Spooky Empire to Mark 25th Anniversary of Hocus Pocus with Guest Kathy Najimy

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Spooky Empire has announced it will mark the 25th anniversary of the nostalgic film Hocus Pocus with guest appearance by Kathy Najimy, also known as Mary Sanderson from the film.

Najimy is known for numerous beloved roles in films and TV series such as Sister Act, Hope Floats, Bride of Chucky, The Wedding Planner, The Guilt Trip, The Big C, Descendants, Veep, and more.

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Walt Disney World To Live Stream July 4th Fireworks From Magic Kingdom 

Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert In The Sky

Can’t make it out to the Magic Kingdom to see their awesome 4th of July fireworks tonight? Not to worry – Walt Disney World will be live streaming them for you to watch at home.

Starting tonight at 9:10pm EDT, “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert In The Sky” will paint the sky red, white, and blue with fireworks as patriotic music fills the air.

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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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Sonny’s BBQ Creates 24K Gold Ribs and Plans To Donate 100,000 Meals to Children @sonnysbbq

Sonny's BBQ 24k gold ribs for charity.

To celebrate its Golden Year (50th anniversary), Sonny’s BBQ gave its beloved ribs a golden makeover for charity.

The ribs got a glow-up with 24K gold flakes, truffle butter, exotic salts, along with and a heavy hand of home-grown ingredients local to Sonny’s footprint such as bee pollen from Gainesville, truffle butter form Market 2 Table in Winter Garden, and Bulls Bay Saltworks sea salt from South Carolina

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What You Need to Know Before Attending Red, Hot & Boom 2018 #RedHotandBoom

Red, Hot & Boom at Crane's Roost Park

The City of Altamonte Springs and XL 106.7 FM are partnering to present the 23rd annual Red Hot & Boom festival on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Cranes Roost Park in Uptown Altamonte.

More than two decades since it first began, the free event has grown into an anticipated family-friendly tradition, drawing more than 175,000 spectators celebrating the spirit of summer. in America

Here’s what you need to know before attending this year’s Red, Hot & Boom.

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Universal Orlando Reveals New Original Halloween Horror Nights 2018 House: Slaughter Sinema #HHN28

Universal Orlando unveiled 80's-themed "Slaughter Sinema" as the newest original house for this year's Halloween Horror Nights 28.

Universal Orlando unveiled 80’s-themed “Slaughter Sinema” as the newest original house for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights 28.

“Slaughter Sinema” pays homage to B-movie horror flicks, with guests walking from the local drive-in theater right into the deadly films.

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater Gets New Name @orlandoshakes

Orlando Shakespeare Theater has announced it has changed and shortened its name to "Orlando Shakes," as a way to better represent the theater's mission and diverse body of work.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater has announced it has changed and shortened its name to “Orlando Shakes,” as a way to better represent the theater’s mission and diverse body of work.

As the theater company, in partnership with UCF, has evolved over the last 30 years, the Board of Directors felt that a fresh brand direction was needed to encompass the breadth of the company’s productions.

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Central Florida Foodie Events for July 2018

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Summer is in full swing and there are some great foodie events happening this month. From pop-ups to full dinners with wine pairings to educational foodie events, there is something to speak to your inner foodie.

Here are the Central Florida Foodie Events for July 2018:

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Celebrating The 4th Of July 2018 In Central Florida

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating the 4th of July in Central Florida

There are many ways to celebrate the Fourth of July here in Orlando and Central Florida, from theme park events to city-sponsored events, and everything in between.

Most of the events are on July 4 itself, but since the holiday falls on a Wednesday this year, this list goes from June 30 to July 5, in case you want to extend your holiday celebrations.

Here are our picks for where to celebrate 2018’s Fourth of July holiday, in the Central Florida area, from Atlantic Coast to Gulf Coast:

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World to Offer New Experiences for 2018 #MNSSHP

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Walt Disney World has announced Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will add a few new treats to the evening’s festivities.

New for 2018:

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X-Files Reunion Comes to Spooky Empire 2018 with New Guest Announcement

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Spooky Empire has announced an X-Files reunion as actor Gillian Anderson will join actor David Duchovny at its upcoming October event.

This year’s convention will also celebrate its sweet sixteen on October 26 – 28, 2018 at its new host hotel, Caribe Royale Orlando Resort.

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Universal Orlando Debuts Updated Nighttime Lagoon Show 

This summer, Universal Orlando updates its nighttime lagoon show inside Universal Studios Florida with the debut of Universal Orlando's Cinematic Celebration.

This summer, Universal Orlando updates its nighttime lagoon show inside Universal Studios Florida with the debut of “Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration.”

The show combines an all-new storyline with full panoramic water screens accented by additional multi-layer water screens, pyrotechnics and – for the first time ever – more than 120 dancing fountains and projection mapping to transform the entire waterfront and surrounding buildings into a vivid celebration of epic movie moments and beloved characters.

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Florida Fire Frogs Announce Home Game Promotions

Central Florida’s New Minor League Baseball Team Reveals Name is Florida Fire Frogs

The Florida Fire Frogs MILB baseball team have announced a few promotions for their upcoming home games at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee.

On Tuesday, June 26 enjoy Taco Tuesday while watching a game against the Dunedin Blue Jays. Get 2 for $3 tacos as well as $5 Coronas and buy one get one Bud Lights and Michelob Ultras.

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New Tenants at One Daytona Celebrate the First Day of Summer  #CelebrateSummerOneDaytona

One Daytona sign in Daytona Beach, FL

Thursday, June 21, was the first day of summer for 2018, and several of the new tenants at One Daytona in Daytona Beach decided to use the occasion to introduce themselves.

The new retail, dining, and entertainment complex is located across from Daytona International Speedway, and recently welcomed the opening of several new-to-the-market businesses.

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