Things to do this Weekend in Orlando: January 17-20

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Can you believe that we are almost at the weekend again? Time is definitely flying! There are a wide range of activities happening this weekend in Orlando, so there should be something for everyone. Whether you like art, magic, or are looking to celebrate Martin Luther King Day, there is something for you to do this weekend.


Florida Flurries (Snow Event in Fl!)

Florida Flurries will be providing thousands of square feet of snow in Apopka’s Kit Land Nelson Park for you and your family to experience real snow without leaving sunny Florida.

Otronicon at Orlando Science Center

Otronicon celebrates 15 years of igniting a passion for STEM through technology experiences! From January 17–20, 2020, Otronicon will celebrate its 15th year as Orlando’s premier technology event you can’t afford to miss! At Otronicon, guests of all ages will walk on the cutting edge through state-of-the-art gaming and simulation technologies

Friday, January 17, 2020

Family Fish Fry at Fun Spot America

Join us for Fun Spot America’s first Family Fish Fry! Admission to this event is FREE. Bring the family and your friends for this fun event. More details to come!

Kid’s Night Out at Moonlight Dance

Come Party with us! Kid’s night out! As we celebrate a new year with a fantastic disco lighted dance party, juice boxes, food, games & kid’s movie: Racetime! Open to the community!

Tween Night at Astro Skate

Skating fun for all tweens at Astro Skate. Come out and have some skating fun. Skate rentals are additional.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Family Night at Astro Skate

Family fun at Astro Skate. Come out and enjoy roller skating in Orlando as a family. Special family price of $20 for up to 5 family members Skate rentals are additional

FREE Crafts at Lakeshore Learning- STEAM Machine Saturdays in January

Free Crafts for Kids, Ages 3 and up. Enjoy crafts and hands-on activities. Family Friendly. No registration required.

Martin Luther King, Jr Parade

Enjoy the free parade through downtown to celebrate Martin Luther King Day in Orlando. Reflect on Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy and teach your kids about peace and equality while enjoying the festive floats.

Sak Comedy Lab Improv (Family Friendly Show)

At 5pm every Saturday in January, our professional ensemble performs our signature improv show, but we tailor the content and experience so even the little ones can really get into it! It was really great seeing adults and kids both laughing so hard at the same things.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Art in the Afternoon

Unleash your creativity at art in the afternoon with Orlando Museum of Art. During these workshops, students will have the opportunity to engage with authentic works of art in the museum, in addition to creating unique pieces in the studio.

BreaKids Jam 2020

These BREAKIN BATTLES will provide a professional and encouraging environment in which students of all ages and levels can attend. Children are encouraged to challenge their versatility and creativity.

Food Truck Night Avalon Park

FOOD, MUSIC, & FUN! Come on out to our ROCKIN’ food truck night featuring local food trucks, music, games & neighborhood fun!

Makani Kids Day

Bring your kids to MAKANI for a full day of Fun music games and play from 2 to 6pm. Our whole restaurant will be open only for kids to bring adults with them. So it’s all about KIDS & FUN!

MLK Speeches Read-In

Please join Religious & Spiritual Life for an evening of inspiration as various members of the Rollins Community celebrate the legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King via speech and song.

Old Town Movie Night

Bring the entire family an outdoor movie night. Old Town will play family-friendly movies and classics every Sunday night. Bring a chair, grab some snacks at your favorite Old Town store, and spend the night watching a movie underneath the stars.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Annual Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. Vigil

Please join us for light refreshments to bring our community together. Following the reception we will march across campus in MLK’s honor.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration

Come out and celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Day in Orlando with a community parade starting at 10 am down Plant Street in Winter Garden, FL.  Enjoy the community festival afterwards featuring live entertainment, speakers, vendors, kids activities, and more.

Dr. Martin Luther King Parade and Celebration

The Martin Luther King parade in Sanford starts at 10 am followed by a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s life and legacy.  Starting at the intersection of Historical Goldsboro Blvd and Persimmon Ave, heading east to Holly Ave.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr 10th Annual Parade

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day in Apopka. This annual parade starts at 2 pm at Station Street, continuing down Marvin C Zanders Ave then to West 13th Street before ending at the John H Bridges Center.  At the center, enjoy a free community program featuring talented local youth.

MLK Day Parade

Parade begins at Citrus Elementary School (87 North Clarke Road) and ends at the West Oaks Mall with a post parade celebration and keynote speaker.

MLK Parade and Celebration

Attend a Martin Luther King Day parade in Oviedo. The parade begins at Oviedo High School, travels along E Broadway Street and ends at Round Lake Park.

MLK, Jr. Unity Parade

Celebrate MLK Day in Orlando. First enjoy a parade from Citrus Elementary School to West Oaks Mall.  After the parade, there will be a celebration at West Oaks mall celebrating MLK, Jr with a keynote speaker discussing the history of this great man and the legacy he left behind.

Mighty Girls Fitness Mommy and Baby

Being a new mom is HARD! We know, we have been there. This class is designed just for you (and your little one too!) as you recover from the physical and emotional tolls of pregnancy and delivery.

Which of these activities do you plan to do in Orlando this weekend?

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