You know it's fall in Orlando when our best bets list get this long! We can't believe how many awesome events are happening this weekend in Orlando. Enjoy as many as you can fit in!

Halloween Art Show
Now thru October 31
Dandelion Communitea Café

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine Walk
Thursday, October 8, 6:30-9:30pm
Thornton Park District. (Glass pick up is at McMillen Law Firm)

Phantasmagoria VI: The Darkness Returns
October 9-31 (select dates)
Mandell Theater, Lowndes Shakespeare Center

Sleeping With Other People
October 9-15
Enzian Theater

DRIP’s Underground Vampire Bar
October 9-31 (Grand Opening Party October 9)


Avalon Oktoberfest
October 9-10 (Beer Garden Preview October 9, Community Festival October 10)
Avalon Park
Free admission

FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival
October 9-11
Wyndham Orlando Resort I-Drive

Serb Fest
October 9-11
St. Petka Serbian Orthodox Church
Free admission

Winter Garden MusicFest 2015
October 9-11
Downtown Winter Garden
Free admission

Jake’s Beer Festival
Friday, October 9, 6-9pm
Loews Royal Pacific Resort
$40.32 (Festival tickets include entry, beer, food, entertainment & self parking. VIP tickets already sold out!)


Art & Music in the Park and Food Truck Bazaar
Featuring Diamond Dixie
Friday, October 9, 6-9pm
Secret Lake Park, Casselberry
Free admission

Wine Down
Friday, October 9, 7-10pm
Quantum Leap Winery
Free admission

Winter Park Autumn Art Festival
October 10-11
Central Park, Winter Park
Free admission

The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival. Photo credit: Art Fair Calendar
The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival. Photo credit: Art Fair Calendar

Carousel Emporium Vintage Flea Market
Saturday, October 10, 8am-3:30pm
Carousel Emporium, Orlando
Free admission

Fall Garden Festival
Saturday, October 10, 9am-4pm
UF/IFAS Extension Education Center

Big Gay Brunch
Saturday, October 10, 11am-3pm
The Abbey

Saturday Matinee Classics: The Haunting
Saturday, October 10, noon
Enzian Theater

Saturday, October 10, 6pm
Audubon Park Garden District
Free admission

Jazz ‘n Blues Stroll
Saturday, October 10, 7-10pm
Leu Gardens

Leu Garden's Valentine's Day Stroll
Leu Garden's Jazz & Blues Stroll

Second Saturdays in Sanford!
Saturday, October 10, 7pm
West End Trading Co.

Taste of Thailand Food Festival
Sunday, October 11, 11am – 2:30pm
Wat Florida Dhammaram

Park Avenue Fashion Week Kick-Off Brunch
Sunday, October 11, 11am-2pm
The Alfond Inn

Flying Horse Big Band Concert
Sunday, October 11, 1pm
Central Park, Winter Park

Pixar in Concert
Sunday, October 11, 3pm
Dr. Phillips Center

The Daily City Food Truck Bazaar – Orlando
Sunday, October 11, 6-9pm
Orlando Fashion Square
Prices vary


Monty Python’s Spamalot
Now thru October 11
Lowndes Shakespeare Center

Halloween Horror Nights 25
Now thru November 1 (Select Nights)
Universal Studios

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
Now thru October 25
$97 and up (read our 9 tips for having your best F&W Festival ever!)

La Cage aux Folles
Now thru October 25 (Select Dates)
Garden Theatre

A Petrified Forest
Now thru October 24 (Select Dates)
A Petrified Forest, Altamonte Springs
$15 (More options available for additional trails, backstage tours and group rates)

A look ahead to next weekend…

Oct 13 – 18: One Man Star Wars Trilogy

Oct 14: Winter Park Wine & Dine

Oct 15: Taste of Thornton Park

Oct 16 – 18: Serenity Dance Show

Oct 17: College Park Jazz Fest

Oct 18: Ruth's Chris 90+Rated Wine Dinner