Can't-miss events around Orlando this weekend

UCF Fan Fest, movie nights and more


ORLANDO, Fla. – Not sure how to spend your weekend? Take a look at this list of events happening around Orlando to see if there's anything that interests you. 


Orlando Boat Show and Orlando’s Largest RV Show

Aug. 17-19, 10 a.m.

Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Drive

Price: $8

Browse boats or recreational vehicles while at the Orange County Convention Center. 


Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Aug. 17

Magic Kingdom – Walt Disney World

Attend the first night of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.



Aug. 17, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Lake Eola

Watch the airing of “Peter Rabbit.”


Camp Gladiator Stadium Takeover

Aug. 18, 7 a.m. to noon

Camping World Stadium
287 South Tampa Ave.

Work out for free on the field with Camp Gladiator.


Celebration of Running 5K Presented by Florida Hospital

Aug 18, 7:30 a.m.

Orlando Cultural Park
530 E. Princeton St.

Price: $38-$45

Kick off the Florida running season with this 5K.

Florida Kids and Family Expo

Aug. 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Aug. 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Drive

Price: $5-$10

Discover all that Central Florida has to offer for families


Orlando Vegan Fest

Aug. 18, noon to 4 p.m.

Eagle Nest Park
5165 Metrowest Blvd.

Enjoy vendors, demonstrations, cooking classes and more centered on vegan food.


Monster Jam Triple Threat

Aug. 18, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Amway Center
400 W. Church St. 

Price: $5-$105

Monster Trucks take over the Amway Center.


UCF Fan Fest

Aug. 18, 6:30 p.m.

Bright House Networks Stadium
UCF campus

Meet the UCF football team, coaches and other fall sports teams.


St. Cloud Movie in the Park

Aug. 18, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Centennial Park
10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue

Watch a showing of “A Wrinkle in Time.” 



Family Movie Night at Old Town

Aug. 19, 7 p.m.

5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy

Watch “Lilo & Stitch.”

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