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

Starting March 2020, soak in the sights and smells of Epcot's International Flower & Garden Festival (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Dates & New Details Announced for Epcot Flower & Garden Festival 2020

Start smelling the roses starting March 2020

Guests can explore Disney's Boardwalk and then turn in at the beautiful BoardWalk Inn (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

From dueling pianos at Jellyrolls to Abracadabar

Make sure to stand far enough back to see the entire light projection onto Cinderella's Castle (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Top 5 Tips for Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular Fireworks Show

These tips will help you see all the cool lights and projections

Learn about different bird species and conservation in Up! A Great Bird Adventure (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
4 Feathered Facts About UP! A Great Bird Adventure

Did you know you can see the African Fish Eagle in the show?

Dive into the delicious holiday food served during Epcot's Festival of the Holidays (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Your First Look at Epcot International Festival of the Holidays 2019

From the candlelight processional to the holiday cookie trail

Snag these cute Princess Leia Ears in Disney's Hollywood Studios Star Wars Land (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Enjoy a romantic evening at Disney's Beach Club Resort by their iconic dockside lighthouse (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Hit up the beach in style at this magical resort

Get really scared this Halloween season at Busch Gardens Tampa's Howl-O-Scream (Photo: Busch Gardens Tampa)
Take a train ride to the forbidden forest where you may encounter the dangerous yeti (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
5 Wild Facts About Expedition Everest

Shoot forwards, backwards and beware of the Yeti

Epcot Forever debuts today at Walt Disney World's Epcot Park (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
The Wait is Over! ‘Epcot Forever’ Debuts Today

Say hello to the new fireworks show Epcot Forever!

Today is the last day to see Epcot's iconic show, IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Say Farewell To IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth on It’s Last Day at Epcot

Today ends the era of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth

Head down to Miami for a beautiful Fall day (Photo: One Day Miami Tour)
5 Orlando Tours to Book This Fall

Tour around the City Beautiful as it starts to cool off for Fall

Soar above Disney with all-new views in the newly opening Disney Skyliner (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
This nautical themed hotel is a must-stay at on Disney property (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Sail into luxury staying at this Disney resort

Enjoy a night of singing with your friends at Planet Hollywood's Stargazers Bar for Karaoke night (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Stargazers Bar Launches Karaoke Night at Planet Hollywood

Break out the tunes in this new nighttime karaoke session

Make sure to meet the Evil Queen at Disney Springs this Halloween season (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Our Favorite Disney Villain Meet & Greets for the Spooky Season

Meet these villainous characters during Disney’s spooky season

See the Lion King bus join the sensational six buses at Walt Disney World (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
3 New Buses Join the Sensational Six at Walt Disney World

These new buses are joining the pack

Head to Magic Kingdom with these awesome Fall savings for Florida Residents (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Seasonal Savings for Florida Residents Announced at Walt Disney World

The Fall season blew in awesome fall savings at Disney

It's time for Halloween at LEGOLAND Florida with meet-and-greets, trick-or-treating and more (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida)
Ultimate Guide to LEGOLAND’s Brick-or-Treat 2019

From trick-or-treating to shows and more

Get your super cute annual passholder Pandora bracelet featuring Chef Mickey (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
All-New Passholder Merchandise Available at Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Head to Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival for your exclusive merchandise

Experience all 10 haunted houses, both shows and five scare zones with this added Halloween Horror Nights night (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Take a thrilling family-fun adventure through Toy Story's Midway Mania ride (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
5 Fast Facts About Toy Story Midway Mania

Cruise around in this fun-filled animated game ride

Make sure to try the new festive fall treats at the Orlando parks (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Happy First Day of Fall! How to Celebrate in Orlando

Grab your pumpkin spice because its fall!

Grumman's Chinese Theater is welcoming a highly anticipated new ride in 2020 (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
New Details About Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

New concept art has been released for this exciting new ride

Spend a night with the creatures of the night at ZooTampa's Halloween event (Photo: ZooTampa at Lowry Park)
10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Beyond the Orlando Theme Parks

From haunted forests to creative Halloween experiences

Get into the new year spirit at Disney's Animal Kingdom this year (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
‘Roar’ in the New Year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom This Year

Welcome in the new year for the first time at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Enjoy a stay at one of Disney's coolest hotels, with a monorail station right in the middle, futuristic atmosphere and more (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Spend a magical day in one of Disney’s original hotels

Grab your Arendelle Aqua ears, shirt and slushie for the perfect Frozen day at Walt Disney World (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Ultimate Guide to Arendelle Aqua Merchandise at Walt Disney World

You’ll be sure to not want to let any of these items go

Take a wild boat ride on one of Disney's oldest rides, the Jungle Cruise (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
6 Adventurous Facts About The Jungle Cruise

Did you know there are 4 Jungle Cruises around the world?

Enjoy the month of September at Epcot's Food & Wine Festival (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Head to this winter launch coaster in SeaWorld Orlando spring 2020 (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando)
5 Reasons We Can’t Wait to Visit SeaWorld & Busch Gardens in 2020

These two theme parks will be all the rage in 2020

Take a ride on one of the newest thrill rides coming in 2020 to Busch Gardens, Iron Gwazi (Photo: Busch Gardens Tampa_
Head to Epcot in January for their annual Festival of the Arts (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Epcot’s Festival of the Arts Returns to Epcot Jan. 17- Feb. 24

Epcot’s Festival of the Arts returns 2020

The Enchanted Rose lounge opens this fall at Disney's Grand Floridian Hotel & Spa (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Grab these super cute pink Chef Minnie merchandise at this year's Epcot Food & Wine Festival (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Play in one of the very first interactive queue lines at Magic Kingdom in The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
6 Pooh-Riffic Facts About The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh

Winnie the Pooh, Winnie the Pooh, willy, silly, nilly old bear