March Happenings

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Are we the only ones who feel like this year is flying by? I guess it really is what they say, time flies when you’re having fun! If that’s the case, we’re sure March will be flying by too, so check out these must-see events this month ahead of time and plan to get in on all the fun we have in store for you on I-Drive this month!

Party Time: New Orleans Style

Mardi Gras is celebrated by many across the United States, and each year it takes over Universal Orlando with festivities and food for everyone in Orlando to indulge in!
Through April 2nd head to Universal Orlando to unforgettable springtime fun with everything from nightly parades with outrageous street performers, colorful costumes, countless beads flying through the air, and mouthwatering Cajun food favorites! And we can’t forget to mention the entertainment element of the festival! Not only will you be able to catch authentic New Orleans bands that will fill the park with their sound, but on select nights you can catch performances from some of the biggest names in music today!
Here is a sneak peek at what headliners will be performing this month:
 Saturday, Mar. 7  REO Speedwagon
 Sunday, Mar. 8  Dustin Lynch
 Friday, Mar. 13  Luis Fonsi
 Saturday, Mar. 14  The All-American Rejects
 Sunday, Mar. 15  Diana Ross
 Friday, Mar. 20  Chris Young
 Saturday, Mar. 21  Earth, Wind & Fire
 Sunday, Mar. 22  Marshmello
 Saturday, Mar. 28  Why Don't We
 Sunday, Mar. 29  Gavin DeGraw
It’s 25 Years of Party, only at Universal Studios Florida, trust us… you won’t want to miss it!

A Festival for Foodies

Put together by foodies, for foodies, SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival is an annual favorite here in Orlando! Come out and enjoy all of the amazing experiences that await you at SeaWorld Orlando, as you make your way around the world of International Street Foods that are located throughout the park. Not only can you sample over 150 different delicious offerings as you explore, but each food offering can be perfectly paired with a local craft beer for a taste bud experience unlike any other.
But to top it off, every Saturday and Sunday while this festival is running, through May 5th, you can head to the Bayside Stadium to catch live world-class entertainment; all included with theme park admission! Here are the artists taking the stage in March:
 March 1  Boyz II Men
 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
This event is a must-sea! So gather up your friends and family and plan to enjoy a day of delicious fare and libations in one of your favorite Orlando theme parks!
Credit: SeaWorld

Have a fur-baby?

The weather in Orlando has been spectacular, and your pooch is ready to get out and enjoy a day in the park! Fun Spot America will be hosting their 2nd Annual Paws & Pints on March 8th and it is going to be a pawesome time!
Grab your pup and your leash and head to Fun Spot America Orlando to enjoy a fun filled day of doggie obstacle courses, pet costume contests, shopping, beer gardens and fair food favorites.
Oh, and did we mention that admission, and parking for this event are free! Get all the details and get ready for a Sunday funday with your pooch right here in Orlando!

Spring Break!

If you’ve got a child that is still in school, you know that spring break is approaching quickly, and we know that during holiday breaks kids can get a bit stir crazy! Start thinking about what family fun activities you and your kiddos can enjoy here on I-Drive this Spring Break.
If you’re constantly telling your children to stop bouncing off the walls, be sure to check out Monkey Joe's, it just might be the perfect family fun destination to bounce into this Spring Break! Monkey Joe's is known for serving children between 2 and 11 years old and offers wall-to-wall inflatables for your mini to jump until they’re content.
Credit: FuntaniaOrlando
Another family fun destination on I-Drive that is a one-stop-shop for everything fun is Funtania; and we’re sure that you’ll find yourself having fun too! This family entertainment center has it all, from a synthetic ice skating rink, a variety of virtual reality experiences, bumper carts, and an inflatable area for bouncing around!
Spring Break can also be a great time to learn something new outside of the typical classroom setting. If your little one enjoys playing golf, Topgolf is offering three days of non-stop entertainment and learning that your kiddo will love! The Topgolf Kids Springs Academy runs from March 16th through March 18th and includes all the components that make up the great game of golf. From chipping, putting and taking full swings, to rules and etiquette, your kiddo will learn everything they need to know to improve their game.
Check out all of the recreational destinations that you and your little one can check out for some fun this Spring Break!

For Entertainment Purposes:

As always, the entertainment here on I-Drive never stops! If you’re looking for a spot to go and catch live tunes on short notice, TinRoof Orlando has live music nightly!
Hard Rock Live Orlando will also be hosting some hot names this month, like Sech: Sueños Tour 2020, George Thorogood and The Destroyers, Ricardo Montaner, India and Manny Manuel, and Chris Tucker to name a few! You can check out a whole lineup of artists hitting the stage at Hard Rock Orlando here, but be sure you purchase tickets ahead of time. Tickets tend to sell fast!
And for your monthly dose of laughter, Orlando Improv has you covered with headliners like Matt Fernandez, the Ratt Pack of Comedy, Marlon Wayans and Mellow Mike among many others! Get a good belly laugh or two with a dinner show experience at Orlando Improv this month!
If you’ll be on I-Drive for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th, be sure to start getting your green attire in order. We already know of a few celebrations going on here on I-Drive, but be sure you check our events calendar as we get closer for a full lineup of the luckiest places to be on St. Patrick’s Day this year.
March is here and we’re not missing a beat! Time flies when you’re having fun, so be sure you get the details for these hot events and plan ahead to get in on all of the festivities going down on I-Drive throughout the month.