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10 Things To Do With Your Family in Orlando in January

Just because the holidays have come and gone (too quickly if you ask me), doesn't mean your family has to suffer from the winter-blahs in January! Here are 10 suggested activities for you and the fam in and around O-town! Please add any additional suggestions or past experiences (please keep it clean ad positive) in the comments.

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Baldwin Park First Friday Festival & Art Stroll, January 5, 2018, 5:30 PM-9:30 PM

Baldwin Park First Friday Festival & Art Stroll, January 5, 2018, 5:30 PM-9:30 PM

Downtown Baldwin Park, 407-443-6110
On the first Friday of every month, more than 60 local artisans display their art while guests shop and stroll through the heart of downtown Baldwin Park.
It’s a free family event! More Details Here

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Kissimmee Three Kings Day 2018, January 6, 2018, 10 AM-3 PM

Kissimmee Three Kings Day 2018, January 6, 2018, 10 AM-3 PM

Old Town, located at 5770 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee
Come celebrate and learn more about the Three Kings Day holiday with the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce.
*It’s a free family event! *
More Details Here

Orlando Public Library Events:

STEM Saturday, January 6, 2018, 10 AM - 12 PM
Orlando Public Library’s Fab Lab, 101 E. Central Blvd. Orlando, 407-407-835-7323
Build and play with Science and Technology at the Melrose Center! Bring your family and see what wonderful things they have to offer.
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LEGO Block Party, January 6, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM**
Winter Garden Branch - Children's Area, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden
Is there anything you can't build with LEGOs? Let's find out! Join us for lots of building fun. They will provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity. LEGOs will be provided but cannot go home with you. Ages 6-12.
Free, but registration requested. More Details Here

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Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes, January 12-15, 2018, Various Performances

Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes, January 12-15, 2018, Various Performances

Amway Center, 400 W Church St, Orlando
Join Spider-Man, the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, and Doctor Strange in a race against time to defend the Universe. Event is for Marvel fans of all ages.

*Prices start at $25.00. * Don’t forget to budget for parking, too. More Ticket Information Here

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LOVE THOSE MANATEES!! Check out one of these festivals for a nice day trip!

LOVE THOSE MANATEES!! Check out one of these festivals for a nice day trip!

31st Annual FL Manatee Festival, January 13-14, 2018, 9 AM - 5 PM (4 PM on Sun)
Downtown Crystal River, FL, (352) 795-3149
There's a ton of things to do at the Manatee Festival — music on two stages, a huge Kid Zone, boat tours of the bay, free access and shuttle to Three Sisters Springs, tons of vendors, and so much more!
Admission: $5 per adult, FREE ages 12 & under. More Details Here

Orange City Blue Springs Manatee Festival, January 27-28, 2018, 9 AM - 5 PM
Valentine Park, 1511 W French Ave, Orange City, FL 32763
Fun festival with food and entertainment. PLUS free shuttles to Blue Spring State Park to see
the manatees! Proceeds of the event will benefit the Friends of Blue Springs State Park.
Admission: Adults - $8, Ages 4-10 - $2, Children 3 & under - FREE, Dogs - $10
More Details Here

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Free Family Days at the Mennello Museum of Art, January 14, 2018, 12 PM-2:30 PM

Free Family Days at the Mennello Museum of Art, January 14, 2018, 12 PM-2:30 PM

Mennello Museum of Art, 900 E. Princeton St., Orlando, FL 32803, 407-246-4278
On every second Sunday of every month, make your own crafts, get a tour with a docent or check out the museum's open house. On this particular Sunday, the museum is throwing a New Year’s Party featuring MicheLee Puppets‘ Rhyme Time!
*It’s a free family event! * More Details Here

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Pip-Squeak: An Anti-Bullying Magic Show, January 20, 2018, 2:00 PM & 5:30 PM

Pip-Squeak: An Anti-Bullying Magic Show, January 20, 2018, 2:00 PM & 5:30 PM

Orlando Repertory Theatre, 1001 E Princeton St, Orlando, Box Office: 407-896-7365
Award-winning magician and comedian, Tony Brent, returns using comedy, amazing magic tricks, juggling, and a coat-rack loaded with costumes, to gently and humorously teach children how to cope with being bullied. In addition, children learn to recognize the signs of bullying and whether or not they themselves might be guilty of bullying.
Tickets starting at $15. More Details Here

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The 5th Annual MLK South Street Jazz And Blues Cookout, January 21, 2018, 4 PM

The 5th Annual MLK South Street Jazz And Blues Cookout, January 21, 2018, 4 PM

John H. Jackson Community Center, 1002 Carter St., Orlando, FL
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a relaxed community cookout setting.
*Free family event. *

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Symphony Storytime: The Jazz Fly, January 21 & 27, 2018, Various Times

Symphony Storytime: The Jazz Fly, January 21 & 27, 2018, Various Times

The Plaza Live, 425 N Bumby Ave, Orlando, (407) 770-0071, info@orlandophi.org
The Jazz Fly is lost, trying to find his way to a very important performance. He meets several animals along the way, but they don't understand him. When he finally gets to the hall, the Jazz Fly is inspired by all the animals he meets and steals the show! Presented by an Orlando Philharmonic jazz quartet.
Tickets: $10. More Details Here

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Riverdance: 20th Anniversary Tour, January 26-28, 2018, Various Performance Times

Riverdance: 20th Anniversary Tour, January 26-28, 2018, Various Performance Times

Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center, 445 S. Magnolia Ave, Orlando
The traditional Irish step dancing sensation returns for its 20th Anniversary World Tour.
Tickets start at $34.95. More Details Here

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Zorah! Outdoor Festival of the Arts, January 26-27, 2018, 9 AM - 6 PM

Zorah! Outdoor Festival of the Arts, January 26-27, 2018, 9 AM - 6 PM

Zora’s Village, front lawn of Robert Hungerford High School, 100 E. Kennedy Blvd, Eatonville
Come celebrate the remarkable legacy of Zorah Neale Hurston by enjoying the outdoor arts and crafts displays and international food courts.
*The outdoor festival is a free event! *List of All Scheduled Zorah! Events Here