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Things to do in Central Florida this Month!

Need some ideas for new, fun things to do? Ready to get out and explore Central Florida? Orlando Mom has compiled a few of our favorite events happening and things to do around Central Florida this month!

Scroll down or click your area of town below to find different events and happening in Central Florida!

Things to do in Downtown Orlando

March 1 – 31 – Outer Space Exploration Craft Theme, Crayola Experience, 8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, Embark on an out-of-this-world, cosmic voyage with our Outer Space Exploration craft theme! Prepare to take off into a creative universe with these galactic crafts:  3..2..1..CRAFT OFF! Start your journey at Activity Studio and craft a paper rocket: Get inspired with a galaxy painting at Paint Palette, Create an Alien Explorer at Modeling Madness to guide you through the unknown!  Don’t let these crafts get lost in space! Catch the Outer Space Explorations craft theme, now through April 30.

March 1 – Downtown Historic District Architectural Walking Tour, Discover Downtown, 201 S Orange Ave, Suite 102, Orlando, 9:15 – 11AM, On the first Friday of the month from October-May, we offer a free, guided tour of the Downtown Historic District. Tours feature architectural and historic information about some of downtown Orlando’s oldest and most historic buildings and start at 9:30 a.m. at Discover Downtown – the Downtown Orlando Info Center (201 S. Orange Avenue). Tours last approximately 1.5 hours.

March 1 – Yoga & Beats, 707 E Washington St, Orlando, 7 – 10PM, Join us for an evening of relaxation, rhythm, and good vibes at Yoga & Beats! This in-person event is the perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with your inner self, and groove to the beats.  Immerse yourself in a unique blend of yoga and live music, guided by an experienced instructor and local DJ. Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner, this event welcomes all levels of experience. Feel the positive energy as you flow through rejuvenating yoga poses, harmonizing body and mind. Located in the heart of Orlando, our venue provides a serene ambiance, allowing you to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Relax, breathe, and let the music move you. In the event that it rains there will be a covered area as well!

March 1 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Jacksonville Icemen, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 8PM

March 2 – Best Damn Race Orlando 2024, Lake Eola, 600 E Central Blvd, Orlando, 7 – 11AM, The 10th Annual Best Damn Race Orlando features a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 5K + 10K Challenge on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Best Damn Race ® is a running series created for runners by runners. Our goal is to provide a big race experience at a local race price. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite runner, first-timer, walker, or using a baby jogger, we want you to have the best DAMN race experience.

March 2 – UCF Men vs. Iowa State, Addition Financial Arena, 12777 Gemini Blvd N, Orlando, 4PM

March 2 – Monster Jam, Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, 7PM, Enjoy big-time family fun at Monster Jam®, where the world’s best drivers and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in wide-open competitions of speed and skill. Witness massive stunts, big-air, backflips and fierce head-to-head battles for the Event Championship. You’ll be on the edge of your seat watching the world’s most popular trucks like Grave Digger®, Max-D™, Megalodon® and more push the limits in Freestyle, Skills and Racing competitions. Make memories to last a lifetime. Monster Jam. As Big As It Gets

March 3 – Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 6PM

March 4 – 10th Annual It’s Just Yoga Health & Fitness Festival, Lake Eola Park, 601 E Washington St, Orlando, 10AM – 4PM, Enjoy the 10th Annual It’s Just Yoga Health & Wellness Festival. The message of “It’s Just Yoga” is: Yoga for Everyone, Yoga for You. “It’s Just Yoga” festivals are for yogis of all experience levels, ages, shapes and sizes. The festival also features the “It’s Just Yoga” Marketplace. The Marketplace is a free to the public show where attendees can interact, sample and explore the latest trends in health, wellness, and fitness products. The It’s Just Yoga Fest will take place on Sunday, March 3, 2024.

March 5 – Toddler Tuesdays, Crayola Experience, 8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, 10AM – 12PM, Join us every other Tuesday* for special Toddler Crafts and Activities. Try out some of Crayola’s hottest products designed for the little ones at Outside the Box. Toddler crafts and coloring pages. Sing-a-long with Charlie Stevens live entertainment beginning at 10:15am. Meet & Greet with Sunglow the crayon during a special character appearance at 11:30am. Enjoy our Toddler friendly attractions including Toddler Town, Scribble Square and Stomp and Play. The perfect place for them to burn off some energy!

March 5 – Solar Eclipse 101, Orlando Public Library, Library Central 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 5:30 – 6:30PM, Join Emil Buehler Planetarium director Derek Demeter for an exploration of all you need to know about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, April 8.

March 5 – Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour, Dr. Phillips Center, 6PM

March 5 – Olivia Rodrigo 2024, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7:30PM

March 6 – 20 – Orlando Taco Week, 11AM – 10PM, Celebrate the city’s most creative creations – Tacos! Each restaurateur and Chef will prepare their unique take on taco with a taco special. The idea is to get people to embrace the food, culture and Orlando-love while getting out to eat, drink, and try new places!

March 6 – UCF Men vs. Houston, Addition Financial Arena, 12777 Gemini Blvd N, Orlando, 7PM

March 10 – Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 6PM

March 12 – Barbecue in the Park 2024, Luminary Green Park, 437 N. Terry Ave., Orlando, 5 – 8PM, Relax and unwind at Orlando’s premiere networking event, enjoy mouthwatering BBQ, a fine selection of beer, wine and spirits, and live music nestled on the plush lawn of Luminary Green Park at Creative Village. This is not just an event. It is a celebration of our community’s resilience, dedication, and shared success.

March 12 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 13 – Orlando Magic vs. Brooklyn Nets, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 14 – Women’s History Breakfast: Daring Women of the Skies, 65 E Central Blvd, Orlando, 8 – 10AM, The Orange County Regional History Center’s Fifth Annual Women’s History Month event honors the historic impact of women on Florida and the world and highlights the importance of women’s often untold stories. Proceeds support the History Center’s HERstory: Women in History Internship program. This year’s theme, “Daring Women of the Skies,” celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of four pioneering aviators and their connections to Central Florida. They include Bessie Coleman, our nation’s first Black and Native American woman pilot, “Grace the Ace,” who flew reconnaissance out of Orlando Patrol during World War II; Ruth Elder, the first woman to attempt a transatlantic flight; and Betty Skelton, who set so many records she was known as the “First Lady of Firsts.” We’ll also cheer on pathbreaking aviation adventurer Martha Esch and novice pilot Delia Miller, in training today. Doors open at 8 a.m. with a breakfast buffet, coffee, and conversation, followed by a program at 9 a.m.

March 15 – Fall Out Boy, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 8PM, Fall Out Boyis bringing their explosive energy to the Kia Center alongside Jimmy Eat World, The Maine and Games We Play next year as part of the So Much For (2our) Dust tour!

March 16 – Orlando’s Best St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl, 20 S Orange Avenue, Orlando, 4 – 10PM, Embark on a lively St. Patrick’s Day revelry with our exclusive bar crawl extravaganza. Join fellow enthusiasts as we traverse through the lively streets, immersing ourselves in the dynamic local bar scene. The St. Paddy’s Day pub crawl guarantees an evening filled with camaraderie, laughter, and exploration. Participants will have the chance to experience the best spots that Cambridge has to offer, each renowned for its unique ambiance and signature green beer delights (bars will individually have their own specials; green beer is not guaranteed). From hidden gems to iconic establishments, our guided St. Patrick’s Day tour (self guided bar crawl) ensures an exciting exploration of the city’s diverse nightlife and its Irish pub culture, making this St. Paddy’s Day bar crawl is a must-attend for anyone seeking an authentic and spirited social experience.

March 17 – Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 6PM

March 19 – Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Hornets, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 21 – Orlando Magic vs. New Orleans Pelicans, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 22 – Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday 2 World Tour, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM, Nicki Minaj’s career took off with the release of her debut album, “Pink Friday,” in 2010, which included hit singles like “Super Bass” and “Moment 4 Life.” She quickly became one of the most influential female artists in hip-hop, known for her clever wordplay and unapologetic attitude.

March 23 – Orlando Spring Break Festival, Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, 3PM, Orlando Spring Break Festival brings together thousands of Spring Breakers from all over Florida and throughout the country. OSBF is a mixed experience featuring multiple genres ranging from Hip Hop to Caribbean music.

March 23 – Wine Wars – A Competitive Wine Festival, Lake Eola, 512 E. Washington St., Orlando, 5 – 9PM, Wine Wars is a fun competitive wine-tasting festival benefiting a local charity, where the winning team will take up to 150 bottles of wine home at the end of the night!

March 23 – City of Edgewood’s 100th Birthday Music Fest, Water’s Edge Shopping Plaza, 5 – 10PM, Join the City of Edgewood on Saturday, March 23rd 2024 from 5:00 to 10:00 PM at the Waters Edge Shopping Plaza for Edgewood’s 100th Birthday Music Fest. There will be musical performances, food & dessert trucks, beer and wine tents, and more! FREE EVENT Location: 4401 S Orange Ave. Stage at Water’s Edge Parking Lot Bring Chairs (Festival Style Event in Parking Lot) No Coolers or Outside Alcohol Clear Bags Only Parking Available at Surrounding Businesses (see info below) Musical Performances – Three musical performances will take place during the event, with two openers, and the Special Headliner Chapel Hart! Opening Acts:  Skin Deep and Are Friends Electric Special Headliner: America’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer Finalists CHAPEL HART! Food and Beverages – There will be specialty food & dessert trucks and beverage tents, in addition to the local restaurants on site ready to serve you! Food/Dessert Truck Offerings to Include: Charlie’s Bakery, Dio Santo Street Pizzeria,  Nautty Goodies, Queeley’s Shaved Ice, Uncle Tony’s BBQ Restaurants on Site: Brazas Chicken, Buttercrust Pizza, Gatlin Hall Brewing, Mochinut, Shannon’s, Smith’s Homemade, The Porch, That Wing Spot Beverage Offerings: Beths, Vanberrys, Gatlin Hall Brewing Event Parking – Event parking will be available at local businesses in the area, with signage indicating where to park. A list and layout of event parking locations will be updated here closer to the event. Sponsors – Thank you to our Centennial Sponsors Duke Energy, Boise Cascade, and CPH Engineering for their generous donations to help make Edgewood’s 100th Birthday Music Fest a success.

March 23 – Orlando Magic vs. Sacramento Kings, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 24 – Festival De La Salsa, Luminary Green in Creative Village, 437 N Terry Ave, Orlando, 1 – 8PM, Music is who we are, and this year’s festival is bound to stir your soul. With a variety of big name artists and new performers, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

March 24 – Local Author Festival, Orlando Public Library, 101 E Central Blvd, Orlando, 2 – 4PM, Meet & greet local authors at our Local Authors Festival. Authors from a variety of genres will share their experiences and books. Each author will have books available for purchase and signing.

March 25 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 26 – Toddler Tuesdays, Crayola Experience, 8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, 10AM – 12PM, Join us every other Tuesday* for special Toddler Crafts and Activities. Try out some of Crayola’s hottest products designed for the little ones at Outside the Box. Toddler crafts and coloring pages. Sing-a-long with Charlie Stevens live entertainment beginning at 10:15am. Meet & Greet with Sunglow the crayon during a special character appearance at 11:30am. Enjoy our Toddler friendly attractions including Toddler Town, Scribble Square and Stomp and Play. The perfect place for them to burn off some energy!

March 27 – Mayor Buddy’s Book Club, Virtual through OCLS, 4 – 5PM, Engage in a lively discussion and fun activities with Mayor Buddy’s Book Club’s latest read, The Area 51 Files by Julie Buxbaum. Recommended for ages 8–12.

March 27 – Orlando Magic vs. Golden State Warriors, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 28 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Jacksonville Icemen, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 29 – Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Clippers, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 30 – Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens’ Hippity Hop Adventure, 9AM – 4PM, Get into the season of spring and hop on over to the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens for a day filled with egg-citing activities and fun for the whole family! Kids and parents alike will enjoy an easter egg hunt along an adventure trail located throughout the Zoo. Plus, shake your bunny tail with a live DJ, check out an egg-mazing magic show, hop in bounce houses, enjoy festive face painting and other fun activities.

March 30 – Women in the Arts Expo – Celebrating the Genius of Women, Orlando Public Library, Melrose Stage 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 2 – 4PM, Engage with the professional fine arts community of Central Florida in a two-hour networking event cultivating inclusivity and equity for women artists. Featuring a keynote with an arts industry leader addressing the “how” of advancing in the fine arts.

March 30 – Orlando Magic vs. Memphis Grizzlies, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 1-10

March 1 – 31 – Outer Space Exploration Craft Theme, Crayola Experience, 8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, Embark on an out-of-this-world, cosmic voyage with our Outer Space Exploration craft theme! Prepare to take off into a creative universe with these galactic crafts:  3..2..1..CRAFT OFF! Start your journey at Activity Studio and craft a paper rocket: Get inspired with a galaxy painting at Paint Palette, Create an Alien Explorer at Modeling Madness to guide you through the unknown!  Don’t let these crafts get lost in space! Catch the Outer Space Explorations craft theme, now through April 30.

March 1 – Downtown Historic District Architectural Walking Tour, Discover Downtown, 201 S Orange Ave, Suite 102, Orlando, 9:15 – 11AM, On the first Friday of the month from October-May, we offer a free, guided tour of the Downtown Historic District. Tours feature architectural and historic information about some of downtown Orlando’s oldest and most historic buildings and start at 9:30 a.m. at Discover Downtown – the Downtown Orlando Info Center (201 S. Orange Avenue). Tours last approximately 1.5 hours.

March 1 – Yoga & Beats, 707 E Washington St, Orlando, 7 – 10PM, Join us for an evening of relaxation, rhythm, and good vibes at Yoga & Beats! This in-person event is the perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with your inner self, and groove to the beats.  Immerse yourself in a unique blend of yoga and live music, guided by an experienced instructor and local DJ. Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner, this event welcomes all levels of experience. Feel the positive energy as you flow through rejuvenating yoga poses, harmonizing body and mind. Located in the heart of Orlando, our venue provides a serene ambiance, allowing you to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Relax, breathe, and let the music move you. In the event that it rains there will be a covered area as well!

March 1 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Jacksonville Icemen, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 8PM

March 2 – Best Damn Race Orlando 2024, Lake Eola, 600 E Central Blvd, Orlando, 7 – 11AM, The 10th Annual Best Damn Race Orlando features a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 5K + 10K Challenge on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Best Damn Race ® is a running series created for runners by runners. Our goal is to provide a big race experience at a local race price. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite runner, first-timer, walker, or using a baby jogger, we want you to have the best DAMN race experience.

March 2 – UCF Men vs. Iowa State, Addition Financial Arena, 12777 Gemini Blvd N, Orlando, 4PM

March 2 – Monster Jam, Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, 7PM, Enjoy big-time family fun at Monster Jam®, where the world’s best drivers and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in wide-open competitions of speed and skill. Witness massive stunts, big-air, backflips and fierce head-to-head battles for the Event Championship. You’ll be on the edge of your seat watching the world’s most popular trucks like Grave Digger®, Max-D™, Megalodon® and more push the limits in Freestyle, Skills and Racing competitions. Make memories to last a lifetime. Monster Jam. As Big As It Gets

March 3 – Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 6PM

March 4 – 10th Annual It’s Just Yoga Health & Fitness Festival, Lake Eola Park, 601 E Washington St, Orlando, 10AM – 4PM, Enjoy the 10th Annual It’s Just Yoga Health & Wellness Festival. The message of “It’s Just Yoga” is: Yoga for Everyone, Yoga for You. “It’s Just Yoga” festivals are for yogis of all experience levels, ages, shapes and sizes. The festival also features the “It’s Just Yoga” Marketplace. The Marketplace is a free to the public show where attendees can interact, sample and explore the latest trends in health, wellness, and fitness products. The It’s Just Yoga Fest will take place on Sunday, March 3, 2024.

March 5 – Toddler Tuesdays, Crayola Experience, 8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, 10AM – 12PM, Join us every other Tuesday* for special Toddler Crafts and Activities. Try out some of Crayola’s hottest products designed for the little ones at Outside the Box. Toddler crafts and coloring pages. Sing-a-long with Charlie Stevens live entertainment beginning at 10:15am. Meet & Greet with Sunglow the crayon during a special character appearance at 11:30am. Enjoy our Toddler friendly attractions including Toddler Town, Scribble Square and Stomp and Play. The perfect place for them to burn off some energy!

March 5 – Solar Eclipse 101, Orlando Public Library, Library Central 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 5:30 – 6:30PM, Join Emil Buehler Planetarium director Derek Demeter for an exploration of all you need to know about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, April 8.

March 5 – Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour, Dr. Phillips Center, 6PM

March 5 – Olivia Rodrigo 2024, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7:30PM

March 6 – 20 – Orlando Taco Week, 11AM – 10PM, Celebrate the city’s most creative creations – Tacos! Each restaurateur and Chef will prepare their unique take on taco with a taco special. The idea is to get people to embrace the food, culture and Orlando-love while getting out to eat, drink, and try new places!

March 6 – UCF Men vs. Houston, Addition Financial Arena, 12777 Gemini Blvd N, Orlando, 7PM

March 10 – Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 6PM

March 11-17

March 12 – Barbecue in the Park 2024, Luminary Green Park, 437 N. Terry Ave., Orlando, 5 – 8PM, Relax and unwind at Orlando’s premiere networking event, enjoy mouthwatering BBQ, a fine selection of beer, wine and spirits, and live music nestled on the plush lawn of Luminary Green Park at Creative Village. This is not just an event. It is a celebration of our community’s resilience, dedication, and shared success.

March 12 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 13 – Orlando Magic vs. Brooklyn Nets, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 14 – Women’s History Breakfast: Daring Women of the Skies, 65 E Central Blvd, Orlando, 8 – 10AM, The Orange County Regional History Center’s Fifth Annual Women’s History Month event honors the historic impact of women on Florida and the world and highlights the importance of women’s often untold stories. Proceeds support the History Center’s HERstory: Women in History Internship program. This year’s theme, “Daring Women of the Skies,” celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of four pioneering aviators and their connections to Central Florida. They include Bessie Coleman, our nation’s first Black and Native American woman pilot, “Grace the Ace,” who flew reconnaissance out of Orlando Patrol during World War II; Ruth Elder, the first woman to attempt a transatlantic flight; and Betty Skelton, who set so many records she was known as the “First Lady of Firsts.” We’ll also cheer on pathbreaking aviation adventurer Martha Esch and novice pilot Delia Miller, in training today. Doors open at 8 a.m. with a breakfast buffet, coffee, and conversation, followed by a program at 9 a.m.

March 15 – Fall Out Boy, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 8PM, Fall Out Boyis bringing their explosive energy to the Kia Center alongside Jimmy Eat World, The Maine and Games We Play next year as part of the So Much For (2our) Dust tour!

March 16 – Orlando’s Best St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl, 20 S Orange Avenue, Orlando, 4 – 10PM, Embark on a lively St. Patrick’s Day revelry with our exclusive bar crawl extravaganza. Join fellow enthusiasts as we traverse through the lively streets, immersing ourselves in the dynamic local bar scene. The St. Paddy’s Day pub crawl guarantees an evening filled with camaraderie, laughter, and exploration. Participants will have the chance to experience the best spots that Cambridge has to offer, each renowned for its unique ambiance and signature green beer delights (bars will individually have their own specials; green beer is not guaranteed). From hidden gems to iconic establishments, our guided St. Patrick’s Day tour (self guided bar crawl) ensures an exciting exploration of the city’s diverse nightlife and its Irish pub culture, making this St. Paddy’s Day bar crawl is a must-attend for anyone seeking an authentic and spirited social experience.

March 17 – Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 6PM

March 18-24

March 19 – Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Hornets, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 21 – Orlando Magic vs. New Orleans Pelicans, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 22 – Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday 2 World Tour, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM, Nicki Minaj’s career took off with the release of her debut album, “Pink Friday,” in 2010, which included hit singles like “Super Bass” and “Moment 4 Life.” She quickly became one of the most influential female artists in hip-hop, known for her clever wordplay and unapologetic attitude.

March 23 – Orlando Spring Break Festival, Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place, Orlando, 3PM, Orlando Spring Break Festival brings together thousands of Spring Breakers from all over Florida and throughout the country. OSBF is a mixed experience featuring multiple genres ranging from Hip Hop to Caribbean music.

March 23 – Wine Wars – A Competitive Wine Festival, Lake Eola, 512 E. Washington St., Orlando, 5 – 9PM, Wine Wars is a fun competitive wine-tasting festival benefiting a local charity, where the winning team will take up to 150 bottles of wine home at the end of the night!

March 23 – City of Edgewood’s 100th Birthday Music Fest, Water’s Edge Shopping Plaza, 5 – 10PM, Join the City of Edgewood on Saturday, March 23rd 2024 from 5:00 to 10:00 PM at the Waters Edge Shopping Plaza for Edgewood’s 100th Birthday Music Fest. There will be musical performances, food & dessert trucks, beer and wine tents, and more! FREE EVENT Location: 4401 S Orange Ave. Stage at Water’s Edge Parking Lot Bring Chairs (Festival Style Event in Parking Lot) No Coolers or Outside Alcohol Clear Bags Only Parking Available at Surrounding Businesses (see info below) Musical Performances – Three musical performances will take place during the event, with two openers, and the Special Headliner Chapel Hart! Opening Acts:  Skin Deep and Are Friends Electric Special Headliner: America’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer Finalists CHAPEL HART! Food and Beverages – There will be specialty food & dessert trucks and beverage tents, in addition to the local restaurants on site ready to serve you! Food/Dessert Truck Offerings to Include: Charlie’s Bakery, Dio Santo Street Pizzeria,  Nautty Goodies, Queeley’s Shaved Ice, Uncle Tony’s BBQ Restaurants on Site: Brazas Chicken, Buttercrust Pizza, Gatlin Hall Brewing, Mochinut, Shannon’s, Smith’s Homemade, The Porch, That Wing Spot Beverage Offerings: Beths, Vanberrys, Gatlin Hall Brewing Event Parking – Event parking will be available at local businesses in the area, with signage indicating where to park. A list and layout of event parking locations will be updated here closer to the event. Sponsors – Thank you to our Centennial Sponsors Duke Energy, Boise Cascade, and CPH Engineering for their generous donations to help make Edgewood’s 100th Birthday Music Fest a success.

March 23 – Orlando Magic vs. Sacramento Kings, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 24 – Festival De La Salsa, Luminary Green in Creative Village, 437 N Terry Ave, Orlando, 1 – 8PM, Music is who we are, and this year’s festival is bound to stir your soul. With a variety of big name artists and new performers, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

March 24 – Local Author Festival, Orlando Public Library, 101 E Central Blvd, Orlando, 2 – 4PM, Meet & greet local authors at our Local Authors Festival. Authors from a variety of genres will share their experiences and books. Each author will have books available for purchase and signing.

March 25-31

March 25 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 26 – Toddler Tuesdays, Crayola Experience, 8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, 10AM – 12PM, Join us every other Tuesday* for special Toddler Crafts and Activities. Try out some of Crayola’s hottest products designed for the little ones at Outside the Box. Toddler crafts and coloring pages. Sing-a-long with Charlie Stevens live entertainment beginning at 10:15am. Meet & Greet with Sunglow the crayon during a special character appearance at 11:30am. Enjoy our Toddler friendly attractions including Toddler Town, Scribble Square and Stomp and Play. The perfect place for them to burn off some energy!

March 27 – Mayor Buddy’s Book Club, Virtual through OCLS, 4 – 5PM, Engage in a lively discussion and fun activities with Mayor Buddy’s Book Club’s latest read, The Area 51 Files by Julie Buxbaum. Recommended for ages 8–12.

March 27 – Orlando Magic vs. Golden State Warriors, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 28 – Orlando Solar Bears vs. Jacksonville Icemen, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 29 – Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Clippers, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

March 30 – Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens’ Hippity Hop Adventure, 9AM – 4PM, Get into the season of spring and hop on over to the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens for a day filled with egg-citing activities and fun for the whole family! Kids and parents alike will enjoy an easter egg hunt along an adventure trail located throughout the Zoo. Plus, shake your bunny tail with a live DJ, check out an egg-mazing magic show, hop in bounce houses, enjoy festive face painting and other fun activities.

March 30 – Women in the Arts Expo – Celebrating the Genius of Women, Orlando Public Library, Melrose Stage 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 2 – 4PM, Engage with the professional fine arts community of Central Florida in a two-hour networking event cultivating inclusivity and equity for women artists. Featuring a keynote with an arts industry leader addressing the “how” of advancing in the fine arts.

March 30 – Orlando Magic vs. Memphis Grizzlies, Kia Center, 400 West Church Street, Orlando, 7PM

Things to do in East Orlando

March 2 – Sidewalk Sale, Avalon Park, Orlando, 11AM – 3PM, Come out for a pet-themed Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Avalon Park!! There will be vendors, food, activities, music and more! Bring your pup out and get some special treats. See you there.

March 10 – Springfest, Town Park in Avalon Park, 12 – 6PM, One of the oldest traditions in the Chinese Spring Festival celebrations is acquiring new clothes for the new year. This is symbolically in line with many other aspects of the festival, which emphasize the idea of change, new beginnings, and ridding of the old.

March 10 – Family Storytime, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 2:25PM, Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages. Recommended for all ages. This storytime lasts approximately 25 minutes.

March 13 – Code with Rodocodo (Ages 7-9), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Explore coding concepts while gaming! Discover learn about sequencing, debugging, looping, and more by completing coding puzzles with Rodocodo.

March 14 – Code with Rodocodo (Ages 10-12), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Explore coding concepts while gaming! Discover learn about sequencing, debugging, looping, and more by completing coding puzzles with Rodocodo.

March 16 – Community Camp Out, Town Park in Avalon Park, 12PM, COMMUNITY CAMP-OUT Join us in Town Park for the 2024 Community Camp-Out! Bring your camping gear for a community campout in Avalon Park! Check-in Noon | Cook Out 6-8 pm Check-Out Sunday, March 17th at 10 am Family-Friendly Activities Campsite $50 (includes cookout dinner for family of 4, additional $10 for each member over 4)

March 16 – Kite Day, The Flagpole Lot (Across from Mejana), 10AM – 2PM, Join us for a fun day of Kite Flying & FREE Kite making for Kids starting at 10am! There will be a picnic area and professional kite flyers.

March 16 – Nintendo Switch Gaming (Ages 13-17), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 3PM, Let’s game together! Have Pokémon battles with friends with Pokken Tournament, and create your own Super Mario levels with Super Mario Maker 2!

March 18 – Nintendo Switch Gaming (Ages 7-9), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 3PM, Let’s game together! Have Pokémon battles with friends with Pokken Tournament, and create your own Super Mario levels with Super Mario Maker 2!

March 19 – Hello, Spring!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11 – 11:45AM, Do you see the blooming flowers, smell the fresh cut grass or hear the baby chick peep? Learn, explore and play with all the things this season brings. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

March 21 – Happy Habitats, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Learn about habitats, plants, and animals through books and crafts. This month we’re learning about grasslands. Registration required for each child. Recommended for ages 6-8.

March 23 – READing Paws, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM – 12PM, The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® [R.E.A.D.] program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a therapy dog. Recommended for ages 6-12.

March 23 – Honey Bees and Beekeeping, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Learn the basics of honey bees and beekeeping from beekeeper Kathleen Dugan Cavanagh. What goes on in a hive? How do beekeepers do what they do? Bring questions and explore the world of honey bees.

March 24 – Duct Tape Flower Pen: Spring, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 3PM, Spring is here! Celebrate the change in season by creating a flower pen out of duct tape. Supplies are limited, registration required for each attendee. Ages 18 and up.

March 24 – Family Game Time, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5:30PM, Come play board games and card games with family and friends. Come play an assortment of your choice of board games, card games and other interesting games with friends new and old. Come as a family to learn a new game or recognize your favorites to play with new friends.

March 24 – Food Truck Night, Town Park in Avalon Park, 5 – 8PM, There will be music on the stage and 20 delicious trucks to choose from!

March 25 – Move and Play: Part of Our Eclipse Celebrations, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11:15AM – 12PM, Get ready to move and groove to popular kid songs. This month we’ll celebrate the eclipse with space songs! Recommended for ages 3-5.

March 26 – Bear’s Shadow: Part of Our Eclipse Celebrations, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11 – 11:45AM, How do shadows work? Follow Bear in this interactive storytime as he discovers how shadows are created. Recommended for families with children ages 3 to 8 years old.

March 27 – Artsy Toddler: Spring, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 10:15 – 11AM, Learn new fine motor skills using paint, paste, glue, and stamps to create! Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

March 27 – Wonder Women: Celebrate Women’s History Month, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Marvel at the contributions of some amazing women in history with brainy trivia and brilliant activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

March 27 – LEGO Science: Earthquake Simulator (Ages 7-9), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Explore science and engineering with LEGOs! Learn about earthquakes, and how we can build buildings to withstand different magnitudes while building your own earthquake simulator.

March 28 – LEGO Science: Earthquake Simulator (Ages 10-12), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Explore science and engineering with LEGOs! Learn about earthquakes, and how we can build buildings to withstand different magnitudes while building your own earthquake simulator.

March 30 – Code with Rodocodo (Ages 10-12), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 10:30 – 11:30AM, Explore coding concepts while gaming! Discover learn about sequencing, debugging, looping, and more by completing coding puzzles with Rodocodo.

March 30 – Family Art Adventures: Georgia O’Keeffe, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM – 12PM, Learn about artist Georgia O’keeffe, then create artwork as a family. Recommended for families with children 5 and up. Registration required for each family member.

March 30 – Puzzle Swap, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5:30PM, Finished with an old puzzle and looking for something new? Stop by and swap an old puzzle for a new-to-you one. Please bring at least one complete puzzle for adults.

March 1-10

March 2 – Sidewalk Sale, Avalon Park, Orlando, 11AM – 3PM, Come out for a pet-themed Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Avalon Park!! There will be vendors, food, activities, music and more! Bring your pup out and get some special treats. See you there.

March 10 – Springfest, Town Park in Avalon Park, 12 – 6PM, One of the oldest traditions in the Chinese Spring Festival celebrations is acquiring new clothes for the new year. This is symbolically in line with many other aspects of the festival, which emphasize the idea of change, new beginnings, and ridding of the old.

March 10 – Family Storytime, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 2:25PM, Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages. Recommended for all ages. This storytime lasts approximately 25 minutes.

March 11-17

March 13 – Code with Rodocodo (Ages 7-9), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Explore coding concepts while gaming! Discover learn about sequencing, debugging, looping, and more by completing coding puzzles with Rodocodo.

March 14 – Code with Rodocodo (Ages 10-12), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Explore coding concepts while gaming! Discover learn about sequencing, debugging, looping, and more by completing coding puzzles with Rodocodo.

March 16 – Community Camp Out, Town Park in Avalon Park, 12PM, COMMUNITY CAMP-OUT Join us in Town Park for the 2024 Community Camp-Out! Bring your camping gear for a community campout in Avalon Park! Check-in Noon | Cook Out 6-8 pm Check-Out Sunday, March 17th at 10 am Family-Friendly Activities Campsite $50 (includes cookout dinner for family of 4, additional $10 for each member over 4)

March 16 – Kite Day, The Flagpole Lot (Across from Mejana), 10AM – 2PM, Join us for a fun day of Kite Flying & FREE Kite making for Kids starting at 10am! There will be a picnic area and professional kite flyers.

March 16 – Nintendo Switch Gaming (Ages 13-17), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 3PM, Let’s game together! Have Pokémon battles with friends with Pokken Tournament, and create your own Super Mario levels with Super Mario Maker 2!

March 18-24

March 18 – Nintendo Switch Gaming (Ages 7-9), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 3PM, Let’s game together! Have Pokémon battles with friends with Pokken Tournament, and create your own Super Mario levels with Super Mario Maker 2!

March 19 – Hello, Spring!, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11 – 11:45AM, Do you see the blooming flowers, smell the fresh cut grass or hear the baby chick peep? Learn, explore and play with all the things this season brings. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

March 21 – Happy Habitats, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Learn about habitats, plants, and animals through books and crafts. This month we’re learning about grasslands. Registration required for each child. Recommended for ages 6-8.

March 23 – READing Paws, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM – 12PM, The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® [R.E.A.D.] program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a therapy dog. Recommended for ages 6-12.

March 23 – Honey Bees and Beekeeping, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Learn the basics of honey bees and beekeeping from beekeeper Kathleen Dugan Cavanagh. What goes on in a hive? How do beekeepers do what they do? Bring questions and explore the world of honey bees.

March 24 – Duct Tape Flower Pen: Spring, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 2 – 3PM, Spring is here! Celebrate the change in season by creating a flower pen out of duct tape. Supplies are limited, registration required for each attendee. Ages 18 and up.

March 24 – Family Game Time, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5:30PM, Come play board games and card games with family and friends. Come play an assortment of your choice of board games, card games and other interesting games with friends new and old. Come as a family to learn a new game or recognize your favorites to play with new friends.

March 24 – Food Truck Night, Town Park in Avalon Park, 5 – 8PM, There will be music on the stage and 20 delicious trucks to choose from!

March 25-31

March 25 – Move and Play: Part of Our Eclipse Celebrations, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11:15AM – 12PM, Get ready to move and groove to popular kid songs. This month we’ll celebrate the eclipse with space songs! Recommended for ages 3-5.

March 26 – Bear’s Shadow: Part of Our Eclipse Celebrations, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11 – 11:45AM, How do shadows work? Follow Bear in this interactive storytime as he discovers how shadows are created. Recommended for families with children ages 3 to 8 years old.

March 27 – Artsy Toddler: Spring, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 10:15 – 11AM, Learn new fine motor skills using paint, paste, glue, and stamps to create! Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

March 27 – Wonder Women: Celebrate Women’s History Month, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Marvel at the contributions of some amazing women in history with brainy trivia and brilliant activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

March 27 – LEGO Science: Earthquake Simulator (Ages 7-9), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5PM, Explore science and engineering with LEGOs! Learn about earthquakes, and how we can build buildings to withstand different magnitudes while building your own earthquake simulator.

March 28 – LEGO Science: Earthquake Simulator (Ages 10-12), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Explore science and engineering with LEGOs! Learn about earthquakes, and how we can build buildings to withstand different magnitudes while building your own earthquake simulator.

March 30 – Code with Rodocodo (Ages 10-12), Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 10:30 – 11:30AM, Explore coding concepts while gaming! Discover learn about sequencing, debugging, looping, and more by completing coding puzzles with Rodocodo.

March 30 – Family Art Adventures: Georgia O’Keeffe, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 11AM – 12PM, Learn about artist Georgia O’keeffe, then create artwork as a family. Recommended for families with children 5 and up. Registration required for each family member.

March 30 – Puzzle Swap, Alafaya Branch Library,12000 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, 4 – 5:30PM, Finished with an old puzzle and looking for something new? Stop by and swap an old puzzle for a new-to-you one. Please bring at least one complete puzzle for adults.

Things to do in Apopka/Wekiva/Longwood

March 1 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Chris Sauter.

March 2 – Spring Pops at Saturday Sounds Concert Series 2024, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City of Apopka is proud to host the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Spring Pops during our free Saturday Sounds Concert Series.

March 2 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Life on Mars.

March 8 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Jason Thomas.

March 9 – Downtown Longwood Cruise In Car Show, Community Building, 200 W Warren Avenue, Longwood, 5 – 8PM, The Downtown Longwood Cruise-In Car Show is on the second Saturday of the month from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Historic District of Longwood featuring music from DJ Don (Cruisin’ Orlando), food, and show cars present for viewing.

March 9 – Movie in the Park – Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Reiter Park, 311 Warren Avenue, Longwood, 7 – 9PM, Bring your blankets, chairs and snacks, and join us for a movie in the park featuring Sonic the Hedgehog 2!

March 9 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Mark & Jenna.

March 13 – Open Mic Night, Wekiva Island, 5 – 7PM, Open Mic, hosted by “The Rowdy Jameson Band”. Bring your musical talent and join in the fun! Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar.

March 15 – Camp Wewa Movie Night featuring Hop, Camp Wewa, 221 S. Binion Road, Apopka, 5:30PM, This month we are featuring Hop. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks. Gates open at 5:30 PM. Movie will begin at dusk. $10 per car

March 15 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Phil Bonanno.

March 16 – Saturday Sounds Concert Series, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series (on select dates) at the Apopka Amphitheater.  Be sure to bring blankets and chairs for our lawn area.

March 16 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Jeff Howell.

March 22 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Musical Charis.

March 23 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. The Alan Varr Project.

March 29 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Radio Road Show.

March 30 – Breakfast with the Bunny 2024 at Camp Wewa, Camp Wewa, 221 S. Binion Road, Apopka, 8:30 – 10AM, Join us for Breakfast with the Bunny on March 30, 2024 from 8:30 AM to 10 AM at Camp Wewa.
Activities include: Breakfast with the Bunny, Egg Hunt, Pictures with the Bunny, plus other activities.
The cost is $10/person.

March 30 – Magic 107.7’s Easter Egg Hunt, Historic Downtown Longwood, 9:30AM – 12PM, Easter Egg Hunt – Everything is FREE – 9:30am to 12:00pm – Downtown Historic District, 155 W. Warren Ave. Join us for a family fun day for children ages from birth to 5th grade. Nine Age Divided Hunts. More than 18,000 Eggs. Lots of Games and Prizes. Pictures with the Easter Bunny. Magic 107.7 personalities will be there. Concessions for purchase and much more

March 30 – Saturday Sounds Concert Series, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series (on select dates) at the Apopka Amphitheater.  Be sure to bring blankets and chairs for our lawn area.

March 30 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Jeff White Muzik.

March 1-10

March 1 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Chris Sauter.

March 2 – Spring Pops at Saturday Sounds Concert Series 2024, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City of Apopka is proud to host the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at Spring Pops during our free Saturday Sounds Concert Series.

March 2 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Life on Mars.

March 8 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Jason Thomas.

March 9 – Downtown Longwood Cruise In Car Show, Community Building, 200 W Warren Avenue, Longwood, 5 – 8PM, The Downtown Longwood Cruise-In Car Show is on the second Saturday of the month from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Historic District of Longwood featuring music from DJ Don (Cruisin’ Orlando), food, and show cars present for viewing.

March 9 – Movie in the Park – Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Reiter Park, 311 Warren Avenue, Longwood, 7 – 9PM, Bring your blankets, chairs and snacks, and join us for a movie in the park featuring Sonic the Hedgehog 2!

March 9 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Mark & Jenna.

March 11-17

March 13 – Open Mic Night, Wekiva Island, 5 – 7PM, Open Mic, hosted by “The Rowdy Jameson Band”. Bring your musical talent and join in the fun! Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar.

March 15 – Camp Wewa Movie Night featuring Hop, Camp Wewa, 221 S. Binion Road, Apopka, 5:30PM, This month we are featuring Hop. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks. Gates open at 5:30 PM. Movie will begin at dusk. $10 per car

March 15 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Phil Bonanno.

March 16 – Saturday Sounds Concert Series, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series (on select dates) at the Apopka Amphitheater.  Be sure to bring blankets and chairs for our lawn area.

March 16 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Jeff Howell.

March 18-24

March 22 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Musical Charis.

March 23 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. The Alan Varr Project.

March 25-31

March 29 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Radio Road Show.

March 30 – Breakfast with the Bunny 2024 at Camp Wewa, Camp Wewa, 221 S. Binion Road, Apopka, 8:30 – 10AM, Join us for Breakfast with the Bunny on March 30, 2024 from 8:30 AM to 10 AM at Camp Wewa.
Activities include: Breakfast with the Bunny, Egg Hunt, Pictures with the Bunny, plus other activities.
The cost is $10/person.

March 30 – Magic 107.7’s Easter Egg Hunt, Historic Downtown Longwood, 9:30AM – 12PM, Easter Egg Hunt – Everything is FREE – 9:30am to 12:00pm – Downtown Historic District, 155 W. Warren Ave. Join us for a family fun day for children ages from birth to 5th grade. Nine Age Divided Hunts. More than 18,000 Eggs. Lots of Games and Prizes. Pictures with the Easter Bunny. Magic 107.7 personalities will be there. Concessions for purchase and much more

March 30 – Saturday Sounds Concert Series, Apopka Amphitheater, 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, 5 – 7PM, The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series (on select dates) at the Apopka Amphitheater.  Be sure to bring blankets and chairs for our lawn area.

March 30 – Sounds of Wekiva, Wekiva Island, 7 – 11PM, Join us every Friday & Saturday night at 7 p.m. for The Sounds of Wekiva, live at The Island. Hear great music while enjoying your favorite beer and wine from The Tooting Otter Bar. Jeff White Muzik.

Things to do in Winter Garden/Ocoee/Clermont

March 1 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Amanda & Steve Music (Acoustic, Covers)

March 2 – Stayin’ Alive: One Night of the Bee Gees, Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3500 S HWY 27, Clermont,  7 – 9PM, Stayin’ Alive, with the vocal match of Tony Mattina, Todd Sharman, and George Manz, creates a realistic sense of hearing and experiencing the brothers’ Gibb live in concert.

March 5 – Trivia Night at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden, 7:30 – 9:30PM

March 8 – Movies Under the Stars: Hop, Waterfront Park, 100 3rd Street, Clermont, 6:30 – 9PM, The Clermont Parks and Recreation Department is bringing you great movies and awesome family fun. Join us for this event rain or shine at Waterfront Park for movies on a large projector under the Highlander pavilion.  Seating will not be provided, please remember to bring chairs or a blanket. Movie begins at 7PM.

March 8 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Concrete & Country (Ya’llternative)

March 9 – Pours at the Preserve 2024, Oakland Nature Preserve, 5:30 – 8:30 PM, Come and join us at the log cabin for a delightful evening of food, beer, and wine. Enjoy the company of fellow nature enthusiasts while listening to music and engaging in great conversations.Take a leisurely stroll down the Healthy West Orange Boardwalk, guided by luminaries that illuminate your path. As you walk, you will encounter messages and memories from residents, creating a unique and interactive experience. Listen to the owls, the frogs, maybe the whippoorwill, and keep your eyes open for fireflies!Share a love-note, a remembrance, or honor someone on one of the luminaries, to be arranged when you register for this special event.

March 9 – Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone, Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3500 S HWY 27, Clermont,  7 – 9PM, By popular demand, Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, will return to our Mainstage Theater on Saturday, March 9, 2024!

March 12 – Trivia Night at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden, 7:30 – 9:30PM

March 14 – 16 – St. Paddle’s Day Winter Garden Community Pickleball Fest, Veterans Memorial Park, 420 S. Park Avenue, Winter Garden, The City of Winter Garden Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate 10 years of pickleball by hosting its first FREE St. Paddle’s Day Winter Garden Community Pickleball Fest featuring a three-day recreational Pickleball Tournament (March 14-16) for youth and adults and Clinics & Event (March 16, 12:00-3:00 pm) at Veterans Memorial Park.

March 15 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Salted Vine (Pop & Rock, 60’s to today)

March 15 – Mike Masse & Jeff Hall: Epic Acoustic Classic Rock, Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3500 S HWY 27, Clermont,  7 – 9PM, With over 160 million channel views on YouTube, Mike Massé has become a true icon in the music industry.

March 15 – 17 – 2024 Celticfest, Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden

March 16 – Pups in the Park, Lake Hiawatha, 450 12th Street West of the Roundabout, Clermont, 8:30 – 11:30AM, The City of Clermont presents Pups in the Park, a celebration for dogs of all sorts. Bring your pup to this free event starting at 8:30AM Sat., March 16 at Lake Hiawatha Preserve, 450 12th St.

March 19 – Trivia Night at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden, 7:30 – 9:30PM

March 22 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Mountain Brew (Irish, Bluegrass)

March 22 – Comedian Rob Little, Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3500 S HWY 27, Clermont, 8 – 10PM, Get ready for a comedy experience like no other as Rob Little takes the stage with his infectious energy and unbeatable sense of humor!

March 23 – Evening at the Pops 2024,  Newton Park, 31 W. Garden Avenue, Winter Garden, 6 – 9PM, Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy an outdoor concert under the stars performed by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra. Newton Park, at the shore of Lake Apopka, provides a stunning backdrop for this outdoor concert. This is a ticketed event.

March 26 – Trivia Night at Crooked

 Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden, 7:30 – 9:30PM

March 29 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Holton Duo (Americana, Country)

March 30 – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Ocoee Lakeshore Center, 8:30 – 10:30AM, Visit the Easter Bunny, his special guest, and take pictures. All kids will be able to interact with the Easter Bunny and his special guest along with exclusive use of the Fun Zone from 9:15 am – 10:30 am. The cost is $12 per person.

March 30 – Annual Easter Eggstravaganza, Bill Breeze Park, 11:30AM – 2PM, This event is free. There will be an egg hunt, exciting games, crafts, and of course an appearance by the Easter Bunny.

March 1-10

March 1 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Amanda & Steve Music (Acoustic, Covers)

March 2 – Stayin’ Alive: One Night of the Bee Gees, Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3500 S HWY 27, Clermont,  7 – 9PM, Stayin’ Alive, with the vocal match of Tony Mattina, Todd Sharman, and George Manz, creates a realistic sense of hearing and experiencing the brothers’ Gibb live in concert.

March 5 – Trivia Night at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden, 7:30 – 9:30PM

March 8 – Movies Under the Stars: Hop, Waterfront Park, 100 3rd Street, Clermont, 6:30 – 9PM, The Clermont Parks and Recreation Department is bringing you great movies and awesome family fun. Join us for this event rain or shine at Waterfront Park for movies on a large projector under the Highlander pavilion.  Seating will not be provided, please remember to bring chairs or a blanket. Movie begins at 7PM.

March 8 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Concrete & Country (Ya’llternative)

March 9 – Pours at the Preserve 2024, Oakland Nature Preserve, 5:30 – 8:30 PM, Come and join us at the log cabin for a delightful evening of food, beer, and wine. Enjoy the company of fellow nature enthusiasts while listening to music and engaging in great conversations.Take a leisurely stroll down the Healthy West Orange Boardwalk, guided by luminaries that illuminate your path. As you walk, you will encounter messages and memories from residents, creating a unique and interactive experience. Listen to the owls, the frogs, maybe the whippoorwill, and keep your eyes open for fireflies!Share a love-note, a remembrance, or honor someone on one of the luminaries, to be arranged when you register for this special event.

March 9 – Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone, Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3500 S HWY 27, Clermont,  7 – 9PM, By popular demand, Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, will return to our Mainstage Theater on Saturday, March 9, 2024!

March 11-17

March 12 – Trivia Night at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden, 7:30 – 9:30PM

March 14 – 16 – St. Paddle’s Day Winter Garden Community Pickleball Fest, Veterans Memorial Park, 420 S. Park Avenue, Winter Garden, The City of Winter Garden Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate 10 years of pickleball by hosting its first FREE St. Paddle’s Day Winter Garden Community Pickleball Fest featuring a three-day recreational Pickleball Tournament (March 14-16) for youth and adults and Clinics & Event (March 16, 12:00-3:00 pm) at Veterans Memorial Park.

March 15 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Salted Vine (Pop & Rock, 60’s to today)

March 15 – Mike Masse & Jeff Hall: Epic Acoustic Classic Rock, Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3500 S HWY 27, Clermont,  7 – 9PM, With over 160 million channel views on YouTube, Mike Massé has become a true icon in the music industry.

March 15 – 17 – 2024 Celticfest, Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden

March 16 – Pups in the Park, Lake Hiawatha, 450 12th Street West of the Roundabout, Clermont, 8:30 – 11:30AM, The City of Clermont presents Pups in the Park, a celebration for dogs of all sorts. Bring your pup to this free event starting at 8:30AM Sat., March 16 at Lake Hiawatha Preserve, 450 12th St.

March 18-24

March 19 – Trivia Night at Crooked Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden, 7:30 – 9:30PM

March 22 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Mountain Brew (Irish, Bluegrass)

March 22 – Comedian Rob Little, Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3500 S HWY 27, Clermont, 8 – 10PM, Get ready for a comedy experience like no other as Rob Little takes the stage with his infectious energy and unbeatable sense of humor!

March 23 – Evening at the Pops 2024,  Newton Park, 31 W. Garden Avenue, Winter Garden, 6 – 9PM, Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy an outdoor concert under the stars performed by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra. Newton Park, at the shore of Lake Apopka, provides a stunning backdrop for this outdoor concert. This is a ticketed event.

March 25-31

March 26 – Trivia Night at Crooked

 Can, 426 W. Plant St, Winter Garden, 7:30 – 9:30PM

March 29 – Friday on the Plaza, Downtown Winter Garden, Centennial Plaza Gazebo, 7 – 9PM, Come enjoy live music every Friday night on the Plaza. Holton Duo (Americana, Country)

March 30 – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Ocoee Lakeshore Center, 8:30 – 10:30AM, Visit the Easter Bunny, his special guest, and take pictures. All kids will be able to interact with the Easter Bunny and his special guest along with exclusive use of the Fun Zone from 9:15 am – 10:30 am. The cost is $12 per person.

March 30 – Annual Easter Eggstravaganza, Bill Breeze Park, 11:30AM – 2PM, This event is free. There will be an egg hunt, exciting games, crafts, and of course an appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Things to do in Maitland/Altamonte

March 1 – Getdown Downtown Street Party, Independence Square, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland, 6 – 9PM, Enjoy high-energy entertainment with classic rock, 80’s and 90’s hits from The Rundown.

March 6 – Altamonte Fit Club, Park Plaza, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 7:30PM, It’s time to think outside the gym! Join us in the park on Wednesday evenings for free fitness classes.

March 9 – Movie in the Park, Independence Square, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland, 7 – 9:30PM, Maitland’s Movies in the Park “The Little Mermaid” (2023) at Independence Square next to City Hall. Maitland presents the monthly Movie in the Park with Disney’s The Little Mermaid (2023) on Saturday, March 9th, at 7:00 pm at Independence Square next to City Hall.  Admission and popcorn are free. Bring chairs and blankets to enjoy this outdoor flick under the stars.

March 13 – Altamonte Fit Club, Park Plaza, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 7:30PM, It’s time to think outside the gym! Join us in the park on Wednesday evenings for free fitness classes.

March 15 – Uptown Vibes, Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6 – 10PM, Uptown Vibes brings live performances from talented local artists. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend with street performers, dancers, food trucks and games. Guests will also enjoy a variety of vendors selling unique gifts, artisanal goods, home décor and more. Admission is free!

March 16 – Date Night in the Plaza, Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 8 – 10PM, Bring your best vocals and enjoy entertainment from the audience with Karaoke Night. We will provide the music and lyrics, you take the microphone. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Patrons must be at least 21 years of age. Admission is free. Table seating is limited.

March 20 – Altamonte Fit Club, Park Plaza, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 7:30PM, It’s time to think outside the gym! Join us in the park on Wednesday evenings for free fitness classes.

March 22 – 24 – Uptown Art Expo, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 10PM

March 27 – Altamonte Fit Club, Park Plaza, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 7:30PM, It’s time to think outside the gym! Join us in the park on Wednesday evenings for free fitness classes.

March 1-10

March 1 – Getdown Downtown Street Party, Independence Square, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland, 6 – 9PM, Enjoy high-energy entertainment with classic rock, 80’s and 90’s hits from The Rundown.

March 6 – Altamonte Fit Club, Park Plaza, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 7:30PM, It’s time to think outside the gym! Join us in the park on Wednesday evenings for free fitness classes.

March 9 – Movie in the Park, Independence Square, 1776 Independence Lane, Maitland, 7 – 9:30PM, Maitland’s Movies in the Park “The Little Mermaid” (2023) at Independence Square next to City Hall. Maitland presents the monthly Movie in the Park with Disney’s The Little Mermaid (2023) on Saturday, March 9th, at 7:00 pm at Independence Square next to City Hall.  Admission and popcorn are free. Bring chairs and blankets to enjoy this outdoor flick under the stars.

March 11-17

March 13 – Altamonte Fit Club, Park Plaza, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 7:30PM, It’s time to think outside the gym! Join us in the park on Wednesday evenings for free fitness classes.

March 15 – Uptown Vibes, Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6 – 10PM, Uptown Vibes brings live performances from talented local artists. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend with street performers, dancers, food trucks and games. Guests will also enjoy a variety of vendors selling unique gifts, artisanal goods, home décor and more. Admission is free!

March 16 – Date Night in the Plaza, Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 8 – 10PM, Bring your best vocals and enjoy entertainment from the audience with Karaoke Night. We will provide the music and lyrics, you take the microphone. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Patrons must be at least 21 years of age. Admission is free. Table seating is limited.

March 18-24

March 20 – Altamonte Fit Club, Park Plaza, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 7:30PM, It’s time to think outside the gym! Join us in the park on Wednesday evenings for free fitness classes.

March 22 – 24 – Uptown Art Expo, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 10PM

March 25-31

March 27 – Altamonte Fit Club, Park Plaza, 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, 6:30 – 7:30PM, It’s time to think outside the gym! Join us in the park on Wednesday evenings for free fitness classes.

Things to do in Winter Park/College Park/Baldwin Park

March 5 – Stories at the Station, Winter Park Public Safety Building, 500 N Virginia Ave, Winter Park, 4 – 5PM, Ages 2-7. Celebrate our community heroes at the Winter Park Fire and Police Departments as we learn through stories, songs and rhymes. We’ll be sitting on the ground so please (BYOB) bring your own blanket.  Enrollment is required per family; please note the names and ages of children in the notes. Someone will check you in to confirm your reservation.

March 7 – Popcorn Flicks in the Park, 11 South Park Avenue, Winter Park, 7PM, This film series features classic films for the whole family. We encourage you to bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends.

March 9 – Potato Chip Taste Test, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2 – 3PM, Grades 8-12. March 14 is National Potato Chip Day! Celebrate with us as we taste test different types and flavors and vote on your favorite chip.

March 15 – 17 – 65th Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, Central Park, 150 W Morse Blvd, Winter Park, 9AM – 6PM, The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s most prestigious outdoor art festivals. Join us for this annual tradition in Winter Park. Please be sure to leave your dogs at home when you visit the festival as they are not allowed to enter the event. Thank you for your cooperation. After you’re done browsing the art in the park make sure you walk down Park Avenue to enjoy the sidewalk sales our local merchants are offering!

March 18 – STEM Lab: Hex Bug Mazes, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 11AM – 12PM, K – Grade 4. Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Together we’ll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects.

March 18 – Spring Break Make & Takes, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2 – 4PM, All Ages. Drop in while supplies last to celebrate springtime with a variety of arts and crafts activities.

March 20 – Game On! Super Mario Bros., Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 1 – 2PM, Grades 5-12. Get your game on and join us for Mario Party, Mario Kart, and Super Smash Bros.

March 20 – Kids Cooking Club: Trail Mix, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2:30 – 3PM, Grades K-5. Kids are taking over the kitchen in this monthly series! Learn basic food safety and cooking skills in this fun with food hands-on experience.  Enrollment per child required. Siblings outside the designated age group may not attend.

March 23 – Science Lab: Chemistry in Color, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 3 – 4PM, Grades 5-7. Learn the history and science behind fluorescent chemistry through hands-on activities with glowsticks, luminescent paint, and the harrowing story of the “Radium Girls.”

March 25 – Kids Make: Galaxy Jars, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 4 – 5PM, Grades K – 5. Go beyond crayons! Explore the world of art and crafts. Work with cool and creative art/craft mediums and join in the fun of expressing yourself. Please dress for mess. Enrollment is required per child.

March 30 – Central Florida Folk Concerts, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2 – 4PM, Monthly folk concert featuring noted musicians from Florida and surrounding regions. Suggested donation $10.  

March 1-10

March 5 – Stories at the Station, Winter Park Public Safety Building, 500 N Virginia Ave, Winter Park, 4 – 5PM, Ages 2-7. Celebrate our community heroes at the Winter Park Fire and Police Departments as we learn through stories, songs and rhymes. We’ll be sitting on the ground so please (BYOB) bring your own blanket.  Enrollment is required per family; please note the names and ages of children in the notes. Someone will check you in to confirm your reservation.

March 7 – Popcorn Flicks in the Park, 11 South Park Avenue, Winter Park, 7PM, This film series features classic films for the whole family. We encourage you to bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends.

March 9 – Potato Chip Taste Test, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2 – 3PM, Grades 8-12. March 14 is National Potato Chip Day! Celebrate with us as we taste test different types and flavors and vote on your favorite chip.

March 11-17

March 15 – 17 – 65th Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, Central Park, 150 W Morse Blvd, Winter Park, 9AM – 6PM, The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s most prestigious outdoor art festivals. Join us for this annual tradition in Winter Park. Please be sure to leave your dogs at home when you visit the festival as they are not allowed to enter the event. Thank you for your cooperation. After you’re done browsing the art in the park make sure you walk down Park Avenue to enjoy the sidewalk sales our local merchants are offering!

March 18-24

March 18 – STEM Lab: Hex Bug Mazes, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 11AM – 12PM, K – Grade 4. Take part in hands-on, minds-on exploration of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Together we’ll explore, create and discover through challenges, experiments and projects.

March 18 – Spring Break Make & Takes, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2 – 4PM, All Ages. Drop in while supplies last to celebrate springtime with a variety of arts and crafts activities.

March 20 – Game On! Super Mario Bros., Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 1 – 2PM, Grades 5-12. Get your game on and join us for Mario Party, Mario Kart, and Super Smash Bros.

March 20 – Kids Cooking Club: Trail Mix, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2:30 – 3PM, Grades K-5. Kids are taking over the kitchen in this monthly series! Learn basic food safety and cooking skills in this fun with food hands-on experience.  Enrollment per child required. Siblings outside the designated age group may not attend.

March 23 – Science Lab: Chemistry in Color, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 3 – 4PM, Grades 5-7. Learn the history and science behind fluorescent chemistry through hands-on activities with glowsticks, luminescent paint, and the harrowing story of the “Radium Girls.”

March 25-31

March 25 – Kids Make: Galaxy Jars, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 4 – 5PM, Grades K – 5. Go beyond crayons! Explore the world of art and crafts. Work with cool and creative art/craft mediums and join in the fun of expressing yourself. Please dress for mess. Enrollment is required per child.

March 30 – Central Florida Folk Concerts, Winter Park Library, 1052 W Morse Blvd., Winter Park, 2 – 4PM, Monthly folk concert featuring noted musicians from Florida and surrounding regions. Suggested donation $10.  

Things to do in Daytona/DeLand

March 1 – Friday Night Bites, Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 2 – Wags ‘N’ Whiskers Pet Fest, Keysville Dog Park, 2641 Keysville Avenue, Deltona, 9AM – 12PM, Wags ‘N’ Whiskers Pet Fest returns to Keysville Dog Park. Low cost pet shots. (cash only) Free GiveawaysCity Pet LicensesThis event is sponsored by Deltona Parks & Recreation and Help Animals Inc.

March 2 – DeLand Bike Rally, 100 North Woodland Boulevard, Suite 4, DeLand, 9AM – 5PM, Annually, on the first Saturday of Daytona Bike Week, motorcycle enthusiasts from across the world descend upon Historic Downtown DeLand to experience this destination ride-in bike rally with the kind of hospitality that only DeLand delivers. Just 30-minutes from Daytona, yet miles away from Main Street, this inclusive experience for riders and non-riders of all ages and levels of interest showcases Downtown DeLand’s unique lifestyle. 

March 8 – Friday Night Bites, The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. M.L.K. Blvd, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 8 – Bonkerz Comedy Show, The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. M.L.K. Blvd, Deltona, 7 – 10PM, Get ready to laugh till you cry at BONKERZ BREWS & BITES Comedy Show! Join us on for a night of hilarity that you won’t want to miss!

March 13 – Forever ABBA Canada!, Athens Theatre, 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, 5 – 8PM, ABBA is one of the most popular groups in the world today. Their record-breaking hits continue to thrill music lovers of all ages. Since their first triumph at Eurovision in 1974, ABBA has sold over 400 million copies of their albums. Furthermore, new renditions of popular ABBA songs now permeate modern musicals and media, stimulating a new generation of ABBA fans!

March 13 – Wine, Women & Chocolate, 5 – 7:45PM, Here’s how it works: walk into any participating shop and ask for a Passport. Start collecting stamps/signatures no earlier than 5:00pm and make sure you are at The Abbey Bar (117 N. Woodland Blvd.) by 7:45pm. Drawing for prizes will begin at 8:00pm inside The Abbey Bar. You must be present to win prizes. If you arrive dressed to the theme, you will receive a raffle ticket for another chance at a prize!

March 15 – Friday Night Bites, Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 16 – Downtown DeLand Cruise, East Indiana Avenue, DeLand, 3 – 7PM

March 22 – Friday Night Bites, Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 23 – Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival,123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand, 9AM – 3PM, How better to celebrate the beginning days of spring than attending the 18th annual Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival in downtown DeLand? The festival, presented by the MainStreet DeLand Association, will take over West Indiana Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, with an array of vendors  and presentations by wildflower and gardening experts.

March 23 & 24 – DeLand Outdoor Art Festival, Earl Brown Park, 750 South Alabama Avenue, DeLand, 9AM – 4PM, Fine artists and crafters from all over the Southeast, food trucks & live entertainment. Held at Earl Brown Park. Free admission

March 27 – Memphis Motown Soul Experience, Athens Theatre, 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand,  5 – 6:45PM, The Memphis Motown Soul Experience tribute band brings back the sounds of our greatest musical generation with songs from artists including The Temptations, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Sam Cooke, Wilson Pickett, Booker T & The MG’s, Stevie Wonder, and many more. This group features dynamic powerful vocalists and a tightly syncopated rhythm section, along with elaborate stage outfits and classic choreography, as they perform their captivating renditions from the Motown songbook and classic Memphis soul music of the 60’s and 70’s. The Memphis Motown Soul Experience puts on a show that is guaranteed to entertain & delight music fans of all ages!

March 29 – Friday Night Bites, Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 29 – Elvis, The Show! Greatest Hits & More!, Athens Theatre, 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, 5 – 8PM, Ted Torres Martin is a multi-talented actor/singer/songwriter/musician who has accomplished extensive touring around the world. This includes: USA, Germany, U.K, Austria, Italy, Japan, Norway, Singapore, Australia, Canada to name a few. He is the 2016 “Images Of The King” World CHAMPION His stage acting experience include shows like: “Biloxi Blues’, “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” & “Death Of A Salesman” to name a few… His portrayal of The King Of Rock N’ Roll is one of the Top Tributes in the world! He acquired this title in Memphis Tennessee as recognized by Elvis Presley Enterprises. Ted is the top Elvis vocal stylist in the world. His vocals are the closest to Elvis you will ever hear!

March 30 – The Fleetwood Mac Experience, Athens Theatre, 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, 4 – 7:30PM, Fleetwood Gold  will take you on a musical journey from the early years of Fleetwood Mac through Tango In The Night (1987) including songs from Stevie Nicks’ solo career. Note-for-note recreations of the best of Fleetwood Mac with tight harmonies, soaring lead vocals blended with authentic sounds of Fleetwood Mac. It’s all about the music. No backing tracks, wigs or gimmicks. They are comprised of five experienced, musically awarded, musicians performing the best of Fleetwood Mac.

March 31 – Downtown DeLand Easter Crosses, 7AM – 3PM, View flowering cross displays throughout Downtown DeLand on Easter morning.

March 1-10

March 1 – Friday Night Bites, Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 2 – Wags ‘N’ Whiskers Pet Fest, Keysville Dog Park, 2641 Keysville Avenue, Deltona, 9AM – 12PM, Wags ‘N’ Whiskers Pet Fest returns to Keysville Dog Park. Low cost pet shots. (cash only) Free GiveawaysCity Pet LicensesThis event is sponsored by Deltona Parks & Recreation and Help Animals Inc.

March 2 – DeLand Bike Rally, 100 North Woodland Boulevard, Suite 4, DeLand, 9AM – 5PM, Annually, on the first Saturday of Daytona Bike Week, motorcycle enthusiasts from across the world descend upon Historic Downtown DeLand to experience this destination ride-in bike rally with the kind of hospitality that only DeLand delivers. Just 30-minutes from Daytona, yet miles away from Main Street, this inclusive experience for riders and non-riders of all ages and levels of interest showcases Downtown DeLand’s unique lifestyle. 

March 8 – Friday Night Bites, The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. M.L.K. Blvd, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 8 – Bonkerz Comedy Show, The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. M.L.K. Blvd, Deltona, 7 – 10PM, Get ready to laugh till you cry at BONKERZ BREWS & BITES Comedy Show! Join us on for a night of hilarity that you won’t want to miss!

March 11-17

March 13 – Forever ABBA Canada!, Athens Theatre, 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, 5 – 8PM, ABBA is one of the most popular groups in the world today. Their record-breaking hits continue to thrill music lovers of all ages. Since their first triumph at Eurovision in 1974, ABBA has sold over 400 million copies of their albums. Furthermore, new renditions of popular ABBA songs now permeate modern musicals and media, stimulating a new generation of ABBA fans!

March 13 – Wine, Women & Chocolate, 5 – 7:45PM, Here’s how it works: walk into any participating shop and ask for a Passport. Start collecting stamps/signatures no earlier than 5:00pm and make sure you are at The Abbey Bar (117 N. Woodland Blvd.) by 7:45pm. Drawing for prizes will begin at 8:00pm inside The Abbey Bar. You must be present to win prizes. If you arrive dressed to the theme, you will receive a raffle ticket for another chance at a prize!

March 15 – Friday Night Bites, Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 16 – Downtown DeLand Cruise, East Indiana Avenue, DeLand, 3 – 7PM

March 18-24

March 22 – Friday Night Bites, Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 23 – Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival,123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand, 9AM – 3PM, How better to celebrate the beginning days of spring than attending the 18th annual Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival in downtown DeLand? The festival, presented by the MainStreet DeLand Association, will take over West Indiana Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, with an array of vendors  and presentations by wildflower and gardening experts.

March 23 & 24 – DeLand Outdoor Art Festival, Earl Brown Park, 750 South Alabama Avenue, DeLand, 9AM – 4PM, Fine artists and crafters from all over the Southeast, food trucks & live entertainment. Held at Earl Brown Park. Free admission

March 25-31

March 27 – Memphis Motown Soul Experience, Athens Theatre, 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand,  5 – 6:45PM, The Memphis Motown Soul Experience tribute band brings back the sounds of our greatest musical generation with songs from artists including The Temptations, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Sam Cooke, Wilson Pickett, Booker T & The MG’s, Stevie Wonder, and many more. This group features dynamic powerful vocalists and a tightly syncopated rhythm section, along with elaborate stage outfits and classic choreography, as they perform their captivating renditions from the Motown songbook and classic Memphis soul music of the 60’s and 70’s. The Memphis Motown Soul Experience puts on a show that is guaranteed to entertain & delight music fans of all ages!

March 29 – Friday Night Bites, Wes Crile Park, 1537 Norbert Terrace, Deltona, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Join us for Friday Night Bites from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM! Indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines and treats while enjoying the evening vibes. Don’t miss out on the flavorful experience!

March 29 – Elvis, The Show! Greatest Hits & More!, Athens Theatre, 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, 5 – 8PM, Ted Torres Martin is a multi-talented actor/singer/songwriter/musician who has accomplished extensive touring around the world. This includes: USA, Germany, U.K, Austria, Italy, Japan, Norway, Singapore, Australia, Canada to name a few. He is the 2016 “Images Of The King” World CHAMPION His stage acting experience include shows like: “Biloxi Blues’, “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” & “Death Of A Salesman” to name a few… His portrayal of The King Of Rock N’ Roll is one of the Top Tributes in the world! He acquired this title in Memphis Tennessee as recognized by Elvis Presley Enterprises. Ted is the top Elvis vocal stylist in the world. His vocals are the closest to Elvis you will ever hear!

March 30 – The Fleetwood Mac Experience, Athens Theatre, 124 North Florida Avenue, DeLand, 4 – 7:30PM, Fleetwood Gold  will take you on a musical journey from the early years of Fleetwood Mac through Tango In The Night (1987) including songs from Stevie Nicks’ solo career. Note-for-note recreations of the best of Fleetwood Mac with tight harmonies, soaring lead vocals blended with authentic sounds of Fleetwood Mac. It’s all about the music. No backing tracks, wigs or gimmicks. They are comprised of five experienced, musically awarded, musicians performing the best of Fleetwood Mac.

March 31 – Downtown DeLand Easter Crosses, 7AM – 3PM, View flowering cross displays throughout Downtown DeLand on Easter morning.

Things to do in Kissimmee

March 1 – 31 – Women’s History Month Bingo, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, All Day, Celebrate Women’s History Month with this one-of-a-kind Bingo challenge. Complete 5 challenges on one card for a chance to win a prize! Pick up a playing card at the Service Desk. The winner will be contacted on April 3.

March 1 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 9:15 & 10:15AM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old. Two available sessions as follow: 9:15 am and 10:15 am.

March 1 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 1 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 2 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 2 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 4 – Storytime at the Park, Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 320 E. Monument Ave., Kissimmee,  11 – 11:30AM, Relax and enjoy socially distanced stories, rhymes, and sunshine at our Outdoor Storytime in the Osprey Pavilion at Lakefront Park. Mrs. Kaitie will share stories and encourage little ones and their grownups to follow along with movement exercises. Masks, for participants over 2 years old, and social distancing are suggested. Participants are encouraged to bring towels or blankets to help designate spaces.  In the event of inclement weather, Storytime at the Park will be held at the Hart Memorial Library in the Lillie Room. Presented in partnership with the City of Kissimmee. This Storytime will be in celebration of Women’s History Month.

March 6 – Tertulia Cuatro Gatos, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 6:30 – 8:30PM, Te invitamos a disfrutar de esta velada informal junto a talentosos exponentes hispanos de la lectura, poesía, música, teatro y otras facetas del arte.

March 7 – Promenade Plaza Thursdays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, Our Promenade Plaza Thursdays feature the best art and décor vendors from across Central Florida, plus live musical performances every Thursday evening, starting at 6 PM. This is a free, outdoor event.

March 8 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 9:15 & 10:15AM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old. Two available sessions as follow: 9:15 am and 10:15 am.

March 8 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 8 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 9 – Angel Paws to Read, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Practice your reading skills in a new way: try reading to a dog. Sit down with a trained therapy dog and read a short story to gain confidence and have fun!  Reading sessions are approximately 10-15 minutes.  Bring a book to read or choose one of our library books.

March 9 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 9 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 10 – Car & Truck Show, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 11AM – 2PM, On the second Sunday of every month, the Promenade at Sunset Walk hosts hundreds of classic to modern cars and trucks from all eras, makes, and models. Hosted by DJ Scotty B playing the perfect complement of everything from classic rock & roll to today’s current hits. Be sure to visit all of the restaurants, shops, and entertainment options in the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 11 – Storytime at the Park, Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 320 E. Monument Ave., Kissimmee,  11 – 11:30AM, Relax and enjoy socially distanced stories, rhymes, and sunshine at our Outdoor Storytime in the Osprey Pavilion at Lakefront Park. Mrs. Kaitie will share stories and encourage little ones and their grownups to follow along with movement exercises. Masks, for participants over 2 years old, and social distancing are suggested. Participants are encouraged to bring towels or blankets to help designate spaces.  In the event of inclement weather, Storytime at the Park will be held at the Hart Memorial Library in the Lillie Room. Presented in partnership with the City of Kissimmee.

March 14 – 23 – Island H2O Water Park’s Spring Break Bash, Island H20 Water Park, In celebration of its highly anticipated 2024 season opening on March 8, Island H2O Water Park will kick things off with an exhilarating Spring Break Bash, March 14-23, inviting thrill-seekers of all ages to join in the aquatic adventure. The Spring Break Bash at Island H2O Water Park will feature exciting activities, including daytime contests with enticing prizes, opportunities for guests to score double points redeemable for exclusive park perks, captivating movies at the wave pool every Thursday from 3 to 5 pm, and delightful Family Foam parties on Friday and Saturday from 12 to 2 pm. Additionally, a DJ will spin the latest tunes every Friday and Saturday from 2 to 4 pm, along with Hula-Hoop contests and trivia, ensuring non-stop entertainment throughout the event.

March 14 – Promenade Plaza Thursdays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, Our Promenade Plaza Thursdays feature the best art and décor vendors from across Central Florida, plus live musical performances every Thursday evening, starting at 6 PM. This is a free, outdoor event.

March 15 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 15 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 16 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 16 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day Street Party, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 2 – 11PM, Join us for our annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Party and Celebration! Get ready to celebrate all things Irish with a fantastic lineup of live music, terrific food and drinks, and an electrifying atmosphere. Grab your greenest outfit and gather your crew for a day filled with joy, laughter, and endless fun! Featuring nonstop music beginning at 2 PM with DJ K1X, DJ Scotty B., and Def Lepprechaun live in concert, along with a special edition of Dockside Dueling Pianos at The Wharf with no cover charge! Plus: Street performers, lucky leprechauns, food and green beverage specials, and more!

March 18 – Storytime at the Park, Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 320 E. Monument Ave., Kissimmee,  11 – 11:30AM, Relax and enjoy socially distanced stories, rhymes, and sunshine at our Outdoor Storytime in the Osprey Pavilion at Lakefront Park. Mrs. Kaitie will share stories and encourage little ones and their grownups to follow along with movement exercises. Masks, for participants over 2 years old, and social distancing are suggested. Participants are encouraged to bring towels or blankets to help designate spaces.  In the event of inclement weather, Storytime at the Park will be held at the Hart Memorial Library in the Lillie Room. Presented in partnership with the City of Kissimmee.

March 20 – Game Time!, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Challenge your friends to a tabletop game showdown to see who wins bragging rights. Battleship, Clue, Jenga, Scrabble, Chess, and Sorry! are just some of the games that you and your friends can enjoy playing!

March 21 – Matt Stone — Live at The Wharf, The Wharf at Sunset Walk, 5 – 9:30PM, Elvis Lives! Prepare to experience an unmated level of authenticity, attention to detail, vocal power, and captivating charisma in Matt Stone’s Tribute to Elvis! Experience the intimate atmosphere, state-of-the-art production, and savory food and beverage offerings of The Wharf at Sunset Walk. Plus very special guest Mr. Nick Hildyard.

March 21 – Promenade Plaza Thursdays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, Our Promenade Plaza Thursdays feature the best art and décor vendors from across Central Florida, plus live musical performances every Thursday evening, starting at 6 PM. This is a free, outdoor event.

March 22 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 9:15 & 10:15AM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old. Two available sessions as follow: 9:15 am and 10:15 am.

March 22 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 22 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 23 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 23 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 25 – Storytime at the Park, Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 320 E. Monument Ave., Kissimmee,  11 – 11:30AM, Relax and enjoy socially distanced stories, rhymes, and sunshine at our Outdoor Storytime in the Osprey Pavilion at Lakefront Park. Mrs. Kaitie will share stories and encourage little ones and their grownups to follow along with movement exercises. Masks, for participants over 2 years old, and social distancing are suggested. Participants are encouraged to bring towels or blankets to help designate spaces.  In the event of inclement weather, Storytime at the Park will be held at the Hart Memorial Library in the Lillie Room. Presented in partnership with the City of Kissimmee.

March 27 – Ocean Explorers: Octopi, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Dive in and explore the creatures of the deep and the waters in which they live. This session focuses on octopi.

March 28 – Sensory Playdate, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

March 28 – Promenade Plaza Thursdays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, Our Promenade Plaza Thursdays feature the best art and décor vendors from across Central Florida, plus live musical performances every Thursday evening, starting at 6 PM. This is a free, outdoor event.

March 29-31 Island H2O Water Park will be hosting its annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza promising an egg-citing Easter weekend adventure for families and friends.

Attendees can explore the park’s attractions while keeping an eye out for hidden eggs tucked away in various areas. Lucky egg hunters will have the chance to win prizes such as free Cabana rentals, delectable funnel cakes, and refreshing ice cream sandwiches, among others, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to their visit.

In addition to the Egg-Stravaganza, Island H2O Water Park is pleased to announce its 2024 season pass offer. Starting February 26, guests can purchase four passes for only $64.99 each, less than the price of a single day admission. With a 2024 season pass, guests gain access to all of the year’s exciting events, ensuring endless fun and savings throughout the season.

March 29 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 9:15 & 10:15AM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old. Two available sessions as follow: 9:15 am and 10:15 am.

March 29 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 29 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 30 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 30 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 31 – Easter Sunday Car and Truck Show, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 11AM, Join the Promenade at Sunset Walk for our 2nd annual Easter Sunday Car and Truck Show, featuring: Live Music with DJ Jennifer, Appearances by the Easter Bunny, Thousands of Easter eggs distributed by our show car drivers for everyone!, Easter Brunch specials at many of the Promenade’s terrific restaurants!

March 1-10

March 1 – 31 – Women’s History Month Bingo, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, All Day, Celebrate Women’s History Month with this one-of-a-kind Bingo challenge. Complete 5 challenges on one card for a chance to win a prize! Pick up a playing card at the Service Desk. The winner will be contacted on April 3.

March 1 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 9:15 & 10:15AM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old. Two available sessions as follow: 9:15 am and 10:15 am.

March 1 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 1 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 2 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 2 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 4 – Storytime at the Park, Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 320 E. Monument Ave., Kissimmee,  11 – 11:30AM, Relax and enjoy socially distanced stories, rhymes, and sunshine at our Outdoor Storytime in the Osprey Pavilion at Lakefront Park. Mrs. Kaitie will share stories and encourage little ones and their grownups to follow along with movement exercises. Masks, for participants over 2 years old, and social distancing are suggested. Participants are encouraged to bring towels or blankets to help designate spaces.  In the event of inclement weather, Storytime at the Park will be held at the Hart Memorial Library in the Lillie Room. Presented in partnership with the City of Kissimmee. This Storytime will be in celebration of Women’s History Month.

March 6 – Tertulia Cuatro Gatos, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 6:30 – 8:30PM, Te invitamos a disfrutar de esta velada informal junto a talentosos exponentes hispanos de la lectura, poesía, música, teatro y otras facetas del arte.

March 7 – Promenade Plaza Thursdays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, Our Promenade Plaza Thursdays feature the best art and décor vendors from across Central Florida, plus live musical performances every Thursday evening, starting at 6 PM. This is a free, outdoor event.

March 8 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 9:15 & 10:15AM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old. Two available sessions as follow: 9:15 am and 10:15 am.

March 8 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 8 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 9 – Angel Paws to Read, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 11AM, Practice your reading skills in a new way: try reading to a dog. Sit down with a trained therapy dog and read a short story to gain confidence and have fun!  Reading sessions are approximately 10-15 minutes.  Bring a book to read or choose one of our library books.

March 9 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 9 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 10 – Car & Truck Show, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 11AM – 2PM, On the second Sunday of every month, the Promenade at Sunset Walk hosts hundreds of classic to modern cars and trucks from all eras, makes, and models. Hosted by DJ Scotty B playing the perfect complement of everything from classic rock & roll to today’s current hits. Be sure to visit all of the restaurants, shops, and entertainment options in the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 11-17

March 11 – Storytime at the Park, Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 320 E. Monument Ave., Kissimmee,  11 – 11:30AM, Relax and enjoy socially distanced stories, rhymes, and sunshine at our Outdoor Storytime in the Osprey Pavilion at Lakefront Park. Mrs. Kaitie will share stories and encourage little ones and their grownups to follow along with movement exercises. Masks, for participants over 2 years old, and social distancing are suggested. Participants are encouraged to bring towels or blankets to help designate spaces.  In the event of inclement weather, Storytime at the Park will be held at the Hart Memorial Library in the Lillie Room. Presented in partnership with the City of Kissimmee.

March 18-24

March 14 – 23 – Island H2O Water Park’s Spring Break Bash, Island H20 Water Park, In celebration of its highly anticipated 2024 season opening on March 8, Island H2O Water Park will kick things off with an exhilarating Spring Break Bash, March 14-23, inviting thrill-seekers of all ages to join in the aquatic adventure. The Spring Break Bash at Island H2O Water Park will feature exciting activities, including daytime contests with enticing prizes, opportunities for guests to score double points redeemable for exclusive park perks, captivating movies at the wave pool every Thursday from 3 to 5 pm, and delightful Family Foam parties on Friday and Saturday from 12 to 2 pm. Additionally, a DJ will spin the latest tunes every Friday and Saturday from 2 to 4 pm, along with Hula-Hoop contests and trivia, ensuring non-stop entertainment throughout the event.

March 14 – Promenade Plaza Thursdays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, Our Promenade Plaza Thursdays feature the best art and décor vendors from across Central Florida, plus live musical performances every Thursday evening, starting at 6 PM. This is a free, outdoor event.

March 15 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 15 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 16 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 16 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day Street Party, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 2 – 11PM, Join us for our annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Party and Celebration! Get ready to celebrate all things Irish with a fantastic lineup of live music, terrific food and drinks, and an electrifying atmosphere. Grab your greenest outfit and gather your crew for a day filled with joy, laughter, and endless fun! Featuring nonstop music beginning at 2 PM with DJ K1X, DJ Scotty B., and Def Lepprechaun live in concert, along with a special edition of Dockside Dueling Pianos at The Wharf with no cover charge! Plus: Street performers, lucky leprechauns, food and green beverage specials, and more!

March 18 – Storytime at the Park, Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 320 E. Monument Ave., Kissimmee,  11 – 11:30AM, Relax and enjoy socially distanced stories, rhymes, and sunshine at our Outdoor Storytime in the Osprey Pavilion at Lakefront Park. Mrs. Kaitie will share stories and encourage little ones and their grownups to follow along with movement exercises. Masks, for participants over 2 years old, and social distancing are suggested. Participants are encouraged to bring towels or blankets to help designate spaces.  In the event of inclement weather, Storytime at the Park will be held at the Hart Memorial Library in the Lillie Room. Presented in partnership with the City of Kissimmee.

March 20 – Game Time!, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Challenge your friends to a tabletop game showdown to see who wins bragging rights. Battleship, Clue, Jenga, Scrabble, Chess, and Sorry! are just some of the games that you and your friends can enjoy playing!

March 21 – Matt Stone — Live at The Wharf, The Wharf at Sunset Walk, 5 – 9:30PM, Elvis Lives! Prepare to experience an unmated level of authenticity, attention to detail, vocal power, and captivating charisma in Matt Stone’s Tribute to Elvis! Experience the intimate atmosphere, state-of-the-art production, and savory food and beverage offerings of The Wharf at Sunset Walk. Plus very special guest Mr. Nick Hildyard.

March 21 – Promenade Plaza Thursdays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, Our Promenade Plaza Thursdays feature the best art and décor vendors from across Central Florida, plus live musical performances every Thursday evening, starting at 6 PM. This is a free, outdoor event.

March 22 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 9:15 & 10:15AM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old. Two available sessions as follow: 9:15 am and 10:15 am.

March 22 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 22 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 23 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 23 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 25-31

March 25 – Storytime at the Park, Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 320 E. Monument Ave., Kissimmee,  11 – 11:30AM, Relax and enjoy socially distanced stories, rhymes, and sunshine at our Outdoor Storytime in the Osprey Pavilion at Lakefront Park. Mrs. Kaitie will share stories and encourage little ones and their grownups to follow along with movement exercises. Masks, for participants over 2 years old, and social distancing are suggested. Participants are encouraged to bring towels or blankets to help designate spaces.  In the event of inclement weather, Storytime at the Park will be held at the Hart Memorial Library in the Lillie Room. Presented in partnership with the City of Kissimmee.

March 27 – Ocean Explorers: Octopi, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Dive in and explore the creatures of the deep and the waters in which they live. This session focuses on octopi.

March 28 – Sensory Playdate, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 10 – 10:30AM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

March 28 – Promenade Plaza Thursdays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, Our Promenade Plaza Thursdays feature the best art and décor vendors from across Central Florida, plus live musical performances every Thursday evening, starting at 6 PM. This is a free, outdoor event.

March 29-31 Island H2O Water Park will be hosting its annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza promising an egg-citing Easter weekend adventure for families and friends.

Attendees can explore the park’s attractions while keeping an eye out for hidden eggs tucked away in various areas. Lucky egg hunters will have the chance to win prizes such as free Cabana rentals, delectable funnel cakes, and refreshing ice cream sandwiches, among others, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to their visit.

In addition to the Egg-Stravaganza, Island H2O Water Park is pleased to announce its 2024 season pass offer. Starting February 26, guests can purchase four passes for only $64.99 each, less than the price of a single day admission. With a 2024 season pass, guests gain access to all of the year’s exciting events, ensuring endless fun and savings throughout the season.

March 29 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, Hart Memorial Library & TechCentral, 211 E Dakin Ave, Kissimmee, 9:15 & 10:15AM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old. Two available sessions as follow: 9:15 am and 10:15 am.

March 29 – Fired-Up Fridays, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 5PM, Friday nights, the Promenade at Sunset Walk presents Fired-Up Fridays, a free Car & Truck Show event with all makes, models, and years welcome of show car quality. Featuring live music by the very best regional live bands. The Promenade is home to over 2 dozen restaurants, retail shops, movie theaters, and entertainment options, located just ½ mile from the intersection of State Road 429 and U.S. 192, at 3251 Margaritaville Blvd. Free admission and parking. No outside food or beverage allowed.

March 29 – Dockside Dueling Pianos, The Wharf, 9:30PM – Midnight, Discover an inviting haven at The Wharf at Sunset Walk, designed to captivate target groups seeking vibrant group outings and special celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, and bachelorette parties. Every Friday night, relish the excitement of Dockside Dueling Pianos, where aficionados of collective revelry can immerse themselves in the joy of requesting beloved tunes while being swept away by the dynamic live piano performances. $6 cover charge at the door beginning at 9:30 PM. Ages 21 and over only after 9:30 PM.

March 30 – Show Car Saturday Nights, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 4 – 8PM, The Promenade at Sunset Walk is home to Show Car Saturday Nights. All makes and models are welcome and displayed along Margaritaville Boulevard. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the music of DJ Scotty B while admiring an amazing collection of classic to modern automobiles. The best live bands also share the Promenade Plaza Stage nightly. Throughout the evening, find your favorite restaurants and shops at the Promenade at Sunset Walk.

March 30 – The Street Market, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 6PM, The Street Market every Saturday Evening features the best local artisan, craft, and specialty vendors from across Central Florida. All this and more while you explore the Streets and over 2 dozen restaurants and shops on the Promenade at Sunset Walk. This is a free event, so RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

March 31 – Easter Sunday Car and Truck Show, Promenade at Sunset Walk, 11AM, Join the Promenade at Sunset Walk for our 2nd annual Easter Sunday Car and Truck Show, featuring: Live Music with DJ Jennifer, Appearances by the Easter Bunny, Thousands of Easter eggs distributed by our show car drivers for everyone!, Easter Brunch specials at many of the Promenade’s terrific restaurants!

Things to do in Lake Mary/Sanford

March 2 – Saturday Family Storytime, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 10 – 10:30AM, Practicing early literacy and pre-reading skills is fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays! FREE. For Kids ages 0-5 and Families. No registration required.

March 2 – Celebrate Women’s History Month (for Ages 5+ & Families), Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 2 – 3:30PM, Designed for ages 5+ and families. Kids and families can participate in crafts, games, and activities centered on celebrating the accomplishments of groundbreaking American women. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

March 4 – Learn & Play (Ages 0-4), Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 9:30 – 11:30AM, Drop in to participate in fun activities tied to early literacy skills practice! Learn how to use reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing at home to ensure your child is ready to read. No registration required. This program is free!

March 4 – The Barefoot Mailman and Florida’s Post Office Murals, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6:30 – 7:30PM, Learn about West Palm Beach’s local history through its post office murals. Painted by Stevan Dohanos, these six murals feature James Edward “Ed” Hamilton, “Florida’s Barefoot Mail Carrier.” This presentation focuses on this exciting mural series, its subject, and how it fits into the Great Depression’s larger mural project. Presented by Keri Watson, Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Central Florida.

March 5 – Dungeons and Dragons for Teens, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5 – 7:30PM, Join our North Branch Library teens for D&D. All experience levels welcome. If you’ve never played, our expert coaches will teach you. For middle & high school students only. No registration required.

March 8 – Movie in the Park, Central Park at City Hall, 100 N Country Club Road, Lake Mary, 6 – 9PM

March 10 – Sanford Food Truck Fiesta, Historic Downtown Sanford, 1 – 6PM, Join us every 2nd SUNDAY 1-6pm for the popular Sanford Food Truck Fiesta in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford! Come out and enjoy the brick-lined streets and grab some amazing food from 40+ of Orlando area’s top food trucks and tents, craft beer and cocktails from the bars, enjoy live music, craft artisans and vendors, plus plenty of outside tables and chairs to sit and eat! Free parking. Pet and family friendly. Positive vibes. See current Facebook event to see lineup of food trucks.

March 13 – Novels at Night Book Club, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 6:30 – 7:30PM, Love to read? Want to talk about it? The Novels at Night Book Club at North Branch Library will be having a lively discussion about the book of the month. Join the discussion, make new friends, and read outside of your usual authors.

March 20 – Lullaby Storytime, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6:30 – 7PM, Get ready for bed with stories, music, and activities incorporating early literacy skills. This storytime is geared toward ages 0-5, but the whole family is welcome. Attending in pajamas in encouraged! No registration is required. This program is free!

March 21 – Tertulia Cuatro Gatos, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6 – 7:30PM, Join the Tertulia and participate in our talks about literature, art, music, culture, and history! Everyone is welcome. This program is presented in Spanish.

March 22 – Early Literacy Play-Date for Ages 3-5, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 10 – 11AM, Geared toward ages 3-5. Drop in for a variety of fun activities and stations that promote early literacy development, motor skills practice, and Kindergarten readiness! No registration required. This program is free!

March 23 – READing Paws, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 10AM – 12PM, READing Paws helps young readers gain confidence and practice fluency by reading  out loud to a trained therapy dog. Call or stop by the library to register for a 15-minute time slot. FREE. For Kids. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

March 23 – 12th Annual Pints n’ Paws Craft Beer Festival, Historic Downtown Sanford, 307 E 2nd St , Sanford, 1 – 6PM, Join us for our 12th Annual Pints N Paws Craft Beer Festival, March 23rd 2024! Pints n Paws Craft Beer Festival has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars that all goes directly to local pet rescues in need! Last year alone we were able to raise $115,000 in one day that all went straight to our local rescues to help provide for all our furry friends in need! Over 100 Breweries to sample beer from plus food trucks, vendors, and live music!

March 23 – READing Paws, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 2 – 4PM, READing Paws helps young readers gain confidence and practice fluency by reading  out loud to a trained therapy dog. Call or stop by the library to register for a 15-minute time slot. FREE. For Kids. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

March 25 – Florida’s First People, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 6 – 7PM, Humans have lived in Florida for over 14,000 years! Learn about our states’ indigenous people, from the earliest known sites through today’s thriving communities. Presented by Robbie Boggs, Public Archaeologist, Florida Public Archaeology Network.

March 27 – Library Explorers, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 3:30 – 5PM, Explore science, art, and stories. Especially designed for school-age children to imagine, create, discover, and experiment! Parents are welcome but not required. Library Explorers is for children ages 5+. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

March 27 – The Science Behind a Solar Eclipse, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6:30 – 7:30PM, On April 8th, a total solar eclipse will occur across parts of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Most of the US will be able see a partial eclipse. Join Derek Demeter, astronomer and director of the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College as we explore the science behind what makes eclipses happen and what to expect on the day of the eclipse. Eclipse glasses will be distributed to attendees at the end of each program (maximum of 2 pairs of glasses per household). Offered in Partnership with the Emil Buehler Planetarium, Seminole State College of Florida.

March 28 – Library Explorers, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 4:15 – 5PM, Explore science, art, and stories. Especially designed for school-age children to imagine, create, discover, and experiment! Parents are welcome but not required. Library Explorers is for children ages 5+. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

March 1-10

March 2 – Saturday Family Storytime, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 10 – 10:30AM, Practicing early literacy and pre-reading skills is fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays! FREE. For Kids ages 0-5 and Families. No registration required.

March 2 – Celebrate Women’s History Month (for Ages 5+ & Families), Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 2 – 3:30PM, Designed for ages 5+ and families. Kids and families can participate in crafts, games, and activities centered on celebrating the accomplishments of groundbreaking American women. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

March 4 – Learn & Play (Ages 0-4), Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 9:30 – 11:30AM, Drop in to participate in fun activities tied to early literacy skills practice! Learn how to use reading, writing, singing, talking, and playing at home to ensure your child is ready to read. No registration required. This program is free!

March 4 – The Barefoot Mailman and Florida’s Post Office Murals, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6:30 – 7:30PM, Learn about West Palm Beach’s local history through its post office murals. Painted by Stevan Dohanos, these six murals feature James Edward “Ed” Hamilton, “Florida’s Barefoot Mail Carrier.” This presentation focuses on this exciting mural series, its subject, and how it fits into the Great Depression’s larger mural project. Presented by Keri Watson, Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Central Florida.

March 5 – Dungeons and Dragons for Teens, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 5 – 7:30PM, Join our North Branch Library teens for D&D. All experience levels welcome. If you’ve never played, our expert coaches will teach you. For middle & high school students only. No registration required.

March 8 – Movie in the Park, Central Park at City Hall, 100 N Country Club Road, Lake Mary, 6 – 9PM

March 10 – Sanford Food Truck Fiesta, Historic Downtown Sanford, 1 – 6PM, Join us every 2nd SUNDAY 1-6pm for the popular Sanford Food Truck Fiesta in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford! Come out and enjoy the brick-lined streets and grab some amazing food from 40+ of Orlando area’s top food trucks and tents, craft beer and cocktails from the bars, enjoy live music, craft artisans and vendors, plus plenty of outside tables and chairs to sit and eat! Free parking. Pet and family friendly. Positive vibes. See current Facebook event to see lineup of food trucks.

March 11-17

March 13 – Novels at Night Book Club, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 6:30 – 7:30PM, Love to read? Want to talk about it? The Novels at Night Book Club at North Branch Library will be having a lively discussion about the book of the month. Join the discussion, make new friends, and read outside of your usual authors.

March 18-24

March 20 – Lullaby Storytime, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6:30 – 7PM, Get ready for bed with stories, music, and activities incorporating early literacy skills. This storytime is geared toward ages 0-5, but the whole family is welcome. Attending in pajamas in encouraged! No registration is required. This program is free!

March 21 – Tertulia Cuatro Gatos, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6 – 7:30PM, Join the Tertulia and participate in our talks about literature, art, music, culture, and history! Everyone is welcome. This program is presented in Spanish.

March 22 – Early Literacy Play-Date for Ages 3-5, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 10 – 11AM, Geared toward ages 3-5. Drop in for a variety of fun activities and stations that promote early literacy development, motor skills practice, and Kindergarten readiness! No registration required. This program is free!

March 23 – READing Paws, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 10AM – 12PM, READing Paws helps young readers gain confidence and practice fluency by reading  out loud to a trained therapy dog. Call or stop by the library to register for a 15-minute time slot. FREE. For Kids. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

March 23 – 12th Annual Pints n’ Paws Craft Beer Festival, Historic Downtown Sanford, 307 E 2nd St , Sanford, 1 – 6PM, Join us for our 12th Annual Pints N Paws Craft Beer Festival, March 23rd 2024! Pints n Paws Craft Beer Festival has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars that all goes directly to local pet rescues in need! Last year alone we were able to raise $115,000 in one day that all went straight to our local rescues to help provide for all our furry friends in need! Over 100 Breweries to sample beer from plus food trucks, vendors, and live music!

March 23 – READing Paws, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 2 – 4PM, READing Paws helps young readers gain confidence and practice fluency by reading  out loud to a trained therapy dog. Call or stop by the library to register for a 15-minute time slot. FREE. For Kids. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

March 25-31

March 25 – Florida’s First People, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 6 – 7PM, Humans have lived in Florida for over 14,000 years! Learn about our states’ indigenous people, from the earliest known sites through today’s thriving communities. Presented by Robbie Boggs, Public Archaeologist, Florida Public Archaeology Network.

March 27 – Library Explorers, North Branch Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave, Sanford, 3:30 – 5PM, Explore science, art, and stories. Especially designed for school-age children to imagine, create, discover, and experiment! Parents are welcome but not required. Library Explorers is for children ages 5+. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

March 27 – The Science Behind a Solar Eclipse, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 6:30 – 7:30PM, On April 8th, a total solar eclipse will occur across parts of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Most of the US will be able see a partial eclipse. Join Derek Demeter, astronomer and director of the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College as we explore the science behind what makes eclipses happen and what to expect on the day of the eclipse. Eclipse glasses will be distributed to attendees at the end of each program (maximum of 2 pairs of glasses per household). Offered in Partnership with the Emil Buehler Planetarium, Seminole State College of Florida.

March 28 – Library Explorers, Northwest Branch Library, 580 Green Way Blvd, Lake Mary, 4:15 – 5PM, Explore science, art, and stories. Especially designed for school-age children to imagine, create, discover, and experiment! Parents are welcome but not required. Library Explorers is for children ages 5+. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

Things to do in Oviedo/Winter Springs

March 2 – We ❤ Our Hearts, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 10:30AM – 12PM, Designed for ages 5+. Families are welcome! February is American Heart Month! This program features heart-themed stories, dances to get you pumped up, hands-on science activities, and more. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

March 2 – READing Paws, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 2 – 4PM, READing Paws helps young readers gain confidence and practice fluency by reading  out loud to a trained therapy dog. Call or stop by the library to register for a 15-minute time slot. FREE. For Kids. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

March 4 – The Science Behind a Solar Eclipse, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 6:30 – 7:30PM, On April 8th, a total solar eclipse will occur across parts of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Most of the US will be able see a partial eclipse. Join Derek Demeter, astronomer and director of the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College as we explore the science behind what makes eclipses happen and what to expect on the day of the eclipse. Eclipse glasses will be distributed to attendees at the end of each program (maximum of 2 pairs of glasses per household). Offered in Partnership with the Emil Buehler Planetarium, Seminole State College of Florida.

March 11 – Walk & Talk Books, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 9 – 10AM, Love to read books and walk? Meet us at the Central Branch Library to walk on the Casselberry Greenway Trail and discuss your favorite or latest read from the monthly genre. ** Wear comfortable shoes and bring your own water.** Mystery books!

March 16 – St. Patrick’s Day Festival, Center Lake Park, 299 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, 4 – 9PM, Oviedo’s St Patrick’s Day Festival is a family friendly celebration of all things Irish. Featuring live Irish entertainment by Colin Farrell and The Byrne Brothers, fresh Guinness, Smithwicks and Harp on draft, food trucks featuring unique Irish cuisine, and more!

March 21 – Family Movie Night: Raiders of the Lost Ark, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Bring a blanket and snacks for your family and enjoy a free movie night at the library. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Movie We’ll be Watching: Raiders of the Lost Ark. FREE.  For Families. Registration not required. 

March 22 – Egg-citing Egg Hunt 2024, Central Winds Park, 1000 Central Winds Drive, Winter Springs, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Children aged 2–12 are invited to bring their own baskets and join the excitement at Central Winds Park. Enjoy fun and prizes for everyone, along with the presence of local food trucks and community vendors. Advance registration is essential for this festive event. It promises to be a delightful and entertaining experience! Participants ages five and up will have the opportunity to hunt for Glow-In-The-Dark eggs and exchange them for candy and prizes. Registration is free and will be open online from February 16, 2024, to March 15, 2024.

March 23 – Taste of Oviedo, Oviedo Mall, 10AM – 6PM, Taste of Oviedo began back in the 1990s as a small community festival to bring together the town and its patrons while showcasing a fine arts and crafts area with live music, and a kid’s zone. Over the years, this event has seen a tremendous growth in size with recent events hosting thousands of participants. Today, Taste of Oviedo takes over most of the Oviedo Mall parking lot for a day of music, food and beverage, and family fun activities, March 23rd, 2024.

March 23 – Tertulia Cuatro Gatos, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 2 – 4PM, Join the Tertulia and participate in our talks about literature, art, music, culture, and history! Everyone is welcome. This program is presented in Spanish.

March 25 – Bilingual Storytime, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 10 – 10:30AM, Featuring stories, rhymes, and songs in both English and Spanish! We’ll practice letters, numbers, and colors in both languages in ways that incorporate music, movement, and lots of fun!

March 25 – SPECIAL Library Explorers, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 4 – 4:45PM, March is Agricultural Literacy Month with Library Explorers! This year, we’re featuring the crucial role of honeybees in food production. Learn more about 4-H and meet some honeybees up close (inside a sealed glass case). Library Explorers is for children ages 5+. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

March 26 – We ❤ Art!, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 6 – 7:30PM, Each session features the work of a different artist from the past or present. Learn about an artist’s unique style, then create your own awesome art inspired by their creative techniques! For ages 5-12. No registration required! This program is free.

March 27 – Paper Airplane Challenge for Tweens (Ages 8-12), East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 5:30 – 7PM, Exclusively for Tweens, Ages 8-12. Drop in during this event to make a paper airplane. Complete three paper airplane challenges for bragging rights! No registration is required; this program is FREE. All supplies will be provided.

March 28 – Food Truck Thursday, Center Lake Park, 299 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, 4 – 9PM

March 28 – Game Night, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 6 – 7:30PM, Games aren’t just for kids! Come meet, mingle, and make new friends as you play classic and new board games. Bring your favorite game or use one of ours. FREE. For Adults. Meets In-person. Registration not required.

March 30 – Saturday Family Storytime, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 10 – 10:30AM, Practicing early literacy and pre-reading skills is fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays!

March 1-10

March 2 – We ❤ Our Hearts, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 10:30AM – 12PM, Designed for ages 5+. Families are welcome! February is American Heart Month! This program features heart-themed stories, dances to get you pumped up, hands-on science activities, and more. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

March 2 – READing Paws, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 2 – 4PM, READing Paws helps young readers gain confidence and practice fluency by reading  out loud to a trained therapy dog. Call or stop by the library to register for a 15-minute time slot. FREE. For Kids. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

March 4 – The Science Behind a Solar Eclipse, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 6:30 – 7:30PM, On April 8th, a total solar eclipse will occur across parts of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Most of the US will be able see a partial eclipse. Join Derek Demeter, astronomer and director of the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College as we explore the science behind what makes eclipses happen and what to expect on the day of the eclipse. Eclipse glasses will be distributed to attendees at the end of each program (maximum of 2 pairs of glasses per household). Offered in Partnership with the Emil Buehler Planetarium, Seminole State College of Florida.

March 11-17

March 11 – Walk & Talk Books, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 9 – 10AM, Love to read books and walk? Meet us at the Central Branch Library to walk on the Casselberry Greenway Trail and discuss your favorite or latest read from the monthly genre. ** Wear comfortable shoes and bring your own water.** Mystery books!

March 16 – St. Patrick’s Day Festival, Center Lake Park, 299 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, 4 – 9PM, Oviedo’s St Patrick’s Day Festival is a family friendly celebration of all things Irish. Featuring live Irish entertainment by Colin Farrell and The Byrne Brothers, fresh Guinness, Smithwicks and Harp on draft, food trucks featuring unique Irish cuisine, and more!

March 18-24

March 21 – Family Movie Night: Raiders of the Lost Ark, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 5:30 – 7:30PM, Bring a blanket and snacks for your family and enjoy a free movie night at the library. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Movie We’ll be Watching: Raiders of the Lost Ark. FREE.  For Families. Registration not required. 

March 22 – Egg-citing Egg Hunt 2024, Central Winds Park, 1000 Central Winds Drive, Winter Springs, 4:30 – 8:30PM, Children aged 2–12 are invited to bring their own baskets and join the excitement at Central Winds Park. Enjoy fun and prizes for everyone, along with the presence of local food trucks and community vendors. Advance registration is essential for this festive event. It promises to be a delightful and entertaining experience! Participants ages five and up will have the opportunity to hunt for Glow-In-The-Dark eggs and exchange them for candy and prizes. Registration is free and will be open online from February 16, 2024, to March 15, 2024.

March 23 – Taste of Oviedo, Oviedo Mall, 10AM – 6PM, Taste of Oviedo began back in the 1990s as a small community festival to bring together the town and its patrons while showcasing a fine arts and crafts area with live music, and a kid’s zone. Over the years, this event has seen a tremendous growth in size with recent events hosting thousands of participants. Today, Taste of Oviedo takes over most of the Oviedo Mall parking lot for a day of music, food and beverage, and family fun activities, March 23rd, 2024.

March 23 – Tertulia Cuatro Gatos, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 2 – 4PM, Join the Tertulia and participate in our talks about literature, art, music, culture, and history! Everyone is welcome. This program is presented in Spanish.

March 25-31

March 25 – Bilingual Storytime, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 10 – 10:30AM, Featuring stories, rhymes, and songs in both English and Spanish! We’ll practice letters, numbers, and colors in both languages in ways that incorporate music, movement, and lots of fun!

March 25 – SPECIAL Library Explorers, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 4 – 4:45PM, March is Agricultural Literacy Month with Library Explorers! This year, we’re featuring the crucial role of honeybees in food production. Learn more about 4-H and meet some honeybees up close (inside a sealed glass case). Library Explorers is for children ages 5+. No registration is required; this program is FREE.

March 26 – We ❤ Art!, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 6 – 7:30PM, Each session features the work of a different artist from the past or present. Learn about an artist’s unique style, then create your own awesome art inspired by their creative techniques! For ages 5-12. No registration required! This program is free.

March 27 – Paper Airplane Challenge for Tweens (Ages 8-12), East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 5:30 – 7PM, Exclusively for Tweens, Ages 8-12. Drop in during this event to make a paper airplane. Complete three paper airplane challenges for bragging rights! No registration is required; this program is FREE. All supplies will be provided.

March 28 – Food Truck Thursday, Center Lake Park, 299 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, 4 – 9PM

March 28 – Game Night, East Branch Library, 310 Division St, Oveido, 6 – 7:30PM, Games aren’t just for kids! Come meet, mingle, and make new friends as you play classic and new board games. Bring your favorite game or use one of ours. FREE. For Adults. Meets In-person. Registration not required.

March 30 – Saturday Family Storytime, Central Branch Library, 215 N Oxford Rd, Casselberry, 10 – 10:30AM, Practicing early literacy and pre-reading skills is fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays!

Things to do in Lake Nona/St. Cloud

March 1 – St Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9AM – 3PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!

March 1 – Live Effect Party Band, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6:30 – 10:30PM

March 2 – St Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9AM – 3PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!

March 2 – The Absent Trio, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 1 – 4PM

March 2 – Whiskey In The Cloud Festival, 1200 New York Ave., St. Cloud, 6 – 7PM, Whiskey In the Cloud is a premier craft spirits festival with over 100 spirits expressions, live entertainment, and an exclusive VIP experience. Set in the charm of downtown St. Cloud, the festival not only offers guests an unparalleled tasting experience with unlimited samples of premium spirits but also serves as a platform for education, networking, and entertainment.

March 2 – VZN Band, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 7 – 11PM

March 3 – Family Fun Day, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 12 – 9PM, Fun for the whole family! Entertainment Lineup: Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artists | 1 PM – 4 PM, Kaci-Jo & The Down Lows | 5:30 PM – 9 PM

March 6 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

March 6 – STEAMworks, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Power up your imagination, creativity, and learning with Ms. Crystal through a variety of weekly activities that will guide today’s curious minds to become tomorrow’s great innovators. This themed program will be in celebration of Women’s History Month.

March 7 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9:15AM – 12PM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old.

March 7 – 90s Trivia Night, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 10PM

March 8 – Country Night, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 11PM, Saddle up for country night at Boxi! Entertainment Lineup: Diamond Dixie | 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

March 8 – Movie in the Park, Hopkins Park, 620 E. 17th Street, St Cloud, 6:30 – 8:30PM, The movie feature being shown is “Over the Hedge,” rated PG. Don’t forget something to sit on. Time is estimated. Movie will begin at sunset.

March 9 – Moon & Rayne, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 1 – 4PM

March 9 – Vision Music Group, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 7 – 11PM

March 10 – Family Fun Day, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 12 – 9PM, Fun for the whole family! Entertainment Lineup: Ravon Rhoden | 1 PM – 4 PM, Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artists | 1 PM – 4 PM, Danny Alan – DA4 | 5:30 PM – 9 PM

March 11 – Community Blood Drive, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 12 – 5PM, Be a hero and save a life by donating blood today! OneBlood’s Big Red Bus will be on-site to receive your life-saving donation. Temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you don’t feel well or are running a fever, please stay home and make your donation another day. For more information or to find our next mobile donation site, visit oneblood.org.

March 12 – Nutrition and Healthy Cooking, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Nutrition experts teach how to shop smarter, using nutritional information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals at home on a budget. An exciting new topic will be discussed at each meeting. Presented by Abir Blaney, Nutrition Education Coordinator with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.

March 13 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

March 13 – STEAMworks, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Power up your imagination, creativity, and learning with Ms. Crystal through a variety of weekly activities that will guide today’s curious minds to become tomorrow’s great innovators.

March 14 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9:15AM – 12PM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old.

March 14 – Sports Trivia Night, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 10PM

March 15 – 17 – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, Get your green on and join us for an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day celebration all weekend long! Entertainment Lineup: Friday: Def Leprechaun by SWITCH | 6:30 – 10:30 PM. Saturday: Dublin Beat | 1 PM – 4 PM, Finnegan Academy of Irish Dance | 2 PM – 6 PM, Reel Irish Entertainment | 2 PM – 8 PM, MacTier Celtic Rock | 7 PM – 10 PM, City of Mt. Dora Pipe Band | 8 PM – 10:15 PM, $5 Cover After 5 PM. Sunday – Family Fun Day: Beemo | 12 PM – 4 PM, Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artist | 1 PM – 4 PM

March 16 – St. Patrick’s Day Paint the Cloud Green Light Parade and Street Party, 7:30 – 11PM, Food Trucks, Dance Performances, Live Music. Parade starts at Lakeshore, to Pennsylvania, 11th, Massachesetts and back to Lakeshore.

March 20 – Adult Movie Matinee (Ages 18 and older), Community Center, 3101 17th Street, St Cloud, 12:30 – 2:15PM, The movie feature being shown is “Yes Man” starring Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel  Rated PG-13.   A man challenges himself to say “yes” to everything.

March 20 – Paint Night, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 6 – 7:30PM, Unlock your creativity each month by painting a masterpiece! Presented by local artist, Karen Robinson. Supplies provided. Registration required.

March 21 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9:15AM – 12PM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old.

March 22 – Boxi Luau 21+, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 10PM, Held in the sand volleyball courts, guests will be transported to the tropics and be entertained by hula dancers and fire knife dancers while listening to the sounds of Tahitian drums, guitar and ukulele. With their ticket, guests get access to the VIP Boxi Beach area and bar, and receive a welcome cocktail and and lei. They will also be able to purchase pork specialties from the pig roast or specialty items from the Boxi Park containers. Entertainment Schedule: 6-11 PM | DJ BJ, 7-10 PM | Uso’s Polynesian Entertainment, Guitar, Ukelele, & Tahitian Drums, Hula & Fire Knife Dancers. Note: This event is held in the sand volleyball court area. Other areas of Boxi Park will be open to the public.

March 22 – SoundUp!, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6:30 – 10:30PM

March 22 – Adult Moonlight Egg Hunt, Peghorn Park, 2101 Peghorn Way, St Cloud, 7 – 10PM, Join us for fun games, music, dancing, egg hunt, vendors and food trucks.  Sponsored by VFW Post 3227.

March 23 – Gilly & The Girl, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 1 – 4PM

March 23 – 80s Night with Fancy Reagan, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 11PM, Entertainment Lineup: Fancy Reagan | 7 PM – 11 PM. $5 Cover after 5 PM

March 24 – Family Fun Day, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 12 – 9PM, Fun for the whole family! Entertainment Lineup: Charlie & Maria | 1 PM – 4 PM, Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artists | 1 PM – 4 PM, Layla Brisbois Band | 5:30 PM – 9 PM

March 27 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

March 28 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9:15AM – 12PM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old.

March 28 – General Trivia Night, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 10PM

March 29 – Chasing Amy, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6:30 – 10:30PM

March 30 – Spring Fest, Hopkins Park, 620 E. 17th Street, St Cloud, 10AM – 4PM, Come for bounce houses, food trucks, vendors, crafts, games, egg hunts (ages 2-12) and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Egg hunts for ages 2-12 will begin promptly at 11AM. $10 per person, ages 2 and up.

March 30 – Griffin Sinclair & Sam Trawick, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 1 – 4PM

March 30 – No Filter, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 7:30 – 11PM

March 31 – Family Fun Day, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 12 – 9PM, Fun for the whole family! Entertainment Lineup: Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artist | 1 PM – 4 PM

March 1-10

March 1 – St Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9AM – 3PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!

March 1 – Live Effect Party Band, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6:30 – 10:30PM

March 2 – St Cloud Friends of the Library Book Sale, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9AM – 3PM, The St. Cloud Friends of the Library will be hosting a book sale. Don’t miss this great opportunity to support your reading habits and the amazing programs sponsored by the St. Cloud Friends of the Library!

March 2 – The Absent Trio, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 1 – 4PM

March 2 – Whiskey In The Cloud Festival, 1200 New York Ave., St. Cloud, 6 – 7PM, Whiskey In the Cloud is a premier craft spirits festival with over 100 spirits expressions, live entertainment, and an exclusive VIP experience. Set in the charm of downtown St. Cloud, the festival not only offers guests an unparalleled tasting experience with unlimited samples of premium spirits but also serves as a platform for education, networking, and entertainment.

March 2 – VZN Band, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 7 – 11PM

March 3 – Family Fun Day, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 12 – 9PM, Fun for the whole family! Entertainment Lineup: Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artists | 1 PM – 4 PM, Kaci-Jo & The Down Lows | 5:30 PM – 9 PM

March 6 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

March 6 – STEAMworks, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Power up your imagination, creativity, and learning with Ms. Crystal through a variety of weekly activities that will guide today’s curious minds to become tomorrow’s great innovators. This themed program will be in celebration of Women’s History Month.

March 7 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9:15AM – 12PM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old.

March 7 – 90s Trivia Night, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 10PM

March 8 – Country Night, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 11PM, Saddle up for country night at Boxi! Entertainment Lineup: Diamond Dixie | 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

March 8 – Movie in the Park, Hopkins Park, 620 E. 17th Street, St Cloud, 6:30 – 8:30PM, The movie feature being shown is “Over the Hedge,” rated PG. Don’t forget something to sit on. Time is estimated. Movie will begin at sunset.

March 9 – Moon & Rayne, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 1 – 4PM

March 9 – Vision Music Group, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 7 – 11PM

March 10 – Family Fun Day, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 12 – 9PM, Fun for the whole family! Entertainment Lineup: Ravon Rhoden | 1 PM – 4 PM, Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artists | 1 PM – 4 PM, Danny Alan – DA4 | 5:30 PM – 9 PM

March 11-17

March 11 – Community Blood Drive, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 12 – 5PM, Be a hero and save a life by donating blood today! OneBlood’s Big Red Bus will be on-site to receive your life-saving donation. Temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you don’t feel well or are running a fever, please stay home and make your donation another day. For more information or to find our next mobile donation site, visit oneblood.org.

March 12 – Nutrition and Healthy Cooking, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Nutrition experts teach how to shop smarter, using nutritional information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals at home on a budget. An exciting new topic will be discussed at each meeting. Presented by Abir Blaney, Nutrition Education Coordinator with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.

March 13 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

March 13 – STEAMworks, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 4:30 – 5:30PM, Power up your imagination, creativity, and learning with Ms. Crystal through a variety of weekly activities that will guide today’s curious minds to become tomorrow’s great innovators.

March 14 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9:15AM – 12PM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old.

March 14 – Sports Trivia Night, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 10PM

March 15 – 17 – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, Get your green on and join us for an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day celebration all weekend long! Entertainment Lineup: Friday: Def Leprechaun by SWITCH | 6:30 – 10:30 PM. Saturday: Dublin Beat | 1 PM – 4 PM, Finnegan Academy of Irish Dance | 2 PM – 6 PM, Reel Irish Entertainment | 2 PM – 8 PM, MacTier Celtic Rock | 7 PM – 10 PM, City of Mt. Dora Pipe Band | 8 PM – 10:15 PM, $5 Cover After 5 PM. Sunday – Family Fun Day: Beemo | 12 PM – 4 PM, Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artist | 1 PM – 4 PM

March 16 – St. Patrick’s Day Paint the Cloud Green Light Parade and Street Party, 7:30 – 11PM, Food Trucks, Dance Performances, Live Music. Parade starts at Lakeshore, to Pennsylvania, 11th, Massachesetts and back to Lakeshore.

March 18-24

March 20 – Adult Movie Matinee (Ages 18 and older), Community Center, 3101 17th Street, St Cloud, 12:30 – 2:15PM, The movie feature being shown is “Yes Man” starring Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel  Rated PG-13.   A man challenges himself to say “yes” to everything.

March 20 – Paint Night, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 6 – 7:30PM, Unlock your creativity each month by painting a masterpiece! Presented by local artist, Karen Robinson. Supplies provided. Registration required.

March 21 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9:15AM – 12PM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old.

March 22 – Boxi Luau 21+, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 10PM, Held in the sand volleyball courts, guests will be transported to the tropics and be entertained by hula dancers and fire knife dancers while listening to the sounds of Tahitian drums, guitar and ukulele. With their ticket, guests get access to the VIP Boxi Beach area and bar, and receive a welcome cocktail and and lei. They will also be able to purchase pork specialties from the pig roast or specialty items from the Boxi Park containers. Entertainment Schedule: 6-11 PM | DJ BJ, 7-10 PM | Uso’s Polynesian Entertainment, Guitar, Ukelele, & Tahitian Drums, Hula & Fire Knife Dancers. Note: This event is held in the sand volleyball court area. Other areas of Boxi Park will be open to the public.

March 22 – SoundUp!, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6:30 – 10:30PM

March 22 – Adult Moonlight Egg Hunt, Peghorn Park, 2101 Peghorn Way, St Cloud, 7 – 10PM, Join us for fun games, music, dancing, egg hunt, vendors and food trucks.  Sponsored by VFW Post 3227.

March 23 – Gilly & The Girl, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 1 – 4PM

March 23 – 80s Night with Fancy Reagan, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 11PM, Entertainment Lineup: Fancy Reagan | 7 PM – 11 PM. $5 Cover after 5 PM

March 24 – Family Fun Day, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 12 – 9PM, Fun for the whole family! Entertainment Lineup: Charlie & Maria | 1 PM – 4 PM, Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artists | 1 PM – 4 PM, Layla Brisbois Band | 5:30 PM – 9 PM

March 25-31

March 27 – Sensory Playdate, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 11AM – 12PM, Explore the five senses with sensory activities that benefit all children but are of particular help to those on the autism spectrum or those with sensory integration challenges.

March 28 – R.I.S.E. Up Osceola: READ Bus, St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St Cloud, 9:15AM – 12PM, The Osceola School District’s Special Programs Department is bringing their READ Bus, a renovated yellow school bus with an interior that resembles a mini pre-k classroom, to Osceola Library System’s branches. The READ Bus is equipped with resources to engage parents and families of pre-school age children and toddlers in activities to develop early literacy skills under the guidance of trained parent liaisons. Be sure to arrive early as families will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration is highly encouraged. Please call 407.870.4934 for more information. Ages 3 – 4 years old.

March 28 – General Trivia Night, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6 – 10PM

March 29 – Chasing Amy, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 6:30 – 10:30PM

March 30 – Spring Fest, Hopkins Park, 620 E. 17th Street, St Cloud, 10AM – 4PM, Come for bounce houses, food trucks, vendors, crafts, games, egg hunts (ages 2-12) and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Egg hunts for ages 2-12 will begin promptly at 11AM. $10 per person, ages 2 and up.

March 30 – Griffin Sinclair & Sam Trawick, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 1 – 4PM

March 30 – No Filter, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 7:30 – 11PM

March 31 – Family Fun Day, Boxi Park, 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 12 – 9PM, Fun for the whole family! Entertainment Lineup: Face Painters | 1 PM – 4 PM, Balloon Artist | 1 PM – 4 PM

Things to do in Mt. Dora/Deltona

March 2 – Northeast Serve Day – Community Clean-Up, Frank Brown Sports Complex, 1245 Pine Avenue, Mount Dora, 8AM – 12PM

March 8 – Mount Dora Art in the Alley, 125 E. 4th Avenue, Mount Dora, 6 – 9PM, We are excited to announce the return of Art in the Alley, this May 12th from 6pm-9pm & every second Friday of the month. We are extending our invitation for you to Be A Part Of It! Mount Dora Art in the Alley- is a community focused event, hosted by Mount Dora Center for The Arts. The event is geared towards providing local emerging artists an opportunity to showcase & sell their work to the public in an outdoors, art market setting (All Artists are Welcome!). We also focus on offering affordable, original, quality works of art to the art enthusiast, who otherwise, may not afford the luxury of ART.

March 16 & 17 – Mount Dora Spring Festival of Arts and Crafts, Downtown Mount Dora, 9AM – 5PM, Over 200 arts and crafts vendors spread out through the streets of downtown to display their “Spring” treasures.

March 17 – All about Milkweeds, Community Room, 1995 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, 4 – 5PM, Did you know there are 21 Florida native species of milkweeds? Learn all about this vitally important plant, including its role in migration, non-native milkweeds, how OE Protozoan impacts monarch butterflies, how to grow it and more. Door prizes include native plants ready for planting in your garden! No registration required.

March 18 – Classical Music Concert featuring Pianist Nicholas Shaneyfelt & Tenor Kelly Burns, Community Room, 1995 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, 1 – 2PM, Following the concert, please stay to meet the artists.  Free and open to the public; refreshments served. The Piatigorsky Foundation is dedicated to making live classical music an integral part of everyday life for communities throughout the United States.

March 23 & 24 – 72nd Annual Sail Boat Regatta, Lake Dora and connecting waterways, 12 – 4:30PM, The oldest sail boat regatta in the state will prove to be a fun day for the whole family. Sit on the shore and watch these beautiful pieces of art coast through Lake Dora.

March 24 – Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida, Community Room, 1995 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, 2 – 3PM, Yes, you can grow vegetables in Florida! Learn which vegetables thrive in Central Florida gardens and how to make your home vegetable garden successful. Includes container garden tips for vegetables! Learn about additional resources available at UF/IFAS Extension. Class taught by a UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County Master Gardener Volunteer. All attendees earn door prize tickets for plants!  No registration required.

March 30 – Easter Egg Hunt, W T Bland Public Library, 1995 N Donnelly St., Mount Dora,  10 – 11AM

March 1-10

March 2 – Northeast Serve Day – Community Clean-Up, Frank Brown Sports Complex, 1245 Pine Avenue, Mount Dora, 8AM – 12PM

March 8 – Mount Dora Art in the Alley, 125 E. 4th Avenue, Mount Dora, 6 – 9PM, We are excited to announce the return of Art in the Alley, this May 12th from 6pm-9pm & every second Friday of the month. We are extending our invitation for you to Be A Part Of It! Mount Dora Art in the Alley- is a community focused event, hosted by Mount Dora Center for The Arts. The event is geared towards providing local emerging artists an opportunity to showcase & sell their work to the public in an outdoors, art market setting (All Artists are Welcome!). We also focus on offering affordable, original, quality works of art to the art enthusiast, who otherwise, may not afford the luxury of ART.

March 11-17

March 16 & 17 – Mount Dora Spring Festival of Arts and Crafts, Downtown Mount Dora, 9AM – 5PM, Over 200 arts and crafts vendors spread out through the streets of downtown to display their “Spring” treasures.

March 17 – All about Milkweeds, Community Room, 1995 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, 4 – 5PM, Did you know there are 21 Florida native species of milkweeds? Learn all about this vitally important plant, including its role in migration, non-native milkweeds, how OE Protozoan impacts monarch butterflies, how to grow it and more. Door prizes include native plants ready for planting in your garden! No registration required.

March 18-24

March 18 – Classical Music Concert featuring Pianist Nicholas Shaneyfelt & Tenor Kelly Burns, Community Room, 1995 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, 1 – 2PM, Following the concert, please stay to meet the artists.  Free and open to the public; refreshments served. The Piatigorsky Foundation is dedicated to making live classical music an integral part of everyday life for communities throughout the United States.

March 23 & 24 – 72nd Annual Sail Boat Regatta, Lake Dora and connecting waterways, 12 – 4:30PM, The oldest sail boat regatta in the state will prove to be a fun day for the whole family. Sit on the shore and watch these beautiful pieces of art coast through Lake Dora.

March 24 – Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida, Community Room, 1995 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, 2 – 3PM, Yes, you can grow vegetables in Florida! Learn which vegetables thrive in Central Florida gardens and how to make your home vegetable garden successful. Includes container garden tips for vegetables! Learn about additional resources available at UF/IFAS Extension. Class taught by a UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County Master Gardener Volunteer. All attendees earn door prize tickets for plants!  No registration required.

March 25-31

March 30 – Easter Egg Hunt, W T Bland Public Library, 1995 N Donnelly St., Mount Dora,  10 – 11AM

Theme Park Events

March 1 – 31 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, EPCOT, Park Hours, Ends May 27, 2024, Attend a springtime event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, lively entertainment and more!

March 1 – 31 – Sesame Street Land’s 5th Birthday Celebration, SeaWorld Orlando, Included with Park Admission, Sesame Street Land is turning 5 in 2024 and we’re celebrating in a big way! Sesame Street Land will be all decked out with colorful birthday décor and we invite you to join us for a variety of fun birthday events including the ALL-NEW Sesame Street Birthday Parade, a delicious Birthday Breakfast Bash (additional fee and reservations required), Birthday Storytime, Birthday-themed crafts and festive Birthday photo ops with everyone’s favorite furry friends. We also have special visiting Sesame Street friends who will be available for photos and meet & greets in Sesame Street Land on select dates from Jan. 27 through Mar. 16! It’s a birthday season filled with joy and discovery for the whole family!

March 1 – 31 – Seven Seas Food Festival, SeaWorld Orlando, Included with Park Admission, Oceans of flavor and fun are waiting at SeaWorld. From foodies to families, everyone will find tasty delights among more than 200 distinct offerings. Explore more than 50 fresh global cuisine choices to pair with over 75 refreshing wine, cocktails, and craft brews. Revitalize your taste buds as you share this fan-favorite event select dates, Feb 2 – May 19. Add a taste of rock, country, Latin, or throwback sounds at our live music shows, and enjoy even more diverse entertainment and surprises at special times like Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, and Cinco de Mayo. With so many exquisite flavors to top off exhilarating coasters and extraordinary animal encounters, our Seven Seas Food Festival is a voyage to stir the soul—and warm the belly!

March 4 – Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom Park, Enjoy a night of delight at a limited-capacity event featuring tasty snacks and some popular attractions—with lower wait times. $175/person. Tickets available as of 2/16/2024

March 7 – Disney After Hours at EPCOT, Explore a world of possibilities at EPCOT during a limited-capacity event with yummy snacks and lower wait times for select attractions. $159/person. Tickets available as of 2/16/2024

March 7 – 10 – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, SeaWorld Orlando, Included with Park Admission, Enjoy a taste of St. Patrick’s Day at SeaWorld Orlando as part of our Seven Seas Food Festival.

March 8 – LEGO® Ferrari Build & Race Experience Opens at LEGOLAND Florida

March 13 – Disney After Hours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Adventure awaits you in Disney’s Hollywood Studios at a limited-capacity event with some exciting attractions and yummy snacks. $179/person. Tickets available as of 2/16/2024

March 14 – 17 – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, SeaWorld Orlando, Included with Park Admission, Enjoy a taste of St. Patrick’s Day at SeaWorld Orlando as part of our Seven Seas Food Festival.

March 18 – Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom Park, Enjoy a night of delight at a limited-capacity event featuring tasty snacks and some popular attractions—with lower wait times. $175/person. Tickets available as of 2/16/2024

March 20 – Disney After Hours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Adventure awaits you in Disney’s Hollywood Studios at a limited-capacity event with some exciting attractions and yummy snacks. $179/person. Tickets available as of 2/16/2024

March 27 – Disney After Hours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Adventure awaits you in Disney’s Hollywood Studios at a limited-capacity event with some exciting attractions and yummy snacks. $179/person. Tickets available as of 2/16/2024

March 28 – Disney After Hours at EPCOT, Explore a world of possibilities at EPCOT during a limited-capacity event with yummy snacks and lower wait times for select attractions. $159/person. Tickets available as of 2/16/2024

Space Events

March 3 – 7 – Meet Astronaut Heidi Piper, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

March 8 – 11 – Meet Astronaut Julie Payette, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

March 12 – 17 – Meet Astronaut Tony Antonelli, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

March 15 – 17 – Fly With An Astronaut, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Join a veteran NASA astronaut on their journey in what it took for them to become an astronaut and let them be your guide behind the gates of Kennedy Space Center. A catered lunch will be provided back at the main visitor complex where your astronaut guide will reflect on their personal accounts and experiences followed by a question and answer session with the group. You will also receive a special pin before moving on to the next part of your experience. Next, you will enter Space Shuttle Atlantis® for a guided tour and a private viewing of the pre-shows The Flight and Coming Home. Then, board the Shuttle Launch Experience® to feel what it’s like to launch into space on a shuttle traveling 17,500 mph, accompanied by a veteran NASA astronaut! At the end of the tour, approximately 2:15 PM, continue on to a waiting bus to tour the Apollo/Saturn V Center on your own. Astronaut: Jan Davis

March 18 – 21 – Meet Astronaut Wendy Lawrence, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.
March 22 – 24 – Meet Astronaut Susan Kilrain, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

March 25 – 29 – Meet Astronaut Mike Baker, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

March 30 & 31 – Meet Astronaut Woody Spring, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds, from scientists to pilots. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen to be a member of the elite NASA Astronaut Corps. Each day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visitors get the rare opportunity to meet a veteran NASA astronaut. Meet the Astronaut of the Day at any of the following opportunities.  See the Daily Schedule for the times for each when you arrive.

Rocket Launches

March 1 – Crew 8, Kennedy Space Center, 12:04AM

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