August is here! Summer is nearing its end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. From puppy festivals, to family fun days, to fitness classes, there’s so much to do in Orlando this weekend.
Check out our guide curated by Orlando locals!
Events This Weekend
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1. Community Family Day
Before the closing of the five year remembrance exhibition, Community: Five Years After the Pulse Tragedy, the Orange County Regional History Center is hosting a special family event.
They will be joined by the Orlando Science Center, Orlando Museum of Art, and the Zebra Coalition to present family-friendly activities inspired by the love experience in Central Florida in the wake of the tragedy. You’ll get to create handmade arts and crafts with your family to place at memorial sites throughout the city, participate in a drop-in dance party, and so much more.
🗓 August 7 | 10AM–3PM
📍 Orange County Regional History Center
2. SourFest: Hidden Springs Showcase
If you love the taste of sours, then you can’t miss this festival at A La Cart happening this weekend. They will be featuring the best sours from Hidden Springs. You’ll get to try a Key Lime Pie flavor, Passionfruit Hibiscus, Strawberry Kiwi, and so much more. They have an amazing lineup. If sours aren’t your thing, they’ll also be serving up IPAs and Stouts on draft.
🗓 August 7 & 8
📍 À La Cart
3. Dog Day Afternoon
Treat your dog this weekend at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company for their Dog Day Afternoon. They’ll have amazing vendors with dog treats, custom tie dye accessories, and tons of pampering options for your pup. There will also be live music on the patio so you can kick back and relax with your furry friend.
Don’t forget to check out our blog on the best dog friendly breweries in Orlando!
🗓 August 8 | 1PM–6PM
📍 Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company
4. Bark & Brew
There can never be too many puppy events. Lake Nona Social and Bark Nona present Bark and Brew! This is your chance to meet and mingle with other owners and professional trainers. You’ll also get to enjoy some craft beer and bites. This event will include food truck, vendors, dog activities, breweries, and canine demos. If you’re looking for a good time with your pup this weekend, this is the place to be!
🗓 August 7 | 5PM–730PM
📍 Heroes Community Park
5. Cupcakes & Cocktails Class
Is there a better combo than cupcakes and cocktails? We don’t thinks so which is why you need to get your tickets for this cupcakes and cocktails class asap. This class is for all skill levels. You’ll be pairing a delicious cupcake with the perfect cocktail. The best part is you get to take 6 cupcakes home! You’ll get to try flavors like Mojito Cupcakes, Chicken and Waffle Cupcakes, and so much more.
🗓 August 8 | 6PM–8PM
📍 Candyland Designs Co.
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