UCOMING DOP EVENTS

Save the Date!

  • APRIL 21: Third Thursday :: 5-6:30pm @TBD
  • MAY 6: First Friday Coffee :: 8-9am @TBD

 

DOWNTOWN BUZZGet Ready to Eat And Shop On #407DayVisitOrlando is partnering with Orange County and the City of Orlando to stretch #407Day beyond the dining industry. Now, residents can celebrate and support all kinds of local businesses as part of #407Day, including shops, boutiques and services. And to encourage participation, VisitOrlando is working with local food blog Tasty Chomps to launch a #407Day social media giveaway for anyone who shares posts and photos of their local purchases on April 7, using hashtag #407Day. Ten winners will be awarded giveaways that are also from local businesses and organizations — a win-win for the destination. 

2022 Orange County Regional Economic SummitOn Thursday, April 21, 2022, from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings, in collaboration with the Orlando Economic Partnership, will host the 2022 Orange County Regional Economic Summit. The regional summit will highlight the annual local and state economic forecast. This year the summit will also focus on how the region’s business and transportation infrastructure can support our County’s upward trajectory for economic growth and progress. The half-day summit will take place at Full Sail University. Advanced registration is required. To register, click here.

DID YOU KNOW?UCF Celebrates the ArtsFrom now until April 16, UCF College of Arts & Humanities will bring its best and brightest artists to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for concerts, lectures, musicals, and more! Every year, UCF brings its best and brightest artists to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for a large-scale celebration of the things that make our world more interesting and beautiful. This year, UCF Celebrates the Arts is bigger than ever, with a multi-day production of an award-winning, family-friendly musical, concerts in the new Steinmetz Hall, lectures and discussions, multimedia events, chamber music, an expanded visual arts presence and more surprises to delight you. For more information about the slate of events click here.

Downtown Day of ServiceOur community matters, so lets care for it! On April 15th, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, join dozens of UCF and Valencia College students, faculty and staff in giving back to our local community of Parramore and Downtown Orlando. Throughout the day, choose to volunteer your time at different service sites including Parramore Street Clean Up, Boys and Girls Club of Central Floria, Orange County Animal Services, and more being added everyday. Food, giveaways, and transportation provided! For more information and to register for the event, click here.

Sensory-Friendly Sunday: Space SpectacularOn April 10th, from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM, explore Florida’s important role in space exploration and NASA history while enjoying themed activities throughout the Orange County Regional History Center. Activities end at 4 p.m. For more information about this event presented in partnership with the Autism Society of Greater Orlando, click here.