What’s new in Orlando this weekend? You can take the family to the Volusia County Fair & Youth Show, have a Movie Night at Barber Park, or maybe even attend the Festival of Trees at the Orlando Museum of Art ! There are lots of fun family friendly events to do this weekend in Orlando, so be sure to take a look. Happy Veterans Day!

Multiple Dates

Free Play Florida 2018 Electronic Gaming Expo at Caribe Royale Resort

Free Play Florida 2018 is being held at the beautiful Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando. Free Play Florida is a three-day celebration of electronic gaming of all kinds. Over 250 arcades, pinball games, consoles all set free to play! (All Weekend)

Volusia County Fair & Youth Show

Magic Shows, Petting Farms, Antiques, rides…rides…rides, food, and entertainment. There is so much happening for kids and the family at the 2017 Volusia County Fair….it’s one of our favorite family events each year. (Friday and Saturday)

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Barber Park Movie in the Park

Barber Park Movie in the Park – Come out to watch “Freebirds” for free. Bring out a lawn chair, blanket and even food if you like (no alcohol permitted) and bring the family for an evening movie under the stars.

Finger Painting Friday at Amaya Papaya Casselberry

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.

Happy Days Family Fun Fridays

Family Fun Fridays at Happy Days Family Fun Center, Where Family Fun is #1!! Receive $40 in tokens, 4 soda’s, and 400 points for only $40!!!!! Family friendly music with fun games and contests all night long.

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.

Junior Nature Explorers

Junior Nature Explorers at Mead Botanical Garden, Winter Park. Children 3 – 6 years old and their grown-up are invited to join in on new fun! Guided by Ms. Linda Jakubisin, Jr. explorers will experience a fun hike through the Garden and a nature activity and/or craft.

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.

Longwood Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park kicks off Friday, November 9th at Reiter Park in Longwood. The event is free. Movies start around 6:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair. Snack and beverages will be available for purchase.

November 9th – Hotel Transylvania 3

Mad Science Kids Night Out

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! Cash or Check preferred.

Oviedo Mall Kid Crew Fun

Free every 2nd Friday of each month for families in the community Room at Oviedo Mall. Different entertainment each month The event is FREE and open to kids of all ages! All kiddos must be accompanied by a grown-up at ALL TIMES.

Pint-Size Science Drop-off Program at Orlando Science Center

Pint-Sized Science is a drop-off program designed for children ages 3-5 to explore science with their friends. During this three-hour program, they will discover and learn about a range of science topics, from bubbles to physics to machines and gears!

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Annual Taste of Orlando at Waterford Lakes

Restaurants from both Waterford Lakes Town Center and the Orlando area are teaming up again for the popular 19th Annual Taste of Orlando. The event will take place from 11 am to 4 pm and is an all-day family food festival featuring delectable tastes and beverage sampling.

Autism Speaks Walk

Walk to take action for the diverse needs of the autism community. Your efforts help generate funds that fuel innovative research and make connections to critical lifelong support and services.

City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans Advisory Council will host the 19th annual City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade to honor the courageous men and women of the armed forces who have fought for our nation’s freedoms.

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.

Kids Cupcake Competition

*COMPETE for over $1000 in prizes (ages 7-13) *SAMPLE many decadent cakes and desserts! *ENJOY a complimentary dessert bar and exciting entertainment! *RECEIVE a free swag bag! *SNAP fun photo booth pics with your family and friends! *VOTE for your favorite cupcakes and presentations!

Orange County Recycles Day

In honor of America Recycles Day, Orange County will host its annual recycling celebration at the Orange County Landfill. All are welcome join us for free landfill tours, activities, exhibits and more!

Screen on the Green, Free movie

This is a great time of the year to enjoy an evening with the Maitland Parks and Recreation Department’s Screen on the Green movie featuring “Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle” starting at 6 p.m. at Maitland Middle School

The Art Room: Between the Brushes

Leave your kids with us on Saturday mornings from 10:00am-noon. When you pick them up, they will be excited to show you their new 12 X 16 canvas masterpiece! A fun morning for children 5 years and up.

Williams Sonoma Junior Chef Classes

Tie on your apron and let’s bake an awesome pumpkin pie! Your sweet creation will be the talk of your family’s Thanksgiving feast. Suitable for Ages 8-13 Includes an Emile Henry Mini Pie Dish Sets

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Apopka Fall Family Festival

The Fall Family Festival is brought to you by the Rotary Club of Apopka Foundation, Inc a 501(c)3 organization and made possible by our sponsors and volunteers.

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.

November 11 – Frozen

Festival of Trees at Orlando Museum of Art

The Festival of Trees, now in its thirty-second year, transforms the Orlando Museum of Art into a glittering wonderland filled with sparkling trees, vignettes and stunning décor for visitors of all ages.

Free Family Fun Day at Mennello Museum of American Art

Every second Sunday of the month is Free Family Funday! From 12 – 2:30 p.m., join us at the museum for a miniature fine art project and then take a Tenacious Tour of the exhibits! Each Free Family Funday has a different theme based on the current exhibition in the museum

National Park Free Entrance Day

National Park Free Entrance Day happens four times this year. The last day is November 11th on Veterans Day. Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. For a list of parks, click here.

Orlando Science Center: Sensory Sundays

The Orlando Science Center is becoming more accessible by providing new sensory friendly experiences on select Sunday mornings. This sensory friendly experience will allow our visitors a chance to visit select exhibit halls at quieter volume settings with more light.

Orlando Wesleyan Church Fall Festival

FALL FESTIVAL Cowboy Theme FREE FUN & MORE! Live Bands , Bull ride, pony rides, Bounce Houses, Train, Petting zoo. See more! Come join us for a day of Family Fun! Lots of FREE fun!!

The Jungle Book at Orlando Shakes

The Jungle Book at Orlando Shakes-What were you raised by, wolves? In Mowgli’s case, the answer is yes! Taken in by Mother Wolf as a baby, the now 11-year-old boy has grown to know the Jungle Law and the ways of the wild.

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