Orlando Weekend Happenings: Feb 5 to 7

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


Food Truck Bazaar – Kissimmee Civic Center – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Daily City's Food Truck Bazaar hits Kissimmee this week. For more info: thedailycity.com

Date Night at Leu Gardens – Winter Park – 6:00 PM

Enjoy time in the gardens with that special someone and catch the movie What if al fresca at 7:30. For more info: leugardens.org


Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza – Apopka –  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Celebrate the diversity of birds and other wildlife that make Lake Apopka’s north shore their home or migratory stopover; birding tours, fishing, live music and more. For more info: birdapalooza.com 

Orlando Chili Cook-Off – Festival Park – Noon

Sample the chili varieties from local chefs all the while benefiting some worthy charities. For more info: orlandochilicookoff.com

Mardi Gras – Universal Studios – Dates & Times Vary

Beginning February 6, on select nights The Big Easy comes to Orlando, with Cajun and Creole cuisine, street performers, Zydeco music, and beads by the handful. Included with regular admission. For more info: universalorlando.com

Trash 2 Trends – Seaworld Orlando's Ports of Call Conference Center – 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

This unique runway event  benefits Keep Orlando Beautiful. Local designers create runway looks from items headed to the landfill. For more info: cityoforlando.net


Jenny Wilson Trio – Timucua White House – 7:30 PM

Jenny Wilson returns to perform live with featured art by David Gillespie. For more info: timucua.com

Multi-Day Events:

Mout Dora Arts Festival – Downtown Mount Dora – Sat & Sun 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

This nationally recognized, juried arts show includes oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, clay, sculpture and photography on display throughout downtown, with live music on a main stage in Donnelly Park. For more info: mountdoracenterforthearts.org 

The Crucible – CFCArts’ Central Campus – Times Vary

This is the closing weekend for one of the most famous plays in history. Show times are available Friday through Sunday. For more info: cfcarts.com

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