Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” on our main menu.
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
Come celebrate one year of Digress Wine! We’ll be partying for 2 nights! Join us Thursday and Friday 11/1 & 11/2. Party starts both nights at 5:00 pm. Enjoy samples of delicious Smoke & Donuts BBQ and check out our newly remodeled wine cellar and event space. We will have specials on beer and wine and live music!!!
It’s been 5 fabulous years of serving this incredible district and our amazing neighbors. Please join us in celebrating our 5th year birthday. We’ll have live music with Theo Moon, a pop up in the Courtyard, $5 special food & drink menu items throughout the market and great times!
Check out Winter Park’s newest concept space, The Heavy, in the former Lombardi’s warehouse. Filled with lush plants, local goods, and Instagram gems, it’s the perfect hang for a Friday night pop-up dinner with us! Menu items are available a la carte.
UPDATE: There is a special memorial event happening across the street at the Mennello Museum the same night as the ride. Please don’t park in their lot if you’re driving into Loch Haven Park to pedal with us. Come join Orlando Critical Mass Friday October 26th for our annual costume ride!
Don your Halloween apparel, hop on a bike and join us for a spookily-fun pre-Halloween/post- Orlando Critical Mass bash in Downtown Orlando. Rally at Loch Haven Park with your bike, a costume, and your friends and get a pedal-powered tour of the City Beautiful before peeling off the pack to get early free admission to Plazaween 18.
Burrow Press & Mead Garden present readings by Kristen Arnett, Tyler Gillespie, Shane Hinton & Nicholas Russell. Doors 7:30 pm. Reading 8:15 pm. Free entry. Beer, wine & books for sale. ABOUT THE WRITERS Kristen Arnett is a queer fiction and essay writer. She won the 2017 Coil Book Award for her debut short fiction collection, Felt in the Jaw, and was awarded Ninth Letter’s 2015 Literary Award in Fiction.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27
Please join the American Cancer Society’s 22nd annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Orlando. Join more than 55,000 people coming together to raise funds to provide patients with rides to their treatment, wigs, personalized information kits to newly diagnosed cancer patients, and help us find cancer’s causes and cures by funding groundbreaking research.
Central Florida Veg Fest is back–bigger and better than ever! It will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the beautiful Orlando Festival Park. The first Veg Fest took place at Lake Lily in Maitland in 2005, and the second through sixth at Loch Haven Park from 2007 to 2011.
We are proud to announce that the United Foundation of Central Florida will be hosting the 4th Annual Taste of Pine Hills 2018. This is guaranteed to be bigger and better as we endeavor to give residents in the Greater Orlando area a “Taste of Pine Hills”. The United Foundation of Central Florida plans to celebrate the talent, tradition, and culture of one of the first suburbs of Orlando, and we would love for you to be a part of it.
Participate in the Chills 50 Pub Crawl & Costume Contest on Saturday, October 27! Enjoy specials at 15 different bars, restaurants and businesses! Come in costume and you could win a $100 bar tab!
OCTOBER 27th • Back by overwhelming demand with an all-new extended show for 2018 – Halloween’s most iconic movie comes to life before your eyes with HOCUS POCUS LIVE ON STAGE! Join The Sanderson Sisters as they run AMUCK in this live-action stage spectacle featuring all your favorite movie characters!
Dr. Phillips Center Presents Disney in Concert: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra .
Save the date for Thornton Park District 6th Annual Halloween Block Party!!! Come party in the area known as #DowntownforGrownups! Best Group Costume- $1000 Cash Prize!! Most Creative Costume- $500 Cash Prize!! Crowd Favorite Cash Prize- $500 Cash Prize!! Stilt Walkers DJ Joe Redmond Blue Star Dancers Fire Dancers 6 TPD Bars Dark Art Market Drinking Shot Games General Admission Pre-Sales $10 Day of $20.