It’s going to hit 90 degrees in Orlando this weekend, along with plenty of “happenings” going on in the 407. What better way to experience the stunning weather than at an Orlando event? Check out these hot events to fill up your social calendar and date night planning.
Popcorn Flicks in the Park: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure
Thursday, April 11, 8pm
Central Park, Winter Park
These films are usually held on the second Thursday of each month in Winter Park’s beautiful Central Park and they are FREE and open to the public. Bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends.
2019 Taste of College Park
Thursday, April 11, 6-9pm
Historic Dubsdread Ballroom
An evening of food, wine, music, silent & live auctions featuring nearly two dozen local restaurants, distributors, and local retailers.
Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk
Thursday, April 11, 6:30-9:30pm
Thornton Park District
Art walk featuring over 25 places to stop for a tasty libation along with art vendors, live music, DJs, stilt walkers and all sots of fun.
$15 (cash only)
Florida Open Figure Skating Competition
The competition spans 4 days and is open to the public to attend
Date Night at the Maitland Art Center
Friday, April 12
Maitland Art Center
Each night features a different project designed for fun, laughter and getting to know each other, plus time for drinks and to enjoy the scenery. Guidance provided, as well as room to experiment and play. Each attendee takes home their own original artwork. Light snacks are included, and a cash bar for beer and wine will be available.
Art and Music in the Park and Food Truck Bazaar
Friday, April 12, 6-9pm
Lake Concord Park
20+ local businesses and artisan booths selling jewelry, photography, paintings, and more, plus 12 gourmet food trucks from The Food Truck Bazaar and live music by The Trees of Life Band.
2019 Florida Film Festival
April 12 – 21
Now in its 28th year, the Florida Film Festival is an Oscar®-qualifying festival, premiering the best in current, independent, and international cinema. This year’s festival includes 54 features, 126 shorts, special events and parties, forums, and more.
Individual tickets are $12, packages start at $55
Learn 2 Curl/Open Curling w/ Orlando Curling Club
Saturday, April 13, 10pm-1am
Learn to Curl with the Orlando Curling Club for a beginners curling class and open curling! No prior curling experience is required, and we provide all of the equipment. Just dress warmly!
$40 for non-members and $35 for Orlando Curling Club members.
Napa Valley Night – Wine Tasting
Friday, April 12, 5:30-8:30
Tasting Room Orlando
Wine tasting featuring wines from the Napa Valley Region.$10
Taco & Tequila Crawl
Saturday, April 13, 12-6pm
Come stroll through Downtown eating the BEST taco’s, enjoying exclusive margarita, tequila, and beer specials.
Saturday, April 13, 1-4pm
Each team will be given the same mystery basket of ingredients and 1 hour to prepare 3 plated courses. The judges will choose a winning team based on cleanliness, flavor, creativity and how the team worked together. At the end of the challenge you get to sit and enjoy the foods created as well as some wine!
Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams
Saturday, April 13, 2 & 8pm
Bob Carr Theater
Michael Krajewski, Music Director of The Philly Pops and Principal Pops Conductor of the Atlanta and Jacksonville Symphonies, leads this concert, featuring the best of John Williams’ legendary film scores, including pieces from Jaws, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, and the Star Wars series. In a career that spans five decades, composer and conductor John Williams has become one of America’s most accomplished and successful composers for film and for the concert stage.