St. Johns River Arts Festival, Crab & Seafood Festival & More – WFTV
ORLANDO, Fla. — Looking for something to do? Here are nine events taking place in Central Florida this weekend.
1. Saint John River Arts Festival
The St. Johns River Festival of the Arts returns this weekend to historic downtown Sanford.
The festival will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
More than 150 local, regional and national artists will gather in the heart of Sanford for a weekend of art appreciation and education, organizers announced.
Admission to the event is free.
2. Wine and dinner on the sidelines
Some of Orlando’s most popular bars and restaurants will take over Camping World Stadium on Friday.
Attendees will be able to sample fine wines, craft beers and delicious food from dozens of local favorites.
Proceeds will benefit the Florida Citrus Sports Foundation’s ongoing educational efforts in West Lakes communities, organizers said.
There is a fee to participate in the event.
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3. Crab and Seafood Festival
If you’re a seafood lover, don’t miss the Crab & Seafood Festival this weekend in Daytona Beach.
The festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard between Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and Charles Street.
The event is free.
4. art in the park
Beautiful local artists and artisans will display their work along the Halifax River in Rockefeller Gardens this weekend.
The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The City of Winter Springs is hosting its annual Explore Outdoors and Arbor Day at Central Winds Park on Saturday.
The event includes a tree to be distributed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
You can also catch live entertainment, free kids activities, rock climbing, food trucks, crafts and more.
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6. Painting of the winter park
The Winter Park Paint Out ends this weekend.
The event lasts until Saturday.
The gallery and sculpture gardens will be free to the public during the week-long event.
Organizers said art lovers are invited to watch the artists at work, view their recently completed paintings in the museum’s gallery and attend free painting demonstrations.
7. O-Town Spring Festival
The O-Town Spring Fest takes place this Saturday.
The free community event will include giveaways, health checkups, music and more.
It will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lorna Doone Lake Park.
8. Orlando City SC vs. Charlotte FC
Orlando City Soccer Club has a match scheduled against Charlotte FC this weekend.
The match will be played at Exploria Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.
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9. Orlando Pride vs. NJ/NY Gotham FC
Orlando Pride will also play this weekend.
They will face NJ/NY Gotham FC at Exploria Stadium on Sunday at 7 p.m.
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