Things to do this weekend in Orlando: October 15- October 17

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As we make our way into the third weekend in October, I hope you all have enjoyed some of the events the Orlando area has to offer. If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out below what there is to do this weekend in Orlando with kids.

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Things to do this Weekend in Orlando with Kids

Here are some fun activities to do with the kids this weekend in Orlando.

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A Petrified Forest in Altamonte Springs

Plan for a night out! With food trucks, live entertainment, and fun packed front yard activities, your time with us can last as long as you like (but not past 11pm) Each one of our three trails is approximately a 15 minute long experience (depending on how fast you run…)

A Year with Frog and Toad with Mad Cow Theater

A Year with Frog and Toad | The Harriett Theatre Music by Robert Reale | Book & Lyrics by and Willie Reale October 6 – 24, 2021 Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way.

Audubon Center’s Owloween Skeleton Extravaganza

Skeletons are coming to the Center! (Not-so) spooky skeletons are arriving soon to the Center. Join us in October to see life-sized skeleton displays of dinos, cowboys, vultures and more. There will be over 50 silly skeletons all around the Center.

Club Lake Fall Festival

Our activities this year will include, but not limited to, two hay rides, corn maze, toddler maze, pumpkin patch, Country Store, play structures, high strikers, football area, basketball area, The Cow Wash, and much more!

Fall Festival at Atwood Family Farm

We have a wide assortment of pumpkins to choose from! After you choose your pumpkin, we can put your name on it and put it in the pumpkin pen if you want to stay awhile to play, eat some of our baked goods, have lunch at the food truck in our picnic area.

Gatorland Gators, Ghosts and Goblins

The “Alligator Capital of the World™” is bringing back its popular Gators, Ghosts and Goblins™ Halloween event for a third year in a row of family fun and fright done right. The all-ages, daytime, family-friendly event at Gatorland® takes place weekends from Oct. 9 through 31

ICON Park Halloween Events

Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, bring your little ballerina, pirate or princess out to ICON Park for a free ride on its signature attraction, The Wheel. ICON Park is offering complimentary tickets to The Wheel for kids 12 and under who are dressed up in costumes

Lake Catherine Farms: Fall Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Join us at the farm for our fall scavenger hunt maze. Starting September 24th, the maze will be open on Fridays from 6pm-10pm, Saturdays from 10am-10pm and Sundays from 10am-5pm until October 30th.

Longwood Haunted History Tour

Join us for a Hauntingly Historic event! This October, the renowned Bradlee-McIntyre House of Longwood, Florida will play host to an exciting experiment in the supernatural. Every home has its secrets!

Mortem Manor

Journey through Mortem Manor, two floors of an old victorian themed haunted attraction filled with scares, thrills and fun. Featuring live actors, animatronics and state-of-the-art special effects. Mortem Manor is open year-round just outside Orlando!

Old Town Thriller Nights

Every Friday and Saturday night in October zombies invade Old Town with a performance of the Halloween classic, “Thriller.” Join us as no mere mortal can resist the evil of the Thriller. Performances are three times a night in front of the Old Town Main Stage. 7:50pm 8:50pm 9:50pm

Orlando Air and Space Show

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the Lockheed Martin Space and Air Show on October 16 –October 17, 2021! The all-star performer line up will feature FIVE U.S. Air Force jet demo teams in a full afternoon of flight performances from some of the nation’s top military and civilian pilots!

Painted Oaks Academy Pumpkin and Ponies Festival 2021

October 3rd – November 1st Daily 10am to 6pm $5 Adult (Ages: 18+) $3 Kids (Ages: 3-17) Admission Free Parking Pumpkins: $1 per pound or pre-sized flat rate Pony Rides Sold at Event(Ages: 3-12) $5 per child Train Rides Sold at Event(Ages: 3-7) $5 per child NO Dogs or Personal Pets (Service animals only)

Peter and the Starcatcher presented by CFCArts Theatre

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

Ritz Theater presents The Addams Family Sanford

The Addams family have lived by their kooky, upside-down values for hundreds of years. Dad and mom, Gomez and Morticia, want to continue that way.

Scream n’ Stream at Oviedo Mall

Scream n’ Stream, the drive-thru haunt attraction, returns this September, bringing new scares to a new location.  The attraction, which debut at Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures last year, will take over Oviedo Mall this time around, with activities taking place select nights Sept. 17 through Oct.31.

SpookNona Pumpkin Patch and Halloween Events

Spooky season in Lake Nona has arrived! Join us for another year of fun with the Boxi Park Pumpkin Patch! Pumpkins will be available for purchase by size.

Sunsational Farms 3rd Annual Fall Festival

Some family fun. Join us on the farm, for some family fun this Fall. Our iconic Big Orange  will be transformed into Big Jack …. A perfect  photo opportunity for an awesome picture.

The Outta Control Spooktacular Magic Dinner Show- WonderWorks

Those who want a fun family experience this Halloween season won’t want to miss “The Outta Control Spooktacular Magic Dinner Show” at WonderWorks Orlando. The long-running magic comedy dinner show will launch its first-ever Halloween-themed “spooktacular” beginning October 1, 2021, with shows running all month long.

The Haunted Road

One of the last remaining haunted roads in Central Florida is now a seasonal drive-thru experience. After launching in 2020, the cast and crew quickly realized everything was not as it seemed. Rumor spread that tortured souls who died on the land materialize when the sun sets, resulting in paranormal phenomena and eerie occurrences.

Trick or Treat at Fun Spot

Every Saturday and Sunday in October, your little monsters (12 and under) can dress up and enjoy free trick-or-treating at our Orlando and Kissimmee parks between 4 and 6 p.m. (while supplies last)!

Fall Fun at Uncle Donald’s Farm in Lady Lake

Remember the good old days when everyone spent some time “down on the farm”? You could see the animals, relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Since 1980 our family owned farm has allowed visitors to pet and feed a variety of animals and see wildlife up close. There is a pumpkin patch and a hay maze for the kiddos.

Friday, October 15, 2021

Florida Film Academy Kids Night Out

*This is a GREAT gift for your younger kiddos! Kids Night Out is designed for kids only – ages 7 to 12! *Buy the 3 pack and pick your dates later! *ONLY EIGHT spaces available Kids Night Out events meet on Friday’s from 5:30pm-9:30pm Students enjoy a pizza party and a night of movie making fun.

Pig on the Pond Community Festival in Clermont

Pig on the Pond Community Festival started 23 years ago. From its modest start as a BBQ competition, it has grown to be the biggest outdoor festival in south Lake County and has been voted one of Central Florida’s most popular events and includes carnival rides.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

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.

Green Acres Farm Outdoor Movie

Green Acres Farm Free Range Film Series is excited to celebrate our favorite time of year (Halloween) with a classic, spooky comedy. Come on out and watch Young Frankenstein in the fresh air, right here at our farm.

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.

Sunday, October 17, 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

Old Town Family Movie Night

Bring the entire family to watch free movies on a big screen. 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.

Orlando Air and Space Show

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the Lockheed Martin Space and Air Show on October 16 –October 17, 2021! The all-star performer line up will feature FIVE U.S. Air Force jet demo teams in a full afternoon of flight performances from some of the nation’s top military and civilian pilots!

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” The 3rd Sunday of Every Month beginning Sunday March 21st. Free Admission. Promenade at Sunset Walk and School of Rock proudly present live non-stop music featuring Two Bands from Central Florida

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