Don't waste your time trying to plan the perfect weekend in Orlando when we've already done all the hard work for you! Check out our list of things to do in Orlando this weekend which features some of the hottest events around the city. Celebrate the return of football with watch parties and pub crawls, or take it easy by visiting the local farmers market. This guide of events in Orlando will surely have something for everyone to enjoy! 

Orlando Nightlife 

College Gameday Orlando Pub Crawl

When: Friday, August 23rd at 8:00 PM

Where: Elixir Orlando

Orlando Pub Crawl is making a college football fans dream come true by throwing the biggest and best tailgate crawl and bringing it to Downtown Orlando! College Gameday officially starts the next day so what better way to kick off the season. Everyone wear your favorite college football team attire as you crawl throughout Downtown Orlando!

Thank Me Later at Ember

When: Friday, August 23rd at 10:00 PM

Where: Ember

Join the fun at Thank Me Later this Friday night at the most irresistible venue in Downtown Orlando! Party with two different sounds all night long while the DJs will be spinnin' Latin in the Tavern and Top 40 hits on the Terrace. 

Florida Gators vs Miami Hurricanes Watch Party

When: Saturday, August 24th at 7:00 PM

Where: RockPit Brewing

Come out to RockPit and watch the Florida Gators take on the Miami Hurricanes in the 2019 College Football Season Kickoff. Danny, the head brewer, and Gator grad will be brewing up a special beer for the occasion. 

Family-Friendly Events in Orlando 

Art After Dark Lake Nona

When: Friday, August 23rd at 6:00 PM

Where: Art After Dark Lake Nona

Join the fun this Friday night as Art After Dark takes over Lake Nona Town Center. Perfectly nestled between delicious Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen and Park Pizza & Brewing Company, Art After Dark is the perfect evening out for the whole family. This three-hour event kicks off at 6 PM and is open to the public. 

Orlando City SC vs. Atlanta United FC

When: Friday, August 23rd at 8:00 PM

Where: Orlando City Soccer Stadium

Get ready to show your Purple Pride as Orlando City Soccer takes on Atlanta United FC this Friday night at the Orlando City Soccer Stadium in Downtown Orlando

Winter Park Farmers Market

When: Saturday, August 24th at 7:00 AM

Where: Winter Park Farmers' Market

The Winter Park Farmers Market is one of the oldest Farmer's Markets in the country. It's a popular community gathering place that provides fine produce, baked goods, and is a great way to spend a Saturday morning.

Concerts in Orlando 

Backstreet Boys

When: Saturday, August 24th at 8:00 PM

Where: Amway Center

The Backstreet Boys are back and announced their first and biggest arena tour in 18 years. The band is touring in support of their latest album, "DNA." The Live Nation-produces world tour begins May 11th and includes dates across Europe and North America. BSB plays Orlando's Amway Center on Saturday, August 24th and tickets are on sale now! 

Audien at Gilt Nightclub

When: Saturday, August 24th at 10:00 PM

Where: Gilt Nightclub

The Audien is and American DJ, record producer, and musician who produces trap, electro house, trance, and progressive house music. He will be performing live this Saturday night at Gilt nightclub, and advance tickets are $15!

K92.3 All-Star Jam

When: Sunday, August 25th at 8:00 PM

Where: Hard Rock Live Orlando

It's the 24th Annual K92.3 All-Star Jam presented by featuring performances and lots of surprises from Brad Paisley, Jon Pardi. Locash, Morgan Evans, Hardy, Tenille Townes, Travis Denning, Abby Anderson, and Caylee Hammack! Tickets are on sale now! 

More Events in Orlando

Latin Night with La Mega 97.1fm Orlando's DJ Dynamite

When: Thursday, August 22nd at 7:00 PM

Where: Boxi Park Lake Nona

Join Boxi Park and La Mega 97.1 FM's Dj Dynamite for a night of dancing along to urban, electronic, reggaeton, hip hop & tropical music top hits.

Nerd Night Back To School Bash

When: Friday, August 23rd at 5:00 PM

Where: SHOTS Orlando

There's only one way to celebrate the new semester and that's SHOTS annual Nerd Night! Bring out those nerdy outfits or don your faux hipster glasses. SHOTS is throwing another epic party to kick off the new school year. 

Gator Nation Headquarters - Gators vs Miami

When: Saturday, August 24th at 10:00 AM

Where: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Gator Boosters & the UF Alumni Association invites all Gators to the Gator Nation Headquarters at the Dr. Phillips Center for a pre-game tailgate, games, music, Pep Rally, fun & more. 

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