Winter Wonderland Safely Returns to Wekiva Island Starting Dec. 1 .. #WekivaIsland #Holidays #WinterWonderland

Wekiva Island - Winter Wonderland

The annual Winter Wonderland event returns to Wekiva Island in Longwood from December 1 to January 1, 2021, and it has been updated for the safety of its guests.

This year’s Winter Wonderland will feature a Christmas tree forest full of decorated trees that will serve as the perfect backdrop to the festivities. The schoolhouse will be made up to look like a giant gingerbread house, and “snow” flurries will fall nightly from 6 to 9pm weekdays, and 12 to 9pm on weekends.

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Light Up UCF Returns For 2016 Holiday Season Nov 18 – Jan 7

Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s best annual holiday traditions, takes place at the CFE Arena at UCF

Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s best annual holiday traditions, starts up this Friday, November 18, 2016, and runs through January 7, 2017.

During the event, the area in and around the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida is transformed into a winter wonderland with lights, holiday music and rides.

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Light Up UCF Returns For 2015 Holiday Season Starting November 13

Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s annual holiday traditions, starts up this Friday, November 13, 2015, and runs through January 3, 2016.

Light Up UCF 2015

During the event, the area in and around the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida is transformed into a winter wonderland with lights, holiday music and rides.

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Light Up UCF Returns For 2014 Holiday Season Starting November 14

Light Up UCF 2014Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s annual holiday traditions, starts up this Friday, November 14, 2014, and runs through January 4, 2015.

During the event, the area in and around the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida is transformed into a winter wonderland with lights, holiday music and rides.

In addition to the fan favorite Ice Rink Pavilion, the CFE Federal Credit Union Ferris Wheel, Blizzard ride, the Arctic Glide Ice Slide presented by Race Trac and Santa’s Workshop presented by Coca-Cola, there are several free opportunities for all to enjoy, including the Holiday Light Show presented by Orlando Sanford International Airport with thousands of lights choreographed to seasonal musical selections and snow, spun by a live DJ.

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Florida Mall Adds to American Girl Store Grand Opening on November 15 and 16, 2014 #agorlando

 As we wrote previously, the hugely popular American Girl store is opening an outpost in Orlando at the Florida Mall the weekend of November 15 and 16. To make the celebrations even bigger, the mall itself will be holding an array of activities during the opening.

Beginning at 9am, kids can enjoy an array of activities near the American Girl store, which will include live performances, arts and craft stations, a social media zone, food trucks and so much more. In addition, families will be entertained by elements like stilt walkers and balloon artists before entering the store.

The Florida Mall will also be hosting activity stations inside the mall from 11am-6pm on Saturday and 12pm-5pm on Sunday. This will include carnival row with carnival games and more near Buca di Beppo, Mad Science activity stations near Dillards, live DJ’s playing the kids favorite tunes near Old Navy and Center Court, arts and crafts near Center Court and more.

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Light Up UCF Returns for 2013 Holiday Season Starting November 15

Light Up UCF, one of Orlando’s annual holiday traditions, starts up this Friday, November 15, 2013, and runs through January 5, 2014.

Light Up UCFDuring the event, the area in and around the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida is transformed into a winter wonderland with lights, holiday music and rides.

Several times throughout the event, they will be showing free movies outdoors on a two-story screen. Start times are at 7pm, with a repeat at 9:30pm, and the movie listing can be found online.

Santa will also be making appearances for photo ops. Price for the photo is $12.50.

It’s free to wander around, and check out the Holiday lights, but there is a charge for the rides ($4.25-$6.50), which include an Ice Slide and a Ferris Wheel. There is also a charge for using the outdoor tented ice skating rink ($12 nightly skating/$19.75 nightly unlimited skate and rides pass).

Tickets are available at the CFE Arena Box Office or online at lightupucf.com.

The Wednesday Night Pitcher Show at the Enzian Theater in Orlando Offers Free Scares for October 2013

Enjoy a free horror movie on the lawn at Enzian during the theater’s Wednesday Night Pitcher Show this month.

enzian-wnps-suspiriaThere are five editions of the WNPS in October:

  • October 02 – Tales from the Crypt (1972)
  • October 09 – It’s Alive (1974)
  • October 16 – Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
  • October 23 – Suspiria (1977)
  • October 30 – Saw (2004)

Movies start at 8pm. Come early and enjoy a special evening happy hour from 7pm to 11pm at Eden Bar at Enzian.

Enzian is located at 1300 South Orlando Avenue in Maitland.

The Wednesday Night Pitcher Show at the Enzian Theater in Orlando Features Two Films for Free in September 2013

Enzian Wednesday Night Pitcher ShowEnjoy a free movie on the lawn at Enzian during the theater’s Wednesday Night Pitcher Show.

There are two editions of the WNPS in September:

  • September 4 – Kingpin (1996)
  • September 18 – Battlefield Earth (2000)

Movies start at 8pm. Come early and enjoy a special evening happy hour from 7pm to 11pm at Eden Bar at Enzian.

Enzian is located at 1300 South Orlando Avenue in Maitland.

Winter Park’s Free Popcorn Flicks in the Park for August 2013 is Shrek

Shrek Popcorn Flicks in the Park Winter ParkEscape to the land of Far, Far Away, because Shrek is the movie that will be playing at this month’s Popcorn Flicks in the Park in Winter Park, on August 8.

Held at Central Park, this free monthly outdoor event is open to all ages. Bring your own blankets to sit on, and snacks and beverages to enjoy during the film.

Shrek will start at 8pm, weather providing. Popcorn Flicks in the Park is presented by the City of Winter Park and Enzian Theater.

Central Park is located at 251 S. Park Ave in Winter Park.

The Wednesday Night Pitcher Show at the Enzian Theater in Orlando Features Two Films for Free in August 2013

Enzian Wednesday Night Pitcher ShowEnjoy a free movie on the lawn at Enzian during the theater’s Wednesday Night Pitcher Show.

There are two editions of the WNPS in August:

  • August 7 – Deep Blue Sea (1999)
  • August 21 – Dirty Harry (1971)

Movies start at 8pm. Come early and enjoy a special evening happy hour from 7pm to 11pm at Eden Bar at Enzian.

Enzian is located at 1300 South Orlando Avenue in Maitland.

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