2019 Monster Jam Tickets Go On Sale September 25, 2018

Grave Digger at Monster Jam in Tampa Jan 16 2016 by Kirk Garreans

Orlando kicks off 2019 in high gear as Monster Jam returns to Camping World Stadium on Saturday, January 19, 2019, and tickets go on sale Sept 25.

Monster Jam trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. By generating 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. these trucks can fly up to 125 to 130 feet across the track, and up to 35 feet in the air.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup September 22, 2018: Holler and Dash, Pharmacy, Earth Fare, and More

Holler and Dash has introduced a healthy new brunch dish for fall...the Everyday I'm Brusselin' Bowl

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several openings and closings, new menu items, free coffee and doughnuts, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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Holler and Dash has introduced a healthy new brunch dish for fall. The “Everyday I’m Brusselin’ Bowl” (pictured above) features shaved brussels sprouts, sun dried cranberries, apples, pecorino cheese, and lemon dijon vinaigrette. It’s available at all seven locations in the Southeast, including Holler and Dash Celebration.

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$10 Day Returns to @OrlandoScience Center Sept 23

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Join Orlando Science Center for a special opportunity to engage in science learning and fun for a discounted price of $10 on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

Explore four floors of interactive exhibits, catch a giant-screen or Hollywood film, enjoy live experiences and more!

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Madame Tussauds Orlando and SEA LIFE Aquarium Orlando to Host Sensory Friendly Day Sept 22

Merlin Entertainments is partnering with Autism Speaks to host its first ever Sensory Friendly Day inside Madame Tussauds Orlando and SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium at ICON Orlando 360.

Merlin Entertainments is partnering with Autism Speaks to host its first ever Sensory Friendly Day inside Madame Tussauds Orlando and SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium at ICON Orlando 360™.

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2018 US Open Table Tennis Championships to be Held in Orlando

USA Table Tennis and the Central Florida Sports Commission have announced that the 2018 US Open Table Tennis Championships will be held in Orlando in December.

USA Table Tennis and the Central Florida Sports Commission have announced that the 2018 US Open Table Tennis Championships will be held in Orlando in December.

This marks the first time in the eighty-seven year history of the US Open Table Tennis Championships that the tournament will be held in Orlando.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Reveals Plans for Florida’s Tallest Launch Roller Coaster #Tigris

Busch Gardens Tampa has announced it will open Florida’s tallest launch coaster in spring 2019, and we have all the details. 

Busch Gardens Tampa has announced it will open Florida’s tallest launch coaster in spring 2019, called Tigris.

According to the park, the triple-launch, tiger-themed roller coaster will hurl riders down more than 1,800 feet of steel track, 150 feet into the sky, turn them upside down and swirl through curves at 60 miles per hour. It will also move backward at one point in the journey.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup September 14, 2018: Tijuana Flats, Columbia Restaurant, The Capital Grille, and More

The Capital Grille has brought back Wagyu & Wine – a gourmet twist on America's classic burger paired with wine selections from the Antinori family, now in its 26th generation.

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: special menus, charity events, free doughnuts, and more. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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Through September 30, restaurant-goers are invited to ‘Chip in the Fight Against Cancer‘ at all Tijuana Flats locations. The initiative will benefit Florida Hospital for Children and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

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Universal Orlando Announces Final Halloween Horror Nights 28 House: ScaryTales: Deadly Ever After #HHN28

Universal Orlando has made the final house announcement for Halloween Horror Nights 28, and it will be an original design called ScaryTales: Deadly Ever After.

Universal Orlando has made the final house announcement for Halloween Horror Nights 28, and it will be an original design called ScaryTales: Deadly Ever After.

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Out and About: Catching the Premiere of Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party

Read our review of Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Search Party on the production's first show this weekend at the Amway Center. Photo by Carol Garreans for CitySurfing Orlando.

My family and I were invited to check out Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party for CitySurfing Orlando on the production’s first show this weekend at the Amway Center.

The premise of this new Disney on Ice production is that Captain Hook has stolen Tinkerbells magic wand and is holding her captive. Mickey and the gang must solve clues on a treasure map to fill up the Magic Meter in order to free Tinkerbell.

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‘The Horrors of Blumhouse’ will Return to Halloween Horror Nights 28 at Universal Orlando #HHN28

Last year's popular The Horrors of Blumhouse maze will make an encore performance at this year's Halloween Horror Nights 28 at Universal Orlando.

Last year’s popular The Horrors of Blumhouse maze will make an encore performance at this year’s Halloween Horror Nights 28 at Universal Orlando.

Partnering with the creative minds at Blumhouse Productions, Universal Orlando Resort will bring to life two of the company’s most terrifying films.

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Orlando to Light Up in Support of Stand Up To Cancer’s Sixth Live Telecast Sept. 7

In honor of Stand Up to Cancer's sixth live telecast on Friday, September 7, Orlando will join with other cities across North America to light up in a combination of SU2C's signature colors.

In honor of Stand Up To Cancer‘s sixth live telecast on Friday, September 7, Orlando will join with other cities across North America to light up in a combination of SU2C’s signature colors.

More than 130 iconic buildings and landmarks across the United States and Canada will be illuminated in SU2C’s signature colors: orange, red, yellow, gray or white.

In Orlando, here are the locations where you can spot the SU2C’s colors on Friday night:

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Out and About: Previewing the Visit Orlando Magical Dining Menu at Urbain 40

Read the CitySurfing Orlando review of the 2018 Visit Orlando Magical Dining menu at Urbain 40 American Brasserie in Dr. Phillips by Michelle Snow.

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining month is a great opportunity to try out some of the city’s best restaurants, and I was recently invited to preview the Magical Dining menu at Urbain 40.

Chef Tim Keating (formerly of The Flying Fish at Walt Disney World) has crafted a delicious menu that pays homage to America’s melting pot influences, notably Italian and French.

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