Whether you’re a local or just visiting the area, check out these Upcoming Central Florida events!
(this 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.
KRISPY KREME® TAKES DOUGHNUT INNOVATION TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH LAUNCH OF THE ORIGINAL FILLED DOUGHNUT
Dates: FREE DOUGNUT JUNE 22ND!! (Available in US permanently)
It’s round. It’s glazed. And for the first time in the U.S., it’s FILLED! Introducing a doughnut innovation fans could have only imagined until now – Krispy Kreme’s NEW Original Filled Doughnut at all Krispy Kreme shops throughout Central Florida:
- Krispy Kreme Winter Park
- Krispy Kreme Millenia
- Krispy Kreme Kissimmee – East
- Krispy Kreme Kissimmee – West
- Krispy Kreme Melbourne
- Krispy Kreme Daytona Beach
Delivering a new taste experience for the doughnut-verse, Krispy Kreme’s Original Filled is a whole new interpretation of the brand’s iconic Original Glazed® doughnut. Featuring Krispy Kreme’s classic Original Glazed® doughnut, the new product is initially offered with a choice of two fillings: Classic Kreme™ and Chocolate Kreme™, providing the perfect bite every time.
“As America prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, we want to give our fans a new taste experience that is out of this world” said Dave Skena, Chief Marketing Officer for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation.
Fans can experience the launch of the Original Filled Doughnut for FREE on June 22 (one free doughnut per guest) as Krispy Kreme’s reward to America for meeting the brand’s National Doughnut Day challenge of giving away 1 million free doughnuts. For more information on the Original Filled doughnuts, visit https://www.krispykreme.com/original-filled
Pasta Palooza at Maria & Enzo’s in Disney Springs:
Date: May through July
Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante
From May to July, Maria & Enzo’s will be highlighting a different summer pasta dish. First up will be Maria & Enzo’s take on the classic Lasagna Verde. Made with herbaceous pasta, the dough gets its vibrant green undertones of color from the fresh spinach folded into it, making it the perfect dish for spring. Meat ragù, beć hamel, tomato, and mozzarella are also featured. Honestly, this is not your Grandmother’s lasagna – it’s Chef John’s lasagna! For reservations, visit mariaandenzos.com or call 407-560-8466.
CELEBRATE FUN IN THE FLORIDA SUN AS SUMMERFEST RETURNS TO GAYLORD PALMS
Dates: May 24 through August 11th
Gaylord Palms Resort welcomes guests seeking the best of Florida fun during the resort’s annual SummerFest, offering family-friendly entertainment and experiences. From May 24 through August 11, SummerFest presented by Aquafina® invites guests to plan overnight stays to enjoy daily themed activities throughout the resort’s 4.5 acres of atriums and Cypress Springs Water Park. You can find more information regarding SummerFest on their website.
ISLAND H2O LIVE PREVIEW DAYS AT MARGARITAVILLE
Dates: June 5-20th
Preview Days!! Orlando’s newest and most immersive water park, Island H2O Live! will open for preview days from June 5 – June 20, 2019. Be among the first to check out Island H2O Live! and enjoy $5 off day tickets and the opportunity to purchase an annual pass at a reduced price of $69.99+tax (Act fast, as the price will be going up to $89.99 very soon!) During Preview Days, daily passes must be purchased at the water park ticket windows only.
STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE OPENS IN DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS
Date: August 29th
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!
DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS ROAD TRIP ADVENTURES
Dates: September 6th-8th
Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures will whisk families away on an immersive getaway chock-full of magical participatory moments. Featuring new and classic tales, this multi-generational experience visits Orlando from September 6-8, 2019 for six performances at Amway Center.
- Orlando Show Times:
- Friday, September 6, 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, September 7, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- Sunday, September 8, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
- Venue: Amway Center, 400 W. Church Street #200, Orlando, FL 32801
- For ticket information: Visit DisneyOnIce.com.
EPCOT ILLUMINATIONS: REFLECTIONS OF EARTH LIGHTS UP THE SKY ONE LAST TIME
Date: September 30th
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)
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:
- Disney’s Live-Action Lion King arrives in theaters
- Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2019
- Epcot International Festival of the Holidays 2019
- Other movies, happenings, events and more!