If you are wondering what to do with kids in Orlando this weekend we have got you covered. you can attend an open house, play with animals on a farm, attend a pool party, watch an outdoor movie or attend a festival. If you want to stay in the AC, you can see a musical, go to art museums, paint a picture or pottery, and more. There is a lot happening in Orlando this weekend.

This Weekend in Orlando: Multiple Dates

The Little Mermaid by Orlando Shakespeare Theatre

The Little Mermaid at Orlando Shakes on dates between June 14th and July 29th. Curiosity killed the catfish… A precocious young mermaid dreams of visiting the Landside. Against the advice of her friends, she makes a deal with an evil sea witch for the chance to earn the love of a human prince. (All Weekend)

Big Fish Musical

Big Fish tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to the fullest…and then some! Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. (All Weekend)

Annie Jr. at Maxey Community Center

The East Winter Garden Community Alliance is putting on their 3rd Annual summer musical production in East Winter Garden. In partnership with Arts After 5, it inspires children and youth to engage in a variety of arts. (Saturday and Sunday)

Xanadu at the Garden Theatre

Big Voices. Big Music. Big Hair. Big Fun! Book by Douglas Carter Beane | Music & Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar Strap on your roller skates for this hilarious musical-on-wheels! (Friday and Saturday)

This Weekend in Orlando: Friday, July 27, 2018

Back to School free immunization event

This free immunization event has been planned in the community so parents can vaccinate their children and obtain their DH680 form for school.

Cookies and Canvas Family Paint Night

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 artist Cristina Ally who will gladly walk all levels of painters through creating this fun creative piece!

Finger Painting Friday at Amaya Papaya Casselberry

8m – 6 years 15 – 20 minutes Amaya Papaya University is an enrichment program for children 0-5 years old designed to teach early S.T.E.A.M. concepts, promote social interaction, encourage cognitive development and enhance creativity.

Friday Family Films at Morse Museum

This 90-minute program includes a short film, a tour of selected galleries at the Morse, and an art project related to the Museum’s collection.  Reservations required.

Friday Night Frenzy at Rebounderz Apopka

Friday Night Frenzy 6pm-11pm * 3 hours of jump time * 2 slices of pizza * 1 fountain drink Enjoy our light show from 8-11 pm! ALL for $25! What a deal!

Kaleidoscope Afterschool Open House

Need after school care? Then, you’re invited! Stop by Kaleidoscope to learn more about our Science, Technology, Engineering and Arts After School Program. Students will have a BLAST while participating in our STEAM based activities while parents learn more about our program including our amazing purpose, approach.

Kids Nights at Plaster Cottage of Clermont

“Bring your kids over any Friday at 6:00 PM for plaster painting, pizza and fun! Each child may choose two plaster pieces to paint. Also included is pizza and juice or water to drink.

Lake Eola Movieola- “Peter Rabbit”

Enjoy Lake Eola Park’s Free Outdoor Movies each month. Bring blankets, chairs, snacks and the whole family to enjoy this year’s selections. Leashed pets are welcome. Be sure to arrive early to secure a spot and enjoy some of the pre-movie activities. Lawn games, Mix 105.1 and music are part of the activities.

Little Bits Indoor Playground very HOT Christmas in July Party

Everyone could use a little pick-me-up holiday cheer — even in the middle of summer! Despite the warm July weather Little Bits is throwing a fun Christmas party that will have all our friends saying WOW! So, dress your little ones in red and green colors of Christmas and come on over for some fun!

Melbourne: Fun on the Farm Day

There will be crafts, water slide, petting zoo, and a whole lot of summer fun on the farm. Price of admission $15 all day per child parents are free. Food truck will be open for business.

Nerf Parents Night Out at Orlando Ninjutsu Suisha Dogo

Bring your kids, family members, and friends to Orlando Ninjutsu Center to team up against one another at our Nerf Wars battle royale! Everyone is welcome, even non-members. Parents get the night to themselves, and the kids get to have fun battling against each other with their Nerf guns.

Oviedo: Sunshine Dances for mentally and/or physically challenged teens and adults

The Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club and the City of Oviedo Recreation Department are working together to bring the special population teens and adults who are physically and/or mentally challenged monthly dances.
Summer Pool Party! Students ages 11 years old and up are invited to splash it up at our Summer Pool Party Events. Cost is $5 per student. July 27th – DJ Party

Windermere: Family Food Truck Night

The event is held on brick main street in front of Town Hall located in the heart of Downtown Windermere. Trucks are open for business from 5-9:30pm. Bring friends, family, chairs, blankets, and an appetite.

This Weekend in Orlando: Saturday, July 28, 2018

Caribbean Community Connection’s Back to School Festival

This is a festive event and a day full of food, music, community resources, and fun. Last year in 2017 we serviced over 750 patrons at our event! Although we provide a host of other services this day our main focus is to provide free school supplies to needy children in the community.

Despicable Me Character Breakfast at Loews Royal Pacific Resort

What could be better than waking up, putting on your flip-flops, and digging into a delicious breakfast? Meeting with some of your favorite Despicable Me characters, that’s what.

Family Night Skate

Go to family night at Astro Skate for 3 hours of skating fun for the entire family.$20 for a family of 5 with one adult/$7 for an individual.

Family Summer Camp Days at the Art & History Museums

Join us for these unique Family Summer Saturdays, and explore, play and grow together in creativity! This summer, we’ll discover the elements of Earth, Water, Wind, Fire, and Metal together.

Family Workshop at Wondermade

Come and see how marshmallows are made! Hear the story of Wondermade, get a tour of the kitchen, and become an official marshmallow agent.

KidX Luau at Seminole Towne Center

Families can come enjoy a Luau complete with hula skirts, leis, limbo, and food. There will be fun activities, games, and a dancing with a real hula dancer! You don’t want to miss this fun event.

KidFest: Kirikou and the Sorceress

The tiny Kirikou is born into an African village upon which a sorceress called Karaba has cast a terrible spell: the spring has dried up, the villagers are being blackmailed, the men of the village have either been kidnapped or have mysteriously disappeared. He wants to rid the village of the curse so he goes on a voyage to the Forbidden Mountain, where the Wise Man of the Mountain, who knows of Karaba and her secrets, awaits him.

Punzie’s Wedding and Princess Ball

Join all the Prince and Princesses in the Royal Kingdom as we celebrate Punzie’s Wedding to her Prince. We are bringing you a one-of-a-kind event with performances, dancing, picture opportunities and more for an afternoon of magical entertainment.

Sanford Avenue Block Party

EVENT IS FREE TO ENTER! Come out every 4th Saturday and enjoy music, food, drink, and fun. Bring a chair, maybe an umbrella, and settle in for some free entertainment and the best venues between 4th and 5th on Sanford Avenue.

Seminole Co School KidZone & Beyond Program Family Expo

Experience what our program can offer your child each day after school. Enjoy a fun family day together as you join your child in making things, playing, winning prizes, discovering, creating, eating and more.

Titusville: 7th annual Creepy Crawly Day at Enchanted Forest

Bring the whole family and enjoy a fun-filled day discovering some of nature’s most unique, spine-tingling, and sometimes misunderstood critters.

This Weekend in Orlando: Sunday, July 29, 2018

Budding Gardeners Kids Program

Come for the whole program or just drop in on a class. The 7 week program is $75, one class is $12. Ages 6+ welcome! Sunday mornings 9am-11am beginning in July. Composting & Mulching – learn the importance of a healthy fertile foundation.

Family Movie Night and Game 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.

KidFest: Innerspace

The top-secret test of a sub-miniaturization process goes wildly awry in this comic adventure when industrial spies steal the technology and the daring pilot (Dennis Quaid) of the world’s first molecular-sized craft is accidentally injected into the bloodstream of a hypochondriac grocery store clerk (Martin Short). Now with only a 24-hour supply of oxygen, an atom-sized test pilot must convince the nerd in whose body he is trapped how to be a hero in order to recover the stolen technology, convince the pilot’s girlfriend (Meg Ryan) that he loves her … and save both men from a grisly death.

Sunday Family Fun Day World Puppetry Celebration

SHOWS AT 11AM AND 1PM Enjoy performances of MicheLee Puppets’ The Upstander League plus hands-on activities perfect for back to school preparation! The first 100 children receive a backpack with supplies courtesy of Venue on the Lake. Plus, Best Foot Forward provides activities that promote pedestrian safety, while Jeremiah’s Italian Ice scoops complimentary treats!

The Island Princess Party at My Little Town

The Island Princess will be arriving at My Little Town. Event Includes: Princess appearance (sing along, take Pictures, Dance with The Princess) bubbles party, music, confetti time and much more!

What do you plan to do with kids in Orlando this weekend?