Top Orlando Fall Festivals and Family Events
“Fall in Central Florida is jam-packed with fun festivals and special events at the theme parks. With sunny skies and perfect weather a long weekend is just what you need before the start of the busy holiday season.
Disney’s Mickey Halloween Party
Join in the silly spookiness and family fun at the Magic Kingdom theme park. All guests (big & small) are invited to dress up in Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat around the park collecting candy. The event is held on select nights annually September - November. Special events at the Mickey Halloween Party include:
• Mickey's "Boo-to-You" Halloween Parade - Leading off with the headless horseman, you can also see all your favorites from the Haunted Mansion.
• Happy HalloWishes – Dazzling fireworks show filled with Disney Villains trick-or-treating in the sky.
• Meet and greet with Disney characters and villains dressed in Halloween costumes.
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
A food lover’s must, this international festival features celebrity chef’s, superstar entertainment, cooking demonstrations, savory culinary delights, and delicious wines. Each Epcot pavilion offers niche shops, food, and entertainment that span the globe. You can leisurely stroll through Morocco, France, Canada, and eight more countries all in an afternoon.
Your passport to great food stars here. The Epcot Food & Wine Festival runs from September 30 to November 13, 2011.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic
Each October world-class golfers descend on Central Florida to participate in a fierce competition that benefits the Children’s Miracle Network. Here’s your chance to see your favorite PGA professionals up close and support a great cause. This years tournament runs from October 20 – 23, 2011at Walt Disney World’s championship golf courses.
Additional Events at Central Florida theme parks include:
• Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights – Spooky fun great for adults. September 23 – October 31, 2011
• SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular – Great family fun happening select dates in October
Beyond the Theme Parks:
Orlando Home Show
October 7-9, 2011
Orange County Convention Center
Endorsed by Ty Pennington of ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition, the Orlando Home Show is your ticket to the latest in home design and landscaping. Hear special guest speakers offering tips on how to do home improvement on a budget. And see celebrity chefs Yigit Pura of BRAVO's Top Chef: Just Desserts and Charles Mattocks, author of Eat Cheap but Eat Well.
Old Town Halloween
October 14-15, 21-22, 27-31, 2011
A great place for families to have a ghoulishly fun adventure Old Town has something for everyone. Dads will love the Saturday Night Classic Car Cruise, while kid’s can scream through the Haunted Grimm Houses. Mom’s can peruse through the unique gift shops.
Additional “Haunt Zones” activities include the Zombie Walk, costume contests, spooky character meet and greets, and 50 trick-or-treat stops. Best of all admission is free. For more information please visit http://myoldtownusa.com/2011/08/18/old-town-halloween/
Kissimmee Arts and Crafts and Antiques Festival
November 19 - 20, 2011
Visit historic Downtown Kissimmee for this annual arts and antique festival. You can stroll through Downtown Kissimmee, enjoy a leisurely lunch, view antiques and original art, and find a unique last minute Christmas item.
A great escape for families and leisure travelers, Central Florida offers world-famous theme parks, family activities, fun Orlando fall festivals, and affordable lodging.
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