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Celebrate Father’s Day at Enzian Theater

Celebrate Father’s Day at Enzian Theater May 26, 2011 | Events, Food, free, Things to Do | Read More
Photo courtesty of Enzian Theater. What: Gather pops and the family and head to Enzian to experience one of the greatest sports movies of all-time on the big screen – FIELD OF DREAMS.  Starring Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, and Burt Lancaster, this three-time Academy Award-nominated...

HGTV Star Vern Yip at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

HGTV Star Vern Yip at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival April 28, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Photo courtesy of Walt Disney World. If you head to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival (now through May 15), chances are you’ll spot an HGTV personality. The star-studded lineup includes Genevieve Gorder, Lisa LaPorta, Kim Myles, Brian Patrick Flynn, Taniya Nayak, Ahmed Hassan,...

Celebrate Harry Potter-style at the Waldorf Astoria

April 21, 2011 | Events, Hotels, Kid Friendly | Read More
Calling all Harry Potter fans: Here’s your chance to get our your sorcerer’s hats and flee from the Muggle world for a bit. In other words, head to the Waldorf Astoria Orlando for The Little Sorcerer’s Training Camp. The two-hour, fun-filled camp classes start April 23 (see full schedule below)...

Florida Film Festival: More than Movies

Florida Film Festival: More than Movies April 7, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
The Florida Film Festival (April 8 – 17) is hands down one of my favorite events in Orlando. Of course, the selection of films is grand (this year there are more than 150), it’s somewhat likely you’ll rub shoulders with a celebrity (past attendees include Paul Newman, Anthony Bourdain, Christopher...

Live Concerts at Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras

Live Concerts at Universal Orlando Resort’s Mardi Gras April 1, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Photo courtesy of OneRepublic. The biggest Mardi Gras shindig outside of New Orleans just happens to be in my backyard (now through April 23) at Universal Orlando Resort. I had the chance to catch up with Grammy-nominated group OneRepublic recently before they performed at Mardi Gras. Here’s what bass...

Famed Chef to Visit Florida Film Festival

Famed Chef to Visit Florida Film Festival April 1, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
Chef Norman Van Aken. Photo courtesy of Norman's. Famed Chef Norman Van Aken will be throwing quite the shindig on April 9. As part of the Florida Film Festival, he’ll host Floridian Feasting: A Native Tribute, which promises to be nothing short of scrumptious. With dishes like Gasparilla Island...

More Orlando Valentine’s Day Happenings

More Orlando Valentine’s Day Happenings February 9, 2011 | Events | Read More
by bbheart/flickr While the official date for Valentine’s may be February 14th, Orlando’s going to be celebrating the entire weekend prior thanks to a bevy of festivities designed for hopeless romantics like me. A kaleidoscope of happenings from outdoor kayak trips to culinary classes for...

Best Central Florida Events – January and February

Best Central Florida Events – January and February January 11, 2011 | Events | Read More
Orange City Blue Spring Manatee Festival Saturday, January 22 and Sunday, January 23 Valentine Park in Orange City Enjoy the perfect family-friendly event sponsored by the Central Florida Zoo with live entertainment, games, crafts, and great food. $8 adult, $2 child ages 4-10 www.themanateefestival.com Otronicon Friday,...

New Year’s Eve At Orlando’s Theme Parks

New Year’s Eve At Orlando’s Theme Parks December 30, 2010 | Events | Read More
If you’re one of those types that likes to ring in the New Year alongside thousands of other revelers, then Orlando’s theme parks are for you. As expected, the parks have planned a stellar line-up of events, shows and spectacular firework displays. Good luck picking just one spot… every...

Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in Orlando – Part One

Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in Orlando – Part One December 29, 2010 | Events | Read More
Yippee! Another year slowly comes to a close making it time to say “see ya later 2010… hello 2011.” New Year’s Eve lets us celebrate the year ahead with the hopes that 2011 will be easier, better, and more fun (at least, that’s what I’m hoping for). Why not kick it...
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