Community & Services

Orange County Government and the City of Orlando proclaimed December 3, 2021 to be “Walt Disney World Day” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida.

Walt Disney World Day

To celebrate and honor 50 years of creating magic in Central Florida and around the world, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer declared Friday, December 3, 2021, as “Walt Disney World Day.” The proclamation took place at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Orlando, with Orange County officials, […]

Human Resources Communications Team Wins State and National Awards

The Human Resources Department at Orange County Government is currently on a roll with winning numerous “excellence” awards for its outstanding work in communications....

Orange County Fire Rescue Celebrates Promotional Ceremony

Orange County Fire Rescue celebrated a promotional ceremony for officers, firefighters and administrators on November 18, 2021, the first one since the beginning of...

FusionFest Returns Thanksgiving Weekend for a Kaleidoscope of Sights and Sounds

FusionFest, the popular free, two-day, multicultural festival is back! FusionFest draws people from more than 100 different cultures to experience music, dance, food, visual...

2021 Orange County Mayor’s Toy Drive Ready for Lift Off

It’s that time of year again for the Orange County Mayor’s Toy Drive, which has distributed more than 56,000 toys to local children and families...

Great Oaks Village Holiday Kickoff Begins: Annual Fundraiser for Foster Children

Great Oaks Village, an Orange County residential foster group home, has served as a safety net for abused, neglected and abandoned children for close...

No More Anonymous Code Complaints: Orange County Adjusts to New State Law

If you are affected by a County code violation and wish to report it, you may not be able to do it anonymously anymore,...

Fact Sheet: Advance Child Tax Credit

What is the Child Tax Credit? The Child Tax Credit is a tax benefit that provides money to support families for every child in...

Orange County Recognized as a National Leader in Digital Initiatives

It’s no secret Mayor Jerry L. Demings, Orange County has been proactive in greenlighting initiatives that streamline delivery of government services. That includes encouraging...

Gone But Not Forgotten: Orange County’s Vanished Communities

During the 1880s, the expansion of the railroad brought settlers to Orange County in droves, causing a population boom and the development of several...