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

Two of the biggest additions coming to Walt Disney World are Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and the Disney Skyliner (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
9 Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World This Fall

You don’t want to miss out on these cool new additions to Disney

Take away the hassle of theme park parking and hop aboard the Theme Park Express (Photo: City Sightseeing Theme Park Express)
Guide to City Sightseeing’s Theme Park Express

Take parking in Orlando by storm with the Theme Park Express

Travel to the depths of the water and encounter the worst sort of creatures imaginable (Photo: Universal Orlando)
New Maze ‘Depths of Fear’ Announced for Halloween Horror Nights 29

If going down deep underwater wasn’t scary enough..

What Disney characters will you get on your gondola ride across Disney property (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
55 New Gondolas Revealed for Disney Skyliner at Walt Disney World

See the new Disney gondolas moving between parks and hotels

See The Hooters perform at Epcot's Food & Wine Festival 'Eat To The Beat' Concert Series (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival Eat To The Beat Concert Lineup Announced

Rock out to your favorite bands at Epcot’s new lineup for Eat to the Beat

For Memorial Day weekend, head to Universal Orlando and try out the new Today Cafe (Photo: Universal Orlando)
5 Ways to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Orlando

Spend your Memorial Day weekend in the City Beautiful

See what new designs are available for the new magicbands at Walt Disney World (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
See the track and carts that guests will ride in on Universal's newest ride in Hogwarts (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Get ready to have 87 days for Epcot's Food & Wine Festival 2019 (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
24th Epcot Food & Wine Festival Expands to 87 Days

Get even more days at Disney’s Food & Wine Festival

When the pups are ready, guests can see them at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove (Photo: Abraham Lopez)
Spotted Eagle Ray Pups Born at Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove has welcomed two spotted eagle ray pups to it’s family

Don't miss your chance to collect one of these cute new designer headbands at Disney (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
All-New Designer Mouse Ears Coming to Walt Disney World Parks for a Limited Time

Don’t miss your chance to get these fashion pieces

See the new Rivers of Light: We Are One show this summer at Disney's Animal Kingdom (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
‘Rivers of Light: We Are One’ Gets Update at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

See the new light show this summer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

One of the biggest updates is the new entrance to Disney's Hollywood Studios (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
The Latest Updates to Come at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

2019 is a big year for Disney’s Hollywood Studios

There are so many magic shots to discover, so which ones are you going to find? (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Top Magic Shots to Find Around Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Find these awesome magic shots around the park

Take mom on an adventure through Disney Springs for Mother's Day with crafts, shopping and treats (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
5 Fun Activities to Celebrate Mom at Disney Springs

Take mom to Disney Springs this Mother’s Day

The new baby gorilla, Grace, has been welcomed by all at Disney's Animal Kingdom (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
New Baby Gorilla is Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

See how cute the new baby gorilla is at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Learn more about one of the world's most fascinating cats, the Tiger at Busch Gardens Tampa (Photo: iStock)
Animals Around the Globe: 5 Fun Facts About Tigers

Did you know that Tigers love playing in water?

See Hagrid in the first new look of Universal's newest ride Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Ride on Disney's fastest ride, Test Track in Disney's Epcot Park (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
8 Speedy Facts About Epcot’s Test Track

Did you know Test Track is the fastest ride at Walt Disney World?

Spend a day riding around on the new I-Ride Trolley seeing the City Beautiful (Photo: I-Ride Trolley)
Your Guide to I-Ride Trolley in Orlando

Ride around seeing the City Beautiful on the new I-Ride Trolley 

Build and learn about the benefits of STEM with LEGOLAND Florida's STEM classes (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida)
LEGOLAND Florida Offers LEGO STEM Educational Classes

Learn more about STEM at LEGOLAND Florida

Annual passholders this summer get a 25% discount for booking at Disney's Wilderness Lodge (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Annual Passholder Disney Resort Offer Announced for Summer 2019

Get your summer discounts now for Disney annual passholders

Make your vacation even more magical with fastpasses to your favorite rides at Walt Disney World (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Everything You Need to Know About Choosing FastPasses at Walt Disney World

Make the most of your vacation with this FastPass+ guide

Take your mother on a scenic cruise and day tour through the historic town of St. Augustine for Mother's Day (Photo: St. Augustine Day Tours)
10 Best Things to Do on Mother’s Day in Orlando

Celebrate your mother in the City Beautiful with these amazing deals

Watch the new nighttime show, Art of Animation in celebration of Disney's Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
See Hogwarts Castle light up the night during their holiday light projection show (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Universal Orlando Resort Announces Holidays Dates for 2019

It’s never too early to start thinking of the holidays

Celebrate your Cinco de Mayo at Disney Springs with chips, quac, tacos and margaritas (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
4 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Disney Springs

Disney Springs is the place to be this Cinco de Mayo

Visit the galaxy far far away starting August, 2019 at Disney's Hollywood Studios (Photo: Alex Mateo)
Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Sneak Peek Viewing

Get a sneak peek of the galaxy far far away

Watch as the scariest monsters from the silver screen come to life at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Universal Monsters Haunted House Announced for Halloween Horror Nights 29

The monsters of our nightmares have returned to Universal

Whether your celebrating Cinco de Mayo or going to the Furry Fun Run, Orlando is the place to be this May (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando))
What’s New in May: Epcot Flower & Garden, Electric Ocean, Mother’s Day & More!

Spend your springtime in a garden, glowing nights, or playing with your furry Sesame friends

Celebrate Disney's Hollywood Studios with treats, merchandise and fun! (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Disney’s Hollywood Studios Goes Live for 30th Anniversary Celebration

Disney’s Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary Celebration is finally here!

Head to Liberty Square to experience The Hall of Presidents and The Haunted Mansion (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
8 Amazing Facts About Magic Kingdom’s Liberty Square

Did you know that Walt Disney had an passion for American history?

Take a day this Spring and relax down the lazy river at Universal's Volcano Bay water park (Photo: Universal Orlando)
5 Reasons Why Universal Orlando is the Place to Be This Spring

Enjoy a peaceful vacation this Spring at Universal Orlando

Get ready for the new Epcot Forever Fireworks show coming October 1st (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Dates Announced for the New ‘Epcot Forever’ Fireworks Show

Disney’s Epcot welcomes the new Epcot Forever Fireworks Show

Spend a day with your family at the new Wheel at Icon Park in Orlando (Photo: The Wheel at Icon Park)
ICON Orlando Gets Renamed to The Wheel at Icon Park

Go up high and see all of Orlando on The Wheel at Icon Park

Will guests encounter a centaur or a Cornish pixie, or both! (Photo: Universal Orlando)
New Creatures Revealed for Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

These new creatures have joined the magical lineup