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

Have a Happy Grinchmas this holiday season before watching the famed Macy's Parade at Universal Orlando (Photo: Universal Orlando)
What’s New in December 2019: Epcot Festival of the Holidays, Grinchmas & More!

The City Beautiful has transformed for the holidays

Rise of the Resistance at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is officially open for passengers in a galaxy far far away (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Raises the Bar for Theme Park Attractions

“The greatest theme park attraction of all time” is officially open for passengers

Enjoy the festive Once Upon a Christmastime Parade at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
8 Reasons to Attend Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom

From sorcerer cards to festive overlays, holiday treats and more

Get excited because new rides and restaurants are coming to Walt Disney World (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Celebrate the holiday season with LEGO characters, a sleigh ride and more at LEGOLAND Florida (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida)
5 Top Tips for Celebrating the Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

From Christmas LEGO characters to holidays shows

Rock out this holiday to Mannheim Steamroller at Universal Studios (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort: The Complete Schedule

Your Christmas will be merry and bright with these festive events

Spend a relaxing day at Senses Spa in Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Enjoy a peaceful and beautiful view from one of Disney's Old Key West rooms (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Celebrate the holidays at Universal Orlando with these awesome Pre-Black Friday Deals (Photo: Ali Beemer)
Top Orlando Deals for Your Pre-Black Friday Shopping

Enjoy your Black Friday with these amazing deals

Watch as jellyfish float and wander around at SeaWorld Orlando (Photo: iStock)
Animals Around the Globe: 10 Bioluminescent Facts About Jellyfish

Did you know that jellyfish come in a rainbow of colors?

Experience the icy thrills of Ice Breaker in this elegantly chilly new cart train (Photo: Alicia Stella)
SeaWorld Orlando Reveals Coaster Train for Ice Breaker Opening Spring 2020

Experience this new icy thrill ride in Spring 2020

Iron Gwazi cart revealed at IAAPA Expo for Busch Gardens Tampa (Photo: Alicia Stella)
Coaster Car Revealed for Iron Gwazi Opening 2020 at Busch Gardens Tampa

Experience the biggest hybrid thrill ride of 2020

Head to the Walt Disney World Dolphin hotel for a unique experience (Photo: iStock)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel

For a unique hotel experience this resort is a must-stay

Celebrate the opening of Frozen 2 by seeing the magical ' A Frozen Holiday Wish' at Magic Kingdom (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Ultimate Guide to ‘Frozen 2’ Fun at Walt Disney World

 You won’t want to ‘let this go’

Save on rooms at Disney's newest resort, Riviera Resort (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
For the best holiday vacation, check out these tips for crowd control at Walt Disney World (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
5 Tips to Handle the Holiday Crowds at Walt Disney World 2019

Maximize your Disney holiday vacation with these crowd tips

For a unique Disney experience, stay at the Walt Disney World Swan Hotel (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
The holidays have started at Orlando theme parks like Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
What’s New in November: Christmas Celebrations, Holiday Festivals & More!

From Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party to Christmas Celebrations

Celebrate Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary this weekend at both SeaWorld and Busch Gardens (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando/Busch Gardens Tampa)
What's New in November at SeaWorld Orlando & Busch Gardens Tampa

Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary to Praise Wave and more

Kangaroos are very fascinating animals so make sure to see them at Busch Gardens Tampa (Photo: iStock)
Animals Around the Globe: 10 Down Under Facts About Kangaroos

Did you know that kangaroos can jump a distance of 30 feet?

Make sure to choose some of these most important fastpasses for a Disney vacation to remember (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
The Most Important Fast Passes in Each Walt Disney World Park

Spend your vacation riding rides with these fastpass tips

Get ready for one of the most anticipated thrills of 2020, Ice Breaker coming to SeaWorld Orlando (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando)
Top 5 New Attractions Opening in Orlando for 2020

From thrill rides to cartoon shorts, stunt shows and more

Guests of all ages will love the Disney Pop Century Resort as they get to travel back to their era between the 50's through 90's (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s Pop Century Resort

Travel back down memory lane at this Disney hotel

See Neil Patrick Harris or Whoopi Goldberg narrate at Epcot's Festival of the Holidays Candlelight Processional (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Walt Disney World Announced Narrative Lineup for Candlelight Processional at Epcot

Listen to one of these celebrities read the story of Jesus at Epcot this holiday season

Snap a photo with Remy, the lovable little chef from 'Ratatouille' at the International Gateway (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Ultimate Guide to the Best Photo Opportunities at Epcot Food & Wine Festival 2019

Hang out with Remy, Figment and Iago at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

Play mini putt-putt on one or both courses then grab a gourmet milkshake at Toothsome's to celebrate (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Top 10 Things to Do at Universal CityWalk Orlando

From mini putt-putt to catching a movie, sipping on milkshakes and more

Walk through the new Epcot Experience to see what fantastic new updates are coming to Epcot by 2021 (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
What’s New at Walt Disney World & Beyond in 2020

Discover what’s new in Orlando theme parks coming 2020

Stay at Disney's Art of Animation hotel for a family-filled fun time with Nemo & Friends, The Lion King, Little Mermaid and Cars (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Step into the world of Disney’s Pixar at this fun hotel

Sip and dine on appetizers and cocktails in this enchanting library-themed room of The Enchanted Rose (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
New Enchanted Rose Lounge Now Open at Disney’s Grand Floridian

Step into this romantic Disney story in this brand-new lounge

Check out all of these cool facts and see sloths at Busch Gardens Tampa in Animal Connections (Photo: iStock)
10 Slow Facts About The Tree Dweller, The Sloth

Did you know that despite being slow, sloths are great swimmers?

Take advantage of this exclusive fall promo to head to one of Orlando's best fall events (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Enjoy Fall Events at Orlando Theme Parks Before Time Runs Out

From pumpkins to fall events, this promo is a can’t miss for Orlando family fun

Snag one of these delicious holiday drinks this holiday season at Busch Gardens Tampa (Photo: Busch Gardens Tampa)
Spend a hot afternoon at Disney's Port Orleans Resort- French Quarter's doubloon lagoon pool (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort- French Quarter

Spend a day on the Bayou in this magical Disney resort

Join Harry, Ron and Hermione on a magical adventure with the new Wizarding World vacation package (Photo: Universal Orlando)
5 Reasons to Get Excited About the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Vacation Package

Hop in your flying car because this vacation package is a can’t miss opportunity

Enjoy a night at Disney's Animal Kingdom watching the Tree of Life with a Disney Annual Pass (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Top 10 Reasons to Be a Walt Disney World Annual Passholder

These perks are a must-have for any Disney visit

Enjoy the thrills of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride without the huge lines (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Early Morning Magic Comes Back to Magic Kingdom

Create even more magical memories with your family with this exclusive ticket event