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At the beginning of the year we called the massive, $250 million Orlando Eye complex one of the Top 5 biggest developments impact-wise of the year.  Now has yet another […]

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One of the big issues with the majority of the local tourist attractions are the short hours.  While Parkscope’s latest podcast talks about Animal Kingdom and Universal’s shortened hours one […]

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By Ken Storey After last week’s Diagon Alley post many of our readers tweeted and emailed us (info@CentralFloridaTop5.com) with questions regarding the information I’ve gathered. By far the most asked […]

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Another Saturday, another great 5K. Tomorrow’s is a special one that also includes a day of service event for the entire family. The Dawn Brancheau Foundation’s 4th Annual Big 5K […]

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By Ken Storey While some of this is from the official releases other information has come from numerous sources.  I keep up with all the major local theme park podcasts; […]

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Want to make your kids summer even more amazing? If they’re not excited enough to have the summer off then add some chocolate to it.  Winter Park’s Peterbrooke Chocolatier is […]

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If you’ve been on South International Drive lately then you might’ve seen a new tower with an odd little roof on it.  That new tower, visible from throughout the SeaWorld […]

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SeaWorld Orlando is always a great family destination but for the next month it becomes even more kid friendly with the Just for Kids Festival every Saturday between now and […]

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A special invitation to all of YOU from the cast through Google Glass! Opening this weekend is a local production of Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, written by Burt […]

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    Thunder City Derby Sirens Season Opener vs the Ocala Cannibals! Come support your local women’s roller derby team March 8th at the Volusia Co Fairgrounds as they take […]

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This Saturday Oviedo is hosting its 20th Annual Taste of Oviedo celebration.  Admission to the event is free.  A car show, bigger than ever, will feature nearly 100 cars.  Live […]

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Just over 2 months since Arabian Nights shut its doors yet another iconic Central Florida attraction is closing.  Fantasy of Flight has announced that their last public day will Sunday, […]

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Nuclear Cowboyz are riding into the Amway Center this week for a weekend full of pyrotechnics, flying motorcycles, and heavy metal.  Last weekend we were invited to check out the […]

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Last weekend the Orlando Science Center was all for adults but Sunday everyone is welcome when the always popular Walmart $5 Day returns.  Sponsored by the Walmart Foundation, the event […]

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As February winds down Spring is just around the corner and what better place to celebrate the beautiful blooming flowers of spring than at the historic Bok Tower Gardens.  The […]

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Kennedy Space Center, in partnership with WFTV Channel 9, has announced a brand new, 3-Day festival celebrating all things robot. Kicking off March 14, 2014 Robot Rocket Rally will allow […]

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Universal Studios has now opened viewing portals in the construction fence along the front of the brand new Diagon Alley construction site but the façade is just one hint of […]

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Less than 48 hours after Disney announces yet another ticket price increase, now at $99 for a 1 Day ticket to Magic Kingdom (that’s more than $40 in increases in […]

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Valentine’s Day is all about those butterflies in your stomach and that love that puts you on Cloud 9.  To celebrate this special day Busch Gardens sent us this fun […]

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Snow might still be on the news up north but here plans are already underway for summer.  Wet ‘n Wild surprised most in the theme park circles with the announcement […]

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