Easter and Spring Events in Orlando
Planning to bring on spring or celebrate Easter in Orlando in 2019? We have plenty of activities to keep you and your family hopping. Between Easter festivities, religious services and springtime events, it’s egg-tastic fun for the whole family!
You can also learn about Orlando’s Easter 2019 dining options from Visit Orlando’s blog.
From March 30 through April 20, kids of all ages can meet The Bunny and get a complimentary gift at The Mall at Millenia, less than 20 minutes from Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld® Orlando. You can take your own photos or opt for a professional photo package.
The Florida Mall®will also offer Easter Bunny Photos at Center Court near the Dining Pavilion. Simply reserve your appointment online for a photo with the fluffy one ahead of time. Reservations are available from March 29 through April 20.
Easter Events and Services
Sunrise Easter Services: Both SeaWorld Orlando and Bok Tower Gardens, about an hour from Walt Disney World® Resort, host sunrise services on Easter morning, which is April 21 this year. Admission to both events is free.
Easter Weekend Open House at The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art (April 19 – 21): The event is one of several Open House Weekends hosted by this acclaimed museum in Winter Park, just 20 minutes from downtown Orlando. The Morse Museum is also home to the world’s largest collection of works by famed artist Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Winter Park Easter Egg Hunt: Each year, the City of Winter Park, about 20 minutes from downtown Orlando, hosts an Easter Egg Hunt. Date and event details will be announced soon.
At Orlando’s Theme Parks
Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida (through April 9): Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the Big Easy’s biggest party right here in Orlando. The annual event features a nightly parade, authentic Cajun cooking, live concerts, a recreation of New Orleans’ French Quarter and plenty of beads.
Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld Orlando (through May 5): Dine on a wide array of dishes from around the world and sip on craft beer and other libations at this food-focused festival. The event will also host live performances from top names in music, with details forthcoming.
Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival (through June 9): Epcot’s springtime festival keeps expanding with Disney-themed topiaries, garden spaces, wildlife habitats, exhibits and demonstrations. You can also enjoy garden-themed food and beverages, as well as the Garden Rocks concert series.
Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival (March 15-17): One of the most respected outdoor art festivals in the U.S. takes place in Winter Park, about 20 minutes from downtown Orlando. Here, you can peruse painting, jewelry, sculpture, digital art and other mediums from 225 juried artists. Furthermore, many Winter Park restaurants and shops will have special offers related to the event.
Spring Fiesta in the Park (April 6-7): Held in downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park, this festival focuses on family-friendly arts and entertainment. Food vendors will also be on hand, and pets are welcome too.
Florida Puerto Rican Parade and Festival (April 27): This event starts with a parade through downtown Orlando that culminates at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The celebration continues at the venue’s Seneff Arts Plaza with live music, food, arts and crafts, and vendors.