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Must-Do Orlando Spring Festivals, County Fairs, Theme Park Events and more!

Updated: May 5

Get ready to spring in spring in Orlando! Springtime brings gorgeous weather and tons of outdoor events including County Fairs, Food Festivals, Mardi Gras Celebrations, St Patrick's Day Celebrations and so much more!

Orlando Spring Festivals, County Fairs and Theme Park Celebrations

Spring in Orlando brings gorgeous weather, and a never ending choice of fun festivals, theme park events, county fairs, and so much more!

You'll be spoilt for choice of what to do in the upcoming weeks and months, check out the list of events below, we've compiled a list of the best spring events throughout Central Florida, and don't forget, for the latest events in Orlando, check out our weekly things to do guides including: Events & Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend, and FREE Events & Things To Do In Orlando This Weekend.

Here are the major festivals and events scheduled throughout Central Florida this Spring!

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EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

Theme Park Festivals & Events

Kids' Weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Saturday - Sunday, January 27 - February 11

You’re invited to a celebration of friendship and fun at Busch Gardens! Kids and parents alike can join their favorite furry friends at Sesame Street Safari of Fun for storytime, interactive dance parties, arts & crafts, and much more. Families can enjoy new limited-time activities and themes each weekend of the event, all included with park admission.

Mardi Gras at SeaWorld Orlando
February 8 - 11 & 15 - 18

Let the good times roll with limited-time food, cocktails, entertainment and live music – Mardi Gras style at SeaWorld Orlando. Enjoy a pop-up parade with entertainers, bead captains, stilt walkers, and musicians, plus check out the sights and sounds of Bourbon Street will take over Wild Arctic Plaza with a DJ, street performers, and a dance party

EPCOT International Festival of The Arts
January 12 - February 19

The EPCOT International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World is a welcome start to the new year, featuring more than 100 Disney and visiting artists who showcase their eye-catching works of art. Plus, guests can express their creative side by learning to draw a Disney character at Animation Academy, leave their mark at Expression Section: A Paint by Number Mural and help Figment learn about art on a scavenger hunt around World Showcase. Plus, Food Studios serve up art-inspired menus, then each evening, the DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series features talented entertainers performing Disney songs live.

Saturdays and Sundays, January 20 – February 19.

Calling all Ninjas! Join the Elemental Masters at LEGOLAND Florida to build, train, and enhance your Ninja skills. Release your inner ninja watching interactive shows like School of Spinjitzu, Dragon’s Drumbeat, Ninja’s Unite Celebration, and MORE! Enjoy exclusive meet and greets with your favorite ninjas including: ALL-NEW Sora & Arin, and returning ninjas Kai, Lloyd, and Nya.

Real Music Series at Busch Gardens Tampa
Tuesday - Sunday, January 9 - February 25

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s longest running concert series brings nostalgic acts to Stanleyville Theater, including world-class tributes and musical performances from the greatest musical eras.

Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa
Friday - Sunday, January 13 - March 3

Get jazzed up with Mardi Gras-style entertainment, live music and catch some festival beads (after each parade). Feast like kings and queens on New classic Cajun cuisine as Busch Gardens brings the “Big Easy” to Tampa Bay. 

Universal Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval!
February 3 - April 7 2024

It's the beads and fun of Mardi Gras and beyond at Universal Orlando Resort! Enjoy Universal Mardi Gras, an awesome party inspired by Carnaval celebrations from around the world. Catch the spectacular parade, beads by the handful, live concerts on selct nights, and amazing international cuisine along with sizzling New Orleans favoritSesame Street Land's 5th Birthday

Sesame Street Land 5th Birthday Celebrations
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, and special visiting Sesame Street friends.

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

Oceans of flavor and fun are waiting at SeaWorld. From foodies to families, 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.

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 is back in 2024, featuring favorite tunes at the America Gardens Theatre. And of course, fresh flavors will be on the menu at Outdoor Kitchens and other food and beverage locations throughout the park, among other delights.

Central Florida Fair

County Fairs, Festivals & Carnivals

Oviedo Mall Winter Carnival
February 1 -11

Enjoy midway fun for the whole family with rides and games for all ages and deep-fried treats, sweets and other carnival eats beginning February 1st through February 11th

Admission and parking are free. Parent/guardian supervision is required for ages 17 and younger. CLICK HERE to buy your ride tickets in advance and save big!

Florida State Fair
February 8 - 19

The Florida State Fair is a mecca of thrill rides, flavor overload and entertainment, drawing hundreds of thousands of fans to its stages spotlighting star country and pop music acts, circus performers, Hollywood racing pigs and other wild shows. Learn more about Florida history and agriculture at colorful walk-through exhibits, and come hungry so you can try the bacon waffle cheeseburger, Pop Rocks-covered pickle and strawberry shortcake kebab, all washed down with a jalapeno lemonade. Guests of all ages can also learn about farming with hands-on experiences at the Ag-Venture for grown-ups and Little Farm Hands for tots. Cracker Country, an immersive display of 19th-century Florida pioneer life, is a beloved fair tradition.

Osceola County Fair 2024
February 9 - 18

The Osceola County Fair is a time-honored Central Florida tradition, drawing families, competitors and visitors to its flashing lights, spinning rides, carnival games, tractor pulls and sideshow acts. Fill up on funnel cakes, corn dogs, popcorn and candy, or buy some fresh Florida berries and citrus to take home. The real centerpiece of the fair is the livestock component, showcasing prized hogs, rabbits, cows, goats, chickens and other animals raised by breeders of all ages.

Pasco County Fair
February 19 - 25

The Pasco County Fair promises to be buckets of fun for everyone in Dade City. Highlights include a large midway with rides, live musical entertainment, specialty shows and acts, talent and art shows, youth exhibits, and a rodeo, and of course you can't have a fair without food vendors ... and the fair always has a good variety for those who love fair food.

Central Florida Fair
February 29 - March 10

The Central Florida Fair is returning for its 112th year to the Central Florida Fairgrounds on West Colonial Dr. Enjoy the midway featuring rides, games, and food, along with live entertainment, animals, livestock exhibitions and competitive exhibits, and so much more, including the much loved racing pigs of course!!

Florida Strawberry Festival
February 29 - March 10

Located between Tampa and Lakeland, the Florida Strawberry Festival is a uniquely Florida Festival that features tons of fresh strawberries, buckets of yummy cream, together with a star studded line up of entertainment, wild rides, agriculture, arts, crafts, exhibitors, vendors, and more, with something for the whole family throughout the eleven day celebration.

Sumter County Fair
March 1 - 9

The Sumter County Fair in Bushnell is an action-packed event including a carnival midway featuring rides for all ages as well as midway games and delicious food. There is a wide variety of entertainment, including strolling entertainers and concerts. There are also a variety of competitions and exhibitions. This is a must-attend event of spring!

The Firefighters’ Fair Indian River County
March 8 - 17

The Firefighters’ Indian River County Fair, in Vero Beach features fun for the whole family with a wide variety of entertainment. Be sure to see concerts, the demolition derby, midway rides and firefighter training show!

Citrus County Fair
March 25 - 31

The Citrus County FairInverness is held annually at the 28-acre fairgrounds in Inverness, it's a family-friendly event that offers lots of fun and entertainment for everyone. The fair also features livestock, tractor pulls, rodeo, contests, food, exhibits, and rides.

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!

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, culminating with an awards presentation starting at 3pm, where the owners will drive their winning cars across the red carpet to receive their trophy!

Taste of Oviedo

Food & Drink Festivals

Space Coast Strawberry Fest
February 3 - 4

The Space Coast Strawberry Festival is a two-day, outdoor, family festival, designed to create an environment for people to enjoy affordable, healthy and wholesome fun. A wide range of enjoyable activities will be offered, all celebrating the wonderful strawberry.

Taste of Oviedo
March 3

Taste of Oviedo takes over most of the Oviedo Mall parking lot for a day of music, food and beverage, and family fun activities. Come create memories with the whole family at Oviedo’s biggest event tradition which is celebrating it's 30th year. There will be more than 150 vendors offering a variety of goods and services. You’ll be able to enjoy food from more than 20 restaurants and food trucks along with beer, wine, and specialty drinks throughout the event area. There will be tons of kid’s activities including a STEM and arts area, free kids crafts, games and more. All of this and admission is free!

Wine Wars - A Competitive Wine Festival
March 23

Indulge in a spirited competition at Wine Wars, a unique wine festival where participants can savor exquisite wines, engage in lively games, and vie for exciting prizes. Immerse yourself in a blend of friendly rivalry and philanthropy, as each sip supports a local charity. Join us for a delightful evening of food, wine, and games while giving back. Cheers to a great cause!

12th Annual Pints n’ Paws Craft Beer Festival
March 23

Head to the 12th Annual Pints N Paws Craft Beer Festival, March 23rd 2024! The festival has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars that all goes directly to local pet rescues in need! Last year alone we were able to raise $115,000 in one day that all went straight to our local rescues to help provide for all our furry friends in need! Over 100 Breweries to sample beer from plus food trucks, vendors, and live music!

Best Fest – The Taste of West Orange
March 23

Enjoy the Taste of West Orange as you indulge in a variety of beer, wine, and spirits along with many delicious food offerings from some of the best local restaurants, bars, caterers, and breweries that West Orange County has to offer. This festive party in the park boasts more than 50 incredible vendors for you to enjoy throughout the night.

Taste of Baldwin Park Food & Wine
April 4

You are invited to Taste of Baldwin Park Food & Wine featuring food, wine, craft beer, live music, fun and more. Taste of Baldwin Park offers something for everyone! Foodies & Wine lovers bring your friends or make it a romantic date night out. Sip & savor your way through Baldwin Park's Best Night Out under the stars, while enjoying great music on two stages, and a gorgeous lakeside venue!

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!

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! Free parking. Pet and family friendly. Positive vibes.

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.

Science of Wine
April 27

Wine aficionados won’t want to miss a sip at Science of Wine, an adults-only experience complete with gourmet hors d’oeuvres, special seminars, and interactions with professional sommeliers and chefs. It’s hosted at the Orlando Science Center each year, with four floors of interactive exhibit halls for you to explore along the way.

Clermont Taco and Margarita Festival
May 4 - 5

The Clermont Taco and Margarita Festival will have everything you would expect from a family friendly event, plus it will have TACOS and MARGARITAS!! Enjoy several types of food from local mobile kitchens, and food trucks. Shop at local merchants pop up stores. Watch Professional Wrestling / Lucha Libre, Live music, entertainment pLus a Dj, and a KID ZONE!!

Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival

Music Festivals

 Gasparilla Music Festival
Gasparilla Music Festival
February 16 - 18

The non-profit Gasparilla Music Festival is putting downtown Tampa on the map with this annual fest that typically takes place in the spring. The community based festival packs in a mix of indie rock and roots with alumni like Best Coast, Dr. Dog, Dawes, The Flaming Lips, and Modest Mouse.

Winter Garden Music Festival 2024
February 24

Brought to you by the City of Winter Garden, this FREE multi-stage outdoor concert features a variety of entertainment and musical genres performing continuously and simultaneously for 11 hours throughout historic downtown. A fun event for all ages!

Sanford PorchFest
February 24

You’re invited to the ultimate Porch Party! Sanford Porchfest is a FREE grassroots festival that takes place on the fourth Saturday of every February in the historic residential downtown of Sanford, FL. It is the ultimate sense of community - where every attendee, homeowner, artist and organizer plays a part in the overall experience. Set up within walkable distances, several homes will host a diverse mix of bands/artists performing simultaneously as neighbors and friends gather under the oak trees, porches become center stage and concert lawn takes on a new meaning.

Reggae Rise Up Florida

Reggae Rise Up Florida
March 14 - 17

Reggae Rise Up Florida returns to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Florida in March for 3 full days full of positive vibes and great music!

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.

Florida Groves Music Festival

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.

Earthday Birthday
April 20

Earthday Birthday is one of Florida's largest annual rock festivals, drawing upwards of 15,000 music lovers from well beyond the Sunshine State.

Brightside Music Festival

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.

Welcome to Rockville

Welcome to Rockville
May 9 - 12

Welcome to Rockville roars into Daytona Beach, Florida, every spring with a powerful rock and metal lineup. Part of the World's Loudest Month, more than 50,000 fans show up for a monster weekend of nonstop rock with 45 bands on 3 stages.

Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival
June 7 - 8

It's a fantastical journey into the world of the Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival in the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando.. Become immersed in a land full of bass music stars over two days in the most magical place of all - Florida!

49th Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival

Arts & Cultural Festivals

Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow and Native American Festival
February 2 - 4

Enjoy the 28th annual Spirit of the Buffalo Pow Wow and Native American Festival at the International Market World Flea and Farmers Market in Auburndale. The event features crafts, intertribal dance competitions, historic village displays, workshops and over 60 exhibitors.

49th Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival
February 3 - 4

The 49th annual Mount Dora Arts Festival is held on the streets of historic downtown Mount Dora, Experience 300 fine artists lined along the streets to showcase a vast array of incredible talent in this juried event. There will be entertainment, beer, wine, cocktails, music and festival food to round out the amazing FREE weekend.

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2024 Love Your Shorts Film Festival
February 15 - 18

The 2024 Love Your Shorts Film Festival at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, Sanford presents an annual showcase of short films from Florida and around the world.

Individual films from $5 or $85 for a weekend pass.

Avalon SpringFest
February 17

Asia Trend presents the second annual Avalon SpringFest to celebrate the Year of the Dragon, in partnership with Avalon Park Orlando. This 6-hour FREE EVENT includes our traditional dragon and lion dance, arts & craft market, various country authentic foods and drinks, and cultural dance and music live performances.

Celebrate Lunar 2024
February 24

Join Orlando’s premier Lunar New Year celebration in downtown Orlando’s Luminary Green Park, featuring delectable cuisine and show-stopping entertainment from our diverse Asian community. Discover new favorite dishes from beloved local chefs, featuring traditional and modern takes on Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Filipino and Japanese cuisine, then grab what you need to recreate them at home from the onsite marketplace. You certainly won’t go hungry for entertainment options, including live music, lion dancing, Tai Chi demonstrations, a fashion show, character meet and greets, and many more authentic cultural offerings.

Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
March 15 - 17

One of the nation’s oldest, largest and most prestigious outdoor art festivals, the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival draws up to 250,000 visitors each year. Hosted north of downtown Orlando in the heart of historic Winter Park, the juried fine art festival features sculpture, paintings, digital art and more from hundreds of artists, along with contemporary live music, hands-on easel painting and children’s art workshops.

UpTown Art Expo
March 22 – 24

UpTown Art Expo features over 140 art and fine craft exhibitors, with displays of glass, jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture and more all available for purchase.

Witness Chalk Street Artists creating mesmerizing chalk art on the sidewalks of Cranes Roost Park, plus enjoy live music performances on the Cranes Roost Amphitheater all weekend long. Friday night Kick-Off concert features Taylor Dayne!

Spring Fiesta in the Park
April 6 - 7

For the largest arts and crafts festival series in Orlando, look no further than Spring Fiesta in the Park, hosted annually in downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park. Browse distinctive art from hundreds of artists and crafters, plus pose for photos with iconic works of art like The Muse of Discovery, one of six public art installations throughout the park. Enjoy live entertainment, mingle with artists and art lovers from all over the country, and enjoy fresh flavorful fare from local eateries in the heart of Orlando’s thriving Thornton Park District.

Florida Film Festival
April 12 - 21

Hosted by the Enzian Theater in Maitland, about 25 minutes north of our main tourism districts, the Florida Film Festival is an Oscar-qualifying event that premieres the best in current, independent and international cinema. During the 10-day gala, you can enjoy more than 160 films and events, including appearances by filmmakers and celebrities, as well as handcrafted cocktails and a delicious menu from the on-site Eden Bar.

Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk & Urban Art Festival
April 27

Celebrate Central Florida’s diverse culture with a tapestry of artwork, educational entertainment and music at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk & Urban Art Festival. Held in the historic Hannibal Square neighborhood in Winter Park, this year’s event will feature live musical entertainment, the artwork of select folk and urban artisans, storytelling, and kids’ activities, with even more to explore at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center.

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. Enjoy gourmet tastes at our ‘Culinary Arts Court’ while you listen to the sounds of acoustic performers. Come spend the day with us and take home a beautiful piece of art to add to your art collection!

Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival
May 15 - 27

Running two full weeks, the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival — aka Orlando Fringe — is an immersive cultural experience featuring hundreds of ticketed theatrical performances from local, national and international artists, plus a free outdoor music festival. Loch Haven Park close to downtown Orlando serves as the event’s main campus, and select programming is also held at venues in nearby neighborhoods. Although many events are intended for mature audiences, the festival’s Kids Fringe series serves up family-friendly fun.

Orlando Carnival Downtown
May 24 - 26

Celebrate the pageantry, parties, music and flavors of Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados, and other Caribbean nations during Orlando Carnival Downtown. The three-day party will include an extravagant runway show, a Caribbean music festival with Calypso singers, moko jumbies, steelpan and more, plus a downtown Orlando parade, a Caribbean food festival and a show-stopping concert at Tinker Field.

Longwood Pirate Festival

Family Fun Festivals

MEGACON Orlando 2024
February 1- 4

MEGACON Orlando is the Southeast’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event, attracting over 100,000 fans each year across four big days.

Family Fun Day: OMA's 100th Birthday
February 10

Join OMA for a day filled with family fun as we celebrate the museum’s 100th birthday! This FREE Family Day features hands-on art and gallery activities, storytelling, outdoor games, dancing, and music! This birthday bash is one you won’t want to miss! Family Days are always free for the whole family.

Silver Spurs Rodeo

152nd Silver Spurs Rodeo
February 15 - 18

One of Osceola County’s longest and most treasured traditions celebrates 80 years of dirt-pounding action. The Silver Spurs Rodeo is hosted every 3rd weekend in February, this event features all seven traditional rodeo events: bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, tie-down roping, and barrel racing. In between all the rodeo action, there will be an act by a rodeo clown and our famous Silver Spurs Quadrille team, who perform a square dance on horseback. Well known as one of the best indoor rodeos of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), the Silver Spurs Rodeo in February draws contestants from all over the nation.

Longwood Pirate Festival
February 24 - 25

Bring the family out to the Longwood Pirate Festival, a two-day event featuring a free kids zone and live entertainment, including music and aerial performers. Other activities include a pirate encampment village with pirates and a ship for kids to climb, mermaids, a mechanical shark. Food options include ocean delights and food for landlubbers, too

Windermere PetFest
February 24

The annual Windermere PetFest features activities for the whole family (including four legged family members). Activities include food trucks, police K-9 demonstration, paw-some vendors, doggie games, kids bubble zone, bounce house, and more.

Casselberry Mardi Gras Music Festival

Mardi Gras Events

Casselberry Mardi Gras Music Festival
February 9, 2024

Everyone is invited to the 2024 Mardi Gras Music Festival and Casselberry Food Truck event that will be held on February 9, 2024 from 6 - 9 p.m. at Lake Concord Park. This festive lively street party will feature lots of spicy Louisiana Cajun, zydeco and New Orleans R&B sounds to the stage.  Between the music sets, Junkanoo dancers with lots of high energy will entertain the crowd with their drums, whistles, and colorful costumes.

Ocoee Mardi Gras
February 9, 2024

The Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the Ocoee Music Festival is introducing a Mardi Gras Block Party and Concert with a local artist and vendors on McKey Street. Join us on Friday, February 9, 2024 from 6 - 9 pm. Come out for live music, food trucks, and family-friendly activities.

Leesburg Mardi Gras, Party In the Street
February 10, 2024

It all starts with a series of fun-filled parties to select King Rex & Queen Divine, followed by the Crowning Ball and finishes with the “PARTY IN THE STREET” as Historic Downtown Leesburg comes alive with the sights and sounds of N’awlins! Jugglers, Fire Eaters, Stilt Walkers Festive Foods, Vendors, 3 Parades and Live Music to keep the party going non-stop!

Fat Tuesday Street Party
February 13

Join the 2nd Annual Fat Tuesday Street Party at the Promenade at Sunset Walk!

Prepare to celebrate Mardi Gras like never before. Put on your beads and masks, gather your friends, and come on down to the Promenade at Sunset Walk for a night of nonstop fun

Mighty St. Patrick's Festival at Raglan Road, Disney Springs

St Patricks Day Festivals

Winter Park St Patrick's Day Parade 2024
March 2, 2024

The Winter Park St Patrick's Day Parade 2024 is the only St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Central Florida, so wear some green and gather your family and friends to enjoy the annual Irish festivities. The parade will begin at the Winter Park Country Club and proceed south down Park Avenue to Lyman Avenue. More than 75 units will participate.

The celebration will also feature Irish music and step-dancing at the main stage in Central Park with demonstrations by local Irish dance schools.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at SeaWorld Orlando
March 7 - 10 and 14 - 17

The luck of the Irish comes to Orlando as SeaWorld invites guests to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day during the Seven Seas Food Festival with all the sights, sounds and flavors of Ireland’s favorite tradition. The celebration will transform the park into the Emerald Isle on select dates with unforgettable offerings included with park admission.

Mighty St. Patrick's Festival at Raglan Road, Disney Springs
March 14 - 17, 2024

At Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant in Disney Springs, guests can celebrate at the Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival, the most authentic Irish festival in America, and one of the biggest too!

Raglan Road will be flying in some of the top bands from Ireland for the 4 day festival, and the fan-favorite Raglan Road Irish Dancers will also be performing throughout the festival and are ready to teach you a few dance steps! And the fun doesn’t stop there! There will also be a face painter, giveaways, merchandise and more.

Oviedo St Patrick's Day Festival 2024
March 16

Oviedo's St Patrick's Day Festival is a free family friendly celebration of all things Irish. Featuring live Irish entertainment by Colin Farrell and The Byrne Brothers, fresh Guinness, Smithwicks and Harp on draft, food trucks featuring unique Irish cuisine, and more!

For the kids we will have Irish Step Dancers, stilt-walker balloon artists, and face painting. Kids are also encouraged to dress up!

St. Patrick's Day Block Party at Hamlin
March 16

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Hamlin’s Block Party, where the luck of the Irish comes alive, and admission doesn’t cost a pot of gold—it’s FREE! Experience the culture with enchanting bagpipers, high-energy Irish dancers, and live music to stir the soul. Gather your family for various activities, including kid-friendly crafts, while enjoying a spread of local food trucks and vendors. Raise a glass to good cheer with beer and wine available for purchase.

Don your best green attire, bring your festive spirit, and join us for a day filled with laughter, music, and community.

St Cloud St. Patrick's Day Light Parade and Street Party
March 16, 2023

Join St Cloud for the best St. Patrick's Day event in Central Florida. They start with the annual Paint the Cloud Green Light Up Parade, and finish with a street party featuring the Paradigm Party Band.

Enjoy live musical entertainment, dance performances, Irish Step Dancing, festive activities, food trucks and more! Parade starts at Lakeshore Boulevard, comes south on Pennsylvania to 11th, over to Massachusetts and ends back at Lakeshore. 

St. Paddy’s Day - Truck Pull
March 16

Visit beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford for the 5th Annual St Paddy’s Day Truck Pull & Street Festival The event takes place in the ‘Famous L’ between Celery City Craft and West End Trading Co.

Try your luck and pull a truck! Get together with your tribe and form teams of 10 and pull a fire truck for some major bragging rights, fun and to benefit Special Needs Ability Program, Inc. Live music on multiple stages, lots of craft beer, food trucks, craft vendors and lots of Sanford Fun! To sign up your team ($100) please e-mail

St Patrick's Day Street Party Celebration
March 17

Join the Promenade on Sunset Walk for their annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Party and Celebration! Get ready to celebrate all things Irish with a fantastic lineup of live music, terrific food and drinks, and an electrifying atmosphere.

Grab your greenest outfit and gather your crew for a day filled with joy, laughter, and endless fun! Featuring nonstop music with DJ K1X, DJ Scotty B., and Def Lepprechaun live in concert, along with a special edition of Dockside Dueling Pianos at The Wharf with no cover charge! Plus: Street performers, lucky leprechauns, food and green beverage specials, and more!

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