What to Do in Orlando in February

February may be a short month but that doesn’t mean that Orlando theme parks are cutting out any of their usual fun. In fact, it seems many of the parks are kicking up their entertainment this month with some of their most popular events. Here’s what’s happening in Orlando in February.

Mardi Gras
Universal Orlando invites revelers to experience “the biggest bash this side of the bayou” during their annual Mardi Gras celebration beginning Feb. 9. If you’ve always wanted to visit the Big Easy during Mardi Gras, this spectacular celebration is the next best thing with live concerts form 14 of the industry’s biggest names, a dazzling parade, street performers, authentic Cajun cuisine and more beads then you can imagine! The fun kicks off with Lifehouse on Feb. 9 followed by Steve Miller Band on Feb. 16, Boys Like Girls on Feb. 17, Trey Songz on Feb. 23 and so many more. Check out the Mardi Gras Schedule!

Disney’s ® Princess Half Marathon Weekend – On your mark, get set, run into February with Walt Disney World’s ® annual Disney ® Princess Half Marathon Weekend Feb. 22 – 24 and enjoy fun for the entire family like a Disney ® Royal Family 5k and runDisney Kids Races. If you’re planning the 13.1-mile race, you’ll be able to show off your achievement with an all-new finisher medal in celebration of the run’s 5th anniversary.

Limited Time Magic – Valentine’s Week brings True Love magic to Walt Disney World. For limited time, you’ll be able to enjoy Prix Fixe menus at select restaurants and celebrate Valentine’s Day with special Meet-and-Greets with Disney Princesses!

Bands, Brew & BBQ Orlando
- SeaWorld Orlando is kicking off February with the always popular Bands, Brew & BBQ. Just as the name implies, guests to the lively event will experience sizzling BBQ, a variety of tasty beers from local restaurants and spectacular concerts from some of today’s biggest names in classic, rock and country music including Chris Young with Jerrod Niemann on Feb. 9, Merle Haggard on Sunday, Feb. 10, The Beach Boys on Feb. 16, Styx on Feb. 17, Big & Rich on Feb. 23, Third Eye Blind on Feb. 24 and many more! Bands, Brew & BBQ runs every weekend from Feb. 9 through March 17.

Bands, Brew & BBQ TampaBush Gardens Tampa Bay will be hosting their own Bands, Brew & BBQ every Sunday in February, Guests will be able to sample 100 craft beers, indulge in savory BBQ and sing and dance along with some big names in rock and classic rock including John Kay & Steppenwolf, Barenaked Ladies, The Doobie Brother and The Goo Goo Dolls. Busch Gardens’ Bands, Brew & BBQ runs Feb. 10 through March 3.

LEGO Friends Weekend – It’s a girl’s weekend at LEGOLAND Florida Feb. 9 & 10 as the Orlando theme park welcomes back LEGO Friends Weekend – a daytime party just  for girls that includes a LEGO friends building event, entertainment, games, activities and more.

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