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The Best Things To Do in Orlando this Weekend June 23 - 25

Welcome to another weekend of things to do here in Orlando, and with so much to do, we've selected the best events that are taking place throughout the weekend.


Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend

The Best Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend!



RECURRING EVENTS


2023 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

2023 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
Now - Sunday, July 5, 2023

The popular and fragrant, 2023 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival features fresh cuisine, colorful gardens, playful topiaries and vibrant entertainment.


The popular Garden Rocks Concert Series is back in 2023, featuring favorite tunes at the America Gardens Theatre. And of course, fresh flavors will be on the menu at Outdoor Kitchens and other food and beverage locations throughout the park, among other delights.


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

Dinosaurs are back! An amazing outdoor exhibit of prehistoric creatures 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.



Duel of Fools at SAK Comedy Lab
Friday, June 23 - Saturday, June 24, 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, June 23 - Saturday, June 24, 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.



Ashley Gavin at Orlando Improv Comedy Club
Friday, June 23 - Saturday, June 24, 2023

Ashley Gavin is a stand up comedian based in New York City. She's been featured on Netflix is a Joke, Hulu, Comedy Central, but is best known for her viral crowd work videos on TikTok and her top charting podcast We’re Having Gay Sex.


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!


54 at Renaissance Theater

54 at The Ren
Every Friday & Saturday - 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.



Latin American Performing Arts Festival
Friday, June 23 - Sunday, June 25, 2023

The 3rd annual Latin American Performing Arts Festival celebration includes theater, music, visual arts, and workshops. Join the Fringe ArtSpace in Downtown Orlando to experience productions from Miami and Dallas.


There will also be a night of Zarzuela produced by Opera del Sol-Central Florida Vocal Arts, a visual arts exhibition, and Bossanova live.


The Florida Festival Of New Musicals at Winter Park Playhouse

The Florida Festival of New Musicals

Thursday, June 22 - Sunday, June 25, 2023

The Florida Festival of New Musicals returns to The Winter Park Playhouse from June 22 through until June 25, 2023

The festival is a four day event that showcases six brand-new, never-before-produced musical works and brings together writers and composers with patrons, press, producers and directors. The first act or one-hour version of each selected musical will be fully read and sung concert-style, without staging, by varying casts of professional actors and musicians.




FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2023


Art After Dark at Lake Nona

Art After Dark at Lake Nona
Friday, June 23, 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, June 23, 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, June 23, 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, June 23, 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.


Sunset At The Zoo returns to Central Florida Zoo

Central Florida Zoo: Sunset at the Zoo
Friday, June 23, 2023


This Friday's event will proudly celebrate LGBTQ+ friends and family with DJ Darren getting the part started with all your favourite tunes.


Vendors on the night include Zebra Coalition, PFLAG of Greater Orlando, Seminole Youth Alliance and Come Out With Pride Orlando. Enjoy eats and treats from Churros & Cream, The Knot by Rollin’ Dough, plus other one-night only food options.


There will also be themed crafts & family activities like Color-a-Flag, Ally Button-making and more!


Dream Theater With Devin Townsend and Animals as Leaders
Friday, June 23, 2023

Dream Theater presents Dreamsonic 2023 at Hard Rock Live Orlando. Tickets available!



Emo Night Karaoke
Friday, June 23, 2023

Emo Night Karaoke comes to House of Blues Orlando at Disney Springs. Get your tickets now!



Foxy's Den Summer Soiree Orlando

Foxy's Den Summer Soiree
Friday, June 23, 2023

Join The Foxes for a night of fun in Foxy’s Den at ME Theater, Orlando! A night of singing, dancing, a whole lot of skin and, of course, a surprise or two that you won’t want to miss! Florida summers are hot, but this is gonna be hotter! Grab your tickets now for the Summer Soiree!



Jacuzzi Boys, Snacks & Timothy Eerie
Friday, June 23, 2023

Jacuzzi Boys, Snacks, and more at Will's Pub. Get your tickets now.



Pauly D
Friday, June 23, 2023

DJ Pauly D comes to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now!



Celebrity soccer match The Beautiful Game with legends Ronaldinho & Roberto Carlos coming to Orlando

The Beautiful Game
Friday, June 23, 2023

Exploria Stadium will host The Beautiful Game, a celebrity soccer match with Brazilian soccer icons Ronaldinho and Roberto Carlos at the helm, on Friday, with kick off at 7:30 pm.


The match will feature a star-studded lineup of players from around the world, coming together to celebrate the diversity, connection and passion that centers around the global love for soccer.



Free Friday at The Morse Museum

Friday Family Films at The Morse Museum
Friday, June 23, 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.



SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2023


Disney Springs Kids Club

Disney Springs Kids Club
Saturday, June 24, 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, June 24, 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, June 24, 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, June 24, 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.


Bebe Reha Orlando

Beba Rexha at Hard Rock Live Orlando
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Bebe Rexha brings "The "Best F-n Night Of My Life" 2023 North American Tour to Hard Rock Live Orlando on Saturday, June 24. Get your tickets now!


Rexa has produced hit after hit, including singles with electronic artists Cash Cash, David Guetta, Martin Garrix, rappers G-Eazy, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and country stars Florida Georgia Line.


The Lake Nona Pineapple Festival

Lake Nona Pineapple Festival
Saturday, June 24, 2023

The Lake Nona Pineapple Festival is back! Join Lake Nona for its fun Puerto Rican style street festival, featuring live music with Rika Rumba The Show, authentic food, live entertainment, and a kid’s zone!


The FREE EVENT will be taking place in Lake Nona Town Center, with Boxi Park open at 12 pm, with entertainment from 1 pm, and then from 4 pm the Town Center event starts from 4 pm - 10 pm, and entry is free, and open to everyone.



Freestyle Summer Euphoria Concert
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Freestyle Summer Euphoria with Jae Mazor, George Anthony, Diddle D, Rochelle, Jenaro, Jase David, 3ToDaMax, Sammy Zone, Willie Valentin & Synthia Figueroa, and DJ “The Bad Boy Richie Rich” at The Abbey. Tickets available now.



Johnny's House Podcast Live
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Johnny's House Podcast Live comes to The Social. Get your tickets now!



Pickle
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Pickle comes to The Vanguard in downtown Orlando. Get your tickets now!



Trash Panda, Treis and Better Place
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Trash Panda, Treis and Better Place at Will's Pub, get tickets now.



Story Stroll
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Story Stroll is a fun and engaging class with Orlando Repertory Theatre is for guardians and their toddlers (ages 2-3) to experience a journey of creativity play through Loch Haven Park.



Baby & Me
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Shake up story time at Baby & Me with sensory play with Orlando Repertory Theatre! Each class has a unique theme and includes music, expressive movement, and dramatic play between you and your baby (0-24 months), as well as with other parent and child pairs.



Orlando Brunchfest

Orlando Brunchfest
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Orlando Brunchfest is happening at Festival Park, 2911 East Robinson Street, featuring brunch, bottomless mimosas, music, cash prizes and giveaways.


The event includes restaurants including STK Steakhouse, Atlanta Peach Wings, Mila's Front Porch, Taste of Chevere, and Momma's Pantry, serving up tasting size portions of brunch items.


Liberty Weekend: A Red, White and Blue American Celebration at Orlando International Airport with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Liberty Weekend Concert
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra are returning to Orlando International Airport for the annual free concert to celebrate Independence Day, The Liberty Weekend Concert will include patriotic favorites and American classics.


The much loved performance by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will be held at 8 pm Saturday, June 24, in the atrium of Orlando International Airport’s Main Terminal, Level 3.


With the theme “A Red, White and Blue American Celebration,” the music will include patriotic favorites and American classics.


Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Orlando

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy take to the stage at Dr Phillips Center For The Performing Arts. Tickets still available.


RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq the World Tour Orlando

RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq the World Tour
Saturday, June 24, 2023

Perception is not reality… Asia O’Hara, Bosco, DeJa Skye, Jujubee, Lady Camden, Laganja, Vanessa Vanjie and select finalists from Season 15 are unknowingly trapped in the Netwerq… Free your mind this summer at the world’s largest drag production at Dr Phillips Center For The Performing Arts, get tickets now.


Orlando Oddities & Curiosities Market

The Orlando Oddities and Curiosities Market
Saturday, June 24, 2023

The Orlando Oddities and Curiosities Market is back! The event will take place at Central Florida Fairgrounds on W. Colonial Drive, on Saturday June 24 from 11 am - 7 pm.


So what can you expect? Vendors of the strange and unusual from across the country will present taxidermy, morbid antiques, wet specimens, art and more.


Orlando Area Sunday Farmers Markets

Orlando Area Saturday Farmers Markets
Saturday, June 24, 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, JUNE 25, 2023


Fleet Foxes comes to Hard Rock Live Orlando.

Fleet Foxes: Shore Tour 2023
Sunday, June 25, 2023

Fleet Foxes comes to Hard Rock Live Orlando. Tickets on sale now!



Mvtant
Sunday, June 25, 2023

Mvtant (2023 U.S. Tour) performing live at Will's Pub. Get tickets now.



Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film at Enzian

Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film
Sunday, June 25, 2023

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


This month's film is The Bee Movie.


Florida Theatrical Association Presents the Pirate Parrrty

The Pirate Parrrty
Sunday, June 25, 2023

Florida Theatrical Association Presents the Pirate Parrrty, featuring a free screening of "Muppet Treasure Island" on June 25th from 1pm - 4pm at The Abbey.


Free themed activities and treats for the whole family


Ren Fair at The Renaissance Theatre Company

Ren Fair at The Renaissance Theatre Company

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, June 25, 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


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