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Events and Things To Do in Orlando this Weekend October 6 - 8

Welcome to another weekend of things to do here in Orlando, as always, we've selected the best events that are taking place throughout the weekend. Enjoy!

The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend

The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend!


Annual Great Scott Farms Fall Festival
Saturdays and Sundays, Now – November 26, 2023

At Great Scott Farms, 26216 County Road Mount Dora 32757, get lost in a huge 6.5 acre corn maze! Jump on a huge jumping pillow, slide down a 60ft super slide, play on the giant castle-like playground and much more!

You can take an audio tour of the farm on the hay ride while learning about what they grow and their history. Check out their Market, Cafe, and food vendors.

The EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
Now - November 18, 2023

The EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival is dishing up delights at Walt Disney World Resort now through until November 18, 2023.

Get ready to sip and savor at more than 25 Global Marketplaces throughout EPCOT, including returning favorites such as The Fry Basket, Flavors from Fire, Canada, India and Spain. Several new Global Marketplaces will open later during the festival as summer turns to fall.

The festival has also welcomed back the popular Eat to the Beat Concert Series presented by Florida Blue Medicare at America Gardens Theatre.

And don’t forget to commemorate your EPCOT visit by bringing festival magic home with official event merchandise including apparel, home décor, trading pins and more.

Southern Hills Farm Fall Festival

Southern Hills Farm Fall Festival
Thursday - Sunday, Now - November 12. 2023

The 8th Annual Fall Festival located at 16651 Schofield Rd, Clermont, FL 34714, is happening each Thursday-Sunday between Sept. 23 and Nov. 12.

Fall Festival Fun Includes: Kids Zone, 5-acre corn maze, farm wagon rides, yard games, U-pick sunflower and zinnia fields, pumpkin patch barn with a wide variety of beautiful and unique pumpkins of all sizes and colors, beautiful rooftop deck, picture perfect photo op areas for your fall family photos, and more!

Enjoy our delicious apple cider donuts, blueberry lemonade, frozen and hot apple cider, blueberry cobbler, pumpkin muffins and more from their vintage Airstream turned bakery.

Join The Showcase Of Citrus for the 5th annual Pumpkin Ponderosa and Fall Festival

The Showcase Of Citrus Pumpkin Ponderosa and Fall Festival
Now - November 12, 2023

The Showcase of Citrus is once again hosting its popular Pumpkin Ponderosa and Fall festivities

The entire family is invited to enjoy fall at The Showcase of Citrus located at 15051 Frank Jarrell Rd Clermont 34714.

The Pumpkin Ponderosa and Fall Festival begins September 23 with thousands of pumpkins, the world's biggest monster truck rides, exotic animals, gem mining, playgrounds, and more.

There will be themed alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages at the bars, and of course pumpkin treats!

Adult Vampire Experience, Nosferatu returns to Orlando this fall

Nosf3ratu at The Ren Theater
Select Days, Now - November 5, 2023

Nosferatu is returning to Orlando for year 3! Renaissance Theatre Company have revealed that the re-re-vamped adult horror experience Nosferatu is back following a sold out run in 2022. This years experience has been totally re-vamped, so returning guests will join new patrons to experience it all for the first time.

Every inch of the Ren's 15,468 square foot warehouse in Downtown Orlando will be converted into an exciting maze of elaborately designed shadowy scenes, with the audience moves from room to room, encountering performers behind every secret door.

The great thing about this experience is that every guest has a unique experience, with the cast of 32 vampires leading the audience into hidden corners of the building, where they play out scary, and sexy scenarios during the 90-minute experience.

One the experience is over, new this year is VBar, the sexy nightclub where thirsty vampires meet their prey opens late for a completely different experience. Sexy vampires, live entertainment, and bloody good cocktails. See the show, stay for the party.

Nosferatu is for adults 18+ Strong sexuality including nudity. Sadism, blood, gore, and violent themes. Expect haze and fog, strobing and moving lights, complete darkness. Loud sounds and music throughout. Audience will move from space to space through dark corridors on foot. Check out for details.

Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Orlando Resort

Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Orlando Resort

Select Nights Now - November 4, 2023

Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) at Universal Orlando Resort is huge, its one of the biggest Halloween events in Florida, and features horror of all genres, from cinematic greats and crazed cult favorites to the park’s original abominations, and each year the legend grows and the experience reaches beyond your wildest nightmares.

Halloween Horror Nights 32 includes 10 terrifying haunted houses, 5 sinister scare zones and live entertainment.

This year's haunted houses include The Exorcist: Believer, Chucky: Ultimate Kill Count, Universal Monsters: Unmasked, Stranger Things 4, and The Last of Us.

Scream-A-Geddon Haunt


Now - November 4, 2023

If you go down to the woods this spooky season your in for a horrific surprise... Scream-A-Geddon in Dade City is BACK!

Spread across 20 acres in a remote corner of Pasco County, the scariest of horror parks, Scream-A-Geddon Horror Park has five haunted houses, a zombie paintball fight and monsters who can and will grab you!

Scream-A-Geddon is only a miserable 1 hour, 30 minute drive from Orlando, and it is so worth it, if you dare....

This years event features the all new haunted house, Breach. Enter if you dare, but you may never come out, plus returning this year is fan favorite's, Rage 3D, Floodwater Bayou, Ravenhill Asylum, Demon's Revenge, and of course it wouldn't be Scream-A-Geddon without Zombie Paintball Assault!!

The event also features Monster Midway with food, beer, and games, and Bono's Beer Garden.

Sir Henry Haunted Trail Plant City

Sir Henry Haunted Trail

Select Nights, Now - November 4, 2023

The one of a kind outdoor haunted attraction, Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail is celebrating 10 seasons of horror this spooky season, guests can expect an all new attraction - a haunted hayride, as well as brand new themes for every trail including the return of many fan favorite characters!

This years event will run select nights from September 29 - November 4, and will feature 3 haunted experiences, Legends Of Halloween haunted hayride, 2 escape rooms, plus laser tag, and axe throwing.

The three new trail for this years event are Tales Of The Dead, Wicked Waters and Moonlight Massacre.

Sir Henry Haunted Trail is a horrific one hour drive from Orando in your doom buggy.

The Haunting of River Ranch

The Haunting of River Ranch
Every Fri/Sa, Now - November 4, 2023

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo is is back with bone-chilling excitement, as the resort hosts the second chapter of the annual The Haunting of River Ranch.

From September 29 – November 4, 2023, guests of Westgate River Ranch and the public are invited to immerse themselves in The Haunting of River Ranch. This year's event features the Cowboy Adventure Park & Florida Fair, a haunted hayride and an all-new haunted house, intertwined with a captivating original narrative.

2023 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Select Nights, Now - November 1, 2023

Get ready for a spooktacular celebration with plenty of tricks and treats at this year's Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, happening now through November 1, 2023.

Enjoy spellbinding entertainment including shows, a parade, fireworks, Disney characters dressed in their Halloween best, and so much more.

This limited-capacity, nighttime event starts at 7 pm and allows guests to experience shorter wait times on attractions, themed food and beverage and more

Busch Gardens Tampa Zombie Entertainer Scare Zone 2023 Howl-O-Scream - Sin City Zombies

Howl-O-Scream At Busch Gardens Tampa

Select Nights, Now - October 31, 2023

Tampa’s premier Halloween event returns earlier than ever with new frights & scares taking over the entire park with haunted houses, scare zones, sinister shows and more.

Until October 31st, unspeakable horror lives in every dark corner, including on Busch Gardens’ pulse-pounding thrill rides. Howl-O-Scream is bringing fear to the next level and once you’re in there’s nothing to fear but everything.

Haunted houses include fan favorite, The Residence: Home For The Holidays, plus Ms. Stranglewood is back for more haunts this spooky season, year, and has something sinister waiting behind every corner. plus, new this year is D.H. Baggums, Circus of Fear.

This year's scare zone's include the all new Big Ed's Demolition Derby, which features a rather sinister Big Ed, and Sin City Zombies, another brand new scare zone for 2023.

SeaWorld Orlando, the Siren Twins, Frost and Flame at Howl-O-Scream Sirens of SeaWorld

Howl-O-Scream At SeaWorld Orlando

Select Nights, Now - October 31, 2023

Howl-O-Scream resurfaces at SeaWorld Orlando and this year you will have nowhere to hide. Howl-O-Scream has washed ashore, and this time, the fear is everywhere.

Returning for its third year on September 8, Howl-O-Scream runs select nights through October 31, and this year Howl-O-Scream isn’t just back at SeaWorld. It’s bigger and better than ever with ALL-NEW terrors.

Evade angry haunts as they rampage through scare zones. Seek shelter indoors, only to find you’ve entered a house of horrors. Deepen the thrill with nighttime coaster rides. Quench your thirst for fear at a fiendishly interactive bar. And feel the monstrous electricity of three live shows.

Busch Gardens’ Spooktacular
Select Days, Now - October 31, 2023

At Busch Gardens’ Spooktacular, from September 9 to October 31, guests will step into a whimsical world full of enchantment with Kandy, a witch-in-training!

Every Saturday and Sunday, plus Monday Oct. 30 & Tuesday Oct. 31, this event takes place during regular park hours, and is included with park entry. Busch Gardens’ Spooktacular will be casting magical spells, from 12 – 4 pm at the Festival Walkway.

A costume parade, story time and trick or treating are some of the activities guests will find in this immersive Halloween experience.

SeaWorld Orlando Halloween Spooktacular

SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular

Select Dates, Now - October 31, 2023

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is back with fun surprises, candy, costumes and more! Kids love trick-or-treating (with purchase of reusable bag) during this daytime event as they explore the decorated trail and meet colorful characters.

This year be sure to check out all their immersive family Spooktacular Festivities and plan your visit this fall.

SeaWorld Spooktacular runs select days, Sept. 16 – Oct. 31, and is included with park admission.

Pirates Dinner Adventure is hosting “Vampirates: When the Blood Moon Rises”

Vampirates: When the Blood Moon Rises
Select Nights, Now - October 31, 2023

Pirates Dinner Adventure is hosting “Vampirates: When the Blood Moon Rises”, a Halloween-themed dinner show suitable for ghouls and goblins of all ages.

As the Blood Moon casts an eerie glow over the high seas, the notorious Captain Sebastian the Black and his pirate crew of vampires are in search of the Sulzana’s Eye, a cursed necklace that will allow them to live in the daylight. And only you can stop them before the necklace falls into the wrong hands! Embark on a spooktacular journey filled with aerial artistry, swordplay, death-defying stunts and dynamic duels.

In addition to the themed show, guests can satisfy their sweet tooth on the Trick R Treat Trail and the whole family is encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes on select nights of the Vampirates show.

Spooky Fall Experience by Marriott Village Orlando

Spooky Fall Experience by Marriott Village Orlando
Now - October 31, 2023

Join the Marriott Village Orlando in creating memorable spooky fun experiences. Daily and holiday weekend from September 1, 2023, to October 31, 2023, Marriott Village Orlando will come alive at night with bespoke activities and curated amenities to experience the destination difference and a spooky good time. Book your stay today to reserve one of the newest talked about Spooky Halloween experiences in Orlando!

Haunting Nights Leu Gardens Creative City Project

Haunting Nights at Leu Gardens
Select Nights, Now - October 31, 2023

This Halloween season once darkness arrives, there is a brand new nighttime experience to enjoy here in Orlando, as Creative City Arts presents Haunting Nights, an artful, exciting Halloween experience that will take place in the forests of Leu Gardens.

Guests to this new immersive Haunting Nights experience will be welcomed by a 10’ tall jack-o-lantern, before making your way past the bridge troll and into the forest of eyes.

You will then walk through a garden of sunflowers, journey through a neon-light maze, climb up a giant hay-pyramid, meet La Catrina in our Dia de Muertos world, and so much more.

Creative City Arts promises some jump-scares, but say it won't be too scary with the event recommended for guests 13 and up. Get tickets here.

Happy Frights at Leu Gardens

Happy Frights
Select nights, Now - October 31, 2023

Gather the entire family for a fun, family-friendly Halloween adventure throughout Orlando’s Leu Gardens during Happy Frights. This new experience from Creative City Arts features exciting immersive worlds, live characters, food and trick-or-treating.

Guests will meet a dancing bridge-troll, walk through a garden of sunflowers, explore a neon-light maze, climb up a giant hay-pyramid, celebrate Dia de Muertos and so much more – all while visiting nine trick-or-treat stations along the way. Get tickets here.

Screamin' Green Hauntoween at Crayola Experience

Screamin' Green Hauntoween at Crayola Experience
Now - October 31, 2023

Screamin' Green Hauntoween is back and more colorful than ever! Join Crayola Experience Orlando on a quest to discover rare, Halloween colors and meet monster-ific characters as you go! To find them all, you’ll journey into an ancient Pharaoh’s tomb, creep through a spooktacular forest and more all while creating WITCHtacular crafts!

This event is CHALK-full of spooky happenings: a themed scavenger hunt, spook-tastic crafts, character photo ops, and more! ALL included with admission.

Plus every weekend enjoy trick-or-treating and a DJ dance party.

The Outta Control Spooktacular Magic Dinner Show

The Outta Control Spooktacular Magic Dinner Show
October 7 - 31, 2023

This special version of Orlando’s longest-running dinner show will include brand new Halloween-themed magic and stories, interactive illusions featuring spooky Hollywood characters, questions answered from the great beyond, and more.

Performing 5 nights a week is the amazing Tony Brent, and during his off nights, audiences can enjoy one of our special guest entertainers: Matt Marberry, Phillip Kaiser, Jimmy Rook, or TC Tahoe.

Shows often sell out, so grab your tickets today! Costumes encouraged!

Enzian 13 Films Of Halloween

Enzian 13 Films Of Halloween
Various Days, Now - October 31, 2023

The Enzian Theater has announced the return of the popular 13 Films of Halloween Series.

Every October, Enzian showcases a series of scary movies and events so you can celebrate Halloween all month long. The lineup features programs for all ages and includes parties, midnight films, cult classics, free outdoor screenings, and more! This year Enzian Theater will have 13 Cocktails of Halloween available throughout October at Eden Bar, and Eden Bar’s Halloween Party!

Get ready for a bloody good time at Eden Bar’s Halloween Party! Dress to impress in your best costume and party with your friends until you’re dead at dawn. This not to be missed night includes music, food, and drinks, before ending the celebration with the midnight feature – The Beyond: The Composer’s Cut.

For more details, check out the Enzian Theater Website.

A Lot Of Pumpkins, Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival

A Lot Of Pumpkins, Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival
Select Days, September 23 - October 29, 2023

A Lot of Pumpkins pumpkin patch and fall festival at Santa’s Christmas Tree Forest located at 35317 Huff Road, Eustis 32736 is open for the 16th straight year, weekends from September 23rd through October 29 and select weekdays in October.

Attractions include The Magical Maze has thirteen scary monster pictures hidden throughout…find them all and win a prize! The horse and pony rides and zip line rides are open weekends. The giant culvert slide, barrel train rides, trike track, duck races and so much more are available in the Jolly Acres play area. Jack’s Barnyard petting zoo is the place to visit with all of our farm animal friends. Hayrides and bounce pillows complete the fun!

The Kettle and Grill serves up a variety of hotdogs, hamburgers, sausages, and kettle korn. Street tacos are served at the Taco Tree. Visit the Frozen Elf for a frozen treat to end your meal. Selection may be limited on weekdays. Specialty drinks, beer, wine and seltzers are available from the bar.

October 28 - 30. Trick or Treat stations will be set up throughout the farm. Put on your family friendly costumes and join in the fun..

Pumpkins are displayed in a shaded lot to help preserve their freshness. Pumpkins are priced by size and type with most ranging between $3 and $13.

Goblins & Giggles Weekends at Gaylord Palms Resort Orlando

Gaylord Palms Goblins & Giggles Weekends

Now - October 29, 2023

Bewitching thrills, chills and laughter will once again fill fall weekends as guests are treated to family-friendly Halloween fun beginning Sept. 9, 2023, when Gaylord Palms Resort kicks off its annual Goblins & Giggles Weekends celebration.

The much loved event which runs through Oct. 29, will feature live shows, interactive events, dance and costume parties, character experiences, spooky animal encounters, a themed scavenger hunt and escape room, and plenty of sweet treats.

Plus this year, Gaylord Palms Resort is offering two “Fall Into Family Fun” hotel packages with features like free resort credit, premium guest room views, and tickets to popular Goblins & Giggles Weekends events.

LEGOLAND Florida Brick-or-Treat

LEGOLAND Florida Brick-or-Treat
Select Days, Now - October 29, 2023

Families will be screaming in excitement at LEGOLAND Florida Brick-or-Treat this year, with more candy, more LEGO characters and more spell-binding surprises than ever before.

This Halloween spectacular will bewitch families with so many amazing experiences including V.I.M. Dance Party Hosted by Lord Vampyre, the new show The UnbeLEAFable Halloween Night and NEW 4D Movie: The Great Monster Chase.

Enjoy live shows, costume contests, meet and greets, spooky LEGO decorations and Monster mischief around every corner – all included with general park admission and select Annual Passes.

Click, Clack, BOO! A Tricky Treat

Click, Clack, BOO! A Tricky Treat
Various Days, Now - October 29, 2023

Just in time for Halloween is Click, Clack, BOO! A Tricky Treat, at Orlando Family Stage.

It’s Halloween! Duck, Pig, Cow, and Hen cannot wait to throw a Halloween party, complete with apple-bobbing, bottomless candy bowls, and a spook-tacular costume contest, against Farmer Brown’s wishes, as he is afraid of Halloween.

Join the barnyard crew as they use some clever trickery to show Farmer Brown that sometimes a little scare can be big fun!

A Halloween costume parade of children in costumes is a part of each weekend show.

Enjoy Fall On The Farm At Whisper Creek Farm, Grande Lakes Resort

Grande Lakes Orlando Fall On The Farm
Weekends, October 7 - 29, 2023

Grande Lakes Orlando, the 500-acre luxury resort destination located in the headwaters of the Florida Everglades, anchored by The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes and JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, has announce the return of its fourth annual Fall on the Farm event this October.

Consisting of family-friendly activities and seasonal celebrations taking place at the on-site 18,000-square-foot Whisper Creek Farm, alongside attractive stay and event packages, Fall on the Farm welcomes guests to enjoy an abundance of excitement all month long.

Every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm throughout October, Grande Lakes Orlando will host an array of unique activities for guests of all ages.

Tickets are priced at $49 for adults, $30 for children ages 3-12 years old and complimentary for infants and toddlers, which includes parking and farm entry, as well as access to programming including hayrides, pumpkin carving and painting, seasonal family games, animal encounters, face painting, a farmer's market, archery exhibit, falconry meet and greet, farming education and live music entertainment.

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms

Fall Festival at Amber Brooke Farms
Weekends, Now - October 29, 2023

Celebrate fall in Florida at Amber Brooke Farm’s biggest festival of the year located at 36111 N CR 44A Eustis, FL 32736.

Pick Pumpkins, get lost in the Crop Maze, Pet animals in the Petting Zoo, Pick Flowers and Vegetables, listen to live music and entertainment, and more. Plus, enjoy all your favorite year-round farm activities.

Plus, new this year, they've added Archery and Gel Blaster Ranges to the fun things to do!

Tickets start at $15 per person. Get details now.

Club Lake Fall Festival

Club Lake Fall Festival
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Now – October 29, 2023

Activities this year at Club Lake, located at 3403 Rock Springs Road Apopka, Florida 32712 include two hay rides, corn maze, toddler maze, pumpkin patch, Country Store, play structures, high strikers, football area, basketball area, The Cow Wash, and much more! Pumpkin chunkin’ and tennis ball launching from an air cannon are also available.

The Orlando Shakes presents Boulevard of Bold Dreams

Boulevard of Bold Dreams
Select Dates, Now - 29, 2023

The Orlando Shakes presents Boulevard of Bold Dreams, a dynamic story about the night Hattie McDaniel (Gone with the Wind) made Hollywood history by becoming the first Black artist to win an Oscar. When Hattie stops at a bar and decides not to attend the awards ceremony, the bartender, Arthur, and the maid, Dottie, do everything in their power to convince her to go and claim her historic win. A story of dreamers striving to overcome considerable obstacles and fighting for recognition amidst the racism and inequity of Hollywood.

A Petrified Forest Orlando Haunt

A Petrified Forest

Select Nights, Now - October 28, 2023

One of the best spooky season scare experiences in Central Florida is a horrifying journey into A Petrified Forest!

This terrifying independent outdoor scare trail which is located in the Altamonte Springs area of Orlando is legendary around these parts, and this year features three new trails and more!

A Petrified Forest is a home grown community attraction, offering three intensely horrifying scare trails set in a genuinely spooky forest location covering around 2 acres.

The trails are long, with uniquely themed rooms and awesome scares around every turn.

The annual Halloween event continues to grow ever year, and now offer a whole night out with great music, food concessions, local art vendors, laser tag, backstage tours, and so much more.

Oktoberfest at Krush Brau Park

Oktoberfest at Krush Brau Park
Now - October 22, 2023

Get ready for an authentic Oktoberfest experience right here in Kissimmee, at Krush Brau Park! While the traditional Oktoberfest festivities are held in Munich, Germany, you don't have to travel across the Atlantic to immerse yourself in the rich traditions and Bavarian charm. Join Krush Brau Park and indulge in all the beer, food, music, and fun that make Oktoberfest a beloved global celebration.

At Krush Brau Park, the've recreated the spirit of Munich's Oktoberfest to bring you an unforgettable experience. Adorned with traditional Bavarian décor and vibrant Oktoberfest colors, sets the perfect backdrop for a memorable celebration. The aroma of freshly baked pretzels, bratwurst, and sauerkraut fills the air, transporting you straight to the heart of Bavaria.

Splash into National Hispanic Heritage Month with Fiesta Aquatica at Aquatica Orlando!

Fiesta Aquatica!
Saturday & Sunday, Now - Sunday, October 15, 2023

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Aquatica Orlando at Fiesta Aquatica!

This fun-filled, festive event is happening every Saturdays and Sundays, until October15 and is included with park admission.

Enjoy a change in tempo with Latin beats and delicious treats located throughout the park.

Head to Banana Beach Cookout and Ke-Re’s Bar Saturdays 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. and Sundays 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. for live music and dancing.

Ruthless at Winter Park Playhouse

Now - October 15, 2023

This outrageous hit musical comedy garnered rave reviews during its long Off-Broadway run.Meet Judy, a naive 1950s housewife, and her adorable but sociopath 8-year-old daughter Tina.Encouraged by her manager, Sylvia, Tina will do ANYTHING to get the lead role in her school play "including murdering the leading lady!"This fun spoof has its twists, turns and killer laughs! Get tickets now for Ruthless at Winter Park Playhouse.

Breakthrough Theatre Company presents Disenchanted

Now - October 8, 2023

Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses are set to take to the stage in the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm. Forget the princesses you think you know – the original storybook heroines have come to life to set the record straight.

Breakthrough Theatre Company presents Disenchanted, the hit Off-Broadway (and Orlando Fringe favorite) musical!

The original storybook heroines are none-too-happy with the way they’ve been portrayed in today’s pop culture so they’ve tossed their tiaras and have come to life to set the record straight. Forget the princesses you think you know – these royal renegades are here to comically belt out the truth. Note: This show contains adult language and content.

The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System

The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System
Friday, Saturday & Sundays, Now - October 8, 2023

When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system.

Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic. Presented by TheaterWorksUSA at Orlando Family Stage.

Friday, October 6 - Sunday, October 8, 2023

Spookily features Celebrities, Horror Movie Props, Dark and Mysterious vendors, Live Entertainment, VIP Exclusives and more await you at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.

Queen: Rhythm & Rhapsody Garden Theater

Queen: Rhythm & Rhapsody
Thursday, October 5 - Sunday, October 8, 2023

Get ready to rock out like never before with “Queen: Rhythm and Rhapsody!” This mind-blowing concert event is an electrifying salute to the legendary rock band Queen and their iconic frontman, Freddie Mercury.

Prepare to be spellbound at the Garden Theater as Broadway superstar Justin Matthew Sargent steps into the limelight in a breathtaking performance, channeling the irreplaceable energy and talent of Freddie Mercury. Justin’s voice, echoing the force and charisma of Mercury, promises to enrapture every listener. Known for his riveting roles in smash Broadway hits like Rock of Ages and Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, along with his standout performance in Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE on NBC, Justin’s unique charisma electrifies the stage.

50th Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival

50th Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival
October 7 - 8, 2023

The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival is the only juried fine art festival exclusively featuring Florida artists.

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the festival on the second weekend in October each year. The community-oriented sidewalk show presents quality visual art and live entertainment the whole family can enjoy.

The festival is held in beautiful Central Park located along historic Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park.

Bank of America's Museums on Us Weekend Orlando

Bank of America's Museums on Us Weekend

October 7 - 8, 2023

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 the first full weekend every month 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

Duel of Fools at SAK Comedy Lab
Weekly, Friday and Saturday

This is SAK’s signature improv show! Two teams of professional improvisers compete for your laughs with audience judges selected at the start of the show. The actors make up songs, scenes and characters right in front of your eyes with the help of the audience’s suggestions and participation. Appropriate for all ages. 7 pm.

King Of The Hill at SAK Comedy Lab
Weekly, Friday and Saturday

In this knockdown, drag-out comedy battle, a cast of our professional performers pair up in teams of two and use audience suggestions to create scenes, songs and characters on the spot. After each round, the audience decides which team wins and which team loses. The winning team stays for the next round while the losers form new teams to dethrone the Kings. By the end there can only be one King of the Hill! 9 pm.



Pakistani playback singer Atif Aslam Addition Financial Arena

Atif Aslam
Friday, October 6, 2023

Pakistani playback singer Atif Aslam is set to perform at Addition Financial Arena on Friday, October 6th at 8:00pm. The show commemorates Atif Aslam’s 20 years in music.

Tickets are on sale now and are available through and the Ticketmaster App.

Band of Horses comes to House of Blues Orlando

Band Of Horses
Friday, October 6, 2023

Band of Horses comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!

Blue October comes to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts - Walt Disney Theater

Blue October
Friday, October 6, 2023

Blue October comes to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts - Walt Disney Theater. Get your tickets now.

CRY ABOUT IT: Taylor Swift Vs. Olivia Rodrigo DJ Night The Beacham Orlando

CRY ABOUT IT: Taylor Swift Vs. Olivia Rodrigo DJ Night
Friday, October 6, 2023

Tired of taking 1 step forward, 3 steps back? Sick of lying on the cold hard ground? The Beacham got you. You can CRY ABOUT IT at the epic TAYLOR SWIFT vs OLIVIA RODRIGO DJ NIGHT. It’ll be the perfect night to dress up like hipsters and make fun of your exes. Grab your cardigan, driver’s license, and drive past his house on the way to this party. We’ll be singing your favorite songs to scream-sing and you’ll be asking God if he could play it again. Did we mention that we will be serving specialty drinks like “Last Great American Dynasty”, “It’s Brutal Out Here”, and “You Need to Calm Down.” After one sip, you’ll forget that he existed. Don't say I didn't, say I didn't warn ya. Are you ready for it? If you miss this one, you’ll feel like a damn sociopat.

Holy Fawn, Caracara, and more on October 11 at Will's Pub

Holy Fawn, Caracara & More
Friday, October 6, 2023

Holy Fawn, Caracara, and more on October 11 at Will's Pub presented by For Your Friends Doors. Get tickets now.

Nicole Moudaber With Avision
Friday, October 6, 2023

Nicole Moudaber wsg Avision comes to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now!

Sundown Sessions: Elizabeth Ward

Sundown Sessions: Elizabeth Ward
Friday, October 6, 2023

Orlando may be cooling off, but Sundown Sessions are heating up for October! Enjoy the free early live-music series inside Lil Indies, giving you the chance to ease into your evening with a cocktail or mocktail, and laid back rock, pop, folk or blues music. Sundown Sessions feature a rotating roster of solo & duo local acts, plus an occasional touring act in Lil Indies' unique & comfortable setting, perfect for relaxing & casual celebration. 7-9pm. Never a cover charge. Always 21+

The Residency Festival: A Legacy Evening With Diana Ross
Friday, October 6, 2023

Diana Ross defines an icon. A national treasure who has changed the course of music history. Ms. Ross’ unprecedented career has made her the most successful recording artist and entertainer of all time. Ms. Ross has received numerous accolades, The Kennedy Center Honors, The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Golden Globe Award, Tony Award, and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, just to name a few. If music moves you, A Legacy Evening with Diana Ross and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is a night you will always remember at Dr Phillips Center.

Unearth and Revocation, w/ Entheos and High Command

Unearth and Revocation, w/ Entheos and High Command
Friday, October 6, 2023

Unearth and Revocation, w/ Entheos and High Command are coming to Conduit. Get your tickets now!

4th Annual Fundraiser - Bubbles & Brews

4th Annual Fundraiser - Bubbles & Brews
Friday, October 6, 2023

Put on your Boots & Tiaras and join the Lake County Museum of Art for their 4th Annual Fundraiser - Bubbles & Brews!

With your help, the Lake County Museum of Art will continue to expand its mission of promoting art education to build culture and enrich our community. LCMA exhibits local, national, and international artists while providing a wide range of art programs for children and adults including LCMA’s Kid’s Art Outreach Program that provides free children’s art classes in several community centers throughout Lake County.

Enjoy an evening with Itzchak Tarkay's Soulful Fashionista Exhibit, Food, Live Music, Auctions, Raffles, Mechanical Bull, and Bubbles & Brews!

Get your tickets today at or scan the QR Code above! $50 tickets or $75 VIP (VIP tickets include 2 raffle tickets and an individual ($40 value) museum membership)

Becky Robinson comes to the Orlando Improv.

Becky Robinson
Friday, October 6, 2023

Becky Robinson comes to the Orlando Improv. Get tickets now.

Getdown Downtown Street Party

Getdown Downtown Street Party
Friday, October 6, 2023

Street parties are back in downtown Maitland!

The first Getdown Downtown of the season will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, on Independence Lane next to City Hall. Admission is free.

Special music guest will be Blue Stone Circle. The music group has performed for 16 years and shared the stage with top acts like REO Speedwagon, Huey Lewis and the Backstreet Boys. Their mix of pop, top 40, classics, party favorites, country, R&B and disco make them a popular favorite at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando.

First Friday Food Trucks
Friday, October 6, 2023

Let historic downtown Clermont do the cooking this Friday! Join them for First Friday Food Trucks on August 4 and enjoy music from DJ Renee. More than 35 trucks and vendors.

Park Party at Central Park at Lake Mary City Hall

Park Party at Central Park at Lake Mary City Hall
Friday, October 6, 2023

Enjoy Park Party with food trucks coordinated by Food Truck Crazy, alcohol served by River City Catering, and family fun entertainment.

Owl Prowl 2023

Owl Prowl: Here for the Boos
Friday, October 6, 2023

Enjoy an adults-only evening of owl education. This Owl Prowl will include up-close encounters with native Florida owl species, a presentation on owls and how to find them in the wild, and a walk around the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in the dark to encounter the Center's owls as they awaken for the night. Costumes are encouraged at this Halloween themed event! Guests must be 18 years of age or older.

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show Orlando

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show
Friday, October 6, 2023

Orlando’s Pop-Up Underground Art Show 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.

Art After Dark at Lake Nona

Art After Dark at Lake Nona
Weekly, 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 to enjoy the art displayed on the six story art installation, The Beacon.

Sunset Walk’s Fired-up Fridays

Sunset Walk Fired-up Fridays

Weekly, 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

Winter Garden Friday on the Plaza
Weekly, 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
Weekly, 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.



October 7, 2023

Ashnikko comes to House of Blues Orlando at Disney Springs. Get your tickets now!

Dr. Fresch: Rave's Anatomy 2023 Tour
October 7, 2023

Dr. Fresch: Rave's Anatomy 2023 Tour comes to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now!

Kany Garcia
October 7, 2023

Kany Garcia comes to Hard Rock Live Orlando. Get your tickets now!

Morrissey: 40 Years of Morrissey Orlando

Morrissey: 40 Years of Morrissey
October 7, 2023

As the lead singer of arguably the most important indie band in Britain during the '80s, Morrissey's theatrical crooning and literate, poetic lyrics -- filled with romantic angst, social alienation, and cutting wit -- connected powerfully with a legion of similarly sensitive, disaffected youth. See Morrissey live at Dr Phillips Center. Get tickets now.

Nestor Torres Orlando

Nestor Torres
October 7, 2023

Standing on the shoulders of flute giants from worlds as diverse as Rampal & Galway in Classical Music; Richard Egues’ Cuban Charanga style; rocker Ian Anderson’s Jethro Tull; Herbie Mann and – most influential of all – Hubert Laws as pioneers of Jazz Flute, Latin Grammy Award winning Nestor Torres’ rhythmic and mellifluous flute sound remains apart in a class all by itself. See him live at Dr Phillips Center.

Sam Rivers 100 The Social Orlando

Sam Rivers 100
October 7, 2023

The Central Florida music community honors the life and legacy of the late Sam Rivers, celebrating his 100th birthday with a performance by the Sam Rivers Rejuvenation Orchestra on October 7, 2023. A true legend in the world of jazz, Rivers spent the latter part of his life and career in Orlando, discovering a whole new audience alongside a group of talented local musicians. His band has continued to perform in the interim years for audiences still eager to hear his unique compositions played live.

Sam Rivers 100, a day of activities presented by the Orange County Regional History Center, culminates in this very special concert at The Social that is not to be missed.12+

The Residency Festival: Broadway Royalty — Sutton Foster & Brian Stokes Mitchell
October 7, 2023

Bringing together Broadway’s Royalty, Sutton Foster and Brian Stokes Mitchell with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform their greatest hits from Broadway and other standards. Their careers are an inspiration for aspiring Broadway actors and theatergoers alike.

Sutton Foster has performed in 11 Broadway shows including two Tony award-winning performances in Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Sutton recently starred with Hugh Jackman in The Music Man shattering box office records. Her television credits include Bun Heads, Gilmore Girls, The Good Wife and Sesame Street, to name a few.

New York Times called Brian Stokes Mitchell ‘the last leading man’ in recognition of his Tony award-winning performance in Kiss Me Kate, as well as starring roles Man of La Mancha, Rag Time, Kiss of the Spiderwoman and more. Stokes, as he prefers to be called, has extensive screen credits including a seven-year stint on Trapper John, MB, forty years of memorable performances on PBS Great Performances and Fraizer. Each of these artists alone with the Royal Philharmonic is outstanding. Together, it’s a must-see for Broadway lovers and anyone who loves great singing. Get tickets now.

WOLF-FACE with 0 Miles Per Hour and Vicious Dreams

WOLF-FACE with 0 Miles Per Hour and Vicious Dreams
October 7, 2023

Montgomery Drive Presents: WOLF-FACE 0 Miles Per Hour Vicious Dreams, Will’s Pub - Orlando, 8 pm / 18 Plus. Get tickets now.

Sundown Sessions: Samantha Lee and the Family Tree

Sundown Sessions: Samantha Lee and the Family Tree
October 7, 2023

Orlando may be cooling off, but Sundown Sessions are heating up for October! Enjoy the free early live-music series inside Lil Indies, giving you the chance to ease into your evening with a cocktail or mocktail, and laid back rock, pop, folk or blues music. Sundown Sessions feature a rotating roster of solo & duo local acts, plus an occasional touring act in Lil Indies' unique & comfortable setting, perfect for relaxing & casual celebration. 7-9pm. Never a cover charge. Always 21+

Tiny Waves Presents: K-Pop Rave
October 7, 2023

Tiny Waves Presents: K-Pop Rave is coming to Conduit. Get your tickets now!

Becky Robinson comes to the Orlando Improv.

Becky Robinson
Friday, October 6, 2023

Becky Robinson comes to the Orlando Improv. Get tickets now.

Sinful: A Wicked Affair The Abbey Orlando
Sinful: A Wicked Affair
October 7, 2023

Beyond the towering peaks of Alluxia, where the moon drapes the land in a silver veil, lies the darkest and most sinister kingdom in all the land. Here, the wicked and malevolent reign supreme, and fantasy and luxury weave an intoxicating dance under the stars. You are hereby summoned to traverse this realm for a rare gathering, “Sinful: A Wicked Affair”, a night of debauchery and indulgence at a grand affair in The Abbey, where the rules of society are cast aside, and only the most mischievous deeds are celebrated.

Growing Bolder Day

Growing Bolder Day
October 7, 2023

A free community-wide, intergenerational celebration of aging to promote the importance of active lifestyle, social engagement, purpose, creativity, and regular health screenings.

OCLS Centennial Citrus Ale Celebration and Book Fair
October 7, 2023

Enjoy a retro book fair at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co, and taste their limited-edition beer that commemorates the library’s 100 years of service.