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Orlando is a city important to furries in central Florida, and was a significant city for all early Florida Furs. More generally, the greater metropolitan area of Orlando, Florida in Central Florida has been a haven for furry fans since since at least the mid-1990's.[citation needed]

Most of the earlier major Florida Fur activities originated in Orlando; Furloween, Furry Spring Break, and Megaplex were created in Orlando and staffed mostly by locals to the area. The Funday Pawpet Show also originates from the area, as did the Orlando Furry Archives.

Groups[edit]

In December 2004, a number of furries in the area created a formal Orlando Furs group (OFURS) to help organize and promote furry events in the Orlando area.

A second mailing list, Orlando Area Furs, was created in September 2006.

Not all furries in the area utilized these groups; many of the region's greymuzzles stayed within their own groups of friends, or primarily used the traditional Florida Furs mailing list and LiveJournal instead.[citation needed]

In August 2012, a weekly furmeet called The Orlando Taco Tuesday & Movie Meet! was created.

None of the above groups exist as of January 2020. However, Orlando furs are still active on a their Meetup.com group.[1]

Conventions and large events[edit]

Orlando has both of Florida's current (as of January 2020) conventions, Furloween and Megaplex.

References[edit]

  1. Florida Furs Meetup.com page (de facto an Orlando group)

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