Central Florida Events
59th Annual Daytona 500February 26, 2017
Location: Daytona International Speedway
Address: 1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Time: Race starts at 2:00 p.m.
This legendary event at the Daytona International Speedway brings together the best stock car drivers inthe world to compete for NASCAR’s richest and most prestigious race.
Downtown Food & Wine Fest
February 25, 2017 – February 26, 2017
Location: Lake Eola
Address: Northeast Corner of Robinson St. and Eola Dr., Orlando, FL 32801
Time: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Located in the heart of downtown Orlando at Lake Eola on Robinson Street, the 9th Annual Downtown Food &Wine Fest features mouth-watering dishes from over 30 of Orlando’s premier restaurants, 50 domestic andinternational wines, and live entertainment.
Annual Bach FestivalFebruary 17, 2017 – March 05, 2017
Location: Rollins College
Year after year, this festival brings world-class talent to the Rollins College campus in Winter Park.Festival highlights include performances featuring the works of J.S. Bach and other great composers by thehighly acclaimed Bach Festival Choir and Orchestra.
Seven Seas Food FestivalFebruary 11, 2017 – May 13, 2017
Location: SeaWorld® Orlando
Guests can enjoy SeaWorld® Orlando’s popular music and food events which will expand to a total of 14weekends in 2017 as part of the all-new Seven Seas Festival. Guests will be able to enjoy performances bysome of their favorite country and Latin artists.
Inspired by street food from Asia, the Caribbean, South America and the Mediterranean, this expandedfestival will bring new culinary offerings to guests throughout the park. Plus, guests will be able toindulge in a variety of international, local and seasonal craft brews on tap giving their taste buds aworldly delight.
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Universal Orlando Mardi Gras 2017February 04, 2017 – March 24, 2017
Admission: Mardi Gras festivities and concerts are included with paid admission to Universal StudiosFlorida, or a Universal Orlando Annual Pass.
Let the good times roll at Universal Orlando’s annual Mardi Gras celebration. Interact with Mardi Grascharacters and hear live music from bands, enjoy delicious authentic Cajun cuisine, and on 12 selectnights, watch some of the biggest names in music take the stage for live concerts.
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Star Tours – The Adventures ContinueMake the jump to hyperspace—and to a new destination from Star Wars: The Force Awakens—during a 3D, motion-simulated space flight.During your voyage, interact with many of the otherworldly characters and places made famous in the Star Wars saga. Hold on tight as you exit hyperspace to find yourself in the middle of a furious starship battle above Coruscant. Plunge into the oceans of Naboo and avoid the clutches of monstrous fish. Retreat inside the dreaded Death Star to escape Darth Vader before doing battle with Boba Fett. Plus, you’ll visit an all-new location from Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Location: Echo Lake – Disney’s Hollywood Studios® This attraction has FastPass+
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Season of the ForceA Galaxy Far, Far Away…Now at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®Discover new and updated Star Wars experiences that bring you closer to the epic saga than ever before. The blockbuster Star Wars movies transport viewers to a galaxy far, far away—and you can visit that galaxy at Walt Disney World® Resort! Embark on Star Wars adventures, visit Star Wars locations, meet Star Wars characters, view Star Wars movie props and shop for Star Wars merchandise.It’s all here for you to explore alongside your favorite Star Wars fans!Star Wars Launch Bay – Explore immersive special exhibits and get a peek of what’s to come in the new movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Discover sights, sounds and surprises that are sure to delight any Star Wars fan. Get an up-close look at replica props, models, costumes and artifacts from the Star Wars films and watch a behind-the-scenes video about how a new generation of filmmakers is crafting the future of the saga. Encounter Han Solo’s trusty sidekick, Chewbacca, for a furry photo and—if you’re brave enough—come face-to-face and encounter the dark warrior, Kylo Ren, on the bridge of his First Order Star Destroyer!Plus, join the Star Wars action when you play the latest version of the popular Disney Infinity video game—DisneyInfinity 3.0 Edition—which features an exclusive Toy Box built just for Star Wars Launch Bay. Location: Animation Courtyard
LEGO Imagination Centerat downtown Disney Marketplace is 4,400-square feet of fun. Guarded by friendly dinosaurs and a huge sea serpent made of LEGO bricks, this play area lets kids explore their creativity by building with colorful bricks, and it’s all free.
Disney’s Boardwalkfeatures free, live street entertainment in the evenings, including comedians, jazz ensembles and fire shows.
Sporting ScheduleOrlando Magic
Orlando City Soccer
Orlando Solar Bears
ESPN Wide World of Sports
Osceola Heritage Park & Silver Spurs Arena