Check Out The August 2021 Orlando Calendar

Check out some fun events happening around Central Florida this August!

Re:Charge, the first installment in a program of immersive arts events from Orlando’s Creative City Project team, is a relaxing concert experience. ALEX LUPINEK.

SPECIAL EVENTS

ENCHANTED FAIRY DOORS

Through Sept. 5: This Central Florida tradition is back for the summer featuring 20 one-of-a-kind, whimsical fairy doors scattered throughout the 50-acre garden to inspire children’s imaginations. $10 adults, $5 for children 4-17 years. Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando. 407-246-2620. leugardens.org

SEAWORLD’S ELECTRIC OCEAN

Through Sept. 6: Stay late this summer and immerse yourself in a visual and musical experience with DJs, a dance party, food, beverages and fun. End the night with Ignite, a fireworks and fountains spectacular that brings the brilliance of the ocean to the sky above. Included with admission; reservations required. 407-545-5550. seaworld.com

EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

Through Nov. 20: Take a taste tour around the world at marketplaces featuring authentic global cuisine and beverages while enjoying the sights and sounds at entertainment spots located throughout the World Showcase. disneyworld.disney.go.com

RE:CHARGE

July 23-25, 30-31 & Aug. 1: Bring a pillow and a blanket and settle back for a 75-minute concert of peaceful, reflective music from a live ensemble of orchestral musicians. 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. Colonial Promenade, 4644 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando. creativecityproject.com

VIBRA URBANA ORLANDO

Aug. 1: Miami-based Vibra Urbana Music Festival, Florida’s biggest reggaeton fest, expands to Orlando with industry superstars such as El Alfa, Myke Towers, Rauw Alejandro, Sech, Zion & Lennox, Mariah and many more. 3 p.m. Orlando Amphitheater, 4603 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando. 407-295-3247. orlandoamphitheater.com

LEGOLAND HEROES WEEKEND

Aug. 7-8: The National Fire Protection Association returns for an entertaining and informative look at safety, with fun activities throughout the theme park. Included with regular admission. Legoland Florida Resort, One Legoland Way, Winter Haven. 888-690-5346. legoland.com

TOPSY TURVY MASQUERADE—A CELEBRATION OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER AND STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Aug. 26-27: The Central Florida Community Arts choir performs favorites from The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar and many more. 7:30 p.m. Performance at Northland Church, 520 Dog Track Road, Longwood. 407-937-1800. cfcarts.com

50 SHADES OF GAY

Aug. 28: Celebrate with Ike and his fabulous guests for a show loaded with comedy, music, drag costumes, audience participation and giveaways. 7 p.m. The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando. 407-704-6261. abbeyorlando.com

Categories: Art & Entertainment