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Night of a Million Lights and Other Things to do in Orlando this Weekend

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Too early to start shopping for the holidays? Not this weekend in Orlando! There are so many fun events happening this weekend in Orlando that will get you in the holiday spirit and we’re here for it!

Enjoy local vendors at Fall Craft Fair, Bazaar Botanica, and November Food Truck Night, and then be amazed by millions of lights at the Night of a Million Lights at Give Kids the World Village. Follow along with this weekend guide to see what’s happening in the City Beautiful this weekend.

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Night of a Million Lights

For the first time ever, Give Kids the World Village is opening it’s doors to the public for a dazzling holiday light celebration under the stars! Give Kids the World is a whimsical, non-profit resort located just south of Orlando, that provides magical wish vacations to critically ill children and their families from around the world.

Starting this weekend in Orlando through January 3, you can bring the whole family to stroll through the magical light spectacular and create special holiday memories. You’ll see more than three million lights, larger-than-life holiday displays, ride the accessible attractions, and enjoy complimentary treats! Tickets start at just $15 and all proceeds benefit Give Kids the World Village.

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🗓 NOV 13 | 5PM–10PM
📍 Give Kids the World Village

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🗓 NOV 14 | 5PM–10PM
📍 Give Kids the World Village

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🗓 NOV 15 | 5PM–10PM
📍 Give Kids the World Village

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Fall Craft Fair

Looking for the perfect, homemade gift to give a loved one this year? You don’t want to miss Fall Craft Fair at Avalon Park in Orlando this weekend! Local vendor booths will feature homemade items such as holiday decorations, stained glass, woodworking, candles, and more!

You can also take the perfect holiday photo, as there will be four themed backdrops, and a professional photographer to capture the memories. And don’t forget to stop by the mimosa bar benefiting the Encore Foundation.  It’s the perfect way to support local in Orlando this weekend!

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🗓 NOV 14 | 10AM–2PM
📍 Avalon Park

Painting in the Park

A little paint, a little wine, and whole lotta fun this weekend in Orlando at Painting in the Park at ICON Park! Enjoy a night under the stars as you sip some wine, and create a painting masterpiece guided by a professional paint instructor. You don’t have to be an expert to have the perfect night this weekend!

Also included in this event is a ride in the famous Ferris wheel at ICON Park where you’ll see beautiful Orlando from 400 feet up, and when you’re done you can enjoy an evening dinner provided by The Wheelhouse Market Food Hall. Tickets start at $50 but hurry fast as space is limited. 

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🗓 NOV 13 | 7PM–10PM
📍 ICON Park 

Bazaar Botanica

2020 has been the year for houseplants, and why not add more to your collection after visiting Bazaar Botanica this weekend at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company! Bazaar Botanica is Orlando’s Creative Garden Market with treasures like unusual plants, original art, wild vintage, and the most curious of oddities! 

This free event with feature independent artists and shop owners from all around Florida, with 30+ vendors selling delicious food, local art, and Sunday funday drink specials. Not to mention Phantasmagoria of Orlando will be there, Orlando’s very own troupe of fire-dancing vaudevillians! You certainly don’t want to miss Bazaar Botanica this weekend!

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🗓 NOV 15 | 1PM–6PM
📍 Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company

Lake Nona Veterans Celebration

What better way to celebrate Veterans Day this year than with the inaugural veterans celebration event “Home of the Brave” at Lake Nona Town Center in Orlando this weekend! Celebrate our local heroes with this special night of honor, remembrance, and gratitude. 

This free event will allow you to get up close and personal to vintage military vehicles, connect and learn from local veterans groups, and enjoy a special musical tribute to our heroes. Join us this weekend for this very special event.

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🗓 NOV 13 | 6PM–9PM
📍 Lake Nona Town Center

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Wall Crawl

Looking for the perfect holiday Instagram photo? Look no further than Orlando’s coolest photo studio, Wall Crawl, with over 20 different wall backdrops that change seasonally. Brunch can wait, let’s go on a Wall Crawl!

Purchase tickets online, then head to the photo studio where you can pose in front of the most beautiful backdrops with the perfect lighting to capture those flawless photos. Create the perfect Christmas Card this weekend with holiday-themed backdrops and Santa photo sessions! Don’t forget to stay up to date on their social media to see all the fun and exciting walls!

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Kimberly Gooch

Kimberly Gooch

Hi I'm Kim! I am a Florida native from Clearwater Florida, and now currently living in Orlando. I've been in Orlando for the last 6 years and love to explore everything the city has to offer. I travel a lot on the weekends visiting new cities, and in my spare time I enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, and discovering new things to do.

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