Orlando, FL

Welcome To Orlando

One of the main driving forces in Orlando's economy is its tourism industry and the city is one of the leading tourism destinations in the world. Nicknamed the 'Theme Park Capital of the World', the Orlando area is home to Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando. The Orlando area features 7 of the 10 most visited theme parks in North America (5 of the top 10 in the world), as well as the 4 most visited water parks in the U.S. The Walt Disney World resort is the area's largest attraction with its many facets such as the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach, and Disney Springs. SeaWorld Orlando is a large park that features numerous zoological displays and marine animals alongside an amusement park with roller coasters and water park. Universal Orlando, like Walt Disney World, is a multi-faceted resort comprising Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, Volcano Bay, and Universal CityWalk. SeaWorld Orlando also comprises more than one park, alongside Aquatica and Discovery Cove. Orlando attractions also appeal to many locals who want to enjoy themselves close to home. The Orlando Metropolitan Area is home to a substantial theater population. Several professional and semi-professional houses and many community theaters include the Central Florida Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Orlando Repertory Theatre, Mad Cow Theatre, and IceHouse Theatre in Mount Dora. Orlando Theatre Project, closed in 2009. Additionally, both University of Central Florida and Rollins College (Winter Park) are home to theater departments that attract an influx of young artists to the area. The Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre had hosted national Broadway tours on a regular basis. The Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival, which draws touring companies from around the world, is hosted in various venues over Orlando's Loch Haven Park every spring. At the festival, there are also readings and fully staged productions of new and unknown plays by local artists. Also in the spring, there is The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays, hosted by Orlando Shakespeare Theater.

FIND EVENTS IN Orlando

Weather Forecast for Orlando

Tonight

Clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday

Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night

Clear, with a low around 62. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.

Monday Night

Clear, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind.

Tuesday Night

Clear, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 68. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Thursday

Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph.

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.