Orlando Event Calendar: June 2022

We've rounded up the best events from June to September!

The Silver Spurs Rodeo returns to Osceola Heritage Park for its 149th Year this June. (COURTESY SILVER SPURS RODEO)

SPECIAL EVENTS

EPCOT’S INTERNATIONAL FLOWER & GARDEN FESTIVAL
Through July 4: Take in enchanting topiaries and gather gardening tips while sampling seasonal foods from the outdoor kitchens placed throughout the theme park. Enjoy live music while picking up outdoor-living advice you can use at home. Epcot World Showcase, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista. disneyworld.disney.go.com

SEAWORLD ELECTRIC OCEAN
Through Sept. 5: When the sun goes down, the night lights up with electrifying dance music, colorful lights and a fireworks extravaganza. SeaWorld Orlando. seaworld.com

ALYSSA
June 1: Alyssa Edwards will tell anyone who wants to hear: “I don’t get cute, I get drop-dead gorgeous.” And fans of the drag performer, entertainer, choreographer and break-out star of the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race can see that transformation first hand when Edwards come to town. 8 p.m. The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando. 407-228-1220. plazaliveorlando.org

SILVER SPURS RODEO
June 3-4: Head to the 149th Silver Spurs Rodeo to celebrate rodeo action and tradition in Kissimmee. Both performances will include seven traditional rodeo events. All active and retired military personnel receive FREE admission to our summer rodeo events with proof of military service! silverspursrodeo.com

ONE MAGICAL WEEKEND
June 2-6: This festival kicks off June Pride Month with international DJs, pool parties and nightly events happening in and around Walt Disney World parks. Party headquarters is at host hotel Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort, 12205 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando. onemagicalweekend.com

DIGIFRINGE
June 3-17: DigiFringe brings the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival to patrons anywhere in the world, featuring recordings of all the shows presented as well as shows by artists who are unable to attend in person. Visit the website for access. 407-648-0077. orlandofringe.org

2022 APPLAUSE AWARDS
June 4: Hosted by the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and modeled after the Tony Awards, this program honors excellence in high school musical productions. The awards celebrate Central Florida’s most talented students and recognize everyone from set and costume designers to actors and actresses. 7:30 p.m. 407-358-6603. 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando. drphillipscenter.org

LEGO AWE-SUMMER CELEBRATION
June 4-Aug. 7: Family-fun activities, special weekend events, new LEGO friends, colorful LEGO fireworks and more. Included with admission. LEGOLAND Florida Resort, One LEGOLAND Way, Winter Haven. 888-690-5346. legoland.com

CRUZ ’N CAR SHOW
June 15: More than 250 classics of all makes and models line the streets of downtown Winter Garden as WJBJ Cruisin’ with the Classics provides live entertainment. 4-8 p.m. cwgdn.com

CHEER LIVE 2022
June 16: Cheer Live brings together fan favorites from the two most successful rival cheer programs in the country, Navarro College and Trinity Valley Community College, and features 14-time National Champion coach Monica Aldama for an athletic event staged with the production value of a live concert. 7:30 p.m. Addition Financial Arena, 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando. 407-823-3070. additionfiarena.com

VETERANS FLORIDA EXPO
June 17-18: The state’s official career exposition for veterans, transitioning servicemembers and their families features workshops, keynote speakers, networking opportunities, a Shark Tank-style pitch competition and the Florida SkillBridge Initiative. 8 a.m. Hilton Orlando, 6001 Destination Parkway, Orlando. veteransfloridaexpo.org

FATHER’S DAY AT LEU GARDENS
June 19: Leu Gardens celebrates dads with free admission for the special guy. Stroll 50 acres of winding pathways and discover the butterfly garden, rose garden and tropical stream garden among other natural beauties. Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando. 407-246-2620. leugardens.org

THE PANCAKES & BOOZE ART SHOW
June 23: Batter sizzles, beer foams and painted canvases line the walls from floor to ceiling as more than 75 local artists strut their stuff at Orlando’s decidedly unstuffy, no-wine-and-cheese, no-pretentions Underground Pop-Up Art Show. 7 p.m. The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive, Orlando. 407-704-6261. abbeyorlando.com

FLORIDA FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
June 23-26: The first act of six never-before-produced musical works are read and sung concert style, without staging, by professional actors and musicians. Winter Park Playhouse, 711 Orange Ave., Suite C, Winter Park. 407-645-0145. winterparkplayhouse.org

HARRY POTTER IN CONCERT
June 25-26: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix plays onscreen in high definition as the score is performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando. 844-513-2014. drphillipscenter.org

Categories: Arts and Events