62nd Annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival Returns to Central Park May 14-16, 2021 .. @WPSAF #WinterParkArts #CentralFlorida #ArtFestivals

Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival will return for its 62nd year to Central Park on Park Ave in Winter Park this weekend, May 14-16, 2021.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks To Celebrate Mother’s Day 2021

CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Celebrating Mother’s Day

It’s almost Mother’s Day, and 2021 is starting to look a lot better than last year for celebrating your mom/mother figure.

Many restaurants and attractions are back open, and offering special deals or dinners/brunches to enjoy. Plus, a lot of people are getting vaccinated, making it safer to spend time together.

I’ve perused all the listings and press emails, and here are CitySurfing Orlando’s picks for celebrating moms on Mother’s Day, May 9, 2021. All prices do not include tax or gratuity (please don’t forget to tip!). Under the restaurant list are some fun events happening to enjoy with mom, too.

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Orlando Taco Week Returns with $5 Taco Deals April 20-May 4, 2021 .. #OrlandoTacoWeek #Foodies @OrlandoWeekly

National Taco Day

Orlando is an amazing city for foodies, and if you love tacos, you’ll definitely want to take part in the return of Orlando Taco Week, hosted by the Orlando Weekly.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s 2021 Picks For Easter Dining and Family Fun In Orlando .. #Easter #OrlandoRestaurants #EasterDinner #EasterBunny

CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Easter Dining and Family Fun In Orlando

This time of year, we’d normally be offering up a huge list of Easter dining and family events for you to enjoy, but 2021 is different with COVID-19 and the quarantine.

Thankfully, with more people getting vaccinated, local restaurants and other businesses are offering more Easter brunches and dinners, as well as fun Easter-themed things to do as a family.

So if you’re celebrating Easter this year, here is our list of dining and events worth checking out. Please be careful – wear your masks and social distance. Restaurants listed have pledged to observe COVID safety protocols.

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Creative City Project’s ‘Down The Rabbit Hole’ Debuts at Mead Botanical Garden Feb 6 .. #DownTheRabbitHole @Creative_Proj #OrlandoArts

Creative City Project's Down The Rabbit Hole

Creative City Project presents its next magical adventure “Down the Rabbit Hole,” which will be performed at Mead Botanical Garden in Winter Park from February 6 through March 14, 2021.

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Winter Park Village to Undergo Multimillion Dollar Revamp in 2021 .. #WinterParkVillage #OrlandoShopping @ShopWinterPark

Winter Park Village to Undergo Multimillion Dollar Revamp

Winter Park Village, a large outdoor retail center in Winter Park, is about to undergo a multimillion dollar revamp.

One of the biggest changes will be made to East Avenue, which runs in front of Regal theater.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Celebrating The 4th Of July 2020 .. #4thofJuly #Fireworks #Grilling

Here are CitySurfing Orlando's picks for where to celebrate Fourth of July in Central Florida

In a normal year, there are many ways to celebrate the 4th of July here in Orlando and Central Florida, from theme park events to city-sponsored events, and everything in between.

But 2020 is proving to be anything but normal, and due to COVID-19 safety precautions many of our regular patriotic picks simply aren’t happening.

You don’t have to put off celebrating July 4th completely, though. I have scoured press releases and the internet, and here are our picks for celebrating this year’s holiday:

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CitySurfing Orlando’s List of Orlando and Central Florida Closures, Postponements, and Cancellations Due to Coronavirus (Continuously Updated) || #LastUpdated March 29 @ 1am ||

CitySurfing Orlando's List of Orlando and Central Florida Closures, Postponements, and Cancellations Due to #Coronavirus Continuously Updated

Due to the Coronavirus, there have been a lot of Orlando and Central Florida Closures, Postponements, and Cancellations. I’ve been posting some to our social media, but decided to create this reference page that will list every one of those changes, as we discover them.

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The Morse Museum in Winter Park to Host Spring Exhibition on American Portraiture and Free Music Fridays .. @MorseMuseum

c. 1916 daffodils window by Tiffany Studios courtesy The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park has announced a new Spring exhibition of American portraiture and a series of free Friday nights with live music.

The museum, home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by American artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany, is normally worth a visit on its own, but these upcoming events…and free admission nights…make it a can’t miss night out.

The complete listing of the Morse’s spring events is as follows:

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#Free 2019 Central Florida #Holiday Events for You and Your Family to Enjoy

CSO Central Florida Holiday Events

It may not be snowing, but Central Florida loves a good holiday party. But I also know funds are tight this time of year, with everyone shopping to complete their Christmas lists.

So I scoured the web and found every FREE Central Florida holiday event I could find. That’s right…every event listed has no admission charge.

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The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art Offering Free Admission Sept 17-22, 2019 .. @MorseMuseum

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park has announced it will provide free admission during the last week of summer, from Tuesday, September 17, through Sunday, September 22.

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Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen Launches Summer in the Bayou Limited Menu @EatatTibbys

Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen is serving up a new seasonal Summer in the Bayou menu

Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen is serving up a new seasonal Summer in the Bayou menu, delivering the authentic Cajun flavor and old-fashioned Creole cooking beloved in the bayou and beyond.

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Weekend of the Arts Festival Returns to Winter Park Feb 15-18, 2019 #WPInspires

Discover arts and culture in Winter Park at the city’s Weekend of the Arts in Feb.

Discover the arts and culture of Winter Park at the city’s second Weekend of the Arts, which runs Friday, February 15 through Monday, February 18.

The four-day weekend arts extravaganza will feature dozens events at museums, galleries, theaters, public venues and outdoor spaces.

Here are some of the highlights, many are free:

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Out and About: A Sneak Preview of the Visit Orlando Magical Dining Menu at Bulla Gastrobar

Read the CitySurfing Orlando review of the 2018 Visit Orlando Magical Dining menu at Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park by Anna-Marie Walsh.

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month presented by American Express is kicking off the celebration with a preview week beginning August 24th and continuing through September 30th.

Now in it’s 13th year, Magical Dining shows off the city’s amazing culinary scene with over 100 restaurants participating with special three-course menus, all for the fixed price of $35. There are dishes to please every palate and every diet including gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan.

I had an opportunity to preview the menu from Bulla Gastrobar in Winter Park. Bulla features Spanish and Portuguese cuisine, and the Magical Dining menu did not disappoint.

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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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