Orlando, FL: CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
Cultural activities include Broadway theater productions, the Orlando Ballet, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and a vast selection of area museums. Both the Orlando Museum of Art and the Orlando Science Center were accredited by the American Association of Museums in response to their commitment to educational and cultural programs.
The Orlando Ballet and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra produce traditional programs as well as programs geared for families with younger children. Numerous Broadway shows are presented at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center each year. Theater groups bring the allure of Broadway to downtown Orlando with productions from Cats to The Color Purple.
Orlando hosts an abundance of street fairs and festivals throughout the year. For theater, music and dance lovers, the Orlando International Fringe Festival celebrates performers and their crafts during the 12 days leading up to Memorial Day. The Florida Film Festival comes to town in the spring and residents can enjoy the food, music and wine at the Orlando Food and Wine Festival in the fall.