Orlando Weekend Happenings: Feb 12 to 14

Find the best events in and around Orlando for the weekend plus a special Valentine's Day guide.

Friday:

Luv Sux Party – Howl at the Moon – 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM

All singles are invited to band together in solidarity for the 9th annual Love Sux Party, an Anti-Valentine’s Day Celebration. For more info: howlatthemoon.com

A Valentine's Tournament with LANCE Orlando – Cloak and Blaster – 7:00 PM

Celebrate St. Valentine's Day with a tournament and banquet including roasted meats, fresh fruit, warm breads, and heavenly desserts. For more info: facebook.com/events/953528164701920

Saturday:

Paws in the Park – Lake Eola – 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

It's Orlando's largest pet walk. Grab your pooch for an early morning community walk and help raise money for local homeless dogs and cats. For more info: pago.convio.net

Bach & Beer – Cask & Larder Breweries – 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Join the Bach Festival Society and Cask & Larder Breweries for the release of a limited-edition beer, Brandenburger Bock, brewed for the 81st Annual Bach Festival. Featuring German music and selections from Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos. For more info: bachfestivalflorida.org

Indie-Folkfest – Mennello Museum of American Art – 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Local musicians, artists and crafters, food and more. For more info: orlandofolkfestival.wordpress.com

Sunday + Valentine's Day Guide:

Valentine's Day Brunch – The Enzian – 10:00 AM

Be serenaded by live music while brunching with the delectable buffet spread complete with carving station and fresh-squeezed juices and follow it up with the romantic 1980's classic An Officer and a Gentleman. For more info: enzian.org

Dragon Parade & Lunar New Year Festival – Fashion Square Mall – 11:00 AM

Start off the Year of the Monkey with a bang. Parade begins at 11 a.m.; festival begins at noon with Asian food, arts, cultural performances and live music. For more info: centralfloridadragonparade.org

Valentine's Show – SAK Comedy Lab – 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM, & 9:30 PM

Enjoy a comedic take on this romantic holiday with SAK's signature improv show – Valentine's style. For more info: sakcomedylab.com

Valentine's Stroll – Leu Gardens – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Walk arm-in-arm with your sweetie through Leu Gardens’ 50 acres under a starlit sky. Bring a picnic supper and listen to the music of Selwyn Birchwood, Dave Capp Project and Mud Rooster Blues. For more info: leugardens.org

The Blind Date – DRIP – 8:00 PM to 11:30 PM

This special limited run Valentine’s experience for couples is an artistic adventure designed to recreate the excitement and mystery of a first date and re-ignite the romance in established lovers. For more info: ilovedrip.com

Valentine's Duet – Laguna – Times Vary

Reservations are still available for this special 3 course menu for lovers this Valentine's Day. For more info: doubletreeorlandoseaworld.com

Multi-Day Events:

Nude Nite – Artegon Marketplace – Fri & Sat 6:00 PM to Midnight 

Celebrate the beauty of nude with hundreds of artists for two evenings of visual art, performances, and characters both in costume and out. For more info: nudenite.com

Winefest XXVI – Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards – Fri & Sat 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sun 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Enjoy the fruits of last year’s harvest, with live music plus arts and crafts. Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks and a variety of foods are available for purchase; complimentary winery tours and tastings are offered. For more info: lakeridgewinery.com

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