Orlando Fall Festivals – Fall 2024 FL Events

Now Snowing - Celebration, FL - Nov 25 to Dec 31, 2023
Now Snowing, Central Florida’s original and premier “Snowing” event, offers one of the area’s only synthetic ice rinks, special community performances by some of the area’s top young talent, and special concert events throughout the season. Now Snowing is a month-long Winter Wonderland Spectacular featuring strolling Charles Dickens style Carolers, photos with Santa, horse drawn carriage rides, ice skating, and nightly snowfall at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 and 9:00 PM. It’s a true throwback to the traditional family style holiday.

Track Shack Seniors First Turkey Trot 5K - Orlando, FL - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
Held at beautiful Lake Eola bright and early Thanksgiving morning to burn some calories before you feast! Participate as runners, joggers and walkers, many dressed in full costumes or Thanksgiving themed hats. Hit the 3.1 mile course for a morning of fun to raise money for Meals on Wheels and other programs that support seniors in our community.

Sanford Turkey Day 5K - Sanford, FL - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
Seminole County’s largest Thanksgiving Day fun run. This event is open to all participants – competitive runners, joggers and walkers as a great annual tradition for all families and friends. Costume contest at 7:35am

Avalon Park Foundation Turkey Trot - Orlando, FL - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
Put a little gobble in your wobble this Thanksgiving with this annual family fun run! Proceeds from this event go to support local food pantries and the community Thanksgiving Food Drive.

Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K/10K - Melbourne, FL - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
No 10K this year due to a course reroute because of the construction on the railroad bridge over Melbourne Ave.

Cocoa Beach Turkey Trot 5K - Cocoa Beach, FL - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
A Cocoa Beach road race for runners and walkers through residential Cocoa Isles, with a free youth run for Little Gobblers. Start your Thanksgiving off with a healthy tradition and help support Cocoa Beach High School track and cross country and scholarships. Don’t forget to check our the Cocoa Beach Art Show Thanksgiving weekend.

New Smyrna Beach Turkey Day 5K Run/Walk - New Smyrna Beach, FL - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
Gobble gobble! What better way to enjoy your Turkey Day than by burning those calories before the big meal?! Bring the whole family down to the Flagler Avenue Boardwalk for Turkey Day Beach 5k

DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts - DeLand, FL - Nov 18 to Nov 19, 2023
Live music, street performers, youth activities, wine bars, pubs, and great restaurants.

Native Rhythms Festival - Melbourne, FL - Nov 10 to Nov 12, 2023
This three day festival during Native American Heritage Month honors the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas through music, and especially the music of the Native American Flute.

Christmas Celebration at SeaWorld - Orlando, FL - Nov 10 to Jan 2, 2024
SeaWorld transforms into a winter wonderland sparkling with holiday cheer, excitement, and over 3 million beautiful lights. Experience award-winning entertainment like the show-stopping ice-skating extravaganza Winter Wonderland on Ice. Meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer or head to Wild Arctic® and visit with Santa himself.

Disney Very Merriest After Hours - Orlando, FL - Nov 9 to Dec 22, 2023
Celebrate the holidays in the very merriest way at a new event featuring a themed parade, fireworks and more! This is the 2021 replacement for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

Central Florida Veg Fest - Orlando, FL - Oct 28 to Oct 28, 2023
A family and dog friendly vegetarian festival with free admission for those interested in vegetarian and vegan cuisine.

CommunityFest - Altamonte Springs, FL - Oct 20 to Oct 21, 2023
Food, rides, entertainment and more, since 1967

Celebration Oktoberfest - Celebration, FL - Oct 20 to Oct 21, 2023
Hayrides, pumpkin painting, or stroll along the lakeside promenade. Leaves fall each day at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Entertainment starts at 5:30. Parking and admission are free.

Biketoberfest - Daytona Beach, FL - Oct 19 to Oct 22, 2023
A weekend of live music, motorcycle racing and other festival events for the bike enthusiast.

Freak Show Horror Film Fest - Orlando, FL - Oct 13 to Oct 15, 2023
This film festival supports independent filmmakers in the international horror genre.

Mount Dora Bicycle Festival - Mt Dora, FL - Oct 13 to Oct 14, 2023
A three day weekend of cycling.

Avalon Park Oktoberfest - Orlando, FL - Oct 13 to Oct 14, 2023
Free family event from 5-10 pm on Friday and Saturday night. Beer garden for adults and root beer garden for kids. Games, contests, German music and alpine dancing.

German American Society of Central Florida Oktoberfest - Casselberry, FL - Oct 7 to Oct 28, 2023
Select dates only. German American Society of Central Florida hosts this Oktoberfest open to the public at the beginning and end of October. Live music, Biergarten with German beer, authentic German food, folk dancing, flag parade and kid’s fun zone. 381 Orange Ln, Casselberry

Cooterfest – Inverness Country Jam - Inverness, FL - Oct 7 to Oct 8, 2023
New for this year, a focus on country music for Cooter Fest

CEOtaku - Orlando, FL - Sep 22 to Sep 24, 2023
CEOtaku is one of the largest anime fighting game tournaments in the world, showcasing the best players from the most popular anime fighters! For attendees, they have full access to the action broadcast on stage while hosting a fully sponsored cosplay contest, dealer’s room, artist alley, panels and more!

Global Peace Film Festival - Orlando, FL - Sep 18 to Sep 24, 2023
A carefully curated selection of movies to help further the cause of peace on earth. Multiple venues across Orlando, check out the Venues tab of the event’s website for Venues and Parking.

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival - Orlando, FL - Jul 27 to Nov 18, 2023
Enjoy demonstrations and tastings of food and beverages from top chefs as Disney World celebrates global cuisine.

Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal - Orlando, FL - Nov 12 to Jan 1, 2023
Catch larger-than-life balloons floating through the streets of Universal Studios Florida, along with appearances by the Minions from Illumination’s Despicable Me and some of your favorite characters

Grinchmas at Universal - Orlando, FL - Nov 12 to Jan 1, 2023
During the holiday season, Seuss Landing™ is decorated with the holiday charm and cheer of Dr. Seuss’s Who-ville. Get together with the resident Whos and put a little snark in your holiday spirit with The Grinch™. Enjoy the music and fun of The Grinchmas™ Who-liday Spectacular, plus meet the maven of mischief himself for a photo opportunity at All The Books You Can Read Bookstore.

Brütoberfest - Tavares, FL - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2022
For 2022 – a celebration for Bru’s birthday with Oktoberfest and seasonal beer offerings, food and more. Normally: 40+ breweries and unlimited tastings of more than 80 beers at Brü Tap House. This is their 4th year hosting this event and they haven’t run out of beer yet! They will have some great live music and tons of fun will be had by all.

Mannheim Steamroller at Universal - Orlando, FL - Dec 4 to Dec 12, 2021
2021 – Celebrate the season with the sensational scores of the best-selling holiday artist of all time. Live performances at Universal Studios Florida Dec. 4, 5, 11 and 12.

Post-Thanksgiving Mass Community Bike Ride - Orlando, FL - Nov 26 to Nov 26, 2021
Orlando Critical Mass is the city’s largest on-going group bicycle ride and takes place the last Friday of EVERY month. There is no better way to see the City Beautiful than via Orlando Critical Mass

The Gobbler 5K at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando - Orlando, FL - Nov 25 to Nov 25, 2021
All ages and fitness levels are invited to walk, run, gobble and wobble the 5K course encircling Grande Lakes. Chair massages, light refreshments and snacks will be available after the race.

Thanksgiving Eve at Howl at the Moon Orlando - Orlando, FL - Nov 24 to Nov 24, 2021
Turkey is good, but booze is better! Celebrate the long holiday weekend with some live music, dancing and drinks, with featured drinks, games, dancing and a great night out!

Mount Dora Plant and Garden Fair - Mount Dora, FL - Nov 13 to Nov 13, 2021
Vendors and nurseries from all over the state convene in Donnelly Park to sell a wide variety of FL native as well as exotic plants and garden ware at this annual event. Experts will be on hand to give gardening advice and volunteers will help cart plants to your car.

All Black National Convention - Orlando, FL - Oct 29 to Nov 1, 2021
An event for those who want progress in their community. A selectin of events (the VIP pass gets you into all of them) including film screenings, provate sessions, and Master classes with Dr Boyce Watkins. Held in the evenings and weekends at Houston Marriott

Southwest Fall Festival - Orlando, FL - Oct 21 to Oct 24, 2021
Free admission to this annual event featuring carnival food and a food court, bingo & 50/50, nightly music and entertainment, beer garden, amusements with unlimited wristbands available.

Mims Mullet Festival - Mims, FL - Oct 4 to Oct 5, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Entertainment includes rock climbing, bouncy house, horse rides, kids’ games, a car show with 50+ autos, a craft fair, big cat display, and music all afternoon, and food including the famous mullet, a kind of fish