February may be the shortest month (even with Leap Year this year) but it certainly isn’t lacking in entertainment in Orlando. From food and wine festivals, Mardi Gras parties, kids’ events and more the month is jam-packed with fun. Here’s a look at what’s new in February in Orlando:
Epcot International Festival of the Arts
February continues to bring in art, entertainment and food during the Epcot International Festival of Arts. Experience all things art including culinary arts, performing arts and visual arts. The culinary arts entice the taste buds with a menu of original culinary masterpieces throughout the park. The performing arts wow with the popular Disney on Broadway concert series. The visual arts invite guests to immerse themselves in a world of color and creativity with exhibitions, creative art techniques and more. The Epcot International Festival of the Arts goes now through February 24.
Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando
Celebrate 25 years of partying at Universal Orlando this February during the annual Mardi Gras event. The unforgettable party includes nightly parades, mouthwatering cajun cuisine, flying beads and some of the biggest names in music live in concert. February’s concert lineup includes:
Karol G Saturday, Feb. 8
Bell Biv DeVoe Saturday, Feb. 15
+Live+ Sunday, Feb. 16 Kool & the Gang Saturday, Feb. 22
TLC Saturday, Feb. 29
Universal’s Mardi Gras runs now through April 2.
Seven Seas Food Festival - This February SeaWorld Orlando brings back the Seven Seas Food Festival with over 180 mouthwatering options, including international cuisine, domestic beers, wine and more. Guests can sample from 16 culinary markets each offering unique flavors and distinct beverages from around the world. Top it all off with a live concert. The Seven Seas Food Festival February concerts include:
Maddie & Tae Saturday, Feb 8
Trace Adkins Sunday, Feb 9
Pop 2000 Tour Hosted by Lance Bass of NSYNC with O- Town, Ryan Cabrera and LFO Saturday Feb. 15
Night Ranger Sunday Feb. 16
Walk Off the Earth Saturday, Feb. 22
Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX Sunday, Feb. 23
Grupo Mania Saturday, Feb 29
The Seven Seas Food Festival runs weekends Fridays - Sundays through May 3.
Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids Weekends
Busch Gardens Tampa invites the kiddos to enjoy their very own party during Sesame Street Safari of Fun Kids Weekends. Every weekend in February through February 16, kids can join their favorite Sesame Street crew for a pirate party. The weekends include themed story times, a treasure scavenger hunt, pirate character dance parties, special pirate crafts and more.
Mardi Gras Food & Wine Festival at Busch Gardens Tampa
Let the good times roll this Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa. The theme park invites guests to experience all of the food, parades and beads of the real thing at the park’s Moroccan Palace Plaza. There you’ll find New Orleans street performers, Mardi Gras-inspired food, signature Mardi Gras cocktails and more. The party runs February 22-23.