Orlando is ready for spring. This March enjoy food & wine festivals, flower & garden festivals, outdoor concerts and more to welcome the new season. If you are looking for something springy to do this March here’s what’s new in Orlando.
Walt Disney World
Spring may not officially start until March 22, but Walt Disney World is already celebrating with the start of the 2020 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. The annual event blooms with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, rock concerts and more. Check out such fun displays as Anna and Elsa, Bo Peep and Her Sheep with Woody, Lady and the Tramp, Remy and more. When you get hungry stop by an Outdoor Kitchen and enjoy creative cuisine featuring the season’s freshest flavors. For a little extra fun check out the Garden Rock Concerts. March concerts are as follows:
Peabo Bryson – March 4 and 5
The Orchestra starring former members of ELO - March 6 through 9
The Guess Who - March 10 through 12
Simple Plan - March 13 through 16
STARSHIP featuring Mickey Thomas - March 17 through 19
Mark Wills – March 20 through 23
The Spinners - March 24 through 26
Sister Hazel - March 27 and 28
The Pointer Sisters - March 29 and 30
Steve Augeri – Former Lead Vocalist of Journey - March 31 through April 2
The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival runs now through June 1.
If you missed Mardi Gras don’t worry, you can still celebrate it at Universal Orlando this month. Florida’s biggest party is going strong on the streets of Universal Studios with parades, beads and authentic eats of Bourbon Street. One of the highlights of the party is the concerts and this March guests can party with some big name artists:
March 7: REO Speedwagon
March 8: Dustin Lynch
March 13: Luis Fonsi
March 14: The All-American Rejects
March 15: Diana Ross
March 20: Chris Young
March 21: Earth, Wind & Fire
March 22: Marshmello
March 28: Why Don't We
March 29: Gavin DeGraw
Universal’s Mardi Gras parties until April 2.
Set sail on a taste adventure this March at SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival. Now through May 3, enjoy over 180 mouthwatering options from international cuisines to domestic and imported craft beers to unique wines. This year’s festival includes more culinary marketplaces than ever before. Wash it all down with the most diverse lineup of performances ever. The Seven Seas Food Festival concerts include such genres as rock, country, Latin, Christian, and more. Here is the March lineup:
March 7: AJR
March 8: Dylan Scott
March 14: Hunter Hayes
March 15: Joe Nichols
March 21: YES and Alan Parsons Live Project
March 22: Edwin McCain
March 28: Gin Blossoms
March 29: Village People
SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival runs through Mary 3.
Busch Gardens Tampa
Real Music Masters - Tampa Bay’s longest running concert series returns to Busch Gardens Tampa this March. The Real Music Masters brings unique acts to Stanleyville Theater, including tribute acts, acrobatic performances, and chart-topping artists. The Real Music Masters runs now through March 15.
Conservation Connections - On March 22, join Busch Gardens’ latest Conservation Connections and learn about the latest conservation programs from experts. The program takes place at Gwazi Pavilion from 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival - A world of taste awaits at Busch Gardens Tampa this month. The Food & Wine Festival features new dishes, a large selection of wines, craft beers and cocktails. Pair it with the biggest musical acts in the biz and you have one fun-filled weekend. Busch Garden Food & Wine Festival concerts include:
March 7 - Chase Bryant & Danielle Bradbury
March 8 - Rachel Platten
March 14 - Ezra Ray Hart
March 15 - Three Dog Night
March 21 - Locash
March 22 - Fitz & The Tantrums
March 28 - Home Free
March 29 - Taking Back Sunday
Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival runs weekends through April 26.