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Check out the jam packed calendar of Special Events coming to Lake Nona this Fall and Winter

Updated: Aug 15, 2023

As we begin to look forward to the slightly cooler days of fall here in Orlando, Lake Nona has revealed a packed calendar of special events for fall and winter, including the return of Lake Nona's signature holiday event, Oh, What Fun!

Events in Lake Nona

Lake Nona offers a wide-variety of entertainment, and leisure activities, including a rich event schedule of signature events throughout the year, including holiday celebrations, sports and entertainment festivals, art fairs and more.

This fall and winter highlights include Oktoberfest with German cuisine, beer, live music, themed entertainment, and more. Plus the Lake Nona Graveyard Smash,includes spooky entertainment, trick or treat stations, inflatable courses, face paint, and more.

December features Oh, What Fun! Holiday Festival with cirque shows, snow days, Christmas carnivals, and more.

Events in Lake Nona Oktoberfest

September 30

Prost! Oktoberfest is returning to the Lake Nona Town Center with German cuisine, beer, live music, themed entertainment, photo-ops, games, and the annual Stein Hoisting competition.

Pumpkin Carving Workshop
October 12

Hosted at Lake Nona’s Dockside, unleash your creative potential with an instructor led pumpkin carving workshop by world renowned pumpkin carver, Paul Dever! The cost of this class includes personal pumpkin carving tool set that you can bring home for future carving! (a $30 value)

Murder Mystery Dinner
October 13

Want to solve a murder? On this Friday the 13th, join us at Dockside Lake Nona for our Murder Mystery Dinner, a fully immersive experience with costumes, clues, and crime. Dinner and a welcome drink will be provided to kick off the mysterious night ahead.

Events in Lake Nona Town Harvest

Town Harvest
October 14

Lake Nona’s Town Harvest kicks off the autumn season with a pumpkin patch and decorating station, live country music, and a tractor photo-op. Not to mention, come grab some fall themed treats and enjoy one of our specialty drinks!

Events in Lake Nona Graveyard Smash

Graveyard Smash
October 28

Come to the Lake Nona Graveyard Smash, as it’s time to celebrate Halloween with spooky entertainment, trick or treat stations, inflatable courses, face paint, and thrilling music. This event will definitely give you chills!

Home of the Brave Veterans Day Celebration  Lake Nona

Home of the Brave Veterans Day Celebration
November 11

Home of the Brave, returns on Saturday, Nov. 11 in Lake Nona Town Center to honor local service men and women. Kick-off the special night of honor, remembrance and gratitude with the Honors Ceremony featuring an Honor Guard presentation, singers and musicians, special guests and local elected officials, followed by the Patriotic Parachute Team, illuminated by red and blue flares, descending from the sky.

Oh What Fun Events in Lake Nona

Oh, What Fun!
December 7-24

It’s the most wonderful time of the year here in Lake Nona! Kicking off the Oh, What Fun! Holiday Festival with a Hannukah celebration on Dec. 7, celebrate the season with nightly entertainment of cirque shows, snow days, Christmas carnivals, and more. Be sure to not miss out on Santa’s Cottage sing-along and photo experience full of gingerbread, fun, and holiday cheer. Join us and treat yourself to the many tasty sweets & treats featured at each event.

Be sure to check back for more details on these awesome events as we get them!

Events in Lake Nona

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