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

Head to Pat O'Brien's at Universal CityWalk to celebrate St. Patrick's Day (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Get up close with giraffes and other animals at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge -Kidani Village (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas- Kidani Village

Stay at this Disney resort where guests can see giraffes right outside their windows

Let Yourself Woah with celebrity Kenan Thompson at Universal Orlando (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Spring is in the air at Epcot's Annual International Flower & Garden Festival (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
What’s New in March: Epcot Flower & Garden, Seven Seas, Food & Wine and More!

From food & wine festivals to flower and garden festivals

See giraffes wandering around outside your windows at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge- Jambo House (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas- Jambo House

See animals and wildlife up close at this Disney Villa

Head to infinity and beyond on Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Top Rides at Walt Disney World that Don’t Need FastPass

Take a spin on these fastpass free rides

Get ready to jump into Disney's first 2 1/2 D ride with Mickey and Minnie Mouse (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Top 5 Fun Facts About Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Get ready to jump into the ride with none other than Mickey and Minnie!

Enjoy food and wine from around the world at Busch Gardens annual Food & Wine Festival (Photo: SeaWorld Parks)
Ultimate Guide to Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival

Enjoy these delicious dishes and drinks from around the world

Enjoy the island feel of Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Escape to an island for a relaxing stay at this Disney Resort

Get ready to jump into the film with Mickey and Minnie in this brand new ride (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
5 Reasons to Be Excited for Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Hollywood Studios’ newest attraction promises gags, thrills, and giggles for all ages

Watch the hyenas roam the plains at The Edge of Africa at Busch Gardens Tampa (Photo: iStock)
Animals Around the Globe: 10 Fun Facts About a Clan of Hyenas

Did you know hyenas laugh to communicate?

Solar Vortex opens March 14th at Adventure Island Tampa (Photo: SeaWorld Parks)
All-New Solar Vortex Water Slide Opens March 14th at Adventure Island

Head down the first tailspin water slide opening March 14

For a fun fast-service food place, try the new Regal Eagle Smokehouse now open at Epcot (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Regal Eagle Smokehouse is Officially Open at Epcot American Adventure Pavilion

Make room for some BBQ because Regal Eagle is officially open

Get the chance to meet the Disney Princesses around Walt Disney World parks and resorts (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Guide to Everything Disney Princess at Walt Disney World Resort

From Cinderella to Tiana, Elsa, Belle and more

Indulge in everything cajun this weekend at Busch Gardens Mardi Gras celebration (Photo: SeaWorld Parks)
Celebrate Mardi Gras in Style at Busch Gardens Tampa This Year

Travel down to the “Big Easy” at Busch Gardens this year

Stay in luxury at the Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

Relax in a luxurious home away from home at these Disney villas

Take your family on a relaxing ride on Disney's skyliner from one park or resort to the next (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
7 Top Tips for Families Riding the Disney Skyliner

Hop aboard the new skyliner to soar over Walt Disney World

Check out each of the Minnie Mouse The Main Attraction collections this year at Walt Disney World (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Celebrate Minnie Mouse with the Minnie Mouse The Main Attraction Collection

Celebrate Minnie Mouse with all 12 of these brand new collections

Get the feel of being in the Big Easy this Mardi Gras at Disney's Mardi Gras Celebrations (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
The Ultimate Guide to Mardi Gras at Walt Disney World

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with these Mardi Gras celebrations

For a truly romantic evening for Valentine's Day, head to Disney's Victoria & Albert's or Be Our Guest (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Top Romantic Restaurants to Try at Walt Disney World This Valentine’s Day

These Disney restaurants are the perfect setting for a romantic evening

Raise a glass and cheers to a romantic weekend at SeaWorld Orlando (Photo: SeaWorld Parks & Resorts)
How to Have the Perfect Valentine’s Day Weekend at SeaWorld Orlando

Cheers to Valentine’s Day at SeaWorld Orlando

Spend a weekend in the great outdoors at Disney's Copper Creek Cabins at Wilderness Lodge (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Try the new cheesecake ice cream at SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival (Photo: SeaWorld Parks & Resorts)
What’s New at SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival

Travel around the high seas at this food festival

Enjoy the delicious treats and plates at Universal's 25th Mardi Gras Celebration (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Join in the fun at the China Pavilion at Epcot for The Year of the Mouse at Walt Disney World Parks (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Celebrate the Year of the Mouse This Lunar New Year at Walt Disney World Parks

Join in the fun at Walt Disney World with the Year of the Mouse

Get ready for the newest thrill show at Universal, The Bourne Stunt Spectacular opening March 2020 (Photo: Universal Orlando)
What’s New for Universal Orlando Resort in 2020

From a new stunt spectacular to a new hotel and more

Sweep your loved one off to Disney for a romantic getaway this Valentine's Day (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Top Deals for Valentine’s Day in Orlando

Sweep your partner off their feet with these romantic activities

Check out all the amenities that Boulder Ridge Villas has to offer at Disney's Wilderness Lodge (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
2020 is the year of fear when Halloween Horror Nights comes back for its 30th anniversary (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Get up close with a Bengal tiger at Busch Gardens in the Tiger Trail at Jungala (Photo: SeaWorld Parks & Resorts)
Top 5 Underrated Attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Check out these must-do rides and attractions

Be part of the team that flies the Millennium Falcon and brings the galaxy to safety in Smugglers Run (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Guide to the Ultimate Star Wars Day at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A very long time ago… on a galaxy far far away...

Check out all of the interactive experiences inside Sesame Street Land (Photo: Alicia Stella)
Top Interactive Experiences Around Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando

Immerse yourself in the world of Sesame Street

Go on a horse-drawn carriage ride through the trails at The Campsites at Disney's Fort Wilderness (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Disney’s Magical Moments: A Day at The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness

Take a horse-drawn carriage ride at this Disney resort location

Take the family to Epcot's Festival of the Arts and get exclusives as annual passholders (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Ultimate Guide to Annual Passholder Exclusives for Epcot Festival of the Arts

Get these exclusives at Epcot’s Festival of the Arts 2020

Learn all about turtles at Turtle Trek in SeaWorld Orlando (Photo: SeaWorld Parks & Resorts)
Top 5 Underrated Attractions at SeaWorld Orlando

These shows and experiences are a must-do at SeaWorld Orlando

See Cirque du Soleil's newest show Drawn to Life when it comes to Disney Springs (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Drawn to Life: Everything There is to Know About Cirque’s Newest Show

Become immersed in the world of animation in this new show