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9 THINGS TO DO IN ORLANDO (OCTOBER 02 - OCTOBER 11)

Mullet Migration

Mullet Migration

late September–early October • nature

It might be amusing to watch migrating mullets jumping above the water's surface, however, they don't do it out of amusement, but to escape chasing predators

Rocket Launch at Kennedy Space Center

Rocket Launch at Kennedy Space Center

all year round • activity

See rocket's space launch from NASA headquarters

Swimming with Manatees

Swimming with Manatees

November–April (all year round) • activity

Swim with the gentle giants in the warm waters of Crystal river

Citrus Season

Citrus Season

October–June • food

Florida is famous for its beautiful citrus groves and delicious fruits

Halloween at Walt Disney World

Halloween at Walt Disney World

August 12–October 31, 2022 • event

Go trick-or-treating and meet all your favorite characters during Boo Bash in Magic Kingdom

Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp

Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp

all year round • activity

Visit the town of mediums, healers, and ghost whisperers

Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights

September 2–October 31, 2022 • event

One of the most popular Halloween attractions in North America

Surfing

Surfing

early August–mid-April • activity

Not so popular with pro surfers, Florida could nevertheless be attractive for beginners

SeaWorld Halloween

SeaWorld Halloween

September 9–October 31, 2022 • event

Join the Spooktacular celebration with unbelievable sea creatures and thrilling attractions

22 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Florida Strawberry Festival

Florida Strawberry Festival

out of rangeMarch 3–13, 2022 • event

Celebrate the strawberry harvest, with the local community of Eastern Hillsborough County

4th of July Weekend Events and Fireworks

4th of July Weekend Events and Fireworks

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

There's no better place than Orlando for some Independence Day fun with kids

Fireflies at Blue Spring State Park

Fireflies at Blue Spring State Park

out of rangemid-to-late March • nature

The amazing mother nature's light show takes place every spring in Central Florida

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

out of rangeDecember–March • nature

The population of endangered Northern right whales is recovering in Florida

Christmas Holiday Magic at Disney World

Christmas Holiday Magic at Disney World

unconfirmedmid-November–late December 2022 • event

There is no better place to feel the spirit of Christmas in Florida

Orlando Air and Space Show at Sanford International Airport

Orlando Air and Space Show at Sanford International Airport

out of rangeOctober 29–30, 2022 • event

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform jaw-dropping maneuvers over Sanford

The Villages Balloon Festival

The Villages Balloon Festival

out of rangeMarch 4–6, 2022 • event

Enjoy a brilliant ballooning event set an hour-drive northwest of Orlando

New Year's Eve in Orlando

New Year's Eve in Orlando

out of rangeDecember 31  • event

Magnificent fireworks, laser shows, and parades mark the end of the year in Orlando's theme parks

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day

out of rangeMarch 11–20, 2022 • event

Get festive in one of Orlando's magical theme parks

The Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild

The Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild

unconfirmedNovember 2022–January 2023 • event

The only event in Central Florida celebrating Asian cultures

Florida Film Festival

Florida Film Festival

out of rangeApril 8–17, 2022 • event

Even though Florida is flooded with several film festivals, you definitely should witness the best one

Florida Citrus Parade

Florida Citrus Parade

overDecember 29, 2018 • event

A celebration of fruits and sports

New Year's Eve in Florida

New Year's Eve in Florida

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

Celebrate the turning of the calendar on the beach while watching the sunset or head to the wildest parties. Florida is about to impress you on the last day of the year for sure

Universal Orlando Mardi Gras

Universal Orlando Mardi Gras

out of rangeFebruary 5–April 24, 2022 • event

A colorful celebration with your favorite charachters and live music

Downtown Orlando Halloween

Downtown Orlando Halloween

out of rangeOctober • event

Experience the largest party of the year in Orlando

The Orlando Fringe

The Orlando Fringe

out of rangeJanuary 13–16, 2022 (Winter in-person mini-festival) | January 19–23, 2022 (Winter digital mini-festival) | May 17–30, 2022 • event

One of the best cultural events in Florida

Chinese New Year in Orlando

Chinese New Year in Orlando

unconfirmedJanuary 22, 2023 • event

See the spectacular Dragon Parade and Multicultural Festival in Orlando

Christmas Lights in Orlando

Christmas Lights in Orlando

out of rangelate November–early January • event

Theme parks and resorts showcase their best holiday decorations

Surf Expo

Surf Expo

out of rangeSeptember 8–10, 2022 | January 4–6, 2023 • event

The largest surfing industry event in the world

Megacon Orlando

Megacon Orlando

out of rangeMay 19–22, 2022 • event

The largest comic convention of South East

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

out of rangeJanuary 4–8, 2023 • event

A race weekend with Mickey and friends in Orlando

Orlando Beer Festival

Orlando Beer Festival

out of rangeNovember 12, 2022 • event

The largest and most popular beer festival in Orlando

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