In this week’s Orlando dining news round-up: several soon-to-be open restaurants, a few closings, and free pizza. Are you hungry? Let’s dive in…
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Get Free Pizza at Pizza Ponte in Disney Springs on National Pizza Day, February 9. Guests can receive a free Sicilian square slice of 4 Cheese or Pepperoni pizza when they purchase a cold beverage from 11am to 2pm.
While there have been a few vigils and memorials already for the Pulse victims, this weekend there are several more that are open to the public around Central Florida.
Here are some of the ones you can still participate in:
The bad news is that word has reached us that the Orlando Christmas Parade has been cancelled for 2010.
Organizers cite financial issues and current economic times for their decision, but hope that the parade will return in 2011.
However, they’re not about to send Santa packing just yet. In place of the parade, they will be holding a holiday event called Santa’s Farewell Festival.
On December 18th, grab the family and head over to the SODO Shopping Center (at the intersection of S. Orange Ave and Grant St, just south of downtown).
From 11pm to 5pm everyone gets to meet Santa, participate incrafts and cookie decorating, and take part in the Holiday Pet Costume Contest.
There will also be live entertainment, and a radio broadcast from Magic 107.7FM’s Leslye Gale and John Forsythe.
The event is free to attend and even parking is free.