The 2009 Biketoberfest held in Daytona Beach this year will be from October 15th-18th. Special events, beaches, sun and fun are on tap. Visit Biketoberfest for more info.
From 6-10 p.m. on the first Friday of every month from now to December there will be a classic car show for you to enjoy in Kissimmee. The car show will be held on Dakin Av, downtown Kissimmee. Call 407-846-4643 for more details.
Visitors to Florida State Parks, including those in Central Florida near Orlando will be able to take advantage of the free admission to enter the parks on September 11-13 as part of the Statewide International Literacy Day on September 8th and National Library Card Signup Month.
Simply bring a library card, library book, or donate a book and as part of the State Park Literacy Month you will be allowed to enter the park for free! Central Florida literacy month activities include:
- Reading by the River
Blue Spring State Park
Sunday, September 13, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
This event will feature a book exchange and story time on the front porch of the historic Thursby House. Children can bring a gently used book and exchange it for another book. At 12:15 p.m., children of all ages can relax and enjoy a nature themed tale. For more information, call (386) 775-3663.
- Story Time with Debbie
Wekiwa Springs State Park
Saturday, September 19, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy an interactive book with master storyteller, Debbie. “Amazing Things that Animals Do”, “Lovable Huggable Manatees” and “Truffala Trees that are Saved by the Lorax” are just a sample of the readings that will be shared with children of all ages. Regular park admission fees apply. For more information, call (407) 884-2008.
Take advantage of this no entrance fee special in September and enjoy a state park near Orlando.
On Saturday, September 26, 2009 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Central Park at Lake Mary City Hall, the 3rd Annual Blues Review will be held. This is a family friendly event and is free! Event information
Casselberry will be hosting Track Shack’s Autumn Rock ‘N’ Run 5k on Saturday, September 12, 2009. The race will begin at City Hall at 7:30 a.m. Registration information is provided at the Track Shack site.
Chuluota Wilderness Area in Seminole County will be offering a Butterfly Hike expedition looking for a few of Florida’s 180 species of butterflies in their native habitat. This event will be on August 22 and is free. Space is limited so please call 407-349-0551 for more details.
Downtown Orlando is the place to be this July 4th. There will be fireworks and festivities that will begin at 4 p.m. with fireworks set to launch at 9:15 p.m. This year’s event is called “Fireworks at the Fountain” and will be held at Lake Eola Park.
You can visit the Orlando website for more details including directions, schedule of events, parking and sponsor information.
Happy 4th of July Orlando!
The Winter Park Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration will be held at Central Park in Downtown Winter Park from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM on July 4th.
Winter Springs Independence Day celebration will on Saturday July 4, 2009 at the Central Winds Park from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.
The City of Sanford and the Orlando Sanford International Airport Present Star Spangled Sanford on the RiverWalk on July 4th from 5 – 10 p.m.