an after-hours special ticket event that occurs in the fall.

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Spooky Empire Presents Spooky Day in the Parks Sept 22-24, 2017

Spooky Empire Presents Spooky Day in the Parks Sept 22-24, 2017

Spooky Empire, known for their horror conventions, is exploring the darker side of Walt Disney World with their upcoming Spooky Day in the Parks weekend September 22-24, 2017.

The event includes theme park gatherings, special VIP events, an expo to shop at, and Disney characters, including many of the villains.

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Central Florida Foodie Events for September 2017

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is only one of the many foodie events happening in September 2017

September 2017 is an exciting month for Central Florida foodies, with special dinners and food festivals happening all month long.

Here are some of the great food and drink events you might want to check out (listed chronologically):

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Where to Watch the 2017 Solar Eclipse in Central Florida

Where to Watch the 2017 Solar Eclipse in Central Florida

While Central Florida isn’t fully within the path of Monday’s solar eclipse, our area is expected to get about 85-88% of the eclipse.

And in the Orlando area, that’s enough reason to celebrate with special events, and even food and drink.

So if you want to get in on the fun, here are some places you can go (most events run 1pm to 4pm, with prime viewing to take place around 2:45pm):

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Win Tickets to the 8th Annual Orlando Fall Home & Garden Show Aug 2017!

Win Tickets to the 8th Annual Orlando Fall Home & Garden Show Aug 2017

If you’ve got some design or renovation plans in the near future, you won’t want to miss the 8th Annual Orlando Fall Home & Garden Show 2017, which returns to the Orange County Convention Center – West Concourse the weekend of August 25-27.

With thousands of square feet of exhibits you’ll find the latest in products and services for everything from builders, contractors, materials, decks, pools, spas, entertainment systems, storage, plants, landscape displays/materials, kitchenware, and much more.

There will also be exhibitions and talks by celebrity guests including:

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Win Tickets to Disney On Ice: Dare to Dream at the Amway Center September 8-10, 2017!

Win Tickets to Disney On Ice: Dare to Dream at the Amway Center September 8-10, 2017!

Disney on Ice returns to Orlando with a new show, Dare to Dream, at the Amway Center September 8-10, and we’ve got a chance for you to win tickets!

Produced by Feld Entertainment, inc, Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream introduces Disney’s Moana to the ice for the first time as she sets sail on a life-changing quest to save her island with help from the demigod Maui.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is also new to the show, Belle shows what it means to be fearless, along with her new friends in the enchanted castle, as she learns to love the Beast.

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American Idol Auditions Coming to Orlando August 17, 2017

American Idol Auditions Coming to Orlando August 17, 2017

American Idol is coming back, and they will be coming to Orlando for open call auditions on Thursday, August 17.

American Idol will kick off its highly anticipated open auditions at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World. Due to venue capacity, Disney Springs can accommodate a total of 4,000 audition participants.

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Taste! Central Florida Kicks Off Golden Ticket Game at Participating Restaurants

Taste! Central Florida Kicks Off Golden Ticket Game at Participating Restaurants

Leading up to this year’s Taste! Central Florida gala on August 19, select Orlando-area restaurants are participating in the annual Golden Ticket game, with the prize of two tickets to this year’s event.

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Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley to Host Veterans Benefit at Rock & Brews Orlando August 9, 2017

Rock & Brews Oviedo

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS will host a veteran charity fundraiser event at their Rock & Brews restaurant in Orlando on August 9, 2017.

From 4pm to 7pm, Simmons and Stanley will host a private ticket event with proceeds benefiting the local veteran organization Fisher House Orlando.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Celebrating The 4th Of July 2017 In Central Florida

 

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating the 4th of July in Central Florida

There are many ways to celebrate the Fourth of July here in Orlando, from theme park events to city-sponsored events, and everything in between.

Most of the events are on July 4 itself, but the list also includes events on July 3, in case you want to extend your holiday celebrations. Here are our picks for where to celebrate 2017’s Fourth of July holiday, in the Central Florida area, from Atlantic Coast to Gulf Coast:

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Holler and Dash to Host Biscuits and Brews Evening Event on June 29

Sampling the Biscuit Menu at Holler and Dash in Celebration - Kickback Chicken

Foodies make note: Celebration’s Holler and Dash is hosting a special evening event called Biscuits and Brews on Thursday, June 29.

Holler and Dash is one of my favorite places to enjoy breakfast and brunch, but It normally closes by 2pm. So for one night, they are re-opening at 5pm to serve up samples of its great biscuit dishes, along with beer and craft sodas.

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Gods & Monsters Celebrates 2nd Anniversary June 17, 2017

Gods and Monsters storefront - geek shopping in Orlando

Gods & Monsters has been through a few bumps this year, but they are hosting a 2nd anniversary celebration on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

Now located at 5421 International Drive, the store will be celebrating from 11am to 10pm with sales and discounts (spin the D20 to see what you get), along with a sneak preview of their soon-to-be launched Vault 542, a post-apocalyptic craft beer bar.

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Bite30 Returns in June 2017 with Orlando Dining Deals

Bite30 Offers Orlando Dining Deals in June

Once a year, the Orlando Weekly produces a culinary event called Bite30, that offers great prix fixe deals at select restaurants for an entire month.

From now until June 30, participating restaurants offer special prix fixe menus that offer multi-course lunches or dinners at a set price of $30. Diners get the opportunity to try multiple dishes on the restaurant’s menu for about the cost of a single entree, and restaurants get to showcase their specialty dishes.

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