Things to do this weekend in Orlando: April 8-10

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As spring break comes to an end, I hope everyone who went away enjoyed their time. Now it’s time to get back in the swing of things & focus on what there is to do this weekend in Orlando. Be sure to check it out below!

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Things To Do This Weekend in Orlando

Here are some fun activities to take the kids to this weekend.

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American Girl Tea Time

Join us to celebrate the return of this beloved American Girl tradition. You and your girl will enjoy a full teatime experience, including dainty tea sandwiches and assorted sweet treats with a pot of tea, plus each child will enjoy a craft activity at the table.

Ocoee Music Fest

The City of Ocoee welcomes you to our Annual Music Festival. Whether you’re young or young at heart, a history buff, a music lover, or like to browse through a maze of arts and crafts vendors, there is something for everyone at the Ocoee Music Festival.

Orlando Rep’s Freaky Friday

The season concludes with an all-new musical, Disney’s Freaky Friday The Musical (One-Act Edition) (April 1- May 8, 2022). When an uber-organized mother and her spontaneous teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right. By spending a day in each other’s shoes, Katherine and Ellie come to appreciate one another in a way they never could have imagined.

Pete the Cat at Orlando Rep

Your child’s favorite children’s book and television character comes to life onstage in the musical Pete The Cat ! February 18 – April 10 The minute the groovy blue cat meets The Biddles, he gets the whole family rocking- that is, except for Jimmy, the most organized second grader on planet Earth.

Friday, April 8, 2022

Celebration’s Food Truck Friday & Movie Night

Make plans to join us for Food Trucks, Music, and Family Fun! Food Truck Friday is held the second Friday of each month at Lakeside Park from 5-9 p.m and we hope you can join us for our monthly culinary event. Along with the evening you can join us on the Great Lawn for a movie on the big screen which usually begins around 7pm.

Casselberry’s Food Truck Nights

The Casselberry Food Trucks events are held on on the 2nd Friday of each month from 6-9 p.m. at Lake Concord Park. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs, tables, blankets and enjoy an incredible evening with free entertainment with food and drink.

Confectionery Academy’s All About Donuts Class

Come join us for a class at the Confectionery Academy D&G Occasions! The Confectionery Academy provides ultimate hands-on classes of the confectionery arts to industry professionals and dedicated pastry and cake enthusiasts! There is something for everyone to learn. Although each class features unique techniques, there is a common element throughout all courses–you will participate in creating “MAGIC”!

Family Fun Night at The Sharing Center

Family Volunteer Night is a wonderful opportunity to spend an evening of service and togetherness with your loved ones. Volunteer projects will help local struggling families rise above and support The Sharing Center’s life-changing programs to prevent hunger and homelessness in our community. Parents, grandparents, and children aged 5+ are welcome. Pizza and drinks will be served. RSVP today!

Horizon West Block Party

Round up the family (fur-fam included!), friends, neighbors and head over to the Horizon West Town Center for a monthly hang out, Horizon West style! Food trucks offering a variety of local eats, Giveaways and Prizes, Kids Games and Activities.

Teen Night at Winter Park Community Center

Join us for a night of FOOD, GAMES, AND MUSIC! Each month’s event will have a different theme. 6th thru 10th grade $5 before the Wednesday of that Friday or $8.00 Wednesday to Friday

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Absolutely Avalon

Celebrate diversity here in Downtown Avalon Park at Absolutely Avalon! International Food & Music, Kids Activities, Community Performances, A Laser Light Show, & MORE! Downtown Avalon Park is full of life and a variety of family activities, open space for kids to run and play, and the best part is this event is free to attend!

Avalon Park’s Bunny Run

Thank you for your participation and support of the Avalon Park Foundation, a non-profit 501c3 organization. Proceeds from this event will help support programs and services that enable us to protect stable neighborhoods and community organizations, as well as aid underprivileged ones in Avalon Park and the surrounding neighborhoods in the area.

Eggstravaganza at O2B Kids

Join O2B Kids for a FREE Family Fun Event! They will have Carnival Games, Candy & Egg Hunts at their Eggstravaganza!!

Family Time on the Farm

Join us Saturday or Wednesday evenings for Family time on the Farm. Our baby goats will be among you meeting and greeting, snuggling and jumping, clearing your mind of the past week’s work. We will ask for you to help to us give the “kids” a bottle of warm milk!

KidX Club Easter Celebration

Presented by AdventHealth, the Easter Bunny is coming to Waterford Lakes Town Center. Join us for an afternoon of Easter fun with a petting zoo, crafts, free Easter eggs, and more.  The Easter Celebration is free for all ages. Afterwards, stop by your favorite store to pick a new Easter outfit or grab a meal at one of restaurants or great dining locations.

Oviedo’s Egg-Ceptional Family Festival

The City of Oviedo is hosting an Easter themed festival featuring games such as three-legged racing, potato sack jumping, egg & spoon balancing, and more. There will be craft activity stations, inflatables, photos with the Easter bunny, and a kids’ show by Mr. Harley.

Saturday Sounds Concert Series in Apopka

The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series. Please visit the Events page for a current list of performers. Dates: Every Saturday through May 2022

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Earth Explorers: Choose Your Own Expedition

UCF Theatre for Young Audiences graduate students present a devised performance to explore and celebrate our earth, its resources and our relationship with our environment Through the use of puppetry, performance and audience participation, this Choose-Your-Own-Expedition play will explore the bridge between caring for the Earth and our youth that is inheriting the world.

Sensory-Friendly Sunday: Space Spectacular

Join us for sensory-friendly fun for the whole family! Let’s explore Florida’s important role in space exploration and NASA history while enjoying themed activities throughout the museum. Activities end at 4 p.m. Presented in partnership with Autism Society of Greater Orlando. Free admission on Sensory Sundays for individuals with valid proof of ASGO membership.

Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt

Pet & Feed the Farm Animals, Arts & Crafts (for the kiddos to do), Bounce House, and More! Spring is here and what better place to celebrate than at the farm?!? General Admission ($5 per person) gets you: * Pet and Feed the Farm Animals * Arts & Crafts (for the kiddos to do) * Bounce House *

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