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Giveaway: 2 Tickets to Science of Wine!

You’ve never been to a tasting like this before.

From delicious dishes to fine wines, Science of Wine at Orlando Science Center is the perfect parents’ night out. This week only, we are giving away two free tickets to this fantastic fundraiser event!

To enter, use the widget below to “Like” Orlando Science Center on Facebook. That’s it! The giveaway ends Thursday, April 27. Be sure to check your email on Friday, April 28 to see if you won!


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More info:

What: Science of Wine
When: April 29 from 7-10 p.m.
Where: Orlando Science Center – 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando
WebsiteFacebook Event Page

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Win a Beachmate!

The better way to beach.

As we ring in Summer of 2017, we’re giving away a Beachmate! Beachmate is an all-in-one stackable storage system that consolidates all your beach products in one easy to pack bag.

There is a place for everything, giving you hands-free convenience you simply carry over your shoulder. The Beachmate is complete with durable buckets, shovels and a soft cooler all in a tote bag with plenty of storage pockets.

We showed off how useful the Beachmate is during our Spring Break segment on Fox 35 News. Click here to see the video on Facebook!


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Win Tickets to Orlando Science Center!


Be a winner this weekend!

PLAYGROUND Magazine is giving away 4 Family 4-Packs of tickets to Orlando Science Center! It’s a perfect holiday gift, or a great treat for your own family as you come together for the holidays.

The Science Center just opened New KidsTown in October. We checked it out— and it’s a holiday treat in and of itself! It’s included with general admission, and it’s the perfect play spot for any kids between ages 0-7.

Enter to win below! Contest ends on December 19 at 11:59 p.m.

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Light Up UCF Giveaway!

Ho ho ho! PLAYGROUND is playing Santa with a big giveaway!

Be merry at Light Up UCF with a family 5 pack of ice skating vouchers! Each one is good for one person’s admission to the ice skating rink in front of the CFE Arena. While you’re at the festival, your family may also want to try out the Ferris wheel and kiddie train! Light Up UCF is going on every day until January 7.

Be one of the six lucky winners! Enter your email below for a chance to win. Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. on December 8.

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Orlando Science Center Thanksgiving Week Ticket Giveaway!

Got the whole gang home for Thanksgiving week? Get out of the house and over to Orlando Science Center! It’s open all week long barring Thursday. New KidsTown recently opened its doors to the public, and if you haven’t gone to see it yet, this could be your chance!

You can win a family five-pack of tickets to Orlando Science Center by entering your email address below. Enter by Tuesday at midnight! Winners will be notified via email.

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The Prego Expo Ticket Giveaway!


PLAYGROUND Magazine is giving away 1 Mommy & Guest ticket to The Prego Expo Registry Event & Brunch at the Babies”R”Us in Altamonte Springs on Sunday, November 13.

This event is an opportunity for mommy-to-be to build her registry in style! Get a swag bag, enjoy a complimentary brunch, explore shopping & giveaways, and learn more about what it means to be a mom!

This event is for pregnant women and their guests only!

Enter to win admission for 1 soon-to-be mom and 1 guest using the widget below!

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12 Days of Holiday Giveaways


Our little elves have been busy collecting awesome gifts, from our advertisers and partners, for many lucky winners of PLAYGROUND Magazine’s 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways.

Starting on Monday, December 7, 2015 we will be posting a daily giveaway at 8 a.m. to Facebook with directions on how to enter to win! The winner(s) will be randomly selected and announced daily at 8 p.m. Visit us every day from December 7 to December 18, 2015 to enter to win a new prize!

Give away as a gift or enjoy it for yourself this holiday season.

Day 1: Enter to win one timi & leslie luxurious, stylish and functional handbag for all stages of parenthood and beyond! Enter to win the Rachel 7-piece bag set in Caramel compliments of The Prego Expo. (Product retail price: $160)


Day 2: Enter to win two tickets (one winner) to Shen Yun at the Dr. Phllips Center on February 9-10, 2016. (Ticket value: $200)


Day 3: Enter to win three tickets (one winner) to the Crayola Experience at the Florida Mall. (Ticket value: $66)


Day 4: Enter to win four passes (plus skate rental) to the RDV Ice Den. (Ticket value approximate: $50)


Day 5: Enter to win five tickets to the Skeleton: Animal Unveiled! under the wheel at I-Drive 360.


Day 6: Enter to win six tickets (one winner) to the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens.


Day 7: Enter to win seven tickets to explore Wild Florida.


Day 8: Enter to win a total of eight tickets — one person will win four tickets to WonderWorks and another person will win four tickets to The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show (2 winners total; Tickets value at: $200).


Day 9: Enter to win two 60-minute jump passes to the new Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Orlando located at Artegon Marketplace.


Day 10: We will be giving away 10 tickets to the Orlando Shakespeare Theater show Peter and the Star Catcher that runs December 2, 2015 through January 3, 2016 to three lucky winners. (Three winners total: four tickets for one winner, four tickets for another winner, two tickets for another winner)

Day 11: Enter to win a Simply Shelby Photography family photo session, plus one 11″ x 14″ print. (Photo shoot must be scheduled for 2016. A maximum of 5 people in the photo.)

Day 12: Enter to win 12 aden + anais swaddle blankets from Maison Baby (12 individual winners, must pick up prizes at Maison Baby boutique in Maitland.)

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Crayola Experience Birthday Party Giveaway


Birthday Party Giveaway!

Enter to win the most colorful birthday party ever
at Orlando’s newest attraction the Crayola Experience


70,000 square feet and 25 exciting hands-on attractions await your family & friends. Whether it’s creating spin art with melted wax, seeing a live show on how crayons are made or burning off some energy climbing through the Color Playground, everyone is sure to have an incredible time at the Crayola Experience.

The MAUVELOUS Birthday Party Giveaway includes:

  • Admission for up to 15 guests (children or adults)
  • Unlimited access to 25 hands-on attractions
  • Character appearance by TIP the Crayon
  • Party room for 1 hour with hostess
  • 3 pitchers of soda
  • 3 whole pizzas (choice of cheese or pepperoni)
  • Plates, napkins, and utensils
  • Special gift for the birthday child
  • Free secure area for gifts while you enjoy the attraction

Fill out the form below with your information on or before August 31, 2015. The winner will be selected at random and contacted on or before September 8, 2015. One form submission per person. Party package will expire on September 9, 2016. Cannot be combined with any other promotional offer.

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Mother's Day Giveaway


Brought to you by PLAYGROUND Magazine and Winter Park Village

(Because We Heart Moms)

One lucky Central Florida Mom will win a fabulous day of pampering that includes more than $500 in gift cards and services at Winter Park Village!


  • $150 gift card to The Cheesecake Factory
  • $150 gift card to your choice of woman’s clothing stores: J.Jill, LOFT, Susie Q Boutique, Versona, Walk on Water or White House Black Market
  • Massage and facial at Hand & Stone ($100 value)
  • Edible Arrangements fruit bouquet
  • $50 gift card to Starbucks
  • Family pack of movie tickets to Regal Cinemas

The Mother’s Day Giveaway begins March 10 and closes April 10, 2015. One lucky winner will be announced and contacted on April 15. Click one or more of the options in the box below to enter.
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Moms Night Out: 50 Shades Giveaway

We are giving away two tickets to… 

“Fifty Shades Cocktail Party”and Private Movie Screening
(worth $100)

Winter Park Village
Thursday, February 12
BRIO “Fifty Shades Cocktail Party” from 6-7:50 p.m. @ BRIO Tuscan Grille
Exclusive private screening of Fifty Shades of Grey at 8 p.m. @ Regal Cinemas
Please comment on this post and tell us why you deserve a free evening out with your favorite girl friend (frenemy or annoying neighbor who happens to be available). Double your chances to win by clicking on your comment’s “share” button, and sharing it on your Facebook page. One winner will be selected TODAY at 6 p.m. and awarded two spots at this fabulous soirée! The winner will be notified by email at 6:30 p.m. tonight.
Fifty Shades of Grey will be shown at an exclusive, private pre-opening, only for guests of BRIO Tuscan Grille at Winter Park Village’s desirable “Fifty Shades Cocktail Party.” Guests will indulge in sensuous libations and small bites featured in the movie!


  • Cosmopolitan, which Ana drank with Carla in Savannah, GA in Fifty Shades of Grey (page 414)
  • Gin and Tonic, enjoyed throughout the Fifty Shades trilogy
  • Frosty Lemon Martini, depicting Carrick’s lethal lemon martini in Fifty Shades Darker (page 373)
  • Moet, which Ana drank en route to GA in Fifty Shades of Grey (page 389)
Small Bites:
  • Grapes and assorted cheeses, which Christian’s housekeeper and cook Mrs. Jones prepares for supper in Fifty Shades of Grey (page 102)
  • Antipasto, served by Mrs. Bentley (Christian’s housekeeper in Aspen) in Fifty Shades Freed (page 221)
  • Hummus and pita, which Christian feeds to Ana in Fifty Shades Freed (page 190)
  • Créme brulée minis, served in Fifty Shades Freed (page 35)
  • Chicken Caesar Salad, served in Fifty Shades of Grey (page 316)
  • Lamb with yogurt mint sauce, which Christian feeds Ana in Fifty Shades Freed (Page 190)
Following the cocktail party at Brio Tuscan Grille, guests will take a short stroll to Regal Cinemas Winter Park Village Stadium 20 Movie Theater for an exclusive, private screening of Fifty Shades of Grey, not officially released in theaters until February 13.
If you don’t win our Moms Night Out Giveaway, you are welcome to call BRIO at Winter Park Village at 407-622-5611 to reserve for this tantalizing event. Reservations are required. Cost is $50 per person (includes cocktail party and three drinks per person, plus Fifty Shades of Grey private pre-opening screening).
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The Swan Princess Ticket Giveaway


The Swan Princess Family Series
January 24th at 11 a.m.
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Don’t let the post-holiday blues get you down. We’re giving away four free tickets to one lucky family for Orlando Ballet’s The Swan Princess Family Series performance!

ABOUT THE SHOW: The story of Princess Odette, who has been magically transformed into a swan and her everlasting love for Prince Derek, finds its happy ending as good prevails against evil. The Orlando Ballet’s Family Series are one-hour productions designed with young audiences in mind, and promise exquisite story telling through the perfect combination of world-class ballet, opulent sets and costumes. Families can enjoy arts and crafts, face painting and other activities an hour before each performance.

ENTER TO WIN: We are giving away four tickets to one lucky winner! Enter to win by commenting to this post with your favorite free family activity in Central Florida. A winner will be selected on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. We will announce the winners on our Facebook page and contact you via email if you are the winner.

To buy tickets on line for The Swan Princess visit Ordering by phone, call the ticket line at 407-426-1739. You may also visit the Dr. Phillips Center box office at 455 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando.

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Disney On Ice Ticket Giveaway


Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes plays at the Amway Center on Sept. 13-15, 2013.

ENTER TO WIN: We are giving away up to 15 – $29 vouchers (good for selected performances). Enter to win by commenting to this post with your favorite free family activity in Central Florida. Winners will be selected on August 26, 2013. We will announce the winners on our Facebook page and contact you via email if you are a winner.

ABOUT THE SHOW: Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one true love. See Prince Philip defeat the evil Maleficent as she transforms herself into a fire-breathing dragon in a race against time to rescue Sleeping Beauty’s Aurora. Be there to discover a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin. And, watch in awe as the dreams of Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Rapunzel and Tiana all come true. High flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away!  See Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes where believing is just the beginning! Playing the Amway Center Sept. 13-15. Tickets start at $16 at

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SKIP HOP Jonathan Adler Bag

SKIP HOP Jonathan Adler

As you know, once that pee strip test is positive we’re already shopping online for the diaper bag. And there’s a plethera to choose from.

Don’t fall victim to the idea that you can get away with that over-sized Kate Spade bag you were planning on toting this Spring. A multi-tasking mom really needs all the bells, whistles and style that SKIP HOP diaper bags boast. It’s been a long-time favorite brand for PLAYGROUND and their recent partnership with celebrity designer Jonathan Adler is “MAJ!” (Sorry, a little Rachel Zoe moment there.)

To be eligible for this giveaway, comment below with your UNEXPECTED must-have diaper bag essential. The winner for the SKIP HOP Jonathan Adler Light & Luxe Nixon diaper bag will be selected on Friday, May 10. The bag will be shipped to the winner.

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Moby Non-Slip Bath Mat


Keep baby comfortable during bathtime with the help of Moby the whale! Textured material keeps baby from slipping and sliding, while a bit of cushion offers comfort as she plays. Suction cups keep the mat securely in place as your little one splishes and splashes.

WIN IT: We are giving away one Moby whale bath mat to a lucky PLAYGROUND reader. Just comment below with your favorite family activity to be entered to win. We will use our “Random Winner Generator” to select the winner. The Moby Non-slip bath mat will be mailed directly to you.

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