Rosen Plaza Hosts its Annual Iced Out Free Event Dec 15, 2018

the third annual Iced Out competition returns to the Rosen Plaza 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.

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Orange County Launches Crowdsourced 2018 Holiday Lights Map

Florida's Orange County has made it easier to get into the holiday spirit by putting together the new Bright Lights Big County: OCPA Holiday Lights Crowdsourced Map.

Florida’s Orange County has made it easier to get into the holiday spirit by putting together the new Bright Lights Big County: OCPA Holiday Lights Crowdsourced Map.

The crowdsourced map is located within the Orange County Property Appraiser’s website, and can be reached by clicking on the graphic on the home page. This map is for both homeowners and sightseers.

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Out and About: LEGOLAND Florida’s Christmas Bricktacular Brings LEGO Fun to the Holidays @LEGOLANDFlorida

Christmas Bricktacular Returns to LEGOLAND Florida and CitySurfing Orlando gets to experience opening day. Here's what we thought of the holiday event...

Mix the Holidays with the fun of LEGOs, and you get the annual Christmas Bricktacular at LEGOLAND Florida, which started Dec 1, 2018.

We were invited to attend opening day, and found families enjoying all the extra LEGO Holiday fun, in addition to the park’s regular offerings.

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Gaylord Palms Hosts Sounds of the Season Concert Series for 2018 Holidays #CAGP18

Gaylord Palms Resort has announced it will host six festive performances for their 2018 Sounds of the Season concert series.

Gaylord Palms Resort has announced it will host six festive performances for their 2018 Sounds of the Season concert series.

Each concert is set on the grand St. Augustine atrium stage in Emerald Bay Plaza with the perfect view of the 60-foot Christmas tree.

The performance line-up is:

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Out and About: ICE! Returns to Gaylord Palms With Frozen Homage to ‘A Christmas Story’ #CAGP2018 #ICE2018

A recap of ICE! 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando featuring the theme of the classic film "A Christmas Story, ' including photos.

Every year, ICE! at Gaylord Palms picks a new theme for each new holiday season. This year, they chose the classic film, “A Christmas Story,” and did an amazing job bringing the movie to life in frozen vignettes.

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ICON Orlando Introduces New Experiences and Savings for Holidays #ICONOrlando

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Just in time for the holidays, ICON Orlando is rolling out a festive collection of seasonal savings for group and individual flights, exciting new options for group celebrations and gatherings, nightly light shows, and unique dinner experiences.

One of the tallest observation wheels in the world, the 400-foot ICON Orlando provides riders with a bird’s-eye view of Central Florida.

Making your ride more festive, ICON Orlando’s new seasonal experiences and savings include:

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving 2018 in Orlando

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving in Orlando

Thanksgiving is a holiday of food, family, and fun, but sometimes it’s nice to let someone else take care of the cooking…and the dishes. If this sounds like you, there are plenty of places to celebrate the holiday in Orlando.

If you don’t already have reservations, here are some of our picks for places to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal in the Orlando area:

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Festival Of Trees Returns to Orlando Museum Of Art Nov 10-18, 2018 @omaorlando

The halls of the Orlando Museum of Art will look a lot like Christmas when the 32nd annual Festival of the Trees returns November 10-18, 2018.

The halls of the Orlando Museum of Art will look a lot like Christmas when the 32nd annual Festival of the Trees returns November 10-18, 2018.

Council of 101, which sponsors the event, invites you to get into the Holiday mood as you stroll through the halls filled with extravagant, designer-decorated trees, breathtaking displays of wreaths and tabletop trees, gingerbread masterpieces, and appearances by Santa.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Celebrating Halloween 2018 In Central Florida

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebration Halloween in Central Florida

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:

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Out and About: LEGOLAND Florida’s Brick or Treat Offers Family-Friendly Spooky Fun

CitySurfing Orlando's family writer attended LEGOLAND Florida's Brick or Treat to let give you the lowdown on the family friendly Halloween event. 

Brick or Treat has returned to LEGOLAND Florida, and my family and I attended opening weekend to experience all the LEGO-inspired Halloween fun.

I was happy to see them using all of the park and not just limiting things to one area. We also enjoyed the park being open until 8pm that day, so we could take our time exploring the special Halloween offerings.

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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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‘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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Universal Orlando Brings ‘Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers’ to Halloween Horror Nights 28 #HHN28

Universal Orlando announces one of horror's most iconic slashers will be coming to Halloween Horror Nights 28 with a maze based on Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.

Universal Orlando announces one of horror’s most iconic slashers will be coming to Halloween Horror Nights 28 with a maze based on Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.

Based on the fourth installment in the classic slasher series created by John Carpenter, the maze will transport guests to the suburban town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night.

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Poltergeist to Feature in New Maze at Halloween Horror Nights 28 at Universal Orlando #HHN28

Universal Orlando will bring guests "into the light" as part of this year's Halloween Horror Nights 28, featuring a new maze inspired by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures' (MGM) iconic supernatural horror film, Poltergeist.

They’re Here! Universal Orlando will bring guests “into the light” as part of this year’s Halloween Horror Nights 28, featuring a new maze inspired by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures’ (MGM) iconic supernatural horror film, Poltergeist.

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