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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.

 


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From character hugs and autographs to the return of character dining experiences and shows, here are the can’t miss character spotting at Animal Kingdom.
Five Can't Miss Characters at Disney's Animal Kingdom

From character hugs and autographs to the return of character dining experiences and shows, here are the can’t miss character spotting at Animal Kingdom.

Cultural representatives from each country in Epcot’s World Showcase bring that extra level of magic and authenticity to Walt Disney World.
World Showcase Disney Cultural Representatives at EPCOT

Cultural representatives from each country in Epcot’s World Showcase bring that extra level of magic and authenticity to Walt Disney World.

Now through Jan 3, experience a winter wonderland full of more than 3 million beautiful lights, thrilling attractions including new holiday experiences at Wild Arctic Plaza, shows and all-new delicious holiday treats.
Guide to Christmas Celebration at SeaWorld Orlando

Now through Jan 3, experience a winter wonderland full of more than 3 million beautiful lights, thrilling attractions including new holiday experiences at Wild Arctic Plaza, shows and all-new delicious holiday treats.

Orlando theme parks do occasionally close earlier than usual due to special events or seasonality, but here are some fun activities to pack your family evening!
What to do When Orlando Theme Parks Close Early

Orlando theme parks do occasionally close earlier than usual due to special events or seasonality, but here are some fun activities to pack your family evening!

Universal Orlando guests will be able to indulge an array of new and fan-favorite holiday-inspired menu offerings throughout the park.
Holiday Food and Drinks at Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando guests will be able to indulge an array of new and fan-favorite holiday-inspired menu offerings throughout the park.

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa from Nov. 14 through Jan. 9 ushers millions of twinkling lights, shows, sweet treats and the amazing thrill rides.
Holiday Guide: Busch Gardens Christmas Town 2022

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa from Nov. 14 through Jan. 9 ushers millions of twinkling lights, shows, sweet treats and the amazing thrill rides.

Thinking about taking your Disney World vacation to another level? Here are some unique experiences to make magic memories.
Out of the Box Disney World Experiences You Should Know

Thinking about taking your Disney World vacation to another level? Here are some unique experiences to make magic memories.

The celebrity stars of the Epcot Candlelight Processional 2022 have been released, you so you can plan your Disney holiday getaway accordingly!
EPCOT Candlelight Processional Narrators 2022

The celebrity stars of the Epcot Candlelight Processional 2022 have been released, you so you can plan your Disney holiday getaway accordingly!

Paolo Banchero, Magic’s #1 overall pick proved why he was the top selection during season opener against the Detroit Pistons, where he not only impressed but made Orlando history.
Orlando Magic’s Paolo Banchero Has Record Breaking Debut Game

Paolo Banchero, Magic’s #1 overall pick proved why he was the top selection during season opener against the Detroit Pistons, where he not only impressed but made Orlando history.

Mobile Ordering Guide at Magic Kingdom inside Walt Disney World. Spend less time waiting for food and find out the best options that have mobile ordering.
Mobile Ordering Guide to Magic Kingdom

Mobile Ordering Guide at Disney’s Magic Kingdom inside Walt Disney World. Spend less time waiting for food and find out the best options that have mobile ordering.

Mobile Ordering Guide at Epcot inside Walt Disney World. Spend less time waiting for food and find out the best options that have mobile ordering.
Mobile Ordering Guide for Epcot

Mobile Ordering Guide at Epcot inside Walt Disney World. Spend less time waiting for food and find out the best options that have mobile ordering.

Mobile Ordering Guide at Disney’s Hollywood Studios inside Walt Disney World. Spend less time waiting for food and find out the best options that have mobile ordering.
Mobile Ordering Guide to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Mobile Ordering Guide at Disney’s Hollywood Studios inside Walt Disney World. Spend less time waiting for food and find out the best options that have mobile ordering.

Mobile Ordering Guide at Disney’s Animal Kingdom inside Walt Disney World. Spend less time waiting for food and find out the best options that have mobile ordering.
Mobile Ordering Guide to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Mobile Ordering Guide at Disney’s Animal Kingdom inside Walt Disney World. Spend less time waiting for food and find out the best options that have mobile ordering.

Beginning November 12 and running daily through January 1, 2023, Universal Orlando Resort invites guests to celebrate Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Grinchmas and More.
Preview: Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort 2022

Beginning November 12 and running daily through January 1, 2023, Universal Orlando Resort invites guests to celebrate Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Grinchmas and More.

On October 1, 1982, the “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow” otherwise known as EPCOT opened. Today, the park celebrates its 40th birthday and with it comes some new magic.
Epcot Turns 40: A Look Back, Forward and Beyond

On October 1, 1982, the “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow” otherwise known as EPCOT opened. Today, the park celebrates its 40th birthday and with it comes some new magic.

Opening in Spring 2023, Serengeti Flyer at Busch Gardens Tampa will be the world’s tallest and fastest screaming swing of its kind.
First Look: New Serengeti Flyer at Busch Gardens Tampa

Opening in Spring 2023, Serengeti Flyer at Busch Gardens Tampa will be the world’s tallest and fastest screaming swing of its kind.

What kind of Disney tickets do you need to buy for your next Walt Disney World vacation? Let’s examine our complete guide to Disney World’s standard ticket options!
What kind of Disney Tickets Should I Buy?

What kind of Disney tickets do you need to buy for your next Walt Disney World vacation? Let’s examine our complete guide to Disney World’s standard ticket options!

Play the new interactive MagicBand+ game, Star Wars: Batuu Bounty Hunters! We’re sharing a complete guide to this new experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World.
The Ultimate Guide to Star Wars: Batuu Bounty Hunters

Play the new interactive MagicBand+ game, Star Wars: Batuu Bounty Hunters! We’re sharing a complete guide to this new experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World.

One of the best ways to resort hop and eat around Disney World is from EPCOT. Exiting from the International Gateway entrance to Disney BoardWalk where you’ll find Disney’s Skyliner, Disney’s BoardWalk Inn, Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club, and more.
Top Spots to Eat Around Disney’s BoardWalk Area

One of the best ways to resort hop and eat around Disney World is from EPCOT. Exiting from the International Gateway entrance to Disney BoardWalk where you’ll find Disney’s Skyliner, Disney’s BoardWalk Inn, Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club, and more.

Fall vibes have arrived at Walt Disney World and there are so many ways to celebrate! We’ve seen the return of some of our favorite autumn traditions at the Most Magical Place on Earth – plus some brand new fun.
Top 4 Ways to Celebrate Fall at Walt Disney World 2022

Fall vibes have arrived at Walt Disney World and there are so many ways to celebrate! We’ve seen the return of some of our favorite autumn traditions at the Most Magical Place on Earth – plus some brand new fun.

When purchasing tickets for your trip, you may wonder if the Water Park and Sports option is right for you. Today, we’re sharing four times to add the Water Park & Sports option to your Walt Disney World tickets.
When To Add the Water Parks to your Disney World Tickets

When purchasing tickets for your trip, you may wonder if the Water Park and Sports option is right for you. Today, we’re sharing four times to add the Water Park & Sports option to your Walt Disney World tickets.

From shopping and dining to water parks, sports, and resorts, we’re sharing the top five things to do on Walt Disney World property outside of the theme parks.
Top Five Disney World Activities not Theme Parks

From shopping and dining to water parks, sports, and resorts, we’re sharing the top five things to do on Walt Disney World property outside of the theme parks.

Today we’re sharing all of the D23 updates that Disney shared for Walt Disney World in 2023 and beyond!
Six New Things Coming To Walt Disney World 2023 & Beyond

Today we’re sharing all of the D23 updates that Disney shared for Walt Disney World in 2023 and beyond!

Starting October 2, 2022, guests can experience The Land and The Seas once again with some of EPCOT’s most popular tours.
Three Tour Experiences Return to EPCOT

Starting October 2, 2022, guests can experience The Land and The Seas once again with some of EPCOT’s most popular tours.

Today we’re sharing our top five tips for mastering the Disney MagicBand+ on your next Walt Disney World vacation.
Top 5 Disney MagicBand+ Tips

Today we’re sharing our top five tips for mastering the Disney MagicBand+ on your next Walt Disney World vacation.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party offers unique ride overlays, parades, shows, and food that you can’t get during regular park hours at Magic Kingdom on select nights! Today, we’re sharing a guide to every eat, sip, and treat you’ll want to try this y
Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Foodie Guide

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party offers unique ride overlays, parades, shows, and food that you can’t get during regular park hours at Magic Kingdom on select nights! Today, we’re sharing a guide to every eat, sip, and treat you’ll want to try this year.

Soon, Busch Gardens Tampa will go from world-renowned thrill park to a park of terror as the annual Halloween event
Preview: Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream 2022

Soon, Busch Gardens Tampa will go from world-renowned thrill park to a park of terror as the annual Halloween event.

For Disney+ subscribers, enjoy extra perks at Walt Disney World on Disney+ Day on September, 8th, 2022!
Early Park Admission & More on Disney+ Day at Disney World

For Disney+ subscribers, enjoy extra perks at Walt Disney World on Disney+ Day on September, 8th, 2022!

It’s time to send out your Halloween Cards! Today we’re sharing 13 must-do Disney PhotoPass photos at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!
13 Can't-Miss Photos at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

It’s time to send out your Halloween Cards! Today we’re sharing 13 must-do Disney PhotoPass photos at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!

Find out what to expect this year from haunted houses to scare zones to shows at SeaWorld Orlando’s 2nd Howl-O-Scream.
Preview: SeaWorld Orlando's Howl-O-Scream 2022

Find out what to expect this year from haunted houses to scare zones to shows at SeaWorld Orlando’s 2nd Howl-O-Scream.  

Find all the details about the 10 haunted houses, the scare zones, the shows, and other HHN areas.
Preview: Halloween Horror Nights 2022 at Universal Orlando

Find all the details about the 10 haunted houses, the scare zones, the shows, and other HHN areas.

Five features on the MyDisneyExperience App you need to know about before your next Walt Disney World vacation.
5 Best Features of Disney World APP

Five features on the MyDisneyExperience App you need to know about before your next Walt Disney World vacation.

In Summer 2020, Disney announced that their classic log flume attraction, Splash Mountain, would be closing on both coasts to make way for a Princess and the Frog themed attraction. Here’s what we know...
Everything We Know So Far About Tiana's Bayou Adventure

In Summer 2020, Disney announced that their classic log flume attraction, Splash Mountain, would be closing on both coasts to make way for a Princess and the Frog themed attraction. Here’s what we know...

Fun Facts about Disney Water Parks and when to upgrade your Disney World tickets with the Water Park & Sports Option.
All About the Water Parks at Walt Disney World Resort

Fun Facts about Disney Water Parks and when to upgrade your Disney World tickets with the Water Park & Sports Option.

Should you add the Park Hopper Option? Here’s a quick guide to park hopping at Walt Disney World
Disney World Park Hopping Guide

Should you add the Park Hopper Option? Here’s a quick guide to park hopping at Walt Disney World

SeaWorld Orlando offering 100 beverage choices including local, domestic and craft beers, as well as wines, and frozen cocktails, not to mention 15 unique food items.
Craft Beer Festival During Final Weeks of Electric Ocean at SeaWorld

Offering 100 beverage choices including local, domestic and craft beers, as well as wines, and frozen cocktails, not to mention 15 unique food items.