What can you do for fun this week in Orlando without spending a lot of money? Here are our top picks for free and cheap things to do in Orlando January 18 – 21.
Here are our top picks for free and inexpensive fun:
(Note: Sometimes, things change after we post an event. It’s always a good idea to check with venues and organizers to see which are still on.)
Movie in the Park
Friday, January 18, 6pm-8pm
Center Lake Park, Oviedo
Free movie: Penguins of Madagascar Antarctica
Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks, movie starts at dusk.
Orlando Brewing Yoga Under the Stars
Friday, January 18, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Orlando Brewing Co, Orlando
Tickets are $12 includes yoga class and a 16oz beer.
Art Adventures: Home is Where the Art Is
Friday, January 18, 9:30am-10:30am
Orlando Museum of Art
Enjoy creating a 2-D house with a variety of supplies. Visitors $12, $5 for additional children. $10/$5 for members.
Park Ave Winter Sidewalk Sale
January 18 – 20
Park Ave, Winter Park
Free to stroll and check out savings at participating retailers.
42nd Central Florida Scottish Highland Games
January 19 & 20, 8am-5pm
Central Winds Park, Winter Springs
$25-$20 for adults, kids $5 to entry to enjoy Scottish games, bag pipes, kids games, country dancing and more.
Winter Music Series
Saturday, January 19, 12pm-4pm
Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards, Clermont
Free entry for an afternoon of live music, wine and cheese.
Sanford Travel Expo- Food Truck Festival
Saturday, January 19, 5pm-9pm
West End Trading Co., Sanford
Free admission. 30+ food trucks, craft vendors, live music and more.
Apopka Blues, Folk, & Jazz Fest
Saturday, January 19, 4pm-10pm
Multipurpose Field, Apopka
Free admission, $35 all you can eat crawfish. Food trucks, wine and beer gardens, and live entertainment.
2019 Downtown Orlando MLK Holiday Parade
Saturday, January 19, 10am-1pm
Downtown Orlando Courthouse to Lake Eola Park, Orlando
Free event. Celebrate the life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
2019 Kissimmee MLK Unity Celebration and Parade
Saturday, January 19, 10am-4pm
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
Free to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with live entertainment, vendors, and lots more.
Taste of DeLand
Saturday, January 19, 1pm-4pm
West Indiana Ave., DeLand
Adult tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Children 5-12 $10. Each ticket gets you a taste at each booth with samplings of local restaurants and caterers. Beer and wine for purchase.
17th Annual Unity Heritage Festival
January 20 & 21, 1pm-5pm
Shady Park at Hannibal Square, Winter Park
Free community festival with children’s games, career booths, food, vendors and more.
Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party
Sunday, January 20, 8pm-1am
Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College, Sanford
Admission is free to observe the lunar eclipse and other celestial spectacles.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Parade
Monday, January 21, 10am-3pm
Round Lake Park, Oviedo
Free event. Parade starts at Oviedo High School down E. Broadway. Games, live entertainment, vendors, and more at the park.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vigil
Monday, January 21, 6pm-7pm
Tiedtke Concert Hall, Winter Park