Orlando Weekend Guide 7/11-7/17

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Hello, Orlando!

This weekend it’s all about enjoying the thriving performing arts scene here in Orlando!

We’ve got tons of opportunities to bop your head to local music and enjoy the beauty of live theatre! And don’t worry we’ve got activities that are great for the entire family too. Plus we’ve got the deets on our ultimate summer bucket list! Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Orlando this weekend! 

🎵 "What time is it? Summertime!"—

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High Musical Musical 2 Jr.
Calling all parents! We’ve got the perfect afternoon full of fun and music for you and your little ones. 
Head over to Orlando Repertoire Theatre for their production of High School Musical 2 Jr. Who doesn’t love following the adventures of Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Ryan, and the rest of the wildcats! This is a great way to get your little ones to experience the arts while watching their East High faves. 

Event Details:
🗓  JULY 16 | 2PM
🎟️  $25
📍 Orlando Repertoire Theatre

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Blue Bamboo 6th Anniversary featuring The Orlando Jazz Orchestra

Get ready for a night of Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, and more of your big band faves!

The Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts is celebrating their 6th anniversary with the group that started it all. Bop your head to the beat of this musical tribute of the famous big bands of the Swing Era! 

Event Details:
🗓  JULY 17 | 3PM—5PM
🎟️  $24 Student | $30 GA | $45 VIP
📍 Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts

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Daniela Soledade and Nate Najar: Love and Basso Nova

Looking for a fun date night? Join Daniela Soledade and Nat Najar for a night of Basso Nova and samba, perfect for setting the mood. These latin styles are great for unwinding with a glass of wine and enjoying some quality time together. 

Event Details:
🗓 JULY 16 | 8PM
🎟️  $25
📍 Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts

Contemporary Jazz Saxophonist Marcus Anderson WSG Trumpeter Ilya Serov

… You like jazz? Celebrate summer with the sweet, smooth sounds of Jazz. This concert is part of Roland’s Intimate Smooth Jazz Concert Series, featuring a series of performing from some incredible jazz musicians. They have one more concert event after this weekend, coming up in August. So, kick back and relax with this jazzy duo. 

Event Details:
🗓  JULY 16 | 7:30 PM
🎟️  $65+
📍King Center Studio Theatre 

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Chicago: Summer Stock Production

Get ready for a night of strong women and all the Fosse you could possibly want. This Broadway standard is iconic and perfect for a night out with friends, a date night, or a solo night to the theatre. Go all out and throw on your best 20s inspired fit to level up your Insta game. 

Make a whole night of it by grabbing pre-show dinner and drinks at your fave resto—who else is down for tapas at Thrive!

Event Details:
🗓  JULY 15 | 7PM
🎟️  Starting at $34.70
📍 Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

More events this weekend—

Enjoy your weekend, Orlando!

Whether you‘re doing one of the featured events here or have something of your own planned, tag @StuffToDoInOrlando on InstagramFacebookand TikTokFollow us to stay up to date on all of the latest things happening in Orlando!

Anna Brescia

Anna Brescia

Anna is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Orlando City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Orlando area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinOrlando on Instagram and Facebook.