What can you do for fun this weekend in Orlando without spending a lot of money? We’ve come up with our top picks of free and cheap things to do in Orlando and the surrounding areas this week, July 18 – 22.
Every event listed is in that sweet spot of under $25 each (or even better yet, free). To keep up with latest news on deals, discounts and free events in Central Florida, sign up for the Orlando on the Cheap newsletter.
Note: events and prices are always subject to change, so please confirm before you go.
Great American Clean Up Run
Wednesday, July 18 6:30pm
Track Shack, Orlando
Join the free run for a cause. Jog, run, or walk while picking up trash along the way. Fun for the whole family and festivities after.
Sunset at the Zoo
Thursday, July 19, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Sanford
Adults only $5. Enjoy the zoo after hours with beer, wine and live music.
3rd Thursday Art Market
Thursday, July 19, 6pm-9pm
Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando
Yoga Under the Stars
Friday, July 20, 7:30pm-9pm
Orlando Brewing, Orlando
$12 includes 1 hour of yoga and a beer.
Beat the Heat DJ Dance Party
Friday, July 20, 6pm-10pm
Disney Springs, Orlando
Free event by splash pad/Once Upon a Toy. Come cool off with the DJ Dance Party.
Meet the Wine Maker: Ignasi Lopez
Friday, July 20 7pm-10pm
Luisa’s Cellar, Sanford
$25 includes tapas to go with your wine tastings, plus $5 coupon towards any purchase.
Food Truck Friday
Friday, July 20, 6pm-9pm
Red Cypress Brewery, Winter Springs
Free admission. Enjoy Florida Smokehouse with live music.
Friday, July 20, 12pm-12am
Bowigens Beer Company, Casselberry
Free admission. Taste the new Weisse and Gose, enjoy complimentary popcorn and pretzels.
Friday, July 20, 6pm-8pm
Riverwalk Park, Port Orange
Enjoy sports, water-slides, and community vendors. Free hot dogs, chips, and drinks to first 100 people.
Sanford Food Truck Fiesta
Saturday, July 21, 5pm-9pm
West End Trading Co., Sanford
Free admission. Enjoy the beautiful Downtown Sanford area with food, drinks, and live music. Look out for the Sanford Movie Car Mania.
Downtown Pour – Thornton Park Block Party
Sunday, July 22, 4pm-7pm
Thornton Park, Orlando
$25 general admission ticket. Receive unlimited beer, wine, and cocktail samples from different vendors.
Namaste for a Beer
Sunday, July 22, 10:30am-11:30am
Deviant Wolfe Brewing, Sanford
$15 includes yoga class and beer.
Cookies & Milk with a Cop
Saturday, July 21, 11am-12pm
Free event. Come enjoy cookies, milk and a story with the Apopka police officers.
Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Center
Saturday, July 21, 11am-3pm
Lakeshore Learning Store, Fern Park
Free event, no registration required. Enjoy free crafts perfect for kids 3 and up.
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