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Events & Things To Do in Orlando this Weekend, Dec. 15 - 17, 2023

There's always a ton of things to do in Orlando, and every weekend we bring you the best things to do throughout Central Florida, check out the list and have fun deciding what to do this weekend!


The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend

The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend!



MULTI-DAY EVENTS


A Swingin' Christmas: The Holiday Music of Tony Bennett Winter Park Playhouse

A Swingin' Christmas: The Holiday Music of Tony Bennett
Select Dates, Now - December 16, 2023

Southeastern Regional Premiere at The Winter Park Playhouse! Ring in the holidays with this unforgettable evening of quintessential Tony Bennett! Featuring eighteen holiday classic holiday tunes plus the standards that made Bennett famous like "I Wanna Be Around," "The Good Life," "Rags to Riches" and of course Tony's signature song, "I Left Heart in San Francisco."


The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical
Now - December 17, 2023

Osceola Arts presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical. It’s everyone’s favorite time of year and the annual Christmas pageant! This year the town’s most mischievous kids, the Herdmans, all want starring roles…but not without a few script changes first. In this jolly and heart-warming musical, witness the spirit of Christmas truly come to life in their small town!


Gatorland Holiday Ho Ho Ho-Down
December 16 - 17

The Alligator Capital of the World. Gatorland is hosting a Ho Ho Ho-Down this holiday season and everyone is invited to join the party! Enjoy madcap festive fun for all the family at Gatorland’s Fourth Annual Holiday Ho Ho Ho-Down Christmas Event, where else can you meet Gator Claus, Krampus Croc and more. All the fun and games are included with the regular price of admission.



Ophelia: A New Musical
Now - December 17, 2023

This brand new musical reimagining of Ophelia’s story at Fringe ArtSpace explores the pressures society places on women and finding oneself in a sea of opposing voices.


Disney Jollywood Nights at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney Jollywood Nights
Select Dates, Now - December 20, 2023

Disney Jollywood Nights is a new, separately ticketed event taking place at Disney's Hollywood Studios, get ready to dress in your holiday glam best or festive flair, dance the night away to merry mashups, indulge in divine treats and bubbling spirits, and snap selfies with iconic characters during this new festive event.


For an extra dose of cheer, the party wraps with the return of the nighttime spectacular, “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!”

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
Select Nights, Now - December 22, 2023

One of Walt Disney World's favorite holiday tradition, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is returning to Magic Kingdom Park this year.


Holiday magic is unwrapped with the return of festive favorites like the Christmas extravaganza stage show, “Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration,” the sparkling spectacular “Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks” and the merry must-see “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade.”


Christmas & Holiday Events Happening In Orlando ICON PARK SANTA WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE

Santa's Workshop At ICON Park
Select Nights, Now - December 22, 2023

The entire family can enjoy The Santa Workshop Experience at I-Drive's entertainment destination ICON Park, which has been magically transformed into a winter wonderland, where families can partake in the annual tradition of taking holiday pictures together and the kiddos can meet the main man in person, Santa Claus!.


Each child that participates in The Santa Workshop Experience will even receive a free ride on the new Carousel on The Promenade, and they’ll also be provided a complimentary ride on The Wheel in a holiday-decorated capsule and access to the VIP no-wait line.


The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend

Eola Winter Wonderland
Select Nights, December 1 - December 23, 2023

The most wonderful time of the year is here in Orlando, and the city invites Central Florida residents and guests to celebrate the holidays with family-friendly holiday events and activities for all ages to enjoy at Lake Eola including:

Eola Wonderland Snowfall: Experience a Florida snowfall in downtown Orlando near the Eola House. Snow will fall for 15 minutes on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Downtown Orlando Merry Market: Enjoy downtown’s Merry Market where shoppers will find the best in arts and crafts and more. The market will be located on the east side of Lake Eola Park on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. Santa Claus at the Eola House: Santa Claus is coming to the City of Orlando and he’s not camera shy. Parents have festive picture-taking opportunities for their children with Santa at the Eola House every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm


Christmas & Holiday Events Happening In Orlando OH WHAT FUN LAKE NONA

Oh, What Fun! Lake Nona
Now - December 23, 2023

With nightly snowfalls, live entertainment, photo ops and memorable encounters that will amaze and enchant, Oh, What Fun! makes the holidays magical for everyone.


Enjoy all your favorite chilly-weather foods as sweet-treats stations and pop-up stands offer specialty snacks and beverages made especially for the season. Enjoy classic Christmas tales with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Santa’s Cottage. Stroll through Lake Nona’s very own Holiday Market for some Christmas shopping or explore the Evergreen Christmas Tree Trail.


Beach Nights at Aquatica Orlando
Saturdays, Now - December 23, 2023

Every Saturday, guests can visit Aquatica Orlando for daytime fun, and then when the sun goes down, guests can watch some of their favorite family-friendly holiday movies on the beach, and it’s all included with park admission. Guests are encouraged to bring a towel or take a seat in one of the many lounge chairs available and enjoy this special experience.


Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!
Now - December 23, 2023

Ring in the holiday season at Orlando Family Stage with Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!


Junie B. Jones, First-Grader, is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-Along and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad tattletale May keeps ruining all of Junie B.’s fun. So, when Junie B. draws May’s name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson! But will the Christmas spirit of peace and goodwill interfere before she can give you-know-who what she deserves?



The Office Holiday Party Musical Extravaganza Show
Now - December 23, 2023

With new original songs and a comedic cast of characters pulled straight from your neighboring cubicles, The Office Holiday Party Musical Extravaganza Show returns for a third year with drinks, mingling, scripted gift-exchanges, and a little bit of that good ol’-fashioned holiday spirit. Get tickets now for this fantastic production from Renaissance Theatre Company.


Moonshine & Mistletoe: An Appalachian Christmas Tale
Now - December 23, 2023

The Ballards, Lessy Boy and Curleen, welcome family and friends into their Appalachian mountain home to celebrate Christmas Day. In the midst of the Great Depression, they have no gifts to exchange, but instead, they share their love of Appalachian hymns and carols.


Moonshine & Mistletoe at the Winter Garden Theater is a musical valentine to a bygone era and is a wholesome holiday theatrical event for the entire family.



Chase Padgett: 6 String Christmas
December 14 - 23, 202

This holiday season, the Orlando Shakes cabaret season features Chase Padgett, and 6 String Christmas. Purchase tickets now.


Orlando Ballet Presents World Premiere: The Nutcracker

Orlando Ballet Presents World Premiere: The Nutcracker
December 8 - 24, 2023

Like young Clara, Artistic Director Jorden Morris dreams big as all will see when Orlando Ballet premieres this entirely new production of The Nutcracker. Supported by an elite dream team of designers of sets, costumes and lighting, this production is a wonderfully imaginative version of the world’s most beloved holiday tale. Staying true to the traditional story of a young girl’s love for her favorite Christmas gift bestowed by the town’s toymaker, Morris pairs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s classic musical score with entirely new choreography to create a fresh and whimsical experience complete with giant snow globes, fancy mice, and a few high-flying surprises.


Santa Photo Experience at The Mall At Millenia

Santa Photo Experience at The Mall At Millenia
Now - December 24, 2023

The Magic of Santa is Back! Celebrate the holiday season with The Mall At Millenia once again as they present their classic Santa Photo Experience.


Meet Santa at The Florida Mall

Meet Santa at The Florida Mall
November 16 - December 24, 2023

Bring your family, friends and even pets to meet Santa at The Florida Mall.


Sensory-friendly sessions are also available on select dates with Caring Santa, created exclusively for children with special needs.



Holiday Nights at ICON Park
Now - December 25, 2023

The 20-acre ICON Park has transformed into a holiday wonderland with the arrival of the I-Drive District’s 50-foot decorated tree, nightly snowfall, Santa Workshop Experience, The Wheel’s holiday light and music show, carolers – and, of course, Santa himself.

Guests are invited to bring a blanket, gather on ICON Park’s center lawn to enjoy the free nightly snowfall and magical light show, and grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants and entertainment venues.


Holinights Celebrations
Select Nights, Now - December 25, 2023

The holidays are coming, and at the popular Promenade at Sunset Walk in Kissimmee, the Holinights are on the way too, bringing non stop holiday fun and entertainment.


Holinights Celebration features Santa Claus, Mischievous Elves, Towering Toy Soldiers, Live Music & Tree Lighting Nightly, Snow Ball Fights with the Mischievous Elves, Holiday Craft & Street Markets, Car Shows & More!


Pirates Dinner Adventure Christmas Show

Pirates Dinner Adventure Christmas Show
Now to December 25, 2023

Ho! Ho! Ho! If you’re looking for a new tradition the whole family will love, get ready for a jolly good time and a swashbuckling adventure right here in Orlando, Santa’s even made his way from the North Pole to Central Florida to celebrate the holidays at Pirates Dinner Adventure!


Guests can experience the action, romance and excitement of the classic dinner show with a holiday overlay featuring Christmas music and a ship-side visit from a special guest at the end of the show. During the post-show Buccaneer Bash, guests can party with pirates and take pictures with the Jolly Old Elf himself!


Wekiva Island's Winter Wonderland
December 1 - December 25, 2023

At Wekiva Island enjoy nightly snow flurries plus extra entertainment and activities which are offered on select days and evenings, including outdoor movies and visits from Santa Claus.


Winter Wonderland is back, and features the sparkling Christmas Tree Forest with a 30-foot Christmas tree! Plus nightly “snow” flurries, sparkling holiday décor, and special events for the whole family.


Holidays At Disney Springs November 11, 2022 through December 30, 2022

Holidays At Disney Springs
Now - December 30, 2023

Enjoy a host of holiday-themed activities and savor the comforting flavors of the season while shopping for the perfect gifts for everyone on your list!

Highlights Include:

Meet Santa and enjoy festive holiday tunes with live musical performances and DJs. Plus, encounter Toy Soldier Stilt Walkers and Snowflake Skaters.


Discover Christmas around every corner, as you come across a collection of elaborately decorated Disney Christmas trees throughout the neighborhoods of Disney Springs.


Flurries are in the forecast for Disney Springs Town Center. In the evenings, delight in a magical snowfall, adding an extra touch of wonder to your holiday shopping.


EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

The Holidays At EPCOT
Now through December 30, 2023

Embrace holiday traditions from around the world and delight in the telling of the Christmas story.


Highlights include:

EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth – Be immersed in the wondrous sights, sounds and flavors of the season from November 24 through December 30, 2023! Savor treasured recipes from around the globe at Holiday Kitchens. And embark on a journey with Holiday Storytellers sharing holiday traditions from around the world.


Candlelight Processional – Hear the stirring story of Christmas presented by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by an orchestra and massed choir.


More Holiday Entertainment – Watch as Holiday Storytellers bring beloved traditions such as Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Lunar New Year and more to life! Witness stories told through music and dance, with performers in traditional costumes—November 24 to December 30, 2023.


Christmas & Holiday Events Happening In Orlando HOLIDAY IN SPACE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

Holidays In Space
December 15 - December 30, 2023

Starflake's Holiday Voyage returns this year for Holidays in Space! From December 15 – 30, 2023, watch a nightly projected show on the massive exterior of Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex. Embark on a breathtaking journey with Starflake as she travels through the stars, Earth, and beyond. You will recognize familiar places along the way, like the Vehicle Assembly Building, International Space Station, James Webb Space Telescope and more.


Festive holiday décor takes over the visitor complex throughout the entire month of December. The new favorite 50-foot tree with more than 61,000 pixels of light returns this year, as well as six-foot-tall astronaut nutcrackers, the NASA meatball-turned-holiday ornament and so much more


 Holiday Lights at Island H20 Water Park

Holiday Lights at Island H20 Water Park
Now - December 31, 2023

slando H2O Water Park has revealed that Holiday Nights, an exciting new island-themed holiday light spectacular will take place select nights at the Kissimmee water park from November 8 to December 31.

Visitors can look forward to hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, themed displays, unique photo spots, live entertainment, and tantalizingly themed treats and gifts, all which will transform Island H2O Water Park into an extravaganza for the whole family.


SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration Select Dates, November 11, 2022 through January 3, 2023

SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration
Select Dates, Now - December 31, 2023

SeaWorld Orlando’s award-winning Christmas Celebration returns with the sights, sounds and flavors of the holiday season.


Included with theme park admission, the event transforms SeaWorld Orlando into a winter wonderland with more than 3 million sparkling lights.


Enjoy all the family-friendly holiday entertainment, from the iconic Sea of Trees that dance to music as they light up the central lagoon, to delicious holiday treats.


Experience fan-favorite holiday shows and seasonal entertainment throughout the park. And be sure to stay late to finish your evening with an impressive holiday firework show.


Christmas On Main Street USA MAGIC KINGDOM Walt Disney World

The Holidays At Magic Kingdom
Now - December 31, 2023

Get wrapped up in all things merry and bright, with sensational sights and holiday delights. The Magic Kingdom, truly is extra magical during the holidays, with beautiful decor, festive entertainment, and extra jolly eats and treats.


Highlights this holiday season includes:

NEW! Frozen Holiday Surprise – Gather ‘round Cinderella Castle for a dazzling new experience that will illuminate the castle like never before—featuring Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and the Snowgies!


Seasonal Décor – Discover oh-so-jolly holiday trimmings and touches along Main Street, U.S.A. and throughout the park.


Jingle Cruise – During the holiday season, the beloved Jungle Cruise undergoes a yuletide transformation. It’s a festive-yet-familiar adventure from stem to stern!


Meet Santa - During the Holiday Week and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party you can meet Santa at the Liberty Square Gazebo.


The Holidays At Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Holidays At Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Now - December 31, 2023

Embark on yuletide adventures in a park full of entertainment and thrills.


Decor at Hollywood Studios includes SANTA GERTIE! There are also oversized Christmas ornaments in Echo Lake, as well as a giant Christmas tree, and other decor.


You will also discover vintage inspired decor on Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards, with snow falling along Sunset Boulevard.


Highlights include:

For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration – Enjoy an unforgettable holiday finale featuring everyone’s favorite snowman, Olaf.


Minnie's Holiday Dine at Hollywood & Vine – See Minnie Mouse and her pals during an oh-so-merry meal. Advance reservations are strongly recommended.


Toy Story Land Characters in Holiday Attire – See some Pixar pals decked out for the season.


Light Up Eustis

Now Snowing In Celebration
Now - December 31, 2023

Now Snowing, Central Florida’s original and premier Snowing event is celebrating 25 years this year, offering one of the area’s only synthetic ice rinks, special community performances by some of the area’s top young talent, and special concert events throughout the season.


Now Snowing is a month-long Winter Wonderland Spectacular featuring strolling Charles Dickens style Carolers, photos with Santa, horse drawn carriage rides, train rides, ice skating, and nightly snowfall at 6, 7, 8, 9pm. It’s a true throwback to the traditional family style holiday.



Holidays At Universal Orlando Resort
Now - December 31

Anyone can “Ho-ho-ho” and “Fa-la-la” for the holidays. But if you want to scream, laugh and shout your jingle bells off, you’ve got to awesome up your season with Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort.

Join the celebration of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as Hogwarts castle lights up for the holidays and festive decor brightens up the streets of Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley.

Larger-than-life balloons float through the streets of Universal Studios Florida in Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s, along with appearances by the Minions from Illumination’s Despicable Me and some of your favorite characters from DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek and Madagascar films.


Get together with the resident Whos in Universal’s Islands of Adventure, where you can enjoy the music and fun of The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular starring the Grinch.


Christmas & Holiday Events Happening In Orlando Legoland Florida

Holidays At LEGOLAND Florida Resort
Select Days, Now - December 31, 2023

At LEGOLAND Florida Resort, this jolly time of year features a giant LEGO Christmas tree, unforgettable seasonal shows, holiday characters, special treats, LEGO activities, twinkling lights and more during Holidays at LEGOLAND!


Oh and as extra special gift, this festive event is included in general admission!


Cranes Roost Park Light Up the Holidays
Now – January 1, 2024

The City of Altamonte Springs and Duke Energy celebrate the tradition of lighting up Cranes Roost Park with live music, entertainment, fireworks, train rides, along with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Watch as the park comes alive with spectacular holiday displays featuring 200,000 lights and a 60-foot tree decorated with thousands of ornaments and garland.


Deck The Seas At SEA LIFE Aquarium Orlando
Now - January 1

Celebrate the holiday SEAson in an underwater wonderland at SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium.


The Orlando aquarium has been transformed into an underwater winter wonderland, featuring creatures that love living in the cold, ready for guests to embark on a wintery cold-water scavenger hunt.


Plus on weekends, you can meet SEA LIFe's Sharky dressed up in his holiday best!


Ice! At Gaylord Palms returning for the Holidays featuring Charlie Brown

Ice at Gaylord Palms Resort
Now - January 3, 2024

There's no better way to celebrate the holidays than by gathering your family for Christmas at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida.


Step into a wonderland carved by expert artisans out of 2 million pounds of colorful ice with a dazzling display of larger-than-life sculptures, thrilling ice slides, and awe-inspiring tunnels.


This must do holiday event in Central Florida will feature Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, who will be the stars of this year's holiday celebration as ICE! returns for 2023.


In addition to the ICE! attraction, a sleigh-full of events and activities will be featured across the 64-acre resort. Christmas shows and activities are presented in the atrium, while parts of the convention center transform into Alpine Village, a bustling, holiday hamlet with Bavarian-style storefronts, immersive activities and one of Florida’s largest Christmas shops.


Christmas Town At Busch Gardens Tampa

Christmas Town At Busch Gardens Tampa
Now to January 4, 2024

Celebrate the year with holiday cheer & gather with family and friends to create merry memories. Experience the joy of the season up close with animal encounters, thrilling rides, holiday inspired culinary delights and festive shows like Christmas on Ice


Outdoor Ice Skating at Melia Orlando
Now - January 4, 2024

Meliá Orlando Celebration has partnered with Glice to install a 38’ x 38’ rink next to the main lobby entrance that requires no water energy or carbon emissions. A sustainable alternative to traditional ice rinks, Glice Eco-Rink uses synthetic ice panels for year-round family fun.


The rink is open to the public Oct. 15, 2023 through Jan. 3, 2024 from 4 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person for both adults and children and includes a pair of skates. Tickets are sold on-site at the rink.


Christmas & Holiday Events Happening In Orlando DAZZLING LIGHTS AT LEU GARDENS

Dazzling Lights at Leu Gardens
Now - January 6, 2024

Produced by Creative City Project, Dazzling Nights is back for its third year — and this time, it will be bigger and even more interactive.


The all-ages holiday event transforms the 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens into a stunning winter wonderland featuring a million dazzling lights, shining forests, magical displays, music and beautiful sculptures.


Highlights include a 70' long candy cane path, giant neon flowers, a brand new laser light show with live singers, meet and greet characters in an icy world, a giant, inflatable play area with a chimney slide, and so much more!



Tis the Season in Winter Garden
Now - January 7, 2024

Downtown Winter Garden transforms into a winter wonderland for 38 days of Tis the Season, outdoor holiday movies, light shows, carriage tours, boutique stroll, farmer’s market, and holiday music on the plaza are here to enjoy.


Colorful Christmas at Crayola Experience
Now - January 7, 2024

Experience the holidays Crayola-style at Colorful Christmas, hosted by Crayola Experience at The Florida Mall.


Can you help Santa and his friends save the holiday? Enjoy some SNOWtastic adventures as you go! Meet animatronic Christmas characters and listen to them tell stories as you solve their riddles. Step inside a life-sized snowglobe, watch a light show starring Scarlet and her singing reindeer friends. All while crafting unique gifts from the heart! Enjoy holiday fun the Crayola way! All included in general admission.



Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild
Now - January 14, 2024

Experience Central Florida Zoo like you’ve never seen it before! See different, hand-constructed, larger-than-life illuminated lantern displays around the Zoo on a 3/4 mile path. Celebrate the art, beauty and wonder of traditional Asian lantern festivals.



 

FRIDAY, DEC. 15, 2023



10 Years of Wage War
December 15, 2023

10 Years of Wage War comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!



Gillian Carter 18 Year Anniversary
December 15, 2023

Gillian Carter 18 Year Anniversary Featuring Gillian Carter, with Special Guests: Horsewhip, The Caution Children, WEAK at Will’s Pub - Orlando.



HOLIDAY HAVOC ft/ Dark Divine, Colorblind, and more
December 15, 2023

HOLIDAY HAVOC ft/ Dark Divine, Colorblind, and more is coming to Conduit. Get your tickets now!



Lil Darkie and The Collapse of Modern Society
December 15, 2023

Lil Darkie and The Collapse of Modern Society comes to The Social. Get your tickets now! 12+



Martin Ikin
December 15, 2023

Martin Ikin comes to Celine Orlando. Get your tickets now! 18+



Rod Wave
December 15, 2023

Rod Wave is making his debut performance at Amway Center on December 15.



Sugar Plum Fairy's Winter Tale
December 15, 2023

Orlando Metropolitan Ballet proudly presents "The Sugar Plum Fairy's Winter Tale, " a Two-Act ballet set in the enchanting world of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker."



The Illusionists - Magic of the Holidays
December 15, 2023

Celebrate the holidays with the entire family at The Illusionists - Magic of the Holidays at Dr Phillips Center, a mind-blowing spectacle featuring the jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible illusionists on earth.



Walker & Royce: No Big Deal Tour
December 15, 2023

Walker & Royce: No Big Deal Tour comes to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now! 18+



Ugly Sweater Soiree
December 15, 2023

Ugly Sweater Soiree at Hometown Market, Winter Park. Hors d'oeuvres, drink specials, photo ops, Christmas music, and more including an ugly sweater contest with prizes.



Nutty Nutcracker
December 15, 2023

A fun twist on a traditional holiday classic that incorporates various dance styles including ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, and hip hop. 100% of the proceeds from Nutty Nutcracker at Northland Church, Longwood, go to BASE Camp Children's Cancer Foundation.


Altamonte Springs Holiday Concerts

Altamonte Springs Holiday Concerts
December 15, 2023

Enjoy live music from artists performing holiday hits at Altamonte Springs Holiday Concerts in Cranes Roost Park. Plus, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Plaza. Food and beverages available for purchase. Admission is free.



Holiday Friday Nights at the Morse
December 15, 2023

The Morse Museum invites all to celebrate the holidays season this year with free admission from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and live music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.


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 to enjoy the art displayed on the six story art installation, The Beacon.

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
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.


Duel of Fools at SAK Comedy Lab
Every 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
Every 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.



 

SATURDAY, DEC. 16, 2023



10 Years of Wage War
December 16, 2023

10 Years of Wage War comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!



Chuck Magid's 8th Annual X-Mas Rager
December 16, 2023

Oriented Music Group presents the 8th Annual X-Mas Rager with Chuck Magid & the Tuesday Night Squad on Saturday, December 16th at Will's Pub. Chuck Magid and the gang will be joined by Nesto's Jazz Trio and John Lee Wyatt to help kick off the holiday festivities. 



Eyehategood, Plague Spitter, and More
December 16, 2023

Eyehategood, Plague Spitter, and More comes to The Conduit. Get your tickets now! 18+



Mr. Martini
December 16, 2023

Mr. Martini performs live at Lil' Indie's on December 16th, 2023 - Free, 21+



Orochi + DJ W
December 16, 2023

OROCHI ,DJAY W, AKAIO MC, OKASHII comes to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now! 18+



CFCArts presents Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr.
December 15 - 16, 2022

The holiday classic soars off the screen in this musical adaptation of the beloved television special. Filled with holiday hits like “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “A Holly Jolly Christmas,” Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr. features all of your favorite characters, including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph.



Sanford Jingle Jam

December 16, 2023

Join us in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford for the 6th Annual Jingle Jam Community Holiday Party presented by Wayne Densch! Sanford Jingle Jam has become one of the largest family events in downtown and draws thousands from all over Central Florida! Featuring multiple stages of live music, award-winning food trucks, carnival games, holiday artisanal vendors, drink specials and more! See Santa himself and create lifelong memories and take some family pictures!! Plenty of free parking, pet and family friendly!



Mark Tremonti Sings Frank Sinatra Christmas Special
December 16, 2023

The lights go down. Familiar horns pipe up from a world-class orchestra as piano twinkles like the jackpot lights on a winning slot machine. Then, the voice kicks in. It has all of the smoky splendor those first few notes hinted at, but it ain’t Ol’ Blue Eyes. In a tailored suit with microphone in hand, it’s Mark Tremonti at Dr Phillips Center.



NCAA's Cure Bowl' Fan Fest & March 2Cure Parade
December 16, 2023

Don't miss Fan Fest at Cure Bowl a pregame extravaganza outside FBC Mortgage Stadium gates (11am to 3pm) preceding the 3:30 kickoff to the 9th Annual Cure Bowl. This FREE, vibrant community event offers food, music, a battle of the bands, an opening ceremony, and more – all dedicated to honoring the remarkable resilience of cancer survivors. You'll have a great vantage point to see the March 2Cure parade. Plus, upgrade your gameday experience with tickets to Tailgreeter VIP Tailgate, Orlando Sports Foundation Member Event, or one of the official Cure Bowl alumni celebrations.



NCAA's Cure Bowl
December 16, 2023

The Cure Bowl is more than a game. Played in December each year in Orlando, Florida this NCAA college football bowl game is televised nationally on the ESPN family of networks. The 2023 game will be televised on ABC.


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.


Orlando Area Saturday Farmers Markets
Every Saturday

The Winter Garden Farmers Market is your hometown market open every Saturday from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. in beautiful Historic Winter Garden.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Duel of Fools at SAK Comedy Lab
Every 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
Every 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.



 

SUNDAY, DEC. 17, 2023



Adventures On Tap "Happy Roll-I-Days"
December 17, 2023

Adventures On Tap "Happy Roll-I-Days" Show at The Conduit. 12:00PM EST (Doors: 12:00PM ) All Ages



Dirty Dancing in Concert
December 17, 2023

Dirty Dancing in Concert, the classic film’s first live film-to-concert experience. Enjoy the digitally remastered hit film like never before on a full-size cinema screen, with a live band and singers performing the film’s iconic songs. With a soundtrack that marked a generation, Dirty Dancing in Concert promises to bring a thrilling new and unique experience to the 80s classic.


Directly following the film, the band and singers will throw an encore party that will surely take you back to the time of your life as you sing and dance along to your favorite Dirty Dancing songs.



Jinglerock Orlando
December 17, 2023

Montgomery Drive and The Forum Present: Jinglerock Orlando: The Forum, Mirror Parts, Homemade Haircuts, Driveaway, Sofia Camille at Will’s Pub - Orlando.



Open Mike Eagle
December 17, 2023

Open Mike Eagle is coming to Conduit. Get your tickets now! 18+



Sunday Punk Brunch: Teen Agers (Farewell Show)
December 17, 2023

Sunday Punk Brunch: Teen Agers (Farewell Show) with Special Guests: The Eradicator, Porch Coffin, Debt Neglector, SHEHEHE, Curtains, Leg Biters, The 4Js, The Miller Lowlifes, Sad Halen. Food Trucks + Free Minosas. Will’s Pub -AND- Lil Indies..



Milk Mart Holiday Market
December 17, 2023

It's beginning to look a lot like the holidays! Eat, shop, and be merry with us in for a day of last-minute holiday shopping together at Milk Mart!


Join us on December 17th for Milk Mart's annual Holiday market; the last Sunday before Christmas, it's often your last chance to snag local goods from a market setting... and you know we bring the goods! With over 250 local vendors, artists, and businesses to shop from, there's something for everyone on your list.



Men's Closet 2023 Christmas Toy Drive Giveaway
December 17, 2023

Men's Closet, in partnership with its non-profit organization MC Community Care, is hosting a Christmas Toy Drive Giveaway in Orlando, FL, on Sunday, December 17th, from 12 PM to 4 PM at Men’s Closet (5510 W Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32808). This event is open and free to the public. We will have toys for children, face painting, balloon animals, a gaming truck, workshops, free food, music, and multiple vendors on site.Join us this holiday season to give back to the community, entrance is free for everyone!



Bazaar Botanica: Yule Market
December 17, 2023

The Yule Market featuring 30 talented local artisans and shops showcasing their unique creations. From handcrafted treasures, vintage finds, original art, to one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone.


Orlando Area Sunday Farmers Markets
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.


Every week at Celebration Farmers Market there are multiple vendors here 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.


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 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.


Mount Dora’s open-air Mount Dora Village Market in Sunset Park is open Sundays from 9 am – 2 pm offering fresh products from over 50 market vendors



Whatever You Decide To Do, Have A Great Weekend!

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