Things to do this weekend in Orlando: May 14- May 16

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we are almost at the weekend again! 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.

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Alphabet Plant Scavenger Hunt at Leu Gardens

Explore Leu Gardens to find all the letters in the alphabet.  Letters are hidden throughout the 50-acre property to highlight different plants in the gardens.  Kids are welcome to dress as their favorite explorer or detective.

Family Potter’s Wheel Class at PlaceFull

You and your family can learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel from one of our experienced artists. 2 different times to choose from. Children 5 years to 17 years old must take class with an Adult member of the family.

Godspell at Winter Garden Theatre

Prepare ye the way of the Lord! In Stephen Schwartz’s (Wicked, Pippin) lively and enlightening hit musical, Jesus and his followers gather to share parables from the Book of Matthew, celebrating unity, spirituality and community.

Little Shop of Horrors at Lake Eola

This campy Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop of Horrors, has devoured the hearts of theater goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty and The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

Public Skate at RDV Ice Den

Visit RDV Ice Den on the weekends for Public Skate! Ice skating is for skaters of all skill levels ages 3 and up and our Skate Rental counter opens 30 minutes prior to each public skate session. It’s cold in the rink!

Seasame Street Kids’ Weekends at Busch Gardens

Created especially for the youngest members of the family, kids and parents alike can join in the springtime fun at Busch Gardens’ Sesame Street® Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends, including an ALL-NEW weekend celebrating everyday heroes.

Southern Hills Farm Blueberry and Sunflower Picking

Join us for our 8th blueberry u-pick season at Southern Hill Farms! Our blueberry, zinnia, and sunflower picking will continue through May

Symphony Storytime with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Perfect for children ages 3-7, the Symphony Storytime Series presents music that teaches about the instrument families and instills a love of music for your entire family.

Winter Park Art Festival

One of Central Florida’s favorite springtime traditions is moving this year from March to May due to continuing concerns about the COVID-19 virus. The 62nd Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival will be held in-person on May 14, 15, 16, 2021.


Friday, May 14, 2021

Art After Dark Lake Nona

There’s a great event coming to Lake Nona this and every Friday. ART AFTER DARK LAKE NONA Enjoy 3 Hours of Art Displays, Live Demonstrations, Special Exhibitions and Music while strolling the beautiful Lake Nona Town Center

Early Steps Joyful Music Virtual Playgroup

Dear Early Steps Family, Join us for our Early Steps Joyful Music Virtual Playgroup. We are so excited you are joining our Early Steps Joyful Music Virtual Playgroup. Playgroups will be offered all Fridays, free of charge. You will need to register for each class. Get ready to sing dance and make music!

Food Truck Friday in Celebration

Join us on the second Friday of each month at Lakeside Park from 5-9 p.m. for our monthly culinary event.

Toddler Art Play at Creative Jane Art Studio


Young children learn through play! Our creatively curated sensory bins and art experiences allow toddlers to splash, dig, squish, pile and swirl. No formal instruction is offered during Art Play but our creative stations will engage your curious little one and they’ll love exploring our bright and colorful space.

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Family Time on the Farm at Wildflower Farms

Family time on the Farm- Join us Saturday 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 woes.

International Family Day Art class with CFCArts

Join local artist JJ Gonzalez Acosta of JJ Art and Design Productions for a fun art project!

Kids Night at the Museum

Kids are invited to enjoy a night at OSC while exploring the exhibits, participating in STEM activities, and watching a live science show. Pizza and a film are also included.

Mom and Me at Dinamo Gymnastics

This 45-minute class is a parent and child program. It is designed for boys and girls ages 18 months to 3 years. The goal of this program is to introduce important socialization skills such as listening and following directions, waiting for turns and interacting with new friends.

Sanford Food Truck Fiesta

Come enjoy the streets of beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford in “The Famous L” between West End Trading Co. and Celery City Craft! Grab food from 12+ food trucks, drinks from the bars, enjoy live music outside, and plenty of tables and chairs to sit and eat your food truck bounty!

Saturday Sounds Concert Series in Apopka

The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series in 2021. Dates: Every Saturday through May 29, 2021 Time: 5 PM to 7 PM Location: Apopka Amphitheater (3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, FL 32712) Picnic baskets and coolers are permitted. Limited vendors will be available.

Scott’s Spring Fling

Join us this Spring for Scott’s Spring Fling! U-pick Sunflowers & Zinnias, Craft Vendors, Car Show, Beer & Wine, Live Music, Jumping Pillow, Giant Playground, Food and Much More!

Uptown Altamonte Family Fest

This year’s Family Fest focuses on STEAM activities and demonstrations for kids.  There is also a scavenger hunt and fishing derby. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Avalon Park Food Truck Night

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

Boot Camp Style Workouts for Family

We’re back! Boot-Camp style class and post-workout shake after for only $7.00. Great opportunity to get back in shape and stay accountable for your summer results.

East Orlando Farmers Market and More

East Orlando Farmers Market & More is the perfect balance of everything you want to find at a farmers market. We have hand selected produce, creative local small business owners, along with botanical varieties to chose from.

Frontyard Festival Disney Movie Nights

Nearly every Sunday through May, enjoy a classic Disney movie in a socially distanced box on the lawn of the Dr. Phillips Center. Upon booking tickets, guests can choose their own box for up to 5 people.

Sunday Brunch at Dr.Phillips Center Front Yard Festival

Live music. Delicious food. Bottomless drinks. Sounds like a fun way to spend a Sunday downtown. So make plans and pick your own socially distant, outdoor box for 2–5 people. Tickets for entry are $15-$25 per person.

Water Safety Awareness Month at Daytona Lagoon

Take Sunny’s Safe Swimmer Promise and get a FREE children’s waterpark admission with the purchase of an adult waterpark admission. Redeemable on Sundays only.

Winter Garden Farmer’s Market

The Winter Garden Farmers Market is your hometown market open every Saturday from 8:00am to 1:00pm in beautiful Historic Winter Garden.

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