Top 10 Things to Do in January 2020 in Central Florida with Your Family

Top 10 Things to Do in January 2020 in Central Florida with Your Family – Looking for fun things to do with your Central Florida family in January? We have some ideas for you!

Top 10 Things to Do in January 2020 in Central Florida with Your Family

#1: Manatee Viewing

if your family loves nature, consider getting out to view manatees in the wild. You can make a picnic day of it too! At Blue Springs, you can also rent canoes, kayaks, take a boat ride, play on a playground and more. Or, check out the manatee festivals happening too.

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#2: MLK Day Events

Looking for ways to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the family? Check out these events happening throughout Central Florida.

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#3: Fruit Picking

It’s time to pick strawberries and there are a lot of farms where you and the family can go pick your own strawberries! Find a list of places in our guide.

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#4 Otronicon:

At the Orlando Science Center, your family can experience Otronicon, a technology based exhibit. For the 15th consecutive year, Orlando Science Center invites you to immerse yourself in the digital world for four days, January 17-20, 2020. Connect with industry leaders and learn about STEM careers; experience the future of games and design; see the latest in medical and military technologies, participate in hands-on workshops led by industry pros, and much more.

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#5 Attend an Orlando Magic Game:

Do you love the Orlando Magic? You can enjoy a game in person AND, in the month of January, your kids can see a game for FREE!

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#6 Go See School House Rock Live:

If you loved School House Rock, so will your kids! You can see if at Dr. Phillips Center in January at the Alexis and Jim Pugh Theater!

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#7 Check Out the Asian Lantern Festival:

Your family can head to the Central Florida Zoo to check out the Asian Lantern Festival. It’s a unique nighttime experience for the whole family!

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#8 Check out the K92.3 All Star Jam:

K92.3 is bringing their “All Star Jam” presented by RoofClaim.com to Addition Financial Arena (formerly CFE Arena) on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 8:00PM. Featuring country music heavyweights Lady Antebellum and Brett Young, K92.3 will be kicking off its 25th consecutive year.

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#9 Attend the 2020 ProBowl:

The 2020 Pro Bowl, presented by Verizon, will return to Orlando for the fourth straight year on Sunday, January 26 at 3 p.m. Tickets are on sale now! We will also be giving away a Family Four Pack, so be sure to check out Giveaways page for details when we post it!

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#10 Check out Cops n’ Cars in Oviedo:

This is a fun-filled annual event in Oviedo where kids can up close with police officers from all over Central Florida. They can check out helicopters, SWAT vehicles, fire trucks, police vehicles and so much more! It’s free to attend and a fun time for the whole family!

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BONUSES!

#11 Visit the Brevard Renaissance Fair:

The treasure Yurt will be at the Brevard Renaissance festival! No we don’t run or host the festival, but we will be a vendor and we love it! Come see the yurt and all the treasures and adventure within! More on the festival: Gather one and all for the 5th Season of the Brevard Renaissance.

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#12 Enjoy Pip-Squeak: An Anti-Bullying Magic Show:

Award-winning magician and comedian Tony Brent returns with Pip-Squeak: An Anti-Bullying Magic Show (January 13 – 18, 2020). Because of his small size as a child, Tony was bullied in the cafeteria, in the gymnasium, on the playground, and generally anywhere there were no adults present. 

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#13 Get Active and Join SeaWorld’s Rescue Run:

Spend time with friends and family as you run, skip, jog, or stroll through SeaWorld’s Rescue Run! This inaugural event benefitting the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund takes place on Saturday, January 25, 2020. 

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#14 Enjoy Festival of the Arts at EPCOT:

A Celebration of Art, Entertainment and Food Catch captivating performances everywhere you turn at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts—January 17 to February 24, 2020! Eat, drink and be dazzled… artistic brilliance abounds with our original menu of culinary masterpieces!

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#15 LEGOLAND NINJAGO Days

LEGO® NINJAGO Days are back! Celebrate your favorite ninja heroes during exclusive in-park activities including ninja-themed yoga and LEGO builds. Plus, meet Kai, Nya, Llyod, Master Wu and for the first time ever, Zane and P.I.X.A.L. 

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#16 Disney’s Aladdin at Dr. Phillips Center

From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” Aladdin features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music.

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