It's the time of year when the days start growing shorter and the air starts to turn a little cooler. Labor Day weekend in Orlando is the time when many begin to say goodbye to summer and fully transition into the fall season. Before the summer is out, plans are made to celebrate the season one last time for the year.

Florida may seem like an endless summer paradise, being sunny and hot with pristine beaches. But the fall season is alive and well in The Sunshine State, and you can start your fall shenanigans in Orlando over the long Labor Day weekend.

This weekend, enjoy hitting the beach with your pals or splash at a cool waterpark. Or, if you want to get in touch with nature, you can escape on an African safari without ever leaving Florida.

You can also check out some different events happening around the Orlando region for Labor Day weekend.

You could have the chance to find magical fairy doors at a lush Orlando garden, or munch on the best food Orlando has to offer. Whatever you’re into, Labor Day weekend in Orlando will be the best start to your fall season.

Wild Florida 

Price: $29 per adult

Address: 3301 Lake Cypress Rd., Kenansville, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Embark on a drive-through safari with zebras and giraffes curiously checking you out!

Enchanted Fairy Doors at Leu Gardens 

Price: $10

When: Now until October 31

Address: 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando, FL  

Why You Need To Go: Come and find enchanting fairy doors all throughout this lush garden. 

Island H2O Live Water Park 

Price: $44.99

Address: 3230 Inspiration Dr., Kissimmee, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Summer isn't over yet, and this cool waterpark in Orlando has numerous areas to slide and splash. 

Daytona Beach

Price: FREE

Address: Daytona Beach, FL

Why You Need To Go: You can wander the Daytona Pier, lounge on the sands, and splash in the waves to soak in those last summer vibes.

Clear Kayaking Down King's Landing

Price: $59

Address: 5722 Baptist Camp Rd., Apopka, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Cruise in a clear-bottom kayak down vibrant Rock Springs run near Orlando.

Magical Dining Month

Price: $35

When: Now until October 4

Address: Participating restaurants across Orlando 

Why You Need To Go: Spend Labor Day weekend trying out varied and delicious fare at some of Orlando's best restaurants. 

Usher in the autumn season and spice up your Labor Day weekend with these fun adventures around Orlando!


Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.

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