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Free & Cheap Things To Do in Orlando This Weekend June 7 - 9

Updated: Jun 10

There is so much to do in Orlando that won't break the bank, and every weekend there is an amazing choice of free and cheap things to do.

Free & Cheap Things To Do in Orlando This Weekend

Free And Cheap Things To Do This Weekend In Orlando!

Whether your a local or a visitor to the city, Orlando offers an almost endless choice of things to do, and best of all there is tons of amazing events and things to do that are either free or cheap!


From free events for the little ones, to cheap nights out for the big kids!, we've go you covered with the best free and cheap events and things to do, including community events, car shows, concerts, farmers markets, free museum days, outdoor movie nights, festivals, and more.


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FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2024



Disney Dreams That Soar at Disney Springs
Now - September 2

Imagine hundreds of state-of-the-art drones “dancing” across the sky, choreographed to a soaring musical score of iconic Disney music and memorable dialogue from beloved Disney movies. See Disney stories come to life in Disney Dreams That Soar—a free one-of-a-kind, nearly 10-minute drone show at Disney Springs that’s so exhilarating, you might feel as if you’re flying too!

 

Dive In Movie Night at Island H2O
Fridays, Now - July 26

Experience all of your family favorite movies on Central Florida’s largest Outdoor Digital Wave Pool Screen at Island H2O, every Friday from 5/31-7/26 at 6 PM! Season Passholders get a FREE bag of Popcorn at every Dive In Movie


Showcase 2024: ReWind. RePlay. ReBoot.
June 7 - 9

The Centre for Dance & the Performing Arts presents five shows highlighting the talents and accomplishments of local dance students over the past year. The studio’s 34th annual dance recital is themed, “ReWind. RePlay. ReBoot.


Art With A Purpose at Orlando Museum Of Art
June 7

Experience the power of art in a welcoming and inclusive space! LGBTQ+ students and their families, along with their closest allies and loved ones, are invited to unleash their creativity at the Orlando Museum of Art.


First Friday in Eustis

First Friday in Eustis
June 7

Our family-friendly monthly street parties host a wide variety of food, vendors and live music! We look forward to seeing everyone in Historic Downtown Eustis each First Friday! 


First Fridays at Baldwin Park
June 7

Unforgettable nights of shopping and dining with music in the beautiful Baldwin Park. With over 40 small business vendors offering a wide range of products, there's something for everyone to enjoy.


First Friday Food Trucks in Clermont
June 7

A Clermont First Friday tradition! Join your family and friends downtown and choose dinner, snacks, sweets and more from a variety of food trucks. Sip and stroll downtown while checking out event vendors and shopping at local retail stores and boutiques.


Neon Club

June 7

For more than 35 years, the city of Orlando has hosted Neon Club. Orlando Ballet is proud to continue the tradition! Participants and their families, friends, and/or caregivers are welcome to join us each month for an evening of dancing, socializing, food, and fun.


Pancakes & Booze Art Show

Pancakes & Booze Art Show

June 7

Orlando’s Pop-Up Underground Art Show is BACK at The Abbey on June 7! Experience one of the largest pop-up art movements to hit North America over the past decade, celebrating more than 10 years of serving FREE PANCAKES and introducing you to some of the nation’s leading emerging artists.


OPO Summer Camp Concert
June 7

Join us on Friday, June 7 for the FREE OPO Summer Camp Concert at the Harriett Coleman Center for the Performing Arts at Lake Highland Preparatory School. Students will perform alongside their instructors and showcase what they have worked on during the two-week camp!


Chomp! Sip. Shop. Feast
June 7

Get ready to CHOMP! Join over 13 food endors and grab some brews at Hourglass Brewing Curry Ford Road, Orlando.


Freaky Friday: The Films of the Gay Girls Riding Club
June 7

Spearheaded by filmmaker Ray Harrison, the Gay Girls Riding Club (GGRC) took California’s 1960s underground gay scene by storm with drag spoofs of classic Hollywood films. AGFA, in partnership with the Outfest UCLA Legacy Project, is thrilled to present this overlooked chapter of queer cinema—preserved from the only known 16mm film elements in existence, see it live at The Enzian.



Live at The Lawn – ICON Park 
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Live at The Lawn is the perfect way for locals and visitors alike to spend time outside and discover new local artists playing a variety of genres. Relax on The Lawn beneath the Orlando Eye and enjoy a drink while taking in the live performances or listen to the DJ entertainment while enjoying a meal at one of ICON Park’s signature restaurants with outdoor seating.


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 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 art installation, The Beacon.


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.


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 begins at 3 pm featuring show-quality muscle and factory-performance cars from 1964 and newer and classics from 1985 and older. Cars cruise at 8:30 pm.


Dockside Dueling Pianos
Every Friday

Enjoy nonstop live piano music every Friday night at The Wharf at Sunset Walk with late-night food and drink menu.


Sundown Sessions at Lil Indies
Every Friday and Saturday

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, 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.





SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2024


Disney Dreams That Soar at Disney Springs
Now - September 2

Imagine hundreds of state-of-the-art drones “dancing” across the sky, choreographed to a soaring musical score of iconic Disney music and memorable dialogue from beloved Disney movies. See Disney stories come to life in Disney Dreams That Soar—a free one-of-a-kind, nearly 10-minute drone show at Disney Springs that’s so exhilarating, you might feel as if you’re flying too!


Fairy Doors at Leu Gardens

Now – August 25

Enter the world of the fairies as you explore the gateways to each of the different fairies throughout Leu Gardens. You’ll find twenty doors that lead to the homes of our garden fairies, each with whimsical and unique design made especially for each fairies’ personality.  Enjoy the make believe world of each fairy as you search for their own special door. Included with general admission.


LuminoCity Dino Safari Festival
Now - June 16

The Dino Safari Festival at The Floirda Mall will transport attendees to an era long past, offering a captivating glimpse into the ancient world of dinosaurs, mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and more. Using state-of-the-art animatronics with light art, experience these larger-than-life-size prehistoric giants come to life with jaw-dropping realism, an experience that dazzles by day and enchants by night.


Showcase 2024: ReWind. RePlay. ReBoot.
June 7 - 9

The Centre for Dance & the Performing Arts presents five shows highlighting the talents and accomplishments of local dance students over the past year. The studio’s 34th annual dance recital is themed, “ReWind. RePlay. ReBoot.


Brick Fan Expo
June 8 - 9

Brick Fan Expo has it all! Amazing LEGO creations, huge custom LEGO displays, STEM zones, play areas, costumed character meets, celebrities from Social Media and the LEGO Master TV show (including 4 winners), speaker panels. Vendor area with custom or rare finds. To purchase tickets to this event at Dezerland on I-Drive, click HERE.



CommUNITY Rainbow Run
June 8

The annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run, now in its 8th year, is a celebration of how following the Pulse tragedy, our community came together in love and how we continue to be Orlando United.


At the CommUNITY Rainbow Run, which this year is Saturday, June 8, 2024, we unite to honor the 49 angels, their families, the survivors, first responders and all those impacted. The 8th Annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run presented by the City of Orlando and Orlando Health is more than just a race, this is a celebration of our community's resilience and love.


Proud In The Cloud
June 8

A FREE community event where ALL are welcome. Celebrate St. Cloud’s love & diversity at this year’s Proud in the Cloud! Featuring food trucks, entertainment, and local businesses at Lakefront park from 12 - 6 pm. Entertainment includes: Twila Holiday, Mya Buena Matthews, Cherilyn Matthews, TikTak Holiday, and Mocha Sky.


Let There Be Light
June 8

Profound. Provocative. Passionate. Arts Fellowship Orlando, a ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, invites you to join us for our third annual summer showcase at Dr Phillips Center.


Franco’s Flop Fest

Franco’s Flop Fest
June 8

Welcome to Franco's Flop Fest 2024 hosted by Cholo Dogs at Tactical Brewing. This 3rd annual event will not disappoint! With Live music, special Tactical beer, a vendor market, and up to 20 contests that will dazzle and splash their way to stardom and infamy as Orlando's Premier Belly Flopper.


Curry Ford West Dress Like a Dad Pub Crawl
June 8

Get ready to strut your dad style on June 8 at the Curry Ford West annual Dress Like A Dad Pub Crawl! Grab your crew and hit up 7 awesome stops, where you'll score a whopping 9 free drinks and indulge in mouthwatering food and drink specials. But wait, there's more! Get ready to flex your dad humor in our Dad Joke Contest, or show off your best dad outfit in the Costume Contest. Plus, with raffles and prizes up for grabs, this year's event promises to be an unforgettable blast! Mark your calendars, because you won't want to miss out on the funniest, most stylish night of the year!


Movie Trash: Embrace Of The Vampire

Movie Trash: Embrace Of The Vampire
June 8

Movie Trash at The Nook presents EMBRACE OF THE VAMPIRE. Is the movie good? Of course not! That is why we are showing it. Buuuuuut we can assure that you will laugh through the entire thing and maybe leave with a new favorite vampire flick. Well, Queen of the Damned still exists, so maybe it’ll be a tie. Bring a chair if you have one (we have seating, but it is limited). As with all Movie Trash at The Nook screenings, it is free and open to the public. However, if you’d like to throw Orlando Pop-Up Movie Services a few bucks in the tip jar, that would be amazing.


Live at The Lawn – ICON Park 
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Live at The Lawn is the perfect way for locals and visitors alike to spend time outside and discover new local artists playing a variety of genres. Relax on The Lawn beneath the Orlando Eye and enjoy a drink while taking in the live performances or listen to the DJ entertainment while enjoying a meal at one of ICON Park’s signature restaurants with outdoor seating.


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.


Rollins Museum of Art Weekend Tours
Every Saturday

Join us on Saturday afternoons for docent-led museum tours that highlight works from Rollins Museum of Art's current exhibitions.


Saturday Nite Classic Car Show & Cruise

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, JUNE 9, 2024


Disney Dreams That Soar at Disney Springs
Now - September 2

Imagine hundreds of state-of-the-art drones “dancing” across the sky, choreographed to a soaring musical score of iconic Disney music and memorable dialogue from beloved Disney movies. See Disney stories come to life in Disney Dreams That Soar—a free one-of-a-kind, nearly 10-minute drone show at Disney Springs that’s so exhilarating, you might feel as if you’re flying too!


Fairy Doors at Leu Gardens

Now – August 25

Enter the world of the fairies as you explore the gateways to each of the different fairies throughout Leu Gardens. You’ll find twenty doors that lead to the homes of our garden fairies, each with whimsical and unique design made especially for each fairies’ personality.  Enjoy the make believe world of each fairy as you search for their own special door. Included with general admission.


Island Beats at at Island H2O
Saturdays, Now - July 27

Enjoy a taste of live island music with the all-new Island Beats at Island H2O. NEW for the 2024 Season, enjoya celebration of island vibes! Enjoy live music at Live! Lagoon Wave Pool from 4 pm - 8 pm.


LuminoCity Dino Safari Festival
Now - June 16

The Dino Safari Festival at The Floirda Mall will transport attendees to an era long past, offering a captivating glimpse into the ancient world of dinosaurs, mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and more. Using state-of-the-art animatronics with light art, experience these larger-than-life-size prehistoric giants come to life with jaw-dropping realism, an experience that dazzles by day and enchants by night.


Showcase 2024: ReWind. RePlay. ReBoot.
June 7 - 9

The Centre for Dance & the Performing Arts presents five shows highlighting the talents and accomplishments of local dance students over the past year. The studio’s 34th annual dance recital is themed, “ReWind. RePlay. ReBoot.



Brick Fan Expo
June 8 - 9

Brick Fan Expo has it all! Amazing LEGO creations, huge custom LEGO displays, STEM zones, play areas, costumed character meets, celebrities from Social Media and the LEGO Master TV show (including 4 winners), speaker panels. Vendor area with custom or rare finds. To purchase tickets to this event at Dezerland on I-Drive, click HERE.


A History of LGBTQ Resilience in Central Florida
June 9

In this program, David Matteson, a past Board president of the LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida, will survey the history of the LGBTQ community in the region by focusing on moments of progress, resistance, and resilience. This program is free with registration.


Sundays at the Center

Sundays at the Center
June 9

Join us every Sunday at noon for Sundays at the Center! This free, family-friendly program invites students from grades K to 6 to join us from June 2 to August 4. Beat the summer heat and join us indoors for a refreshing and educational experience that the whole family will enjoy. Dive into captivating Storytimes, get creative with arts & crafts, play fun games, and explore exciting activities. There’s something for everyone to enjoy and learn from on Sundays at the Holocaust Center!


India Fest Apopka
June 9

India Fest Apopka is the best exhibition of Indian Heritage, Culture, Dance, Music and Food to bring everyone together. More than 100 Booths Available to show your arts and craft


Maitland Touch A Truck

Maitland Touch A Truck
June 9

The Maitland Public Works Department will host a touch-a-truck event on Sunday, June 9, in Independence Square with lots of really big and unique trucks, heavy equipment, and emergency vehicles.


Bring the kids for a fun, up-close look at the machines that make the city work. Learn how the Public Works Department manages everything from public utilities and stormwater cleanup to grounds maintenance and more. Enjoy bounce houses, games and prizes, live music, food and more.


Sanford Food Truck Fiesta

Sanford Food Truck Fiesta
June 9

Sanford Food Truck Fiesta brings you over 30 of the best food trucks and tents Central Florida has to offer PLUS dozens of local artisan vendors for your shopping pleasure. Enjoy craft beer and cocktails from the bars, and live music plus we feature outdoor patios and plenty of outside tables and chairs to sit and eat!


Orlando Gay Chorus Cabaret
June 9

Come check out this FREE cabaret performance from the Orlando Gay Chorus at Orlando Public Library. One of the largest mixed LGBTQ+ choruses in the country. This is a great opportunity to hear the chorus for the first time or return for more of what you love as a fan! Invite your friends and family to join you for this wonderful musical experience on the Melrose Stage!


Music at the Casa: Blue Bamboo Presents Cigano Swing
June 9

Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts partners with the historic venue Casa Feliz to present a monthly series of free concerts "Music at the Casa"! Please note this show is being held at Casa Feliz, in conjunction with Blue Bamboo.


Live at The Lawn – ICON Park 
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Live at The Lawn is the perfect way for locals and visitors alike to spend time outside and discover new local artists playing a variety of genres. Relax on The Lawn beneath the Orlando Eye and enjoy a drink while taking in the live performances or listen to the DJ entertainment while enjoying a meal at one of ICON Park’s signature restaurants with outdoor seating.



Sunday-Latin-Sunday
Every Sunday

Prepare to experience the best of Latin nightlife, as Promenade at Sunset Walk, the dining, entertainment and shopping district, debuts its all-new weekend event — Sunday-Latin-Sunday.


JAYO at Lil' Indies
Every Sunday

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


Lazy Sunday at Aero
Every Sunday

A rooftop day party each and every Sunday at Aero.  Free entry all day, 21+. Hookah, Food, Games.


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.



Family Fun Day at Boxi Park
Every Sunday

Enjoy Family Fun Day every Sunday at Boxi Park, with face painters, balloon artists entertainers, and live music. Fun for the whole family! 1 pm - 9 pm.


Sundays at The Alfond Inn
Every Sunday

Enjoy tours of select works on view at The Alfond Inn, on Sundays at 1 p.m.  unless otherwise noted on their Events Page. Tours meet in the lobby of The Alfond Inn and last approximately 45 minutes.


Yoga in the Sculpture Garden
Every Sunday

Hosted by the Mennello Museum of American Art with classes led by certified Full Circle Yoga, Winter Park. Start your Sunday mornings out blissfully with a relaxing lakeside flow. Join us in the shade of the trees for a practice that is suitable for all levels! Don’t forget to bring a mat, towel, and water to have a great practice.


Yoga in the Sculpture Garden at Mennello Museum of American Art

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