Start mapping out your artsy dining adventures for 2024.


Updated July 17, 2024

Running from Aug. 16 – Sept. 30, 2024, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining® presented by Orlando Health is a foodie’s dream come true — but why stop at satisfying your taste buds when you can also treat your other senses? Take your Magical Dining experience to the next level by pairing it with Orlando’s vibrant arts and culture scene.

Discover: Local Arts & Entertainment

From gallery strolls to live music to theater performances, The City Beautiful has no shortage of artsy happenings to complement your culinary adventures with options close to all major dining districts. So make those dinner reservations, but also pencil in some cultural outings for an unforgettable night of indulging your mind, body and soul.

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Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining® Meets Orlando’s Magical Art

To help you plan the ultimate Magical Dining + Arts double-header, United Arts of Central Florida has curated a list of must-see events happening throughout the six-week extravaganza. Get details here and hit the following link to learn more.

Discover: Curated Arts Events for Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining

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BLK Joy Fest

Week 1 (Aug. 16 – 25)

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Troy Gifford, Appearing at Timucua Arts Foundation for CF2: 24 Strings & Infinite Possibility

Week 2 (Aug. 26 – Sept. 1)

  • Secure your tickets to see two world premieres at the Orlando Urban Film Festival — you might even bump into a Hollywood celebrity or two — at CMX Cinema Plaza in downtown Orlando’s City District, August 29 – 30.
  • View cutting-edge artwork at the 2024 Pathways: The Carlos Malamud Prize Exhibition at the University of Central Florida’s Art Gallery in east Orlando before it wraps up on August 30.
  • Be captivated by classical stylings intertwined with innovative multimedia, rock fusions, jazz improvisations and audacious new tonal territories at CF2: 24 Strings & Infinite Possibility at Timucua Arts Foundation in SODO Main Street District on August 30.
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Central Florida Community Arts

Week 3 (Sept. 2 – 8)

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Opera Orlando (The Memoir Agency)

Week 4 (Sept. 9 – 15)

Discover: Local Culture & Diversity

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Sur & Taal

Week 5 (Sept. 16 – 22)

  • Enjoy a series of highly curated films around the themes of social justice and environmentalism during the Global Peace Film Festival in Winter Park starting September 17. Don’t miss the special performance of “Ursula o Dejarse ir en el Viento’’ facilitated by Descolonizarte Teatro on September 21.
  • Explore new art exhibitions at CityArts’ 3rd Thursday gallery hop in City District on September 19.
  • Experience the melodies and rhythms of Indian classical dance and music at Sur & Taal presented by the Asian Cultural Association of Central Florida at Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park on September 21.
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Happy Frights & Haunting Nights by Creative City Project

Week 6 (Sept. 23 – 30)

Be sure to book your OpenTable reservations and make plans to attend these perfect art pairings during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining.


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