October 2020 Online Events Calendar


Online events are virtual and highly interactive, where people come together to learn and be entertained on the web. No matter what you're looking for there's a virtual event that's just right for you. Check out October's calendar to see what fun events interest you!


Plano Virtual Comedy Festival   Oct. 1-4
A weekend of comedy events you can attend right from the comfort of your laptop, desktop or mobile phone! Featuring some of the best comedians in the country, we're bringing all the fun of Plano Comedy Festival straight to you without you having to leave your home!

Virtual Bronx Book Fair   Oct. 2-5
Literary fun includes panel discussions, keynote speaker, children story hour, women panel, writing workshops and music.

Portland Dance Film Fest   Oct. 2-11
Ten days of over 60 films screenings, workshops, world premieres, and fun. 26 spectacular PDFF Picks, 9 moving documentaries, 24 mini films created while sheltering in place, and the world premiere of the Oregon Dance Film Commission.

The Ozarks Maker Faire   Oct. 3
We will be celebrating and showcasing a variety of makers whether theyre of the fine arts type maker or the industrial maker. Just a few examples are: hacker, woodworker, silversmith, coder, drone pilot, baker, and candlestick maker! 

Ohio Poetry Day Virtual Celebration   Oct. 3
The afternoon kicks off with a reading by Kari Gunter-Seymour, who will then be interviewed by OPA President Chuck Salmons. After a short break, the OPD contest winners will be invited to read their winning poems.

Int'l Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards   Oct. 3-4
Poe-themed performances, vendors, booksellers and music, plus family-friendly activities, poetry and art. 

Say NO Bullying Virtual Festival   Oct. 4
Will feature entertainment, empowerment speakers and celebrity appearances. Join the worldwide community and Say NO Bullying. 

The New Yorker Festival   Oct. 5-11
Will feature talks, panel discussions, and performances with some of the most talented and influential figures of our time, from the worlds of politics, activism, literature, food, and entertainment. 

Concert of Colors   Oct. 6-11
The Concert of Colors is metro Detroits free annual diversity-themed music festival.  Global music at its finest at this colorful, festive, upbeat coveted summer event.  

Good Mental Health Festival   Oct. 9
The Good Mental Health festival is designed to improve the way people think and feel about mental health, the festival includes positive mental health talks, presentations & workshops. 

Fort Collins Book Fest   Oct. 9-11 & 16-18
The book fest includes a variety of interviews with authors, book talks, readings, panels and writers workshops.

Oyster Festival   Oct. 10-18
Virtual festival-goers will be able to access and participate in an entire weeks worth of fun, informative and downright delicious activities, including: virtual tours of the oyster life, including habitat, harvesting and history and livestream presentation and conversation with an oyster historian. 

Digital Chocolate Festival   Oct. 14-20
At Celebrate Cacao our mission is to share our passion for, and educate others about the fine quality, bean-to-bar, ethically produced chocolate being made right here in the UK! The Digital Chocolate Festival has been created as a platform to continue to promote and advocate for craft chocolate makers during the global pandemic we find ourselves in.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival   Oct. 15
A series of thought-provoking and breathtaking local, national and global short films exploring the protection and restoration of wild lands and waters, food systems, climate change, biodiversity, litter prevention, and much more. 

Rare Books LA Virtual Book Fair   Oct. 15-18
Rare books, fine prints, classic photography, unique ephemera and more await your discovery online.

The Virtual Kentucky Bourbon Festival   Oct. 15-18
Promotes Kentucky Bourbon & the Bourbon Capital of the World by hosting a celebration that contributes to the economic and cultural vitality of our communities in Bardstown, Kentucky. 

AFI (American Film Institute) FEST 2020   Oct. 15-22
The virtual edition will have the same programming structure with sections highlighting new auteurs and world cinema, as well as filmmaker conversations and the AFI Summit. 

OC Film Fiesta Festival   Oct. 15-25
Featuring more than 40 films from around the world, conversations with filmmakers, workshops and special programs, this years OC Film Fiesta will be a virtual event that can be enjoyed anywhere! 

Bronzeville Art District Virtual Trolley Tour   Oct. 16
You can virtually visit any of the galleries, art institutions or studios and experience amazing art and entertainment. 

RetroPop Live! Halloween   Oct. 17
What better way to celebrate the Halloween season than with a Horror festival filled with nostalgia? Enjoy cast reunions from iconic 80s and 90's horror movies including the cult classic Killer Klowns From Outer Space, a Friday the 13th 40th Anniversary Cast Reunion, Child's Play, virtual meet & greets, autograph signings and collectible spotlights.

EarthxConservation   Oct. 19-21
This three-day virtual event is designed to raise awareness about conservation and responsible resource use, and create understanding about how appropriately managed hunting, fishing, and agricultural activities around the world are critical to further conservation resulting in environmentally protective use of the biosphere.

International Yoga Festival 2020   Oct. 21-25
This yoga festival offers yoga classes, lectures, meditation, workshops, music, kirtan, wellness, inspirational talks and much more at the comfort of your own home. 

Austin Film Festival & Conference   Oct. 22-29
Recognized as one of the top film festivals in the country, this cinematic event shines the spotlight on both top-billed films and indies alike.

Denver Film Festival   Oct. 22-Nov. 8
This year we are hosting the Festival on our new virtual platform, which will allow us to bring Official Selections, exclusive filmmaker conversations, bonus content, special guests and more, to all of Colorado.

Boston Veg Food Fest 2020   Oct. 24
A special and exciting virtual event including outstanding speakers, a platform for vegan products and businesses and nonprofit and a Vegan Marketplace. 

Fall for Art   Oct. 25-30
A juried art show & sale virtual fundraiser sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Ulster County featuring artists of the Hudson Valley showing and selling their 2D and 3D work. 

Virtual Halloween Painting Party   Oct. 31
Hosted by Paint for a Purpose. 1.5 hour course led by an expert artist to guide you through the creation of a spooky painting inspired by Halloween. Release your creativity while painting along. No experience needed. 

Halloween Cookie Decorating Class   Oct. 31
Sign up to learn the basics and decorate Halloween cookies with founder and baker Vonteyah of Sweetie Vs Desserterie! This is a class for beginners and no experience is necessary! Also, this class is online only! Each step will be demonstrated along the way.

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