Agricultural Fest at Fort Christmas [Free]

Fort Christmas was built in present-day Christmas, Florida during the Second Seminole War. Construction began on December 25, 1837, with the arrival of 2,000 U.S. Army soldiers and Alabama volunteers.

The event features a Barbeque Chicken and Rib Cook Off for 4-H and FFA chapters, Cattle Battle exhibition of steer and Heifers (entry fee required), and Chicken Pickin’ competition (entry fee required).

This event is FREE to attend.

Meet Monster Jam Drivers And Their Monster Trucks For Free On January 17, 2019

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Monster Jam 2019 is coming to Camping World Stadium here in Orlando on January 19, but this Thursday, January 17, you can meet some of the drivers and their monster trucks for free.

Four of the show’s biggest stars and their trucks will be at various locations in Central Florida during the afternoon.

Here’s where you can find them:

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The 2019 Florida State Fair Comes to Tampa Feb 7-18 + Win Tickets! #MyFloridaStateFair @FLStateFair

The Florida State Fair Comes to Tampa Feb 8-19 + Win Tickets

Fun for the whole family, the Florida State Fair returns to Tampa from February 7-18, 2019, and we have a family 4-pack of tickets plus unlimited ride armbands to give away.

Covering fifteen acres at the fairgrounds, the Florida State Fair boasts the largest Midway in North America with over 100 different rides, so you’ll definitely be able to make the most of those armbands.

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#Otronicon Returns to the Orlando Science Center Jan 18-21, 2019

Otronicon Returns to Orlando Science Center

For the 14th consecutive year, Otronicon returns to the Orlando Science Center January 18-21, letting guests have hands-on experiences with the latest in technology.

Connect with industry leaders and learn about STEM careers; experience the future of games and design; see the latest in medical and military technologies, participate in hands-on workshops led by industry pros, and much more.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for New Year’s Eve 2018

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating New Year's Eve in Orlando

Looking for a place to celebrate the end of 2018 and the arrival of the new year? Then check out this list of options to ring in 2019 here in Orlando.

From the theme parks to massive parties to low key celebrations to family events, here are our picks for celebrating New Year’s Eve in the Orlando area:

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The Orlando Citrus Parade Rolls Through Downtown Orlando Dec 29, 2018 #OrlandoCitrusParade

Florida Citrus Sports announces the all-new Orlando Citrus Parade, which takes place on Saturday, December 29th, in Downtown Orlando, and we have all the details.

Florida Citrus Sports, in association with Parades R Us, announces the all-new Orlando Citrus Parade, which takes place on Saturday, December 29th, in Downtown Orlando.

Formerly known as the Florida Citrus Bowl Parade, the Orlando Citrus Bowl Parade has grown to become one of the largest sports affiliated parades in the nation, an annual tradition that occurs each year between the Camping World Bowl and the Citrus Bowl.

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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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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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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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Historic Militia Encampment at Fort Christmas [Free]

Fort Christmas was built in present-day Christmas, Florida during the Second Seminole War. Construction began on December 25, 1837, with the arrival of 2,000 U.S. Army soldiers and Alabama volunteers.

Join Orange County Parks and Recreation at Fort Christmas Historical Park for the Historic Florida Militia Encampment to learn about the Second Seminole Indian War (1835 – 1842) from soldiers in uniform in their camp.

Programs presented at 12:30 and 2:30pm on both Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, with park hours 8am to 6pm.

This is a FREE event.

Get Your DIY On at Maker Faire Orlando November 10-11 #OrlandoMakers

Florida’s largest Maker event, Maker Faire Orlando, returns to the Central Florida Fairgrounds

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.

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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Select nights August 17–October 31, 2018,

  • Aug 17, 24, 28, 31
  • Sept 3, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30
  • Oct 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31

Enjoy dancing ghosts, the Headless Horseman, plus Mickey, Peter Pan and many of your favorite characters in the Boo To You parade. Then turn your eyes to an eerie-lit castle to see the skies above come alive with a magical fireworks extravaganza and a spectacle that definitely goes bump in the night. Plus, the night comes alive with the return of the spellbinding “Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular” castle show with the Sanderson Sisters, photo ops with characters, trick-or-treating, and more.

Tickets start at $75 per adult.

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