Top Choice Theater in Orlando

Mad Cow Theatre

A model of inspiring regional theater, with classic and modern performances in a downtown Orlando space.
Comedy in Orlando

SAK Comedy Lab

Excellent improv comedy in intimate downtown Orlando theater.
Live Music in Orlando


A former bank vault, this underground smoky dive bar draws folks looking to hang out with friends over a beer. There's Guinness on tap, and you can catch weekend local bands, usually reggae or blues.
Live Music in Orlando

Will's Pub

With $2 Pabst on tap, pinball and vintage pin-ups on the walls, this is Orlando's less-polished music scene but it enjoys a solid reputation as one of the best spots in town to catch local and nationally touring ind…
Live Music in Orlando

Beacham & the Social

Both the Beachum and the more intimate and recommended Social next door are cornerstones of Orlando's nightclub and live-music scene. They host bands from punk to reggae on the weekends and hop all week long with mu…
Spectator Sport in Orlando

University of Central Florida Knights

University of Florida takes its sport very seriously. Check the website for details on both men's and women's teams, including basketball, football, soccer and volleyball.
Ballet in Orlando

Orlando Ballet

Performs primarily at downtown Orlando's Bob Carr Performing Arts Center. The Family Series productions (11am for 1 hour) include children-friendly classics such as The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast and Snow Whit…
Performing Arts in Orlando

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Classics, pop, opera and more, including family-friendly events, performed at venues in and around Orlando, including outdoor performances at Loch Haven Park.
Theater in Orlando

John & Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center

Set on the shores of Lake Estelle in grassy Loch Haven Park, this lovely theater includes three intimate stages hosting professional classics such as Pride and Prejudice and Beowulf, excellent children's theater and…
Theater in Orlando

Orlando Repertory Theater

Performances for families and children run primarily in the afternoons or early evenings. Shows stretch the gamut of styles and content, including Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Richard Scary's Busytown and James a…