8 places to celebrate Memorial Day in Orlando



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Whether you’re in the mood to relax with music in the park or party the day away with friends, Orlando has something for everyone this Memorial Day. Here are some of the best events around town:

Disney Memorial Day Soccer Shootout

Come out and enjoy a day of soccer with the family before the summer heat has us all wasting the day away in front of the A/C.

When: 5 - 9 p.m. May 23

Venue: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Minus5 Ice Bar Memorial Weekend Shots

Receive a free vodka shot in a (very fancy) pure ice glass all weekend!

When: May 23 - 26

Venue: Minus5 Ice Bar, 9101 International Dr.

Memorial Day Concert

Listen to the impressive 65-member Orlando Concert Band play while lounging in beautiful Cyprus Grove Park.

When: 10 a.m. May 24

Venue: Cyprus Grove Park, 290 W. Holden Ave.

Ember After Dark: The Memorial Weekend Party 

Hype yourself up for Monday’s day off with music by DJ Jon Quick.

When: 9 p.m. May 24

Venue: Ember Bar and Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.

Memorial Day Live

Enjoy the soulful stylings of CeCe Teneal in the elegant Abbey venue.

When: 8 p.m. May 25

Venue: The Abbey, 100 S. Lake Eola Dr.

Sanford Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony

Pay your respects to fallen soldiers and veterans by attending Sanford’s Memorial Day service.

When: 10 a.m. May 26

Venue: Downtown Sanford

Memorialize Nora’s on Memorial Day

Nora’s is closing! But that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the long-time Orlando favorite one last time.

When: 1 p.m. May 26

Venue: Nora’s Wine & Cigars, 1407 N. Orange Ave.

1st Annual Memorial Day Weekend Day Party

Not in the mood to go to that family BBQ? Party the day away at three clubs downtown.

When: 3 p.m. May 26

Venue: Chillers, 33 W. Church St.

And if you’d rather spend the holiday escaping the urban sprawl by relaxing in a tranquil getaway, here are a few peaceful, alternative options:

5 peaceful places in Orlando to spend Memorial Day outdoors
  • 5 peaceful places in Orlando to spend Memorial Day outdoors

5 peaceful places in Orlando to spend Memorial Day outdoors