Calendar of EventsFall/Winter 2018-2019

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras

Enjoy Florida’s Biggest Party with nightly parades, amazing concerts including headliners on select nights and more.

Event occurs rain or shine. No rain checks, returns or refunds. Prices, times, dates and entertainment are subject to change without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.

Orlando Magic Basketball Orlando Magic Basketball

Orlando Magic Basketball

See an NBA game live! Experience the thrills of super-charged action during the season, as the Orlando Magic take on the biggest teams in the NBA. With numerous dining options and interactive areas, a Magic game is fun for the whole family!

  • Where: Amway Center
  • When: Select Dates, Now – April 5
  • Phone: 407-89-MAGIC
  • Website: orlandomagic.com

Spring Bloom Festival Walking Tours

Walking tours of the Gardens start at the Visitor Center and are included with general admission or membership. Mon-Sat: 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., Sun: 2 p.m.

Seven Seas Food Festival Seven Seas Food Festival

Seven Seas Food Festival

The popular event has returned this spring with more to love. As guests sip and sample their way through the park, they will discover globally inspired flavors while enjoying local craft beers and beverages from around the world. The fun goes beyond the food with live performances at Bayside Stadium featuring top artists.

Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival

Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival

From flavor-rich cuisine at the Outdoor Kitchens to unforgettable Character topiaries, Epcot® combines the freshest flowers and flavors from around the world. Plus, there’s plenty of fun during the night, too. Musical acts take the stage every night during the Garden Rocks™ Concert Series. Come see all that’s blooming this spring!

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival

A world of taste awaits at the fifth annual Food & Wine Festival. The festival features signature dishes along with exciting new cuisine, including all-new dishes plus a large selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails. Join them as some of the biggest acts in musical entertainment take the stage.

*Event dates & details subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice

Spring Friday Nights

Visitors can enjoy free admission from 4 to 8 p.m. and live music from 5 to 8 p.m. Most Friday nights will include tours of the exhibition Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Laurelton Hall at 7 p.m. The April 12 programming also includes a family tour of selected galleries and a demonstration of metalworking techniques with a free take-home art activity for participants.

U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Ceremony Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex℠

U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Ceremony

Astronauts James Buchli and Janet Kavandi will be inducted during a public ceremony at 11 a.m. The inductees will join the ranks of well-known space explorers such as Alan Shepard, John Glenn, John Young, Neil Armstrong, Sally Ride and Eileen Collins. Included with Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex admission.Astronauts James Buchli and Janet Kavandi will be inducted during a public ceremony at 11 a.m. The inductees will join the ranks of well-known space explorers such as Alan Shepard, John Glenn, John Young, Neil Armstrong, Sally Ride and Eileen Collins. Included with Kennedy Space Center Visitor ComplexSM admission.

Easter Weekend Open House

Free admission throughout the weekend to enjoy the Tiffany Chapel and more. Music by classical guitarist Joshua Englert from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.

Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends

Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids’ Weekends

Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends. You’re invited to a celebration of friendship and fun during Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends at Busch Gardens. With hands-on activities and a chance to be up close with Busch Gardens’ animal ambassadors, families can enjoy character dance parties and more included in their daily admission.

*Included with admission. Event dates and details subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice

Inside Look Inside Look at SeaWorld® Orlando

Inside Look

Guests can go behind the scenes and visit areas never opened to the public during this new event. SeaWorld’s renowned veterinarians and animal experts will offer an intimate look at the day-to-day care they provide for animals large and small. Visitors will also get to meet the SeaWorld Rescue Team and learn more about their life-saving work.

Meet a Mermaid

Mermaids take over Orlando performing unbelievable underwater feats. They will mesmerize you swimming amongst our beautiful creatures! Meet one too!