Check out these events in Orlando happening January 2014:
January 1-4: Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort
Celebrate the holidays at Universal Orlando Resort including great events like Grinchmas, Macy’s Holiday Parade, and holiday concerts by Mannheim Steamroller.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios become aglow in light during the Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights. Presented at the Disney Park every holiday season since 1995, this stunning light show adds an extra dose of festive fun to any Disney World vacation.
January 8-12: Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend
Events include the Walt Disney World Marathon, Walt Disney World Half Marathon, Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge, Family Fun Run 5K, runDisney Kids Races, Disney’s Health & Fitness Expo, Pasta in the Park Party, and the Cool Down Party. For more information and to sign up, visit their website.
January 11-26: Wild Days at SeaWorld
Wild Days is an immersive SeaWorld event that will connect your family to the wild, wonderful world around you. Presenting a slate of exciting and interactive shows over three weekends, you will have the opportunity to meet the leaders in the world of animal rescue, rehabilitation, and preservation as well as experience animals up close.
This longest running concert series returns Wednesdays through Saturday’s beginning in January. Listen to live music that will span the decades from the 1930s-1970s. Concerts are held each day at 11:30am, 1pm, and 3:30pm. Concerts are included with regular Busch Gardens admission, but reservation tickets are required to guarantee a seat.
January 31 – February 2: Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts & Humanities
This multi-day, multi-disciplinary event celebrates the life and work of 20th century writer, folklorist and anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston, her hometown, Eatonville, the nation’s oldest incorporated African American municipality, and the contributions people of African ancestry have made to the United States and world culture.