Central Florida Events
Smithsonian Museum Day at the History CenterSeptember 22, 2018 Event Website Enjoy a day of family fun at the Orange Country Regional History Center. Admission is free on Smithsonian Museum Day and includes fun family-friendly activities. The history center’s interactive exhibits are a fun way for all ages to learn about the history of the region.
Orlando Jazz FestivalSeptember 21 – 22, 2018 Event Website Indulge in a weekend of jazz. Known as one of the Southeast’s hottest jazz festivals, the Orlando jazz festival is a perfect way to enjoy an evening with great music, food, and community. Among those scheduled to perform are Pieces of a Dream, Euge Groove, and Maysa. Purchase a weekend pass or individual tickets on the event’s website.
Cirque du Soleil: CrystalAugust 1 – 5, 2018 Join Cirque du Soleil for their brand new show that combines acrobatic feats with ice skating grace. Follow along as the protagonist, Crystal, breaks through the ice to a magical world of discovery. You’ll be amazed as ice skaters and acrobats combine their unique talents to tell this story.
Movie Night at Leu GardensAugust 3, 2018 Enjoy family movie night at Orlando’s botanic gardens. The Harry P. Leu Gardens hosts monthly screening of popular movies on their grounds each month. Enjoy this month’s movie, Black Panther, while enjoying a picnic. You can also purchase dinner at Curbie’s Sidewalk Café and popsicles at Peak Season Pops. Movie screening is weather permitting.
Florida Kids and Family ExpoAugust 18-19, 2018 Discover all the fun Central Florida has for families at the Florida Kids and Family Expo. Held at the Orange County Convention Center, this event features 150,000 square feet of exhibitors and family-friendly fun. Sample products, win prizes, meet your favorite characters, and more. Best of all, it’s indoors. Strollers are welcome.
Now Snowing at CelebrationNovember 25 – December 31
Enjoy nightly snowfalls in the picturesque town of Celebration, with snow falls happening at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, and 9:00 p.m. this holiday season. Charles Dickens Carolers, photos with Santa, and horse drawn carriages add to the winter wonderland fun. A special Radio Disney concert will take place on December 9th as well as a “Countdown to Christmas” concert on December 16th.
Orlando Soccer Team Schedule
Location: Orlando City Stadium
Address: 655 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32805
Season of the Force
A Galaxy Far, Far Away…Now at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
Discover new and updated Star Wars experiences that bring you closer to the epic saga than ever before. The blockbuster Star Wars movies transport viewers to a galaxy far, far away—and you can visit that galaxy at Walt Disney World® Resort! Embark on Star Wars adventures, visit Star Wars locations, meet Star Wars characters, view Star Wars movie props and shop for Star Wars merchandise.
It’s all here for you to explore alongside your favorite Star Wars fans!
Star Wars Launch Bay – Explore immersive special exhibits and get a peek of what’s to come in the new movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Discover sights, sounds and surprises that are sure to delight any Star Wars fan. Get an up-close look at replica props, models, costumes and artifacts from the Star Wars films and watch a behind-the-scenes video about how a new generation of filmmakers is crafting the future of the saga. Encounter Han Solo’s trusty sidekick, Chewbacca, for a furry photo and—if you’re brave enough—come face-to-face and encounter the dark warrior, Kylo Ren, on the bridge of his First Order Star Destroyer!
Plus, join the Star Wars action when you play the latest version of the popular Disney Infinity video game—Disney
Infinity 3.0 Edition—which features an exclusive Toy Box built just for Star Wars Launch Bay. Location: Animation Courtyard
LEGO Imagination CenterLocated in Downtown Disney marketplace is the Lego Imagination Center, a 4,400-square foot building guarded by friendly dinosaurs and a huge sea serpent made of LEGO bricks. This play area lets kids explore their creativity by building with colorful bricks. No admission fee and playtime is free.
Sporting ScheduleOrlando Magic
Orlando City Soccer
Orlando Solar Bears
ESPN Wide World of Sports
Osceola Heritage Park & Silver Spurs Arena