20th Annual Global Peace Film Festival returns live for 2022
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Global Peace Film Festival will return to a live event format at locations in Winter Park and Orlando for 2022.
The festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this fall, will feature a selection of feature and short films and runs Monday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 25.
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Happening this weekend: ‘Experience Osceola’ festival to feature live music, food and more
Video: Experience Osceola festival happening this weekendOSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Families can take part in a local event this weekend. The “Experience Osceola” festival is taking place at St. It is happening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Free beer returns to SeaWorld Orlando for the summerThe event is free and will have food, live music and plenty of fun activities for kids. To learn more about the event, click here.wftv.com
‘We need to do something’: Rally scheduled for Friday night during Ukrainian festival in Apopka
APOPKA, Fla. — Central Floridians with connections to Ukraine are heartbroken by the images coming out of the country. A rally is scheduled to be held on Friday night during a Ukrainian festival that was already scheduled for this weekend. The festival was originally planned as a fun celebration but now the gathering has taken on a whole new meeting. “We need to do something,” a woman told Channel 9. Parishioners told Channel 9 they have family and friends in Ukraine.wftv.com
Heavy rain from Ida forces Bonnaroo music fest to cancel
Bonnaroo FILE - The new Bonnaroo arch appears at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on June 16, 2019, in Manchester, Tenn. Heavy rains from Hurricane Ida have forced Bonnaroo to cancel as organizer say the waterlogged festival grounds are unsafe for driving or camping. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File) (Amy Harris)NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (AP) — Heavy rains from Hurricane Ida have forced Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Tennessee to cancel as organizers say the waterlogged festival grounds are unsafe for driving or camping. On social media Tuesday, the festival said that tremendous rainfall over the last 24 hours, remnants of Ida's powerful winds and rain, have saturated the paths and camping areas. Artists who were scheduled to headline include Tyler, the Creator, deadmau5, Lizzo, My Morning Jacket, Foo Fighters and Megan Thee Stallion.wftv.com
Winter Springs cancels Festival of the Arts due to coronavirus
WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. – As cases of COVID-19 continue to be reported in Florida, one town is canceling one of its annual festivals. “Out of an abundance of caution, the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce leadership team has canceled its 13th Annual Winter Springs Festival of the Arts,” officials said Tuesday. The community event was scheduled for the weekend of October 17 at the Winter Springs Town Center. “While we are disappointed, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our annual Winter Springs Festival of the Arts this year following the protocols of the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization. We are looking forward to seeing everyone at next year’s event,” OWSRCC President, CEO Bridget Lake explained.
First North American drive-in festival, is coming to Orlando
Drive-ins have become the new way for us to socialize and partake in the festivities without gathering in large groups. From churches holding drive-in services, to movie theaters showing the newest releases outside, drive-ins have become popular again. Now, the first North American festival at a drive-in is coming to Central Florida. Carnage first broke the news on his Instagram profile writing: THE FIRST EVER NORTH AMERICAN FESTIVAL IN CORONA HISTORY!! SEE YOU SOON ORLANDO , Carnage concluded.