Free Family Activities in Orlando – March 2021

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Finding free activities to do with the kiddos makes getting out and experiencing things even better in my opinion!  Here is a list of fun things to do whether you are getting back out or if virtual is still your comfort level.

Free Family Activities in Orlando – March 2021

Check out these free activities to do with the kids both in-person and online.

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Scooter Scavenger Hunt

Scooter Scavenger Hunt is an ongoing event that started in February with 4 locations.  As each week passes another location falls off the list. Join in this week’s Scooter Scavenger Hunt at West Orange Trail – Chapin Station — check the front door to begin, through March 12, 2021, and after that Orlo Vista Park until March 19, 2021.  Be the first to find all the clues and win fun prizes!

West Orange Trail – Chapin Station, February 27, 20218:00AM – March 12, 2021 12:00PM
Orlo Vista Park – March 6, 2021 8:00AM – March 19, 2021 12:00PM

Bookshelf Diorama: Hogwarts or Narnia

This virtual DIY craft project hosted by Winter Park Public Library will spark creativity in your teen.  They choose between a Hogwarts or Narnia Diorama, and get to crafting.  Once you register the link will be emailed to you, pre-registration is required because space is limited.

Date: Thursday March 11, 2021
Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM

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Longwood’s annual Barkfest is a barking fun event that welcomes animal lovers of all ages.  Check out their fun activities, demonstrations, and local vendors.

Date: Friday, March 12, 2021
Time: 5:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: 1405 N Grant St, Longwood, FL 32750

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Tom West U Pick Blueberries Opening Festival

Enjoy free admission and parking to Tom West U Pick Blueberries Opening Festival.

Event will have a bounce house, boat tours, tractor rides, soft serve ice cream, vendors, and of course blueberry picking. 

Date: Friday March 12, 2021 – Sunday March 14, 2021
Times: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: 350 Orlando Ave. Ocoee, Fl. 34761

The Mennello Museum of American Art

Join The Mennello Museum of American Art for their Free Family Fun Day.  Enjoy free admission as well as a take home art project.  Arrive between 12:00pm and 2:30pm for free admission, and enjoy the museum until close at 4:30.

Date: Sunday, March 14, 2021
Time: 12:00PM – 2:30PM
Location: 900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32832

Build and Grow

Lowe’s features a Build and Grow workshop each month to inspire building and self confidence in their DIY skill sets. Simply pre-register at your nearest Lowe’s store and pick up your building kit to participate.

Date: Saturday March 13, 2021
Times: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Virtual class, in store kit pickup

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Zoomin at the Zoo

Your kids will love this virtual class!  Zoomin at the Zoo is a zoom meeting all about animals that will take place from the classroom inside the Central Florida Zoo.  Children will meet animals and have the chance to ask the CFLZoo Education team members questions.  Zoom link will be emailed to you, pre-registration is required because space is limited.

Date: Tuesday March 16, 2021
Time: 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Doodle along with P’zazz Art Studio

Join P’zazz Art Studio on the Crayola Facebook page for the Doodle along with P’zazz Art Studio event.  

Date: Friday March 19 & Friday March 26
Time: 1:00PM – 1:30PM

Family Zumba

Orange County Library System presents Family Zumba.  Move your body with this family friendly dance aerobics class from the comfort of your home.  Pre-registration is required. You will receive an email with the zoom link once you register.

Date: Saturday March 20, 2021
Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Virtual zoom class

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Food Truck Night

Avalon Park’s Food Truck Night unites the community for this family fun event.  It features local food trucks, music, games, and neighborhood fun.

Date: Sunday, March 21, 2021
Time: 5:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: Town Park, 3651 Avalon Park East Blvd. Orlando, Fl. 32828

Movie Under The Stars

Avalon Park’s monthly Movie Under the Stars features A Bug’s Life in March.

Date: Friday, March 26, 2021
Time: Movie starts at 7:00PM
Location:  Town Park, 3651 Avalon Park East Blvd.  Orlando, Fl. 32828

Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby

Promenade at Sunset Walk hosts Cub Scouts of Clermont Pack 957’s annual Pinewood Derby.  Watch as these unpowered unmanned miniature cars race to the finish.

Date: Saturday, March 27, 2021
Time: 12:00PM
Location: 3251 Margaritaville Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34747

Taste of Oviedo

Have a day of fun at the 27th annual Taste of Oviedo festival.  Live music, food vendors, and a free kids activity area will surely bring about a day of smiles and outdoor fun.  Free Parking at Oviedo Mall.

Date: Saturday, March 27, 2021
Time: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Location:  Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd. Oviedo, Fl. 32765

Longwood Pirate Seafood Festival 

Reiter Park will host the Longwood Pirate Seafood Festival.  Take a free shark ride, or hang out with a mermaid or two.   While there will be plenty of seafood, landlubbers will have plenty of yummy food options too.  Free Parking at the Hospital.

Date: Saturday March 27 – Sunday March 28, 2021
Time: Daily that weekend from 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: 311 W Warren Ave, Longwood, FL 32750

Penelope – Princess of Peacocks

Join Winter Park History Museum’s children’s program Penelope – Princess of Peacocks.  Penelope engages children infant to 5 years old in a storyland with music and dancing.  For now, classes are held virtually on their YouTube Channel.

Date: Every Monday Morning
Time: 10:00AM – 10:30AM

Kids Club Online, Spring Make Camp

Join Michaels in the month of March for their Kids Club Online, Spring Make Camp.  Sign up for a different craft or art project almost every day.  Art projects like a compass art day, rolled paper flower art, and rock painting are just a few fun items on the list this month.  Pre register and you’ll receive the supplies list for each project.

Date:  Ongoing through March
Times: Vary

Which activities do you plan to attend with your kids?




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