Orlando Family Friendly Events & Things to Do
Sweetwater-Wekiva Farmers Market
at Sweetwater-Wekiva Farmers Market
Your community Farmers Market is open every Sunday from 10AM-2PM. Bring your friends & family to shop small with all of our local farmers and artisans!
Health & Wellness Expo
at Orlando Fashion Square
Join us for a day of education and fun, this event is for entire family, meet with a variety of local businesses
Oviedo Oktoberfest 2018
A free three-day festival featuring live music, special dance performances, exciting games & contests, and German food and beer at Center Lake Park in Oviedo on September 27th.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers 2018 PRESEASON GAME
Watch as the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Florida Panthers at Amway Center in Orlando on Sept. 27th.
The HAUNT at Old Town
at Old Town
Old Town teams up with the area’s only year-round haunted house, Mortem Manor, to bring the nightmarish madness of The Haunt at Old Town. Immerse yourself in bloodcurdling horror as your worst fears come to life in several haunted attractions.
CLUB LAKE PLANTATION’S FALL FESTIVAL 2018
at Club Lake Plantation Pumpkin Patch
The Annual Club Lake Plantation Fall Festival takes place from Saturday, September 29th to Sunday, October 28th.
90's R&B Fest
For one night only you can relive the moments of the 90's at the 90’s R&B Fest! Live entertainment, over 15 food trucks, drinks, Kid Zone, and Madden and NBA competition!
Run Nona 2018
Run Nona is celebrating 11 years! Experience the excitement of Lake Nona at this year's race on September 29th at Lake Nona Town Center which includes a block party filled with trendy food trucks and fabulous music.
International Food and Drink Festival 2018
Get ready for the International Food and Drink Festival, the biggest and finest culinary event in Orlando! Free admission and parking for the public. Live music, entertainment, eating contests, prizes and more!
Storytime at the Central Florida Zoo
at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Come out to the Central Florida Zoo for a FREE story time event! Stories are presented by the Orange County Library Storytellers, and include a visit from one of our Animal Ambassadors!
Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show
at Florida National Guard Armory
Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society, Inc., a non-profit 501(C)3 educational organization is hosting Show.
2018 Central Florida Oktoberfest
Join us at the German American Society of Central Florida for the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration in Florida. Enjoy traditional German music, food, beer, and entertainment. Open to the public!
Art After Dark Lake Nona
at Lake Nona Town Center
Join us every Friday as Art After Dark takes over Lake Nona Town Center. This is your night to mingle amongst local artists from Orlando's bustling art scene. Enjoy their latest creations while sipping your favorite wine.
A Petrified Forest 2018 Opening Night
Prepare yourself! This Halloween, experience a new layout format with all new scares in Central Florida's premier haunted scare trail, A Petrified Forest! Come experience the sheer horror on Opening Night on Oct. 5, 2018.
UCF Knights Football vs. SMU Mustangs Football
The UCF Knights are set to battle the SMU Mustangs on October 6th at Spectrum Stadium! Kick off time is TBD.
Treasure Your Chest Scavenger Hunt
Grab your friends and co-workers and sign up for our Inaugural Treasure Your Chest Scavenger Hunt. This is a foot-race event with scavenger hunt locations within one mile around Wall Street Plaza.
Disney Junior Dance Party! On Tour
Dr. Phillips Center Presents Disney Junior Dance Party! On Tour in Association with AEG on October 6 at Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts.
Orlando Farmer's Market | Lake Eola Park
at Lake Eola Park
A Downtown Tradition, The Orlando Farmer's Market is the perfect way to spend your Sunday.
Villain Meet and Greet at the Crayola Experience
at Crayola Experience Orlando
Come meet three of your favorite Halloween villains as part of the Screamin’ Green Hauntoween event presented by The Crayola Experience.
A Petrified Forest 2018
Prepare yourself! This Halloween, experience a new layout format with all new scares in Central Florida's premier haunted scare trail, A Petrified Forest! Come experience the sheer horror!
Orlando Magic v San Antonio Spurs - Exhibition Game
Catch the Orlando Magic take on the San Antonio Spurs in an exhibition game at Amway Center October 12th.
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Patient Education Symposium
at WestGate Resorts
Annual Patient Education Symposium Features Physician speakers presenting topics including nutrition, hypnosis, medical marijuana, pediatric to adult transition, intimacy, school and 504 plans, new medications, emotional tools for children and many others
35th Annual Lukas Nursery Fall Festival
at Lukas Nursery and Butterfly Encounter
Mark Your Calendars for a weekend of family fun activities at the 35th Annual Lukas Nursery Fall Festival.
Grand Opening of Genome: Unlocking Life’s Codes
at Orange County Regional History Center
Enjoy free admission to Orange County Regional History Center's new exhibit "Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code" from the Smithsonian, presented locally by Orlando Health.
LEGOLAND Brick or Treat
The annual Brick or Treat event returns with spooky, kooky LEGO fun for kids, but this year with more days, more entertainment and more candy than ever before!
Owloween at Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge
Join us for some not-so-spooky family fun in Orlando at this year's Owloween at Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge!
Oktoberfest Community Festival in Avalon Park
at Avalon Park
Celebrate Oktoberfest at this FREE family event in Downtown Avalon Park on October 12th. The event will feature a kids bounce park, community performances, German music performed by Europa, food trucks, beer garden for the adults, and more!
Orlando Solar Bears vs. Atlanta Gladiators
Orlando Solar Bears vs. Atlanta Gladiators at Amway Center - October 13th | 7 PM
Track Shack's Garfield Halloween Run/Walk
Garfield is turning 40 this year and is celebrating with Track Shack at our inaugural Halloween 4k Run/Walk! Enjoy photo ops and candy stops along the route. Finish with bounce houses, cold treats, face painters and trick or treating!
Fall Festival at Sweetwater-Wekiva Farmers Market
at Sweetwater-Wekiva Farmers Market
Celebrate Fall at the Sweetwater-Wekiva Farmers Market. There will be a pumpkin patch, pumpkin decorating, and a special guest along with food trucks and market vendors.
Snow Queen and Friends at The Crayola Experience
at Crayola Experience Orlando
Come visit the Snow Queen and three of her friends as part of the Screamin’ Green Hauntoween event at the Crayola Experience!
Orlando Solar Bears vs. South Carolina Stingrays
Orlando Solar Bears vs. South Carolina Stingrays at Amway Center - Oct. 15th | 7 PM
Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat
Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat at Amway Center on Oct. 17th at 7 PM
Oktoberfest Orlando 2018
at Southport Community Park
Come enjoy the Oktoberfest Fun as only Orlando can do! October 19-21, 2018 at Southport Park in Orlando. Free Community Event. Family Fun for Adults and Kiddies. Nonprofit organization benefiting Diana's Friends, Inc. and Easter Seals Camp Challenge
4th Annual Crooked Can Oktoberfest
at Crooked Can Brewing Company
The 4th Annual CROOKED CAN OKTOBERFEST is returning to Plant Street in Winter Garden on October 19, 20 and 21! 3 days of German food, beer, family fun and entertainment!
Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Hornets
Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Hornets at Amway Center October 19th at 7 PM.
Face the Fear Haunted House
at The Longwood Village Inn
This year Face the Fear returns to one of the most "haunted" locations in Florida - The Historic Longwood Village Inn. This old hotel is the stuff of legend and one of "those" places that everyone fears...
Zoo Boo Bash at Central Florida Zoo
Trick-or-treat at the wildest place in town during our annual Zoo Boo Bash! It’s a safe, fun, and not-too-scary event for creatures of all ages. Bring your treat bag and wear your costume for a wild time!
Orlando Magic vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Orlando Magic vs. Portland Trail Blazers at Amway Center on October 25th at 7 PM
Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades
Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades at Amway Center - October 26th | 7 PM
Central Florida Veg Fest 2018
Central Florida Veg Fest is back--bigger and better than ever! It will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at beautiful Orlando Festival Park. The return of this extremely successful event has been eagerly anticipated!
Taste of Africa Food & Music Festival
at Orlando / Kissimmee KOA Holiday
A celebration of African culture, including African-influenced food, music, crafts, games, and goodies.
Community Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat
at University Presbyterian Church
UPC is hosting a Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat on Saturday, October 27, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert
Experience Tim Burton's cult classic with the score by Danny Elfman performed live at the Dr. Phillips Center on October 27th at 8 pm.
3rd Annual Wilkins Way Trunk or Treat
at Waterford Lakes Recreation Center
Join us for the 3rd Annual Wilkins Way Trunk or Treat on October 28th from 3pm-6pm. We will have trick or treating, food, music, bounce houses, raffles, and much much more. The event is FREE to attend!
Orlando Magic vs. Sacramento Kings
Orlando Magic vs. Sacramento Kings at Amway Center on October 30th at 7 PM
UCF Knights Football vs. Temple University Owls Football
The UCF Knights are set to battle the Temple University Owls at Spectrum Stadium on November 1st! Kick off time is set for 7:30 PM.
Orlando Magic vs. LA Clippers
Orlando Magic vs. LA Clippers at Amway Center on November 2nd at 7 PM
Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers at Amway Center on November 5th at 7 PM