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Orlando Solar Bears Come Out of Ice Hockey Hibernation October 20

Formerly an International Hockey League team that won the Turner Cup in 2001, the Orlando Solar Bears have been in hibernation since the league folded. On October 20, 2012, the team will emerge for their inaugural season with the ECHL against the Florida Everblades at 7 p.m. Visit the Amway Center in downtown Orlando for the start of season and help welcome the team back to the ice!

The Orlando Solar Bears are the ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and the AHL’s Houston Aeros. They will play 36 regular season home games with the first on October 20. In celebration of the Solar Bears return, the first 3,000 fans in attendance will receive a special commemorative opening night promotional item. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of Orlando ice hockey history. Will the Orlando Solar Bears have what it takes to defeat the Florida Everblades, the current ECHL Champions on opening night?

The regular season for the Orlando Solar Bears begins October 20 and tickets are $15-$60. If you can’t make it to opening night at the Amway Center, be sure to check the 2012-13 season schedule to for more opportunities to see the Solar Bears out on the ice.

1 comment October 4th, 2012

Cool-Off With Your Favorite Characters on Ice

There’s a chill in the air as the arena darkens – it’s a sign that things are about to heat up! At Disney on Ice presents “Rockin’ Ever After,” the excitement and action ignite as Disney characters put on their ice skates and step out onto the ice. Rock out with some of the most magical idols of all in a musical showcase of ice skating, dancing and singing. Mickey and Minnie have searched the kingdom near and far for the hottest line-up of rockin’ royalty.

Disney on Ice presents “Rockin’ Ever After” brings together a variety of musical performances paired with amazing ice skating maneuvers sure to keep your head bobbing and your hands clapping as your favorite characters vie to be the next “superstar.” Making her Disney on Ice debut, jam to a Scottish jig with Merida from Disney•Pixar’s “Brave” as a group of royal contenders compete in archery for her hand in marriage. Party along with Ariel from “The Little Mermaid” as her sidekick Sebastian breaks out of his shell for one night only. Get “Tangled”-up in mischief with Rapunzel and Flynn when they encounter rowdy pub thugs. Join Belle, the Beast and silly servants from “Beauty and the Beast” as they present enchanted entertainment. You’ll enjoy cool fairytale fun for everyone with amazing acrobatic skating stunts and choreography, joyful music and a few surprises.

Don’t miss “Rockin’ Ever After” at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando, Fla., September 7-9, 2012. Click here for show times. Ticket prices range from $15 to $52 depending on seat location. If you can’t make the performances in Orlando, “Rockin’ Ever After” will be traveling to select locations throughout the United States. Visit disney.go.com/disneyonice for more information.

Add comment August 9th, 2012

Do You Believe in the Orlando Magic?

Now that basketball season is back, it’s time for you to believe in magic, the Orlando Magic! A NBA franchise since 1989, the Orlando Magic play in the 875,000-square-foot Amway Center that opened in downtown Orlando in 2010. Led by Coach Stan Van Gundy and forward-center Dwight Howard, the Magic’s team roster includes Glen Davis, Chris Duhon, Larry Hughes, Jameer Nelson, J.J. Redick and Hedo Turkoglu.

Today, grab your family’s game tickets, explore the state-of-the-art Amway Center, and take your seat as the action begins at 7 pm when the Magic play the Washington Wizards. The Orlando Magic also play home games against the Chicago Bulls, Friday, January 6, and the Charlotte Bobcats, Tuesday, January 17. Kids will enjoy meeting Stuff the dragon, the official mascot of the Orlando Magic, and watching performances by the Orlando Magic Dancers. Insider tip: get to the Amway Center early to view the Center’s extensive collection of more than 340 works of art and photography that showcase the history of Orlando.

Visit www.nba.com/magic for more information and ticket prices. Click here to view the Orlando Magic’s game schedule.

Add comment January 4th, 2012

The WEEKLY EARFUL Orlando Vacation News, Tips and Secrets for January 13, 2011

The WEEKLY EARFUL Orlando Vacation News, Tips and Secrets

by Rick E-Mouse

January 13, 2011 Edition

Enjoy Electrifying Circus Fun on Your Orlando Vacation

Don't Miss Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey's Fully Charged on Your Orlando Vacation

For breathtaking excitement on your Orlando vacation, don’t miss Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey’s Fully Charged.

Highlights include:

  • Tabayara the Animal Trainer – featuring performances with dancing elephants, caged tigers and galloping stallions
  • Strongmen Dmitry Nadolinkskiy & Ruslan Gilmulin – twirling telephone poles with balancing acrobats!
  • The Fearless Fernandez Brothers – performing daring stunts atop the Twin Turbines of Steel
  • The Human Fuse, Brian Miser – launching at high speed from his human crossbow
  • Clown Alley – hilarious hijinks from your favorite funny men & women

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey’s Fully Charged runs today through Monday, January 17th at Amway Center in Orlando.

Add comment January 13th, 2011

Orlando Magic Return Home for Game 5 of NBA Eastern Conference Finals

Cheer the Orlando Magic to Victory in the 2010 NBA Playoffs!“Magic” can happen!

The Orlando Magic are headed home for Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals versus the Boston Celtics.

This crucial game in the series will be held at the Amway Arena in Orlando tomorrow night, Wednesday, May 26th.

Tip-off is at 8:30PM EST.  Catch the game on ESPN and cheer for the Magic!

Go Magic!

Add comment May 25th, 2010

Orlando Magic Advance to NBA Eastern Conference Finals

Cheer the Orlando Magic to Victory in the 2010 NBA Playoffs!Once again, the Orlando Magic have ignited the NBA playoffs – and made history!

After sweeping the Atlanta Hawks 4 games to 0 with last night’s win, the Orlando Magic have advanced to the NBA Eastern Conference finals.

The Magic also set a record for the highest point difference in a four game sweep in NBA playoff history: 101 points!

They next face either the Cleveland Cavaliers or Boston Celtics, who are currently tied 2 games to 2 in the Eastern Conference semi-finals.

Way to go Magic!

Add comment May 11th, 2010

Orlando Magic Face Hawks in NBA Eastern Conference Semi-Finals Tonight

Catch the Orlando Magic as They Ignite the 2010 NBA Playoffs!Believe in Magic!

The Orlando Magic return to ignite the playoffs tonight as they square off against the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA Eastern Conference semi-finals.

The first two games of the series will be held at the Amway Arena in Orlando.

Catch Game 1 action tonight at 8:00 PM EST on TNT and tune in to ESPN this Thursday, May 6th at 8:00PM EST for Game 2 – and cheer the Magic to victory!

Add comment May 4th, 2010

Orlando Magic Advance to Second Round of the Eastern Conference NBA Playoffs

See the Orlando Magic in Action at the 2010 NBA Playoffs!Once again, there’s “Magic” in the air!

After defeating the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday April 26th, the Orlando Magic have advanced to the 2nd round of the 2010 Eastern Conference NBA playoffs!

The Magic are set to host either the Atlanta Hawks or the Milwaukee Bucks at the Amway Arena.

The date and time of their next game is dependent on the outcome of the Hawks-Bucks series.

Go Magic!

Add comment April 30th, 2010

Catch Exciting Circus Thrills on Your Orlando Vacation at Amway Arena

Don't Miss Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey's FUNundrum on Your Orlando VacationExperience edge-of-your-seat thrills and fun on your Orlando vacation at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey’s FUNundrum.

This “over-the-big-top” extravaganza celebrates the 200th birthday of circus founder P.T. Barnum and features exciting stunts and exotic performances from around the world that include:

  • Spherical Miracle – Seven motorcyclists speed around inside a 16-foot sphere
  • High-Wire Artists – Performing breathless feats 40 feet in the air at a 45 degree angle
  • Masters of Musculature – Pushing their bodies to the limits with amazing contortions
  • Amazing Aerialists – Dazzling with death-defying acrobatics on two-tiered trapezes

Plus, enjoy amazing animal antics featuring tigers, elephants, horses and more!

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey’s FUNundrum runs this Thursday, January 14th through Sunday, January 17th at Amway Arena in Orlando.

Add comment January 12th, 2010

Orlando Magic to Ignite NBA Finals in Games 3 Through 5 at Home Against the Lakers

The Orlando Magic returns to Orlando this week to cast its “spell” over the LA Lakers for Games 3 through 5 of the NBA Finals!

The excitement starts at the Amway Arena with Game 3 on Tuesday, June 9th at 9:00pm EDT and continues with Game 4 on Thursday, June 11th at 9:00pm EDT.

Game 5 is Sunday, June 14th at 8:00pm EDT.

Catch the action starting tomorrow night on ABC and cheer the Orlando Magic to victory!

Add comment June 8th, 2009

Orlando Magic Returns Home for NBA Eastern Conference Championship Game 6 this Saturday

There’s “Magic” in the air in Orlando!

Catch the Orlando Magic as they heat up the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA Playoffs this Saturday at the Amway Arena.

The Magic leads the Cleveland Cavaliers 3-2 and, with a win, will capture the prized conference trophy.

Help the Magic “bring it home” – tune in to TNT this Saturday at 8:30 PM EST and cheer them on to victory!

Add comment May 29th, 2009


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