Bring on the warm, sunny days of Spring! April
is here, and if you’ll be visiting Orlando, it is the perfect time to enjoy
time outside on International Drive.
During your visit this month, be sure to get
in on all the action at these popular events
happening on International Drive.
Mardi Gras! That’s right! March may be all
about Mardi Gras, but if you didn’t make it out to any of the festivities in
March, some of the Mardi Gras festivities on I-Drive are still going on this
Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras
event will be going on through April 24th, and is a can’t-miss event if you’re
looking for the perfect place to let loose!
Colorful beads, lively parades, amazing
concerts, and authentic New Orleans cuisine alongside various dishes inspired by
diverse tastes and flavors around the world come together in true Universal
Studios fashion to bring you Florida’s Biggest Party of the year!
Fun Spot America
Get jazzed up for Mardi Gras festivities at
one of Orlando’s favorite family attractions, Fun Spot America
! Through April 24th head to Fun Spot America to enjoy their HUGE Mardi Gras
celebration, complete with mouthwatering Bayou Bites, Nawlins Spirits,
family-friendly parades every Saturday and more! Enjoy strolling through this
outdoor park and hitting all of your favorite rides and attractions as you feel
the spirit of New Orleans, from the decorations around the park to the colorful
beads flying through the air, and the smell of something delicious bellowing
through the air.
Another event taking place in Fun Spot America
this April is their Night of Gold
event happening on April 30th! This Christian event features live music, food,
faith, and fellowship for a night in Orlando to remember! Get the details here
SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival
& Mardi Gras Celebration
If you’re looking for a delicious way to spend
a long weekend in Orlando, SeaWorld
is the place to be this April! Their popular Seven Seas Food Festival is in
full effect through May 8th, 2022, and as you sip and savor your way around the
globe at one of the most inspiring theme parks in Orlando, you’ll quickly see
why this annual event is a fan favorite.
Set sail on a taste adventure where you’ll be
met with oceans of flavor and fun! Explore over 50 fresh global cuisine choices
to pair with over 75 wine and cocktail selections, and 75 craft beers too! But,
what’s a SeaWorld celebration without live music? Catch live performances this
month by headliners like, Lindsey Stirling, Gabby Barrett, Mike Donehey, Flo
Rida, Boys II Men, and more!
During your visit, be sure to stop by the Gulf
Coast Market to enjoy some authentic New Orleans inspired cuisine in the name
of Mardi Gras! Here you’ll find Gulf Gumbo, a New Orleans classic with shrimp,
sausage, and Cajun broth; Bourbon BBQ Smoked Pork Po’ Boys; traditional
Beignets, and drool-worthy rum glazed bananas foster beignets! You just won’t
find the authentic flavor of New Orleans like this anywhere else in the
Another upcoming event happening at SeaWorld
Orlando that you’ll want to keep your eye out for this April is their annual
Cinco de Mayo celebration
, kicking off on April 29th!
Enjoy a fiesta in the street at the Wild
Arctic Plaza as it comes to life with entertainers, stilt walkers, and party
starters to get a full-blown fiesta fired up. Get your feet moving to the sound
of the DJ spinning both new and old bears throughout the day during this
fun-filled party, and of course immerse
yourself in the traditional sounds of Mexico as classic bands bring their
beautiful and bold sounds to Orlando! And keep fueling the fun with Mexican
flavors that will take your taste buds on a trip South with mini churro bites,
drunken shrimp tostadas, beef barbacoa tacos, and refreshing beer and cocktails
to wash it all down.
Don’t miss the fiesta, get the details
plan your trip to SeaWorld this April today!
Central Florida Orlando Home Expo
If part of your Spring cleaning this year is finally
getting around to those home improvement projects, a visit to Orlando this
April to attend the Central Florida Orlando Home Expo
is a must!
On April 9th and 10th head to the Orange County
to enjoy browsing the latest in products and services for home improvement, from
inside to outside! Plus get face to face time with local, regional, and
national experts in remodeling, decorating, and more!
projects you’re looking to tackle, you’ll find all of the resources and
products you’ll need to bring your plans to fruition at this family-friendly,
fun event! Throughout
the expo enjoy dog shows, meet Chef Warren, play with hermit crabs, and enjoy
other fun activities for the whole family.
A trip to International Drive isn’t complete without
live entertainment, and this April you’ll find plenty of live entertainment to
A local favorite dinner show spot, the Orlando Improv
is known for welcoming the biggest names in stage to Orlando, as well as
support local talent around Central Florida.
If you’re looking for a delicious meal and some belly
laughs, check out these headliners hitting the stage this April:
happening this month is their Open Mic Nights! This event is happening on the
restaurant stage at Fat Fish Blue and not only is everyone welcome, but it is
you’re a professional comedian looking to try out new material, are new to
stand up comedy, or simply want to come out and watch, Open Mic Night is sure
to be a good time!
the details here
of Rock ‘n Roll
always, Hard Rock Live is hosting some of the biggest names in music and comedy
and this month is no different. If you’re looking to catch an unforgettable
show in Orlando this year, check out these headliners taking the stage:
April is the perfect time to hop into good times on I-Drive! Stay informed on
all of the exciting events
happening on I-Drive here, and start making
plans for your most memorable visit to Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood yet!