Things to do in Orlando in 2019
Quick guide on theme parks, hotels, resorts and latest attractions.
Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy
Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Will feature “Cars” characters Lightning McQueen, Mater and Cruz Ramirez
Sesame Street-themed land
Spring 2019,SeaWorld Orlando, Feature rides, play areas and interactive experience and SeaWorld Orlando’s first-ever parade
The LEGO Movie World
LEGOLAND Florida Resort, One of the largest additions to the property, Feature two new rides, character meet-and-greets and a giant themed playscape.
The NBA Experience
Disney Springs, Interactive games and competitions, immersive experiences.
ATTRACTIONS AT THEME PARKS
Epcot International Festival of the Arts (Jan. 18 – Feb. 25)
Technically this is a winter festival, but as temperate as Orlando is, our winters can pass for spring or even early summer — in most of the country. Either way, you'll have a relatively brief window of opportunity to enjoy this cultural celebration of art, food and entertainment at Epcot. Special features include visual-art presentations, arts-inspired food and drink, and live music ranging from local bands to Broadway stars.
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival (March 6 – June 9)
Offering breathtaking garden spaces and wildlife habitats, inspirational exhibits and demonstrations, and beloved Disney-themed topiaries, Epcot's signature springtime event keeps getting bigger and better. This year's edition will also offer garden-inspired food and libations, as well as the outdoor Garden Rocks concert series.
Mardi Gras (Feb. 9 – April 4)
Held at Universal Studios FloridaTM, this annual celebration brings the sights, sounds and tastes of New Orleans' biggest party to Orlando. In addition to the opportunity to nab plenty of beads, you can look forward to a nightly parade, live concerts by top names in music, a recreation of New Orleans' famous French Quarter, and authentic Cajun cuisine.
Fast & Furious — SuperchargedTM at Universal Studios Florida
Get your motor running for this wild ride with "the family" from the blockbuster Fast & Furious films, plus more than a dozen authentic replicas of the movies' ride.
Universal Orlando's Cinematic CelebrationTM
Featuring characters from Jurassic World, Fast & Furious, Despicable Me and more, this lagoon show combines water, light and music for a one-of-a-kind spectacle.
HOTELS & RESORTS
Margaritaville Resort Orlando
January 2019 ,Features rooms, vacation homes and timeshare units. Entertainment and dining district, along with a water park, wellness center, miles of fitness trails and a destination water taxi system. The Delaney Hotel :- Boutique hotel with in-room tablets, digital concierge, mobile keys, room automation and more. Surfside Inn and Suites:- Universal Orlando Resort, Will offer lowest rates of any Universal hotel Dockside Inn and Suites will open in 2020. Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort:-New 15-story tower, including 500-plus new rooms and suites, as well as concierge-level services, a rooftop restaurant and more. Disney Riviera Resort:- Fall 2019 ,15th Disney Vacation Club property , Rooftop restaurant showcasing panoramic views of nighttime spectaculars at Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
About Visit Orlando
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