Orlando Weekly Fall Guide
EVENTS: Everything from food truck gatherings to zombie walks to literary readings to pet-rescue fundraisers
Published: September 25, 2013
Oct. 13, Nov. 10
Food Truck Bazaar Local mobile food vendors serve up Korean tacos, lobster rolls, burgers, cupcakes and more. 6-9 pm Sunday; Fashion Square Mall, 3201 E. Colonial Drive; various menu prices; thedailycity.com.
Food Truck Crazy Food trucks set up in the mall parking lot to serve up dinnertime dishes. 4-8 pm Sunday; Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd., Oviedo; various menu prices; 407-296-5882; foodtruckcrazy.com.
Taste of Altamonte Stroll around the lake and sample bites from area restaurants – from barbecue to seafood to Mexican and everything in between. Wash it down with a beer or glass of wine and enjoy the lakeside view. 6-9 pm Monday; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; $30-$35; 407-262-2773; altamonterotary.org.
Winter Park Wine & Dine Nosh on unlimited samples of food from area restaurants including Thai Orchid, Fleming’s Steakhouse, Matilda’s on Park, the Bohemian Baker and others. 6-9 pm Wednesday; Winter Park Farmers Market, 200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; $35-$40; 321-396-7790; facebook.com/winterparkannual.
Oct. 16-Oct. 20
2013 American International Motorcycle Expo Exhibitors from around the world showcase new products and accessories. 9 am-6 pm Wednesday-Thursday, 9 am-9 pm Friday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm Sunday; Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive; $15-$25; aimexpousa.com.
A Taste of Thornton Park In its 11th year now, a group of neighborhood restaurants serve up specialty dishes, while guests enjoy live music, cocktails and more. 6-9 pm Thursday; Thornton Park, Summerlin Avenue and Washington Street; $30-$40; 407-678-7000; thorntonpark.org.
Pretty and Pink Orlando Sentinel sponsors an event where guests enjoy food and drink samples from local restaurants. 5-9 pm Thursday; Orlando Sentinel, 633 N. Orange Ave.; $20-$25; 407-420-5619; orlandosentinel.com.
Trucks & Tech Discuss tech trends while grubbing on fare from local food trucks. 6-10 pm Thursday; Lake Eola Park, North Rosalind Avenue and East Washington Street; free, various menu prices; 877-525-4932.
Oct. 17-Oct. 20
Biketoberfest Thousands of motorcyclists drive into town each year for street parties, charity rides, concerts and vendor expos. Various times Thursday-Sunday; various venues, Daytona Beach; various prices; 386-255-0415; biketoberfest.org.
Oct. 17, Nov. 21
Food Truck Affair Local food trucks serve up dinner dishes, including Portuguese eats from Bem Bom and burgers from Feed Your Face. 5-8 pm Thursday; The District, 9702 Universal Blvd.; various menu prices; 407-538-2729; edgeeventsgroup.com.