Now that the holidays are over and your hangover has subsided it's time to get back to reality.  Luckily Orlando's sense of reality is still filled with fun events, concerts, nightlife and family fun all year long.  Here are 20 Things To Do In Orlando this week. 

Tuesday, January 3rd

Orlando Solar Bears vs. Manchester Monarchs | Amway Center

Start the New Year with a new experience.  Watch the Orlando Solar Bears take the ice against the Manchester Monarchs at the Amway Center. 

Special Programs: 2016 Sundance Shorts | Enzian Theater

Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of eight short films selected from this year’s Festival.

Twisted Tuesday's | Southern Nights Orlando

Pulse Orlando's hottest Tuesday Night Talent Contest is back! Hosted by Axel Andrews & Kai'ja Adonis with MRMS Adrien & Pistol Mercy!

Wednesday, January 4th

Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks | Amway Center

Let's Go MAGIC! The Orlando Magic take on the Atlanta Hawks at the Amway Center for the first official game of the New Year. 

Thursday, January 5th

1st Thursdays: Steam Machine | Orlando Museum Of Art

From 6-9 pm on the first Thursday of each month, Central Florida has an opportunity to discover local artists, listen to live music and mingle with an eclectic mix of people.

PowerShares Series Tennis Orlando | Amway Center

The 2016 PowerShares Series is a competitive tennis circuit featuring legendary tennis icons and world-renowned champions Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Courier, Michael Chang, James Blake, and Mark Philippoussis.

The Orlando Fringe Winter Mini Fest

A 4-day arts festival that presents a hand-picked selection of audience favorites from the 2016 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival and beyond.

Movie Night: Cocktail | Swirlery Wine Bar

You know the deal. Movie nights at the big swirl! up next "Cocktail" As usual Kernel Encore Gourmet Popcorn on fleeek with wines on zee perfection tip. See you at the movies.

Joe Marcinek Band W/ Shaun Martin & Tony Hall | The Social

Joe Marcinek Band with Shaun Martin, Tony Hall and The Groove Orient LIVE at The Social

Friday, January 6th 


Friday Night Block Party | Wall St. Plaza

Party with 1,000’s of Your Closest Friends! Block Parties are what Wall Street Plaza is known for. Every Friday and Saturday night starting at 9pm we close off the plaza to traffic and open it up for


Ones To Watch Presents: LoCash - The Fighters | House Of Blues Orlando

LoCash, formerly known as LoCash Cowboys, is an American country pop duo composed of Chris Lucas and Preston Brust, natives of Baltimore, Maryland and Kokomo, Indiana, you can catch these country boys at the House Of Blues in Orlando. 

Breakin The New Year | Peek Downtown

What a way to kick off the New Year! A night of bass, breaks, and energy! Come and join this amazing line up of DJ's. Doors open at 10pm. $5 cover after 11pm. Come party with us and dance all night!

Saturday, January 7th

Ron White

Table seating only available through the Hard Rock Live Box Office (407)351-5483. This show is For Mature Audiences Only. NO BACKPACKS, EXTENDED LENS CAMERAS, VIDEO CAMERAS, IPADS ALLOWED INSIDE OF VE

Bank Of America Museums On Us Weekend | Orlando Science Center

The first full weekend of every month Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders get free admission to Orlando Science Center on Saturdays and Sundays through the Museums on Us program!

Encore w/ Must Die | Gilt Nightclub

Optic Music Group, HTG Events, Disco Donnie, & Gilt Nightclub Presents: ENCORE - Saturdays at Gilt Nightclub

Def Leggend - The Epic Def Leppard Tribute Band | House Of Blues Orlando

DEF LEGGEND is the most authentic Def Leppard Tribute in the world. They provide an experience of sight and sound unmatched by any other Def Leppard tribute.

Girl The Party W/ DJ Nela | Southern Nights Orlando

Girl The Party-Florida's Largest Lesbian Weekly! Voted #3 Best Club Night in Orlando Weekly Best of Orlando 2016!

Sunday, January 8th

Paint and Play Hosted By Art In The Park Orlando | Sam Flax

Nurture your children’s curiosity and imagination while developing art skills and knowledge in a fun environment. Get Inspired by our wide selection of children's art and craft books with Art Instruct

The Scene 2017 Indi Music & Art Festival

We are the largest Indi movement in the city. This is the new wave of Orlando Indi Music and Art Culture. "The Scene" is an Awesome Interactive Art and Music event in Downtown Orlando that celebrates

Salsa In The Park | Lake Eola Park

Join us as we inspire the downtown community to get moving in the New Year by dancing Salsa outdoors at Lake Eola!

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