Day Trips


Transportation in accordance to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulation is available upon request. In order to provide accommodations please have your request ready upon registration, 10 business days prior to scheduled trip date. Trip Fees are subject to change dependent upon venue and number of participants. All registrations are final one full week prior to the trip.


St. John’s Rivership Cruise—Sanford

Enjoy your lunch, live music and dancing on the Rivership Barbara-Lee as it leaves Lake Monroe for a four-hour cruise on the St. Johns. You'll also get close-up views of the area's abundant wildlife. The activity fee does not include drinks from the bar.

  • Date: Thursday, January 24
  • Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Fee: $68.50 City Resident / $72.50

Two Tails Ranch—Williston

Two-Tails Ranch was founded in 1984 and is the only privately owned elephant facility of its kind. The Florida climate is almost identical to the elephant’s native climate. The ranch was built to board both Asian and African elephants needing temporary or permanent housing. Some elephants have retired here while others have been nursed back to health and returned to their own habitats. Fees include transportation and admission fee. However, you may feed an elephant for an additional $5 fee or ride an elephant for $40. Afterwards we will have a Dutch treat lunch.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 12
  • Time: TBA 2 weeks before trip
  • Fee: $31 City Resident / $35 Nonresident

Capone’s Lunch & Show—Kissimmee

Knock three times, give the secret password and discover the mysterious world of 1931 gangland Chicago. This entertaining lunch/show delivers loads of laughs, gangster action, audience interaction and toe tapping musical productions. Transportation, lunch and all drinks are included in this fee.

  • Date: Thursday, March 21
  • Time: 12:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Fee: $43 City Resident / $45 Nonresident

Tilted Teacup—Brooksville

Spend a day with your friends for an enjoyable “Afternoon Tea” at the Tilted Teacup Tea Room. This family owned business serves tea in a house that was built in 1924—there are four steps to the area where we will have our tea. There will be time to shop at the Christmas store gift shop after tea. Fee includes transportation and lunch.

  • Date: Tuesday, April 9
  • Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Fee: $32 City Resident / $40 Nonresident

Shine and Dine—Winter Garden

The Winter Garden Parks & Recreation presents lunch and a matinee at the Historic Garden Theater. Come join us for this fun filled afternoon with friends. Meet at the fountain/gazebo on Plant Street at 11:45 am. Group lunch is Dutch treat at 12 pm, at a local restaurant, with the performance immediately following at 2 pm. Program cost includes theater ticket only. No transportation is available.

The Legend of Georgia McBride

What do you do when your Elvis act gets the axe? With a pregnant wife, an empty bank account and an eviction notice on its way, Casey trades in his jumpsuit and becomes the most popular drag queen in the Florida panhandle. The Legend of Georgia McBride is a show-stopping, hilariously extravagant comedy about discovering your true voice with music and glitter galore.

  • Date: Sunday, January 20
  • Fee: $22 City Resident / $24 Nonresident

Let’s Fall in Love—an Orlando Ballet in Winter Garden

Let’s Fall in Love, celebrates joy, positive energy and the healing power of love! Set to the greatest love songs of all time, this groundbreaking concept presents ballet in a way you’ve never experienced before.

  • Date: Sunday, April 14
  • Fee: $27 City Resident / $29 Nonresident

Bill Elliott: The Musical

BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL is an inspirational story set in a northern English town during the devastating miners’ strike of 1984. 11-year old Billy journeys from the boxing ring to a ballet class to make his dreams come true while challenging the long held beliefs of his hometown. Along the way, he discovers a passion for dance that unites his family, inspires his community, and changes his life forever.

  • Date: Sunday, May 19
  • Fee: $27 City Resident / $29 Nonresident