Can you believe that the first month of 2019 is almost over. Time went by really fast. Events are starting to pick up steam, now that everyone is over the post holiday slump. Be sure to check out some of the events happening this weekend in Orlando and get out and enjoy the lovely weather we have been having.

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Multiple Dates

Blue Springs Manatee Festival

Food, Fun, Art and Crafts! Continuous Entertainment for the Whole Family Arts & Crafts Show with Over 100 Booths Music and Dancing! (Saturday and Sunday)

Orlando Toy and Comic Con

This amazing two-day show is perfect for families, new and longtime congoers, and anyone looking for a great day of nerdy fun including vendors, panels, Orlando Toy and Comic Con Cosplay/Costume Contests, and more! Kids 10 and under are free with a paid adult! (Saturday and Sunday)


For ten years, Repticon has been bringing great shows to Central Florida Fairground in Orlando. One of Repticon’s original series of shows, the show has continued to grow until it is now one of the premiere shows in the industry and THE show to go to in Orlando. (Saturday and Sunday)

St.Luke’s Theatre presents: Little Women

Theater at St. Luke’s Presents: “Little Women The Musical” This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. (All Weekend)

Friday, January 25, 2019

Avalon Park Movie Under the Stars: Smallfoot

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the movie and FREE popcorn!

Cookies & Canvas: Monthly Paint Nights

Join us for a night of painting, cookies & family FUN! Participants 8 years and older are welcome to join us as we paint our AWESOME creative piece!! This night will be lead by an amazing artist who will gladly walk all levels of painters through creating this fun creative piece!

Kids Night Out- Florida Film Academy

Students Make Movies, Enjoy Pizza and have a blast during their “night out”!  January 25th – Kids Night Out Movie Making Event

Mad Science Kids Night Out

Every Friday- Held at the Mad Science Lab inside of the Oviedo Mall. Includes dinner, science class, crafts, games, movie time, and more! $25/child! For kids 4-12 years old. No need to pre-register- just show up at the door at 6pm!

Twists and Braids at American Girl

Join us for a fun hair styling session in the Doll Hair Salon! Spend some time with expert doll stylists as we teach your girl advanced styles for their dolls hair and keep it looking great! Event also includes a hair accessory. $20.00 per girl.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Children’s Farmers Market

Come and play with us!! Join us at the Children’s Farmers Market.

Eustis Family Fun Day

Join us for our 4th Annual Family Fun Day! This FREE event will feature pony rides, laser tag, a video arcade, kite flying, face painting, balloon animals, bounce houses, food, vendors and many more fun activities for families!!

Kids Cooking Connection The Science of Desserts

Chefs in training will explore everything it takes to make a great pizza. They will make homemade crust, learn about different ways to season the crust. They will also learn to work with dough, and make a sauce from scratch. There will be a focus on toppings and chopping skills.

The Annual Princess Ball

Come one, come all to this royal father/daughter princess ball! On the twenty-sixth of January, we invite all majestic princesses to a magical evening fit for royalty. There will be dancing, activities, and dessert. We will be dressed in royal attire and hope you are too!

Winter Park Sand Art & Standing Ovations

Have you ever wanted to play with sand and take it home with you? During this Family Fun Program event, you can layer multiple colors of sand inside clear plastic shapes to create a beautiful necklace.

Youth Filmmaker Workshop

No budget documentary filmmaking for teenagers and preteens! This workshop will cover the basics of creating a short documentary using a smart phone camera, simple lighting and sound, and free editing software.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Bowl for a Cause!

A fun afternoon of bowling that supports a great local charity, Dancing for Diabetes! Price of admission covers 2 hours of bowling, pizza, and shoes Raffle prize opportunities available

Enzian Peanut Butter Matinee

Our Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film Series usually occurs on the fourth Sunday of the month. It is always family friendly and only $8 (General Public) and FREE for kids 12 & under. A special Kid’s Menu is also offered!

Family Movie Night at Old Town

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.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a cupcake-decorating activity.

Which of these activities do you plan to do in Orlando this weekend?