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Summer Guide 2014

A guide to summer events in Orlando

Fairs, festivals, films and more

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MAY 31, JUNE 1, 7, 8, 14, 15

Star Wars Weekends
Star Wars characters and celebrities take over Hollywood Studios. Saturdays and Sundays through June; Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort, 351 S Studio Drive, Lake Buena Vista; price of admission; waltdisneyworld.com

JUNE 3-9

Gay Days
The gayest and most fabulous party of the summer. Pool parties, circuit parties, park parties … it’s just a giant fucking party. See page 47 for Gay Days events listings. Tuesday-Monday; Multiple locations. Host Hotel – Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld, 10100 International Drive;
407-896-8431; gaydays.com

JUNE 3 - SEPT. 9

Tasty Tuesdays
Food trucks flock to the Milk District neighborhood to feed the hordes of hungry who make this weekly event a don’t-miss street party. 6:30 p.m.; 2424 E. Robinson St., facebook.com/TastyTuesdaysOrlando

JUNE 4, JULY 2, AUG. 6

Wine Art Wednesdays
Wine tasting, art displays, food trucks and shopping. 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays, downtown Lake Mary, 136 N. Fourth St., Lake Mary; free; 407-486-8478

JUNE 6-7

133rd Silver Spurs Rodeo of Champions
Top rodeo professionals compete in bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and tons more. 7:30 p.m., Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee; $15; silverspursrodeo.com

JUNE 6, JULY 11, AUG. 1

CFAM First Friday
Monthly art event with refreshments, artist talks and rotating programming. 4 p.m. Friday; Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-646-2526; rollins.edu/cfam


Baldwin Park First Friday Festival and Art Stroll
Drink your way through the local shops while checking out local artists and restaurants. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays; New Broad St., Baldwin Park; free; 407-923-3849; facebook.com/baldwinparkfirstfridayfestival


Schools Out Summer Fest
Kick off the summer season with two sound stages, DJs, dance competitions, foam pits, water slides and obstacle courses. 10 a.m.; Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Dr.; 407-295-3247; festivalnet.com

Get Lei’d Luau Pub Crawl
Wear your coconut bra, grass skirt and flip-flops to this annual pub crawl. Start at WaiTiki on Wall Street Plaza and end up at Latitudes by the end of the night. Meet at 8 p.m.; WaiTiki, 26 Wall St.; $15 ($20 at the door); orlandopubcrawl.com

Universal Mardi Gras: Robin Thicke
9 p.m.; French Quarter Courtyard, Universal Studios; price of admission; universalorlando.com

JUNE 7, JULY 5, AUG. 2, SEPT. 6

TheDailyCity.com’s Food Truck Bazaar
A popular monthly food-truck roundup. 6 p.m.; 265 N. Palmetto Ave., Sanford; thefoodtruckbazaar.com

Summer Guide 2014
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