11 free things to do in the Orlando area this weekend (Sept. 26-28)



28 fun things to do in Orlando this week (9/24 – 9/30)
  • 28 fun things to do in Orlando this week (9/24 – 9/30)

28 fun things to do in Orlando this week (9/24 – 9/30)

Want to go out on the town without watching your bank account go down? Check out these free events and fill your social calendar without emptying your pockets:

Orlando Critical Mass

Big wheels keep on turning as these cyclists take to the street.

When: 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26

Where: Loch Haven Park, 777 E. Princeton St.

Habana Ahora

Take a look at the decaying buildings and Havana culture in local photographer Stephen Allen's very first show in a gallery setting.

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26

Where: The Orange Studio, 1121 N. Mills Ave..

Functionally Literate

Bring your lit nerd out of hiding for this reading series featuring Ilyse Kusnetz, Ashley Inguanta & Annemarie Ní Churreáin.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26

Where: Art & History Museums – Maitland, 231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland

Astari Nite, The Viirus

Free your body with these free tunes as you dance the night away.

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26

Where: The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.

  • Artlando



Orlando Weekly sponsors this massive festival celebrating visual and performing artists from all around the region, as well as free admission to the Orlando Museum of Art, food trucks, interactive exhibits and more.

When: 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27

Where: Loch Haven Park, 777 E. Princeton St.

National Museum Day

Wander Albin Polasek Museum's Sculpture Gardens and take a peek at the Capen House at its new home.

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27

Where: Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park

Harmony Music and Arts Festival

Take a trip to the town of Harmony for its annual festival, featuring shopping, eating and live music.

When: Saturday, Sept. 27 and Sunday, Sept. 28

Where: Harmony Town Square, 3500 Harmony Square Drive West, Harmony

Fall Star Festival
  • Fall Star Festival

Fall Star Festival

Fall Star Festival

Look upward for all of the wonders the sky holds at night.

When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27

Where: Buehler Planetarium, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford

2014 Orlando Oktoberfest

Bring on the beers and brats!

When: 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27

Where: Bahia Shrine Auditorium, 2300 Pembrook Drive

Local Authors Festival

Discover your new favorite local writer.

When: 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28

Where: Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.


Stop by Stardust for this very Stardustian take on the typical Oktoberfest celebration.

When: 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28

Where: Stardust Video and Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road

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