Joey Fatone, an Orlando native and and member of the outrageously popular 90s boy band *NSync, will be opening his own restaurant, cleverly named: Fat One's. As if that isn't exciting enough, Fat One's will be opening just steps from our lobby in the Florida Mall!
Orlando will host the NFL's Pro Bowl in 2017. The Pro Bowl, a game played the best NFL players the week prior to the Super Bowl, has been hosted in Honolulu, HI almost every year since 1979. Disney's partnership with ESPN may have a lot to do with the contractual change that will most likely bring the Pro Bowl to Orlando for a multi-year deal.
MegaCon, one of the largest fan conventions, has made its way back to Orlando. The Orange County Convention Center will host the convention for the next 4 days: today from 4:00pm-9:00pm, Friday & Saturday from 10:00am-7:00pm and Sunday from 10:00am-5:00pm. Some of the guests will include: Stan Lee (Marvel), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future), Tom Felton (Harry Potter) and William Shatner (Star Trek).
The Florida Hotel & Conference Center now offers transportation to and from Orlando's beloved attractions. Beginning June 1, 2016 and continuing until August 31, 2016, we will provide transportation to and from Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando for a minimal fee of $12.00 roundtrip (much less than the $20 parking fee at the parks!) The transportation schedule will be as follows:
There are lots of changes coming to Walt Disney World in the upcoming weeks. With new attractions opening, renovated attractions re-opening, and plenty of new shows, guests are bound to enjoy something new. Take a look at what is coming soon:
SeaWorld Orlando is auctioning off seats on its newest, tallest and most thrilling roller coaster, Mako. Visit https://www.32auctions.com/InauguralMakoRide to select your seats to be one of the first to ride Mako on June 8 before the grand opening on June 10. All proceeds go to Give Kids the World, an organization for children with life threatening diseases who wish to visit Orlando's world class theme parks.
The Invictus Games will be held May 8-12, 2016 at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando. This spectacular sporting event pays tribute and honors those who have been wounded fighting for their country.
A new attraction is coming to Universal's Islands of Adventure this coming summer, and it looks spectacular. The multi-sensory, multi-dimensional 1930s expedition will be 40ft long, 13ft high and hold 72 passengers.
What better way to spend Mothers Day than to treat her to a getaway where she can sleep in the largest mall in Central Florida? This year, take your mother on an unforgettable trip to The Florida Hotel, attached to The Florida Mall. Our Mothers Day package offers:
The 25th Florida Film Festival is coming to the Enzian Theater, starting April 8 until April 17, 2016. This Oscar-qualifying festival premiers the best in film ranging from independent, international and prevalent cinema. There will be guest appearances, an abundance of cinematic connoisseurs and industry talent at this beloved festival.