This Friday marks the first official day of Summer and although the weather in Orlando has felt like it for much longer, this means a weekend of celebrating! There are plenty of things to do in Orlando this weekend to keep you cool and entertained while you ring in the new Summer season. Along with the warm weather and fun also comes a ton of amazing events in Orlando to attend with friends and family! If you're struggling to make some exciting weekend plans then let us help you out, just take a look at our top picks for things to do in Orlando this weekend!

Orlando Nightlife 

Summer Kickoff Party

When: Friday, June 21st at 5:00 PM

Where: World of Beer | Downtown Orlando

Celebrate the start of summer with World of Beer! They will have reggae music, corn hole, jumbo Jenga, drink specials, and much much more. DJ Chocolate Rain will be there to get the party going!

Local Brews Local Grooves: The Ultimate Craft Beer and Music Event

When: Saturday, June 22nd at 4:00 PM

Where: House of Blues Orlando

Come out and sample 36 craft beers and dance to some summer grooves all under one roof! Doors open up at 4 pm, with general admission tickets starting at $11 and VIP tickets starting at $50! 

RumFest 15 - Rum & Reggae Festival

When: Saturday, June 22nd at 5:00 PM

Where: Wall Street Plaza

The biggest Rum & Reggae Festival around is back on Wall St Plaza & Heritage Square Park! Enjoy 3 hours of unlimited sampling from 5-8pm of over 20 different kinds of Rum drinks at the biggest Rum party of the year. There will also be live Reggae-Rock from your favorite local bands and DJ RED. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door! 

Family Friendly Events in Orlando 

Food Truck Pop Up!

When: Thursday, June 20th at 5:00 PM

Where: Bite - Be Inspired To Eat

Join bite for their first Food Truck Pop Up! They will be featuring Gooda Fooda Truck, Sticky Rice Lao Street Food, and The Crepe Company! Grab your food and head inside for a DJ, complimentary beer sampling from Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company, ice cream from the Greenery Creamery, and a meet & greet with Orlando Food Guys! 

Evening Exchange at East End

When: Friday, June 21st at 6:00 PM

Where: East End Market

One of the core missions at East End is to be a venue where the foodprenuers and artisan makers of Central Florida take center stage. The evening exchange is an expansion of this vision with a signature monthly event where our area's best, come together for an evening of delight, inspire, and empower Central Floridians. With live interactive workshops, trendsetting makers, culinary demonstration, specialty cocktail bars, food specials, and hanging out with all of your neighbors, it is always an incredible event. 

Sanfording on Sundays

When: Sunday, June 23rd at 9:00 AM

Where: Historic Downtown Sanford

Join the fun this Sunday in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford for 'Sanfording on Sundays' where over 22 participating bars, restaurants, and retailers have come together as one to bring you a special experience on Sunday! From special brunches, live music, food trucks, to drink specials, street festivals, pop-up food specials, and much more!

Concerts in Orlando 

Strangelove - The Depeche Mode Experience

When: Friday, June 21st at 6:00 PM

Where: The Social

Internationally-touring, full production tribute show: Strangelove-The DEPECHE MODE Experience lovingly recreates the sound, image, and atmosphere of Depeche Mode. No detail is overlooked. Catch them live this Friday night at The Social, tickets are on sale now! 

Blackout Tour w/ Flosstradamus & 4B

When: Saturday, June 22nd at 10:00 PM

Where: Gilt Nightclub

Flosstradamus is an American DJ and producer. Currently based in Los Angeles, Flosstradamus came to prominence in Chicago while collaborating with acts such as Major Lazer, Matt & Kim, A-Trak, and Baauer. 4B is a DJ and producer who has spent 11 years pursuing his sound and vision of music. Together, they will be putting on one epic night of beats and music at Gilt nightclub so make sure to grab your tickets now!

Wisin Y Yandel

When: Sunday, June 23rd at 7:00 PM

Where: Amway Center

Wisin Y Yandel is a Puerto Rican Reggae duo who have been awarded several Grammy awards and are best known for their hits "Aullando" and "Reggaetón." They are coming to the Amway this Sunday night, and you can get your tickets now!

More Events in Orlando 

Pool Side Yoga + DJ

When: Friday, June 21st at 5:00 PM

Where: Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando

Pool Side Yoga + DJ, celebrate Summer Solstice in style. Join Kesley Evans and DJ Down Dawg of YogaMix Orlando as they move their monthly yoga party to the sexy pool deck of the Grand Bohemian.

Headbanger Yoga

When: Saturday, June 22nd at 11:00 AM

Where: Broken Strings Brewery

Rock music, beer drinking, group cursing, and yoga? Cut loose at Headbanger Yoga. This low-key, all-levels class with Ryan Bean Yoga is a Saturday morning alternative to studio yoga at Downtown Orlando's music-loving brewery, Broken Strings! 

Daiquiri Dash

When: Saturday, June 22nd at 12:00 PM

Where: Harbor Park in Baldwin Park

Come join in for a 5K of fun and reward yourself with daiquiri's, music, food & fun! This run is not about finish times, this fun run is about having a great time with your friends & family! Enjoy a free daiquiri refreshment immediately after you cross the finish line!

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