Can’t-Miss Orlando Events in February
Get details on theme park festivals, culinary and cultural celebrations, and other things to do in Orlando for February.
Looking for something to do in Orlando this February? We have you covered! In addition to can’t-miss events at our theme parks, we’re hosting a mouthwatering culinary festival, a renowned cultural celebration and much more, including the highlights featured here.
You can also search for happenings around the time of your visit with our Orlando Events Calendar. No matter when you'll be here, there's always something to do in Orlando!
Theme Park Events in Orlando for February
Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando® Resort (Pictured) and SeaWorld® Orlando Have Special Events in January
Through Feb. 25: Epcot® International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World® Resort
Included with regular admission, this colorful event at Walt Disney World Resort's Epcot presents a senses-shattering salute to visual, performing and even culinary arts, with the latter being served up by gourmet Food Studios throughout the park.
Feb. 2-3: Elmo's Birthday Weekend at SeaWorld® Orlando
One of Sesame Street's most popular characters takes center stage for this event, which features an interactive DJ dance party, games and surprise visitors, all included with regular admission to SeaWorld. It's the perfect warmup to the debut of the park's all-new Sesame Street land this spring!
Feb. 9 – April 4: Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando® Resort
Head to Universal Studios FloridaTM at Universal Orlando Resort for the Orlando version of New Orleans' biggest party. Included with regular admission, this celebration offers a nightly parade, authentic Cajun cuisine, live music, a re-creation of the Big Easy's French Quarter — and plenty of beads!
Feb. 9 – May 5: Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld Orlando
Focusing on "street food" dishes from around the globe plus craft beer, this tasty, weekends-only event is included with regular admission. It also hosts popular musical performers, including standouts from rock, country, Latin and more.
Learn more: Spring Festivals at Orlando Theme Parks
Downtown Orlando Events for February
Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando
Hosted by The Plaza Live, about 10 minutes east of downtown Orlando, this production features the music of George Bizet's Carmen as presented by the Orlando Philharmonic's string family.
Feb. 23-24: Downtown Food & Wine Fest
Held adjacent to Lake Eola on Robinson Street, this tasty, ticketed-event features dishes from more than 30 of Orlando’s top restaurants, 50 domestic and international wines, and live entertainment.
Learn more: Orlando Arts, Culture & History
More Events in Orlando for February
Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities in Eatonville
Through Feb. 3: Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities
Also known as the Zora! Festival, this event's Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Historic Eatonville, about 30 minutes north of downtown Orlando, is free for all on Feb. 1, as well as free for students Feb. 2-3. (Current I.D. required for middle- and high-school students.) It caps off a week-long celebration of education, arts, culture and the titular author.
Orlando Magic Games in February
Catch Orlando Magic Home Games at Downtown Orlando's Amway Center
All Orlando Magic home games are played at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando.
- Feb. 2: vs. Brooklyn Nets
- Feb. 7: vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
- Feb. 14: vs. Charlotte Hornets
Learn more: Orlando Sports, Recreation & Outdoors
Written by Nate Shelton, consumer content writer at Visit Orlando. He's an experienced journalist and native Floridian who enjoys the entertainment, cultural and culinary aspects of Orlando and Orange County.
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