Orlando Festivals Events & Things to Do
Orlando Film Festival 2018
at Cobb Plaza Cinema Café
The 2018 Orlando Film Festival takes place Oct. 18th - 25th in Downtown Orlando. This festival is for anyone who loves movies. See the diverse stories told by independent filmmakers, all in one convenient location in beautiful Downtown Orlando.
17th Annual Taste of Thornton Park
The Thornton Park Neighborhood Association is proud to present its 17th annual "A Taste of Thornton Park". Come enjoy food, beer, wine and cocktails in a festive environment that includes live music.
YETI Presents: The Tundra Tour - Stories From The Wild
Join us in celebration of the YETI Tundra’s 10th anniversary! The Tundra Tour showcases a selection of never-before-seen YETI films, visits from brand ambassadors, and raffles with exclusive YETI prizes to win.
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!
Creative City Project's Immerse 2018
at Downtown Orlando Find Tickets
2 days, 1,000+ artists, and hundreds of creative experiences you can't have anywhere else! Creative City Project's Immerse 2018. October 19 & 20, 2018.
Oktoberfest in Celebration, FL
at Celebration Town Center
On October 19 and 20, Celebration Town Center transforms before your very eyes as the falling leaves of the season drop on Market Street during Oktoberfest.
at Winter Springs Festival of the Arts
Winter Springs ARToberFEST is celebrating 11 years of exceptional art, tasty German food and drink, rockin’ entertainment, kids’ crafts and much more.
at The Falls Shops Find Tickets
We are excited to invite you to participate in this year’s Kiddo-Ween party, an event presented by Kiddos Magazine.
Desert Hearts Takeover at The Orlando Amphitheater
Join us 10.20.18 for an all-day party with the Desert Hearts team and some of Orlando's top local Artists! This day will be filled with DJs, Food Trucks, a Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar, Extreme Bungie Racing, Blow Up Jousting, and a Vendor's Square.
Lake Eola OktoBEERfest
World of Beer presents: Lake Eola OktoBEERfest! A series of drinking games that combine the competitive nature of Intramural Sports, with enough beer to drown a small village.
5th Annual Windermere Craft Beer Fest
at Downtown Windermere Find Tickets
The Windermere Craft Beer Fest is back for the 5th year! This is your chance to try some new brews and check out what's going on in the Florida craft beer scene. The event will be held in beautiful Downtown Windermere on Oct. 20th.
Spooky Empire 2018
Experience the dark side of comic con at this year's Spooky Empire Convention featuring 3 full days of Rock N Roll, horror, Halloween, tattoos, films, and exhibits on October 26-28 at Carib Royale Orlando.
Spooky Empire Celebrates Its Sweet Sixteen with The X-Files, Hocus Pocus, Elvira, and more
The ‘dark side of comic con’ will celebrate its Sweet Sixteen birthday with special guests, anniversaries and reunions.
BOO! on Broadway
at Kissimmee Main Street
BOO! on Broadway is a family friendly event. Bring the kids out for an evening of trick or treat fun, vendors, games, pictures and plenty more.
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.
Eat to The Beat Concert Series at EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
at Disney's | Epcot
Each night during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, the America Gardens Theatre serves up performances from major recording artists. This year, our musical menu features 32 irresistible acts—our biggest and best lineup ever.
Come join Never Stand Alone for our newest event, OktoberFiesta, as we transform Winter Park’s West Meadow in Central Park into the ultimate fall outdoor day party on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 1 PM-7 PM
Fall Fiesta in the Park 2018
at Lake Eola Park
Fall into family fun at Fall Fiesta in the Park at Lake Eola Park on Nov. 3rd & 4th. The free, pet-friendly event includes artist and crafter booths, food vendors, live music, a huge children’s play area and more.
Free Play Florida 2018 Electronic Gaming Expo
Free Play Florida 2018 is a three day celebration of electronic gaming of all kinds. Over 250 arcades, pinball games, consoles and countless things to learn, play and see!
Festival of Trees: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
at Orlando Museum Of Art
The Festival of Trees now in its thirty-second year, transforms the Orlando Museum of Art into a glittering wonderland filled with sparkling trees, vignettes and stunning décor. This year’s theme is "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year".
Florida Sports Expo 2018
Callling all Sports Fans, Families, and Athletes! We're excited to announce Florida Sports Expo is returning March 4, 2018! We're excited to be bringing you guys an even BIGGER show than last year!
Orlando Beer Festival 2018
The 4th Annual Orlando Beer Festival returns to Festival Park in the Milk District. Pouring 200+ craft beers from local and regional breweries, this festival will also feature live music, interactive games, a wine tasting experience, food trucks, + more.
Sanford Beer Week 2018
at Historic Sanford Florida
Join us for our 4th annual Sanford Beer Week November 13th-19th! A week full of beer events in Downtown Sanford celebrating our love for craft beer!
Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
at Disney's | Epcot
Discover the joyous holiday traditions of our 11 World Showcase nations at the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, Nov. 18th - Dec. 30th, 2018.
Zen Awakening Festival 2018
Zen Awakening Festival, happening November 16th - 18th, 2018, is a transformational, music and arts festival. Featuring DJ's, Bands, Yoga, Meditation, Spiritual Teachers, Holistic Teachers, Cirque Performers, and other talented performers.
Longwood Fall Festival 2018
at Historic Downtown Longwood
The City of Longwood is excited to announce the “Longwood Fall Festival”! This year's event will be located in the beautiful downtown historic district in Longwood FL and span three days from November 16th through the 18th.
Orlando Balloon Glow at Blue Jacket Park
The Orlando Balloon Glow at Blue Jacket Park in Baldwin Park, will take place on November 16th to 18th 2018 and features hot air balloons, retail vendors, food trucks and Kid Zone family activities! Admission is free.
Tom & Dan 'Bad at Business' Beerfest 2018
at West End Trading Co.
The Bad at Business Beerfest is a FREE to the public Beer-Fest in Sanford, part of Sanford Beer Week 2018. Free Samples, Free Admission, Free Live Entertainment!
Jingle Eve 2018
at Ivanhoe Village
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… it’s Jingle Eve! Get ready for the BEST party of the year for more than 20 years running. North Orange Avenue will be lit up with holiday lights, live music, Christmas carolers, Santa and kids zone, and more.
37th Annual Holiday Craft Fair
at Osceola Arts
Join the Osceola Crafters Guild for the 37th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at Osceola Arts. The Holiday Craft Fair is open Nov. 16 thru Dec. 23 and features hundreds of handmade crafts by local artisans including jewelry, wreaths, ornaments, glass, and more.
Latin Fiesta Nights at Old Town Kissimmee
at Old Town
Come and enjoy the best Latin party at Old Town every month at Latin Fiesta Nights, with authentic Latin food, drinks, prizes and free live music!
Sofas & Suds 2018
at Celery City Craft
Come to Beautiful Downtown Sanford and watch as local businesses race their modified couches against one other. Huge bragging rights at stake for the fastest couch as well as the crowd favorite.
Sanford Craft Beer Summit 2018
at Celery City Craft
The final night of Sanford Beer Week 2018, to be held at Celery City Craft! We have invited a handful of craft beer veterans to visit our town during craft beer week and share their observations with us.
at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
A free, two-day celebration in Downtown Orlando that features a kaleidoscopic fusion of aromas, sights, sounds, tastes, textures and fascinating stories captured on film that illustrate the diverse origins and heritages of our community.
Florida Man Music Festival at Orlando Ampitheater
FM 101.9’s Florida Man Music Festival is Central Florida’s biggest alternative music festival, featuring over 15 bands on two stages!
Winter Spark Baldwin Park
at Baldwin Park Events
Winter Spark Baldwin Park returns to New Broad St this holiday season! On December 8th, bring out the family for a night of food trucks, artist performances, photos with Santa, and a parade!
Deck The Runway - Celebrity Holiday Fashion Showcase
at Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate Find Tickets
Join us!, At this celebrity red carpet event for a night of fashion and elegance! AMAZING Emerging fashion designers from Florida, Missouri, Ohio, California, New York, Mississippi, and Puerto Rico! Take on the runway to showcase their fashion collection
Orlando Water Festival 2019
Tickets are on sale for the ORLANDO Water Lantern Festival coming to Orlando Watersports Complex in 2019! One World Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you'll witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the water.
Orlando Jazz Festival 2019
Due to scheduling conflicts, the Orlando Jazz Festival scheduled for September 21st and 22nd, 2018 at Dr. Phillips Center’s Seneff Arts Plaza has been rescheduled to March 29th and 30th, 2019.