Weekend Happenings in Orlando Sep 23 to 25

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



Courtesy of OneBeat Music via Facebook

Friday:

OneBeat, the "United Nations of Music" – Timucua White House – 7 pm

This touring group of musicians from 17 countries performing original music and developing strategies for arts-based social engagement stop in Orlando for this one-night-only show. For more info: 1beat.orgtimucua.com

Soloe Boxeo Championship Boxing – Osceola Heritage Park – 7 pm

Let off some steam at the end of the week with some Friday night championship boxing. For tickets and more info: ohpark.com

Movie in the Park – Oviedo – 8 pm

Grab a blanket or some lawn chairs, don't forget the kids, and settle in for an open-air screening of Zootopia at Center Lake Park. For more info: facebook.com/events/1755398471389069

Saturday:

Orlando Pride vs. Kansas City – Camping World Stadium – 5 pm

Show your Orlando Pride by attending the game as our ladies MLS team takes on Kansas City. For tickets and info: orlandocitysc.com/pride/schedule

Glow the Mall Pink Midnight Madness 5k – Seminole Town Center – 7 pm

The pre-party begins early with this colorful 5k commencing at 11:55 pm followed by post-fun dancing, food, and fun. For more info: glowthemallpink.com

The 49 Portraits Art Show – The Gatlin Creative – 7 to 11 pm

In July, Orlando Drink and Draw gathered with over a dozen artists who created portraits to honor the Pulse tragedy victims. Their art will be on display for a $15 donation that will benefit the victims and their families. For more info: facebook.com/events/616083565235838

Pajama Party – Copper Rocket Pub – 9 pm

Don your best pajamas and enter the contest to win a $100 bar tab while jamming to the live performances by BLONK and Raspberry Pie. For more info: letsmakeitathing.com

Sunday:

SHAMPOOCH! Dog Wash Fundraiser – Thornton Park District – 9 am to 4 pm

Doggie pools and soapy pups will line Washington Street from Hyer St. to Summerlin Ave. to raise funds for Florida Little Dog Rescue with opportunities to adopt and win an Apple Watch, plus DJs and vendors. For more info: facebook.com/events/891392444299307

International Food and Drink Festival – I-Drive 360 – 11 am 

This festival features food and drinks from Puerto Rico, Colombia, Italy, Spain, Chile, Peru, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Middle Eastern, India, USA, Venezuela, Thailand and more. For more info: facebook.com/events/895756290533029

Acoustic Music Folk Concert – Fodor's Grove – 4 pm

This live jam session features singer-songwriter Laurie McClain with opening act, John John Brown. For more info: cffolk.org

Multi-Day Events:

Cirque Du Soleil "Ovo" – Amway Center – Times Vary

This new touring show from Cirque du Soleil comes to Orlando for seven performances. Cirque du Soleil, which operates a year-round Orlando show, “La Nouba,” out of a theater at Walt Disney World, offers the touring show as an alternative for Central Florida residents. For tickets and more info: cirquedusoleil.com, amwaycenter.com

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