This Spring in Orlando

Escape from those Winter Blues and plan a Spring Vacation to Orlando.  Conditions could not be better for an impromptu trip to the Sunshine State.  Spring is the perfect season to visit popular Orlando Attractions.  Warm day time temperatures with mostly- sunny skies make Walt Disney World a pleasant spot to spend your vacation days.  Yes, the waterparks remain open during these off- season months.  Gas prices are still low compared to previous years, and you can expect a sharp decline in nightly rates at your favorite Vacation Rentals.  Plan ahead and make room in your schedule for these well- known seasonal festivals hosted by Orlando Theme Parks.

Mardi Gras at Universal Studios.  February 6- April 16.

Visit Universal Studios Orlando to Embrace the Excitement of Florida’s Biggest Party on weekend nights this Spring!  Legendary bands, authentic New Orleans cuisine, and a wild and outrageous flamboyant parade highlight the popular Mardi Gras celebration at Universal Studios.  Start your collection of party beads here.

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.  March 2- May 30.

Guests enjoy beautiful garden displays and powerful live entertainment at one of the most- anticipated Spring events year after year.  Fun for the whole family!  A packed schedule is full of gardening presentations, children’s play areas, and concerts by top bands and musicians.  Check out all the sights and sounds while dining on tasty cuisine and drinks.

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Viva La Musica.  April 16 & 23 and May 7 & 14.

Celebrate Latin culture while spending the day at SeaWorld! Experience delicious Latin cuisine and exciting concerts featuring internationally renowned Latin musicians. Come hungry, as there are lots of international dishes to sample.  This event is free with a paid SeaWorld admission.  Watch SeaWorld’s famous animal shows then head to the party for a memorable good time!

Orlando Farmers Market at Downtown Orlando. Every Sunday, 10am- 4pm.

On your next visit, stop by the Orlando Farmers Market to experience something totally different than the Theme Park world.  Local musicians and entertainment, specialty arts and crafts, and local tastes and treats thrive here, beside the Lake Eola Park and waterfront.

Upcoming Events in Orlando - Spring and Summer 2014

Plan your upcoming vacation around these fun spring and summer events at the Orlando area theme parks. All of the listed events are family-friendly. Admission to most events is covered in the cost of your park ticket and will complement the excitement of thrilling rides and amusements. Check our blog often for more great ideas that will add to your Central Florida vacation experience.

The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival (now through May 18th) is a wonderful kick off to our spring season in Kissimmee. Visitors enjoy bright flower displays, home improvement seminars, live music from legendary bands, and unique seasonal foods at the World Showcase. After one trip to the Flower & Garden Festival, you'll want to schedule future vacations around this event.

Epcot’s popular summer concert series, Sounds Like Summer, begins on June 8th and runs until July 26th. Listen to your favorite classic rock songs performed by tribute bands. Bands honor the Beach Boys, U2, the Eagles, Bee Gees, and other well-known acts. These concerts take place in the America Gardens Theatre in the World Showcase with a different band performing each week.

Fans of the popular Star Wars films will enjoy Star Wars Weekends at Hollywood Studios, May 16th - June 15th. Disney is the place to be for special thrilling entertainment paying tribute to the Star Wars franchise. Experience specialty rides, celebrity parades, fireworks shows, Jedi Training for younger children, and collect autographs from your favorite Star Wars characters. It's all taking place right here!

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Viva La Musica takes place at SeaWorld every Saturday, from April 26th - May 17th and pays homage to Latin culture. Experience tasty Latin cuisine and exciting concerts featuring internationally renowned Latin musicians. Come hungry, as there are lots of delicious dishes to sample. This event is free with a paid SeaWorld admission.

During SeaWorld’s Summer Nights Celebration, which takes place June 21st – August 10th, the excitement heats up as the day cools down. Thrilling light shows and fireworks displays light up the night skies and add an extra flair to the always popular marine show featuring Shamu. Clyde and Seamore put on a hilarious nighttime show as well, titled “Sea Lions Tonite.” Enjoy a thrilling experience on SeaWorld’s rollercoasters as the day winds down.

Universal Studios hosts its own Grand Celebration of the New Orleans original party, Mardi Gras. This party is ongoing until June 7th. Catch the same level of excitement as you would in New Orleans, only in Orlando and beside great Theme Park rides. Internationally known music superstars and bands from hip hop and rock and roll will be hosting free concerts. Extravagant floats, Cajun food, and Bayou-fused music surround Universal Studios to create a festive environment.


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