top of page
  • Writer's pictureGotta Go Orlando

5 Free Things to Do in Orlando this Weekend, Oct 20 - 22

It's the weekend and with no shortage of amazing things to do here in Orlando, we've picked five of the best free events that are taking place in the next few days.

Free Things To To In Orlando this Weekend

Featured FREE Event In Orlando This Weekend!

Check out our featured must do event happening in Orlando, now through until Halloween at ICON Park on International Drive.

 ICON Park On International Drive  At Halloween

Haunted Holiday Light Show at ICON Park
Now - October 31

Gather outdoors on The Lawn at ICON Park to be immersed in The Wheel’s popular annual light and fog show, as 64,000 LED lights dance 400 ft. in the air while fog drifts across the lawn at your feet. Shows will take place nightly, now through Tuesday, October 31st.

Sundays through Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. / Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Plus, throughout October, the 400-foot Wheel is the ultimate Orlando Halloween photo spot for selfies, as it illuminates the skyline with a magnificent color-scape of orange, purple, green and red lights.

Enjoy the show free of charge, plus ICON Park offers free parking too!


FIVE FREE Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend

Some of the best things to do in Orlando is free, and every week we choose the top five free things to do in Orlando, check them our and get out and have fun!

Oktoberfest at Celebration
Friday, October 20 - Saturday, October 21, 2023

On October 20th and 21st , Celebration Town Center transforms before your very eyes as the falling leaves of the season drop on Market Street in the Fall Festival known as Oktoberfest. Listen for the rustling of leaves, relax by the lakeside and rock your troubles away, and enjoy the live music with family and friends in this one-of-a-kind themed extravaganza.

12th Annual Help Keep Kids off the Streets Walk
October 21, 2023

Come join us Saturday, October 21, 2023 from 10:00am - 3:00pm at downtown Kissimmee Lakefront Park to HELP KEEP KIDS OFF THE STREETS!

FREE to Register. FREE to Walk. FREE food and drink for the first 500 registered walkers including FREE Italian Ice from Psychadelic Italian Ices. Bounce House, Fire Truck, plus THOUSANDS of dollars worth of FREE giveaways from local Attractions, Businesses and Restaurants will be raffled off throughout the event including great grand prizes for Youth and Adults!

Come Out With Pride Orlando
October 21, 2023

Get ready to celebrate your pride at this year's Come Out With Pride Orlando which is set to take place on October 21, 2023 at Lake Eola Park.

Come Out With Pride Orlando is an exciting day filled with a diverse series of events that include two stages hosting live entertainment throughout the day, the trans pride march, as well as one of the most eagerly anticipated parades of the year.

Come Out With Pride Orlando boasts over 200,000 attendees all coming together to celebrate LGBTQIA+ life, culture, and community. The festival boasts a diverse array of food trucks and beverage choices, while its marketplace showcases a vibrant collection of local vendors united in their support for the LGBTQIA+ community.

The parade will kick off at 4 p.m., followed by a huge celebration at the Lake Eola Amphitheater at 6 p.m. followed by a spectacular fireworks finale at 9:30 p.m. over Lake Eola.

Visit Come Out With Pride Orlando for additional details.

Children's Safety Village's Trunk or Treat
October 21, 2023

The Children's Safety Village Annual Trunk or Treat Event is back! This event is FREE and OPEN to the community as space allows. Children are encouraged to dress up, but it is not required.

Community partners, businesses, and organizations will decorate the trunks of their cars and distribute "treats" to the children along with important information on safety or goods/services to the adults in the vehicle. Come out to this family-friendly event for a safe way to "trick-or-treat."

Crooked Can Oktoberfest
Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22, 2023

Mark your calendars and Crooked Can Brewing Company for their Annual Oktoberfest! Three days filled with your favorite beers, live music, contests, wiener dog races, face painting, stilt walkers and more. Get excited!

For the latest news and information from throughout Central Florida, here at Gotta Go Orlando we keep you informed throughout the day, every day.

You can also keep up to date with us on X, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. Plus, subscribe to the Gotta Go Orlando YouTube Channel, for the best of Orlando.


Emma Walton News Producer

Emma Walton

  • Instagram

News Producer

Shane Walton News Producer

Shane Walton

  • Instagram

News Producer

Aly Mac News Editor

Alastair Mac

  • Instagram

News Editor

bottom of page