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7 THINGS TO DO IN ORLANDO (MARCH 18 - MARCH 27)

Fireflies at Blue Spring State Park

Fireflies at Blue Spring State Park

mid-to-late March • nature

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

Rocket Launch at Kennedy Space Center

Rocket Launch at Kennedy Space Center

all year round • activity

See rocket's space launch from NASA headquarters

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

December–March • nature

The population of endangered Northern right whales is recovering in Florida

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

Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp

Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp

all year round • activity

Visit the town of mediums, healers, and ghost whisperers

Surfing

Surfing

early August–mid-April • activity

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

27 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Florida Strawberry Festival

Florida Strawberry Festival

out of rangeFebruary 29-March 10, 2024 • event

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

Mullet Migration

Mullet Migration

out of rangelate 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

Orlando 4th of July Fireworks,  Shows and Events

Orlando 4th of July Fireworks, Shows and Events

out of rangeJuly 3–4, 2024 • event

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

The Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild

The Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild

out of rangeNovember 17, 2023-January 14, 2024 • event

The only event in Central Florida celebrating Asian cultures

Orlando Air and Space Show at Sanford International Airport

Orlando Air and Space Show at Sanford International Airport

out of rangeOctober 28–29, 2023 • event

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

Orlando Renaissance Festival

Orlando Renaissance Festival

unconfirmedDecember 1–8, 2024 • event

A medieval village in the heart of Orlando with plenty of family-friendly fun

The Villages Balloon Festival

The Villages Balloon Festival

on holdFebruary 3–4, 2023 • 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

Christmas Holiday Magic at Disney World

Christmas Holiday Magic at Disney World

out of rangeNovember 9–December 22, 2023 • event

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

Leesburg Christmas Parade

Leesburg Christmas Parade

out of rangeDecember 2, 2023 • event

Get into the holiday spirit at the lighted holiday parade in the heart of Leesburg

Downtown Orlando Halloween

Downtown Orlando Halloween

out of rangelate October • event

Experience the largest party of the year in Orlando

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

Chinese New Year in Orlando

Chinese New Year in Orlando

out of rangeFebruary 24, 2024 • event

See the spectacular Dragon Parade and Multicultural Festival in Orlando

Florida Film Festival

Florida Film Festival

out of rangeApril 12-21, 2024 • event

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

Universal Orlando Mardi Gras

Universal Orlando Mardi Gras

out of rangeFebruary 3-April 7, 2024 • event

A colorful celebration with your favorite characters and live music

Christmas Lights in Orlando

Christmas Lights in Orlando

out of rangemid-November–early January • event

Theme parks and resorts showcase their best holiday decorations

Megacon Orlando

Megacon Orlando

out of rangeFebruary 1-4, 2024 • event

The largest comic convention of South East

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day

out of rangeMarch 7–10 & 14–17, 2024 • event

Get festive in one of Orlando's magical theme parks

The Orlando Fringe

The Orlando Fringe

out of rangeJanuary 11-14, 2024 • event

One of the best cultural events in Florida

Halloween at Walt Disney World

Halloween at Walt Disney World

out of rangeAugust 12–October 31, 2022 • event

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

Orlando Beer Festival

Orlando Beer Festival

out of rangeNovember 4, 2023 • event

The largest and most popular beer festival in Orlando

Florida Citrus Parade

Florida Citrus Parade

overDecember 29, 2018 • event

A celebration of fruits and sports

Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights

out of rangeSeptember 1–November 4, 2023 • event

One of the most popular Halloween attractions in North America

Surf Expo

Surf Expo

out of rangeSeptember 7–9, 2023 | January 10–12, 2024 • event

The largest surfing industry event in the world

Orlando Memorial Day Weekend Events and Fireworks

Orlando Memorial Day Weekend Events and Fireworks

out of rangeMay 24–27, 2024 • event

Time for family and friendly gatherings under the colors of the USA flag

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

SeaWorld Halloween

SeaWorld Halloween

out of rangeSeptember 8-October 31, 2024 • event

Join the Spooktacular celebration with unbelievable sea creatures and thrilling attractions

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