10 free things to do in the Orlando area this weekend (8/15-17)



UCF Fan Fest
  • UCF Fan Fest

Gallery: 29 fun things to do in Orlando this week

Even if you don't have a big budget we have 10 ways for you to go big in the Orlando area this weekend, all gratis:

Sweet Bea and the Boys

Dance your ass off to the hits from the '60s to today, all performed by a live band in this underground nightclub.

When: 10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15

Where: Tanqueray's, 100 S. Orange Ave.

Loud as Hell

Live music presented by the Orlando Hipsters, featuring local acts Tom-Squad, Bucket of Nails, Love Destruction, Infinite and Worse Case Scenario!

When: Friday, Aug. 15

Where: Austin's Coffee, 929 W. Fairbanks Ave.

20th Annual Harvest Grape Stomp
  • 20th Annual Harvest Grape Stomp

UCF Fan Fest

UCF Fan Fest 

Hang out with the UCF Knights football team and enjoy family activities, free swag and food trucks.

When: 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15

Where: Bright House Networks Stadium, University of Central Florida

Kinky Flea Market

Vendors from all over the state of Florida will be selling a range of kinky goods, including handmade leather masks, corsets and more.

When: 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

Where: The Woodshed, 6431 Milner Blvd.

Orlando Artist's Quarterly Social

Network with your fellow Orlando artists and try a free sample of Sleeping Moon's delicious cold-brewed draft coffee.

When: 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

Where: Sleeping Moon Cafe, 495 N. Semoran Blvd.

Welcome to Anxiety: Population 20 Million Part 2

A collection of artists, both visual and performance, broach the difficult subject of anxiety in an attempt to remove its stigma.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

Where: The Space, 1206 E. Colonial Drive

Gallery: 29 fun things to do in Orlando this week
  • Gallery: 29 fun things to do in Orlando this week

20th Annual Harvest Grape Stomp

20th Annual Harvest Grape Stomp

Show off your grape stomping abilities, taste some wine and take in some live music at this 20th annual event.

When: 10 a.m - 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 - Sunday, Aug. 17

Where: Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, 19239 N. U.S. Highway 27

Paleo Cooking Class

Meghan Mason of Dinner Bell Darlin' will be at the Wild Hare to teach you how to cook, eat and enjoy the Paleo diet.

When: 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17

Where: Wild Hare Kitchen and Garden Emporium, 335 N. Ronald Reagan Blvd.

Bike Polo Night

Pick a team and cheer your face off, or grab your bike and get in the game. Either way, you'll be sure to have a blast.

When: 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17

Where: Langford Park, 1808 E. Central Blvd.

Small Works by Central Florida Artists

Each of these works on display at Valencia College measure less than 16 inches in size.

When: Through Friday, Oct. 3

Where: Anita S. Wooten Gallery, 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail

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