Best Central Florida Events – January and February

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  1. Orange City Blue Spring Manatee Festival
    Saturday, January 22 and Sunday, January 23
    Valentine Park in Orange City
    Enjoy the perfect family-friendly event sponsored by the Central Florida Zoo with live entertainment, games, crafts, and great food.
    $8 adult, $2 child ages 4-10
    Friday, January 14 until Monday, January 17
    Orlando Science Center
    Find out where technology is headed in this interactive four-day expo as you explore workshops, video games, and simulators to teach you more about what could be our future!
    $17 adult, $16 student, $12 ages 3-11

    By Kristen Manieri
    7th Annual Orlando Downtown Art & Living Expo

    Saturday, February 19 and Sunday, February 20
    Lake Eola Park in Orlando
    With countless street vendors exhibiting their work, live music, sidewalk chalk art, and tons of food, this is sure to be a spectacular event.
    NASCAR Daytona 500
    Sunday, February 20
    Daytona International Speedway
    Don’t miss a visit to the world famous Daytona International Speedway for its premier racing event.
    Universal Studios Mardi Gras
    February 12-April 23
    Universal Studios Orlando
    The annual Mardi Gras festival features a huge parade, musicians from New Orleans, authentic Cajun food, and tons of live music.
    $82 adult, $74 child
    Orlando Wetlands Park Festival
    Saturday, February 19, 9am-3pm
    Fort Christmas Park in Orlando
    Come to the Wetlands Park Festival for bird watching tours, nature photo shoots, hay rides, music, food, and so much more.
    126th Silver Spurs Rodeo
    Friday, February 18-Sunday February 20
    Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee
    You won’t want to miss the largest rodeo east of the Mississippi featuring cowboys, barrel racing, and tons of food.
    17th Annual Night of Lights in St. Augustine
    Until January 31
    St. Augustine Visitor’s Information Center
    This spectacular array of white Christmas lights is sure to be a hit with everyone of all ages. Enjoy tours of the historic buildings, trolley tours along the old brick roads, and actors dressed in period costumes.
    Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey “Fully Charged” Circus
    January 13-January 16
    Amway Center in Orlando
    You won’t be able to miss this circus filled with daring stunts, hilarious clowns, and amazing animals that will keep you on the edge of your seats.
    Pride and Prejudice
    February 9-March 20
    Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    Allow yourself to be immersed in this classic Jane Austen novel.
    14th annual Atlanta Braves Spring Training
    February 27-March 28
    Champion Stadium at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee
    Watch one of the best professional baseball teams at play as they go up against 18 of the best teams in the nation.
    By Kristen Manieri and Elise Gennrich

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