Orlando Events in January

Walt Disney World Marathon
Marathon, Half Marathon, Family Races
(second weekend in January)

NBA Basketball
Orlando Magic at the Amway Center

Ice Hockey
Orlando Solar Bears at the Amway Center

ICE! at the Gaylord Palms Resort
A vast and amazing array of huge Ice Sculptures + snow play area!
(typically from early November Thru Jan 1st)

 

Orlando Events in February

Bands Brew & BBQ – SeaWorld
Great Live bands, great beer and the best local restaurants team up!
(from early Feb thru early Mar)

Real Music Concert Series – Busch Gardens
Amazing headline music performers live in Stanleyville
(select dates from late Jan thru late Mar)

Mardi Gras – Universal Studios
Colorful food, drinks, music and fun!
(from mid Feb thru late Apr)

NBA Basketball
Orlando Magic Home Games at the Amway Center

Ice Hockey
Orlando Solar Bears at the Amway Center

 

Orlando Events in March

Mardi Gras – Universal Studios
Colorful food, drinks, music and fun!
(from mid Feb thru late Apr)

The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Stunning Topiaries, garden displays, talks and shows
(from early Mar thru late May)

NBA Basketball
Orlando Magic Home Games at the Amway Center

Ice Hockey
Orlando Solar Bears at the Amway Center

 

Orlando Events in April

Mardi Gras – Universal Studios
Colorful food, drinks, music and fun!
(from mid Feb thru late Apr)

The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Stunning Topiaries, garden displays, talks and shows
(from early Mar thru late May)

Grad Bash – Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure
Grad parties descend upon Universal Studios in force!
(from late Apr thru early May)

Viva La Musica – SeaWorld
Live Latin music with great Latin food
(Each Saturday from mid April thru early May)

Viva La Musica – Busch Gardens
Live Latin music with great Latin food
(Each Saturday from mid April thru early May)

NBA Basketball
Orlando Magic Home Games at the Amway Center

 

Orlando Events in May

The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Stunning Topiaries, garden displays, talks and shows
(from early Mar thru late May)

Viva La Musica – SeaWorld
Live Latin music with great Latin food
(Each Saturday from mid April thru early May)

Viva La Musica – Busch Gardens
Live Latin music with great Latin food
(Each Saturday from mid April thru early May)

Grad Bash – Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure
Grad parties descend upon Universal Studios in force!
(from late Apr thru early May)

Star Wars Weekends – Hollywood Studios
Special Star Wars events, celeb meet & Greets and activities
(mid May thru mid June)

 

Orlando Events in June

Summer Nights – SeaWorld
Special shows include; Shamu Rocks, Sealions Tonight & Reflections
(each evening from end June thru mid Aug)

Summer Nights – Busch Gardens
Rides are more fun with live music and light shows!
(from early Jun to mid Aug)

Summer Concerts – Universal Studios
Amazing top level performers head to the stage in Universal
(from early Jun thru mid July)

Epcot’s Sounds like Summer Concert Series
Top Tribute bands perform live at Epcot’s America Gardens Theatre
(from early Jun thru late Jul)

Star Wars Weekends – Hollywood Studios
Special Star Wars events, celeb meet & Greets and activities
(mid May thru mid June)

 

Orlando Events in July

Summer Nights – SeaWorld
Special shows include; Shamu Rocks, Sealions Tonight & Reflections
(each evening from end June thru mid Aug)

Summer Nights – Busch Gardens
Rides are more fun with live music and light shows!
(from early Jun to mid Aug)

Summer Concerts – Universal Studios
Amazing top level performers head to the stage in Universal
(from early Jun thru mid July)

Epcot’s Sounds like Summer Concert Series
Top Tribute bands perform live at Epcot’s America Gardens Theatre
(from early Jun thru late Jul)

4th July – Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Fireworks, and fun!

 

Orlando Events in August

Summer Nights – SeaWorld
Special shows include; Shamu Rocks, Sealions Tonight & Reflections
(each evening from end June thru mid Aug)

Summer Nights – Busch Gardens
Rides are more fun with live music and light shows!
(from early Jun to mid Aug)

 

Orlando Events in September

Epcot Food and Wine Festival
Small Plates Dining and Drinks Carts around the World Showcase in Epcot
(Starts from the last weekend in September thru Mid November)

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
Light hearted Halloween Celebration – Parades and fun!
(Starts early/mid September thru early Nov)

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights
Be prepared to be scared! Intense Halloween Horror – Not for Kids!
(Starts late Sept thru End of October)

Howl-O-Scream – Busch Gardens Tampa
Intense Halloween Event
(Starts late Sept thru End of October)

Celebration Town Center – Annual leaf Fall
Yes, the perfect town needs a perfect fall! Leaves really do fall from the sky!
(Late Sept through Late Oct at 7, 8 & 9pm daily)

Jack Hanna Weekend – Seaworld
Team up with wildlife legend Jack Hanna!
(Usually mid September)

Eat to the Beat Concert series – Epcot
Top live bands perform nightly in The America Gardens Theater
(late Sept thru early Nov)

Orlando Events in October

Epcot Food and Wine Festival
Small Plates Dining and Drinks Carts around the World Showcase in Epcot
(Starts from the last weekend in September thru Mid November)

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
Light hearted Halloween Celebration – Parades and fun!
(Starts early/mid September thru early Nov)

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights
Be prepared to be scared! Intense Halloween Horror – Not for Kids!
(Starts late Sept thru End of October)

Howl-O-Scream – Busch Gardens Tampa
Intense Halloween Event
(Starts late Sept thru End of October)

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular
Light hearted Family Halloween Celebration
(Each weekend throughout October)

Brick or Treat – LEGOLAND
Some great light hearted Halloween fun!
(each Sat & Sun during October)

Night of Joy – Magic Kingdom
Religious Music Festival Weekend
(one weekend early Sept)

NBA Basketball
Orlando Magic Home Games at the Amway Center

Ice Hockey
Orlando Solar Bears at the Amway Center

Daytona Biketoberfest
A huge Bike Festival weekend with music, racing and activities
(Mid October typically)

Orlando Film Festival
Annual Film Festival offering showings, parties and events!
(Mid to late October in the Cobb Plaza – Downtown Orlando)

Celebration Town Center – Annual leaf Fall
Yes, the perfect town needs a perfect fall! Leaves really do fall from the sky!
(Late Sept through Late Oct at 7, 8 & 9pm daily)

Eat to the Beat Concert series
Top live bands perform nightly in The America Gardens Theater
(late Sept thru early Nov)

 

Orlando Events in November

Epcot Food and Wine Festival
Small Plates Dining and Drinks Carts around the World Showcase in Epcot
(Starts from the last weekend in September thru Mid November)

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
Light hearted Halloween Celebration – Parades and fun!
(Starts early/mid September thru early Nov)

NBA Basketball
Orlando Magic Home Games at the Amway Center

Ice Hockey
Orlando Solar Bears at the Amway Center

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
A spectacular Christmas Holiday Celebration in the Magic Kingdom!
(From early November thru late December)

ICE! at the Gaylord Palms Resort
An vast and amazing array of huge Ice Sculptures + snow play area!
(typically from early November Thru Jan 1st)

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights
A stunning light display in Disney’s Hollywood Studios
(typically from early November thru early January)

Epcot’s Holidays Around The World – Candlelight Processional
Wonderful Christmas celebration with Celebrity Narrators
(Late Nov thru Dec on selected evenings (5pm, 6:45pm, 8:15pm)

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
Lots of family fun – The Polar Express is amazing!
(from late Nov thru late Dec)

Celebration Town Center
The Annual Tree Lighting followed by ‘Snowfall’ each evening!
(From late Nov thru Dec at selected times!)

Busch Gardens – Christmas Town
New Christmas event includes Festive dining, lights and shops
(Fri, Sat & Sun from late Nov thru late Dec)

Eat to the Beat Concert series
Top live bands perform nightly in The America Gardens Theater
(late Sept thru early Nov)

 

Orlando in December

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
A spectacular Christmas Holiday Celebration in the Magic Kingdom!
(From early November thru late December from 7pm until midnight)

Epcot’s Holidays Around The World – Candlelight Processional
Wonderful Christmas celebration with Celebrity Narrators
(Late Nov thru Dec on selected evenings (5pm, 6:45pm, 8:15pm)

ICE! at the Gaylord Palms Resort
An vast and amazing array of huge Ice Sculptures + snow play area!
(typically from early November Thru Jan 1st)

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights
A stunning light display in Disney’s Hollywood Studios
(typically from early November thru early January)

Grinchmas – Islands of Adventure
Join Dr Suess’s favorite characters for lots of wonky festive fun!
(All through December)

Macy’s Parade – Universal Studios
The famous New York Thanksgiving Parade heads to Orlando each year!
(All through December – daily at dusk)

Mannheim Steamroller – Universal Studios
The biggest selling Christmas artist of all time!
(Usually each weekend in December)

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
Lots of family fun – The Polar Express is amazing!
(from late Nov thru late Dec)

Busch Gardens – Christmas Town
New Christmas event includes Festive dining, lights and shops
(Fri, Sat & Sun from late Nov thru late Dec)

NBA Basketball
Orlando Magic Home Games at the Amway Center

Ice Hockey
Orlando Solar Bears at the Amway Center

Celebration Town Center
The Annual Tree Lighting followed by ‘Snowfall’ each evening!
(From late Nov thru Dec at selected times!)

New Year’s Eve at SeaWorld Orlando
A big Firework and musical celebration of the New Year!
(Dec 31st)

New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World
Special Events around Walt Disney World Resort
(Dec 31st)

New Year’s Eve at Busch Gardens
Music, shows and Fireworks
(Dec 31st)

 

Other Orlando area events worth checking out;

Nasa
Check the launch schedule.

Sport
Arnold Palmer Invitational Bay Hill March 2013

UCF Football
Sept-Nov

Concerts
Hard Rock Live
Amway Center
UCF Arena
House of Blues

Performing Arts
Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre