Orlando This Weekend: October 21-23, 2011

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here’s a round-up of concerts and other events happening in the Orlando area this weekend.

Friday, October 21:

  • “Altar Boyz” at The Abbey in downtown Orlando – $21
  • Appetite for Destruction (GnR tribute) at The Social – $10
  • ...|: Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull & Prince Royce

    Art: “The Last Show on Earth” Opening Reception at Twelve21 Gallery – Free

  • Beebs and Her Money Makers w/guests at Will’s Pub – $7
  • Bela Fleck & the Original Flecktones at House of Blues – $27
  • John Corabi w/The Trans Ams at Garage Bar in Sanford – $10
  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival feat. The Orchestra starring former members of ELO at Walt Disney World – Free with park admission (food & drink extra)
  • “God of Carnage” at Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Halloween Horror Nights XXI at Universal Studios – $81.99 single night/$41.99-$66.99 single night with Coke or Burger King FL resident coupon/$69.99-$219.99 multi-night passes
  • Haunted Swamp Walk of Terror at Enzian Theater in Maitland – $10 advance/$15 day of/$25 VIP
  • Enrique Iglesias w/Pitbull and Prince Royce at Amway Center – $18.50-$87.50
  • Insane Clown Posse w/guests at Firestone Live – $35.50
  • Sonia Leigh w/guests at Plaza Live! – $13
  • “Little Shop of Horrors” at Garden Theatre in Winter Garden – $22-$26
  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World – $53.95-$67.95
  • Off! w/guests at BackBooth – $15
  • An Old Town Halloween at Old Town in Kissimmee – Free
  • Orlando Ballet presents “Vampire’s Ball” at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$75
  • Orlando Film Festival at Plaza Cinema Cafe in downtown Orlando – $5 daily/$15 five-day pass/$100 VIP fest pass
  • Street Talk at Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • Them (Tribute to King Diamond) w/guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $6
  • Tribal Seeds w/guests at The Social – $14
  • XFC 14 “Resurrection” Mixed Martial Arts at UCF Arena – $10-$50

Saturday, October 22:

  • “Altar Boyz” at The Abbey in downtown Orlando – $21
  • Bartender Brian at WIll’s Pub – $5
  • Central Florida Veg Fest 2011 at Loch Haven Park – Free
  • The Cool Kids w/guests at The Social – $15
  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival feat. Howard Jones at Walt Disney World – Free with park admission (food & drink extra)
  • ...|: Howard Jones

    Gasoline Heart w/guests at BackBooth – $10

  • “God of Carnage” at Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • The Grizzly Atoms w/guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $5
  • Halloween Horror Nights XXI at Universal Studios – $81.99 single night/$41.99-$66.99 single night with Coke or Burger King FL resident coupon/$69.99-$219.99 multi-night passes
  • Harbor Point at McRaney’s Tavern – $5
  • Haunted Swamp Walk of Terror at Enzian Theater in Maitland – $10 advance/$15 day of/$25 VIP
  • Jack Flash at Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • “Little Shop of Horrors” at Garden Theatre in Winter Garden – $22-$26
  • Lupe Fiasco / Panic! at the Disco at UCF Arena – Free for UCF students/$20 non-students
  • Mount Dora Craft Fair at Donnelly Park in Mount Dora – Free
  • Jose Nogueras y Harold Hernandez w/guests at Plaza Live! – $40
  • An Old Town Halloween at Old Town in Kissimmee – Free
  • Orlando Ballet presents “Vampire’s Ball” at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$75
  • Orlando Ballet presents “Sleeping Beauty” (11am) at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $22-$30
  • Orlando Film Festival at Plaza Cinema Cafe in downtown Orlando – $5 daily/$15 five-day pass/$100 VIP fest pass
  • Ralph Fest Tribute/Benefit Show w/Thomas Wynn & Believers, Kevin Kinney and more at Bullitt Bar in downtown Orlando – $10 suggested donation
  • Reverend Horton Heat w/guests at Firestone Live – $20
  • SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld Orlando – Free with park admission
  • Noel Paul Stookey (Peter, Paul & Mary) at Mount Dora Community Center in Mount Dora – $35-$75
  • Taste of Mills 50 2011 at corner of Mills and Illinois Aves in Mills 50 District – $10
  • “A Wrinkle in Time” at the Orlando Repertory Theatre – $11-$17
  • ZOOloween at the Central Florida Zoo in Sanford – $35 advance/$40 at door; $15 for designated drivers (must be 21 or over to attend)

Sunday, October 23:

  • “Altar Boyz” at The Abbey in downtown Orlando – $21
  • Anything on Wheels Charity Car Show at Route 46 in Sanford – Free to attend/$25 to participate
  • Chasing Jonah w/guests at BackBooth – $7
  • ...|: Dream Theater

    Dream Theater w/ Trivium at Hard Rock Live – $35-$60

  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival feat. Howard Jones at Walt Disney World – Free with park admission (food & drink extra)
  • Festival Calle Orange in downtown Orlando – Free
  • “God of Carnage” at Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34
  • Halloween Horror Nights XXI at Universal Studios – $81.99 single night/$41.99-$66.99 single night with Coke or Burger King FL resident coupon/$69.99-$219.99 multi-night passes
  • Little Dragon w/guests at Firestone Live – $15
  • “Little Shop of Horrors” at Garden Theatre in Winter Garden – $22-$26
  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World – $53.95-$67.95
  • Mount Dora Craft Fair at Donnelly Park in Mount Dora – Free
  • Orlando Ballet presents “Vampire’s Ball” at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$75
  • Orlando Film Festival at Plaza Cinema Cafe in downtown Orlando – $5 daily/$15 five-day pass/$100 VIP fest pass
  • SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular at SeaWorld Orlando – Free with park admission
  • Trailer Park Boys at Plaza Live! – $29-$37
  • “A Wrinkle in Time” at the Orlando Repertory Theatre – $11-$17

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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