Things to Do Labor Day Weekend in Orlando

We love Labor Day. It’s the perfect time to get in one more family vacation before the kids go back to school and your work picks up the pace a bit.

This year, why not spend your time in sunny Orlando? If you’re looking for activities to fill your time this Labor Day, check out a few of our ideas for the best things to do Labor Day weekend in Orlando, including these awesome events and attractions.

If you’re planning on doing and seeing a lot on your trip, be sure to pick up an all-inclusive Go Orlando® Card to save up to 55% on combined admission to all the best tours, cruises, museums, and more.

Special Events

Magical Dining Month

All of September
Various Locations

Magical Dining BosphorousSeptember is a wonderful time to visit Orlando – not only have the crowds thinned a bit, but you’ll also get a chance to enjoy the best of the city’s culinary offerings during Magical Dining Month.

Enjoy special pricing and exclusive menus are restaurants throughout the city during all of September – just remember to make reservations!

Great Irish Hooley

September 4 – 7, 2015
Raglan Road

Irish Hooley

Image credit: Raglan Road

Hosted by a delicious Irish restaurant in downtown Disney, this festive cultural event features one heck of a concert lineup alongside some delicious authentic food.

Enjoy the best of Irish food and entertainment at this family-friendly event.

Central Florida Film Festival

September 4 – 6, 2015
West Orange Cinemas, Ocoee, FL

Image credit: CENFLO Facebook page.

Image credit: CENFLO Facebook page.

Celebrating its tenth year, the Central Florida Film Festival is the perfect event for movie lovers.

Enjoy the premiere showings of films from Florida and around the globe, informative seminars, and exciting awards shows.

Daytona Beach Fireworks

September 5, 2015
Daytona Beach Bandshell

Enjoy free fireworks at the charming Daytona Beach Bandshell. They also offer various “star-spangled summer concerts” throughout the summer, including tributes to the Allman Brothers and to Elton John on dates around Labor Day.

Things to do with Kids

Visit Theme Parks

Image Credit: SeaWorld Orlando

Image Credit: SeaWorld Orlando

There are more theme parks in Orlando than you can shake a stick at, but some of our favorites include SeaWorld Orlando and LEGOLAND Florida.

They’re great family-friendly options that don’t cost an arm and a leg, and they often debut new attractions and rides during the summer months.

Explore Museums

Challenge your physical and mental abilities on this fun, challenging ropes course.

Photo Credit: WonderWorks

Orlando is also filled with a number of fun, kid-friendly museums like WonderWorks and the Museum of Science and Industry. Engage their minds as they play and get them primed for the start of school.

Encounter Exotic Animals

everglades alligatorFlorida is home to the Everglades and plenty of amazing wildlife to go along with it! Encounter ferocious gators (from a safe distance, of course), observe bizarre jungle creatures, and even interact with creatures like pigs, geese, donkeys, and more.

Enjoy an Exciting Tour

winter-park-scenic-boat-tourThere is so much natural and architectural beauty to enjoy in Orlando that you can’t possibly track it all down by yourself. Hop aboard a sightseeing tour that focuses on your area of interest (whether it’s nature or cultivated garden spaces) and just relax.

Save on Admission

So make the most of this last summer holiday with a quick vacation to Orlando. Enjoy one or more of these great Labor Day weekend attractions with a Go Orlando® Card and save big!
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