Although Florida has a bit of a faux-fall season, with warm temps hanging around long past the pumpkin patches, fall festivities are in full swing in Orlando North, Seminole County. Whether you’re looking for fun for the whole family or a date night spot to impress someone special, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for within our county lines this November. This month, we’re highlighting two of our favorite things — food trucks and festivals. Keep reading to learn about the best places to hit for unique cuisines and one-of-a-kind experiences.
When: Saturday, November 5, 2022, 3 – 9 p.m.
Where: Oviedo Amphitheatre & Cultural Center 357 Center Lake Lane Oviedo, FL 32765
We’re starting a month of excitement off strong with Oviedo’s Bark & Brew, a free festival featuring sixty different craft beers for sampling, pet activities and demos, pet related vendors, food trucks and live entertainment. Bring your favorite fido (on a leash, of course) and purchase a craft beer punch card so you can skip the lines and sip on small-batch brews. While you need to be 21+ to take part in sampling, with food trucks, free entertainment and plenty of dogs begging to be pet, there’s something for attendees of all ages.
When: Friday, November 11, 6 – 9 p.m.
Where: 95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry, FL 32707
Our favorite dynamic duo? Delicious eats you can sink your teeth into and live bands that are music to the ears. Lucky for us, the Casselberry Food Trucks event comes around the second Friday of every month with the best food trucks in Orlando North and toe-tapping performances from artists you know and a few you’ll soon love. This month, The Rhenn Again Duo is bringing their pop, alternative and reggae versions of today’s hits and yesterday’s favorites to Lake Concord Park to serenade you as you try the best eateries on wheels.
When: Saturday, November 12, 5 - 9 p.m
Where: Lake Concord Park, Casselberry, FL 32707
From joyful beats to soulful melodies, the blues have personality to spare and, when paired with craft beer from local brewers, you have everything you need for a night to remember. Invite your friends or bring someone special to Casselberry’s Craft Beer and Blues Festival for the best of blues music performed by Selwyn Birchwood, Too Slim and the Taildraggers and headliner, Mike Zito. This free event will also feature an art show, food trucks, product vendors and of course, great craft beer.
When: Sunday, November 13, 12 – 5 p.m.
Where: 307 E 2nd St, Sanford, FL 32771
Every third Saturday, you can stroll along the brick-lined streets of Historic Downtown Sanford with pets, friends, and family and experience some of the best dishes and drinks around. At Sanford’s Food Truck Fiesta, you can grab flavorful food and craft beers and cocktails from over twenty of Orlando’s top food trucks. If that wasn’t tempting enough, this event also features live music outside, craft artisans and vendors, and plenty of seating so you can hang out and enjoy the fiesta with your favorite foodies.
When: Monday, November 14, 6 – 9 p.m.
Where: Lake Concord Park, Casselberry, FL
The Casselberry Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to a night out under the stars for the 12th Annual Food & Wine Festival, and believe us, you won’t want to rain check. With your ticket, you get access to samples of local restaurants’ signature dishes, local beer and wines, and much more. To set the soundtrack for this magical night, DJ Johnny Velvet will be there for your entertainment and requests. As an added bonus, all proceeds from the event’s silent auction go to local nonprofits and contribute to the annual Promote Prosperity Scholarship for local high school students.
When: Saturday, November 19, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Sunday, November 20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: 175 W. Warren Ave, Longwood, FL 32750
Inspiration is sure to strike when you go down to the 46th annual Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival to to see unique pieces from over 200 artists and exhibitors. With the best of everything from fine jewelry to seasonal décor, it’s no wonder this festival was named one of the top fifty Classic/Contemporary Craft Festivals in America by Sunshine Artists. Drop by to pick up a few one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays or grab a glass of wine and stay awhile.
Whether you want to ring in the season with a pint of craft beer in your hand, a puppy in tow, or sampling the best food trucks Orlando North, Seminole County has to offer, there is something for everyone on this jam-packed list of fall festivities. Make sure you stay up to date on our latest events and experiences so you can make the most of your next trip to our charming corner of Central Florida.