As the school year comes to a close and summer begins activities are going to start piling up. If you’re looking for things to do with kids this weekend in Orlando, make sure to take a look below. Listen to a musical about bird calls, go to the Orlando Fringe or make a mess at the Orlando Science Center.

This Weekend in Orlando: Multiple Dates

Mary Poppins 

Magic Curtain Productions presents Mary Poppins on stage (Friday and Saturday)

Bird Call the Musical 

In the quiet town of Peach Pit, Connecticut lives college Professor Wally Zutman. His hobby of birdwatching has risen to the level of obsession as he tries to convince the world that these birds in his backyard can talk. The truth is: they can! (All Weekend)

Illuminights at Boing Fun Center

Experience Boing! Fun Center like never before. Blacklights, Lasers, Glow in the Dark Dodgeball! Play under the lights, pizza and a drink are included. Remember to wear clothing that illuminates with the black lights. (Friday and Saturday)

Orlando Science Center’s Mess Fest

Orlando Science Center is ending its Messy Science Month with a big explosion of color and the messiest of science experiments! Get ready for a weekend full of the gooiest, slimiest and messiest hands-on-activities ever at Orlando Science Center. (Saturday and Sunday)

Kids Fringe

Orlando’s favorite event for Kids returns Saturdays and Sundays during the 27th annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival! Our theme for the day is “United We PLAY” – Join us for plays, games, Fringe artists, music, and more! (Saturday and Sunday)

This Weekend in Orlando: Friday, May 18, 2018

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.

Mad Science Kids Night Out 

Every Friday (except the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years). Includes dinner, science class, games, crafts, activities and movie time. Ages 4-12 years

Stick It Gymnastics Friday Night Bounce 

Parents, enjoy the night out while the kids jump, flip, and twist the night away in our supervised trampoline area complete with 4 Olympic style trampolines, a foam pit, double mini trampoline, rod floor and tumble track.

Cocoa Beach Friday Fest

Stop by and enjoy the fun of what’s become the best downtown Friday celebration in the area. Look forward to live music, food vendors, family-friendly activities and much more.

Ocoee: Food Truck Friday and Movie in the Park

The city’s Food Truck Friday and Movie in the Park event is held the third Friday of each month at Bill Breeze Park, 125 North Lakeshore Drive,  includes the following: food trucks from 6:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.; free tours of the historic Withers-Maguire House, 16 East Oakland Avenue, from 6:00 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.; and a movie starting at 7:15 p.m.

Doll Hair Salon Spectacular 

Your girl can learn new tricks to style her doll’s tresses at American Girl Orlando’s Doll Hair Salon Spectacular! At this hour-long session, girls will learn how to create two cute new ’dos and receive insider tips from our professional stylists, plus get hair accessories for their dolls. Afterward, each girl and her spruced-up companion can pose for a photo op.

This Weekend in Orlando: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Full STEAM Ahead- Festival of FUN at Creative Global Schools Orlando

Are you always looking for ways to challenge your children? Let’s Exercise their Brains with FUN STEAM activities!!! Join us for the Full Steam Ahead-Festival of FUN on May 19, 2018 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Science Saturdays at Orlando Science Center

Get Messy with Science Saturday, May 19 Slime, suds, and shaving cream – oh my! If you like messes, this is the class for you! Join us as we explore some fun science experiments using a variety of VERY messy mixtures and solutions!

Duck Day at Santa’s Farm

Waddle in for some quackin’ good fun! Children will receive a free rubber ducky to race at Judy’s Duck Race, and may interact with REAL DUCKS that will be set up by the entrance gate.

Animalversary! – Nature Wildlife Refuge

BTN celebrates 29 years as a nonprofit organization on Saturday, May 19th from 10 AM to 3 PM. Free family friendly event!

DeLand: Family Fun Saturday at Museum of Art

Are you looking for an entertaining activity that the whole family will enjoy? Family Fun Saturdays are a fantastic way to share a great family moment, bring out everyone’s artistic side, and have fun too!

Ocoee: Cinderella Meet and Play! at Princesses and Princes

Cinderella graces Everdream with her presence on Saturday, May 19th, 2018, at 10 am for an exclusive Meet-And-Play event! In collaboration with Tutu Tales Party Productions, Cinderella will sing, play, and entertain the kids while providing the perfect opportunity to take pictures and capture the moments!

Ocoee Police Department’s 9th Annual Community Picnic

Free food, drinks, games and activities Raffle for various prizes including a 32″ flat screen television All the activities are FREE including bounce houses, Ocoee Fire Department’s Fire Engine and face painting by Petey the Clown.

Kids Fairy Garden by Art in the Park Orlando

Nurture your children’s curiosity and imagination while developing art skills and knowledge in a fun environment! Join us for another fun Art in the Park Orlando workshop at Maitland Community Park. This week we will be building a take home fairy garden.

Kids Day America

On Saturday, May 19th, 2018, communities worldwide will be participating in the 23rd annual “Kids Day America/International™” from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 pm. The event will take place at Avalon Park Town Park at the Band Shell/Stage.

Spring Ice Cream at the Higgins House Sanford

You’re Invited! The Higgins House Bed and Breakfast is hosting an Ice Cream Social on Saturday May 19th. Please join us for hand made ice cream, live music and fun! A donation of $5 is requested to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphona Society, a non-profit that is working hard to help find a cure for this disease.

Pokemon League at Smash Comics Sanford

Pokémon League is a fun and accessible way for Pokémon fans to get together with other fans and have some fun! League events are open to all TCG and VG players regardless of experience level or skill. Using your own cards and Pokémon video games, you can play, trade, and even earn cool prizes! The best part is that you can do all this with other Pokémon players who love collecting and playing just as much as you do.

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. Prices do not include skate rental.

This Weekend in Orlando: Sunday, May 20, 2018

Breakfast Cruise Down St. John’s River on Rivership Barbara-Lee

Boarding: 7:45AM – Cruising: 8AM-10AM Adults (7yrs & older): $25 each Children (6yrs & under): $20.00 Price includes: All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes and Sausage, Coffee, Tea and 1st Glass of Orange Juice

4 year Anniversary of Sweetwater Wekiva Farmers market

We are celebrating 4 years of being in the Sweetwater-Wekiva Area. We want to thank the community for all it’s support throughout the years. So we are throwing a party at the market! We have invited some special guest to come visit the kids from 11-1.

Bubble Guppies Orlando Show

Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock rolls into Orlando and the Walt Disney Theater on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, January 26, 2018 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $20.00. A VIP Meet and Greet ticket is also available.


What do you plan to do this weekend in Orlando?