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9 things to do this weekend: 9/11 ceremonies, UCF football game, SeaWorld’s Howl-O-Scream begins

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are nine things happening in Central Florida.

1. 9/11 20th anniversary remembrance ceremonies

Saturday marks 20 years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Click here for a list of local events to mark the 20th anniversary.

READ: Remembering 9/11: See list of Central Florida events marking the 20th anniversary

2. SeaWorld Orlando’s Howl-O-Scream

For the first time ever, Howl-O-Scream is set to terrify SeaWorld Orlando.

Howl-O-Scream, which will happen from 7 p.m. to as late as 2 a.m. on select nights from Sept. 10 through Oct. 31, will include haunted houses, scare zones, shows and the opportunity to experience SeaWorld’s roller coasters in the dark.

READ: Howl-O-Scream is coming to SeaWorld Orlando for the first time this fall

3. Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream

Busch Gardens in Tampa is also kicking off its Howl-O-Scream event.

The event returns earlier than ever for 28 killer nights with scare zones and haunted houses, including three new haunted house experiences.

Click here to learn more.

4. Virginia Drive Live!

The Virginia Drive Live! will be happening in the in Ivanhoe Village this weekend. The event will be Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m..

It will feature artists and food trucks.

Click here to learn more.

5. UCF Knights vs. Bethune-Cookman Wildcats

The UCF Knights will be taking on the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats this weekend.

The game starts at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.

6. Orlando Pride vs. Racing Louisville FC

The Orlando Pride will be playing the Racing Louisville FC at the Exploria Stadium on Saturday.

The game starts at 7 p.m.

Photos: SeaWorld Orlando prepares for return of ‘Halloween Spooktacular’ event

7. FIRExpo

The Florida International Reptile Expo will be held in Lakeland on Saturday and Sunday.

Click here to learn more.

8. Craft Beer Festival at SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld’s Craft Beer Festival is happening this weekend. The event features more than 100 crafts brews, wines, seltzers and cocktails.

Click here to learn more.

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9. EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

If you’re in the mood to try new food and drinks, Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival is happening now. The event allows guests to take a taste tour across six continents.

To learn more, click here.

Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

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