Free Activities in Orlando in August 2021

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Fun and free activities in Orlando, what can be better than that? If you are looking for fun free activities to do in Orlando this August, you will want to check out this list.

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Free Kids Bowling at Aloma Bowling Centers

Sign the kids up for free bowling all summer long at Aloma bowling. Kids 15 and under can bowl two games for free. Shoe rental not included. Must pre-register kids for pass.

Date: August 1-31, 2021 (Monday to Friday only)
Time: Open to 5:00PM

Aloma Bowl, 2530 Aloma Ave., Winter Park FL 32792
Boardwalk Bowl, 10749 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32817
Airport Bowl, 190 East Airport Blvd., Sanford, Florida 32773

Free Admission Day Leu Gardens

One Monday of the month, Leu Gardens offers free admission to visitors. Take the kids and enjoy looking at all the flowers and the plants. Right now they have their fairy door exhibit and kids will enjoy going on a hunt for all the doors.

Date: August 2, 2021
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Leu Gardens,  1920 North Forest Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803

Related Post: Getting Lost in the Gardens: A Review of Leu Gardens

Art After Dark

Lake Nona presents Art After Dark every Friday night.  Join in the fun for the whole family.  Art After Dark showcases local artists and their art displays, live music, demonstrations, and special exhibitions.

Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Location: Lake Nona Town Center, 6900 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32827

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Fridays on the Plaza

Bring the entire family to downtown Winter Garden to enjoy live music every Friday evening during Fridays on the Plaza. This month enjoy patriotic music, country music, jazz and more.

Date: August 6, 13, 20 and 27
Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo

Orlando Cars and Coffee

Orlando Cars and Coffee happens on the 2nd Sunday of each month and is a great way to get some looks at classic cars.

Date: August 8, 2021
Time: 8:00AM-11:00AM
Location: Donut Central & Fuelpresso, 495 N Semoran Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32792

Family Day at Orange County Regional History Center

Visit Orange County Regional History Center for a special family event before the closing of their five-year remembrance exhibition, Community: Five Years After the Pulse Tragedy

Date: August 7, 2021
Time: 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Location: Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32801

Free Family Funday at Mennello Museum

Every second Sunday of the month, visit Mennello Museum for Free Family Funday. Visit the museum for free and pick up a take home art project (limited to first 20 kids). You will also be able to access the art project online if you want to do it at home.

Date: August 8, 2021
Time: 12:00PM to 2:30PM
Location: Mennello Museum, 900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32832

Related Post: Museums for Kids in Orlando

Popcorn Flicks in the Park

Popcorn Flicks in the Park will show the Captain America: The First Avenger this month.  The movie is free and open to the public.

Date: August 12, 2021
Time: 8:00PM
Location:  Winter Park Central Park Central Park Main Stage, Park Avenue, and Garfield Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

Horizon West Block Party

Grab the family and head over to the Horizon West Town Center for a monthly hang out. The block party features food trucks offering a variety of local eats, kids games and activities and giveaways and fun prizes.

Date: August 13, 202
Time: 5:30PM to 9:00PM
Location: Lawn outside Cinepolis, 14111 Shoreside Way, Winter Garden, FL 34787

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Avalon Park Food Truck Night

Go on down to Avalon Park for their food truck night featuring local food trucks, music, games & neighborhood fun!

Date: August 15, 2021
Time: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Location: Tanja King Park, 13001 Tanja King Blvd, Orlando, FL 32828

Free Admission at Orange County Regional History Center

Visit Orange County Regional History Center on the third Thursday of the month for free admission after 5. Learn about the citrus history of Orange County, the theme park that was the pre-cursor to Disney and what Orange County looked like pre-Disney and post Disney.

Teachers, Orange County Employees and kids under 4 are free everyday.

Date: August 18, 2021
Time: 5:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32801

Wawa Summer Fun Day at Bok Tower Gardens

Enjoy free admission to Bok Tower Gardens courtesy of Wawa. Enjoy the 50 acre Olmstead Gardens and the 2.5 acre Children’s Garden.

Date: August 27, 2021
Time: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: 1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales, Florida 33853

Windermere Food Truck Night

Food Truck night returns to Windermere this August. It will feature a variety of food trucks and family friendly entertainment.

Date: August 27, 2021
Time: 5:00PM to 9:30PM
Location: Town Hall, 520 Main Street, Windermere, FL 34786

Concert in the Park

Enjoy a free concert in the park at Reiter Park in Longwood. Pack a picnic and enjoy a fun evening out.

Date: August 28, 2021
Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Reiter Park, 311 Warren Avenue, Longwood, FL 32750

Peanut Butter Matinee

The Peanut Butter Matinee is free for kids 12 and under ($9.99 for everyone else). This month, the movie is Destroy All Monsters.

Date: August 29, 2021
Time: 12:00PM
Location:  Enzian Theater, 1300 South Orlando Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751



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