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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Habitat Burger Grill Offering Free Charburgers to CharClub Members Through March 31

The Habit Burger Grill Charburger was named the "best tasting burger in America" in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America's leading consumer magazines.

Beginning today and through the end of March 2018, Habit Burger Grill is giving all existing and new CharClub members a free Charburger with cheese, and it’s free to join.

The Charburger was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines.

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UCF Celebrates The Arts Returns To Dr. Phillips Center April 6-14, 2018 #UCFArts

UCF Celebrates The Arts Returns To Dr. Phillips Center April 6-14, 2018

The University of Central Florida returns to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts with it’s UCF Celebrates the Arts event April 6-14, 2018. Best of all…it’s FREE to enjoy!

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Central Florida Fair Returns for 106th Year March 1-18, 2018 #centralflfair

The annual Central Florida Fair returns March 1st through the 18th for its 106th year, offering an array of entertainment for all ages.

The annual Central Florida Fair returns March 1st through the 18th for its 106th year, offering an array of entertainment for all ages.

Opening night, Sunbelt Rentals presents Dollar Day at the fair. Bring a can of food to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank and you will be able to purchase General Admission fair tickets for just ONE dollar! Plus several rides be available for $1.

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Free Orlando Wetlands Festival Returns to Fort Christmas Historical Park Feb 17 2018

Free Orlando Wetlands Festival Returns to Fort Christmas Historical Park

The Orlando Wetlands Festival returns February 17, 2018, to highlight the Orlando Wetlands Park, the City’s 1,650 acre water reclamation wetland.

Event co-sponsor, Orange Audubon Society, will lead guided bird-watching excursions. The Friends of the Orlando Wetlands will lead wetland exploration hikes and the Florida Native Plant Society will lead native plant identification hikes.

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Dr Phillips Charities Present Free Outdoor Family Concert with Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Feb 10, 2018

Dr. Phillips Charities presents Paddington Bear's First Concert, a free outdoor family event with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Winter Park on Saturday, February 10 in Central Park.

Dr. Phillips Charities presents Paddington Bear’s First Concert, a free outdoor family event with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Winter Park on Saturday, February 10 in Central Park.

Paddington Bear, found at Paddington Station by Mr. and Mrs. Brown, is a polite bear who loves to explore and learn. One day, while visiting his friend Mr. Gruber, he reveals he’s never attended a live orchestra concert.

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Meet Monster Jam Drivers And Their Monster Trucks On January 18 Around Orlando

Monster Mutt Rottweiler

Monster Jam 2018 is coming to Camping World Stadium here in Orlando on January 20, but this Thursday, January 18, you can meet some of the drivers and their monster trucks for free.

Seven 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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UCF School of Performing Arts Releases List of Jan-April 2018 Events #artsatUCF

UCF School of Performing Arts

The UCF School of Performing Arts has released its schedule of events for the current semester January through April 2018, and it’s filled with theatrical and musical productions.

The biggest event is the annual UCF Celebrates the Arts, a free week of performances held at Dr. Phillips Center in downtown Orlando. This year’s event will take place April 6-14, 2018

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‘The Drive Home III: Driving The Future’ 10-Day Vintage Vehicle Rally Stops at Ace Cafe Orlando Jan. 4-5

Ace Cafe Orlando

Ace Cafe Orlando kicks off 2018 with a weekend pit stop by “The Drive Home III: Driving The Future” vintage vehicle road tour the weekend of January 4-5.

On display will be seven striking vintage vehicles in the TDH III caravan, including a ’72 Chevy El Camino, ’69 Chevy Camaro, ’62 International Travelette, ’59 Plymouth Fury, ’59 Cadillac Coupe DeVille, ’55 Chrysler C-300 as well as a special edition Triumph Thruxton motorcycle on loan from Ace Cafe Orlando and a 2018 GMC Terrain Support Vehicle provided by GM.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating New Year’s Eve 2017 in Orlando and Central Florida

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

Looking for a place to celebrate the end of 2017 and the arrival of the new year? Then check out this list of options to ring in 2018 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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