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FREE Things To Do in Orlando this Memorial Day Weekend May 26 - 29

Updated: Jun 17, 2023

Welcome to the unofficial kick off to summer here in Orlando, and this Memorial Day Weekend there is so many things to do that are FREE, so read on for all fun and FREE EVENTS that are happening throughout the weekend!


Free Things To To In Orlando this Weekend

Best FREE Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend

Check out our list with too the happening that are 100% free, and whatever you decide do this Memorial Day Weekend, have a great time here in the city beautiful. Happy Summer!!



FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2023


Free Admission to Bok Tower Gardens
Friday, May 26, 2023

Looking for something Fun and Free to do this summer? Wawa has you covered with complimentary admission to Bok Tower Gardens the last Thursday and Friday of the month from May through September.


Pre-registration is required for this event by clicking here:


Winter Garden Friday on the Plaza
Friday, May 26, 2023

Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza., May 26- Scott Davidson (70’s to today, Southern Rock).



Little Listeners at Altamonte Library
Friday, May 26, 2023

Experience stories brought to life with fun books, interactive rhymes and craft activities during Little Listeners Storytime every Friday at 11 a.m. Sessions are tailored for ages 3 to 5 to help foster a love of reading. REGISTER HERE.


Sessions run for 30 minutes. Parents must stay with child. Reservations are required.


Orange County Library Music in the Library: Chinese Guzheng by Ann Yao at Chickasaw Branch
Friday, May 26, 2023

Ann Yao performs cutting-edge interpretations of traditional material on the Guzheng, a five-foot long horizontal plucked zither that typically has 21 strings, one of China’s most ancient instruments at Chickasaw Library.


Maitland Library Sensory Story Time
Friday, May 26, 2023

Join Maitland Library for a special story time including; sensory activities, stories, songs and a puppet show. The LAST Friday of the month at 10:30 am.

No library card or registration required.


Orange County Library Teen Art: Medieval Stained Glass
Friday, May 26, 2023

Lower the drawbridge, prepare the royal windows! It’s time to create stained glass just like in medieval times. Recommended for ages 13-18. Registration Required.


Kid Crew Scavenger Hunt at Oviedo Mall
Friday, May 26, 2023

Stop by Calliope Street in the West Wing of the mall, between 12 pm - 6pm to pick up your scavenger hunt form. Little explorers will travel throughout the mall on a scavenger hunt. Once you’ve completed your hunt, return your sheet to Calliope Street for your prize!!


All participants Ages 12 & Under will receive a prize courtesy of Calliope Street!


Don’t forget to show you Kid Crew Member Card for special discounts! Haven’t registered for Kid Crew Membership? CLICK HERE to join and receive exclusive discounts and more!



Art After Dark at Lake Nona

Art After Dark at Lake Nona
Friday, May 26, 2023

Every Friday night, Art After Dark takes over Lake Nona Town Center from 6 pm, and it's a perfect free night out for the whole family.


Enjoy a stroll through the Town Center as you explore hand crafted artisan products, and tasty cuisine. Be sure to grab a glass a wine, stay a while to enjoy the art displayed on the six story art installation, The Beacon.


Sunset Walk’s Fired-up Fridays

Memorial 4 Day Weekend at Promenade at Sunset Walk
Friday, May 26 - Monday, May 29, 2023

Join the Promenade at Sunset Walk for their Memorial 4 Day Weekend as they honor the men and women of our military who sacrificed their lives for our country.

Enjoy bands, DJs, street performers, markets, car shows, and more!

The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. FREE admission and parking.



Orange County Asian-Inspired Art Exhibition
Monday - Friday until May 30, 2023

The Orange County Asian Committee, in partnership with the City of Orlando, presents a free, new Asian-Inspired Art Exhibition at the Orange County Administration Building, featuring artwork by Central Florida artists. All artwork will have an Asian, Asian American or Pacific Islander theme, May 1 – 30, 2023. Visiting hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.




SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2023


Orange County Memorial Day Celebration

Orange County Memorial Day Celebration
Saturday, May 27, 2023

Enjoy this Memorial Day Salute, honoring Colonel Joe W. Kittinger, Jr., and all Veterans, presented by Friends of Cypress Grove Park!


This is a free event on Saturday, May 27, from 9:45-11:30 a.m. at Orange County Parks and Recreation’s Cypress Grove Park, 290 Holden Ave., Orlando. Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic.


Town of Celebration’s Memorial Day Flag Ceremony

Town of Celebration’s Memorial Day Flag Ceremony
Saturday, May 27, 2023

Memorial Day is a sacred day of remembrance for all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while in service to our country.

Join celebration as they pay tribute to our nation’s heroes at Celebration’s Veterans Memorial Ceremony. This event is held in conjunction with the Veterans Club of Celebration.


Saturday Special at Pioneer Village

Saturday Special at Pioneer Village
Saturday, May 27, 2023

Visit Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek 2491 Babb Road, Kissimmee every Saturday morning and enjoy a special activity. All materials will be provided with admission and is great for all ages.




Disney Springs Kids Club
Saturday, May 27, 2023

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.



Live Music on the Lawn in Lake Nona

Saturday, May 27, 2023

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 11am – 3pm every Saturday!



Orlando Kids Fringe

Orlando Kids Fringe 2023
Saturday, May 27, 2023

Join in a free day of family fun at Kids Fringe! Experience indoor and outdoor music, theatre and dance performances, fairytales, crafts, educational activity tables, and much more. at the Orlando Garden Club.

DAILY EVENT SCHEDULE - Saturday May 27

INDOOR 10:10am – Langston’s Hood: Who Is Your Hero? 10:50am – Miss Claudia presents Classic Fairy Tales 11:30am – Be A Pirate Workshop 12:10pm – Chilling Children’s Tales 12:50pm – Stop, Go, Move Slow 1:30pm – El Mago Astronauta

OUTDOOR 10:00am – Storytime with Standley 10:30am – A Witch in Stardust Kingdom 11:15am – Juggling Show 11:45am – A Witch in Stardust Kingdom 12:30pm – Storytime With Standley 1:15pm – Trap Baby & Me: It’s A Party

ALL DAY Activity Table with Orlando Science Center Activity Table with Jane Austen Society Custom Poetry Experience 2 Craft Tables


Pirates of the ZOOribbean at Downtown Orlando Library
Saturday, May 27, 2023

Ahoy Mateys! Set sail on an exciting pirate’s journey in search of amazing coastal and island animals. Discover the true treasures of a pirate’s life! Recommended for families with children ages 0–12. REGISTER HERE.



Hamlin Hoedown in Winter Garden

Hamlin Hoedown in Winter Garden
Saturday, May 27, 2023

Enjoy a FREE morning of family fun at Hamlin Hoedown with pony rides, a barnyard petting zoo, DJ Renee, crafts, games, nostalgic farm activities, and more! Get in touch with your inner cowboy or cowgirl and come dressed to impress.

Sanford Avenue Block Party
Saturday, May 27, 2023

The Sanford Avenue Block Party features live music, great beer and food every month on a Saturday night throughout the year. Mix with our merchants at this monthly street party from 5-10 PM on Sanford Avenue, between 4th Street and 5th Street. Bring the family, including the pup, and catch up with your neighbors while shopping the vendors, dining alfresco, and dancing in the street with live entertainment.


Orange County Library Art Club at Winter Garden Branch
Saturday, May 27, 2023

Try out new artistic techniques each month at the Orange County Library Art Club where you can experiment with your fellow artists! Recommended for tweens and teens ages 10 and up. Registration required for each child. REGISTER NOW.


Rock N’ Blues Concert & Car Show

Rock N’ Blues Concert & Car Show
Saturday, May 27, 2023

The City of Casselberry features an exciting Rock N’ Blues Concert & Car Show on Memorial Day Weekend. Along with the music, there will be more than 100 classic cars ranging from Camaros to Chevelles to Mustangs, and there will be plenty of food trucks.


The Georgia Thunderbolts will headline the free Rock N’ Blues Concert & Car Show on Memorial Weekend on Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lake Concord Park.


Opening for the Georgia Thunderbolts will be the Steeln’ Peaches, a rising star popular band, and Debbie D and Vintage Now. Besides the music, there will be more than 150 classic cars, muscle cars, and hot rods for car enthusiasts to enjoy. There will also be a contest for best car. As part of this Memorial Weekend celebration, the City will again honor all veterans for their service with a color guard display and plaque.


Weekend Wellness Workshop at Eatonville Library
Saturday, May 27, 2023

How do we help our pre-teens and teens handle today’s challenges and changes? Join us as we explore best answers to these questions and how to bridge the gap between parents and your teenagers. Details here.


Orange County Library LEGO Club at South Creek Branch
Saturday, May 27, 2023

Expand your creativity and imagination with Lego Bricks at LEGO Club, bricks will be provided but cannot go home with you. Recommended for families with children ages 6-12.


We’re All in This Together at Winter Park Library
Saturday, May 27, 2023

All Ages. It’s time to come “All Together Now” this summer! Test your skills with carnival games, make your own person-powered snow cone, enjoy furry friends at the petting zoo, and more. Join the 18,000 Books Challenge and snag a free book! No enrollment required.



Saturday Nite Classic Car Show & Cruise

Saturday Nite Classic Car Show & Cruise
Saturday, May 27, 2023

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 and all cars registered can participate.


The Classic Car Show is free for participants and free for the public to attend. It’s the perfect outing for families of every generation, young and old, to enjoy.



SUNDAY, MAY 28, 2023


Orlando Kids Fringe

Kids Fringe 2023
Sunday, May 28, 2023

At Kids Fringe experience indoor and outdoor music, theatre and dance performances, storytime, crafts, educational activity tables, and much more.

Experience a backstage tour of Orlando Fringe’s Orange Venue! Meet at the Orlando Garden Club courtyard at 10:45am.

DAILY EVENT SCHEDULE - Sunday May 28

INDOOR 10:10am – Milestones Through Music Preschool Class 10:50am – Be A Pirate Workshop 11:30am – The Big Thank You 12:10pm – Becoming a Superhero! 12:50pm – Storytime with Standley 1:30pm – Myth Making Rhythm Playshop

OUTDOOR 10:00am – Improv with Playback UCF 10:30am – A Witch in Stardust Kingdom 11:15am – Storytime with Standley 11:45am – A Witch in Stardust Kingdom 12:30pm – Storytime With Standley 1:15pm – Orlando Circus School Aerial Performance

SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT: 10:45am – Kids Fringe Backstage Tour!

ALL DAY Activity Table with Orlando Science Center Activity Table with Jane Austen Society Typewriter Table 2 Craft Tables


Milk Mart 7th Anniversary Birthday Bash

Milk Mart 7th Anniversary Birthday Bash
Sunday, May 28, 2023

Yeehaw y’all, we turn 7 this year! Time to party!

Join us on May 28th for Milk Mart’s 7th Anniversary Birthday Bash! Another year of incredible markets in the bag; we’ve got some really exciting stuff in store, and we’re excited to celebrate with all of you in The Milk District. See you there!




MONDAY, MAY 29, 2023


Winter Garden Community Ceremony
Monday, May 29, 2023

The community is invited to a Roll Call of Veterans, placement of wreaths, and patriotic songs to honor and remember our local veterans who gave their lives during times of war or while serving in the United States armed forces.


Please come by to pay homage to those that made the ultimate sacrifice.


Winter Garden Community Ceremony

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