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FREE Events & Things To Do This Weekend in Orlando Feb. 16 - 18, 2024

Updated: Feb 15

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


The Best Events & Things To Do in Orlando in January

FREE Things To Do In Orlando 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 events and things to do r in our weekend guide.


From kids events, to concerts, festivals, and more, we bring you the most-up-to-date FREE 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 Events and Things To Do in Orlando Feb. 9 - 11, 2024


Before attending events, please contact the event organizer to confirm that the event is taking place as changes, and cancellations can occur.


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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2024



Celebrate Lake Mary
February 16 - 17

Celebrate Lake Mary’s Festival on the Oval is at Oval Park located at 900 International Parkway, Lake Mary, this free event features the Jonnie Morgan Band and our headliner "SISTER HAZEL" for this annual event aimed at bringing a weekend of live music, craft drinks, food, and more to the City of Lake Mary!


Camp Wewa Movie Night featuring Barbie
February 16

The City of Apopka is hosting Camp Wewa Movie Night featuring Barbie. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks. Gates open at 5:30 PM. Movie will begin at dusk. Admission is $10 per vehicle (online registration required)


Movie in the Park Clifford the Big Red Dog
February 16

Free Movie Night in The Park, at The Oviedo Amphitheatre in Center Lake Park! The movie begins at "dusk" (approximately 6:15) February 2024 featured movie is "CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG". Remember to bring a blanket or lawn chairs. FREE POPCORN will be provided by Bosely Group.


Movie in the Park in Longwood

February 16

Watch a free movie at Reiter Park, 311 W Warren Ave. on Friday, February 16. Bring your family and friends, and don’t forget to pack a blanket, chair, and/or snacks. The movies begin at 7 pm and the featured movie is Trolls World Tour.


Movies Under the Stars in Clermont
February 16

The Clermont Parks and Recreation Department is bringing you great movies and awesome family fun. Join them at Waterfront Park for free movies under the Highlander pavilion. Bring chairs or a blanket.  Movies begin at 7 pm.


Food Truck Rally and Market
February 16

Experience live music, indulge in local brews, and explore a vibrant market. at Rockpit Brewing.


Best Fiends Forever with Gemma Correl
February 16

A fun, pop up event at charming Pinkie Orlando, next to Stardust. Meet Gemma Correll whose work inspired City Island on PBS! Enjoy flash tattoos, nail art, merch and more!


Aku Aku Tiki Bar 10th Anniversary
February 16

Orlando's only true tiki bar. Located in Thornton Park District, Aku Aku Tiki Bar  is hosting a 10th Anniversary Party with 2 hula dancer shows, pig roast, vintage market, 10 yr anniversary mug release.



No Strings Block Party
February 16

This Friday The Block is hosting Singles Night! Find a valentine for the night, No Strings Attached  7 Venues, NO COVER, over 25+ bartenders, 2 levels, 6 dancefloors and 7 different DJs each with their own vibe  don’t miss it boo. 21+. $4 top shelf drinks till 11pm.


The Morse Museum
Every Friday until April

The Morse Museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), including the artist and designer’s jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass lamps, windows and more.


Admission is free from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays, November through April. For more information, please visit morsemuseum.org.


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 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 and enjoy the art displayed on the six story 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 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.



 


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2024


Celebrate Lake Mary
February 16 - 17

Celebrate Lake Mary’s Festival on the Oval is at Oval Park located at 900 International Parkway, Lake Mary, this free event features the Jonnie Morgan Band and our headliner "SISTER HAZEL" for this annual event aimed at bringing a weekend of live music, craft drinks, food, and more to the City of Lake Mary!


Avalon SpringFest
February 17

Avalon SpringFest features a Taiwanese food court, kung fu, Japanese drumming, Vietnamese culture and education, Korean folk dances, Asian instrumental music, food trucks, arts and crafts, and more.


Apopka Police Department's Cookies & Milk with Cops
February 17

Join the Apopka Police Department at the North Orange Branch Library (1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, FL 32703) on the third Saturday of the month for Storytime, arts and crafts, and cookies and milk provided by LCL Food Services (McDonald's).



The 10th Annual Sanford Mardi Gras Street Party
February 17

Grab your beads on Saturday, February 17, 4-9pm and come enjoy the 10th Annual Sanford Mardi Gras Street Party in the ‘Famous L’ between Celery City Craft and West End Trading Co. in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford!


City of Ocoee's Block Party
February 17

You’re invited to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Healthy West Orange Wellness Park with an Ocoee Block Party! Enjoy fitness activities, a rock-climbing wall, food trucks, health resources, & music performances! Take a walk around the ponds, enjoy the views on the boardwalk, and meet our awesome local health partners. Admission is FREE and open to all ages! Dogs are welcome, please have them leashed.


City Of Oviedo Say Yes! Wedding Expo
February 17

The FREE Say Yes! Wedding Expo is the ultimate destination for excited brides-to-be and their wedding parties. The event will take place on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at the Oviedo Cultural Center, located at Oviedo on the Park,  357 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo. Explore a wide range of vendors showcasing their products and services. Get inspired by jaw-dropping decorations and creative ideas for your dream wedding.


Hamlin Cruise-In
February 17

Enjo an incredible evening filled with family fun, music beats, and cash prizes at the Hamlin Cruise-In, showcasing cars from 1990 and older! The Hamlin Cruise-In will take place in the Lake District, streetside between Ford’s Garage & Cinépolis Luxury Theatre.


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.


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, FEBRUARY 18, 2024


Fun Spot's HUGE Mardi Gras Event
February 17 - March 30, 2024

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




Milk Mart Lazy Lover's Market
February 18

Time to celebrate the inclusivity and diversity of all the different types of love! The Milk Mart's sweetest market at The Nook on Robinson is the perfect weekend day out with your partner, best friends, family, or pups! Featuring over 200 local artists, makers, vendors, and businesses to visit, there's something for everyone to love!


Bazaar Botanica Toon Town Market
February 18

Bazaar Botanica presents a celebration of Animation, Puppetry, claymation, and the wild and wacky characters from our youth! 30+ Local Artisans Showcasing Art, Vintage and Collectibles inspired by Cartoons, Animation, and Nostalgia! Puppet Shows All day! Starting at 2pm!


Kindred Pear Exchange Market
February 18

Enjoy the Kindred Pear Exchange Market at the Veranda in Thornton Park!


College Park Makers Market
February 18

Over 20 local makers, delicious bites, and live music at Good Crowd.


Patrick Hagerman
February 18

Patrick Hagerman live at Lil' Indies. 21+ // Free


Skart (from the Supervillains)
February 18

Skart (from the Supervillains) LIVE at Lil' Indie's on February 18. 21+, No Cover


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.

JAYO at Lil' Indies
Every Sunday

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


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.



To list your events and feature your business on Gotta Go Orlando, learn more about advertising with us and submit your Orlando events here.



To keep up with the latest news on events, and things to do in Central Florida, sign up for the Gotta Go Orlando Newsletter and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.



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