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Dec 21: A Beloved Christmas Film in a Once Loved (and now lovingly restored) Setting

You’ve probably seen the movie It’s a Wonderful Life at least once and possibly many times, since it’s on TV every year at Christmastime. Wouldn’t it be fun to see this classic Christmas story in one of the grand movie palaces, like the one in which it was first shown in 1946? If you fancy […]

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Dec 9: “Phantom of the Opera” at the new Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando

Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera is coming to Orlando. And we want to take you there. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before.” “It’s wonderful to have a new […]

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Dec 19: “A Christmas Carol” at Orlando Shakespeare Theater

You know the story. The miserly Ebenezer Scrooge greets each Christmas with a “bah humbug” until he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. And since it’s Orlando Shakespeare Theater, you just know this old warhorse of a play will be given a new twist in this fresh adaptation–just in time […]

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Dec 10: “A Little Christmas” with Rich Little at Lakeland Center

Born in Canada, Rich Little got his start just like almost every other comic of his time – night clubs.  By the late 1960s, Rich was dubbed “the best impressionist in the world.” Rich Little is back and will appear–live and in person–on December 10 at Lakeland Center. And Orange Blossom Tours is ready to take […]

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Dec 17: Celebrate the Holidays with ICE! at Gaylord Palms

Everyone is familiar with the Nutcracker Ballet. It’s synonymous with Christmas. Now there’s the Nutcracker in ICE! with favorite scenes from the ballet displayed in more than TWO MILLION pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures It’s all part of Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center’s latest holiday celebration which also includes a Nativity Scene in ICE!, […]

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Dec 7: Christmas Open House Tour of Homes in Mt. Dora

  You probably know Mt. Dora from the outside: its turn-of-the-century ambiance, quaint storefronts, old-fashioned restaurants, etc. Now comes an opportunity to experience Mt. Dora from the inside–that is, go inside some of the very homes that define its ambiance. We’ll visit homes that have been selected because they are architecturally unique, have been decorated in some unusual […]

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Dec 12: Singing Christmas Trees at First Baptist Church, Orlando

Nothing will put you into the holiday spirit more quickly than the Singing Christmas Trees at First Baptist Church, Orlando. Even Ebenezer Scrooge would be delighted with the pageantry and presentation of Christmas classics at this event. From its beginning over three decades ago, The Trees have become one of Central Florida’s most beloved and […]

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Dec 6: Shop the Mall at Millenia in Orlando

On Saturday, December 6, Orange Blossom Tours will take you to The Mall at Millennia, in time for some Christmas shopping. If you are not familiar with it, it’s an upscale, contemporary, indoor shopping mall located in Orlando. Here, you’ll be able to enjoy five hours of relaxed, cool and elegant shopping and dining. The Mall at Millenia […]

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Dec 4: A Tribute to Rodgers and Hart at the Winter Park Playhouse

Rodgers and Hart were an American songwriting partnership between composer Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and the lyricist Lorenz Hart (1895–1943). They worked together on 28 stage musicals and more than 500 songs from 1919 until Hart’s death in 1943. Many of their songs (“Falling in Love with Love”, “My Funny Valentine”) are wistful or sad, and emotional ambivalence seems to be perceptible in […]

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Dec 18: The Holy Land Experience

Orlando is known as the city of theme parks. There is perhaps none as moving and meaningful as the Holy Land Experience. Spread across 11 beautifully landscaped acres, it recreates the Jerusalem of Jesus Christ’s time in period-designed buildings while bringing the stories of the Bible to life through historical exhibits and theatrical reenactments. On Thursday, December 18, […]

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Nov 30: The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical at Broadway Palm Theater

Just in time for the holidays, the Off-Broadway Palm Theatre presents the musical comedy The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical. Come on out with Orange Blossom Tours on November 30 and meet some of the residents of a trailer park called “Armadillo Acres” who are back with an all-new holiday musical! The action is […]

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Dec 30: “The Book of Mormon” at the Dr. Phillips Center

The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it “a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry.” It’s The Book of Mormon, […]

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Dec 29: “Guys and Dolls” at Lakeland Center

Guys and Dolls is a 1950 musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser.  Considered by many to be the perfect musical, it is based on two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories. The show ran for 1200 performances and won the 1950 Tony Award for Best Musical and the 1951 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Since […]

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Nov 25: Fish ‘n Shops

OK, we admit that’s a strange title but this is a somewhat eclectic mix of attractions. At our first and second stops, you’ll learn about efforts to keep our fish, marine mammals, and seabirds in sustainable and ecologically sound shape. At our last stop, you will have a chance to purchase some of the edibles the fish and […]

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