Join the City of Orlando for the Holidays

There is no more festive time of the year to experience the City of Orlando than the holiday season. Throughout November and December, the City is offering a variety of family-friendly holiday events and activities for residents and visitors of all ages to enjoy, furthering the City’s continued commitment to provide a wide variety of amenities and entertainment for everyone.

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Seminole Towne Center, serving northern Seminole and western Volusia Counties, invites shoppers to start the season with 23 gift-giving hours of shopping during Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Providing early bird shoppers with a head start, Seminole Town Center will open on Thursday, November 24, from 6 p.m. – 1 a.m., and, again, on Black Friday, November 25, from 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. Extended hours will continue throughout the holiday shopping season. Continue reading

Toy soldiers parade down Main Street, U.S.A., at Magic Kingdom during "Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade." The festive processional is one of the happy highlights of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, a night of holiday splendor with lively stage shows, a unique holiday parade, Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season nighttime fireworks, and snow flurries on Main Street, U.S.A. The special-ticket event takes place on select nights in November and December in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Ryan Wendler, photographer)

Orlando’s Holiday Events Shine with Creativity

With candy cane hunts, a life-size chocolate Santa, Macy’s Holiday Parade and marching toy soldiers – imagination comes to life in an Orlando vacation this holiday season.  Starting as early as Nov. 7 and running through New Year’s Day, Orlando makes the most out of every Yuletide day. Visitors can discover insider tips on an Orlando holiday getaway alongside Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals at visitorlando.com/holidays or download the new Visit Orlando App in the Apple App and Google Play stores.
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LEGOLAND Florida Resort Honors U.S. Veterans With Free Admission and Ticket Discount Nov. 1-20

 In appreciation of the service and sacrifice of U.S. veterans, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is offering all non-active duty military personnel free admission Nov. 1-20, 2016, plus a 50 percent discount on tickets for up to six guests during the same period.
To receive free admission, U.S. veterans must present valid military ID or proof of veteran status at the theme park ticket windows on the day of their visit. This offer is not available online or by phone.
On Veterans Day (Friday, Nov. 11) only, LEGOLAND Florida Resort will further honor veterans with a 10 percent discount on retail purchases and food and beverage items. To receive the Nov. 11 discounts, veterans with valid ID can request a wristband and flyer at the ticket windows. The discount only will be honored for those wearing the wristband.
For the purposes of this promotion, U.S. veterans are defined as retired or non-active duty members of the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines and U.S. Coast Guard in possession of valid military ID or other proof of veteran status. The discounts described above are exclusive and cannot be combined with any other offers, including annual pass discounts.
On Nov. 11, LEGOLAND Florida Resort reserves the right to limit or exclude certain items without prior notice. Complete details of limits or exclusions will be available in participating locations.
Meanwhile, don’t forget that active duty U.S. service members receive complimentary admission to LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park and LEGOLAND Water Park all year long! This offer is available only at the theme park ticket windows with valid military ID, and is not available online or by phone.
For additional details about discounts available to U.S. military personnel, please visit http://www.LEGOLAND.com/florida/buy-tickets/military.

Orlando Science Center Ninth Annual Neanderthal Ball, photo by Roberto Gonzalez

Orlando Science Center to Kick Off final Neanderthal Ball

“Celebrate Our Evolution” as Orlando Science Center recognizes a decade of philanthropy and success

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Brickell City Centre LIVE! Store Grand Opening


LIVE! the Brazilian Fitness wear brand is expanding in Miami with its second location opening at the long-awaited Brickell City Centre on November 3rd with a well-deserved Grand Opening! The soiree will take place on the 3rd floor at 701 South Miami Avenue #346B Miami FL 33131 from 6pm – 9pm with healthy ou d’ouevers and lavish drinks. The attendees are Miami’s health & lifestyle influencers and media including guest appearance from the fitness mogul, Bella Falconi. Continue reading


A Look Back at the Magic’s Opening Night in Photos

Being part of this night was an amazing experience. One we will never forget.
When the Pulse tragedy took place we were all hit 49 times. We all woke up on Sunday to a rude awakening. Continue reading