Best Bets! Top Event Picks August 14 – 20

Top event picks in Orlando

Enjoy chef’s collaborative dinners, wine events, pub crawls, and more this week in Orlando! Here are our top event picks for the week.

MONDAY

Rooftop Zumba
Monday, August 14, 8pm-9pm
The Balcony Orlando
$7-$10

TUESDAY

Dragonfly Robata & Crooked Can Craft Beer Pairing Dinner
Tuesday, August 15, 7:30-10:30pm
Dragonfly Robata Grill
$45

WEDNESDAY

Wanderlust Wednesday
Wednesday, August 16, 6pm-9pm
Ivanhoe Village
$10

Remembering Elvis: A Movie on the Lawn
Wednesday, August 16, 8pm-10pm
The Alfond Inn (cinourtyard lawn)
FREE Admission

Wine Educational and Tasting Class
Wednesday, August 16, 5:30pm-7pm
M Bar
$40

Wine Down Wednesday featuring Grigich Hills Winery
Wednesday, August 16, 6-8pm
Wekiva Island 
$25

Wekiva Island
Wekiva Island

Portugal Wine Dinner
Wednesday, August 16, 6:30pm-9pm
Santiago’s Bodega (Altamonte Springs)
FREE Admission (Menu prices vary)

THURSDAY

3rd Thursday Gallery Hop
Thursday, August 17, 6pm-9pm
Downtown Arts District Orlando
FREE Admission

Pasta Making Class with Kevin Fonzo
Thursday, August 17, 6:30-8:30pm
Emeril Lagasse Foundation Kitchen House & Culinary Garden
$65

Chef’s Collaborative: Osprey Tavern and 1921 by Norman Van Aken
Thursday, August 17, 6:30pm-9:30pm
1921 by Norman Van Aken
$115

Cocktail Cabaret “A Tribute to the 1920s”
Thursday, August 17, 8:30pm
Will’s Pub
$10

Enjoy a special Cocktail Cabaret show at Will’s Pub on August 17.

FRIDAY

Fire-Fly! Pop-Up Dinner & Beats
Friday, August 18, 6pm-10pm
Swirlery Wine Bar
FREE Admission (Menu prices vary)

Epic Ladies Night
Friday, August 18, 6pm-8pm
Dubsdread Golf Course
$25

A Second Chance at Love Wine Dinner
Friday, August 18, 6:30pm
Fleming’s
$99

Big Storming Brewing Beer Dinner
Friday, August 18, 6:30pm
Harry’s Poolside Bar & Grill at Rosen Centre Hotel
$55

Yoga Under the Stars
Friday, August 18, 7:30pm
Orlando Brewing
$12

Image credit: Hannah Green @lovecentralfl

SATURDAY

Track Shack Celebration of Running 5K
Saturday, August 19, 7:30am
Orlando Cultural Park
$38

Yoga in the Yard
Saturday, August 19, 9am-1pm
Mills Park
$25

SummerFest & BarBQue
Saturday, August 19, 1pm-11pm
Dead Lizard Brewing Company
FREE Admission

5th Annual Open House and Movie Night in the Park
Saturday, August 19, 2pm-6pm
Orlando Shakespeare Theater
FREE Admission

Bicycle Brewery Pub Crawl
Saturday, August 19, 5-8pm
Retro City Cycles
$5

Couples Night Wine Tasting
Saturday, August 19, 6-8pm
Vintage Vino
$35

Taste! Central Florida
Saturday, August 19, 6:45pm-10pm
Orlando World Center Marriott
$150

Orlando City SC vs. Columbus Crew
Saturday, August 19, 7:30pm
Orlando City Stadium
$23 and up

Adults-Only Science Night Live! At Orlando Science Center
Saturday, August 19, 8pm
Orlando Science Center
$15.95 (Members are FREE)

Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center
Science Night Live. Image credit: Roberto Gonzalez

There Will Be Words Saturday Night Special
Saturday, August 19, 8pm-11pm
Stardust Video & Coffee
$5

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

SUNDAY

Chef’s Collab Dinner “Ravenous Rooster”
Sunday, August 20, 6:30pm-10pm
The Ravenous Pig
$65

A look ahead…

8/21: Solar Eclipse Viewing at Orlando Science Center

8/22: Summertime Seduction Burlesque Wine Dinner at Maxine’s on Shine

8/22: 5-Course Collaborative Chef Pairing Dinner at The Smiling Bison

8/23: Learn to Skate Classes at RDV Ice Den

8/23: Wild Art and Wine at the Central Florida Zoo

8/23: Guest Chef Series: Chef Brandon McGlamery at The COOP

8/24: History in a Glass at Orange County Regional History Center

8/24: Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Perfectly Paired at Quantum Leap Winery

8/24: World’s Best Champagnes Dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steak House (Lake Mary)

8/24: Rooftop Wine Dinner at Paddlefish

8/25: An Evening of Magic at Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster

8/26: 10 Years of Opa at Taverna Opa

8/26: Cress Classics (Back to Basics) Dinner at Cress Restaurant

8/26: Indie Art, Craft & Vintage Big Bang Bazaar at Central Florida Fairgrounds

8/27: The Dinner Party Project Couples Dinner at The Balcony

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

9/16: Night Hike at Central Florida Zoo

9/30: Artlando at Loch Haven Cultural Park

Feature image credit: 1921 by Norman Van Aken


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • orlando city soccer