January 2015

Nov 27th - Jan 1st
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Holidays at Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Spend the holidays with us and experience exciting activities, special dinner menus and festive new traditions.

Waldorf Astoria Orlando is the destination to create memories during this magical season. And while in Orlando, enjoy special holiday programming at Walt Disney World® Theme Parks, including Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom®, The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and Holidays Around the World at Epcot®.

From caroling in the lobby to fireworks displays to bed-time stories with Mrs. Claus and more – your holiday getaway at Waldorf Astoria Orlando awaits.

Jan 8th - 11th
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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend brings a range of events and races, each pacing through an assortment of exciting locations - including all 4 Disney theme parks. Participate in the Disney Marathon, Half-Marathon, Goofy Challenge, Dopey Challenge, 10K or Family 5K events. There's even a special Kids' Run, a Health Expo and Pasta in the Park Party. It’s a perfect way to see a different side of Disney as you walk, jog or sprint along.

Nov 7th - Jan 4th

Holidays Around the World at Epcot®

Share in the sights and sounds of some of the world’s greatest holiday festivities during Holidays Around the World at Epcot®. Amid joyful music and seasonal food favorites, time-honored traditions come alive as costumed performers share their country’s holiday heritage throughout the World Showcase.  Nightly.

Nov 7th - Jan 4th

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios®

Marvel at millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music. Brilliant multi-colored bulbs wrap the buildings, changing hues and brightness throughout the show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. As joyful music surrounds you, a sea of twinkling lights form twirling carousels of heavenly angels, toy soldiers, a spinning Earth, and even Santa and his trusty reindeer. It’s something you have to see to believe! Included with regular park admission. Nightly.

Dec 6th - Jan 3rd

Grinchmas at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Universal's Islands of Adventure's® Seuss Landing is transformed into a wintry wonderland complete with The Grinch and plenty of Whos.

Dec 6th - Jan 3rd

Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal Studios

Giant floats direct from The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, plus marching bands, Santa and more! 

Jan 3rd - 31st

Winter Music Series at Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

Each Saturday afternoon during the month of January, Lakeridge Winery holds its famous Music Series, featuring live bands on the outdoor stage. The musicians selected are all fantastic performers, hand-picked from the wealth of talent located throughout Central Florida. Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food is available for purchase, along with complimentary Winery tours and tastings. Free admission.  Select dates:  Jan 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31.

Jan 4th

Hard Rock Live Presents Howie Mandel

Located next to the legendary Hard Rock Cafe at Universal Orlando, Hard Rock Live is Orlando's "Coliseum of Rock," featuring imposing columns, majestic archways, a grand entrance, plus the latest in sound and light technology. Ticket purchase required.

Jan 17th

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Presents Jerry Seinfeld

America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will perform his signature stand-up routine at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts located in downtown Orlando. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Ticket purchase required.

Jan 27th - Feb 1st

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Presents Disney's Newsies

They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines… Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography. Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what’s right…and staying true to who you are.  Performances:  Jan 27-8pm;  Jan 28-8pm; Jan 29-8pm; Jan 30-8pm; Jan 31-2pm.  Ticket purchase required.

Jan 30th - Feb 1st

Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts & Humanities

Celebrate the life and work of famous author, folklorist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God) at this lively event, which features a street festival, cultural arts events, public forums, educational programs and a screenwriting competition. HIstoric Eatonville, FL, the first all-black incorporated community in the U.S., lies just a few miles North of Downtown Orlando.

Jan 30th - Feb 1st

A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort

Join in interview sessions with film talent, have the chance to get their autographs, access special discussions and demonstrations, and visit a Harry Potter™ Expo to tour props and set pieces from the films. A Celebration of Harry Potter™ is an unforgettable event that no Harry Potter™ fan should miss. Paid theme park admission required to attend.

Jan 31st

The Color Run 5K

The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality.The Color Run will take place at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Downtown Orlando, and will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.