Visit Orlando Announces Increase in Visitation Numbers for 2022 Ranking City #1 U.S. Travel Destination

Visit Orlando - 2022 numbers
Courtesy of VIsit Orlando

Visit Orlando, The Official Tourism Association® for Orlando, announced 74 million annual visitors in 2022, which marks a 25% increase in visitors over 2021, and helps Orlando maintain its
leadership position as America’s most-visited destination.

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Sebring Soda Fest Returns for Fifth Year to Sebring, FL April 7-8, 2023

Sebring Soda Fest

Celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Sebring Soda Festival, April 7-8, 2023 in historic downtown Sebring, Florida. This event makes for a great weekend away from Orlando, and here’s what you need to know about it.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Guide to 2022 Holiday Events in Central Florida

CitySurfing Orlando's Guide to 2020 Holiday Events in Central Florida

The winter holiday season is usually full of holiday events in Central Florida celebrating Christmas and more, and the 2022 holiday season has so many options.

To save you the trouble of finding them all, I’ve picked out the best holiday events and attractions, and listed them with details on how to enjoy them.

From ongoing events to limited time events, here are my picks for holiday events to enjoy this season:

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Places to Donate on Giving Tuesday 2022 in Central Florida

Giving Tuesday

The Tuesday following Black Friday is designated as Giving Tuesday, which is a movement that encourages people to help others through donations of money and time.

Thousands of organizations in the state have signed up to participate, including the Orlando and Central Florida area. And the need is even greater with the pandemic and subsequent job losses this year.

Even $1-$5 will help, when multiplied by others giving, and some donations will be matched when made today.

If you don’t have a specific cause in mind, may we suggest the following organizations we feel do a lot of good in Central Florida:

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Hurricane Ian Cancellations, Postponements, And More For Orlando and Central Florida * UPDATED * .. #HurricaneIan

Hurricane Ian

As Hurricane Ian gets nearer to Central Florida, a lot of attractions are closing, and events are being cancelled.

Here is the current list of closings, postponements, cancellations and more. I’ve just listed the days of the week below, but for clarification I’m referring to: Tuesday, September 27; Wednesday, September 28; Thursday, September 29; and Friday, September 30, 2022.

This list will be updated as needed on a daily basis, so please bookmark it.

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Brightline Construction Road Closures for August 2022 .. #Brightline #Orlando

Brightline high speed rail

Brightline is working on the Orlando extension project to build a the rail line from Orlando to West Palm Beach, and has announced the following lane closures, work zone, railroad crossing, and bridge work information for Orange County this month.

Motorists and watercraft should proceed with extra caution through work zones and adhere to posted detour signs, speed limits and other signage.

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Swamp Sistas Hold 2022 Summer Hope For Kids Fundraiser .. @SwampSistas @FeedHopeNow #FightHunger

Swamp Sistas Summer Hope for Kids Fundraiser

Every year, Beth McKee and her fellow Swamp Sistas hold a fundraiser to raise money for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, and this year’s drive is happening now!

This summer, 1 in 5 kids in our community will face hunger.

The Swamp Sistas and friends are stepping up to fundraise and help provide essential meals for thousands of children in Central Florida.

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