9 things to do this weekend: Juneteenth celebrations, Experience Osceola festival and more

ORLANDO, Fla. — Are you looking for something to do this weekend?

Here are nine things happening in Central Florida.

1. Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration

On Saturday, you can check out the inaugural Juneteenth Celebration in Orlando.

The event will be held at Lake Lorna Doone Park from noon to 5 p.m.

Mayor Buddy Dyer, District 5 Commissioner Regina Hill and District 6 Commissioner Bakari Burns will be in attendance.

READ: Juneteenth: What to know about the holiday that celebrates slavery’s end

The event will feature live music, a kids zone, vendor village and food trucks.

2. 7th Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Historic Hannibal Square

You can also check out a Juneteenth celebration in Hannibal Square this weekend.

The event is happening at Hannibal Square Heritage Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The celebration will begin with a free Father’s Day community breakfast. It will also feature local artists and community discussions.

3. Juneteenth Community Celebration Festival

If you’re in Daytona Beach on Saturday, you can check out a Juneteenth community celebration festival.

It will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Midtown Cultural and Educational Center and Park.

The free outdoor festival will feature special Juneteenth activities.

4. Experience Osceola

The “Experience Osceola” festival is taking place at St. Cloud Lakefront Park.

It is happening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The event is free and will have food, live music and plenty of fun activities for kids.

READ: Happening Saturday: ‘Experience Osceola’ festival to feature live music, food

To learn more about the event, click here.

5. CultureFest Orlando

On Saturday, you can check out CultureFest in Orlando.

It will feature live performances, food, vendors, an art exhibit and more.

The event will take place at Festival Park from 2-9 p.m.

6. Spooky Empire

Spooky Empire returns to Wyndham Orlando Resort this weekend, taking place Friday through Sunday, with a meet up party on Thursday night.

Billed as “the dark side of Comic Con” and “Florida’s premiere horror convention,” the star-studded gathering celebrates all things spooky, scary and spine-tingling.

READ: Boo! Spooky Empire returns this weekend

7. Orlando City SC vs. Houston Dynamo FC

The Orlando City Soccer Club is playing this weekend.

The team will take on Houston Dynamo FC at Exploria Stadium on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

8. Orlando Predators vs. San Antonio Gunslingers

If you are missing football, you can catch the Orlando Predators in action this weekend.

The arena football team will play the San Antonio Gunslingers on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Amway Center.

9. EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

The EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival continues this weekend.

The festival runs until July 4. It features fresh cuisine, colorful gardens, playful topiaries and vibrant entertainment.

To learn more about the festival, click here.

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Katlyn Brieskorn,

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.

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