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The Best Things To Do in Orlando this Weekend July 14 - 16

Updated: Jul 14, 2023

Welcome to another weekend of things to do here in Orlando, as always, we've selected the best events that are taking place throughout the weekend. Enjoy!


The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend

The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend!


This sizzling hot July weekend we have events for everyone happening in Orlando, from summertime Luau's to Christmas in July events, just another crazy weekend here in the city beautiful! Whatever you decide to do, have an awesome weekend!


RECURRING EVENTS


Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs

Flavors of Florida at Disney Springs
Now - Sunday, August 13, 2023

Foodies can enjoy a choice of mouthwatering and fresh flavors inspired by the Sunshine State during Flavors of Florida at over 30 locations in Disney Springs, all featuring a variety of dishes and sips you simply must try.


You can embrace summer and delight in homegrown flavors from Florida, like the Lime Garage Burger from D-Luxe Burger or the Gambas Gabardina from Jaleo by José Andrés. And who can miss the Florida Shrimp Tacos available at Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar? From the sweet to the savory, and everything in between, there are plenty of items you’ll want to come back for again and again.


Interested in seeing first-hand demonstrations from renowned chefs and restaurant owners? You’re in luck because this year Disney Springs is featuring a new culinary series! .


SeaWorld Orlando Summer Spectacular

SeaWorld Orlando Summer Spectacular
Now - Monday, September 4, 2023

When the sun goes down, the night comes to life at SeaWorld’s Summer Spectacular! Stay late all summer to immerse yourself in exotic worlds of light and music and experience your favorite SeaWorld attractions in a whole new way.


Dance the night away with world-class DJs for a family-friendly party beneath the waves. Then end the night with Ignite, a fireworks spectacular that brings the brilliance of the sea to the sky above. Put a charge in your summer at SeaWorld’s vibrant Summer Spectacular.



Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Summer Nights
Now - Sunday, August 6, 2023

As the sun goes down, the party heats up at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay during Summer Nights. Explore the park after dark with extended park hours every night. Dance the night away at themed party zones throughout the park, take on Florida’s top thrill rides in the dark and enjoy electrifying entertainment throughout the night.


On select nights, the park lights up with a dazzling display of colors and sound. From jaw-dropping colors to intricate patterns, the Summer Nights Fireworks Spectacular will leave guests in awe.



Summer Fun at LEGOLAND Florida
Now - August 6, 2023

LEGOLAND Florida Resort has a brand new summer show, Go Xtreme!


Go Xtreme has families on edge of their seats at LEGO City Stage, with this all-new show features thrilling, hilarious and EXTREME stunts from world-class performers.


Action-packed stunts include BMX riders, scooter drivers, a Cyr wheel artist, inline skater and a world-record holding pogo athlete, who’s sure to deliver more than a few laughs.


PLUS, The Rhythm Bricks, a roaming percussion group offer an interactive instrument experience throughout the park this summer.


Summer of More with Pirates and Princess Fun at Gaylord Palms Resort

Gaylord Palms Resort Summer Of More
Now - September 4, 2023

Gaylord Palms Resort is inviting guests to a Summer of More with their regal court an band of spirited buccaneers for plenty of pirate and princess fun.


Guests will find a treasure trove of shows and activities, hands-on experiences, fun-in-the- sun at Cypress Springs Water Park and pirate- and princess-themed décor across the 64-acre resort.

During the event, families can create treasures in a craft clubhouse, look for jewels in a puzzle- filled escape room, stroll through remnants of a pirate galleon, embark on a plundering scavenger hunt, see a family films at the resort’s water park, and more.


54 at Renaissance Theater

54 at The Ren
Every Friday & Saturday - August 26, 2023

54 is the newest high-concept entertainment experience from Renaissance Theatre Company.


Guests are encouraged to dress in theme and step into a re-imagination of the iconic nightclub from the 1970s.


The live sound of modern disco fills the air. A colorful dance floor is open (when a cast of professional dancers isn't performing). High-end cocktails and mocktails are on-the-ready.


Later, audiences can continue the party with 54 After-Hours, an elevated themed nightclub experience, also featuring nightly entertainment and a more classical 70s disco soundscape.



Duel of Fools at SAK Comedy Lab
Friday, July 14 - Saturday, July 15, 2023

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
Friday, July 14 - Saturday, July 15, 2023

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! 9 pm.



Luenell at Orlando Improv Comedy Club
Friday, July 14 - Saturday, July 15, 2023

The Orlando Improv Comedy Club located at Pointe Orlando, is one of the premier live stand-up comedy clubs in Orlando. The Improv welcomes the biggest names in comedy to their stage as well as supporting our local talent here in Central Florida!


This Friday and Saturday the Improv welcomes Luenell, the self-proclaimed “Original Bad Girl of Comedy.” She may be small in stature, but she more than makes up for it with her big personality, booming voice and infectious laughter. Luenell, has been thrilling audiences with her brand of comedy for more than 30 years, and is one of the most sought-after and in-demand female comics on the scene.


Dreamgirls at Garden Theater Winter Garden Florida

Dreamgirls at Garden Theater
Now - Saturday, August 6, 2023

Meet the Dreams: Effie, Lorrell, and Deena, three young and talented African-American singers in the revolutionary 1960s. Dreamgirls will take you on a journey as the three friends embark on a musical roller coaster through the ruthless world of show business. Their relationships will be put to the test by fame, fortune, and romance as the young women discover that their dreams come at a cost.


Featuring iconic songs including “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” “Family,” and “I Am Changing,” Dreamgirls explores themes of ambition, hope, and betrayal to a soundtrack of gospel, R&B, pop, disco, and more. Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Garden Theater, Winter Garden. Get your tickets now.


The Orlando International Film Festival

Orlando International Film Festival
Thursday, July 13 - Sunday, July 16, 2023

For the first time, film enthusiasts, artists, filmmakers, producers, directors, and spectators from around the world will gather at the newly renovated, state-of-the-art University of Central Florida Communication and Media building located on the UCF downtown campus at 500 W Livingston Street, Orlando, for the annual Orlando International Film Festival (OIFF) to celebrate film and art.


The much loved festival is produced by working filmmakers and industry professionals, and attracts film enthusiasts, industry professionals and talented filmmakers from around the world.


SharkCon returns to Florida State Fairgrounds

SharkCon
Saturday, July 15 - Sunday, July 16, 2023

This is a two day celebration of Sharks and it all takes place at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. Highlight of the event is a watch party featuring Jaws 3 in 3D with the movies stars, Lea Thompson and Louis Gossett Jr. in attendance!

There are numerous free engaging activities for families to sink their teeth into. This year features speakers from this year’s National Geographic’s SHARKFEST as well as scientist and personalities from Aquariums, Field Research, Shark Week, & Animal Planet.


Guests also have the opportunity to have some physical fun by trying indoor scuba diving with trained professionals sponsored by Trilogy Dive Center. Other highlights include a Clearwater Marine Aquarium Exhibit, a 27ft. Shark Slide, Shark Tooth Sand Dig, Mermaids, Touch Tanks, Conservation Organization Activities, and more! Tickets available now.


Astro Fest at Orlando Science Center

Astro Fest at Orlando Science Center
Saturday, July 15 - Sunday, July 16, 2023

Attention all space explorers! Get ready for an out-of-this-world experience at Astro Fest, where the wonders of the universe come alive.


Visit the Orlando Science Center for a weekend filled with cosmic discoveries, celestial adventures, and astronomical fun. Explore the solar system, launch engaging hands-on astronomy and engineering challenges, and learn about the science of rockets! Get ready to reach for the stars and make memories that will last a lifetime!




FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2023


Art After Dark at Lake Nona

Art After Dark at Lake Nona
Friday, July 14, 2023

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 to enjoy the art displayed on the six story art installation, The Beacon.


Sunset Walk’s Fired-up Fridays

Sunset Walk Fired-up Fridays

Friday, July 15, 2023

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

Winter Garden Friday on the Plaza
Friday, July 14, 2023

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
Friday, July 14, 2023

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.


Friday Family Films at the Morse Museum

Friday Family Films at The Morse Museum
Friday, June 30, 2023

The Museum’s summer family programs are organized exclusively for elementary-school-aged children and their parents or guardians. This FREE 90-minute program includes a short film, a tour of selected galleries at the Morse, and an art project related to the Museum’s collection.


Museum Of Illusions ICON Park Orlando

Date Night At Museum Of Illusions
Every Friday in July, (14, 21, 28) 2023

Check out this awesome new, magical date night idea from Museum of Illusions at ICON Park!


Couples are invited to take part in “Enchanting Illusions: A Night of Wonder at Museum of Illusions Orlando” where they can immerse themselves in a world of optical illusions, mind-bending exhibits, and interactive fun, as they embark on a magical journey of discovery and wonder.


Christmas in July at Wally's Bar & Liquors

Christmas in July at Wally's Bar & Liquors
Friday, July 14, 2023

HO! HO! HO! Christmas in July is here!


Join Parking Lot Party for a fantastic celebration including The Holiday on Wheels Show, Santa Clause, Exclusive Red Bull Christmas Cocktails and of course, your favorite food trucks!


Plus, don't miss a special appearance by the One & Only - Santa Clause, and snow will be falling!!!


IceBar Orlando Christmas In July

IceBar Orlando Christmas In July
Friday, July 14, 2023

The most epic team Christmas night Out awaits at Ice Bar Orlando this July!


Join Ice Bar Orlando on Friday, July 14 at 6.45 pm for heavy apps, one drink ticket, community and fun. It will be a night to remember!



Annual Luau at Boxi Park
Friday, July 14, 2023

Join Lake Nona for their Annual Luau at Boxi Park! Get ready to experience a tropical paradise right here in Lake Nona..


This lively event will transported you to an island getaway in the sand, filled with fire roasted pig roast, vibrant music, Polynesian performances completed with tiki torches and a tropical welcome cocktail!



BONNIE X CLYDE
Friday, July 14, 2023

BONNIE X CLYDE comes to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now! 18+



Harbour, Sylmar & The Forum
Friday, July 14, 2023

Harbour, Sylmar, and The Forum presented by Glory Days Booking at Will's Pub. Get tickets now.



Hobo Johnson
Friday, July 14, 2023

Hobo Johnson comes to the Social. Get your tickets now! 12+



Bop to the Top
Friday, July 14, 2023

Bop to the Top comes to House of Blues Orlando at Disney Springs. Get your tickets now!



Staind
Friday, July 14, 2023

Staind comes to Hard Rock Live Orlando. Tickets on sale now.




SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2023


Disney Springs Kids Club

Disney Springs Kids Club
Saturday, July 15, 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.


Saturday Nite Classic Car Show & Cruise

Saturday Nite Classic Car Show & Cruise
Saturday, July 15, 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. 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

Saturday, July 15, 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 11 am – 3 pm every Saturday!


Show Car Saturday Nights at Promenade at Sunset Walk

Show Car Saturday Nights at Promenade at Sunset Walk
Saturday, July 15, 2023

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.


Christmas in July Summer Sidewalk Sale in Historic Downtown Sanford

Christmas in July Sidewalk Sale in Historic Downtown Sanford
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Join Historic Downtown Sanford on Saturday, July 15 from 10 am - 6 pm for their annual Christmas in July Shopping Event featuring some amazing deals brought to you by the independent retailers of Historic Downtown Sanford!


Enjoy food & drink specials from participating bars and restaurants and spend a great day browsing and shopping on the brick-lined streets!


Be sure to stop by the Sanford Information Center at 230 E 1st St in Historic Downtown Sanford to pick up your shopping passport to enter to win the raffle for local merchants gift cards from our Sanford Mercantile Association.


Don't forget to turn in your fully stamped passport to be entered into the raffle by 6:30 pm for the 7 pm drawing, at the Sanford Information Center.



Clean Culture Car Show at Camping World Stadium
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Clean Culture is the fastest growing automotive event in the nation, features thousands of vehicles. It also offeres activities such as drifting, style box (burnout) competitions, ride-alongs, RC race tracks, vendors, live performances and more!


Freestyle Explosion Throwback Jam Orlando

Freestyle Explosion Throwback Jam
Saturday, July 15, 2023

The biggest names in freestyle music collaborate performing their biggest rhythmic dance hits during the Freestyle Explosion Throwback Jam at Amway Center.


Stevie B., the Queen of Freestyle Lisa Lisa, freestyle icons TKA and many more perform their biggest hits during Freestyle Explosion.



Arty & Morgan Page
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Arty & Morgan Page come to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now! 18+


Bit Brigade: 'Mega Man II' + 'DuckTales' LIVE
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Bit Brigade: 'Mega Man II' + 'DuckTales' LIVE comes to The Abbey! All Ages. Get tickets now.



Club 90s Taylor Swift Night: Speak Now Edition (18+)
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Club 90s Taylor Swift Night: Speak Now Edition (18+) comes to House of Blues Orlando at Disney Springs. Get your tickets now!



Home is Where, Smidley, Gilt & Rugh
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Montgomery Drive Presents Home Is Where, Smidley, Gilt, Rugh at Will’s Pub - Orlando, 18+. Get your tickets now.



Orlando Shakes’ Christmas in July Open House

Orlando Shakes’ Christmas in July Open House
Saturday, July 15, 2023

Come for a FREE, fun-filled event that’s perfect for the entire family! Enjoy a peek behind the scenes, building tours, lighting and sound demonstrations, costumes and prop displays, and an exclusive preview of the upcoming 35th anniversary season.


And what would Christmas in July be without Santa? He’ll be here, too — so don’t forget to visit the Patrons’ Room to get a picture with Santa and enjoy crafts, games, and story time for the little ones! Plus, take advantage of Christmas in July ticket specials, with huge discounts on single tickets and subscription packages – only at Orlando Shakes!


International Vegan Food Festival Orlando

International Vegan Food Festival
Saturday, July 15, 2023

The International Vegan Food Festival is once again returning to downtown Orlando this Saturday, July 15, from 3 pm - 8pm at Wall Street Plaza.


The International Vegan Food Festival is a must-attend event for vegans and those just interested in vegan food alike, the free family friendly festival organized by the Orlando Bearded Vegan will feature over 50 local vendors and businesses with delicious vegan food, drinks, crafts and more from around the globe!


Indulge in a huge choice of yummy plant-based food at this unique festival, where you can indulge in new unique flavors with friendly meet like-minded people.


Highlights on the day include live music, games, raffles and more throughout the event, oh and as always dogs are very welcome too!



Orlando Area Sunday Farmers Markets

Orlando Area Saturday Farmers Markets
Saturday, July 15, 2023

The Winter Garden Farmers Market is your hometown market open every Saturday from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. in beautiful Historic Winter Garden.


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.


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.


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.


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, JULY 16, 2023


Christmas in July Boxi Park Lake Nona

Christmas in July at Boxi Park Lake Nona
Sunday, July 16, 2023

Get ready for a festive mid-year celebration that will transport you to a winter wonderland during the hottest months of the year, including live music, face painters, and a special appearance from the Grinch.


Join Boxi Park in Lake Nona as they bring the joy and magic of Christmas to July!



Cannibal Kids, Venture Motel & Mirror Parts
Sunday, July 16, 2023

Cannibal Kids, Venture Motel, and Mirror Parts live on Sunday, July 16t at Will's Pub, presented by Glory Days 18+. Purchase tickets now.



CFEA Kuumba Talent Showcase
Sunday, July 16, 2023

KUUMBA, meaning “creativity” in Swahili, is Central Florida Entertainment Advocacy’s highly anticipated talent development workshop and showcase, now in its second year.


Join CFEA at the new Fringe ArtSpace downtown and enjoy an evening of creativity, art and community. Don’t miss this chance to be a part of a great night for a worthy cause!



Igor Guimaraes
Sunday, July 16, 2023

With more than 10 years of career and a differentiated performance of telling jokes, stand up comedian Igor Guimarães' particular voice and unique style makes him one of the greatest Brazilian comedians today. Don't miss this show at Dr Phillips Center, get tickets now.



Sensory Sunday: Retro & Roadside Wonders
Sunday, July 16, 2023

Roadside attractions draw families to Florida as fun ways to spend their summer days. Join Orange County Regional History Center as they recognize how these roadside wonders have inspired people to visit and even move to Central Florida. Enjoy sensory-friendly activities and discover how our retro attractions have helped shape a community.


Free admission on Sensory Sundays for Autism Society of Greater Orlando members.


Ren Fair at The Renaissance Theatre Company

Ren Fair at The Renaissance Theatre Company
Sunday, July 16, 2023

Renaissance Fair at The Ren, is a unique outdoor and indoor event, featuring drag shows, live music, and more. Diverse and Queer-friendly, 18+.


Shops! Vendors, Artists, Crafts, Food Vendors/Trucks, Plants, Merchandise.


Orlando Farmers Market at Lake Eola Park

Orlando Area Sunday Farmers Markets
Sunday, July 16, 2023

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.


Every week at Celebration Farmers Market there are multiple vendors here 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.


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 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.


Mount Dora’s open-air Mount Dora Village Market in Sunset Park is open Sundays from 9 am – 2 pm offering fresh products from over 50 market vendors




THIS & EVERY WEEKEND


Things To Do In Orland At The Weekend Attractions

Visit Some Amazing Orlando Attractions


Central Florida offers a never ending choice of fun experiences for everyone to enjoy


Want to experience a uniquely Florida Attraction? Then a visit to Gatorland is a must do with alligators and crocodiles of all sizes, plus they have an aviary, petting zoo, thrilling Screamin’ Gator Zip Line and a Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure.

Soaring above International Drive is The Wheel at ICON Park, an iconic 400-foot tall observation wheel offering breathtaking views of Central Florida, it's the centerpiece of the ICON Park Entertainment Complex which is also home to the attractions of SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, Madame Tussauds Orlando and the fun Museum of Illusions Orlando.

I-Drive also offers the indoors Dezerland Action Park with so much to enjoy including bowling, go-kart track and a huge auto museum.

Take a walk on the weird side at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando with kitschy oddities on display, including shrunken human heads & rare skeletons.

A highlight of I-Drive is the upside down building that is Wonderworks, an amusement park for the mind with 35,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”, the attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination.


Go huge at Fun Spot America, with coasters and rides for all ages, it's hugeeee with locations on I-Drive and next to Old Town in Kissimmee.


Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex features exhibits and displays, historic spacecraft and memorabilia, shows, two IMAX theaters, and "Space Shuttle Atlantis" which is home to the real Space Shuttle Atlantis orbiter and the Shuttle Launch Experience, a simulated ride into space. 

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Cool Off In An Orlando Water Park


There is nowhere better than Orlando to experience miles of lazy rivers, massive wave pools and some of the most thrilling water slides imaginable and then some.

Orlando has the perfect weather for fun days at the pool or a water park, so get ready to cool off and splash into our amazing water parks!

Highlights include Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World, and the amazing South Pacific themed Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando, while SeaWorld Orlando of course specializes in all things aquatic and their water park Aquatica is amazing.

LEGOLAND Florida's Water Park features Lego of course and is so much fun, while over at Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay you'll discover Adventure Island!

Plus, with even more splashing fun in the fun of Island H20 Water Park at the Margaritaville Resort in Kissimmee, Coco Key Water Park on International Drive and Treasure Cove Water Park at Westgate Resort near the Convention Center and you have an incredible selection of Water Parks.

Enjoy The Great Outdoors Here In Orlando

Enjoy The Great Outdoors Here In Orlando


For those seeking adventure this Memorial Day Weekend, then you can ride an airboat through the swamps in search of gators at both, Wild Florida or Boggy Creek Airboat Rides, or soar above the trees on zip lines and tarzan ropes at Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park!


Looking for something a little more laid back? Enjoy a sunrise hot air balloon ride over Orlando with Painted Horizons Hot Air Balloon Rides, enjoy a Swan Paddle Boat Ride around Lake Eola or take a leisurely stroll in one of the many beautiful gardens and parks Orlando has to offer.


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Enjoy A World Of Delicious Food!


Dining in Orlando is a real treat for the taste buds, where you can enjoy an endless world of choice at a massive choice of restaurants throughout Central Florida, including well known chains brands, themed dining experiences, locally owned farm fresh establishments and celebrity chef restaurants.

At Disney Springs you'll be spoilt for choice with so many mouthwatering options including , Planet Hollywood, The Boathouse, Chef Art Smith's Homecomin', D-Luxe Burger, Enzo's Hideaway, Morimoto Asia, Paddlefish, STK Orlando and more!

Delight at Disney's Boardwalk with Flying Fish, Boardwalk Bakery and Trattoria al Forno.

Over at Pointe Orlando on I-Drive they offer some really unique and tasty dining experiences with Maggiano's Little Italy, The Oceanaire Seafood Room, The Hampton Social, Taverna Opa, JoJo's Shake Bar and more.

The food extravaganza continues over at Icon Park on I-Drive with Shake Shack, Sugar Factory, Harry Ramsay's Fish And Chips, Uncle Julio's Mexican, Tapa Toro, Yard House and more.

Citywalk at Universal Orlando really know how to spoil you for choice with Hard Rock Cafe, The Cowfish, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, Big Fire Grill, Red Oven Pizza Bakery and more.

We also recommend you try Boston Lobster Feast, Giordano's, Hokkaido, Black Angus Steakhouse, Ichiban, Mango's Tropical Cafe, plus the world's largest entertainment McDonald's and the world's largest White Castle!

Oh and of course you'll find just about every chain restaurant too!! You Gotta Go eat now guys.


Things To Do In Orland At The Weekend Shopping

Grab A Bargain While Shopping In Orlando


Who doesn't love to shop, and here in Orlando you will discover a shoppers paradise with something for everyone,.


A very popular spot is Disney Springs where you can shop till you drop, with everything Disney branded you can imagine and more, plus enjoy the Coca-Cola Store, LEGO Store, M & M World, Ron Jon's Surf Shop, and household retailers including Levi, Coach, Joe Malone, Kate Spade and many, many more!


Obviously outlet shopping is very popular here in Orlando and we're lucky to have our fair share of outlets, including Orlando Premium Outlets which has two huge locations featuring over 360 stores all offering amazing savings including Orlando's only official Walt Disney World outlet stores, you can find Premium Outlets locates on International Drive and Vineland Avenue.

Another popular outlet location is the Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores featuring over 50 stores, with many brands you will not find anywhere else in Orlando.

Mall shopping continues to be ever popular here in Orlando with The Florida Mall a must visit, featuring over 270 retail stores, it's the areas largest shopping destination. The Mall at Millenia is a world class shopping destination boasting 150 of the finest stores, it's popular for upscale shopping here in Orlando.


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Be Entertained In Orlando


There's always something happening in Orlando to keep you entertained, and here at Gotta Go Orlando we've got you covered for the latest going out news, if it's happening in Orlando, you'll find it right here! Concert goers and music lovers have a year round calendar of concerts to enjoy at an impressive choice of music venues including Hard Rock Live, House Of Blues, The Plaza Live, Amway Center and the Addition Financial Arena. The best Broadway shows, plays and musicals regularly play Orlando at the impressive Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts., Winter Park Playhouse, Fringe ArtSpace, and many more. Orlando also has a happening club and bar scene including Downtown's Wall St Plaza, and many more. Central Florida has a vibrant festival calendar with massive events at the theme parks aimed at locals and tourists alike, highlights include the Flower & Garden Festival and the Food & Wine Festival at Epcot, Universal Studios Orlando has Mardi Gras while SeaWorld Orlando offers the Seven Seas Festival. You'll never run out of entertainment options, you just gotta go out there and have fun!

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Whether Watching Or Taking Part - Enjoy Sports


What sets Orlando apart is golf, and the pro-designed golf courses tare truly special. Arnold Palmer’s layouts can be found at Shingle Creek Golf Club, Orange Lake Resort,Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge and Walt Disney World Golf’s courses.


Palmer also designed one of the three courses at Reunion Resort, with the others designed by Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus. Another Nicklaus designed course is at Grand Cypress Golf Club. Other pro designed courses are from Greg Norman, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes, and Reese Jones, Waldorf Astoria Golf Club, among other celebrated designers.


If tennis is your racket, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Campus in Lake Nona is the Home of American Tennis with 100 courts spread across 64 acres. Players of all ages and skill levels can play for free, plus for Pickleball fans they even have full-size Pickleball courts.


When it comes to watching sports here in Orlando, The NBA’s Orlando Magic play their home games in the stunning Amway Center in Downtown Orlando, as do the ECHL Orlando Solar Bears.


Orlando is also home to a 25,500-seat soccer stadium that hosts MLS Orlando City Soccer Club and the NWSL Orlando Pride.

Orlando Speed World offers stock car racing speedway, well worth a visit for a fun night out and of course nearby Daytona Beach is home to the world famous NASCAR and Daytona 500, as well as to the annual Bike Week gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts.

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is home to hundreds of sports competitions, ranging from youth soccer to professional fast pitch softball and the annual Disney Marathon Weekend.


Whatever You Do This Weekend, Have An Awesome Time!

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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