Don't waste your time searching for Orlando events to attend this weekend when we've already done the hard work for you! Our weekly things to do in Orlando guide features all the best events in your city. Spend the weekend enjoying some live music, checking out local food festivals, or shopping at artisan markets. This guide to events in Orlando will surely have something that everyone will enjoy! 

Orlando Nightlife

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk

When: Thursday, January 9th at 6:30 PM

Where: The Veranda LIVE at Thornton Park

Join the fun on January 9th for Orlando's favorite reoccurring Art Night, the Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk! Over 25 places to stop for a tasty libation along with art vendors, live music, DJ,s, and all sorts of fun! 

Noches Azul Latin Nights

When: Thursday, January 9th at 6:00 PM

Where: Blue Martini Pointe Orlando

Blue Martini's Noches Azul is Orlando's most elite Latin nightlife experience now running 11yrs strong in the heart of Central Florida! Spend the night dancing to high energy DJ's among Orlando's most elite Latin community. 

Apopka Beer & BBQ Festival

When: Saturday, January 11th at 11:00 AM

Where: Kit Land Nelson Park

It's Wintertime and there is nothing like great BBQ & Beer in the park. Come join the fun for a day of beer, BBQ, live music, and arts & craft vendors! Tickets allow attendees to taste and sample beer and BBQ and judge the Rib contest!   

Family-Friendly Events in Orlando 

2020 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

When: Thursday, January 9th at 9:00 AM

Where: Walt Disney World Resort

You're invited to join us for the most magical race weekend on Earth at Walt Disney World Resort where your favorite classic Disney characters are the hosts! There will be race distances for all skill levels, including a kids race, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon!

Shop! Longwood Artisans Market - 2nd Thursday with Food Trucks!

When: Thursday, January 9th at 5:30 PM

Where: Reiter Park

Come and shop the new Artisans Market that has been added to the Food Truck Event on the 2nd Thursdays at Reiter Park in Longwood. Beautiful artwork, jewelry, art prints, paintings, and much more from many artists! 

Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest

When: Thursday, January 9th at 3:00 PM

Where: Orlando Fringe

The Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest was created as a way to open your eyes to the world of Fringe on a small, easy to introduce kind-of-way. They hand-picked each and every one of the shows in the festival to assure that the shows guaranteed to delight. 

Concerts in Orlando 

Grace Potter

When: Friday, January 10th at 7:00 PM

Where: House of Blues Orlando

Grace Potter is an American singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist who will be making a stop in Orlando this weekend! You can buy tickets now starting at $31! 

AC Slater at Gilt Nightclub

When: Saturday, January 11th at 10:00 PM

Where: Gilt Nightclub

AC Slater has begun a lengthy career for himself with his "Night Bass" sound by fusing elements of house music with the dirty basslines of UK garage and sprinkles of old-school rave synths and breaks. You can see him performing live this Saturday night at Gilt Nightclub. 

Slander Presents The Eye

When: Sunday, January 12th at 7:00 PM

Where: House of Blues Orlando

Slander is embarking on The Eye tour with support from Midnight Tyrannosaurus and Shadient! They will be making a stop in Orlando this weekend and tickets are on sale now! 

More Events in Orlando 

Get Hook'd on Lake Monroe Fishing Tournament & Seafood Festival

When: Friday, January 10th at 6:00 PM

Where: Historic Downtown Sanford

Come enjoy 3 days of fishing, food, and fun on Lake Monroe! Get Hook’d starts Friday, January 10th with a captain's meeting and Pre-Party at Celery City Craft. Main fishing tournament and Seafood Festival will be held on Saturday and the event will close out on Sunday with a kids fishing rodeo and fish fry.

12th Annual Orlando Home & Garden Show Jan. 10-12

When: Friday, January 10th at 12:00 PM

Where: Orange County Convention Center

The annual Orlando Home & Garden Show is the place to get all of your home & garden projects solved. You’ll find contractors, garden experts, interior designers, remodelers, home accessories, informative exhibits, entertaining speakers, and family fun! 

Maitland Movie in the Park

When: Saturday, January 11th at 6:30 PM

Where: Maitland City Hall

Bring the kids for a fun adventure in downtown Maitland with a movie in the park featuring the family flick "Dora and the Lost City of Gold" starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, January 11th! 

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