Orlando This Weekend: April 29-May 01, 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 29:

  • |: Space Shuttle Launch

    Endeavour Shuttle Launch (weather permitting at 3:47 pm) at Kennedy Space Center – Free

  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival featuring Paul Revere & The Raiders at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Mike Herrera with guests at McRaney’s Tavern – $10
  • KGB at The Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • La Boheme at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15.75-$75
  • Leading Ladies at Theatre Downtown – $20
  • Maitland with guests at The Haven in Winter Park – $5
  • Charlie Murphy at the Orlando Improv – $30
  • Orlando Cabaret Festival at Mad Cow Theater – $12-$20
  • Toad the Wet Sprocket with Graham Colton at House of Blues – $26.25
  • Tribal Seeds at The Social – $12
  • Jim Van Fleet (CD release) at The Barn in Sanford – $5
  • Xanadu: The Musical at The Pointe Performing Arts Center at Pointe Orlando – $20/$35 with dinner

Saturday, April 30:

  • 21st Annual Concert Under the Stars at Bok Tower Gardens in Lakeland – $25 adults/$10 kids 5-12
  • 50th Annual Apopka Art & Foliage Festival at Kit Land Nelson Park in Apopka – Free
  • |: Interpol

    Amon Amarth at The Beacham – $20 advance/$24 day of

  • Bluesmasters Music Festival at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee – $40 advance/$50 day of
  • Downtown Pour Wine Event at 100 S. Eola in Thornton Park – $30 advance/$40 day of
  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival featuring Paul Revere & The Raiders at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • Interpol with School of Seven Bells at House of Blues – $33.25
  • James and the Giant Peach at the Orlando Repertory Theatre – $17
  • Kissimmee Rodeo at Kissimmee Sports Arena – $25 adults/$10 kids 6-12
  • Larkin Poe and Emily Kopp with guests at the BackBooth – $8 advance/$10 day of
  • Leading Ladies at Theatre Downtown – $20
  • Carlos Mencia at Bob Carr P.A.C. – $45-$95
  • Charlie Murphy at the Orlando Improv – $30
  • Orange Avenue at The Garage Bar in Sanford – Free
  • Orlando Cabaret Festival at Mad Cow Theater – $12-$20
  • Soulive at The Social – $20
  • Spring Arts, Crafts & Antiques Fair at Toho Square in Kissimmee – Free
  • Turtle Day at Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet – Free
  • Unwritten Law with guests at Firestone Live – $20
  • Xanadu: The Musical at The Pointe Performing Arts Center at Pointe Orlando – $20/$35 with dinner

Sunday, May 01:

  • |: Tim McGraw

    3rd Annual Playground Music & Arts Fest at Lake Eola Park – Free

  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival featuring Paul Revere & The Raiders at Walt Disney World – Free with Park Admission
  • James and the Giant Peach at the Orlando Repertory Theatre – $17
  • La Boheme at the Bob Carr P.A.C. – $15.75-$75
  • Tim McGraw at Amway Center – $35.75-$65.75
  • Charlie Murphy at the Orlando Improv – $30
  • Orlando Cabaret Festival at Mad Cow Theater – $12-$20
  • Orlando Food Truck Bazaar #2 at Fashion Square Mall parking lot – Free (food extra)
  • Xanadu: The Musical at The Pointe Performing Arts Center at Pointe Orlando – $20/$35 with dinner

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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