CELEBRATE SPRING IN THE SUNSHINE STATE: YOUR GUIDE TO 2022 FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
There’s no secret that Florida is the perfect place to enjoy a Spring getaway. From the sun, and sand along Florida’s coastline to the world-famous theme parks and attractions, you’ll never run out of things to do. Whether you’re looking for the perfect family vacay, a girls’ trip, or just looking for an easy staycation, one of our four Florida Resorts will be the ideal destination for your Spring Break vacation.
Here’s your ultimate guide to 2022 Spring Festivals and Events in Florida.
Busch Gardens Mardi Gras – Let the good times roll at Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay. Now until March 6, 2022, join the fun and experience “Fat Tuesday” every weekend with open-air festivities and a French-Quarter flair.
Bike Week - For 78 years, motorcyclists have gathered in Daytona Beach for a spring fling, and this year, they’re expecting a half million attendees. Join all the fun from March 4 – 13, 2022.
Celebrate the return of Spring with Art in Bloom: Festival of Fine Arts and Flowers, pare to bloom with excitement as Antique Dealers and Tables in Bloom come together to deliver a kaleidoscope of beauty filled with springtime flair from March 24 – 27, 2022.
Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando(TM) – Join in on this international celebration only at Universal Orlando! Mardi Gras International Flavors of Carnival runs daily until April 24, 2022. Featuring delicacies from New Orleans, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Germany, and more, you can experience Mardi Gras or Carnival like never before!
SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival – Yet another delicious foodie fest, the Seven Seas Festival is held every Friday – Sunday until May 8, 2022, at Sea World.
Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival 2022 – Tantalize your taste buds during Busch Garden’s Food & Wine festival every weekend from March 11 – May 22, 2022. Dine on delicious dishes and dynamic drinks while listening to live concerts, all included with your entry ticket.
Epcot Flower and Garden Festival – Attend a springtime event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, lively entertainment, and more. Enjoy food, topiaries, flowers, gardens, entertainment, and fun for the whole family from March 2 – July 4, 2022.
Want to stay away from large crowds? Here’s a list of activities on a smaller scale that you can still delight in!
Drive-in Movies – Drive-in theaters are experiencing a rebirth. Partake in a group film-watching experience at several old-fashioned drive-ins. Here are a few drive-in theaters around Central FL: silvermoondrivein.com, ocaladrivein.info, joylandrivein.com, ruskingamilydrivein.com.
Wildlife Drive Audio Tour – Embark on a mini-safari-adventure through restored former farm fields of Lake Apopka’s North Shore. Use your mobile phone on this 11-mile stretch and enjoy the scenery. During the tour, you’ll find lots of native birds, turtles, alligators, bobcats, snakes, and other wildlife, as well as spotting rare Florida plant species.
Lukas Nursery Butterfly Encounter – Feed butterflies from your fingertips at this year-round butterfly and bird conservatory. Get up close and personal with these stunningly graceful butterflies, finches, quails, and more! Also, learn about plant life cycles and butterfly gardens from experts on-site. Not to mention, you can now take a virtual field trip with their YouTube Channel.
Paddle Through Shingle Creek – Minutes away from our Kissimmee/Orlando Resort you can find a serene kayaking trail that takes you through a beautiful cypress forest. Rent a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard to explore the natural beauty of one of Central Florida’s waterways.
Experience the ultimate springtime getaway at your favorite Legacy Vacation Resorts Destination.