Lake County Folk Festival [Free]

Folk Fun, Family and it’s Free! Musicians, crafters, artists and food vendors, all converging in Historic Downtown Eustis and beautiful Ferran Park on Lake Eustis.

This family oriented musical event is the longest running FREE folk festival in the state of Florida providing a truly unique cultural and musical experience for all ages.

Nine different venues and two jam tents throughout the downtown and lakefront provide the setting for 55 performing groups with more than 150 musicians.

iHeart Radio Hosts Free Monster Jam® Triple Threat “Feast with the Beast” Zombie Bash at Ace Cafe Orlando Aug 17

Meet famed Monster Jam Zombie driver Bari Musawwir and get up close to his customized vehicles during a free event at Ace Cafe Orlando, in partnership with iHeart Radio, on August 17, 2018. 

Meet famed Monster Jam Zombie driver Bari Musawwir and get up close to his customized vehicles during a free event at Ace Cafe Orlando, in partnership with iHeart Radio, on August 17, 2018.

Ocoee resident Musawwir, is the first local driver to ever appear in a Monster Jam. He is also the sport’s first African American driver, and won Rookie of the Year in 2012.

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Where to View the Mars Opposition Event in Central Florida This Weekend

Where to View the Mars Opposition Event in Central Florida
Photo: NASA

Because of Mars‘ close proximity to Earth this weekend, the Red Planet will appear brighter in our sky than it has since 2003.

Here’s where you can get a good look at our neighboring planet:

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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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Chef Gary Appelsies Launches Free Central Florida YMCA Summer Food Tour

Chef Gary Appelsies, the Director of Healthy Eating at the YMCA of Central Florida, is launching his Summer Food Fun Tour across Central Florida starting today, June 18, and running through August 8, 2018.

Chef Gary Appelsies, the Director of Healthy Eating at the YMCA of Central Florida, is launching his Summer Food Fun Tour across Central Florida starting today, June 18, and running through August 8, 2018.

Over the course of the next few weeks, Chef Appelsies will be visiting Y’s across the region, from Titusville to Ocala, to teach parents and their kids about healthy eating and cooking.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating Mother’s Day 2018

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Where to Dine on Mother's Day

Looking for something to do with your mom this Sunday for Mother’s Day? Orlando has you covered from fancy buffets and special menus to free and discounted admission to attractions and shows.

Here are CitySurfing Orlando’s picks for Mother’s Day 2018:

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Reading is Magical with Disney On Ice [Free]

Make unforgettable memories with Mickey, Minnie and all your Disney friends when Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream comes to the Amway Center in Orlando May 11-13, 2018

The magic of learning meets the sparkle of live entertainment when a performer from Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream takes to the stage with an animated reading session.

Children ages 3–12. Registration requested. Start time is 10:15am.

Reading is Magical with Disney on Ice and the Orlando Public Library on May 10, 2018

Make unforgettable memories with Mickey, Minnie and all your Disney friends when Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream comes to the Amway Center in Orlando May 11-13, 2018

The magic of learning meets the sparkle of live entertainment when a performer from Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream takes to the stage at the downtown Orlando Public Library for a reading session on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

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Gator Week Returns to Wild Florida with Free Admission May 7-12, 2018

Wild Florida Gator and Wildlife Park

Forget Shark Week. Wild Florida will hold its annual Gator Week May 7-12, and best of all, admission is free to its Gator and Wildlife Park during that week.

Even though many view alligators as fierce carnivores always on the hunt, that’s not actually the case. To help dispel the myths, Wild Florida decided to dedicate an entire week to educating and debunking many common misunderstandings surrounding these reptiles through live demonstrations and interactive experiences.

Here is what is scheduled for Gator Week 2018:

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CitySurfing Orlando’s 2018 Picks For Easter Dining And Family Fun In Orlando

CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Easter Dining and Family Fun In Orlando

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! There are also several Easter egg hunts and Bunny photo ops to be enjoyed with the family.

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59th Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Returns March 16-18, 2018

Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

One of Central Florida’s best free art events is the annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, and you’ll have a chance to enjoy it when it returns March 16-18, 2018.

The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s most prestigious outdoor art festivals. Each year more than 350,000 visitors enjoy the show.

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Orlando Area Dining News Roundup March 9, 2018: Spoleto, Seasons52, J-Petal Orlando, and More

Spoleto Italian Kitchen, known for its create-your-own pastas, has officially launched a line of wood-fired artisan sandwiches

In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several new menu items, and a new eatery. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…

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Spoleto Italian Kitchen, known for its create-your-own pastas, has officially launched a line of wood-fired artisan sandwiches (pictured above). Choose from the Italiano, Veggie, Panino Roast Beef, Prosciutto and Burrata and Chicken Parmesan and each comes with a side salad or side soup. Prices for the sandwich meals range from $8 to $10.50. Spoleto has four Orlando-area locations in Winter Park, Windermere, the Florida Mall and by UCF.

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Rollins College Offers Free Mister Rogers Self-Guided Walking Tour Through March 20 #MisterRogers50 #RollinsAlumni

This month marks the 50th Anniversary of the debut of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, and Rollins College in Winter Park is honoring its famous alumnus with a self-guided walking tour.

This month marks the 50th Anniversary of the debut of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, and Rollins College in Winter Park is honoring its famous alumnus with a self-guided walking tour.

Now through March 20, the tour will showcase Mister Rogers’ memorabilia on display at the Rollins College campus.

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