Weekend Happenings April 3 – 5

Find out the best events in and around Orlando for the weekend of April 3rd to the 5th, including an Easter Egg Hunt Guide.

It's Spring, the weather's been beautiful, and it's a holiday weekend. All are good reasons to get out of the house this weekend and enjoy what our beautiful city has to offer. There's something for everybody. Families, couples, night owls, movie buffs, history buffs, you name it. So, have a good weekend Orlando and Happy Easter. 

Friday Night:

Food Truck Bazaar – Kissimmee Civic Center – 6:00 PM

Who doesn’t love the Food Truck Bazaar? This weeks will be in Downtown Kissimmee, so stop on by, grab some grub, and head out to the local shops and entertainment. For more info: thefoodtruckbazaar.com

Casselberry Movies in the Park – Lake Concord Park – Dusk

Grab the family, a date, or your friends and head out the Casselberry for a screening of The Lego Movie. For more info: casselberry.org/CurrentEvents

Date Night at Leu Gardens – Winter Park – 7:30 PM

Looking for an al-fresca movie event with a more mature theme? Leu Gardens is showing the 1961 film, Splendor in the Grass, out in the gardens with food and alcohol permitted for the event. For more info: leugardens.org

Metamorphoses – Valencia College Theatre – 7:30 PM

Interested in seeing a live production? Catch performances of this play based on Ovid's 15-book narrative poem of myths about the history of the world, ancient Rome, and Julius Caesar. Can't make it Friday, there's a showing on Saturday night at the same time and again on Sunday at 2:00 PM.  For more info: valenciacollege.edu

FAVO Motel Studios Art Show and Market First Friday – Faith Arts Village Orlando – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The 32 resident artists and 14 guest artists of this arts community invite the public every first Friday of the month to visit the studios, eat food from the trucks, enjoy live music, and get creative. It's family friendly and fun. If Friday night isn't convenient, this month they're also hosting the event on Saturday afternoon from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. For more info: faithartsvillage.com/events


Food Truck Bazaar – Sanford – 5:00 PM

If you miss Friday’s out in Kissimmee, don’t miss Saturday’s in Sanford! For more info: thedailycity.com

Maitland Screen on the Green – Maitland Middle School Field – 7:30 PM

What makes for a better family night of fun than watching Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day on the field of Maitland Middle School? Not a whole lot. What makes it even better? This movie is free. For more info: itsmymaitland.com

Pilobolus – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts – 8:00 PM

Easter Egg Hunt Guide:

Hippity Hop Adventure – Central Florida Zoo – Sat and Sun 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Easter egg hunts, a chance to meet the Easter Bunny, free bunny tails, crafts, a bounce house, and more! Be sure to check the times for the right time for your little one’s egg hunt: centralfloridazoo.org

61st Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Central Park, Winter Park – Saturday 9:30 AM

Head out to Central Park to hunt the 10,000 eggs that will be hidden, enjoy the sun, the shopping, and the food this neighborhood is so well loved for. For more info: cityofwinterpark.org

Marshmallow Drop – Oviedo – Saturday 10:00 AM

Bring the family out to meet the Marshmallow Drop Easter Bunny. There will be refreshments, activities, and marshmallows to redeem for candy. For more info: cityofoviedo.net

Hunt the Village – Artegon Marketplace – Saturday 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Meet the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs, create a photo flip-book, and mom can do a little bit of shopping. For more info: artegonmarketplace.com

Looking for an Easter Egg hunt at your local church? Check out Z 88.3’s website for local churches who will be hosting their own events all weekend long: zradio.org/promotions/easter-egg-hunts/


For a full lineup of the happenings around town this month, check out April's On the Town, pick up the magazine on newsstands, subscribe, or pick up your digital copy today.

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