Holidays at Universal Orlando

Celebrate the Holidays at Universal Orlando and get in the Christmas spirit from November 17th to January 6th.

Check out The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley transform with wondrous spirit while enjoying a hot or cold butterbeer. See Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s, watch the live retelling of Dr. Seuss’s classic holiday tale starring the Grinch in the Grinchmas “Who-liday” spectacular.

More Info visit: www.universalorlando.com

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Park Ave 5k

Join Track Shack and Florida Hospital, and get a healthy start to your New Year by participating in the Park Ave 5k through Winter Park on January 19th.

Then after the race experience the taste of local food vendors. Plus a FREE kids run, finisher’s medal, access to Florida Hospital experts and more.

More info or to register visit: trackshack.com

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Wine & Chocolate Festival

Enjoy some wine and get chocolatey wasted at Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards Wine and Chocolate Festival, December 7-9th.

Sample delicious chocolate from local chocolatiers, as well as local artists and crafters will be displaying their work. Enjoy live music by incredible bands on an outdoor stafe throughout the entire weekend. Plus Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and food will be available, along with complimentary winery tours and tasting.

More info visit: lakeridgewinery.com

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Orlando Beer Festival

The 4th Annual Orlando Beer Festival returns to Festival Park in the Milk District, this is one of the largest beer festivals in Orlando on November 10th.

Join 3,000+ beer enthusiasts and sample beer from local and regional breweries pouring more than 200 craft beers. This festival will also feature live music, interactive games, a wine tasting experience, food trucks, local vendors and a massive VIP zone.

More info visit: www.orlandobeerfestival.com

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Magic of Lights

See the World Center of Racing transform into a holiday wonderland with thousands of lights on November 16th to January 1st.

Come out to Daytona International Speedway and drive-through lights on display behind the ticket and tour building, through the state-of-the-art motorsports facility and in the Midway display area.

A portion of the proceeds from Magic of Lights to benefit the Florida Hospital Foundation.

More info visit: www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com

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Daytona Turkey Run

The Daytona Turkey Run is the LARGEST combined car show and swap meet in the USA and it is back for it’s 45th year presented by White Diamond from November 22-25th.

Right in the infield of Daytona International Speedway see over 5,000 collector cars on display, car corral including over 1,500 cars on display for sale or trade, collector car parts as far as the eye can see at the swap meet, arts & fashion plus enter to win the 45th Daytona Turkey Run anniversary car which is a 1934 Ford Roadster.

More info visit: turkeyrun.com

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Epcot International Food & Wine Festival


Explore international foods, enjoy live music at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival August 30th to November 12th at Walt Disney World.

This year’s event is all-new with events, guest chefs and marketplace additions. Cheese seminars, beverage seminars, culinary demos, global marketplace, shop, dine, eat to the beat concert series plus more.

Eat to the Beat Concert Series line-up to include:

  • Blue October
  • Tiffany
  • Postmodern Jukebox
  • Baha Men
  • Living Colour
  • Sugar Ray
  • David Cook
  • Jeffrey Osborne
  • Everclear
  • Mark Wills
  • Air Supply
  • .38 Special
  • Billy Ocean
  • Starship featuring Mickey Thomas
  • Hanson
  • The Hooters
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • Plus MORE

More info visit: disneyworld.disney.go.com

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