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Event Check-In:
CityArts Orlando
39 S. Magnolia Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801


The Downtown Arts District is offering visitors validated parking at the Plaza Garage (127 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32801), for $4. This will cover up to eight hours of downtown parking on event nights. There are some exceptions when major sporting events are held in downtown Orlando.

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Celebrate arts, culture, and history on the third Thursday of every month in downtown Orlando from 6-9 p.m. Presented by the Downtown Arts District, the 3rd Thursday Orlando series features art exhibitions, live performances, history exhibitions, and so much more.

Third Thursday Orlando’s continued popularity has sparked new and exciting partnerships with some of downtown Orlando’s most influential organizations including City District Main Street and Orange County Regional History Center. Third Thursdays’ footprint now extends down the block from CityArts Orlando to the Orange County Regional History Center.


Check out the latest featured exhibitions at the CityArts 3rd Thu Opening Night Reception. Rotating monthly, there’s always something new for everyone at this historic downtown Orlando landmark.

Happy Hour at CityArts from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

  • Free drink tickets offered to the first 30 people who show up for Happy Hour!

Magnolia Avenue will be closed for art activations:

  • Outdoor stage July featuring Mugs and Pocket with Orlando favorite Swamburger!
  • Artists painting live, art vendors, and installations changing monthly.


Enjoy free admission to the Orange County History Center on event nights. Discover four floors of Central Florida history across an array of rotating and permanent exhibits, immersive displays, and interactive experiences.

5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Heritage Square (in front of the Orange County Regional History Center) will be activated with a vendor market and live music.

Please visit The Orange County Regional History Center for more information.

Special Art Activation

100 E Pine St UNIT 100, Orlando, FL 32801

Storefront art installation and art pop-up by Red Tape and Color Me Places

2024 Third Thursday Orlando Series Dates

January 18
February 15
March 21
April 18
May 16
June 20
July 18
August 15
September 19
October 17
November 21
December 19