As of today, it is now officially summer in the city. Outside of the long lines and chaos of the Orlando theme parks and attractions, there are plenty of things to do in Orlando this weekend to keep the crew cool and entertained for a while.  Our Orlando events guide has something for everyone from family-friendly events to nightlife, sports, and live music. Here are our top picks for things to do in Orlando this weekend.  

Thursday, June 21st

Sunset at the Zoo

In search of new things to do in Sanford? The Central Florida Zoo will reopen at 5:30 on Thursday night for Sunset At The Zoo for adults only! Live music will set the scene as you stroll through the Central Florida Zoo in Sanford during this local alternative to your standard happy hour!

Summer Free Gelato Night at Gelato Fiasco Orlando SoDo

Celebrate the first day of summer and the opening of Gelato Fiasco in the SoDo District with Free Gelato Night. It's Thursday, June 21, from 6 to 11 p.m. Celebrate the first day of summer with a sweet treat from the gelato shop in Orlando. 

3rd Thursday Gallery Hop

On the third Thursday of every month, thousands of visitors converge in Downtown Orlando to celebrate art, music, and business. Along the way, people partake in an evening of sights, sounds, food, shopping and cosmopolitan living. 



Shots Bar in Orlando invites you to throw back a few drinks this Thursday with their 1/2 off drinks happy hour.  From 5pm-9pm drink for half price including $4 Three Olives, $5 Tito's, and $5 Jameson.  If you're an industry professional drinks are 1/2 off all night. 

Friday, June 22nd

Mascot Games

The 25th Annual Mascot Games, hosted by New Hope For Kids, returns to Amway Center for two exciting shows: Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23. 

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Friday Nights Ladies Night

Fire up your Friday with FREE drinks for ladies at Chillers in Downtown Orlando! 2 FULL Hours Of FREE wells, beer, and frozen drinks. NO COVER for LADIES all NIGHT!

Rebelution at Orlando Amphitheater

Orlando Amphitheater presents Rebelution - Free Rein Summer Tour 2018 June 22nd.

Cabaret Rouge Dinner Show

Welcome to the Bal Du Moulin Rouge! Let go, unload and unwind into a fun night of food, drinks, entertainment, and memories.

Saturday, June 23rd

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert

Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert on Saturday, June 24th at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Orlando.

Orlando City SC vs. Montreal Impact

The Orlando City Lions will take on the Montreal Impact at Orlando City Soccer Stadium on Jun 23rd!

Sunday, June 24th

FM 101.9’s BEST SUMMER EVER starring Robert DeLong, Dreamers & Mt. Joy at The Beacham

FM 101.9’s BEST SUMMER EVER starring Robert DeLong, Dreamers & Mt. Joy at The Beacham June 24th.

Rain or shine you can always count on Orlando to provide a great time.  Stay connected to all the sports, nightlife, and things to do in Orlando by subscribing to 407area. It's FREE! 
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