Author: Orlando Mom

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Orlando

For the next 4 weeks, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month in Orlando. During this month we recognize the contributions that Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to the United States and we are able to teach our children about Hispanic and Latino culture – we can do this the rest of the year too, there is just more to take advantage of during this month. Here are a few different ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month in Orlando:     View Art Take kids to see the Hispanic Heritage Art Exhibition at Terrace Gallery. The exhibition features pieces from...

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Free Kids Activities in Orlando September 2019

Looking for something to do with the kids at no cost? Check out this list of free kids activities in Orlando this September. Friday, September 6, 2019 Concerts in the ParkOutdoor concert by the Simple Southern Boys. Bring blankets or chairs. Time:  6pm-9pmReiter Park, Longwood   1st Friday Food TrucksRock climbing, bounce house, crafts, food trucks and more.Time: 5:30pm-9pmLocation: Historic Downtown Clermont   Saturday, September 7, 2019 Fish4Fun at Blanchard ParkKids 12 and under can participate in free catch-and-release event.Time: 7:30am-11amLocation: Jay Blanchard Park, Orlando   Hand in Hand with Gran: Card Making EventEnjoy the garden and make a card for Grandparents Day....

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Flying High at iFly Orlando

I went skydiving last week at iFly Orlando and I totally think you should too; heck, bring the kids. I know, I know, you think I am crazy, you wouldn’t jump out of an airplane yourself, much less take your kids with you. But, what if you could go skydiving inside in a controlled space, would you be willing to give it a shot then?   I have wanted to go skydiving for a long time, but I have just never gotten myself organized to do it. Then one day while walking on I-Drive, I came across iFly (indoor...

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Celebrate the 4th of July in Orlando

Orlando is one of the top destinations in the US for holidays and 4th of July does not disappoint. Yes, all of the parks will have 4th of July celebrations, but what if you don’t have an annual pass or feel like shelling out the big bucks. Check out these other local celebrations instead where you can celebrate the 4th of July in Orlando. 4th of July Extravaganza at My Little Town Enjoy the Best 4th of July Celebration for Children, Only at My Little Town. * FREE PHOTO SHOOT ( with Patriotic Backdrop) from 10:00 am to 4:30...

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Thanksgiving dinner in Orlando (Updated for 2019)

Thanksgiving is about family, food and togetherness. Many people prefer to stay home and cook the Thanksgiving turkey, while others let friends and family do the cooking. But there is a third option, going out to eat. You still get the family, food and togetherness, but without the time spent in the kitchen making the dinner or the clean-up afterwards. If you are looking to eat out this year for the holiday, here is where to have Thanksgiving dinner in Orlando. Updated for 2019 If you are looking to eat out for Thanksgiving this year, here is a list...

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mikaela walker




Hi and welcome to Orlando Parents. My name is Mikaela and I am the Editor and Founder of the site. When my first child was born, I was looking all over for things to do with her. Quite frankly, it took a lot of time. I wanted to create a site to make it easier for other parents to find things to do with their kids and thus I created Orlando Parents.

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