Featured Park Events

Cool things to do

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Orange County Parks and Recreation facilities remain limited in capacity.

Mayor’s Toy Drive: now through December 13, you can be a superhero by donating toys and gifts for children and youth under age 18 in Orange County. Shop online at www.roonga.com/ocparks to select and purchase a toy or gift to be shipped directly to our holiday warehouse (deadline for online shopping is December 6)!

You also can bring donated items to the following Orange County Parks and Recreation drop-off locations before December 13 (please, no cash, gift cards or plush toys). Suggested items include baby toys, model cars, trucks, board games, dolls, Barbie sets, tea sets, Legos, Tonka toys, action figures and sets, skateboards and helmets, basketballs, soccer balls, sports equipment, purses, wallets and make up kits.

Free Movies in the Park: Bring lawn chairs and snacks, or purchase from food trucks. Pets are not allowed in the viewing area; alcohol is not allowed in the park.

  • December 10 – Dr. Dolittle (PG, 101 mins, starts 6 p.m.) at Meadow Woods Park, 1751 Rhode Island Woods Circle, Orlando.
  • December 11 – Dr. Dolittle (PG, 101 mins, starts 6 p.m.) at Magnolia Park, 2929 Binion Road, Apopka.

If you plan to visit a park or trail, please observe the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) recommendations:

  • Follow CDC’s guidance on personal hygiene prior to heading to trails — wash hands, carry hand sanitizer, do not use trails if you have symptoms, cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, etc.
  • Observe at all times CDC’s minimum recommended social distancing of six feet from other people. Practice it and know what it looks like. Keep it as you walk, bike or hike.
  • Warn other trail users of your presence and as you pass to allow proper distance and step off trails to allow others to pass, keeping minimum recommended distances at all times. Signal your presence with your voice, bell or horn.
  • Water fountains and restrooms are open.