SeaWorld Orlando and Partners Return Rehabilitated Dolphin Attacked By Shark Back to Ocean

Members of the SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Team and the Georgia Aquarium Conservation Field Station, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have returned a rehabilitated dolphin back to the ocean.

Members of the SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Team and the Georgia Aquarium Conservation Field Station, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have returned a rehabilitated dolphin back to the ocean.

The 265 lb. sub-adult Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, dubbed “Sharkie,” was rescued in February on Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, after FWC reached out for assistance due to the animal’s life-threatening injuries.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Father’s Day 2018 *UPDATED*

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating Father's Day in Orlando

Still not sure where to take your dad to celebrate Father’s Day on June 17th in Orlando? Let us help you out with some handpicked suggestions.

Here are CitySurfing Orlando’s picks for celebrating Father’s Day 2018 in Orlando:

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Pulse Memorials and Events for Orlando United Day 2018

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On June 12, 2016, Orlando witnessed a devastating tragedy, and in honor of the 49 lives lost, and all of those affected by the Pulse tragedy, The City of Orlando deemed June 12 Orlando United Day – A Day of Love and Kindness.

As we approach Orlando United Day 2018, venues around the city will mark the two-year anniversary with memorials, exhibits, and more.

Here is what is scheduled so far:

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IAAPA Breaks Ground on New International Headquarters in Orlando

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), the largest trade association for the worldwide attractions industry, officially broke ground on its brand new 22,000-square-foot global headquarters, to be located in Orlando.

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), the largest trade association for the worldwide attractions industry, officially broke ground on its brand new 22,000-square-foot global headquarters, to be located in Orlando.

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Out and About: Orlando Welcomes 72 Million Visitors in 2017 #VisitOrlando

Yesterday at a business luncheon at Loew's Sapphire Falls Resort, Visit Orlando announced the city had welcomed 72 million visitors to Central Florida during 2017. 

Yesterday at a business luncheon at Loew’s Sapphire Falls Resort, Visit Orlando announced the city had welcomed 72 million visitors to Central Florida during 2017.

It’s a historic milestone in the travel industry as Orlando became the first U.S. destination to surpass 70 million annual visitors.

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Free Orlando Wetlands Festival Returns to Fort Christmas Historical Park Feb 17 2018

Free Orlando Wetlands Festival Returns to Fort Christmas Historical Park

The Orlando Wetlands Festival returns February 17, 2018, to highlight the Orlando Wetlands Park, the City’s 1,650 acre water reclamation wetland.

Event co-sponsor, Orange Audubon Society, will lead guided bird-watching excursions. The Friends of the Orlando Wetlands will lead wetland exploration hikes and the Florida Native Plant Society will lead native plant identification hikes.

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4 Ways to Get Home New Year’s Eve in Orlando If You’ve Had Too Much to Drink

4 Ways to Get Home New Year's Eve in Orlando If You've Had Too Much to Drink

New Year’s Eve is a big holiday for people to go out and celebrate with drinks. It’s also a big holiday for drunk driving.

We at CitySurfing Orlando want you to spend New Year’s Day safe, and not in jail or dead, so we’ve put together a few ways to get home from the bars and parties that don’t involve driving yourself.

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Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month Raises a Record Amount for Local Charities

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month Raises a Record Amount for Local Charities

The results are in for this year’s Visit Orlando Magical Dining Month sponsored by American Express, and a record amount was raised for local charities.

From Aug. 25 to Oct. 12, guests enjoyed three-course, $35 dinners at a record 118 restaurants across Central Florida., and $1 from each meal was donated Freedom Ride Inc. and BASE Camp Children’s Foundation.

This year far exceeded expectations with a record $208,620 raised for the charities!

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Orlando Science Center Opens Registration For Winter Break Camps

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Registration is now open for Winter Break Camps at the Orlando Science Center, giving kids a fun way to spend their time off from school.

There are two sets of camp dates to choose from, and these full day school break camps are offered for elementary students when Orange County Public Schools or Seminole County Public Schools are out of session.

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Gaylord Palms Resort Makes “Kiss-Story” By Breaking GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title

Gaylord Palms Resort Makes "Kiss-Story" By Breaking GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title

Pucker up! Gaylord Palms Resort broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for “Most couples kissing under mistletoe (single location)” on December 7, 2017.

Under the watchful eyes of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS adjudicator Michael Empric, 448 couples were asked to lock lips for a solid 10 seconds under individual fresh sprigs of mistletoe in order to claim the title. This number successfully broke the title, more than doubling the previous record of 215 couples.

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Orlando Thanks Visitors in a Guinness World Records Way for Making it No. 1 Destination in U.S. #OrlandosBIGThankYou

Orlando Thanks Visitors in a Guinness World Records Way for Making it No. 1 Destination in U.S.

This week, Visit Orlando celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week by announcing a record number of visitors to the city, and by setting a Guinness World Records™ title.

The organization, which promotes tourism in the Orlando area, announced a record 68 million travelers visited our area last year.

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Orlando Date Night Discovery Club Makes Date Nights Easier

Orlando Date Night Discovery Club Makes Date Nights Easier

Local blog Orlando Date Night Guide has been offering great ideas for dates around the Orlando-area since 2006. But this month, owner Kristen Manieri is raising the bar by launching the Orlando Date Night Discovery Club.

This new project is a monthly subscription service designed to give members curated, tried and tested date night itineraries that will send them exploring hidden gems and best bets around central Orlando (Downtown, College Park, Mills 50, Ivanhoe Village) and Winter Park.

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