Best Bets! Top Event Picks September 18 – 24

Date Night for Music Lovers in Orlando

Get your mind off hurricane season for a little while by attending some of these great events! Here are our top Orlando event picks for the week.

MONDAY

Rooftop Zumba
Monday, September 18, 6:30pm-7:30pm
The Balcony Orlando
$7

15th Annual Global Peace Film Festival
September 18-24
Various Theaters
$50-$99 for Festival Passes (Individual film tickets available)

TUESDAY

Rooftop Yoga Sunrise
Tuesday, September 19, 7am-8am
The Balcony Orlando
$7

Taqueria Tuesdays
Now thru September 26 (Tuesdays), 5pm-10pm
Black Rooster Taqueria
FREE Admission, 10% of dinner sales benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Dine out for a cause! Every Tuesday in September, Black Rooster Taqueria will donate 10% of dinner sales to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.

Food for Thought Tour
Tuesday, September 19, 11:30am-12:30pm
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida
FREE Admission

WEDNESDAY

Cooking for Two at Home with Chef Warren: Ten Meals in Ten Minutes
Wednesday, September 20, 1pm
Leesburg Public Library
FREE Admission

New Zealand Wine Dinner
Wednesday, September 20, 6:30pm-9pm
Santiago’s Bodega (Altamonte Springs)
$59

Grand Marnier Cocktail Pairing Dinner
Wednesday, September 20, 6:30pm-9pm
DoveCote
$58

Brunch Buzz: DoveCote
DoveCote

Bioluminescence Paddle and a Pint
Wednesday, September 20, 7:45pm
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, full location details furnished in confirmation email
$50

Yoga for Every Body
Wednesday, September 20, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Orlando Public Library, Albertson Room
FREE Admission

THURSDAY

One-Year Anniversary Celebration
Thursday, September 21, 11am-12am
Chroma
Menu prices vary; free glass of champagne and cake pop for all restaurant guests

Velvet Sessions featuring Extreme
Thursday, September 21, 6:30pm-11pm
Hard Rock Hotel Orlando
$35-$65

3rd Thursday Gallery Hop
Thursday, September 21, 6pm-9pm
Downtown Arts District Orlando
FREE Admission

Explore 15+ venues during the 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop in Downtown Orlando on September 20th from 6-9pm.

Jorge Ordonez Wine Dinner
Thursday, September 21, 6:30pm-10pm
Capa Steakhouse & Bar
$155

Black Market: A Dark Art Experience
Thursday, September 21, 7pm
DRIP
$8.52-$12.78

Mumford & Sons
Thursday, September 21, 7:30pm
Amway Center
$56.95

FRIDAY

First Day of Fall Pub Crawl
Friday, September 22, 6pm-2am
Mills 50 District
$5 for a wristband (Gets you discounted drinks at participating pubs!)

Night Shift: An Evening of New Media
Friday, September 22, 7pm-11pm
Orlando Museum of Art
$10-$15

Dine with John Blazon, Master Sommelier, this Friday, September 22, at Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster.

The Spire Collection Wine Dinner with John Blazon, Master Sommelier
Friday, September 22, 7pm-10pm
Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster
$135

Rodney Strong Wine Dinner
Friday, September 22, 7pm-9pm
Ruth’s Chris Steak House Orlando
$110

Casselberry Art & Music in the Park and Food Truck Bazaar
Friday, September 22, 6pm-9pm
95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry
FREE Admission

SATURDAY

Museum Day Live!
Saturday, September 23, Various times.
Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando Museum of Art, The Mennello Museum of American Art, Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, Bok Tower Gardens, Polk Museum of Art, Art & History Museums – Maitland, Bradlee McIntyre House Museum, Mount Dora History Museum, and more!
FREE Admission

Enjoy FREE admission to a handful of Central Florida museums, including Bok Tower Gardens, on September 23 during Museum Day Live! 

Beer School: Oktoberfest Edition
Saturday, September 23, 10:30am
Orlando Brewing
$30

I-Drive 360 Italian Auto Show
Saturday, September 23, 12pm-8pm
I-Drive 360, Home of the Orlando Eye
FREE Admission

Coffee. Doughnuts. Vintage.
Saturday, September 23, 12pm-4pm
Retromended Vintage
FREE Admission (Menu prices vary)

Orlando Pride Fun Run
Saturday, September 23, 3:30pm
Orlando City Stadium
$18 and up

Orlando Burger Battle
Saturday, September 23, 5pm-9pm
Ace Cafe Orlando
$55-$75

Orlando Event Picks September 18 2017

Autumn Antics: An Improv Comedy Show
Saturday, September 23, 6pm-9pm
Starlight Ballroom, Leesburg
$15

The Central Florida Star Party
Saturday, September 23, 6pm-10pm
Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College
FREE Admission

An Evening of Magic
Saturday, September 23, 6:30pm
Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster
$118 and up

Events in Orlando - Christner's

Functionally Literate and Watermark present SJ Sindu & Kristen Arnett
Saturday, September 23, 7pm
Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, Winter Park
FREE Admission

SUNDAY

Shampooch Orlando
Sunday, September 24, 9am-4pm
Lambs Eat Ivy Salon
FREE Admission

$10 Admission Day
Sunday, September 24, 10am-5pm
Orlando Science Center
$10

MargaritaFest
Sunday, September 24, 3pm-7pm
Wall Street Plaza
$20-$35

Reboot After Irma Cooking Class
Sunday, September 24, 4-6pm
Wild Hare Kitchen and Garden Emporium
$75

Sunday Funday: 80s Edition
Sunday, September 24, 4pm-7pm
Joysticks Arcade Lounge & Retro Bar
$10-$650

Swine & Sons Happy Hour Luau
Sunday, September 24, 4pm-8pm
The Guesthouse
FREE Admission (Menu prices vary)

Continuing…

First Date: The Musical
Sep 14 – Sep 30
The Abbey
$23-$38

You Can’t Take It With You
Now thru Sep 23 (Select Dates)
Melon Patch Theatre, Leesburg
$18

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month
Now thru October 12
Various participating restaurants
$35

Man of La Mancha
Now thru October 8
Margeson Theater
$18 and up

Halloween Horror Nights
September 15 – November 4 (Select Nights)
Universal Orlando
$59.99 and up

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival
Now thru November 13
Epcot
Included with General Admission

2017 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

A look ahead…

9/25: Chef Night with Chef Joe Rees of The Strand at Edible Education Experience

9/27: OCSC vs New England Revolution at Orlando City Stadium

9/29: Epic Double Date at Celebration Golf Club

9/30: Artlando at Loch Haven Cultural Park

9/30: International Food & Drink Festival at I-Drive 360

9/30: 2017 Orlando Brunch Festival at Festival Park

9/30: Rooftop Cocktails & Cooking 101 at Paddlefish

9/30: Latin Jazz and Art Festival

10/1: 17th Annual Taste of Thailand Fall Food Festival

10/6: Booktoberfest 2017 at the Orlando Public Library

10/6: The Best of the Second City at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

10/6: Movie Night at Leu Gardens

10/7: Woodstock Winter Park at Mead Botanical Garden

10/7: Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center

10/11: 2nd Annual Wine Box Art Show to Benefit the Zebra Coalition at Quantum Leap Winery

10/14: Big Gay Brunch at The Abbey

10/22: Rainbow Run

Feature image credit: Hard Rock Hotel Orlando


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