Things to do this weekend in Orlando: May 13- May 15

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As the school year comes to a close the summer fun begins. Make sure to check back for events happening in the Orlando area. In the meantime, see what there is to do in Orlando this weekend 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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CFCArts presents Willy Wonka Jr.

The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film, in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. is a scrumdiddlyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at Garden Theatre

There’s been a change in me, a kind of moving on, though what I used to be I still depend upon. Trapped in her provincial life, an intelligent young woman risks everything to save her father from a terrifying Beast in an enchanted castle. Belle becomes the heroine of her own story as she discovers the power in daring to be different and breaks free from the expectations of her quiet village.

Humpty Dumpty Falls in Love at Little People’s Theatre

How can an egg fall in love? Especially when the beautiful princess hates eggs! Watch the classic storybook tale come alive before your very eyes in a hilarious new way!

Orlando Science Center’s Mess Fest

Join us for the messiest weekend of the year at Orlando Science Center! What’s the best kind of mess? The kind YOU don’t have to clean up! Get hands-on with our ooiest, gooiest, messiest, slimiest activities during Mess Fest May 14 & 15!

Show Me Reptile & Exotics Show

Show me Reptile & exotics is a premier reptile expo bringing quality and variety. Our events are affordable for the entire family. Experience, learn, and maybe even bring home a new family member.

The Spongebob Musical

Celebration Theatre Co. returns for their fourth season in the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater with the Orlando premiere of The Spongebob Musical. The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as Spongebob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage.

Friday, May 13, 2022

A&H Museums Waterhouse Haunted Ghost Tour

This Friday the 13th, is your family brave enough to enter Central Florida’s most haunted home? Visitors of all ages will have a blast learning about Victorian history at our Waterhouse Residence Museum!

American Girl’s Flowerpot Decorating Workshop

Join American Girl for Flowerpot Decorating Workshop with mom! Your DIY-loving girl can craft to her heart’s content with a springtime terracotta flowerpot-decorating event at our store. Painting supplies and embellishments will be provided along with ideas for getting started.

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.

City of Winter Park’s Kids & Teen Night Out

Join us every 2nd Friday for Kids Night out or Teen Night out, each month will have a different fun theme filled with FOOD, GAMES, AND MUSIC! Children from K-5th grade can come out 6-9pm and 6-10th grade can come out from 630-930pm!

Fort Barachel Skate Park Youth Night

FortB. is a safe place to ride Scooters, Skateboards, BMX bikes and Climb the Rockwall. Creating a safe place to Ride, Climb, Belong & Serve! We Strongly desire to create a positive culture into the Action Sports Community by offering a safe place to Discover God’s gift of Redeeming Love, Forgiveness and Plan for their lives’.

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.

Orlando Aerial Arts Kids Aerial

From song time warm-ups to our “Aerial Overture” program, your child will be challenged, entertained, and taught body awareness all while building self-esteem. Most importantly, your bond will grow with your child as you both learn new and exciting skills.

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Bubble Run

Bubble Run has brought those good ol’ days back– and the best part is you don’t have to clean up the mess. Often imitated, never duplicated, Bubble Run is the original bubble run. You can expect 3.1 miles of a bubbly, great time as you run, walk, dance, or even push a stroller through our fun run.

Confectionery Academy’s Beginner Cookie Decorating – Junior Decorators

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 Fest

The beloved event returns with fun for the whole family. Focusing on education and learning, kids are encouraged to think outside the box with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities and demonstrations throughout the park. An awesome afternoon awaits!

5th Grade Prom

Tickets go on sale on Monday, May 2nd at 11am, and are ONLY available at Riverside Park and the Oviedo Gym, while supplies last. You MUST purchase tickets in person only at Riverside Park or The Oviedo Gym and Aquatics Facility. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door. This event will sell out, so get your tickets when they go on sale.

Lift Disability Network’s Soap Day

Lift Disability Network and the Spina Bifida Association are teaming up for a special family fun picnic event! Families will have a blast with mountains of fluffy soapy foam, soap bubbles, and a whole soap foam party where you get to play, dance, and party in several feet of bubbly suds!

Princesses in the Park

We invite you and your little ones to join Princesses in the Park, an event filled with magical fun you won’t want to miss! You and your princesses and princes will have the opportunity to hear magical stories told by the princesses themselves, engage in a one-of-a-kind fairy hair makeover, play some princess-themed games, and interact with your favorite characters.

Winter Garden’s Hamlin Hoedown

Enjoy a morning of family fun with pony rides, a petting zoo with barnyard friends, Team Kids DJ, crafts, and nostalgic farm activities. Get in touch with your inner cowboy or cowgirl and come dressed to impress. Pony Rides, Petting Zone, Face painting, balloon artists, kids crafts, stilt walkers, music, line dancing, games, food/beverage vendors, and MORE!

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Big & Little Chef’s All about the Cupcake Cooking Class

Is your family crazy for cupcakes? We are too! These creative combinations are sure to impress any cupcake lover. Bake on! Join us at our Aprons Cooking School as we think outside the box when it comes to cupcakes. Big & Little Chef series classes are designed specifically for a guardian/parent, older sibling (18 or older), etc. paired with a young chef ages 5-12yrs.

Garden Theater’s Interactive Movie: The Wiz

Join us as for interactive movies – Everybody look around, ’cause there’s a reason to rejoice you see! Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy has never traveled far away from home, but when a snowstorm magically transports her to the Land of Oz, she’s in for a big adventure!

Roth Family JCC’s Family Yoga

The family that flows together, grows together! Bring your partners and littles for a fun family yoga class. You?ll move and flow and challenge your balance together like never before. Learn about the strength of the family bond and the connection of community as you see how strong you really are!

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