Watch your creation take flight at Avalon Park Kite Day. Photo by Rene Vincit/Unsplash
Watch your creation take flight at Avalon Park Kite Day. Photo by Rene Vincit/Unsplash

Best Things to Do in Orlando in March with Kids: St. Patrick's Day, Strawberry Festival, Movie Nights

As we look forward to spring, families can enjoy several festive outdoor events throughout Orlando and Central Florida. Celebrate Mardi Gras family-style at Universal Orlando or Fun Spot, take a trip to the famous Florida Strawberry Festival, or visit the annual Central Florida Fair. Sport your green attire at St. Patrick's Day events such as the Leprechaun 5K or Paint the Cloud Green, and kick off Easter fun with a spring festival and egg hunt or adventures with the Easter Bunny.  And there's so much more to experience around Orlando this March: Keep reading for all the details.

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While we try to promote safe activities that occur outdoors or with social distancing guidelines in place, keep your family and others safe by wearing a mask and maintaining appropriate distance. If you arrive at an event that appears too crowded, try using the “nearby” search feature on our event calendar to find something else to do.

Places featured in this article:


SeaWorld Orlando
upcoming events
(Fri Feb 5, 2021 - Sun May 9, 2021) SeaWorld Orlando Seven Seas Food Festival

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
upcoming events
(Sun Jan 3, 2021 - Sun May 30, 2021) Frontyard Festival Disney Movie Nights

Walt Disney World - Epcot
upcoming events
(Wed Mar 3, 2021 - Mon Jul 5, 2021) Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

Central Florida Fairgrounds

Harry P. Leu Gardens
upcoming events
(Mon Jan 18, 2021 - Sun Apr 18, 2021) Dinosaur Invasion at Leu Gardens

Downtown Mount Dora

Waterford Lakes Town Center

Green Acres Farm of Oviedo / Geneva

St. Luke's Lutheran Church

Enterprise Preservation Society

Wherever you are
Dinosaur Invasion at Leu Gardens
Harry P. Leu Gardens - 9:00 AM Pick
Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
Walt Disney World - Epcot - various times Pick
Lake County Fair
Lake County Fairgrounds - various times Pick
Imagine from Home
- various times
Virtual Character Birthday Party
Joy's Princess Parties NYC - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides