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

One of the most noticeable and iconic scenes from 'Stranger Things' is the Christmas Lights room in Joyce Byers house (Photo: Universal Orlando)
A new Lego Movie-themed attraction is headed to Universal Studios in 2019 (Photo: Universal Orlando Resort)
5 New Rides Coming to Orlando Theme Parks in 2019

Keep your eyes peeled for these new thrills in 2019

Help solve the candy curse at LEGOLAND's new show 'A Candy-Coated Curse' (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida Blog)
Enjoy LEGOLAND's 'A Candy-Coated Curse' Show This October

Satisfy your sweet tooth with the new A Candy-Coated Curse show at LEGOLAND

Dress up and get your face painted for Halloween fun at Disney Springs The Edison (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Top Scary Fun Ideas this Halloween Season at Disney Springs

The Halloween Season is here so its time to bring out the spooky fun and holiday festivities

One of the best perks to staying at a SeaWorld Orlando Official Hotel is the free transport to the Parks (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando Blog)
FAQs: Everything You Need to Know About SeaWorld Hotel Perks

Learn what SeaWorld Orlando hotels have to offer

Keep your belongings dry on splash mountain with custom Ziploc bags (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Ziploc to Sponsor Splash Mountain with Custom Plastic Bags

My oh my, what a wonderful day it is when your belongings stay dry

Witches and wizards don their best robes for Dressed to the 9 ¾ celebration at Universal Orlando (Photo: Sophia DeSensi)
See all of the many creatures of the sea at The Florida Aquarium in Orlando (Photo: The Florida Aquarium)
10 Best Things to do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

Orlando isn’t just theme parks, but full of exciting dinner shows and attractions too

The Colossal Mickey Cinnamon Roll at Animal Kingdom’s Creature Comforts Restaurant (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Top 10 Breakfasts Snacks at Walt Disney World

Start your Disney day off right with these snacks 

Listen to the stories of the holidays while sweet music is played in the background at Epcot's Candlelight Processional (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
New Narrators Set for Epcot’s Candlelight Processional 2018

Hear the stories of the holidays with these new narrators at Epcot’s Candlelight Processional

Help the LEGO City Firefighters extinguish the fires by shooting water at them (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida Blog)
Firefighter Friday Kicks Off Today at LEGOLAND Florida

Celebrate a week of our real life firefighting superheros

There is no better way for a Floridian to start off Fall than pretending to pick apples from an orchard (Photo: iStock)
Top 5 Ways Floridians Pretend its Fall

Pumpkin spice lattes and sweater weather, Floridians pull out all the stops to make it feel like Fall

Break out your best dress for dapper day (Photo: Walt Disney World)
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

Celebrate with your family at Walt Disney World with new flexible ticket pricing for all four parks (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Disney to Launch Flex Pricing this Fall

Big changes are coming to Walt Disney World: new flex pricing

Infinity Falls opens to the public on October 4 with much anticipation (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando)
New Ride News: Infinity Falls Opens October 4 at SeaWorld Orlando

Get ready to experience a vertical water lift and longest water drop in the world

Characters at the new Disney Du Jour Character Dance Party include Nick Wilde and Judy Hopps (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Plenty of Disney villains, like Maleficent, will be out to party at Walt Disney World’s premiere Halloween event (Photo: Walt Disney World)
7 Must-Read Tips to Prep for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Make the most of this spooky spectacular event

Liberty Square in Magic Kingdom has a secret guest relations outpost you need to know about (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Walt Disney World Guest Relations Hack You Need to Know

For guests visiting Magic Kingdom, this tip is a must-know

There is so much to do in October like Epcot's Food & Wine Festival or trick-or-treating at LEGOLAND's Brick-Or-Treat Event (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida Resort)
What to do in October: Epcot Food & Wine, Brick-or-Treat, Howl-O-Scream & More!

Enjoy all of the Halloween events this spooktacular October

Experience the newest and tallest swing ride in the world, the Orlando Starflyer (Photo: Orlando Starflyer)
Experience Orlando Starflyer, the World’s Tallest Swing Ride

Ride on the tallest swing ride in the world

Mary Poppins is coming back to the silver screen in the new movie 'Mary Poppins Returns' (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Disney Cinemas: Mary Poppins is Back in the New Movie ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

We are “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” for Mary Poppins Returns!

There is nothing more thrilling than riding the new Slinky Dog Dash ride at night at Disney's Hollywood Studios (Photo: Walt Disney World)
4 Perks of Visiting Disney Parks at Night

Stay out late and enjoy the perks of Disney at night

Meet Mila the Sloth, one of SeaWorld Orlando's animal ambassadors (Photo: Alex Mateo)
Meet Mila the Sloth at SeaWorld Orlando

Come to SeaWorld Orlando and meet all of their animal ambassadors like Mila the Sloth

Make sure to watch 'IllumiNations: Reflection of Earth' before its gone next summer (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Last Chance! ‘IllumiNations’ Ending at Epcot Summer 2019

IllumiNations at Epcot is ending next summer so see it before its gone!

Come face to face with the haunts of 2018 in all ten houses at Halloween Horror Nights 2018 (Photo: Universal Orlando Blog)
Halloween Horror Nights 2018 Survival Guide for First-Timers

Face your fears with these survival tips

Join your fellow Christians at the largest Christian Music Festival in Florida at Universal Studios (Photo: Universal Orlando Blog)
Rock the Universe Reveals All-New Dates and Acts for 2019

Rock out to Universal’s Christian Music Festival in 2019

Local Orlando craft beer is now on tap at LEGOLAND Florida (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida)
Make your Disney transportation more magical (Photo: Walt Disney World)
A new hyper-reality experience is coming to Walt Disney World and fans are excited (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
New Hyper-Reality Experience ‘Ralph Breaks VR’ Debuts Fall 2018 at Walt Disney World

Our favorite wreck it character is coming to Walt Disney World in an all-new hyper-reality experience

Theme parks are all about fun, but it's important to be safe as well (Photo: iStock)
Top 10 Safety Tips at Orlando Theme Parks

Have a worry-free vacation with these Orlando safety tips

Navigate Walt Disney World, including the annual Epcot Food & Wine Festival, like a pro with these tips (Photo: Walt Disney World)
10 Tips for Visiting Walt Disney World Like a Pro

Tip #1: Book on weekdays to minimize crowds

Orlando is full of Fall Halloween events, like SeaWorld Orlando's Halloween Spooktacular (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando Blog)
Your Halloween Fun Guide at Orlando Theme Parks

Orlando is full of family-friendly and screamingly terrifying Halloween events

Stranger Things at Halloween Horror Nights 2018
Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom has been captivating guests since 2017 (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Use the My Disney Experience App to unlock your Disney resort room (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Digital Key Feature Available for Additional Walt Disney World Resorts

It’s a pretty magical new option for guests