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50+ FREE THINGS to do for Easter in Orlando

Updated: Apr 1

Whether your visiting Orlando or you're a local, you can enjoy so many amazing FREE Things To Do in Orlando for Easter without breaking the bank.

50+ FREE THINGS to do for Easter in Orlando

50+ FREE THINGS To Do For Easter In Orlando

EGG-STRA, EGG-STRA! Read all about it! Check out 50+ free things to do for all the family in Orlando this Easter.

Easter is on March 31, 2024 this year, and Orlando has plenty of free events and things to do for all the family, including egg hunts, outdoor worship, chances to meet the Easter Bunny, and so much more, it’s egg-tastic fun for all ages!

Easter Eggs at Walt Disney World

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.

Hop over to the Egg-citing Egg Hunt in Winter Springs

On March 22, children aged 2 - 12 are invited to bring their own baskets and join the excitement of the Egg-citing Egg Hunt in Winter Springs at Central Winds Park. Enjoy fun and prizes for everyone, along with local food trucks and community vendors.

Advance registration is essential for this festive event. It promises to be a delightful and entertaining experience! Don’t miss out on the chance for a HOPPING good time!

Take the kids to Thornton Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Join the fun at Mayor Carl Langford Park on March 23 at 10 am, for the Thornton Park Neighborhood Association's annual Easter Egg Hunt!

There will be refreshments for both kids and adults. The little ones will be turned loose at about 10:15, so be sure to get there on time. The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance at the start of the event, so bring your cameras for photo opportunities!

Visit Grace Church Lake Mary's Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza

Join Grace Church on March 23 for an Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza! Children will have the opportunity to find Easter eggs, engage in Easter games, crafts and have photo opportunities.

Attend Central Florida's BIGGEST Easter Egg Hunt Bash!

On March 24, the BUNNY IS BACK and Winter Garden is ready to party.

The traditional egg hunt will begin at 2 pm starting with children ages 5 years and younger, and then the older kiddos. There will be over 2,000 eggs to find including 1 golden egg which comes with a fun prize. Grab a bite at one of the food trucks, take photos with the Easter bunny himself, jump around in our bounce houses, get your face painted for free, visit our sponsor tables or head over to the petting zoo and say hello to the goats. Get the details here.

Attend the Kathleen Carnali Free Good - Friday Concert

This is a free concert hosted by Celebrate Recovery Northland Church. Come out and enjoy this special Good-Friday Event on March 30, 2024

Celebrate Recovery is a Faith Based Recovery Program. Kathleen Carnali is a huge fan of CR and has agreed to perform not only for the CR, but for anyone who would like to attend. A love offering will be collected and though the concert is free the church would like to help cover Kathleens travel costs.

Tune into the Magic 107.7 Easter Egg Hunt

The Magic 107.7 Easter Egg Hunt on March 30 includes 9 age divided hunts happening throughout the morning.

Taking place in Historic Downtown Longwood, families will enjoy meeting the Easter Bunny, plus lots of games and activity booths too. Bring your family for this FREE day of traditional Easter fun.

Spring Fest 2024 - Easter Egg Hunt

Hop into Spring Fest 2024 - Easter Egg Hunt

On Saturday, March 30 from 6 - 8 pm. Shepherd's Community United Methodist Church in Lakeland will be hosting a fun evening for the whole family! This event is free to attend and open to the public. We will sell tickets for snacks and games-- all proceeds from the event will go to support the neighborhood school, Medulla Elementary. Vendors and food trucks from all over Central Florida will be there as well

Attend the City of Ocoee Annual Easter Eggstravaganza

The City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department will host its Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on March 30 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm. This event is free. There will be an egg hunt, exciting games, crafts, and of course an appearance by the Easter Bunny. The event will be at Bill Breeze Park.  For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-905-3180.

Free Easter in the Park Event of 2024 at Lakefront Performing Arts Pavilion  1402 Lakeshore Boulevard St. Cloud

Party last Easter in the Park

Join the Free Easter in the Park Event of 2024 on March 30 at Lakefront Performing Arts Pavilion, 1402 Lakeshore Boulevard St. Cloud!! They will have a massive easter egg hunt with special golden eggs, Easter bunny photos, face painting, awesome prizes, fun games, music, food trucks, and so much more!

Please bring 1 canned food item to donate to Osceola Council of Aging.

Hop over to Somerset Park's Easter Extravaganza

Join Somerset Park's Easter Extravaganza on March 30 for a fun-filled Easter celebration at Somerset Park's Community Pool in Lake Nona! Get ready for an evening packed with exciting activities and egg-citing surprises. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a festive atmosphere and create unforgettable memories. From egg hunts to face painting, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Don't miss out on this egg-stra special event!

Rock Church’s Easter Egg Helicopter Drop

Drop into Rock Church’s Easter Egg Helicopter Drop

On Saturday, March 30, The Rock Church will be hosting the 4th annual Easter egg helicopter drop for the whole family with food, inflatables, and more eggs than you can count! Bring a friend or three to this epic event.

Hop On Downtown Kissimmee for Easter Fun

Hop On to Downtown Kissimmee for Easter Fun

Hop on down to Historic Downtown Kissimmee for a day of Easter fun on March 30! Bring your basket and set out to search for over 1,000 eggs that will be hidden throughout the area.  There will be cookie decorating, a jellybean hop, pictures with the Easter bunny and more!

Spring into Easter at Renningers

Join Renningers in Mount Dora on March 30 for a fun filled day! Easter egg hunt, coloring contest, face painting, sand art, scavenger hunt, bounce houses, games and more!

Plus there will be variety of crafters and small businesses vendors selling great items for Easter and Spring. Plus participating vendors will be handing out a goodie to all the kids hopping around with their Easter baskets!

Hop like a Bunny to Hunter’s Creek

Bunny in the Park at Hunter’s Creek on March 30 features a Marshmallow Drop, plus Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest, Bounce House and Carnival Games Egg Patch (for ages 3 and under) Meet the Easter Bunny Kids Crafts & Activities Food, Music and more.

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.

Visit Disney's Boardwalk for free

Walk Around Disney's Boardwalk

Disney’s BoardWalk is gorgeous, built around a lake and is beautifully themed to be reminiscent of Cape May or Coney Island in the 1940s.

It’s free to enter and fun just walking around and enjoying the atmosphere, in the evening you can enjoy street performers (jugglers, comedians, fire-eaters, jazz ensembles, etc.), and at any time of the day or night you can take a free trip on a friendship boat!

Universal CityWalk

Hang Out At Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk is a lively entertainment complex just before the entrance to Universal Studios and Islands Of Adventure, it’s FREE to enter and there is so much to do.

Parking is costly during the day, but at most times of the year, parking after 6 pm is free. At CityWalk you can stroll, take in the atmosphere and simply enjoy people watching, or you can ride the free water taxi to the resorts and explore, a must do is the opera filled Italian piazza at Loews’ Portofino Bay Hotel.

Back at CityWalk the kids will enjoy cooling off in the splash pad, and the adults will love the free nightly entertainment including outdoor DJ, stilt walkers and more.

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.

Join the fun at the City of Winter Park's 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.

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.

Easter Sunrise Service at SeaWorld Orlando

Celebrate Easter at an Outdoor Easter Service
March 31, 2024

Easter Sunrise Service at SeaWorld Orlando

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.

Z artist Tasha Layton will be leading the worship. You can hear her songs “Into the Sea,” “Never” and others on Your Z. Plus, Hot 95.9 artist, speaker and podcaster KB will bring the Easter message.

Admission to the service and parking are completely FREE, no ticket necessary. A Love Offering Will Be Taken. Parking lot opens at 4.15 am, gates open at 5.00 am. Please click here to RSVP.

Easter Sunrise Service at Bok Tower Gardens

Experience Easter at Bok Tower Gardens as the sun rises across Iron Mountain. Service will include carillon music, sacred hymns, and an inspirational message. Gates open at 6 am. Free admission to all until 8:00 am.

Gardens’ Carillonneur Geert D’hollander will begin the celebration at 6:30 am with a selection of seasonal compositions performed on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon. Dr. Scott Markley of First Baptist Church of Lake Wales, FL will deliver the inspirational Easter message. The service will conclude with a half-hour concert performed by D’hollander on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon.

The Entrance Gate, Visitor Center, and The Shop at Bok will open at 6 am. Donations are encouraged.

Easter Sunday on the Hill

Celebrate Christ's Resurrection on Sunday, March 31 at 10 am back on the Hill!

Grab your neighbors and all your family - this is going to be an AMAZING free morning for kids and adults. It's going to be a great day for families - with Baby Dedications, a powerful word from Pastor Caleb, and a special egg hunt for the kiddos - with 10,000, eggs!!!

Join The River Clermont Church at the Clermont Arts & Recreation Center for this very special Sunday Service.

Love Center Church Easter Sunday Community Event

Come join Love Center Church for a fantastic Easter Sunday Celebration at the Rosemont Community Center in beautiful Orlando. It's going to be an incredible in-person event. There will be a worship service followed immediately after by a community BBQ and Easter egg hunt. Fellowship, food, and fun.

Easter Sunrise Sunday at Hamlin

As dawn breaks over Hamlin, we warmly invite you to celebrate Easter's hopeful message with us. Gather atop the parking garage across from Cinépolis for a tranquil sunrise service. Revel in the serenity of the morning and the communal spirit as we share in the good news of Easter together.

Arrive early to partake in a complimentary continental breakfast, complete with freshly brewed coffee, available while supplies last. Our service, set against the backdrop of the awakening sky over Lake Hancock, will last approximately one hour — a meaningful start to this day of renewal and joy. Join us for reflection, community, and the dawn of Easter Day.

Easter Sunrise Service in Ft. Mellon Park, Sanford

The annual Easter Sunrise Service is a worship service with multiple local Pastors participating. This event is on Sunday, March 31, 2024 from 7 am - 8 am at Fort Mellon Park near pavilions 7 and 8.

Sunrise starts around 7 am, this event is free and open to the public.

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

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 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


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

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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