Central Florida Events
Celebrate the planet at Central Florida’s largest Earth Day festival. Held at the beautiful Lake Eola, the festival features local vegan food and art vendors, yoga, live music, special entertainment for kids, and more. Central Florida Earth Day is a dog-friendly event. Visit their website for more details.
Celebrate spring at Morimoto Asia’s Sakura Festival. Located in Disney Springs, the festival features a month full of activities including sake samplings, cooking classes, and a Matsuri festival featuring Pan-Asian street food and carnival games. Check their website for more details.
Join filmmakers and film buffs at the 28th Florida Film Festival. This Oscar-qualifying festival features over 180 films from 35 countries for your enjoyment. A variety of industry parties and events allow for networking with those in the industry. Purchase your tickets and passes on the festival’s website.
Enjoy local art at the 60th anniversary of the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. Admire the work of artists competing in a variety of categories including watercolor, jewelry, woodworking, and more. Kids can create their own masterpieces at the Children’s Workshop Village.
Enjoy Orlando’s first ever Cirque du Soleil show under the Big Top. Inspired by Mexico’s rich culture and mythology, Luzia is a dazzling masterpiece of light and rain that is sure to delight.
Enjoy a fun family outing at the Central Florida Fair. Take a spin on the classic midway rides, enjoy freshly popped popcorn, and check out the creations of talented local chefs, painters, photographers, knitters, and more.
February 9 – May 5, 2019
Sample international cuisine at the Seven Seas Food Festival. Enjoy a variety of street foods at kiosks throughout the park, then watch live performances by top country, rock, and Latin music artists.
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.
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
Make 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+
Season of the Force
A 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—Disney
Infinity 3.0 Edition—which features an exclusive Toy Box built just for Star Wars Launch Bay. Location: Animation Courtyard