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Free & Cheap Things To Do This Weekend In Orlando, March 22 - 24, 2024

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

Free & Cheap Things To Do in Orlando this Weekend

FREE & CHEAP Things to Do This Weekend!

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


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


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


Weekend FREE & CHEAP Events and Things To Do in Orlando


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FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2024


Glass in Flight 2 at Leu Gardens
February 3 – May 5

Experience an amazing outdoor sculpture exhibit of larger-than-life flying insects hand-crafted into 28 works of art with Dalle de Verre glass and steel. Created by national known sculptor, Alex Heveri, each piece captures the essence of flight. Glass in Flight 2 takes place at Orlando's Leu Gardens and is included with general admission.


Seminole County Fair

Seminole County Fair
March 22 - 31

The 26th Annual Seminole County Fair returns to Seminole Towne Center (200 Towne Center Circle) in Sanford March 22 – 31, 2024. Rides, Games, Food and Family Fun. Proudly produced for the 26th year by Strates Shows. FREE Parking. FREE Admission.


Easter Bunny Photos at The Florida Mall
March 1 - 30

Hop on over to The Florida Mall to meet the Easter Bunny in Center Court. RESERVATIONS ENCOURAGED. WALK-UP GUESTS WELCOME. 


Bunny Photos at The Mall At Millennia
March 15 - 30

Enjoy photos with the Bunny at The Mall at Millenia’s colorful garden party in the Orangerie Cafés. A variety of professional photo packages are offered including candid and instant photos.



Pictures with the Bunny at Altamonte Mall
March 8 - 30

Get your little ones and furry friends together and hop over to Altamonte Mall to capture hoppy pics with The Bunny!


Oviedo Mall Easter Bunny Photos
March 8 - 30

Looking to capture some egg-cellent memories with the family this Easter season? Hop on over to Oviedo Mall and strike a pose with the Easter Bunny!


Easter Bunny Garden Experience
March 8 - 30

The Easter Bunny Garden Experience returns to ICON Park with its award-winning Easter Bunny and candid spring photo packages. As guests dress in their Easter best, they can take beautiful photos, meet the Easter Bunny and then spend the day exploring the 20-acre entertainment destination. Click here to view photo packages and reserve a spot now.


UpTown Art Expo
March 22 – 24

UpTown Art Expo features over 140 art and fine craft exhibitors, with displays of glass, jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture and more all available for purchase.

Witness Chalk Street Artists creating mesmerizing chalk art on the sidewalks of Cranes Roost Park, plus enjoy live music performances on the Cranes Roost Amphitheater all weekend long. Friday night Kick-Off concert features Taylor Dayne.


Spring Break Bash at Island H20

Spring Break Bash at Island H20
March 14 - 23

Island H2O Water Park is THE place to be for Spring Break! NEW for the 2024 Season, live it up at Spring Break Bash! Every Thursday-Saturday from March 14th through the 23rd, the island comes alive with Spring Break Vibes! This new event has something for everyone in your family to enjoy making Island H2O Water Park your ultimate Spring Break destination!


Choo-Choo to the Zoo for Spring Break Fun
March 15 - 22

On Friday, March 15 and again March 18 – March 22, visitors can ride SunRail to the Sanford station, then get on the free “Choo-Choo to the Zoo” trolley and go to the Central Florida Zoo. Choo-Choo to the Zoo will operate weekdays only, from 9:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visitors can show their SunRail ticket at the Zoo’s ticket counter for 20% off admission (offer not available online). Children 6 and under ride SunRail free with a paying adult.



Downtown St Cloud Celtic Festival
March 22

Join St Cloud for a family friendly evening celebrating Celtic heritage in Downtown St Cloud.

The evening will include food, vendors, live music, Celtic dance and drinks! We will have crafts for children and face painting. Downtown eateries are preparing a whole menu of traditional Celtic foods, drinks and desserts.


Art With Purpose at Orlando Museum of Art
March 22

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. Free event with registration required.


Egg-citing Egg Hunt in Winter Springs
March 22

Children aged 2 - 12 are invited to bring their own baskets and join the excitement of the Egg-citing Egg Hunt in Winter Springs at Central Winds Park. Enjoy fun and prizes for everyone, along with local food trucks and community vendors.


Advance registration is essential for this festive event. It promises to be a delightful and entertaining experience! Don’t miss out on the chance for a HOPPING good time!


TPD Night Market
Every Friday

TPD Night Market is a weekly Friday night market featuring 20 plus vendors at 431 E Central Blvd, Thornton Park, Orlando.


Art After Dark at Lake Nona

Art After Dark at Lake Nona
Every Friday

Every Friday night, Art After Dark takes over Lake Nona Town Center from 6 pm. Enjoy a stroll 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.


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, MARCH 23, 2024


Glass in Flight 2 at Leu Gardens
February 3 – May 5

Experience an amazing outdoor sculpture exhibit of larger-than-life flying insects hand-crafted into 28 works of art with Dalle de Verre glass and steel. Created by national known sculptor, Alex Heveri, each piece captures the essence of flight. Glass in Flight 2 takes place at Orlando's Leu Gardens. Included with general admission.


Seminole County Fair
March 22 - 31

The 26th Annual Seminole County Fair returns to Seminole Towne Center (200 Towne Center Circle) in Sanford March 22 – 31, 2024. Rides, Games, Food and Family Fun. Proudly produced for the 26th year by Strates Shows. FREE Parking. FREE Admission.


Fun Spot's HUGE Mardi Gras Event
Saturdays, February 17 - March 30

Fun Spot is all jazzed up for a spectacular Mardi Gras celebration in Orlando and Kissimmee! Experience the spirit of New Orleans as you indulge in mouth-watering Mardi Gras flavors. Snap your best moments at themed Foto Spots, and don't miss the Children’s Parade taking place every Saturday in Orlando & Kissimmee at 4 pm.


 Bunny Photos at The Mall At Millennia

Easter Bunny Photos at The Florida Mall
March 1 - 30

Hop on over to The Florida Mall to meet the Easter Bunny in Center Court. RESERVATIONS ENCOURAGED. WALK-UP GUESTS WELCOME. 


Bunny Photos at The Mall At Millennia
March 15 - 30

Enjoy photos with the Bunny at The Mall at Millenia’s colorful garden party in the Orangerie Cafés. A variety of professional photo packages are offered including candid and instant photos.


Pictures with the Bunny at Altamonte Mall
March 8 - 30

Get your little ones and furry friends together and hop over to Altamonte Mall to capture hoppy pics with The Bunny!


Oviedo Mall Easter Bunny Photos
March 8 - 30

Looking to capture some egg-cellent memories with the family this Easter season? Hop on over to Oviedo Mall and strike a pose with the Easter Bunny!


Easter Bunny Garden Experience
March 8 - 30

The Easter Bunny Garden Experience returns to ICON Park with its award-winning Easter Bunny and candid spring photo packages. As guests dress in their Easter best, they can take beautiful photos, meet the Easter Bunny and then spend the day exploring the 20-acre entertainment destination. Click here to view photo packages and reserve a spot now.


Seminole Towne Center Easter Fun Days
March 15, 16, 23, 24, 30

Seminole Marketplace Presents: Easter Fun Days! Paint wooden eggs, paint wooden peeps, bounce house, and so much more.  All free of charge. Lower level across from JC Penny.



UpTown Art Expo
March 22 – 24

UpTown Art Expo features over 140 art and fine craft exhibitors, with displays of glass, jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture and more all available for purchase.

Witness Chalk Street Artists creating mesmerizing chalk art on the sidewalks of Cranes Roost Park, plus enjoy live music performances on the Cranes Roost Amphitheater all weekend long. Friday night Kick-Off concert features Taylor Dayne.


Seminole Towne Center Easter Fun Day
March 23 - 24

Seminole Marketplace Presents: Easter Fun Days! Hop into all the fun! Paint wooden eggs, paint wooden peeps, bounce house, and so much more. All free of charge.


Spring Break Bash at Island H20
March 14 - 23

Island H2O Water Park is THE place to be for Spring Break! NEW for the 2024 Season, live it up at Spring Break Bash! Every Thursday-Saturday from March 14th through the 23rd, the island comes alive with Spring Break Vibes! This new event has something for everyone in your family to enjoy making Island H2O Water Park your ultimate Spring Break destination!


City of Edgewood's 100th Birthday Music Fest

City of Edgewood's 100th Birthday Music Fest
March 23

City of Edgewood's 100th Birthday Music Fest with musical performances, food & dessert trucks, beer and wine tents, and more.


Taste of Oviedo
March 23

Taste of Oviedo began back in the 1990s as a small community festival to bring together the town and its patrons while showcasing a fine arts and crafts area with live music, and a kid’s zone. Over the years, this event has seen a tremendous growth in size with recent events hosting thousands of participants. Today, Taste of Oviedo takes over most of the Oviedo Mall parking lot for a day of music, food and beverage, and family fun activities,


12th Annual Pints n’ Paws Craft Beer Festival
March 23

Head to the 12th Annual Pints N Paws Craft Beer Festival, March 23rd 2024! The festival has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars that all goes directly to local pet rescues in need! Last year alone we were able to raise $115,000 in one day that all went straight to our local rescues to help provide for all our furry friends in need! Over 100 Breweries to sample beer from plus food trucks, vendors, and live music!


Best Fest – The Taste of West Orange
March 23

Enjoy the Taste of West Orange as you indulge in a variety of beer, wine, and spirits along with many delicious food offerings from some of the best local restaurants, bars, caterers, and breweries that West Orange County has to offer. This festive party in the park boasts more than 50 incredible vendors for you to enjoy throughout the night.


EGGSploration Family Easter Egg Hunt
March 23

Join Krush Brau Park for a day of eggs-traordinary fun at Eggsploration-Kid Easter Egg Hunt. There will be Vendors, Kid Zone with Bounce Houses, Face Painter, Picture with the Easter Bunny, FREE gift bag with goodies with each paying child, Music, Fun and MUCH more!!!! $5 per child.


EGGStoberfest Adult Easter Egg Hunt
March 23

Adults, it's your turn to hop into the festivities! Join Krush Brau Park for Eggstoberfest - an evening of adult egg hunting, vendors, and exciting prizes! Activities include: Adult vendors (18+), face painter, Egg Hunt for Grown-Ups, adult beverage, prizes. and tons of local business giveaways!



Oviedo 2024 Egg-Ceptional Family Festival

2024 Egg-Ceptional Family Festival
March 23

Join the City of Oviedo for the Egg-Ceptional Family Festival, their Easter themed festival in Center Lake Park. Start practicing your Three-legged racing, Potato sack jumping race and Egg & Spoon balancing because this year will be full of kid-friendly games and competitions! Along with the games, we will have activity tables including a coloring station, pictures with The Easter Bunny and egg decorating (first 100, must preregister on Eventbrite.)


Thornton Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt
March 23

Join the fun at Mayor Carl Langford Park at 10:00 am, for the Thornton Park Neighborhood Association's annual Easter Egg Hunt!


There will be refreshments for both kids and adults. The little ones will be turned loose at about 10:15, so be sure to get there on time. The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance at the start of the event, so bring your cameras for photo opportunities!


Indoor Egg Hunt at XL Soccer World Orlando
March 23

Put on your runnin’ shoes and grab your favorite egg hunting basket, it’s time for the 2024 Easter Egg Hunt at XL Soccer at 25 Courtland St, Orlando! This year we are partnering with XL Soccer World Orlando to bring you a (indoor!) Egg Hunt experience at XL Soccer World’s MASSIVE indoor soccer arena, ensuring that rain or shine, we will have egg-straordinary fun!


You can expect multiple Easter Egg Hunts at spaced times for children of ALL ages, eggcellent local vendors, and a soccer clinic from the team at XL Soccer World Orlando!


Grace Church Lake Mary – Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza
March 23

Join Grace Church for an Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza! Children will have the opportunity to find Easter eggs, engage in Easter games, crafts and have photo opportunities.


Kowtown Festival
March 23

We’re celebrating our 141st birthday, and you’re invited! Celebrate the City’s birthday at the 2024 Kowtown Festival at Kissimmee Lakefront Park on Saturday, March 23, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. There will be plenty of vendors, food trucks, and live music. Bring your family and enjoy the KUA Kids Power Zone as well as fun games and activities.


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.


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, MARCH 24, 2024


Glass in Flight 2 at Leu Gardens
February 3 – May 5

Experience an amazing outdoor sculpture exhibit of larger-than-life flying insects hand-crafted into 28 works of art with Dalle de Verre glass and steel. Created by national known sculptor, Alex Heveri, each piece captures the essence of flight. Glass in Flight 2 takes place at Orlando's Leu Gardens with the exhibit weaving together the beauty of art with the science of nature. Included with general admission.



Seminole County Fair
March 22 - 31

The 26th Annual Seminole County Fair returns to Seminole Towne Center (200 Towne Center Circle) in Sanford March 22 – 31, 2024. Rides, Games, Food and Family Fun. Proudly produced for the 26th year by Strates Shows. FREE Parking. FREE Admission.


Easter Bunny Photos at The Florida Mall
March 1 - 30

Hop on over to The Florida Mall to meet the Easter Bunny in Center Court. RESERVATIONS ENCOURAGED. WALK-UP GUESTS WELCOME. 


Bunny Photos at The Mall At Millennia
March 15 - 30

Enjoy photos with the Bunny at The Mall at Millenia’s colorful garden party in the Orangerie Cafés. A variety of professional photo packages are offered including candid and instant photos.


Pictures with the Bunny at Altamonte Mall
March 8 - 30

Get your little ones and furry friends together and hop over to Altamonte Mall to capture hoppy pics with The Bunny!


Oviedo Mall Easter Bunny Photos
March 8 - 30

Looking to capture some egg-cellent memories with the family this Easter season? Hop on over to Oviedo Mall and strike a pose with the Easter Bunny!


Easter Bunny Garden Experience
March 8 - 30

The Easter Bunny Garden Experience returns to ICON Park with its award-winning Easter Bunny and candid spring photo packages. As guests dress in their Easter best, they can take beautiful photos, meet the Easter Bunny and then spend the day exploring the 20-acre entertainment destination. Click here to view photo packages and reserve a spot now.


Seminole Towne Center Easter Fun Days
March 15, 16, 23, 24, 30

Seminole Marketplace Presents: Easter Fun Days! Paint wooden eggs, paint wooden peeps, bounce house, and so much more.  All free of charge. Lower level across from JC Penny.


UpTown Art Expo
March 22 – 24

UpTown Art Expo features over 140 art and fine craft exhibitors, with displays of glass, jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture and more all available for purchase.

Witness Chalk Street Artists creating mesmerizing chalk art on the sidewalks of Cranes Roost Park, plus enjoy live music performances on the Cranes Roost Amphitheater all weekend long. Friday night Kick-Off concert features Taylor Dayne.


Seminole Towne Center Easter Fun Day
March 23 - 24

Seminole Marketplace Presents: Easter Fun Days! Hop into all the fun! Paint wooden eggs, paint wooden peeps, bounce house, and so much more. All free of charge.


Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt
March 24

Spring is here and what better place to celebrate than at the farm, celebrate Spring and Easter at Green Acres Farm of Oviedo. Highlights include Pet and Feed the Farm Animals, Arts & Crafts, Bounce House, Pony Rides ad more.


Winter Garden Easter Egg Hunt Bash
March 24

Get ready to attend Central Florida's BIGGEST Easter Egg Hunt Bash! On March 24, the BUNNY IS BACK and Winter Garden is ready to party.


The traditional egg hunt will begin at 2 pm starting with children ages 5 years and younger, and then the older kiddos. There will be over 2,000 eggs to find including 1 golden egg which comes with a fun prize. Grab a bite at one of the food trucks, take photos with the Easter bunny himself, jump around in our bounce houses, get your face painted for free, visit our sponsor tables or head over to the petting zoo and say hello to the goats. Get the details here.


Easter Car Show & Luau at Horsepower Ranch
March 24

Join Horsepower Ranch in Geneva for their Easter Car Show & Luau.There will be pony rides, petting zoo, easter bunny and pony photos, train rides, Hawaiian dancers, face painter, food for purchase, live DJ, show cars with trophies and cash prize.


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.


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.



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