Florida hosts many annual events! Art festivals, flower and garden
shows, seasonal celebrations and more for your enjoyment! SeaWorld
Adventure Park, Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando bring the
fun with parades, live entertainment, stage shows, special fireworks
and laser light shows. Theme
Park Events and Links are listed below!
Events in Orlando:
500 Race Week: Located
at Daytona International Speedway at Daytona Beach Florida.. The
Daytona 500 is the culmination of "SpeedWeeks" at
this exhilirating tri-oval race track.. If you love racing, race
weeks should not be missed. The races at Daytona are special. Enjoy
a day at Daytona beach and the Daytona
U.S.A attraction. The Fort over at St. Augustine is cool too.
Check out great hotels near Daytona
Conventions- Expo's- Shows and info:
13th Annual Florida Extravaganza ~ FX-2002
The largest indoor collectible toy show in the USA. Imagine a 120,000sq.
ft Mega-Superstore completely filled with antiques, collectibles,
toys and dolls from the last 80 years!
February 16th & 17th, 2002 Saturday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm ~
Sunday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9800 International Drive at the Orange County
Convention Center (Hall A-1) in Orlando
Everyone is invited to attend!! Admission Price: Adults $9.00 ~ Children
ages five to twelve ~ $5.00; children under five (5) get in FREE!
FX-2002: 1500 + tables of antique and collectible toys from the
last 8 decades. Last years FX-2001 show boasted over 15,000+ attendees
from over 20 different countries! This years focus is on pop culture
collectibles from the 1960's and 1970's, featuring Barbie's, Beanie
Babies, Star Wars, Star Trek, GI Joe, Hot Wheels, Pez, Rock n Roll,
Animation Art, Premiums, Disneyana, Magic the Gathering, Comics, Character
Toys, Robots, Autographs, Movie Posters, Games, Advertising, Coca-Cola,
Movie Props, Models, Superhero and any toy that you, your parents,
or your grandparents played with and loved.
Need an Orlando
hotel for the FX - 2002 show? Or discount
BTTF.com, FX - 2002
the premiere website considered to be the definitive online guide
regarding all aspects of the Back to the Future series, will host
the Collector's Exhibit at FX-2002 The Florida Extravaganza.
BTTF.com's unique Back to the Future presentation includes the world's
largest collection of authentic props & costumes from the movie
series, in-booth celebrity appearances, and memorabilia & collectibles
Saturday, February 16, 2002 from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM and Sunday,
February 17, 2002 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM.
Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Drive Orlando, Florida. Back to the Future...The
Need an Orlando
hotel at the convention center? Or discount
Music Collector's Convention
February 910, 2002
City: Orlando Phone: 301-570-5524
Rare and Recent
Vinyl Record LP, 45s, 12", CDs, DVDs, Tapes, and Music Memorabilia
Dealers from all over gather in Downtown Orlando at the CentroPlex
EXPO Center.The all new Grand Bohemian Hotel at downtown Orlando
would be a great place to stay for this event.
- Kissimmee Festival of Rhythm & Blues
February 24, 2002
at Kissimmee, Florida Hosted by the City of Kissimmee Parks and Recreation.
Phone: 407-518-2501. This event is one of the largest "Black
History Celebration events", features a variety of ethnic, arts/crafts,
Park Events and Info:
Adventure Park in Orlando:
Disney World Resort Events:
Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating the anniversary of Walt
Disney's birthday with the "100 Years of Magic" celebration.
of the four Disney theme parks, EPCOT Center , The Magic Kingdom,
Disney's Hollywood Studios and The Animal Kingdom are included in this exciting
reflection on the Disney legacy. From the "Share a Dream Come
True" Parade (featuring Mickey Mouse and all his pals in huge
snow globes) to Cinderella's Surprise Celebration at the Magic Kingdom
and on to the new "Magic Carpets of Alladin" ride expect
a festive atmosphere at Disney World during this celebration.
Orlando Resort Events:
- Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras at Universal Studios® theme park -
Feb 8 - April 6, 2002 GOT BEADS? It's the biggest celebration this
side of the Big Easy. Enjoy family fun featuring beads and doubloons
by the handful! Each evening enjoy a spectacular parade with colorful
floats, dazzling costumed street performers and more. There will
be live music every night, with superstar concerts every Saturday.
Best of all, the festivities are included with your regular admission!
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