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.

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.

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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Sloth Week at Wild Florida [Free]

Wild Florida is honoring a slow-moving, intensely adorable member of the animal kingdom with Sloth Week

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!

With a mission to promote a connection with animals that inspires education and conservation with guests, Sloth Week is dedicated to educating guests on two-toed sloths, their unique personalities, and how everyone can help preserve their environment in the wild through fun games and activities.

Wild Florida Hosts Sloth Week with Free Admission Oct 15-20 @WildFlorida

Wild Florida is honoring a slow-moving, intensely adorable member of the animal kingdom with Sloth Week

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!

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Come Out With Pride 2018 Celebrates Orlando’s LGBTQ+ Community Oct 8-14 #KeepDancingOrlando @OrlandoPride

Come Out With Pride will honor and celebrate Orlando's LGBTQ+ community and its allies

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:

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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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