Want to learn how to paddle board, learn more about the history of Orlando, or learn how to make your own pizza? This weekend guide has you covered with exciting and new opportunities to experience in Orlando this weekend!
If learning new things ain’t your thing, then sit back and relax because we have more events like Orlando Magic and UCF basketball games, Orlando Farmers Markets, Beer Runs and a new Matcha cafe. Check out below for our pick of things to do in Orlando this weekend!
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Sunset Beginner Paddle at Grills Lakeside
Is paddle boarding on your bucket list but you don’t know where to begin? Lake Life Paddle is hosting a Sunset Beginners Paddle this weekend on Lake Fairview just north of downtown Orlando!
Paddleboards, paddles, and life jackets are all included in this guided tour with a skilled paddler, or you can bring your own board. The sunsets in Orlando are absolutely stunning this time of year, and what better way to enjoy them than out on the water this weekend!
JAN 22 | 5PM–6:30PM
Grills Lakeside Seafood Deck and Tiki Bar
Orange County Heritage Day
Did you know that this weekend marks Orange County’s 176th birthday? The Orange County Regional History Center in downtown Orlando is celebrating with a Heritage festival: Becoming Florida.
This free event in Orlando this weekend has fun, hands-on activities for the whole family like making butter, exploring Native American artifacts, building a model log cabin, and fun pioneer-style photo opportunities. Come celebrate Orange County with us this weekend!
JAN 23 | 10AM–2PM
Orange County Regional History Center
Fresh produce, local businesses, and botanical options, the East Orlando Farmers Market has it all this weekend! Located in the parking lot between Zaza’s and Marble Slab Creamery in Waterford Lakes, this farmers market is sure to have everything you’re looking for this weekend!
Some vendors included are Supreme Sweets and More, Vegan Amor, Javatino, The Dancing Empanada, MOTO, KisKis Kreations, The Tipsy Cookie, Sanford Scent Bar, plus so many more! Check out their website for the full list of vendors this weekend.
JAN 24 | 10AM–3PM
East Orlando Farmers Market and More
It’s officially basketball season and Orlando is ready for the Orlando Magic game this weekend! Grab your family, or your date, and head on down to the Amway Center located right in downtown Orlando.
The Amway Center is selling tickets in groupings of 2-6 called pods, and all seats must be purchased within a designated pod to ensure social distancing. Tickets start at just $17.25 so it’s the perfect way to cheer on the Orlando Magic this weekend!
JAN 24 | 6PM–8PM
More Things to Do in Orlando
Starting with their first store in Honolulu, Hawaii, with premium matcha strait from Uji, Japan, Matcha Cafe Maiko has opened its doors in Orlando in the Mills 50 district!
All products are made in house with delicious options like shaved ice, soft serve, parfaits, teas, lattes and more, you’ll be transported strait to Japan with just one bite. Be sure to check them out in Orlando this weekend!