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All The Free Events & Things To Do this Weekend in Orlando, Jan. 19 - 21, 2024

There's a never ending choice of things to do in Orlando, and best of all there's a ton of FREE events and things to do every weekend. From free kids events for the little ones, to free nights out for the big kids!


The Best Events & Things To Do in Orlando in January

FREE Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend!

There's tons of events and things to do in Orlando every weekend that won't break the bank, and every weekend we select the best FREE events and things to do right here in our weekend guide.


From kids events, to concerts, and festivals, we bring you the most-up-to-date FREE events in Orlando.


Whatever you decide to do this weekend in Orlando, have a great time, and remember to to keep up with the latest news on events, and things to do in Central Florida by signing up for the Gotta Go Orlando Newsletter and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.


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Weekend FREE Events and Things To Do in Orlando January 12 - 14, 2024


Before attending events, please contact the event organizer to confirm that the event is taking place as changes, and cancellations can occur.


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FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2024



Parking Lot Party at Lake Eola
January 19

SURPRISE! Parking Lot Party is poppin’ up at Lake Eola on Washington Street! Bring your friends, your family and even your enemies to Lake Eola Park for some delicious food PLUS drinks provided by Relax Grill with a portable bar set up!


Oak Hill Drifters
January 19

Join RockPit Brewing for a FREE night of soul-stirring Original Americana music with a side of heavy Country gravy as the Oak Hill Drifters take the stage.


90's Night at Howl at the Moon Orlando
January 19

It does not matter which 90’s trend was your favorite because Howl at the Moon will be rocking them for 90’s Night! That’s right, dust off your “Macarena” dance moves and that old Starter Jacket because we will be partying like it is 1999.


Wear 90’s gear for free admission! They will have drink specials, live music and more! Come dance your butt off to all your favorite 90’s classics!


Food Truck Rally & Market
January 19

Join Orlando Local Makers for the Food Truck Rally & Market at Rockpit Brewing, with live music, 25 local brews, great food, and a vibrant market.



Movie in the Park: Minions - The Rise of Gru
January 19

Watch a free movie at Reiter Park in Longwood at 7 pm. Bring your family and friends, and don’t forget to pack a blanket, chair, and/or snacks. The featured movie is Minions: The Rise of Gru.



Oviedo Movie in the Park: Small Foot
January 19 

Movie in the Park is a free outdoor event, at The Oviedo Amphitheatre in Center Lake Park, each month is a new movie and a great opportunity for family friendly fun. The movie begins at "dusk" (approximately 5:30pm). Remember to bring a blanket or lawn chairs.


Free Beer at SeaWorld Orlando
January 12 - January 31

Celebrate the New Year with a free beer at Waterway Grill Bar! YES you have to pay for admission... BUT FREE BEER!!!


SeaWorld Orlando guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. The ice cold draft will be available at the park daily at Waterway Grill.


The Morse Museum
Every Friday until April

The Morse Museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), including the artist and designer’s jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass lamps, windows and more.


Admission is free from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays, November through April. For more information, please visit morsemuseum.org.


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.


Art After Dark at Lake Nona

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 through our Town Center 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 six story art installation, The Beacon.


Sunset Walk’s Fired-up Fridays

Sunset Walk Fired-up Fridays

Every Friday

Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality.


Featuring music by DJ Scotty B and Company, plus the very best regional live bands.


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 Old Town Kissimmee

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 will begin at 3:00pm and the qualifications are show-quality muscle and factory-performance cars from 1964 and newer and classics from 1985 and older. Cars will cruise at 8:30pm and all cars registered can participate.



 


SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2024


Maitland Movies in the Park: Top Gun
January 20

Maitland’s Movies in the Park will present the 1986 Tom Cruise action hit “Top Gun” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, in Independence Square next to City Hall. Admission and popcorn are free.



Cops 'N Cars for Kids at Oviedo Mall
January 20

This is the largest car show in Central Florida with over 300 of the best classic and modern vehicles. In addition to the car show, there is a huge turnout from law enforcement and fire departments from around the state with specialty vehicles, helicopters, and K9 units. Plenty of family fun including bounce houses, a huge array of vendors, food trucks, trophies.


Roger Docking
January 20

A new year deserves celebration! Enjoy Sundown Sessions; a free early live-music series, inside Lil Indies, giving you the chance to ease into your evening with a cocktail or mocktail.


Pancakes & Booze Art Show

Pancakes & Booze Art Show
January 20

Orlando’s Pop-Up Underground Art Show, Pancakes & Booze is BACK at The Abbey! Come experience one of the largest pop-up art movements to hit North America over the past decade, celebrating over 10 years of serving FREE PANCAKES and introducing audiences to some of the nation’s leading emerging artists.


Free Beer at SeaWorld Orlando
January 12 - January 31

Celebrate the New Year with a free beer at Waterway Grill Bar! YES you have to pay for admission... BUT FREE BEER!!!


SeaWorld Orlando guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. The ice cold draft will be available at the park daily at Waterway Grill.


Disney Springs Kids Club

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

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

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.


Winter Garden Farmers Market
Every Saturday

The Winter Garden Farmers Market is your hometown market open every Saturday from 8 am - 1 pm in beautiful Historic Winter Garden.


Winter Park Farmers Market
Every Saturday

The Winter Park Farmers’ Market is one of the best produce and plant markets in Central Florida which takes place every Saturday morning from 8 am - 1 pm in Central Park.


Lake Mary Farmers Market
Every Saturday

The Lake Mary Farmers Market features local vendors of produce, plants, baked goods, and arts and crafts. The market is open every Saturday, from 9 am - 1:30 pm at Lake Mary City Hall.


City of Longwood Farmer's Market
Every Saturday

Visit every Saturday at the City of Longwood Farmers Market at Reiter Park from 9 am - 2 pm, with locally sourced seafood and produce to handmade crafts and more.


Lake Nona Farmers Market
Every Saturday

Join in every Saturday morning in Lake Nona, the Lake Nona Farmers Market takes place in the beautiful Town Center from 11 am - 3 pm, shop local with the freshest produce and more.



 


SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 2024



Bazaar Botanica's Mermaid & Fantasy Market
January 21

The Mermaid Market is back at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co! Dive into the enchanting world of Bazaar Botanica's Mermaid & Fantasy Market. Pose with Stella the Sea Witch. Be serenaded by the Mythical Violin and Cello Quartet! Dress-up in your favorite Mermaid or Fantasy inspired look & join your other fae friends! Food Trucks on site all day!


Pets On The Promenade
January 21

Join the Promenade at Sunset Walk for the 4th Annual Pets on the Promenade. It’s an afternoon celebrating man’s best friend at the always pet-friendly Promenade at Sunset Walk, featuring live music and street performers, plus pet and family caricature portraits, and pet photography.


Free Beer at SeaWorld Orlando
January 12 - January 31

Celebrate the New Year with a free beer at Waterway Grill Bar! YES you have to pay for admission... BUT FREE BEER!!!


SeaWorld Orlando guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. The ice cold draft will be available at the park daily at Waterway Grill.


JAYO at Lil' Indies
January 21

Catch the free show with Jason Yoho and Friends every Sunday at Lil' Indies.


Orlando Farmers Market at Lake Eola Park
Every Sunday

One of the most popular farmers markets in Central Florida, Orlando Farmer’s Market is located in the heart of Orlando at Lake Eola park, and takes place Sundays 10 am - 4 pm.


Celebration Farmers Market
Every Sunday

Every week at Celebration Farmers Market there are multiple vendors selling everything from fresh food and produce, to local crafted jewelry, and much more, with a beautiful backdrop of Lakeside Park, this is a must go to farmers market on Sundays, 9 am - 2 pm


East Orlando Farmer's Market
Every Sunday

The popular East Orlando Farmers Market offers hand selected produce, creative local small business owners, along with botanical varieties to chose from. Every Sunday 11 am - 4 pm.


Clermont Farmer's Market
Every Sunday

Clermont Farmer's Market features over 60 vendors selling seafood, organic produce, and other household items, this popular market is the place to go on Sundays 9 am - 2 pm.


Downtown Mount Dora Village Market
Every Sunday

Mount Dora’s open-air Mount Dora Village Market in Sunset Park is open Sundays from 0 am - 2 pm offering fresh products from over 50 market vendors.



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