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Things To Do in Orlando this Weekend, May 17 - 19, 2024

Updated: May 20

Orlando's events calendar is packed with the most amazing events, festivals and things to do every weekend! Check out this weekend's concerts, theater shows, family events, food & drink festivals, car shows, and so much more!

Things To Do in Orlando this Weekend

Events & Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend!


The weekend brings an almost endless choice of events and things to do in Orlando, and throughout Central Florida, and every weekend we select the best events and things to do, including concerts, comedy shows, farmers markets, outdoor movie nights, arts festivals, theme park events, car shows, and more.


And with so much happening, you can trust Gotta Go Orlando to bring you the best and most-up-to-date events in Orlando. Whatever you decide to do this weekend in Orlando, have a great time!


Events & Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend


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FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2024


LuminoCity Dino Safari Festival
May 17 - June 16

The Dino Safari Festival at The Floirda Mall will transport attendees to an era long past, offering a captivating glimpse into the ancient world of dinosaurs, mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and more. Using state-of-the-art animatronics with light art, experience these larger-than-life-size prehistoric giants come to life with jaw-dropping realism, an experience that dazzles by day and enchants by night.


Aloha to Summer at Aquatica Orlando
Saturday & Sunday, March 30 - June 2

Say “Aloha” to summer at Aquatica Orlando with festive fun from morning through night! Enjoy specialty food and beverage offerings, exciting entertainment including dance parties and activities, plus enjoy the most waterslides in Orlando, including the All-New Tassie’s Underwater Twist!


Ride The Cyclone
Select Dates, April 5 - June 1

Theatre South Playhouse presents Ride The Cyclone. In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other...


EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
February 28 - May 27

Attend a springtime event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, lively entertainment and more! The popular Garden Rocks Concert Series features favorite tunes at the America Gardens Theatre. And of course, fresh flavors are on the menu at Outdoor Kitchens and other food and beverage locations throughout the park, among other delights.


Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival

Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival
May 14 - 27

Since 1992, Orlando Fringe has provided a space and opportunity for artists to emerge and showcase their talents and craft. The Orlando Fringe produces The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, the longest-running Fringe in the United States, which strives to be unjuried, uncensored, accessible for artists and audiences alike, with 100% of ticket sales given back to the artists.


Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld Orlando
Select Dates, February 2 - May 19

Oceans of flavor and fun are waiting at SeaWorld. Everyone will find tasty delights among more than 200 distinct offerings. Explore more than 50 fresh global cuisine choices to pair with over 75 refreshing wine, cocktails, and craft brews. Plus, add a taste of rock, country, Latin, or throwback sounds at live music shows every weekend.


Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
Select Dates, March 9 - May 19

A world of taste awaits at the annual Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival with a delicious menu and drinks as dynamic and unique as the park's thrilling roller coaster collection. Guests can sip & savor their way through flavorful eats and mouthwatering treats before finding their new favorite brew or cocktail. Park guests can explore a variety of flavors while enjoying a diverse concert lineup, including acts for all tastes.


Always...Patsy Cline
Select Nights, April 26 - May 19

Always…Patsy Cline is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger. The musical play, complete with down-home country humor, sincere emotion, and a heart-warming look at a special friendship, includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits. Get tickets now for this show at Garden Theater.


George M. Cohan Tonight!  May 10 - 19 & May 30 - June 9  Southeastern Regional Premiere at Winter Park Playhouse! 

George M. Cohan Tonight!
May 10 - June 9

Southeastern Regional Premiere at Winter Park Playhouse!  Meet "The Yankee Doodle Boy" himself in this high energy, one-man journey though the life, music, and artistry of this legendary entertainer.  The Off-Broadway musical is a delightful salute to the man who almost single-handedly invented the American musical comedy.


Play On! By Rick Abbot
May 10 - 19

One plucky community theatre is about to produce a show called Murder Most Foul, a new “murder mystery play” with the same title as an Agatha Christie novel but with no relation whatsoever. The show is hilariously amateur, the “murder mystery” plot doesn’t really have a murder, and to top it off the playwright keeps changing the story and script only two days from its premiere. Even the sound effects reap their share of laughter. Play On! is a hilarious love letter to community theater. get tickets now for this production at The Ritz Theater.


Peter Pan at Dr Phillips Center Orlando

Peter Pan
May 14 - 19

This high-flying musical has been delighting audiences of all ages for close to 70 years and is now being brought back to life in a new production directed by Emmy Award winner Lonny Price with additional book by celebrated playwright Larissa FastHorse. Get tickets now from Dr Phillips Center.


The 2024 Orlando International Film Festival
May 15 - 19

The Orlando International Film Festival includes an art exhibit, panels, and workshops. The theme of the 2024 OIFF will be the infusion of art and film, with a secondary theme of how to strive in the arts in an ai environment.


Orlando Ballet Casanova

Casanova
May 16 - 19

Giacomo Casanova is arguably the world’s most legendary womanizer, but he was also an intellect, a gambler, and a scofflaw – all the right character traits around which to design a lusty ballet, which is exactly what Orlando Ballet and choreographer Kenneth Tindall has done. Casanova offers a larger-than-life ballet experience like none other thanks to opulent dance underscored by sexual tension generated by composer Kerry Muzzey’s attention-grabbing music.


Spooky Empire
May 17 - 19

Spooky Empire has quickly become one of the most respected horror event promotions companies in the United States, bringing to life two of the most popular horror conventions in the nation, with fans attending from all over the world.


Tony Rock
May 17 - 19

Comedian, Actor, Producer Tony Rock is the hardest working man in show business. Born in the same Brooklyn Hospital where most of his eight brothers and sisters arrived into the world, Tony was born laughing and it was quickly apparent that his big brother wasn’t going to be the only famous comedian in the family. Catch him live at Funny Bone Comedy Club.


Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games
May 17 - 18

This year’s State Summer Games at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex features cycling, track & field, volleyball, soccer, and bocce ball.


Wine Quest
May 17 - 18

Join us for the 28th annual Wine Quest, a two-night event that combines fabulous wine and spirits and exceptional cuisine. This year’s event will take place at Caribe Royale Resort.


Tal Cohen Trio With Ignacio Berroa
May 17 - 18

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate venue. Inspired by the world’s legendary listening rooms, Judson’s Live includes a 90-minute experience with a 50-minute performance. Enjoy world-class cocktails and small plates while you’re here



Bad Bunny
May 17 - 18

Bad Bunny is coming to Kia Center from May 17 – 18, 2024. Get your tickets now!


Bad Bunny 'Most Wanted Tour' Official Afterparty Ft. DJ Orma
May 17 - 18

Bad Bunny 'Most Wanted Tour' Official Afterparty Ft. DJ Orma comes to The Vanguard. Get your tickets now! 18+



Guy Harvey Weekend
May 17 - 18

Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist, and explorer. He is fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Guy Harvey will be visiting SeaWorld Orlando on May 17 & 18 for an exclusive dinner and meet & greet opportunities!


Parking Lot Party at Lake Eola
May 17

Lake Eola, We are Back! Friday, May 17 starting at 6:30 pm we are throwing down with an awesome line-up of food trucks and vendors for you to enjoy! Bring your friends and family, this is one party you won't want to miss!



East Meets West Night Market
May 17 - 18

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of Asia at East End Market with delicious dishes from local Asian food vendors, unique art and handcrafted goods by local makers, refreshing beer, wine, and cocktails and more.


Sanford 17th Annual Sanford Hurricane Party
May 17

Sanford’s oldest and biggest music festival, The 17th Annual Hurricane Party Music Festival returns to historic downtown Sanford on Saturday, May 18, 2024, with music fans looking forward to an exciting lineup for this years event including Authority Zero, The Slackers and The Supervillains. With multiple stages and 50+ bands throughout the venues and streets of Historic Downtown Sanford, in addition to music, expect live art, vendors and lots of food trucks.


Candlelight Spring: A Tribute to Taylor Swift
May 17

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Orlando. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Taylor Swift at The Azalea Lodge at Mead Gardens under the gentle glow of candlelight.


History Bluffs
May 17

The history-themed improv comedy gameshow again goes from stream to stage. Episode 115 topic is "Tropical." Three armchair historians bring you tales from history and one is bluffing. Play along to guess who it is before the reveal. Get tickets now.


Club 90s Ariana Grande Night (18+)
May 17

Club 90s Ariana Grande Night (18+) comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


The Polish Ambassador comes to Celine Orland

The Polish Ambassador
May 17

The Polish Ambassador comes to Celine Orlando. Get your tickets now! 18+


Bresh Orlando at Celine

Bresh Orlando
May 17

Orlando you gotta get ready for the most beautiful party at Celine Orlando. Get your tickets now! 18+


Don Soledad Trio
May 17

Flamenco Guitar / World Music Weekends / Live at Timucua: The Soledad Trio presents ‘Spain Infinitus’ an homage to Michel Camilo & Tomatito with flamenco guitarist Don Soledad, jazz pianist John Olearchick and percussionist Justin Steger.



Emo Cover Night w/ Live Band (Deserted Will)
May 17

Emo Cover Night w/ Live Band (Deserted Will) at the Conduit. Get your tickets now! 18+


Kathy Griffin
May 17

Kathy Griffin is coming to The Plaza Live. Get your tickets now!


Suck Brick Kid 'The End Is What I Want' Release Show
May 17

Montgomery Drive Presents: Suck Brick Kid "The End Is What I Want" Release Show with Special Guests Porch Coffin, 430 Steps, and Baseine. Get your tickets now for the show at Will's Pub.


The Marsh Melodrama Part 2
May 17

The Marsh Melodrama Part 2 with Mikeybear McGrath & Cake Marques at Lil' Indie's.



Live at The Lawn – ICON Park
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Live at The Lawn is the perfect way for locals and visitors alike to spend time outside and discover new local artists playing a variety of genres. Relax on The Lawn beneath the Orlando Eye and enjoy a drink while taking in the live performances or listen to the DJ entertainment while enjoying a meal at one of ICON Park’s signature restaurants with outdoor seating.


Sundown Sessions at Lil Indies
Every Friday and Saturday

Sundown Sessions; a free early live-music series inside Lil Indies, giving you the chance to ease into your evening with a cocktail or mocktail, and laid back rock, pop, folk or blues music. Sundown Sessions feature a rotating roster of solo & duo local acts, plus an occasional touring act in Lil Indies.


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.


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 at King of the Hill!


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 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 art installation, The Beacon.


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.


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.


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 begins at 3 pm featuring show-quality muscle and factory-performance cars from 1964 and newer and classics from 1985 and older. Cars cruise at 8:30 pm.


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.





SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2024


LuminoCity Dino Safari Festival
May 17 - June 16

The Dino Safari Festival at The Floirda Mall will transport attendees to an era long past, offering a captivating glimpse into the ancient world of dinosaurs, mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and more. Using state-of-the-art animatronics with light art, experience these larger-than-life-size prehistoric giants come to life with jaw-dropping realism, an experience that dazzles by day and enchants by night.



Aloha to Summer at Aquatica Orlando
Saturday & Sunday, March 30 - June 2

Say “Aloha” to summer at Aquatica Orlando with festive fun from morning through night! Enjoy specialty food and beverage offerings, exciting entertainment including dance parties and activities, plus enjoy the most waterslides in Orlando, including the All-New Tassie’s Underwater Twist!


Theatre South Playhouse presents Ride The Cyclone
Ride The Cyclone
Select Dates, April 5 - June 1

Theatre South Playhouse presents Ride The Cyclone. In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other...


EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
February 28 - May 27

Attend a springtime event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, lively entertainment and more! The popular Garden Rocks Concert Series features favorite tunes at the America Gardens Theatre. And of course, fresh flavors are on the menu at Outdoor Kitchens and other food and beverage locations throughout the park, among other delights.


Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival
May 14 - 27

Since 1992, Orlando Fringe has provided a space and opportunity for artists to emerge and showcase their talents and craft. The Orlando Fringe produces The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, the longest-running Fringe in the United States, which strives to be unjuried, uncensored, accessible for artists and audiences alike, with 100% of ticket sales given back to the artists.


Kids Fringe at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival
May 18, 19, 25, 26

Join Kids Fringe each Saturday and Sunday of festival for free crafts, activities, games, and shows that are perfect for kids of all ages at Orlando Garden Club — 710 E Rollins St, Orlando.


Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld Orlando
Select Dates, February 2 - May 19

Oceans of flavor and fun are waiting at SeaWorld. Everyone will find tasty delights among more than 200 distinct offerings. Explore more than 50 fresh global cuisine choices to pair with over 75 refreshing wine, cocktails, and craft brews. Plus, add a taste of rock, country, Latin, or throwback sounds at live music shows every weekend.


Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
Select Dates, March 9 - May 19

A world of taste awaits at the annual Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival with a delicious menu and drinks as dynamic and unique as the park's thrilling roller coaster collection. Guests can sip & savor their way through flavorful eats and mouthwatering treats before finding their new favorite brew or cocktail. Park guests can explore a variety of flavors while enjoying a diverse concert lineup, including acts for all tastes.


 Always...Patsy Cline, Garden Theatre, Winter Garden, Florida

Always...Patsy Cline

Select Nights, April 26 - May 19

Always…Patsy Cline is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger. The musical play, complete with down-home country humor, sincere emotion, and a heart-warming look at a special friendship, includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits. Get tickets now for this show at Garden Theater.


George M. Cohan Tonight!
May 10 - 19

Southeastern Regional Premiere at Winter Park Playhouse!  Meet "The Yankee Doodle Boy" himself in this high energy, one-man journey though the life, music, and artistry of this legendary entertainer.  The Off-Broadway musical is a delightful salute to the man who almost single-handedly invented the American musical comedy.


Play On! By Rick Abbot
May 10 - 19

One plucky community theatre is about to produce a show called Murder Most Foul, a new “murder mystery play” with the same title as an Agatha Christie novel but with no relation whatsoever. The show is hilariously amateur, the “murder mystery” plot doesn’t really have a murder, and to top it off the playwright keeps changing the story and script only two days from its premiere. Even the sound effects reap their share of laughter. Play On! is a hilarious love letter to community theater. get tickets now for this production at The Ritz Theater.


Peter Pan
May 14 - 19

This high-flying musical has been delighting audiences of all ages for close to 70 years and is now being brought back to life in a new production directed by Emmy Award winner Lonny Price with additional book by celebrated playwright Larissa FastHorse. Get tickets now from Dr Phillips Center.



The 2024 Orlando International Film Festival
May 15 - 19

The Orlando International Film Festival includes an art exhibit, panels, and workshops. The theme of the 2024 OIFF will be the infusion of art and film, with a secondary theme of how to strive in the arts in an ai environment.


Casanova
May 16 - 19

Giacomo Casanova is arguably the world’s most legendary womanizer, but he was also an intellect, a gambler, and a scofflaw – all the right character traits around which to design a lusty ballet, which is exactly what Orlando Ballet and choreographer Kenneth Tindall has done. Casanova offers a larger-than-life ballet experience like none other thanks to opulent dance underscored by sexual tension generated by composer Kerry Muzzey’s attention-grabbing music.



Spooky Empire
May 17 - 19

Spooky Empire has quickly become one of the most respected horror event promotions companies in the United States, bringing to life two of the most popular horror conventions in the nation, with fans attending from all over the world.


Tony Rock
May 17 - 19

Comedian, Actor, Producer Tony Rock is the hardest working man in show business. Born in the same Brooklyn Hospital where most of his eight brothers and sisters arrived into the world, Tony was born laughing and it was quickly apparent that his big brother wasn’t going to be the only famous comedian in the family. Catch him live at Funny Bone Comedy Club.


Guy Harvey Weekend
May 17 - 18

Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist, and explorer. He is fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Guy Harvey will be visiting SeaWorld Orlando on May 17 & 18 for an exclusive dinner and meet & greet opportunities!


Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games
May 17 - 18

This year’s State Summer Games at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex features cycling, track & field, volleyball, soccer, and bocce ball.


East Meets West Night Market
May 17 - 18

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of Asia at East End Market with delicious dishes from local Asian food vendors, unique art and handcrafted goods by local makers, refreshing beer, wine, and cocktails and more.


Wine Quest
May 17 - 18

Join us for the 28th annual Wine Quest, a two-night event that combines fabulous wine and spirits and exceptional cuisine. This year’s event will take place at Caribe Royale Resort.


Tal Cohen Trio With Ignacio Berroa
May 17 - 18

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate venue. Inspired by the world’s legendary listening rooms, Judson’s Live includes a 90-minute experience with a 50-minute performance. Enjoy world-class cocktails and small plates while you’re here


Bad Bunny
May 17 - 18

Bad Bunny is coming to Kia Center from May 17 – 18, 2024. Get your tickets now!



Bad Bunny 'Most Wanted Tour' Official Afterparty Ft. DJ Orma
May 17 - 18

Bad Bunny 'Most Wanted Tour' Official Afterparty Ft. DJ Orma comes to The Vanguard. Get your tickets now! 18+


Gatorland kicks off their 75th Anniversary celebrations with Gatorpalooza

Gatorpalooza Fun Fest
May 18 - 19

Y’all come join us as Gatorland kicks off their 75th Anniversary celebrations with Gatorpalooza! We are so excited to host the Fifth Annual Gatorpalooza festival again, and this year we’re inviting the public to join in the Diamond Jubilee Celebration with all the fun and games of the Gatorpalooza Weekend, May 18-19, 2024


Family Glow Foam Party at Island H20 Water Park

Family Glow Foam Party
May 18

Looking for a unique adventure to try with your family? Check out Orlando’s ONLY Glow Foam Water Park Party, family friendly edition! On May 18th, guests of all ages can dance the night away in a mountain of glow foam! But it doesn’t stop there! The whole park will be open for the event so you can enjoy your favorite Island H2O Water Park slides, lazy river, and more with low wait times!


Asian Cultural Festival
May 18

AAHC is excited to roll out the Asian Cultural Festival for this coming on Saturday, May 18, 2024 and AAHC will partner with the City of Ocoee at Lakeshore Center (indoor) and the Lakefront Park (outdoor) for the in person festival.


Parking Lot Party at Wally's
May 18

Parking Lot Party is back at Mills 50! Saturday May 18 starting at 6:30 pm in the parking lot of Wally's Bar & Liquors with some amazing food trucks for you to enjoy!


Community Day at the Central Florida Railroad Museum
May 18

Discover new trips, sights and places to visit at our Community Day. Area attractions, gardens, museums and more fill our meeting room with enough ideas to last a year!


Beer 'Merica 2024
May 18

Beer ‘Merica, brings over 100 American craft brews and innovative brands to Gaston Edwards Park in celebration of American Craft Beer Week. Enjoy an afternoon with live music, delicious local food trucks, and limitless, complimentary craft brew samplings.


Orlando Book Festival
May 18

A day-long celebration of books at Orlando Public Library! Join us for panels and talks from authors from all over the state and a keynote from New York Times bestselling author Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage.


Battle of the Bands
May 18

Come cheer on local bands at Cranes Roost Park as they compete for a chance to perform on the Red Hot & Boom stage. The event will feature food, games, vendors and more.



Sarah & The Safe Word, If I’m Lucky, Endless Mike And The Beagle Club
May 18

Montgomery Drive Presents: Sarah & The Safe Word, If I’m Lucky, Endless Mike And The Beagle Club. Get your tickets now for the show at Will’s Pub - Orlando


Kanada Narahari Trio
May 18

Indian Music / World Music Weekends / Live at Timucua: Indian music from this virtuoso of the sitar and vocals.


Scott Devlin Classical Saxophone Recital
May 18

Classical Series / Live at Timucua: Scott Devlin and his students joined Valentin Kovalev in a great concert last December at Timucua. Now, Scott and his students take center stage and play a concert of classical saxophone with piano and an exciting finale as a saxophone quartet.


Michael Carbonaro
May 18

Michael Carbonaro is coming to The Plaza Live. Get your tickets now!


Emo Prom (18+)
May 18

Emo Prom (18+) comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now! Artists At This Event:William Ryan Key, Take this to Your Grave, Emo Nite Miami, Buko Boys, Axel Andrews, Twin Rova, Destiny's Fantasy, Kurbiix, Dominink, Auntie Maim, Party Karloz.


Jeff Dye: On Tour
May 18

Jeff Dye is a nationally touring comedian, actor and host. Jeff shot over 100 episodes of a new FOX game show called Who the Bleep Is That? and was a recent guest on The Joe Rogan Experience. See him perform live at Dr Phillips Center.


Run Nona 5K & Nemours Kids’ Run
May 18

Lake Nona's signature race transforms into a family fun festival right in Lake Nona Town Center.  Once the sun goes down join us at the Beacon for a one-of-a-kind party like you’ve never seen before! Grab your family, friends, and neighbors and meet us at Lake Nona Town Center, for a fantastic evening of festivities! Get details now.



The Cure vs. Depeche Mode vs. New Order vs. Duran Duran: A New Wave Dance Party w/DJ Craig Boarman
May 18

he Cure vs. Depeche Mode vs. New Order vs. Duran Duran: A New Wave Dance Party w/ DJ Craig Boarman is coming to the Conduit. Get your tickets now! 18+


Live at The Lawn – ICON Park 
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Live at The Lawn is the perfect way for locals and visitors alike to spend time outside and discover new local artists playing a variety of genres. Relax on The Lawn beneath the Orlando Eye and enjoy a drink while taking in the live performances or listen to the DJ entertainment while enjoying a meal at one of ICON Park’s signature restaurants with outdoor seating.


Sundown Sessions at Lil Indies.
Every Friday and Saturday

Sundown Sessions; a free early live-music series inside Lil Indies, giving you the chance to ease into your evening with a cocktail or mocktail, and laid back rock, pop, folk or blues music. Sundown Sessions feature a rotating roster of solo & duo local acts, plus an occasional touring act in Lil Indies.


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.


King Of The Hill at SAK Comedy Lab
Every Friday and Saturday, 9pm

In this knockdown, comedy battle, performers pair up in teams of two and use audience suggestions to create scenes, songs and characters. There can only be one King of the Hill!


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.


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.





SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2024


LuminoCity Dino Safari Festival
May 17 - June 16

The Dino Safari Festival at The Floirda Mall will transport attendees to an era long past, offering a captivating glimpse into the ancient world of dinosaurs, mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and more. Using state-of-the-art animatronics with light art, experience these larger-than-life-size prehistoric giants come to life with jaw-dropping realism, an experience that dazzles by day and enchants by night.


Aloha to Summer at Aquatica Orlando
Saturday & Sunday, March 30 - June 2

Say “Aloha” to summer at Aquatica Orlando with festive fun from morning through night! Enjoy specialty food and beverage offerings, exciting entertainment including dance parties and activities, plus enjoy the most waterslides in Orlando, including the All-New Tassie’s Underwater Twist!


Ride The Cyclone
Select Dates, April 5 - June 1

Theatre South Playhouse presents Ride The Cyclone. In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other...


EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
February 28 - May 27

Attend a springtime event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, lively entertainment and more! The popular Garden Rocks Concert Series features favorite tunes at the America Gardens Theatre. And of course, fresh flavors are on the menu at Outdoor Kitchens and other food and beverage locations throughout the park, among other delights.


Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival
May 14 - 27

Since 1992, Orlando Fringe has provided a space and opportunity for artists to emerge and showcase their talents and craft. The Orlando Fringe produces The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, the longest-running Fringe in the United States, which strives to be unjuried, uncensored, accessible for artists and audiences alike, with 100% of ticket sales given back to the artists.



Kids Fringe at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival
May 18, 19, 25, 26

Join Kids Fringe each Saturday and Sunday of festival for free crafts, activities, games, and shows that are perfect for kids of all ages at Orlando Garden Club — 710 E Rollins St, Orlando.


Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld Orlando
Select Dates, February 2 - May 19

Oceans of flavor and fun are waiting at SeaWorld. Everyone will find tasty delights among more than 200 distinct offerings. Explore more than 50 fresh global cuisine choices to pair with over 75 refreshing wine, cocktails, and craft brews. Plus, add a taste of rock, country, Latin, or throwback sounds at live music shows every weekend.



Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
Select Dates, March 9 - May 19

A world of taste awaits at the annual Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival with a delicious menu and drinks as dynamic and unique as the park's thrilling roller coaster collection. Guests can sip & savor their way through flavorful eats and mouthwatering treats before finding their new favorite brew or cocktail. Park guests can explore a variety of flavors while enjoying a diverse concert lineup, including acts for all tastes.


Always...Patsy Cline

Select Nights, April 26 - May 19

Always…Patsy Cline is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger. The musical play, complete with down-home country humor, sincere emotion, and a heart-warming look at a special friendship, includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits. Get tickets now for this show at Garden Theater.


George M. Cohan Tonight!
May 10 - 19

Southeastern Regional Premiere at Winter Park Playhouse!  Meet "The Yankee Doodle Boy" himself in this high energy, one-man journey though the life, music, and artistry of this legendary entertainer.  The Off-Broadway musical is a delightful salute to the man who almost single-handedly invented the American musical comedy.


Play On! By Rick Abbot
May 10 - 19

One plucky community theatre is about to produce a show called Murder Most Foul, a new “murder mystery play” with the same title as an Agatha Christie novel but with no relation whatsoever. The show is hilariously amateur, the “murder mystery” plot doesn’t really have a murder, and to top it off the playwright keeps changing the story and script only two days from its premiere. Even the sound effects reap their share of laughter. Play On! is a hilarious love letter to community theater. get tickets now for this production at The Ritz Theater.


Peter Pan
May 14 - 19

This high-flying musical has been delighting audiences of all ages for close to 70 years and is now being brought back to life in a new production directed by Emmy Award winner Lonny Price with additional book by celebrated playwright Larissa FastHorse. Get tickets now from Dr Phillips Center.


The 2024 Orlando International Film Festival
May 15 - 19

The Orlando International Film Festival includes an art exhibit, panels, and workshops. The theme of the 2024 OIFF will be the infusion of art and film, with a secondary theme of how to strive in the arts in an ai environment.


Casanova
May 16 - 19

Giacomo Casanova is arguably the world’s most legendary womanizer, but he was also an intellect, a gambler, and a scofflaw – all the right character traits around which to design a lusty ballet, which is exactly what Orlando Ballet and choreographer Kenneth Tindall has done. Casanova offers a larger-than-life ballet experience like none other thanks to opulent dance underscored by sexual tension generated by composer Kerry Muzzey’s attention-grabbing music.


Tony Rock
May 17 - 19

Comedian, Actor, Producer Tony Rock is the hardest working man in show business. Born in the same Brooklyn Hospital where most of his eight brothers and sisters arrived into the world, Tony was born laughing and it was quickly apparent that his big brother wasn’t going to be the only famous comedian in the family. Catch him live at Funny Bone Comedy Club.


Spooky Empire
May 17 - 19

Spooky Empire has quickly become one of the most respected horror event promotions companies in the United States, bringing to life two of the most popular horror conventions in the nation, with fans attending from all over the world.


Gatorpalooza Fun Fest
May 18 - 19

Y’all come join us as Gatorland kicks off their 75th Anniversary celebrations with Gatorpalooza! We are so excited to host the Fifth Annual Gatorpalooza festival again, and this year we’re inviting the public to join in the Diamond Jubilee Celebration with all the fun and games of the Gatorpalooza Weekend, May 18-19, 2024


A Salute to Mothers Cabaret
May 19

Breakthrough Theatre Company presents a musical salute to mothers at 3 pm. Get tickets now.


Silly Geese Comedy Showcase
May 19

Come join Breakthrough Theatre Company got their monthly Silly Geese Comedy Showcase at 7.30 pm. Four stand up comics, one improv team. Get tickets now.


Central Florida Film Slam
May 19

Central Florida Film Slam is an unrated, independent film showcase and competition open to all regional filmmakers and students. Showcase your own work or come see the work of other local filmmakers on the big screen at Enzian Theater!


Bazaar Botanica: Gay Garden Market, Artisans and Drag Show
May 19

Always Pride is here a touch early! And we are merging it with our Garden Party for our GAY GARDEN PARTY! It's a celebration of our Plant Loving and our LGBTQIA+ and Allied Artisans!


Buddha's Birthday Celebration
May 19

Come to Guang Ming Temple, the largest Buddhist Temple in Central Florida to experience a traditional celebration with beautiful pageantry, a Vegetarian Food & Arts Festival including a Butterfly Meet and Greet, and a program of unique performances. Get details here.


New Orleans Brunch Featuring Brown Bag Brass Band
May 19

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room. Inspired by the world’s most legendary listening rooms, Judson’s Live is where atmosphere, acoustics and culinary excellence collide, bringing unheard-of listening experiences (with unrivaled cocktails and sharable plates to match.)



Youth Fountain
May 19

For Your Friends presents Youth Fountain with Action/Adventure and Like Roses at The Abbey!


Luca Ciarla solOrkestra
May 19

Classical Series / World Music Weekends / Live at Timucua: Italian violinist Luca Ciarla draws a new musical route in the Mediterranean with a loop pedal, his voice and a few toy instruments.


Cheekface
May 19

Cheekface comes to The Social. Get your tickets now! 12+



408, Greywind, Telltale, Definitely Maybe
May 19

Montgomery Drive and XL 106.7 Present: 408 with Special Guests Greywind, Telltale, Definitely Maybe. Sunday, May 19, 2024 at Will’s Pub - Orlando.


Maitland Stage Band Spring Concert
May 19

Under the direction of trumpeter Rick Ingoglia, the Maitland Stage Band returns to the Venue on the Lake for a Sunday afternoon concert.


Forest Bathing with Julie
May 19

Time in Nature is essential to ground and embody the goodness Life has to offer. ⁣It is uplifts the mood, immune system, and relieves stress. Join Julie for bathing in Mead Botanical Gardens.


Live at The Lawn – ICON Park 
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Live at The Lawn is the perfect way for locals and visitors alike to spend time outside and discover new local artists playing a variety of genres. Relax on The Lawn beneath the Orlando Eye and enjoy a drink while taking in the live performances or listen to the DJ entertainment while enjoying a meal at one of ICON Park’s signature restaurants with outdoor seating.



Sunday-Latin-Sunday
Every Sunday

Prepare to experience the best of Latin nightlife, as Promenade at Sunset Walk, the dining, entertainment and shopping district, debuts its all-new weekend event — Sunday-Latin-Sunday.


JAYO at Lil' Indies
Every Sunday

Catch the free show with Jason Yoho and Friends every Sunday at Lil' Indies.


Lazy Sunday at Aero
Every Sunday

A rooftop day party each and every Sunday at Aero.  Free entry all day, 21+. Hookah, Food, Games.


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.



Family Fun Day at Boxi Park
Every Sunday

Enjoy Family Fun Day every Sunday at Boxi Park, with face painters, balloon artists entertainers, and live music. Fun for the whole family! 1 pm - 9 pm.


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.


Yoga in the Sculpture Garden at Mennello Museum of American Art

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