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Deals for a Budget-Friendly Orlando Magic Game

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Sure you can go all out at an Orlando Magic game in a suite or court side seats with gourmet food and drinks delivered right to you. But you can also see our hometown team on a shoestring thanks to a handful of deals that make it easy to say, “GO MAGIC” without saying, “goodbye paycheck.” Mid-Week Magic This special ... Read More »

A Guide to Lake Eola’s Free Holiday Movies

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Looking for a way to unwind with your date after all the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping? Check out this FREE holiday outdoor movie series at Lake Eola Park in the Walt Disney Amphitheater!  Every Friday night in December, the City of Orlando will present some of your favorite holiday movies of the season. So grab a blanket, cozy ... Read More »

Garden Theatre Revives Holiday Movie Series

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Beginning Tuesday, December 9, the Garden Theatre in downtown Winter Garden will screen a mini series of feel-good, holiday films… all different renditions of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol. General admission tickets are just $7 each and 2014 Summer Movie Passholders receive a $2 discount per ticket. You can order tickets in advance online here (fees apply) or purchase them at the Garden Theatre ... Read More »

Hiking and Tubing Kelly Park

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You might think that spring and summer are the only good seasons for tubing Kelly Park, but after a recent visit in late October, I’d disagree. Home of Rock Springs, a natural spring with 26,000 gallons of fresh water pumped out each minute, Kelly Park is jammed in the summer. In fact, it’s usually at capacity by 10am on weekends. And ... Read More »

Thornton Park District Launches Night Market

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This month the Thornton Park District launched a weekly farmer’s market, which now takes place every Wednesday evening from 5pm to 9pm on S. Osceola Avenue by Lake Eola Park (across the street from Eola Wine Co.). Each week, about a dozen or more local vendors set up shop and give shoppers the chance to buy fresh produce, cheeses, plants, baked goods, ... Read More »

Free First Mondays at Leu Gardens

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Arguably one of the most under-utilized local gems, Harry P. Leu Gardens is a 50-acre botanical haven just north of downtown Orlando and just a stone’s throw from Audubon Park. On the first Monday of most months, Leu waives the usual $10 admission fee and lets visitors wander through the tranquil and picturesque gardens free of charge. This includes access ... Read More »

A Guide to Fall’s Outdoor Movies in Orlando

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Movies under the stars are such a fun date night activity, and lucky for Orlando locals, we have no shortage of options. Yes there are a ton of family-friendly flicks (which can actually be a lot of fun if you’re kids at heart) but there are lots of options for grown ups too, including the iconic Date Night at Leu ... Read More »

$3 Movies at AMC All Summer

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Your admission ticket is just $3 Monday-Wednesday at 9:30 pm all summer long at participating AMC theaters. Better yet, 100% of proceeds go to charity. Participating theaters in the Orlando area are: AMC Downtown Disney 24 Universal Complex 20 AMC West Oaks 14 AMC Altamonte Mall 18 AMC Lake Square 12 Here is a screenshot of upcoming movies: For tickets ... Read More »