Orlando This Weekend: April 15-17, 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, April 15:

  • Central Florida Home & Garden Show at Orange County Convention Center – $10 adults/$5 seniors & students/Free for 12 and under (save $3 by buying online); $5 after 5pm
  • Circle Mirror Transformation at Mad Cow Theater – $27
  • Druid Lord with guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $6
  • An Evening with Edward James Olmos at the Florida Film Festival at the Enzian – $20
  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival featuring Juice Newton at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Florida Film Festival at the Enzian and Regal Winter Park – $10 per movie; parties additional
  • |: Lady Gaga

    Freud’s Last Session at Mad Cow Theater – $24

  • Harbor Nights Primavera Live at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando – $45-$70
  • John Heffron at the Orlando Improv – $20
  • Lady Gaga at the Amway Center – $85-$175
  • Legendary JC’s with guests at The Social – $10
  • Ralphie May at Plaza Theatre Live – $32.50
  • Moonlight Carillon Concert at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales – $5 adults/$1.50 kids (after 5pm)
  • Orlando Ballet presents “Carmen” at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$75
  • Playground Heroes with guests at Little Fish Huge Pond in Sanford – $5
  • Rockit Fly at The Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • Runaway Country Space Coast Music Fest feat Dierks Bentley, Eric Church and more at Wickham Park in Melbourne – $59 1-day/$89 for weekend general admission; $125 1-day/$175 weekend VIP
  • Suddenly Seniors: The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $39
  • Three Six Mafia with guests at Firestone Live – $30


Saturday, April 16:

  • Blap Radio 1 Yr Anniversary Party & Benefit for Japan at The Social – $10
  • Blues at the Winery at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont – $2
  • Jimmy Buffet & the Coral Reefer Band at the 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre in Tampa – $36-$136
  • Central Florida Home & Garden Show at Orange County Convention Center – $10 adults/$5 seniors & students/Free for 12 and under (save $3 by buying online); $5 after 5pm
  • Circle Mirror Transformation at Mad Cow Theater – $27
  • Crashrocket at The Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • |: John Heffron

    A Day to Remember instore (2pm) at Park Ave CDs – Free

  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival featuring Juice Newton at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Florida Film Festival at the Enzian and Regal Winter Park – $10 per movie; parties additional
  • Freud’s Last Session at Mad Cow Theater – $24
  • German Spring Fest at the German American Society of Central Florida in Casselberry – $5
  • John Heffron at the Orlando Improv – $20
  • Hicklebilly Hoedown! feat. Giddy Up Go and more at McRaney’s Tavern – $5
  • James and the Giant Peach at the Orlando Repertory Theatre – $17
  • Mardi Gras feat. The Beach Boys at Universal Orlando – Free with Park Admission
  • Orlando Ballet presents “Carmen” at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$75
  • Runaway Country Space Coast Music Fest feat Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen and more at Wickham Park in Melbourne – $59 1-day/$89 for weekend general admission; $125 1-day/$175 weekend VIP
  • Suddenly Seniors: The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $39
  • Taste of Oviedo at Oviedo Chamber of Commerce (200 W. Broadway) in Oviedo – Free
  • UCF Book Festival at the UCF Arena – Free
  • WJRR presents Earthday Birthday 18 at Tinker Field Orlando – $45
  • WLOQ presents Smooth Jazz Under the Stars feat. Candy Dulfer, Mindi Abair and Jeff Golub at Baldwin Park – $20 advance/$25 at the gate
  • WPRK Comes Alive! feat The Pauses and more at House of Blues – $5

Sunday, April 17:

  • Blues at the Winery at Lakeridge Winery in Clermont – $2
  • Central Florida Home & Garden Show at Orange County Convention Center – $10 adults/$5 seniors & students/Free for 12 and under (save $3 by buying online)
  • |: Iron Maiden

    Circle Mirror Transformation at Mad Cow Theater – $27

  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival featuring Juice Newton at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Florida Film Festival at the Enzian and Regal Winter Park – $10 per movie; parties additional
  • Freud’s Last Session at Mad Cow Theater – $24
  • John Heffron at the Orlando Improv – $17
  • Iron Maiden at St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa – $32.25-$55 (final show of tour)
  • James and the Giant Peach at the Orlando Repertory Theatre – $17
  • Orlando Ballet presents “Carmen” at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15-$75
  • Revolver presents Volbeat with guests at House of Blues – $18.25
  • Romance on a Rocket Ship with guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $10
  • Suddenly Seniors: The Musical at The Plaza Theatre – $39

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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