9/11 Memorial Ride & Ceremony

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Start your engines for the 8th annual 9/11 Memorial Ride & Ceremony, presented by Rue & Ziffra, P.A.

The ride will take place September 7th. Registration begins at 8:30am at the Flagler Government Service Building located (1769 E. Moody Blvd) in Bunnell.

A ceremony will take place at 9:30am. Kickstands up at 10:30am following the ceremony. The 67-mile police escorted ride ends at The White Eagle Lounge in Korona. Once there you can enjoy live music, beverages and food. Event specific t-shirts will be available for $15 with proceeds to benefit several charities.

This event is FREE to the public!!!

More info at: www.memorialrun911.com

By orlandofl407

Rock the Universe

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Universal Orlando’s Rock the Universe is Florida’s biggest Christian music festival and it returns September 5th and 6th with live performances by some of today’s hottest Christian artists, including Lecrae (who won Best Gospel Album at the 2013 Grammy Awards) Grammy and Billboard Music Award-winning hip hop artist tobyMac, four-time Grammy Award-winning group Third Day and rock band Switchfoot, which has sold millions of albums worldwide.

Fridays lineup:

Third Day
Newsboys
Jeremy Camp
Kari Jobe
Soulfire Revolution
Rend Collective
About A Mile

Saturdays lineup:
Switchfoot
tobyMac
Lecrae
Red
Family Force 5
Andy Mineo
Tedashii
Love & the Outcome

Also Rock the Universe guests can also visit the Coca-Cola Fan Zone for more live music, autograph sessions with performing acts, karaoke and more. Plus have the opportunity to experience a Saturday night candle lighting ceremony featuring special guest speakers and access to Universal Studios Florida’s thrilling attractions like TRANSFORMERS (3D) and Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit and more.

For more info and to purchase tickets visit: www.universalorlando.com

Follow @UniversalORL

By orlandofl407

Halloween Horror Nights 24

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It’s baaaaack…. Halloween Horror Nights returns to Universal Orlando Resort for its twenty-fourth year on September 19th with more nights than ever before and terrifying experiences based on some of the biggest names in horror and pop culture.

On 28 select nights from September 19th until November 1st guests will explore eight blood curdling haunted houses, navigate multiple spine-chilling street experiences with terrifying “scareactors,” enjoy two outrageous live shows and experience many of Universal Studios Florida’s most exciting rides and attractions.

For tickets and info visit: www.halloweenhorrornights.com

Follow @UniversalORL @HorrorNightsORL on twitter

By orlandofl407

NKF Rich Salick Pro-Am Surf Festival

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The 29th NKF Rich Salick Pro-Am Surfing Festival is August 29th through September 1st at the Cocoa Beach Pier. This festival is the largest charitable surfing festival in the world and has been attended by thousands including world class surfers for the past 28 years.

Started by two professional surfers, the National Kidney Foundation of Florida supports programs in patient services, public and professional education, and organ donation. The weekend-long event hosts amateur and professional surfing contests, bikini contests, booths, and a silent auction.

More info visit: www.nkfsurf.com

By orlandofl407

Be A Hero 5k Run/Walk

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Stand up to the biggest villain of time, Cancer. To kick off Childhood Cancer Awareness month in September, BASE Camp Children’s Cancer Foundation is hosting the Be A Hero 5k at UCF Memory Mall and going GOLD for the children in the battle on August 30th.

All proceeds for the race will benefit BASE Camp Children’s Cancer Foundation. Childhood Cancer effects an estimated 13,400 children each year. Even when the Cancer is overcome the latent effects of treatment effect survivors for a lifetime.

More info visit: www.stayclassy.org

By orlandofl407

Celebration of Running 5k

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Florida Hospital and the Track Shack Foundation present the 22nd Annual Celebration of Running 5k at Orlando Science Center in Loch Haven Park on August 16th.

The Celebration of Running 5k is part of a month-long celebration (and sale) at Track Shack. This event kicks off the 37th anniversary for the store and is the first of six premier Orlando running and walking races known as the “Track Shack Running Series.”

Participants from all fitness levels are invited to walk or run the 3.1-mile course located throughout the neighborhoods on the outskirts of downtown Orlando. Paid entrants will receive a commemorative T-shirt, a finisher’s medal, ice-cold refreshments, Florida Hospital’s interactive health screenings and special prizes awarded to significant finishers at the end of the race.

Registration is limited to 2,500 entrants.
More Info visit: www.osc.org or call (407)-514-2000

Follow @FloridaHospital @TrackShack @OrlandoScience on twitter

By orlandofl407

Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest

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Rock and Blues fans are in for a tasty musical treat this summer as the popular Rock’n’Blues Fest tour makes a stop at the King Center for the Performing Arts on August 13th.

This year’s line-up features the Johnny Winter Band, Edgar Winter Band, Vanilla Fudge and Peter Rivera, formerly of Rare Earth, and Savoy Brown’s Kim Simmonds. Get your tickets and experience the very best combination of rock and blues.

Get more Info at: www.brevardmusicgroup.com

Follow @KingCenterPA @BrvdMusicGroup on twitter

By orlandofl407