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50+ Free & Cheap Things To Do in Orlando June 2024

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50+ Free & Cheap Things To Do in Orlando June 2024

Free & Cheap Things To Do in Orlando June 2024


Summer has arrived in Orlando, and as the temperatures rise in Central Florida, June offers a sizzling hot lineup of events things to do, including special events celebrating Pride Month, Juneteenth, and more.


June is also the month when the Orlando community comes together to honors and remember the 49 lives lost at Pulse Nightclub on June 12, 2016.


We list our events as ongoing, and individual events which are listed Monday - Sunday..



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Ongoing Events


Dive In Movie Night at Island H2O

Fridays, May 31 - July 26

Experience all of your family favorite movies on Central Florida’s largest Outdoor Digital Wave Pool Screen at Island H2O, every Friday from 5/31-7/26 at 6 PM! Season Passholders get a FREE bag of Popcorn at every Dive In Movie


Venardos Circus
Select Days, June 22 - August 17

Westgate Resorts and Venardos Circus presents a one-of-a-kind, limited-run summertime circus spectacular directly outside the gates of Westgate Town Center, Westgate Vacation Villas and Westgate Towers Resorts located off Highway 192 in Kissimmee, Opening on June 22 and running through August 17, Venardos Circus will present dazzling, 90-minute Broadway-style performances every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 pm, alongside double showtimes at 5 pm and 8 pm each Saturday and Sunday. Get tickets now.


Disney Dreams That Soar at Disney Springs
May 24 - September 2

Imagine hundreds of state-of-the-art drones “dancing” across the sky, choreographed to a soaring musical score of iconic Disney music and memorable dialogue from beloved Disney movies. Watch them fly in a constant state of transformation—designing towering elements that are 400-feet tall and creating images of some of your favorite Disney characters from Toy Story, Coco, Dumbo, Peter Pan, Up, the Star Warssaga and more!


See Disney stories come to life in Disney Dreams That Soar—a one-of-a-kind, nearly 10-minute drone show that’s so exhilarating, you might feel as if you’re flying too!


Live at The Lawn – ICON Park 
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Live at The Lawn is the perfect way for locals and visitors alike to spend time outside and discover new local artists playing a variety of genres. Relax on The Lawn beneath the Orlando Eye and enjoy a drink while taking in the live performances or listen to the DJ entertainment while enjoying a meal at one of ICON Park’s signature restaurants with outdoor seating.


Art After Dark at Lake Nona
Every Friday

Every Friday night, Art After Dark takes over Lake Nona Town Center from 6 pm. Enjoy a stroll as you explore hand crafted artisan products, and tasty cuisine. Be sure to grab a glass a wine, stay a while and enjoy the art displayed on the art installation, The Beacon.


TPD Night Market
Every Friday

TPD Night Market is a weekly Friday night market featuring 20 plus vendors at 431 E Central Blvd, Thornton Park, Orlando.


Winter Garden Friday on the Plaza
Every Friday

Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza, at Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo.


Friday Muscle Car Show & Cruise
Every Friday

Join the heart pounding excitement of high-performance engines and true horse power for our Muscle Car Show every Friday night at Old Town in Kissimmee. The Friday Muscle Car Show begins at 3 pm featuring show-quality muscle and factory-performance cars from 1964 and newer and classics from 1985 and older. Cars cruise at 8:30 pm.


Disney Springs Kids Club
Every Saturday

Dance, play and be entertained at engaging shows for kids of all ages at the Disney Springs Kids Club, taking place every Saturday. Free Entertainment and Free Parking.


Saturday Nite Classic Car Show & Cruise
Every Saturday

Join Old Town in Kissimmee every Saturday and take a trip down memory lane. The Old Town Classic Car Show has been a local tradition for over 30 years, it is one of the premier weekly car shows in Central Florida. The Saturday Classic Car Show begins at 1:00pm and welcomes show-quality 1985 and older hot rods, street rods, and antiques. Cars will cruise at 8:30pm. The event is free for participants and free for the public to attend.


Live Music on the Lawn in Lake Nona
Every Saturday

Live on the Lawn is your Saturday oasis to relax and recharge while listening to live music and playing lawn games with family and friends. Join Lake Nona from 11 am – 3 pm every Saturday!


Show Car Saturday Nights at Promenade at Sunset Walk
Every Saturday

The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles, with live bands performing on the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly.


Family Fun Day at Boxi Park
Every Sunday

Enjoy Family Fun Day every Sunday at Boxi Park, with face painters, balloon artists entertainers, and live music. Fun for the whole family! 1 pm - 9 pm.



Silver Spurs Rodeo

June 1 – 2, 2024 


153rd Silver Spurs Rodeo
May 31 - June 1

Watch bull riding, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, team roping, steer wrestling, and women's barrel racing at the 153rd Silver Spurs Rodeo. In between the seven traditional events, you’ll also see acts throughout the night from our rodeo clown, witness a performance from our Junior Silver Spurs Quadrille Team, and see junior bull riders and barrel racers compete in the arena!


Bank of America's Museums on Us Weekend
June 1 - 2

During the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America and Merrill Bank offer cardholders free general admission on both Saturday and Sunday to more than 225 cultural institutions in dozens of cities across the US. Click here for details.


Valid cardholders can access free admission to the following museums:

Orlando Science Center: 407-514-2000, 777 E. Princeton St. Orlando, FL 32803

History Center: 407-836-8500, 65 E. Central Blvd. Orlando, FL 32801

Polasek Museum & Garden: 407-647-6294, 633 Osceola Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789

Orlando Museum of Art: 407-896-4231, 2416 North Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803

Mennello Museum of Art: 407-246-4278, 900 E. Princeton St. Orlando, FL 32803

Museum of Arts & Sciences: 386-255-0285, 352 S. Nova Rd. Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Florida Aquarium: 813-273-4000, 701 Channelside Dr. Tampa, FL 33602


PrideFest Kissimmee
June 1

Join the City of Kissimmee for their annual PrideFest Kissimmee event at the Kissimmee Civic Center. PrideFest Kissimmee is a celebration grounded in welcoming, fostering awareness of, and acknowledging the impactful contributions of our local LGBTQ community.


Come out and enjoy food and craft vendors, local artists, and activities that are fun for the whole family.


Pineapple Festival
June 1

Join Lake Nona for the annual Puerto Rican-themed street festival inspired by the Festival De La Piña Paradisíaca with live music, authentic food and live entertainment! Event entry is free and open to the public.


Mayhem on Mills Presents: The Big 6
June 2

Mayhem on Mills Presents: The Big 6 at The Veranda in Thornton Park. All ages welcome.



The annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run, now in its 8th year, is a celebration of how following the Pulse tragedy, our community came together in love and how we continue to be Orlando United.

June 3 - 9, 2024


Art With A Purpose at Orlando Museum Of Art
June 7

Experience the power of art in a welcoming and inclusive space! LGBTQ+ students and their families, along with their closest allies and loved ones, are invited to unleash their creativity at the Orlando Museum of Art.


Bop to the Top Presents: Best of Both Worlds Hannah Montana Night
June 7

Bop to the Top Presents Best of Both Worlds Hannah Montana Night (18+) at to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


First Friday in Eustis
June 7

Our family-friendly monthly street parties host a wide variety of food, vendors and live music! We look forward to seeing everyone in Historic Downtown Eustis each First Friday! 


First Fridays at Baldwin Park
June 7

Unforgettable nights of shopping and dining with music in the beautiful Baldwin Park. With over 40 small business vendors offering a wide range of products, there's something for everyone to enjoy.


First Friday Food Trucks in Clermont
June 7

A Clermont First Friday tradition! Join your family and friends downtown and choose dinner, snacks, sweets and more from a variety of food trucks. Sip and stroll downtown while checking out event vendors and shopping at local retail stores and boutiques.


Neon Club

May 7

For more than 35 years, the city of Orlando has hosted Neon Club. Orlando Ballet is proud to continue the tradition! Participants and their families, friends, and/or caregivers are welcome to join us each month for an evening of dancing, socializing, food, and fun.


CommUNITY Rainbow Run
June 8

The annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run, now in its 8th year, is a celebration of how following the Pulse tragedy, our community came together in love and how we continue to be Orlando United.


At the CommUNITY Rainbow Run, which this year is Saturday, June 8, 2024, we unite to honor the 49 angels, their families, the survivors, first responders and all those impacted. The 8th Annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run presented by the City of Orlando and Orlando Health is more than just a race, this is a celebration of our community's resilience and love.


Proud In The Cloud
June 8

A FREE community event where ALL are welcome. Celebrate St. Cloud’s love & diversity at this year’s Proud in the Cloud! Featuring food trucks, entertainment, and local businesses at Lakefront park from 12 - 6 pm. Entertainment includes: Twila Holiday, Mya Buena Matthews, Cherilyn Matthews, TikTak Holiday, and Mocha Sky.


Let There Be Light
June 8

Profound. Provocative. Passionate. Arts Fellowship Orlando, a ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, invites you to join us for our third annual summer showcase at Dr Phillips Center.


Brick Fan Expo
June 8 - 9

Brick Fan Expo has it all! Amazing LEGO creations, huge custom LEGO displays, STEM zones, play areas, costumed character meets, celebrities from Social Media and the LEGO Master TV show (including 4 winners), speaker panels. Vendor area with custom or rare finds. To purchase tickets to this event at Dezerland on I-Drive, click HERE.


A History of LGBTQ Resilience in Central Florida
June 9

In this program, David Matteson, a past Board president of the LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida, will survey the history of the LGBTQ community in the region by focusing on moments of progress, resistance, and resilience. This program is free with registration.


India Fest Apopka
June 9

India Fest Apopka is the best exhibition of Indian Heritage, Culture, Dance, Music and Food to bring everyone together. More than 100 Booths Available to show your arts and craft


Maitland Touch A Truck
June 9

The Maitland Public Works Department will host a touch-a-truck event on Sunday, June 9, in Independence Square with lots of really big and unique trucks, heavy equipment, and emergency vehicles.


Bring the kids for a fun, up-close look at the machines that make the city work. Learn how the Public Works Department manages everything from public utilities and stormwater cleanup to grounds maintenance and more. Enjoy bounce houses, games and prizes, live music, food and more.


Sanford Food Truck Fiesta
June 9

Sanford Food Truck Fiesta brings you over 30 of the best food trucks and tents Central Florida has to offer PLUS dozens of local artisan vendors for your shopping pleasure. Enjoy craft beer and cocktails from the bars, and live music plus we feature outdoor patios and plenty of outside tables and chairs to sit and eat!




Juneteenth Weekend in Orlando

June 10 - 16, 2024


49 Bells Ceremony
June 12

The tolling of the bells at First United Methodist Church of Orlando,  is part of “Acts of Love and Kindness,” a One Orlando Alliance movement grown out of the spirit of giving and good deeds witnessed in the aftermath of the Pulse tragedy. The movement inspires the Orlando community and beyond to engage in volunteerism, share stories and show support through acts of love and kindness.  For more information, click here.

 

Pulse Remembrance Ceremony
June 12

Community leaders, first responders and the families of the victims and survivors of the Pulse tragedy will come together at Dr. Phillips Center for an annual remembrance ceremony hosted by the City of Orlando.   


The Remembrance Ceremony allows our community to come together every year on the evening of June 12 to honor and remember the 49 angels taken, their families, the survivors, first responders, trauma teams and all those impacted by the tragedy.    


The 2024 family and survivor-focused ceremony will be held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the program beginning at 7 p.m.  Admission is free but a ticket is required to attend the event. More information about the event and how to obtain a ticket can be found here.


1887 Juneteenth Celebration Week
June 14 - 19

The 1887 Juneteenth Celebration Week will take place on June 14 - 19, 2024 in the Historic Town of Eatonville FL. Our theme this year is “Empowering Resilience, Celebrating Freedom, and Reclaiming our Unity”.


Events will feature a Youth STEAM explosion, senior citizen celebration, vendors, entertainment, Father’s Day specials and so much more. This weekend will provide an opportunity for members of our community to learn about the significance of Juneteenth and celebrate the achievements and contributions of African Americans throughout history.

the Great, TI, The Dream, and Lil Jon.


The 2024 Zebra Youth Pride Prom
June 14

The 2024 Zebra Youth Pride Prom will be held at The Plaza Live (425 N. Bumby Ave) on Friday, June 14, from 6 - 8 pm for ages 13 - 17, and from 9 - 11 pm for ages 18 - 34.


The theme is Masquerade, and the dress code is semi-formal to formal. All forms of gender expression are welcomed. The event is free with a suggested donation of $15 to Zebra Youth.


1887 Juneteenth Celebration Week Youth Day
June 14

Come out and join us as we kick off 1887 Juneteenth Celebration Week with a community eventjust for our youth! Bring your skates, scooters and bikes for some fun at our outdoor skating rink at the Scoot, Ride, and Skate Jam


Juneteenth Central Florida Black History Bus Tour
June 15

On Saturday June 15, 2024 join Paving Pathways as we celebrate Juneteenth and uncover the rich legacy of black history in Orlando with our Central Florida Black History Bus Tour. This immersive experience delves into the Black stories of resilience, achievement, and cultural vibrancy that have shaped Central Florida. 


1887 Juneteenth Celebration
June 15

Welcome to the 1887 Juneteenth Celebration Festival. Come join us for a day of fun, food, and festivities in the Historic town of Eatonville. This event is a great opportunity to celebrate freedom and unity and honor the history and achievements of African Americans.


Enjoy live music, delicious food, and exciting activities for the whole family. Learn about the significance of Juneteenth and its importance in American history. Don't miss out on this chance to come together as a community and celebrate freedom and equality. We can't wait to see you there!


4th Annual Juneteenth – A Freedom Festival
June 15

The 4th Annual Juneteenth Festival celebrates Juneteenth with motivational speakers, a DJ, entertainment, a large variety of vendors, and a few food trucks.  Considering the construction of Ft. Mellon Park and the surrounding area, this years event takes place at Sanford Civic Center, with its outdoor courtyard.


Central Florida Juneteenth Gala (Wakandan Style)
June 15

We welcome you to the Central Florida Juneteenth Gala! Join us for a night of celebration and reflection at 412 East Kennedy Boulevard, Maitland. Get ready to enjoy live music, delicious food, and meaningful conversations with fellow attendees. Let's come together to honor the significance of Juneteenth and commemorate this important milestone in American history. Formal dress attire or dashiki's.


Juneteenth Festival
June 15

Mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate freedom and unity at our spectacular Juneteenth Festival! On June 15, join us at Camping World Stadium for a day filled with joy, cultural richness, and community connection.


Bring your friends, family, and neighbors for a day of celebration and reflection at Camping World Stadium on June 15th from 2 pm- 7 pm. Stay tuned for more details and surprises as we countdown to this momentous occasion!


4th Annual Juneteenth Freedom Walk
June 15

SMB Personal Fitness and Entertainment is excited to invite you to a 1.9-mile walk through the beautiful West Lakes at the 4th Annual Juneteenth Freedom Walk, where we'll celebrate Juneteenth while building a stronger community. Strollers and fur babies on a leash are more than welcome to join the fun at at Lake Lorna Doone Park.


Juneteenth In Winter Park: Jazz & Jubilee A Night Under The Stars
June 15

We are excited to announce our Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Winter Park, "A Night Under the Stars: Jazz & Jubilee at Shady Park," on Saturday, June 15, 2024, from 5 to 10 pm! Join us for a memorable evening featuring live jazz music, delicious food, spirits, and a night of jubilee under the stars.


4th Annual Lunch and Learn: A BTGM Juneteenth Event
June 15

We're thrilled to announce that the 3rd annual Juneteenth Lunch and Learn at the Orlando Rep on June 15 from 2-6 pm is being presented in partnership with the Florida Theatre Association and the Florida Repertory Theatre! This family-friendly event is free and open to all, and includes a delicious BBQ lunch, engaging readings of children’s books about Juneteenth, face painting, a DJ bubble party by DJ Jaé and other exciting activities.


Clermont Juneteenth Celebration
June 15

Don't miss the Clermont Third Juneteenth Event, a cultural and educational celebration of freedom. Come join us for an evening of art, music, and authentic cuisine.


Kissimmee Juneteenth Festival

June 15

The Kissimmee Juneteenth Festival is a celebration of community, culture, and unity that is perfect for the entire family.



Access for All at OMA

June 17 - 23, 2024


Senior Citizen’s Day: The Power Of Flowers
June 17

Show your love to our wise citizens and give them their flowers while they can still appreciate them. Be sure to register the wise citizens you would like to recognize with a gift of flowers and expression of love during the 1887 Juneteenth Celebration Week 


A Journey Towards Freedom
June 18

Join 1887 Juneteenth Celebration Week for our Juneteenth Celebration virtual event, as we embark on a journey through reflections of Juneteenth and its connection to the "Town That Freedom Built". You will hear from National Historians, natives and descendants of Eatonville.


Juneteenth Freedom Day CelebrationCelebration
June 19

Get ready to celebrate Juneteenth Freedom Day in Eatonville, with the 1887 Juneteenth Celebration Week! We are thrilled to invite you to our Proclamation Observance at the town hall, where we will honor this historic occasion and the oldest Black Township Municipality in the US. Let's come together with excitement and joy to commemorate this important day in our nation's history!


4th Annual Facets of Freedom: A Celebration of Juneteenth
June 19

Join us for a night of remembrance and celebration of the contributions of Black culture in the arts as we commemorate Juneteenth, the historic national holiday that marks the end of slavery in the United States. Facets of Freedom 2024 will take place on June 19, 2024 at the Orlando Family Stage, starting at 7 pm.


Access for All at OMA
June 20

Access for All at OMA is a monthly free day dedicated to the community. On the third Thursday of each month, we'll extend our hours from 10 AM to 8 PM, offering free admission to all visitors. Each event will feature live performances, educational experiences, and more!


Pancakes & Booze Art Show
June 20

Orlando’s Pop-Up Underground Art Show is BACK at The Abbey on June7. Join us to experience one of the largest pop-up art movements to hit North America over the past decade, celebrating more than 10 years of serving FREE PANCAKES and introducing you to some of the nation’s leading emerging artists.


New Musicals
June 20 - 23

The Florida Festival of New Musicals at Winter Park Playhouse is a 4-day event that will showcase six new musical works and bring together writers and composers with patrons, press, producers and directors. A one-hour version of each selected musical will be fully read and sung concert-style, without staging, by varying casts of professional actors and musicians.


Audiences will have the unique and exciting opportunity to see musicals in the early stages of development and provide feedback about the new musical after the reading.


Central Florida Juneteenth Celebration and Fireworks Show
June 22

Come join us the Central Florida Juneteenth Celebration and Fireworks Show in Maitland for music, food, and fun as we commemorate Juneteenth together. Get ready to enjoy live performances, delicious food vendors, local artists, and more. Whether you're coming with family or friends, this celebration promises to be a memorable experience for all.


Fan Girls Expo & Cosplay Extravaganza
June 22

Come celebrate female characters, creators and Artist, across all genres at Oviedo Mall. One day. One EPIC event to celebrate fangirls across all genres. Whether you love HORROR, ANIME, SUPER HEROES, DISNEY, WITCHES, PIRATES, OR STEAMPUNK....there is a place for you at FAN GIRLS. Cosplay contests all day, vendor market, panels, you name it....we'll have it!


Night at a Museum
June 22 - 23

A group of students get to spend the night at their favorite museum, only to realize that some of the exhibits come to life after the museum closes! Not only that but there seems to be something fishy going on…and the students are determined to solve the mystery! Join UpBeat! as they showcase their talents through performing live music, dancing, and more at CFC Arts.


National Pink Day Car Show
June 23

Experience the 2nd Annual Pink Car Show at Dezerland Park, showcasing a stunning array of unique pink vehicles. This free event is open to all, offering a vibrant celebration of automotive creativity and passion. Don't miss your chance to witness these one-of-a-kind cars on display!



Rock Freedom & Fireworks in Longwood

June 24 - 30, 2024


Orlando Out Fest
June 27 - 30

Calling all Kings, Queens and every Court Jester in between! Welcome to the inaugural Orlando Out Fest. A curated festival produced by Orlando Fringe, Celebrating exclusively LGBTQIA stories, artists, and history! Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating creativity and diversity.


Sunset at the Zoo at the Central Florida Zoo
June 28

Join a family-friendly LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration, featuring themed crafts and family activities, local vendors, food trucks and a DJ. It’s all part of Sunset at the Zoo at the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens. The gates open at 5 pm for guests to enjoy exploring the zoo, with music, food and more until the sun goes down!


Juneteenth Freedom Festival
June 29

Come join the Juneteenth Freedom Festival at the Simpson Park Community Center on Martin L King Junior Avenue in Lakeland for a day of celebration and reflection. This event will feature live music, food vendors, historical exhibits, and more.

Liberty Weekend Concert with Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
June 29

In recognition of the Fourth of July holiday, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority will celebrate in advance with its traditional Liberty Weekend Concert featuring the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. This year’s concert will be held at a new location, Terminal C.


Great American Block Party
June 29

The annual Great American Block Party comes to Lake Nona Town Center with delicious food, sweet treats, fun games and activities, live music and more. This patriotic summer blowout party is not to be missed, with roaming live entertainers, an incredible lineup of food trucks, carnival games, and a spectacular evening laser light show that will dazzle and delight.


Rock Freedom & Fireworks in Longwood
June 29

The City of Longwood presents Rock, Freedom & Fireworks, the fourth annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, June 29th at Reiter Park featuring live music from Switch - Back to the 80's, over 15 food trucks, a full bar, vendors, and the best fireworks show in town! Free admission and parking for the event are located at the back parking lot of Orlando Health South Seminole, Longwood City Hall Complex, and the Longwood Sunrail Station. The fireworks show begins at 9 pm.


Dog Days of Summer at College Park
June 29

Get ready for a wagging good time at Dog Days of Summer, a brand new family and dog-friendly event presented by College Park Main Street! From the quirkiest dog contest to showcasing local dog businesses, this event promises tail-wagging fun for all. Don't miss out on the perfect summer family outing where you can create lasting memories with your loved ones, both two-legged and four-legged!


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