Whether you’re a local or just visiting the area, check out these Upcoming Central Florida Events!
(this Upcoming Central Florida Events page is a work in progress…..)
THE ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN OF CINDY WHITE EXHIBIT OPENS AT ORLANDO REPERTORY THEATRE
Dates: May 2nd through October 2nd
Orlando Repertory Theatre (Orlando REP) announces an art installation of the entertainment design work of local artist Cindy White. The exhibit, titled “You Mean Sort Of Like This? The Entertainment Design World (Or Process) of Cindy White,” will be located throughout the Bush Lobby. Her work has brought to life the magical worlds of theme parks, theatrical performances and parades. If you have seen or been to SeaWorld’s Sesame Street Neighborhood, parades at Walt Disney World, Pantopia at Busch Gardens, Tokyo Disneyland, Dollywood, or performances at Orlando REP and so much more, you have seen the artistic genius of Cindy at work…and at play.
MICKEY’S NOT-SO-SCARY HALLOWEEN PARTY
Dates: August 16th through November 1st
Join the most magical spooktacular event around!! Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is a must-do experience each fall at Magic Kingdom Park with interactive treat trails, enchanting entertainment and so much more! Meet some of your favorite Disney pals in their Halloween best, as well as some of the unique characters that only come out this time of the year to greet Guests. This year, the celebration has some new opportunities for Guests to experience. Check out the Disney Parks Blog to read more about those. Tickets are on sale now, so purchase early and get ready to dress your best for a night of roaming the kingdom!
EPCOT 2019 INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL
Dates: – , 2019
It’s a party for the taste-buds this time of year at Epcot in Walt Disney World. All around World Showcase, Guests can experience a spectacular celebration of global cuisines, music, culinary demonstrations and so much more! This year’s festival is 87 days in length and will be bringing it for the foodie in all of us. Stay tuned as I will update this as more information about the festival comes out!
GAYLORD PALMS RESORT GOBLINS AND GIGGLES GETAWAY WEEKENDS
Date: September 13th – November 3rd
Halloween starts early at Gaylord Palms Resort here in Orlando. Celebrate the ghoulish good times with Grimm the Goblin and enjoy the festivities with resort-wide trick or treating, Spookley the Square Pumpkin scavenger hunt and a Monster Mash Bash. In addition to these hauntingly fun activities, Guests can join Vampire Vladimir at the Wicked Awesome Pool Party at Cypress Springs Water Park. For more information, click here.
KRISPY KREME – HAVE YOUR COFFEE AND EAT IT, TOO!
Date: Starting September 23rd, 2019 (FOR ONE WEEK ONLY)
This National Coffee Day, the newest innovation in the “beverage” category will be brewed in doughnut form. Americans can have their coffee and eat it, too, with Krispy Kreme’s new Original Filled Coffee Kreme Doughnut (an iconic Original Glazed® doughnut with Coffee Kreme filling). The limited release doughnut is available for one week beginning Monday, Sept. 23rd, at all Krispy Kreme shops throughout Central Florida:
The new doughnut will satisfy fans’ coffee cravings through National Coffee Day, when Krispy Kreme sweetens the deal with an even bigger perk: on Sunday, Sept. 29, guests can enjoy one free Original Glazed doughnut AND one free brewed coffee, no purchase necessary.
This “hot” deal will bring together coffee and doughnuts for the most irresistible offer on the market, because Krispy Kreme believes National Coffee Day is incomplete without doughnuts.
ISLAND H2O LIVE! TO HOST LIVE X LIVE, A LIVE STREAMED EXPERIENCE AT THE WAVE POOL PRESENTING BRAZIL’S FAMOUS ROCK IN RIO MUSIC FESTIVAL
Dates: Select dates between September 27th and October 6th
Island H2O Live!, Orlando’s most immersive water park will host Live x Live, a completely unique concert streaming experience. Guests will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in one of the most talked about music events in the world, Rock in Rio, Brazil’s most famous music festival right from the water park. The music festival will be streamed from Live! Lagoon, the social hub of the water park featuring a wave pool and giant jumbo screen. Island H2O Live! is the only location across the globe that will be streaming the legendary festival, providing guests the opportunity to take part while splashing around the water park’s pools and attractions. Rock in Rio is one of the largest music festivals in the world, with 1.5 million people attending. Headliners scheduled to perform at year’s festival includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ellie Goulding, Imagine Dragons, and Panic at the Disco. Headliners will start around 6 p.m., however the fun begins at 3 p.m. when the party kicks off in the park.
WHEN: Select dates from 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.
- September 27 – Ellie Goulding, Bebe Rexha, Alok
- September 29 – Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band, Goo Goo Dolls, Ivete Sangalo
- October 3 – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Panic! At the Disco, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Capital Inicial
- October 4 – Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Helloween, Grave
- October 6 – Muse, Imagine Dragons, Nickelback, Os Paralamas do Sucesso
WHERE: Island H2O Live ~ 3230 Inspiration Drive, Kissimmee, FL 34747
COST: Concert is included in park admission. Twilight pricing at $29.99 will apply. Free admission for annual passholders.
DETAILS: Wave pool, select slides and Mega-Bites restaurant will remain open throughout the evening
EPCOT ILLUMINATIONS: REFLECTIONS OF EARTH LIGHTS UP THE SKY ONE LAST TIME
Date: September 30th (COMING UP QUICKLY!!!)
Join the crowd at Epcot as we say farewell to IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth after a 20 year run at the park.
“EPCOT FOREVER” PREMIERES AT EPCOT
Date: October 1st
Epcot’s brand new spectacular fireworks show, Epcot Forever, will premiere on October 1st. More information to come….
DR PHILLIPS CENTER HOSTS “LES MISERABLES”
Dates: October 22-27 (Public On-Sale Date July 19)
MICKEY’S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS PARTY
Dates: Select nights November 8th through December 22nd
- November: 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24
- December: 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22
Magic Kingdom Park transforms into a winter wonderland for the most magical 23 days of the year! This year, they are adding extra parties where Guests can enjoy attractions, unique character meet-and-greets, complimentary snacks and more! For more details, check out the Walt Disney World website.
RELATED POST: Check out our time at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas party!!!
DR PHILLIPS CENTER HOSTS “ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE”
Dates: November 12-17 (Public On-Sale Date August 16)
GAYLORD PALMS RESORT HOSTS ICE! FEATURING THE POLAR EXPRESS™
Dates: November 25 through January 5th
ICE! makes its holiday return to the Gaylord Palms Resort, but it’s bringing a whole new theme this year ~ Welcome THE POLAR EXPRESS™! More than 2 million pounds of ice will carry Guests through the imaginative journey we have all come to know and love. Experience the adventure through hand-carved sculptures of this heart-warming story of a young child who embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole,m all the while learning about friendship, bravery and the true spirit of Christmas. For more information, click here.
DR PHILLIPS CENTER HOSTS “THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG”
Dates: December 3-8 (Public On-Sale Date October 11)
DR PHILLIPS CENTER HOSTS “DISNEY’S ALADDIN”
Dates: January 22-February 9 (Public On-Sale Date September 13, 2019)
DR PHILLIPS CENTER HOSTS “MEAN GIRLS”
Dates: February 25-March 19 (Public On-Sale Date January 17, 2020)
DR PHILLIPS CENTER HOSTS “MISS SAIGON”
Dates: March 31-April 5 (Public On-Sale Date January 24, 2020)
DR PHILLIPS CENTER HOSTS “A BRONX TALE”
Dates: April 28-May 3 (Public On-Sale Date March 13, 2020)
DR PHILLIPS CENTER HOSTS “MY FAIR LADY”
Dates: May 26-31(Public On-Sale Date April 24, 2020)
DR PHILLIPS CENTER HOSTS “BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL”
Dates: June 11-14 (Public On-Sale Date December 13, 2019)
Other Central Florida events I plan to enter into schedule in the near future include:
- Other movies, happenings, events and more!
- Guardians of the Galaxy attraction news
- Holiday events at Universal Orlando Resort and other theme parks in the area