Best Bets! Top Event Picks August 21 – 27

Best Bets! Top Event Picks August 21 – 27

Watch the solar eclipse with your date, enjoy a rooftop wine dinner, experience a magical evening, and more this week! Here are our picks for the top events in Orlando.

MONDAY

Solar Eclipse Viewing
Monday, August 21, 1pm-4pm
Orlando Science Center
FREE Admission

Check out our full list of solar eclipse viewing locations and events.

TUESDAY

Rooftop Yoga August
Tuesday, August 22, 6:30pm-8:30pm
The Balcony Orlando
$7-$10

Summertime Seduction Burlesque Wine Dinner
Tuesday, August 22, 7pm-10pm
Maxine’s on Shine
$85

Don’t miss the special Summertime Seduction Burlesque Wine Dinner at Maxine’s on Shine this Tuesday from 7-10pm.

Dueling Pianos in Downtown Orlando
Tuesday, August 22, 8pm-11pm
Ace Café Orlando
FREE Admission

WEDNESDAY

Guest Chef Series: Chef Brandon McGlamery
Wednesday, August 23, 6pm-8pm
The COOP
FREE Admission

Wild Art and Wine
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30pm-9pm
Central Florida Zoo
$35-$40

ABO + Red Cypress Beer Dinner
Wednesday, August 23, 7pm-10pm
ABO Winter Park
$40

Duckhorn Vineyards Wine Dinner
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30pm
Roy’s
$79

Learn to Skate Classes at RDV Ice Den
August 23 – October 11 (additional dates available)
RDV Ice Den
$97 (7-week session), $110 (8-week session)

RDV ice den

The next round of Learn to Skate Sessions at RDV Ice Den begin this week! Meet once a week for a 30-minute session followed by 15 minutes of practice.

THURSDAY

History in a Glass
Thursday, August 24, 6pm-9pm
Orange County Regional History Center
$20-$25

Rooftop Wine Dinner
Thursday, August 24, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Paddlefish
$100

Wine Dinner
Thursday, August 24, 6:30pm-9pm
Café de France
$69

TDPP Community Dinner with Hawker’s Asian Street Fare
Thursday, August 24, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Hawker’s Asian Street Fare
$35

FRIDAY

MoviEola – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Friday, August 25, 6pm
Lake Eola Park
FREE

An Evening of Magic
Friday, August 25, 6:30pm
Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster
$118-$525

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month
Preview Week begins August 25
Various participating restaurants
$35

Magical Dining Month returns August 25 – October 1 with over 100 restaurants offering three-course prix fixe dinner menus for $35 each.

Thai Wine Dinner
Friday, August 25, 7:15pm-9pm
Swirlery Wine Bar
$40

80’s Night featuring SWITCH Back to the 80s
Friday, August 25, 8pm
The Abbey
FREE Admission

Rockin’ in the Park
August 25-26
Oviedo Medical Center
FREE Admission

Titanic The Musical: In Concert
August 25-26
Calvary Assembly Orlando
$10-$50

SATURDAY

Yoga on Tap
Saturday, August 26, 10:40am-12pm
GB’s Bottle Shop and Tasting Bar
$10 Cash

Indie Art, Craft & Vintage Big Bang Bazaar
Saturday, August 26, 11am-5pm
Central Florida Fairgrounds
FREE Admission

Veranda Park Art & Music Festival
Saturday, August 26, 12pm-10pm
Veranda Park
FREE to $17.50

Twisted Taters and Beer Pairing
Saturday, August 26, 3pm-6pm
World of Beer (Downtown Orlando)
$15

World’s Best Champagnes Dinner
Saturday, August 26, 7pm
Ruth’s Chris Steak House (Lake Mary)
$115

Orlando City SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Saturday, August 26, 7:30pm
Orlando City Stadium
$22 and up

10 Years of Opa
August 26 – September 4
Taverna Opa Orlando
FREE Admission (Menu prices vary)

Taverna Opa Orlando

Taverna Opa Orlando will celebrate its 10th anniversary with 10 days of dining deals and entertainment.

SUNDAY

Tasty Takeover Brunch and Comedy Show
Sunday, August 27, 11am-3pm
Will’s Pub
$5

Bubbles and Brunch
Sunday, August 27, 12pm
Morimoto Asia
$60

World’s Best Champagnes Dinner
Sunday, August 27, 6pm
Ruth’s Chris Steak House (Winter Park)
$115

The Dinner Party Project Couples Dinner
Sunday, August 27, 6:30pm
The Balcony
$50-$90

Continuing…

Adult Swim Saturdays
Now thru August 26
The Waterfront Orlando
FREE Admission

A look ahead…

8/30: Wild Beer vs Wild Wine (and small bites) at The Parkview

8/31: Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

8/31: #SandwichEatUp at Hot Krust

9/2: Great Chocolate Race Orlando

9/7: 1st Thursdays at Orlando Museum of Art

9/8: Wine Riffs featuring Domain Serene at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

9/9: The Dinner Party Project 3 Year Party at Venue 1902

9/10: Float Pool Party at Aloft Orlando Downtown

9/13: National Chocolate Day Dessert Party at Capa

9/14: Masters Wine Pairing Series Dinner featuring Rioja Wine at Waldorf Astoria

9/16: Night Hike at Central Florida Zoo

9/16: House of Blues 20th Anniversary Local Brews Local Grooves

9/21: Velvet Sessions featuring Extreme at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

9/23: An Evening of Magic at Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster

9/30: Artlando at Loch Haven Cultural Park

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