Featured Park Events

Cool things to do

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Get out and play! Spring registration is open or scheduled for various sports; check the web pages: Athletics for Adults and Athletics for Youth.

List of Park Events:

  • Feb. 1 (Saturday) – Fort Christmas Historical Park’s Agricultural Fest, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., featuring Barbeque Chicken and Rib Cook Off for 4-H and FFA chapters. Cattle Battle exhibition of steer and Heifers, with cash prizes and showmanship buckles; Peewee ages 4–7 and vintage showmanship classes offered (entry fee required). Chicken Pickin' youth poultry show competition (entry fee required). Cost: free event.

  • Feb. 8 (Saturday) – West Orange Recreation Center’s Let’s Glow Crazy! Daddy - Daughter Dance for daughters in Kindergarten through 6th grade, 6-9 p.m. Cost in advance is $25 per couple and $10 per additional daughter (includes photo, space is limited), or $35 per couple and $10 per additional daughter on the day of the event, if event is not full. Dinner and refreshments provided by LongHorn Steakhouse. Bring your camera to capture those special moments!

  • Feb. 22 (Saturday) – Silver Star Recreation Center’s Let’s Glow Crazy! Daddy - Daughter Dance for daughters in Kindergarten through 6th grade, 6-9 p.m. Cost in advance is $25 per couple and $10 per additional daughter (includes photo, space is limited), or $35 per couple and $10 per additional daughter on the day of the event, if event is not full. Dinner and refreshments provided by LongHorn Steakhouse. Bring your camera to capture those special moments!

  • Feb. 29 (Saturday) – South Econ Recreation Center’s Let’s Glow Crazy! Daddy - Daughter Dance for daughters in Kindergarten through 6th grade, 6-9 p.m. Cost in advance is $25 per couple and $10 per additional daughter (includes photo, space is limited), or $35 per couple and $10 per additional daughter on the day of the event, if event is not full. Dinner and refreshments provided by LongHorn Steakhouse. Bring your camera to capture those special moments!

  • March 7 (Saturday) – Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings invites you, your family and friends to attend Mayor’s Jazz in the Park, a free evening of entertainment at Cypress Grove Park, 290 Holden Avenue, Orlando,, 3 - 6 p.m. (entertainment TBD). Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic, or purchase from food trucks. A Kid Zone will be available with inflatables, as well as a huge inflatable slide for all ages! This is a free event, open to the public. Community and service organizations that volunteer their time to make Orange County a better place to live will be recognized by Mayor Demings at this event; email parks@ocfl.net to participate. .

  • March 7 (Saturday) – Meadow Woods Recreation Center’s Let’s Glow Crazy! Daddy - Daughter Dance for daughters in Kindergarten through 6th grade, 6-9 p.m. Cost in advance is $25 per couple and $10 per additional daughter (includes photo, space is limited), or $35 per couple and $10 per additional daughter on the day of the event, if event is not full. Dinner and refreshments provided by LongHorn Steakhouse. Bring your camera to capture those special moments!

  • March 28 (Saturday) – Fort Christmas Historical Park’s Bluegrass Festival, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., cost: free; bring chairs, blankets and a picnic or purchase from food trucks. Join in the fun Hog Calling and Spouse Calling contests by registering at the event! .