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

Watch in this epic adventure as Indiana Jones tries to steal the golden idol in Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
4 Outstanding Facts About Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular

Did you know that the golden idol is an exact replica from the movie?

For those who love craft beer, head to Universal's Loews Royal Pacific Resort for Jake's Beer Festival and Dinner (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Can’t Miss Events at Universal Orlando On-Site Hotels

From luaus to concerts, Universal Orlando is a blast for everyone

Fight The First Order with the Resistance in the newest ride, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Opens December 5 at Walt Disney World

Join the Resistance to fight The First Order in the newest ride coming to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Spend a child-free weekend at Universal and head to the Hard Rock Hotel for Wine Riffs and a good time (Photo: Universal Orlando)
7 Fun Things to Do for Grown Ups at Universal Orlando

Enjoy a weekend away from the kids at Universal with bars, roller coasters, riffs and more

Get ready because this Fall at Walt Disney World, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opens (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
What’s Happening at Walt Disney World Fall 2019

This Fall at Disney is full of exciting new thrills

Learn about Cheetahs and ride Cheetah Hunt at Busch Gardens Tampa (Photo: iStock)
Animals Around the Globe: 5 Speedy Facts About Cheetahs

These speedy creatures can hit up to 70 mph

Did you know that The Enchanted Tiki room is another by the famed Sherman Brothers' (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
5 Tiki Tiki Facts About Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

“In the tiki tiki tiki tiki tiki room”

Grab your shields and get ready to use your superpowers in Universal's Marvel Super Hero Island (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Top 5 Things to Do at Marvel Super Hero Island in Universal Orlando

Hang out with the famed Marvel characters in Marvel Super Hero Island

Say farewell to Epcot's nighttime show 'IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth' with these new light-up ears (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Disney Releases New ‘IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth’ Light-Up Minnie Headband

Say goodbye to IllumiNations with this new light-up headband

Make sure to snap a picture with Buzz in front of Alien Swirling Saucers in Toy Story Land (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
7 Toyrific Facts About Toy Story Land

Did you know that Toy Story Land is already a year old?

Disney has officially rolled out six new bus designs including Pluto, Mickey and Minnie (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
New Walt Disney World Buses are Rolling Out This Month

These new Disney buses have all new designs

Visit the newly renovated and now open Gran Destino Tower at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
What’s New at Coronado Springs Resort in Walt Disney World

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort received a makeover

Check out all of the evil magic shots available at Villains After Hours (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Top Magic Shots Around Magic Kingdom for Villains After Hours Event

Embrace your evil side with these magic shots

Head to Busch Gardens Tampa for Summer Nights and ride the newest roller coaster, Tigris at night (Photo: Busch Gardens Tampa)
6 Can’t Miss Experiences at Busch Gardens’ Summer Nights

Enjoy rides, dance parties, food and more all during summer nights

Bring a friend, head to a Disney water park, get discounted tickets to special events and more this summer (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
3 Special Offerings for Annual Passholders This Summer at Walt Disney World

Snag these summer Passholder deals before they are gone

In celebration of 'The Lion King', Disney's Animal Kingdom is making a year of 'The Lion King' with food, merchandise, shows and more (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
The Celebration of ‘The Lion King’ Events to Look Forward to at Walt Disney World

Celebrate The Lion King with these festive experiences

Make a splash at your Disney vacation by riding one of the best rides, Splash Mountain (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
6 Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Facts about Splash Mountain

Can you guess what famous movie this ride is themed after?

The best ways to cool off this summer, head to one of Florida's many water-parks like Universal's Volcano Bay (Photo: Universal Orlando)
8 Best Ways to Escape the Florida Heat this Summer

The Florida heat can be brutal so these cool places will help beat the heat

Disney Springs is in full swing this Fourth of July with merchandise, food and more (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Celebrate Independence Day at Disney Springs This Year

Disney Springs is really dazzling with their Fourth of July merchandise

Make July 4th memories with these festive photopass opportunities (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Limited Time PhotoPass Shots Just in Time for July 4th

Make 4th of July memories with these photopass moments

Beware what lurks in the elements, freezing to death isn't the only thing to fear in the dark (Photo: Universal Orlando)
New House Yeti: Terror of the Yukon Announced for Halloween Horror Nights

In this haunted house, the elements aren’t the only thing to fear

Celebrate our great nation's day of Independence at one of Orlando's many theme parks (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
What’s New in July: 4th of July, Electric Ocean, Summer Nights & More!

Firework shows, neon glow nights, extra roller coaster time and more this July

The wickedness of Cruella is coming to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
New Cruella’s Halloween Hideaway Event Coming to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Get wicked with the new Halloween event coming to Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Watch as the Disney villains United the Night in Magic Kingdom's Villains After Hours event (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Top Things to Experience at Villains After Hours

Light up the night with your favorite Disney villains

Spend your summer at LEGOLAND Florida for The LEGO MOVIE Days (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida)
Experience All-New ‘The LEGO Movie Days’ at LEGOLAND Florida This Summer

Join Emmet and his friends this summer at LEGOLAND Florida

Collect these two 'The Lion King' plushes to support the Wildlife Conservation network's Lion Recovery Fund (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Special Edition Plush Now Available in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Collect these cute plushes in celebration of The Lion King

Celebrate the 4th of July with Magic Kingdom's grand fireworks show (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
The Ultimate Guide to 4th of July in Orlando

Celebrate your red, white and blue at Orlando’s many theme parks 

Rock our to classics with Star-Lord and Gamora in Epcot's Guardian's of the Galaxy- Awesome Mix Live! (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Guardians of the Galaxy- Awesome Mix Live! Returns to Epcot

Rock out with the Guardians with classics from Awesome Mix Vol. 1 & 2

Head to Universal Studios for a fun-filled three day Fourth of July event (Photo: Universal Orlando)
5 Reasons to Celebrate July 4th at Universal Studios Florida

Celebrate the red, white and blue with parties, shows and more

See Walt hard at work with the animation team in the 1950's creating Walt Disney World movies as we know today (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
New Animation Experience Coming to Disney’s Conservation Station on July 11

Learn to animate just like Walt and his animation team

The chill is slowly creeping closer with SeaWorld Orlando's newest coaster coming 2020 (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando)
Cool New Coaster Coming to SeaWorld Orlando in 2020

#BreaktheIce at SeaWorld Orlando

Coming this summer to Disney Springs, check out the new family-fun interactive NBA Experience (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
New Experiences at Disney Springs to Enjoy in 2019

Dine, shop and have fun at these new locations in Disney Springs

Check out Orlando's newest roller coaster, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Universal Orlando (Photo: Universal Orlando)
6 New Experiences You Have to Check Out This Summer in Orlando

Head over to the City Beautiful for exciting new summer fun

See Post Modern Jukebox, Kenny G and more at Disney's Epcot Eat to the Beat Concert Series (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Kenny G and Other New Artists Announced for the Eat to the Beat Concert Series

Get ready to rock out at this year’s Eat to the Beat Concert Series

Help Woody, Buzz and the gang in this new interactive pop-up in celebration of 'Toy Story 4' (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
‘Toy Story Drop’ Pop-Up Experience Now Open at Disney Springs

Jump into the world of Toy Story with this new interactive pop-up

Enhance the fun with these awesome tips to maximize your ride on 'Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure' (Photo: Universal Orlando)
5 Ways to Maximize Your ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’ Experience

Check out these tips for the best time on Universal’s newest ride