Florida Promises Fun for the Whole Family in October

Sep 29, 2011, 03:00 ET from

LONDON, September 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- say the Orlando Film Festival, Universal Orlando® Resort's Halloween festivities and the grand opening of LEGOLAND® Florida will make October an exciting month for British travellers taking holidays to Florida-

Florida is preparing for a slew of fun family oriented events that are due to take place in October, which, a leading online holiday specialist, say will make Florida the ideal holiday family destination this autumn.

Alex Saint, CEO of, says: "Florida is a fantastic family holiday destination at any time of year, with a wealth of fun family activities to enjoy, scenic surroundings and beautiful weather. This October will bring a little extra magic to Brits' Florida holidays as a number of special family friendly events pull into full swing."

October's events are set to be kicked off by the opening of LEGOLAND® Florida which is currently set for October 15. The highly anticipated amusement park will be situated between Tampa and Orlando and will complement the state's range of other amusement attractions, such as Walt Disney World® Resort, Busch Gardens® and the Universal Orlando® Resort theme park.

For adults looking for a bit of culture, the Orlando Film Festival will take place between October 19 and 23 - all movie showings will be open to the public for free. Finally, the month will come to a spooky close with the 21st "Halloween Horror Nights®" event at Universal Orlando® Resort, which starts on September 23 and runs through to the night of Halloween itself.

Saint concludes: "These events, on top of everything else Florida already has to offer, will ensure that any family heading out to the Sunshine State for their holidays this autumn will have an unforgettable time. Now is the perfect time for families to take advantage of all the cheap flights to Orlando and other Florida destinations."

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