Friday, January 16, 2015

Weekend Preview: January 16th - 18th, 2015

Photo by Otronicon
Weekend Events

From Friday through Monday, Otronicon takes over the Orlando Science Center. For the tenth year in a row, this four-day event brings video games, medical and military simulations, panels, workshops ,and art to Orlando. General tickets are $19, $17 for students/seniors, and $13 for kids under 11. 

Friday through Sunday, Renninger's Antiques and Collectors Extravaganza is coming to Mount Dora. Parking is free and entrance is $10 on Friday, $6 on Saturday, and $4 on Sunday (or $15 for all three days) to see over 800 vendors. 

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The weekend of celebrations and remembrances includes Saturday's MLK Day Parade in downtown Orlando at 10:00am.

This Saturday and Sunday, guitar geeks nerd out at the Orlando International Guitar and Music Expo at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. Admission is $12 and includes tons of vendors, shows, and giveaways. 

Friday, January 16th

Of Montreal is coming to The Social this Friday. Tickets are $20 and drink specials include $5 beer-and-shot combos.

Oh, and see Weekend Events above for Otronicon, Renninger's, and the Guitar and Music Expo. 

Saturday, January 17th

The 69th Annual Camellia Festival is happening this Saturday at Mead Gardens. Take a tour of the blooming gardens, visit food vendors, and learn about flowers. 

Get into the Winter spirit this Saturday and cheer on our local ice hockey team at the Orlando Solar Bears vs. Tulsa Oilers game at the Amway Center. Tickets start at $18.55 (including fees).  

Orlando Brewing presents Original Live Music: Reverist this Saturday at 9:00pm. 

Who doesn't love a doll-themed art show? Doll Parts opens at The Falcon this Saturday with over 20 artists and their creepy beautiful art.

Sunday, January 18th

Boomin' Brunch is happening in the Milk District this Sunday with food trucks, DJs, beer, and a $15 bottomless mimosa bar. 

Southern Fried Sunday turns nine! Come out to SFS 9 Year Anniversary, featuring Riverbottom Nightmare Band, The Honeyslides, The Appleseed Collective, Prison Wine, Daniel Hanson, Crenshaw, Jessy Lynn Martens, Jackson, and Forest Rodgers and Daniel Taylor. $9 gets you into the show (including BBQ dinner!) with doors at 5:30pm. 

What are you doing in Orlando this weekend? Leave a comment below!


  1. I'll be hitting up the Scottish Highland Games at Central Winds Park (