Best Things to do in Orlando this Month: Events and More!

 

OUR MONTHLY GUIDE TO THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ORLANDO FOR DATE NIGHT

There are so many fun events happening in the City Beautiful. Enjoy the sunshine at a market, try an art class or explore the foodie scene. With summer here it is time to make those weekend getaway plans, spend time cooling off in natural springs near Orlando, or head to a nearby beach.

There’s a lot on our curated guide of things to do in Orlando, so keep scrolling! It starts with event highlights for things to do this week, followed by our top picks for things to do in Orlando for the rest of the month. You’ll also find an ongoing events section for even more ideas. Check back often as we add more Orlando events to this listing throughout the month.

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This guide is updated throughout the month. 
Scroll down for a look ahead to the big events of 2022

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June 3, 7-10 p.m. and June 4, 6-10 p.m.
Join Wine Quest 2022, Orlando’s premier wine, spirits and gourmet cuisine event! Hosted at the beautiful Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando®. Sample over 200 wines, spirits and specialty cocktails from around the world! Gourmet dinner and wine pairings with silent and live auctions. Gather your friends, or plan a getaway with that special someone. All proceeds benefit individuals with developmental disabilities in Central Florida.

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And It Was Good: Showcase Gallery for Arts Fellowship Orlando
June 16, 7-9 p.m. | Dr. Phillips Center – Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater
Profound. Provocative. Passionate. Arts Fellowship Orlando, the newest arm of The Collaborative Orlando, invites you to join them for their inaugural showcase. Experience a night of inspiration as you journey through the intersection of art and faith with their diverse 2022 cohort (singer/songwriter, creative writer, visual artist, classical composer, carpenter) as they present the original works they’ve cultivated over the course of their fellowship. In addition, guest appearances will be made by celebrated Orlando Poet Laureate Shawn Welcome, Orlando’s premier choreographer Dawn Branch, award-winning filmmaker James Spradlin and Broadway veterans Stephen and Juliette Trafton. Please join Arts Fellowship Orlando for a full evening of unconventional expressions of faith that will equally excite and inspire you.
And It Was Good

THE PINK PARTY hosted by The Hampton Social 
Sat, June 18, Noon to 5pm | The Hampton Social – 9101 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
Enjoy a Garden Oasis Experiential Pop-Up, immersive Rosé Tasting Bars from all over the world, Culinary Delights , Experiential Touch Points, and a Special Live DJ Set with DJ Vice.

Road Trip: Events in Tampa Bay this month

Planning to head to Tampa this month? Here’s a guide to the best Tampa Bay events this month from Tampa Bay Date Night Guide. If you’re planning to bring the kids, check out this guide to family-friendly events and activities in Tampa Bay from our sister publication Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine.

 

June 1-5, 2022 Things to Do / Events in Orlando

Bite30: Orlando’s 60-Day Restaurant Week
June 1 – July 10, 2022
Various participating restaurants
Restaurant-hop through the City Beautiful, experience delicious food, service and ambiance of the restaurants you really should know about.
Prix-fixe multi-course $30 dinner menus

Location release party
Wednesday, June 1, 3pm
Orlando Brewing
Head to Orlando Brewing for a party and to find out where their new location will be

Related: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Breweries in Orlando

Geek Easy Comedy Showcase
Wednesday, June 1, 8:15pm
The Geek Easy
FREE

33rd Annual ZORA! Festival
June 3 – 5, 2022
The Preserve in Eatonville
The 2022 ZORA! Festival Season will now consist of three (3) key events, each one appealing to both a specific, as well as to, an inter-generational audience. The 2022 theme will be “Celebrations for the Generations.” There are a variety of events, please visit the Festival website for full details.

Movie Night at Leu Gardens
Friday, June 3, 8:30pm
Gardens open at 6:00 p.m., Movie time at 8:30 p.m.
Leu Gardens
“No TIme to Die”
Cost: $7 adult, $5 child (4-17 years of age), plus tax and online fees. Tickets available online starting May 30, 2022 until capacity

National Cider Day Celebration
Friday, June 3, 5pm – 9pm
Quantum Leap Winery
Quantum Leap besides producing their own wine and own brand of hard cider, Pedaler’s Hard Cider. Live music will be provided by musical duo Megan Stackpoole and Arienna Water from 5pm-8pm! Pizzadilla will be on site, Cider, wine, and beer will be available for purchase. There will also be release of a new special limited time flavor of Pedaler’s Hard Cider that will be on tap and in bottle for purchase

Pridefest Kissimmee
Saturday, June 4, 12pm – 5pm
Kissimmee Civic Center
A celebration grounded in welcoming, fostering awareness of, and acknowledging the impactful contributions of our local LGBTQ community.|
FREE

CommUNITY Rainbow Run & CommUNITY Festival
Saturday, June 4, 7:00am – 10:30am
Wadeview Park – 2177 S. Summerlin Avenue, Orlando
The Sixth Annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run and Family Festival benefiting the onePULSE Foundation and the National Pulse Memorial & Museum
$49

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Yoga at the Brewery
Sunday, June 5, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing
Cost is $10 and includes your first Ivanhoe Park Beer or Mimosa. You will receive happy hour pricing for the duration of your stay. Bring your own yoga mat
$10

June 6-12, 2022 Things to Do / Events in Orlando

Blind Wine Tasting Event
Thursday June 9, 7pm – 9pm
Spill Wine Bar, Winter Springs
5 hand-selected bottles, served with small bites
$15

Popcorn Flicks in the Park: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Thursday, June 9, 8pm
Winter Park Events Center
This film is a part of our Popcorn Flicks series, which is currently taking place at the Winter Park Events Center once a month and it’s FREE, but registration is required

Longwood Luau
Saturday, June 11, 11am – 3pm
Reiter Park
Hawaiian-themed party featuring delectable food, live entertainment, and tropical vibes! There will be several water slide inflatables. Don’t forget to bring bathing suits for the kids.
FREE

Vegan Festival
Saturday June 11, 11am – 3pm
Lake Eola Park
Over 25 local vendors and businesses offering plenty of vegan food, drinks, and craft options. Live music during the entire event and a guest speaker and free workshop.
FREE – food and product pricing varies

407 Food Fair
Ivanhoe Park Brewing
Saturday, June 11, 2pm – 7pm
Monthly food & craft festival will be held the second Saturday of the month at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co
FREE – food and product pricing varies

Science Night Live
Saturday June 11, 8pm
Orlando Science Center
Adults 21 and up only. Explore interactive exhibit halls, try hands-on experiments in Dr. Dare’s Lab, and catch special guest speakers.

Date Night in the Plaza
Saturday, June 11, 8 to 10 p.m.
Treat yourselves to an evening of live music, fun games and more. Enjoy a Saturday night backyard barbecue right in Cranes Roost Park. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Patrons must be at least 21 years of age. Admission is free. Table seating is limited.

Date Night in the Plaza at Cranes Roost Park | Image credit: City of Altamonte

Freedom Fest & Malaya Market
June 11 and 12, 4pm – 8pm
East End Market
Family-friendly weekend celebrating the past, present & future of Filipino food & culture in Central Florida
FREE

Take a Tram Tour
Sunday June 12, 2:30pm
Colt Creek State Park
See the park from your special seat on the Colt Creek tram as a Ranger highlights the beauty of the park. Reservations (863-815-6761) are required, as space is limited.

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June 13-19, 2022 Things to Do / Events in Orlando

Oviedo Brewing Company Night Market
Friday, June 17, 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Oviedo Mall
Featuring fresh local variety of produce as well as craft items, ready-to-eat food, and more. A fun evening outdoors as we enjoy craft brew & local flavors under the evening stars!
FREE

7th Annual Seafood & Jazz Festival
Saturday, June 18, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Eagles Nest Park, Orlando
Ticket sales and pricing TBA

Kissimmee Juneteenth Festival
Saturday, June 18, 12pm – 5pm
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
A celebration of community, culture, and unity that is perfect for the entire family.
FREE

Pink Party
Saturday, June 18, 12pm – 5pm
The Hampton Social
Enjoy a Garden Oasis Experiential Pop-Up, immersive Rosé Tasting Bars from all over the world, Culinary Delights , Experiential Touch Points, and a Special Live DJ Set with DJ VICE
$99 Includes welcome glass of Rosé, our signature culinary bites, four (4) immersive global Rosé tastings and experiential surprises

Pride Bar Crawl
Saturday, June 18, 4pm
Underground Orlando
A Portion Of Proceeds Will Be Donated To The Trevor Project
$10 – $15

Juneteenth in Longwood
Saturday, June 18, 11am – 3pm
Reiter Park
Celebrate freedom with the community at the City of Longwood’s first Juneteenth celebration
FREE

Tom & Dan Beer Release Party
Saturday, June 18, 11am – 2pm
Join Tom & Dan as they release the new DAD JOKES Golden Ale Beer at Hourglass Brewing in Longwood Florida

Authentic Selves: Poetry Reading and Open Mic
Sunday, June 19, 7:30pm
Timucua Arts Foundation Orlando
Announcing Timucua’s new monthly poetry and open mic series, Authentic Selves! Held the 3rd Sunday of every month at Timucua.
FREE

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June 20-26, 2022 Things to Do / Events in Orlando

A Streetcar Named Desire
Thursday, June 23, 7:00 p.m.
Timucua Arts Foundation Orlando
As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski. Audience Advisory: Contains adult situations and violence

Blonde Ambition Glow Party
Thursday, June 23, 6pm
Boxi Park
They provide the band and the glow sticks, and you bring your best moves
NO COVER

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert
June 25 and 26, 2022
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Experience your favorite movies transformed with the music of a live symphony orchestra in the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series.
$45.50 and up

Summerween
Saturday, June 25, 11am – 3pm
Ivanhoe Village
This event is Halloween lite and will feature children’s activities, trick or treating for adults and children, and specials and discounts throughout the district for a $5 wristband available for purchase.

Hawaiian Luau Dinner Show
Saturday, June 25, 5pm – 8pm
Horsepower Ranch & Events, Geneva
Immerse yourself in an authentic cultural experience of the Pacific Islands. Experience the unforgettable beauty and grace of Hula from Hawaii, enjoy songs and traditional dances of Tahiti, witness the native chants of New Zealand’s Haka, watch breathtaking fire dances from Samoa and feast on a tasty, Island-style buffet
$49.95 adults, $24.95 children

1st Annual Karts & Kegs
Sunday June 26, 2pm
Henry’s Depot, Sanford
From the creator of Sofas & Suds comes the next form of a device racing and drink chasing event. Karts & Kegs will be an all-day celebration of Sanfords Golf Cart culture combined with it’s Craft Beer love affair.

June 27-30, 2022 Things to Do / Events in Orlando

The Alice: An Immersive Cocktail Experience
June 29 – August 10, 5:30pm – 7:00pm or 7:45pm – 9:15pm
The Oliv Bar
An immersive cocktail adventure! Come along on a 90 minute topsy-turvy journey into the magical realm of Wonderland.
$43.00

Last Wednesdays at A&H
Wednesday, June 29, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Enjoy free admission to the current exhibition of the Maitland Art Center Gallery. Then grab a drink (a broad selection of both nonalcoholic or alcoholic beverages) and watch the sun set over the iconic lily pond in the Main Gardens.
FREE – Cash Bar available

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Second Harvest hosts “Food for Thought” tours
June 1, June 15 and June 29
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida
Pre-registration is required a week before each tour.
Get an inside look at how Second Harvest distributes enough food for 250,000 meals a day – which remains elevated compared to pre-pandemic distribution levels.

Orlando Local Makers Pop Up Markets
Most Fridays and Saturdays
20+ local makers in the delightful backyard of The House on Lang in the Mills 50 neighborhood

Sunset Market
Every Friday in May, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Pointe Orlando
Plants, produce, soaps, custom tumblers and so much more from local small businesses. Need a unique gift for an upcoming birthday or anniversary? Come check it out!

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
Daily March 2 – July 4, 2022
EPCOT
Annual springtime event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, lively entertainment and more.
Included with theme park admission; food and beverage extra

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Bazaar Botanica Markets
Third Sunday of each month – June 19, July 17 etc. 1pm – 6pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing
30+ Artisan Vendors ; And hundreds of products to shop. Plants, Vintage, art, handmade, oddities, and more.
Live and Local performers & entertainment
FREE Admission

Kamayan Supper Club
The supper club will release tickets for weekly Kamayans out of our @taglishfl UCF location. Private dinners and lunches will be available for parties of 6 or more with advance notice.
$45 per person

Movie Mondays
A La Cart Orlando
Monday nights, 7pm or sunset (whichever comes first)
Enjoy a FREE outdoor movie every Monday evening while enjoying food for purchase from the resident food trucks. Sign up for A La Cart’s email list to find out which movies are playing each week.
FREE Admission

Tasty Takeover in The Milk District
Tuesdays from 6:30-10pm
The Milk District – E. Robinson St
THE food truck block party in Orlando! Find it in The Milk District every Tuesday night behind the bars and shops of E. Robinson St.
FREE Admission

Related: How to Have an Orlando Food Truck Date

Tuesday Trivia
Tuesdays at 7pm
Hourglass Brewing
Head to Hourglass Brewing every Tuesday and join Kendra for some great trivia and brews!
FREE Admission

Wine Down Wednesdays
Every Wednesday, 5pm – 8pm
The Yardery in Sanford
$20 gets you a wristband for unlimited samplings of featured wines as well as unlimited samplings of featured house-made flatbreads. Plus, local artists live paint in the yard

Piano Bar Show at Jewel
Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights
Jewel Orlando
Dueling Piano players take the stage for a fun night of song requests and sing-alongs! Call (321) 444-5306 after 5pm to get your password for speakeasy entry.
FREE admission with password

Image credit: Jewel Orlando

Weekends at the Winery
Saturdays and Sundays, noon-4pm
Lakeridge Winery
Head to this Central Florida winery’s expansive vineyard green each weekend for delicious food, live entertainment, complimentary wine tastings/tours, and Lakeridge wines by the glass at the outdoor bar.
FREE admission

Check out multiple Farmers Markets around Orlando every weekend.

Family Sunset at Central Florida Zoo
June 24 – 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
July 22 – 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 26 – 5p.m. – 8 p.m.
September 23 – 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Zoo reopens at 5 p.m. and comes alive with all sorts of fun until the sun goes down. Family Sunset features music at the Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground, inflatable games, and of course, some of your favorite animals along the shaded boardwalks.
$6 per person when purchased online and $8 per person when purchased on-site. This event is not included in annual passes

Pathways 2022: The Carlos Malamud Prize Exhibition
May 19, 2022 – September 2, 2022
UCF Art Gallery

This exhibition is the result of a collaborative partnership between the UCF Art Gallery at the University of Central Florida and the Rollins Museum of Art to celebrate and support emerging professional artists working in Florida. Juried by an external panel of three professionals from various areas of the art world, this year’s edition of the exhibition features six artists with diverse practices. This year’s finalists are Eugene Ofori Agyei, Channing Gray, Aimee Jones, Eric Ondina, Ivan Riascos, and April Webb.
Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Virtual exhibitions are available at: https://gallery.cah.ucf.edu/
Closed on major holidays
Admission is FREE

 

Top Yearly Orlando Events for 2022: Concerts, Festivals, and More

In search of date night inspiration for the rest of the year? There are dozens of amazing Orlando events to choose from in 2022. Take your pick of the endless options: a stellar concert lineup, Broadway shows, festivals to delight foodies, theme park happenings, sporting events, and so much more. Here are a few of our favorites to pencil into your calendar for date night this year:

 

JULY

Fireworks at the Fountain
Monday, July 4, 2022
Lake Eola Park
Enjoy live entertainment, family friendly fun, and food and beverages available for purchase from a variety of vendors. At 9:15 p.m., the sky will illuminate with a spectacular fireworks finale, set to a live patriotic performance
FREE Admission

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407 Food Fair
Ivanhoe Park Brewing
Saturday, July 9, 2pm – 7pm
Monthly food & craft festival will be held the second Saturday of the month at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co
FREE – food and product pricing varies

Hawaiian Luau Dinner Show
Saturday, July 9, 5pm – 8pm
Horsepower Ranch & Events, Geneva
Immerse yourself in an authentic cultural experience of the Pacific Islands. Experience the unforgettable beauty and grace of Hula from Hawaii, enjoy songs and traditional dances of Tahiti, witness the native chants of New Zealand’s Haka, watch breathtaking fire dances from Samoa and feast on a tasty, Island-style buffet
$49.95 adults, $24.95 children

New Kids on the Block
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Amway Center
$26 and up

Candle Making Class
Tuesday, July 12, 7pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing
Candle making with Lauren from Good Vibe Candle Co! You will make your own 8oz candle to take home
$30 – $78 (date night package available)

Freestyle Explosion Throwback Jam
Saturday, July 16, 2022
Amway Center
$36 and up

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival
July 14 – November 19, 2022
Epcot
Take a taste tour across 6 continents and more.
Included with theme park admission; food and beverage extra

R&B Music Experience – Keith Sweat Birthday Celebration
Friday, July 22, 2022
Amway Center
Keith Sweat, Tevin Campbell, Monica, Tamar Braxton, 112, Ginuwine and Silk. The one-night-only concert features a vast catalog of old school R&B hits
$65 and up

Christmas in July Pub Crawl
Saturday, July 23, 5pm – 9pm
Avalon Park Orlando
Pick up your cup, ticket & map and crawl through Downtown Avalon Park! Stop at each participating business on the map to grab a special holiday beverage. Enjoy music & holiday spirit in July, wear your favorite tacky summer Christmas outfit.
$15 in advance, $20 day of

Hawaiian Luau Dinner Show
Saturday, July 23, 5pm – 8pm
Horsepower Ranch & Events, Geneva
Immerse yourself in an authentic cultural experience of the Pacific Islands. Experience the unforgettable beauty and grace of Hula from Hawaii, enjoy songs and traditional dances of Tahiti, witness the native chants of New Zealand’s Haka, watch breathtaking fire dances from Samoa and feast on a tasty, Island-style buffet
$49.95 adults, $24.95 children

Shark Week Drag Bingo
Monday, July 25, 7pm – 9pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing
Part of the Shark Week fun, Drag Bingo hosted by Tora Himan

Last Wednesdays at A&H
Wednesday, July 27, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Enjoy free admission to the current exhibition of the Maitland Art Center Gallery. Then grab a drink (a broad selection of both nonalcoholic or alcoholic beverages) and watch the sun set over the iconic lily pond in the Main Gardens.
FREE – Cash Bar available

Chris Rock
Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday July 28
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
$49.50 and up

Brew & View: Jaws
Friday, July 29, 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Ivanhoe Park Brewing
Part of the Shark Week fun!
FREE

AUGUST

SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival
August 5 – September 6, 2022
SeaWorld Orlando
Fridays-Sundays plus Labor Day, enjoy over 100 craft beers from breweries across the state of Florida, plus a few domestic craft favorites.
Included with theme park admission; sampling lanyards for food and beer extra

Art After Dark 2022
Saturday, August 13, 7pm
CityArts
Art After Dark is the Downtown Arts District’s semi-formal soiree for young professionals. This program was created to introduce young professionals (or the “young at heart”) to the Arts District and its mission through social interaction, arts engagement, and networking. Interactive art experiences, meet & greet opportunities with special guest artists, live music, photo opportunities, a silent auction, craft cocktails, and gourmet lite bites from local restaurants
$50 – $150

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining
2022 Dates TBA; Typically end of August – September
Multiple participating restaurants
Running for five weeks starting in August, it’s your chance to enjoy three-course, prix-fixe dinners at many of Orlando’s best restaurants for just $37 per person.
$37

Magical Dining Returns to 80+ Orlando Restaurants Aug 27 – Oct 3Image credit: Visit Orlando

Michael Bublé
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Amway Center
Tickets start at $65

Music After Dark
August 25 – August 27, 2022
Universal Orlando
One of the world’s greatest pop bands, Maroon 5, will be performing at the Music After Dark fan experience August 25-27 at Universal Orlando Resort, featuring an intimate concert and private late night “after hours” event.

BLK JOY Festival
Saturday, August 27, 11am – 4pm
Blue Jacket Park, Orlando
Local organizations, music, art, food, and vendors to help curate joy for attendees. Local organizations will provide resources for social services and more for community members to connect with.
FREE

Last Wednesdays at A&H
Wednesday, August 31, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Enjoy free admission to the current exhibition of the Maitland Art Center Gallery. Then grab a drink (a broad selection of both nonalcoholic or alcoholic beverages) and watch the sun set over the iconic lily pond in the Main Gardens.
FREE – Cash Bar available

A Bronx Tale
August 26 – September 18, 2022
The Garden Theatre
A Bronx Tale is a streetwise musical based on the critically acclaimed play that inspired the now classic film.
Tickets go on sale July 6, with prices starting at $25

SEPTEMBER

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights
September 2 – October 31, 2022
Universal Orlando
Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights brings together terrifying haunted houses, sinister scare zones, outrageous live entertainment and some of the park’s most exhilarating attractions.
Ticket prices vary; *NOT included with theme park admission; separate tickets required

RELATED: How to Plan an Epic Halloween Horror Nights Date Night

Amy Schumer
Friday, September 9, 2022
Hard Rock Live Orlando
$68.50 and up

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Camping World Stadium
Red Hot Chili Peppers are coming to Camping World Stadium with very special guests The Strokes and Thundercat on September 15, 2022

Kevin Hart
Friday, September 16, 2022
Amway Center
$66 and up

Alicia Keys
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
$69.50 and up

Last Wednesdays at A&H
Wednesday, September 28, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Enjoy free admission to the current exhibition of the Maitland Art Center Gallery. Then grab a drink (a broad selection of both nonalcoholic or alcoholic beverages) and watch the sun set over the iconic lily pond in the Main Gardens.
FREE – Cash Bar available

2022 DIS CON
Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2022
EPCOT® After Hours Party
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
A one-of-a-kind expo celebrating Disney©, Marvel, Pixar, theme parks, music and memorabilia. On October 1, join an exclusive, private after-hours party at EPCOT®. All proceeds benefit Give Kids The World Village.
$55 and up

OCTOBER

NEW Broadway in Orlando 2022 / 2023 Season starts in October, check out the schedule and date ideas!

Oktoberfest Celebration
Saturday, October 8, 5pm – 8pm
Avalon Park
Free Bounce Park, Community Performances, Beer Garden, and More
FREE

Orlando Come Out with Pride
Saturday, October 15, 2022
Lake Eola Park
FREE Admission

Trevor Noah
Saturday, October 15, 2022
Amway Center
$36 and up

Pitbull with Iggy Azalea
Sunday, October 16, 2022
Amway Center
$26 and up

Gorillaz
Friday, October 21, 2022
Amway Center
$60 and up

The Night Market with Zombietoberfest
Saturday, October 22, 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Corrine Drive, Audobon Park
Storytellers and performers from the dark, whimsical theater troupe Phantasmagoria. Plus, DJ, outdoor craft market, craft beer gardens, free costume contest for humans, a free Great Pupkin Costume Contest for pups, free outdoor movie and more.

Last Wednesdays at A&H
Wednesday, October 28, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Enjoy free admission to the current exhibition of the Maitland Art Center Gallery. Then grab a drink (a broad selection of both nonalcoholic or alcoholic beverages) and watch the sun set over the iconic lily pond in the Main Gardens.
FREE – Cash Bar available

Hollerbach’s Oktoberfest
Date TBA for 2022
Historic Downtown Sanford
Annual festival celebrating German food, beer, music, dance, folk costumes, and of course Gemütlichkeit!
FREE Admission

IMMERSE 2022
Dates TBA for 2022; typically in October
Downtown Orlando
Tickets TBA

NOVEMBER

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic
November 11 – 12, 2022
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Unlimited tastings at more than 20 stations featuring culinary selections from the hotel’s award-winning restaurants, 100+ beverage selections, and live entertainment.
Ticket prices and overnight packages vary

Orlando Fall Festivals - Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine ClassicImage credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

EDC Orlando
November 11 – 12, 2022
Tinker Field
Electric Daisy Carnival returns to Florida with the best in electronic dance music, full-size carnival rides, performers and art.

Orlando Beer Festival
Saturday, November 12, 2022
Festival Park
Join more than 3,000 of your fellow beer lovers to sample craft and premium beers from local breweries and around the country. Plus, interactive games, tasty eats and live music keep the party going all afternoon!
Sign up for newsletter for details on when tickets go on sale

Fall Craft Fair
Saturday, November 1211am – 3pm
Avalon Park
Shop from local vendors featuring: Holiday Decorations • Jewelry • Sweet Treats • Soap • Art • Candles • Plants & More. Don’t miss the mimosa bar!

Straight No Chaser – The 25th Anniversary Celebration
November 16, 2022
Steinmetz Hall, Dr. Phillips Center

Daniel Tosh- Florida Trash Tour
November 17 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Steinmetz Hall, Dr. Phillips Center

FusionFest
November 26 – 27, 2022
Downtown Orlando
Free, two-day, festival that draws people from more than 110 different cultures to experience music, dance, food, visual arts, spoken word, games and interactive activities.
FREE Admission

Last Wednesdays at A&H
Wednesday, November 30, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Enjoy free admission to the current exhibition of the Maitland Art Center Gallery. Then grab a drink (a broad selection of both nonalcoholic or alcoholic beverages) and watch the sun set over the iconic lily pond in the Main Gardens.
FREE – Cash Bar available

Cows ‘n Cabs
Date TBA for 2022; typically mid November
Winter Park
Cows ‘n Cabs is an annual charity fundraising event that features mini-dish tastings from 25+ gourmet Orlando restaurants paired with over 200 wines and a plethora of craft beers and cocktails.
Ticket details TBA

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Elixir Mixer
Date TBA for 2022
Eden Bar at Enzian Theater
Meet the best shakers and stirrers in the local cocktail scene at Eden Bar’s Annual Elixir Mixer. Join Eden Bar and local partners as we serve up the best and most creative craft cocktails in town. Ticket includes access to delicious and creative tastings from Orlando’s most talented bartenders.
Tickets TBA

Dazzling Nights
TBA for 2022; typically mid November – January
Leu Gardens
A 3/4 mile journey of awe-inspiring holiday light experiences.
Tickets TBA

Night of a Million Lights
TBA for 2022; typically mid November – January
Give Kids the World Village
Stroll the 84-acre nonprofit resort, aglow with more than three million lights. Guests will experience a 360-degree dancing lights show, sparkling tree trail, 100 decorated villas, larger-than-life holiday-themed displays and more.
Typically $25 – $40; TBA for 2022

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
Exact dates TBA for 2022; Typically late November (after Thanksgiving) – December
Epcot
Attend a holiday event that surrounds you in the wondrous sights, sounds and flavors celebrated by cultures near and far.
Included with theme park admission; food and beverage extra

DECEMBER

Lewis Black: Off the Rails
Saturday, December 10, 2022
Hard Rock Live Orlando
$45 and up

Hadestown
December 13 – 18, 2022
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Hadestown intertwines two mythic tales—that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone—as it invites you on a hell-raising journey to the underworld and back.
Tickets on sale in 2022

Last Wednesdays at A&H
Wednesday, December 26, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Enjoy free admission to the current exhibition of the Maitland Art Center Gallery. Then grab a drink (a broad selection of both nonalcoholic or alcoholic beverages) and watch the sun set over the iconic lily pond in the Main Gardens.
FREE – Cash Bar available

Enzian’s James Bond New Year’s Eve Party
Saturday, December 31, 2022
Enzian Theater
Bond is back! Toast to 2023 with your closest friends and family at our signature New Year’s Eve bash. Come in your most impressive Bond fit and you could win a prize. Enjoy some bubbly, light hors d’oeuvres and our special NYE cocktails while dancing your way into the new year!
Tickets TBA

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