Outdoor events are picking up in Orlando now that the cooler temperatures are starting to settle in. And with Halloween on the horizon, you'll see loads of haunted happening on the calendar this week, too.

Paint Strong
Now thru October 31
Orlando Public Library
FREE Admission


1st Thursdays: Going Goth!
Wednesday, October 19, 6-9pm
Orlando Museum of Art

Haunt Around the Hood
Wednesday, October 19, 7-10pm
Santiago’s Bodega Orlando

Orlando Cringe VI – The Halloween Show
Wednesday, October 19, 7-9pm
The Abbey

Redlight Redligh POP UP
October 19-20
Redlight Redlight
FREE Admission

Third Thursday Gallery Hop
Thursday, October 20, 6pm
CityArts Factory
FREE Admission

Paella and Sangria: The Perfect Pair
Thursday, October 20, 6-8pm
Bok Tower Gardens

CityArts Factory’s 7th Annual Dia de los Muertos & Monster Factory
Thursday, October 20, 6-11pm
CityArts Factory

15th Annual “A Taste of Thornton Park”
Thursday, October 20, 6:30-9:30pm
The Veranda

Aero Rooftop YogaGlow
Thursday, October 20, 7pm
Aero Rooftop Bar


PechaKucha Night Orlando v19
Friday, October 21, 6-9pm
Dr.Phillips Center
$24.25 and up


Pop Up! – Mills 50 District
Friday, October 21, 6-9pm
The District at Mills 50
FREE Admission

2016 Cook-Off Sharable GraphicOrlando Couples Cook-Off Semi-Finals #2
Friday, October 21, 6:30-9pm
Aggressive Appliances
$150 (one spot left!!)


Orlando Solar Bears Bear Crawl
Friday, October 21, 6:30pm-12:30am
Harry Buffalo Downtown Orlando

Christner's Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Dinner
Friday, October 21, 7pm
Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster

Totally 80’s Prom Halloween Costume Party
Friday, October 21, 8pm
The Abbey
No cover

Orlando Fall Home & Garden Show
October 21-22
Orange County Convention Center

Freak Show Horror Film Festival
October 21-23
Premiere Cinemas 14 at the Fashion Square Mall

Central Florida Veg Fest 2016
Saturday, October 22, 10am
Orlando Festival Park
FREE Admission

Corvette Classic Car Show
Saturday, October 22, 11am-2pm
Winter Park Village
FREE Admission

Kissimmee on Tap
Saturday, October 22, 2-5pm
Osceola Heritage Park
$35 and up

Orlando Zombie Crawl 2016
Saturday, October 22, 5pm-2am
Downtown Orlando

The 6th Annual Cows ‘n Cabs
Saturday, October 22, 6pm
Central Park, Winter Park

John Rivers is a co-curator of this event.
John Rivers is a co-curator of this event.

2016 College Park JazzFest
Saturday, October 22, 6-11pm
College Park, Orlando

Asian Inspired Wine Dinner
Saturday, October 22, 6:30-9:30pm
Bikes, Beans & Bordeaux Café

Dance, Dream & Inspire
Saturday, October 22, 8pm
Hard Rock Live

Lake Nona Nights: Crescent Cinema featuring Hocus Pocus
Saturday, October 22, 8-10pm
Crescent Park in Laureate Park
FREE Admission

Festival Calle Orange, Downtown Orlando Stage A
Sunday, October 23, 11am-7pm
Downtown Orlando
FREE Admission

Sunday in the Park – Altamonte Springs
Sunday, October 23, 2pm
Crane’s Roost Park


Coppertail Brewery Beer Dinner
Sunday, October 23, 6:30-8:30pm
Hamilton’s Kitchen at The Alfond Inn

Orlando Philharmonic: Once Upon a Symphony
Now thru November 7 (Select dates)
Bob Carr Theater

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
Now thru November 14
$97 and up (Valid park admission required)

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights
Now thru October 31
Universal Orlando Resort
$55.99 and up

Food & Wine Weekends
Now thru November 13
Waldorf Astoria Orlando & Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
FREE Admission (Menu prices vary)

A look ahead…
10/26: Second Harvest Chef’s Night

11/11: Lovely Project Foundation Benefit

11/14: The Taste of Sanford

12/2: Wine Riffs Taittinger Champagne Dinner