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Share Your Love for Orlando - Deals & Ideas to Celebrate 407 Day 2024

Updated: Apr 5

April 7, or 407 Day is a day to show support to local businesses and restaurants, and share all that you love about Orlando.

Share Your Love for Orlando - Deals, Discounts & Ways to Celebrate 407 Day in Orlando

Celebrate your hometown pride by shopping at and supporting your favorite local area businesses on 407 Day on Sunday, April 7, 2024,


This annual campaign organized by The City of Orlando, Orange County Government, Orlando Economic Partnership and Visit Orlando, is inspired by Orlando’s longtime area code 407, encouraging residents to support their favorite restaurants, bars, shops, boutiques, services, and other locally-owned businesses by sharing posts and photos on social media channels using the hashtag #407Day during their visit.


Small businesses are the backbone of our community, and when we come together to support each other, we all thrive, together, we can make a difference by supporting our neighbors.


Here at Gotta Go Orlando we are proud to be residents of such a vibrant, inclusive community, and we love getting to share all the amazing things to do in Orlando.


407 Day gives us all the opportunity to showcase our hometown pride and the small businesses that make our community such a special place to live, work, learn and thrive. Happy 407 Day!




Emma and Shane Celebrate 407 Day in Orlando

407 Day Events 2024

There is an awesome choice of events and things to do this Sunday, April 7, 2024 to help you celebrate 407 Day in Orlando.


Art in Bloom

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

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.


Bank of America's Museums on Us Weekend

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.


Valid cardholders can access free admission to the following Orlando museums:

Orlando Science Center: 407-514-2000, 777 E. Princeton St. Orlando, FL 32803

History Center: 407-836-8500, 65 E. Central Blvd. Orlando, FL 32801

Polasek Museum & Garden: 407-647-6294, 633 Osceola Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789

Orlando Museum of Art: 407-896-4231, 2416 North Mills Ave. Orlando, FL 32803

Mennello Museum of Art: 407-246-4278, 900 E. Princeton St. Orlando, FL 32803


Spring Fiesta in the Park

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

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.


Orlando Magic vs. Chicago Bulls

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


Music at the Casa: Blue Bamboo Presents Chris Cortez

Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts partners with the historic venue Casa Feliz to present "Music at the Casa"! Get tickets now.


Stephane Wrembel

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


Montgomery Drive Presents Shock & Awe, KS23, Noctus. Sunday, April 7 at Wills Pub.


Family Fun Day at Boxi Park

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




Celebrating 407 Day at DTO in Downtown Orlando

407 Day Deals & Discounts

Check out the special deals and discounts that are available to celebrate 407 Day in Orlando.


Discover Downtown

Be sure to show your support with 407 swag! From April 4-8 at Discover Downtown, you can enjoy $4.07 off 407 shirts and ball caps in-store and online with code 407DAY


But that's not all - enter DTO's 407 Day contest for a chance to WIN a 407 Day shirt! Follow DTO on Instagram for a chance to enter, good luck, and don't forget to tag DTO on 407 Day as you rep your gear around downtown Orlando.


WonderWorks

WonderWorks will be hosting a Family Fun Day on Sunday, April 7th, in honor of 407 Day! ALL Florida residents can explore the upside-down house for only $22 +tax each during this special event. Just show your state ID at the admissions counter or purchase your tickets online.


The Bureau Adventure Games

Get a 30% discount on missions at The Bureau on International Drive with code HAPPY407 when booking online. Discounted missions can be purchased any day for an experience taking place on April 7.


JALEO

Florida residents can enjoy 20% off dining at JALEO located at Disney Springs.


Paddlefish Restaurant

Get $4.07 Strawberry Basil Lemonade Mocktails and $4.07 Paddlefish Blonde Drafts at Paddlefish, located at Disney Springs.


Terralina Crafted Italian

Terralina Crafted Italian at Disney Springs is offering $4.07 off locally produced beers Crooked Can Hefeweizen or Crooked Can High Stepper IPA.


Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista

The Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista is hosting a 407 Day Happy Hour from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, with select items priced at $4.07, including chips and dip, Bud or Bud Light draft, and the kid’s menu burger.


Thrive Cocktail Lounge & Eatery

Enjoy a complimentary treat with the purchase of any sushi roll on April 7. Thrive is located on S. Orange Avenue.



Celebrating 407 Day at DTO in Downtown Orlando

Ways To Celebrate 407 Day

Orlando offers a never ending choice of things to do, and 407 Day is the perfect day to get out and enjoy all that the cit has to offer.


Have Fun on International Drive

On International Drive on 407 Day you can experience flying at iFly Indoor Skydiving where you can feel the adrenaline rush of flying in a fun, safe environment, or go even higher and see Orlando and its world famous attractions from a helicopter ride on Air Force Fun.

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games offer adrenaline fueled indoor karting fun for the whole family, while Topgolf Orlando features fun and competitive golf games for all ages, climate-controlled playing "bays" similar to a bowling lane.



At Kings Dining & Entertainment enjoy upscale bowling and billiards, while over at Ripley's Believe It or Not! explore an amazing variety of exhibits, artifacts and displays in 16 galleries that pay tribute to the odd, bizarre and unbelievable, then experience over 100 interactive exhibits at Orlando's only upside-down attraction, Wonderworks.


For thrills and spills, head to Fun Spot America to race the day away on their multi-level, outdoor go-kart tracks, thrill rides, arcade games, roller coasters and more!


Spend The Day Exploring ICON Park

Spend The Day Exploring ICON Park

ICON Park is a must visit on 407 Day, offering fun adventures for the whole family.


Located in the heart of the Orlando Entertainment District, the complex encompasses entertainment attractions, over a dozen world-class restaurants and bars, nightly live music, retail stores and an outdoor marketplace – all anchored under the 400-ft icon of the Orlando skyline, The Orlando Eye.


In addition to The Orlando Eye, there is lots of inside attractions at ICON Park including Madame Tussauds Orlando, here you get up-close and personal with the hottest celebrities and enjoy the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life. Next door is SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium where you come face-to-fin with thousands of fish, sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and many more.


Also at ICON Park you can enter the fascinating world of illusions which will trick your confidence in senses, but amaze you by doing it; the world that will confuse you completely, but also educate you… Visit the Museum of Illusions Orlando and you will be thrilled because nothing is what it seems, especially not HERE!


Next to Museum of Illusions you will discover Max Action Arena, featuring free-roam Virtual Reality, Axe Throwing, Adventure Rooms, Escape Room and more.


The fun never stops at ICON Park, you can enjoy great attractions including a stunning Mirror Maze, 7D Motion Theater, breath-taking Virtual Reality experiences, great games, prizes, and more at In The Game Orlando,  located inside the Wheelhouse at ICON Park. Right in the middle of all the action!


You won’t go hungry at ICON Park, either, thanks to amazing restaurants including Blake Shelton’s Ole Red, Tapa Toro Tapas Bar & Paella Pit, Tin Roof, and Yard House, plus Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips and legendary Key West saloon Sloppy Joe’s.  


Eat, Drink And Be Entertained At The Pointe Orlando

Eat, Drink And Be Entertained At The Pointe Orlando

An open-air dining, entertainment and shopping hub close to the Orange County Convention Center, Pointe Orlando offers an amazing choice of places to ea,t drink, and have fun, perfect for a night out!


 Savor a taste of Havana and late-night dancing at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, headed by two-time James Beard award-winning Chef Guillermo Pernot, or feast on fine Greek cuisine with a side of live belly-dancing entertainment at Taverna Opa.


You can also opt for fresh catches at The Oceanaire Seafood Room and legendary steaks at The Capital Grille. Pointe Orlando constantly adds new flavors, too, such as Chicago’s famous The Hampton Social and Brazilian churrasco steakhouse Rodizio Grill. You can’t go wrong with British favorites at The Pub Orlando, and don't miss JoJo’s Shake Bar, and for nightlife a must visit is Blue Martini!


Chill Out At Disney Springs

Disney Springs is a wonderful place to waste away a few hours or more in Orlando, and it's free to visit, and parking is free too.


Stroll through Town Center at Disney Springs to view vibrant displays from talented artists at the Art Walk, while everyone will love checking out a unique collection of stores including The Coca Cola Store, M&M's World, Lego Imagination Center and more.


You can take a break at The Welcome Center with air conditioning, comfy chairs and free ice water before enjoying the free entertainment at multiple locations throughout Disney Springs, with musicians and bands perform in the evening, plus House of Blues frequently offers free live music at its Front Porch Bar, oh and Raglan Road usually has free live music on their patio most nights.


Universal CityWalk

Hang Out At Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk is a lively entertainment complex just before the entrance to Universal Studios and Islands Of Adventure, it’s FREE to enter and there is so much to do.


Parking is costly during the day, but at most times of the year, parking after 6 pm is free.


At CityWalk you can stroll, take in the atmosphere and simply enjoy people watching, or you can ride the free water taxi to the resorts and explore, a must do is the opera filled Italian piazza at Loews’ Portofino Bay Hotel.


Back at CityWalk the kids will enjoy cooling off in the splash pad, and the adults will love the free nightly entertainment including outdoor DJ, stilt walkers and more.


Free Orlando Museums and Galleries

Visit Orlando's Museums and Galleries

Orlando has a wonderful selection of museums, gardens and cultural attractions, and 407 Day is the perfect time to take some time out and enjoy all our museums have to offer.


Rollins Museum of Art

The Rollins Museum of Art features rotating exhibitions, ongoing programs, and an extensive permanent collection that spans centuries, from examples of ancient art and artifacts to contemporary art.


Open to the public free year-round, its holdings include the only European Old Master paintings in the Orlando area, a sizeable American art collection, and a forward-thinking contemporary collection.


Mennello Museum

Paintings of American Impressionism and Realism from the Mennello Museum collection alongside important works from prestigious Florida museums.


Orange County Regional History Center

The Orange County Regional History Center housed in a historic courthouse in the heart of downtown Orlando, offers four floors of exhibits exploring 12,000 years of Central Florida’s rich heritage.


The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

The Morse Museum in Winter Park is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of dazzling works by Louis Comfort Tiffany.


Artlando

Grab a map from the DT Orlando Information Center and go on a self-guided tour of downtown Orlando's streets to discover the contemporary sculptures which are Art Orlando. Not only will you get to know Downtown as you walk around, you’ll be seriously impressed by these stunning works of art.


Dinky Dock in Winter Park

Waste Away The Day At Dinky Dock

Spend a day at the beach in Winter Park. Dinky Dock is a 1.56-acre year-round park and offers a fishing pier and boat ram.Yes there is a beach and swimming is permitted.


Expore Orlando parks and gardens for free

Parks, Gardens and the Great Outdoors

Orlando is blessed with an abundance of parks, gardens, and the chance to escape the tourists and enjoy the great outdoors where you'll get the chance to become one with nature.


The variety of parks, gardens, nature trails, bike trails and more here in Orlando is breathtaking, get outside and enjoy!


Lake Eola Park

Lake Eola Park is a must visit, located in the heart of Downtown Orlando, with a sidewalk that circles the lake 0.9 miles in length, making it easy for visitors to keep track of their walking or running


Relax amid beautiful flower beds and a spectacular view of Orlando’s skyline and the gorgeous Lake Eola, enjoy the swans and other birds inhabiting the park, or you can check out a free concert, movie or a play in the Walt Disney Amphitheater.


Harry P Leu Gardens

Explore an amazing botanical oasis nearly 50-acres minutes from Downtown Orlando. Harry P Leu Gardens features landscaped grounds and lakes, with walking trails all shaded by 200-year-old oaks and forests of camellias. Free entry days at Leu Gardens are offered on select Mondays throughout the year, check the website for details.


The UCF Arboretum

The Arboretum of the University of Central Florida is located on the main campus of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, United States. Covering 80 acres, it contains more than 600 species of plants, including more than 100 bromeliads, in cultivated gardens.


Mead Botanical Garden

With 47 acres to explore in Winter Park, your senses will come alive with the sights, sounds, and scents of the garden. Mead Botanical Garden offers hiking trails, creek, boardwalk, tall pine trees, greenhouse, butterfly garden, and pond that’s home to turtles, fish and wading birds.


Orlando Urban Trail

The Orlando Urban Trail is located near Downtown Orlando and is considered the spine of Orlando’s trail network.


The trail is approximately three miles long and runs from Lake Highland through Loch Haven Park, to Mead Garden in Winter Park. Highlights include connections to six lakes, Orlando Cultural Park, and the Gaston Edwards Trail.


West Orange Trail

The West Orange Trail is a 22-mile long multi-use rail trail. The paved trail passes through downtown Oakland, Winter Garden, and Apopka with most of its length built on old railroad alignments.


Lake Nona Sculpture Garden

The Lake Nona Sculpture Garden is a 50,000 square-foot outdoor space designed for the exploration and discovery of a distinguished selection of sculptures from one of the world’s largest private art collections, The Lewis Collection.


Orlando Wetlands Park

The Orlando Wetlands Park is a man-made wetland designed to provide advanced treatment for reclaimed water from the City of Orlando and other local cities. The Park is 1650 acres in size and located in Christmas, Florida. Visitors can visit the Park seven days a week, between sunrise and sunset, to enjoy primitive and passive activities including, Photography, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding, and Guided Tours


Dr. P. Phillips Community Park

Dr. P. Phillips Community Park provides a range of amenities for the whole family to enjoy, including playgrounds, splash pad, plus sports fields, picnic areas & a dog run


Lake Nona Farmers Market

Check Out The Orlando Area Farmers Markets

If you’re looking for fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods, honey, meats and other foods, the best place to visit is a local Central Florida farmers market. Check out the markets open this Sunday, 407 Day.


Orlando Farmers Market at Lake Eola Park

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 week at Celebration Farmers Market there are multiple vendors here 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.


East Orlando Farmer's Market

The popular East Orlando Farmers Market offers hand selected produce, creative local small business owners, along with botanical varieties to chose from. Every Sunday 11 am - 4 pm.


downtown Orlando murals

Orlando Murals

Take a walk through downtown Orlando, and you’ll discover art in unexpected places, including larger-than-life butterflies, a vintage Orlando postcard, hanging gardens, even a parking garage covered with murals, and the latest downtown mural, Unbelievable Real!


Lake Eola

Some towns are built on the shorelines of a lake. Not Downtown Orlando. DT has the whole lake at its urban center, and it’s a beautiful stretch of water surrounded by verdant parklands.


The lake has a walkable circumference of just under one mile and covers almost twenty-three acres. The iconic Lake Eola Fountain, elegantly sprays water jets by day and by night, illuminates the lake with an amazing display of colored lighting.


There’s a market held in Lake Eola Park every Sunday, plus frequent festivals and open-air concerts take place in the park and the Walt Disney Amphitheater



Swan Swooning At Lake Eola

One of the most photographed and iconic places in Downtown Orlando is its crown jewel, Lake Eola Park.


Even if you’re a local, you haven’t lived until you’ve taken a voyage across Lake Eola on a swan paddle boat. Each boat holds up to four passengers and can be rented Tuesday - Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm.


After your ride, take a walk around the park to see five different species of swans.



Know your History, Visit Orange County History Center

Explore the five stories of the Orange County History Center to discover all about Orlando’s past plus lots of regional Florida history too.


The museum on Central Boulevard in DT Orlando is housed in a neoclassical, late 1920’s building which was originally a courthouse. There are diverse exhibitions ranging from agriculture to aviation and space travel.


Examples of the flora and fauna of Florida, replicas of pioneer cabins and stories and artifacts of the Indigenous natives and African Americans.


The History Center offers a fascinating insight into how life has changed in Florida over the past one hundred years morphing from an agricultural community into tourism.


Visit The Electrifying Orlando Science Center

Orlando Science Center is Central Florida’s award-winning, hands-on science museum. For more than 60 years, our exhibits and programming have brought science to life for not just residents of Central Florida, but also visitors from around the world.


With four floors of interactive exhibit halls, labs and workshops, theaters, an observatory, and experiences that change with the seasons, there is always something exciting for our 670,000 annual visitors to see and do at Orlando Science Center.


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Step Back in Time To Old Orlando

Mixing architecture and history is a great way to spend the day and learn more about downtown Orlando with the self-guided Historic Districts Walking Tour.


You’ll learn about structures that were designed and built when horses were still clopping along Church Street and see how they’ve been adapted for modern uses.


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East End Market

The East End Market is a neighborhood market & food hall in the Audubon Park Garden District of Orlando featuring a vast array of artisanal vendors in one marketplace, from bakers to pasta makers to coffee roasters.


Thornton Park

Thornton Park

Just east of the central Lake Eola, you’ll find this cool and quiet neighbourhood that really feels like you’ve escaped the city for an out-of-town suburb.


This charming neighborhood is home to some of Orlando's best restaurants, hip cafés, cool galleries and a few bistros, all set around some ever-so-quaint old cobbled streets.


 Well worth a few hours to stretch your legs and take in the sights and sounds of Thornton Park. 


How do you plan to celebrate 407 Day this year? Let us know and spread the word using  #407Day!


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Emma and Shane Celebrate 407 Day in Orlando

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