DOWNTOWN BUSINESS NEWSMetaCenter Global Week - October 17-19! The highly-anticipated 3-day event, MetaCenter Global Week, is just days away! You don't want to miss this celebration on October 17-19 at the Dr. Phillips Center, showcasing not only tech and innovation, but also arts, music, and downtown Orlando's culinary scene. In partnership with Synapse and Innovate Orlando, DOP Members receive 20% off any tickets. Redeem this offer here with the discount code: DOP20 while tickets last!Congratulations Oxenfree! In celebration of the series launch, Blind Kitchen Orlando, the Oxenfree Film & Motion team hosted a premiere party at Vū Orlando last night. Watch the first episode of Blind Kitchen Orlando on the Very Local app, and tune in each Wednesday for new episodes! Click here to download the app for free, and view photos from last night's event here. Also, Oxenfree Film & Motion will be turning eight tomorrow, October 13, 2023. Happy Birthday, Oxenfree! 🎉 UCF is Highest Ranked in Florida for Innovation by U.S. NewsUCF continues to be recognized as one of the nation’s top and most innovative universities — rising as an education innovator renowned for science, health and technology education, including nursing, which has rapidly advanced to become one of the nation’s best, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Colleges rankings. This recognition positions UCF within the company of top 15 ranked institutions that have been around much longer — including Arizona State, Georgia Tech, Stanford and the University of Michigan. Click here to read more! Luxe Med Spa Aesthetics October Specials This month, Luxe Med Spa Aesthetics is offering no tricks and all treats on some of their luxurious treatments! Specials include Standard or Platinum Hydrafacials, BioRePeel Add-ons, and more! Learn more and book your appointment before October ends!
DTO EVENTSSupport Orlando Pride this Sunday Now is the time to show your support for women's sports and cheer on the Orlando Pride of National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) on Decision Day Sunday, October 15th, at 5pm as they look to clinch their first post-season playoff spot! The Orlando Pride is offering special group ticket offers for this Sunday's game! Purchase 50 tickets to donate to a charitable organization for $500. Let's fill Exploria Stadium! Get your tickets HERE.
CityArts Orlando and an outdoor experience with live performances, vendors, and more! Now in its 13th year, the Día de los Muertos & Monster Art Exhibitions will showcase Day of the Dead and Halloween-inspired art created by regional, national, and international artists on October 19th from 6-11pm at CityArts. This unique art exhibition will be paired with an outdoor experience on opening night that will feature food, drinks, entertainment and spooky art vendors. See the full agenda and RSVP here! The Citrus Club's Cocktails and Costumes Enter if you dare and wear your best Halloween costume attire to the Citrus Club's Cocktails and Costumes on Friday, October 27th from 7-10pm. Great food stations, club selected themed cocktails, and spooktacular DJ music awaits you on this evening! Enjoy a costume contest and other activities in the Cypress Lounge. You will be sure to have a wicked good time at this event. Open to members and non-members, click here to learn more and register!14th Annual Dia de los Muertos & Monster Party Dia de los Muertos and Monster Party is a themed exhibition at