Florida Hurricane Supplies Sales Tax Holiday Runs May 29-June 4, 2020

Florida Hurricane Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

The 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis, and will run Friday, May 29, through Thursday, June 4, 2020.

Also known as the Florida Hurricane Supplies Sales Tax Holiday, it allows qualifying items related to disaster preparedness to be exempt from sales tax.

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Orlando Makers Online Memorial Day Weekend Edition [Online]

Shop local!

Orlando Makers Online is a collection of small businesses that you would normally find at your local farmer’s market or craft fair.

They currently have 80 Central Florida vendors, featuring their handmade goods, with exclusive offers and discounts just for you, beginning Friday at 9am and ending Monday at 8pm.

Head to orlandomakersonline.com to start shopping local from home.

Disney Springs Reopens May 20 – What You Need to Know .. #DisneySprings #Reopening #WaltDisneyWorld

Disney Springs - Flavors of Florida - Planet Hollywood

As we told you last week, Walt Disney World has decided to dip its toes into the reopening waters by doing a limited opening of Disney Springs on Tuesday, May 20.

Based on government requirements, as well as guidance from health authorities such as the CDC and appropriate government agencies, Disney is implementing a number of new health and safety measures and operational changes for this reopening.

Here’s what you need to know…

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Walt Disney World Sets May 20 Reopen Date for Disney Springs .. #DisneySprings #Disney

Disney Springs sign

Yesterday, Walt Disney World announced it would begin a phased reopening date of May 20, 2020, for Disney Springs.

Following the guidance of government and health officials, a limited number of shopping and dining experiences that are owned by third-party operating participants will begin to open during this initial phase.

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Orlando Makers Online Mother’s Day Weekend Edition [Online]

Posted by Orlando Makers Online on Sunday, May 3, 2020

 

Shop local!

Orlando Makers Online is a collection of small businesses that you would normally find at your local farmer’s market or craft fair.

They currently have 80 Central Florida vendors, featuring their handmade goods, with exclusive offers and discounts just for you, beginning Friday at 9am and ending Sunday at 8pm.

Head to orlandomakersonline.com to start shopping local from home.

Florida Hurricane Supplies Sales Tax Holiday Runs May 31-June 6, 2019

The Florida Hurricane Supplies Sales Tax Holiday runs May 31-June 6, 2019

Floridians will save on hurricane supplies under sales tax holiday Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law earlier this month.

The Florida Hurricane Supplies Sales Tax Holiday runs May 31-June 6, 2019, and during this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax.

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Florida Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Returns August 2018

the Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Just in time to shop for school supplies, the Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday returns from August 3-5, 2018.

During this holiday period, Florida law directs that no sales tax or local option tax (also known as discretionary sales surtax) will be collected on purchases of:

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Crossroads Shopping Center Near Disney to Close for I-4 Expansion Project

After 20 years of operation, it looks like the Crossroads of Lake Buena Vista shopping center will be closed to make way for new ramps planned for the I-4 Ultimate Expansion project.

After 20 years of operation, it looks like the Crossroads of Lake Buena Vista shopping center will be closed to make way for new ramps planned for the I-4 Ultimate Expansion project.

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is currently negotiating to buy the Crossroads, according to Growth Spotter, and they have the lone appraisal of $145 million for the property.

FDOT plans to eventually reconfigure an Interstate 4 interchange at State Road 535 with a design that would require demolition of the shopping center.

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The Florida Mall Hosts ‘More Than Pink’ Spring 2018 Promotion Apr 14-20

The Florida Mall in Orlando, FL

The Florida Mall has announced its Spring 2018 More Than Pink movement in support of Susan G. Komen and the fight against breast cancer.

From April 14 to May 20, visitors to The Florida Mall will be able to participate in a variety of programs to help support Susan G. Komen, such as:

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Winn-Dixie Announces Plans to Close Some Central Florida Stores Following Bankruptcy Filing

Southeastern Grocers, the company that owns Winn-Dixie and other store brands, said that it plans to file for bankruptcy and close several Central Florida store locations.

Southeastern Grocers, the company that owns Winn-Dixie and other store brands, said that it plans to file for bankruptcy and close several Central Florida store locations.

The statement released by the company states:

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The Florida Mall to Host Easter Caring Bunny Day for Kids with Sensory Sensitivity March 11, 2018

The Florida Mall to Host Easter Caring Bunny Day for Kids with Sensory Sensitivity

On Sunday, March 11, The Florida Mall’s Caring Bunny™ event will offer families that have children with special needs a subdued environment to participate in the Bunny Photo Experience.

From 9 – 11am, many steps will be taken to reduce sensory triggers, creating a more comforting environment for children’s cherished visit with the Bunny.

The subdued environment is likely to include (specific elements or aesthetics may vary):

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