We remember our fallen soldiers this weekend as Memorial Day comes up on Monday. If you’re looking for things to do with kids for memorial day weekend in Orlando, make sure to take a look below. Attend Megacon, take art classes, attend tea, or maybe stop by Orlando Carnival. Happy Memorial Day!
This Weekend in Orlando: Multiple Dates
MEGACON Orlando is the South East’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event, attracting over 100,000 fans each year across four big days.
Everyone is a fan of something, and MEGACON is a place to celebrate all things pop culture. Get an autograph or a photo with your favorite guest and get the inside scoop about your favorite movies & TV shows at our celebrity panels! (All weekend)
Leapin’ Lizards! Annie is coming to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts! Unity Players Inc, in partnership with Premiere Youth Theatre, present the Broadway musical, Annie, one of the best-loved shows of all time. (All weekend)
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 (Saturday and Sunday)
Join “Jungle Jack” Hanna on Memorial Day weekend for two days of wild animal shows, autograph signings and special meet-and-greets when he visits Busch Gardens. The internationally-known animal expert will share animal facts and his travel tales during animal shows at the Stanleyville Theater. (Saturday and Sunday)
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! It’s 100% FREE! Parking is available at the nearby Florida Hospital parking garage.
Putting for Patriots! Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf, will host a Fundraiser for three very important organizations that serve our wounded veterans, their families and survivors of the fallen – “Hope for the Warriors”, Homes for Our Troops”, and “TAPS – Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors”. During the weekend Pirate’s Cove will be accepting donations which will be turned over the three Charities, as well as a percentage of their total sales, and guests will have a chance to win fun prizes! (All weekend)
Journey back to the 80’s with the Tony Award-nominated, roller-musical that spoofs the cult classic movie. Join the talented Teen Artists (They’re just like Broadway, only shorter!) on this hilarious adventure about following your dreams, while rolling along to the original hit score by pop-rock legends, Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. (Saturday and Sunday)
This Weekend in Orlando: Friday, May 25, 2018
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!!
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.
Enjoy Lake Eola Park’s Free Outdoor Movies each month. Bring blankets, chairs, snacks and the whole family to enjoy this year’s selections.
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. The Central Florida Zoo joins us before the movie to visit with some real zoo animals!
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
Bring your picnic baskets and chairs and settle in under the stars for an evening of great family entertainment. Are you involved in martial arts? Wear your uniform to the movie for a chance to win a prize
The Memorial Day ceremony will include a processional to the Ocoee Memorial Wall where a wreath will be set in place. The Memorial Wall is inscribed with the names of Ocoee residents who gave their lives for freedom. In addition, there will be ceremonial flag presentations by the Ocoee Police and Fire Department Honor Guards.
Grab your rain slickers and hiking boots — we’re taking a walk through the rainforest! Come discover what each layer of the rainforest holds (from tiny tree frogs to powerful jungle cats), the various food and medicine we get from the rainforest, and why it’s so important that we work to keep rainforests healthy and happy.
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.
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, May 26, 2018
While swimming free in the ocean, a young dolphin gets caught in a trap and severely damages her tail. Though she is rescued and transported to Clearwater Marine Hospital, her tail cannot be saved, and the prognosis is dire. What the dolphin, now named Winter, needs is a miracle.
A member of the Education Department at Clearwater Marine Aquarium will be in attendance to discuss Winter’s real life story and the rescue work of CMA. A member of the Education Department at Clearwater Marine Aquarium will be in attendance to discuss Winter’s real life story and the rescue work of CMA.
Parents and kids can paint together and create their own spell at Painting with a Twist.
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.
Come and see how marshmallows are made! Hear the story of Wondermade, get a tour of the kitchen, and become an official marshmallow agent. This kid-friendly workshop lasts for one hour and includes a complimentary slab of marshmallows.
Central Florida’s BBQ Blowout presented by Sonny’s BBQ and Oviedo Roofing is SMOKIN’ ready for its sixth year! This finger lickin’ event will be held at Center Lake Park on May 26, 2018 from 11 am – 9 pm.
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.
This Weekend in Orlando: Sunday, May 27, 2018
Orlando Cultural Carnival Assocation Celebrates 31 years of Orlando Carnival! The Carnival will be held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds on Sunday May 27th starting at 10am. This is Family-Friendly Festival is filled with weekend of parties that celebrates the Caribbean Culture.
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.
What could be a better Mother’s Day treat than a special outing with your girl? Together, you’ll savor delicious tea time treats in our restaurant, and you’ll make new memories both of you will cherish! When you check-in for your reservation, you’ll hand your girl a fresh-cut flower.
Starting Sunday, May 27, Daytona Lagoon will launch its Summer Dive-in Movie Night Series with the Memorial Day Weekend premier of Pixar’s “Finding Dory.” Every other Sunday evening, families can enjoy a unique movie experience by relaxing in the wave pool or on the beach while taking in a movie on Daytona Lagoon’s giant, outdoor movie screen.
Work together with your instructor to create a kids Love Anchor painting