Woo hoo! We are so happy that the weekend is here. As we enter a new month, there are a bunch of activities in Orlando this weekend including street fests, movies in the park, Family day at the Orlando Museum and more. So get out there and enjoy.

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A Petrified Forest 

Prepare yourself! This Halloween, experience a new layout format with all new scares in Central Florida’s premier haunted scare trail! Within this Altamonte Springs haunted house, you will find over 85,000 square feet of sheer horror. Best of all, this mega-haunt is located right in the middle of our forest! Prepare yourself! (Saturday and Sunday)

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook at Orlando Repertory Theater

She’s back! Junie B. Jones returns to Orlando REP once again in an all-new show. Something awful has happened at school – someone has stolen June B.’s new furry black mittens! But when Junie B. finds a fantastically awesome pen, it’s okay to keep it, right? Finders keepers! (Saturday and Sunday)

Mermaids! at Sea Life Aquarium Orlando

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium welcomes the world-famous Mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park weekends on Friday through Sunday from Sept. 28 to Oct. 21. Performing unbelievable underwater feats, the Mermaids will mesmerize guests as they swim amongst the creatures in Orlando’s only indoor aquarium. (Friday and Saturday)

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Baldwin Park First Fridays

Over 70 local artisans of all genres will display their art while guests shop and stroll through the heart of downtown Baldwin Park. Also featured are many Central Florida based small businesses and non-profit organizations with products and offerings ranging from health and fitness, to beauty and fashion, as well as community service opportunities.

Clermont: First Friday Food Trucks/Music on Montrose

Every month features a great mix of gourmet Food Trucks, specialty restaurants on wheels.

Eustis First Friday Street Fest

First Friday Street Fest, first Friday of every month! Event sponsored by the City of Eustis. 1st Friday Street Party events provide family-friendly, community social events to promote the downtown businesses and showcase Historic Downtown Eustis.

Family Bingo at Oviedo’s Riverside Park

Bring the family for a fun filled night of Family Bingo! Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each game played. All games will be played on Fridays. Space is limited – first come, first served. Concessions will be sold. Dates, times, and fees are subject to change.

FAVO Art Exhibition & Sale

FAVO Art Party October 5 Come to a fun, free art-studio open house at FAVO on October 5, from 5 to 9 p.m! The artist Harvey Ball, who created the smiley face, thought everyone should smile and be kind on the first Friday of October.

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.

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.

I Believe in Wrestling- Family Friendly Live Pro Wrestling

Live professional wrestling featuring the best in Florida and the best up & comers coming out of the best training school the Team Vision Dojo / I Believe in Wrestling School.

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.

KUA Movie in the Park- “Jumanji”

Kissimmee Utility Authority will kick off its 2018-19 Movie in the Park series on Friday, October 5, 2018 at Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park. The event will feature free admission, free popcorn, trivia contests, prize giveaways and the showing of the adventure comedy film “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” on a massive 32-foot screen.

Model Rocket Club Launch

Cost: Launch fees for non-ROCK members are $2 per person (over 6 years old) to cover the park usage fee charged by the Forestry Service and $5 per person or family to cover ROCK launch support. ROCK members pay only the $2 park usage fee.

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Disney Junior Dance Party!

Dr. Phillips Center Presents Disney Junior Dance Party! Join in the fun with your favorite Disney Junior characters.

Fall Festival

We are very excited to announce that we are turning our Fall Festival into a fundraiser benefiting the new Boys and Girls Club of Oviedo. We are partnering with other local businesses and calling it Oviedo’s Season of Giving.

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 Day at Orlando Museum

It’s family day at Orlando Museum of Art, celebrating Native American culture inspired by the special exhibition Enduring Beauth: Seminole Art and Culture. This FREE Family Day features hands-on activities, storytelling, music, dancing, and more!

Lake County Folk Festival 2018 in Eustis

21st Annual Lake County Folk Festival October 6th and 7th, 2017 Historic Downtown Eustis, FL and Ferran Park on Lake Eustis Folk Fun, Family and it’s Free! Musicians, crafters, artists and food vendors, all converging in Historic Downtown Eustis and beautiful Ferran Park on Lake Eustis.

Lake Square Mall: Giggles and Paint

Every Saturday for this free kids paint class! All kids 12 and under will have the opportunity to create a new and unique keepsake with the help of artist Teri Stillwaugh every week from 12-2 PM right outside of Cafe Court here at Lake Square Mall.

Publix Big & Little Chef: Creative Holiday Cookies

It’s time to bring out the creative and festive side in the big and little chefs in your family. This class gives everyone a chance to show off. Molasses Snap Turkeys; Lemon Snowball Cookies; Iced Sugar Cookie Jack-o-Lanterns; Peppermint Cookie Bark.

2nd Annual Boots, Bulls and Barrels

Are you ready to rodeo?! Tickets to our 2nd Boots, Bulls and Barrels go on sale this Saturday! Tickets are just $15 for adults and kids 10 and under are free. Don’t miss this spooky, fun-filled rodeo event, and buy your tickets online early!

Williams and Sonoma Haunted House Decorating, Winter Park and Mall at Millenia

Hey, kids—join us for a fun and spooky class! You’ll assemble a gingerbread mansion and decorate it as you please. Then you can take your bewitching creation home and show it off for Halloween.

Zombietoberfest 2018

Come out and enjoy over 60 vendors, food trucks, 2 craft beer gardens, music, a cool movie on the big screen (maybe Fantastic Mr. Fox, maybe Little Shop of Horrors, maybe something else – still deciding) and more!

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

Eatonville Crafts & Culture Market

Where we celebrate Black History all year long! Every 1st Sunday it’s a celebration at the Crafts & Culture Market! Experience cultural artists, local eats and the rich heritage of Eatonville.

Fall Festival at Eatonville

Celebrate Fall with local artists, craft vendors, live music, attractions, local vendors. Story tellers, and so much more! Right here in the historic Town of Eatonville. Dates!

Harvest Fest at Barberville Pioneer Settlement

Family Fun and festivities Delicious Food Arts and Crafts Free bounce houses Photo Op Free Hula Hoop Contest Face Painting Pony Rides Free Petting Zoo Live Local Entertainment Train Rides Free Sack Races Cutest Baby contest Free bean bag toss Yummy treats Cake Walk Free Rock Painting Free Lawn Bowling and much more.

Jack’s Corn Maze Grand Opening

On October 5th, start the Fall season off right with the Grand Opening of Jacks Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch! Enjoy a fun-filled and family-friendly event with a pumpkin patch, corn maze, pony rides, face painting, food trucks, beer, wine and much more!

Sensory Sensitive Sunday: Chuck E Cheese

Chuck E. Cheese’s is proud to support families who have children with autism and special needs. We now offer a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month. Our trained and caring staff is there to make sure each guest has a fun filled visit.

Which of these activities in Orlando this weekend is your top choice ?