With temperatures rising, and the sun making its bold and brilliant appearance, vacationers and locals to Orlando will be looking for things to do to get out and chase away some of those Covid blues. Here are some of the best and most looked forward to events in the area.
Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Orlando
Mardi Gras is returning to Universal and will run from February 6th to March 28th, 2021. With more of an emphasis on food, you can still expect live music, roving musicians, and lots of beads! While there won’t be parades this year, as in years past, carnival floats will be staged around Universal Orlando, and you can explore them up close.
A Taste of The Epcot Flower & Garden Festival
Running from March 3th to July 5th, 2021 A horticultural explosion for your eyes, and an array of foods to tantalize even the most refined of taste buds. With fun for all ages, live entertainment, and festival favorites like outdoor kitchens and gardens galore, Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival is bound to be an event the whole family can enjoy.
Sunset Walk in Kissimmee, Florida
A new favorite vacation destination, Sunset walk is proving to be a favorite place for locals and tourists alike. During March you can experience a whole array of events if you’re staying nearby, or willing to travel a bit.
Show Car Saturday Nights – 4-10 pm
Every Saturday, vintage cars from 1987 or earlier line up to share the love for these classic beautifies. There’s a live DJ and party atmosphere too, followed by live music.
Car & Truck Show – Sunday, March 14th, 2021 – 11 am to 2 pm
Classic car and truck collectors from all eras showcase their vehicles. DJ Don pumps out classic rock music
Sunset Live – Fridays & Saturdays – 7-11 pm
Head to Promenade Plaza Stage for regional bands every Friday and Saturday from 6 pm to 9 pm
School of Rock – Rocks The Promenade – March 17th, 2021 – 1-5 pm
The Promenade at Sunset Walk and School of Rock present live music featuring two bands from Central Florida: School of Rock Oviedo and School of Rock Orlando!
Central Florida Fair
From March 4th through the 14th one of the top five fairs in Florida returns for another year of fun! Attracting nearly 250,000 individuals each year, it’s sure to look a little different this year but still provide all the fun and entertainment of years past.
Celebrating agriculture, education, and history, you’ll see some of the years past favorites like:
Watch creative arts such as food, baked or canned, decorated cakes, and informative, fun demonstrations by top chefs in the stage kitchen.
Flowers, gardening, water conservation, landscaping, animals, veterinary hints, and tips are all part of shared educational expertise.
Livestock on display amount to more than 2,000 animals
100 groups provide music and dancing on 3 separate stages.
Admission tickets start at $7 for a child and $12 for an adult. Check the website to get 40% off tickets for a limited time:
Floral City Strawberry Festival
You can look forward to this fresh feast of dashing red berries on March 6th and 7th. With fun merchandise strawberry prince and princess and pageants, and live music, you’ll want to check out all at Floral City Strawberry Festival.
For more concerts, food festivals, and fun things to do in Orlando in March, you can check out this more comprehensive list encompassing Orlando and other areas. Make sure to register for events ahead of time. Check out the safety precautions required and get ready for all the excitement Orlando has to offer!