Events And Places To Enjoy In Orlando This Summer

Here’s a list of fun events and places to help you make the most of the remaining summertime here in Orlando!

Seussical the Musical at Osceola Arts

A musical perfect for the whole family!

When: July 21-August 6, 2017

Where: Osceola Arts

Tickets: Click here

Sister Act

Musical adaptation of the Whoppi Golberg comedy.

When: July 21-Aug 13, 2017

Where: The Athen Theatre

Information: Click here

2017 City Showcase

More than 500 summer school students from 16 neighborhood centers (including Downtown Rec/PKZ) are teaming up to build sets, write skits, block and choreograph dances for a showcase that is created and put on by them.

When: July 27, 2017 7-9pm

Where: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Information: http://www.cityoforlando.net/recreation/city-showcase/

Movieola- Gremlins, Sing

Enjoy outdoor movies at Lake Eola Park. Bring blankets, chairs, snacks and the whole family to enjoy this year’s selections. Leashed pets are welcome. Be sure to arrive early to secure a spot and enjoy some of the pre-movie activities. Food will be available for purchase. The event begins at 6 p.m., and the movie will begin around 8:15 p.m.

When: July 28, August 11, 2017

Where: Lake Eola Park

Information: http://www.cityoforlando.net/parks/movieola/

Is My Name On The Book?

“Is My Name On The Book?” (Fear of the final answer at the opening of the Lambs Book of Life) is a soul-searching Inspirational Gospel Dramedy Stage Play designed to reach hearts for the Kingdom of God and bring laughter to the audience as well as sincere thought. Is My Name On The Book? is written/produced/directed by Betty Humphrey.

When: August 12, 2017 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: Dr.Phillips Center

Information: Click here

Film Slam

A local filmmaker competition.

When: August 13, 2017

Where: Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave, Maitland, FL.

Information: Click here

Jonathan McReynolds “Life Room” Concert

Gospel singer Jonathan McReynolds LIVE for the “Life Room” Tour

When: August 18, 2017

Where: The Studio at Calvary Orlando

Tickets: https://www.kingdomtickets.com

23rd Annual Harvest Grape Stomp

Finally, harvest season has arrived and it’s time for grape stomping competitions! This event is perfect for a family outing. Listen to continuous live music the entire weekend by superb local musicians. Festivities will include live music, grape stomping, a free tour and wine tasting. Proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida.

When: August 19-20, 2017

Where: Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

Information: Click here

Central Florida Kids & Family Expo

If you’re looking for ideas and information to enrich your family’s lives in Central Florida, this is the event for you. While your kids are making things, trying new things, playing, bouncing, picking up free stuff, sliding, riding, discovering, creating, watching, running, eating and more, you can capture new ideas and opportunities for your kids and family. It’s an indoor, air-conditioned event, which is perfect for August! As your kids head back to school, find all of the resources that are available to you in your own backyard! For less than the cost of going to the movies, you can enjoy a fun family day together!

When: August 19-20, 2017

Where: Orange County Convention Center

Information: Click here

FREE Leadership Seminar with Dr. Steve Greene

Pastors, ministers, and church leaders, join tenured business executive Dr. Steve Greene for a ground-breaking, interactive, Christian leadership seminar revealing the secret that makes leadership work!

When: August 22, 2017 10:00am-12:00pm (EDT)

Where: Charisma Media-Lake Mary, FL

Free ticket: Click here

Universal’s Volcano Bay

Experience Universal’s all new water theme-park! With the power of the TapuTapu™ wearable, there’s no standing in long lines, carrying rafts around the park, nothing between you and a full day of fun. It’s an all-new kind of paradise, just steps away from everything Universal Orlando Resort™ has to offer.

When: Any day. all summer long!

Where: Universal Orlando Resort

Information: Click here

Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

Located on Lake Osceola in the quiet suburb less than 10 minutes from downtown Orlando, the boat tour offers hour-long, guided cruises through three of the seven lakes and two, narrow manmade cannals on the tranquil Winter Park chain.

When: All summer long!

Where:312 East Morse Blvd. Winter Park, Fl 32789

Information:http://www.scenicboattours.com

Enjoy and stay safe!

Blessings, from Orlando Christian Voice

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Gabriella attends the University of Central Florida where she is completing her degree in English Language Arts Education and Nonprofit Management. She is a grateful recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholar award. Gabriella currently attends New Life Church of God where she sings and dances and enjoys sharing her testimonies and experience as a Christian college student. Read more about her passionate faith at her blog, blessedbytheking.com