NEWS

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

Head to one of the many spring food festivals in Orlando with these great spring break deals (Photo: Busch Gardens Tampa)
There is Still Time! Five Last-Minute Spring Break Deals in Orlando

Spring Break isn’t over so snag these deals before they are gone!

Head over to Victoria & Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian to experience the AAA and Travel Guide Award winning restaurant (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
See the Zebra of Busch Gardens roaming the serengeti and learn more about these fascinating creatures (Photo: iStock)
Go on a tour of the English Gardens behind Twinning Tea shop in England (Photo: Walt Disney World)
5 Interactive Activities to Experience at Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

These fest favorites are fun for the whole family

Explore the galaxy far far away in the new Star Wars land opening August 29 at Disney's Hollywood Studios (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
5 Reasons We Can’t Wait for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to Open August 29

Opening date is August 29 and here is what we can’t wait for

Annual passholders have access to two exclusive festival pins and passholder magnets (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Disney’s Annual Passholder Perks at Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2019

Here are all the perks that passholders can expect

See artists live like Tonic, The Commodores, Earth, Wind & Fire and more at SeaWorld Orlando (Photo: Adam/ SeaWorld Orlando)
More Artists Announced for SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival

Jam out to live concerts while enjoying food & wine

See your favorite topiary ducks Donald, Huey, Dewey and Louie at Epcot's Flower & Garden Festival (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Must-Do Guide to Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival 2019

Here’s the breakdown for navigating the Flower & Garden Festival

See Busch Gardens Tampa's giraffes on the Serengeti Plain on your next visit (Photo: iStock)
Animals Around the Globe: No Way! Facts About Giraffes at Busch Gardens Tampa

Did you know that theoretically, Giraffes can swim?

The Prince Charming Carousel is the oldest attraction in Magic Kingdom (Photo: Walt Disney World)
5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Disney’s Magic Kingdom

See Walt Disney World’s oldest park in a new light

Sesame Street announces opening date at SeaWorld Orlando (Photo: Adam/ SeaWorld Orlando)
SeaWorld Orlando Announces Opening Date for Sesame Street

Your childhood dream of visiting Sesame Street is coming true

This spring break, head over to Tampa for their food & wine festival with awesome discounts (Photo: Busch Gardens Blog)
10 Best Spring Break Deals to Book Now in Orlando

Orlando is full of adventure this year for spring break

Celebrate Mardi Gras with themed Minnie ears and dancing (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Mardi Gras Celebrations Shake Up Disney Springs

Experience New Orleans- style festivities in Orlando

One of the most anticipated events is the opening of LEGO MOVIE WORLD (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida)
8 Awesome Things to Do at LEGOLAND Florida 2019

LEGOLAND’s 2019 is packed full of fun and exciting events

Spend your Florida Resident staycation at Universal's Volcano Bay where it is summer all year long (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Florida Resident Staycation Guide to Universal Orlando

Florida residents, Orlando is calling your name 

One of the most highly anticipated festivals of Spring is Epcot's Flower & Garden Festival (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Dancers at Raglan Road in Disney Springs (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Mighty St. Patrick’s Day Event at Raglan Road During St. Patrick’s Day Week

This festival is sure to get you in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit

'Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle' is the newest light projection show at the Wizarding World (Photo: Universal Orlando)
‘Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle’ Projection Experience Coming to Universal Orlando

Universal is bringing the sinister side to the Wizarding World

Make sure to visit Savi's Workshop to learn about the Jedi, the Force and to build your own lighsaber (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
New Details Released About Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Find out what’s new in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Discovery Cove has become the third park of SeaWorld to become a Certified Autism Center (Photo: Alexander Hobbs)
Discovery Cove First Day Resort to Become Certified Autism Center

Discovery Cove celebrates becoming a Certified Autism Center

See the Tower of Terror light up at night at Disney's Hollywood Studios (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney's new solar panel field powers energy now to Disney's Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Solar Facility Now Providing Clean Energy to Walt Disney World

Disney is continuing their green effort

Universal Orlando is the place to be this Spring Break (Photo: Universal Orlando)
10 Reasons Why You Should Spend Spring Break at Universal Orlando

Spring Break is coming up so spend it in the City Beautiful

A ‘TODAY Show’-Themed Café will open at Univeral in Spring 2019 (Photo: Universal Orlando Resort)
New ‘TODAY’ Cafe Coming to Universal Orlando in Spring 2019

Dine like Al Roker and Kathie Lee Gifford

Celebrate 25 years of 'The Lion King' by watching the 'Festival of the Lion King' at Disney's Animal Kingdom (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Top Ways to Celebrate ‘The Lion King’ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

2019 is the year of celebrating The Lion King

Universal announces name of new rollercoaster in Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Hogsmeade (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Universal Orlando Reveals New Ride-Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Get ready to ride with Hagrid on his new rollercoaster adventure

Stingrays are very fascinating underwater creatures and you can see them at SeaWorld's Stingray Lagoon (Photo: iStock)
SeaWorld Rescue releases Kemp's ridley sea turtles back into the ocean (Photo: Alexander Hobbs)
16 Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles Released Back into the Ocean

See SeaWorld Rescue hard at work helping animals in need

A must-try menu item at Busch Gardens Tampa Food & Wine Festival is the delicious kona filet (Photo: Busch Gardens Tampa)
Dance the night away during the live concerts at Universal's biggest street party (Photo: Universal Orlando)
5 Reasons You Should Celebrate Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando

It’s time to party in a sea of purple, yellow and green

Shopping for the perfect robes at Madam Malkin’s is just one way to spend your days in the Wizard World (Photo: Universal Orlando Resort)
7 Ways to Spend Multiple Days Exploring the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

You’ll want more than a day to take in these Harry Potter-themed lands  

Get the most your Disney magic with this 4-Park magic ticket (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Experience All 4 Walt Disney World Theme Parks with This Special Offer

Get the most of your magic with this special ticket offer

Spend a relaxing and fun weekend at SeaWorld Orlando's Seven Seas Food Festival (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando)
What to Do for a Weekend at SeaWorld Orlando

Spend a weekend away in the warmth of Orlando

Get ready because the new The LEGO Movie World is opening in March at LEGOLAND Florida (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida Blog)
LEGOLAND Florida Announces Opening Date for LEGO Movie World

Get ready for the new expansion at LEGOLAND Florida

Make sure to book your reservations at the new Endless Summer Dockside Inn & Suites Hotel (Photo: Universal Orlando Blog)
Exciting New Projects Now Underway at Universal Orlando 2019

Hogsmeade, Endless Summer Resort, restaurants and more

Catch a glimpse of Dash on your next visit to SeaWorld Orlando (Photo: Alicia Stella)
SeaWorld Rescue: Meet Dash the Skink

Meet this adorable animal ambassador at SeaWorld Orlando