As Valentine’s Day is next week, it should come as no surprise that there are a bunch of Valentine’s themed events going on this weekend. You can celebrate with your kids this weekend and then your special someone next week.
Whether you want to go to tea, watch the rodeo, ride some rides at the fair or listen to a concert, there is something for you to do this weekend in Orlando. So get out there and have some fun!
This Weekend in Orlando: Taking place over Multiple Days
Osceola County Fair
Head on over to the Osceola County Fair for some good old fashioned family fun. There will be rides, games, music and live entertainment.
Flora and Ulysses
Flora loves comic books, so it’s no surprise when an unassuming squirrel named Ulysses gets sucked up in the vacuum cleaner and pops out as a superhero – who can fly – and write poetry.
Star Studded Evenings
Join us this fall and winter for Star-Studded Evenings! This is your chance to experience some of Orlando Science Center’s programming after dark. Stargaze in the Crosby Observatory and see a feature-length film for just $10 per person (free for OSC members)! Star-Studded Evenings are perfect for date night, or just a fun night out with the family!
Orlando Balloon Glow
Come out and see a breathtaking display of hot air balloons lighting up the sky in Baldwin Park (Lower Blue Jacket Park – next to the Lake). In addition there will merchandise vendors, Kids Zone, Food Trucks and other activities.
Painting with a Twist
Kids 7 and up will have fun creating their own masterpiece. Classes are held every weekend with a different picture each time. Painting With a Twist provides paint, canvas and brushes, and lots of encouragement.
This Weekend in Orlando: Friday, February 9, 2018
Princesses and Superheroes Party
Princesses and Superheroes are arriving at My Little Town Friday February 9th. Superheroes and Princesses Party Includes: Tiaras for Princesses and Masks for Superheroes, Characters APPEARANCE at 5:30pm, face painting, bubbles party, balloons figures and celebration Time with confetti!
Doll Hair Salon Spectacular
Your girl can learn new tricks to style her doll’s tresses at our 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.
Baby Boogie Bash
The Baby Boogie Bash (East Coast) is a dance party for kids 0-7 years old featuring disco lights and music from the 80’s, 90’s, and today. No Nursery Rhymes just real jams (appropriate of course) that will get your feet moving and booty grooving.
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.
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
This Weekend in Orlando: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Between the Brushes: Kids Art Class
If you have a budding artist, then you will want to sign them up for a Between the Brushes Art Class. This week the theme is Be my Miniontine.
Open House at Oakland Nature Preserve
At the Oakland Nature Preserve, there will be food, exhibits, nature programs, kiddies crafts, guided hikes, and some very special encounters with some of our ambassador animals.
Valentine’s Day Baking
Want to learn how to make yummy Valentine’s Day treats to share with your friends and family? This is the class for you! We’ll whip up some delicious Valentine’s Day desserts and then enjoy our heart-shaped creations!
Henry’s Valentine Party
This party is held in February, in honor of Valentines day, and our Valentines Owl, Henry! Barn owls are sometimes called the Valentines Owl because of their unique heart-shaped face, and our barn owls will be out and about to celebrate!
SoBo Kids – Second Saturday
Join us for a unique children’s art experience led by OCPS Art Educator, Lenore Eastham. Each month children have an opportunity to explore different media based on a theme or primary object.
Drawing Workshop with Peter Raymundo
Learn to draw from former Walt Disney Studios animator and the author/illustrator of Third Grade Mermaid, Peter Raymundo. Peter will show you how to draw mermaids and ocean creatures with Crayola crayons! Books available for purchase and can be signed after the workshop.
The Mennello Museum is excited to bring the community together again in our lakeside sculpture garden to showcase local, national and regional art, music and culinary talent.
Drop by for fun and educational activities that are perfect for the whole family, including children’s films, scavenger hunts, games, and hands-on art making.
Painting with a Twist: Fishie Family Kisses
Kids 7 and up will have fun creating their own masterpiece. Classes are held every weekend with a different picture each time. Painting With a Twist provides paint, canvas and brushes, and lots of encouragement. Come alone or grab a friend or two, bring your favorite snack and paint along with a fabulous local artist.
Family Night Skate
Go to family night at Astro Skate for 3 hours of skating fun for the entire family.
Silver Spurs: Monster Bulls
They’re fierce. They’re feisty. They’re bred to buck! Join us for a night of just bull riding where the biggest and baddest Silver Spurs bulls will enter the arena and give the cowboys a ride of their life
Free Family Fun Day: Mennello Museum Art
Join us at the museum for a miniature fine art project and then take a Tenacious Tour of the exhibits! Each Free Family Fun day has a different theme based on the current exhibition in the museum.
Discovery Hour: Basic Survival
Meet Don at the Interpretive Pavilion where he will teach you all the basics to survival in the Florida Wilderness.
This Weekend in Orlando: Sunday, February 11, 2018
Family Movie Night: Cars 3
Come and enjoy “Cars 3” with all of your friends and family!
We hope you a great time out and about this weekend!