What to do, what to do. We took the guesswork out of planning your weekend with this week's things to do in Orlando guide. A few of our favorite local spots in Downtown Orlando are turning 20. Lake Eola and Crooked Can Brewing are hosting their versions of Oktoberfest in Orlando on different sides of the city. Nicki Minaj is performing at the Amway Center and kid-friendly Halloween events in Orlando are popping up around town. 

Orlando Nightlife

Casey's 20 Year Anniversary Party - Saturday, Oct. 20th

Casey's on Central will celebrate 20 years of pouring drinks on Oct. 20th with free food, giveaways, and live music!

9th Annual Dia De Los Muertos & Monster Factory Event - Thursday, Oct. 18th

Join the Downtown Arts District for the Fun-Charged Exhibit and Block Party Celebrating Dia De Los Muertos and Halloween, in Collaboration with the Monthly 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop and Art Walk.

Creative City Project's Immerse 2018 - Oct. 19th & 20th

Awakening you to a life of creativity and adventure all in the streets and public spaces of Downtown Orlando, Creative City Project's Immerse 2018 is 2 days, 1,000+ artists, and hundreds of creative experiences you can't have anywhere else!

4th Annual Crooked Can Oktoberfest - Oct. 19th - 21st

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!

Lake Eola OktoBEERfest - Saturday, Oct. 20th

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.

Anthony's Thornton Park turns 20

On October 20th, 2018 Anthony's Thornton Park celebrates 20 years. They will be having a stage with live music and DJs throughout the day and night starting at Noon. 

UCF Football Away Game Watch Parties at Hooch  - Saturday, Oct. 20th

Watch as the Knights take on the Carolina Pirates at the official away game watch party at Hooch on Wall Street. Cheer on our Knights as they #ChargeOn to victory. Remember to wear black and gold!

Orlando Family Events

Feast on the 50 presented by CenterState Bank - Thursday, Oct. 18th

Feast on the 50, a popular annual community event, takes place on the turf of Camping World Stadium and features a night full of food and family fun, a kid's area, and a fireworks display to end the night. 

Image: Camping World Stadium

Zoo Boo Bash at Central Florida Zoo - Saturday, Oct. 20th

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!

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Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat - Wednesday, Oct. 17th

Orlando Magic take on the Miami Heat at Amway Center on Oct. 17th at 7 PM.

NICKIHNDRXX TOUR at Amway Center - Saturday, Oct. 20th

Nicki Minaj and Future co-headline a performance together at Amway Center this Saturday.

Desert Hearts Takeover at The Orlando Amphitheater - Saturday, Oct. 20th

The Desert Hearts team takes over The Orlando amphitheater along with some of Orlando's top local Artists! This day will be filled with DJs, food trucks, a Bloody Mary & Mimosa bar, extreme bungee racing, and vendor's square. 

Explore New Things To Do in Orlando

Explore Downtown Orlando's Church Street District

Located in the heart of Downtown Orlando, the Church Street District is home to an eclectic mix of dining, professional sports, live entertainment, night spots, theater, and Orlando’s award-winning Amway Center.  No matter what you’re looking for, there’s always something new to discover on Church Street in Orlando. Here are a few places and events we think you should check out. 

Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Enjoy a bountiful offering of ceviche, paella, and tapas dishes along with regular flamenco shows under a beautiful cathedral ceiling.

CFS Coffee Downtown Orlando

CFS Coffee just opened its second location on Church Street. This eclectic little shop is known for its 100% premium Columbian coffee and espresso drinks, but also offers breakfast bowls, beer, wine, and pastries.

Orlando City Soccer Pre-Game on Church Street - Sunday, Oct. 21st

Head to Church Street District Orlando this Sunday to pre-game before heading to watch the Orlando City Lions play their last home game of the season.

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Feature Image: Creative City Project