The newest thrill ride, “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind,” is set to open this week at EPCOT on May 27, and it will quickly become your favorite Disney attraction.
Wild Florida has announced it will hold its annual Gator Week celebration May 23-28, 2022, with live demonstrations, interactive experiences, and more.
The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival will present its 31st festival May 17-30, 2022, in Orlando’s Loch Haven Park and nearby venues.
After two years of smaller or online-only festivals, Orlando Fringe is returning with a full roster of acts, with artists coming from 20 states and five countries. There are also some new venues, amenities, and more.
Here are the basics you need to know about this year’s event:
SeaWorld Orlando has announced the return of Viva La Música, its fan-favorite Latin-inspired festival, for two weekends this month, May 14-15 and May 22-23, 2021.
Each Saturday and Sunday will feature live music and dancing zones, along with headlining concerts from the following artists:
Gatorland is hosting the return of Gatorpalooza Fun Fest this weekend, May 14 and 15, and it’s going to be full of gator fun!
MegaCon Orlando, the Southeast’s largest fan convention, returns to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando May 19-22, 2022, with a star-studded line-up of guests.
This four-day fest features celebrities from the worlds of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and comics. Fans can meet their favorites, get autographs and photos, view Q&A panels, and more.
Among the guests scheduled to appear are:
Monster Jam World Finals XXI will be held at Camping World Stadium the weekend of May 21-22, 2022, and it will be the biggest Monster Jam event to hit Orlando.
This two-day championship is the biggest event of the season and showcases the best trucks and drivers in Racing, Freestyle, High Jump, and Skills competitions. Experience unforgettable encores celebrating Monster Jam’s 30th Anniversary and Grave Digger’s 40th Anniversary, too.
Orlando’s Pointe Orlando has announced they will be hosting a new, weekly pop-up, called Sunset Market, featuring goods from local businesses and artisans, starting this Friday, May 6, 2022.
FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando presents “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical,” on its return visit to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts May 13-15, 2022.
“Beautiful” tells the inspiring true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom, starting with her teenage years.
It’s almost Mother’s Day, and 2022 is starting to look a lot better than last year for celebrating your mom/mother figure.
Many restaurants and attractions are back open, and offering special deals or dinners/brunches to enjoy. Plus, a lot of people are now vaccinated, making it safer to spend time together.
I’ve perused all the listings and press emails, and here are CitySurfing Orlando’s picks for celebrating moms on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022. All prices do not include tax or gratuity (please don’t forget to tip!).
Under the restaurant list are some fun events happening to enjoy with mom, too.
The Milk District Main Street has announced the return of “Rockin Robinson,” a Orlando-centric music festival, on May 7, 2022.
Sponsored by The Benenati Law Firm, this event will celebrate artists of all types and genres, with a line-up that includes: Blue Streak Mamas, Every Which Way, Future Joy, Leisure Chief, Oak Hill Drifters, Oklahoma Stackhouse, and Walking Collective.
Orlando opera fans, our city’s very own Opera Orlando will perform Verdi’s “Rigoletto” at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on April 22 and 24, 2022.
“Rigoletto” closes out Opera Orlando’s 2021/22 Verdi season in fine style.
Don’t feel like cooking for the family this Easter? Not to worry…the Orlando area has many restaurants happy to do the cooking – and dishes – for you!
I’ve culled a list for you of places to enjoy a great meal whether it’s brunch or dinner, and I’ve also gathered some places to enjoy some family Easter fun.
Museum of Illusions Orlando is once again going to the dogs by bringing back the popular Puppy Paw-ty on April 23, 2022.
From 8 to 10 a.m. guests can experience the interactive and immerse museum with their furry friend(s), with plenty of opportunities to take unique photos together.