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BUNGALOWER’S TOP 17 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, MAR. 6-8

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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.

If you’d like to have your event added to our calendar, simply send a link to your Eventbrite or Facebook Event page to [email protected].

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

Downtown Gap Study Meeting

March 6 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Downtown Information Center, 201 S Orange Ave Suite 102
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
FREE

The Orlando Bicycle Beltway Downtown Gap Study is wrapping up! Come check out the city’s plan for a new cycle track that will connect Gertrude’s Walk with the proposed Downtown Connector Trail through the heart of Downtown Orlando. This project will complete another link in the Orlando Bicycle Beltway, an 8.5-mile loop trail providing bicycle connectivity through and around the Central Business District.
Find out more »

No Assumptions: Policy, Religion, Civil Discourse Dance Party

March 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Timucua, 2000 S Summerlin Ave
Orlando, FL 32806 United States

$10-$20 suggested donation. Please also bring food or wine to share. Special exhibition of works by Jason HuntPanelists talk about the important subjects of our time. If they fail to find common ground, they get up and dance together. And the audience can dance too.A novel way to talk to each other about challenges that we all face together.
Find out more »

Supper Club Launch! An evening with Taglish!

March 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Heavy WP, 1152 Harmon Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States + Google Map
$85

Join Chef Mike Collantes of Taglish for a one-of-a-kind Kamayan Feast here at The Heavy! This communal-style Filipino Dinner is guaranteed to be one for the books. Enjoy a five course meal, including Kinilaw (Filipino ceviche cured in coconut vinegar and citrus), Crispy Lechon Kawaii (fried pork belly), Lumpia (pork & shrimp fried spring rolls), and many more traditional favorites! BYOB. Fully styled and staged by The Heavy. Stretchy pants optional.
Find out more »

Postmodern Jukebox: Orlando

March 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts+ Google Map
$34.50

🎵ORLANDO – Welcome To The Twenties 2.0 Tour. Join the most original cover band for the best 20’s party this side of the Great Gatsby🍸. So much energy and talent on one stage will make you feel 20 again 🔥
Find out more »

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

Downtown Orlando Touch-A-Truck 2020

March 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Trinity Downtown – Trinity Lutheran School, 123 East Livingston Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Join us for a morning of fun on March 7, 2020 at Trinity Downtown. The campus will be packed with dozens of trucks and unique vehicles — for all ages to explore! Like and follow this event page for updates/photos: @orlandotouchatruck 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (9:00 am-10:00 am Horns Free Sensory Sensitive) Entry into the event is $5 per person and is free for children under 2 years old! Food vendors, shopping vendors, local businesses, activities and more.
Find out more »

Clear Lake Park Cleanup & Spruceup

March 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Clear Lake, 1010 Woods Avenue
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map
FREE

Volunteers needed to take action. Join Keep Orlando Beautiful & Community Volunteers for an engaging morning of service and fun! Saturday, March 7th from 9-11 a.m. Together we will be removing litter & debris from the surrounding areas while engaging in beautification efforts. All materials and supplies will be provided by KOB, this includes a light snack & ice water.
Find out more »

UF IFAS Extension 2020 Spring Plant and Garden Festival

March 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
UF IFAS Extension Orange County Master Gardeners, 6021 S Conway Rd
Orlando, FL 32812 United States + Google Map
FREE

Join us for a FREE fun educational day for the entire family! Speakers ~ Classes ~ Demos ~ Free Soil pH Testing at our Mobile Plant Clinic ~ Plant Vendors ~ Artisans ~ Kids’ Activities (must be accompanied by an adult)* ~ Garden Tours ~ Food Trucks ~ Cup Auction.
Find out more »

5th Annual FORD Cuban Sandwich Festival of Central Florida (Kissimmee & Orlando)

March 7 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Xentury City Center, 2925 International Dr S
Kissimmee, FL 34746-4407, FL 34747 United States

5th Annual FORD Cuban Sandwich Festival of Central Florida is scheduled for Saturday, March 7th, 2020 @ Xentury City Center, 2925 International Drive S, Kissimmee, FL 34747. 11am-6pm Free Family Festival, enjoy, LIVE Music and dance performances, watch as we attempt to make the Biggest Cuban Sandwich in the World and enjoy the best Cuban Sandwiches in Metro Orlando! Beer and wine & delicious food!
Find out more »

Back In The Day Biggie Brunch

March 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Graffiti Junktion – Thornton Park, 700 E Washington St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

We taking you BACK when MUSIC was GREAT but we adding GREAT FOOD too. 4 Djs playing all the hits from the 90’s and each will have their own BIGGIE Tribute sets also… Julius DjCaesar Cobb Ray Love Ray Rivera JoElly Djladyj Mackeywe celebrating music and the LIFE of the late Notorious B I G.
Find out more »

FBG 2020 Craft Beer Festival

March 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Perry Harvey Sr. Park, 1000 E. Harrison St.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States

Tampa Bay Beer Week is back! Let’s raise a glass to toast the success of Florida craft beer. Kick off the TBBW festivities at the annual Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, March 7 from 2:00-5:00 PM at Perry Harvey Sr. Park in downtown Tampa. Sample more than 200 beers from 80+ Florida craft breweries while raising money for the Florida Brewers Guild.
Find out more »

SANFORD MUSIC FEST

March 7 @ 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Downtown Sanford, Florida Sanford, FL 32771 United States + Google Map

All day Family friendly event including Live Music/Vendors and Food Trucks.
Find out more »

Adults-Only Science Night Live – Foodie Edition

March 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Orlando Science Center, 777 E Princeton St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
$16

Live from Orlando, it’s Science Night Live! It’s social. It’s science. It’s 21 and up! Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center is your chance to spark your curiosity through our fun exhibits and programs…with some adult beverages, of course! Bring your friends, or make it a date night, and join us for a unique and ever-changing experience that proves there’s no age limit on curiosity!
Find out more »

Mardi Gras at the Parliament House

March 7 @ 8:00 pm – March 8 @ 3:00 am
Parliament House Orlando, 410 N Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map
Various prices

It’s the first Saturday in March, so that means it’s MARDI GRAS at the Parliament House! Featuring the PARADE SPECTACULAR with Mardi Gras Queen & King YEISA JOVOVICH & KIRK DAVINCI. Floats, Marching Band, The Orlando Sisters, BEADS, and so much more! It’s the GAYEST Mardi Gras celebration this side of Sydney! Footlight Players 10pm & 12am. DJ Brianna spins til 3am.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

St. Printersburg 2020

March 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Calusa Commons, 2161 1st Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL 33712 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Join us on Sunday, March 8th, 2020 11am-4pm for the second annual St. Printersburg, an inky celebration of printmaking in the beautiful sunshine city of St. Pete, FL! Organized by PRINT ST. PETE Community Letterpress and Calusa Press Co., St. Printersburg is a one-day event, including a printers fair, swap meet, presentations, and hands-on printing demonstrations of all kinds.
Find out more »

LoveFest 2020

March 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Quantum Leap Winery, 1312 Wilfred Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map

4th Annual LoveFest is back! Each year we partner with Mills50 to have an event all about just having a damn good time. No arguing, bad manners, or any kind of meanness is allowed. Come out walk through the great vendors, have some tasty beverages and food, then listen to some good music. That’s it! The proceeds help fund the greatest Mainstreet program in Orlando Mills50.
Find out more »

Brechner Series: Florida’s Female Pioneers

March 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map

Historian Peggy Macdonald examines some of the notable women who have shaped the Sunshine State, from Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, a female physician who ran the first racially integrated free school in Florida, to Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, the first female tribal chair of any American Indian tribe in the nation. Macdonald illustrates her fascinating talk with rich visual images drawn from the Matheson History Museum, State Archives of Florida, and other repositories.
Find out more »

ABBA The Concert — A Tribute to ABBA

March 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 South Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
$40

Tickets on sale now. 21st Century Artists, Inc. has been presenting its ABBA tribute show throughout North America for well over a decade, known as ABBA The Music, ABBA The Concert, and ABBA The Hits. The audience and press all agree – “This is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.” ABBA The Concert brings one of the greatest pop phenomena back to life.
Find out more »

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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.

If you’d like to have your event added to our calendar, simply send a link to your Eventbrite or Facebook Event page to [email protected].

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

Downtown Gap Study Meeting

March 6 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Downtown Information Center, 201 S Orange Ave Suite 102
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
FREE

The Orlando Bicycle Beltway Downtown Gap Study is wrapping up! Come check out the city’s plan for a new cycle track that will connect Gertrude’s Walk with the proposed Downtown Connector Trail through the heart of Downtown Orlando. This project will complete another link in the Orlando Bicycle Beltway, an 8.5-mile loop trail providing bicycle connectivity through and around the Central Business District.
Find out more »

No Assumptions: Policy, Religion, Civil Discourse Dance Party

March 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Timucua, 2000 S Summerlin Ave
Orlando, FL 32806 United States

$10-$20 suggested donation. Please also bring food or wine to share. Special exhibition of works by Jason HuntPanelists talk about the important subjects of our time. If they fail to find common ground, they get up and dance together. And the audience can dance too.A novel way to talk to each other about challenges that we all face together.
Find out more »

Supper Club Launch! An evening with Taglish!

March 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Heavy WP, 1152 Harmon Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States + Google Map
$85

Join Chef Mike Collantes of Taglish for a one-of-a-kind Kamayan Feast here at The Heavy! This communal-style Filipino Dinner is guaranteed to be one for the books. Enjoy a five course meal, including Kinilaw (Filipino ceviche cured in coconut vinegar and citrus), Crispy Lechon Kawaii (fried pork belly), Lumpia (pork & shrimp fried spring rolls), and many more traditional favorites! BYOB. Fully styled and staged by The Heavy. Stretchy pants optional.
Find out more »

Postmodern Jukebox: Orlando

March 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts+ Google Map
$34.50

🎵ORLANDO – Welcome To The Twenties 2.0 Tour. Join the most original cover band for the best 20’s party this side of the Great Gatsby🍸. So much energy and talent on one stage will make you feel 20 again 🔥
Find out more »

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

Downtown Orlando Touch-A-Truck 2020

March 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Trinity Downtown – Trinity Lutheran School, 123 East Livingston Street
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Join us for a morning of fun on March 7, 2020 at Trinity Downtown. The campus will be packed with dozens of trucks and unique vehicles — for all ages to explore! Like and follow this event page for updates/photos: @orlandotouchatruck 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (9:00 am-10:00 am Horns Free Sensory Sensitive) Entry into the event is $5 per person and is free for children under 2 years old! Food vendors, shopping vendors, local businesses, activities and more.
Find out more »

Clear Lake Park Cleanup & Spruceup

March 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Clear Lake, 1010 Woods Avenue
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map
FREE

Volunteers needed to take action. Join Keep Orlando Beautiful & Community Volunteers for an engaging morning of service and fun! Saturday, March 7th from 9-11 a.m. Together we will be removing litter & debris from the surrounding areas while engaging in beautification efforts. All materials and supplies will be provided by KOB, this includes a light snack & ice water.
Find out more »

UF IFAS Extension 2020 Spring Plant and Garden Festival

March 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
UF IFAS Extension Orange County Master Gardeners, 6021 S Conway Rd
Orlando, FL 32812 United States + Google Map
FREE

Join us for a FREE fun educational day for the entire family! Speakers ~ Classes ~ Demos ~ Free Soil pH Testing at our Mobile Plant Clinic ~ Plant Vendors ~ Artisans ~ Kids’ Activities (must be accompanied by an adult)* ~ Garden Tours ~ Food Trucks ~ Cup Auction.
Find out more »

5th Annual FORD Cuban Sandwich Festival of Central Florida (Kissimmee & Orlando)

March 7 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Xentury City Center, 2925 International Dr S
Kissimmee, FL 34746-4407, FL 34747 United States

5th Annual FORD Cuban Sandwich Festival of Central Florida is scheduled for Saturday, March 7th, 2020 @ Xentury City Center, 2925 International Drive S, Kissimmee, FL 34747. 11am-6pm Free Family Festival, enjoy, LIVE Music and dance performances, watch as we attempt to make the Biggest Cuban Sandwich in the World and enjoy the best Cuban Sandwiches in Metro Orlando! Beer and wine & delicious food!
Find out more »

Back In The Day Biggie Brunch

March 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Graffiti Junktion – Thornton Park, 700 E Washington St
Orlando, FL 32801 United States

We taking you BACK when MUSIC was GREAT but we adding GREAT FOOD too. 4 Djs playing all the hits from the 90’s and each will have their own BIGGIE Tribute sets also… Julius DjCaesar Cobb Ray Love Ray Rivera JoElly Djladyj Mackeywe celebrating music and the LIFE of the late Notorious B I G.
Find out more »

FBG 2020 Craft Beer Festival

March 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Perry Harvey Sr. Park, 1000 E. Harrison St.
Tampa, FL 33602 United States

Tampa Bay Beer Week is back! Let’s raise a glass to toast the success of Florida craft beer. Kick off the TBBW festivities at the annual Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, March 7 from 2:00-5:00 PM at Perry Harvey Sr. Park in downtown Tampa. Sample more than 200 beers from 80+ Florida craft breweries while raising money for the Florida Brewers Guild.
Find out more »

SANFORD MUSIC FEST

March 7 @ 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Downtown Sanford, Florida Sanford, FL 32771 United States + Google Map

All day Family friendly event including Live Music/Vendors and Food Trucks.
Find out more »

Adults-Only Science Night Live – Foodie Edition

March 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Orlando Science Center, 777 E Princeton St
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map
$16

Live from Orlando, it’s Science Night Live! It’s social. It’s science. It’s 21 and up! Science Night Live at Orlando Science Center is your chance to spark your curiosity through our fun exhibits and programs…with some adult beverages, of course! Bring your friends, or make it a date night, and join us for a unique and ever-changing experience that proves there’s no age limit on curiosity!
Find out more »

Mardi Gras at the Parliament House

March 7 @ 8:00 pm – March 8 @ 3:00 am
Parliament House Orlando, 410 N Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32805 United States + Google Map
Various prices

It’s the first Saturday in March, so that means it’s MARDI GRAS at the Parliament House! Featuring the PARADE SPECTACULAR with Mardi Gras Queen & King YEISA JOVOVICH & KIRK DAVINCI. Floats, Marching Band, The Orlando Sisters, BEADS, and so much more! It’s the GAYEST Mardi Gras celebration this side of Sydney! Footlight Players 10pm & 12am. DJ Brianna spins til 3am.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

St. Printersburg 2020

March 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Calusa Commons, 2161 1st Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL 33712 United States + Google Map
Various prices

Join us on Sunday, March 8th, 2020 11am-4pm for the second annual St. Printersburg, an inky celebration of printmaking in the beautiful sunshine city of St. Pete, FL! Organized by PRINT ST. PETE Community Letterpress and Calusa Press Co., St. Printersburg is a one-day event, including a printers fair, swap meet, presentations, and hands-on printing demonstrations of all kinds.
Find out more »

LoveFest 2020

March 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Quantum Leap Winery, 1312 Wilfred Dr
Orlando, FL 32803 United States + Google Map

4th Annual LoveFest is back! Each year we partner with Mills50 to have an event all about just having a damn good time. No arguing, bad manners, or any kind of meanness is allowed. Come out walk through the great vendors, have some tasty beverages and food, then listen to some good music. That’s it! The proceeds help fund the greatest Mainstreet program in Orlando Mills50.
Find out more »

Brechner Series: Florida’s Female Pioneers

March 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map

Historian Peggy Macdonald examines some of the notable women who have shaped the Sunshine State, from Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, a female physician who ran the first racially integrated free school in Florida, to Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, the first female tribal chair of any American Indian tribe in the nation. Macdonald illustrates her fascinating talk with rich visual images drawn from the Matheson History Museum, State Archives of Florida, and other repositories.
Find out more »

ABBA The Concert — A Tribute to ABBA

March 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 South Magnolia Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801 United States + Google Map
$40

Tickets on sale now. 21st Century Artists, Inc. has been presenting its ABBA tribute show throughout North America for well over a decade, known as ABBA The Music, ABBA The Concert, and ABBA The Hits. The audience and press all agree – “This is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.” ABBA The Concert brings one of the greatest pop phenomena back to life.
Find out more »