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, NOVEMBER 30
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear…” Buddy the Elf has spent his entire life at the North Pole. When he discovers that he is not really an elf, he sets off for New York City to find his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his real father is on the naughty list and his half-brother does not even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family…
The City of Orlando’s annual Tree Lighting Celebration at Lake Eola Park will feature the official lighting of the city’s 72-foot Christmas tree featuring 88,000 animated lights that will perform nightly in a synchronized light show. The event also includes live entertainment and holiday music.
Come join Orlando Critical Mass this and EVERY last Friday of the month for a great community ride all around the metro-Orlando area! There is no better way to see the City Beautiful than via Orlando Critical Mass so come and join the ride! MASS is Orlando’s largest on-going group ride! Fun for all riders from beginner to expert! Join us every last Friday of the month for a BLAST on bicycles!!! Rain, shine, hurricane or Floriduh snow(?) there is always…
The Orlando Cycling Group presents the official Orlando Critical Blast 2018-2019! after-party! Join us after Orlando Critical Mass for a beverage and some rad music!!! The Guesthouse will be providing some awesome drink specials for riders. Kurt Rambus will be providing a super cool, stripped down, music experience! If you can’t make it for the ride–come out for the music, come for the community, come for the drinks! See y’all November 30!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1
West Fest is a FREE COMMUNITY EVENT. Celebrating creativity through Art, Music and Dance.
We will be opening at 9 AM for our annual Fill-A-Bag Sale! This sale only happens once a year so take advantage! Get here at 9 AM for your number and to shop early. The event starts at 10 AM and ends at 1 PM. $15 a bag at our Dechoes Colonial Shop. Cash only. Sale includes outside merchandise only. From 12-1 PM sale items will be only ONE DOLLAR!
Grohl Fest will be taking over Wall St. Plaza in downtown Orlando! We have two amazing tribute bands, Nirvanna, and Faux Fighters ready to rock all of your Nirvana and Foo Fighter favorites Saturday, December 1st Block Party Jumbotron for College Football Hosted by Supa Dave of WJRR No Cover / Music starts at 9 pm
Knights vs. Tigers for the fourth time in 14 months! UCF looks to make it back-to-back perfect championship seasons when the teams battle for the American Athletic
Join us Saturday, December 1st for Shroomstock 2018!! Featuring Kash’d Out, Oklahoma Stackhouse, Artikal Sound System and Prison Wine for you listening pleasure!! Shroomstock is a music, craft beer, and arts event held right in our parking lot! We’ll have over 10 Florida breweries represented including Ten10, Red Cypress, Playalinda, Big Storm, Central 28, Walking Tree, and many more!!
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2
The annual Sparkle Art Market features the best local handmade goods and gifts, including unique art, jewelry, pottery, loom-woven rugs, drawings, knitting, cards, garden sculpture, hand-carved leather bags and corsets, wood bowls and cutting boards, and much more. There will also be live music, live painting and sculpting, massage, henna, and a native plant walk. The market takes place at Dandelion Communitea Cafe, a healthy, delicious vegan food venue that is Certified Green by Co-op America.
Its that time of year! Sleigh bells are ringing are you listening?! Light Up SoDo! 2018 is coming back to SoDo District and we can’t wait to light up the plaza with you! This event is Family-Friendly AND Pet-friendly so grab the kids and your furry friends and head on down to the SoDo Shopping Center for a night full of Holiday Fun!
Meet the exhibiting artist from Prague during the final day of his show in the Polasek Museum gallery. Regular museum admission prices apply.
Please bring food or wine to share. Fusion Beat performs different musical styles such as Jazz, World Music, Latin and Funk. This group is located in Orlando, Florida. Their influences range from Puerto Rican, Afro‐Cuban, South American, New Orleans, Be‐Bop, European and different Jazz styles. Each one comes from many musical backgrounds and influences. Together, they blend and create a fresh sound in a sextet format. “