While there’s no shortage of Halloween events planned in Orlando, there are plenty of other activities that are fun for the whole family (and we’ll cover Halloween in our next post, anyway).
If you’re buying a home for sale in Orlando, check out these family-friendly events to keep you busy all month.
October 2018 Events in Orlando
All of October 2018
2018 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival
Join the fun all month at Epcot for the International Food and Wine Festival. This 75-day marathon of food and fun goes into November, so if you can’t make it this month, you’ll still have time. Catch appearances by celebrity chefs and Disney favorites.
October 1, 2018
25th Anniversary Season Opening: Beethoven’s Ninth
Stop in at the Bob Carr Theatre (401 West Livingston Street in Orlando) to enjoy Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 performed by the spectacular Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.
City Unseen at Snap! Space Gallery gives you the opportunity to explore amazing works by internationally renowned artists using augmented reality experiences. You’ll see works by Felice Grodin, Can Büyükberber, Nancy Baker Cahill, Mark Gmehling, Mark Gerstein, Synthestruct, Matt Roberts, Terri Witek and more.
Movie Night at Leu Gardens
Check out Movie Night at Leu Gardens on October 5 and you’ll be scared witless – they’re playing Poltergeist on the big screen. The gardens open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30.
Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook
Everybody loves Junie B. Jones, and you and the kids can catch a great live-action play of Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook at the Orlando Repertory Theatre.
Florida Wedding Expo
Get ready for those springtime weddings at the Florida Wedding Expo at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, where you’ll find dozens of vendors and enjoy spectacular exhibits covering everything from planning and the big day to the honeymoon and beyond.
More info: http://floridaweddingexpo.com/
Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards BBQ and Blues Festival
Have a blast at the 2018 BBQ and Blues Festival where you’ll enjoy watching competitors from all over the country compete to be “Rib Champion.” Jam to live music with the area’s best blues bands, shop local arts and crafts, and enjoy a free winery tour and tasting.
Have fun with the real deal – Oktoberfest at Avalon Park downtown. The beer garden preview starts on Friday at 5 p.m. and the community festival starts Saturday (October 13) at 5 p.m.
More info: http://downtownavalonpark.com/oktoberfest/
Immerse, presented by the Creative City Project, brings more than 1,000 artists and performers together to create interactive and inspiring displays that will leave you breathless.
More info: http://www.creativecityproject.com/
Swing by the Central Florida Fairgrounds for the Fossil Fair put on by the Florida Fossil Hunters. You’ll learn how to dig all over Florida and find out what you might discover – and there are raffles, vendors and a kids’ dig pit.
Are You Buying a Home for Sale in Orlando?
If you’re looking for a new home for sale in Orlando, you’ll be happy to know that this community hosts dozens of fabulous events every month – there’s always something to do or see, and not everything revolves around the theme parks.
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