AutoNation, along with multi-platinum recording artist Andy Grammer, presented a check for $50,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) at this past weekend’s AutoNation Cure Bowl in Orlando.
Whether you live here or you’re vacationing here during Christmas week, it can be overwhelming trying to decide from among all of the fun holiday offerings happening in the Orlando area.
Here are our picks for the best Holiday events for celebrating Christmas 2018 in Orlando:
Start the chainsaws…the third annual Iced Out competition returns to the Rosen Plaza in Orlando on Saturday, December 15, 2018.
This free, family friendly event pits local chefs against each other as they take chainsaws to 300 lb blocks of ice to carve out majestic frozen works of holiday art.
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:
My family and I attended Maker Faire Orlando 2018 this past weekend, held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. This is a chance for anyone who makes anything to sell it, show it, and be visible. We enjoy going to this event as we always have fun.
The 2019-Model Central Florida International Auto Show returns to the Orange County Convention Center for Thanksgiving weekend, November 22-25, 2018, and we have a family four-pack of tickets to give away.
Everyone is invited to check out the latest models in a non-selling environment, sit behind wheels, inspect engines and even take a spin in dozens of new vehicles.
Florida’s largest Maker event, Maker Faire Orlando, returns to the Central Florida Fairgrounds the weekend of November 10-11, 2018, with a ton of fun DIY activities.
Maker Faire Orlando is a non-profit, community-organized, family-friendly celebration featuring local do-it-yourself science, art, rockets, robots, crafts, technology, music, hands-on-activities, and more.
It’s an event where people show what they are making and share what they are learning.
We’re rounding the corner into the Holidays, but there are still plenty of delicious food-centric events happening for Central Florida foodies.
Are you hungry? Good, because here’s a listing of November 2018 food and drink events you might want to check out:
Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in Central Florida, so if you still haven’t made your plans for the upcoming Halloween weekend, there’s definitely no shortage of things to do.
From family-orientated scares to adults-only thrills, here are our picks for celebrating Halloween in Central Florida:
Spooky Empire will bring stars of horror films, TV, music and more to the Caribe Royale Orlando Resort for their annual fall convention the weekend of October 26-28, 2018
The 3-day event will feature an array of activities including celebrity autographs with meet & greets, photo ops, Q&A’s led by special guests, live performances, a film festival, and their popular tattoo festival.
This year, celebrity guests include:
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will celebrate its ninth year October 26-28, 2018 with new dishes and themed areas.
Culinary offerings during the event will feature cuisine from the resort’s own award-winning restaurants: Il Mulino New York Trattoria, Shula’s Steak House, Todd English’s bluezoo, and more, with wine and spirits samplings from around the globe.
This year’s menus feature returning fan favorites alongside creative new dishes and offer attendees more than 90 food and beverage stations, 10 seminars, and five themed areas to enjoy.
Wild Florida is honoring a slow-moving, intensely adorable member of the animal kingdom with Sloth Week October 15-20, 2018.
This week will be packed with sloth-themed games and activities the whole family will love, and best of all, admission is free the entire week!
Pink Off Park, an annual community celebration and fundraiser event designed to bring breast cancer awareness to Central Florida, returns to Winter Park October 19, 2018.
The charity event (formerly Pink Bash) features a survivor fashion show, live music, pink carpet photos, a silent auction, enter-to-win prizes and more. It will take place at the West Meadow of Central Park.
Come Out With Pride 2018 will honor and celebrate Orlando’s LGBTQ+ community and its allies October 8-14.
It kicks off with a Drag Race 5K through Baldwin Park, and finishes with a big weekend featuring the Come Out With Pride festival at Lake Eola, and the Recovery Brunch at Celine Orlando.
Below is a list of events and other details for Come Out With Pride 2018:
Magical Dining may be over for another year, but there are still plenty of delicious food-centric events for Central Florida foodies. In fact there are so many, you may want to grab a snack while you read through this list.
Here are some of the great October 2018 food and drink events you might want to check out: