Livng in Central Florida presents so many opportunities to enjoy different events that are going on all the time and experience the culture that the area has to offer! Below we have highlighted some of the popular ongoing events. Keep reading on to find out more!
LAKE EOLA FARMER’S MARKET
The Lake Eola farmer’s market takes place in downtown Orlando, on the beautiful trails alongside the lake. This event is when they have vendors set up shop. These vendors sell different things from fresh food and treats to juices, to vintage clothing, jewelry, plants and so much more. You can go and walk the Lake Eola trail and explore each vendor, and then go to the food area to buy fresh fruit and listen to the live entertainment that they usually have. Then, you can sit on one of the grassy fields and just relax. This is the perfect sunday funday spot to go with family or stroll or take your dog for a walk. This takes place every Sunday from 10am-3pm and is free admission!
EPCOT FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL
Take a taste tour of 6 different continents at Disney’s Epcot! This is an amazing experience to immerse yourself in the different food and wine culture from all over the world. It will feature 25+ food booths. They give you a “festival passport” so that you can see what all the stops are and where in Epcot they are located! You can also find a digital version in the disney experience app. This event also features celebrity chefs and special events and even has a scavenger hunt! Entrance into the festival is included with a regular park ticket and this is an annual, seasonal event. This year it will run from July 2022- November 2022!
BAZAAR BOTANICA MARKETS
Considered the Orlando community art supply closet, this event features used, recyclable art and allows people to come by and drop off or pick up second hand art supplies. They also have live shows there, as well as food trucks and places to lounge! The locations and days vary, with it being on the 3rd Sunday at Ivanhoe Village and 3rd Thursday at Downtown Orlando (and if you miss those, you can also take a drive to Tampa to catch it bi-monthly at Seminole Heights Tampa.)
Do you love watching movies? Well on Monday nights at A La Cart Orlando, you can enjoy a free outdoor movie at 7pm! They also have multiple food trucks there for you to grab a bite to eat while you enjoy the show! You can join the email list for A La Cart to find out what movies are playing each week and at the end, they even do movie themed raffles!
TUESDAY TASTY TRIVIA
This is an event that takes place in the Hourglass Dis-trict every Tuesday at 7pm! Here you can enjoy trivia and brews. You can head over to the tasty trivia site to get clues on what topics the trivia will cover!
WEEKENDS AT THE WINERY
Lakeridge winery, about 30 minutes outside of Orlando in the Clermont area, is the perfect spot to go and experience a complimentary wine tour and get educated about the history of Lakeridge! They also have food for purchase there and host concerts on their outside stage. A quick search will tell you their concert schedule so that you can plan out who you want to see in concert!
TASTY TAKEOVER AT THE MILK DISTRICT
Every Tuesday at the Milk District, the Milk District hosts a food truck block party from 6PM-11PM, fea-turing up to 13 different vendors/food trucks to create an amazing and diverse culinary experience! Free parking is provided but is limited, so if you bring a few friends, consider car pooling!
PIANO BAR SHOW AT JEWEL
Located at Jewel Orlando in the international drive area is a bar that hosts piano duels on Thursday nights. How it works is, renowned piano players co-mee together and battle it out, starting at 8:30PM. They also feature charity gaming and craft beers. Entry into the event is free with the password, which you can only get by calling the venue after 5 the day of the event! So if you love music, fun and live enter-tainment, this may be the event for you!
Central Florida has so many events and culture to offer! So if you are thinking of moving to the area or you are just visiting, make a list of these amaz-ing events and get out there!