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What's Happening: Top things to do in Orlando in September

Updated: Oct 19, 2023

There are few things in the world as beautiful as a Florida sunset.

It's true—the state's natural beauty is unparalleled. But that doesn't mean it can't be improved upon by some of the fantastic events and activities happening around Orlando this month!

From outdoor adventures to indoor fun, there's something for everyone in September 2022. Read on to see what we're talking about.

Image of friends dancing at the beach as the sun sets. Find your next date night experience at The Date Night Orlando

September 1st 5:30 PM - 10 PM

155 South Orange Avenue Orlando, Florida 32801

Cost: $20+

OUFF DOWNTOWN ORLANDO - VIP Labor Day Weekend "Music, Film, Comedy, Food" 5-DAY ALL-STAR VIP PASS

Caroltyn A seemingly unknown sickness is spreading fast through the small town of Caroltyn, making the children of the town its first victims. Kofi, a 26 old woman formerly from Caroltyn, has a daughter named Laila that resides in Caroltyn. Laila becomes the next victim, which brings Kofi back to the town, despite her reasons for leaving. Shortly after coming back, Kofi discovers the increasing sickness is not a medical issue, but a demonic one. Unfortunately, when Kofi tries to explain this to the doctors and her family, the crazed explanation is dismissed; it’s not only hard to believe but Kofi’s credibility is nonexistent due to her past of being in a mental institution. In order to save Laila’s life, Kofi decides to fight the demonic entity, but to do that she has to battle her inner demons first and grow strong in her faith in order to defeat it. Derrick Hammond, Director James Hunter, Producer and President of Dibz Productions

September 2nd - September 4th

Amway Center

Cost: $48+

Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures. A fun-filled adventure for the whole family. Get closer to the magic than ever before at Disney on Ice presents Road Trip Adventures. World-Class Skating.

September 2nd - October 31st 6:30 PM - 11 PM

Universal Studios Orlando

Cost: $73.99


September 2nd 8 PM - 12 AM

The Zebra Room

Cost: $10

Don't miss your chance to dance! Swing music, and some groovy songs to swing dance to will be played. drop your requests in the comments.

Where: The Zebra Room 2609 Gowen Street, Orlando, FL.

When: 8pm - 12am Friday Sep 2nd

What: Swing Dance Lesson: 8pm - 9pm Social Swing Dance: 9pm - 12am Why: Why not! Let's have fun on the dance floor, make some new friends, and dance with your old friends. No dance partner required. Swing dancers in Orlando are a friendly, and welcoming group. Some of us are shy, so be sure to ask us to dance if we haven't asked you yet.

September 2nd 6 PM - 10PM

RockPit Brewing

Cost: Cost of Food

Our friends at @OrlandoParkingLotParty are loading up our parking lot with some of the best food trucks and pop-ups in Orlando.

Swing by starting at 6 PM to grab grub from Cholo Dogs, Let's Dough It Pizza, Twisted Bites, Between Bread, and Tao Te Cheese.

Stick around for some live music with Steven Cardwell & The Neon Drifters at 7 PM

September 2nd 4 PM - September 4th 5 PM

Hyatt Regency Orlando

Cost: $25+

Join us for Fanboy Expo Orlando. Featuring celebrity guests, vendors, artists, cosplayers, music, panels and more!

September 3rd 12 PM - 7 PM

Dezerland Park

Cost: $15+

The Sneaker Sesh Team invites you to this premier event!

There will be buying, selling & trading of shoes, apparel and accessories as well as, Live Music by DJ Reckless, Special guest TBA will be in the building, Sneaker bloggers and influencers, Raffle's, live auctions, Gaming Zone and getting to meet people in the culture. Food, beverages, and cocktails will be available.

September 3rd 4 PM

Level 13 Event Center

Cost: $10- $20

18+ To Enter

21+ To Drink

**Must Have Government Issued ID**


Deadmau5 September 3rd 9 PM - 2:30 PM

578 N. Orange Ave Orlando, 32801

Cost: $34.99+

Insomniac & The Vanguard Present: Join us on Saturday, September 3rd for an electrifying night on the dance floor with Deadmau5 at The Vanguard in Orlando, Florida.

September 3rd 4 PM


Cost: $20+

For the all-white, we're creating a New Year's Eve-like experience where all table purchases include a complimentary bottle of champagne and one appetizer order. A limited number of tables are available.

[Labor Day Weekend] The All White Day Party Presented By Lunazul Tequila

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022 | 4pm - 9:30pm

September 5th 4 PM - 9 PM

Boxi Park Lake Nona

Cost: Free Admission

This is a free, family-friendly event to help bring New York to Nona! We will watch tennis, have US Open giveaways, red and foam ball tennis in the parking lot behind Boxi, as well as food and Honey Deuces for purchase!

September 8th 6 PM - 9 PM

Dockside Lake Nona

Cost: $50

Tavistock Events Company is pleased to invite you to our second “Paint and Sip” with Kathyln Wade, owner of The Patriotic Peacock! Invite your partners in wine for a night of sure-to-be fun. There will be a cash bar to ensure your creativity is unbridled! Whether you’re an experienced painter, or just simply enjoy a great glass of wine, this will certainly be a night to look back on with your family, friends & coworkers, or even solo! All supplies will be provided, the only thing you need to bring is a desire to relax and have fun. After all, it’s not good to keep things bottled up.

Doors open at 5:45 PM

September 8th 8 AM

Meliá Orlando Celebration

Cost: $39.99+

Get ready to enjoy the final of the most important international tiki cocktail competition, Latin America Cocktail Championships with participants from 14 Latin American countries: Colombia, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Peru, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela, Guatemala, Costa Rica, United States.

September 9th - September 11th

DoubleTree By Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando

Cost: $20+ SUGOI EXPO is a new Anime, Cosplay, and Japanese Pop Culture convention! Sugoi Expo is a limited-attendance event, focused on getting you involved in the show. It's all about hanging out with friends, cosplay, celebrating Japanese Pop Culture, and partying! That's why Sugoi Expo is in a hotel, so you can stay with us allllll weekend!

Diversity and inclusiveness are an important part of Sugoi Expo. We want everyone to feel at home when they attend Sugoi. All are welcome, and we look to make our convention an experience where people can be themselves regardless of race, gender, orientation, ability, or your fandom of choice. We won’t discriminate and we won’t stand for intolerance of any kind.

September 10th 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

DGBEK Studios

Cost: $40

Join us on Saturday September 10th at DGBEK Studios between 8:30pm-11:30pm to come soak in the Full Harvest Moon Energy

Each Ticket Includes:

-Black Light Glow Yoga

-Water Based Eco-Friendly Non-Toxic Neon Body Painting

-Guided Meditation

-Alchemy Sound Bath Healing with Crystal Bowls, Gong, Chimes & More

-Breath Work

-Spiritual Angel Cards

-Releasing & Manifesting Activity

-And More!!!

Things To Bring:

-Yoga Mat (Only $3 for yoga mat rental if you don't have a yoga mat)

-Wash Cloth (Organic lavender will be sprayed on washcloth for meditation)

-Water ($1 water bottles available for sale)

-Small Pillow (For meditation if you want to be more comfortable)

September 10th 5 PM - 7 PM

Avalon Park Arts and Culture Center

Cost: $7

Celebrate Mid-Autumn at the Moon Over Avalon event! Build your own lantern at the Art Center and then join us for a lantern parade at the Town Park. This ticket includes all supplies and instruction.

September 10th 12 PM - 7 PM

Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company

Cost: Free Admission

MAM Events in partnership with Stuff to do in Orlando presents the 407 Food Fair! This monthly food & craft festival will be held the second Saturday of the month at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co! It is the perfect way to enjoy all things local in one spot!

September 10th 7 PM

Grumpys Underground

Cost: $12

This year's event will take place on one evening, at two different venues. Located next to one another, Grumpy's Underground and Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall will be holding two lineups filled with amazing performers, all as part of the Ozone Hip Hop Fest. One ticket grants you access to both venues, so you can freely go back and forth throughout the night!

September 11th 8 AM - 11 AM

Orlando Cars & Coffee

Cost: Free Admission

Second Sunday of each month from 8am to 11am.

LOCATED AT: Donut Central & Fuelpresso, 495 N Semoran Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32792

Join us for the Orlando area’s longest-running monthly Cars and Coffee event, established in 2013!

This event is FREE for all vehicles and attendees. All makes and models welcome. From Supercars and modern high-end exotics, to custom one-off builds, imports, domestics, and so much more, our event brings out hundreds of unique vehicles... and even we never know what might show up and surprise us on any given month! All car clubs are welcome. Send us a PM to help coordinate any larger groups that would like to park together.

Orlando Cars & Coffee Affiliates and Sponsors: • Donut Central and Fuelpresso • Tint World Automotive Styling Center • Go-C Graphics • Oz Auto Care • Tailored Auto Salon

September 13th 8 AM - 4:30 PM

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Cost: $199+

This EMPOWERING day includes... sessions with 40+ speakers, exhibits, opening keynote, keynote luncheon, afternoon keynote, special presentations, and end-of-day networking reception.

September 13th 7 PM

Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant

Cost: $69

From lobster and Clams to chowder and steamers, it is the season for Seafood Festivals across the East Coast! This New England tradition is the crowning masterpiece of seafood celebrations. These festivals are a classic social dining gathering during which all kinds of seafood are cooked and honored, and those who join in enjoy a full lineup of seafood delicacies!

September 14th - September 28th

Orlando, Florida

Cost: $7 $7 BURGERS FROM ORLANDO’S MOST DELICIOUS RESTAURANTS SEPTEMBER 14TH - SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2022 From gourmet blends to off-menu specialties and even beer pairings – we will pay tribute to America’s sweetheart – the Hamburger! Each restaurateur and Chef will prepare their unique take on the burger. The idea is to get people to embrace the food, culture and Orlando-love while getting out to eat, drink, and try new places! Digital Burger Passports will be available for participants to scan unique QR codes at participating restaurants to earn points for prizes!

Burger Week will draw hardcore burger fanatics and people that can appreciate a good hearty meal.

September 14th 7:30 PM

Amway Center

Cost: $21.25+

The Killers bring their Imploding the Mirage Tour to Orlando’s Amway Center on September 14, 2022 with special guest Johnny Marr. Tickets are on sale now!

September 15th 6 PM - 10 PM

Boxi Park Lake Nona

Cost: Free Admission

Live music with Blonde Ambition Glow Party! Family fun, live entertainment, outdoor laid back gatherings with a changing variety of chef-driven food concepts offering tasty bites and refreshing sips.

September 15th 6:30 PM

Camping World Stadium

Cost: $50+

Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Strokes & Thundercat

September 16th 7 PM - 11 PM

Amway Center


Kevin Hart brings his comedy tour to Orlando! Kevin Hart is back for the 2022 Reality Check Tour. Find tickets now!

September 16th 7 PM - 10 PM

Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company

Cost: Free Admission Join us for this classic movie and spooky night market! Movie will start at dusk, be sure to bring your chairs!

September 16th 8:30 PM

ME Theater

Cost: $25+

Fall under our spell, it's almost time for the SEASON OF THE WITCH!

"Season of the Witch" is a glamorous 18+ burlesque experience featuring jaw dropping aerial acts & bewitching burlesque - all set to your favorite rock music.

September 16th 7:30 PM

Hard Rock Live Orlando

Cost: $38.50+

Don't miss Collective Soul x Swtichfoot in Orlando for one night only Friday, September 16th. Tickets are on sale now!

Hard Rock Live Orlando is located at Universal Orlando's CityWalk Venue Doors: 7:00PM Show: 7:30PM

For ALL Hard Rock shows with a GA floor (or GA perimeter), there is a designated wheelchair area on the raised perimeter of the main floor. Guests may arrive at door time and Hard Rock will escort them to this area and provide a companion seat.

No backpacks, extended lens cameras, video cameras, iPADs or weapons of any kind will be allowed inside of the venue

September 17th - September 18th 7 PM


Cost: $20

Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with great entertainment, starting with Los Mariachi Nuevo Guaralajara from Mexico. Next we will also have 15 year old Colombian Trobador named Ronaldo Manguito. Following, the 10 piece Live Old School Latin Band, La Orquesta Arriba El Son. Throughout the night we will also have 70's & 80s Old School music in both Latin & American to put everyone on the dance floor.

September 17th 5 PM - 10 PM

20 Wall Street Orlando, FL 32801

Cost: $22

Not only do crawlers get 4 free premium drinks but also 4 free full size tacos on this new OPC favorite bar crawl

That’s right crawlers. OPC is doing something completely different. Not only do crawlers get 4 free premium drinks but also 4 free tacos. OPC is excited to bring back a completely different pub crawl experience for the month of April on the Tacos, Tequila, and Tito’s Pub Crawl. If you have crawled with us before read details carefully because this event will be completely different.

1st of all not only will crawlers get 4 free Tito’s cocktails, Don Julio tequila shots, or Coors Lights they also get 4 free full size TACOS. This event will also be FREESTYLE so crawlers check in and can visit all of the venues for tacos and beverages at their leisure. Orlando Pub Crawl is the only local based company and therefore we can give you a lot for your money.

September 17th 8 PM

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts


Alicia Keys is a 15-time Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer, an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, an entrepreneur and a powerful force in the world of philanthropy and in the global fight against HIV and AIDS.

On November 4th, 2016, Keys released her powerful and critically-acclaimed new sixth studio album, HERE, on RCA Records. Offering an honest glimpse into what matters most to Keys, the artist shines a light on the sonic soulfulness and stories from New York, the city that raised her. As an accompanying visual story to HERE, Keys also released a short-film entitled “The Gospel” inspired by the genesis of songs written by Alicia Keys.

September 18th 11 AM - 9 PM

Festival Park

Cost: Free Admission

It is back! The "International Food And Drink Festival" 2022 at Downtown Orlando!! The #1 culinary festival in Central Florida.

Enjoy the best restaurants from Central Florida, exotic drinks, food eating contests, giveaways and more!

September 18th 1 PM - 6 PM

Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company

Cost: Free Admission

BB is known for its community of creators, that all support each other. We encourage and share ideas, spreading awareness of small entrepreneurship and community building through the arts.

30+ Artisan Vendors ; And hundreds of products to shop. Plants, Vintage, art, handmade, oddities, and more.

-Live and Local performers & entertainment; Music, Theater, Drag, Trivia, games.

-Live Art / Artists Painting Live

-Community Painting - Paint a piece of the community canvas! Add your contribution to the group painting! Hosted by Ayderi Art & Eddie 2.0

-Art Supply Swap - Bring gently used art supplies and trade them for others you may need. Don’t throw it out, donate it!

-Food Trucks & Stalls - Local, Delicious & fresh food. Vegan options available too!

September 23rd 6:30 PM

Publix Super Market at The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips

Cost: $55 Join us for delectable fare celebrating Orlando Burger Week! Even though there is no such thing as a boring burger, we take this classic favorite to another level. Join us as we pay tribute to Orlando Burger Week, with a delicious menu that not only upgrades the ordinary burger but includes sides, dessert, and a beverage.

September 28th 10 PM

The Chateau Nightclub

Cost: $10+

The Chateau Nightclub invites you to its exclusive FOAM Party, sponsored By #REDTAZZ Energy Drink & Cruzan Rum this party is unlike anything you’ve ever been to - so buckle up and prepare to enjoy great energy, the best sounds & an amazing selection of tasteful drinks and exclusive recipes. Also prepare to leave with a wide smile, unforgettable memories and last, but most certainly not least - WET!

September 29th 8 PM

Amway Center

Cost: $55+

Wisin & Yandel, Latin music's most iconic duo, announced they are embarking on one final epic tour - La Última Misión - celebrating the upcoming release of their latest album of the same name and a 19-year musical career as a duo.

Continuous Happenings: Orlando

Multiple Dates

The Exchange Dance Academy

Cost: $25+

Painting experience with a MAJOR twist! Ladies, and open minded gentlemen, get ready for a truly adult paint night. Instead of painting your typical high heel or wine glass, you'll be painting a live male model! Our male model will be posing as you channel your inner artist. Great for a girls night out, adventurous date, or just a spicy way to start your weekend!

Multiple Dates

Parrish park

Cost: $55

This “magic” can only be seen in 5 places on earth, year after year. Titusville Florida is the only place in the Untited States where you can see this bioluminescence occur every year. The water comes to life at night with a magical blue glow everywhere it is touched whether by your hand, paddle, kayak, paddleboard, shrimp moving, fish swimming, or even the wave caps. If scooped into your hand, the water will sparkle like little blue diamonds as it flows out.

Now - November

Booze N' Brush Next to Naked Sip n' Paint

Cost $40+

Join us for this Orlando Sip N' Paint where you will be painting a canvas of a sexy next to nude male model with the direction from a painting instructor and enjoy the fun and excitement with your friends! Attending a Booze N’ Brush Sip n' Paint in Orlando, is a sure-fire way to make your next girl’s night out in Orlando an unforgettable experience. This location has a full liquor bar available for purchase, so drink what you like while you get your paint on!


Lakeridge Winery

Free Admission

Enjoy our expansive vineyard green, including delicious food, live entertainment, and of course your favorite Lakeridge wines at our outdoor bar.

Every 3rd Thursday

Historic Downtown Sanford

Free Admission

Art and Jazz Night is the product of Historic Downtown Sanford’s thriving (and growing!) arts community.

Stroll the streets and visit the participating locations, all within a comfortable walking distance from one another… Stay tuned to this event page to learn what each stop has to offer!

Every Sunday from 9am - 2pm

Historic Downtown Clermont

Free Admission

We have over 40 local vendors selling local produce, meat, honey, eggs, seafood, handmade gifts, and home goods.

Every Monday from 7 PM - 9PM

A La Cart

Admission: Free

Movie Monday's are back! Come grab a meal from one or all of our delicious food trucks, kick back in our courtyard, and enjoy a movie under the lights.


The Dreams Lounge

Free Admission

PRO & NEW comedians 🎙 ( Featuring comedians seen on HBO, Netflix, Hulu, Instagram, YouTube, Comedy Central, BET ComicView, Def Comedy Jam, All Def Digital & MORE! )

Sundays 5pm-8pm

Pilars Martini

Free Admission

Play, Listen or Enjoy - Pilars Jazz Jam LIVE in Pilars Loft. A community-driven jazz interplay; inspired by the 1940’s and ‘50’s ‘old-school’ hang hosted by the “Pros” Sunday’s at Pilars from 5p-8p. Pilars Jazz Trio has comprised of many of the finest Central Florida Musicians, and each Sunday is unique because you never know what special guests including the best jazz talent in Florida-will drop in for the ‘hang’ since Jazz Jam began in September 2015.

Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Night Shade Lounge

Cost: $0- $50


NEW COMICS every 1st and 3rd Tuesday!

Hookah and drink specials all night!




Be sure to check back as events are added throughout the month.

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