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Orlando Weekend Guide: Events & Things To Do Jan. 26 - 28, 2024

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


The Best Events & Things To Do in Orlando in January

The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend!

The weekend brings a never-ending list of events and things to do throughout Central Florida, and that's where we come in! Every weekend we select the best events and things to do, including concerts, comedy shows, weekly farmers markets, outdoor movie nights, arts festivals, theme park events, car shows, and more. You can trust Gotta Go Orlando to bring you the best and most-up-to-date events in Orlando.


And with so much happening, you just have to decide what to do, and 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.


Events and Things To Do in Orlando January 26 - 28, 2024


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FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2024



Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa
Friday - Sunday, January 13 - March 3

Get jazzed up with Mardi Gras-style entertainment, live music and catch some festival beads (after each parade). Feast like kings and queens on New classic Cajun cuisine as Busch Gardens brings the “Big Easy” to Tampa Bay. 


Real Music Series at Busch Gardens Tampa
Tuesday - Sunday, January 9 - February 25

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest running concert series brings nostalgic acts to Stanleyville Theater, including world-class tributes and musical performances from the greatest musical eras.


Epcot International Festival of The Arts

EPCOT International Festival of The Arts
January 12 - February 19

The EPCOT International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World is a welcome start to the new year, featuring more than 100 Disney and visiting artists who showcase their eye-catching works of art. Plus, guests can express their creative side by learning to draw a Disney character at Animation Academy, leave their mark at Expression Section: A Paint by Number Mural and help Figment learn about art on a scavenger hunt around World Showcase. Plus, Food Studios serve up art-inspired menus, then each evening, the DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series features talented entertainers performing Disney songs live.


The Winter Park Playhouse presents Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Thursday - Sunday, January 19 - February 17

The Winter Park Playhouse presents Breaking Up Is Hard To Do. This nostalgic musical comedy celebrates the timeless songwriting magic of the legendary Neil Sedaka!  Set in a Catskills resort in 1960 this humorous and heartwarming musical follows two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend.


Guilty Pleasures
Friday - Sunday, January 26 - February 11

Performed at Osceola Arts, married couple Larry and Jinx embark on a luxury cruise and meet an elegant celebrity couple. A seemingly superficial agreement soon leads to complications for the couple that may only be solved by infidelity. Seasoned sitcom writer Ken Levine (M*A*S*H, Cheers, Frasier) puts a modern twist on the classic screwball comedy for this play. Rated R.


Qualia
Thursday - Sunday, January 26 - February 11

The first play in the Ren Theatre Companies 2024 new works series. Qualia is a sci-fi thriller written by local superstar Ashleigh Ann Gardner—you may remember her thrilling performance as Nosferatu’s scary Scottish vampire. Jullien Aponte (The Cocaine Play, and often seen behind the bar) joins a couple newcomers to the Ren: Megan Borkes and Jason Blackwater. If you’re a fan of “Black Mirror,” “Star Trek,” or “Sweet Tooth,” then you'll love Qualia.


Fun Box at The Florida Mall
Friday - Sunday, January 27 - February 10

If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, check out FUNBOX at The Florida Mall. FUNBOX is 25,000 square feet of inflatable fun containing 10 play zones and an obstacle course. The play area was designed for kids, but of course it's tons of fun for adults too, with lots of photos ops!


Best Of Broadway
January 19 - February 5

The Breakthrough Theatre Company presents their annual musical revue, "Best of Broadway", from January 19-February 5. This year, they are covering shows that opened on Broadway from 1955-1964. Get details here.


Peter and the Starcatcher
Thursday - Sunday, January 25 - February 4

UCF Main Stage Theatre presents Peter and the Starcatcher. The adventure has just begun! Peter and the Starcatcher is imaginative, adventureful, and surpasses the means of traditional storytelling. This production is full of fun for the whole family!


Free Beer at SeaWorld Orlando
January 12 - January 31

Celebrate the New Year with a FREE beer at Waterway Grill Bar! SeaWorld Orlando guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. The ice cold draft will be available at the park daily at Waterway Grill.


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Thursday - Sunday, January 5 - 28

Theater West End presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience. A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius.



The Amazing Acro-Cats
January 24 - 28

This troupe of trained domestic house cats, all former orphans, rescues, and strays, give a one-of-a-kind purrformance that includes cats riding skateboards, jumping through hoops, ringing bells, balancing on balls, and performing other feats of agility and entertainment. The show finale is the only all-cat band in the world: Tuna and the Rock Cats. The Rock Cats play guitar, drums, and piano, and they've been joined by the Jazz Cats on saxophone, trumpet, and clarinet. See them live at Orlando Stage.


The Vocalitas: Cowabunga Cabaret!
January 25 - 28

The Vocalitas: Cowabunga Cabaret comes to Orlando Shakes. Get your tickets now!


ZORA! - Outdoor Festival of the Arts
January 26 - 28

Get ready for a vibrant day of art and culture at the free 2024 ZORA! Festival of the Arts, featuring live performances and much more.


Original Art Expo
January 26 - 28

Original Art Expo at at the newly renovated DoubleTree by Hilton exclusively showcasing original comic, illustration, and other narrative art with the aim to immediately establish itself as the premiere visual storytelling art event in the country.


Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow and Native American Festival
January 26 - 28

Enjoy the 28th annual Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow and Native American Festival at the International Market World Flea and Farmers Market in Auburndale. The event features crafts, intertribal dance competitions, historic village displays, workshops and over 60 exhibitors. The event is held in the Big Top circus tent over two big weekends


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
January 26 - 28

Live in Concer with the Bach Festival Choir, Orchestra and Bach Festival Youth Choir at Dr Phillips Center.


Rock the Universe at Universal Orlando Resort

Rock the Universe at Universal Orlando Resort
January 26 - 27

Rock the Universe is an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun. On January 26 and 27, 2024, experience powerful beats from Christian Music’s brightest stars and thrilling rides at Universal Studios Florida.


Michael Blackson
January 26 - 27

He has been called one of the most original stand-up comics in the country, and his performances leave audiences laughing in tears. Michael Blackson, aka, ‘The African King of Comedy’, has been entertaining audiences all across the country and around the globe for more than a decade. See him perform live at Funny Bones Comedy Club.


Gary Roland & The Landsharks
January 26 - 27

This Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band has been widely known as one of the most entertaining and interactive party bands in the world, having performed for millions of people all over the globe. See them live at Garden Theatre.


Bowling For Soup with special guests Lit & Dollyrot
January 26

See Bowling For Soup live at Hard Rock Live Orlando, January 26. Tickets.


Al Di Meola: The Electric Years Tour
January 26

Al Di Meola: The Electric Years Tour comes to The Plaza Live. Get your tickets now!


Eyes of the Nile: The Ultimate Iron Maiden Tribute
January 26

Eyes of the Nile: The Ultimate Iron Maiden Tribute is coming to Conduit. Get your tickets now!


Lauren Carder Fox (Sundown Sessions)
January 26

The free Sundown Sessions feature a rotating roster of solo & duo local acts, plus an occasional touring act in Lil Indies' unique & comfortable setting, perfect for relaxing & casual celebration.


Li-Cohen Duo
January 26

Matthew Cohen, violist of the Formosa Quartet, and Zhenni Li-Cohen, Steinway Artist join forces as the award-winning Li-Cohen duo. Get tickets now for Timucua.


Temptress, Dead Register, Bleeth & Kaupe
January 26

Temptress, Dead Register, Bleeth, Kaupe $15 ADV - $18 DOS - $20 at the door, 8PM Doors, 18+ Live at Will's Pub, get tickets now.


Dream Kids: Used Goods Takeover
January 26

Dream Kids: Used Goods Takeover comes to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now! 18+


United Groove
January 26

Experience the soulful rhythms and vibrant melodies of United Groove live at Rockpit Brewing.


Taylor's Version: A Swiftie Dance Party
January 26

Taylor's Version: A Swiftie Dance Party comes to The Beacham. Get your tickets now! 18+


Gladys Knight
January 26

Be prepared for a night filled with soul-stirring music and a journey through decades of musical excellence. This is your chance to see the "Empress of Soul" live at the Peabody Auditorium in Daytona.


Jerry Seinfeld
January 26

America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Florida, to perform his newest stand-up routine.



Opera Orlando Presents Frida
January 26

No one was more “All for Art” than the incredible Mexican surrealist painter Frida Kahlo, and her life story takes Steinmetz Hall by storm this January as Opera Orlando presents Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s operatic celebration of the artist in Frida


Orlando Valkyries Home Opener
January 26

The Orlando Valkyries Professional Women's Volleyball team kick off their inaugural season versus the Atlanta Vibe Friday, January 26th at 7PM. The Valkyries play all of their home games at Addition Financial Arena at UCF's main campus.


Opening Reception: A Constant Goodbye
January 26

Celebrate the opening of this new exhibition with the artist at Art & History Museums - Maitland, plus music by DJ Spreadsheets, food truck, a cash bar on our beautiful National Historic Landmark campus. Admission to this event is FREE!


Winter Park Wine & Jazz Experience

January 26

Join the Winter Park Wine & Jazz Experience at the Winter Park Events Center. Tickets include unlimited visits to food & wine stations and live music. The venue features four unique indoor/outdoor spaces to enjoy an amazing night out with friends


St. Cloud Food & Art Festival

January 26

Enjoy a lively evening of delicious cuisine and captivating artwork right in the heart of Downtown St Cloud. Enjoy walking & sampling foods from Downtown eateries- savory, sweet, drinks and more. Local artist will be on display along with live music to enjoy amongst your culinary experience.


Lagerfest LITE at Sideward Brewing
January 26

Lagerfest LITE is an all lager tap takeover style event during Orlando Beer Week. King State is teaming up with Sideward to bring an all star line up from across the continent. Total tap takeover featuring patiently and precisely fermented lagers as a miniature version of King State’s killer Tampa Bay Beer Week event.


Orlando Critical Mass
January 26

Orlando Critical Mass is the largest ongoing group bicycle ride through downtown. 9-10 mile ride, rain or shine. Starts at Loch Haven Park.


RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 16 Viewing Party

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 16 Viewing Party
January 26

Join Southern Nights every Fridays for their RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 16 Viewing Party! Cara Cavalli Andrews and Tashae Royale Sherrington are your hosts!


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.


Sunset Walk’s Fired-up Fridays

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.


Dining with the Divas Variety Show
Every Friday

A night of fun with Angel Sheridan, Mimi Lierre, Chyna Cravens and the Divas Dance Crew at Hamburger Mary's Orlando. Enjoy a  taste of drag, comedy, and Broadway production numbers too!


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.


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.


Ole Red's Honky-Tonk Nights
Every Friday and Saturday

Strap on those boots and grab your cowboy hat for one of the most boot scootin’ nights of your life at Ole Red’s live music honky-tonk dance party every Friday and Saturday nights starting at 9 pm. Every weekend Ole Red turns up the live music for dancing and plenty of signature drinks to put a boogie in your step.


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!


Wall Street Plaza Block Party
Every Friday and Saturday

Every Friday and Saturday night Wall St. Plaza takes over 2 city streets and throws the ultimate Block Party! Under the night sky and market lights you'll find 7 venues, outdoor bars, patio seating, Palm trees, DJ's, bands and more. This is the place to be in Downtown Orlando every weekend.



 


SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2024


Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa

Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa
Friday - Sunday, January 13 - March 3

Get jazzed up with Mardi Gras-style entertainment, live music and catch some festival beads (after each parade). Feast like kings and queens on New classic Cajun cuisine as Busch Gardens brings the “Big Easy” to Tampa Bay. 


Real Music Series at Busch Gardens Tampa
Tuesday - Sunday, January 9 - February 25

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest running concert series brings nostalgic acts to Stanleyville Theater, including world-class tributes and musical performances from the greatest musical eras.


Epcot International Festival of The Arts

EPCOT International Festival of The Arts
January 12 - February 19

The EPCOT International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World is a welcome start to the new year, featuring more than 100 Disney and visiting artists who showcase their eye-catching works of art. Plus, guests can express their creative side by learning to draw a Disney character at Animation Academy, leave their mark at Expression Section: A Paint by Number Mural and help Figment learn about art on a scavenger hunt around World Showcase. Plus, Food Studios serve up art-inspired menus, then each evening, the DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series features talented entertainers performing Disney songs live.


NINJAGO Weekends at LEGOLAND Florida Resort
Saturday - Sunday, January 20- February 18

Unlock your inner ninja with the return of LEGO NINJAGO Weekends. Master the elemental powers with action-packed entertainment and activities and reach ninja potential.


The Winter Park Playhouse presents Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Thursday - Sunday, January 19 - February 17

The Winter Park Playhouse presents Breaking Up Is Hard To Do. This nostalgic musical comedy celebrates the timeless songwriting magic of the legendary Neil Sedaka!  Set in a Catskills resort in 1960 this humorous and heartwarming musical follows two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend.


Guilty Pleasures
Friday - Sunday, January 26 - February 11

Performed at Osceola Arts, married couple Larry and Jinx embark on a luxury cruise and meet an elegant celebrity couple. A seemingly superficial agreement soon leads to complications for the couple that may only be solved by infidelity. Seasoned sitcom writer Ken Levine (M*A*S*H, Cheers, Frasier) puts a modern twist on the classic screwball comedy for this play. Rated R.


Qualia
Thursday - Sunday, January 26 - February 11

The first play in the Ren Theatre Companies 2024 new works series. Qualia is a sci-fi thriller written by local superstar Ashleigh Ann Gardner—you may remember her thrilling performance as Nosferatu’s scary Scottish vampire. Jullien Aponte (The Cocaine Play, and often seen behind the bar) joins a couple newcomers to the Ren: Megan Borkes and Jason Blackwater. If you’re a fan of “Black Mirror,” “Star Trek,” or “Sweet Tooth,” then you'll love Qualia.


Fun Box at The Florida Mall
Friday - Sunday, January 27 - February 10

If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, check out FUNBOX at The Florida Mall. FUNBOX is 25,000 square feet of inflatable fun containing 10 play zones and an obstacle course. The play area was designed for kids, but of course it's tons of fun for adults too, with lots of photos ops!


The Breakthrough Theatre Company presents their annual musical revue, "Best of Broadway",

Best Of Broadway
January 19 - February 5

The Breakthrough Theatre Company presents their annual musical revue, "Best of Broadway", from January 19-February 5. This year, they are covering shows that opened on Broadway from 1955-1964. Get details here.

Peter and the Starcatcher
Thursday - Sunday, January 25 - February 4

UCF Main Stage Theatre presents Peter and the Starcatcher. The adventure has just begun! Peter and the Starcatcher is imaginative, adventureful, and surpasses the means of traditional storytelling. This production is full of fun for the whole family!


Free Beer at SeaWorld Orlando
January 12 - January 31

Celebrate the New Year with a FREE beer at Waterway Grill Bar! SeaWorld Orlando guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. The ice cold draft will be available at the park daily at Waterway Grill.


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Thursday - Sunday, January 5 - 28

Theater West End presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience. A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius.

The Amazing Acro-Cats
January 24 - 28

This troupe of trained domestic house cats, all former orphans, rescues, and strays, give a one-of-a-kind purrformance that includes cats riding skateboards, jumping through hoops, ringing bells, balancing on balls, and performing other feats of agility and entertainment. The show finale is the only all-cat band in the world: Tuna and the Rock Cats. The Rock Cats play guitar, drums, and piano, and they've been joined by the Jazz Cats on saxophone, trumpet, and clarinet. See them live at Orlando Stage.


The Vocalitas: Cowabunga Cabaret!
January 25 - 28

The Vocalitas: Cowabunga Cabaret comes to Orlando Shakes. Get your tickets now!


ZORA! - Outdoor Festival of the Arts
January 26 - 28

Get ready for a vibrant day of art and culture at the free 2024 ZORA! Festival of the Arts, featuring live performances and much more.


Original Art Expo
January 26 - 28

Original Art Expo at at the newly renovated DoubleTree by Hilton exclusively showcasing original comic, illustration, and other narrative art with the aim to immediately establish itself as the premiere visual storytelling art event in the country.


Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow and Native American Festival
January 26 - 28

Enjoy the 28th annual Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow and Native American Festival at the International Market World Flea and Farmers Market in Auburndale. The event features crafts, intertribal dance competitions, historic village displays, workshops and over 60 exhibitors. The event is held in the Big Top circus tent over two big weekends


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
January 26 - 28

Live in Concer with the Bach Festival Choir, Orchestra and Bach Festival Youth Choir at Dr Phillips Center.


Rock the Universe at Universal Orlando Resort

Rock the Universe at Universal Orlando Resort
January 26 - 27

Rock the Universe is an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun. On January 26 and 27, 2024, experience powerful beats from Christian Music’s brightest stars and thrilling rides at Universal Studios Florida.


Michael Blackson
January 26 - 27

He has been called one of the most original stand-up comics in the country, and his performances leave audiences laughing in tears. Michael Blackson, aka, ‘The African King of Comedy’, has been entertaining audiences all across the country and around the globe for more than a decade. See him perform live at Funny Bones Comedy Club.


Gary Roland & The Landsharks
January 26 - 27

This Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band has been widely known as one of the most entertaining and interactive party bands in the world, having performed for millions of people all over the globe. See them live at Garden Theatre.


Just For Kids Weekend at SeaWorld Orlando
January 27 - 28

During Just for Kids Weekend at SeaWorld, enjoy hands-on activities, dance parties, photo opportunities with characters and much more throughout this family-friendly celebration.


TET Vietnamese New Year in Orlando
January 27 - 28

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the free Year of the Dragon celebration at Central Florida Fairgrounds featuring Vietnamese food, traditional dragon and lion dances, cultural performances, kids games, bounce houses, firecrackers, and more.


FC Series: Orlando City Soccer Club vs. Flamengo
January 27

Orlando City Soccer Club will meet Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, in an FC Series friendly match at Inter&Co Stadium in Orlando.


Orlando Solar Bears vs. Atlanta Gladiators
January 27

Watch the Orlando Solar Bears go head to head with the Atlanta Gladiators at the Kia Center.


Florida Cup Fan Fest at Lake Lorna Doone Park
January 27

Four hours prior to kickoff, fans can enjoy Fan Fest with interactive games, inflatables, face painters and more. Admission into the event is free. A wide selection of food and beverages will be available for purchase from local vendors.



International Vegan Food Festival
January 27

Join Wall St Plaza for a mouthwatering celebration of plant-based cuisine from around the world at the International Vegan Food Festival. Get ready to indulge in a variety of vegan delicacies that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy.


Faded Kingdom Beer Festival
January 27

Faded Kingdom is a celebration of the Orlando Beer Scene. Tactical Brewing and Brewed Events have invited breweries from all over the country to join forces with local Orlando breweries to deliver a festival the amazing beer fans of Orlando deserve for the second year!

Expect over 50 breweries from outside of Orlando and another 20+ from the Greater Orlando Area.


Big Bang BOOM! Cabaret Presents Tour De Force
January 27

It is a new year and BBB! is ready to blow you away with all of the high caliber burlesque that you can handle. Enjoy a premium showcase from premier performers as Big Bang BOOM! Cabaret presents Tour de Force at ME Theatre.


10 Year Anniversary Art Show
January 27

Join the Space Station in Orlando for the 10 Year Anniversary Art Show. A free day of fun- open studios, open air makers market, group art show and more.


Neck Deep with special guests Drain, Bearings & Higher Power
January 27

Neck Deep come to Hard Rock Live Orlando on January 27. Tickets.


Shane Smith and the Saints
January 27

Shane Smith and the Saints come to House of Blues Orlando, January 27, Tickets.


Hotel Fiction, Driptones, and Earworms
January 27

Hotel Fiction, Driptones, and More TBA perform LIVE at Will's Pub on January 27th, 2024 at 8PM | $13 adv / $15 dos | 21+ Get tickets now.


Cinema Stereo, Ace Monroe, Accident Attorneys, Montra, and Outer Edge
January 27

Cinema Stereo, Ace Monroe, Accident Attorneys, Montra, and Outer Edge comes to the Conduit. Get your tickets now! 18+


Riot Ten: Hype or Die Fest
January 27

Riot Ten: Hype or Die Fest comes to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now! 18+


Jessica Delacruz (Sundown Sessions)
January 27

The Free Sundown Sessions feature a rotating roster of solo & duo local acts, plus an occasional touring act in Lil Indies' unique & comfortable setting, perfect for relaxing & casual celebration.


Sean Holcomb
January 27

Put your boots on and head to RockPit Brewing for a FREE night of awe-inspiring country music by the one and only Sean Holcomb. at RockPit Brewing.


KANSAS
January 27

Live at Kings Center in Melbourne, fans will hear songs spanning 50 years of KANSAS music including hits such as Carry On Wayward SonDust in the WindPoint of Know ReturnPlay the Game Tonight, and Fight Fire with Fire, fan favorites, and deep cuts that have rarely been played live.


The Eras Party: A Taylor Swift Inspired Dance Party
January 27

Le Petite Fete presents The Eras Party: A Taylor Swift Inspired Dance Party at The Abbey!


Lou Gramm
January 27

Elko Concerts presents Lou Gramm, founding member of Foreigner – one of the greatest singers in Rock music, on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at the Peabody Auditorium. Lou Gramm's unique vocals and hit songs have placed FOREIGNER, among Billboard’s Top Artists of all time. Their 16 Billboard Top 40 Hit Songs defined an era.


Benoit Glazer: Suite for Camille
January 27

The Concert features a short piano piece based on Debussy’s Gradus ad Parnassum, which she loved, as well as a three movement horn piece that starts with a motif from the Strauss 2nd Horn Concerto, and whose 3rd movement is adapted from Benoit’s own Petite Pièce Québécoise. Get tickets now. Live at Timucua.


India Fair at Children's Safety Village
January 27

Celebrate the 3rd annual India Fair, celebrating India's Republic Day. This free family-friendly event features entertainment, food, vendors, music, heritage displays, dancing, games, playground area, flag hosting, and more.


Oakland Heritage Day
January 27

Oakland Heritage Day celebrates Oakland’s small-town charm, unique history, nature, wellness and the arts with a free family-friendly day of live music, food trucks, fine arts and crafts, quality vendors, interactive kids’ activities, and more.


FamilyFest Orlando
January 27

This year's Annual FamilyFest Orlando takes place indoors at Dezerland Park Orlando.

Sanford Avenue Block Party
January 27

The Sanford Avenue Merchants present the Sanford Avenue Block Party on every 4th Saturday. Block closure is from 3rd to 5th Street featuring live music, vendors, craft beer, great food, cocktails, wine and fun.


She Sells New Year
January 27

New Year. And new adventures!  Join She Sells at TPd Circle as they kick off our their year of celebrating local creatives!  Invite your friends, bring your pets and make it a family day at Lake Eola!


Fire in the Park Avalon Park Chili Challenge

January 27

Join Avalon Park on January 27th for Fire in the Park Chili Cook Off! The event is from 10 am - 4:30 pm in Town Park. Chili Tasting, Kids Zone, Music, 50/50 Raffle and Cornhole Tournament!


Maitland Police Department Family Fun Day
January 27

Join the Maitland Police Department for Family Fun Day on Independence Lane in front of City Hall. The free event will include bounce houses, games, vendors, face painting, balloon artists and more. Meet Maitland’s police officers and get an up-close look at their vehicles and safety equipment.



Collective Corner Local Pop-Up Market
January 27

Collective Corner, is an exciting event that brings together over 75 vendors offering a wide variety of products and services. From unique handmade crafts to trendy fashion items, there is something for everyone at this market.


Wekiva Island Otter Fest

January 27

Calling all beer lovers! Wekiva Island is offering you the chance to sip and sample beers from 15 breweries on Jan. 27, 2024.

Tickets are $40 with admission allowing guests to meet representatives from the breweries, which include many local favorites, to learn about the beers and brewing, grab freebies, and of course, sample countless options.


Ole Red's Honky-Tonk Nights
Every Friday and Saturday

Strap on those boots and grab your cowboy hat for one of the most boot scootin’ nights of your life at Ole Red’s live music honky-tonk dance party every Friday and Saturday nights starting at 9 pm. Every weekend Ole Red turns up the live music for dancing and plenty of signature drinks to put a boogie in your step.


Duel of Fools at SAK Comedy Lab
Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm

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, 9pm

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!


Wall Street Plaza Block Party
Every Friday and Saturday, 9pm - 2am

Every Friday and Saturday night Wall St. Plaza takes over 2 city streets and throws the ultimate Block Party! Under the night sky and market lights you'll find 7 venues, outdoor bars, patio seating, Palm trees, DJ's, bands and more. This is the place to be in Downtown Orlando every weekend.


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.


Marys and Mimosas Brunch Affair
Every Saturday

Hosted by Trixie Deluxxe. Each week Hamburger Mary's has a rotating cast of characters and performers with drag, comedy, showtunes, surprises and more!


Saturday Cabaret Dinner Show
Every Saturday

Join Hamburger Mary's for a Cabaret Dinner Show every Saturday night at 7pm. This show has  rotating case of Queens that will entertain you like no other. 


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.


Weekends of Live Music at The Pub Orlando
Every Saturday and Sunday

The Pub Orlando at The Pointe Orlando offers free live music every Saturday and Sunday from 5 pm - 12 am .


Live Acoustic Music at Hard Rock Live
Every Saturday and Sunday

Enjoy live music on the Rock Bar Patio Friday & Saturday nights from 7 pm - 10 pm at Hard Rock Live Orlando.



 


SUNDAY, JANUARY 28 2024



Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa
Friday - Sunday, January 13 - March 3

Get jazzed up with Mardi Gras-style entertainment, live music and catch some festival beads (after each parade). Feast like kings and queens on New classic Cajun cuisine as Busch Gardens brings the “Big Easy” to Tampa Bay. 


Real Music Series at Busch Gardens Tampa
Tuesday - Sunday, January 9 - February 25

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest running concert series brings nostalgic acts to Stanleyville Theater, including world-class tributes and musical performances from the greatest musical eras.


Epcot International Festival of The Arts

EPCOT International Festival of The Arts
January 12 - February 19

The EPCOT International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World is a welcome start to the new year, featuring more than 100 Disney and visiting artists who showcase their eye-catching works of art. Plus, guests can express their creative side by learning to draw a Disney character at Animation Academy, leave their mark at Expression Section: A Paint by Number Mural and help Figment learn about art on a scavenger hunt around World Showcase. Plus, Food Studios serve up art-inspired menus, then each evening, the DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series features talented entertainers performing Disney songs live.


NINJAGO Weekends at LEGOLAND Florida Resort
Saturday - Sunday, January 20- February 18

Unlock your inner ninja with the return of LEGO NINJAGO Weekends. Master the elemental powers with action-packed entertainment and activities and reach ninja potential.


The Winter Park Playhouse presents Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Thursday - Sunday, January 19 - February 17

The Winter Park Playhouse presents Breaking Up Is Hard To Do. This nostalgic musical comedy celebrates the timeless songwriting magic of the legendary Neil Sedaka!  Set in a Catskills resort in 1960 this humorous and heartwarming musical follows two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend.


Guilty Pleasures
Friday - Sunday, January 26 - February 11

Performed at Osceola Arts, married couple Larry and Jinx embark on a luxury cruise and meet an elegant celebrity couple. A seemingly superficial agreement soon leads to complications for the couple that may only be solved by infidelity. Seasoned sitcom writer Ken Levine (M*A*S*H, Cheers, Frasier) puts a modern twist on the classic screwball comedy for this play. Rated R.


Qualia
Thursday - Sunday, January 26 - February 11

The first play in the Ren Theatre Companies 2024 new works series. Qualia is a sci-fi thriller written by local superstar Ashleigh Ann Gardner—you may remember her thrilling performance as Nosferatu’s scary Scottish vampire. Jullien Aponte (The Cocaine Play, and often seen behind the bar) joins a couple newcomers to the Ren: Megan Borkes and Jason Blackwater. If you’re a fan of “Black Mirror,” “Star Trek,” or “Sweet Tooth,” then you'll love Qualia.


Fun Box at The Florida Mall
Friday - Sunday, January 27 - February 10

If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, check out FUNBOX at The Florida Mall. FUNBOX is 25,000 square feet of inflatable fun containing 10 play zones and an obstacle course. The play area was designed for kids, but of course it's tons of fun for adults too, with lots of photos ops!


Best Of Broadway
January 19 - February 5

The Breakthrough Theatre Company presents their annual musical revue, "Best of Broadway", from January 19-February 5. This year, they are covering shows that opened on Broadway from 1955-1964. Get details here.


Peter and the Starcatcher
Thursday - Sunday, January 25 - February 4

UCF Main Stage Theatre presents Peter and the Starcatcher. The adventure has just begun! Peter and the Starcatcher is imaginative, adventureful, and surpasses the means of traditional storytelling. This production is full of fun for the whole family!


Free Beer at SeaWorld Orlando
January 12 - January 31

Celebrate the New Year with a FREE beer at Waterway Grill Bar! SeaWorld Orlando guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. The ice cold draft will be available at the park daily at Waterway Grill.


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Thursday - Sunday, January 5 - 28

Theater West End presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience. A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius.


The Amazing Acro-Cats
January 24 - 28

This troupe of trained domestic house cats, all former orphans, rescues, and strays, give a one-of-a-kind purrformance that includes cats riding skateboards, jumping through hoops, ringing bells, balancing on balls, and performing other feats of agility and entertainment. The show finale is the only all-cat band in the world: Tuna and the Rock Cats. The Rock Cats play guitar, drums, and piano, and they've been joined by the Jazz Cats on saxophone, trumpet, and clarinet. See them live at Orlando Stage.


The Vocalitas: Cowabunga Cabaret!
January 25 - 28

The Vocalitas: Cowabunga Cabaret comes to Orlando Shakes. Get your tickets now!


ZORA! - Outdoor Festival of the Arts
January 26 - 28

Get ready for a vibrant day of art and culture at the free 2024 ZORA! Festival of the Arts, featuring live performances and much more.


Original Art Expo
January 26 - 28

Original Art Expo at at the newly renovated DoubleTree by Hilton exclusively showcasing original comic, illustration, and other narrative art with the aim to immediately establish itself as the premiere visual storytelling art event in the country.


Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow and Native American Festival
January 26 - 28

Enjoy the 28th annual Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow and Native American Festival at the International Market World Flea and Farmers Market in Auburndale. The event features crafts, intertribal dance competitions, historic village displays, workshops and over 60 exhibitors. The event is held in the Big Top circus tent over two big weekends


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
January 26 - 28

Live in Concer with the Bach Festival Choir, Orchestra and Bach Festival Youth Choir at Dr Phillips Center.



Just For Kids Weekend at SeaWorld Orlando
January 27 - 28

During Just for Kids Weekend at SeaWorld, enjoy hands-on activities, dance parties, photo opportunities with characters and much more throughout this family-friendly celebration.


TET Vietnamese New Year in Orlando
January 27 - 28

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the FREE Year of the Dragon celebration at Central Florida Fairgrounds featuring Vietnamese food, traditional dragon and lion dances, cultural performances, kids games, bounce houses, firecrackers, and more.



Opera Orlando Presents Frida
January 28

No one was more “All for Art” than the incredible Mexican surrealist painter Frida Kahlo, and her life story takes Steinmetz Hall by storm this January as Opera Orlando presents Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s operatic celebration of the artist in Frida.


Cancerslug and More
January 28

Cancerslug and More comes to the Conduit. Get your tickets now! 18+


Ryan Devlin Quartet
January 28

This young quartet is a rising sun in  the jazz world, both in popularity and with the critics. Fire, substance, virtuosity, musicality, and a strong sense of history and their place in it Live at Timucua.


School of Rock Fall 2023 Encore Performances
January 28

oin the School of Rock Orlando and School of Rock Oviedo students at The Abbey Orlando as they conclude the Fall 2023 Show Season with Encore Performances of seasonal shows, and featuring special guests Rock 101 classes. Advance Tickets are $5 from a student or the school – Tickets are $10 Day of Show.


11th Annual Town of Celebration Marathon & Half Marathon
January 28

Run through one of America's prettiest neighborhoods (as selected by Forbes Magazine) on what may be the flattest course you will ever run!  The course is certified with USATF, so it is a Boston qualifier.  In 2022 nearly 20% of marathon runners qualified for Boston. Get details now.


Orlando Magic vs. Phoenix Suns
January 28

The NBA's Orlando Magic go head-to-head with the Phoenix Suns. Get your tickets now!



Rosen JCC's Winterfest
January 28

The Rosen JCC Winterfest is back and better than ever, and features the amazing Snow Slide, a Rock Wall, Face Painting, Snow Maze, Petting Zoo and more.


Simply Clean Expo
January 28

Simply Clean Expo is a Buy | Sell | Trade show for local sneakers, vintage apparel, collectible items, and hype gear at Orlando Science Center.


Peanut Butter Matinee Family Movie at Enzian

January 28

The Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film Series usually occurs on the fourth Sunday of the month. It is always family friendly and FREE for kids 12 & under.


January 28: SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS


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.


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.


Sunday Jazz Brunch at The Boheme
Every Sunday

Featuring some of Central Florida’s hottest jazz musicians, the newly reimagined Boheme invites you to indulge in the finest culinary offerings while contemporary jazz sounds emanate from the Imperial Grand Bösendorfer Piano.


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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