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The Best Events and Things To Do in Orlando April 2024

Updated: Apr 2

Welcome to April in Orlando, a month jam packed with things to do! From theme park festivals to air shows, car shows, big name concerts, and more, there is so much to do! April also features Earth Day and Arbor Day, with lots of events to celebrate.

100+ Events & Things To Do In Orlando April 2024

Events & Things To Do in Orlando April 2024


Welcome to April in Orlando! The weather is heating up, and there is a ton of amazing events and things to do, including Orlando Air Dot Show, Sun ‘N Fun International Fly-In, Celebration Exotic Car Festival, Disney Dapper Days, Central Florida Earth Day, Fiesta In The Park, and many more.


Whatever events you plan to attend, have an awesome time, and remember to check back often as we add a ton more Orlando events to this list throughout the month.



Before attending events, please contact the event organizer to confirm that the event is taking place as changes, and cancellations can occur.


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100+ Events and Things To Do in Orlando

Ongoing Events


Aloha to Summer at Aquatica Orlando
Saturday & Sunday, March 30 - June 2

Say “Aloha” to summer at Aquatica Orlando with festive fun from morning through night! Enjoy specialty food and beverage offerings, exciting entertainment including dance parties and activities, plus enjoy the most waterslides in Orlando, including the All-New Tassie’s Underwater Twist!


EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
February 28 - May 27

Attend a springtime event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, lively entertainment and more! The popular Garden Rocks Concert Series features favorite tunes at the America Gardens Theatre. And of course, fresh flavors are on the menu at Outdoor Kitchens and other food and beverage locations throughout the park, among other delights.


Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld Orlando
Select Dates, February 2 - May 19

Oceans of flavor and fun are waiting at SeaWorld. Everyone will find tasty delights among more than 200 distinct offerings. Explore more than 50 fresh global cuisine choices to pair with over 75 refreshing wine, cocktails, and craft brews. Plus, add a taste of rock, country, Latin, or throwback sounds at live music shows every weekend.


Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
Select Dates, March 9 - May 19

A world of taste awaits at the annual Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival with a delicious menu and drinks as dynamic and unique as the park's thrilling roller coaster collection. Guests can sip & savor their way through flavorful eats and mouthwatering treats before finding their new favorite brew or cocktail. Park guests can explore a variety of flavors while enjoying a diverse concert lineup, including acts for all tastes.


Kids' Weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa
Saturdays & Sundays, April 27 - May 19

Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends for fun-filled weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.


Glass in Flight 2 at Leu Gardens
February 3 – May 5

Experience an amazing outdoor sculpture exhibit of larger-than-life flying insects hand-crafted into 28 works of art with Dalle de Verre glass and steel. Created by national known sculptor, Alex Heveri, each piece captures the essence of flight. Glass in Flight 2 takes place at Orlando's Leu Gardens and is included with general admission.


From Here
March 22 - May 5

Renaissance Theatre Company presents a new run of From Here Off-Broadway this summer, An all-Orlando cast and crew will perform our musical love letter to Orlando at the Ren on weekends from March 22 through May 5. Get tickets now.


Sesame Street Land's 5th Birthday
January 27 - April 28

Sesame Street Land is turning 5 and Sesame Street Land at SeaWorld Orlando is all decked out with colorful birthday décor. Enjoy fun birthday events including the ALL-NEW Sesame Street Birthday Parade, Birthday Storytime, Birthday-themed crafts and festive Birthday photo ops with everyone’s favorite furry friends.


April Family Foam Party at Island H20
Saturday & Sunday, April 6 - 28

At Island H20 Water Park in Kissimmee, Enjoy Family Foam Party weekends in April! Foam, Family Music, and more!


Tasty Takeover
Every Tuesday

Food Truck Block Party in The Milk District. Located in the back parking lots of 2424 E Robinson St, Orlando, Every Tuesday,


TPD Night Market
Every Thursday and Friday, 6pm

TPD Night Market is a weekly Thursday & Friday night market featuring 20 plus vendors at 431 E Central Blvd, Thornton Park, Orlando.


Art After Dark at Lake Nona
Every Friday

Every Friday night, Art After Dark takes over Lake Nona Town Center from 6 pm. Enjoy a stroll through our Town Center as you explore hand crafted artisan products, and tasty cuisine. Be sure to grab a glass a wine, stay a while and enjoy the art displayed on the six story art installation, The Beacon.


Winter Garden Friday on the Plaza
Every Friday

Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza, at Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo.


Friday Muscle Car Show & Cruise
Every Friday

Join the heart pounding excitement of high-performance engines and true horse power for our Muscle Car Show every Friday night at Old Town in Kissimmee. The Friday Muscle Car Show will begin at 3 pm with show-quality muscle and factory-performance cars from 1964 and newer and classics from 1985 and older. Cars will cruise at 8:30 pm.


Dockside Dueling Pianos
Every Friday

Enjoy nonstop live piano music every Friday night at The Wharf at Sunset Walk with late-night food and drink menu.


Disney Springs Kids Club
Every Saturday

Dance, play and be entertained at engaging shows for kids of all ages at the Disney Springs Kids Club, taking place every Saturday. Free Entertainment and Free Parking.


Saturday Nite Classic Car Show & Cruise
Every Saturday

Join Old Town in Kissimmee every Saturday and take a trip down memory lane. The free Old Town Classic Car Show has been a local tradition for over 30 years, it is one of the premier weekly car shows in Central Florida. The Car Show begins at 1 pm and includes show-quality 1985 and older hot rods, street rods, and antiques. Cars cruise at 8:30 pm.


Live Music on the Lawn in Lake Nona
Every Saturday

Live on the Lawn is your Saturday oasis to relax and recharge while listening to live music and playing lawn games with family and friends. Join Lake Nona from 11 am – 3 pm every Saturday!


Show Car Saturday Nights at Promenade at Sunset Walk
Every Saturday

The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles, with live bands performing on the Promenade Plaza Stage.


Lake Nona Farmers Market
Every Saturday

Join in every Saturday morning in Lake Nona, the Lake Nona Farmers Market takes place in the beautiful Town Center from 11 am - 3 pm, shop local with the freshest produce and more.


Orlando Farmers Market at Lake Eola Park
Every Sunday

One of the most popular farmers markets in Central Florida, Orlando Farmer’s Market is located in the heart of Orlando at Lake Eola park, and takes place Sundays 10 am - 4 pm.


Celebration Farmers Market
Every Sunday

Every week at Celebration Farmers Market there are multiple vendors selling everything from fresh food and produce, to local crafted jewelry, and much more, with a beautiful backdrop of Lakeside Park, this is a must go to farmers market on Sundays, 9 am - 2 pm


Family Fun Day at Boxi Park
Every Sunday

Enjoy Family Fun Day every Sunday at Boxi Park, with face painters, balloon artists entertainers, and live music. Fun for the whole family! 1 pm - 9 pm.



EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

April 1 – 7, 2024 


Mister Rogers’ Week of Kindness

April 1 - 6

A series of FREE or low-cost events to celebrate the work and influence of Mister Rogers in the Central Florida community.For more information on Mister Rogers' Week of Kindness events, check out the Week of Kindness website.


Knight of Laughs

April 1

Join Knight of Laughs on April Fool’s Day at The Abbey for laughs and drinks! Laugh like royalty at this comedy showcase featuring a lineup of aspiring local comedians.


Orlando Magic vs. Portland Trailblazers

April 1

The NBA's Orlando Magic go head-to-head with the Portland Trailblazers. Get your tickets now!


Joseph Jevanni & iNtensity

April 2

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


UCF Celebrates the Arts

April 3 - 14

UCF Celebrates the Arts is an immersive and dynamic cultural extravaganza that fuses creativity, innovation and community engagement. This annual festival showcases the artistic prowess of UCF’s faculty and students and invites the broader community to enjoy performances, exhibitions, presentations and interactive experiences. UCF Celebrates the Arts takes place at Dr Phillips Center and is a unique opportunity for the community to experience the creative side of UCF’s innovative spirit.


Carol Stein and Friends Jazz Band

April 3

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Five Guys Named Moe
April 4 - 20

Jump into this swinging, high-energy Boradway musical set to Louis Jordan's iconic rhythm and blues/jazz score!  Nomax's world has been turned upside down and all he needs is the right music - and the right guys - to get him through. Enter five guys named Moe, stepping out through his radio to cajole and comfort him with dozens of whimsical hit songs from the extraordinary Louis Jordan. An international sensation at Winter Park Playhouse.


Teddy Swims

April 4

Teddy Swims comes to Hard Rock Live Orlando. Tickets.


Madonna

April 4

See superstar Madonna live at Amalie Arena, Tampa, Tickets.


Ashley McBryde

April 4

Ashley McBryde takes to the stage at House of Blues Orlando. Tickets.


Taste of Baldwin Park Food & Wine Experience

April 4

Join us at Taste of Baldwin Park, Orlando's absolute Best Foodie Event! Taste offers something for everyone! Foodies & Wine lovers sip & savor your way through 45 of Orlando's best restaurants while enjoying live music lakeside


Lake County Fair
April 5 - 14

The Lake County Fair, Eustis began in 1921. Now residents and visitors can enjoy crafts, cooking, baking , livestock and a fun midway!


Art in Bloom

April 5 - 7

Celebrate the return of spring at the Orlando Museum of Art during Central Florida’s premier event, Art in Bloom, coming April 5-7, 2024. Art in Bloom brings visitors a museum-wide kaleidoscope of breathtaking floral arrangements inspired by works from the Orlando Museum of Art’s permanent collection and current exhibitions.


Orlando Boat Show

April 5 - 7

The Marine Industry Association of Central Florida (MIACF) presents the Orlando Boat Show for a three-day event on April 5, 6, and 7, 2024 at the Orange County Convention Center, North Hall B. The highly anticipated show features 19 of Central Florida's top boat dealers representing more than 80 manufacturers with approximately 400 boats on display.


Maitland Jazz and Blues Festival

April 5 - 6

The 2024 Maitland Jazz and Blues Festival will bring together an eclectic mix of soulful music from some of the best local and touring artists April 5 and 6 on Independence Lane. The city’s biggest music event of the year features 12 bands on two stages along with great food and drinks, crafts and vendors and lots of kids activities. General admission is free.


Neon Club

April 5

For more than 35 years, the city of Orlando has hosted Neon Club. Orlando Ballet is proud to continue the tradition! Participants and their families, friends, and/or caregivers are welcome to join us each month for an evening of dancing, socializing, food, and fun.


First Friday in Eustis

April 5

Our family-friendly monthly street parties host a wide variety of food, vendors and live music! We look forward to seeing everyone in Historic Downtown Eustis each First Friday! 


First Fridays at Baldwin Park

April 5

Unforgettable nights of shopping and dining with music in the beautiful Baldwin Park. With over 40 small business vendors offering a wide range of products, there's something for everyone to enjoy.


First Friday Food Trucks in Clermont
April 5

A Clermont First Friday tradition! Join your family and friends downtown and choose dinner, snacks, sweets and more from a variety of food trucks. Sip and stroll downtown while checking out event vendors and shopping at local retail stores and boutiques.


Family Movie Night at Leu Gardens

April 5

A Bug’s Life on Friday, April 5, 2024 Gardens open at 7:00 p.m., Movie time 8:30 p.m. Enjoy an outdoor family movie in Orlando’s most beautiful garden. Pack a picnic and seating, alcohol is permitted. This movie is rated G.


Tatiana Eva-Marie

April 5

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


REO Speedwagon with Levon

April 5

REO Speedwagon with Levon comes to Hard Rock Live Orlando. Get your tickets now!


The Taylor Party: The TS Dance Party (18+)

April 5

The Taylor Party: The TS Dance Party (18+) comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


Bike To Work Day 2024
April 5

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will pedal into work, as part of the city’s annual tradition of hosting Bike to Work Day events. Riders will meet at 7 am at the SoDo Shopping Plaza, then head out at 8 am on a police-escorted group ride through the streets of downtown to City Hall.  A Bike to Work Day celebration will be set up at City Hall Plaza for downtown workers to learn more about the city’s bike projects and connect to local organizations.


Bank of America's Museums on Us Weekend
March 6 - 7

During the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America and Merrill Bank offer cardholders free general admission on both Saturday and Sunday to more than 225 cultural institutions in dozens of cities across the US. Click here for details.


Spring Fever in the Garden
March 6 - 7

Join us for the 22nd annual Spring Fever in the Garden festival.The annual ode to spring event is a favorite of locals and visitors alike with gardening vendors lining the downtown Winter Garden streets, in addition to entertainment for all ages.


Spring Fiesta in the Park
March 6 - 7

Visit Lake Eola Park in April for the 35th Annual Spring Fiesta in the Park event. Celebrate the beauty of the season as hundreds of amazing artist and crafter booths will once again surround the park!


Orlando Brunchfest
April 6 - 7

The Orlando Brunchfest features bottomless brunch beverages included with your ticket purchase. Brunch samples are $5 each paid directly to each food vendor. This is live music on stage with Cash Cube prizes & raffles every hour.


St. Cloud Rotary Club’s Annual Spring Fling 2024

April 6

St. Cloud Rotary Clubs Annual “Spring Fling” at the St. Cloud Lakeshore. There will be many Craft Vendors, Food Trucks, Car and Truck Show participants, activities for the kids, face painters, live music, beer and wine and even a Bass Fishing Tournament!


Sanford Battle of the Food Trucks
April 6

Join the biggest food truck event of the year at Sanford Battle of the Food Trucks! Dozens of food trucks competing and serving you up the best food truck eats in all of Central Florida!

Enjoy craft beer and cocktails from the bars, artisan vendors and live music plus we feature outdoor patios and plenty of outside tables and chairs to sit and eat!


Apopka Saturday Sounds Concert Series
April 6

A Free Family-Friendly Concert Series at the Apopka Amphitheater. Absolute Def Leppard is the ultimate Def Leppard tribute band with amazing live vocals and incredible stage production.


Hamlin Craft Beer Festival
April 6

Mark your calendars, invite your friends, and get ready for a brew-tiful day of craft beer, fun, and festivities at The Hamlin Craft Beer Festival! This event is the ultimate celebration of Florida's finest craft brews, an experience you won't want to miss. This event is a charity fundraising event to fund scholarships and grants for local high school students in western Orange County!


The Celebration Car Show Festival
April 6

Get up close to 300+ of the world’s most exotic cars, race cars and Hollywood movie cars, all lined up for concours judging along Celebration’s spectacular lakefront promenade in this premier concours event. Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Pagani, Bugatti, Lotus, Aston Martin, McLaren, Pantera, DeLorean, and other ultra-exotic marques will be displayed and judged.


Fort Christmas Bluegrass Festival
April 6

The Bluegrass Festival returns! This is a free event at Fort Christmas Historical Park, 1300 Fort Christmas Rd., Christmas. Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic or purchase from food trucks.


Stephane Wrembel

April 7

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.




April 8 - 14, 2024


UCF Celebrates the Arts

April 3 - 14

UCF Celebrates the Arts is an immersive and dynamic cultural extravaganza that fuses creativity, innovation and community engagement. This annual festival showcases the artistic prowess of UCF’s faculty and students and invites the broader community to enjoy performances, exhibitions, presentations and interactive experiences. UCF Celebrates the Arts takes place at Dr Phillips Center and is a unique opportunity for the community to experience the creative side of UCF’s innovative spirit.


Lake County Fair
April 5 - 14

The Lake County Fair, Eustis began in 1921. Now residents and visitors can enjoy crafts, cooking, baking , livestock and a fun midway!


National Library Week
April 7 - 13

April 7-13 is National Library Week, a week to celebrate the ways in which libraries and library workers transform lives and strengthen communities. This is the perfect month to explore the vast and varied resources Orange County Library System offers to cardholders for free, from new book releases to flight simulators and everything in between.


Disney Princess: The Concert

April 8

For generations, the music of Disney’s princesses has been the soundtrack to our lives. Now, these beloved songs come alive on stage with a host of Broadway and television stars in Disney Princess - The Concert live at Dr Phillips Center.


Solar Eclipse 2024 Watch Parties in Orlando

April 8

CLICK HERE for the Solar Eclipse 2024 Watch Parties in Orlando


SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo

April 9 - 14

Mark your calendars for aviation’s season opener during the 50th Annual SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo in Lakeland. The expo has grown into one of the largest and most successful aviation events in the world.


Jordan Foley

April 9

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Ain't Misbehavin'

April 10 - 18

This delightful Broadway revue at Orlando Shakes evokes the humor and infectious energy of this American original to provide an evening of humor, romance and thrilling music, including “Keepin’ Out of Mischief,” “This Joint is Jumpin’,” “Mean to Me” and title song, “Ain’t Misbehavin’”.


Tanner Johnson Quartet

April 10

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Bayside: The Worse Things Than Being Alive Tour

April 10

Bayside: The Worse Things Than Being Alive Tour presented by WJRR comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


Popcorn Flicks in the Park

April 11

The Wizard of Oz. This film is a part of the Popcorn Flicks in the Park series, which takes place in Central Park, Winter Park once a month and it’s FREE and open to the public! These films are presented with open captions.


Melissa Etheridge

April 11

See Melissa Etheridge live at Hard Rock Event Center, Tampa. Tickets.


The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight

April 11

The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


Bywater Call

April 11

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Florida Film Festival 2024
April 12 - 21

Now in its 33rd year, The Florida Film Festival 2024 presented by The Enzian offers 10 days of 160+ films and first-class events, film lovers mingle with filmmakers and celebrities over hand-crafted cocktails and a delicious menu at Eden Bar and inside Enzian Theater.


Seussical the Musical
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, April 12 - 21

Oh the thinks you can think! Little Radical Theatrics presents its Spring 2024 All Ages Community Theater production of Seussical the Musical!


Ocoee Music Fest
April 12 - 13

The free festival features a star-studded lineup including rocker Bret Michaels and country star Michael Ray. Over 40,000 people are expected at this year's Ocoee Music Festival to enjoy awesome music, plus an array of festival food, carnival rides for the kids, a unique marketplace, car show, beer garden, and a marketplace with local artisans and craft vendors. The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend, with the festival taking place at Bill Breeze Park.


Tampa Bay Blues Festival
April 12 - 14

For over 25 years, the Tampa Bay Blues Festival has been entertaining the region with a mix of blues, jam, and Americana.


Emo Night Karaoke
April 12

Emo Night Karaoke comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


Harold Lopez-Nussa: Timba a la Americana
April 12

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


McRae Art Studios Spring Open House
April 12

You're invited to McRae Art Studios - home to some of Central Florida's most celebrated artists - for our annual Spring Open House.


Neon Night
April 12

See the Orange Court Motor Lodge neon sign from the Morse Museum’s collection illuminated in public for the first time in over thirty years. At 6 p.m., take a “Color & Light” tour of the Morse galleries (available on a first-come, first-served basis).


Silvestre Dangond
April 12

Get ready for a vallenato experience like no other! Silvestre Dangond is coming to Kia Center on April 12.


Florida Groves Music Festival
April 13 - 14

Florida Groves at Central Florida Fairgrounds is a music, art and cannabis festival that takes place over two days in Orlando, Florida. Throughout the whole experience, you’ll get to enjoy the sweet sounds of world-renowned DJs, as well as amazing artists from different parts of the planet rocking the stage in multiple genres.


Central Florida Home Expo
April 13 - 14

The Central Florida Home Expo features exhibitors with fabulous ideas for consumers. At this show you’ll find the latest in products and services for home improvements.


Brunch in the Park at Lake Eola
April 13

Join us at Lake Eola on Saturday, April 13 for Brunch in the Park — a delicious spin on Orlando’s United We Brunch fest. Sample from dozens of local brunch spots, breakfast cocktails, beer & bubbles, music, and local vendors, all at stunning Lake Eola. Tickets are all-inclusive and the bites and booze is bottomless.


The Great Duck Derby at Mead Garden
April 13

The famous duck race is a local springtime tradition that has had participants of all ages cheering on their colorful rubber ducks for many years. Participants can customize their duck, with rubber ducks available for adoption. On the day, you can also enjoy wildlife animal encounter and crafting demonstrations, face painting, bounce houses, and a photo op that's not to be missed, with a huge yellow duck!


Bike Fest at Krush Brau Park
April 13

Join us for a thrilling Bike Fest at Krush Brau Park on April 13! Get ready for a day filled with high-octane excitement, live music, and endless fun! Vendors will be onsite as well as Afterglow playing your favorite tunes. Come enjoy some cold beverages and hot food! Live Music by Afterglow - Feel the beats and let the music fuel your ride! Explore a variety of Vendors - Gear up with the latest biking accessories, apparel, and more!


Sanford Mini Masters
April 13

A Teeny Tiny Golf Tournament in Sanford. Join us for the Sanford Mini Masters – a teeny tiny golf tournament in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford! Come putt-putt around the Celery City while you enjoy the finest in food and drink!


A Taste of Main Street
April 13

A Taste of Main Street will return April 13, 2024 at the St. Cloud Marina Building. This event is similar to a food and wine festival where you are able to sample food and beverages from the small eateries and breweries that make our cities unique.


Jazz’n Blues Concert at Leu Gardens
April 13

Get ready for an amazing evening of jazz and blues at Leu Gardens from some of the most popular bands in Central Florida. Pack a picnic of your favorite foods and bring seating, alcohol is permitted. 3 bands in 3 locations in the 50-acre gardens. Bring chairs or blanket and sit wherever you like on any lawn area or find a nice spot in a gazebo.


Brandee Younger
April 13

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


El Zolazo with Alex Sensation
April 13

Get ready, Orlando! El Zolazo is bringing the hottest artists to Kia Center for one unforgettable night. See Alex Sensation with special guests Cosculluela, Darell, Tito, El Bambino, Maldy, Alexis y Fido, Angel y Khriz, Baby Rasta y Gringo, Yomo J Alvarez, Baby Ranks, DJ Nelson, Don Chezina, Ranking Stone, Rey Pirin & Alberto Stylee.


Battle of the Food Trucks & Concert in the Park in Longwood
April 13

A Special Edition of Longwood Food Trucks returns with over 10 food trucks in addition to a concert from 6pm - 8pm by SPEED LIMIT 70.


Autism Awareness Car Show
April 13

Join the Promenade at Sunset Walk for our 4th annual Autism Awareness Car Show  Live band and DJ. All makes and models of Show Car quality welcome.


Brews Around the Zoo
April 13

Brews Around the Zoo at Central Florida Zoo will feature beer stations with over 30 different craft beers and live music. Plus, a seltzer station and wine tastings! Tickets include access to all beer, wine, and seltzer stations around the Zoo.


Kids Night at the Museum
April 13

The Science Center's exhibits don't always come to life after hours, but during Kids Night at the Museum the building will be full of energy! Youth ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to explore exhibits, experience enhanced programming, and enjoy a pizza dinner in age-appropriate groups. They will also participate in hands-on activities, and see an interactive Live Science Show or film.


Motor Madness by Orlando Car Club
April 13

Join us on April 13 for Motor Madness by the Orlando Car Club. Come and share in a day filled with fun and excitement, featuring a variety of vehicles from cars to bikes to trucks. Expect trophies, music, delicious food, refreshing drinks, and so much more.


The 502s: Great American Road Trip
April 13

The 502s: Great American Road Trip with Special Guest Daniel Nunnelee come to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


Madison McFerrin
April 14

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.




Events & Things To Do In Orlando April 2024

April 15 - 21, 2024


Florida Film Festival 2024
April 12 - 21

Now in its 33rd year, The Florida Film Festival 2024 presented by The Enzian offers 10 days of 160+ films and first-class events, film lovers mingle with filmmakers and celebrities over hand-crafted cocktails and a delicious menu at Eden Bar and inside Enzian Theater.


Seussical the Musical
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, April 12 - 21

Oh the thinks you can think! Little Radical Theatrics presents its Spring 2024 All Ages Community Theater production of Seussical the Musical!


Five Guys Named Moe
April 4 - 20

Jump into this swinging, high-energy Boradway musical set to Louis Jordan's iconic rhythm and blues/jazz score!  Nomax's world has been turned upside down and all he needs is the right music - and the right guys - to get him through. Enter five guys named Moe, stepping out through his radio to cajole and comfort him with dozens of whimsical hit songs from the extraordinary Louis Jordan. An international sensation at Winter Park Playhouse.


Ain't Misbehavin'

April 10 - 18

This delightful Broadway revue at Orlando Shakes evokes the humor and infectious energy of this American original to provide an evening of humor, romance and thrilling music, including “Keepin’ Out of Mischief,” “This Joint is Jumpin’,” “Mean to Me” and title song, “Ain’t Misbehavin’”


Don Soledad Trio

April 16

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Beach Fossils with friends Nation of Language

April 17

Beach Fossils with friends Nation of Language comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


Kendra Morris
April 17

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Corks and Forks Maitland
April 18

At Corks and Forks Maitland...and a little bit country, enjoy live country music while sampling mouth-watering bites and signature dishes from some of the finest local chefs and restaurants in the area. Sample fine wines, specialty cocktails, spirits and beer from favorite local and national brands.


Access for All at OMA
April 18

Access for All at OMA is a monthly free day dedicated to the community. On the third Thursday of each month, we'll extend our hours from 10 am - 8 pm, offering free admission to all visitors. Each event will feature live performances, educational experiences, and more!


Jesse McCartney: All's Well Tour
April 18

Jesse McCartney: All's Well Tour comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


April Brown & After 5
April 18

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Guy Harvey Weekend
April 19 - 20

Join Guy Harvey in-person at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for meet-and-greets, autographs & more.


Central Florida Community Arts Presents: Big Hits From the Box Office
April 19 - 20

Come join the BIGGEST, baddest big band in town as The CFCArts Big Band play Big Hits from the Box Office! The soundtracks from our favorite films create moments that stay with you long after the movie ends. Live at Dr Phillips Center, Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater.


Art & Wine Festival at Melia Orlando Celebration
April 19

Welcome to the Art & Wine Festival at Meliá Orlando Celebration! Join us on Fri, Apr 19, 2024 at 5:30 PM for an evening of art, unlimited wine tasting, and fun for $45.00. Stroll through our outdoor venue and admire beautiful artworks from local artists while sipping on a glass of fine wine and enjoying our fresh charcuterie plates.


Umrao Jaan Ada Musical Play

April 19

Umrao Jaan Ada is a musical play set to captivate audiences with a blend of talent, poetry and enchanting music. Headlined by the charismatic Neetu Chandra and skillfully directed by Rajeev Goswami, the show promises to be a visual and auditory feast. Get tickets now.


Ron White

April 19

Ron White comes to Hard Rock Live Orlando. Get your tickets now!


Don Omar: Back to Reggaeton Tour

April 19

Don Omar's Back to Reggaeton Tour is hitting the U.S., and Orlando is on the map for April 19! Get your tickets now.


Lucia di Lammermoor

April 19

Opera Orlando heads to Westeros as it closes its 2023-24 MainStage series with a Game of Thrones inspired take on Donizetti’s bel canto masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor. Get tickets now.


Ella & The Bossa Beat
April 19

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Aterciopelados

April 19

Catch Aterciopelados live at House of Blues Orlando. Tickets.


Air Dot Show Orlando
April 20 - 21

The 2024 Air Dot Show Tour will visit six iconic travel destinations immersing millions of people in an inspirational and patriotic celebration of military excellence and civilian expertise to create a unique and unforgettable experience. The tour kicks off at Orlando Sanford Airport with performances from The Blue Angels, F-22 Demo Raptor Team, USAF Heritage Flight and more.


Kenny Chesney & Zac Brown Band

April 20

See Kenny Chesney & Zac Brown Band perform at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa. Tickets.


Ali Siddiq: I Got A Story To Tell

April 20

Ali Siddiq is a stand-up comedian and public speaker out of Houston, TX. See hime live at Dr Phillips Center, Get tickets now.


Benson Boone: Fireworks and Rollerblades World Tour

April 20

Benson Boone: Fireworks and Rollerblades World Tour comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


Earthday Birthday
April 20

Earthday Birthday is one of Florida's largest annual rock festivals, held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, the festival draws upwards of 15,000 music lovers from well beyond the Sunshine State.


19th Annual Central Florida Earth Day
April 20

Central Florida Earth Day is an exciting day of colorful and educational exhibits and activities! Admission is FREE! Earth Day is a family-friendly, dog-friendly, alcohol-free, and smoke-free event. Earth Day is a vegan even, now in its 19th year, is the biggest and best Earth Day festival in Central Florida!


DogFest Orlando
April 20

Gather your friends, family and dogs for a day of fun at DogFest Orlando on April 20, 2024, at Central Park 251 N. Park Ave. Winter Park.


Derek Hough: Symphony of Dance

April 20

For the first time in 4 years the incomparable Derek Hough brings you an All New Spectacular Symphony of Dance. With electrifying music, awe inspiring dance and nonstop entertainment. Derek Hough is the perfect way to experience the beauty and power of music and dance. Live at Dr Phillips Center.


Apopka Saturday Sounds Concert Series
April 6

A Free Family-Friendly Concert Series at the Apopka Amphitheater. Life On Mars brings you unique renditions of songs you've loved through the decades like David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, INXS, U2, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, Coldplay, The Cure, and Johnny Cash along with some popular music from today.


The Golden Ballet Ball: A Venetian Masquerade

April 20

Indulge in an evening of elegance and intrigue with tantalizing cocktails, a feast for the senses, enchanting entertainment, and elegant dancing in celebration of Orlando Ballet’s 50th Anniversary.


Puff Puff Pasties - A 'Lit' Burlesque Show

April 20

Get ready for a night filled with sexy burlesque performances, all with a smokin’ twist! We’re talking about getting lit in the coolest way possible! So grab your buds and join us for our smokin’ hot show, where the vibes are high and the fun doesn’t stop! Get tickets here.


16th Annual Winter Park Paint Out

April 21 - 27

Twenty-four professionally-acclaimed plein air artists will paint at the Polasek Museum and at other locations throughout Winter Park and Orlando. Art lovers are invited to watch the artists at work and attend free painting demonstrations.


Southern Brunch Featuring The Za-Boo-Zays
April 21

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.



Events & Things To Do In Orlando April 2024

April 22 - 28, 2024


Little Women the Musical

April 22

Based on the semi-autobiographical 1869 novel of the same name, Little Women is a story of family, hope and incredible strength. Little Women the Musical follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Get tickets now for the show at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts - Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater.


Mrs. Doubtfire

April 23 - 28

A new musical comedy about the things we do to stay together. Everyone’s favorite Scottish nanny is headed to Orlando's Dr Phillips Center in an internationally acclaimed new hit musical. Mrs. Doubtfire tells the hysterical and heartfelt story of an out-of-work actor who will do anything for his kids. Get tickets now.


Will Patrick

April 23

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Spotlight Cabaret Series: Faith Boles

April 24 - 25

Faith Boles debuts her latest solo cabaret in The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series. Join Faith for an fun-filled evening of music and story.


The Postal Service | Death Cab For Cutie with Slow Pulp

April 24

Catch The Postal Service | Death Cab For Cutie with Slow Pulp live at Kia Center, Orlando. Tickets.


Andrés Cepeda

April 24

Nominated thirteen times and winner three times at the Latin Grammy Awards, Andrés Cepeda has received multiple diamond, platinum and gold records and has shared unparalleled experiences with fans. Get tickets now for this concert at Dr Phillips Center.


Davido

April 24

See Davido live on stage at Addition Financial Arena, Orlando. Tickets.


Cinco de Mayo at SeaWorld Orlando
April 25 - 28 & May 2 - 5

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at SeaWorld Orlando with authentic music, delicious Mexican cuisine, and festive entertainment as part of the Seven Seas Food Festival.


La CinOMAthéque: The Short Films of David Lynch

April 25

La CinOMAthéque is a series of free screenings of experimental, avant-garde, art films in the Truist auditorium at OMA on Access for All day. Each screening will be introduced by a UCF film professor. This month features the Short Films of David Lynch, introduction by Ula Stoeckl


Uriah Heep & Saxon: Hell, Fire & Chaos

April 25

Hell, Fire & Chaos - The Best Of British Rock & Metal is the title of the upcoming United States tour by two British Legends in the Rock and Metal genre, URIAH HEEP and SAXON. Get tickets now for the show at The Plaza Live.


Melissa Aldana

April 25

Happening in Judson’s Live – Dr. Phillips Center’s newest and most intimate music room.


Stryper

April 25

Stryper stops off at House of Blues Orlando. Tickets.


Always...Patsy Cline

Select Nights, April 26 - May 19

Always…Patsy Cline is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger. The musical play, complete with down-home country humor, sincere emotion, and a heart-warming look at a special friendship, includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits. Get tickets now for this show at Garden Theater.


An Adele Horror Story

April 26 - 27

Ever wonder where Adele goes between albums? Ever wonder how her albums contain so much heartbreak? Well, she’s ready to say “Hello” from the other side as Orlando Fringe bring An Adele Horror Story back to Orlandos


Brothers Osbourne with special guest The Cadiallac Three

April 26

See Brothers Osbourne with special guest The Cadiallac Three live at Hard Rock Live Orlando. Tickets.


Brandon Lake

April 26

Catch Brandon Lake at Orlando's Addition Financial Arena. Tickets.


Mariah The Scientist: To Be Eaten Alive Tour

April 26

Mariah The Scientist: To Be Eaten Alive Tour comes to House of Blues Orlando. Get your tickets now!


Sideline Wine & Dine

April 26

Orlando’s most popular bars and eateries will take over the Camping World Stadium premium areas at our annual Sideline Wine and Dine event. Sample fine wines, craft beers, and delectable dishes from dozens of local favorites


62nd Annual Apopka Art & Foliage Festival

April 27 - 28

The 62nd Apopka Art and Foliage Festival will be held at Kit Land Nelson Park in Apopka. This FREE festival showcases the work of juried artisans and crafters, and top foliage growers from Central Florida. There will be music, food, a wine and beer garden, and a kid zone.


Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk & Urban Art Festival

April 27

The Folk & Urban Art Festival celebrates Central Florida's richly diverse culture through live musical entertainment and the artwork of select folk and urban artisans. Activities include The Hannibal's Trek: Let's Go Trekking through Shady Park for kids, storytelling, K2 Mobile Unit, Black History Trivia and more. Admission is free. Located in Shady Park across from Hannibal Square Heritage Center.


Mount Dora Blueberry Festival

April 27 - 28

Mount Dora Blueberry Festival features local Blueberry Farms selling berries freshly picked from their farms along with fresh blueberry products. Crafters, live music, pancake breakfast, blueberry beer, wine and a blueberry pie eating contest will also be featured at this FREE event.


St Johns River Festival of the Arts
April 27

Visit the beautiful brick-lined streets of Historic Downtown Sanford, FL for the 13th Annual St. Johns River Festival of the Arts! This is a Fine Arts & Fine Crafts event filled with artwork from some of the best artists across the country! See Art-in-Action from live artist demonstrations.


Brightside Music Festival
April 27

Summer comes early to the Orlando Amphitheater with the good-time vibes of the BRIGHTSIDE music lineup that includes Sublime, 311,Goldfinger, Story of the Year, Face To  Face, Save Ferris, Unwritten Law, Zebrahead and more.


International Vegan Food Festival
April 27

FREE family festival with international food and drinks held in the heart of downtown Orlando. Live music and games throughout the event. Come enjoy over 50 local vendors and businesses!


Play Date: West Lakes Market Street District

April 27

Come hang out at Play Date in West Lakes District for a fun day of games, activities and good vibes with friends and family!


Harlem Globetrotters

April 27

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters global tour as they take the court with moments of extreme basketball innovation and unparalleled fan FUN at Addition Financial Arena.


Florida Puerto Rican Parade & Festival

April 27

The Florida Puerto Rican Parade & Festival promote the Puerto Rican community culture, heritage and its contributions to the State of Florida. The event promotes the achievements made by Puerto Ricans in Business, Health, Music, Science, Arts and Government. Puerto Ricans from throughout Florida cities and surrounding states are encouraged to join in this annual celebration,


Earth Fest 2024

April 27

The 14th annual Earth Fest – the county’s largest environmentally friendly festival – is at Lake Concord Park in Casselberry. The day begins with EarthFest with free tree and plant giveaways, butterfly releases and gardening workshops.


Science of Wine

April 27

Enjoy an adults-only night out exploring Orlando Science Center’s four floors of interactive exhibit halls, tasting gourmet hors d’oeuvres along the way from some of our favorite local restaurant partners. From activities in The Hive: A Makerspace, special seminars, and interactions with professional sommeliers and chefs, guests will be immersed in an array of fun and educational experiences.


Pops Series: Symphony of Illusions

April 27

Michael Grandinetti is not your ordinary magician. Michael combined the worlds of magic and music when he created special performances and appeared as a featured guest artist with orchestras throughout the county. Get tickets now for the performance at Dr Phillips Center.


The Veronicas

April 27

The Veronicas take to the stage at House of Blues Orlando. Tickets.


Mac McAnally

April 28

Mac McAnally is coming to The Plaza Live. Get your tickets now!


3rd Annual D.T.O. Jazz Fest
April 28

A world Class free Jazz Festival at Walt Disney Amphitheater at Lake Eola Park to include four performances with local, regional and International Jazz Artists, celebrating International Jazz Day.


Caribbean Fusion Festival
April 28

Dive into the heart of the Caribbean at the Caribbean Fusion Festival with an array of music, delectable food, unique crafts, and lively dance performances. This free day-long extravaganza is more than just a festival; it’s an experience that brings the community together to revel in the rich fusion of Caribbean cultures.



Events & Things To Do In Orlando April 2024

April 29 - 30, 2024


The Thorn

April 29

The Thorn tells the epic story of God’s love for the world and the spiritual battle for all humanity. Often described as cirque meets the passion of Jesus, The Thorn is an immersive show featuring live music, drama, aerial acts, movement arts, modern dance and big visual effects. See the show at Dr Phillips Center. Get tickets now.


Daniel Sloss: CAN'T

April 30

Award-winning Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss has become one of the biggest global names in stand-up today. See hime live at Dr Phillips . Get tickets now.


ONLYONEOF: Things I Can't Say LOve
April 30

ONLYONEOF: Things I Can't Say LOve is coming to The Plaza Live. Get your tickets now!



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