April is all about art and we have so many fun things to celebrate in Orlando this weekend! Check out the Downtown Winter Garden Arts in April Community Celebration, the April Art Walk in Historic Downtown Sanford, and plenty of other events this weekend!
We’ve gathered the perfect list for a perfect weekend in Orlando. For the cocktail lovers, the animal lovers, or the art lovers, this Weekend Guide has it all!
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Arts in April Community Celebration
If you haven’t been to downtown Winter Garden yet, now is a great time to check out Arts in April Community Celebration! Bring the family to this cute town just west of Orlando for their day long, art celebration with activities for all ages and over 20 indoor and outdoor exhibition vendors.
There will be a sidewalk chalk art contest, kids art at the farmers market, scavenger hunt, artistic legacy exhibit, beautiful sights children’s exhibit, downtown local merchants showcasing local art, and more! This event is free, so bring the whole family to this amazing Art Community Celebration!
🗓 APR 17 | 10AM–9PM
📍 Downtown Winter Garden
Mystery on Magnolia
Dust off your sleuthing skills and dine on delicious drinks and fabulous food at The Speakeasy Lounge at Mystery on Magnolia this weekend! Enjoy an immersive and creative murder mystery dining experience that raises funds for the Downtown Arts District in Orlando.
This event will also include a 3 course dinner, live entertainment, a silent auction, and countless opportunities for guests to experience art! 1920’s attire is encouraged, but not required, as you enjoy this fun and mysterious event in Orlando this weekend!
🗓 APR 17 | 6:30PM–9:30PM
📍 CityArts, Downtown Orlando
April Art Walk Featuring Mark Seppala
April is all about art and Historic Downtown Sanford is celebrating April Art Walk at Gallery on First with Mark Seppala this weekend! After years of experience working at Disney, Mark Seppala’s work reflects his passion and illustration and hand sculpted design.
Historic Downtown Sanford is located north of Downtown Orlando, and this weekend’s April Art Walk also coincides with Sanford’s Food Truck Fiesta. Stop by Gallery on First to meet the featured artist and enjoy complimentary refreshments as you enjoy beautiful art!
🗓 APR 17 | 6PM–8PM
📍 Gallery on First, Historic Downtown Sanford
Fables on the Farm
Have you and your families always wanted to meet a baby goat? Bring them all to Fables on the Farm this weekend at Wildflower Farm in Orlando! Fables on the Farm is a children’s event where you will read a children’s book in the pasture pavilion and learn about the baby farm animals.
After the book reading, families will be joined by the baby goats, and Wildflower Farm will supply fresh greens and a bottle of milk for you to give to the goats! Wildflower Farms also has baby goat yoga, party in the pasture, and family time on the farm for all your weekend needs!
🗓 APR 18 | 1PM–2PM
📍 Wildflower Farm
Dog Day Afternoon Pup Crawl
We haven’t forgotten about your fur babies this weekend! Orlando is celebrating with Dog Day Afternoon Pup Crawl benefitting the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando! Come out and celebrate this beautiful weekend this Sunday with your pups and pals and enjoy great drink specials!
A $5 wrist band will get you drink specials at Ten10 Brewing, Conrad’s Shanty, GB’s bottles shop, Grape & the Grain, Ivanhoe Park Brewing, Nora’s Sugar Shack, The Guesthouse, Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa, The Thirsty Topher, and Wally’s. First 100 pups receive a complimentary bandana!
🗓 ARP 11 | 1PM–4PM
📍 Ten10 Brewing, Orlando
More Things to Do in Orlando
Have you heard? Downtown Orlando has a new tropical karaoke bar with live music and authentic Polynesian performances, and of course delicious tropical drinks.
Aloha Beautiful is located at 69 E Pine Street, Orlando, and also features snacks and bites like tropical sliders. Reserve your private karaoke room, or be sure to jump on stage and sing your favorite song this weekend!