Weekend Happenings in Orlando Nov 11 to 13

Find what's happening in and around Orlando for the weekend.


November Conductor Crawl – Winter Park – 5 to 10 pm

Travel from Park Social to Gnarly Barley via SunRail, sampling the best each bar has to offer. For tickets and more info: localmotive.tours

Movie in the Park – Barber Park – 6 to 8 pm

Enjoy the cooling temperatures with a screening of Zootopia  al fresco. For more info: facebook.com/events/123882641416233

Art Stroll – Mount Dora – 6 to 8 pm

An evening of art, music and hors d’oeuvres showcases the work of regional artists. For more info:  mountdoracenterforthearts.org


Orlando Veterans Day Parade – Downtown Orlando – 11 am to 1 pm

This parade honors the nation’s military veterans. The route heads south on Orange Avenue from Robinson Street, crosses on Central Boulevard to Rosalind Avenue, then heads back north on Rosalind to Robinson. For more info: cityoforlando.net

Orlando Beer Festival – Festival Park – noon to 5 pm

Sample craft beers from local breweries and wines from various wineries. For more info:  orlandobeerfestival.com

Orlando Comes out with Pride – Lake Eola – noon to 10 pm

Support the LGBTQ+ community in this annual festival featuring the Most Colorful Parade in Orlando, an incredible entertainment lineup including a nighttime fireworks spectacular. For more info: comeoutwithpride.com


Orlando Japan Festival – The Village at Hunters Creek – 11 am 5 pm

Celebrate Japanese culture with live music, food, a bazaar, and cosplay contest. For more info: facebook.com/events/1731903263728986

National Young Composers Challenge – Dr. Phillips Center – 12:30 to 5 pm

It's a rare opportunity to  hear the winning compositions by America's top young composers discussed, rehearsed, and conducted by Maestro Christopher Wilkins and performed by the orchestra, for free. To RSVP and for more info: drphillipscenter.org

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Art in Odd Places – Downtown Orlando – Times Vary

Keep your eyes open in Orlando’s city center this weekend and you may see some unusual performance art and other artwork popping up along Central Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue. For more info: artinoddplaces.org/orlando

Holiday Open House at the Winery – Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards – Fri & Sat 10 am to 5 pm, Sun 11 am to 5 pm 

Enjoy live music, wine  tastings  and tours. For more info: lakeridgewinery.com

Rotary Club of Maitland Art Festival – Lake Lily – Fri 6 to 10 pm, Sat 10 am to 9 pm, Sun 10 am to 4 pm

Lake Lily is the backdrop for this boutique art festival. For more info: maitlandrotaryartfestival.com

Wreath Display and Auction – Leu Gardens – Regular Hours

Wreaths created by some of Florida’s top artists, interior designers and horticulturalists are featured. A Wreath Silent Auction that begins Nov. 11 and continues until Dec. 1 benefits the gardens. For more info:  leugardens.org

Festival of Trees – Orlando Museum of Art – 10 am to 5 pm

A seasonal tradition, the Orlando Museum of Art’s designer-decorated trees are accompanied by wreaths, gingerbread houses, holiday vignettes and table displays. Some are available for purchase. For more info: omart.org

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