Things To Do This Weekend

Things to do this weekend in Orlando: April 30- May 2

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As the school year comes to an end be sure to check out what there is to do below this weekend in Orlando.

things to do this week in Orlando

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CFC Arts presents Cinderella

The classic music of Rodgers and Hammerstein and this enchanting tale take on a contemporary reimagining. A pumpkin transforming into a carriage, a plain country girl and a prince joining in marriage – impossible? Witness the impossible become possible, with the help of Fairy Godmother, of course!

Hamlin Fair in Winter Garden

The Hamlin Fair is a family-friendly event featuring state-of-the-art thrill rides, a Kiddieland designed especially for children, delicious fair food, and challenging games of skill.

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.

Lake County Balloon Festival

See dozens of hot air balloons glowing at dusk (weather permitting). There are food and retail vendors as well as activities for the whole family. Tethered balloon rides can be purchased at an additional cost.

One World: International Women Artists Of Florida

An invitational showcase of work by nine professional working artists and Florida residents from different countries — each with a distinctive style that lifts up the individual woman’s love of their art form with influences from their country of origin and life experience.

Out of This World at Mall at Millenia

An interactive imagination immersion above and beyond. Experience a journey among the stars from the surface of the moon to the mission on Mars. Wander through a space station to a space capsule and name your star at the end of your adventure.

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.

Seussical at MCP Theater

A musical perfect for the whole family, Seussical takes us into the world of Dr. Seuss, where we revisit beloved characters including The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie, and JoJo.

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, and u-pick peaches will be available beginning mid to late April. Keep an eye out for updates!

Friday, April 30, 2021

Arbor Day Tree Planting

Join IDEAS For Us and Orange County Parks Department in celebrating Arbor Day by Planting 51 Native Trees in Honor of 51 Years of Earth Day!

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

Clermont Movies Under the Stars

Grab a blanket or a chair and enjoy a family-friendly motion picture under the stars every month this Spring. The Clermont Parks and Recreation Department is bringing you great movies and awesome family fun.

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.

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.

Howey Founders Day Citrus Festival

Howey-in-the-Hills – The Town of Howey-in-the-Hills will host their 96th annual Founder’s Day Citrus Festival. The event will take place at the Howey Mansion, located at 1001 Citrus Ave. in Howey-in-the-Hills on Saturday, May 1 from 10 am to 4 pm.

Kids Build it Workshop

Hey Parents! Drop your kids off for a fun Nailed It DIY workshop while you enjoy a night out. We’ll be creating a fun Yardzee game that will keep them busy long after they leave the studio!

Lion King Outdoor Movie

Bring the whole family out for a NIGHT UNDER THE STARS featuring the live-action Lion King! This is a FREE event open to the community, Friday, April 30 in Longwood.  Here’s what you need to know – The movie starts at 8PM, and we recommend arriving a little early to get a good spot.

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.

Morse Museum Spring Celebration and Free April Fridays

The Morse Museum invites all to celebrate spring this year with newly installed exhibits and free appointments. A five-day spring celebration and free Fridays during the entire month of April provide many opportunities to view the collection at no charge.

One World: International Women Artists Of Florida

An invitational showcase of work by nine professional working artists and Florida residents from different countries — each with a distinctive style that lifts up the individual woman’s love of their art form with influences from their country of origin and life experience.

Out of This World at Mall at Millenia

An interactive imagination immersion above and beyond. Experience a journey among the stars from the surface of the moon to the mission on Mars. Wander through a space station to a space capsule and name your star at the end of your adventure.

Oviedo Night Market 2021

It’s 2021 and the Oviedo Night Market is Back! Looking for something fun to do for date night? Or a family outing to enjoy the cooler weather! We are excited to bring back our Night Farmer’s Market at the Oviedo Brewing Company!

Seminole County Library: We Love Jazz: An International Jazz Day Celebration for Kids Online

Pickup your activity bag in advance from any Seminole County Public Library branch; then join us on Zoom for the program! We will learn about famous jazz artists through stories, explore the science of sound, see artwork inspired by jazz, and create our own process-art while listening to jazz!

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 1, 2021

A Night of Destruction

For the First Time ever Orlando Speedworld’s Night of Destruction will be holding a SCHOOL BUS DEMOLITION DERBY. Witness history as we smash and crash some School Buses. We have a stacked event planned for you on May 1st 7pm.

Annual Celebration of Mothers

You’re invited! We are having an Alice in wonderland themed tea party celebrating all mothers. There will be food trucks, games, prizes, fun!

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.

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.

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. Children will be kept in age-appropriate small groups to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Lovely Junior

This free half day event for elementary-aged girls features inspirational teachings, interactive workshops and more to help girls discover their confidence, value and limitless potential.

Maitland’s Movie in the Park

Maitland’s Movie in the Park presentation of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” will be held at Independence Square next to City Hall. Join us at 7pm for Games, giveaways and movie trivia!

Mother Daughter Brunch at Living Faith

God’s Diamond GIrls first Mother Daughter Brunch where are mission is to build the relationships between mothers and daughters through games, communication and empowerment speakers.

Sunday, May 2, 2021

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. The event is from 11am – 12:30pm.

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. See website link for movie lineup.

Mommy & Me at the Art Room

Itʼs Mommy & Me time at The Art Room! Create a festive llamacorn in our Kid’s Mommy & Me workshop for ages 4+. $50 per pair all supplies included. Call or register online today

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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