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

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Crazy For Gershwin at Winter Park Playhouse

Take a stroll down memory lane as we pay tribute to two of America’s most well-loved composers of all time, George and Ira Gershwin! This high-energy song and tap dance celebration will put a smile on your face and a song in your heart.

Enchanted Fairy Doors at Leu Gardens

The Enchanted Fairy Doors are coming back to Leu Gardens this summer, June 5 – September 5, 2021! This amazing exhibit has become a Central Florida tradition. This exhibit features twenty, one-of-a-kind, whimsical fairy doors which will inspire your child’s imaginative world of enchanted forests, secret gardens and the magic of fairies.

Kids Free at Brevard Zoo

Throughout the months of August and September, children 11 years of age and younger will receive free admission to Brevard Zoo when accompanied by a paying adult who is a Florida resident.

MegaCon Orlando

Fan conventions have returned! Gear up for an action-packed weekend at MEGACON Orlando 2021.

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.

Orlando REP presents The Teddy Bear Picnic

A 30-minute theatrical adventure for caregivers and children ages 0-3. Meet Mama Bear and Baby Bear as they invite you to their special picnic in the woods, and interact with their woodland friends!

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Friday, August 13, 2021

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.

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.

Food Truck Friday in Celebration

Make plans to join us at Lakeside Park from 5 – 9 p.m. for our monthly culinary event, as we feature many of the region’s top food trucks.  As always, admission is free for all.

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.

Piping 101 Class at Confectionery Academy

This is a great class for beginners as well as for students who need a little refresher course on fundamental piping skills. We spend 3 hours practicing basic piping skills for popular borders. Students work at their own pace and will receive individual as well as group instruction.

13th Annual Lunchtime Concert featuring Steve Ferrell to Benefit Second Harvest Food Bank

On Fri., Aug. 13, the community will be invited to take their lunch break to support a good cause at a local musician’s annual Lunchtime Concert.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Back to School Bird Bash at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

Come celebrate the start of the 2021-2022 school year at the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey’s annual Back to School Bash. There will be crafts, up-close bird encounters and games to get your brain ready for the school year!

Back to School Special at Altitude Trampoline Park Sanford

Back to School Special at Altitude Trampoline Park Sanford on August 14 and 21 Get 2 Hours of Jump for the price of 1. Plus get an additional hour for only $5

Boardwalk Bowl’s Fall Bowling Club and League Kickoff Party

Have time to SPARE? Come on out to Boardwalk Bowl’s Fall Club & League Kickoff Party from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 14. Guests can learn more about clubs and leagues while enjoying free food and giveaways throughout the event.

Chicken and Beer Festival in Apopka

Enjoy delicious fried chicken and cold beer vendors at the Chicken & Beer Festival. Live entertainment, arts & craft, and family fun for all!

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day (FCBD), one of the comic book industry’s most beloved and anticipated celebrations, will once again be a single-day event, scheduled to take place Saturday, August 14, 2021.

Longwood Cruise In Car Show

Downtown Longwood Cruise In Car Show on the second Saturday of the month from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Historic District of Longwood. There will be music from DJ Don (Cruisin’ Orlando), food, and show cars present for viewing.

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 Live music plus indoor and outdoor seating available Outdoor Event with Indoor space.

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Asia Trend Japanese Taiko Drum Lessons

Are you interested in Japanese Culture? The Asia Trend Community Learning Center’s mission is to educate, connect and engage the community about the history, cultures of Asia and we’re presenting Traditional Japanese Taiko Drum lessons for Beginners and advanced!

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

Broadway Show at Carmiel School of Fine Arts

Carmiel School of Fine Arts presents Broadway Show the Musical Concert. Enjoy favorite tunes performed live as part of the star-studded Broadway Concert Series!

Frontyard Festival – Outdoor Movie Night

Watch movies outside in your own box that fit up to 6 people.  Face coverings are optional. And you can still enjoy having food and drinks delivered from on-site restaurants while you watch your show.

JCCF’s Family Fun Bowl

Join us at the Brunswick Wekiva Lanes in Apopka, SUNDAY August 15th from 2 PM to 4 PM (check in 1:30) for a fun day of bowling. The cost is $100 per lane. Each lane can accommodate 1 to 6 players (6 players maximum). Fee includes 2 hours unlimited bowling and shoes for each player.

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.

School of Rock Rocks the Promenade at Sunset Walk in Kissimmee

“School of Rock – Rocks the Promenade” every month beginning. Free Admission.

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