Osceola County Fair Returns to Kissimmee Feb 10-19, 2017

Osceola County Fair at night - photo by Carol Garreans

Fun for the whole family, the annual Osceola County Fair returns to Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, February 10-19, 2017.

Enjoy a midway featuring rides, games, and food, along with the Eudora Farms Petting Zoo, live music and entertainment, animals, and so much more.

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Out and About: Osceola County Fair is a Fun Family Outing

This weekend, I took my family to the Osceola County Fair on Saturday. We choose to go to this fair as it is very reminiscent of the county fair from way back when I was a kid – it’s even the same company that provides the rides.

Osceola County Fair at night - photo by Carol Garreans

We have gone every year for the past 8 years, but this year we did notice a couple changes. Gone are the bigger roller coaster and the Tilt-a-Whirl. The latter is a disappointment for us, as it’s my daughters favorite. Thankfully, there is a similar ride in its place that both kids had to ride twice.

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Bring the Family to the 70th Annual Osceola County Fair February 14-23, 2014

Osceola County Fair

Peace, Love and Osceola County Fair is the theme for the upcoming 2014 Fair which takes place February 14th through 23rd, 2014 at Osceola Heritage Park.

Fair goers will be treated to 70’s style decorations, souvenirs and musical performers bringing back all the favorite music of the 1970’s.

This year’s free daily entertainment lineup includes FAME Racing (which offers interactive remote control car racing tournaments), Neecha Braun’s Amazing Dobermans, Hubba Bubba’s Clown Show, Rosaire’s Racing Pigs, Dare Devil’s Wall of Death, The Sweeney Brothers Band, Eudora Farms Exotic Petting Zoo, and more

There will also be a midway with over 80 rides and games, a pie eating contest, livestock shows, and a truck and tractor pull.

The hard-hitting fast-paced Demolition Derby returns on Friday, February 14 at 7:00pm. This popular event is only $5.00 per person in addition to regular fair admission.

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Orlando This Weekend: February 18-20, 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.

February 18:

  • 126th Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee – $15  >>
  • Bastard Lovechild of Rock and Roll with guests at The Social – $5
  • Neil Hamburger (comedy) with guests at BackBooth – $10
  • Indorphine Reunion w/ GorillaFight, NuERA, Shu-Tang, From Empire to Ashes at The Haven Lounge in Winter Park – $10 advance/$13 door
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Mount Dora Music Festival in Mount Dora – Free-$30
  • Orlando Spring Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center – $8 ($3 off if bought online)
  • Ozzy Osbourne with Slash at St. Petes Times Forum in Tampa – $25-$55
  • Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Saloonatix at The Barn in Sanford – Free
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27
  • Winefest at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont – $2

February 19:

  • 126th Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee – $15
  • 5th Annual Orlando Blues-B-Q at Church Street Plaza at Amway Center – Free
  • 7th Annual Orlando Downtown Art & Living Expo at Lake Eola Park – Free
  • Bands, Brews & BBQ with Willie Nelson at SeaWorld Orlando – Free with Park Admission
  • Haste The Day with guests at The Social – $13
  • Indorphine Reunion w/ Gargamel!, Soulswitch, 5 Billion Dead, Spoone at The Haven Lounge in Winter Park – $10 advance/$13 door
  • Mardi Gras feat. The B-52s at Universal Orlando – Free with Park Admission
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Mount Dora Music Festival in Mount Dora – Free-$40
  • Orlando Philharmonic presents The Music of Richard Rogers at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $29-$52
  • Orlando Spring Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center – $8 ($3 off if bought online)
  • Orlando Wetlands Festival at Fort Christmas Park in Christmas – Free
  • Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Leon Redbone at The Plaza Theatre – $23
  • Sister Hazel at House of Blues – $17.25  >>
  • Soccer: Orlando City vs. Philadelphia Union at Florida Citrus Bowl – $10-$15
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27
  • Winefest at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont – $2

February 20:

  • 126th Silver Spurs Rodeo at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee – $15
  • 7th Annual Orlando Downtown Art & Living Expo at Lake Eola Park – Free
  • Bands, Brews & BBQ with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts at Busch Gardens Tampa – Free with Park Admission
  • Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona – $55-$189
  • Delfeayo Marsalis at The Plaza Theatre – $30-$42.50
  • Mardi Gras feat. KC & The Sunshine Band at Universal Orlando – Free with Park Admission
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34
  • Orlando Spring Home & Garden Show at the Orange County Convention Center – $8 ($3 off if bought online)
  • Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34
  • SweetUp at Babycakes at Downtown Disney – Free
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27
  • Winefest at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont – $2

Highlights of the week ahead

  • February 21 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27
  • February 22 – National Margarita Day Celebration at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal Orlando CityWalk- Free
  • February 23 – Beowulf at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $15 (opening night)
  • February 23 – Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150
  • February 23 – Enter the Haggis at The Plaza Theatre – $10
  • February 23 – The Get Up Kids with guests at The Social – $18.50
  • February 23 – Jagermeister Music Tour feat. Buckcherry/HellYeah at Hard Rock LIve – $28-$34
  • February 23 – Laughs on the Lawn feat. “There’s Something About Mary” at the Eden Bar at The Enzian Theater – Free (food and drink extra)
  • February 23 – Quintron & Miss Pussycat with guests at BackBooth – $8 (all ages)
  • February 23 – Velvet Sessions feat. Sugar Ray at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando – $29 advance/$35 at door
  • February 24 – Broadway Across America Presents: Wicked at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $37 -$150
  • February 24 – Jeff Dunham at St. Petes Times Forum in Tampa – $41.50
  • February 24 – Tommy Emmanuel at The Plaza Theatre – $32-$45
  • February 24 – The Get Up Kids with guests at The Social – $18.50
  • February 24 – Brad Paisley/Darius Rucker/Jerrod Niemann at Amway Arena – $27.75-$57.75
  • February 24 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27

Orlando This Weekend: February 11-13, 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.

February 11:

  • Clay Aiken at Hard Rock Live – $40-$50
  • Mark Cordes at Orlando Improv at Pointe Orlando – $17
  • Dirty Spliff with guests at The Haven in Winter Park – Free (late show)
  • Empyrean with guests at BackBooth – $5
  • Floral Terrace with guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $8 (all ages)
  • Last Call at The Garage in Sanford – Free
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Orlando Ballet presents Battle of the Sexes II at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$75
  • Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Robert Randolph & The Family Band at The Plaza Theatre – $25  >>
  • United Arts Fest of Central Florida ArtsFest 2011 in Orlando – Free (many shows)
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27

February 12:

  • 2011 Orlando Folk Festival at Mennello Museum of American Art – Free
  • 3rd Annual Reggae Love Fest 2011 at Hard Rock LIve – $42-$52
  • Jared Ashley at The Barn in Sanford – Free for women/$7 for men
  • Author Signing: Michele Cameron (12:30pm) at downtown branch of Orlando Public Library – Free
  • Bands, Brews & BBQ with Huey Lewis & The News at SeaWorld Orlando – Free with Park Admission
  • Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway – $39-$99
  • Canadian Tenors at The Plaza Theatre – $35-$55
  • Mark Cordes at Orlando Improv at Pointe Orlando – $17
  • Colt Ford with Jeff Hurst at House of Blues – $17
  • Heather Lee & Jordan Wynn (CD release) with guests at BackBooth – $5
  • Mardi Gras feat. Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – Free with Park Admission
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • Orlando Ballet presents Battle of the Sexes II at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$75  >>
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $26-$38
  • Showdown at The Garage in Sanford – Free
  • Soulidium with guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $7
  • Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers at The Social – $13
  • United Arts Fest of Central Florida ArtsFest 2011 in Orlando – Free (many shows)
  • Universal Orlando Mardi Gras with Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – Free with Park Admission
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27

February 13:

  • 2011 Orlando Folk Festival at Mennello Museum of American Art – Free
  • Bands, Brews & BBQ with Montgomery Gentry at Busch Gardens Tampa – Free with Park Admission  >>
  • Bobaflex with guests at The Haven in Winter Park – Free
  • Broken Social Scene with Zeus at Firestone Live – $25
  • Mark Cordes at Orlando Improv at Pointe Orlando – $17
  • Menopause The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $43.50
  • A Midsummers Night Dream at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34
  • Orlando Ballet presents Battle of the Sexes II at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$75
  • Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • Pride & Prejudice at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center – $20-$34
  • United Arts Fest of Central Florida ArtsFest 2011 in Orlando – Free (many shows)
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27


Highlights of the week ahead:

  • February 14 – Mike Epps at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $39.50-$48.50
  • February 14 – Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • February 15 – Beer:30 with music by Sean Ghannam at Orlando Brewing – Free (all beer $2 a pint)
  • February 15 – Osceola County Fair with The Band Perry at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • February 16 – Author Appearance: Kevin Canty at UCF – Free
  • February 16 – Burrow Press Book Release Party at Urban ReThink – Free
  • February 16 – Glassjaw at Firestone Live – $21.50
  • February 16 – Loud Valley (CD Release) with guests at BackBooth – $5
  • February 16 – Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • February 17 – Miranda Cosgrove at Hard Rock Live – $29.50-$75
  • February 17 – Keiko Matsui at The Plaza Theatre – $30-$40
  • February 17 – Osceola County Fair at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $5 (rides extra)
  • February 17 – SMB Project with guests at The Social – $5
  • February 17 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Mad Cow Theatre – $27
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