Things to do this weekend in Orlando: September 10- September 12

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As we enter the second weekend in September be sure to check out what there is to do this weekend in Orlando with kids. Whether that is attending the Celtic Festival, going to the food truck festival in Lake Concord park, or going to the Artfest in Casselberry there should be something for everyone to enjoy!

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Celtic Festival

The 10th annual Ormond Beach Celtic Festival – usually held each spring during the third week of April – has finally arrived!  Clans, pipers, and highland games athletes will gather on September 11, & 12, 2021 at the traditional spot in Rockefeller Gardens and Fortunato Park for two days of folk music, food, and fun!

Music in the Park in Winter Park

Music in the Park is back featuring Just Imagin3. In support of our small business community, the city is resuming its Music in the Park series every Friday and Saturday throughout the month of August from 6 to 9 p.m. in Central Park.

Galactic Space Jam at Orlando Science Center

This will be the 7th ever Indie Galactic Space Jam and we’re back with fun challenges to create space focused video games, and a great opportunity to connect with an amazing crop of talent, mentors & leaders from both the Space and Video Game industry.

Orlando Magical Dining Month

Experience the wonders of Orlando’s amazing culinary scene with Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining, celebrating its 16th anniversary from Aug. 27 through Oct. 3, 2021 — 38 delicious days!

Orlando Science Center Aquatic Adventure Weekend

Orlando Science Center is diving into the diverse science of water with something for everyone during Aquatic Adventures Weekend! Learn how you can be an ocean conservation hero, or have some good clean fun with hands-on activities that explore the science of suds and bubbles!

SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream

A visit to SeaWorld Orlando will turn frightful on select evenings this fall when the park unleashes the ALL-NEW Howl-O-Scream.  Guests will evade roaming haunts rampaging through scare zones and seek shelter indoors, only to find they have entered a house of horrors.

Storytime with the Orlando Philharmonic

Enjoy live music for young children, ages three to seven by Philharmonic musicians, along with narration and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations that bring favorite children’s classics to life.

Friday, September 10, 2021

After School Coding at My STEM in Lake Mary

Learn how to code and build your own video games in an After School Program at MySTEM in Lake Mary. Drop your child anytime from 3-6:30 to learn coding, game development, roblox, minecraft, STEM and homework help.

American Girl-Grandparents Day

Celebrate Grandparents Day at American Girl – Girls and their grandparents can share a memorable, magical meal at American Girl on Grandparents Day.

Bingo with DJ MJ at District Eat and Play Oviedo

Join us at 6pm every Friday for Free Bingo with DJ MJ! All boards will be freshly sanitized and tables will be socially distant. Special Prizes will be given out for winners at the end of each game.

Casselberry Food Trucks at Lake Concord Park

There’s a variety of music and entertainment at the restarted Casselberry Food Trucks at Lake Concord Park on Friday, June 11, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. behind Casselberry City Hall. Along with the music, there will be about 10 food trucks with a variety of menu options.

Family Fun Night at The Sharing Center

Spend a family night together completing volunteer projects for The Sharing Center, which offers programs to prevent hunger and homelessness in the community. Pizza and drinks are provided.

Fridays on the Plaza

Bring the entire family to downtown Winter Garden to enjoy live music every Friday evening during Fridays on the Plaza. This month enjoy patriotic music, country music, jazz and more.

Horizon West Block Party

Round up the family (fur-fam included!), friends, neighbors and head over to our Town Center for the monthly Horizon West Block Party! Bring along your chairs and blankets to unwind and relax while enjoying a flavorful line up of LOCAL FOOD TRUCKS.

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.

Kona Luau at Wekiva Island

Join us at Wekiva Island as we celebrate the end of summer with our Kona Luau! The festivities run from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, September 10. Grab your favorite Hawaiian shirt and enjoy an evening near the water.

Kids Yoga at Maitland Community Park

Get the kids (ages 10+) outside for safe and socially distanced, low-stress exercise at Maitland Community Park every Friday at 4:30pm. This fun and relaxed format teaches basic poses along with breathing and meditation techniques.

Wizarding World of Kissimmee

Awesomos Maxima! Calling all wizards to join us! You are cordially invited to join us for a Harry Potter celebration here in the Historic Downtown’s very own Kissimmee’s Wizardly World it will be a bewitching night of Butter Beer , quidditch , potions and more!

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Artfest in Casselberry

Artfest is a high energy art and craft event with a solid emphasis on entertainment and education. The event will be held September 11th 2021 from 12 Noon to 6 P.M. on beautiful Lake Concord Park, in Casselberry Florida.

A Tribute to Heroes Concert in Apopka

Join us on Saturday, September 11th, from 4p – 9p at the Apopka Amphitheater to honor veterans and first responders. An evening to honor our country, veterans, and first responders with a tribute to our heroes,

City of Sanford Patriot Day

City of Sanford Patriot Day – A national Day of Service and Remembrance will be observed with a special ceremony on Saturday, September 11th at 10 AM in Veterans Memorial Park in Sanford.

Cosplay 101 for Grades 6-12- Penguin Point Productions

Cosplay 101 for Grades 6-12 Students will work with an experienced costumer to create their own cosplay characters! No special equipment is required, but you may bring your own materials with teacher’s approval.

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.

Fish4Fun at Blanchard Park

Kids ages 12 and younger are invited to participate in Fish4Fun, a free catch-n-release event at Blanchard Park, 2451 N. Dean Road, Orlando, on Saturday, Sept. 11! (No pre-registration required.) Day-of-event registration begins at 7:30 a.m., fishing at 8 a.m. and trophies awarded at 10 a.m.

Golden Walk at Lake Eola

Come and support the 4TH annual GOLDEN WALK as we walk around beautiful Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando! By registering for THE GOLDEN WALK you can help children fighting cancer and their families.

MAM- Spooky Season

Shop from 40+ local vendors and get ready for the Fall Holiday season! Shop Local & support small shops at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company from 12:00-5:00pm! There will be food trucks, craft vendors, clothing vendors, art vendors, & more!

Parents Night Out at My Stem

Drop the kids at MyStem and enjoy a parents night out. Kids will play games, build robots, watch movies, and more. Price includes pizza and kids should bring their own water.

Parent’s Night Out at Super Awesome Cool Pottery

Parent’s Date Night: If you want to attend a Friday night adult potter’s wheel class, click HERE to register. According to the web site, Friday Nights are also reserved from 6-9pm for adults only to drop by and just paint pottery.

Sanford Food Truck Fiesta

Families can enjoy a variety of food from more than 20 food trucks, live music, and outdoor seating on the streets of downtown Sanford.

Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show with Back to Nature Wildlife

We are excited to announce the return of Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show; Step into a world of mystery, comedy, and intrigue where YOU become the detective and help solve the crime!

The Vegan Outlet

Free monthly event on the 2nd Saturday every month. Family and pet-friendly! An all VEGAN Event with over 20 vendors including food, crafts, art, desserts, and drinks.

Windermere’s 9/11 Memorial Service

Join Mayor O’Brien on Saturday, September 11, 2021 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and pay respect to all those who lost their lives and loved ones.   Music will be provided by Family Church (Windermere Campus). There will be a wreath laying ceremony along with selected speakers.

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Free Family FunDay at Mennello Museum

Every second Sunday of the month is Free Family Funday! oin us at the museum for free admission all day, plus a take-home art project for the first 30 children. Video and Written instructions are available below!

Pokemon Open Play at Coliseum of Comics

Join us for Pokemon Open Play! Test out new decks and meet other Pokemon players. Interested in learning how to play Pokemon? We have a dedicated advocate on hand to help teach new players during open play.

Project Relevé Free Ballet

Project Relevés mission is to give students the opportunity to explore their love and passion for dance. With FREE classes conveniently offered every 2nd Sunday, we open our doors to the Central FL community. We welcome children from all areas of Central Florida including Oviedo, Maitland, Thorton Park, Winter Park, Lake Mary, and more!

Storytime with the Orlando Philharmonic

Enjoy live music for young children, ages three to seven by Philharmonic musicians, along with narration and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations that bring favorite children’s classics to life.

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