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The Best Things To Do in Orlando this Weekend July 7 - 9

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!


Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend

The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend!



RECURRING EVENTS


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.


Dinosaurs at Leu Gardens

Dinosaurs at Leu Gardens
Now - Sunday, July 9, 2023

This is your last weekend to experience Dinosaurs at Leu Gardens! An amazing outdoor exhibit of prehistoric creatures that have taken over Leu Gardens.

Explore the the nearly 50-acre gardens to discover some of the most feared creatures on the planet. Featuring over 20 life-size dinosaurs ranging in size from 14 inches to a massive 33 ft. Daspletosaurus, cousin to the T-Rex.

Admission to the Dinosaur Invasion exhibit is included with a daytime garden admission.


Mecum Auctions Kissimmee Summer Special 2023

Mecum Kissimmee Summer Special 2023
Thursday, July 6 - Saturday, July 8, 2023

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, returns to Osceola Heritage Park for the Kissimmee Summer Special 2023.


The event is due to take place this July 6 - 8, featuring an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, exotics, trucks, Hot Rods, customs, and more to cross the auction block.


The 3-day event will features an estimated 1,000+ vehicles and the ceaseless high-energy of Mecum Auctions action.


So, whether you’re a casual car aficionado or serious about adding a new toy to your garage, the Mecum Auctions Kissimmee Summer Special is sure to have something for you.


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 7 - Saturday, July 8, 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 7 - Saturday, July 8, 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.



Roy Wood Jr at Orlando Improv Comedy Club
Friday, July 7 - Saturday, July 8, 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 Roy Wood Jr, an Emmy-nominated comedian, writer, producer, actor, radio personality, and podcaster primarily known for his stand-up comedy and work on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show since 2015.



152 Productions Presents: Days of Summer
Friday, July 7 - Saturday, July 8, 2023

Not Enough Space, Spider Inside Her, Until I Die, With Some Friends, Royal Hearts, The High Ground, 8 Phases, Tracheotomy, Scatter Shot, Illuminate Me, Thirst, Grieve, Fatal Frames, Rat Stick, Tether. Live at the Conduit. Get your tickets now.



Dreamgirls at Garden Theater Winter Garden Florida

Dreamgirls at Garden Theater
Friday July 7 - 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.


Monty Python's Spamalot Orlando

Monty Python's Spamalot
Saturday July 8 - Sunday, July 9, 2023

Based on the classic comedy film, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” Monty Python’s Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur, his trusty servant Patsy, and the Knights of the Round Table. In this hysterical musical, our heroes face flying cows, killer rabbits, and a 50% chance of pestilence and famine. Along the way, they meet many fan-favorite characters from the movie, including the Black Knight, Tim the Enchanter, Not Dead Fred, and the Knights who say Ni.

Winner of three Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this outrageous, uproarious, and gloriously entertaining show will delight audiences as King Arthur, Patsy, Sir Lancelot the Homicidally Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir-Lancelot, ride into Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts - Walt Disney Theater this weekend.


A Collective Summer: 2 Day Local Pop-Up Market

A Collective Summer: 2 Day Local Pop-Up Market
Saturday July 8 - Sunday, July 9, 2023

A Collective Summer featuring 70+ vendors will bringing you the best curated collections. Vendors will change each day so be sure to visit on both days from 12 - 5pm.




FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2023


Art After Dark at Lake Nona

Art After Dark at Lake Nona
Friday, July 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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.



Flatland Cavalry
Friday, July 7, 2023

Flatland Cavalry comes to House of Blues Orlando at Disney Springs. Get your tickets now!



Teen Suicide
Friday, July 7, 2023

Teen Suicide comes to The Social. Get your tickets now!



Curtains, Caught Fire, Sick Dogs & Audible Parts
Friday, July 7, 2023

Montgomery Drive Presents Curtains, Caught Fire, Sick Dogs, and Audible Parts live at Will’s Pub. 21 Plus. Get tickets now.



Bit Brigade
Friday, July 7, 2023

Endoxa Booking presents Bit Brigade live at The Abbey, performing "Mega Man II" + "DuckTales". All Ages. Get your tickets now!



Free Family Workshop Art & History Museums Maitland

Free Family Workshop: Nature Pinch Pots
Friday, July 7, 2023

At the Art & History Museums Maitland, kids can enjoy FREE hands-on arts and crafts workshops, families can drop-in and create a new art project every week at their own pace.

On July 7, summer is blooming all around our campus, and with it a confetti of tiny treasures like pressed flowers and leaves, mini stones and even tiny sea shells! Join us as children hand-build their own clay pinch pots, and then embellish it with wonderful tiny treasures from our garden! Our pinch pots are inspired by A & H’s founding artist, J. André Smith, who was a sculpture artist, and they’ll be ready to take home after the workshop!

After creating, you can extend your outing by bringing a bagged lunch and picnicking next door at Quinn Strong Park.

Summer Family Workshops at A & H are brought to you free of charge by the Art & History Museums, Maitland. Space and supplies are limited, so reserve a spot for your family today!


Orlando Pride of the National Women's Soccer League

Orlando Pride vs. OL Reign
Friday, July 7, 2023

Orlando Pride of the National Women's Soccer League take on OL Reign at Exploria Stadium. Get your tickets now!



SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2023


Disney Springs Kids Club

Disney Springs Kids Club
Saturday, July 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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.



Flipturn
Saturday, July 8, 2023

Flipturn comes to House of Blues Orlando at Disney Springs. Get your tickets now!



Memphis May Fire
Saturday, July 8, 2023

Memphis May Fire comes to The Beacham. Get your tickets now! 12+




Obituary
Saturday, July 8, 2023

For Your Friends Booking presents Obituary at The Abbey with 200 Stab Wounds, Tribal Gaze and Rhythm of Fear! 18+



Peace, Love & Rage: A Divorced Dad Rock Dance Party
Saturday, July 8, 2023

Montgomery Drive Presents Peace Love & Rage: A Divorced Dad Rock Dance Party at Will's Pub.

Relive Woodstock '99 and come dance (or rage) to your favorite divorced dad rock and nu-metal classics. If you're into the music of Limp Bizkit, Korn, Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin. Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Rage Against the Machine - even Creed and Nickelback - this party is for you. Get your tickets now.



Summer Makers Pop Up Market Series

Summer Makers Pop Up Market Series
Saturday, July 8, 2023

Local makers, live music, delicious bites, and wine, beer, and cider, an indoor event at Quantum Leap Winery


The Orlando Predators  at Amway Center

Orlando Predators vs. Jacksonville Sharks
Saturday, July 8, 2023

The Orlando Predators take on the Jacksonville Sharks at Amway Center . Get your tickets now.


Orlando Area Sunday Farmers Markets

Orlando Area Saturday Farmers Markets
Saturday, July 8, 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 9, 2023



Summer Makers Market Series
Sunday, July 9, 2023

Swing by The Abbey and shop over 30 of your favorite local makers with live music, delicious bites, and the bar will be open!


The Florida Vintage Market

The Florida Vintage Market
Sunday, July 9, 2023

Over 30 local vendors where you will find a curated variety of vintage clothing, sustainable fashion, street wear, custom clothing, sneakers, makers, artists, food trucks, drinks from the brewery, and so much more at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company



Megan Shea's Debut Single Release 'Summer Days'
Sunday, July 9, 2023

Join in Megan Shea’s release and celebration of the summer solstice, along with her band: Aaron “Bucky” Buckingham on Drums, John Dorney on guitar, Nathan May on upright bass, Patrick Moreno on Keys and Mark Sunderland on Trumpet.

“Summer Days” is happening on Sunday, July 9 at Will’s Pub in Orlando, with supporting acts Hannah Stokes Band and an acoustic performance by John David Williams.



Simply Clean Expo is returning to Orlando Science Center

Simply Clean Expo
Sunday, July 9, 2023

The Orlando Science Center on East Princeton Street is set to once again host the Simply Clean Expo, a popular but - sell - trade event where you can discover sneakers, vintage apparel, collectible items and hype gear. Nike, Jordan, Adidas, Yeezy, Supreme, Kaws, Be@rbrick, Hot Wheels, Pokémon Cards, Baseball Cards, Basketball Cards, Funko Pop, and so much more!


The event will take place on Sunday, July 9, 2023, between 6 pm and 9 pm.


Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the event, plus there is an extra charge of $15 for carts and wagons. Tickets are available now.


Ren Fair at The Renaissance Theatre Company

Ren Fair at The Renaissance Theatre Company
Sunday, July 9, 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 9, 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. 

Things To Do In Orland At The Weekend  Water Parks

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.


Things To Do In Orland At The Weekend  Food

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.


Things To Do In Orland At The Weekend  Entertainment

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!

Things To Do In Orland At The Weekend  Sports

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.


The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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