Orlando is abuzz with Purple Pride this week as Orlando gets ready for another powerful season of Orlando City Soccer.  If Orlando sports isn't your thing there are plenty of other things to do this weekend that includes fun for the entire family. Our guide will help you find things to do in Orlando this weekend.  Start planning!! 

Thursday, March 1st

Central Florida Fair 2018

The Central Florida Fair will celebrate its 106th Year in 2018 starting on March 1st, 2018.

Orlando Solar Bears vs. Reading Royals

See your Orlando Solar Bears take on the Reading Royals at the Amway Center in Downtown Orlando.


Are you involved in the biz? This is a night for everyone who works in local restaurants, bars, clubs, and stores to come join us! This is a night you do not want to forget!

Friday, March 2nd

4th Annual Orlando City Pub Crawl

As a Kickoff to Soccer, we want to get you prepped for Saturday’s home opener the only way City fans know how to. Put on their finest purple attire, drink for free, and crawl around the City Beautiful.

Ultimate Friday Nights | Chillers - Cahoots - Latitudes

Orlando's #1 Friday Night Party @ Church Street Bars. 3 Levels of Great Drinks & FUN* 3-4-1 Happy Hour in Downtown Orlando* Ladies Drink Free 10pm-11pm *

Baldwin Park First Friday Festival

This FREE sidewalk festival is held the First Friday of every month and is both family and pet-friendly. Over 70 local artisans of all genres will display their art while guests shop and stroll.

Movie Night at Harry Leu

Join Harry P. Leu Gardens for the showing of The LEGO® Movie Gardens open at 6:00 p.m., Movie time at 7:30 p.m.

Wild Kratts Live at Bob Carr Theater

Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, "come to real life" in a classically Wild Kratts performance at the Bob Carr Theater in Orlando.

Saturday, March 3rd

Blackberry Smoke Concert

Miller Lite and the Church Street District are proud to present BLACKBERRY SMOKE live in concert on Church Street in Downtown Orlando on Saturday, March 3. Read More:  Live Music Comes Back To Church Street With Blackberry Smoke Concert In Orlando

Best Damn Race Orlando 2018

The 5th Annual Best Damn Race Orlando will take place on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Featuring a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and a 5K + 10K Challenge.

2018 Sonny's Smokin' Showdown

The nation's top pitmasters are comin' to Central Florida to put their skills to the test. Come watch the action in person on Tinker Field at Camping World Stadium in Orlando! Join us.

Orlando City SC vs. D.C. United

Kick off the Orlando City Soccer season by watching OCSC take on D.C. United on Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 PM!

OCSC Season Opener Pre & Post Party on Wall St!

It’s time once again to show our Purple Pride! Orlando City Soccer Club is back in action and kicking off the 2018 MLS season on Saturday, March 3rd. Celebrate the season opener with the biggest and b

2018 Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts

The 31st Annual Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts is a FREE event held at Oval Park in Lake Mary & will feature more than 150 Fine Art & Craft Exhibits, Live Entertainment, Beer, Wine & Food Trucks. 

4th Annual Eat Local, Sip Local Stroll

APGD's 4th Annual Eat Local Sip Local Stroll will feature locally sourced fruits and veggies, sustainably produced Florida cheese and meats, in addition to Florida craft beer and boutique wine.

Sunday, March 4th

Crooked Can Brewing Company

Take a tour of Crooked Can. Tours are available every Sunday from Noon to 4 starting every hour. Built upon the founders' passion for craft beer, Crooked Can Crewing Company is an upstart craft brewery built inside the Plant St. Market located in Historic Downtown Winter Garden, Florida.


Disney's The Lion King

Showtimes for Disney's The Lion King run through March 11. FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando presents The Lion King Show dates: February 14–March 11, 2018, Showtimes vary Tickets start at $35.25. 

Orlando Farmer's Market | Lake Eola Park

A Downtown Tradition, The Orlando Farmer's Market is the perfect way to spend your Sunday.

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