orlando calendar of events – About Orlando https://aboutorlando.com Insider Tips for Orlando Florida Thu, 07 Nov 2019 20:15:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 September Events in Orlando, 2019 https://aboutorlando.com/september-events-in-orlando/ Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:30:40 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=2037 Enjoy the month with September's Magical Dining 2019 and the new season for local theater. Find things to do near you with September Events in Orlando.

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Orlando Magical Dining Month - Steak dinner at The Boheme.© The Boheme during September’s Magical Dining Month
Celebrate September in Orlando

Summer may be winding down, but there are still plenty of things to do in Central Florida this weekend! September is a great time to visit Orlando and for Florida residents to enjoy the slower season before the start of the Fall holidays. There area some wonderful plays starting up at the local theaters as well as the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Recommended September Events in Orlando

Magical Dining

The highlight event for dining in Orlando is Orlando’s Magical Dining Month. Throughout September you’ll have the opportunity to visit over 110 restaurants in the Orlando area that will be offering three course, prix fixe menus for $35.00. So many restaurants to choose from! Are your favorites participating this year?

Free Museums

With kids back in school, there are fewer visitors to the Orlando area. This is the perfect time to take advantage of some of the month’s FREE museum days, starting with Bank Of America’s Museums on Us program and the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day on September 21, 2019.

Orlando Attractions in September

  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party – A seasonal favorite for kids of all ages begins August 16, 2019 and runs for over 2 months for select “spook-tacular” nights until November 1, 2019.
  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – August 29th through November 23, 2019. Be sure to visit this year’s annual event featuring culinary stars from across the country. Eat to the Beat nightly concerts performed at 5:30, 6:45 and 8:00 pm. Admission Charge.
  • Halloween Horror Nights 29 – September 6 through November 2, 2019 experience the country’s premier Halloween event. Check out the online site for discounted passes and single admission tickets for this annual scare fest.
  • SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular each Saturday and Sunday beginning September 21 through October 27, 2019, enjoy Halloween family fun that is included in the park’s admission.
  • Craft Beef Festival – SeaWorld Orlando for four weekends beginning September 7, 2019 and continues until the 29th with over 100 craft beers from across the state of Florida.
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August Events in Orlando, 2019 https://aboutorlando.com/august-events-in-orlando/ Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:20:23 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=1888 What is there to do in Orlando this weekend? Check out the list of August events in Orlando for 2019. Free festivals and events along with back to school information.

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August in Orlando

For students, the end of summer is approaching quickly. Spend the last few weekends enjoying the outdoors. Looking for some low cost and free events for Kids in Orlando? Check out this list of 50 Things to do in Orlando with Kids.

Recommended August Events in Orlando

Tax Free Shopping

Always a popular shopping weekend in the Orlando area. Most stores will be offering additional sales during the Tax Free Shopping Weekend 2019 here in Orlando as an extra incentive to purchase back-to-school items. Tax Free Shopping.

Back to School

Links to school board information for Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake Counties. Did you know that all four school systems for Central Florida are listed in the top 200 largest school districts by enrollment? Orlando Area Public Schools.

Magical Dining

Special preview week for Orlando’s Magical Dining Month begins August 23rd and continues until September 30, 2019. So many restaurants to choose from! Are your favorites participating this year?

Orlando Attractions in August

  • Electric Ocean at SeaWorld – May 24 through September 1, 2019. Spectacular new nighttime shows and fun for the entire family every night.
  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party – A seasonal favorite for kids of all ages begins August 16, 2019 and runs for over 2 months for select “spook-tacular” nights until November 1, 2019.
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July Events in Orlando, 2019 https://aboutorlando.com/july-events-in-orlando/ Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:10:08 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=1814 Fourth of July in the Orlando area for July 2019. Free and cheap things to do near you in Orlando this weekend. Updated list of July Events in Orlando.

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Independence Day celebrations in Orlando. Fireworks at Disney over the Magic Kingdom for the Fourth of July. More on where to find fireworks in Orlando, visit AboutOrlando.com
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Celebrate July in Orlando

The month starts off with a bang as Independence Day celebrations pop up all over the Orlando area. This month you’ll find plenty of the regular monthly scheduled events along with some seasonal festivals for tourists and residents. Looking for a few Staycation Ideas? Here are some free and low cost ideas: 50 Things to do in Orlando with Kids.

Recommended July Events in Orlando

July 4th Fireworks and Celebrations

You’ll find events on both July 3rd and the 4th this year. Some are daytime celebrations for families with parades and games while others go long into the night with concerts and a fireworks finale. July 4th Orlando Events for 2019.

Weekly Concerts

Enjoy a free outdoor concert every Saturday in July at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont Florida. Each week will feature local, live bands on the outdoor stage. There will be wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food options available for purchase.

Orlando Attractions in July

  • Electric Ocean at SeaWorld – May 24 through September 1, 2019. Spectacular new nighttime shows and fun for the entire family every night.
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June Events in Orlando, 2020 https://aboutorlando.com/june-events-in-orlando/ Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:50:59 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=1748 Annual Events at Orlando Theme Parks along with free and cheap things to do near you in Orlando this weekend. Updated list of June Events in Orlando.

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Things to do at the beach. Beaches closest to Orlando from AboutOrlando.com
A Day at the Beach
Summer is Here!
Temperatures are heating up, afternoon showers are right on cue and if the kids aren’t already out of school, they will be shortly. If you are not heading out of town for summer vacation, be sure to check out some of the great events that are lined up in Orlando this month. Looking for some low cost and free events for Kids in Orlando? Check out this list of 50 Things to do in Orlando with Kids.
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Recommended June Events in Orlando

Spend the Day at the Beach

East Coast and West Coast beaches are about an hours drive from the Orlando area. If swimming and sunning aren’t enough for you, here are some other options for what to do at some of Florida’s Favorite Beaches. Planning on bringing the kids along? Preview these 14 things for kids to do at the beach, or how about these best beach photos you can take.

Bite:30

Orlando’s Restaurant Week has been upgraded to include 30 days. Though not to be confused with September’s Magical Dining Month, bite:30 was put together by the folks at Orlando Magazine. The participating restaurants are offering prix fixe menus, with lunches at $15 and dinner options for $30. This is a great opportunity to check out some of the Orlando area’s new restaurants. June 1 – June 30, 2020, event details at Bite:30.

Orlando Attractions in June

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May Events in Orlando, 2020 https://aboutorlando.com/may-events-in-orlando/ Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:45:02 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=1661 Annual Events at Orlando Theme Parks along with free and cheap things to do near you in Orlando this weekend. Updated list of May Events in Orlando.

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Bok Tower Garden - find special events in Orlando for the month of May at AboutOrlando.comMemorial Day Carillon Concerts at Bok Tower Gardens
May in Orlando

Love live music? Be sure to check out all the outdoor Music Festivals that are happening during the month of May. Enjoy music in Mount Dora and Latin favorites at SeaWorld. The Cabaret Festival at the Mad Cow has performances that will take you right up to the popular Mother’s Day Cabaret Brunch. Temperatures are warming up and the average temperatures for May are a high of 88 with a low of 66. Take advantage of the many outdoor events that are leading us up to summer vacation.

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Recommended May Events in Orlando

Orlando International Fringe

The annual Fringe festival returns to Orlando this May to celebrate 28 years of non-juiried performances from May 12 – 25, 2020. Anyone Can Fringe! Just be sure to check the ratings before bringing the kiddies along. In the usual fringe fashion, there will be shows that shock and shows that are serious. Check the entire schedule of events at the Orlando Fringe.

Orlando Cabaret Festival

Award winning performers showcase the best of jazz, pop and Broadway during the annual musical event which continues until May 13, 20xx. Cabaret favorites include: It Was a Very Good Year and Local Spotlight. The Out To Lunch Series is a great opportunity for the downtown workers to enjoy a 45 minute performance during the week. Check the Mad Cow Theatre for on-line schedule for shows and prices and 2020 dates.

Orlando Attractions in May

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April Events in Orlando, 2020 https://aboutorlando.com/april-events-in-orlando/ Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:40:12 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=1566 Events and Festivals in the Orlando area for April 2020. Free and cheap things to do near you in Orlando this weekend. Updated list of April Events in Orlando.

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Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Tiffany Spring Window. Find more March and April events at AboutOrlando.com
April in Orlando

Oh what a month of events we have for April! Hopefully the sporadic showers don’t put a damper on some of these wonderful outdoor activities here in Orlando. Temperatures are warming up and the average temperatures for April are a high of 83 with a low of 60. With so much going on, it’s going to be a challenge deciding which festivals, shows and free events to do this month.

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Recommended April Events in Orlando

Spring Friday Nights

A wonderful time to visit the exquisite Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park. The museum offers free admission on Friday evenings from 4 – 8 pm with live chamber music. Make it a date night by starting out with a relaxing stroll through the museum to view the magnificent works of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Park Avenue has a great selection of restaurants for dinner then finish the evening off with a stop at the Wine Room or some chocolate treats from Peterbrooke Chocolatier. Preview the music schedule at the Morse Museum.

Orlando Cabaret Festival

Award winning performers showcase the best of jazz, pop and Broadway during the annual and comedy during the 2020 musical event. Cabaret favorites include: It Was a Very Good Year and Local Spotlight. The Out To Lunch Series is a great opportunity for the downtown workers to enjoy a 45 minute performance during the week. Check the Mad Cow Theatre for on-line schedule for shows and prices and 2020 dates.

Winter Park Paint Out

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens is the annual host to the creative plein air event that takes place throughout Winter Park during the last week of April. During the week of April 19th through April 25, 2020 the gallery and gardens will be open daily with free admission all week long. Check the entire schedule of events at the Polasek website.

Florida Film Festival

The Florida Film Festival is the most popular annual event in Orlando for movie enthusiast. Each year seems to get bigger and better and tickets sell out quickly. Sign up for daily updates through the festival’s facebook and twitter accounts. This year’s star studded lineup has not yet been announced. The 10 day event begins April 17, 2020 and will feature over 150 movies.

Orlando Attractions in April

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March Events in Orlando, 2020 https://aboutorlando.com/march-events-in-orlando/ Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:35:37 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=1460 Annual Events at Orlando Theme Parks along with free and cheap things to do near you in Orlando this weekend. Updated list of March Events in Orlando.

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Winter Park Sidewalk Art festival a favorite event in Central Florida every March. Find more March events at AboutOrlando.com
Celebrate March in Orlando

Ah,the beautiful weather in Orlando this time of year. Average temperatures for March; high of 78, low of 56, perfect for outdoor festivals. You may not hit these popular festivals every year, but they are worthwhile and should be on everyone’s bucket list. Great family fun at affordable prices.

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Recommended March Events in Orlando

Central Florida Fair

February through March.

If you’ve never been, you need to check out this annual festival. One of the best deals around for a full day family adventure. Order in advance and on-line for the best deals. If you just want to take in the sights and do a little people watching. Check on-line for discounted and advance purchase ticket deals. In addition to Midway rides and shows, preview the accomplishments of local residents at displays for horticulture, livestock and 4-H exhibits. More information and to purchase tickets, visit the Central Florida Fair website.

Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

March 20 – 22, 2020

Celebrating 60 years, the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most prestigious outdoor art festivals. You will find the creative works of over 225 artists staged around Winter Park’s picturesque Park Avenue. The annual event is expected to draw over 350,000 visitors during the three day festival. Enjoy the day on Park Avenue with its popular restaurants and relaxing wine rooms. During the festival, the Morse Museum will be offering free admission to it beautiful galleries including the Tiffany Chapel and Laurelton Hall.

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Beginning March 4th and continuing through June 1, 2020. This year’s Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is in full bloom and one of the best ways to welcome the Spring season in Orlando or where ever your home base might be. The food, exhibits, presentations, gardens and high-energy concerts will bring you back for a second day. Be sure to check out the Florida Resident 4-Day Ticket specials..

Orlando Attractions in March

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February Events in Orlando, 2020 https://aboutorlando.com/february-events-in-orlando/ Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:20:59 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=2795 Things to do on Valentine's Day and festivals in Orlando this February 2020. Free and cheap things to do near you and an updated list of February Events in Orlando.

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Celebrating Valentine's Day in Orlando
February in Orlando

You’ll find some great outdoor events and festivals during the month of February in and around the Orlando area, including some fun and romantic options for Valentine’s Day.

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Recommended February Events in Orlando

Celebrate Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2020

Looking for something a little more on the romantic side this February? Be sure to check out some of the special events that are set up for the holiday along with some low-cost alternatives. Celebrate all week long with movies, shows and monthly events. Valentine’s Day in Orlando.

Mount Dora Arts Festival

February 1 – 2, 2020

Currently ranked as the 7th best arts festival in the nation, the Annual Arts Festival in Downtown Mount Dora is a must-see event. The juried, fine-arts festival is a family friendly event that showcases the arts and crafts from dealers near and far.

Orlando Attractions in February

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January Events in Orlando, 2020 https://aboutorlando.com/january-events-in-orlando/ Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:10:33 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=2754 Events and Festivals in the Orlando area for January 2019. Free and cheap things to do near you in Orlando this weekend. Updated list of January Events in Orlando.

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Music at the Casa in Winter Park, Free concerts on Sunday afternoons at the Historic Casa Feliz
Celebrate January in Orlando

The start of the New Year is always a good time for reflecting on our lives. A wonderful opportunity to take some time out for ourselves now that the busy holidays are over. During the month of January you’ll find a nice selection of free events with music and cultural offerings. One of my favorite Sunday afternoon retreats is a visit to the Casa Feliz in Winter Park to enjoy chamber music while touring the historic home.

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Recommended January Events in Orlando

Otronicon

An annual event at the Orlando Science Center has been bringing interactive technology to Central Florida for eleven years. For gammers of all ages, this hands-on attraction offers high-tech simulators and video game experiences to explore the newest technology. See more at Otronicon.

ZORA! Festival

A celebration in Historic Eatonville to honor one-time resident and author Zora Neale Hurston (1891 – 1960). The nine-day event features music, historians and worship services. Many lectures and most concerts do have an admission charge. Check the on-line schedule for upcoming events at ZoraFestival.

Orlando Attractions in January

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December Events in Orlando, 2019 https://aboutorlando.com/december-events-in-orlando/ Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:51:15 +0000 https://aboutorlando.com/?p=2690 The holidays are here, find December events in Orlando to celebrate the season. Free festivals and activities for the holidays.

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For the first time at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, Princess Anna, Queen Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf from “Frozen” join the festive procession, “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade,” along with a flurry of skiers and ice cutters from the Kingdom of Arendelle. © WDW, from the movie “Frozen”
Celebrate December in Orlando

The final month of 2019 brings lots of holiday celebrations to Orlando. Enjoy wintry scenes at the theme parks, find locations for ice skating.

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Recommended December Events in Orlando

Holiday Events in Orlando

Be sure to take some time off from shopping and decorating to enjoy some of the wonderful holiday events that are going on during the month of December. See the listing of Holiday Events in Orlando for 2019.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

A special night-time celebration at the Magic Kingdom will feature wonderful holiday splendor with lively stage shows, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade and a musical stage show starring favorite Disney characters. Celebrate the Spirit of the Season fireworks, and snow flurries on Main Street, U.S.A. The special-ticket event takes place on select nights in December. See more at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

Free Fridays at the Morse

If you have never visited the exquisite Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, now is the perfect time. The museum offers free admission on Friday evenings from 4 – 8 pm with live chamber music on select evenings. Make it a date night by starting out with a relaxing stroll through the museum to view the magnificent works of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Park Avenue has a great selection of restaurants for dinner then finish the evening off with a stop at the Wine Room or some chocolate treats from Peterbrooke Chocolatier. Preview the music schedule at the Morse Museum.

Orlando Attractions in December

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