As we glide into another unforgettable weekend, Lake Nona and Downtown Orlando are ready to charm you with a blend of cultural, culinary, and technological delights. Whether you are a seasoned local or an eager explorer, Lake Nona continues to foster a spirit of community with an impressive lineup of events, each more enticing than the last.
Dive into a world of rhythm and finesse at the Zebra Room with the legendary Argentine Tango master Gabriel Missé. Renowned by The New York Times as ‘One of the world’s most wonderful dancers,’ Missé will be joined by the talented Maru Rifourcat over the Memorial weekend. To jazz up your nights, the energetic guest DJ Mariano Bejarano will spin the best tandas. Ensure your spot at this 2-day event by purchasing your tickets in advance from thezebraroom.com. Ready for a grand tango weekend?
For the food enthusiasts, embark on a Bacán Culinary Journey at the chic Lake Nona Wave Hotel on Friday, May 26. From 6 pm to 10 pm, indulge in a four-course tasting menu curated by Michelin-recommended chefs. Paired with finely crafted tequila and mezcal cocktails by Lobos 1707, this sensory dining experience is not to be missed. The unique blend of fine dining, crafted drinks, and atmospheric live entertainment is sure to captivate your senses and leave you longing for more.
Meanwhile, immerse yourself in the captivating ‘The Unreal Garden’ at Boxi Park. This interactive exhibit offers a fully immersive holographic experience. Navigate surreal landscapes, engage with mythical animals, and solve puzzles in this unique blend of technology and storytelling. Designed for all ages, this event invites you to make lasting memories with your family and friends. The journey begins the moment you put on the cutting-edge holographic headset, also used by NASA. Intrigued yet?
And last but not least, the recurring favorite, Art After Dark returns to the Lake Nona Town Center. Every Friday night from 6 pm to 9 pm, stroll through vibrant art displays, enjoy live demonstrations, and be serenaded by local musicians. The event will also host food trucks on the first Friday of every month, offering a perfect blend of art, music, and gastronomic delights. Don’t forget to bring your furry friends along to this pet-friendly event.
From tantalizing your taste buds to submerging you in an augmented reality, Lake Nona ensures your weekend is anything but ordinary. Grab your calendars and lock in the dates because Lake Nona is the place to be this weekend. We can’t wait to see you there!
Text credits: Adapted text from Rodrigo Amado by Flavio Bergmann / Guilherme Ferreira
Photo credits: photomontage: Vinícius Pascoal