Orlando Main Streets Launches ‘Local Orlando’ Visitors’ Guide .. @OrlMainStreets

Orlando Main Streets Launches Local Orlando' Visitors Guide

Orlando Main Streets, a program created by Mayor Buddy Dyer and the Orlando City Council, has launched Local Orlando, an online visitors’ guide.

Visit a local spot you’ve never been to. Discover a new favorite restaurant or brewery, pick up food for a picnic, or go on a mural crawl right in your own backyard. This guide to local independent businesses and more will assist you with planning your way around Orlando.

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City of Orlando Hosts 2015 Veterans Day Parade Downtown on November 14

The City of Orlando celebrates the contribution of Veterans with its annual Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 14.

The City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade

This signature Orlando event features more than 50 Central Florida veterans groups, the UCF Marching Knights and other marching bands, 13 ROTC and JROTC units, first responders, community groups and military vehicles.

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Official 2011 Orlando Tree Lighting Ceremony at Lake Eola December 2

It’s that time of year. We’ve started the 2011 holiday season going with Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

It’s now time to throw the switch and light up the official city of Orlando Christmas tree.

Join Mayor Buddy Dyer on December 2 for Holiday Lights Orlando. The event starts at 4pm with live performances of holiday music, as well as a puppet show.

At 6:15pm the actual tree lighting ceremony will start, followed by more live entertainment.

The evening will culminate with a showing of the movie The Grinch Who Stole Christmas (live action version with Jim Carrey) at 8:15.

The entire event is free to the public and should be great fun for the whole family.

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