Orange County Launches Crowdsourced 2018 Holiday Lights Map

Florida's Orange County has made it easier to get into the holiday spirit by putting together the new Bright Lights Big County: OCPA Holiday Lights Crowdsourced Map.

Florida’s Orange County has made it easier to get into the holiday spirit by putting together the new Bright Lights Big County: OCPA Holiday Lights Crowdsourced Map.

The crowdsourced map is located within the Orange County Property Appraiser’s website, and can be reached by clicking on the graphic on the home page. This map is for both homeowners and sightseers.

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Out and About: LEGOLAND Florida’s Christmas Bricktacular Brings LEGO Fun to the Holidays @LEGOLANDFlorida

Christmas Bricktacular Returns to LEGOLAND Florida and CitySurfing Orlando gets to experience opening day. Here's what we thought of the holiday event...

Mix the Holidays with the fun of LEGOs, and you get the annual Christmas Bricktacular at LEGOLAND Florida, which started Dec 1, 2018.

We were invited to attend opening day, and found families enjoying all the extra LEGO Holiday fun, in addition to the park’s regular offerings.

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Orlando Area Dining News Round-Up for Dec 5, 2018: Wondermade, PokéStop, Orange County Brewers, and More

Sanford's Wondermade is opening a seasonal pop-up store at the North Quarter Market

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several openings, special deals, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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Central Florida Foodie Events for December 2018 **UPDATED** #OrlandoFoodies

Epcot Holiday Kitchens - pastrami on rye

We’re in the midst of the 2018 holiday season, so of course there are many delicious food-centric events happening for Central Florida foodies.

Are you hungry? Good, because here’s a listing of December 2018 food and drink events you might want to check out:

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Gaylord Palms Hosts Sounds of the Season Concert Series for 2018 Holidays #CAGP18

Gaylord Palms Resort has announced it will host six festive performances for their 2018 Sounds of the Season concert series.

Gaylord Palms Resort has announced it will host six festive performances for their 2018 Sounds of the Season concert series.

Each concert is set on the grand St. Augustine atrium stage in Emerald Bay Plaza with the perfect view of the 60-foot Christmas tree.

The performance line-up is:

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Out and About: Hello, Dolly! Feat. @BettyBuckley at Dr. Phillips Center is a Masterclass in Musical Theater @DrPhillipsCtr

The legendary broadway musical "Hello, Dolly!" featuring Tony Award-winning icon Betty Buckley comes to Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts November 27 through December 2, 2018.

I first became interested in music theater as a child, but it was when I saw Betty Buckley in Cats, that like became love. She was just phenomenal.

So I was extremely excited to see Hello, Dolly! at Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts this week, which starred Ms. Buckley herself.

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Elton John Cancels Orlando and Tampa Shows Due to Illness @AmwayCenter @Amalie Arena #EltonJohn

Elton John Farewell Tour

Tonight the Amway Center was hosting a full audience to see the legendary Elton John when it was announced the show was being cancelled due to illness.

The ear infection is so severe, Elton John’s Tampa show tomorrow night at Amalie Arena has also been cancelled.

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Out and About: Oklahoma Joe’s Brings Competition Quality BBQ to Central Florida #OklahomaJoesOneDaytona

Award-winning BBQ brand Oklahoma Joe's BBQ has opened its first Florida location at One Daytona in Daytona Beach, and we were invited to a media preview to sample of the menu.

Award-winning BBQ brand Oklahoma Joe’s BBQ has opened its first Florida location at One Daytona in Daytona Beach, and we were invited to a media preview to sample of the menu.

There are a lot of great BBQ places in Central Florida, but what sets Oklahoma Joe’s BBQ apart from the rest is its history.

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Central Florida Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals For 2018

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday deals

If you’ve been thinking of gifting an annual pass to a local theme park or attraction to a loved one (or yourself), here are some great local Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday deals you should be aware of.

Some deals run the entire weekend, some for one day only. They are marked when they are valid. Black Friday is November 23; Small Business Saturday is November 24; and Cyber Monday is November 26, 2016.

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‘Hello, Dolly!’ starring @BettyBuckley Takes the Stage at Dr. Phillips Center Nov 27-Dec 2, 2018 #HelloDolly #OrlandoBroadwaySeries

The legendary broadway musical "Hello, Dolly!" featuring Tony Award-winning icon Betty Buckley comes to Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts November 27 through December 2, 2018.

The legendary broadway musical “Hello, Dolly!” featuring Tony Award-winning icon Betty Buckley comes to Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts November 27 through December 2, 2018.

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Out and About: ICE! Returns to Gaylord Palms With Frozen Homage to ‘A Christmas Story’ #CAGP2018 #ICE2018

A recap of ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando featuring the theme of the classic film "A Christmas Story, ' including photos.

Every year, ICE! at Gaylord Palms picks a new theme for each new holiday season. This year, they chose the classic film, “A Christmas Story,” and did an amazing job bringing the movie to life in frozen vignettes.

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ICON Orlando Introduces New Experiences and Savings for Holidays #ICONOrlando

The Orlando Eye

Just in time for the holidays, ICON Orlando is rolling out a festive collection of seasonal savings for group and individual flights, exciting new options for group celebrations and gatherings, nightly light shows, and unique dinner experiences.

One of the tallest observation wheels in the world, the 400-foot ICON Orlando provides riders with a bird’s-eye view of Central Florida.

Making your ride more festive, ICON Orlando’s new seasonal experiences and savings include:

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Michael Bublé Returns to Central Florida Feb 2019 with Shows in Orlando and Tampa

Michael Bublé has announced his upcoming tour, with stops at Amalie Arena in Tampa, and Amway Center in Orlando, and we have all the details.

Multi-Grammy Award®-winning artist, Michael Bublé has announced his upcoming tour in support of his highly-anticipated album, “Love.”

It will kick off on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Amalie Area in Tampa, then head up I-4 to Orlando’s Amway Center on Saturday, February 16.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving 2018 in Orlando

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving in Orlando

Thanksgiving is a holiday of food, family, and fun, but sometimes it’s nice to let someone else take care of the cooking…and the dishes. If this sounds like you, there are plenty of places to celebrate the holiday in Orlando.

If you don’t already have reservations, here are some of our picks for places to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal in the Orlando area:

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