Best Bets! Top Event Picks May 15 – 21

Best Bets! Top Event Picks May 15 – 21

From the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival to a body painting show, alongside loads of American Craft Beer Week festivities, you’ll be sure to have an exciting date night event to attend this week in Orlando!

MONDAY

American Craft Beer Week Kickoff Party
Monday, May 15, 5-10pm
Crooked Can Brewing Company
FREE Admission

TUESDAY

Windup Sport and Social Free Dodgeball Night at Barnett Park
Tuesday, May 16, 7-9pm
Barnett Park
FREE Admission

Julianne and Derek Hough – MOVE Beyond
Tuesday, May 16, 7:30pm
Dr. Phillips Center, Walt Disney Theater
$55 and up

The Orlando Fringe Theatre Festival
May 16-29
Loch Haven Park and surrounding neighborhoods
$10

Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival

WEDNESDAY

SoDo District Ladies Night Off: Summer Styling and Photoshoot at FYND Fashion
Wednesday, May 17, 6-8pm
FYND Fashion
$25

Wine Down Wednesday at Wekiva Island
Wednesday, May 17, 6-8pm
Wekiva Island
$20

Florida’s Natural State: A Body Painting Show
Wednesday, May 17, 7-10pm
College Park Arts Center
$5

Argentinian Wine Dinner at Santiago’s Bodega (Altamonte)
Wednesday, May 17, 6:30-9pm
Santiago’s Bodega (Altamonte Springs)
$50

THURSDAY

Sunset at the Zoo at the Central Florida Zoo
Thursday, May 18, 5:30 to Sunset
Central Florida Zoo
$5

The Orlando Art Collective 2017 Member Show
Thursday, May 18, 6-9pm
CityArts Factory
FREE Admission

3rd Thursday Gallery Hop
Thursday, May 18, 6-9pm
Downtown Arts District Orlando
FREE Admission

The Balluff Wine Dinner at Millenia 106
Thursday, May 18, 6:30-9:30pm
Millenia 106 Restaurant & Bar
$65

Beer and Cheese Pairing
Thursday, May 18, 7-9pm
Orlando Brewing
$20

Blame the Booze featuring Tequila Corralejo
Thursday, May 18, 7-11pm
Herman’s Loan Office
$22

FRIDAY

Cabernet + Namaste
Friday, May 19, 5:30-8pm
Quantum Leap Winery
$21

Food Truck/Movie in the Park: Moana
Friday, May 19, 6-9pm (Food Trucks). Movie starts at 8:30pm
Lakefront Park & Gazebo, Ocoee
FREE Admission to Movie. Food truck menu prices vary

Orlando Mixtape Volume 5: Let Love Rule
Friday, May 19, 6-9pm
The Abbey
$25 in advance, $30 at the door

Maia Wine Walk
Friday, May 19, 6:30-9pm
Bacchus Vino Etcetera
$15

The Dinner Party Project Summer Hustle
Friday, May 19, 8-11:59pm
1010 West
$10-$35

Central Florida Nights
Friday, May 19, 8:30-9:30pm
Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium
$6

Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium at Seminole State College

SATURDAY

Liquid Education Beer School
Saturday, May 20, 10am
Orlando Brewing
$30

9th Annual Mount Dora Blues-N-Groove Festival
Saturday, May 20, 10am-6pm
Waterfront Evans Park, Mount Dora
$10-$25

Brunch 360
Saturday, May 20, 11am-3pm
I-Drive 360
$36

Food Truck Wars
Saturday, May 20, 12-7pm
Seminole Towne Center
FREE Admission

SoDo District 2017 Accidental Music Fest
Saturday, May 20, 1-10pm
80 W Grant St., Suite 11, Orlando
FREE Admission

Etsy Festival
Saturday, May 20, 2pm
Alafaya Library
FREE Admission

Beer ‘Merica
Saturday, May 20, 3pm
Gaston Edwards Park
$25

An Evening of Magic
Saturday, May 20, 7-9pm
Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster
$118

Christner's

Beringer Wine Dinner at Ruth’s Chris (Orlando)
Saturday, May 20, 7-9:30pm
Ruth’s Chris (Orlando)
$96

Cosmic Driving Range Flash Event
Saturday, May 20, 9-11:30pm
Dudsdread Golf Course Driving Range
FREE admission, $20 for a glowing ball bucket

Cosmic Driving Range

SUNDAY

Ales for Tails
Sunday, May 21, 2-6pm
Orlando Brewing
FREE Admission ($1 off all 30+ local organic brew with a donation to the Polka Dogz Pet Rescue!)

Gourmet Soiree Chef Showdown
Sunday, May 21, 5:30pm
Rosen Shingle Creek
$250 and up

Orlando City SC vs. New York City FC
Sunday, May 21, 7pm
Orlando City Stadium
$28 and up

Continuing…

Into the Woods
Now thru May 28
Garden Theatre
$33

2017 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
Now thru May 29
Epcot
$99 for a 1-day ticket

A look ahead…

5/22: 2nd Annual North of the Border Bash & Poutine Palooza at K Restaurant

5/24: Bowling and Bazaar at Boardwalk Bowl

5/25: Get Your Jazz On at The Alfond Inn

5/26: MoviEola: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at Lake Eola Park

5/27: Paddle & a Pint with A Day Away Kayak Tours and Playalinda Brewing Company

5/27: Central Florida’s BBQ Blowout at Oviedo Mall

5/28: Orlando Carnival Downtown 2017

5/29: Brewmaster’s Beer Dinner at Playalinda Brewing Company – Brix Project

6/3: Taste of Haiti Orlando at Gaston Edwards Park

6/3: Craft Beer Edition of Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center


Feature image credit: Orlando Brewing

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