If you’re planning a trip to Orlando early this year, February is one of the best times you can visit. You’ll avoid the peak season rush while also enjoying ideal weather and plenty of seasonal festivities. Still undecided? Check out our 7 reasons why you should visit Orlando this February. 1. Great Weather Orlando’s average temperature in February is 74 degrees Fahrenheit (23 C) with clear skies. This mild weather provides the perfect respite from winter chills while also staying warm enough for visits to waterparks and beaches along Florida’s coast. 2. Holiday Rush is Over If battling traffic and long lines at the theme parks isn’t your thing, then February is the best time to visit Orlando. The holiday […]
Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras February 9 – April 4 It’s Florida’s Biggest Party –Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras, every night from February 9 through April 4 at Universal Studios Florida™. Enjoy an authentic New Orleans celebration with nightly parades, dazzling entertainment including superstar concerts on select nights, and mouthwatering Cajun food available for purchase. The festivities are included with your theme park admission, Annual Pass or Seasonal Pass*. It’s unforgettable springtime fun for everyone. *Seasonal Passholders are blocked out of Universal Studios Florida™ the entire day on Mardi Gras concert dates.
Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort November 17, 2018 – January 6, 2019 This is the holiday for those who can’t wait, for all of us who rip through the wrapping for a peek at the surprise inside, the ones who crave a little mischief with their merry. Beginning in November, Universal Orlando™ unwraps a resort-wide celebration that will elevate your season. Put a twist on whatever traditions you’re used to. Celebrate the season at Universal Orlando Resort. You’ve never had a holiday like this.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party November 8 – December 21, 2018 Have a merry holiday season at Magic Kingdom this year. Join Mickey and friends as you celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with special shows, holiday fireworks, and seasonal treats. See your favorite Disney characters up close in the Once Upon a Christmastime Parade and dance to festive music during the special holiday fireworks show.
If you’re looking for an extraordinary outing during your Orlando vacation, there’s nowhere better to spend your day than at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! on International Drive. The Odditorium at Ripley’s Orlando offers unbelievable attractions and incredible discounts for families of all ages. Unusual Collections Weird and mysterious artifacts from all over the globe await you inside Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium. Guests can measure themselves against the world’s tallest man or feast their eyes on a 6-legged pig and a genuine shrunken head. And if the weather takes a turn for the worse, the sunken structure of Ripley’s Orlando makes for the perfect indoor escape. With so much to experience, a family can spend an entire afternoon […]
Orlando Citrus Parade December 29, 2018 Event Website Participate in a Central Florida tradition by attending the Orlando Citrus Parade this year. Listen to talented high school and college marching bands and marvel at floats made entirely from Florida citrus. Line up along the parade route to watch or enjoy upgraded seating in the TV Performance Zone.
The Nutcracker December 15-16 2018 Event Website Enjoy a production of The Nutcracker in Orlando. Professional ballerinas and talented students take the stage to tell the tale of Maria and her nutcracker prince. Through the use of pyrotechnics and aerial arts, Central Florida Ballet brings a touch of theme park magic to this classic holiday ballet.
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas December 18-23, 2018 Event Website Enjoy a holiday musical full of nostalgia. This family-friendly production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is based on the 1954 movie and is sure to delight all ages. You’ll enjoy your favorite songs of the season including “Happy Holiday” and “White Christmas”.
Celebrate Lunar New Year in Orlando with a fun, multicultural celebration in the heart of downtown. Often referred to as Chinese New Year, Lunar New Year is actually celebrated in many cultures throughout Asia. The holiday marks the beginning of the year according to the lunar calendar and is a time for honoring ancestors and welcoming a prosperous new year. Many American cities now have their own celebrations, and Orlando is no different. If you are vacationing in Orlando for Lunar New Year, you can attend a fun celebration filled with traditional foods, dances, and music. The Dragon Parade The festivities take place on February 17 at 11 a.m. with a parade along Thornton Avenue in the Mills 50 District […]
Will you be in Orlando during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year? If you happen to be in the City Beautiful during this important time, we invite you to join locals in one of many community events across town celebrating the mission of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The many ways Orlando comes together on this momentous day create different ways you can participate. The City of Orlando has a specific commission dedicated to honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Every year since 1986, the Mayor’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission coordinates, promotes, hosts, and fundraises for a week’s worth of events throughout the city around the national holiday. Last year’s major […]
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