Author: Sharon Fletcher Jones
February 22, 2018
While Valentine’s Day has passed, you and your love can still share the City Beautiful’s blue skies, warm winds, and sunshine.
It’s the beginning of the season for all kinds of festivals and celebrations. Start with this week’s 10th Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest on Saturday, February 24th from noon until 9 p.m. and on Sunday, February 25th from noon until 7p.m. Located in the heart of downtown Orlando at Lake Eola on Robinson Street, the two-day festival will again feature savory dishes from 30 of Orlando’s premier restaurants, domestic and international wines, and live entertainment by local and national performers. You’ll want to get the full Orlando experience and taste unique local cuisine paired with wines from around the globe at the 10th Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest!
Visit www.DowntownFoodandWineFest.com for more information.
There will be lots of events around town celebrating women but only one that will include a beautiful historic hotel, excellent cuisine, and some of the most noteworthy women from around the state and beyond. Make plans to join ONYX Magazine for what has become one of the most prestigious celebrations of women of color…ONYX Women on the Move! This highly anticipated event will recognize the accomplishments and contributions of some of Florida’s most influential and impactful women. The awards luncheon will be held at the beautiful Alfond Inn, 300 E. New England Avenue, Winter Park, Florida 32789 on Thursday, March 15, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. This year’s awards luncheon will be hosted by Carolyn Fennell, Senior Director of Public Affairs and Community Relations at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. Reserve your seat now for this elegant , one-of-a-kind event! Visit www.onyxwomenonthemove.com.
The Orlando Caribbean Festival is back celebrating its 7th anniversary and you are invited! The March 17th Festival featuring fair rides, the best of Caribbean music, food, arts and crafts will also feature a live performance by award-winning musician Wyclef Jean from The Fugees. Other artists slated to perform include Dance Hall & Reggae King Konshens, Kings of Kompa Tvice, DJ Akout, Klass – Soca Queen, Alison Hinds, Lady’s Eye Candy Richard Cave from Kai, Harmonik and more!
Hotel packages + Pre & After Festival parties available * FOR HOTEL PACKAGES DETAILS, GO TO** OCFWEEKEND.EVENTBRITE.COM and https://www.instagram.com/caribbeanfestorlando/