Weekend Happenings in Orlando June 3 to 5

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


Gallery247 Presents: Devan! Jiminez – Faith Arts Village Orlando (FAVO) –5pm to 9pm

See the first solo exhibition of local artist Devan Jiminez in room 247 of the Favo arts complex with over thirty exhibiting artists, live music, food trucks and a fun. For more info: facebook.com/events/603810203110170

Food Truck Bazaar – Kissimmee – 5pm to 8pm

The Daily City's food trucks hit the civic center in Kissimmee this week. For more info: thedailycity.com

Friday Night Live – Thornton Park – 5:30pm

Kick off the weekend with a free live music happy hour happy hour downtown in historic Thornton Park on Eola Dr. between Church and Pine. For more info: thorntonparkdistrict.com

Magic and Mayhem Comedy Show – Orlando Improv – 6pm

Back by popular demand, “Magic and Mayhem Productions” announces the return of its much-loved show to Fat Fish Blue at The Orlando Improv the first Friday of every month. For more info: theimprovorlando.com


Make 'M Smile Festival – Lake Eola Park – 7:30am to 1pm

Get "buddied" up with families of kids with special needs at this community festival and buddy walk with food, entertainment, prizes, and a chance to visit exhibitors that service the special needs community. For more info: facebook.com/events/834453570032880

Shop for a Cause & Art Stroll – The Mall at Millenia – 10am to 4pm

Join the Downtown Arts District to meet local artists and shop for a cause at Bloomingdale's located in the Mall at Millenia; 10% of all sales will benefit the Downtown Arts District. For more info: orlandoslice.com

Chuy's Pet Event – Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming – 11am to 4pm

Representatives from Chuy's Tex-Mex are in town to photograph local dogs to be displayed in their new restaurant 'La Chiuauaua' opening in Winter Park in July. For more info: 407-617-0604

The Pink Fire Revue – The Gallery at Avalon Island – 7pm

Be inspired by this free modular art collective event featuring poetry, visualizations, and improvised electronic music. For more info: burrowpress.com

Erotic City Comes Alive: Prince Tribute – Orange Studio – 9pm to 2am

Tired of all the Prince tributes yet? We didn't think so. Honor him one more time with 5 hours of strictly Prince and Prince-related hits, b-sides bootlegs and remixed music. For more info: facebook.com/events/171438549923206


Screening of Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA – First Unitarian Church Orlando – 1:30pm

Watch a free screening of the documentary presented by Global Peace Film Festival, the League of Women Voters Gun Safety Committee, and the Peace & Justice Initiative at Valencia with a panel discussion afterwards. For more info: orlandouu.org

Paul Mitchell Hair Show – House of Blues Orlando – 8pm

The House of Blues becomes the House of Hair, with new products, cuts, colors, styles, and fashions on display. For more info: houseofblues.com

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Watermelon Festival – Volusia County Fair Grounds – Sat & Sun 10am to 5pm

Enjoy the family fun with cold watermelon by the slice, bounce houses, a watermelon eating contest and more. For more info: delandfestival.com

Orlando Gay Days – Walt Disney World – Times Vary

“Super Heroes” is the theme of this year’s festival, with special events, VIP passes, designated days at Disney theme parks, and the Miss Gay Days Pageant. For more info: gaydays.com

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