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50+ CHEAP THINGS to do for Easter in Orlando

Updated: Apr 1

Orlando has a never ending choice of things to do, and at Easter you can enjoy lots of extra special activities that won't cost you a golden egg!


50 Things To Do in Orlando for under $50

50 CHEAP THINGS To Do For Easter In Orlando

Orlando is an egg-cellent place to enjoy Easter, with lots of egg-citing happening and events to keep you and your family hopping with egg-citment!


Easter in Orlando offers fabulous Spring weather, endless enjoyable activities and events, and more, and whether you a re a visitor to Orlando, or a local there is so much to enjoy



Check out the FREE Easter Egg Displays at Walt Disney World

For the past 27 years, these chocolate egg-shaped masterpieces have been a rite of spring brought to life through the creativity of our Disney culinary team, who craft innovative ways to share favorite Disney stories, both new and timeless. Each year, guests are eager to see what fresh and fun designs Disney's talented team has come up with!


Spend a day exploring the Disney Resorts checking out the Ester Eggs on display in the lobby of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, and Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts.


Meet the Easter Bunny in ORLANDO

Meet the Easter Bunny

In the lead-up to Easter, some of Orlando’s most popular destinations will provide picture-perfect opportunities to meet the Easter Bunny and get photos your family will cherish forever. Meeting the Easter Bunny is usually free, with photo packages costing extra.


Kids of all ages will enjoy Bunny Photos at The Mall at Millenia, from March 15 - March 30, or you can hop over to The Florida Mall and meet Bunny from March 15 - March 30.


Free Orlando Museums and Galleries

Celebrate Easter Weekend at the Morse

The annual Easter Weekend Celebration from March 29 - 31 at The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park invites you to view the collection at no charge. It will also include live music from 5 pm - 8 pm on Easter Friday.


Easter In The Parks

Come join the City of Winter Park on March 30, 2024 at Martin Luther King Jr. Park (10 am - 10.20 am.), Phelps Park (10.30 pm – 11.20 am) and Ward Park (11.30 am - 12 pm) to celebrate Easter in the Parks. There will be goody bags, balloon artists, Kona Ice and a bounce house, and the Easter Bunny will make a special appearance.



Celebrate Easter at an Outdoor Easter Service
March 31, 2024

An Easter tradition in Orlando is the Z88.3 Easter Sunrise Service at SeaWorld Orlando, join thousands of worshipers at SeaWorld Orlando for an early morning of worship and fellowship at the Easter Sunrise Service.


It’s completely FREE to attend, and SeaWorld donates the parking, so there’s no cost to you. Parking lot opens at 4.15 am, gates open at 5.00 am.


You can also join the free Easter Sunday Service at Bok Tower Gardens, with the celebration beginning at 6:30 am with a selection of seasonal compositions performed on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon.


The sunrise worship service will begin at 7 am. The service will conclude with a half-hour concert performed by D’hollander on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon.


Oviedo 2024 Egg-Ceptional Family Festival

Visit Oviedo's Egg-Ceptional Family Festival

Join the City of Oviedo on March 23 for the Egg-Ceptional Family Festival, their Easter themed festival in Center Lake Park!


Welcome back to old school family fun at this Easter themed event at Center Lake Park. Start practicing your Three-legged racing, Potato sack jumping race and Egg & Spoon balancing because this year will be full of kid-friendly games and competitions! Along with the games, we will have activity tables including a coloring station, pictures with The Easter Bunny and egg decorating (first 100, must preregister on Eventbrite.)


Plus your favorite Food Trucks and Vendors will be here all morning.The $10 ticket/wristband is for kids only, ages 2-10. (Adults do not need to purchase)


Head to Krush Brau Park for Easter Fun for the kids and adults

Family Fun

Join Krush Brau Park on March 23 for a day of eggs-traordinary fun at Eggsploration-Kid Easter Egg Hunt. There will be Vendors, Kid Zone with Bounce Houses, Face Painter, Picture with the Easter Bunny, FREE gift bag with goodies with each paying child, Music, Fun and MUCH more!!!! $5 per child.


Adult Fun

Adults, in the evening it's your turn to hop into the festivities! Join Krush Brau Park for Eggstoberfest - an evening of adult egg hunting, vendors, and exciting prizes! Activities include: Adult vendors (18+), face painter, Egg Hunt for Grown-Ups, adult beverage, prizes. and tons of local business giveaways.


Visit a Farm this Easter

Spring is here and what better place to celebrate than at the farm, celebrate Spring and Easter at Green Acres Farm of Oviedo. On March 24 the farm will be hosting an Easter Festival. Highlights include Pet and Feed the Farm Animals, Arts & Crafts, Bounce House, Pony Rides ad more.


Join Horsepower Ranch in Geneva for their Easter Car Show & Luau.

Check out the Easter Car Show & Luau at Horsepower Ranch

On March 24 visit Join Horsepower Ranch in Geneva for their Easter Car Show & Luau.


Gates open at 10 am and the Luau Show starts at 12:30 pm. There will be pony rides, petting zoo, easter bunny and pony photos, train rides, Hawaiian dancers, face painter, food for purchase, live DJ, show cars with trophies and cash prize.


Splash into Island H20 Water Park this Easter

Hop on over to Island H2O Water Park Saturdays & Sundays from March 29 - 31, 2024 for an Egg-Stravaganza! Find the hidden eggs around the park and win a FREE Cabana, FREE Snacks, & MORE! The special event is included with the park admission.


Spring into St. Cloud Spring Fest

On March 30 visit St Cloud for Spring Fest, featuring bounce houses, food trucks, vendors, crafts, games, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Egg hunts will start promptly at 11 a.m. for children ages 2-12. Admission is $10. Tickets available online.


Hippity Hop Adventure at Central Florida Zoo

Hop on over for a Hippity Hop Adventure at Central Florida Zoo

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Sanford is getting a very special new animal resident for Easter, the Easter Bunny himself!


Celebrate Spring at the Central Florida Zoo with lots of springtime festivities! Kids and parents alike are invited to enjoy conservation-friendly treat stations, danceable tunes spun by a live DJ, stunning illusions by a local magician, colorful and fun face painting, arts & crafts to boost creativity, inflatable bounce houses… and more! Included with general admission.


Enjoy Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

The City of Ocoee

The City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department will host Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on March 30th, 2024 from 8:30 am - 10:30 am. The event will be held at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center. Breakfast. Visit the Easter Bunny, his special guest, and take pictures. All kids will be able to interact with the Easter Bunny and his special guest along with exclusive use of the Fun Zone from 9:15 am - 10:30 am. The cost is $12 per person, for more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180. Registration is now open.


Longwood

The Bunny Breakfast is an event you don’t want to miss at Longwood Community Building

200 W Warren Ave, Longwood!


Enjoy 2 sausage patties, all the pancakes you can eat, and your choice of beverage while you sit in the A/C and visit with the Easter Bunny. Seatings take place every 30 minutes and begin at 9:00. The cost is $9 per adult, $7 per child (3-10) and kids 2 and younger are FREE!


Promenade at Sunset Walk

Stroll along The Promenade at Sunset Walk

If you've not been to the Promenade at Sunset Walk yet, why not? The Promenade is a beautiful outdoor entertainment district that is free to visit, and is home to a variety of regular free events and entertainment, all set against a backdrop of eateries, fine dining, retail shops, and more.


On Easter Sunday, March 31 enjoy a free Easter Car and Truck Show. Join the Promenade at Sunset Walk for THE 2nd annual Easter Sunday Car and Truck Show, featuring, Live Music with DJ Jennifer, Appearances by the Easter Bunny, Thousands of Easter eggs distributed by THE show car drivers for everyone, plus, Easter Brunch specials at many of the Promenade’s terrific restaurants.


Free Orlando Splash Pads

Cool Off In An Orlando Splash Pad

As Easter is the end of March this year, you can expect little rain and temps into the low 80s, perfect weather to cool off in a splash pad!


Many parks in the area have free splash pads, which are an awesome place to have lots of fun. Downey Park Splash Pad in East Orlando is a beautiful park that includes a splash playground, and an inclusive playground for kids with special abilities, Fort Mellon Splash Pad in Sanford is located at First Mellon Park and features a splash pad for anyone to come and cool off, and also has a a playground fit for all ages.


The City of Oviedo Splash Zone in Oviedo is located at the Oviedo Aquatic Center and features a huge outdoor splash zone. There is two spas pads in Winter Springs, The Splash Playgrounds are open each year from April through October and are located at Torcaso and Trotwood Parks.


In Orlando's Bithlo Community Park the kids will love Bithlo Splash Pad, and in Capehart Park, Orlando there is a splash pad, and a tot lot playground.


Another Orlando splash pad is located at Dr. P. Phillips Community Park, Orlando, while over in Kissimmee the kids will love the El Yunque Splash Pad featuring over 30 splash pad elements from bubblers to a 250-gallon dump bucket.


Free things to do at Disney Springs

Chill Out At Disney Springs

Disney Springs is a wonderful place to waste away a few hours or more, and it's free to visit, with free parking too.


This Easter, gather with loved ones for a heartwarming meal at one of many Disney Springs restaurants, find Easter must-haves and get goodies for your family’s Easter baskets. Plus, shop for snazzy springtime apparel and accessories.


Stroll through Town Center at Disney Springs to view vibrant displays from talented artists at the Art Walk, while everyone will love checking out a unique collection of stores including The Coca Cola Store, M&M's World, Lego Imagination Center and more.


Throughout Easter there will be free entertainment at multiple locations throughout Disney Springs, with musicians and bands perform in the evening, plus House of Blues offers free live music at its Front Porch Bar, and Raglan Road has free live music on their patio most nights.


The kids will love the interactive fountains, perfect to run through and cool off on a very hot summer day! Plus, on a Saturday morning there is even a free kids club with lots of entertainment to keep the kids happy.


ICON Park Orlando

Visit ICON Park Orlando In The Heart Of I-Drive

Located in the heart of Orlando's International Drive, ICON Park offers attractions, dining, shoppings, entertainment and more.


Not only is there a ton to see and do at ICON Park, admission to the complex is always free, plus parking is free too!


It's a great place to stroll or simply sit back, relax and enjoy nightly light shows and people-watching on the central green, all without spending any money.


WonderWorks Orlando


Visit an upside-down Museum!

WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with 28,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands-on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination.


This once top-secret laboratory was located in the Bermuda Triangle. An experiment gone awry lifted the laboratory, carrying it to International Drive in Orlando, Florida where it landed upside down. Luckily, all of the exhibits remained intact and available for guests to explore.


Madame Tussauds Orlando

Meet the stars on International Drive

Madame Tussauds Orlando is the only place to get up-close and personal with the hottest celebrities and enjoy the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life. Dazzle your friends with the ultimate selfie as you strike a pose with Taylor Swift, kick a GOOOAL with Neymar, fly back through history to meet our greatest leaders, and save the world with Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.


SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium Orlando

Come face to face with sharks!

At SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium come face-to-fin with thousands of fish, sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and many more. Prepare for a world of glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor sharp teeth. Get ready to plunge deep into the oceans, explore our 360-degree ocean tunnel, meet our friendly rescue sea turtle, and touch exotic starfish and anemones.


You can even jump behind the scenes and see all it takes to keep an aquarium running.


Gatorland, “The Alligator Capital of the World!”

Make it a snappy Easter at Gatorland

Come on out and enjoy all the alligator awesomeness of a day at Gatorland, “The Alligator Capital of the World!” There isn’t a better place to see alligators and crocodiles of all sizes, from babies, also known as grunts, to the 14-foot monsters that call our Breeding Marsh home. We even have the largest collection of extremely rare white leucistic alligators. But, Gatorland is more than just a gator park! Enjoy the free-flight aviary, petting zoo, one-of-a-kind animal shows, and more.


 Kings Dining & Entertainment Orlando

Roll a Bowling Ball not an Egg this Easter

Kings Dining & Entertainment brings a chef driven scratch kitchen, lounge, upscale bowling, billiards, world class A/V and sports packages and more to International Drive while providing a kid-free haven for adults in the evening.


Wild Florida Airboat Ride

Make it a Wild Easter at Wild Florida Airboat Rides

Travel the beautiful wetlands at Wild Florida and see natural Florida first-hand. 100% pure Florida wilderness at its finest. Come explore the real Florida and the Headwaters of the Florida Everglades.



Spot the Easter Bunny from high up in the sky!

International HeliTours helicopter flights are a favorite with Florida's tourists, HeliTours is the ONLY 5 passenger Tour provider in Orlando that offers air conditioned comfort.



Stick your neck out at Wild Florida Drive-thru Safari Park

Buckle up and take a road trip through the Wild Florida Drive-thru Safari Park where you and your family can see more than 150 exotic and native animals roaming freely. In addition to exploring the drive thru safari, there are also a variety of animal encounters and experiences you and your family will enjoy. From feeding to painting with the tallest living animals on Earth, this adventure will definitely reach new heights.


To make your adventure truly one to remember, admission to the Wild Florida Gator Park is included in with the Drive-thru Safari Park experience.


Andretti Karting and Games Orlando

Feel the rush this Easter at Andretti Karting Orlando

Experience the adrenaline rush of electric go-kart races with instant acceleration as you put the pedal to the metal around hairpin turns, up and down elevation changes, and long straightaways on our indoor climate-controlled tracks.


The karts at Andretti Karting and Games Orlando are powerful, ergonomic, safe, and environmentally friendly plus pack enough torque to take you all the way to victory lane.



Bounce into Easter at Altitude Trampoline Park

Featuring up to 35,000 square feet of indoor trampolines and other attractions, Altitude Trampoline Park Kissimmee is an exciting destination for families, groups, and individual jumpers to have healthy, athletic fun.


Aerophile Balloon Rides Disney Springs

Soar high this Easter at Aerophile Balloon Rides

Soar sky-high during an 8-minute tethered adventure in the world’s largest hand-painted helium balloon at Disney Springs. Aerophile Balloon Rides will give you a birds eye view of Walt Disney World!


Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

Take a break this Easter on the Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

The Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour, located on Lake Osceola in the quiet suburb less than 10 minutes from downtown Orlando, the boat tour offers hour-long, guided cruises through narrow manmade canals on the tranquil Winter Park chain.

On any given tour, participants may observe large cranes swooping waterside to snag a large fish or a lazy alligator languishing on a nearby bank. Every tour guarantees plenty of swaying palms, towering cypress trees, lush ferns and a variety of flourishing sub-tropical flowers. Breathtaking views of opulent private homes and exquisite estates sprawling along the shores are also a key feature of the scenic cruise.


Swan Boat Ride at Lake Eola

It might not be a bunny but enjoy a Swan Boat Ride at Lake Eola

The City of Orlando rents pedal-powered swan boats on historic Lake Eola so guests can view the park from the lake and enjoy the fountain up close.


Auto Museum at Dezerland Action Park

Roll into the Orlando Auto Museum at Dezerland Action Park

Visit Orlando Auto Museum to see the country’s largest auto museum which is home to more than 2,000 vehicles worth over $200 million, featuring everything from military vehicles used in combat to cars made famous by television and movies and vehicles from a variety of decades and countries around the world.


Axecelsior Axe Throwing Orlando

Throw an axe at Axecelsior Axe Throwing

With the only projection targets in all of Orlando, Axecelsior Axe Throwing offer a fun twist on your average axe throwing experience. With moving targets, a variety of games and end-grain wood, throwing just got more Axe-citing! Located inside of Dezerland Park.


Putting Edge - Glow In The Dark Mini Golf

Play a little put put at Putting Edge - Glow In The Dark Mini Golf

Located at Dezerland Action Park on I-Drive, Putting Edge is a “Black Lit” courses, offering a dizzying universe full of fun, imagination, and activity. You will be immersed in a kaleidoscope of dazzling “Glow-in-the-Dark” colors, images and sounds, rocking your senses in extraordinary and unbelievable ways.


Palace The Pinball Palace is located at Dezerland Action Park on I-Drive

Be the Pinball Wizard at The Pinball Palace

The Pinball Palace is located at Dezerland Action Park on I-Drive. This is the largest pinball arcade in Florida, home to vintage vibes and timeless memories in the making, featuring over 70 classic pinball machines.


Jumpstart Trampoline Park Orlando

Bounce around at Jumpstart Trampoline Park

Jumpstart features 20,000 square feet of fun, adventure and excitement with Dodge Ball, Super Slam, Trampoline Courts, and more. Located at Dezerland Action Park.


Mortem Manor Haunted Attraction Located in Old Town Kissimmee

Pretend its Halloween at Mortem Manor Haunted Attraction

Located in Old Town Kissimmee, Mortem Manor is the only year-round haunted attraction! Named "One of America's Scariest Haunted Attractions".


Journey through Mortem Manor, two floors of an old victorian themed haunted attraction filled with scares, thrills and fun. Featuring live actors, animatronics and state-of-the-art special effects.


Topgolf Orlando

Practice your swing at Topgolf Orlando

At Topgolf Orlando, enjoy our climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort with HDTVs in every bay. Using complimentary clubs or your own, take aim at the giant outfield targets and our high-tech balls will score themselves.


Harry P. Leu Gardens Orlando

Chill out and relax at Harry P. Leu Gardens

Explore an amazing botanical oasis covering nearly 50-acres, and only minutes from Downtown Orlando. Each garden at Harry P. Leu Gardens is designed specifically to further the gardens mission: inspire visitors to appreciate and understand plants.


The garden and historical home were deeded to the City of Orlando in 1961 by Mr. Harry P. Leu and his wife, Mary Jane.


Orlando Museum of Art

Enjoy an artistic Easter at Orlando Museum of Art

Along with showcasing local, national and international works of art, Orlando Museum of Art has two discovery centers for children. The mission of the museum is to inspire creativity, passion and intellectual curiosity by connecting people with art and new ideas.


Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Meet the animals at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

See more than 500 animals, including rare and endangered species at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, as well as 23 acres of lush natural beauty.


Ice Factory of Central Florida

Be real cool this Easter at Ice Factory of Central Florida

​It might surprise you to know that right here in the heat and humidity of Central Florida, you can enjoy daily public skating sessions at the Ice Factory, the kids will love it and yes, it's really cool!


The Ice Factory is conveniently located just off of the Florida Turnpike exit 244 in Kissimmee.


Orlando StarFlyer

Take you love of Easter to new heights at Orlando StarFlyer

The Orlando StarFlyer is the world’s tallest stand-alone swing ride attraction standing 450 feet high. It has 24 seats (12 x 2 seats), has no age limit, has no weight limit (you must be able to fit the seat safely and fasten the seat belt/lap belt properly), and the minimum height for the ride is 44 inches which makes this a unique attraction that appeals to the young and old and the adventurous and not so adventurous. A family friendly high thrill experience.


Old Town Kissimmee Slingshot & Vomatron

Check out the Old Town Kissimmee Slingshot & Vomatron

Visit Old Town and you'll be sure to see Old Town Kissimmee Slingshot & Vomatron

high in the sky!


You take your seat in Slingshot and buckle up. Then you hear the giant Spring Machine groaning with power as your seat tilts back. Your heart is pounding and your mind is racing….then BBOOOMMM….you are catapulted over 360 feet into the air, straight up reaching speeds of 0 – 100 mph in less than 2 seconds, then you experience weightlessness for a split second before you freefall back towards the ground. And wait…the steel cables and giant Spring Machine then grab you and launch you straight back up to do it all over again.


The Vomatron is best described as a 200-foot, giant propeller with seats on each end powered by six huge electric motors. A similar mechanism was used by NASA to train astronauts for space flight. The Vomatron rotates riders at speeds up to 70 mph as individual capsules spin putting 4Gs of force on the riders. And just when a rider thinks they’ve conquered the Vomatron, it then spins in reverse order with the same degree of intensity!


The Showcase of Citrus Monster Truck Tour

The Showcase of Citrus Monster Truck Tour

The Showcase of Citrus’s Park Rangers drive guests aboard monster trucks into the vast Florida Outback. Guests will explore Native Woodlands, Citrus Groves, and Bigfoot territory. Be sure to keep a sharp eye out for Giant Bigfoot, Woodfairies, and Friendly Gnomes!

Passengers who purchase animal feed buckets will also get to feed exotic animals, like zebras, bison, water buffalo, and others.


Expore Orlando parks and gardens for free

Explore Orlando's Parks, Gardens and the Great Outdoors

Orlando is blessed with an abundance of parks, gardens, and the chance to escape the tourists and enjoy the great outdoors where you'll get the chance to become one with nature.


The variety of free parks, gardens, nature trails, bike trails and more here in Orlando is breathtaking, get outside and enjoy!


Lake Eola Park

Lake Eola Park is a must visit, located in the heart of Downtown Orlando, with a sidewalk that circles the lake 0.9 miles in length, making it easy for visitors to keep track of their walking or running


Relax amid beautiful flower beds and a spectacular view of Orlando’s skyline and the gorgeous Lake Eola, enjoy the swans and other birds inhabiting the park, or you can check out a free concert, movie or a play in the Walt Disney Amphitheater.


Harry P Leu Gardens

Explore an amazing botanical oasis nearly 50-acres minutes from Downtown Orlando. Harry P Leu Gardens features landscaped grounds and lakes, with walking trails all shaded by 200-year-old oaks and forests of camellias. Free entry days at Leu Gardens are offered on select Mondays throughout the year, check the website for details.


The UCF Arboretum

The Arboretum of the University of Central Florida is located on the main campus of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, United States. Covering 80 acres, it contains more than 600 species of plants, including more than 100 bromeliads, in cultivated gardens.


Lake Lotus Park

Lake Lotus Park is the City of Altamonte Springs’ nature preserve. The total area is approximately 150 acres, including 120 acres of woods and wetlands. The park is a diverse, natural habitat that provides limitless natural encounters with flora and fauna.


Oakland Nature Preserve

West of Orlando, just 30 minutes from the attractions and nestled between Winter Garden and Clermont in the beautiful Town of Oakland, lies a "hidden gem." Oakland Nature Preserve is a150-acre preserve offering environmental education and ecotourism activities for visitors of all ages.


Mead Botanical Garden

With 47 acres to explore in Winter Park, your senses will come alive with the sights, sounds, and scents of the garden. Mead Botanical Garden offers hiking trails, creek, boardwalk, tall pine trees, greenhouse, butterfly garden, and pond that’s home to turtles, fish and wading birds.


Kraft Azalea Garden

This 5.22-acre public garden is located on the shore of Lake Maitland and is open year round from 8 a.m. until dusk. Kraft Azalea Garden is a beautiful park is shaded by enormous cypress trees that add to the old Florida charm of the 13-acre property


Orlando Urban Trail

The Orlando Urban Trail is located near Downtown Orlando and is considered the spine of Orlando’s trail network.


The trail is approximately three miles long and runs from Lake Highland through Loch Haven Park, to Mead Garden in Winter Park. Highlights include connections to six lakes, Orlando Cultural Park, and the Gaston Edwards Trail.


West Orange Trail

The West Orange Trail is a 22-mile long multi-use rail trail. The paved trail passes through downtown Oakland, Winter Garden, and Apopka with most of its length built on old railroad alignments.


Lake Nona Sculpture Garden

The Lake Nona Sculpture Garden is a 50,000 square-foot outdoor space designed for the exploration and discovery of a distinguished selection of sculptures from one of the world’s largest private art collections, The Lewis Collection.


Orlando Wetlands Park

The Orlando Wetlands Park is a man-made wetland designed to provide advanced treatment for reclaimed water from the City of Orlando and other local cities. The Park is 1650 acres in size and located in Christmas, Florida. Visitors can visit the Park seven days a week, between sunrise and sunset, to enjoy primitive and passive activities including, Photography, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding, and Guided Tours


Cranes Roost Park

Cranes Roost Park is at the heart of Uptown Altamonte surrounding Cranes Roost Lake. The lake is encircled by one mile of continuous walkway with benches and covered seating areas. Within the 45-acre park is a European-style plaza including a choreographed fountain show, a 62-foot picturesque tower and the Eddie Rose Amphitheater which features stadium-style seating and a one-of-a-kind floating stage.


The Seminole Wekiva Trail

The nearly 14 mile Seminole Wekiva Trail is a paved recreational trail that has been designated as one of Seminole County's Showcase Trails because of its length, beauty, and accommodation of many users.


The section of the trail that runs west of the I-4 trail overpass to the County line at the Wekiva River is also a designated part of the Florida National Scenic Trail.


Dr. P. Phillips Community Park

Dr. P. Phillips Community Park provides a range of amenities for the whole family to enjoy, including playgrounds, splash pad, plus sports fields, picnic areas & a dog run


Wekiva Island

Central Florida’s favorite watering hole Wekiva Island. Located just north of Orlando, Wekiva Island offers visitors the chance to experience the incredible natural springs in Florida. Explore the pristine Wekiva River and its fascinating Florida wildlife with more than 2,000 square feet of Island fun.


Old Town Kissimmee

Go back in time at Old Town Kissimmee

Old Town in Kissimmee is a much loved and very popular free entertainment district featuring unique shopping, dining, rides and more with free weekly events, live music, and of course, Old Town's legendary car shows.


Check out the regular free weekly events here:


Wednesday:

Wednesday Night Themed Car Show

A unique car show featuring show-quality specific types, models or makes of cars and trucks. As long as you own that type of vehicle, you can be a part of the show. It’s free to participate or attend and features live music. Check here for the latest events.


Celebration Town Center

Visit the Town that Disney built, Celebration

Travel back in time to find the town of Celebration in Kissimmee, a planned community originally developed by the Walt Disney Company.


This is a pedestrian-friendly, wonderful small town where you can explore the old-fashioned downtown, including Market Street, and Lakeside Promenade, or you can enjoy the miles of walking paths and nature trails.


On Market Street there is various events throughout the year including craft festivals, antique car shows, and more. Check out the events calendar for more details. 


Dinky Dock in Winter Park

Splash into Easter at Dinky Dock

Spend a day at the beach in Winter Park. Dinky Dock is a 1.56-acre year-round park and offers a fishing pier and boat ram.Yes there is a beach and swimming is permitted.


Beaches close to Orlando

Hit the Beach this Easter

Of course, when you think of the Sunshine State, two things spring to mind, theme parks and beaches, and thanks to Orlando's central location, you don't have to choose, pretty awesome we think, plus a day or a few days at the beach ain't gonna cost a dime!

Orlando is practically in the middle of both the historic east coast beaches and the stunning gulf coast beaches in the west coast of Central Florida, so whether you want a day at the beach or a weekend away, get ready to soak up the sunshine here in Central Florida this summertime.


East Coast Beaches

The world's most famous beach is just an hour from downtown Orlando, Daytona Beach is all about the cars, a place to catch a NASCAR race and even drive your own car right on the beach.

 

Free summer concerts with movies and fireworks are offered May through October at the Bandshell, and there's plenty of entertainment and fun at the nearby boardwalk and fishing pier.

For a quieter corner, head to Ponce Inlet and climb to the top of Florida's tallest lighthouse, built in 1835. Plus, for shopping and dining, a visit to Beach Street is a popular choice.

 

New Smyrna Beach is a hot spot for surfing, quirky shops, and delightful eats, plus you can drive your car onto this beach’s wide, compacted smooth sand! A must do for sure!

 

Once you’ve gotten your fill with paddle boarding and sunbathing, check out Flagler Avenue with Old Florida shops, local boutiques and casual eateries.

Orlando's closest beach is well known for its surfing culture with Cocoa the home of the world's largest surf shop, Ron Jon Surf Shop at 52,000 square feet.

 

Open 24 hours a day, the huge store features everything under the sun, from T-shirts and seashells to beach bikes, paddleboards, and of course, surfboards.

The Cocoa Beach Pier area is fun with lot's of beach activities, while many families like the quiet of Lori Wilson Park where you'll find free parking, restrooms and outdoor showers.


West Coast Beaches

America’s number one beach, Clearwater is definitely a renowned hot spot, complete with shopping, dining, live entertainment, and a revitalized downtown area. White sand and clear, shallow waters make this beach a destination that can’t be beaten for families.

 

Don’t miss the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and the awesome sunset celebration that is held nightly at the always fun Clearwater Beach Pier. Don't miss it!

 

At Madeira Beach, the sun, the white sand beaches and emerald turquoise waters invite swimming and sunning, be a beachcomber, or just sit and watch the world go by from the shade of a beach umbrella.

 

Set sail on a sunset cruise or a daylong fishing excursion or just stroll the wooden boardwalk and check out the waterfront shops and dining options.

The main draw here is three miles of sparkling white, sandy beaches on shores of the Gulf of Mexico.

 

Go swimming, shelling, sunning, snorkeling, parasailing and more, or simply walk the beach and take in one of the most stunning and memorable sunsets that you will ever see.

Hang out at the world's longest waterfront bar, Gators Cafe & Saloon, to catch the sunset and enjoy the atmosphere at the surrounding beach bars, for live music and dancing.


With miles of beaches, surf shops and boutiques, along with dining and water sports for all ages, it's easy to see why St. Pete Beach is voted one of the best beaches in the U.S.

 

At the heart of St. Pete Beach is the historic pink palace, the Loews Don Ce Sar Hotel, built in 1928 at the heart of America's Jazz Age. It's worth a visit to soak up the nostalgic, Gatsby-like atmosphere.


downtown Orlando murals

Enjoy a tour of Orlando Murals

Take a walk through downtown Orlando, and you’ll discover art in unexpected places, including larger-than-life butterflies, a vintage Orlando postcard, hanging gardens, even a parking garage covered with murals, and the latest downtown mural, Unbelievable Real!


East End Market Orlando

Check out East End Market

The East End Market is a neighborhood market & food hall in the Audubon Park Garden District of Orlando featuring a vast array of artisanal vendors in one marketplace, from bakers to pasta makers to coffee roasters.


Downtown Orlando, Church Street

Visit historical Church Street Station

The unofficial centre of Downtown Orlando, Church Street really is the place to go for first-timers wanting to get to know the city a little better. It’s home to some of the city’s best restaurants, a bustling nightlife scene and the iconic Railroad Depot (that now sits alongside the newly-built ‘SunRail’).


For more than 100 years, Church Street has been the heart of downtown Orlando. The revitalized Church Street Station continues this tradition, offering an eclectic mix of dining, entertainment, retail and business for locals and tourists alike.


Free Movie Nights Orlando

Enjoy a Free Orlando Movie Night this Easter

Living in the sunshine state we are blessed with perfect evening weather to catch an outdoor movie, and there truly is something magical about watching a movie under the stars, therefore it's not surprising that there is a great choice of parks and locations throughout Orlando where you can snuggle on a blanket, enjoy a picnic and watch a great free movie!


MoviEola at Lake Eola Park

Select Nights

Enjoy free outdoor movies on the East Lawn, Lake Eola Park.


Popcorn Flicks in the Park

Second Thursday Of Each Month

The Enzian Theater presents classic films for the whole family in Central Park, Winter Park.


Sunset Cinema at Crane's Roost Park

Select Saturdays

Bring your chairs and blankets to watch movies in Cranes Roost Park!


Outdoor Movie Monday at À La Cart

Mondays

FREE outdoor movies at th

e social dining experience À La Cart, downtown Orlando.


Movie in the Park Oviedo

Select Evenings

Enjoy free movies at Center Lake Park, Oviedo Amphitheater.


Movie Under the Stars Avalon Park

Select Evenings

Catch a free movie at Town Park, Avalon Park 


Movie in the Park Longwood

Select FridaysFREE outdoor movie in Reiter Park.


Movies in the Park, Maitland

Select Saturdays

FREE outdoor movies at Independence Square, downtown Maitlan


Thornton Park

Explore Thornton Park

Just east of the central Lake Eola, you’ll find this cool and quiet neighbourhood that really feels like you’ve escaped the city for an out-of-town suburb.


This charming neighborhood is home to some of Orlando's best restaurants, hip cafés, cool galleries and a few bistros, all set around some ever-so-quaint old cobbled streets.


 Well worth a few hours to stretch your legs and take in the sights and sounds of Thornton Park. 


Winter Park Orlando

Check out Winter Park

The Orange County city of Winter Park, situated north of Orlando, was once considered a winter resort. Today, the arts- and culture-filled city of Winter Park includes Rollins College and the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of Natural Art.


Winter Park is also is a nature lover's destination. In Winter Park you'ill find more than 70 parks, all home to various events, festivals and celebrations throughout the year, plus don't miss the dining, shopping, the arts and more in the Park Avenue District.



Stroll though Winter Garden

Nestled on beautiful Lake Apopka about 20 minutes west of Orlando, this former citrus town established in 1908 is known for its many recreational amenities, events and historical assets.


Winter Garden is home to the Garden Theatre, the SoBo Gallery and Art Center, several museums and the Downtown Pavilion, which is home to the Winter Garden Farmers Market that is held every Saturday morning.


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