What’s new in Orlando this weekend?  You can take the family to a Block party, have a Movie Night at Lake Eola, watch Shrek the Musical, or maybe even pick a museum to attend on Free Museum day! There are lots of fun family friendly events to do this weekend in Orlando, so be sure to take a look!

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A Year with Frog and Toad at Orlando Repertory Theater

Celebrating the values of enduring friendship, this Tony Award-nominated musical follows Frog and Toad through four fun-filled seasons. Along with their forest friends, the pals learn life lessons through planting gardens, swimming, raking leaves, and sledding. (Saturday and Sunday)

Shrek the Musical

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents “Shrek the Musical” from August 31-September 24, 2018. Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays at 8pm; Sundays at 3pm “Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek….” (All Weekend)

The Royal Pizza Express

“Nothing could be finer, than pizza in the diner.” Enjoy pizza served at your table as you ride in our heritage dining cars while traveling the Golden Triangle Route between Tavares, Mount Dora, and Eustis. (Saturday and Sunday)

Daytona Beach Kite and Sand Art Festival

Join us for the first Daytona Beach Kite and Sand Art Festival! Kite Details – 200 Free Kites each Day – Starting at 9am – Kite Decorating Station – Kite professionals onsite to help teach you how to fly – Massive Kite Demos Sand Art Details – Theme: “Under the Sea” – Free to Participate at any age – (Saturday and Sunday)

Friday, September 21st, 2018

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.

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.

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.

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.

Laughter Yoga: Harmony Happy Hour

Join Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, Dana Kaplan for an hour of laughter, fun, heart-opening and good health. Laughter Yoga is a unique form of exercise that combines breathing techniques from yoga with laughter exercises. This joy cocktail of oxygen and feel-good hormones produced through laughter makes us feel more energetic and healthy.

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,

St.Cloud: Hipstoric- First Responder Appreciation

Hipstoric in September is all about our First Responders: Police, Fire Fighters, EMT’s. Join us on September 21st for a fun time with demonstrations from the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department the St. Cloud Police Department – Florida, and Florida Airboat Search & Rescue.

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Central Florida Free Museum Day 2018

Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 22, 2018, for two people.

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.

Hats Off to Mothers Conference

A MOM-CENTERED experience that focuses solely on empowering, educating and uplifting mothers and celebrating her for ALL that she does and gives to her family & community! That encourages you to stop listening to the naysayers, critics and negative Nancies so you can be your authentic mom self?

Orlando Superkids Classic – Soap Box Derby

The event is open to all children from the ages of 7-18 years old. We have 2 seat soap box derby cars, where one side is a child driver and the other is a special needs child. The event is FREE to all the children.

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.

Science on Screen: A Knight’s Tale at Enzian Theater

Preceding the film, Chris Fields, Senior Mechanical Engineer & Owner of Sterling Armory, will give a presentation on Metallurgy & the Science of Swords. The presentation will explore many of the common myths and concepts of swords, as well as delve into the real science used in making original swords all over the world.

Smithsonian Museum Day: Bee a Part of History!

Celebrate National Honey Month at the History Center and receive free admission with your Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day ticket! From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy free family fun and take-home activities

The Children’s Happy Reading Journey Event

‘THE CHILDREN’S HAPPY READING JOURNEY EVENT’ is a fun reading festival event for young children and their families This FREE ADMISSION reading fair captures the joy of reading fun for young children and their families!

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Enzian Theater Peanut Butter Matinee

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. A special Kid’s Menu is also offered!

Fish 4 Fun with Orange County Parks and Recreation

Registration starts at 7:30am (behind Cypress Creek High School). You will fish in large, stocked ponds. One of Orange County’s signature events, Fish4Fun is a free catch-n-release event for ages 12 and younger, offered in September at four different parks!

Seminole Harley Davidson Family Fun Day 2018

Join Seminole Harley-Davidson & USO Central Florida As We Welcome You To Family Day! A Fun Day Of Games & Activities For The Little Future Riders! Kids Pizza Making Station! Mission BBQ & 3B’s KONA Ice & More!

Symphony Storytime: Peter and the Wolf

Perfect for young children (ages 3-7), the Symphony Storytime Series presents music by the musicians of the Philharmonic with an actor/narrator and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations.

WonderWorks Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day at WonderWorks Orlando! All Florida residents are $12 with valid Florida ID! Adults are $12! Children are $12! Grandma is $12! Professor Wonders Says: “12 is my lucky number! See you on Sunday the 23rd of September!”

Which activity is your top choice to do in Orlando this weekend?