Everything you should be doing in Orlando this fall

At long last, the insanely hot and balmy days are behind us, and we can finally look forward to some slightly less hot and balmy days. Orlando is one of the best places to be between September and December--with loads of beer festivals, outdoor concerts, conventions and haunted houses, it's safe to say you won't be bored this fall.

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Tracy Morgan: Picking Up the Pieces
Nov. 13, 6050 Universal Blvd, 407-351-LIVE 
Tracy Morgan (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock) has had his share of downs throughout his career, from being admonished by former boss Tina Fey for homophobic remarks to a car accident that left him in a coma in June 2014. The comedian who the Chicago Tribune calls a “ferocious intellect” is stopping in Orlando on his way back up.
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Tracy Morgan: Picking Up the Pieces
Nov. 13, 6050 Universal Blvd, 407-351-LIVE
Tracy Morgan (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock) has had his share of downs throughout his career, from being admonished by former boss Tina Fey for homophobic remarks to a car accident that left him in a coma in June 2014. The comedian who the Chicago Tribune calls a “ferocious intellect” is stopping in Orlando on his way back up.
Photo via Tracy Morgan/Facebook
Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Dr. Phillip’s Center
Nov. 15, Walt Disney Theater, 445 S Magnolia Avenue, 844-513-2014
Everyone’s favorite astrophysicist comes to Orlando to discuss all of the science that your favorite movies, from Star Wars to Frozen, got wrong. Tickets start at $45. 
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Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Dr. Phillip’s Center
Nov. 15, Walt Disney Theater, 445 S Magnolia Avenue, 844-513-2014
Everyone’s favorite astrophysicist comes to Orlando to discuss all of the science that your favorite movies, from Star Wars to Frozen, got wrong. Tickets start at $45.
Photo via Neil deGrasse Tyson/Facebook
Central Florida Veg Fest
Oct. 22, Orlando Festival Park 2911 E. Robinson Street, 321-331-1859
Coming back for its 10th year, this family-friendly, dog-friendly, and smoke-free event is free for those waiting to veg out! This festival draws those looking for a veg-friendly and an eco-friendly way of life. The event will also include dog and cat adoptions, food preparation demonstrations and live music and entertainment. Parking is $5 per vehicle, car-pooling is encouraged. 
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Central Florida Veg Fest
Oct. 22, Orlando Festival Park 2911 E. Robinson Street, 321-331-1859
Coming back for its 10th year, this family-friendly, dog-friendly, and smoke-free event is free for those waiting to veg out! This festival draws those looking for a veg-friendly and an eco-friendly way of life. The event will also include dog and cat adoptions, food preparation demonstrations and live music and entertainment. Parking is $5 per vehicle, car-pooling is encouraged.
Photo via callmewu/Instagram
One Voice Orlando - A Celebration in Song!
Sept. 11, 445 S Magnolia Ave, 844-513-2014
In response to the tragic event at Pulse Nightclub, Opera Orlando is coordinating with One Voice Orlando to bring opera’s most renowned national singers and musicians from Florida. David Charles Abell will conduct the show. Legendary baritone Sherrill Milnes and News 13’s Ybeth Bruzual will be the evening’s hosts. Tickets will range from $25-125 and sales will benefit six organizations that support diversity. 
Photo via Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts/Facebook
One Voice Orlando - A Celebration in Song!
Sept. 11, 445 S Magnolia Ave, 844-513-2014
In response to the tragic event at Pulse Nightclub, Opera Orlando is coordinating with One Voice Orlando to bring opera’s most renowned national singers and musicians from Florida. David Charles Abell will conduct the show. Legendary baritone Sherrill Milnes and News 13’s Ybeth Bruzual will be the evening’s hosts. Tickets will range from $25-125 and sales will benefit six organizations that support diversity.
Photo via Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts/Facebook
EDC Orlando 2016
Nov. 4-Nov. 5, Tinker Field, South Tampa Avenue
The Electric Daisy Carnival, or EDC, will include stages with electronic dance music, along with street performers, art showcases, and amusement park rides. Tickets are $169 for both days. You must be 18 to attend. 
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EDC Orlando 2016
Nov. 4-Nov. 5, Tinker Field, South Tampa Avenue
The Electric Daisy Carnival, or EDC, will include stages with electronic dance music, along with street performers, art showcases, and amusement park rides. Tickets are $169 for both days. You must be 18 to attend.
Photo via illbrooklynnino1/Instagram
Neanderthal Ball
Nov. 5, 777 E. Princeton Street, 407-514-2000
The Orlando Science Center’s gala with a stone age theme will include live music, a silent auction, and food and drink. While the dress code is cocktail attire, there is no limit on how much cheetah or leopard print you can include. 
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Neanderthal Ball
Nov. 5, 777 E. Princeton Street, 407-514-2000
The Orlando Science Center’s gala with a stone age theme will include live music, a silent auction, and food and drink. While the dress code is cocktail attire, there is no limit on how much cheetah or leopard print you can include.
Photo via /Facebook
Lauryn Hill at the House of Blues
Dec. 8, 1490 Buena Vista Dr, 407-934-2583 
Ms. Lauryn Hill is launching her “MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling!” following her well-received exhibition at the Kings Theater in Brooklyn, NY. After spending time in prison, criticisms of homophobia and a less-than-stellar live performance track record, Hill appears to finally, maybe, (possibly?) be hinting at a comeback.
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United We Brunch
Sept. 17, Orchid Garden at Church Street, 122 W Church Street, 407-377-0400
Brunch tastings, cocktails and live entertainment will all be available at United We Brunch. Tickets start at $35 for regular admission and $55 for VIP. 
Photo via Leanne Leuterio/Orlando Weekly
United We Brunch
Sept. 17, Orchid Garden at Church Street, 122 W Church Street, 407-377-0400
Brunch tastings, cocktails and live entertainment will all be available at United We Brunch. Tickets start at $35 for regular admission and $55 for VIP.
Photo via Leanne Leuterio/Orlando Weekly
Orlando Greek Fest
Nov. -Nov. 6, 1217 Trinity Woods Lane, Maitland, 407-331-4687 
Come out and enjoy authentic Greek foods, live music, church tours, iconography presentations, and dancing performances by the members of Holy Trinity’s Hellenic Dance Program. Knock a few dollars of the admission price by bringing a canned good product for the Ephraim project. 
Photo via Orlando Greek Festival/Facebook
Orlando Greek Fest
Nov. -Nov. 6, 1217 Trinity Woods Lane, Maitland, 407-331-4687
Come out and enjoy authentic Greek foods, live music, church tours, iconography presentations, and dancing performances by the members of Holy Trinity’s Hellenic Dance Program. Knock a few dollars of the admission price by bringing a canned good product for the Ephraim project.
Photo via Orlando Greek Festival/Facebook
Orlando Beer Festival
Nov. 12, Festival Park, 2911 Robinson St., 407-377-0400 
The Orlando Beer Festival will allow attendees to have unlimited samples of over 150 beers from breweries and beer bars across Orlando. The samples are included in admission price, and there will also be live music, wine tasting and food. Over 21 only (naturally). 
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Orlando Beer Festival
Nov. 12, Festival Park, 2911 Robinson St., 407-377-0400
The Orlando Beer Festival will allow attendees to have unlimited samples of over 150 beers from breweries and beer bars across Orlando. The samples are included in admission price, and there will also be live music, wine tasting and food. Over 21 only (naturally).
Photo via orlandobungalower/Instagram
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