Free Activities in Orlando in March

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Free Activities in Orlando in March

Here are some fun free activities to take the family to this month.
(Make sure to confirm with the organization that these events are taking place as events are still in flux due to COVID.)

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Getdown Downtown

Retro rock band Switch will perform at Maitland’s next Getdown Downtown street party from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 4, on Independence Lane next to City Hall. Bring family and friends for live music, food, a kids zone and vendors.

Date: March 4, 2022
Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Maitland City Hall, 1776 Independence Ln, Maitland, FL 32751

Grace Church’s Movie Night

Grab your lawn chair or picnic blanket and join us for a fun, family-friendly outdoor movie night! Come enjoy the movie as well as some free pizza and popcorn while making friends with others in our east Orlando community. The movie will begin at 6:30pm, but plan to come early for free pizza starting at 6:00pm (while supplies last). Free popcorn will also be served during the movie. All ages welcome!

Date: March 4, 2022
Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Grace Church’s Movie Night, 10301 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32817

KUA’S Movie in the Park: Encanto

Kissimmee Utility Authority culminates its 2021-2022 Movie in the Park series on Friday, March 4, 2022, at Kissimmee Lakefront Park featuring Disney’s Encanto. Activities begin at 5:30 p.m.; movie at 7 p.m. The event will feature free admission and popcorn, free inflatable activities, photo booth, prize giveaways, and the showing of Disney’s Encanto on a 50-foot screen! Onsite concessions will be available.

Date: March 4, 2022
Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 201 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, FL 32817

Audubon Park’s Lantern Jubilee

Let’s glow again! The Audubon Park Lantern Jubilee is an annual celebration of light with a parade of handmade lanterns set to music through the trendy Audubon Park Neighborhood near downtown Orlando. Join us for the fourth annual celebration of creativity, community and light. We’ll be gathering in the Audubon Park School parking lot at 6pm. Participants are encouraged to make lanterns out of reused or sustainable materials and to walk the 1.5 mile route with lantern in hand to light up Audubon Park. Wear your dancing shoes and express your creativity at this fun, family-friendly event. Strollers, wagons, well behaved pets and the whole family are welcome. More event details and the route map can be found on our Facebook event page.

Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Location: Audubon Park, 500 Falcon Dr, Orlando, FL 32803

Bark and Brew in Oviedo

Oviedo Bark & Brew is a massive craft beer and canine festival at Center Lake Park, featuring sixty different craft beers for sampling, pet activities and demos, pet related vendors, food trucks, and live entertainment. Bring your friendly dogs (on a leash) and come out for a day of craft beer tastings and family fun!

Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 2:00PM to 8:00PM
Location: Oviedo Amphitheatre & Cultural Center, 357 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, FL 32765

Back to the Classics Car Show

Take a trip down memory lane during our Back to the Classics car show. This free event is perfect for car owners and enthusiasts alike when classics, hot rods, antiques, and muscle cars show off their polish and shine. The event is free for car owners and guests of all ages.
Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Location: Waterford Lakes Town Center, 413 N Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32765

City of Windermere’s Pet Fest

Windermere’s annual PetFest is fun for the whole family – both two and four legged members! Enjoy food trucks, pet activities, a police K-9 demonstration, live music, paw-some vendors, and tons of fun for you and your furry friends. The 2022 event is scheduled for Saturday, March 5th from 10am to 3pm at Town Square Park (Town Hall, 520 Main Street). Admission is free!

Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Location: Town Square Park, 520 Main Street, Windermere, FL 34786

Family Day at the Polasek

Enjoy FREE admission to the Polasek Museum, family activities, and more!

Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Location: Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

Horizon West Fest

Horizon West Fest is an annual celebration of All The Things. A day of family fun awaits you as residents, businesses and organizations join together to showcase all things Horizon West. Enjoy Music, Stage Performances, Scrumptious Fare, Kids Games & Activities, a Scavenger Hunt and Loads of microlocal Vendors. Horizon West Fest 2022 will be jam packed with FAMILY FUN and showcase All The Things that Horizon West has to offer. This fun filled event has something for everyone featuring: Music & Entertainment • Outdoor Family Fun • Food • Beer & Wine Bar

Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Horizon West, 14111 Shoreside Way, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Lake Nona’s Carnaval

Join us at Boxi Park in Lake Nona to celebrate Carnaval! We will be having a block party including food trucks, live entertainment, kids’ activations, and more!Boxi Park is a Family fun, live entertainment, outdoor laid back gatherings with a changing variety of chef-driven food concepts offering tasty bites and refreshing sips. There is also a sand volleyball court, playgrounds, and plenty of fun for children around the park! At times they have characters, face-painters, arts/crafts vendors all set up on the weekends as well.

Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 2:00PM to 11:00PM
Location: Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, FL 32827

Creative Art Classes – Kids Age under 10

This free painting class is open for all ages. You are welcome to this class as a beginner as well. We will be doing a painting on nature and learn how to blend colors. I will be walking you through a few techniques to make blending easier. I have different versions of same painting so it suits all ages.

Date: March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2022
Time: 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Location: Palak StudioInk, Zoom Classes, Orlando, FL 32801

Winter Park’s St.Patrick’s Day Parade

Please join us on Sunday, March 6 @ 2 p.m. for the 43rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade will begin at Webster Avenue and proceed south down Park Avenue to Lyman Avenue, more than 60 units will participate. After the parade, the celebration will continue with Irish music & step-dancing on the Central Park Main Stage. Don’t forget to wear your green!

Date: March 6, 2022
Time: 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: City of Winter Park, 110 N. Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789

RYI – Board Game Night for Middle Schoolers

FUN GAME NIGHT!! Come play games, eat pizza, socialize, and make friends. Middle Schoolers only… Only TEENS allowed. 🙂

Date: March 8, 2022
Time: 5:00PM to 6:30PM
Location: XL Soccer Lake Nona, 12314 Suttner Ave, Orlando, FL 32827

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: March 11, 2022
Time: 5:30PM to 9:00PM
Location: Lawn outside Cinepolis, 14111 Shoreside Way, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Movie in the Park- Pirates of the Caribbean

Maitland’s Movie in the Park will feature the high-seas action flick “Pirates of the Caribbean, The Curse of the Black Pearl” at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 12.

The free movie at Independence Square next to City Hall will feature games, movie trivia, free popcorn and great food from downtown Maitland restaurants. Bring blankets and chairs.

Date: March 12, 2022
Time: 7:00PM to 10:00PM
Location: Maitland City Hall, 1776 Independence Ln, Maitland, FL 32751

Free Family Funday

Every second Sunday of the month is Free Admission for all including a fine art project and touring for the youngsters! Each Free Family Funday has a different theme based on the current exhibition in the museum.

Date: March 13, 2022
Time: 12:00PM to 4:30PM
Location: The Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803

Kite Day in Avalon Park

Join us for a fun day of free kite making for children and kite flying!

Date: March 19, 2022
Time: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Location: Avalon Park, 3680 Avalon Park East Blvd, 
Orlando, FL 32828

St Patrick’s Day Festival

Oviedo’s inaugural St Patrick’s Day Festival is a free, family friendly celebration of all things Irish! Featuring live Irish entertainment, fresh Guinness, Smithwicks and Harp draft beer, food trucks featuring Irish cuisine, and more! For the kids we will have The Irish Step Dancers, stilt-walkers, balloon artists, and face painting, and kids are encouraged to dress up like a leprechaun.

Date: March 19, 2022
Time: 4:00PM to 10:00PM
Location: Oviedo Amphitheatre & Cultural Center, 357 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, FL 32765

Food Truck Thursday

The City of Oviedo presents Food Truck Thursday at Center Lake Park. Bring your own chairs and blankets and enjoy a wide variety of food truck options. Free event, all ages welcome. This month’s food truck lineup is TBA.

Date: March 24, 2022
Time: 5:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Center Lake Park, 357 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, FL 32765

Movie Night in The Park: Tom and Jerry (2021)

Movie Night in The Park, at The Oviedo Amphitheatre in Center Lake Park, featuring Tom and Jerry (2021). The movie begins at “dusk” (approximately 6:30pm). Remember to bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Free popcorn will be provided by our friends at The Bosley Team Real Estate Solutions.

Date: March 25, 2022
Time: 7:30PM to 12:00AM
Location: Oviedo Amphitheatre & Cultural Center, 357 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, FL 327650-9

Vegan Food & Wine Festival

Completely Vegan festival exploring our local and regional options. Including Health screenings, Speakers, Cooking Demos, and FREE yoga classes.
This is a FREE festival and we encourage you to bring you family, friends, and pets to join us.

Date: March 26, 2022
Time: 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Kit Land Nelson Park,10 N Forest Ave, Apopka, FL 32703 United States

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