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A live concert in Orlando is always a great time for locals and out-of-towners to reunite and gather with close friends and families in a safe environment. A night out can be just what you need to take away some of the stress of 2020. This November, get back into the groove of things with a night of live music at one of these great concert venues in Orlando. Orlando November Concert Roundup

House of Blues Orlando Presents Cody Johnson

On Thursday, November 5, 2020, beloved Texas native, Cody Johnson is scheduled to bring his country music talents to House of Blues Orlando. Famous for being the only artist not signed to a major label to fill every seat at NRG Stadium, Johnson is touring in support of his latest album, Ain’t Nothin’ to It, which debuted at the number one spot on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart. Guests in attendance can expect to hear some of Johnson’s top hits like “Texas Kind of Way,” “On My Way to You,” and “I Know My Way Back.”

Come ready to enjoy a fun night of live country music at the Disney Springs concert venue. Showtime is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Hard Rock Live Orlando Presents Neck Deep

Welsh pop-punk band, Neck Deep is scheduled to create a night of unforgettable memories for you and your crew at Hard Rock Live Orlando on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

With high-energy influences like Fall Out Boy and Sum 41, Neck Deep promises to show you why they took home the title of Best British Band in 2017. Grab a drink and prepare to hear some of the band’s rocking hits like “Life’s Not Out to Get You” and “The Peace and The Panic.” Showtime at the Universal CityWalk venue is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

Recharge after Your November Orlando Concert

Stay near the show at Midpointe Hotel. Our Rosen Hotel & Resort will make you feel right at home with free Wi-Fi, complimentary coffee and tea, and smoke-free, sanitary rooms. Parking is always free, and we never charge resort fees.

To ensure the safety of our guests and staff, we have implemented new measures for everyone entering and exiting the hotel. Steps include hand sanitizer stations placed at all entry points, consistently cleaned common areas, social distancing markers throughout our hotel, and protective borders at the front desk. We also use hospital-grade disinfectants in all rooms to ensure a healthy stay for your party.

Let us help you enjoy a welcoming and restful stay in Orlando. To plan your visit, click on “Check Room Availability” at the top of the page or call the Midpointe Hotel at 407-351-5100.

Orlando is home to the biggest attractions, including the second-largest convention center in the United States. Known as “The Center of Hospitality,” the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) hosts conferences, trade shows, and conventions for a variety of industries. From sneak peeks at the latest beauty products to insider tips on franchising your own business, there’s so much to learn at an OCCC show. Below are some of the convention center events to look forward to this November.

Premiere Orlando 2020

The two biggest days in the beauty industry are happening this fall in Orlando. Premiere Orlando is an event for students and young professionals in the beauty industry to network, learn from experts, and check out the latest products and techniques. Attend conferences and talk shows hosted by well-known influencers and artists at Premiere Orlando on Sunday, November 8 and Monday, November 9.

IAAPA Attractions Expo

If you love the thrill of amusement parks and attractions, what better place to attend an attractions expo than Orlando? Find out what draws people in when you attend the IAAPA Attractions Expo, November 17-20. Join leaders of the industry, discover upcoming trends, and learn what it takes to meet the growing demand for jaw-dropping entertainment. 

The Great American Franchise Expo 2020

Learn the ins and outs of franchising at The Great American Franchise Expo on Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22. Featuring free coaching, eye-opening expositions, and expert guidance from successful franchisers, this is an essential event if you’re thinking of owning a franchise. Even if you already own one, it’s a rare opportunity to network and get up to speed on the latest info in your industry.   

Stay Close Every Day of the Expo

Right across the street from the OCCC is the clean, convenient comfort of the Midpointe Hotel. When you book your stay at the Midpointe Hotel, you can rest easy with our new safety additions, including clear protective borders between you and the front desk staff, floor markers for effective social distancing, hospital-grade guestroom disinfectants, and hotel-wide hand sanitizer stations.

Plan your visit today by clicking “Check Room Availability” above or calling the Midpointe Hotel at 407-351-5100.

There is no better way to forget your worries than by spending your time enjoying a good laugh at a comedy show. On October 29, 2020, online comedian and influencer Trey Kennedy will be at The Plaza Live in Orlando to present the Are You for Real? tour. Learn more about Kennedy, his story, and his latest projects below. The Plaza Live

From Vine to Touring

Trey Kennedy’s comedy career started when he gained popularity on the social media app Vine. His six-second comedic videos got him quite the following. After Vine shut down in 2017, Kennedy had to resort to other social media platforms to ensure he was still reaching his audience and creating fun and uplifting content for everyone to enjoy.

Since then, he has continued to make people laugh on platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok. Kennedy has seen incredible success on each platform, but he has an especially impressive following on YouTube with over 500,000 subscribers and millions of views. Going from super-short video clips to full-length viral videos, he’s certainly created one remarkable portfolio.

Making videos to share with the world is definitely a strong suit of Kennedy’s, and he has recently expanded his platform to the stage. After joining John Crist on several tour dates, Kennedy is finally ready to hit the road on a solo tour.

Content and Connection

Kennedy has worked hard to grow his following over multiple platforms. In fact, he recently started hosting the Correct Opinions podcast, which has landed a spot in the top 100 comedy podcasts in four major countries, including the United States. Sharing his content on multiple platforms has allowed Kennedy to connect to a larger audience and build a personal connection with his fans.

Continue the Fun at Rosen

Make an extended weekend out of your trip to see Trey Kennedy live. Staying at Midpointe Hotel puts you close to all the Orlando action while being in a comfortable space with complimentary Wi-Fi and upgraded sanitation practices to keep you and guests safe. At Midpointe Hotel, a Rosen hotel, each guestroom is sanitized before guests arrive. Hand sanitizer stations are placed throughout the hotel and extra social distancing precautions are taken at contact areas such as the front desk, poolside, and in the fitness center. To reserve your room, click the “Check Room Availability” button above or call 407-351-5100.

Brides, you don’t have it easy when it comes to planning your big day. Your wedding takes a lot of planning, especially with the health concerns of today. Some have even suffered all the best plans being postpone because of recent events. Don’t let the pandemic put you in a panic. This event can help you get back on track.

After several postponements of its own, the 2020 expo is currently scheduled for Sunday, October 11, from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. There’s plenty of time to register, so let’s create an expo guest list and confirm your party. Friends, family, and fiancés are free with the bride to be.

Vendors to Explore

The Bridal & Wedding Expo features over 150 different vendors for you to meet, chat with, and experience throughout the day. This year’s expo features extra wide aisles to give attendees room for social distancing. Feel even more safe knowing the host venue maintains the industry’s highest disinfection and cleanliness accreditation. Every vendor is carefully chosen to help you make big wedding decisions and finalize small details. Expect to see plenty of vendors in each of the following categories:

  1. Wedding and reception venues
  2. Food and beverage catering
  3. Wedding dress designers
  4. Musicians and DJs
  5. Florists
  6. Photographers and videographers
  7. Wedding and event planners
  8. Cake and dessert bakers
  9. Honeymoon travel agents
  10. Entertainment hosts

With such a wide variety of vendors on-site, you’re likely to find out what you do and don’t want on your big day. On top of easy access to photographers, caterers, and designers, the expo will host an event planning seminar presented by local wedding planners to explain how to run a smooth wedding day. There will also be a centerpiece gallery to explore filled with beautiful creations by local florists and décor companies.

Attendee and Pricing Options

Register for the Florida Bridal & Wedding Expo online for free or pay $10 for a pass at the door. You’re welcome to bring your partner, friends, and family. Remember, one pass is valid for a bride and their partner or guests. 

Find a Comfortable Stay

After a long day of searching for the perfect dress, food tasting, and vendor vetting, you’ll need a comfortable room to rest, recharge, and review your wedding planning notes. Continue the weekend of fun close to Orlando’s attractions while still enjoying safety and comfort that feels like home by staying with Midpointe Hotel. Midpointe Hotel offers newly renovated, smoke-free rooms right by the convention center, along with free Wi-Fi and complimentary coffee and tea.

Like the OCCC, we maintain high standards of cleanliness for the safety of our guests and associates. Every guestroom is cleaned with hospital-grade disinfectant prior to check-in. Throughout the hotel, we clean common touchpoints with the same hospital-grade disinfectants throughout the day. Other practices and protocol help maintain safe distances and barriers between guests and associates in areas where contact is common, like the front desk.

If you’re ready book, click the “Check Room Availability” above or calling 407-351-5100. We hope to see you soon.

The Orange County Convention Center hosts a wide variety of events that allow guests and exhibitors from all over to experience both large-scale conventions and intimate expos amid all that Central Florida has to offer in regard to entertainment, business, recreation, and culture. Here are some of the scheduled events that guests can look forward to attending in August. Orange County Convention Center August Events

Florida Kids & Family Expo 2020

With over 200 exhibitors, 10 specialty zones, a petting zoo, a wide variety of rides and attractions, character meet and greets, and more, you won’t want to miss this fun, family-friendly event of the year. Presented by Orlando Health and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, the Florida Kids & Family Expo showcases all the fun-filled products, services, and activities available to Central Florida children and families. Tickets for this event are $6 in advance online and $15 at the door. Children age 2 and under are admitted for free.

Experience the fun at the Florida Kids & Family Expo, currently scheduled for August 8, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and August 9, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Florida Wedding Expo Summer 2020

If you’re looking to experience an inspiring wedding show in the Central Florida area, look no further than the Florida Wedding Expo at the Orange County Convention Center. This premier event draws over 150 vendors making this expo one of the largest of its kind in Central Florida. Guests who attend have a chance to win big: there are 25 grand prizes and 150-plus other prizes, including a $500 Kendra Scott jewelry giveaway, free services for weddings, and six free honeymoons. Tickets for the event are $12 online until August 7 and will be $15 at the door.

Guests can enjoy a day of elegance at the Florida Wedding Expo, currently scheduled for August 9, 2020, from 12-5 p.m.

Orlando Boat Show

For boat lovers everywhere, the Orlando Boat Show is the place to be to experience all different kinds of activities related to boating and fishing. At the event, 27 different boat dealers will be showcasing over 500 types of boats to guests. Two seminar stages will be open at the event, including the Fishing Zone seminar stage and the Go Boating Central Florida seminar stage. At these seminars, guests will hear presentations from various businesses and boating professionals. Activities for children will also be available, including face painting, caricature drawings, and more. Tickets for this event are $9 at the door. Children who are either 12 or younger have free admission to the event.

Bring your sea legs down to the Orlando Boat Show, scheduled for August 14 – August 16, 2020.

Central Florida Home Expo

With 14 previous shows, the Central Florida Home Expo has been providing guests with a premier home and gardening related experience. This event is perfect for guests looking to start work on their own home and gardening projects or guests that have a passion for home improvement. The event will feature a wide variety of different vendors that are showcasing their latest and greatest tools and other items. Guests will be able to chat with professionals as well as with potential contractors to help make their dream projects a reality. Warren Caterson, a celebrity chef, will be holding seminars at this event for guests interested in learning more about cooking. The event also features experiential kids workshops sponsored by Home Depot where little ones can learn more about home improvement, expand their decorative imagination, and let inner architect run wild.

The Central Florida Home Expo is scheduled to run from August 22 to August 23, 2020.

A Place to Relax

The Rosen Midpointe Hotel is the perfect place to relax and wind down after an exciting and engaging day spent at any of the previously mentioned events. Offering a variety of amenities such as free coffee and tea, free Wi-Fi, and newly renovated rooms, Rosen Midpointe Hotel allows guests to relax in comfort with the assuredness that our hotel is dedicated to the highest standards of cleanliness and safety.

Our new COVID-19 compliance features help to create a safer and more efficient environment. Such newly implemented safety standards include clear protective borders between you and our front desk staff, enhanced cleaning of common areas and touch points, floor markers to help everyone maintain proper social distancing in common areas, the use of hospital-grade disinfectants in rooms, as well as more hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the hotel.

After planning your visit to the Orange County Convention Center, you can plan your stay at the Rosen Midpointe Hotel by clicking “Check Room Availability” or giving us a call at 407-351-5100.

 

Year round, LEGOLAND® has all the family-friendly fun you and your loved ones could ask for — but there are even more ways to enjoy the park during the summer season. Take a look at one of the hottest Awe-Summer events coming to LEGOLAND®: The LEGO® MOVIE™ Days.

The LEGO® MOVIE™ Magic

The LEGO® MOVIE™ Days were created to bring all the magic of The LEGO® MOVIE™ to life at LEGOLAND®. The LEGO® MOVIE™ follows the adventurous tale of Emmet, an ordinary figurine mistaken for the “special.” When Emmet and a group of unlikely figure friends decide it’s up to them to save the world, they head out on an exciting, unpredictable journey that you can revisit throughout The LEGO® MOVIE™ Days.

LEGOLAND®’s The LEGO® MOVIE™ Days

On eight select dates in July and August, you and your family can witness the complete The LEGO® MOVIE™ experience with all sorts of theater-to-theme-park activities. Catch a showing of the movie in the all-new Bricksburg park expansion modeled after the film. LEGOLAND®’s The LEGO® MOVIE™ Days will run on:

  • July 11 – 12
  • July 18 – 19
  • July 25 – 26
  • August 1 – 2

Awe-Summer Events at LEGOLAND®

The festivities don’t stop with The LEGO® MOVIE™ Days, because LEGOLAND® will host plenty of other activities throughout the summer — including Red, White & BOOM!, one of the largest fireworks shows in the area. Pack a blanket and enjoy the fireworks flying above Lake Eloise for this Independence Day celebration, July 2 – 4.

Another fantastic event to attend this Awe-Summer — during the annual Fire Prevention Week — is Heroes Weekend, August 8 ­– 9. This weekend-long event, presented by the National Fire Protection Association, will teach kids about fire safety with fun activities spread throughout the theme park.

Enjoy Your Stay All Summer

Whether you want to catch one or all of The LEGO® MOVIE™ Days, or another Awe-Summer LEGOLAND® event, the Rosen Midpointe Hotel allows you to stay and play close to the action. Spend your day at nearby theme parks and head back to the Midpointe for a relaxing rest and where your health is our top priority.

New features help create a safe environment such as clear protective borders between you and front desk staff, cleaning common areas and touch points more frequently, floor markers to help everyone maintain proper social distancing in common areas, use of hospital-grade disinfectants in rooms, as well as more hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the hotel. We hope you celebrate this 4th of July with us.

To start planning your stay, click “Check Room Availability” above or call the Midpointe Hotel at 407-351-5100.

Every month, Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex brings athletes from around the globe to compete in championships, tournaments, and cups. Below are a few of the most highly anticipated sports events coming to the complex this July.https://www.espnwwos.com/

AAU Primary National Championships

Get ready to run, dash, and sprint in the AAU Primary National Championships. This track-and-field event, featuring single age group competition, allows young athletes to compete for AAU awards. Boys and girls under eight years old are eligible to participate in the AAU Primary National Championships.

This lightning-fast event runs from July 9 to July 11, 2020.

AAU Track and Field Club Championships

Run as fast as you can toward the championship title — because this AAU competition gives track and field teams a chance to win big. The AAU National Club Championship is also an opportunity for young athletes to qualify for the 2019 AAU Junior Olympic Games. Boys and girls, primary age to high school age, may participate in the championship events.

Race to the finish line for the AAU Track and Field Club Championships from July 12 to July 18, 2020.

Disney Cup International

Teams from over 20 countries compete in the Disney Cup International for international acclaim. This weeklong event features a variety of sports and a variety of ways for boys and girls from age groups U9 to U19 to win.

This massive Walt Disney World Resort® event runs from July 13 to July 19, 2020.

AAU World Futsal Championships

Teams of five compete in fast-paced games against hundreds of other futsal players at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. This international event is open to both boys and girls ages six to 14.

Compete in this six-day tournament from July 26 to July 31, 2020.

Challenge Sports 3v3 National Championships

The Challenge Sports 3v3 National Championship brings together all of the qualifying teams from the 2019/2020 season to declare a champion. Train with your soccer team to take home the glory because this event is open to boys and girls of all ages.

Cross, kick, and juggle your way to the top from July 30 to August 2, 2020.

Get Your Head in the Game

After an exciting day of competition, take some time to relax at the Rosen Midpointe Hotel. Featuring free Wi-Fi, brand-new beds, and countless other comfortable amenities, this is the ultimate place to relax and recover after a tiring day of championship play.

Rest assured with our new hotel features and changes that help create a safe environment. Clear protective borders between you and the front desk staff provide some safety as well as cleaning common areas and touch points more frequently, floor markers to help everyone maintain proper social distancing in common areas, use of hospital-grade disinfectants in rooms, and more hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the hotel. We hope you choose to recover after a day of sports with us.

Reserve your room for any of these events at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex by clicking the “Check Room Availability” button or call 407-351-5100.

Kid and Mom in Hotel Bed

Even best planned trips experience hiccups and lulls caused by unpredictable weather. Sometimes even life gets in the way. Summertime in Florida is well known for its rainy afternoons. On rare occasions, days might be completely rained out. Hopefully rainy days won’t wash away your best plans.

If you travel with family, we suggest embarking on vacations to Orlando, the beach, or anywhere else with an activity pack for the kids. Activity packs can include markers, crayons, watercolor paints, paper, small toys, etc.

To help you with a backup plan, we’ve got ideas to help keep your family entertained on grey days. These ideas also work well if you’re stuck at home and trying to figure out how to entertain your little ones.

Scavenger Hunt

Stake out the hotel beforehand and familiarize yourself with the location of ice and soda machines, vending machines, the laundry room, fitness and meeting rooms, and fire extinguishers. Then create a list of items to find with some clues on how to find them. Be sure to have enough prizes for everyone playing.

Extra Points: Create a passport and include some items that allow kids to safely interact with the hotel staff to find items.

Movie Time

Midpointe Hotel, a Rosen Property, offers guests access to many movie channels including family-friendly ones. If the weather outside is frightful, turn the mood around indoors with a happy-go-lucky film or use it to your advantage to host an age-appropriate scary film screening.

Extra Points: Purchase popcorn from the nearby convenience store and get soda from the machine for the full movie theater experience.

Reading

When traveling, we may typically keep reading material handy to keep us busy while in long car rides or waiting for flights. Books are an excellent way to keep the mind engaged when not much is going on, so bring an extra book or two for yourself and the kids for unexpected downtime.

Fort Night

Not to be confused with Fortnite, this classic game turns a room upside down and inside out as seat cushions, towels, and blankets become construction materials for your very own fort.

Extra Points: Build an amazing fort that connects the beds!

Dinner Show

If your kids are budding thespians, this activity should be perfect for them. Let them choose a play, show, or make up their own skit to perform over a meal enjoyed in your guestroom.

Extra Points: Let the kids dress up in your clothes and use your makeup so they can really get into character.

Board Games and Cards

Packing for a trip is always a chore in and of itself. Along with carefully planned outfits and toiletries, we suggest bringing a board game or at least a deck of cards. Use these games on days or nights when you’re staying in with the kiddos.

Extra Points: Make your own jumbo versions of classic games, like Tic-Tac-Toe, with scrap paper and pens found around the room and use the floor as your board.

Pet Rocks

Back in days long gone, pet rocks were sold to many kids looking for a unique friend. Today, we can recreate the nostalgic memories without spending a dime. By getting crafty with what’s already available to you, an afternoon could be turned into a creative escape. Collect your favorite rocks from around the hotel. Bring them in and clean them with soap and water. Afterward, decorate the rocks using markers, crayons, or even nail polish.

Extra Points: Hide your rocks around the hotel for others to find.

Family-Friendly Hotel

Midpointe Hotel is at the center of all the action. Here you’re minutes away from world-famous theme parks and an exit away from Interstate 4, Orlando’s major highway. I-Ride, International Drive’s trolley service, offers extremely affordable transportation to nearby attractions, shopping, and entertainment. When the sun returns, two swimming pools and hot tubs await you and the family. Even on days your vacation seems to take a vacation, we’ll be here to make sure you remain comfortable. Start booking today by clicking the button in the upper right corner.

Planning an Orlando family reunion requires organization. Nothing beats bringing a family together to celebrate an anniversary or milestone, enjoy each other’s company, explore and experience new things, and swap stories of past adventures. Indeed, a family reunion is one of the most amazing ways for extended family members to reconnect, spend time together, and make new memories, especially if regularly separated by distance and busy schedules. And what better place to meet up than in sunny Orlando, Florida — home to world-famous theme parks, hotels, and attractions?

If you are thinking of planning a family reunion in Orlando, then here are a few things that you should add to your checklist in order to pull off the best and most memorable Orlando family reunion.

Planning an Orlando Family Reunion

How to Organize an Orlando Family Reunion

The first step in planning an Orlando family reunion is to reach out to each member of your family to decide when everyone can come to Central Florida. It may get tricky juggling group text, email chain, or message thread RSVPs from all directions, so to keep planning streamlined and efficient. You should designate a single representative from each household of your extended family to coordinate the planning. Once you and the other heads of household are set, you should:

  • Establish a primary means of mass communication. As mentioned, emails are an effective way of reaching out to family because most everyone has an email address. When drafting an email, it’s important to include all the necessary information, like the time, location, and date that works best. Including additional links and information such as what to do, bring, or wear can also be helpful.
  • Take detailed notes. Emails are a great way to log information and keep tabs on what was discussed. For example, if someone forgot what was discussed, they could just refer back to the email chain. However, keeping note of family member preferences will lessen any confusion. Using a traditional notepad or a notes app on a smartphone can be a simple solution to staying organized and keeping tally of who is available and who is not.
  • Reach out by phone. If emails don’t get a quick enough response, calling your family is also effective. Hearing each other’s voices makes the conversation more personal and allows you to generate excitement and go deeper into the conversation.
  • Create an online invitation and email it to all family members. Once the details of your Orlando family reunion are set, you can send out an electronic invitation, or evite, to the entire family. This is a great way to officially announce the reunion and get everyone on board and excited for the big event.

Orlando Family Reunion T-Shirt Ideas

Family reunions in Orlando are the perfect place for custom matching t-shirts. Whether you choose to wear them at a theme park or while walking down International Drive, they are a great way to keep track of family members in crowded areas while showcasing familial pride. Orlando Family Reunion T-Shirt Ideas

There are three main elements that go into the design of a custom shirt: text, images, and colors. However, when designing a custom family reunion t-shirt, the first step is to decide on a theme. Following a theme can help your family decide on what to wear and make planning a whole lot easier.

Themes should also correspond to the interests of your family members and highlight the reason for your reunion. For example, if your reunion involves a trip to Walt Disney World to celebrate a birthday milestone, then a Disney-inspired shirt design with a clever slogan related to your event would make the most sense. Poll your family members to get an idea of their color preference. Brainstorm together on image and text ideas to create an agreeable design that appeals to everyone.

If Disney is your destination, your shirts could simply feature a set of Mickey ears on the front with your family’s last name across the back. Or, you can take the design a step further by customizing individual shirts for each family member that features their favorite Disney character on the front.

If you need help with ideas, there are many outlets that offer shirt templates and design ideas. Websites such as Pinterest and Etsy are great online resources where you can look for customized shirt options. Craft stores also offer kits for do-it-yourself creations that your family can work on together while creating fun memories.

Following along with the Disney theme, once your custom t-shirts are designed, you can complete your outfit by adding some related accessories such as Mickey Mouse ears or Goofy hats.

Best Orlando Family Reunion Decorations

A family reunion is not complete without fun decorations. Party and craft stores offer fun decorating supplies that your whole family will enjoy.

There are many unique ways of decorating for a family reunion. For instance, if your family is meeting up and caravanning to Orlando from the same location, then start the celebration early by decorating your vehicles. By using puff paint, you can dress up cars with fun and clever messages about your family reunion that will help make a long road trip go by faster. The washable paint allows you to create 3D designs on different surfaces and washes off easily.

Decorative balloons are a classic way to liven up family reunions and add color to meeting spaces and hotel rooms. Streamers also act as great accents and adds a pop of color that goes along with your theme. Also, party favors like leis or beads are fun types of wearable decorations that your family can keep.

Best Orlando Family Reunion Gifts

With so many souvenir shops throughout Orlando, there is no reason to let family leave the reunion empty-handed. After all, it’s important to commemorate such a momentous occasion with a keepsake that each family member can cherish as a reminder of the reunion. Best Orlando Family Reunion Gifts

When it comes to finding gifts for your family, think about what your family likes and stick to a budget. For larger families, gifts under $5 can work well. Conversely, smaller families may be able to receive more expensive gifts.

Whichever route you go, there are different options that every member of your family can enjoy. Kids love gift bags as they can hold a variety of items such as candy, stationary, or toys, while adult family members often appreciate more practical gifts that they find useful. Personalized family photos always add a nice touch and are a great way to remember the exciting times you and your family had at the reunion.

Best Orlando Family Reunion Meals

Of course, everyone needs to eat. Depending on the size of your family, dining out may take some strategic planning. Fortunately, Orlando is a well-known for family-friendly dining, casual eateries, and themed restaurants. From Disney Spring to Universal CityWalk and along International Drive, Orlando has many choices that can accommodate a large gathering, create a comfortable atmosphere, and serve tasty food to your reunion party. Such restaurants include the welcoming Italian restaurant Maggiano’s at Pointe Orlando, and Mango’s Tropical Cafe on I-Drive — an exciting restaurant and nightclub for those over 21 in your family.

While dining out is the most popular choice, there are alternative dining options for family reunions in Orlando. Ordering a catered meal can be a viable option when there are many mouths to feed and not everyone wants to leave the hotel. Furthermore, asking family members to bring a prepared dish can make travel cumbersome, especially with meals that require refrigeration. Ultimately, eating out provides the fastest, easiest, and most entertaining dining option for your Orlando family reunion.

Best Places to Stay for an Orlando Family Reunion

A family reunion in Orlando can only be made perfect by staying in a comfortable hotel close to all the action. Midpointe Hotel is located a short distance from all the International Drive restaurants and other exciting attractions that Orlando has to offer. So, get ready to enjoy an affordable and exciting time in Orlando with your entire family, complete with all the comforts of home. Start planning your visit today by clicking “Check Room Availability” on our website or calling the Midpointe Hotel at 407-351-5100.

The Amway Center is set to sizzle this summer when legendary artist Janet Jackson brings her highly anticipated world tour to Orlando on Friday, June 26, 2020. The City Beautiful is the second scheduled stop of the North American leg of Miss Jackson’s Black Diamond World Tour, which is in support of her new album of the same name. Jackson encourages her fans to not miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Black Diamond Tour Highlights

Set to launch on Wednesday, June 24 in Miami, Florida and conclude on Sunday, August 23, Jackson’s concert is sure to dazzle audiences with live performances of new music from her yet-to-be-released album, “Black Diamond,” as well as old-school R&B hits from her 12 multi-platinum album catalogue.

The tour also coincides with the 30th anniversary of Jackson’s successful “Rhythm Nation 1814” album, which premiered back in 1989. To commemorate the milestone, each concert will include a special performance of the massive hit “Rhythm Nation” — an unforgettable track that struck a match to Jackson’s career and continues to generate excitement and intensify energy in fans worldwide.

Jackson’s Versatile Career

As the youngest member of the legendary Jackson family, Janet was determined to set herself apart from her successful brothers as a recognized entertainer in the music industry. Beginning as a child actress in prime time shows like Good Times and Fame before embarking on a successful journey as a singer and songwriter, Jackson has been able to bounce between both industries while building a career that is recognized based on her first name alone.

Proving her unique musicality in record-breaking hits like “Nasty,” “Control,” and “What Have You Done For Me Lately,” Jackson has shined tremendously as one of the world’s most esteemed recording artists. In addition to Miss Jackson’s accomplishments as an entertainer, she further complements her career with roles as a published author, dancer, businessperson, and philanthropist.

Jackson’s Personal Journey

From the lips of the Grammy artist herself, Jackson remarked how her new album is an act of showing her strength as well as giving her listeners strength. She further sings its praises in an Instagram post by addressing “I see myself as a Black Diamond in the purest form. I’m a rock. I have ruff edges but I keep moving forward.” Towards the end of her post, Jackson expressed how she’s excited to share this new era in her life and can’t wait to hit cities in the coming months, inspiring fans more to tune in for the latest updates until she finally steps foot in Central Florida.

Make It a Night to Remember

If you’re looking to attend Janet Jackson’s epic Black Diamond concert in Orlando, complete the experience by booking a top-notch, nearby hotel room. Rosen Midpointe Hotel only is only minutes from the Amway Center and provides you with comfortable accommodations and all the necessities you’ll need for a memorable stay. To reserve your room, click “Check Room Availability” at the top of the page or call us at 407-351-5100.

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