10 Orlando Food Events in July


From celebrating the 4th to sunny beach days, July is Florida’s best summer month. Stay cool and happy in Orlando and beyond with a chicken and waffles brunch, a Christmas in July evening, and healthy-eating inspired kids summer camps and adult classes.

  1. On July 17th, attend the Fit N’ Fresh: Summer Plant-Based Cooking Class. Join Carly Paige and learn how to use simple recipes with seasonal ingredients to create and enjoy a 3-course dinner, as well as breakfast and lunch for the next day.
  2. Learn about healthy eating right alongside your child in the Empowered Kitchen Cooking series: Learn with me, Cook with me, Eat with me every Wednesday in July from 10am-12pm. From food safety to the importance of healthy eating, your child will become empowered about their food. $75 for 1 adult and 1 child for all 4 classes.
  3. Don’t miss a delicious chicken and waffles brunch at East End Market on July 13th. Enjoy bottomless mimosas and all of the savory and sweet waffle toppers you can dream of. Reserve a table for 6, 8, or get an individual ticket and meet other waffle lovers.
  4. Participate in Orlando’s tastiest culinary competition and street event: Tacos and Tequila! Sample hundreds of tacos (and lots of tequila) from local joints and food trucks and vote for your favorite on July 20 at the Cheyenne Saloon.
  5. On July 27th, the 5thannual Curryfest is making its appearance at the Central Florida Fair Grounds. The aroma from all of the different curry dishes will swirl through the sounds of the soulful music, laughter in the kid zone, and 12 international DJs. The event runs from 2pm-2am, so come ready to eat and party all night.
  6. For 2 weeks in July (15-19 and 29-Aug 2), kids can attend the Seed-To-Table Summer Camp at the Edible Education Experience (pictured above). Campers make their own lunch with ingredients they gather from the garden while learning about science, math, and history on their plate.
  7. Create and enjoy a Filipino feast of your dreams with Kadence’s Chef Lo on July 24 put on by Edible Education Experience. This Kamayan style dinner is a traditional “with-your-hands” type meal featuring Lumpaia (Filipino spring roll), Inasal (grilled food), and Sinangag (garlic fried rice).
  8. For a quick and delicious dinner idea, stop by the Orlando Public Library’s Cuisine Corner: Pasta Delight On July 31st, learn how to make one-pot pasta with sausage and sundried tomatoes and mascarpone stuffed dates and master the art of quick Italian cooking.
  9. CelebrateChristmas in July on the 27thin the Historic Cocoa Village. This Sip & Stroll offers beer and wine tastings as well as peeks into merchant’s shops to get you into the holiday spirit early. Get your tickets soon, and start making your wish list for Santa.
  10. Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in July you can be a chocolatier for the day at Peterbrooke Winter Park. While learning about the science of chocolate, campers will make their own chocolate bars and fill molds to create lots of chocolate delicacies to bring home. Lunch, a drink, and some delicious gelato are included.