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Things to do in the City of Kissimmee: October 2019

Post Date:10/04/2019 4:37 PM

#EventsInKissimmee - September 2019

There are a lot of exciting family-friendly events happening in the City of Kissimmee during the month of September. Whether you enjoy comic & sci-fi expos, parades, or community festivals, there is something for everyone to enjoy.  Don't want to miss any of our communities' biggest events? Sign up for our once-a-month events newsletter.


Viva Osceola

This is a photo of a crowd attending Viva Osceola at Kissimmee Lakefront Park

The 28th year of Osceola County's premier Latin Festival, Viva Osceola, has become one of the top three Hispanic festivals in Central Florida and one of a few Hispanic festivals in Central Florida that has FREE admission. Viva brings thousands of people to Osceola County to experience the very best of Latin music, food, art and crafts. This family friendly event is packed with activities and entertainment for all ages. 

October 12 | 12 pm - 7 pm
Kissimmee Lakefront Park: Veterans Lawn
201 Lakeview Dr


Food Truck Rodeo & KUA Movie in the Park

This is a photo of BBQ brisket cut on a cutting board.


Start your weekend off right every first Friday of the month with the Food Truck Rodeo and KUA Movie in the Park. The Food Truck Rodeo begins at 6 pm on the Kissimmee Lakefront Park Lighthouse Lawn. This month's food truck line up is Brazilian Passion, Fully Loaded, Grandma's BBQ, Havana Hog, Kona Ice, Jewel's Cafe and Rolling Dough. Activities and games begin on the Kissimmee Lakefront Park Veterans Lawn at 5:30 pm and the KUA Movie in the Park will begin at 7:30 pm. This month's movie is Aladdin (2019). 

October 4 | 5:30 pm - 9 pm
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
201 Lakeview Drive


Tap Cancer Out BJJ

This is a photo of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitors.


Tap Cancer Out is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition that unites the community and empowers competitors to fight for more than just points and medals. This event benefits Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation which changes the lives of children with cancer and their families by funding critical research grants and family services.

October 5 | 10 am - 5 pm
Kissimmee Civic Center
201 E. Dakin Avenue


Hispanic Heritage Celebration

This is a photo of empanadas.


Sample the many flavors of Hispanic culture at the Hispanic Heritage Celebration. This event features food, cultural performances and authentic Hispanic family games and activities. 

October 11 | 5 pm - 8 pm
Kissimmee Civic Center
201 E. Dakin Avenue


Barktober Fest

This is a photo of two dogs in the Bob Makinson Aquatic Center for Barktober fest.


Dogs deserve fun events too! Treat your canine friend by taking them to the 6th annual Barktober Fest at the Bob Makinson Aquatic Center. Admission to this dog swim event is only $4 per dog and features contests, prizes and a raffle. Owners must provide proof of current rabies or shots records. All dogs will be subject to an aggression check before entering the facility. Any dogs that show aggression can be turned away. Owners accompanying their dogs will not be allowed to swim and will only be allowed in knee deep water.

October 19 | 1 pm - 4 pm
Bob Makinson Aquatic Center
2204 Denn John Lane


Boo! On Broadway

This is a photo of two trick or treaters holding pumpkin themed baskets.


This family-friendly Halloween event is fun for all ages. "Boo" is a safe and engaging trick-or-treat event in the heart of downtown Kissimmee that features music, performances, a "mini coffin" race down Broadway and plenty of surprises. 

October 25 | 6 pm - 9 pm
Historic Downtown Kissimmee



This is a photo of two girls with pumpkin face paint on.


A family-friendly fall festival to kick off the fall season! Fall-O-Ween features arts and crafts, face painting, bounce houses, candy, raffles, costume contests and hay rides. 

October 26 | 10 am - 1 pm
Denn John Multi-Purpose Field
2204 Denn John Lane

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