Weekend Happenings in Orlando Sep 16 to 18

Find the best events in and around Orlando for the weekend.



"Taking Flight" by Cindy Sturla, watercolorist, and featured artist at Gallery on First Saturday, September 17.

Courtesy of Gallery on First

Friday:

Food Truck Bazaar – St. Cloud – 5 to 8 pm

The Daily City's Food trucks hit St. Cloud this week. For more info: thedailycity.com

Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Party – Orange County Regional History Center – 5:30 to 7:30 pm

This free event will feature music, performances, food and artwork as well as a ribbon cutting for the Hispanic Heritage exhibit, which will be displayed at the History Center throughout the month. For more info: facebook.com/events/172535966512283

Notes at Dellagio – Dellagio Town Center – 6:30 to 9:30 pm

Enjoy the free live performance of strolling guitar with Mario Ticlea performing a variety of Flamenco, Italian and contemporary music in the piazza. For more info: dellagioshoppingcenter.com

Saturday:

KidX Club’s Pirate & Princess Party – Seminole Town Center – 1 pm

Let the kids don their buccaneer breeches, eye patches, sparkling tiaras and beautiful ball gowns to enjoy a swashbuckling adventure and embark on a great treasure hunt with rich rewards. For more info: seminoletownecenter.com

Art Walk  – Sanford – 6 to 9 pm

Explore galleries and art spaces along historic downtown Sanford’s First Street between Magnolia and Sanford avenues; this month’s theme is photography, and make sure to stop by Gallery on First celebrating their 10th anniversary with watercolorists Cindy Sturla and Stewart Jones. For more info: sanfordwelcomecenter.com

Sunday:

A Love Song For Orlando – Lake Eola – noon to 8 pm

Local musicians, entertainers, and personalities come together for this concert in order to reset the smiles on the faces of The City Beautiful through the power of music and the arts. For more info: facebook.com/events/1611901342471928

Voci Dance: "Finger" Paint Chips – Orange Studio – 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Watch this one-time performance specially tailored for maximum kid appeal with colorful art activities and treats, and adult appeal with professional modern dance performance. For tickets and more info: facebook.com/events/1026528377460295

Multi-Day Events:

Oktoberfest Celebration – Orlando Brewing – Sat & Sun 1 pm to 12 am

Celebrate 10 years of Oktoberfest at Orlando Brewing with live music, costume and best beard contest, and, of course, beer. For more info: facebook.com/events/1745764792349089

Halloween Horror Nights – Universal Orlando – Select Nights at 6:30 pm

On select nights Universal Studios Florida comes alive with hordes of horrifying mutants, monsters and maniacs. The theme park becomes a nightmarish Halloween event filled with original scares and authentic horror-movie moments. Those attending can explore haunted houses, make their way through multiple scare zones, see outrageous live shows, and experience many of the park’s usual rides and attractions. For more info: halloweenhorrornights.com

For a full lineup of the happenings around town this month, check out our On The Town, pick up the magazine on newsstands, subscribe, or pick up your digital copy today. Prefer to get your news in smaller bites? Sign up to receive our e-newsletter, CityScene, delivered straight to your inbox.

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