You might not be able to tell but it's officially FALL in Florida. New and festive things to do in Orlando are popping up all around town. We've provided you with a short list of Orlando events including options for the single crowd looking for the best nightlife and drink specials in the city and the family unit in search of new ways to play together and get the most out of their weekend. Orlando sports fans, we didn't forget about you. Take a gander at our weekly guide and let us know where you'll be living like a local in Orlando this week.
The Great Orlando Cocktail Party - Friday, September 28th
Orlando Weekly presents a night of TOTALLY AWESOME "cocktails with a twist" of Totally 80s! The Great Orlando Cocktail Party - September 28th at Celine Orlando.
Garnet & Gold Watch Party on Wall St - Saturday, September 29th
Watch every FSU game this season in Sideshow! They’ll be showing every Seminole game with sound on their 80″ TV’s. Plus Fight Songs, chants and great drink specials. If you are a ‘Nole, you’ll want to be there.
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Oviedo Oktoberfest 2018 - Thursday - Saturday
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.
90's R&B Fest - Saturday, September 29th
Relive the moments of the 90's at the 90’s R&B Fest at Kit Land Nelson Park! Live entertainment, over 15 food trucks, drinks, Kid Zone, and Madden and NBA competition!
International Food and Drink Festival 2018 - Sunday, September 30th
Get ready for the International Food and Drink Festival at Lake Eola Park! Free admission and parking for the public. Live music, entertainment, eating contests, and prizes.
Owl City: Cinematic Tour at Plaza Live - Wednesday, September 26th
AEG Presents Owl City w/ Matthew Thiessen And The Earthquakes at Plaza Live on September 26th.
Father John Misty with King Tuff at Hard Rock Live - Saturday, September 29th
Father John Misty with King Tuff will perform live at Hard Rock Live September 29th.
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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers 2018 PRESEASON GAME - Thursday, September 27th
Watch as the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Florida Panthers at Amway Center in the first preseason game against each other in Orlando since 1996!
UCF Knights vs. Pittsburgh Panthers - Saturday, September 29th
The UCF Knights are set to battle the Pittsburgh Panthers on September 29th for a home game at Spectrum Stadium! Kick off time is set for 3:30p.
Run Nona 2018 - Saturday, September 29th
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 music.
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Fall is finally upon us, and we're excited for all the upcoming family-friendly festivals and pumpkin patches that will soon be popping up all over Orlando! Start the season off right by visiting the Club Lake Plantation Fall Festival which begins this weekend in Apopka, and check out our guide for Where To Find The Best Pumpkin Patches In Orlando.
The Annual Club Lake Plantation Fall Festival in Apopka starts this Saturday, September 29th and operates through October 28th. This annual event is filled with hay rides, a corn maze, pumpkin patch, and other Fall family activities.
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