Things to Do in Orlando Weekend Guide

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Hello, Orlando!

Can you believe that we’re already halfway through 2022? Halfway through the year means—you guessed it—it’s time for fireworks and getting in the patriotic spirit! This weekend all around Orlando you’ll find tons of Fourth of July celebrations, outdoor events, and great ways to spend time with family and friends.

Here are some of our favorite things to do in Orlando this weekend! 

Feeling curious?

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The Alice: An Immersive Cocktail Experience
Fall down the rabbit hole on this wonder filled adventure. This 90 minute experience brings all the topsy-turvy of Alice in Wonderland with delicious snacks, activities, and of course cocktails! Learn to craft two Wonderland cocktails perfect for a tea party or celebrating your un-birthday.
And did we mention that the photo ops are endless? This experience brings the immersive hard and will definitely help level up your Insta game! 

Event Details:
🗓  JUNE 29 | 7:45PM—9:15PM
🎟️  $43
📍 The Oliv Bar

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Time to get patriotic!

Break out the red, white, and blue and join your fellow Americans at The Hall on the Yard for their Fourth of July Celebration! Hang out on the yard and enjoy the live music, snow cones, face painting, and caricature art. Grab a beer with friends or bring the family for a little patriotic fun! This is the perfect low-key celebration for anyone looking for a little Fourth of July fun.

Event Details:
🗓  JULY 3 | 12PM—3PM
🎟️  Free
📍 The Hall on the Yard

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First Friday Summer Drive In Movies in Audubon Park

This summer Audubon Park is your go to for summer movies and this year’s theme? Movie musicals! 

This week’s featured film? The Greatest Showman! The movie starts rolling at 8:30PM, but you’re going to want to arrive early to secure your spot and to check out the pop-up market. Some of your fave local vendors will be popping up at 5PM and yes there will be food and drinks! Hang out in your car or on the lawn—you can tune in on your car radio or enjoy the speakers on the lawn—for the ultimate movie night.

Event Details:
🗓 JULY 1 | 8:30PM—10:30PM
🎟️  $10 suggested donation
📍 Audubon Park Covenant Church

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Avalon Park
Fourth of July at Avalon Park

Downtown Avalon Park is getting into the patriotic spirit with some festive Fourth of July fun! 

This is an all day affair! Register the entire family to roll in the bike parade. Decorate your bike, stroller, or wagon and the most patriotic set of wheels will receive an award! If wheels aren’t your thing, check out the apple pie bake-off! Think you’ve got what it takes for the award winning pie? Register online for your chance at that $100 first place prize!

Plus enjoy the bounce park, live music, local vendors, performers, and food trucks! And of course end the night with a nighttime spectacular in the sky! Who doesn’t love a good Fourth of July fireworks show!

Event Details:

🗓  JULY 4 | 5PM—9PM
🎟️  Free
📍 Downtown Avalon Park

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Firecracker Festival

Time to head to Deland for the city’s most anticipated event: the Firecracker Festival! This family-friendly event is full of festive fun. Bring a lawn chair and hang out while you listen to live music and snack on food from some of your fave food trucks. And for the kiddos, they’ll have a blast over at the kids zone. Be sure to gather everyone up when it starts to get dark for the big finale! The dazzling show in the sky!

Event Details:
🗓  JULY 1 | 6PM—9:30PM
🎟️  Free
📍 Earl Brown Park

Calling all wizards, witches, and muggles—

Mark your calendars because LeakyCon is hitting Orlando July 29—31! Name a better way to celebrate the boy who lived’s birthday than with tons of other Harry Potter lovers. Hear from stars and creatives from the beloved franchise and enjoy lots of fun merch and jam out with the live wizard rockers! 

Tickets are on sale online now!

More events this weekend—

Enjoy your weekend, Orlando!

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