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There’s always something fun happening in Orlando no matter what time of year you visit. To keep up on all the exciting events and latest news around town, keep your eye on BestofOrlando.com. From special events at Walt Disney World to the latest shows by Cirque du Soleil, BestofOrlando.com has tickets to the city’s most popular activities. Want to check out Orlando’s newest theme park rides? BestofOrlando.com is your go-to resource. Find out about last-minute events, the newest concerts and the hottest restaurant openings. During the holidays, keep track of all the fun ways to celebrate the season, from light displays to New Year’s Eve fireworks. Check back often to see what’s happening in Orlando and have the chance to reserve the best discount tickets to your favorite events.

 


IN THE NEWS

'Christmas on Ice' holiday show is a must-see at Busch Garden's Christmas Town (Photo: Busch Gardens Tampa)
Busch Gardens Extends Christmas Town to January 6

The holiday season is shining bright at Christmas Town

Watch your kids play in the
5 Reasons to Enjoy ‘Flurry of Fun’ at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Enjoy the merriment of the season at this Disney holiday event

Pop champagne this New Year’s Eve at Disney Springs’ The Edison (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Edison in Disney Springs

Ring in the New Year and celebrate The Edison's one-year anniversary at this special event

See Olaf and Svenn during your 'Frozen'-Inspired Walt Disney World visit (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Icy Fun: A ‘Frozen’-Inspired Walt Disney World Itinerary

Make sure to give Olaf a warm hug during this ‘Frozen” itinerary

Make sure to get your photo with Santa and tell him what you want for Christmas (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Top 5 Holiday Photo Ops at Disney Springs

Grab your pals and say cheese

These holiday savings will really bring you some christmas cheer (Photo: Unsplash)
Whether it is a show or decorations, Hollywood Studios goes all-out for Christmas (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
5 Ways to Experience the Holiday Season at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios puts the tinsel in Tinseltown

New Disney experiences everyone is excited for are the Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party and the Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Dance Party (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Walt Disney World to Debut New Experiences in 2019

Disney is always introducing new experiences and 2019 has the most yet

Spend the holidays at these festive events like Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party or SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando Blog)
Soar above the Walt Disney World resort with the new Skyliner system (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Disney Skyliner Transportation System to Open Fall 2019

Get ready for Walt Disney World’s latest innovation

The sights and sounds of the season come to life at Epcot (Photo: Walt Disney World)
5 Best Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Epcot

Experience the holidays around the world 

The perfect place for animal lovers to celebrate the holidays is with elephants at ZooTampa at Lowry Park (Photo: ZooTampa at Lowry Park)
5 Ways Animal Lovers Celebrate the Holidays in Orlando

Happy Holidays to these animal lovers

One of the most exciting parts of the new Star Wars land is the Star Wars themed hotel (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney Announces Names of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Attractions

It’s time to blast off to the Stars in Disney’s new land

These cute Mickey and gang holiday pins are the perfect addition to any outfit (Photo: Walt Disney World)
8 Holiday Walt Disney World Souvenirs to Snag Before Christmas Ends

Don’t miss out on these holiday souvenirs

Use your Cyber Week deals to enjoy the magic of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party (Photo: Walt Disney World)
It’s Here! Shop Our 2018 Cyber Week Sale

These Cyber Week deals are hot hot hot!

Don't miss your chance to celebrate Three Kings Day with the Three Kings Day Celebration (Photo: Bethany Bagley)
2019 Event Guide: What’s Happening at SeaWorld Orlando

Don’t miss out on these fun experiences at SeaWorld

Bring a Universal Orlando grinch ornament home with you to remember your Universal holidays (Photo: Universal Orlando)
5 Reasons to Visit Universal Orlando for the Holidays

Music, lights, parades, what could be better for the holidays

Observe the beauty and intricate details of the Grand Floridian Gingerbread house (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
10 Amazing Facts About the Grand Floridian Gingerbread House

You won’t believe how Disney constructs this larger-than-life treat

Be in it to win it this Black Friday at the Coca-Cola store in Disney Springs (Photo: Walt Disney World)
8 Ways to Score Big at Disney Springs for Black Friday

Snag the best deals at Disney Springs

Make sure to take a group selfie during the Universal's Macy's Day parade (Photo: Universal Orlando)
The 2018 Guide to Holidays at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando is the place to be during the holidays

Santa makes appearances in Magic Kingdom this time of year (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Dear Santa: How to Mail Letters from Magic Kingdom

Make shipping off your Christmas list a little more magical

LEGOLAND is keeping their new on-site hotel under wraps for a grand reveal in 2020 (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida)
New Third On-Site Hotel Announced for LEGOLAND Florida

Stay and play in LEGOLAND’s newest resort hotel

Experience the wonders of Pandora at night now at Disney's Animal Kingdom (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney After Hours Expands to Hollywood Studios & Animal Kingdom

Experience Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios now at night

One of the most anticipated holiday events is Grinchmas at Universal Studios (Photo: Universal Orlando Blog)
Best Holiday Events at Orlando Theme Parks

Spread the holiday cheer at these wonderful holiday events

Use your Pre-Black Friday discounts on a trip to LEGOLAND for the holidays (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida)
5 Best Pre-Black Friday Deals in Orlando to Buy Now

Snag your deals and discounts now Pre-Black Friday!

Before guests can enjoy holiday events like the Once Upon a Christmastide Parade, the Disney parks have a lot of prep to do (Photo: Walt Disney World)
7 Ways Walt Disney World Prepares for the Holidays

Did you know there are 1,500 Christmas trees at Disney?

Have a Happy Thanksgiving from the mouse himself at Walt Disney World (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Your Thanksgiving Survival Guide at Orlando Theme Parks

Gobble up a turkey leg and give thanks this Thanksgiving in Orlando

Celebrate the joy of the holidays with family at Busch Gardens Tampa Christmas Town (Photo: Busch Gardens Tampa Blog)
Christmas Town Arrives at Busch Gardens Tampa Nov. 17

Join Rudolph, Santa and friends at Busch Gardens Christmas Town

The annual Candlelight Processional event at Epcot in Walt Disney World (Photo: Walt Disney World)
New Narrators Announced for Disney's Epcot Candlelight Processional

Don’t miss these celebs at Epcot this holiday season

The best holiday event to look forward to is Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party parade (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Top Tips for Celebrating the Holidays at Walt Disney World

These holiday events are a must-visit at Walt Disney World

Get into the Christmas spirit with the beautiful and colorful Sea of Trees (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando)
6 Dazzling Things to See at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration

Feel the joy of Christmas sprit from SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration

Photo: Beaches and Cream has adopted the monstrous shake trend (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Santa may be making a surprise appearance at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Holiday Must-Do’s: Guide for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Here are all of our must-do’s for this year’s party

Experience the horrors of the Demogorgon during 'Stranger Things Day' at Universal Studios (Photo: Universal Orlando Blog)
Universal Re-opens HHN Stranger Things Haunted House for ‘Stranger Things Day’

Visit the Upside Down one last time for Stranger Things Day

The Bay Harbor Piazza at Loews Portofino Bay Resort (Photo: Loews Portofino Bay Resort)
The Benefits of Staying at Universal’s Loews Portofino Bay Resort

This colorful resort will whisk you away to Italy

Elsa puts the finishing touches on Magic Kingdom’s Holiday Decor (Photo: Walt Disney World)