Orlando Events

From outdoor movies and indoor cult classics to street parties, food trucks and drum circles… here are our best bet picks for events happening this week in Orlando.

Whiskey Dinner with Master Sommelier Andrew McNamara
Tuesday, August 2, 7-9pm
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

Happy Hour Tour of the Alfond Inn
Wednesday, August 3, 5:30pm
The Alfond Inn
FREE Admission

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Comedy Night at the Hourglass
Wednesday, August 3, 9pm
The Hourglass Brewery
FREE Admission

1st Thursdays: Declaration of the Mind – Art and Philosophy
Thursday, August 4, 6-9pm
Orlando Museum of Art

Wine & Conversation: Bob Kealing
Thursday, August 4, 7pm
Writer’s Block Bookstore
FREE Admission

Summer Movie Series: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Thursday, August 4, 7pm
Garden Theatre

Pokemon: The First Movie
Thursday, August 4, 8pm
UCF Arboretum
FREE Admission

When Shadows Fall
August 4-28
A thrilling new interactive experience being dubbed as “one of the most uniquely entertaining nights of your life.”

FAVO Artists Open House
Friday, August 5, 5-9pm
Faith Arts Village Orlando
FREE Admission

August 5 First Friday
Friday, August 5, 5:30-9:30pm
Baldwin Park First Friday Festival
FREE Admission

The Daily City Food Truck Bazaar – Kissimmee
Friday, August 5, 6-9pm
Kissimmee Civic Center
FREE Admission

Photo credit: Daily City Food Truck Bazaar
Photo credit: Daily City Food Truck Bazaar

“Fire Fly” A Pop Up Dinner Party
Friday, August 5, 6-10pm
Swirlery Wine Bar
FREE Admission (Menus prices vary)

Summer Movie Series: Chicago
Friday, August 5, 7-9pm
Garden Theatre

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2016 Olympics: Opening Ceremony Viewing Event
Friday, August 5, 7pm
Frank & Steins
FREE Admission

August Movie Night at Leu Gardens
Friday, August 5, 8:30-10pm
Harry P. Leu Gardens

The Big Meal
August 5-28 (Select dates)
Mad Cow Theatre

Orlando’s Poké-tacular Weekend
August 6 & 7
Various locations

North Quarter District Progressive Dinner 
Saturday, August 6
North Quarter Tavern
$50 (Sold out but you can email [email protected] to be added to the wait list)

The Great Orlando Beer Festival “Endless Summer Edition”
Saturday, August 6, 3-8pm
Wall Street Plaza

Paint & Sip Studio – Hilltop Sunset
Saturday, August 6, 7-9pm
Pinot’s Palette

August Orlando Drum Circle – 8-6-16
Saturday, August 6, 8pm
Orlando Brewing
FREE Admission

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses – Master Quest
Saturday, August 6, 8pm
Dr. Phillips Center
$47.68 and up

Ruckus Tailgate – OCSC vs Seattle Sounders
Sunday, August 7, 2pm
Camping World Stadium
$5 Suggested Donation

Orlando City vs Seattle Sounders
Sunday, August 7, 7pm
Camping World Stadium
$19.17 and up

Old Hickory Steakhouse Wine Pairing Dinner
Monday, August 8, 6:30-9pm
Old Hickory Steakhouse at Gaylord Palms Resort

The Everglades wing of Gaylord's 4.5-acre atrium features the spectacular Old Hickory Steakhouse.
The Everglades wing of Gaylord's 4.5-acre atrium features the spectacular Old Hickory Steakhouse.

Duo Sole: Music and Dance
Monday, August 8, 7pm
The Plaza Live


Orlando Main Streets 2016 Restaurant Week
Now thru August 13
City of Orlando’s Various Participating Restaurants
FREE Admission (Menu prices vary)

A look ahead…

8/9: Pinot & Painting

8/11: Summer Wine Dinner at Tapa Toro

8/12: Wine Down at Quantum Leap Winery

8/14: Forkplay: Five-Course Feast at The Whiskey

8/17: Dragonfly Omakse Adventure Dinner

8/20: The Dinner Party Project 2 Year Anniversary Party

8/20: Science Night Live

8/21: Adelsheim Wine Dinner