9 things happening in Central Florida this weekend

ORLANDO, Fla. — Need something to do this weekend? There’s plenty going on in Central Florida.

Check out our top nine events below.


Pipeline preview

Heads up, SeaWorld fans. Early passholder previews for the new roller coaster Pipeline are officially underway. See the schedule of when you can check out the ride early here.

Channel 9′s Q McCray got an early ride on the new roller coaster. See his reaction in the video below:

Watch: Get a sneak peek on board SeaWorld Orlando’s new ‘Pipeline’ coaster

Mess Fest

The gooiest, slimiest and messiest science experiments of all return to Orlando Science Center for Mess Fest Saturday and Sunday. Click here for details.

My Fair Lady

This is your last weekend to See “My Fair Lady” at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts as part of AdventHealth’s Broadway in Orlando series. Click here for tickets and details.

Golden Gals Live!

The gals are back in town. Just in time for Mother’s Day weekend, Golden Gals Live! returns to the Clermont Performing Arts Center May 12-14 after a successful residency in Chicago. Click here for details.

Channel 9 got a sneak peek of the show. Watch it in the video below:

READ: Golden Gals Live! returns to Clermont in May

Movie Trash at the Nook

The Nook on Robinson continues its tradition of showcasing so-bad-their-good movies this Saturday night with “Birdemic: Shock and Terror.” The film is free and open to the public. Click here for details.

Disney on Ice

Amway Center hosts Disney on Ice through Monday, presenting “Frozen” and, for the first time, “Encanto.” Click here for details.

Finding Nemo, Jr.

Fins up! “Finding Nemo Jr.” presented by Tap Into Theater Academy, will perform “Finding Nemo Jr.” at the Dr. Phillips Center Saturday and Sunday. Click here for details.

READ: SeaWorld, Busch Gardens announces limited-time deal on Howl-O-Scream tickets

Food Truck Fiesta

Sanford’s Food Truck Fiesta happens Sunday downtown from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Mother’s Day

Of course, we can’t forget Mom this weekend. Sunday is her special day. Take her to brunch then enjoy a day a day of shopping. Or a spa day.

Check out Channel 9′s guide to Mother’s Day in Central Florida here.

READ: Mother’s Day: Here are 10 last-minute gift ideas for Mom

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

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